Itamae San: the Sushi Game

A project in Seattle, WA by Bill McCrery

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Create sushi and earn money to become the Itamae San in this unique evolution of a classic memory game. For kids and grown-ups alike!
Backers: 219
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $10,914 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 18th (30 days)
Project By: Bill McCrery
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🤍💯💛💯🧡💯❤️💯🤎 WE DID IT!!! 🤎💯❤️💯🧡💯💛💯🤍

April 16th - via:
WE HIT 💯% WITH 48 HOURS TO GO!I’m completely a wreck, kaan barely typ, but so hype rite now. Thanks to YOU, you incredible community of visionaries and champions!!! Here’s a raw reaction from Hattie and I on the way out the door this morning:... (Read More)

👜🎒🛍️ 98% and Unstoppable Now!!! 🛍️🎒👜

April 16th - via:
Maybe I sound overconfident, maybe it's hubris, maybe I ought to be more circumspect, but I have a really good feeling that we're about to reach our goal, and while I can believe, I still can't believe it! Y'all are amazing. Please keep sharing the... (Read More)

👨‍🍳🔥 71% Funded and cooking! 🔥👨‍🍳

April 11th - via:
Holy smokesThings are heating uuuuuuup. Woke up to a 4% bump this morning, and before I knew it we were past 71% 😮. So, my celebration animatics aren’t particularly regularized, but I mean, who likes a predictable party?? Let me know in the... (Read More)

✏️ Finals Week ✏️

April 10th - via:
The FINAL WEEK has arrived!Fun new play-through video just droppedIt's 8 days to done, and we're coming right up on 2/3rds funded and I haven't even had a chance to make a little animated thank you for hitting 50% yet!  But what I did do was play a... (Read More)

💘 🚀 🦣 Big Announcements, Big Excitement 🦣 🚀 💘

April 5th - via:
Feeling the LoveI’m so excited about this first bit of news, I am not even sure what to say, so I guess I’ll just enable all caps: WE ARE OFFICIALLY NAMED A KICKSTARTER “PROJECT WE LOVE”! That’s a pretty big honor in my book—Best... (Read More)

🍱 🏗️ Itamae San: in the Making 🏗️ 🍱 pt. 1 

March 27th - via:
Did you know we once had a rotating game board?As you may have gathered from my now-teenage daughter’s intro to this project, I’ve been working on Itamae San for a looooong time. And while the initial concept for the game, and this final... (Read More)

🔥 ❤️‍🔥 ❤️ We’ve hit 40% funded! ❤️ ❤️‍🔥 🔥

March 25th - via:
Good morning! We hit 40% early this morning, WOOHOO! We also have an important announcement to start the week: Today is the last day to get Itamae San: the Sushi Game (and print & play) for the Early Bird Price! Now, I worked very hard to front... (Read More)

🙌 🐠 35% Funded and climbing! 🐠 🙌

March 22nd - via:
Some time in the night we crossed 35% funded, which means we’re over 1/3 of the way to our goal. I have a really good feeling about this whole thing. Thanks for all you’ve been doing to get the word out, I really feel the love! NOW, I don’t... (Read More)

For $1:, add a Print & Play, get it in May! 💲1️⃣ 📅 🖨️ + 🕹️ 

March 21st - via:
Hey hey hey, we’re nearly 1/3 of the way … there! (just wanted to get the rhyme in) I am kind of flipping out about how fun this is. I’m having a good time. I can’t keep up with all the things I want to do and say, BUT, I wanted you to know... (Read More)

🍱 🙌 25% funded! 🙌 🍱

March 20th - via:
Halfway through Day 2 and we’re over 25% funded! Thank you!!!! Keep getting the word out between meetings, or on your lunch breaks, or on your bus rides, it all helps!  And, here's 5 seconds of thank you beats to commemorate!  (Read More)

🍣 🙏 10% funded in under 3 hours! 🙏 🍣

March 19th - via:
What an auspiciously delicious start, y'all! Thanks to all our backers thus far, I'm blown away.  Can't wait to share more thoughts about the game and how it came to be as the campaign progresses. In the meantime, here's a little typographic teaser... (Read More)

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