Tag Archives: TSTO Tips and Tricks

Pageant Stage Troubles? WATCH THIS!

Guys…I’ve addressed the Pageant Stage “issue” in two other posts now.  So this is post number 3.  THREE POSTS!  If you haven’t received the Pageant Stage and think you’ve completed all of the tasks for it (and now you’re cursing out EA because it MUST be some kind of glitch in your game) please watch this….

I’m no longer going to answer questions about this issue.  If you don’t want to watch a 1-minute video and you don’t want to read numerous posts and comments on it, I can’t help you.  If I could physically climb through the screen into your real life and play your game for you I would.  But since I can’t this will have to do.

Thank you!

Oh and if you’re stuck on the last part of the questline (AFTER you’ve been awarded the stage), you need to have Milhouse, Ralph AND Lisa free to complete the ensemble task.  It’s a joint task for all three of them.

 

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Christmas 2018: Turbo Tappin’ Week 2, A Savage Thaw

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!

While the Christmas event, and snow, are annual the structure of this event is anything but!  This is the first major event in Springfield that’s structured like a mini-event.  Christmas consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the Simpsons Christmas Special!

For Act 2 we’re tasked with following Bart’s Christmas story…all about a pair of buddy cops about the bust open a Christmas case.  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for Bart’s story.  So let’s take a look at the details behind Week 2 and the Turbo Tappin’ Version for Bart’s Christmas Story…

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Christmas 2018: A Simpsons Christmas Special Act 2 is Live!

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s officially 10am here on the East Coast which means it’s officially time to start Act 2 (week 2) of A Simpsons Christmas Special!

Now if you remember, week 1 ended with Bart declaring it was his turn to tell a story…

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Marge: What a lovely, interesting, un-tedious story! Don’t you agree, Homer?
Homer: *banging on the TV* Work, damn you! Show me a show! I don’t care which one! Anything is better than this family sharing and caring!
Marge: Homer!
Homer: What? Oh, uh right. Loved your story, Lisa. Five stars. I laughed, I cried… I somehow got through it…
Bart: I’m afraid Dad is right, Lisa. Your story was objectively awful. Christmas may never recover.
Lisa: Like you could do better?
Bart: Naturally. Because I know the three elements of a good story: action, violence, and mild cursing. Gather round, chumps, as I spin a tale of such Christmas delight, you’ll throw Lisa out on the street and forget she ever existed.
Marge: Hmm. I hope it’s not THAT good.

And now, here’s the kick off dialogue you’ll see this morning (and a look at what’s in store for Act 2)

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Should I Spend Donuts on the North Pole Bundle, Festive Bundle, or Christmas Market Bundle?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!   Of course, by now, we all know that a new event means a new excuse for EA to fill our stores with returning limited-time premium items to tempt us.

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 the North Pole Bundle, Festive Bundle, or Christmas Market Bundle to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding these bundled throwbacks to your town…

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Should I Spend Donuts On Circus of Values?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!   Of course, by now, we all know that a new event means a new excuse for EA to fill our stores with limited-time premium items to tempt us.

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 Circus of Values to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this episode 1 throwback to your town…

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Should I Spend Donuts On The Screens?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!   Of course, by now, we all know that a new event means a new excuse for EA to fill our stores with limited-time premium items to tempt us.

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 The Screens to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this festive movie theatre to your town…

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Addicts Want to Know: 2018 “Year In Review” Main Events

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Well, we’re nearing the end of 2018.  Another year in the books and another year full of events in TSTO.  As we prepare to head into 2019, we’re one again planning on doing a very special Addicts Live for the end of the year.  This will be pre-recorded, so nothing to tune in live for.  Just like we did last year, this year in review episode will feature a discussion about 2018 in TSTO.  We’ll talk about the events, share our opinions about each event & we hope to include your opinions as well!

So in preparation for that episode, I’ve prepared an Addicts Poll…a place for you to break down just the events of 2018.  This way we can keep Addicts Live interactive, despite being pre-recorded.

Last week we covered the mini-events, and now we’re breaking down the main events.

So please, take a moment to answer the poll questions below about main events in TSTO during 2018, and as always feel free to elaborate your thoughts more in the comments below.

We will share the results of this, and the mini-events poll, on the episode of Addicts live that will air either New Years Eve or New Years Day. 

Thank you!

If you’re having trouble viewing/using the form above you can view it directly by following this link

Christmas 2018 Week 2 Is About to Start

Note: If you’re having trouble with unlocking your Pageant booth it’s not the game…it’s you.  Please read this post.  There’s even a video to watch on that explains it.  I can’t help you if you don’t want to read or watch a video…

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow morning, Wednesday, December 12th, Week 2 (Act 2) of Christmas will be starting.  The official start time is 10am ET (1500 GMT).

While the Week 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 Week 2 starts, some of the premium items will be leaving the store.

So if you planned to purchase Kathy or the Acrobat (SIBs linked) do so before they leave our games tomorrow morning. (It doesn’t appear that they will help with Week 2, they’re unique to week 1)

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

As we know Bart will be telling the story during Week 2.  Characters needed for week 2 tasks are:
Homer
Lisa
Bart
Marge
Grampa
Maggie
Wiggum
Krusty
Mr. Burns
Martin
Nelson

There will also be three new premium characters introduced during week 2, all three of those characters will be able to help with the currency earning.  (524 donuts will be needed if you’d like to purchase all three characters)

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

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

Christmas 2018: Week 1 Questline ‘Twas the Pageant Before Christmas

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Grab your Santa hats and break out the tinsel because it’s Christmas time in Springfield! Yes the annual TSTO Christmas event has arrived in our pocket-sized towns, covering our usual perfect weather towns with a fresh blanket of bright, white, snow!

While the Christmas event, and snow, are annual the structure of this event is anything but!  This is the first major event in Springfield that’s structured like a mini-event.  Christmas consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting a week and taking us through a new part of the Simpsons Christmas Special!

Act 1 tells the tale of a Christmas Pageant that almost wasn’t!  Lisa is the narrator for this Christmas tale, so let’ take a look at what she has to say…

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Christmas 2018 Prize Guide: Act 1, Prizes 4 and 5 Fair Booths and the Pageant Stage

Ho Ho Ho Holiday Tappers!

Bust out the tinsel and be sure to hang those stockings by the chimney with care because Christmas time is in the air! That’s right my friends, Christmas (and snow, lots and lots of snow) has hit our pocket-sized towns!

This year EA is trying something different, as I’ve laid out in this post, in that Christmas 2018 consists of multi-events.  Basically, the Simpson family will host four stories to be told over the course of December with a new story releasing each week.  As we’re taken through each story a series of prizes are released to correspond with the theme of the story.  For Week 1, Act 1, we’re following a Pageant tale by Lisa, and the prizes we unlock all fit into the Pageant theme.

So let’s take a look at the final two prizes this week, the Fair Booths and Pageant Stage (with a few land tokens thrown in)…


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