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Fellow Obsidianites who were laid off today...I was lucky, but I've been on the other end of that. Your talents will take you far! #keepgoin
And then there is this Google+ post by programmer Michael Bosley:
Obsidian laid off a bunch of folks today. I'm still there, but it's sad (and part of the biz) to see so many good folks let go. :(
Finally, we know that Project North Carolina producer Jason Fader was let go:
So long, Obsidian. It was a great 3.5 years. I'll miss everyone :-(
Our tipster states that the layoffs happened "across all disciplines" and even affected an employee who just started on Monday. Very sad. As someone who isn't much of a South Park fan, it was their other project(s) that I was waiting to hear more about.
UPDATE: Our tipster has confirmed that it was indeed Project North Carolina that was cancelled, and that the devastating news comes after "the owners weren't paid for 6-7 months" and "401k matching was halted" for employees. Hopefully Obsidian lets us throw our money at a Kickstarter project soon, or I'm going to really start to worry.