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Should I Spend Donuts on Stogie and the Hard Lad Nightclub?

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It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family! 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 Stogie and the Hard Lad Nightclub to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this Moonglow combo to your town…

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Friday Filler – Love Origin Stories

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As much as I am disliking the elongated, max-tapping-for-little-reward-event that we are currently playing, I am enjoying the dialogue.

It is always fun to hear a story, behind the story, kind of story (that was a threepete for anyone counting). And in the first act, we got to hear how Dr. Hibbert met the love of his life, Bernice.  There were some twists and turns, and in the ensuing years, they have had some interesting takes on “making it work,” but in the end, true love seems to prevail!

Today is Valentines Day, and while there is little evidence of it in our games, the greeting card and floral businesses are likely rife with last minute shopping for desperate husbands, significant others, and prospective mating types, to do something to win the day, if not a lifetime of happiness together.

While the movies and books (remember books?) are full of “love at first sight” kinds of tales, the reality is often far more complicated than the “first,” part. Sometimes, reeeeeeaallly complicated.
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Black History Month 2020: Turbo Tappin’ Act 2, Fair-Weather Father

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It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family!  Loads of dialogue with this one, so be sure to read along to see what happens! And of course, I’ll be posting it as each week wraps up.

Black History Month (Heroes of Springfield) follows the same event structure of the Multi-Events before it.  This event consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the event!

For Act 2 we’re tasked with collecting Hard Hats, as we follow Carl’s story!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the second part of the story, Carl’s history with his father.  So let’s take a look at the details behind Act 2 and the Turbo Tappin’ Version for Fair-Weather Father…

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Black History Month 2020: Full Dialogue Week 1, No Laughing Matter

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It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family!

Now that we’re wrapping up week 1 of the event, it’s time to look back at the dialogue.  Just in case you missed it by tappin’ too fast…

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Black History Month Prize Guide: Act 1, Prizes 5 Clarissa Wellington

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It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family!  Loads of dialogue with this one, so be sure to read along to see what happens! And of course, I’ll be posting it as each week wraps up.

Black History Month (Heroes of Springfield) follows the same event structure of the Multi-Events before it.  This event consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the event!

For Act 1 we’re tasked with collecting stethoscopes!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the first part of the story, Dr. Hibbert’s history.

So let’s take a look at prize 5 on the Black History Prize track…Clarissa  Wellington…

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Black History Month Act 2 Starts Tomorrow

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There seems to be some confusion with dates, so…

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow morning, Friday, February 14th, Act 2 of the Black History Month Event will be starting.  The official start time is 10am ET.

The Act 1 questline won’t be going anywhere, so if you haven’t finished the prizes you’ll have a chance to complete it even after Act 2 starts.

Also, here’s some inside info to help you prepare for Act 2 to start…

During Act 2 it’ll be Carl’s turn to tell his story…his tale of parental neglect!  Of course, you’ll have to follow along with the dialogue to find out what happens, but the same characters used for Act 1 currency tasks should be used for the Act 2 currency tasks, with the exception of Hibbert’s Dad.    Again, Hibbert’s Dad will NOT earn currency for Act 2.  So we’re looking at:
Homer
Lisa
Bart
Grampa
Marge
Moe
Quimby
Carl
Lou
Bernice Hibbert
Dr. Hibbert
New Premium Character for Act 2

You’ll also need Carl free for the initial questline objective…

There will also be one new premium character combo introduced during Act 2, and that character will be able to help with the currency earning for Act 2.  (150 donuts will be needed if you’d like to purchase the combo)

And that’s it my friends!  Be prepared for Act 2 to start up tomorrow morning!

Thoughts on Act 1?  Ready for Act 2?  Excited to see where the story goes?  Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!

Black History Month Prize Guide: Act 1, Prizes 1-3 Black History Sign, Adult Skateboards, and Martin Dressed Like Africa

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It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family!  Loads of dialogue with this one, so be sure to read along to see what happens! And of course, I’ll be posting it as each week wraps up.

Black History Month (Heroes of Springfield) follows the same event structure of the Multi-Events before it.  This event consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the event!

For Act 1 we’re tasked with collecting stethoscopes!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the first part of the story, Dr. Hibbert’s history.

So let’s take a look at prizes 1, 2, and 3 on the Black History Prize track…the Black History Sign, Adult Skateboards, and Martin’s Animated task…

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Martin Confusion

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Still playing a giant game of catch-up (anyone have the mustard?) between both work and this site.  This was the first time I’ve taken a week off in February, ever.  And while it was great for travel (Disney crowd level was great), it apparently was bad for work (busy season)!  So I’m plugging away trying to get caught up on both.

I’ll get there…eventually.

Anyway, something I wanted to address that I’m seeing several times in the comments.  Martin and the prize track….

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Black History Month 2020: Turbo Tappin’ Week 1, No Laughing Matter

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I’m back, but I’m still playing catchup!  Between work and this site, it’ll be a neverending task to catch up on it all this week!  So, forgive me as I post content later in the week than I usually would.  Hopefully I’ll be all caught up by the time week 2 starts on Friday!

Anyway…

It’s update time in Springfield!  And after 8 years of TSTO, we’re finally tackling Black History Month!  No time like the present for EA, huh?   What’s in store for us this time?  Well, we’re tasked with finding out the history of Dr. Hibbert, Carl, Lou, and the Simpson Family!  Loads of dialogue with this one, so be sure to read along to see what happens! And of course, I’ll be posting it as each week wraps up.

Black History Month (Heroes of Springfield) follows the same event structure of the Multi-Events before it.  This event consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the event!

For Act 1 we’re tasked with collecting stethoscopes!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the first part of the story, Dr. Hibbert’s history.  So let’s take a look at the details behind Week 1 and the Turbo Tappin’ Version for No Laughing Matter…

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Friday Filler- When the Math Adds Up To Mayhem!

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I’m not going to “go there,” at least not much.  But this has been one of those “Math Weeks” that just makes people crazy!  Simplified, modern caucuses in Iowa, that turned out to be anything but.

Then there was the extremely predictable Senate votes…that turned out exactly how everyone expected, and yet was reported like it was not expected.

And then, there is the very, very, very odd update math for the TSTO Black History Month, that defies logic, and puts you in a position for loads of tapping, for the same results.  Four Acts, over 5 Weeks, that start and stop, over nine and ten day periods.

It’s almost as if EA is conspiring with the calendar to make things more difficult, without doing much more than flipping a couple of minor switches in the programming.

Let’s break this down (not the politics…that’s permanently broken). I mean the event math…
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