News Post
video ad problems?
By Jim on September 23, 2017

Hello everyone. I realize I have not made a news post in around 2 years. I think the topic here borders on a slight emergency, so I'm making this one.

Earlier this year google decided, after 7 years, that they no longer felt Happy Wheels was appropriate for their ads. It was fine all that time, but now, after zero changes to my content, it's offensive. In a very slow manner, I've made the effort to replace that revenue by using other ad networks. Flash ads no longer seem to be viable, so, as you may have noticed, I just recently added an html5 ad before Happy Wheels loads.

From my own testing I've not been able to find any bugs, however many of you have reached out to tell me they cannot play the game. If you're having issues loading Happy Wheels, please tell me what you're experiencing in the comments below. Tell me the browser you're using, the operating system, what you see, and any other pertinent information. When I first uploaded the changes, there was indeed a bug that affected 1 of my 2 front end servers which prevented the game from loading. However I fixed that on Friday morning (yesterday). I've still gotten a couple complaints though. If there's an issue, I can't fix it unless I know what it is.

Outside of that, I realize I owe everyone a very long blog post regarding the current state of what the hell I've been doing. The short version is that I'm still just working on the sequel to Happy Wheels, and I'm extremely poor at time estimates. I've been building my own game engine from scratch. Unlike the flash version of Happy Wheels, I've basically had to learn a new language and construct all of my own tools before I could even get to the creative side of things. Logically all the steps I've had to take make sense to me, but actually implementing them is absurdly time consuming. Though daunting, I do find solving each successive problem to be rewarding and educational... I just wish I could magically present everyone with what I'm working towards now rather than at some undetermined point in the future. So, I'm sorry to everyone that I can only now offer more waiting. If anyone cares, I'm doing well, I've made enough money to fund development for however long it takes, I will put in as much detail as I feel necessary, I'm currently working on the editor, I've made significant progress, and I think I will make an excellent game worthy of everyone's time. Hopefully it will become the fully featured platform I always wanted Happy Wheels to be. Blah blah blah.

*The issue should be fixed as far as I can tell. If it's not please complain in this Happy Wheels discord here: 

Comments — Page 1
By SonicXwarfare on July 11, 2019

I have a black screen , I am using Microsoft Edge , and I am on Windows 10.
By SonicXwarfare on July 11, 2019

I am stuck on an black page and can't play anything. I enabled adobe flash player and signed in, but I still can't play.
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By stormtrooperzz on May 12, 2019

im stuck at the black page thing
By dantdmson21 on March 02, 2019

listen up go go search up and visit DanTDM son 21 if you do not if you put spaces you will not find me put no spaces then you can see my two levels that I have made one is 4 and 1/2 stars that other one is two stars that was my very first one go to the very top and that will be my most rated level life only did two please leave five stars that will be great thank you and goodbye
By SoHungryForBacon on January 24, 2019

I'm not going to complain. i'm going to... GIVE YOU COOKIES!!! :D :) :P :3
By possumlover on January 10, 2019

i cant get in the news is stoping me
By AldyNCSface on January 10, 2019

stuck in black loading screen(ads)..please help!
By MonkeyMan789422 on January 03, 2019

Dis game fun
By faksei0987 on December 29, 2018

?????? ????
By ABANATHA12 on December 28, 2018

By sapka123123 on December 24, 2018

By Xpert 13 on December 22, 2018

Play my 39 level!
By Huntscho on October 27, 2018

I'm using a Chromebook and cannot play the game whatsoever please help
By HardcoreMapCreator on September 02, 2018

Map editor dosen't work at all!!!!!
By VallatoryEel on August 01, 2018

I'm using a HP Chromebook 14 here is my problem i can not save the levels I make because it says I'm not logged in when I am logged in and I can't load my levels and i it says i don't have a level I saved and uploaded but on the server it is there. Can you please fix it.
By SeriouslyShandy on July 26, 2018

Hi, i don't know if this matters, but it looks like an ad is about to load, but then my game comes up. So ads are still not working, ok?
By XXMatrixs on July 23, 2018

Thank you i didn't know what was going on at first but anyway love happy wheels and thanks for the update!
By loganfred on July 21, 2018

when i click on a level it says sorry problem with the server or please try again in amoment and it's been 3 days since it's done this
By jordanmanalu30 on June 29, 2018

hey Jim, i'm the windows 10 user and i use chrome. Why when I play it only shows blank video ad screen? The ad wouldnt play and my game wasnt loaded at all. Please help me fix this unloaded game because this game is truly my stress reliever, thanks bud!
By ryansinbela2003 on May 11, 2018

There is an interesting level I wanna show you
By danielhlm on April 11, 2018

By Pinnimajig on March 19, 2018

Hi Jim! I know I shouldn't have noticed this but I have. I was making a backup account and noticed that you have to upgrade your recaptcha service to V2. It'd be great if you could update it
By zazaq207 on March 18, 2018

It is my account
By Tittarelli on March 15, 2018

Hello, I have noticed problems when creating levels, for example the Zoom that when I want to zoom out in full screen does not recite and I have to minimize it. Thanks x read = D sorry if you do not speak much English, is that I am Argentine
By DarkWolf590 on March 15, 2018

listen i think you need to ask microsoft or sony to review your game and see if they want to add to theyre xbox games or ps4 games. if you make the game just like 5 dollars. many ppl will buy your game youll gets lot of money for this sequel
By vortexes on March 14, 2018

When try to play HPW, the screen is entirely blank, and I can't do sheet.
By Pinnimajig on March 12, 2018

By The_Pogo_Master on March 10, 2018

oh ****
By samuelwbethel on March 04, 2018

It tells e to download the newest version of adobe flash and i have but it still wont work.
By poopie1st on March 03, 2018

controls wont work for meh plz halp ;-;
By josiahtreyonshae1234 on March 01, 2018

o my godd happy wheels the **** i am gonna mention a complaint about you on my youtube channel cj so cool suscribe wolfpack cool kids
By Isaiah_Clark on February 26, 2018

By Pinnimajig on February 25, 2018

January 4, 3018 Hello everyone. I realize I have not made a post in over 1000 years. Just so you know, I am still working on Happy Wheels 2. It's almost out!
By FrankFenix on February 25, 2018

Uso una MacBook Pro, no puedo jugar, ya estoy desesperado. Help.
By dussygamer on February 24, 2018

I use windows 7 chrome
By bobunicorn123321 on February 20, 2018

By Tenack_5 on February 20, 2018

what happened with the version for android??
By qwertyuiop123123 on February 18, 2018

im running google chrome on a chromebook and it keeps loading demo version
By DiegoDimension on February 18, 2018

No Puedo Jugar browsw Ayudame
By darius321 on February 18, 2018

add a shot gun
By notime112 on February 17, 2018

jim can you add walk button in npc box
By Cheesecaketrollz on February 16, 2018

So when did you start on happy wheels 2? Suggestion: Can you add guns? A glock uzi and a sniper? maybe a shot gun???
By yolothug on February 13, 2018

I really hope you try your best with working on the game man... I wondered why the game hasn't updated since but now I understand. I hope you're doing okay and take your precious time with making the game looking pretty good!
By Anastazja on February 13, 2018

Hi Jim! Just wanted to let you know that when you come onto the site and click 'Get Adobe Flash Player', you have to wait for the site to load, THEN you can play. if you dont do that then the game doesnt load at all. Just FYI.
By Bert on February 11, 2018

@blaze4836: Well obviously. By default Flash is disabled on Tor due to how vulnerable it is.
By wolvesofjs on February 08, 2018

When will Happy Wheels 2 come out? There should be new characters :P and maybe walking capability
By Franco798798 on February 07, 2018

This will probably not help, but I can play amazingly in Google Chrome at Windows 10.
By blaze4836 on February 05, 2018

cant play on tor
By Bar Code on February 04, 2018

Hey Jim, I have a problem loading the game. I have Windows 7 Professional and I use Google Chrome. When I open the site and I go to HW I see that the ad blocks are at the midlle of the screen, **** the game, and the game doesn't run, It's just black. It's weird 'cause sometimes happens and sometimes doesn't. Please fix it, we would all apreciate it! I hope you understanded me and my shitty explanation.
By LWPeterson on January 31, 2018

So how's everybody been?
By JessieLee123 on January 29, 2018

By SushiRollzzz on January 29, 2018

I'm just watching a pitch black video that won't play maybe you could remove that video off the site maybe that could help
By The Great Mason on January 28, 2018

just the blue loading screen
By SwayamPlayez on January 26, 2018

not loading shows an ad then does not nothing plz help
By theplayer201 on January 24, 2018

:v xd
By Luis Canahui 1234567 on January 23, 2018

I miss a mistake like a black box when I enter the page that is the game and not played in 9 months you can do something funny
By nerdysportgirl on January 20, 2018

I is having dem issues playing.
By Bert on January 20, 2018

September 18th, 2026.
By JuguimBR on January 19, 2018

When HW 2 is coming out?
By ikamuse_johnson on January 18, 2018

300th comment
By captainprice101 on January 12, 2018

your awesome jim keep up the good work
By hellosam1001 on January 11, 2018

Keep up the good work. I hope it gets easier as you keep going.