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THOH XXVIII 101: Battle for Springfield

Welcome wonderful Wizards, Witches (with & without worts), Warlocks, Wiccans, & Werewolves!

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

Hope you’re ready to trick or treat because the THOH XXVIII Halloween Event has arrived in Springfield! And boy do I have some TRICKS to help TREAT you to a big jump in the Event! One new aspect introduced in Act 3 of the Halloween Event is the Battle for Springfield.

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THOH XXVIII 101: Beast Enchanters Act 3

Welcome wonderful Wizards, Witches (with & without worts), Warlocks, Wiccans, & Werewolves!

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

Hope you’re ready to trick or treat because the THOH XXVIII Halloween Event has arrived in Springfield! And boy do I have some TRICKS to help TREAT you to a big jump in the Event! One key aspect introduced in the Halloween Event is Beast Enchanters.

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Episode Reminder: Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (Season 29, Episode 4)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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Have you been a little underwhelmed or disappointed by the Tapped Put Halloween event? Were you really looking forward to Halloween in Springfield? Well you won’t have to wait too long for Halloween in Springfield because The Simpsons is back this Sunday, this time airing their staple Treehouse of Horrors episode! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s fourth episode, this Sunday, October 22nd, on FOX (also half an hour earlier on Global in Canada)….“Treehouse of Horror XXVIII”!

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THOH XXVIII 101: Beast Enchanters Act 2

Welcome wonderful Wizards, Witches (with & without worts), Warlocks, Wiccans, & Werewolves!

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

Hope you’re ready to trick or treat because the THOH XXVIII Halloween Event has arrived in Springfield! And boy do I have some TRICKS to help TREAT you to a big jump in the Event! One key aspect introduced in the Halloween Event is Beast Enchanters.

NOTE: While this post included info/speculation about Act 3, we’ll focus on Act 2 and have a separate post for Act 3….

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THOH XXVIII 101: Beast Enchanters

Welcome wonderful Wizards, Witches (with & without worts), Warlocks, Wiccans, & Werewolves!

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

Hope you’re ready to trick or treat because the THOH XXVIII Halloween Event has arrived in Springfield! And boy do I have some TRICKS to help TREAT you to a big jump in the Event! One key aspect introduced in the Halloween Event is Beast Enchanters.

NOTE: While this post included info/speculation about Act 2 and Act 3, we’ll focus on Act 1 and have separate posts for Act 2 and Act 3….

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WOO HOO… NEW BUILDING… BREAKING HALLOWEEN NEWS

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No…. the killer dolphins aren’t the news but I couldn’t help myself.  If you don’t know already… we just got The First Church of Lard Lad.

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I must confess I sat on my game and watched the last 5 million or so GOO that clicked off on the community pot.  Life. Well. Spent.

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SO AWESOME!  As I already had a Lard Lad’s, I am even happier that we all got another (or your first) donut shop for Springfield!

There has been a lot of speculation about the community prizes but it seems like EA will give us one present with each goal met.  This is basically what we all figured, especially considering the little arrow on the Community Prizes screen pointing to The First Church of Lard Lad.

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The next goal is 10 BILLION GOO and the prize is the Clawing Zombie.  Considering it only took 7 days to reach this mark, we should be good for all 5 prizes considering the event is 38 days long.

Stay tuned for more info on this prize later Halloween Party People!  Wookiee out!

Don’t be scared… TSTO Anonymous is back!

Hey hidey ho Addicterinos!

Wookiee here back with our regular TSTO Anonymous meeting and just in the nick of time based on some comments I saw.

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Wowza, what a week to discuss our addiction.  October 1st gave us the highly anticipated Halloween Event and what and EVENT it has turned out to be.

Possessed Characters

Haunted Buildings

Gremlins, ghosts and GOO (Oh my!)

A new look to the town and decorations

MORE LAND!

The return of last year’s premium buildings, decorations and skins

The return of some of last year’s zombies

SOCIALISM!

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D’oh!  Wrong word (now that’s scary).  What I meant was a new social aspect to the game which makes all the previous ones seem as dumb as whacking snakes.  Who’d want to do that?

So much new stuff to play with… so few hours in a day.   What do you mean there’s 24?  Don’t you know this is Wookiee Hibernation Season?   I mean, I know I have A LOT of free time to do “stuff”, but even my loved ones are noticing my absence.

I tried to tell them they don’t see it from my Perspective, but the truth is they probably never will unless they play the game too.  I have never been “addicted” to a game platform before TSTO.  Always kinda teased on those addicted to their consoles or computer games (WOW, any one?).  Now I get it.  EA has found my drug of choice and I’m loving it.  Apologies to any one I ever teased btw.

If you’re feeling misunderstood like me (stupid 14 year old won’t visit her town and then complains about missing the sushi cart, WHY YOU LITTLE!), the easiest fix is to find like minded souls.

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How do you do this?  EASY!  Here’s a couple ideas:

First step is just to make sure you have a bunch of active neighborinos… you can find plenty on our friends page.   https://tstoaddicts.com/add-friends/ (324 comments on there as I type this!)

Numero dos, Check out the Addicts NEW Forum page at tstoaddicts.boards.net.  You can chat with other Addicterinos there and maybe even coordinate helping each other out with gaining Halloween goodies!  As a bonus, all you have to do to get there is click on the

Idea # 3… Like us on Facebook (The Simpsons Tapped Out Addicts)… 2,297 other Addicts already have!

Use the fourth…. Go to www.tapped-out.co.uk.  Please note that since the Halloween Update, the site has had possession issue of its own so it may be a couple days before it is back in action and running like it used to.  Most of the authors here frequent that site too!

Lastly, (Dare I say it?) share an e-mail address with another tapper and maybe actually form a “friendship”.  I am so blessed to talk to the other authors of Addicts on a daily basis AND sometimes we actually chat about non-simpsons stuff (GASP!  The horror…. The horror).

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Hopefully everyone is going to get a little more social this Halloween season.  Nothing like some SPOOKY stuff to get people closer together.  No one else understands addiction like an Addict.  Who knows?  Maybe you’ll even find a sponsor?

Well, this concludes this bi-monthly meeting.  Take care Addicts and remember that together we can do this… one tap at a time.

Let’s end with the TSTOA Serenity Prayer.

“EA, grant me the serenity to accept the updates I cannot change, the courage to recommend the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

<IF YOU NEED MORE INFO ABOUT TSTO ANONYMOUS BECAUSE OF THE BUSY WEEK OR YOU JUST HEARD ABOUT IT, CHECK OUT OTHER MEETINGS HERE>

Zapper? Meh

So I decided to put in my two cents on one of the new Premium items for the game, the Ghost Zapper.

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In all honesty…I would pass on this on. Why don’t I like this item? I really find no value in it. None at all. The only thing I remotely like is the animation, that’s it. EA missed out by not making this an automatic Zapper. You know, like those lovely lights by the trailer zapping a million “skeeters” a minute.  The item is on a 4×5 plot. The cost is, gulp, 60 donuts. It does look cool .

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So basically this is what happens. YOU have to wait in your town for the ghosts to come round the Zapper. Then YOU have to tap the Zapper. Once tapped it “charges up”. You see the bulb at the top and the rings leading up to it start to light up. When fully charged, a circle of light emits out in a ring and spans out until it disappears. Any ghosts caught in this area are popped. This lasts only a second. From what I saw…the radius didn’t seem to go that far. I still had ghosts nearby I thought for sure it would get.

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That’s it. Done. Nothing more. I guess if you have a TON of ghosts in your town and don’t want to injure your lil tapping finger, then maybe it is beneficial. Maybe.  It seems more an elitist “I gotta have everything” item. I think it is a “Lazy Man’s Zapper.” Lol 😛

Well. That’s bout it. Just a thought in my head. Up to you to decide if you want to spend those precious donuts on it.

****BUNNY****

WOOHOO!!! … BOOOOOO!!!

A quick lil treat for all you trickers just in case you didn’t pick up on it, or you’re not quite there yet.

WOOHOO!!!

Krustyland has cars in the parking lot. WHAT??!! BIG DEAL?? 😦 Ok…fine…maybe this just only got me excited. Pssssh. Whatever. I am gonna just go back to my lil world and enjoy the fact my Krustyland looks like it is actually in use now. 😛

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BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

Literally. BOO! I was REALLY hoping for yet another EA treat. I was hoping that my Krustyland would be haunted as well. Can you imagine ghosts riding on the Tooth Chipper? Or better yet, pulling riders OFF the rides? So many funny lil devilish things they could’ve done. Not to mention the Gremlins pulling the rides apart piece by piece. Alas, I will just have to keep this one as well in my own lil head world of imagination.

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MOVE ALONG! NOTHING ELSE TO SEE HERE! THIS IS NOT THE POST YOU’RE LOOKING FOR!

***BUNNY***

But this probably is…..

NEIGHBOREENOS

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SPOOKY… EA ACTUALLY LISTENED TO US! (NEW LAND PLUS MORE!!!)

Most things in life that you think are deja vu are just coincidences or luck (or the computers changing something in The Matrix), but every once in a while in the life of an Addict, it feels like our pusher (aka EA) is actually listening to us.

So cool that we got more land with this update. It unlocks after you are done building the Gypsy Fortune Teller Shop as well as adding Lions, Tigers and Bears… Oh My. What’s that Alissa the Amazing? Oh, we’re not talking about current Happy Meal toys? Sorry folks, apparently it’s Ghost, Gremlins and Goo… Oh My! My bad.

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I talked a little about the Gremlin here. Add to the 3 Gs, the option of haunting buildings and possessing characters in your neighbor’s town. One word… INCREDIBLE!

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Here’s a little chart I came up with to help you with the new land prices for our new present. As someone who was full up on land other than my 2D palette, this addition was so cool. It gave me space for adding decorations temporarily without giving up my 2D Addiction. Can you say Redesign Mark 5? If the image seems tiny… just click on the image and it gets bigger. (Apologies in advance if that sounds dirty.)

NEW LAND

In addition to more land, we actually got back the following items from last year’s Halloween update:

Jack-o-Lantern

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Cauldron with Witch Marge Skin (60 Donuts)

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Spooky Tree

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Dead Tree

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Pumpkin Patch

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Mausoleum (60 Donuts)

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Don’t forget it looks like the Crashed UFO will be back with Kodos. Who has two furry thumbs and can’t mask his excitement? This guy!

For the lucky few that already had previous decorations from last year’s Halloween Update… our old decs started immediately giving us ghosts!

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Only day one of this update and it’s already shaping up to be the Best. Update. Ever. Special thanks to my personal neighborinos who already got me to the first reward (Pumpkin House)! You guys know who you are….

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Bad Dream House, House of Evil, Heck House Church Skin and the Super Collider (all from last year’s update) are currently still paying out cash by the way.

Lastly, the Trick or Treat Tasks are back from last year with the same characters (Bart, Lisa, Milhouse, Martin, Nelson and Witch Marge. From what I’ve seen so far, Marge, Homer & Burns all have Halloween GOO Tasks! STay tuned for more info on taks later! Happy Spooky Tapping Addicts! Wookiee out!