|Time machine icon in the store|
|Base CPS||98,765 (123,456 prior to 1.021)|
|In-Game Description||Brings cookies from the past, before they were even eaten.|
|Introduction||Cookie Clicker Classic|
|Icon||Name||Quantity Needed||Price (cookies)||Description||ID #|
|Flux capacitors||1||1,234,567,890||Time machines gain +9,876 base CpS.|
"Bake to the future."
|Time paradox resolver||9,876,543,210||Time machines are twice as efficient.|
"No more fooling around with your own grandmother!"
|Quantum conundrum||10||98,765,456,789||Time machines are twice as efficient.|
"There is only one constant, and that is universal uncertainty.
Or is it?"
|Causality enforcer||50||1,234,567,890,000||Time machines are twice as efficient.|
"What happened, happened."
|Yestermorrow comparators||100[note 1]||123,456,789,000,000||Time machines are twice as efficient.|
"Fortnights into milleniums."
Toward the endgame (50+ Time Machines), Time Machines yield a large percentage of cookies gained.
As of the 1.035 update, getting to 100 Time Machines takes less than two weeks. However, without catching Golden Cookies, getting to 150 Time Machines still would take about 700 years
In Cookie Clicker ClassicEdit
|Two images from the Classic version, left: icon shown in the store, right: appearance in the middle field|
The Time machine was introduced in the 0.125 update. It costs 123,456,789 cookies, and is the most expensive of all the items, at their base levels. It produces 123,456 cookies per 5 seconds.
Adding 24,691.2 cookies/second, it is approximately 18.5203 times quicker than the Portal. It also causes some grandmas to wear a pink jumpsuit with a visor, a hoverboard, and a green rolling pin, leading to the assumption that these grandmas came from the future.
|Images from current version, left for menu, right for in-game appearance|
- You need at least 15 Time Machines to purchase the "Grandmas' Grandmas" upgrade.
- A time machine is a fictional machine used in numerous works of Science Fiction; the revamped in-field icon loosely resembles the clockpunk designs used in films based on the novel The Time Machine.
- The Time Machine's third upgrade's flavor text- "It's full of stars!"- appears to be a reference to a line from the popular novel 2001: A Space Odyssey and the film 2010: The Year We Make Contact
- All of the base costs and yields associated with the Time Machine are made up of sequential numbers, counting forwards from 1 to 9, backwards from 9 to 1 or even from 9 down to 4 then up to 9 again.
- The "Flux Capacitor" upgrade's description says "Bake to the future" that is a reference to the movie "Back to the Future", which also uses a flux capacitor in it's time machine.
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