Love is in the air they say… or is it smog? I always get those two mixed up. Is there a love alert today? Do we have to keep the kids indoors? Is Cupid polluting the atmosphere? Even in the middle of a mini-event, I find myself wondering what is coming down the pike in our beloved game. Even after 2 years and 4 months of content, there’s still so much that could be added. Every once in a while, I put on my thinking cap and consider some options. Here’s what a Wookiee wants for VD. (Not VD lol)
As it’s officially February, TSTO experience makes a lot of us tappers expect something for Valentine’s Day. While only EA knows what they have in store, it’s always fun to guess. I should probably start by saying I wouldn’t be surprised to see this event have to do with the upcoming Valentine’s Day episode, “Love Is in the N2-O2-Ar-CO2-Ne-He-CH4” (S27:E13) airing on February 14th, 2016. It’s an episode involving Frink and the old folks of the Retirement Castle so you’re guess is as good as mine about what it would entail.
I came up with a ton of ideas previously (2014)… so many in fact I had to break them up into two parts (one/deux) but that never keeps me from having more. There’s not a ton of VD episodes to pick from but I thought of some stuff outside the regular Valentine’s Day options. I started off with a couple decorations.
Every VD is all about the things you should give your sweetheart. I’d love to see this billboard from “Homie the Clown” (S6:E15). Nothing says lovin like an English muffin.
I could go for the L’il Lisa or Majestic Marge from “Dangers on a Train” (S24:E22). It was one of the uber romantic things Homer did for his wife and would go nice with any mall set-up.
Of course, a lot of ideas often come to me when I am writing other posts. This entire WAWW stems from when I came across the Aprodite Inn from “Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy” (S6:E10). This definitely seems like a romantic building to come with a VD update.
This building got me to thinking about new fancy restaurants characters could eat at. Loving and eating seem synonymous to me lol. One idea is Amoré in “And Maggie Makes Three” (S6:E13). When the moon hits your eye like a big donut pie that’s Amoré. Also funny to pick this one since it’s not the romantic place Homer and Marge went on the night they conceived Maggie. They didn’t go to Chez Nous either, they went to Krusty Burger to dance while ordering in the drive-thru.
To me, fancy restaurants always have names in other languages. I love the name of this next one. How about Le Snotterie from “The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase” (S8:E24)? In fancy restaurants, they say some folks eats snails. Never done it because I always escar-go to other places but how about a restaurant named after a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc like The Enchanted Snail from “Moms I’d Like to Forget” (S22:E10)?
Speaking of Moe’s… how about an outdoor love tester for the game aka the Love-matic Grampa. Heck, I know people might hate me but a mini-game using the love tester could be fun too.
And lastly, Chuck Dukewagon’s. While not a very romantic destination… it was the restaurant shown in “Married to the Blob” (S25:E10) when Comic Book Guy first dated his precious Kumiko.
While we’re talking about romantic interests… I guess I could point out I did a whole post about TSTO Puppy Love for Bart and Lisa. My picks this year for characters that could include funny romance questlines are as follows:
Of all the characters I’d like to see romantically linked with Bartholomew J. Simpson, I always pine for Mary Wrestlemania Spuckler. I know the future seems to indicate he’ll end up elsewhere but to that I say Jenda, schmenda. Bart should wise up and love him some Mary. Sure she’s a Spuckler, but I think she’s the cat’s pajamas, the bee’s knees… The Bee’s Knees!
The Puppy Love post had a bunch of love interests for Lisa, but I can’t believe I didn’t think of the perfect pairing. Why not bring us Mr. Bergstrom from “Lisa’s Substitute” (S2:E19)?
Cupid skins for Maggie and Gerald could be fun. If not skins, at least a joint task.
It’s about time things came up Milhouse in the game and I’m still rooting for Samantha Stankey from “Bart’s Friend Falls in Love” (S3:E23).
My last pick is Maya from “Eeny Teeny Maya Moe” (S20:E16).
Even a homonculus troll like Moe needs some love now and again. Maya even could come with her cute little house.
My last thoughts are why not just completely go off the rails. Instead of a lovey dovey mess, just go literal and finally bring us Li’il Vicki Valentine and her dance studio.
How about pink shirts for everyone like in “Stark Raving Dad” (S3:E1)? We could get some sort of quest that included earning the Springfield Laundromat from “Sweet Seymour Skinner’s Baadasssss Song” (S5:E19).
Honestly, some may have already guessed why I’d really want anything from the pink shirt episode. Leon Kompowsky would definitely prove to me that EA loves us as much as a corporate entity can.
Well those are my ideas for Valentine’s Day 2016 in TSTO. Probably too late to effect whatever is headed our way but you never know when an idea or two will find their way into the game. What do you think of the ideas? Have any others you’d like to see? Excited for a brand new VD episode this year? Sound off in the comments and happy tapa-tapa-tapping.
TTFN… Wookiee out!