Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Level 55 and the Conform-O-Meter

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Level 55 arrived in Springfield a couple of weeks ago and with it arrived Unky Herb and Declan Desmond, as well as some new buildings & decorations to help improve our Conform-O-Meters!

The Conform-O-Meter is an important part of Tapped-Out because it provides you with a bonus boost in your cash and  XP from everything you collect in the game.  When you achieve a 5-Star Town (it’s max rating) you will receive a 5% bonus on all money and XP collected in your town.  If you missed the previous Conform-O-Meter posts check here for the basics and here for how many points you’ll need to reach 5 stars.

Of course with the release of Level 55 many of the requirements to maintain 5 Stars on your Conform-O-Meter have changed, so let’s check it out and see what the new requirements are.  So now you’ll have all the information you need to maintain that 5-Star Springfield!

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Springfield Heights New Items

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Some new items were adding to our stores for Springfield Heights this morning (as well as last week’s premium items leaving…).  So let’s take a look at these new goodies..both freemium and premium.

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Springfield Heights 101: Increasing Storage (Coffee, Smart Devices, Yoga Mats, Pills, Trophies)

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Springfield Heights hit our games last week, and what an interesting set of days it has been for many of us!  Some of you are in your games all the time and breezing through, while others are only able to get in so often and it’s taking a bit more time.  Then there are those of you, like me, who spend a couple hours a day in their games (usually at night when watching tv) earning that currency…and progressing at a decent pace.  And still there are some of you who are just stuck, and don’t know what the heck to do.

So let’s talk about those of you who are stuck.  The most common question I’ve seen in the comments over the last few days is…”It says I need more storage for _____ how do I get more storage?!” Now we’ve answered this question a number of times in various posts, but since we’re still seeing it popup many times daily I think a direct post just about storage is in order.

So let’s take a look at just what happens when you need more storage…and how to solve the problem…

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Tapped Out Event Walkthroughs: Prize Tap Ball Players

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Tap Ball is officially over in Springfield, but we’ve got a ton of new sporty Springfield residents in our towns! As prizes throughout the three acts of Tap Ball we’ve unlocked several players for free including Baseball Jasper, Softball Mr. Burns, Boxer Tatum, Tennis Marge, Kung Fu Comic Book Guy & Ballet Ralph!

While we’ve had the questlines up for each character for a while now, we thought now would be a fun time to take a look back at all the dialogue and jokes of the character questlines that popped up during Tap Ball.  Especially since many of you have been requesting this over the last few days! So if you missed any of the dialogue during the event, or you’re just curious what one of the characters had to say that you didn’t unlock…we’ve got it all here for you!

So let’s get started with the complete dialogue walkthroughs for all of the prize Tap Ball Players that hit our game during the event…we’ll get things rolling with Baseball Jasper…

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Tapped Out Event Walkthroughs: Premium Tap Ball Players

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Tap Ball is officially over in Springfield, but we’ve got a ton of new sporty Springfield residents in our towns!  Including several new premium options like Football Nelson, Jockey Bart, Furious D & Toreador Grampa!

While we’ve had the questlines up for each character for a while now, we thought now would be a fun time to take a look back at all the dialogue and jokes of the character questlines that popped up during Tap Ball.  Especially since many of you have been requesting this over the last few days! So if you missed any of the dialogue during the event, or you’re just curious what one of the characters had to say that you didn’t unlock…we’ve got it all here for you!

So let’s get started with the complete dialogue walkthroughs for all of the premium Tap Ball Players that hit our game during the event…we’ll get things rolling with Football Nelson (since he was the first to join the team)…

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Tapped Out Event Walkthroughs: Tap Ball

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The Tap Ball Event is winding down and we thought now would be a fun time to take a look back at all the dialogue and jokes of the main questlines that popped up during Tap Ball Event (we’ll cover premium and side quests in another post…otherwise this would be the post that never ended!).  Especially since many of you have been requesting this over the last few days! So if you missed any of the dialogue during the 3 Acts here’s your chance to catch it all!

It all starts way back when the Woman’s World Cup was just getting started…not to be confused with America’s Cup….can you remember back that far?  So here we go with Homer, Lisa and the invention of a crazy new game…

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Springfield Heights Edition: Should I Spend Donuts on the Column Mansion?

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The Springfield Heights expansion has hit Springfield!  And of course you know an all new expansion means all new premium items!  Now I know you may be trying to decide if the Springfield Heights items are worth YOUR donuts, but don’t sweat it!  We’re here to tell you what’s worth the donuts and what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add the Column Mansion to YOUR Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this unique mansion to YOUR Springfield!

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Springfield Heights Edition: Should I Spend Donuts on the Incubator Think Tank?

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The Springfield Heights expansion has hit Springfield!  And of course you know an all new expansion means all new premium items!  Now I know you may be trying to decide if the Springfield Heights items are worth YOUR donuts, but don’t sweat it!  We’re here to tell you what’s worth the donuts and what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add the Incubator Think Tank to YOUR Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this unique building to YOUR Springfield!

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The Great Donut Caper: Missing Donuts and Other Issues with Springfield Heights

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Popping in with another bug/glitch report for TSTO…this time related to the Springfield Heights update.  Because one centralized placed where you guys can report your issues and see that you’re not alone in them…is better than issues scattered all over various posts…and feeling like you’re the only one with the problem.  :)

Before we get into it just a note, yesterday I went over some issues that were happening since Tap Ball was removed, some of these are still going on.  So if you don’t see your issue covered in this post, try checking out yesterdays crash report post to see if it’s covered there.  (You can view yesterday’s post here)

So now, let’s tackle some of the common issues we’re seeing popup since Springfield Heights hit our towns including (but not limited to): missing donuts, land errors, missing currency and more!  So let’s dive in shall we?

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Springfield Heights 101: Maximizing Real Estate Points

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Springfield Heights has arrived in Springfield and finally there’s some decent expansion going on!  Loads of new stores, mansions, decorations and a ton of new land…all just beyond the mountains!

This is a fun update, designed to take a while.  So DO NOT RUSH IT!  It’s here for the long haul, and not going anywhere.  So take your time, enjoy it…don’t make yourself crazy with rushing everything, because I guarantee you you will get stuck at some point if you keep rushing.

EA has phased this expansion to have new stuff released as time moves on.  So not everything for Springfield Heights is currently available (you’ll notice this if you go to Other Springfield, you’ll see some buildings there not currently available..like the Plastic Surgery Center).  More is coming…so pace yourself and remember to have fun.  I know it’s tempting to get everything done immediately, but there’s no prize for finishing first.  Heck the quicker you finish the less you’ll have to do (since I promise you will get stuck at some point if you rush).  Remember it’s a marathon…so relax and have fun with it!

Anywho, now let’s talk about something you’re all eager to know more about…Real Estate Points!  How do you get them?  What do they do?  And how the heck can you get more of them and fast?  Well, as always we’re here for you.  So let’s break it all down, with some tips and tricks you can use to earn more!

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