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2 comments by Metalspy on Jun 12th, 2015

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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chaosmaster4
chaosmaster4 Dec 20 2009, 10:49am says:

Hi Mate =D

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chaosmaster4
chaosmaster4 Dec 19 2009, 12:35pm says:

it exists, but not for the modern 40k. it was featured in the older version of 40k, Epic. I thought i'd bring it back into the spotlight ^^ smaller than an emperor class titan (as the Dies Irae from the Horus Heresy) but larger than the Titans in Apocalypse =D

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Roland_of_Gilead
Roland_of_Gilead Oct 13 2009, 10:31am says:

sure, source or cryengine2? I'm in lol

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Roland_of_Gilead
Roland_of_Gilead Oct 12 2009, 11:01am says:

Let's make a Tower mod then lol :P

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Manic_the_hedgehog
Manic_the_hedgehog Sep 14 2009, 12:33am says:

im more of a pro on 2D graphical features and audio =]

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Hendrix
Hendrix Aug 28 2009, 5:38am says:

i can model and texture, but my real love in in source mapping and story writing. Im also the web developer for my mod!

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iQew
iQew Aug 27 2009, 4:35am says:

Ahhh, that's you!! I appreciate the friendship. I sent you a pm with a link to my CA thread, it will be more interesting than my DA account (:

cheers (buddy!) :D

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iQew
iQew Aug 26 2009, 4:09pm says:

Hi there :) Who are you and why did you add me? (:

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Hendrix
Hendrix Aug 22 2009, 4:35pm says:

I'm good thanks mate! spam away! How are you?

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Squiggers
Squiggers Apr 17 2009, 1:47pm says:

Yup, that I have. :D

Main support base, in fact. Same name, same project name. You're on there, I'm guessin?

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