Incremental Games List UPDATED Aug 2014

Hello idlers!

I haven’t updated the blog in some time as I’ve been very busy with work and adding to the ever-growing list of incremental games. I am extremely happy to say the list has been updated! Visit the Incremental Games List now to play the latest incremental games. We are constantly updating the list and introducing new features such as categories, a rating system and more!

Please send your feedback to info@incrementalgames.org. We would love to hear your comments and how we could improve the list.

Anti Idle: The Game Review – Idle Games

Anti Idle Review

Anti Idle is an idle game developed by Tukkun, a user of Kongregate.
Link to gamehttp://www.kongregate.com/games/tukkun/anti-idle-the-game

Game description (taken from the website):

A game which you can play when you idle, and when you don’t.

Gain some EXP, level up. Unlock many awesome features. Earn over 600 achievements. Climb the leaderboards. Brag to many friends, and even people you don’t know.

Features endless gameplay and a lot of imaginary goals to achieve!

This game is constantly updated with new stuff from player ideas!

Anti Idle is a game packed with a ton of features and mini games, providing the player with days and days of gameplay. There is no objective, as such, in this game but that’s not a problem – there doesn’t need to be an objective when there’s so much you can do! You gain EXP from committing various tasks throughout the game and also gain other goodies, such as yellow coins, green coins, blue coins and much, much more.

Idle Mode

The game starts out with a mini tutorial, which guides you through the beginning of the game. In Anti Idle you have a progress bar which can be toggle ‘Idle Mode’ on and off. The progress bar fills up depending on how many upgrades you have purchased for it and your current boost level. Once it reaches 100%, with Idle Mode turned off, you will need to perform any action such as moving your mouse or pressing a key to obtain the rewards from the bar. With Idle Mode turned on you do not need to perform any actions to collect the rewards, however the bar fills up at a far slower rate than with Idle Mode off. If Idle Mode is turned off the bar fills up at a high speed however you will need to be very attentive to ensure you do not miss out on the rewards. Upgrades are available via the shop which allow you to increase the speed at which the bar fills up, both for Idle Mode on and off.

Anti-Idle: The Game progress bar

Boosts are available after reaching a high enough level and allow you to further increase the speed at which the bar fills up. Remember: each time the bar reaches 100%, either with Idle Mode on and Idle Mode off, you will receive a bundle of EXP and coins. This in itself is highly addictive as progress is made easily at lower levels. TIP: Leave Idle Mode on if you are leaving your computer / switching tabs for a lengthy amount of time and turn Idle Mode off if you are going to be paying full attention to the game. This will help you receive maximum EXP gain in Anti Idle.

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This review will be updated soon, once more content has been looked at – watch this space! Anti Idle is a fantastic game and I highly recommend you play it.

Game submissions

If you have found an incremental/idle game that is not listed on our Incremental Games List, feel free to submit it either via the contact form located above or by emailing info@incrementalgames.org. All submissions are appreciated and credit will be given (include a username and Twitter account in your submission).

Happy idling!

Daily Incremental Game – Bitcoin Tycoon – 24/03/2014

Daily Incremental Game: Bitcoin Tycoon.

This game is still in development however I managed to get a lot of enjoyment out of playing it. Who knows what is going to be added in the future?

Click here for Bitcoin Tycoon.

Direct link: http://www.surrealix.com/reddit/bitcointycoon/

In this game you mine Bitcoin by clicking the button in the top right. You create buildings and watch your city grow – simply drag and drop the building name to the map on your screen and you can build your own little city! Works better in Chrome.


BitMine review (in-depth) – Incremental Games

BitMine review

Link to game: http://playlapse.com/bitmine/
Playing games and browsing the internet late into the night, I stumbled upon an incremental game which held my attention for quite some time. I tend to do this a lot – stay up very late playing through different incremental games, realising I’m not actually achieving anything and know deep down that I should be doing something productive… but who cares, incremental games are fun!

My latest find is BitMine – this little gem is a great addition to the steadily growing list of incremental games and held my attention for at least a couple of hours. Oh how time flies when you’re having fun…

BitMine is a multi-level incremental game: you mine ore, refine ore, and sell ore. Sounds exciting already, right? There’s more to it than just that…

This game has a steady growth factor, meaning the speed at which you gain resources and are able to purchase upgrades is balanced – it keeps you clicking and clicking to get upgrades but with each upgrade you notice a substantial increase to the speed at which you gain resources, refine, sell etc.

Overview of interface/features

When you first open BitMine you are presented with a simple webpage with a minimal design to it. The actual game itself is made with Flash and has a clean modern interface which appears simple to navigate and free of clutter. You are welcomed to the game with a short and to-the-point message: “Welcome! To the new BitMine! Expect some sweet ores 3m and below!”. Read further on for my BitMine review.

BitMine review - Incremental Games

Located in the top left of the game is your money, current depth and how deep you mine per click. Below that shows your crude ores and refined ores, all of which are greyed out to begin with, indicating that you need to do some mining to progress. Three large bold buttons sit at the middle-bottom of the screen and they each have different actions assigned to them, all of which are self explanatory but I’ll explain them anyway, for clarity.

Mine -
Clicking the ‘Mine’ button causes you to dig deeper however you don’t seem to be rewarded with anything just yet. Clicking and clicking until you reach a depth of 3m will unlock your first ore (technically speaking; I won’t ruin it for you). This is where it starts to get interesting…

Refine -
The ‘Refine’ button refines ores you have mined (in incremental amounts) and will place them into the ‘refined ores’ section, ready to be sold.

Sell -
This doesn’t really need an explanation, but clicking the ‘Sell’ button will, you guessed it, sell your ores! They are sold incrementally and the amount you sell will need to be upgraded.

Finally we’re on to the upgrades. Located in the top right of the screen (they’re hard to miss) are three buttons – mining, refining and sales. These buttons contain two different upgrades for each section. The prices increase incrementally and in my opinion are very balanced.

The mining section allows you to upgrade the tool you use to mine, thus increasing the depth you mine per click. Next to this is another upgrade: hire a new miner. This upgrade will hire somebody to mine for you, causing you to dig deeper and gain ores without doing anything! The more miners you purchase, the faster you will dig and gain ore.

The refining section contains similar upgrades: the first upgrade is your refining power – the more you upgrade it, the more ores you refine per click. Next to this is a similar upgrade to the mining section – you can hire refiners! These will refine ore automatically for you.

The sales section follows an almost identical upgrade pattern to the refining section – the first upgrade increases how many ores you sell per click and the second upgrade hires people to sell ore for you.

My thoughts

After playing the game for over 2 hours, I can happily say that this is one of the most fun incremental games I’ve played. It doesn’t contain features which make it stand out to other incremental games, but the balance and interface more than makes up for this – quality > quantity. Game balance plays an important role in making the game enjoyable to play – the author of BitMine (all the information you need is at the bottom of this post) has succeeded in creating a fun and addictive incremental game and I personally cannot wait to see what updates this game will receive in the future.

I strongly recommend that you play this game, you won’t regret it. Thanks for reading my BitMine review, be sure to follow us on Twitter - @incrementalgame.

All the links you need:

Link to game (BitMine): http://playlapse.com/bitmine/
Link to author (on Reddit): http://www.reddit.com/user/Jamtheman1017
Reddit post for BitMine: http://redd.it/1w0uyd