Tag Archives: TSTO Thanksgiving 2014

Where Did THAT Come From – Cornucopia

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and thank goodness EA brought us some new FREE stuff for our games.  For this edition of Simpson origin goodness, I thought I’d talk about that little item EA gave us at the end of Part 1 of the Thanksgiving questline… the Cornucopia.

Cornucopia Continue reading

Turkey Time Is (almost) Over, Is Santa Coming?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Just a reminder to you all…it looks like the Thanksgiving update is set to end tomorrow (12/2/14)..the official end time that we see is 0800GMT (3am EST).    Could this mean Christmas will be arriving to TSTO?  Who knows what EA has up their sleeves, but what we can tell you is once the Thanksgiving event is over…it’s over.  That means all of those limited-time decorations, buildings and characters that you haven’t purchased, will *poof* disappear!


So just what items will be disappearing tomorrow? Let’s take a look… Continue reading

Thanksgiving and the Conform-O-Meter

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Thanksgiving has arrived in Springfield!  This Limited-Time event will only be around a short while (It’ll be gone be December 2nd), so make sure you get those Limited-Time decorations and buildings while they’re still around!  For a little extra incentive let’s take a look at how the new additions to Tapped Out will impact your Conform-O-Meter.

The Conform-O-Meter is an important part of Tapped-Out because it provides you with a bonus boost in your cash and  XP from everything you collect in the game.  When you achieve a 5-Star Town (it’s max rating) you will receive a 5% bonus on all money and XP collected in your town.  If you missed the previous Conform-O-Meter posts check here for the basics and here for how many points you’ll need to reach 5 stars.

While the Thanksgiving event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, it did bring us a ton of new items to add to our Springfield.  Let’s take a look at how all of the new “goodies” impact our rating: Continue reading

Cyber Monday Gil Deal: Truckasaurus

UPDATE BUNNY: So a lil update hit our games with a patch AND an extension on this Gil Deal. Looks like it is going to push it almost to lunch time tomorrow. (About 16 hrs from now.)

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Gil’s Black Friday Rebate Deal might be over but he’s back this morning with a limited-time deal…just in time for Cyber Monday!

2014-12-01 03.06.39

For today only you can purchase Truckasaurus from Gil for a whopping 225 donuts!

We’ll have a break down on whether or not you should buy Truckasaurus later this morning….But for now that’s it for this Gil Deal.  Just remember…it’s only available for the next 24 hours.  So if you want it make sure you pick it up before Tuesday morning.

What do YOU think of Gil’s Cyber Monday deal? Will you be spending donuts on Truckasaurs?  Did you take advantage of his Black Friday deal?  Sound off in the comments below, you know we LOVE hearing from you!

Where Did THAT Come From – Puritan Flanders & Outdoor Feast Table

Turkey turkey turkey gobble gobble gobble turkey gobble turkey gobble gobble…

Mmmmmmm…. turkey.  Hey hey my friends!  Wookiee balancing a laptop on the remainders of his Turkey feast stomach and wondering why anyone would pardon Mac, Cheese or a Tofurkey?  Tryptophan be darned, I love me some food. But this post isn’t about delicious turkey deep-fried and delicious, it’s about Puritan Flanders and the Open Feast Table.

Puritan Ned 1 Outdoor Feast Table Continue reading

Turbo Tappin’ Premium Turkey Day 2014: Mrs. Bouvier

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Ah Thanksgiving!  In the words of Homer….”The high holiday of gorging! Uncluttered with Yule logs, Easter egg hunts, flag saluting or the yoinking out of groundhogs.”  That is until your mother in-law shows up!

The Thanksgiving update has brought Marge’s mother, Mrs. Bouvier, back to Springfield…much to the delight of Abe Simpson!  So now that we have an all-new premium character added to Springfield it’s time to take a look at just what happens when she arrives in town!

So now…let’s get to Tappin’ shall we?!

turbo tap Thanksgiving

Continue reading

Should I Buy….Thanksgiving Rewind!

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s Turkey time in Springfield! Leaves have changed colors, Puritan Flanders & Sacagawea Lisa have arrived in town…oh and Thanksgiving is back in our TSTO Stores!

As with Thanksgivings past (and other events) EA has decided to make old items new again, and give players who might have missed out on something a second chance to get it.  Of course that second chance doesn’t come with out a price, as many of the returning items are premium.

Recently EA brought back several items from 2013 and 2012, Caesar’s Pow Wow Casino, Casino Sign, Tribal Chief & Thanksgiving Day Balloons.  Now many of you are curious if any of these items are worth your hard earned donuts, and we’ve broken a lot of these down for the previous events…however we decided it’d be great to give them another look in a Thanksgiving Should I Buy reboot post!

So now let’s take a look and see if these items are worth YOUR donuts!

thanksgiving should i buy

Continue reading

EA Servers Down

As many of you are already experiencing, there is an issue with EA servers. Some may be impacted. Others (much like myself) may not be. EA Origin Servers Down 11 23 2014

If you are one of those impacted, hang in there while they work on it. In the meantime a LOT of EA access is down as well. Help and Support being a big one. That means NO Chat, Email, or Phone Calls for assistance right now. So hang in there.

For the rest of us, I do not know how far or wide this will spread, so use caution while in the game and watch your progress in case some is not saved. (Screenshots do wonders.)

Their site still shows them active on my end, but follow what EA reports. https://www.origin.com/en-us/status




Weekend Update: November 16th- 22nd

Turkey for me
Turkey for you
Let’s eat the turkey
In my big brown shoe
Love to eat the turkey
At the table
I once saw a movie
With Betty Grable…

Weekend Update Addicts Continue reading

Turbo Tappin’ Turkey Day 2014: The Battle of Thanksgiving

Update 11/25- Today’s task has been added to the Turbo Tappin’ Rundown…

Update 11/24- Today’s task has been added to the Turbo Tappin’ Rundown..

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Ah Thanksgiving!  In the words of Homer….”The high holiday of gorging! Uncluttered with Yule logs, Easter egg hunts, flag saluting or the yoinking out of groundhogs.”  That is until Puritan Flanders got in the way!

So now that Thanksgiving has arrived in Springfield, we at least Pre-Thanksgiving…it’s time to take a look at the Main Turkey Day questline.  This year EA has decided to split it up into sections…with part released now and more coming Monday 11/24.  In this post we’ll Turbo Tap the first part of the main questline (ie everything available before 11/24)…and we’ll update this post with the rest once it hits.

So now…let’s get to Tappin’ shall we?!

turbo tap Thanksgiving

Continue reading