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AdVenture Capitalist

1 month ago

FYI free clicker game AdVenture Capitalist is still a going concern, so I took a look at it and OH NO

Three years ago, I was consumed by - I don't say this lightly - an addiction to AdVenture Capitalist, one of those clicker aka idle games that briefly ate all our minds. After a few months watching static backdrops generate pretend money when I should have been earning real money, I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and ejected in self-disgust. I figured…

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1 year ago

Idle Doom mod turns Doom 2 into an idle game

The thrills of gibbing demons and sitting still watching numbers go up combine in Idle Doom, a mod turning id Software's seminal face-paced FPS into an idle game where you watch a machine kill monsters so you can upgrade to a bigger monster-killing machine. It is exactly what it sounds like: a Doom idle game. It's just the ticket for people who want to feel…

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2 years ago

Who’s Boo In Halloween Video Game Events

The Big Spooky isn't until Monday but plenty of games are already celebrating Halloween with special events for people with nerves of steel and eyes in the back of their head. If you're feeling extra brave, check out our collection of spookyspoos going on this weekend. This isn't a definitive list, mind, just a fair spread of things you might fancy trying. Do share your…

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Feature: Who wants to be a gazillionaire

AdVenture Capitalist: I Like Big Numbers & I Cannot Lie

$39.559 billion. $231.374 duoquadragintillion. $406.453 novemdecillion. $4.39 quattuorquadragintillion. All of these are numbers I encounter on a daily basis, thanks to my habit of leaving AdVenture Capitalist [official site] running in the background, but a few days ago they suddenly prompted me to actually think about the numbers and their names rather than letting them drift past, sextillions expanding into septillions, into octillions, nonillions and…

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Feature: Greed is gold

The RPS Summer Games: AdVenture Capitalist

The second RPS Summer Games event is... AdVenture Capitalist [official site]. If Clock Simulator was a sprint, this is the marathon event. Each contestant has 30 minutes to make as much money as possible by clicking on lemons, doughnuts, hockey teams and whatever else this casual clicker can offer.

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3 years ago

Feature: Filthy Lucre

My Addiction To AdVenture Capitalist: An Update

Yes, I'm still playing free incremental game AdVenture Capitalist, my obsession with which I've written about twice before. Yes, I'm going to break the habit of my career and willingly use the word 'addiction' to describe my increasingly unhealthy relationship with it. No, I don't know how to put it down and walk away forever.

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