Gangs of Octopus City
Message from the Chairman
Greetings. As the new CEO of Ghost in a Bottle Interactive I would like to welcome you to a new era in the Octopus City saga.... Read more
What's Eating Kaf Kafkaryan
In today's competitive market, great developments are happening every day at the underground headquarters of Ghost in a Bottle Petroleum. As firm believers in innovation, traditional family values,... Read more
>> octopus.bat --start
Welcome to the interactive Octopus City terminal. Please enter a command.
Reticulating Splines. Please wait...
ERROR. No public updates found.
>> sudo update... Read more
Panic on the Centipede Express
November 17th, 2014
My dearest Henrietta,
By the time you read this letter, I will no longer be the man you knew. When I accepted this dangerous mission, I knew... Read more
There Will Be Octoblood
Ghost in a Bottle Entertainment is proud to present Kaf's Illustrated Guide to Dung Beetles, the world's premier educational shareware for children of all ages! You can grab your own... Read more
From Octopus City with Love
So let's get this out of the way.
The demo is out for backers at the beta tester tier. Grab it at the forum while it's hot:
The demo... Read more
A Review of the Octopus City Blues Demo
This is a professional review of the upcoming Octopus City Blues demo, scheduled for release on September 15th for some backers, and... Read more
48 Days Later...
Attention: [your name]
It has been a while since our last correspondence, the one in which we said we wouldn't write back unless we are ready to release the substance... Read more
My Neighbors the Kafkaryans
Konnichiwa most honorable backers,
As the chairman of the Ghost in a Bottle Kabushiki Gaisha it pleases me to share with you the latest updates and news regarding the unprecedented... Read more
12 Angry Beetles
To those who dream of centipede trains,
Our progress was a little slow this month, at least when compared to the previous one. We realize that the last few updates... Read more
The City That Never Sleeps
Beloved Octoblood™ Junkies,
The talented team of Ghost in a Bottle imagineers continues to work on the world's first and most authentic Octopus City simulation demo. The demo is about... Read more
Once Upon a Time in Octopus City
Dearest tentacle fondlers,
We are delighted to let you know that the official tentacle count in Octopus City is now over 50 individual, animated tentacles. We've promised you that our... Read more
Octoblood Is The Best Blood™
We at Ghost in a Bottle and Sons wish you a dark and twisted holiday season to match your dying mechanical heart. Our diligent team of... Read more
Calling All Guinea Pigs
It's been a while since the last update, but October was a slow month for us. We've received your hard-earned money later than expected, and we've been busy making adjustments... Read more
Dung Beetle Fanfiction
We wanted to let you know that we've started working on the demo. Here's a little sneak peek of a classy dung beetle diner:
We've set up a... Read more
How We Spent All Your Money Partying
Nah we didn't... yet.
First of all, we would like to sincerely thank you for entrusting us with the difficult task of rejuvenating the Octopus City simulation genre. There was... Read more
Day of the Tentacle$
Proper update coming later today. Thanks Octofans, you should pat yourself on the back. :)
There are less than 24 hours left for the campaign. It's been an exciting experience and we can't wait to start working full time on Octopus City Blues. We can't... Read more
Stretch Goal: New Game+++
Octopus City Blues is designed to be played multiple times. It will not be a very long game and there are several important choices that drastically alter the gameplay experience.... Read more
With 4 days left to go, we thought we can answer some frequent questions we get about Octopus City Blues and the campaign. But before we do that, we would... Read more
Bits and Pieces
In case you missed yesterday's event, or loved it so much that you want to do it again, Marina will be live streaming a pixel art session today... Read more
Streaming Tentacle Art
There's only one more week to go! We can't thank you enough for your support. Marina is going to live stream a pixel art session in less than one hour... Read more
Stretch Goal: More Dynamic Content
The Stretch Goal
We are very excited about our next stretch goal, as it would allow us to bring the city to life and add a lot of optional events.... Read more
Updated Stretch Goals
About the Update
After consulting backers on the comments page, we've decided to update the original stretch goals. We removed the multiple languages goal and reduced the amount needed for... Read more
Stretch Goal: Arcade Games
Octopus City Blues takes place in Gold Tower, the largest district of the city. Gold Tower was originally designed as the entertainment center of Octopus City. The Arcade is an... Read more
Stretch Goal: More Animated Cutscenes
Meet the Conman, Kaf's uncle and best friend. We recently hired him as our sales manager, and he's really excited about advertising the stretch goals.
The Conman is also an... Read more
Why stretch goals?
We've gambled and asked for $7,000 because we had no idea if people would like Octopus City Blues. It was essential to get the game funded even... Read more
The Octopus Revolution
WE DID IT! WE'RE FUNDED!!!
The Ghost in a Bottle Syndicate is happy to announce that Octopus City Blues, the authentic Octopus City simulation software, has been successfully funded.... Read more
We would like to thank all of you for your wonderful support. We've reached 50% of our funding goal in two days and it was really amazing to watch that... Read more