Exploding Kittens card game raises $8.8m on Kickstarter

Blend of ‘kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats’ becomes third-biggest campaign of all-time on crowdfunding site

Card game Exploding Kittens has become the third biggest Kickstarter campaign of all-time, raising $ 8.8m (£5.7m) on the crowdfunding website.

The game’s initial funding goal was just $ 10k, but it attracted 219,382 backers for its promised mix of “kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats” during its 30-day campaign.

“The deck is made up of cards that let you avoid exploding by peeking at cards before you draw, forcing your opponent to draw multiple cards, or shuffling the deck.

The game gets more and more intense with each card you draw because fewer cards left in the deck means a greater chance of drawing the kitten and exploding in a fiery ball of feline hyperbole.”

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