Recent posts by Tukkun on Kongregate

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / A message from Tukkun

Hi everyone!

It may appear to you that lately, updates are being released much less frequently than before, and savefile verification requests are not being processed.

Recently I have been very busy with real life stuff, and considering that I am the only developer of Anti-Idle, it is very difficult to update the game. I have very little free time, and when I do, I find it hard to focus on updating the game because some of my real life issues have been interfering with my emotions and killing my motivation to work on Anti-Idle.

However, do note that I am NOT dropping development! I will try my best to continue working on Anti-Idle as soon as possible. The Chaos Crate event will continue to run, and when version 1665 is released, you will get a week of 3x EXP (Progress Bar and Awesome Adventures excluded) and some additional events, including reduced harvest time in Garden! Version 1665 will also come with some nifty surprise not mentioned in the changelog (before it was taken down). I am also working on another “game” for a school project at the moment (currently has higher priority than Anti-Idle updates). It is a Japanese learning game of some sort, and if it turns out good you guys will probably get to see it on Kongregate some time in December!

For the people who sent me savefile verification codes, note that I am not processing them at the moment. I have received all of them though! And while you cannot submit scores, you can still play the game normally, and if I don’t verify your savefile, it will be automatically verified after a period of time and you will be able to submit scores as usual.

I know that there are some grammatical errors in this post but I cannot be bothered to fix them at the moment. I hope this message can still be understood. Thank you very much!

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / AdVenture Capitalist vs. Anti Idle

Bad idea to ask such a question in this subforum. Obviously the Anti-Idle community is biased.

And regarding which one would get more plays, obviously AdCap.

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Topic: Kongregate / Concerning Kongregate Games

A minority of single player games download stuff after loading. However, the chat on the right continues to download. If you are concerned, after the game fully loads just disconnect from the Internet.

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Topic: Kongregate / Message Problem

Originally posted by adv0catus:
Originally posted by Alsee:
Originally posted by uzzbuzz:

rating their games 1 won’t help any.

If it reduces the profitability of engaging in spamming by even one cent, then I consider that helping. It would be better if more people helped. If the games took a big enough rating hit then they would generally choose to stop doing it.

It’s not the developers choice to have this happen. You know that, right?

Actually, the developer has to implement an API for it to happen. You can’t just send any message from any game. However, I think there needs to be some clarification. There are two types of messages – one type sent by game developers, another sent by players.

In the above image, the Idleplex message was sent by the developer, the other one was sent by a player of that game.

The messages sent by developers are actually game updates that are AUTOMATICALLY sent to ALL players of the game. If you have never played that game, you will NEVER receive a message from its developer. Therefore, unless these messages are sent in a large number extremely frequently, they should NOT be considered spam, and in any case you can simply press the block button to never receive a message from that game again. That’s not to mention that you won’t receive such messages from games you don’t play.

The other type, however, is messages sent by players (often referrals, help requests, and other meaningless messages). This type of message has both the name of the sender and the name of the game. While these can also be blocked, you will also receive messages from games that you HAVEN’T played. I agree that this type is often spammy and is just a way for game developers, especially MMO developers, to get more view count.

I believe this “Alsee” user used to 1/5 my game for sending a game update automatically and sent me a private message complaining about it. I replied to that message, but now both the original message and my reply seems to be gone. While I have nothing against it, I don’t really see the point of posting all of these messages in one thread. Seriously, literally everyone knows you’re 1/5-ing every game that sends messages, and that you want a block all button, but posting all of these messages here doesn’t really do anything. If anything, you’re just spamming the forum.

As a general protip, if you want to block messages sent by developers, you have a choice to block a game the instant you play it by pressing the “block” button next to the “flag” button. That way you will never receive game updates from developers. As for the messages from those spammy MMOs though, unfortunately, you have no choice. Just block those games or 1/5 them if you are that paranoid.

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Topic: Kongregate / Badge of the Day Discussion

Games like this make me really admire Armor Games. They produce some really good stuff.

Does Armor Games actually “produce” games?

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Topic: Game Programming / Happy Programmers Day!


Yes, I am particularly lazy.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Frequently Asked Questions & Ask stupid questions here!

Originally posted by Axiss32:

I’m not sure but: How Fishing Rest perk works? It increases the amount of fatigue recovered every 5 minutes, or lower the cooldown for recover fatigue? Because I still recover 60 Fatigue every time I recover some energy.

You have a 20% chance to recover 50% ~ 100% more fatigue.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Darkruler and Holy Glory

Originally posted by Agrestic:
Originally posted by Tukkun:

Why are you asking for ways to enhance HG if you are capable of idling HCWM 10c CHAOS with ease?

I don’t even think you know what you’re talking about.
Also, what’s the point of posting if you don’t answer the question that was asked?

Of course I know what I’m talking about. Sure it lacks the 10c part, but the idea remains.

Anyway, active skills do not affect Dark Ruler’s damage. As for HG enhancement I have no idea.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Darkruler and Holy Glory

Why are you asking for ways to enhance HG if you are capable of idling HCWM 10c CHAOS with ease?

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Topic: Kongregate / Birthday Kreds

ask the game devs of the free2pay (pay2win) games, to give extra resources on birthdays etc.

Many game devs give premium currencies as daily bonuses and stuff. But birthday is a pretty bad idea. I believe it is currently impossible for a game to grab a user’s birthday, and it should never be able to. Your birthday is your personal information, and should remain private.

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Topic: Kongregate / How would you react if you logged onto your account and you had every single badge?

I’d immediately change my password and contact the admins.

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Topic: Kongregate / Power Plug Icon

The game’s server might be down, or your IP might be blocked from that particular game. Some IPs (especially at school, work, etc.) and several countries do not allow you to play multiplayer games.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Game Bugs

Originally posted by ipwnzyou1337:

Breaking News- Custom colors out of whack

I was messing with the Breaking News colors, and found that they tended to be x.35 or x.65 instead of a clean number. And said .35's and .65's produce crazy colors. Ex. Try setting all three values to the same decimal number. Typical Result: NOT gray (when I tried, it was a pale green.)

ipwnzyou1337 | 402 / 217,119,585 | [d1]–21 | F1 | v1,664 | WIN 14,0,0,176 | Thu Sep 4 19:46:40 GMT-0700 2014

This will be fixed in 1665. In the meantime please set your browser zoom to 100% to be able to change colors correctly.

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Topic: Kongregate / Suggestions

Originally posted by fansox7:

Make a leaderboard that doesn’t include developers. You can see who has the most points purely from badges, not from developing games

A badge point leaderboard would work better. Developing games gives a negligible number of points, while rating games gives you 50 points every day and referrals give way too many points. Also it’s a bad idea to exclude developers from being ranked. A developer who has all badges deserves to be #1.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Frequently Asked Questions & Ask stupid questions here!

Originally posted by awesomeanthony:

Is there a way to keep AI running in the background while I do other things? cause when i switch tabs or go to another window it just sits there doing nothing…

Create a new text file (or edit it if it’s already present) and rename it mms.cfg in %WINDIR%\System32\Macromed\Flash with the line FullFramerateWhenInvisible = true in it. For 64 bit operating systems, the file needs to be in %WINDIR%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Refund Code system changes

Hi everyone who sent me a verification code,

I apologize for the delay and the inconvenience, but due to technical problems your savefiles will not be verified until version 1665 is released. I have received all of your requests (although I haven’t sent private messages back to you) and will process all of them. I will also give each of you additional Event Tokens as thanks for manually verifying your file, and as compensation for the delay.

In the meantime, you can still play the game normally and don’t have to worry about being unable to submit scores or your file being potentially blocked in the future.

Thank you for your understanding!

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Topic: Kongregate / Curtis' Badge of the Day Reviews

I’d say 1+3. One post every day and update the OP with links. 2 is a terrible idea and is super spammy.

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Topic: Kongregate / Weird glitch!! I submit my posts but they turn out blank?????

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / FCG card art needed

I actually like that kind of sarcastic art xD Keep them coming.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Frequently Asked Questions & Ask stupid questions here!

Originally posted by Shinseika:

How does the automatic ant sprayer work exactly? Does it just make it so you don’t have to press the green/red button yourself (making it basically useless for me since I barely idle)? Also, how frequently does this game get updated? Been playing for about a week and enjoying it a lot.


Yes, the 24 hour Automatic Ant Sprayer makes it so the green and red buttons are automatically pressed whenever available.

While updates are now no longer as frequent as before, the game is still being updated! There will be a big update released in a few weeks with the new Simulation Cyborg feature, minor improvements, balancing, some more end-game content and bug fixes. Stay tuned!

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / v1665 - Open Testing (with lots of missing features)

Do you have 100 quadrillion Garden EXP or something? I tried setting my Garden EXP to 10 billion (which is a very unrealistic amount) but that is still far from enough to make one tree harvest enough for an entire ascension.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Game Bugs

^ Fixed in 1665, not sure why I missed that.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Game Bugs

Originally posted by Kazuya121:

Every TukkunFCG Fight = 1 lose

I have posted this bug last year, but when I am fighting WHILE NOT pressing or holding G, it results in a lose but does not show the lose screen, as I said, i get a lose and keep fighting until i win or lose.

Kazuya121 | 536 / 512,968,718 | [d1]–15 | F0 | v1,664 | WIN 14,0,0,177 | Sat Aug 30 16:04:04 GMT+0800 2014

Not a bug. The number that increases is the number of matches played, not the number of losses.

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Topic: Kongregate / custom avatars from games

Plenty of games use it. The oldest I can think of is Amberial: The Tower of Endurance which was made in 2009, though it’s certainly not the first.

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Topic: Anti-Idle: The Game / Discussing about Button Machine

Originally posted by StarScream69:

I just want to know why holding shift doesn’t work anymore. Every few seconds I have to let go and hold it again or else it results in misses.

That’s most likely due to lag. Try reducing graphic quality and closing unnecessary programs.