This game is a modification of The Prestige Tree by Jacorb, using a modding framework called The Modding Tree by Acamaeda. This is a complete overhaul mod, however, replacing all vanilla content with new layers with different mechanics, and a completely different theme.

If you enjoy numbers going up, and find the idea of incremental games without "time walls", you'll probably enjoy this game!

Compared to the original, this game focuses on keeping mechanics relevant for a long time to make the game more strategic and less "Whack-a-mole", where the player just buys whatever they can afford next.

Check out the source code for this game at


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Completed it in 93 hours. Loved the game! What a great experience :) Hoping you continue working in game development


117 hours to complete. Great game.

i lost my progress i had 1e130 hours of work :(


Damn, only doing heat death ^100 hours of work, I'm poor.


i played this game for hours really good game


I can do 1e23 hours of coding work in under a second using my custom-built quantum brain-computer bridge, and now you tell me to go take CS 101?


This is a really good game. 

i lost all my progress ))))))))))))):::::::::

If you join the discord me or one of the community members can help reconstruct a save approximately where you were at. Sorry that happened to you.

its fine i got it all back again

refractions make me confused when i have it on and it is blue does that mean i get that much faster??

omg i just played the whole game while my librabry thing was charging

its still update?


No, game dev tree is a complete experience. There's nothing more to add.


I like this game a lot, feels great after playing Prestige Tree. BTW, there's a typo in the Experience description, it should say "can't even bear" rather than "can't even bare".

Oh, wow I really thought it was "bare" when used in that sense. I looked it up and it definitely would be "bear" not "bare". Thank you for the correction. I'm not sure I'll be making a new build of this game any time soon, but I'll correct that for if/ when that happens.

how do you write the thesis?  It says you need a lot of hours, but how do I start working on them?

Once you have that amount of hours you can just buy it, like an upgrade.

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nice game, but i got stuck, i have 9 enrolments, 4 APIs, 3 goodwill, but i havent unlocked D yet, what APIs and goodwill upgrades do i need to unlock D?

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you see this is why we need something that covers up spoilers.

141h to completion cool game

Am I supposed to have D unlocked before getting the two "unlock an extra Degree program" upgrades from API and good will? I'm at 8 enrollments and have been for hours.

Yes, you should have D unlocked by then. I'd recommend re-speccing A and/or G to boost experience or enrollment gain.


Very cool game, but I seem to keep having a problem that causes my higest updates reachable drop ater upgrading productivity.

Update: unlocking auto update seems to have helped 

well made and enjoyed thourouly

very cool game