Happy Weekend! Hopefully y’all are enjoying your weekend so far!
So I wanted to take some time this morning to start a conversation about Whacking Day and see what y’all thought about it.
Whacking Day came back to our Pocket-Sized Springfields this past week for a brief time..and it was the first time it has returned since 2013. Way back when Whacking Day first hit, in 2013, it was a source of contention for a lot of players. Many players were locked out of their games because of a massive Android glitch, others just couldn’t hit the prize goals no matter how hard they tried and others just couldn’t stand the hunt for those little tiny snakes running around town.
While this year’s “event” was nothing like the original, in that it was more about buying items than Whacking Snakes…I wanted to get your opinion on the event this time around vs last time around. Did you like the way it was this time? Did you miss Whacking Snakes? Were your thrilled you didn’t have to go searching for those Snakes this time around? Take the poll below and then please discuss your thoughts in the comments below:
Whacking Day hit us earlier this week…and while I don’t normally do Conform-O-Meter posts on returning content, since we’ve usually covered them somewhere on the site, I’m making an exception this case. Mainly because TSTO Addicts wasn’t around during the first Whacking Day so we don’t really have a reference post on this stuff. So let’s take a look at how these returning items impact our 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 mini Whacking Day event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, it did bring a bunch of decorations. So let’s take a look at how all of these “goodies” impact our rating:
The Whack is back jack! As in Whacking Day is back in our Pocket-Sized Springfields! After 3 years of begging EA, newer Tappers finally have their wish in a mini Whacking Day Event! Well really a Whacking Day sale…but hey it’s your chance to get some of that Whacking Day swag you may have missed from way back in 2013!
While there’s loads of free Whacking Day items to get your whack on, you can see them in the rundown post here, there is one premium bundle looming large on the minds of many Tappers! Now with that limited-time label I know it can be tempting to buy it right up because it’ll be gone soon. But don’t sweat it! We’re here to tell you what’s worth those donuts and what you might want to hold off on.
Wondering if you should add the Whacking Day Bundle to your Springfield? Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down if you should add this bundle of all things slithery to your Springfield…
As many of you may have noticed…it’s Whacking Day in Springfield! After years of begging and pleading by new Tappers (older Tappers still have Whacking Day flashbacks…oh the snakes…those snakes!) EA has finally pulled many of the Whacking Day items out of the TSTO vault and released them for our tappa tap tapping pleasure.
So let’s take a look at this mini Whacking Day Event…and hope this time around we won’t have nightmares about snakes and eggs…
You know, I was driving home today and saw a ton of signs for yard sales and my first thought was… I bet they don’t have Portland-inspired buildings, old men in wigs, ninjas and half naked Scotsmen. Does that mean I have a TSTO problem?
Anywho… Wookiee back with another WDTCF courtesy of the re-released stuff EA decided to offer again. My opinions may be mixed on everything being premium but it still doesn’t stop me from getting to talk about origins. For this round, I had to cover Ninja Homer because who doesn’t love a ninja?
Note from Alissa…in fairness to Wookiee this post has been sitting in drafts for well over a week. We got slammed with Level 39 and had to push it back. So we’re happy to be able to finally post this awesome read for you guys now! 🙂 (composing myself as I try to stop chuckling… this might take a sec) It’s not every day that one has the opportunity to write a post with a title as silly as that but I’m definitely not complaining. I’m sure all our TSTO veterans get the idea but for any one relatively new to the game i.e. started playing after May 2013, I’m referring to Whacking Day and the probability of another Whacking Day Event in the future. Continue reading →