It’s funny to me (and perhaps less funny to some), how the EA/Gracie staff interjects little political barbs based on bits of reality. They are usually just lines in the dialogue, which most people bash through (I’d say Tap through…but, when you are in a hurry to get to the next task, bashing is more accurate).
In the “Around the World” event, there were a few items that could have riled the masses, including bits on immigration, municipal funding, and a couple of less minor topics that really got to me on a personal basis.
I get it. There is a lot to laugh at or lampoon in the world today. The whole bit with trying to woo the tourists, who didn’t speak our language was clever (they were French after all). The bit about funding schools with the lottery was wincingly accurate, at least in Oregon…where we don’t have a sales tax. So here in the Land ‘O Green, they fund schools with “sin taxes” including state run lotteries, and heavy taxes on cigarettes, alcohol, and now, the burgeoning growth industry of recreational Cannabis.
But then they went too far. They cut a little too close to home…it got PERSONAL.
Episode tie-ins are back! EA wasted no time in bringing us some new content, and this time it’s an episode tie-in for this Sunday’s upcoming “22 for 30″ episode of The Simpsons. And of course all new update (no matter how small) these days means premium content is back in our stores from events past, and often with a discounted price tag.
Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks awesome because it’ll be gone soon. But don’t sweat it! That’s where we come in to tell you what’s worth those donuts and what you might want to hold off on.
Wondering if you should add any of the “22 for 30” tie-in discounted or returning premium items to your Springfield? Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this throwbacks to your Springfield…
A few days ago a little episode tie-in hit our games to get us Tappers excited about Sunday’s all new episode, “22 for 30″. The episode tie-in brought a bunch of characters back to our TSTO stores, as well as added one new premium character for us to play around with. So let’s take a look at the full dialogue questline for Anger Watkins, and see if we can find out what makes him so angry…