Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
Well a big day in send/collect all buttons for TSTO….the IRS building is live!
This will kick off with an auto-start from Homer. This will take me a little bit to get through but as soon as I run through it I’ll have the details up for y’all.
Back with more in a bit! Details below the fold…
As mentioned above things get auto-started from Homer…
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 1
Homer: The best part of rebuilding Springfield is that it makes me proud of my accomplishments. On second thought, the best part of rebuilding Springfield is all the money I’m collecting.
Make Homer Collect Income by Hardly Working-x3, 45s, Earns $3, 1xp
Collect Income from Buildings- x20
As it says you’ll have to COMPLETE the questline in order to unlock the IRS building. So DO NOT PANIC if you don’t see it right away. Just play the questline you’ll get there.
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 2
Homer: Earning money is a lot harder now that Springfield is so big and everything is so expensive!
Lisa: It’s called inflation. The more money you create out of thi air, the more expensive things will get.
Homer: I don’t really have THAT much money though, see…
Make Homer Count His Money- 1hr, Earns $70, 17xp
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 3
Homer: Okay, okay. Maybe I have SOME money. Is that such a crime?
IRS Agent: Actually, Mr. Simpson. Not paying taxes on your income is a very serious crime. I’m Agent Johnson of the IRS, and you’re going to tell me who else in your town has been evading their taxes.
Homer: Look, I get it. You’re playing good cop, bad cop. I’d like to speak to the good cop, please.
IRS Agent: That’s cute. I am the good cop.
Make Homer Snitch on Tax Evaders- 1hr, Earns $70, 17xp
IRS Agent: So what you’re saying is that everyone in Springfield hasn’t paid any taxes since the town was destroyed?! Even for a member of the IRS that’s too much paperwork. I suppose since nobody can event ell me what state we’re in I have no choice but to let it slide.
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 4
Homer: So, Agent Johnson. What are you going to do now that the IRS is letting everyone in town evade their taxes?
IRS Agent: Our branch has to do something, and collecting money is all we know. Isn’t there any use for that in this town?
Build the IRS- FREE (it’s 8×8 in size, and an instant build)
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 5
IRS Agent: Okay, we’ve set up our new PERSONAL tax collection service. We’ve started with the base service, which is free of charge.
Homer: Yeah, free, right. I know how things work in this game.
IRS Agent: Come on, it’s free! Give it a try. It will allow you to collect your income in a more efficient, a.k.a lazier way.
Taxes Hold’Em Pt. 6
Homer: You really did make it easier. How I can collect taxes while sitting on my couch with a beer in one hand, a sandwich in the other, another beer balanced on my belly, and in this cup holder…a second sandwich.
IRS Agent: I’m afraid to ask what you used to collect taxes with.
Homer: Years of working at the power plant has left me with a pretty useful vestigial tail. And pretty a useless case of irreversible radiation poisoning. So…. can you make that circle thing even bigger so I can collect more money, in less time?
IRS Agent: Of course! You just need to upgrade to our Deluxe or Mega-Lazy service. Every time you do we’ll make it even easier to collect your income.
Homer: So to do less work collect money, I need to earn a bunch of money first by working?
IRS Agent: Exactly. Let me give you a little lesson in economics.
Homer: Ugh, nevermind. I’ll pay for the program as long as I don’t have to learn anything.
Upgrade the IRS to Level 2- Costs $50,000
This concludes the questline….but now there’s the matter of upgrading….
So now let’s talk about upgrading….
Remember Money Mountain? Yea it’s just like that only you just spend cash, doesn’t take time. Each level you move up will increase your Tap Radius so you can collect from more buildings at once. (like the Herbicide Sprayer during the Sideshow Bob Event)
So let’s go over the levels…
Level 1- Free.
Level 2- Costs $50,000
Level 3- Costs $150,000 (tap radius is ok. Doesn’t work well if you’re buildings are spaced out)
Level 4- Costs $$500,000
Level 5- Costs $1,000,000
Level 6- Costs $2,000,000
Level 7- Costs $3,000,000
Level 8- Costs $5,000,000
Level 9- Costs $7,000,000 Unlocks a new facade for the IRS building…
Homer: This is where all my taxes go? To build the IRS a nicer building?! I wanted it to go to increase military spending!
Level 9 is the MAX level you can upgrade to.
Fully upgrading will cost you $18,700,000
This works for building income AND Character tasks. So if you have characters outside on tasks you can use this to clear them all at once.
At level 9 your radius is pretty big, but it’s not massive. It won’t cover your whole town at once or anything. It’ll still take some tapping to clear buildings and tasks.
And that’s it my friends..the details behind the IRS building and the “collect all” feature. Not a true collect all, but probably about as close as we’re going to get in TSTO.
Now…I know many of you are saying…”But what about the IRS Drone?!” Especially after seeing this in your character collections:
Well all I can tell you is this is NOT in the game right now. Once it hits the game we’ll talk about it. For now it’s not here…so please don’t ask me where it is or why it’s not in your game. It’s not live in the game at this point….
What are your thoughts on the IRS building? Thoughts about having to upgrade to increase the radius? How about the fact that it won’t collect all the buildings at once? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!