The Oceans Pledge Manager is Open
We are using BackerKit for our Oceans pledge manager. You will receive an email from them shortly, or you can click here to go there directly. We will leave... Read more
Final Art for the New Stretch Goals
I can't tell you how excited I am for Oceans! It keeps getting better and better as we pack more fun combos into the game and sand the rough edges.... Read more
Zen and the art of a Living Ecosystem
Yowzer! You blew past Sparkles in a matter of hours. That's not what I was expecting. Updates are a ton of fun when we get positive responses like this. Unfortunately I need... Read more
Anyone want more stretch goals?
Dominic here. I want to give a quick progress update to keep everyone in the loop, and more importantly, share some new stretch goals I've been dreaming up.... Read more
What an ending. You have our deepest thanks. Here's what's next.
It's the last day of the campaign. Every stretch goal is now unlocked. As I write, more than 11,000 backers have pledged more than $700,000. We can hardly... Read more
Meeple Source Premium Painted Wood Fish are ready
Last week we posted a poll to help Meeple Source design the custom painted wood fish meeples they're making for Oceans.
Using feedback from more than 1200 backers,... Read more
Get your Evolution fix right now. Evolution: The Video Game is 20% off during the Oceans campaign
We recently released the digital version to the game that started the Evolution series, Evolution. In typical North Star fashion, we spent an untypical amount of time... Read more
Meeple Source Painted Wooden Fish Meeple Poll. Also, Oceans now available in German
Fancy Fish Feedback
About a week ago, we teased some fancy fish meeples (see above).
Here's what's up: Meeple Source, maker of premium game upgrade kits, will make... Read more
Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) this morning!
The four designers of Oceans (Nick Bentley, Brian O'Neill, Dominic Crapuchettes, and Ben Goldman) are doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the board games subreddit this morning.... Read more
This is Dominic, one of Oceans' designers, and one you haven't heard from yet.
Lots of positive reviews have been rolling in for Oceans! However, a few said... Read more
Premium, Custom Deep Deck Tray by Dog Might Games
We have a new add-on, and it's a doozy. Dog Might Games, maker of premium game accessories, reached out to say they'd created a deck tray for the... Read more
An upgrade to Oceans' Deluxe Edition
A few days ago we showed off improved, illustrated cardboard fish tokens for Oceans' standard edition:
The response was crazypositive, which was great. But it caused an... Read more
Acrylic Fish and 3rd party coverage of Oceans
In our last update, we teased Meeple Source fish meeples (feeples?). However, there are still details to finalize, so we're extending the tease til next week. Thanks for... Read more
New Fish, Part One
This campaign has been live for two weeks, and it's our most successful to date, by far. It's hard to put into words how grateful we feel. Thank you.... Read more
New species board design, based on your feedback
You asked us to work on the species boards for Oceans, so we've been doing that. The original species boards were double-sided, with the following image on both... Read more
The differences between Oceans and Evolution
We see you want more explanation of the differences between Oceans and our game Evolution. Conveniently, there's a new review of Oceansthat focuses on these differences (by... Read more
New Scenario Card design, thanks to you.
As we've watched your feedback roll in, one of the more frequent suggestions has struck a chord with us: many of you think the scenario cards are too... Read more
Wood Fish, more about The Deep, and coverage of some unlocked stretch goals.
As mentioned in the last update, the most asked-for item in this campaign, by far, is wood fish tokens. So you can now get a complete set of... Read more
FUNDED. Major thanks for our best campaign start ever! Also: Wood for Fish
Thank You Oceans Backers!
Thanks from the bottoms of all our hearts for making Oceans a success so far. We've been working on the project for years and it's... Read more