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Video Game / Clicking Bad

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Clicking Bad is an Idle Game where, as the name suggests, you produce and sell crystal methamphetamine.

This game provides examples of:

  • Ancient Conspiracy: The Ancient Methology upgrade sends your top scientists far and wide to learn "lost secrets of meth production".
  • Anti-Hoarding: The IRS is this game's method of discouraging using an autoclicker to hoard cash incessantly. If less than half your total cash is laundered, they'll have a chance to come after you and confiscate your money, said chance increasing as the proportion of your laundered cash gets lower. And unlike selling, you cannot launder money via clicking and can only do so via waiting for your laundering facilities.
  • Ass Shove: The Drug Mule.
  • Chewbacca Defense: One of the upgrades for the Sleazy Lawyers allows them to do this, allowing them to diminish your DEA raid chances even further.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: You. You start out making and pushing meth out of an old shed and can work your way up to owning entire countries and running a space program. There is also a money laundering mechanic, where you use your illicit cash to buy legit businesses.
  • Corrupt Politician: The Crooked Senator distributor. You can actually end up buying all 100 senators in the country.
  • Diplomatic Impunity: you can get third-world diplomats and dictators in your pocket.
  • Dirty Cop: The DEA Mole distributor
  • Diminishing Returns for Balance: to the point that you just made some brat filthy stinkin' rich because you bought his/her lemonade stand for a billion dollars.
  • Elaborate Underground Base: Subterranean Complexes, which do for your meth production what Raccoon City does for bioweapons. Downplayed with the Underground Labs.
  • Elemental Crafting: Platinum stills and diamond flasks increase your drug's quality.
  • Evil Lawyer Joke: Sleazy Lawyers, who distribute your smack and keep you out of trouble.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: You can have the entirety of congress in your pocket and have your meth be pure enough to be considered a food additive, but you still have a chance to be raided by the DEA.
  • Hazmat Suit: Allows you to work with the volatile ingredients for meth without harming yourself. You can also buy a space suit.
  • I Own This Town: by buying out the local police force, "even the by-the-book detectives". Eventually, you graduate to "small island countries". Of a more literal interpretation, you can own everything from entire neighborhoods to every lazer tag arena, nail salon, fruit cart, and lemonade stand in the city.
  • Powered Armor: One upgrade is a "mech suit", which allows you to sell massive loads of dope.
  • Refuge in Audacity: A narcomariachi band to advertise your product.
  • Shout-Out: The upgrade Shed Propane outfits your sheds with propane and propane accessories.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: You can hire corrupt lawyers and cops to keep the heat off. That said, have too much un-laundered money and the IRS tax guys will come after you.