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Addicts Open Thread

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

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…..

Lots of things you may have missed this week around the Addicts Site:

Out with the old and in with the new, as Breakout Bounty (the latest mini-event) has hit our games!  Thoughts on the newest update in TSTO?  How about tappables coming back?  What do you think that means for future events in TSTO, in particular Halloween?

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)  

Any weekend excitement going on in your neck of the woods? Have anything fun planned?

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!

Should You Buy Daisy McGunnan?

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Spending actual cash on donuts for a character is back in TSTO.  This is something EA’s been rolling out over the last few years, and it’s a new bonus for actually spending cash on donuts. (instead of just farming them)  Where they attach a premium, limited-time, character to one of the donut bundles sometimes in addition to bonus donuts.

And I want to be perfectly clear…you do not need to buy these characters to complete an event.  You can still play this game, and complete all the tasks and prizes, 100% free.  These cash-for-character items are a new type of premium currency…because donuts have been so devalued with donut farming.

This time around we’re being offered Daisy McGunnan,  a premium character, for a tray of 132 Donuts ($9.99 in the US)..no bonus this time around.  While it’s hard for me to sit here and tell you if you should or shouldn’t spend actual cash on the game (spoiler, I think you should always spend at least a small amount…even if it’s $.99/year on the game if it brings you joy and you want to see it continue) I thought I’d do a quick breakdown of Daisy, tasks, questline and other details you may be curious about.

So let’s consider this an abbreviated Should I Buy….


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Should I Spend Donuts on Wolf the Bounty Hunter and Bail Bonds?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s time for a little bounty hunting in Springfield! Breakout Bounty is an all-new mini-event to hit our pocket-sized towns, and it’s full of bounty hunters, convicts, and everything in-between! 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 Wolf the Bounty Hunter and Bail Bonds to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this combo to your town…

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Turbo Tappin’ Breakout Bounty: Main Questline and Prizes

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Springfield is overrun with escaped convicts!  Can Wolf the Bounty Hunter help save the day?  Only time…and donuts…will tell!

Let’s dive into the Turbo Tappin’ Version for the Breakout Bounty mini-event questline, and see just how to unlock all of the exciting prizes…


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In-Game Update: Breakout Bounty

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Yesterday, an app store update hit our games to remove the Simpsonsverse.  And, today a brand-new mini-event started up in our towns! (as long as you’ve downloaded the update)

You’ll need Apu, Wiggum, and Lou free for 6s tasks to get things started with this event.

This mini-event ends, in 2 weeks, on September 29th. 

More details below the fold…

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App Store Update/Next Mini-Event: Breakout Bounty

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

There’s an app store update available in our stores for TSTO…this will remove the Simpsonsverse event from your game, and change the splash screen back to “normal”.

Along with this update, comes the pre-load for our next mini-event…Breakout Bounty!

This mini-event will not start until TOMORROW, September 15th, @ 11am ET…so please don’t ask why it hasn’t started for you if it’s before September 15th at 11am on the East Coast of the US.  (and if it’s after that time, it’s likely because you haven’t updated from the app store)

Until the mini-event starts…here’s a little teaser about what will be included with the new mini-event…

So look for Breakout Bounty to start tomorrow, September 15th, at 11am ET…until then make sure you download the update from the app store!

Happy Tapping!

Addicts Open Thread

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

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…..

Lots of things you may have missed this week around the Addicts Site:

The Simpsonsverse even is officially over,  thoughts on it?  What do you think we’ll see next?  Should be a mini-event next,  followed by Halloween. Ideas for either?

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)  Don’t forget about Showoff this week!

Any weekend excitement going on in your neck of the woods? Have anything fun planned?

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!

The Sounds of TSTO: Into the Simpsonsverse

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Your senses can evoke powerful memories in you. The smell of saltwater can trigger you back to your youth spent at the beach, the touch of cotton can bring you back to memories of your mom, and hearing sounds of TSTO can bring back countless hours spent tap, tap, tapping away.

So let’s take a trip down memory lane via the sound effects of TSTO…

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Springfield Showoff: Into the Simpsonsverse

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 sometimes find ourselves 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 😛 ) on YOU…our readers. From 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, and brag about it to the world. We want you to! Then keep your eyes posted to Addicts to see if YOU end up on our “SPRINGFIELD SHOWOFF”.

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Into the Simpsonsverse Act 4 Full Dialogue: Armpit of the Universe

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As we wind down the final hours of the Into the Simpsonsverse event (ends tomorrow!), it’s time to wrap this event up with a pretty little bow…in the form of the hilarious dialogue!

So here’s a look at the full dialogue for Armput of the Universe…just in case you missed it by tapping too fast…

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