Happy 4th of July From the Addicts!

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Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Today is America’s Birthday!  Being that the Addicts crew are almost all located in the US we’re taking the day to spend time with our families and friends to celebrate the day America announced it’s Independence. So we really won’t be around much today, as we’re taking a much needed day to recover, relax and celebrate with our families!

Remember you can check out all of the Coverage so far on the Game of Games 2 Event here. Most of your questions should be addressed in one of those posts.

Hope you all have an amazing 4th! (whether you’re celebrating Independence Day or just celebrating Saturday.  Sometimes we just need to have great days!)

Do you have any plans for today?  Sound off in the comments below you know we love hearing from you!

Friday Filler – EA Confidential – I Find Bob


Thank Grog It’s Firday…

This has been a week to remember. In between dealing with getting my wife’s Dad hospice care, shuffling flight tickets for our trip back East, forgetting my computer, which forced me to do the Filler on my phone, and finding Bob, it has been one of those weeks I’ll likely remember for some time.

The “forgetting my computer” explains why I had to recycle an old graphic from one of my old posts about another mystery…Chester Dupree.  But like I said, it has been one of those weeks. You make due…with what you have…and roll with the punches. Mysteries solved, often require adaptation.

As I prepare for another week of total unknowns, I know that adapting and altering plans is simply going to be the “new normal.” Right now, nothing is normal. In these times you just have to roll with the punches. Like Bob. He rolls with the punches. But, of course, I didn’t know that…until I found him.  Which I did.

As it turns out, things with Bob are the kind of “weird” that makes a word like “weird” seem normal.  And, what’s with that word anyway?? It’s supposed to be “I before E, except after C” in the English language.  Except, apparently, when it isn’t…like with weird.   Which is weird. But, I digress…

On to Bob.
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Game of Games the Sequel Act 3 Premium Questline: Cosine Tangent

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Act 3 is nearly a week old, have you finished it yet?  With Act 4 approaching next week (Tuesday), it’s time to finalize the posts for Act 3.  And y’all know finalizing the posts means….time for full dialogue!  Which oftentimes is the best part of the event.

Act 3 of this multi-event ushered in one new premium character to assist with the event.  Cosine Tangent is an all-new premium character for Springfield, who not only helps earn event currency (throughout the entire event) but also comes with a short questline.

So let’s take a look at the full dialogue for Do the Math…


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Game of Games the Sequel Prize Guide: Act 3, Prize 3 Pirate Nelson

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It’s that time my friends.  Time for another riveting prize post.  I can feel your excitement now.  Calm yourselves.  😉

I know it’s not the most exciting thing in the world, but as I always say it’s still important to break these down.  Helps with various questions and, if nothing else, I can point to this post 6 months from now when they reappear in a mystery box.

Act 3 is broken up a bit differently than Act 2 was.  So because of that, I’ve already broken down the non-character/costume prizes in this post from yesterday.  Now we’re jumping back to prize 3, and breaking down Pirate Nelson…

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Game of Games the Sequel Prize Guide: Act 3, Prizes 1, 2, and 4, Toys Were Us, the Shower Computer, and Waterslide Tree

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It’s that time my friends.  Time for another riveting prize post.  I can feel your excitement now.  Calm yourselves.  😉

I know it’s not the most exciting thing in the world, but as I always say it’s still important to break these down.  Helps with various questions and, if nothing else, I can point to this post 6 months from now when they reappear in a mystery box.

Act 3 is broken up a bit differently than Act 2 was.  This time around we’ve got 2 prizes, then the costume and then another prize.  So, for the purposes of this post, we’re just going to cover the building/decoration/animated job prizes…and not the costume.  We’ll cover Pirate Nelson in a separate post.

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Should I Spend Donuts On Cosine Tangent and the Springfield Multicultural Center?

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Update time in Springfield!  Always nice to see new content in TSTO, as the latest event has hit our games.  Of course, an all-new event means all-new premium content in our stores, just tempting us to drop those pink 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 Cosine Tangent and the Springfield Multicultural Center to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s take a look at the benefits of this combo in your Springfield…


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Game of Games the Sequel: Turbo Tappin’ Act 3, A Fat Lot of Good

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Act 3 is here, let’s get tapping!

For Act 3 we’re tasked with collecting Memory Cards!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the second part of the story.  So let’s take a look at the details behind Act 3 and the Turbo Tappin’ Version for A Fat Lot of Good

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Musings 25 – (They Long to Be) Close to You

Morning Musically-Minded, Medically-Minded, Masticators!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing journey involving music, science, and food to name a few concepts.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing some of these concepts Monday morning?

So let’s get started this week by talking about a billboard topping song from the 1970’s, ‘(They Long to Be) Close to You’.

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Game of Games The Sequel Act 3 in Live! The Rundown and What You Need To Know

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Ready for more Game of Games?  It’s time for Act 3…

Remember, this Act will still be playable until the event ends on July 16th.  However, Act 4 will start on July 7th. 

Things kick off for Act 3 with some dialogue between Milhouse, Bart, Martin, and Nelson…

Milhouse: Guys, I found another one of The Game Master’s high scores. It’s in Chunky Island.
Bart: Isn’t that the adventure game where you play as a kid trying to escape fat camp?
Martin: I read that the kids get separated from the camp counselors and have to fend for themselves. Like that book with the British kids stranded on an island. You know, the one whose name I can’t say because it hasn’t yet entered public domain.
Bart: Nelson, I think you should play Chunky Island.
Nelson: You calling me fat, Simpson?
Bart: No…but you’re the only one of us who has any experience putting pig heads on spikes.
Nelson: Only because it makes them easier to carry home from the butcher shop. It’s the only pork my mom can afford.

This triggers the Act 3  questline, A Fat Lot of Good, and is followed by a 4hr task Nelson, as well as a task to collect Act 3 Currency (175).  A Fat Lot of Good is the questline that will take you through unlocking all of this Act’s prizes.

Let’s take a look at what else is in store during Act 3…

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Addicts Open Thread

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It’s that time of the week again, time for the Addicts Weekly Open Thread!  So, let’s get the conversation going!  Oh and remember…just because this is posted here today doesn’t mean you can’t comment on it all week long.  This open thread will still be open for comments long after today is over!

Here’s where you can talk about anything you want to talk about…TSTO Related, Simpson’s Related or ANYTHING.  Just no Add me requests…those should go here.  We’ll give you a few suggestions (like most Sunday’s you can talk about the current episode of the Simpsons) but for the most part, you’re free to talk about ANYTHING your little Tapping Fingers desire…just keep it PG.

So, here is your Open Thread…..

I posted this a little earlier than usual because Game of Games The Sequel Act 3 will be hitting our games in a short while (11am ET).  Thoughts on the first 2 Acts?  Ready for Act 3?

How’s your Springfield design coming?  What are you doing with your town? Share some photos in the comments below! (If you need a refresher on how to add photos to the comments check out this post)  

Also, in big and exciting news…the kids and I are finally getting haircuts this afternoon!  (I’ve been cutting my husband’s hair at home.  I’m getting pretty good at it too, he only has 2 bald patches this time 😉 )

Stay safe.  Wash your hands.  Social distance.    Remember, we’re all in this together.

So chat about the Simpsons, TSTO, Update fun, or anything else you can think of! (Just no politics, it never ends well)  Can’t wait to chat with you all, you know we love hearing from you!

Have Fun!  And happy Sunday!