THOH XXVIII 101: Beast Enchanters Act 2

Welcome wonderful Wizards, Witches (with & without worts), Warlocks, Wiccans, & Werewolves!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “W”)

Hope you’re ready to trick or treat because the THOH XXVIII Halloween Event has arrived in Springfield! And boy do I have some TRICKS to help TREAT you to a big jump in the Event! One key aspect introduced in the Halloween Event is Beast Enchanters.

NOTE: While this post included info/speculation about Act 3, we’ll focus on Act 2 and have a separate post for Act 3….

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Halloween Magic Act 2…Free Donuts!

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Just popping in with something real quick.  Once again EA has made it even easier to earn free donuts for Act 2 of this event!

Just Act 1, EA’s done something a little different (and in my opinion BETTER) for Halloween Act 2….you can now earn bonuts BEFORE you’ve completed the prize track! In this case, once you’ve completed the main questline,  you’ll see the bonus round popup:

So for every 10,000  you collect after finishing the questline, you’ll have a chance for 1, 2 or 3 donuts!

BTW….Can you Spot EA’s Typo? 

This is great because now if you, for some reason, don’t make it to the final prize on the Act 2 prize track you can still earn free donuts!  And you’ll earn free donuts just for getting to the final prize.  You’ll earn at least 1 round of bonuts before you get to the end! (well depending on how fast you finish the questline, but it’s pretty short…so shouldn’t take too long)

Remember, to trigger the bonus round you’ll need to complete the Act 2 questline.  Turbo Tapping version can be found here.

Pretty sweet change in my opinion!  No tricks here, this is definitely a treat this Halloween!

THOH XVIII – Act II Calendar

I have to admit… I was a bit like Charlie Brown this morning as I opened my game up, knowing that a new act was starting.  Like Charlie at Halloween…I was hoping for a full-size premium chocolate bar, and instead, appear to have received another rock.  One click…and BOOM…we are back to grinding.

I’m not really sure what to tell you, except that this act seems to be as easy as the last act, if you “want it all.”  But, like last act, we are left with the same “meh” and redundant craftables…along with some pretty uninspired “Main Prize Track” prizes.

But then…just as I was typing that last paragraph…I got a message from Alissa, that EA had changed the numbers again…upped them to make them a bit harder. This was AFTER I had spent 2 hours doing the math, and making the new calendars. Yes…EA is currently on my Sh*t list. Not a fan.

I’m not against the Potter-esque event….I’m just still waiting for the magic.

But…here are the numbers…all a couple of hundred higher than the originals that were in the files…just because EA apparently wants to prove “who is in charge” and is being Richard-ish…even though we have established that this update is anything but Hallow-Richardy in its execution.
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Turbo Tappin’ Halloween 2017: Act 2

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Act 2 of this magical Halloween hit our towns very early this morning.  A magical event full of beasts to battle, wands to wave and goblin gold to grab!

For Act 2 of Halloween you’re tasked with continuing the questline, including adding a dormitory to the Academy…so we can all see just how social Lisa Really can be.

As was mentioned in the rundown post, Act 2 of Halloween runs until…well, Halloween.  October 31st, which is when Act 3 will start.

Don’t forget the Questline will help you get some bonus prize currency…so make sure you complete it to earn that extra currency…also the questline is there to guide you.  Make sure you complete the main questline in order to unlock things like neighbor actions, crafting and more.

Now let’s wave our wands and view the quick walkthrough for the second Act of Halloween…

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THOH XXVIII Act 2 is Live! (Magical Halloween)

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Gooooood mooooorning Tappers!  Welcome to the wee early morning hours, who’s ready to cast a spell on Act 2?  Brush up those wand waving skills, Act 2 is upon us my friends!

Remember…this is an automatic change in your game.  Nothing to download, it should just start up in your game..

Lisa gets things going and you’ll then have a 4hr task for Ralph.

Act 2 Runs until October 31st (Halloween)

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Should I Spend Donuts on the Returning Tentacle Tree, Ghost Pirate Airship or The Island of Dr. Hibbert?

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It’s time for a little Magical Halloween to invade Springfield!  With this all new magical event a few returning items magically returned to our stores…just asking us to drop our sprinkles.

Of course with that limited-time label, it can be tempting to grab everything in sight because it’ll be gone soon.  But don’t sweat it!  That’s where we come in to tell you what’s worth those donuts and what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add Tentacle Tree, Ghost Pirate Airship or The Island of Dr. Hibbert to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding these throwbacks to your town…

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THOH XXVIII Act 1 is Nearing the End…

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Just a reminder that Act 1 of the Halloween/THOH/Magical Event/Angelica Button Event/Harry Potter Event…whatever the heck you wanna call it…Ends TOMORROW October 17th at 0800 GMT (4am ET).

Once the Act 1 is over you will no longer be able to earn Wand Prizes for free. So get everything you can before it’s all gone! (but remember to keep earning wands if you haven’t unlocked all of the prizes because the closer you get to unlocking the next prize the lower the donut cost would be should you need to purchase it when the next Act starts…)

Crafting will STILL be available in the next Act  As will the Goblin Gold you’ve accumulated.

For a rundown on everything that was included with Act 1 check out our rundown post here.

Be ready for the Act 2 to start bright and early at 0800 GMT (4am ET) tomorrow morning  (October 17th)….

Addicts Open Thread

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It’s that time of the week again, time for the Addicts Weekly Open Thread!  So, let’s get the conversation going!  Oh and remember…just because this is posted here today doesn’t mean you can’t comment on it all week-long.  This open thread will still be open for comments long after today is over!

Here’s where you can talk about anything you want to talk about…TSTO Related, Simpson’s Related or ANYTHING.  Just no Add me requests…those should go here.  We’ll give you a few suggestions (like most Sunday’s you can talk about the current episode of the Simpsons) but for the most part you’re free to talk about ANYTHING your little Tapping Fingers desire…just keep it PG.

So, here is your Open Thread…..

An all new episode of The Simpsons airs tonight, the last one before the THOH episode! What do you think will happen in the new episode? Will you be checking it out?

Act 1 of Halloween ends on Tuesday, how have you fared with the Act 1 prize track? Are you enjoying the event?  Or wish it was more? What would you do differently?  The same?

This past Friday was Friday the 13th, anything particularly bad happen to you? Do anything fun? I know some places around here were doing special haunt nights for the 13th, since it’s Halloween month.

Speaking of Halloween?  We’re only 2 weeks (ok 2 week and 2 days) away from Halloween!  Any costume ideas yet?  Big plans?

How was the rest of your weekend?  Do anything fun and exciting?

So chat about the Simpsons, TSTO, Update fun, or anything else you can think of! (Just no politics, it never ends well)  Can’t wait to chat with you all, you know we love hearing from you!

Have Fun!  And happy Sunday!

Episode Reminder: Whistler’s Father (Season 29, Episode 3)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “T”)

Were you excited to see The Simpsons return with their first canon episode of Season 29 this past Sunday? Well you won’t have to wait too long for the next such episode as The Simpsons is back this Sunday, this time airing the episode that was originally meant to be the season premiere! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s third episode, this Sunday, October 15th, on FOX (also half an hour earlier on Global in Canada)….“Whistler’s Father”!

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Hey Addicts, Caption This!

Sometimes TSTO gives us humorous little moments when we capture our characters doing rather strange things.  These posts are all about those strange and funny moments!

When we can, we’ll be posting a Caption This! moment where we want you, the Addicts readers, to put on your writing caps and come up with what you think is happening in the screenshot. Post your captions in the comments below. We can’t wait to see how creative and funny you guys can be!

Hey Addicts… Caption This!
These Caption This images are brought to us by jpfongsam….

(Usually when I do a roundup like this I like to include posts from several readers.  However JP’s had me cracking up so bad I couldn’t pick just one.  This this whole series is from JP…enjoy!)






So go ahead and caption away!

If you’ve got an image you’d like to submit for a “Caption this!” post, email it to us at you never know when yours might be next!