Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
It’s Halloween in Springfield! Time to open the donut shop because there are new Halloween themed premium items in our stores! Now I know you may be trying to decide if these are 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.
Wondering if you should add the Shinning Maze to your Halloween town? Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this maze to your Halloween decor!
Decoration: The Shinning Maze
Donut Price: 55 Donuts
Bonus %: 2.25% bonus on all cash and XP
Conform-O-Meter: Vanity +100
Unique: Yes, only 1 per Springfield
Leaves Stores on October 20th
-Comes with a quest line
-Nice bonus % awarded (although Jet Engine Bike is still better)
-Unique looking decoration for Springfield
-Will not help with the THOH Event (in other words does nothing for nightmare/s’more rates)
-No character interaction outside of initial questline
-Not animated. Basically just sits there.
It’s not a bad buy for premium players. I’ll probably pass on it, because it doesn’t really do anything…but it’s not a terrible buy. The bonus % is decent and it does come with a 3 part questline. So, as I say with all decorations, if you like it…get it. If not, pass.
Pass on this one. While it does come with a questline and offers a decent bonus %…it’s still a complete pass. You’re better off with the Jet Engine Bike, for the bonus %. And if you’re looking for Halloween decor…you’re better off with what you can craft. Save your donuts on this one.
Of course in the end it’s your decision, we can only tell you what we would/wouldn’t do…and I can tell I’ll most likely pass on this one. However, this IS a limited-time item. So if you’re thinking about getting it make sure you make your final decision before it leaves our games on October 20th.
Here’s a look at the little questline that pops up with it…
Willie’s Labyrinth Pt. 1
Martin starts (auto)
Martin: Oh, a hedge maze! How droll! Hedge-keeper, I accept the challenge. I will solve your maze.
Willie: don’t be so sure o’yourself ye fancy little plumpkin! This is no ordinary maze. Ye best take this flare gun.
Martin: What’s the flare gun for?
Willie: The maze is nigh-unbeatable. When you’re cold and thirsty and clinging to the last shred of your sanity, it’s the only way we’ll find ye.
Make Youngsters Get Lost in the Maze- x5. 4hrs. Earns $260, 70xp freemium and premium.
Sherri and Terri: Come and play with us forever!
Martin: No one has ever wanted to play with me! WHAT KIND OF MADNESS IS THIS?!!!
Willie’s Labyrinth Pt. 2
Lisa: The secret to any maze is to be methodical and to stay calm.
Willie: Ye don’t have what it takes, lassie.
Lisa: That’s what Coach Krupt said about me and the rope climb and it turned out I did have what it takes: A note excusing me from P.E. But this maze will be a piece of cake. You can keep your flare gun.
Make Lisa Get Lost in the Maze- 6hrs, $350, 90xp
Lisa: Help! Help! I’ve been in here for hours! Please come and get me! I don’t want to have to eat my own arm! I am vegetarian!
Willie: Ye see, lassie? I knew ye couldn’t conquer this maze. Ye don’t have the Shinning.
Willie’s Labyrinth Pt. 3
Lisa: The Shinning? Are you sure you’re pronouncing that right?
Willie: Ach! Don’t make fun o’ me accent!
Bart: Hey weirdoes, ‘sup?
Willie: Boy! Are ye here to try yer hand at Willie’s maze?
Lisa: If I couldn’t do it, he certainly couldn’t…
Willie: Stuffit! I sense greatness from this wee, spiky-headed lad. He’s got The Shinning. What say ye, boy?
Bart: Sure, all work and no play, yadda, yadda, yadda.
Make Bart Find a Shortcut Through the Maze- 2hrs, Earns $175, 40xp
Willie: What did ye do to me maze, ye little monster?
Bart: You said you saw my shinning. I assumed that what you saw was my shinny new chainsaw. Which I used to cut through the maze.
Lisa: Do you mean “shiny?”
Willie: Quiet! You’ll get us all sued!!
What are your thoughts on the Shinning Maze? Will you be spending the donuts to bring it to your Springfield (or did you already)? Where have you placed it? Thoughts on Halloween so far? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!