Category Archives: Updates

Springfield Showoff: Places of Worship

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 ūüėõ ) 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. (That and Bunny loves to see other designs and get inspiration from it.) Then keep your eyes posted to Addicts to see if YOU end up on our¬†“SPRINGFIELD SHOWOFF”.

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Turbo Tappin’ The Great Phatsby: Jay G

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

The snow may have melted in Springfield, but the party is just getting started!  Gil arrived in our games recently to bring us the king of fun and parties Jay G.

Of course new premium character means new questline to work your way through.¬†So let’s take a look at the questline¬†for Jay G and his goose sidekick….

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Should I Spend Donuts On Gil’s Jay G Deal?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

The snow may be gone but the party’s just getting started! ¬†Gil arrived in Springfield a couple of days ago with an all new Phatsby of a deal! ¬†Premium…of course.

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks as awesome as this 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 Jay G’s Gil deal to your¬†Springfield? ¬†Well before you hit that confirm button let‚Äôs break down the pros and cons of adding this faith healer to your Springfield…

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Update Alert: Winter Removal, Great Phatsby Gil Deal & Springfield Heights Additions

Updated to include LA Body Works..totally forgot about it last night…sorry!

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

As I mentioned earlier this evening the Winter Removal Update is live in your App Store. ¬†This update will not only remove the snow from Springfield…but it also adds a new Gil deal with items from The Great Phatsby episode AND some changes/additions to Springfield Heights (including new land!).

Thanks so much for your patience…as I had to get home and get the Tiny Addict settled and in bed…so now let’s get to the new additions…

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Winter Removal Update and New Content (Incoming)

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

The Winter Removal update is currently pending in the files. ¬†We’re just waiting on it to hit both iOS and Android stores (oh Kindle too!). ¬†As of typing this…4:30pm ET…it is NOT LIVE. ¬†But it’s sitting on the servers so it’s only a matter of time before it hits your app store. Currently live on Android and iOS, you will likely have to search your store for Tapped Out. ¬†Update did not appear in my update list.

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So why am I writing about something that’s pending? ¬†Because it’s 4:30 here and nearly time for me to go pick up the Tiny Addict and head home. ¬†It’s very likely that the update will hit the stores before I get home and get her settled for the night. ¬†So consider this post your “heads up” that the snow should be removed today and Springfield will return to normal.

Is there anything with the removal update?  Yes.  It appears that there is a phase 2 for The Great Phatsby tie-in that should be hitting with the removal.

Confirmed: Phatsby Gil Deal AND changes to SH, new characters can earn SH currency (and increased storage). ¬†I’ll cover it all when I get home.

I’ll cover the details for everything later tonight after the Tiny Addict is in bed.

For now consider this post your place to talk about the removal and the new content…once it hits.

I’ll be back later tonight with more details! ¬†Thanks guys!

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Homer the Heretic Prize Breakdown: Cut-Glass Cathedral

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It‚Äôs Sunday Morning in Springfield! Gather up those religions because Homer wants to sample them all! Like a religious smorgasbord…as long as Homer can still have the bacon!

This event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the¬†questline¬†to unlock prizes. ¬†For each of the parts of¬†the¬†Homer the Heretic¬†questline¬†you’ll have to earn ico_cur_homertheheretic_luckypenny_lg¬†via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

Let’s take a look at the¬†details of the sixth and final¬†prize. ¬†What it does¬†and how you unlock it..

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The Main Event (Contest Alert!)

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So… it’s a new year and I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to what EA has in store for all of us as the months go by. While the future is sure to include episode tie-ins and the obligatory events that drive some of us to madness and/or celebration, I thought it might be fun to resurrect a contest idea we had way back in July 2014. You see, the team here at Addicts decided to give away donuts for creativity and the result was nothing short of amazing. Basically, a lot of people created ideas for the next big thing in the game and boy howdy did the Addicts show up with ideas.

Looking back at that contest, a lot of our ideas became realities in the game. I could toot my own horn and point out my example became Level 48 with Lurleen Lumpkin but just scrolling through the comments, so much made its way into the game.

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Should I Spend Donuts On Fr. Sean, the Sponsored Church, First Church of Lard Lad or Satan’s Anvil?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It‚Äôs Sunday Morning in Springfield! Gather up those religions because Homer wants to sample them all! Like a religious smorgasbord…as long as Homer can still have the bacon! ¬†Of course it¬†wouldn’t be an event in Springfield without premium items in our stores, just tempting us to spend sprinkles on them!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to buy everything that looks as awesome as this 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¬†Fr. Sean, the Sponsored Church, First Church of Lard Lad or Satan’s Anvil your Springfield? ¬†Well before you hit that confirm button let‚Äôs break down the pros and cons of adding these throwbacks¬†to your Springfield…

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Homer the Heretic Prize Breakdown: Hamburger Heaven

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It‚Äôs Sunday Morning in Springfield! Gather up those religions because Homer wants to sample them all! Like a religious smorgasbord…as long as Homer can still have the bacon!

This event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the¬†questline¬†to unlock prizes. ¬†For each of the parts of¬†the¬†Homer the Heretic¬†questline¬†you’ll have to earn ico_cur_homertheheretic_luckypenny_lg¬†via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

Let’s take a look at the¬†details of the¬†fifth¬†prize. ¬†What it does¬†and how you unlock it..

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In-Game Update: Great Phatsby Mini Episode Tie-in

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

A super quick episode tie-in hit our games this afternoon. ¬†This is for this Sunday’s upcoming 1hr episode “The Great Phatsby”.

This really is super quick…

If you don’t already have the Burns Summer Mansion (from Superheroes 2), you’ll have to build it. (for free)

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That will be followed by a quick 6s task for Mr. Burns.

And that’s it…you’ll then see this message:

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And that’s it. ¬†All I’ve come across anyway. ¬†Really short, really simple. ¬†Really just a reminder to watch on Sunday…and a nice way to get the Mansion if you missed it during Superheroes.

Oh and this update should fix the Princess Nerd questline issue for Martin and the Ice Castle.

That’s it my friends. ¬†What are your thoughts on this super short task for Sunday’s episode? ¬†Think there will be more to it? ¬†Excited for a full 1hr episode? ¬†Sound off below, you know we love hearing from you!

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