Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

County Fair and the Conform-O-Meter

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Tomorrow the County Fair Mini-Event is slated to leave our Springfields, so I thought now would be a good time to look back at how all of the items added (new and old) for this mini-event impact our Conform-O-Meters.

The Conform-O-Meter is an important part of Tapped-Out because it provides you with a bonus boost in your cash and  XP from everything you collect in the game.  When you achieve a 5-Star Town (it’s max rating) you will receive a 5% bonus on all money and XP collected in your town.  If you missed the previous Conform-O-Meter posts check here for the basics and here for how many points you’ll need to reach 5 stars.

While the County Fair Mini-Event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, it did bring a few new and old buildings and decorations.  So let’s take a look at how all of the “goodies” impact our rating: Continue reading

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County Fair Coming to an End…

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Just popping in with a friendly reminder that the County Fair Mini-Event is set to leave our games tomorrow morning.  So finish up that prize track.  Make sure you grab everything you’re looking at from the stores because come tomorrow afternoon it’ll be gone.

Remember, once the timer runs out you’ll no longer be able to purchase the items or complete the prize track.  You won’t be able to delay the timer on this one since it was part of an in-game update not an app store update.  So be sure to get everything you want and finish the prize track BEFORE tomorrow morning, otherwise, you’ll miss out.

Need a reminder about what was included in the store for this event?  Check out the rundown post here.

So what’s next?  As we talked about many times in the comments and at lengths during the latest Addicts Live, I think we’ll see an episode tie-in this week for the Season 29 Premiere.  And that’ll be followed by Halloween 2017. But, in reality, no one (except EA) knows what’s going to happen next and when it’ll happen.  So f, for now, t’s all just sit back, relax and wait to see what happens…

Oh and don’t forget to finish up those County Fair designs and submit them for our Springfield Showoff tomorrow. 

What were your thoughts on the County Fair Mini-Event?  Ready for what’s next? What do you think we’ll see next? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!

Super Safi’s Saturday Stats & Strategy Special: Springfield Downs

Salutations Senors, Senoras, Senoritas, Statisticians & Strategists,

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter ‘S’)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as KEM Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

After a stressful week of work or school, the weekend is finally here. And what better way to spend the weekend than talking math. So every few Saturday’s, I’ll come to you with a post that delves into the wonderful world of numbers, stats, and/or strategies.

 

This week we look at Springfield Downs.

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County Fair 2017 Prize Breakdown: Cheddarbarrel Farm

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of the Pride and Pageantry questline you’ll have to earn  via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

Let’s take a look at the details of the fifth (and final) prize, Cheddarbarrel Farm .  Let’s see what it does and how you unlock it…


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Turbo Tappin’ County Fair 2017 Premium Stuff: Mary Spuckler and Amber Dempsey

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!

Of course, as with all events, new premium characters are in our stores!  Yes, characters just tempting us to drop those donuts on (not literally of course, donuts are too delicious to be used as weapons).  This event introduced two lovely young ladies to our stores…Mary Spuckler and Amber Dempsey.  And naturally both came with her own questline..

So let’s take a look at those questlines now, and just what you’ll need to do to help Mary make ends meat and Amber see just how far her lashes can get her…


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County Fair 2017 Prize Breakdown: County Fair Entrance and the World’s Biggest Ribbon

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of the Pride and Pageantry questline you’ll have to earn  via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

Let’s take a look at the details of the third prize, County Fair decorations (Entrance sign and the World’s Biggest Ribbon).  Let’s see what they do and how you unlock them…



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Should I Spend Donuts on Turn Your Head and Coif?

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!  But of course a new event, no matter how small, means our stores are now jam-packed with premium items just tempting us to drop our sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label, it can be tempting 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 Turn Your Head and Coif to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this hair salon to your town…

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Should I Spend Donuts on the Cheddarbarrel Combine?

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!  But of course a new event, no matter how small, means our stores are now jam-packed with premium items just tempting us to drop our sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label, it can be tempting 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 Cheddarbarrel Combine to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this farm utility vehicle to your town…

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County Fair 2017 Prize Breakdown: Little Miss Springfield Lisa (& Her Protest Animation)

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It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of the Pride and Pageantry questline you’ll have to earn  via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

Let’s take a look at the details of the second (and fourth) prize, Little Miss Springfield Lisa (and her Protest Animation).  What it does and how you unlock it…



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Should I Spend Donuts on the Paralyzer?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s nearly Fall in Springfield and of course, that means it’s time for Fall Harvest!  Nothing says Fall Harvest quite like a good old County Fair! A nice relaxing way to slowly bring Springfield back to normal after the crazy music fest!  But of course a new event, no matter how small, means our stores are now jam-packed with premium items just tempting us to drop our sprinkles!

Of course with that limited-time label, it can be tempting 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 Paralyzer to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this carnival death trap to your town…

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