Kukubee Update May 2013!

May 27th, 2013

Hello, friends of kukubee!

First off, we apologize for the lack of news posts here. We've been using our Facebook page much more often these days for updates. For the latest and greatest breaking Kukubee news, follow us on the ol' Facebook!

Lots of crazy, exciting things have been happening in kukubeeland! Last month we participated in our first craft show in over a year, Make it The Handmade Revolution here in Vancouver, BC. We had a great time connecting with old friends and also making some new ones. It was nice to see many of your smiling faces out in the community supporting handmade! Big thank you, friends!

Also, we mentioned some upcoming shows in our previous news post. So excited that we can finally announce that we were honored to be asked (and gladly obliged) to contribute a piece to the iam8bit Entertainment System show at iam8bit gallery! We're huge fans of the gallery and can't believe we'll have our work up in the same gallery that many of our heroes have participated in. If you're in the LA area, you don't wanna miss this one.

We'll also be at Schmancy in downtown Seattle, Wa in October. Be sure to check out all the details for that event here! And that's not all. We're also working on piece(s) for yet ANOTHER announced show later this year. :)

And we saved the best for last! As many of you know, Brent has been working for Spry Fox (creators of the hugely popular Triple Town!) since January of this year. We haven't been able to share much about the many games he's been creating art for...until now! We're pleased to announce 'Road Not Taken,'a puzzle game about life and loss. Check out the trailer Brent drew and animated!

Oh, and that haunting little tune you're hearing? Why, that was written by none other than Daniel R Simmons, also formerly of Glitch! Yay, for partial reunions! Here's a little sneak peek of some of the art from 'Road Not Taken.'

Make sure to follow Spry Fox on Twitter and Facebook to find out first when you can play this and other games we're hard at work on!

Phew, that was a lot of stuff. And we're just getting started! Until next time, friends!

Brent & Brandi


Upcoming Events in 2013!

April 4th, 2013

Upcoming events where you can find kukubee art...and also real live kukubees in some cases:

Make It Show, Vancouver
April 19 - 21 @ The Croation Cultural Centre
Follow @makeitshow on twitter for updates and check out Make it Productions for all the details AND a coupon for admission!

Plush You! show by Kristen Rask @ Schmancy Toys in Seattle, Wa
Opening reception will be on October 11th from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
Follow @schmancytoys on twitter for updates and check out Schmancy Toys

We're also doing two art shows in Los Angeles, Ca, but we'll release the details as soon as we're allowed to.
Stay tuned! ;)


New Kukubee Projects Coming in 2013

December 22nd, 2012

Hi friends!

We're excited to announce that we just signed with a new game company with some respected game designers to work on some brand new games in 2013.
Also! A few of us former Tiny Speckers are working together and planning some new projects set to launch in the new year too. Can you say... partial reunion???
Want to be the first to know about what we're working on over here? Sign up here to be informed when we have news for you!


What have we been up to?

October 30th, 2012

Hi friends!

So it's been over a year since our last update. You guys must be wondering what we've been working on the last year.

Well, this is it!

Gangnum Electric

Where did the year go?? (We'll have a real update coming soon!)


We Started Kukubee Comics!

October 14th, 2011

Hi friends!

I forgot to mention! On Tuesday October 11th, we launched Kukubee Comics!

Yay, Comics!

We will be updating the comic every Tuesday and Friday (and several bonus days in between!), so keep posted! We are in the midst of setting up an RSS feed so you can have our latest comic delivered to your e-doorstep. But until then, refresh our comic page 7 thousand times a day!

Thanks to all our comic viewers already, and here's to at least a couple more! They are going to get better! Or worse! You'll have to tune in to see where the quality arc goes next!

Check out Kukubee Comics today! Don't worry if you're late on the train. Read 'em all in our Archives!

(You can also access the comic at our handy-dandy new comic url, kukubeecomics.com.)


Hooray! New Site Design!

August 30th, 2011

Hello, Kukubee friends!

It was exactly 2 years and 144 days ago that Kukubee.com launched. And to mark the special day, we decided to revamp our site design! Get out of here, old vamp! In with the new vamp!

With the new design will come more updates, more fun features, more giveaways, more contests, more of everything!

Have a looksee, and thanks for checking us out!


Back to School Giveaway: WINNER!

August 24th, 2011

Thanks to all of our AWESOME kukubee fans for entering our first ever giveaway!
In order to randomly select a winner, we needed some outside help...from our friend the Glitch yeti!
Oh, wise and powerful yeti...whose lucky name did you draw?! Let's find out...

(Scroll down to see the winner!)

Congrats Sharon Turner!!!

Thanks again to everyone who entered and made our first giveaway a rip-roarious success!
Stay tuned for more promotions, giveaways, new products, and probably some other things!


Back to School Giveaway!

August 16th, 2011

It's that time of year again...Back to School! Yipppeeee!! Or...no?

Whether you're happy or sad that the new school year is starting, why not kick off the year with some awesome Kukubee stuff?
Yup, we're having our first ever kukubee GIVEAWAY! One lucky winner will receive:

  • an 'I Love Books' fabric tote bag,
  • a 9 inch 'Foodsuits' pencil case,
  • and a 3-pack of mini notebooks

Kukubee Giveaway!

There are TWO glorious ways to enter the giveaway:

1. Give our Kukubee Designs page a "Like" on Facebook

2. Leave us a comment on our Facebook page! (Be creative as you wish, but also be polite!)

We're running the giveaway from today, Aug. 16th - Aug. 23rd. We'll announce the winner on Wednesday, August 24th! (Good ol' drawing names out of a hat/bag/tub of yogurt!)

Good luck, kukubee friends!!


Thank you for visiting us at Make it!

November 22nd, 2010

Thank you to everyone who came out this last weekend to support us at Make It! We had a great time making new kukubee friends and hanging out with all of the super-talented handmade artists.

If you missed Make It, you can still come say hi to us at:

Portobello West November 27th - 28th and December 4th - 5th from 12 pm - 6pm!

Location details and other helpful info here: http://www.portobellowest.com

Kukubee at Make it!

See you this weekend!


Happy Birthday, Sister!

March 3rd, 2010

In Japan, the third day of the third month is observed as Girls' Day, or Hinamatsuri, the day of the Japanese Doll Festival.
But in Kukubee land, the third day of the third month is known as Happy My Sister's Birthday Day!

Happy birthday, sister and Steve!

Happy Birthday!

See you Sunday!


Glitch: New Item Screenshots

February 28th, 2010

Glitch.com has trickled out some new items that Kukubee designed for the game!

The image represents a very small handful of items that you'll be able to see and use real soon.

Glitch: New Kukubee items

For the latest Glitch artwork and music downloads, please check out the official download page on Glitch.com!


Glitchzen's Artist Spotlight: Kukubee

February 25th, 2010

Kukubee was featured in a spotlight on Glitch fansite, Glitchzen.com!

Check it out if you want to read about how Kukubee got involved with the project!

Kukubee's Living Room Level in Glitch

And don't forget to check out a great interview with Chris Leavens', a fellow Glitch artist, on Glitchzen as well!


Glitch has launched!

February 9th, 2010


Glitch has gone public! A big congrats go out to Stewart and all the folks at Tiny Speck and all the crazy-awesome artists for giving birth to this massively huge baby.

Kukubee is greatly honored to have been one of the artists asked to make some pretty pictures for the game.

Look, a Kukubee level!

kukubee glitch

Check out the full trailer here! And don't forget to sign up to test the game!

Congratulations, Glitcherati!


Kukubee in USA Today... today!

January 26th, 2010

Check out Laura Vanderkam's great article on the Handmade Revolution in today's edition of the USA Today.
Pay close attention and you just might notice a little cameo by your friends at Kukubee, who were interviewed for the article!

Handmade is the new black

Big thanks to Laura for the consideration!

Run, don't walk, to your local newsstand and pick up a copy of USA Today... today!


Etsy's Quit Your Day Job: Kukubee!

January 4th, 2010

Hooray! We are currently being featured in Etsy's "Quit Your Day Job" series on their blog!

Quit Your Day Job: Kukubee

This is a greater honor than an honor roll student taking honoroids and being honored on Honor Day!

Thank you, Etsy! We're on Cloud 8 million!
And thank you to all who have supported us with your purchases, your kind words, your help, and your advice!

Brent and Brandi


Happy Hallow's Eve!

October 31st, 2009

Hallow, there! Today is October 31st, and we all know what that means! It's All Hallow's Eve! The day before... Hallow Day?
Look! My sister, Shae, carved our Grim Bunny character into a pumpkin!

Grim Bunny Pumpkin

Grim Buuny Pumpkin - Lit

Yup, when Grim Bunny isn't too busy killing carrots, he is busy manifesting his appearance onto dead pumpkins.

No orange produce is safe from Grim Bunny!!!


Happy Flying Rock Day!

August 11th, 2009

Hi, friends!

Perseid Meteor Shower

What's that outside? It's a lot of flying rocks!
Hooray for flying rocks!

Happy Flying Rock Day!