Crash Octopus

A project in Tokyo, Japan by itten

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Collect the treasures and escape the giant octopus! A super fun, flicking dexterity game from Japan.
Backers: 3302
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥5122

Funded: ¥16,911,603 of ¥500,000
Dates: Sep 22nd -> Oct 27th (35 days)
Project By: itten
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Latest News

Final 24 Hours of Campaign—Last Chance to Pledge

October 26th - via:
Octo-backers, It is now the final 24 hours of the campaign. This journey so far would've been impossible without your support. To those who haven't pledged yet, we just want to say, the game has gotten much more exciting through the course of this... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal—Mysterious Pirate Ship Rules Video Released!

October 24th - via:
Octo-backers, We're thrilled to announce we have released the rules video of the Mysterious Pirate Ship (Pink Pirate) on our project page. With the Pink Pirate, Crash Octopus becomes playable with up to 5 players. The Pink Pirate is the only one... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Video Released!—Minigames and Additional Component Rules

October 22nd - via:
Octo-Backers, We would like to let you know that we have uploaded the Stretch Goal minigame videos / additional component videos on our Project Page. You can click on any of the below links to direct yourself to the video of your choice! Minigame... (Read More)

German Rules Now Available—Exhibiting at

October 20th - via:
Octo-backers, We would like to inform you that we have made the German rules of Crash Octopus available on our project page for the German-speaking audience. This is to make the game more accessible as we look to attend SPIEL Digital starting in 2... (Read More)

Special Thanks from itten Team—Final $80k Stretch Goal "Mysterious Pirate Ship" Unlocked!

October 18th - via:
Octo-Backers, Our final stretch goal, "Mysterious Pirate Ship" has been unlocked, and now its true identity is uncovered! There was a pirate who dominated the ocean by being the only one who could manipulate the giant Octopus. They were called the... (Read More)

1200% Funded Thanks to All of You 1200 Backers—Nearing the Final Stretch Goal!

October 8th - via:
Backers, We're proud to announce today that thanks to you all 1200 backers, we've reached 1200% of our funding goal! What's exciting about it is that we are now approaching our final stretch goal "Mysterious Pirate Ship!" Now entering the latter... (Read More)

6th Stretch Goal Unlocked—"Unknown Island" to be Added!

September 28th - via:
Backers, Hooray! We've unlocked our 6th stretch goal, "Unknown Island," the third of our component stretch goals. Once you get used to the base game you can put this in the middle of the ocean alongside the Octopus when you start the game. With the... (Read More)

5th Stretch Goal Unlocked—"Small Octopus" Head to be Added

September 26th - via:
Backers, Today we are excited to announce that we've unlocked the 5th stretch goal, "Small Octopus." Once you get used to playing Crash Octopus with the base rules, this can be added in the middle of the ocean in addition to the Giant Octopus when... (Read More)

4th Stretch Goal Unlocked!—Variant Treasure Types to be Added

September 24th - via:
Backers, We are excited to announce that we've unlocked our 4th stretch goal, "Variant Treasure Types." They will be swappable with the basic treasure types, and add varied experience to the flicking in Crash Octopus. Once you get adept at flicking... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Monstrous Fun

September 24th - via:
Itten Games is a Japanese publisher with some delightfully quirky games (Here Comes the Dog, for instance), but this is their first Kickstarter campaign. Crash Octopus is a dexterity game about sailing around and collecting treasures by flicking them toward your boat … and, of course, a giant pink octopus. Monsters on Board is about monsters scaring humans so they can distill Spook Juice. (Read More)

Stretch Goals 1, 2, and 3 Unlocked!—500% Funded in the first 24 hours!

September 23rd - via:
Backers,  It's been a fantastic first day of the campaign. The project has been funded 500% in the first 24 hours. Hooray!! Thank you all for your support!  Today, we are thrilled to announce we have reached a funding amount that unlocks stretch... (Read More)

Shipping clarification for backers who pledged before 3:30 pm ET on September 22

September 22nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Funded! Thank you all for your support!

September 22nd - via:
This project has funded and is going to be real. This is an amazing day for us. We can't wait to deliver this game to you and hope that it will bring you joy, too! But our voyage has just started. We can only sail forward! We have some stretch goals... (Read More)

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