Jason's big boy post
By someone on May. 9th, 2011 3:02PM
Writing news is very tiring, so here's Jason instead:
----BEGIN MESSAGE FROM JASON----
In the last month some cool stuff has happened. First off, Happy Wheels now has an office. This means that Jim can get out of his apartment and stop bitching about how being a hermit is driving him insane. It also has allowed him to hire me to help develop the game. Between having an office and an employee he pays to show up on time, things should remain on schedule. So far it's been pretty great. We plan on updating the game more frequently. You may have noticed we've added a few new breakable items: television, boombox, bottles, and a chair. It's a minor update, but I feel pretty honored to be the first person to work directly on the game itself. Also, we think breaking stuff in the game is fun.
Second, a new character is coming. Jim has finished most of the illustration. Without ruining the surprise, I think it's going to be pretty hilarious. It's a single character and it should feature a modified jump. We can't say exactly when it will be released, but he's working hard to get it out as soon as possible. Jim really wants to focus adding new characters.
Third, t-shirts and other merch will be available pretty soon.
Forth, we're working on addressing the server issues. Please be patient.
And finally, a bit about me (you can skip this part as I'm done talking about the game). Jim and I met at our last full-time job. He was leaving to work on a game and I was hired to take over his position. The game wasn't even "Happy Wheels" back then. It was simply an old man in a wheelchair rolling down a hill. But as Jim developed it, I became a big fan. I too quit my day job and vowed never to work in advertising ever again. And then some time passed and Happy Wheels had become more than a game, but a community of people creating awesome levels. Because I know Flash/Box2D, can illustrate and also develop iOS apps, Jim hired me to help out. This story is riveting. Anyway, Iâm pretty excited to be a part of this.
My name in the forums is Jason Schymick.
By Bert on May. 9th, 2011 5:59PM
Awesome, thanks for the update! Great to have more people working on the game, looks like things are going good here on Totaljerkface, great to have you here Jason. Jim getting an office is cool, things will be going much better from now on I guess.
Oh that first comment I posted up the top was posted ages before this news post existed! Haha.
By Special FX on May. 9th, 2011 6:13PM
I hope you will do great with the "updating the game more often" bit. Otherwise I look forward to see this new character of yours.
By bulldawg12 on May. 9th, 2011 6:33PM
sweet new character sounds great play this game alot good luck jason and jim finish that character so people will stop bitching about it
By flyingpotato on May. 9th, 2011 6:36PM
the new character is a guy on a lawn mower demonic elephant told me
By joklocke on May. 9th, 2011 6:39PM
lets all give jason a warm welcome guys! and OHEMGEE MY NAMES JASON TOO *fanboy face*
By KillerMonkey9000 on May. 9th, 2011 7:14PM
a new character would be great , bout fucking time dude . hope the fire works
By Shadow55533 on May. 9th, 2011 8:09PM
WHEN DA FIRE?
By themaniac47 on May. 9th, 2011 8:27PM
if its gonna be in the app store how much will it cost
By jeap99 on May. 9th, 2011 8:43PM
Hi Jason, cool message BTW, i wait you keep making a cool Happy Wheels, oh, and the char, what about a Clown in a monocycle? Or maybe, a girl in that jump thing... (i forgot his name)
By HAHA13131313 on May. 9th, 2011 8:47PM
I think the charactor is a guy on a pogo sticks because it says something about jumping....
By Destero on May. 9th, 2011 9:20PM
sup Jason keep up the good work oh hai Jim :O
By quicks1 on May. 9th, 2011 9:33PM
If you said it was hilarious then it is most definately not a skateboarder... thank god.
By Azra FeliX on May. 9th, 2011 10:22PM
Can't wait to 'tear apart' the NEW CHARACTER!
By melilover101 on May. 9th, 2011 10:55PM
new character yes!!!!!!! :D
By Toddsmask1997 on May. 9th, 2011 11:10PM
Hi jason, cool glad to hear about a update. I had soda and chips for dinner
By dmp823 on May. 9th, 2011 11:57PM
MAKE A IOS HAPPY WHEELS!!!
By Aidan93 on May. 9th, 2011 11:58PM
great to hear theres someone new onboard
By Jason Schymick on May. 10th, 2011 02:16AM
Hey thanks for the warm welcome. I had felafel for dinner.
Jim may have mentioned fire a bit early. Try to forget about fire for now.
By MetallicDoom15 on May. 10th, 2011 02:35AM
i love felafel your welcome
By Zeeschelp on May. 10th, 2011 05:16AM
Awesomeness. Really can't wait.
By Aidan93 on May. 10th, 2011 06:11AM
hi jason welcome just a suggestion
i dont know about everyone else but i check the page every day for an update and to plays a few of the days levels
would be nice if we could get a short update each day or even like a couple a week instead of having to wait a month at a time
By Tahazameel on May. 10th, 2011 06:45AM
50th comment! Oh yeah you are SUPER lucky Jason.... Good Luck!
By TNT51 on May. 10th, 2011 08:16AM
CHECK OUT MY LEVALS THERS COOL
By Macymagiska112 on May. 10th, 2011 09:34AM
Great. Welcome Jason. Also congratz to Jim!
By ACrossTheUniverse on May. 10th, 2011 09:37AM
Cool, u guys make a great team together. And good job working with him. I sure tons of people want to, but can't do anything. Mostly because they would [b]Bug[/b]the heck out of him! But anyway, u guys are doing a great job. Cheers 4 U!
By hotkoin222 on May. 10th, 2011 09:38AM
i hope its a unicyclist
By corleone on May. 10th, 2011 09:40AM
By Masa mainio on May. 10th, 2011 09:54AM
Good to have another developer.
Thanks for the items by the way.
By DanX951 on May. 10th, 2011 10:31AM
WOO! New characters coming!!! + :( my school has banned TotalJerkFace from the computers.
By KirbyMST3K on May. 10th, 2011 11:06AM
sounds good... welcome to the 'family, Jason
By Killer Cheese on May. 10th, 2011 12:24PM
A guy on a lawn mower? How does that fit in with all the other characters in HW, who all use vehicles you can actaully drive?
By Adri__n on May. 10th, 2011 12:41PM
So he said he develops iOS apps.... GOOD, GOOD...
By calzo4 on May. 10th, 2011 12:47PM
if u can make iOS apps make an ipod app for happy wheels
By ottoiscool on May. 10th, 2011 1:41PM
YES YES YES YES YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By cooldod7 on May. 10th, 2011 1:49PM
new character modifide jump? cant
By niely on May. 10th, 2011 1:53PM
Ohhhhwwww cool thanks Jim a new character ossem
Thanks realy good
By DiggerNick on May. 10th, 2011 2:18PM
You should have your own avatar thing, though I doubt you're as creepy as Jim :(
By sher241 on May. 10th, 2011 2:37PM
[b]All people with ohh look me 1th comment or 2nd or 33rd please shut up like somebody cares its BTW its not a dam contest or a honour really V.V[/b]
By DC3000 on May. 10th, 2011 2:39PM
i cant wait i want the new caracter :D
By XxUnlovedxX on May. 10th, 2011 2:49PM
Can you make like a contest where we guess what the next character is by clues u give us and the closest persons level gets featured??!?!??!?!?!?!??!?!?! :DD
By Rat mann fucketh on May. 10th, 2011 2:58PM
What the fuck? A few people aren't even getting the numbers right.
Good to see some updates(, despite the fact that I haven't been on this website in a few months and this is the second update since).
By tkge100 on May. 10th, 2011 3:53PM
please add wrestling tables :D
By CourierSix on May. 10th, 2011 4:38PM