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Topic: Zombidle / Easter Update

Yup, totally crapped out for me too.

 
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Topic: Midas' Gold Plus / The Computer Overworking

I’m on Linux which would be more similar to Mac with less than optimal Unity performance (heck, the WebPlayer isn’t even available without massive effort). Have the same issue with fans running full blast on my laptop. Fortunately, this appear to be entirely related to the graphical aspect of the game. As long as the game’s active area isn’t visible, the load goes down and fans slow down. Not so if it works the same on a Mac but you can try it, e.g. scroll the browser so the game itself is out of view. Opening a new tab or minimizing the browser appears to help but the CPU load is really low then so I think the game don’t actually run at full speed like that.

 
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Topic: Midas' Gold Plus / Raid screen now too large after update

I’ll second this, the older RAID screen was more convenient.

 
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Topic: Midas' Gold Plus / Game freezes on Firefox accessing the Options

Just going to add a “Me Too” for this bug, using FF 38.6.1

 
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Topic: Tap Adventure / Artifact List

Originally posted by RAZDON:
Originally posted by Japanese_Tsunami:
Originally posted by RAZDON:

Shadow Sapphire lvl. 14/99 (Level 15 costs 90 runestones)

Thievery +2%
GDB +160%

next level shows:

Thievery +2%
GDB +170%

Has anyone upgraded it further?

The full upgrade is listed in the table of the first post.

I just got it to level 15 and it is still 2%. Level 16 shows Thievery +3% and GDB + 180%

Confirmed this, the table is wrong. It isn’t 0.2% per level.

 
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Topic: Tap Adventure / GAME NOT SAVING!!! UNPLAYABLE

Thought it was fixed earlier today but coming back after a few hours, I find that I lost progress again although i did get some offline earnings.
CentOS 7 / Firefox 38.3

Doesn’t look like it is platform or browser specific based on previous posts.

Edit: Going to close it at stage 531 boss, all HP at ~32ss, lvls 4*80, 4*80, 4*24, 4*18, 4*8, 3*40, 2*50 and see if the game saves now.

 
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Topic: Holyday City / Bug Reports

Thought it was just me feeling like the game suddenly got much slower after hitting the next level and 230 managers :(

 
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Topic: Holyday City / Ideas / Suggestions (by Holyday Team)

I find the missing x5 option in the Facilities menu a bit of an annoyance, 1 to 10 is too big a jump after the initial round of upgrades or for early games.
Since there are plenty of space at the bottom for the Facilities screen, why not just have a row of buttons for x1, x5, x10, x20, x50 so that we don’t even have to waste clicks on toggling 1 to 30.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

1 day 14 hrs into the new game and gained 3 ryos from idling 5 hours. So I think pretty much conclusive the balance is really bad for early game. Going back to my saved game and a few hundred thousands ryos :D

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

Originally posted by hahaownedlolz:

I waited like 2.5 weeks before my first reset because i didn’t think it was worth resetting with like 15 jade ryos for the first time. Then the update came and i immediately gained a couple thousand jade ryos.

So the scaling when the game was released was really bad and slow. But now you struggle and then you suddenly go from 1M jade ryos to 1B jade ryos in like a hour. The scaling is just way out of control now. It should be slow and steady.. Not resetting every 10 minutes.

The early stage of the game is still the same when it comes to resets for me. Previously, it was a rapid zoom to about map 3, then reset to get 6 ryos to up a stat, rinse and repeat. Now it’s the same, but slower, at least until stats went up to a somewhat decent level to allow me to reset every 3 minus for 6 ryos. To wait until 15 ryos would take way too long and not effective… which of course shouldn’t be the strategy advocated by an idle game.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

6hrs offline and 1 ryo gained lol
Think Devs really need to fix this, perhaps by setting the initial Ki target to something way lower like 1000, 2000, 4000 etc instead of 1T.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

I’m at 19 hours since reset, 124 ryos after almost 40 resets in the past 3 hours in semi active playing/working at the same time. Going to offline idle and see what happens :D

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] [Bug Thread]

Settings menu buttons cannot be clicked if browser zoom is not default/smaller.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Anyone else cant click the buttons on the settings page?

Originally posted by DannySpeed:

Such as export/import etc?

If the buttons are not highlighted properly when your mouse is over it, try changing your browser zoom. I couldn’t click on any of them (off by like 2 buttons) until I zoomed it down two notches from the usual cos game text too tiny.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

I did a hard reset just to check out the early game feel and I have to agree with wth Forhekset that it is excruciatingly slow. It’s been almost exactly 15 hours since, including about 1 hr of initial active play, 1 hr of idling offline, then 3 hours of semi-active play while I was doing other stuff because idling at low level is seriously pointless… about 23M after an hour. Left it at 3-7 then went to bed, woke up and only got a miserable 2xx B from offline. At 1T for the first passive Ryo, it’s going to take a whole day offline to get, or a few hours of semi active play. Really not ideal for an idle game.

But with Forhekset having 600 ryos from the update, he should be doing a lot faster since I’ve got only 27 ryos in total.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

Originally posted by DoodleBoy:

I just started and have been stuck on the first 4 stages for three weeks can’t progress at all… I see this last update as a last piece of straw that broke the camels back… I can’t progress not fun, just garbage, very sad. R.I.P.

I started playing this game about the same time as you, left it alone for a week or so because I got sick of the need to rapid resets yet stuck at zone 5 (getting 15 pts per reset, 20pts took too long) Then started again just a couple of days before this ki update and now at 8 so it’s not as bad as you think it is. Maybe you are doing something wrong? Did you use the active skills or play the mini games for extra money?

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] [Bug Thread]

1. Total Contribution to stats % is always 0 for all skills
2. Newly bought costumes since the Ki to Jade Ryo update always have the same icon (white shirt black pants) as the first/default costume in the collection page although they display correctly on the portrait when selected.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / [Shonen Idle] Game-breaking update

Was about to give up on this game due to the need for constant rapid resets before the tweak made it into a real idle game.

 
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Topic: Idling to Rule the Gods / Setting creation orders using a stack.

Originally posted by Ryu82:

I will work on the creation system this week and think about what to do. I first had to do something about players who are further in the game, cause it was impossible to create an universe before the divinity generator.
The biggest disadvantage about the recursion would be the runtime. The code who looks for creations runs once every 30 ms.
If I would make everytime a recursion from top to bottom it would make the creation page more laggy on some pcs as it already is.

How about setting a minimum qty of required ingredients that are auto-created each time? i.e. every time a recursion to the next ingredient is needed, set a counter for say 10x the required amount and don’t change item until the counter is decremented to zero. Say I need 2 soil and 2 water, then the loop should just keep creating soil until 20 soil is created, then 20 water, before going back up to Plant

This should reduce the number of times a full recursion needs to be done.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / In my eyes, the only legitimate issue with the game now is the lag

Originally posted by Blablob:
Originally posted by Slom0:

exiting the menus doesnt seem to do anything for me lag-wise.

Really? For me, the game always takes a one-second pause whenever I exit a menu. Weird, maybe this isn’t affecting everyone like I thought it was.

My experience is similar to Slom0, just laggy entering Achievements and Upgrade but no lag exiting.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / In my eyes, the only legitimate issue with the game now is the lag

Originally posted by cobshape:

Definitely laggier than the previous version for me. Then again, this is an XP computer and I guess you can’t really expect devs to develop for outdated machines.

How old is your machine? Mine is like 5 year old and the game is still pretty responsive except for the 2 menus.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / How would you rate AdCap if this upgrade was what it started with?

Originally posted by JohnS1173:

none of you truly liked the game, or you wouldn’t have completely ditched it the moment they screwed it up. instead, politely tell them that you don’t like it, and wait a little while. Honestly, after spending an hour or two playing it went from annoying and in-the-way, ot just how its done.

Quite the opposite. It is precisely because we really like the game that’s why we reacted so strongly. Furthermore, the fact that we are even commenting is already proof that we didn’t just ditch it.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / How would you rate AdCap if this upgrade was what it started with?

Personally, I think I wouldn’t had played it beyond the first minute due to the unintuitive and get-in-the-way interface, wouldn’t had bother to rate the game, i.e. 0/5

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / Fix for No Interface Bug!

Thanks for the pointer in the right direction. The zoom isn’t necessary 110%, in my case, I have to zoom below 100% several steps before the interface will show up properly. After that, I can zoom back up without problems. However, the interface will go crap on reset and requires rezoom + refresh.

So if 110% doesn’t work for anybody, just zoom down/refresh and repeat a few times until you get it working, or until it gets too small to read :D

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Civilization wars 2

Sadly looks like it’s never going to come out, been almost 9 months since the dev last updated their blog.