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Game slows down when it's in the background

RobaatoRobaato Posts: 4Member
edited November 2016 in Help
When I run Cookie Clicker in a tab that's not the active tab, the game slows to a crawl. For example, if I click on a Golden Cookie, get a frenzy, and then switch tabs, 5-10 minutes later I click back and the frenzy is still active. Today I accidentally opened a 2nd instance of Cookie Clicker, and the cookie count was several hundred quintillion more than what was in the open tab -- even cookie production in offline mode is more than having it active in a background tab. What could be the problem here?


  • JeanJean Posts: 15Member ✭✭
    edited November 2016
    I believe the problem is that you are playing on a literal potato. Try upgrading to an orange for Christmas.
  • RobaatoRobaato Posts: 4Member
    If you're gonna try to be least try to be funny.
  • JeanJean Posts: 15Member ✭✭
    The logic in this one is strong
  • adam_antichristadam_antichrist Posts: 372Member ✭✭✭
    have you clicked the "defocus" button in the settings menu of the option tab?
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  • RobaatoRobaato Posts: 4Member
    Tried it, but it doesn't seem to change anything...
  • bob_32_116bob_32_116 Posts: 509Member ✭✭✭
    Not that I really need to defocus setting, but when I tried it there was no discernible change for me either. I suspect it may not work with every operating system.
  • Lava_EntityLava_Entity Posts: 484Member ✭✭
    maybe the fact that without the appropriate heavenly upgrade, the game halts till its reopened
    "What just happened?" -Me

  • ¤RunninginReverse¤¤RunninginReverse¤ Posts: 14,832Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭

    maybe the fact that without the appropriate heavenly upgrade, the game halts till its reopened

    This was last posted on last year. Back in December.


    You know when the last post on this thread was, don't you?
    You just wanted to see me suffer.
    Current status: Could be much better, really.
    "My game will be playable on all Samsung Microwaves with firmware update 5.3.2 and up." - Audiot
    "tfw he won't listen to a 40 year old man rap about vegetables and then he tells me this" - Goldra
    Creator of DASHNETTALE
    * Seeing this AU based on the community fills you with DETERMINATION.
  • bob_32_116bob_32_116 Posts: 509Member ✭✭✭
    ^^ Geez, give the guy a break. He's a new member, he doesn't know that it's a hanging offence to post in a thread that's more than a month old.
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