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Yesterday the Steam summer sale started for this year. As most of you probably know, it came with the Monster Summer Game, a clicker game meant to be "a bit of an homage to those [Cookie Clicker, AdVenture Capitalist and Clicker Heroes] clicker games". I have never played any of those games because I think clicker games are terribly boring, but I have heard of them because some of my friends have been playing them. I was wondering when Cookie Clicker was released so I looked it up on Wikipedia, and it turns out it was released in August of 2013.

Suddenly I realized: in April of 2012 I created Level up: The Game as a joke, which is basically the most simple form of a clicker game. Apparently these clicker games are actually 'a thing' nowadays. If I had considered creating a web-game out of my own joke, perhaps my game would have gotten as popular as Cookie Clicker was, and I would have started a whole genre! :( If only I had seen that people are actually capable of liking such a horrible concept!

Of course I know it is not that simple. Timing, design and connections also play a large role in becoming known on the internet. Still, I will never know if I could perhaps have made something 'big' back then...


Oh, and something else entirely: I have almost finished my studies! Waheee!

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macacos2
macacos2

I'm realist

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DangerousCat
DangerousCat

No, you're not.

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Drown_
Drown_

:p I am a texture artist, but I recently got into modelling, this is my second model I ever did so yeah, the stock is quite messed up. I have lots of other stuff but I did not upload it on here since I am not that that active on this site. Do you have steam?

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zamaziko
zamaziko

well actually i listen more to power and extreme but ima too lazy to change the bio.

very nice blog btw.

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iQew
iQew

Hey there, are you still around on ModDB? Haven't seen you for a long time! :(

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

I don't know. Sometimes he just riles things up and then it explodes. I should know about it and not face him when he's on fire but I tend to forget it. Maybe next time I notice it earlier. One can always hope ;)

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

Not a problem. I prefer anyways real comments over lemming comments as these don't add much value ;)

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

Yes, you noticed it right, the avatar has been changed. ;-)

Had only 3 avatars so far, from Assassin's Creed II, AC: Brotherhood, and now from Revelations.

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STOKK-E
STOKK-E

Niet iedereen die games downloaden doen het om te jatte ik test spellen eerst uit voordat ik ze koop of niet en als ik ze niet koop dan verweider ik ze.

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Metalspy Creator
Metalspy

I prefer talking English on this site, for it is the main language here.

Anyway.. I already knew that :)

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