How a Web Company Turned Their Business into a Game
30.04.2019 at 13:56 RJ 12544
Hey! It’s been almost 15 years since we started to create and develop web services. You might have heard about them, given them a try, or even be an avid fan, but that's not the point.
We had two well known products on the website building market — uCoz and uKit site builders. Over 90% of registered website creators never got down to creating a website, and this gave us the ambition to create Web Tycoon with the two and a half people on the team that had some game development experience. Not that this was a perfect launchpad for releasing a game about web industry … But you get the idea.
Start of the Winding Path
59,845 backend strings and 65,675 frontend strings coded. More than two years of development, failures, dead ends and seven interface options.These are the trials that we have experienced, though it may haunt the dreams of some team members for a long time.
Why d ... Read more »
The Longer a Competition, the Fiercer is a Battle
23.04.2019 at 19:42 RJ 11275
We make competitions more massive and profitable! In short competitions with three participants, it’s often predictable who will be the winner within first minutes of the game, and then players simply wait when it’s finished. To fix this situation, we have introduced a new type of a competition.
Over a long period of time, the leaders will always be different, so you will have a chance to compete with even stronger contestants. You will really need to think over your tactics here, because just launching a DDoS attack against your rivals may not work anymore.
Over a long period of time, the players will be taking turns leading the competition, so you will have a chance to compete with even stronger contestants. You will really need to think over your tactics here, because just launching a DDoS attack against your rivals may not work anymore.
If you think about inviting a good programmer to the team in advance, the result might be completely surpris ... Read more »
Attack and Defend — Hacker Attacks Are Out!
18.04.2019 at 19:42 RJ 11289
Now you are fully able to lay your hands on someone else’s site! The website hack feature has become available from Level 13. Find your target in the ratings, go to their profile and give your employee a task to hack them ... Read more »
Launching Official Discord Server
9.04.2019 at 19:12 RJ 1568
Today we are excited to announce the launch of Web Tycoon’s official Discord server.
For those who do not know what it is: Discord is an instant messenger that helps players around the world communicate with each other. It is available both on desktops and on mobile devices. You can read more about its perks on the official website: https://discordapp.com/.
Why does Web Tycoon need this? It will be one more place for players to be in touch, to learn the news about the game, chat and ask for help.
To join the English-speaking community, please follow this link: https://discord.gg/N3uKzUk
Update from April 9
9.04.2019 at 19:12 RJ 1269
Today we have released a small update which is meant to fix the following issues:
Today we also plan to release a fix that will resolve the issue with the raccoon showing up all the time. This week, we also expect to add website hacks and long-term competitions to the game.
In addition, the awards for best sites and players in the leaderboards are already being developed. We will share more details in our next posts.
Update from March 28
28.03.2019 at 19:12 RJ 1260
Today we have released a new update that will affect prices in the game bank and has some issues fixed ... Read more »