What Is an Idle Clicker Game?

Idle Game or Incremental Games are a type of video game which involves the player performing a single function for an extended period of time such as clicking or tapping on the screen. In some games, as the game progress forward and time passes by, even clicking or tapping becoming unnecessary as the upgrades in the game take care of everything.

The objective of the idle or incremental games is to gain as much currency as the player can by performing a simple action such as tapping or clicking and buy certain upgrades & items which in turn help the user with the gameplay and once the game settles, the player needn’t perform any actions as the game progress itself. Items and upgrades including certain buildings that increase the production of the currency and the abilities which also enhance currency production.

Some of the Idle Games feature a reset button where the player can reset all the progress of the game and start the game from scratch or gain another form of currency.

Idle Games may have a winning condition where after reaching a certain level/progress in the game, the game finishes or it may allow the player to play the game as long as they want it.

What is Cookie Clicker?

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Cookie Clicker is a free to play game which was released in 2013 and since its release, it has become a very popular game to play online. It is currently available to play on web and its public Android beta has also been released, while the iOS app is currently in development. It is a great game for someone who wants to kill time as once you become immersed in the game, you won’t see how quickly time passes by.

The objective of the game is to bake as many cookies as you can by clicking on a giant cookie. As you bake more cookies, upgrades become available and you can avail the baked cookies to buy those upgrades. As the game progress, upgrades become more and more expensive and your cookie production increases and you needn’t click the cookie yourself. The upgrades take care of your cookie production.

The gameplay seems endless and it is a game that can last for an indefinite amount of time unless you get bored or your device is no longer able to run the game. It has become a highly addictive game and once you start to play it, you won’t notice how the time passes by. You get so involved in the game that you forget about other things.