Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Christmas 2018 Prize Guide: Act 2, Prizes 4 and 5 the Snow Mobile and Truck Stop Diner

Ho Ho Ho Holiday Tappers!

Bust out the tinsel and be sure to hang those stockings by the chimney with care because Christmas time is in the air! That’s right my friends, Christmas (and snow, lots and lots of snow) has hit our pocket-sized towns!

This year EA is trying something different, as I’ve laid out in this post, in that Christmas 2018 consists of multi-events.  Basically, the Simpson family will host four stories to be told over the course of December with a new story releasing each week.  As we’re taken through each story a series of prizes are released to correspond with the theme of the story.  For Week 2, Act 2, we’re following a Buddy Cop tale by Bart, and the prizes we unlock all fit into the snow theme.

So let’s take a look at the last two prizes this week, the Snow Mobile and Truck Stop Diner…


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Showoff Announcement: Christmas 2018

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s that time…calling all Springfield designs of holiday/wintery Proportions!  We’re getting ready to do the next Springfield Showoff featuring your Christmas/Holiday/Winter inspired designs!  So prep those towns…because we want to see what you’ve done with your Springfield!

While we’re still nearly 2 weeks away from the end of the Christmas Event, we’re right up against a holiday week…so I wanted to give y’all PLENTY of time to work on your designs for the next showoff…because it’s always so helpful to see what others have done with all this new stuff!   So send us your Christmas/Holiday/Winter inspired designs and we’ll be putting up the Showoff post, featuring your designs, on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019…so you’ve got nearly 2 weeks, plus TWO holidays (Christmas & New Year’s) AND 2 weekends to prep your towns.  Take your time and design as you see fit! 🙂

So grab some screenshots of your town, or finish up those designs…just make sure to send your submissions in by about 8pm EDT Tuesday, January 1st, 2019.  Can’t wait to see what YOU have come up with.

You can send your designs in two ways…either post a link to the image in the comments on this post or you can email them to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com.  We won’t be pulling images from anywhere else, so please if you want to be featured either submit in the comments below or email your images to us.

Note: PLEASE try to limit your submissions to only 1-2 of your favorite screenshots.  We like to try and let everyone showoff their town but it becomes difficult when some of you are sending in 7-10 images.  Pick your favorite areas and send them in (or if you stitch photos together, that works too).  We’ll try our best to get EVERYONE in, but please understand that sometimes we miss a photo or two.  If we miss you one week, we’ll try really hard to make sure we get you in the next week.  You’re always welcome to showoff your town, at any time, on our Flickr page.  We know a lot of you have awesome towns that you want to show off, but please try to stick with this week’s theme.  Remember, this isn’t a contest.  There’s nothing to win.  It’s just a fun way to showoff your town and get some design inspiration from your fellow Addicts.  🙂   

Do you want to be featured on the next Springfield Showoff?  Post your images  in the Comments below or email us your screenshots at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com. We can’t wait to see YOUR designs! (Need help with images, just ask.) 

Santa’s Little Helper!

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

By now you all should have seen, when you logged into your games, that Santa’s Little Helper has a new animated task!

And if you didn’t already have SLH you were awarded him for free. 

This is all part of the 30th-anniversary celebration of The Simpsons.

So try it out and have a little visual fun with SLH!

Christmas 2018: Week 2 Questlines, Premium Characters Young Marge & Barney and Don Brodka

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!

While the Christmas event, and snow, are annual the structure of this event is anything but!  This is the first major event in Springfield that’s structured like a mini-event.  Christmas consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the Simpsons Christmas Special!

With Act 2 (week 2) arrives three new premium characters, Young Marge, Young Barney, and Don Brodka.  Each of these premium characters comes equipt with their own individual questlines, so let’s take a look at the full dialogue questline of each…

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