Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
Tap Ball is sweeping the streets of our Springfields and during this first Act of the event a few characters get into it and actually play Tap Ball! One character added to our stores that can play Tap Ball is Football Nelson! Now I know you may be trying to decide if this is worth YOUR donuts, but don’t sweat it! We’re here to tell you what’s worth the donuts and what you might want to hold off on.
Character/Skin: Football Nelson
Donut Price: 85 donuts
-Comes with a quest line
-Premium character earns 50% more on all cash and xp than a freemium character (on cash earning tasks. Otherwise same Amateur Buck Payout as regular characters, but a higher XP payout)
-Can play Tap Ball
-Comes with Amateur Buck earning tasks
-Tap Ball ability is only good if you have 7 characters, otherwise you just have 1 extra character sitting on the bench (since you can only play 4 at a time)
-Expensive for just a skin for Nelson
-Only rated 1.5 stars, so you’ll still have to do some work to level him up.
Football Nelson isn’t a bad purchase. He’ll help round out your team towards the end of Act 1, so you can play consecutive games (assuming you have Jasper and Tatum, and Win Mr. Burns). However, right now…he’s meh. He’s kind of useless until you unlock other characters that can play. Basically he’s the 5th wheel on the bench. So while he’s not a bad buy, he’s not exactly practical for Tap Ball purposes just yet. However, you can grab him and just use him for his Amateur Buck earning tasks right now…
Freemium players…I’d pass on this one. If you’re a freemium player than odds are you don’t have Jasper or Tatum, so Nelson will kind of be completely useless to you (in a Tap Ball sense) at least until Act 2. Plus, I think he’s way over priced for what he does.
Of course in the end it’s your decision, we can only tell you what we would/wouldn’t do…and I can tell you as a premium player i’m on the fence with him. If I do grab him it won’t be until i’ve unlocked more characters. However, this IS a limited-time item. So if you’re thinking about getting him make sure you make your final decision before he leaves our games.
Football Nelson’s Permanent Tasks:
|Repair Equipment||1hr||$105, 26xp||Muntz House|
|Practice Tap Ball||4hrs||4 45xp||Tap Ball Field|
|Throw a Hail Mary||4hrs||4 70xp||Visual|
|Practice Tackling in the Hallway||8hrs||8 105xp||Springfield Elementary|
|Laugh at the Misfortune of Professional Players||12hrs||$600, 150xp||Muntz House|
|Stiff-Arm Rush||24hrs||24 225||Visual|
What are your thoughts on Football Nelson? Will you be spending the donuts to bring him to your Springfield (or did you already)? Which other characters are you looking forward to getting? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!
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