Happy (Almost) Halloween!

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Our new spooky (spoopy?) header!

Poptropica is already in the Halloween spirit! And so am I, actually. From zombies to fairies, Halloween is all about dressing up (and maybe about getting candy, too). That’s why the first piece of news is…


Poppy Puppet Costumes

I might just have to do a Gender Glitch for this one because both of these costumes look really cool. Of course, it’s limited time, so get it as soon as possible! It’s 400 credits for non-members, and, as always, free for members.

If you’re low on credits, you can always spin the spinnew…Halloween Spinning Wheel! Yep, it’s fully Halloweenified with fall colors, cobwebs, spooky spiders, and jack-o-lanterns.

Also, the Poptropica Help Blog is having its annual Halloween contest! If you dress up in a Halloween costume or fall-related costume and win, the Creators are giving a 1-month membership to all the winners!


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Halloween Photo Contest Winners!

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Happy (fashionably late) Halloween Poptropicans! Did you go trick-or-treating? 🙂

Anyway, the winner’s of the Creators’ Photo Booth Contest are here!

Best Costume – Golden Typhoon

Best Costume Contest

Golden Typhoon didn’t just make a great werewolf costume — she also posed it mid-transformation for a dramatic photo. Look how the other wolves are welcoming the newest member of their pack! Creepy!

Best Halloween Party – Speedy Knuckle

Best Halloween Party Contest

Judging by the entries we received in this category, Poptropicans know how to get down! Please invite us to all of your future parties. Our winner was Speedy Knuckle, whose composition and character poses made for a rockin’ good time.

Funniest Photo – Tall Kid

Funniest Photo Contest

Tons of hilarious entries in this category. In the end, we had to give the top spot to Tall Kid, who gave us three monsters (and two bats) chasing a poor Poptropican in a hot dog costume. We always knew that would get you in the end.

Most Creative Photo – Smart Glove

Most Creative Photo Contest

Every photo we got was creative. Smart Glove zoomed out to show Halloween from a perspective we hadn’t really seen before.

Scariest Photo – Maroon Bird

Scariest Photo Contest

The Jersey Devil found his way into a lot of the scariest photos, but it was Maroon Bird’s contribution to the Slenderman tale that earned top honors in this category.

To the winners and runner-ups: congrats! I’m sure that even if you didn’t win, your entry was spooktacular. 😉

So what did you guys dress up as this year? Share your Halloween stories below!

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~SD

Behind the Scenes Videos, Popstorms, & More

Hey guys! We are a bit behind, but I will try my best to share major updates.

There have been a ton of new Mystery of the Map pages, so be sure to check out the Poptropica Creators’ Blog to catch up on the story. There have been 31 pages already!

The Creators’ Inside Poptropica Playlist has also been updated. The new videos include remarkable realm tours, a zombie dance, and more.

Moving on, PopStorm 16 and 17 have been released.

16 is a Poptropican styled bug battle and 17 shows some girls with curls.

Hmm… what else is there…? Oh yes! If you haven’t heard of this dressgate thing, you probably have disconnected from the world for a while. Thankfully the hype of this black and blue/white and gold dress has gone down. If you went onto Poptropica during all the chaos, you may have got a few cool costumes.

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Of course the dress isn’t the only thing Poptropicans are fangirling over. The Creators recently released a few sneak peeks for the last Arabian Knights episode… specifically images of a very sad looking princess.

Many theories have already been popping up. So what do you think the island’s future will hold?

Hopefully these updates have officially caught everyone up! 🙂

~SD

App Update, GHDI, & More

Hiya, Silver Wolf here! It’s been 12 days since our last post (sorry about that), but we have some more to come: Your Poptropica account on the app, Galactic Hot Dogs, Biome Hats… Keep reading to find out more. 😉

Galactic Hot Dogs Island Guide

So, Captain Crawfish posted his new video walkthrough for Galactic Hot Dogs Island! Hopefully we’ll have our own written guide up soon, but until then, here’s the video walkthrough for you to use:

I haven’t played it yet, but I’ve read a couple of comics that they released, and it seems really cool! Especially Humphree. I feel like Humphree would be a good person to make a meme out of…

Poptropica Account on the Official App?

A recent tweet by Poptropica Worldwide gives more than enough evidence that at sometime later this year, we may just be seeing the official Poptropica app…with our online accounts on it! You can see the conversation here:

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I’m super excited for this! It was one of the main reasons the app didn’t appeal to me as much as the online version. But what I am wondering is how we’re going to be playing on the app when all the islands haven’t been released on it yet… Hmm… But still, it’s (most likely) coming out really soon! Thanks Gooy55! Also, don’t forget to follow our own Twitter! We’ve been posting more than just blog posts there lately. 😉

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Balloon Man, Best of the Land, & More!

Hey guys! A lot of recent Tweets and posts to cover. First off, I want to emphasize this new video that has been added to the Creator’s “Inside Poptropica” YouTube playlist.

…Does this mean that Balloon Boy may be returning soon? Part of me is thrilled and part of me is sad that we may not be able to look in the sky and find him there any longer. Here is what has been said on the subject:

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As you can see, Balloon Boy may soon become a Balloon Man…

In other news, Poptropica has still been buzzing on Tumblr lately! The awesomeness has even spread to classrooms.

Ugh, I hate it when I’m stuck on the loading page with a ton of vines across my screen. 😛

Plus, some more concept art has been released! This time, it is for the recent “Monster High” ad. Plus, a random sketch and a boy shooting hoops on the moon (which is linked to the Lunar Colony trailer).

As you may know, PoptropiCon Episode 2: Spoiler Alert has been released to members and Arabian Nights Episode 1: How Bazzar has been released to everyone. To celebrate, there is a new PoptropiCon themed costume in the Store, called Popzilla.

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Yikes! Looks ferocious, doesn’t it? 😉

I also want to share an awesome site that the Creators found. It is called Ask the World’s Most Dangerous Losers. On the site, you can send in any question to be answered by the Poptropica Villains! Note that this is a fan site, therefore fans are answering the questions, not the Poptropcia team. Still, it’s pretty cool!

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Yep, I definitely ship Dr. Hare and Binary Bard now. Let’s call them… Robo-Rabbit. XD

Anyway… The Best of the Land: Dream Houses have been announced!

Look at that! The PHB’s own Slanted Fish is among the best! Click here for an in depth tour of her creation. Nice work Fishy!

Sadly, we are a little late on posting this, so voting for the best of the best is over. The winner is… Zany Crown! Congrats! 😀

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The Best of the Land: Villages has also been announced! Thankfully, we are on time for this one.

Click here to go vote for your favorite! The poll should be to the right of the page. The next theme in the contest is an obstacle course, so good luck everyone!

Once more thing! Survival Episode 5, along with free Halloween costumes, are now available in the Poptropica app.

~SD