clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Exploding Kittens, the most-funded game in Kickstarter history, is now shipping

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Exploding Kittens holds the record for the most backers in Kickstarter history (219,382 — a record is still reportedly holds, at least according to It's also the #1 most funded game and #4 most funded project of all time with $8.78 million (just above Ouya and just below the original Pebble). The game was scheduled for release in July, and with just one day to go, Exploding Kittens is now shipping.

Subtitled "A card game for people who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats," Exploding Kittens is card game illustrated by web cartoonist Matthew Inman aka The Oatmeal, who's credited as co-creator along with Elan Lee and Shane Small. Deliveries for both the standard and NSFW edition are arriving now.

No word yet on when non-backers can purchase. There are about 220,000 orders to handle first.