Progress Quest, released in 2002, is widely considered the first idle game and was created by Eric Fredricksen as a parody of EverQuest and other MMOs. Currently, Bluehouse Group is hooked on the idle game Universal Paperclips, playing the game has sparked some interest in creating our own idle game; here is a list of some of the team’s favorite idle games.

Progress Quest is a satirical idle game that parodies the genre of RPGs by automating character progression and gameplay.

A Dark Room is a text-based adventure game that immerses players in a post-apocalyptic world and challenges them to survive and rebuild.

Cookie Clicker is a free online game where players click on a giant cookie to earn cookies, which can then be used to purchase upgrades and buildings to increase cookie production.

Kittens Game is a text-based incremental game where players manage a civilization of kittens, gathering resources, researching technologies, and building structures to progress through different eras.

Egg, Inc. is a clicker game where players manage a virtual egg farm, purchasing upgrades and vehicles to increase their production and profitability.

Universal Paperclips is an incremental game where players manage a paperclip-making AI that gradually becomes more intelligent and resourceful, eventually expanding to take over the entire universe.