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I've been playing Kittens game for a while now, and I noticed that I am a few version behind the times (I'm on 0.9.6.9 according to the top right corner).

How can I update to the latest version without losing my progress? I pressed "Save" but that didn't have any visible effect.

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That's all you need to do. Click the save button, then refresh the page. As long as you have javascript enabled (I didn't, and gave myself a heart attack when I refreshed), it'll find your save game, and you're off to the races.

  • Thanks! I trusted my kittens to you, and they have returned safely from the refresh. – Glen Wheeler Oct 7 '14 at 0:51
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    export first for paranoias' sake? Or maybe for super paranoid, save all the pages and javascript too? – Mooing Duck Oct 7 '14 at 22:27
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The safest way to protect your kittens is to export your save file using the Options tab in the top right. Save first, then export that save into a text file (or just copy it to your clipboard), then refresh. If something should happen and your save not load correctly after the refresh, you can import your text-save instead of starting over. I export daily, just in case.

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