Daily Archives: December 22, 2015

Christmas 2015 101: Crafting Act 2

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!!  IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!!!  Snow is falling in Springfield and snowmen are being built, Gingerbread is cooking and IT’S CHRISTMAS!   May be less enthused about other holidays but Christmas is my favorite!  Favorite at home and favorite in TSTO!

For the last year or so, EA has broken up Events into stages.  Where every couple of weeks new prizes will be released.  They’ve also, over the last year, added an element of crafting to each Event, where you pick which prizes you want and craft accordingly.  And they’ve continued both methods into Christmas 2015.

While the prizes themselves are pretty self explanatory, collect this to earn these prizes, crafting is a whole other “animal”.  Crafting requires some self direction.  You decide what you want and collect the items to craft accordingly.  Sometimes this is successful and sometimes it’s not.

We broke down the details on crafting for Act 1 here but now that a new Act has hit, let’s take a look at all the new craftable items added for Act 2…

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Should I Spend Donuts on the North Pole Station?

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It’s Christmas in Springfield!  Time to hang the stockings and stock up on donuts because there are new Christmas 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.

And of course some of you have gotten your Christmas wish…in that if you missed it, you can now get the Monorail!  (via the North Pole Station)  Many of you probably saw this popup in your game the other day…

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Wondering if you should add the North Pole Station (and it’s included tracks) to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this festive station to your town! 
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Christmas 2015 Prize Guide: Act 2, Prize 2 Abercrombie & Rich

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Well here we are, in the most wonderful time of the year…Christmas in Springfield! The leaves on the trees have fallen, snow blankets the ground and there’s joy all around town!

This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story.  To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act.  Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event.  For the Second Act you’re tasked with collecting Mistletoe (Tapped_Out_Mistletoe) to unlock each prize!

The second Act 2 prize awarded at 10,250 Tapped_Out_Mistletoe is Abercromie & Rich, for those times when you want to see someone with a 6pack without their shirt on…

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So let’s take a closer look at this second prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…

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Christmas 2015 101:Fortress of Lonelitude & Moonshine Shack

Putting this up top as many are overlooking it. You MUST follow Once in a Royal Quimby’s City Questline in order to get each attraction. It starts with the Exotic Petting Zoo, then Reindeer Burger Truck, then Fortress of Lonelitude, then Moonshine Shack. If you do NOT see the part of Quimby’s Questline that triggers the next Attraction, then you’re not complete with the Attraction before it. So to get Reindeer Burger Truck, finish to Level 3 of Exotic Petting Zoo. To get Fortress, finish to Level 3 Reindeer Burger Truck… and so on. You must complete each Attractions requirements to keep Quimby’s Questline going.


Hey there Christmas Miracles?

With all the cool new stuff that is in our silly lil games for Act 2, I figured it may be helpful to give you an idea of just how much help and beneficial upgrading some of the New “Locations” will be to you.

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Christmas 2015: Weekly Challenges Week 3

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New Christmas weekly challenges have restarted today!  So let’s take a look at what you’ll need to do for 5 days during week 3 to earn bonus prizes and 20 bonuts!


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