Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Sci-Fi Event 101: Act 1 Math

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Seeing a LOT of questions/concerns in the comments about not getting enough dark matter (ico_cur_scifi2016_darkmatter_lg) in your game.  You’re not able to keep up with the calendar, and you’re afraid you won’t get everything.  And many of you are asking for tips on how to get more Dark Matter..and faster.

So let’s quickly breakdown the math and how to succeed in getting everything….

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Sci-Fi Prize Guide: Act 1, Prize 3 the Simpson’s Hover Car

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The nerds have invaded Springfield!  Ok just one nerd, and he’s not all that bad.  And only in Springfield can Professor Frink, with the help of Homer, open up a black hole that transports doppelgangers, robots and Stephen Hawking (!) to our pocket sized Springfields! This multiverse event hit our devices and it’s full of alternate universe inspired decorations, buildings & characters!

This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story.  To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act.  Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event.  For the First Act you’re tasked with collecting Dark Matter (indicator_scifi_darkmatter) to unlock each prize!

The third Act 1 Prize is awarded at 12,000 indicator_scifi_darkmatter is the Simpson’s Hover Car, because even in an alternate universe Homer still has a crappy car…

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So let’s take a closer look at this third prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…

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Sci-Fi Prize Guide: Act 1, Prize 2 Future Duff Sign

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The nerds have invaded Springfield!  Ok just one nerd, and he’s not all that bad.  And only in Springfield can Professor Frink, with the help of Homer, open up a black hole that transports doppelgangers, robots and Stephen Hawking (!) to our pocket sized Springfields! This multiverse event hit our devices and it’s full of alternate universe inspired decorations, buildings & characters!

This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story.  To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act.  Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event.  For the First Act you’re tasked with collecting Dark Matter (indicator_scifi_darkmatter) to unlock each prize!

The second Act 1 Prize is awarded at 6,500 indicator_scifi_darkmatter is the Future Duff, because you can’t get enough of that wonderful Duff…

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So let’s take a closer look at this second prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…

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Sci-Fi Event Housekeeping: New Gil Deal & More Premium, Plus Robot Bart

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Popping in with a few quick changes to the game today…and to clarify something many of you are seeing when visiting neighbors.

Alternate Universe Gil arrived in Springfield today, pandering an item from his universe.  In addition to the Gil Deal, more premium items hit the stores today.  And many of you are asking about seeing Bart inside a giant robot while visiting neighbors.

With so many additions, and questions, I figured we should break it all down for you guys..

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Sci-Fi Prize Guide: Act 1, Prize 1 Skyberdine Systems

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The nerds have invaded Springfield!  Ok just one nerd, and he’s not all that bad.  And only in Springfield can Professor Frink, with the help of Homer, open up a black hole that transports doppelgangers, robots and Stephen Hawking (!) to our pocket sized Springfields! This multiverse event hit our devices and it’s full of alternate universe inspired decorations, buildings & characters!

This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story.  To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act.  Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event.  For the First Act you’re tasked with collecting Dark Matter (indicator_scifi_darkmatter) to unlock each prize!

The first Act 1 Prize is awarded at 1,6oo indicator_scifi_darkmatter is Skyberdine Systems, because you can’t have a futuristic event without a futuristic HQ…

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So let’s take a closer look at this first prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…

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Free Donuts?! Login Today For Your Free INSTANT Donuts!

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Just popping in with a quick announcement….EA’s giving away donuts today!  That’s right you’ll get 15 FREE donuts today just by logging into TSTO.

So start up your games and enjoy those delicious sprinkles!

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Should I Spend Donuts On the Giant Robot?

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The nerds have invaded Springfield!  Ok just one nerd, and he’s not all that bad.  And only in Springfield can Professor Frink, with the help of Homer, open up a black hole that transports doppelgangers, robots and Stephen Hawking (!) to our pocket sized Springfields!  So time to crack open those hologram wallets, because there’s a store full of multiverse theme premium items to spend our donuts on!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything 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 Giant Robot to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this giant terror to your Springfield…

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Sci-Fi 101: Act 1 Missing Robots

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Popping in with some super quick information about ROBOTS!   Many of you are worried they’re missing from your town, or they’re not spawning properly because when you open your game in the morning you can’t find them.  Well…the good news is your game isn’t broken!  The even better news is…you’re getting them all cleared for you with the tap of 1 button!

Need more explained?  Let’s break down these robots below…

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Totbox’s Throwback Thursday: S2 E3 Treehouse of Horror

Hello time travelers, happy Halloween

*Flashlight under face* Boo!! Now that you are properly scared, prepare to be informed (which is kind of scarier). There are a few Landmarks in The Simpsons’ history and this is one of them, The very first THOH (which since “Treehouse” is a compound word it should be TOH but it doesn’t look right, so let’s stick with THOH).

1977, there was an iconic role, voiced by an even larger Force of a man, James Earl Jones. Yes THAT James Earl Jones and he graced The Simpsonsverse in three separate roles in this episode (not to mention voicing Maggie in a future THOH episode).

There was no THOH in season 1 but this doesn’t change the fact how important they are to the fabric of the series and our game. Enough of my excitement that I can’t put into words (and refused to leave in all caps) find a dark room or even a treehouse and enjoy this special installment:

“Treehouse Of Horror”
Treehouse, Possessed House, UFO and Poe:)

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Sci-Fi Springfield 101: Act 1 Neighbor Visits

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The nerds have invaded Springfield!  Ok just one nerd, and he’s not all that bad.  And only in Springfield can Professor Frink, with the help of Homer, open up a black hole that transports doppelgangers, robots and Stephen Hawking (!) to our pocket sized Springfields!

As with all events neighbor’s come into play, in one way or another, and this event is no different.  So let’s breakdown the neighbor actions, payouts and the mysterious cube (Anomaly) everyone keeps talking about…

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