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Game slows down when it's in the background

RobaatoRobaato Posts: 3Member
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?

Comments

  • 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: 3Member
    If you're gonna try to be funny...at least try to be funny.
  • JeanJean Posts: 15Member ✭✭
    The logic in this one is strong
  • adam_antichristadam_antichrist Posts: 271Member ✭✭✭
    have you clicked the "defocus" button in the settings menu of the option tab?
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  • RobaatoRobaato Posts: 3Member
    Tried it, but it doesn't seem to change anything...
  • bob_32_116bob_32_116 Posts: 394Member ✭✭✭
    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.
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