Cookie Clicker

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Cookie Clicker
Cookie Clicker cover
Developers
DashNet
Publishers
Playsaurus
Engines
Electron[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 1, 2021
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Persistent
Controls Menu-based
Genres Clicker, Idle
Art styles Pixel art, Stylized
Themes Comedy
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Cookie Clicker is a clicker idle web-based game created by Orteil and Opti from DashNet.

The game was released initially as a web-based game in August 2013 and has been updated multiple time since. In 2019, the Android version was added, and in 2021 released on Steam.

General information

Developer Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
The Steam version give 1% CpS boost (require an unlock later in the game) for every 100 online Steam players, up to 100%. Steam workshop for mods is supported.
Can be played for free on the web. The web version give 1% CpS boost to everyone for every active Herald tier patrons on DashNet Patreon (up to 100 patrons).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\cookie-electron\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1454400/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1454400\remote\save.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1454400/pfx/[Note 2]
Save data can be exported in-game to text. The save text for Steam version can be loaded in the web version and vice-versa, but is not officially supported.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Game options
Game options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Windowed mode can stretch over multiple screen, fullscreen limited to one screen only
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
No dedicated fullscreen option
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Use desktop mouse option
Mouse sensitivity
Use desktop mouse option
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Option for sound effect and music volume (0-100%)
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Only affect music
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Korean

Issues fixed[edit]

Mouse cursor is offsetted (Linux)[edit]

Unmaximize

While maximized, the mouse cursor may be off. A known workaround is not maximizing the game window.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 With ANGLE OpenGL ES emulation[2]
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Interface Chromium

Modifications[edit]

Enabling console

Electron UI and console can be enabled by editing resources\app\start.js in the game folder, changing DEV=0 to DEV=1

Cookie Monster[edit]

Cookie Monster mod provide statistics and cost analysis. It does not disable achievements. Mod options can be enable/disabled individually.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Server 2008, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2.33 GHz
Intel Atom 1.60 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Electron engine build: 11.4.11[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1454400/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1454400) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:whs on 2022-10-01
    Verified by enabling Node.js debugging and call process.versions.electron
  2. Verified by User:whs on 2022-10-01
    Verified by enabling Node.js debugging and call app.getGPUInfo('complete').then((d) => {debugger;}), inspecting the d variable