Zany’s Grand Tour, Forgotten 3D Islands, and Popping Art

Yep, the updates just keep on coming!

The Public Land Preview may be over, but the hype isn’t! A tour of Zany Crown’s Tree House, the winner of the Land competition, has been released. It was made by Captain Crawfish himself. 🙂

Pretty cool, huh? I defiantly think the basement with the tree roots was the best part of the Land. It was super creative, so congrats Zany!

Plus, Poptropica Forgotten Islands is now out for Nintendo 3DS. You can buy it now at Amazon.

Just in time for the holidays!

Of course, there has been more art released on Twitter. Click to enlarge the images.

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Sorry if it’s a bit difficult to see. This was Jeff Kinney’s rough castle sketch for Vampire’s Curse.

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undergroundNow this is a sneak peek of an upcoming island’s “palace interior scene.” Apparently the island will be coming in January 2015, so it’s not too far away. Any theories guys? I may be way off, but the image kinda reminds me of the underground Daily Pops we were focused on a while ago, throughout 2013. Some people even thought they could be for the return of Legendary Swords. A good example of those Daily Pops can be found here (or look to the right). The images seem to have a similar style, right? Then again, at a second glace, the old Daily Pops remind me of Arabian Nights too. Well, hopefully you guys have some better theories than I do. 😛

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Anyway, a Creator also drew another Pop Storm! This one demonstrates the Squash and Stretch theme.

That’s all for now! Comment your thoughts below. 😉

~SD

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Arabian Nights Announcement + Charlie, Lands, & Drawing Tips

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ancharacterWell, the big announcement has arrived (no, not relating to the CDO Part 2)! Arabian Nights Island is almost upon us, specifically episode 1 (How Bazaar).

After the forty thieves ransack his city, a desperate sultan has one request: find the thieves’ lair, and bring back his most cherished possession!

Click here to go to the Island Tour Page and get your own wallpaper, poster, and other Arabian Nights sneak peeks! 🙂

In other news, be sure to check out the Creators’ second post on Roald Dahl’s website, in honor of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s 50th anniversary. It goes into a lot of the behind the scenes info of the island and more. If you haven’t read their first post, be sure to check that out as well.

Plus, the Creators have shared two more amazing Land creations.

Wow! Nice work guys! 😀

Can’t get enough of Poptropica? Want to spread your love through something like… art… but need tips? Well this cool video, straight from Poptropica’s leading artists, should help you out!

Sorry guys, but that’s all we have for now. Stay poppin’! 😛

~SD

Thursday’s Conclusion

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A ton of stuff has been going on in Poptropica today.

First of all, PoptropiCon Ep. 1 (Line Forms Here) is now out for members (as announced by Magic Fire)!

thorPlus, the Creators’ first ever video walk-through (for PoptropiCon: Line Forms Here) was released! It was even narrated by Captain Crawfish himself and is totally free! However, we will hopefully have a guide of our own soon. Note that the video contains spoilers.I have already completed the island (sadly I didn’t rank that high) and I have to say that I loved it. There are so many cool costumes to customize, I got caught up in my outfit and got distracted from the quest. Even so, the story line was cool while still being pretty basic. The thing I think I loved most about PoptropiCon was that there were random Poptropicans (including the ones you can talk to) that walked around. This made it feel more a whole lot more like real life (and they were customizable).

What did you think of the island?

Second of all, Mission Atlantis (Ep. 1-3) is now out for everyone!

Nothing much to say about it; I personally found the ending a bit abrupt. I guess I was hoping to actually meet the “aliens” and just discover more in general. What did youthink of the island?

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Thirdly, the PopLand updates we previously mentioned are here as well! The PopLand tour page has now reads…

Don’t be surprised if you find yourself face to face with a blue-feathered tigerphant or an elusive fox monkey while exploring in Poptropica Land! Strange creatures will be showing up in the next version of the Poptropica Land labs project. Just be careful, they’re not all friendly!

…along with what it had already said. Below you can see many of the different animals you may come across in the update; most of them will harm you. Sadly, I couldn’t seem to find or earn any of the furniture shown in the previous sneak peek.

Plus, it may just be me, but I also noticed that some of the generated land forms/man made rubble are more creative (instead of a few bricks from an old temple, I have been seeing finished campsites and fires). This includes images formed from plants, knocked over trees, and more. I don’t know why, but I was pretty impressed by them.

So, that do you think about the update of PopLand? Well, you can share your thoughts with the Creators themselves! By clicking on the hammer in land (to bring you to the creating menu) there is a survey button where you will be asked a few questions about your experience. I personally would like the story line of the hammer to go more in depth. However, if you’ve already taken the survey, you can’t take it again.

While on the subject of Land, the Poptropica Map has changed a bit. The last two pages (of most recent islands) are organized a bit different.

As you can see, a whole new map page as been formed to include Land, PoptropiCon, Mission Atlantis, Monster Carnival, Survival, and Mythology. This leaves Mocktropica, Time Tangled, Poptropolis, 24 Carrot, and Virus Hunter on the second to last page. Not that big of a deal, but not the numbers are off a little (most map pages have 6-8 islands on them and there are only 4 islands on one page now).

In other news, I recently mentioned the upcoming Forgotten Islands 3DS game. Well, it now as a trailer!

According to the title of the video, the game will only be available (at first?) in North America. It will be released on October 14, 2014 so be prepared!:P Of course you can always pre-order it now. The Creators say that…

The 3DS version of Forgotten Islands includes all of the content from the iOS game, including seasonal costume packs, and is presented in stereoscopic 3D! You’ve never seen Poptropica like this before.

…so I don’t know about you, but I think I’m going to get it.

In other news, the Creators wanted to celebrate 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by showing us some of the conception art and final art they made for the Charile and the Chocolate Factory Island. We will show you the pictures below,but to see what the Creators had to say, click here. Poptropica also got to post on the actual Roald Dahl website, which you can read by clicking here. Note that the two posts are not the same, so you probably want to check out both of them. 😉

We gathered the pictures into a slideshow since there were so many.

~SD

Wondrous Winners!

PTFP Winter Art Contest

Hey everyone! SD here! Thank you guys for being so patient in learning the results to my Wondrous Winter Art Contest. Thankfully, the results are finally in! 😀

I received five amazing entrees, so it was super hard to decide. Anyway…

3rd place is… Nameless UnDEFiNed!!! Congrats!

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It’s obvious that she put a lot of work into her design and definitely wanted to make a statement. It seems like she has a very steady hand. Plus, it kind of relates to Valentine’s Day, including Winter! Awesome job Nameless! 😉

2nd place is… Silver Wolf!!! Congrats!

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I know she owns this blog, so you might think it’s a little unfair, but she deserves it! Her lines are very smooth and the detail is awesome. You can actually see the lights glowing, the shadows, and even the tint in the window! Nice job Wolfy! 🙂

1st place is… HPuterpop!!! Congrats!

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His lines are smooth and steady, but mostly, I just love the subject! You can even see Dr. Hare’s silhouette in the background! Awesome work HP! 😀

Congrats to our winners! Everyone did a great job! Other works include…

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This Hanukkah scene, by Grey Leaf.

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And this outdoor winter scene by Cuddly Lion.

Sorry to the people who didn’t win. Your work was still amazing. 😦

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Okay! First place (HPuterpop), you get first pick. Comment which account you want and I will email you the username and password.

After he comments, second place (Silver Wolf) will get to comment their pick (out of the two that are left). I will email you the username and password afterwards.

Whatever account is left will go to third place (Nameless UnDEFiNed). I will email you the username and password.

Well! Until next time I guess! 😀

~SD

Art!

EDIT: The contest will also be Valentine’s Day themed! Remember, you can enter more than once!

Okay. We only have two entries for the Wondrous Winter Art competition. We need at least three. I’m not gonna lie, I’m kinda sad there wasn’t a better outcome. But, the new due date to enter is Valentine’s Day (Feb 14). If you want to enter, send winter and Poptropica themed artwork to the PTFP email. For more details, click here.

I hope a lot more people will enter! 🙂

~SD

Send in your art soon!

PTFP Winter Art Contest

Hey everyone. The art for the winter art contest was due on the 13th, but only one person sent in some art (Unless I missed something or another author accidentally deleted one?). So, I’m extending the due date to the end of January. I encourage everyone to enter! And if you’re afraid to be judged on your drawing skill, don’t worry. Even if you aren’t the best artist, you could still win because of just plain hard work! 🙂

Thanks guys.

~SD

Doing Some Digital Art, Too!

Hello, everyone! So, it’s been awhile since my last post, and I have been very busy. The reason is that I’ve been doing digital art! I decided to do some (since I’ve done a lot of it in the past) because Nameless, SW, and HP have been doing it. So, I decided to get to work, too!
Also, for some reason, I got a cold. -_-
Anyway, I’ll probably make a post later this week! Until then, may all your drawings be good ones!
~Fox