Daily Archives: December 1, 2014

Turkey Time Is (almost) Over, Is Santa Coming?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Just a reminder to you all…it looks like the Thanksgiving update is set to end tomorrow (12/2/14)..the official end time that we see is 0800GMT (3am EST).    Could this mean Christmas will be arriving to TSTO?  Who knows what EA has up their sleeves, but what we can tell you is once the Thanksgiving event is over…it’s over.  That means all of those limited-time decorations, buildings and characters that you haven’t purchased, will *poof* disappear!

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So just what items will be disappearing tomorrow? Let’s take a look… Continue reading

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Where Did THAT Come From: Tom Turkey

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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Thanksgiving and the Conform-O-Meter

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Thanksgiving has arrived in Springfield!  This Limited-Time event will only be around a short while (It’ll be gone be December 2nd), so make sure you get those Limited-Time decorations and buildings while they’re still around!  For a little extra incentive let’s take a look at how the new additions to Tapped Out will impact your Conform-O-Meter.

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 Thanksgiving event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, 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: Continue reading

Should I Spend Donuts On Truckasaurus?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Well…Black Friday has come and gone and Gil is still sticking around!  Why?   Well because today is Cyber Monday, and what better way to get the holiday season going than with Ole’ Gil taking a bunch of your donuts!

So what’s he offering this time?  Well…for a limited-time (ie today, Monday 12/1, only) you can purchase Truckasaurus!  Truckasaurs is a premium decoration for your Springfield.

Now I’m sure you’re wondering…”is this something I should take Gil up on?  Or am I better off saving my donuts for something better?”  Well…before you hit that confirm button, let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this robotic beast to YOUR Springfield!

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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! Twice a week 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!
(This week’s Caption This image was submitted by Addicts reader Mitchell H)
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If you’ve got an image you’d like to submit for a “Caption this!” post, email it to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com or post it on the Addicts Flickr page, you never know when yours might be next!

Cyber Monday Gil Deal: Truckasaurus

UPDATE BUNNY: So a lil update hit our games with a patch AND an extension on this Gil Deal. Looks like it is going to push it almost to lunch time tomorrow. (About 16 hrs from now.)

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Gil’s Black Friday Rebate Deal might be over but he’s back this morning with a limited-time deal…just in time for Cyber Monday!

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For today only you can purchase Truckasaurus from Gil for a whopping 225 donuts!

We’ll have a break down on whether or not you should buy Truckasaurus later this morning….But for now that’s it for this Gil Deal.  Just remember…it’s only available for the next 24 hours.  So if you want it make sure you pick it up before Tuesday morning.

What do YOU think of Gil’s Cyber Monday deal? Will you be spending donuts on Truckasaurs?  Did you take advantage of his Black Friday deal?  Sound off in the comments below, you know we LOVE hearing from you!