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Tavern Trouble Prize Guide: Colette

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Homer’s looking for a new bar in Springfield!  Ready to drink around Springfield with Homer J?!  Well, this is the mini-event for you!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of The Long Way Homer questline, you’ll have to earn via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

So let’s take a look at the fourth prize for this mini-event, Colette…


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Tavern Trouble Prize Guide: The Bendy Elbow, 5 O’Clock Somewhere, Ramen Coma, and Beer Bottle Fountain

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Homer’s looking for a new bar in Springfield!  Ready to drink around Springfield with Homer J?!  Well, this is the mini-event for you!

Remember, this event is designed to follow a series of tasks via the questline to unlock prizes.  For each of the parts of the Long Way Homer questline, you’ll have to earn via various character tasks in order to unlock the prize for that part.

So let’s take a look at the building and decoration prizes for this mini-event (we’ll cover Colette in another post), The Bendy Elbow, 5 O’Clock Somewhere, Ramen Coma, and Beer Bottle Fountain…


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Should You Buy Robin Hood Homer?

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Spending actual cash on donuts for an item (character/costume/building) 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 Robin Hood Homer,  a premium costume for Homer, 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 Robin Hood Homer, tasks, questline and other details you may be curious about.

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


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Addicts Open Thread

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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:

Week 3 of the Bracket Battle is live!  Don’t forget to vote in this week’s battle, if you haven’t already done so! You can vote here.

A surprise mini event hit our games last week.  Thoughts on Tavern Trouble? Have you bought the Golden Goose yet?

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 I Spend Donuts On Harv Bannister and Tipsy McStagger’s?

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Homer’s looking for a new bar in Springfield!  Ready to drink around Springfield with Homer J?!  Well, this is the mini-event for you!  Yes, it’s mini-event time in our pocket-sized towns, as Tavern Trouble makes its way to our games.  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 Harv Bannister and Tipsy McStagger’s to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this hot spot combo to your town…


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Turbo Tappin’ Tavern Trouble: Main Questline and Prizes

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Homer’s looking for a new bar in Springfield!  Ready to drink around Springfield with Homer J?!  Well, this is the mini-event for you!

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


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The Sounds of TSTO: Springfield Enlightened

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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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In-Game Update: Tavern Trouble (GOLDEN GOOSE REALTY IS BACK!)

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Yesterday, an app store update hit our games to remove the Springfield Enlightened Event.  And, today a brand-new mini-event started up in our towns! (as long as you’ve downloaded the update)  I will admit, this caught me completely off guard.  I was expecting a week off…and honestly looking forward to one…but EA (as usual) had other plans in store for us!

As a little inside TSTO baseball: I will say, thinking about it, this does totally make sense to start up now.  You’ve got this 2-week mini-event, which ends July 28th, then a week off and a 5-week major event likely to start on August 4th.  That will likely run until Sept. 8th…and that’ll give you a week off, followed by a two-week mini-event, and another week off followed by Halloween starting around October 6th.  Of course, this is just my suspicion…and it lines up well for this…but we’ll see what EA actually does.

Anyway…running through the game files now, I’ll be back in a bit with more info on this post once I have it.  For now know that you’ll need Homer and Moe free to run 6s tasks, which will trigger the prize track and new items in your store.  At that point you’ll need the Barflies free to do the mini-event currency earning tasks.

Details below the fold…

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Springfield Enlightened Act 4 Full Dialogue: Buddhism Sans

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As we prepare for the Springfield Enlightened event to end TOMORROW, it’s time to wrap up Act 4, and the event, with a pretty little bow…in the form of the hilarious dialogue!

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

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Springfield Enlightened Prize Guide: Act 4, Prizes 2-5

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It’s time for our final Springfield Enlightened Prize Post!  Woohoo!

Act 4 of the Springfield Enlightened event consists of 1 new building, 2 new decorations, 1 animated task for Lisa, and one new full character.

So let’s take a look at the final prizes on the Act 4 Prize Track: the Royal Tower, Lisa Reach Enlightenment, the Salt Mandala, and the Enlightenment Fountain  (Queen Guatama, a full character, was the first prize on this track and we broke her down here)…

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