When we see cookies and obsession in the same sentence, we think
the writer is talking about our cookie baskets. In one recent article, however,
the author wasnâ€™t even talking about real cookies.
Brian Crecente recently wrote about the â€śobsessive, increasingly
large fan followingâ€ť for the game Cookie Clicker on the gaming
website Polygon. Hereâ€™s his brief overview of Cookie Clicker.
â€śPlayers have to click on a cookie to produce a cookie. Those
cookies can, in turn, be used to increase cookie production through
the purchase of virtual grandmas, farms, time machines and the
like. There is no goal in the game beyond producing cookies at an
ever increasing rate. My game, for instance, currently produces a
smidge more than 28 billion cookies a second.â€ť (You can read his
full story here.)
Now, we understand a cookie obsession. But 28 billion cookies
per second? Yikes!
Besides, those cookies arenâ€™t even real! You may be better off
with our Cookie Extravaganza which includes 72 cookies
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