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Onsen Master - A hot spring strategy game about healing!

A project in Chicago, IL by Waking Oni

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Spirited Away meets Diner Dash in this frantic customer management game!
Backers: 298
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $12,630 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 23rd -> Sep 22nd (30 days)
Project By: Waking Oni
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Latest News

One Last Thing

September 22nd - via:
It's Almost Over! As we head towards the end of our campaign, I'd like to once again thank you for the support that you have provided to the Onsen Master Team. Your messages and comments have been well received and we're so happy that you can now... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours! ONE LAST PUSH!

September 21st - via:
Hey everyone!  The final 24 hours are just about here, and we want to once again run to the rooftops and shout our thanks out to all of you. It's been a great ride finally revealing Onsen Master to the world and starting our journey with all of you!... (Read More)

Multiplayer Announcement!

September 18th - via:
 Couch Co Op!   Leading up to the Kickstarter, we had felt pretty confident about Onsen Master's gameplay and began brainstorming on other ways to have fun. Top of our list was finding a way to play with friends and family! With some tinkering over... (Read More)

100% FUNDED! Time for Stretch Goals!

September 15th - via:
WE DID IT!!! As of this post, Onsen Master has crossed 100% funding! There simply aren't enough words to express how grateful we are for the support you have provided us. We are going to continue giving it our all in hopes that what we provide you is... (Read More)


September 12th - via:
You heard.. erm, read it right. Consoles! We have partnered with Whitethorn Digital to help us bring Onsen Master to consoles! Some of you  may have heard of Whitethorn from other great (and somewhat 'magical') Kickstarter game projects like... (Read More)

Half Way! Add-Ons! Console Details!

September 7th - via:
We've hit the halfway mark of our campaign! Time is flying by and there's only 15 days left to our campaign. We've had a few questions about add-ons and wanted to whip up an easy graphic to figure out any extras you might want! Only looking to have... (Read More)

Here Are Some Kickstarters We Love!

September 6th - via:
While we prepare for some updates to highlight our halfway mark, we wanted to take a second to share with you some other great games also on Kickstarter right now! Ayo the Clown! Go and support Ayo the Clown's Kickstarter campaign, it's a cute... (Read More)

So These Customers!

September 4th - via:
Hey everyone! Derrick here... again (get use to me speaking with you :D). Today I wanted to chat a little more about some of the customers you have been interacting with in our prototype. Onsen Master will feature a lot of unique faces but each of... (Read More)

We’ve Crossed 50% So It's Time for Bonus Items!

September 2nd - via:
As of this post Onsen Master is 58% funded! We can’t thank you enough for the immense support that you’ve provided to Team Onsen. Thank you thank you THANK YOU!  To celebrate this milestone we’d like to reveal our Bonus Items-- a small... (Read More)

Onsen Master Inspirations!

August 28th - via:
Today, I want to jump into covering some of the primary inspirations that brought us the world of Onsen Master.  The most notable and easy to spot piece of inspiration is Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. This Ghibli film is a long time favorite to... (Read More)

Onsen Levels and Mechanics (Part 1)

August 26th - via:
UUUUUPDATE TIME! Today I wanted to share with you a deeper look at some of the onsens that reside on the island of Izajima and discuss the mechanics we currently have planned for them. SO... Nakatsukuni Onsen (Naka Onsen for short) - Naka Onsen... (Read More)

Welcome to the Onsen!

August 24th - via:
Derrick here! On behalf of the Onsen team, I want to give an enormous-monumental-space-and-time-transcendent THANK YOU to everyone who has shown their support and backed our little game! With what started as just a bit of game dev banter between Tim... (Read More)

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