Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Mini Update 10/30-Preparation for Halloween

Hopefully most of you in both Android and Apple markets have got the mini update loaded to your phone by now (my Android phone went all sorts of crazy and jumped back to 1 then spun through all the updates a million miles an hour til it was complete. Lol). This should be in preparation for the “free treat” EA has planned as yet another gift for the Halloween Event. There was much speculation and many items that could possibly be gifted to us. Being the cruel and mischievous Bunny that I am, I will not spoil this one. Just make sure you log into your game tomorrow to get your treat as it will ONLY be available on 10/31/2013 (U.S.A).



You Put the First Church of Lard Lad Where?!

Hey Howdy Hey Addicts!
One of the decorations we’ve unlocked as a community GOO Collecting is the First Church of Lard Lad (no crazy orange robes or turbans, just jelly-filled underwear!) At 5 billion GOO this was the first item we unlocked as a community. What I want to know is where you put it and what you’ve done with it?

Here’s a few that we saw..
Here’s mine:
lardlad mine
Not much I know.  Halloween and level 36 have hit my town hard.  A redesign is needed as soon as there’s a lull in updates! 
Here’s Wookiee’s:
Appropriately by the Heck House 

And here’s another one from a neighbor, Galaxykill:
lardlad_galaxy kill
Looks like King Snorky is going in for his dose of Jelly Filled Underwear! 

So, show us yours! Leave the link for your First Church of Lard Lad screen shot in the comments below. You can upload your screen shot to our Flickr Site or by using Dropbox.  If you need help uploading photos using either method you can check out our how-to’s here:  Flickr & Dropbox.

Look forward to seeing just where you put that Donut Church!

Halloween and the Conform-O-Meter

With time running out on the Halloween event (ends Nov. 7th!) I figured now would be a good time to take a look at how all of the new additions from Halloween impact your Conform-O-Meter rating.
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.
While the Halloween event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, level 36 did though, it did bring us a ton of new items to add to our Springfield.  Let’s take a look at how all of the new “goodies” impact our rating:

New Buildings:

Item Cost Category Points New/Returning
King Homer Skyscraper 30 Billion GOO Vanity 500 New
First Church of LardLad 5 Billion GOO Obedience 10 New
Ultrahouse 2 4,000 GOO Indolence 10 New
Pumpkin House 100 GOO Indolence 10 New
Gingerbread House 10,000 GOO Indolence 10 New
Ghost Zapper 60 Donuts Obedience 600 New
Gypsy Fortune Teller Shop $2000 Consumerism 10 New
House of Evil 45 Donuts Consumerism 10 Returning
Bad Dream House 85 Donuts Indolence 10 Returning


Item Cost Category Points New/Returning
Springfield Cemetery 75 Donuts Vanity 200 Returning
Springfield Pet Cemetery 70 Donuts Vanity 100 Returning
Mausoleum 60 Donuts
Spookytree $325 Tree Hugging 90 Returning
Pumpkin Patch $450 Tree Hugging 110 Returning
Jack O Lantern $135 Vanity 50 Returning
Dead Tree $270 Tree Hugging 80 Returning
Crashed UFO Free with Ray Gun Vanity 200 Returning
Ray Gun 150 Donuts Vanity 200 Returning
Witch Marge’s Cauldron 75 Donuts Vanity 200 Returning
Burns Coffin 8,000 GOO Vanity 50 New
Victorian UFO 3,000 GOO Vanity 50 New
Freak Mobile 35 Donuts Vanity 350 New
Ancient Indian Burial Ground 500 GOO/ 40 Donuts Vanity 400 New
Wailing Wall 50 Donuts Vanity 500 New
Spooky Wall 1 Donut Vanity 10 New
Peanut Cart $520 Vanity 120 New
Freak Show Tent $760 Vanity 150 New