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Old 10-03-2017, 03:08 PM
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Halloween! Halloween!

How do you know? Is it in your appstore already?

Just a guess - I am noticing that you can zoom out a LOT more now, though
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Old 10-03-2017, 03:09 PM
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OK. Update just hit on Android.

For me, it was an approximately 782MB download. Be on WiFi for this one!

It doesn't seem to be doing anything, but all my characters are busy for the next 20 minutes or so.
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Old 10-03-2017, 03:46 PM
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OK. Need Lisa, Homer and some assorted springfield residents to get started.
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Old 10-03-2017, 05:04 PM
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Ugh, there's a bug and it's apparently not just me (Reddit thread). Lisa, Bart, and Milhouse are supposed to unlock costumes after several 6s tasks. They don't, so you can't progress. After I got most of my idiosyncratic bugs fixed, too.

Looks like 2 lanes of land on the right (e.g. southeast) are new.
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Old 10-03-2017, 05:21 PM
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I bugged too.
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Old 10-03-2017, 08:04 PM
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Bug patched. Mediocre prizes from what I can tell (a lot of crafting is stuff we already have.)

I like the concept overall, but am sick of this style of event. Some of the characters are amusing and the tasks funny, but I liked trick or treating and I'd be FINE doing that every year.
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Old 10-04-2017, 09:20 AM
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You weren't kidding. I went and looked at the crafting list and I "already have one of these" with Wolf Rock and Werewolf Flanders. Perhaps others as well.
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Old 10-05-2017, 01:03 PM
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FYI free bonuts available after you finish Bart and Lisa's quest.

https://tstoaddicts.com/2017/10/04/h...c-free-donuts/
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Old 10-09-2017, 12:31 PM
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I lost interest a few months ago. I just started playing again. Let's see how long this lasts.
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Old 10-09-2017, 12:52 PM
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I lost interest a few months ago. I just started playing again. Let's see how long this lasts.
Me too.
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Old 10-09-2017, 08:12 PM
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Not long, I'll guess. It's not that different. Frequent events that are basically recolors of each other. It's better than nothing, but it's not compelling, especially if you weren't inclined to continue previously.
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Old 10-10-2017, 09:21 AM
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So in the Charmer's Market Exchange, it's saying that I already have the Medieval Rich House but I don't recall getting that and it's not in my Inventory. Anyone else get this?
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Old 10-10-2017, 09:32 AM
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So in the Charmer's Market Exchange, it's saying that I already have the Medieval Rich House but I don't recall getting that and it's not in my Inventory. Anyone else get this?
There's a bunch of stuff that it says I already have. They're recycling from previous Halloween events. You probably have the medieval rich house out in your town somewhere.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:00 AM
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I lost interest a few months ago. I just started playing again. Let's see how long this lasts.
I started playing again this summer after a three-year hiatus. It's been mildly amusing but it's starting to feel like a job again, which is why I took a break in the first place. Way too many characters, tasks, quests, buildings, etc. to keep track of. I've completely ignored some mini-games, like the outer space thing.

I sorta wanted Frank Grimes, who was available when I wasn't playing and apparently isn't available anymore. I was hoping he'd turn up during the Halloween event, but no.
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:42 AM
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There's a bunch of stuff that it says I already have. They're recycling from previous Halloween events. You probably have the medieval rich house out in your town somewhere.
Aha, there it is. Thanks for the tip.
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:19 PM
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I sorta wanted Frank Grimes, who was available when I wasn't playing and apparently isn't available anymore. I was hoping he'd turn up during the Halloween event, but no.
Earlier this year, EA made some changes to the Store and put a lot of stuff into "The Vault", to be made available for a limited time, in small groups. I've seen Frank Grimes show up in there a few times since that change. I want him too, but I haven't had the donuts to get him when he shows up.
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Old 10-16-2017, 12:05 PM
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Earlier this year, EA made some changes to the Store and put a lot of stuff into "The Vault", to be made available for a limited time, in small groups. I've seen Frank Grimes show up in there a few times since that change. I want him too, but I haven't had the donuts to get him when he shows up.
Thanks, that's good to know! Now I have to decide whether to stick it out and hope that Frank shows up again.
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:20 PM
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Is it just me or is there a stupid amount of mead crates, nerd gold, and chaise lounges being produced for this event?
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:45 PM
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Pluses to this event: It doesn't have that wheel. Minuses: It's downright boring. It feels like even more of a grindfest than usual, and the lack of novelty doesn't help.
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Old 10-25-2017, 09:49 AM
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I finished this week's monorail track collection, got the bonus donut and the Rail Yard Project Board reset to building extra tracks instead of saying "that's all for this week." I don't think there's a bonus donut involved though. Anyone else get this?
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Old 10-25-2017, 10:53 AM
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I finished this week's monorail track collection, got the bonus donut and the Rail Yard Project Board reset to building extra tracks instead of saying "that's all for this week." I don't think there's a bonus donut involved though. Anyone else get this?
Yes, it seems to be an ongoing thing now. I don't know if it's a permanent change or event related. I think you do get the bonus donuts at the end of each cycle, but I'm not 100% positive.

...and that's a lot of qualifiers in three sentences.
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Old 10-25-2017, 10:56 AM
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I got bonus donuts twice, then it gave me an extra mountain monorail tunnel (??), current one is for some donuts.
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:14 AM
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I'll be glad when this Halloween storyline is done. I have so many of those stupid prizes from the monsters stashed in storage now.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:10 PM
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Me too on both. I have burns defeated once and I'm on track, but I'm bored and do not care
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Old 11-09-2017, 01:35 PM
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I don't see how I'm going to get Dracula in the next 5 days. Usually, playing at my normal frequency gets me all the prizes with a couple days to spare, but stuff is coming in just way too slow.

The "Slithers comes out of his scales" animation is hilarious, though.
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:54 PM
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The ONE GOOD THING about this event has been the animations. They've been top-notch.
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Old 11-10-2017, 12:38 PM
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I'm pretty close to Dracula so I think I'll get him within the next day or so. I'm still battling the Burns character and that's taking for-freaking-ever. I have to do it 3 times and it still says 1/3 so I have no idea when this will end.
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Old 11-13-2017, 09:46 AM
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I'm pretty close to Dracula so I think I'll get him within the next day or so. I'm still battling the Burns character and that's taking for-freaking-ever. I have to do it 3 times and it still says 1/3 so I have no idea when this will end.
After the Burns monster, the only tasks (i think) that pay out for Dracula are setting the other "monsters" free, amassing multitudes of decorations (some good, mostly crap).

I'm hoping they extend the payout like they usually do - I dont want to have to buy Drac with donuts
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:20 AM
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I got Dracula, paid for two of the other monsters (so seven total) but I don't see how I'll finish defeating Burns. Assuming the last set is the monsters again, I still need at least one day past the end of the event. Does finishing off Burns even do anything?
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:49 AM
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Dracula's character arc is completely underwhelming.

I won't finish defeating Montymort in time either.
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:14 PM
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I read on reddit that there's a Montymort bug that your defeats of him reset back to zero or from 2 to 1. So EA think it's perfectly cromulent. Whatever.

I've loved this game for .... 4 years? While this wasn't the worst event, it sucks pretty bad and if Christmas blows, I might be out.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:02 PM
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Thanksgiving update hit app stores at various times yesterday
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:46 PM
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I didnít get the update. Iím not sure why.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:16 PM
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It's in the app store. It took a long time for it to appear in iOS store, and then I personally still didn't have it for a while. Maybe you're on the shit list too.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:24 PM
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It's in the app store. It took a long time for it to appear in iOS store, and then I personally still didn't have it for a while. Maybe you're on the shit list too.
It finally showed up for me. Iíll get it later.
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:53 AM
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I don't know about drunky, but my free donuts glitch ended.
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Old 11-27-2017, 08:05 PM
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It's weird that the blackfriday/cybermonday boxes end today, a Monday, so keep an eye out tomorrow for a Christmas update. Usually updates are Tuesdays and with no event happening, it seems more likely than not. God forbid we get a couple days off.

I bought one box. I got the ESPN-esque desk and dude. I got the enormous Japanese castle for my free box. I usually get a bunch of boxes, but there was too much crap in most of them for me to risk my donuts. My good luck with boxes ended during Halloween when I ended up with that weird Willie giant spider in the sandbox thing. I mean, I LOVED that THOH segment, but it's a weird deco for my town.
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Old 11-29-2017, 08:04 PM
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Some new content today. Not quite christmas (only on second or third task. First one was 6 seconds) but christmas prepping. No snow, but house lights for sale and a new mystery box. Good price, crappy stuff.
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Old 11-29-2017, 09:14 PM
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Watch out everyone. The Christmas lights are for sale whether you have them already or not.
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Old 12-01-2017, 01:05 PM
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I got bonus donuts twice, then it gave me an extra mountain monorail tunnel (??), current one is for some donuts.
Is there a way to get a second one? Canít make a loop without it.
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:39 PM
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Supposedly there is an update coming, although it's getting pretty late. Nevertheless, maybe don't send everyone off for overnight tasks for a bit. :)
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:38 PM
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I just checked one of the TSTO forums and I guess it's up now.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:55 PM
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I got it. It looks like a fairly standard event so far.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:39 PM
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Looks slightly more fun and less grind-y than Halloween. Plus I love Kang and Kodos, so more of them is great. The prizes seem ok. Nothing I can see that is amazing, but Halloween disappointed on that end too. Don't get too excited for the mystery boxes you can win. They're not real mystery boxes.

If you stored your christmas stuff, dig it out. Some of it (igloos, first set of snow-family, probably more) offer bonuses.

I would say my biggest complaint is that the funzos are so hard to see. What idiot at EA thinks a tiny speck the same color as the pavement is a good idea to find in friends' towns? In your own town you can hit the take me to them button, but ugh... friends visits.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:51 AM
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I would say my biggest complaint is that the funzos are so hard to see. What idiot at EA thinks a tiny speck the same color as the pavement is a good idea to find in friends' towns? In your own town you can hit the take me to them button, but ugh... friends visits.
Yeah, agreed. The button helps but I tried to find some in neighbor towns last night and gave up after a couple tries.

If we're lucky, they'll add color to them.
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Old 12-07-2017, 12:08 PM
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What does the ice do that you can get with the boxes? Will it just turn to water later?
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:40 AM
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Glad I'm not the only one having a bit of a tough time finding those damn Funzos...
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:51 AM
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Yeah, the "Find Funzo" button helps, but they get lost in the clutter of the town and if they just stand there behind a building it still doesn't help.

I won ice patches twice with the minigame. I ass-u-me it will remain ice after everything is all done.
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Old 12-24-2017, 12:47 AM
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I went on a little spending spree. I got Shiva, he of many arms. He seems mellow, and he's helping battle the aliens. I also bought a mystery box, and got the ski lift. I wasn't especially thrilled about that, until I realized that it also came with Stupid Sexy Flanders!
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Old 12-27-2017, 11:18 AM
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Yeah, the "Find Funzo" button helps, but they get lost in the clutter of the town and if they just stand there behind a building it still doesn't help.
Just zoom in super-close before you go Funzo-finding. When you hit the button, the screen will center on the Funzo, and you can just tap the center whether you see him or not. You'll almost certainly get him.
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