Tragic Magic Prize Guide: Mesmerino

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It is update time in Springfield my friends! How will the magic play out?  You’ve got to play the update to find out.

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of The Greatest Trick Ever Performed  questline, you’ll have to earn via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

So let’s take a look at the full character on this prize track (prize 4), Mesmerino…


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Showoff Announcement: Tragic Magic

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It’s that time…calling all Addict Designers!  We’re getting ready to do the next Springfield Showoff, and this time around I want to see what you’ve done with the Tragic Magic mini-event stuff! With new and old buildings and decorations arriving with this event, show me how you fit them into your Springfield!   So prep those towns…because we want to see what you’ve done with your Springfield!

As always please remember to limit it to 1-2 of your favorite areas/photos…we can’t show your whole town unless you want to send in your entire town via town portrait.

So use this time to polish up your town and show us how creative you can be!  Send in your Magic-inspired designs (by 8 pm ET Tuesday, October 4th) and we’ll be putting up the Showoff post featuring your designs on Wednesday, October 5th.

Remember, your designs can be anything and everything from Tragic Magic, new and old, and how you worked it into your Springfield

So grab some screenshots of your town, or finish up those designs…just make sure to send your submissions in by about 8 pm ET Tuesday, October 4th can’t wait to see what YOU have come up with.

You can send your designs in two ways…either post a link to the image in the comments on this post or you can email them to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com.  We won’t be pulling images from anywhere else, so please if you want to be featured either submit in the comments below or email your images to us.

Note: PLEASE try to limit your submissions to only 1-2 of your favorite screenshots.  We like to try and let everyone showoff their town but it becomes difficult when some of you are sending in 7-10 images.  Pick your favorite areas and send them in (or if you stitch photos together, that works too).  We’ll try our best to get EVERYONE in, but please understand that sometimes we miss a photo or two.  If we miss you one week, we’ll try really hard to make sure we get you in the next week.  You’re always welcome to showoff your town, at any time, on our Flickr page.  We know a lot of you have awesome towns that you want to show off, but please try to stick with this week’s theme.  Remember, this isn’t a contest.  There’s nothing to win.  It’s just a fun way to showoff your town and get some design inspiration from your fellow Addicts.  🙂   

Do you want to be featured on the next Springfield Showoff?  Post your images in the comments below or email us your screenshots at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com. We can’t wait to see YOUR designs! (Need help with images, just ask.) 

Should You Buy Diablo?

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Spending actual cash on donuts for a character is back in TSTO.  This is something EA’s been rolling out over the last few years, and it’s a new bonus for actually spending cash on donuts. (instead of just farming them)  Where they attach a premium, limited-time, character/costume/building/decoration/combo to one of the donut bundles sometimes in addition to bonus donuts.

And I want to be perfectly clear…you do not need to buy these characters to complete an event.  You can still play this game, and complete all the tasks and prizes, 100% free.  These cash-for-character items are a new type of premium currency…because donuts have been so devalued with donut farming.

This time around we’re being offered Diablo,  a premium character, and The The Killotuine (a decoration) for a tray of 132 Donuts ($9.99 in the US).  While it’s hard for me to sit here and tell you if you should or shouldn’t spend actual cash on the game (spoiler, I think you should always spend at least a small amount…even if it’s $.99/year on the game if it brings you joy and you want to see it continue) I thought I’d do a quick breakdown of Diablo, his tasks, questline and other details you may be curious about.

So let’s consider this an abbreviated Should I Buy….


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Tragic Magic Prize Guide: Tarot Table, Magic Shop, and Fortune Teller Booth

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It is update time in Springfield my friends!  How will the magic play out?  You’ll have to play the update to find out!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of The Greatest Trick Ever Performed  questline, you’ll have to earn via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

It’s now time to take a look at the non-character (or costume) prizes on the Tragic Magic Prize Track.  So let’s take a look at the Tarot Table, Magic Shop, and Fortune Teller Booth…

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Tragic Magic Prize Guide: The Great Simpsina

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It is update time in Springfield my friends! How will the magic play out?  You’ve got to play the update to find out.

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of The Greatest Trick Ever Performed  questline, you’ll have to earn via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

So let’s take a look at the brand costume on this prize track, the great Simpsina….


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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Musings 112 – Venus de Milo

Morning Musically-Minded, Medically-Minded, Masticators!

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

 

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing journey involving music, science, and food to name a few concepts.

And what better way to start your week, than by discussing some of these concepts Monday morning?

So let’s get started this week by talking about a famous work of ancient art.

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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 or current Tapped Out event) 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…..

Lots of things you may have missed this week around the Addicts Site:

New mini event in TSTO! Thoughts on Tragic Magic?

The Simpsons are back tonight with the start of a brand new season!  How do you think this season will unfold?

How’s your Springfield design coming?  What are you doing with your town? Share some photos in the comments below! (If you need a refresher on how to add photos to the comments check out this post)

Any weekend excitement going on in your neck of the woods? Have anything fun planned?

My life is utterly insane right now.  Doing my best to stay afloat, and trying to keep up with posts.  Thanks for your patience as I know some posts are going up much later than usual.

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: Habeas Tortoise (Season 34 Premiere)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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It’s officially Autumn here in North America and you know what that means? Yes, the leaves start to change…but The Simpsons Are Back! This Sunday marks the Season 34 Premiere! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season premiere, this Sunday, September 25th, at 8pm Eastern on FOX (also at the same time on CityTV in Canada)….“Habeas Tortoise”!

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Should I Spend Donuts on Princess Opal’s and Princess Opal?

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It is update time in Springfield my friends!  And magic is alive and well in our Pocket-Sized Towns!  Of course, an all-new event means all-new premium content in our stores, just tempting us to drop those pink sprinkles!

As we all know, that limited-time label can tempt us 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 Princess Opal’s and Princess Opal to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this double Opal to your town…

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Turbo Tappin’ Tragic Magic: Main Questline and Prizes

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It is update time in Springfield my friends!  How will the magic play out?  You’ll have to play the update to find out!

Let’s dive into the Turbo Tappin’ Version for the Tragic Magic mini-event questline, and see just how to unlock all of the exciting prizes…


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