Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
Another day, another event in Springfield as Christmas has fallen upon our pocket-sized towns! And it wouldn’t be an event without a Mystery Box, now would it?
Since the introduction of the Yearbook Mystery Box back in March, most of the event-specific boxes have become outdated. As many of the items are in the Yearbook box for much less.
However, with this event…more specifically the Winder Wonderland Mystery Box, that’s not necessarily true. As EA has added new-old content to this box. So let’s take a quick look at what’s inside both the Happy Holidays Box and the Winter Wonderland Box…
Let’s start with the Happy Holidays Box…because it’s a lot easier to cover.
For 60 donuts you’ll have your shot at one of the following character combos:
Jesus Christ and Heavenly Swing Set
Rigellian Christ and Manger
Rabbi Krustofsky and Temple Beth Springfield
Brother Faith and Brother Faith Van
Pope and St. Paul’s Basilica
Is this box worth it? Not really. Every single item in the Happy Holidays Box is available in the Yearbook Mystery Box for half the price. You’re, more than likely, better off getting these items through the Yearbook Box.
Now let’s jump to Winter Wonderland…
Another 60 donut box. However, you may also use a Winter Wonderland Token to unlock this box…exclusively available via the Abe’s in Toyland prize tracks.
For each Act, you’ll have the chance to unlock TWO Winter Wonderland Tokens. So there will be 8 total for this event.
Another note on the Winter Wonderland Box….EA has added more content to it this year (I’ve marked what’s new to the box this year with NEW). They’ve included items from last Christmas in this box. So if you missed out on premium combos last Christmas, now you can grab them with your Winter Wonderland Tokens.
Also, a decent number of these items are NOT available in the Yearbook Mystery Box. Making this box worth taking a chance on.
Here’s what you’ll have a shot at getting:
The following items are all available in the Yearbook Mystery Box…
Giant Snow Globe- Was originally 225 donuts, Should I Buy
Ski Chalet- Was originally free, Came back in 2016 for 80 Donuts , Ski Chalet
Springfield Skating Rink-Was originally Free, Skating Rink
The Grumple- Was originally 120 Donuts (full character w/tasks) , Should I Buy
Dancing Reindeer- Was originally free, came back in 2016 as part of a bundle for 60 donuts. NPC Dancing Reindeer
Spruce Caboose- Was originally Free (2014). Came back in 2105 for 85 donuts, Spruce Caboose
Chocolate Shoppe- Was originally free, Chocolate Shoppe
Funzo Bundle- Generally sold separately, 180 Donut value all 3. NPCs, Should I Buy
Ski Lift w/ Stupid Sexy Flanders Skin- Was originally 150 Donuts, Should I Buy
Murderhorn- Was originally 250 donuts, Should I Buy
Plow King- Originally free, a prize from the W-HELL in 2013. He’s come back since for 80 Donuts. Plow King
Snow Monster- Originally free, a prize from the W-HELL in 2013. He’s come back since for 70 Donuts. Now a FULL character with tasks Snow Monster
Slide Factory- Originally 100 Donuts, Should I Buy
Ice Palace and Ice Princess Martin- Originally 120 Donuts, Should I Buy (if you have 1 or the other it won’t show up for you)
Nativity Scene- Originally Free, came back last year for 175 Donuts, Nativity Scene
King Winter’s Cave w/ King Winter- Originally 175 Donuts. Full character. Should I Buy
Krusty’s Kristmas on Ice- Originally 75 Donuts. Should I Buy
The Peak Inn w/ Lyla- Originally 140 Donuts. Should I Buy. NEW
The following items are NOT available via the Yearbook Mystery Box:
Star Snowsuit Maggie- Originally free, prize track 2016. Snowsuit Maggie
Gingerbread Mansion- Originally free in 2015, but it’s come back since for 110 Donuts. Gingerbread Mansion
Festivus CBG- Originally free, 2015. Festivus CBG
Virgil’s Cabin- Originally Free, Virgil’s Cabin
Santa Bundle (Santa Homer and Santa Flanders)- Originally 80 donuts, Should I Buy NEW
Cirque De Puree w/ Circus Acrobat- Originally 150 donuts, Should I Buy NEW
Anchor Management w/ Don Brodka- Originally 150 donuts, Should I Buy NEW
Kid First Industries w/ Jim Hope- Originally 150 donuts, Should I Buy NEW
Yarn Barn w/ Kathy from Personnel- Originally 175 donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
Roller Rink w/ Young Marge- Originally 199 donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
Mini Golf Castle w/ Lee Carvallo- Originally 150 Donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
Marge Sculpture Garden w/ Young Artie- Originally 175 Donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
Ice Fishing Shack w/ Young Barney- Originally 175 donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
Aircraft Carrier w/ Young Abe- Originally 175 donuts, Should I Buy. NEW
So, even if you purchased everything from the Yearbook Box…there’s still some decent premium content in there that you can get for Tokens. That’s not to bad. (Although I still wish there was some NEW Christmas content in there…for those of us that have it all. Even if that new content was Christmas trees, or other festive decorations)
And a quick note on the Prize Track Winter Wonderland Tokens…
If, and only if, you have EVERYTHING from the Winter Wonderland Box…you can convert the tokens to donuts. You will not see the option to convert tokens to donuts if you still have items in that Winter Wonderland Box. So, if there’s something in there that you don’t want…you’re kind of SOL on converting to donuts. You’ll still have to get it to unlock the option for donut conversion.
So once you’ve cleared that Winter Wonderland Box, and it’s completely removed from your store, it will be replaced with the option to Exchange Mystery Box Tokens for Donuts…
1 Token + 12 donuts…
And that’s it my friends, the details on the 2019 Christmas Mystery Boxes.
Thoughts on the boxes? Content inside? Did you have everything or still items to get? Thoughts on tokens via the Prize track? Sound off below, you know we love hearing from you!