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Exploding Kittens Kickstarter sets a record for backers, could set one for money

Exploding Kittens Kickstarter sets a record for backers could set one for money Polygon


Exploding Kittens, the cat-themed card game, has become the most backed Kickstarter campaign in the history of the service. As of this morning the game's three-man team, which includes the creator of the popular web comic The Oatmeal, has been promised money by more than 108,000 people.

But the campaign is far from over. There are still 22 days left, and if the momentum keeps up Exploding Kittens could become the most funded Kickstarter ever. Kicktraq, a service that plots the funding trends for ongoing Kickstarters, shows they have the potential to earn more than $14 million. That would put them ahead of the Ouya game console, the Pebble smartwatch, and a high-tech portable cooler called Coolest Cooler.

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Okay, internets won this round.  I am sickened and saddened that a cat card game won the internets this month.  On a lighter note, did someone recently sneak social media sharing into the bottom of the posts?

Nope, I see no social media sharing at the bottom of the posts.

Exploding Kittens is not as saddening as you might think.

Its art comes from The Oatmeal guy, and the game can be played with kids.

OH now that you mention it I do remember him talking about this a couple months or even weeks ago.  yes very cute and all the proceeds are going to some awesome charity if I correctly remember.  not as mad now. Thank you for mentioning it was The Oatmeal, that jogged my memory.

I don't see any mention of charity in the Kickstarter...

...but The Oatmeal guy has done charitable efforts in the past:

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