Let the heisting begin! The latest event in Springfield, The Springfield Job, is all about pulling off elaborate Heists…well not too elaborate Homer is involved…in a bet between two Nuclear Power Plant owners.
As with nearly all events, this event does have a neighbor component to it. A way to be a little social and earn a few extra event currencies along the way. Some of you are a bit confused on the social actions for this event, so let’s break them down for y’all now….
I’m not going to lie…(and you shouldn’t trust anyone who starts by saying that…as it implies that they lie all of the time, and this is an exception…like politicians who start off something with”trust me…”)…I already hate this event.
Why? Because they have ignored the two most requested aspects for improving the game. First, we asked that they “Make the Events Shorter.” Their answer? This is one of the longest…if not THE longest events in TSTO history. It will run a full 48 days…and the acts have now expanded to 16.5 days…which for all practical purposes, should be 17.
The other thing most of our readers asked for, was reducing or eliminating the crafting in these events. What did they do? Expanded it.
But…here we are…a bunch of addicts who are going to play the update, whether we say we won’t or not. We will grit our teeth for expanded/extended grinding…and see if we can outlast EA. There are LOADS of new items…without actually increasing the item limit enough for most of the longtime players to add them without “device issues.” But…that would make THREE gripes in one post…so I will refrain.
Instead…I will simply offer up the calendar(s) so you can stay on pace to GET IT ALL!! Continue reading →