Animator is Working Overtime for This Event…Thanks!!


I know…I was whining about the length of these events in my last update. I don’t mean to look a gift “spy-gadget” in the mouth (in fact, it’s NEVER advised to look a spy gadget in the mouth, gift or no gift), but, I rEAlly (sorry, can’t help myself now…) want to make it clear that for the most part, I am really (see, I’m trying…) enjoying this update.

It’s not that the dialogue has been great, or that I think that a tidbit of story-line followed by weeks for grinding is the kind of event that EA should just keep doing forever.  But, what IS really making me laugh, is the amazingly creative animation that comes with even the smallest Freemium items won in this event. They are clever, hilarious, and continue to make me laugh every time I poke one of them.

Coming from the world of “Claymation,” I appreciate it when someone takes the time to add weird little details, and lot of imagination. Will Vinton’s crew had this talent…and then Nick Park, of “Wallace and Gromit” fame took it to new levels of hilariously weird, inventive, insane gadget ideas.

We all know about “Q” who is Bond’s gadget builder. This update is like morphing “Q” and Nick Park together…into a landscape that would make even the stodgiest CIA spy at Langley smile.
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Secret Agent Dossiers: Wall Street Prize Track Tasks 1-9

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Well this morning Wall Street has taken over Springfield, I guess the writers didn’t see the massive boom in the stock market that made a lot of 401ks very “plump” this week,  as a new series of Dossiers have unlocked this morning!  9 days of Dossiers lead to an all new mystery prize.

A quick reminder of what happens in the Situation Room can be found here, but let’s get into the new details for the Wall Street Dossiers.  Including each days task and what prize you’re working towards!

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Should I Spend Donuts On the Hammock District?

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The spies are invading Springfield!  Yes, the Secret Agent update has hit our games.  We’ve got hacking, drones, dossiers and a shrinking donut bank account because there are LOADS of spy items in our stores just tempting us with those sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks awesome 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 the Hammock District to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this relaxation district to your Springfield…

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Secret Agents Prize Guide: Act 3, Prize 1 Secret Agent Car

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The spies are invading Springfield!  Yes, the Secret Agent update has hit our games.  We’ve got hacking, drones, dossiers & a whole new prize track to work our way through!

This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story.  To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act.  Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event.  For the third Act you’re tasked with collecting Corporate Intel () to unlock each prize!

The First Act 3 Prize awarded at 6,450 is the Secret Agent Car, because every spy needs a bad ass car…

So let’s take a closer look at this first prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…

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Should I Spend Donuts On Adil Hoxha?

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The spies are invading Springfield!  Yes, the Secret Agent update has hit our games.  We’ve got hacking, drones, dossiers and a shrinking donut bank account because there are LOADS of spy items in our stores just tempting us with those sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks awesome 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 Adil Hoxha to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this Albanian Spy to your Springfield…

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Where Did THAT Come From – Wayne Slater & Grind House Assassin

An American, a spy, and a socialist walk into a bar… he sits down and orders a beer. In our silly lil game, we sometimes see things pop in that we have no clue as to their Origin. They seem familiar, but we just can’t pinpoint from where. So that is why we decided to make a fun lil reminder out of it. To let you know just Where Did THAT Come From?

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Dossier Prizes: Day 9 at C.I.A. and the Grind House Assassin

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Today’s the day.  Day 9 in the Situation Room and the C.I.A. challenge.  This morning you should have unlocked that mystery prize (which we revealed in this post and in the title of this post…) at the end of the 9 day C.I.A. track.

So let’s break down the details of the prize: what it is, what happens when you unlock it & what it does and more….

Remember, the next prize track won’t until until the 28th (Friday).  So don’t panic if they didn’t unlock again…they won’t until the 28th

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Where Did THAT Come From – Russ Cargill, Deep Dome Drill, EPA Hoverjet, & EPA Truck

In our silly lil game, we sometimes see things pop in that we have no clue as to their Origin. They seem familiar, but we just can’t pinpoint from where. So that is why we decided to make a fun lil reminder out of it. To let you know just Where Did THAT Come From?
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Should I Spend Donuts On Sha-Boom Ka-Boom! Cafe?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

The spies are invading Springfield!  Yes, the Secret Agent update has hit our games.  We’ve got hacking, drones, dossiers and a shrinking donut bank account because there are LOADS of spy items in our stores just tempting us with those sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks awesome 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 Sha-Boom Ka-Boom! Cafe to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this explosive cafe to your Springfield…

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Turbo Tappin’ Secret Agents: Act 3

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Secret A-gent man!  Secret A-gent man!  Our mission has continue with Act 3….

Act 3 of the Secret Agent Event rolled out to our devices early this morning and with it arrived, not only a foreign exchange student double agent in our premium stores, but a whole new questline to work our way through!

As was mentioned on the rundown post Act 3 runs until May 9th, and you’ll need Homer to get things started.

Remember, the questline can help you yield additional intel.  So be sure to complete the Act 3 main questline in order to earn an additional 900 intel…

So let’s take a look at the questline to see just what happens when Springfield goes covert….


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