Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
Tap Ball is sweeping the streets of our Springfields and during this third and final 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 Toreador Grampa! 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: Toreador Grampa
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
-A couple of funny outdoor tasks
-Tap Ball ability is only good if you have 7/11 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 Grampa
-If you already have the Stonecutter Grampa skin, this defeats the premium aspect (since that pays premium as well)
Toreador Grampa isn’t a bad purchase. He’ll help round out your team towards the end of the event, so you can play consecutive games (assuming you have other characters (7 or 11 of them)). However, 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 unless you have a large team. 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 Lugash, Jasper or Tatum (or Crazy Cat Lady when she unlocks), so Grampa will kind of be completely useless to you (in a Tap Ball sense) unless you have an odd number of players. 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. I will probably grab him over Football Nelson, to round out my oldies, but I’m still on the fence. 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.
Toreador Grampa’s Tasks:
|Steal Confessional Curtains||1hr||$105, 26xp||First Church of Springfield|
|Practice Tap Ball||4hrs||4 45xp||Tap Ball Stadium|
|Pester People in the Kwik-E-Mart||8hrs||$420, 105xp||Kwik-E-Mart|
|Steal Swords||12hrs||$600, 150xp||Flying Dutchman|
|Feign Attack||24hrs||24 225xp||Outside|
What are your thoughts on Toreador Grampa? 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/have you already purchased? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!
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