created 2022/05/29 modified 2023/07/12 category info
in cookie clicker, there is a heavenly upgrade called "Fortune cookies". once unlocked, they will make random fortunes appear in the new ticker which, when clicked, unlock a special upgrade. fortunes 1 through 18 are each related to a building, providing a 7% boost in production and a 7% reduction in price
i find some of these fortune messages pretty interesting, my favorites are listed here:
The seeds of tomorrow already lie within the seeds of today.
fortune #003 (farms)
True worth is not in what you find, but in what you make.
fortune #005 (factories)
The value of money means nothing to a pocket.
fortune #006 (banks)
Not all guides deserve worship.
fortune #007 (temples)
Every mile travelled expands the mind by just as much.
fortune #009 (shipments)
Don't get used to yourself. You're gonna have to change.
fortune #010 (alchemy labs)
Do your future self a favor; they'll thank you for it.
fortune #012 (time machines)
The world is made of what we put into it.
fortune #013 (antimatter condensers)
Staring at a dazzling light can blind you back to darkness.
fortune #014 (prisms)
Don't leave to blind chance what you could accomplish with deaf skill.
fortune #015 (chancemakers)
It's good to see yourself in others. Remember to see yourself in yourself, too.
fortune #016 (fractal engines)
If things aren't working out for you, rewrite the rules.
There's plenty of everyone, but only one of you.
fortune #018 (idleverses)
The smartest way to think is not to think at all.
fortune #019 (cortex bakers)
No matter how hard you try, you're never truly alone.
fortune #020 (you)
True wealth is counted in gifts.
upgrades and buildings cost -1%, you gain +1% cookies per second
Don't believe the superstitions; all cats are good luck.
you gain more cookies per second the more milk you have