Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Live From the REAL Springfield- A Quest for the Truth Begins

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Over the years, one of the most hotly debated Simpsons topics has been, “Where is the REAL Springfield?”  Or at the very least…”Where is the Springfield that inspired Matt Groening to name the Simpson’s hometown, Springfield?”

It is a question that is asked of him at almost every Comic-Con press session. And after 27 years, that is a LOT of Comic-Cons.

However, as someone who “knows Matt”…or at least knows a lot of people who know Matt…or his sister…I feel that I can have a vetted and valid voice in the discussion, and have made it my life’s work (OK. That is a huge exaggeration…but it is an election year), to find out the answer!!

Now, I know that there are a ton of you out there who would like to lay claim to this honor. There are a TON of Springfield’s in the world.  Trust me. And if you don’t trust me, then take a look at this WIKI page.

That’s right. There are Springfields in every shape and size…across the entire world!! (or at least in places where they can pronounce the word “Springfield”).

But, as I will reveal over the course of several installments, I believe with my donut-fattened heart, that the REAL SPRINGFIELD is in Matt’s Home State (mostly) of OREGON!

Let the unraveling begin!!
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Addicts House-Keeping: Downtime Site Clean Up, What Would YOU Like to See?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

So it looks like we’re going to have about a week or so of downtime in the game before we see Halloween launch.  There will still be stuff hitting our games this week, but it’ll be minor.  So consider this your downtime to redesign and recharge your tapping finger for the next big event!

I plan on fully taking advantage of this downtime to do some site clean up and restructuring.  So that some things we let go while we were super busy with event after event can be organized properly and some other items can be found more clearly.

So that brings me to the part where I need you and your opinion.  What would YOU like to see me work on? What areas of the site do you think need to be cleaned up and reworked so they’re easier to navigate?  What would you like to see added to the site for basic game play?  (like do you what charts about various things?  A page dedicated to certain areas of game play? etc) Let me know in the comments below and I’ll see what I can work on. Keep in mind I only have about a week or so..and I do have a full time job lol…but I’ll do my best to clean up, restructure and post whatever it is you guys would like to see!

Thanks in advance!

Season 28 Premiere Prize Breakdown: New Lard Lad to the Cinnabun

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Ah Autumn…leaves are falling, that crispness in the air has arrived and there’s a brand new season of TV on!  There’s a whole new season of TV shows…and the Simpsons Season 28 starts this Sunday!  To celebrate the Season Premiere EA has launched a fun Episode Tie-In Mini Event in our games.

This event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the first 4 parts of Battle of the Brands you’ll have to earn ico_cur_seasonpremiere2016_giftcard_sm via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.  Initially you could only unlock the first four prizes, as the final two unlock once the day of the premiere arrived…(the 25th).

So let’s take a look at the details of these first four prizes.  What they do, how you unlock them and questlines associated with them….

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