• GameCharts     Steam    Goldmine
    Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
    June 2021 0 0 --- 3
    May 2021 0 0 --- 4
    April 2021 0 -1 -100% 4
    March 2021 1 0 0% 4
    February 2021 1 0 0% 5
    January 2021 1 1 --- 6
    December 2020 0 0 --- 3
    November 2020 0 -1 -100% 0
    October 2020 1 0 0% 4
    September 2020 1 0 0% 5
    August 2020 1 -3 -75% 4
    July 2020 4 2 100% 21
    June 2020 2 0 0% 8
    May 2020 2 1 100% 5
    April 2020 1 0 0% 5
    March 2020 1 0 0% 7
    February 2020 1 --- --- 4

    About Goldmine

    This is a game I wrote so that I could have a bit of a distraction at work. The idea is simple, you click to mine a resource, hire workers to do the mining for you, upgrade them, unlock new levels and worker types, gain prestige levels and start over. I used to switch to it about every hour or so, distribute the gold and return back to work.

    At some point a few of my coworkers noticed and asked to play too. They seemed to really enjoy it, requested new features and reported bugs. Before I knew it, a dozen people in the office were playing. (You might be tempted to tell my boss, but he was playing too and even wrote a cheat.) This was a bit unexpected, but made me realize that people outside of work might enjoy this game as well.

    After a bit of searching I collaborated with an artist and a composer to help me make the game more presentable. Working on this project was fun and all of us learned a lot. What you see is the result of our efforts a...