Category Archives: Decorations

Itchy and Scratchy Land 101: Act 2 Crafting

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Ah the Crafting post….where I give you the how-to and break down each and every item available to craft, so you don’t miss a thing!

Love it or hate it, EA has proven over the last couple of years that crafting is here to stay.  While the prizes themselves are pretty self-explanatory, collect this to earn these prizes, crafting is a whole other “animal”.  Crafting requires some self-direction.  You decide what you want and collect the items to craft accordingly.  Sometimes this is successful and sometimes it’s not. And, as with all things, for some events crafting is easier than others.

Act 2 brought several new items to our towns for crafting, so let’s take a look…


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Pride Mystery Box

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It’s time to celebrate Pride in Springfield!  Nothing like an event, inside of an event to keep things interesting.  This year for Pride EA decided to drop another Mystery Box!  This time around it’s full of items from Pride Events (and some not) of the past…

This is a premium box full of your chance to get those Pride premium character/building/decorations.  By now we should all be familiar with how Mystery Boxes work, so let’s jump to the breakdown of what’s inside…

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Itchy and Scratchy Land Act 2 is Live!

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Well, it’s that time in Springfield…time for Act 2 to hit our games. It’s 10am here on the east coast and that means it’s time for Itchy and Scratchy Act 2…so have at it my friends!

And YES, the server is currently down. When will EA learn to just go back to the 4am (ET) start times….

Remember…this is an automatic change in your game.  Nothing to download, it should just start up in your game..

Itchy kicks things off in Springfield, and you’ll have tasks for Itchy, Diane (if you unlocked her) and Springfielders..

Act 2 Runs until June 27th (when Act 3 will start)

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Should I Spend Donuts on the Returning Itchy and Scratchy Bot or Discounted Sideshow Mel?

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Amusement time in Springfield!  New event means all new content, and of course loads of returning content! Lots of items to drop those sprinkles on…

As we all know, that limited-time label can tempt us to grab everything in sight 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 the Returning Itchy and Scratchy Bot or Discounted Sideshow Mel to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding these throwbacks to your town…

 

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Krustyland Mystery Box

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Another event in Springfield means it’s time for another Mystery Box!  This time around, with the destruction of Krustyland, it’s time for a Krustyland themed box.

This is a premium box full of your chance to get those Krustyland premium character/building/decorations.  By now we should all be familiar with how Mystery Boxes work, so let’s jump to the breakdown of what’s inside…

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Itchy and Scratchy Land 101: Act 1 Crafting

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Ah the Crafting post….where I give you the how-to and break down each and every item available to craft, so you don’t miss a thing!

Love it or hate it, EA has proven over the last couple of years that crafting is here to stay.  While the prizes themselves are pretty self-explanatory, collect this to earn these prizes, crafting is a whole other “animal”.  Crafting requires some self-direction.  You decide what you want and collect the items to craft accordingly.  Sometimes this is successful and sometimes it’s not. And, as with all things, for some events crafting is easier than others.

Now I know some of you still have questions so, let’s take a look…


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Summer Concert Mystery Box

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Another event in Springfield means it’s time for another Mystery Box!  This time around it’s (nearly) summer, so we’re going with a summer concert, themed box.

This is a premium box full of your chance to get those limited-time premium character/building/decorations with a musical flair to them.  By now we should all be familiar with how Mystery Boxes work, so let’s jump to the breakdown of what’s inside…

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Offshore Fun: Teaser Content Is Live!

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Before I get into anything else…

IF YOU ARE HAVING PROBLEMS LOGGING INTO YOUR GAME GO TO THIS POST

Ok now that that is out of the way…the time has come for the Teaser content we discussed yesterday to hit our games!  As long as you’ve downloaded the app store update from yesterday you’ll have access to the teaser content.

So what’s in store for us?  Well, a little offshore fun for starters!  Things kick off with an auto start from everyone’s favorite clown…Krusty

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Should I Buy Any of the Returning Items in the Who Shot Mr. Burns Mini-Event?

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There’s a mystery in Springfield to be had, Who Shot Mr. Burns?!  Well the answer to that may surprise you.  But an all new mini-event has landed in our pocket-sized towns and with it arrives a bunch of returning items to our stores.  All items tempting you to drop those sprinkles…

As we all know, that limited-time label can tempt us to grab everything in sight 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 returning items to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding these throwbacks to your town…

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Springfield Showoff: Springfield Jobs

As we sit here frakkin files, pulling pics, and typing a million words a minute to get our readers the latest updates and information…we find ourselves sometimes forgetting to stop and enjoy our own games. More so our neighboreenos. So we try to make it a point to hop in n out of the towns now and then to see what cool things YOU are up to. So we have decided we want to continue to focus more attention (as if we don’t already 😛 ) on YOU…our readers. Time to time we will be peaking into your towns, checking our Flickr, and also the posts in the comments below to see what cool ideas and designs YOU have come up with to make your towns unique and…well…YOU. So here is YOUR chance to show off all your hard work, time, donuts & in game cash spent. Send us your work, no matter how big or small. Brag about it to the world. We want you to. Then keep your eyes posted to Addicts to see if YOU end up on our “SPRINGFIELD SHOWOFF”.

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