Daily Archives: December 24, 2013

Twas The Night Before…Grumplemas?

Now everyone loves a great bedtime story before nodding off to sleep. Dancing sugar plums, jolly old fat men, everybody having a good night.


This is a frakked up version of a story that is HORRIBLE!!! (Not really, but I am laughing like crazy at it.) Please to enjoy.

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Should I Spend Donuts on The Grumple

Christmas has arrived in Springfield!  But, with all of the new Christmas premium items that are limited-time it may be overwhelming trying to decide which items to buy and what to pass on. With that limited-time label on items I know it can be tempting to just buy everything you can. But, have no fear! That’s where we come in to tell you what’s worth your donuts & what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add the Grumple to your Springfield? Well before you hit that confirm button, let’s break down the Pros and Cons of adding this decoration to your Springfield.

Decoration: Grumple
Donut Price: 120 donuts
Unique: Yes

-Is a permanent Character to your town
-Comes with 5 money/XP making tasks
-Comes with a GREAT back story and quest line
-Adds to the Holiday Decorations

-A Holiday Character
-Pricey for not including a building

Final Thought:
I REALLY like this character. Probably more so due to my love of who it is protraying. 120 donuts is a LOT to spend for a character when there are others for around same cost that include a building. I just know that for an completionist/addict, this character is a must have. I would take advantage of Gil’s Christmas Donut Deal and then purchase the Grumple. Then maybe the hefty price tag won’t sting so much. Otherwise, if you are pinching your pennies and watching your donuts, this one may be too costly for you.

Just remember whatever you decide this is a LIMITED-TIME item and once it’s gone, it’s gone…so be sure to get it before the event is over if you’re thinking about it. He does make a few grumpley noises too. “Grumple-ty grumple-ty goo”


FYI…I figure I should just drop these off in here, just in case you wanted to see them. 🙂

Grumples Tasks

Task  Task 
Stalk Around Town 60min $105
Fight Homer 4hrs $260
Prepare Grumple-ty Stew 8hrs $420
Die Cursing the Simpsons 12hrs $600
Play his Grump-Drum 24hrs $1000

Old Gil’s Christmas Donut Deal

Our good ol’ friend Gil is back in our towns this morning and has brought with him “free donuts” in a sense.



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Turbo Tappin -Grumple

The Grumple is now in our towns available for purchase. You will find him in your Holiday menu for purchase of 120 donuts. He does come with a quest line and an amusing story.

But, for those of you with itchy trigger fingers, here is the QUICK QUICK version of his quest line.

Grumple 2

After starting the first part of his “sweet” back story, the Grumple will kick off the quest.

How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 1
Grumple Starts

Make the Grumple Find a House – 12hrs


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 2
Grumple Starts

Move Into The Brown House-4hrs


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 3
Grumple Starts

Make The Grumple Try to Sleep– 8hrs


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 4
Grumple Starts

Make the Grumple Play his Grump– Drum- 24hrs


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 5
Grumple Starts

Make the Grumple Lose His Mind– 12HRS


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 6
Grumple Starts

Make the Grumple Perpare Grumple-ty Stew– 8hrs


How Mr. Simpson Stole Christmas Part 7
Grumple Starts

Make the Grumple Die Cursing the Simpsons– 12hrs

Now don’t you worry, he is in your town to stay (the dialog even says so). So enjoy your new Holiday Character and his 5 permanent tasks.



So here we are on the Eve of Christmas and EA has decided to bring to us yet ANOTHER character for our game.

For some of us “older” crowd, Christmas consisted of claymated cartoons and possessed looking characters in our kiddie Christmas Specials. Dropped into the mix of Reindeers, Clause, and Snowman was a character out of a book by Dr. Suess. The Grinch.


Now The Simpsons trying to keep their own way of doing things came up with their own take on this grumpy green character. The Grumble. Now he is available for purchase in your game for the price tag of 120 Donuts.


Stay tuned for the Dialog and details coming soon! 🙂