Black Friday Deals and More: Hop to it!

LOTS of Poptropica stuff to cover today! First up, the Island Hopper Sweepstakes.

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From today until December 31, we’ve hidden one Island Hopper Ticket in every common room on Poptropica. Each ticket that you collect counts as one entry into the sweepstakes. There are over 40 tickets to find, which means you have over 40 chances to win!

Click here to go to the rules page for this event. Sadly, you have to live in the US to enter.

20 runner-ups will receive a Poptropica Blimp Toy, as well as a 1-month Poptropica Membership. 10 2nd-place winners will receive a 6-month Membership. Finally, the grand-prize winner will get to meet Jeff Kinney in a 30 minute long video call, receive a Poptropica Blimp Toy, AND get a 6-month Membership.

In addition to this, there is also a weekly sweepstakes, where 5 winners will be chosen every week to receive a 1-month Membership.

Remember to read the Official Rules for more details because it ends on December 31! All winners are chosen at random.

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In other news, you can now visit Escape from Pelican Rock Island for a little sneak peek! On the island, you can talk to a few Poptropicans to earn prizes AND you can visit the Prison Break themed Photo Booth!

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Also, get ready for Black Friday on Poptropica! Discounts in the Store among other things I assume. Of course, keep a look out for other Poptropica updates and sneak peeks!

And for those of you in America, Happy Thanksgiving! 😀

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~SD

Escape from Pelican Rock Coming Soon!

Hiya, Silver Wolf here, and it looks like the long-talked-about island, Escape from Pelican Rock, now has its own info page! I’ll be including some details about the Island TrailerPoster, and Gold Card, among other exciting info. Anyway, let’s get started! :mrgreen:


Escape From Pelican RockThe Creators have released Escape from Pelican Rock’s page, and I must admit, it looks and sounds pretty cool. You’re framed for a crime, and you have to escape from the maximum security prison? Seems like a hefty job to me! Although, here’s the full description:

Pelican Rock is the toughest prison ever built. And after you’re framed for a crime you didn’t commit, it’s your new home! Use your wits to devise an escape plan, and your nerve to pull it off. But getting out is just the beginning — because the real criminal is still out there!

BurglarHmm, two in one! Escaping the prison and finding the real criminal! Although, did the burglar remind anyone else of the one from Night Watch? I put a little comparison to the right. But this one has shoes! *gasp* Along with the description, Poptropica has an awesome trailer:

Personally, I liked the background music, but I didn’t think it went very well with the theme… That’s just me, though. As always, a poster came along with it, which you can download here, but this is what it looks like:

Escape from Pelican Rock Poster

Escapee Dr. HareNext, the awaited Gold Card…Escapee Dr. Hare! What? Dr. Hare? I didn’t think he would be in this island.. Was he kept here before he went to 24 Carrot? Was he discovered back in space and put in the prison? Did he swim to another island? So many questions with so few answers…

Lastly, there are some sneak peeks  on the page — four, to be exact — to keep your wheels turning until the island’s release. It looks like we get a shot of the island besides the prison, the cells inside the prison, and what it looks like from the outside:

I haven’t really been too interested in any of the recent islands, but this one seems really fun! 😀 I love the idea of escaping a prison, especially when you’ve been innocent the whole time. What do you think? Comment below!

~Silver Wolf out

Bai and…profist!

Timmy Failure for All, Photo Booth Updates, & Character Change!

Hiya, Silver Wolf here, with a ton of news! I know I haven’t posted in awhile, but I’m ready for action. I’ll include some information about Timmy Failure, The Photo Booth Halloween update, and a character change on Home Island!


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Yep, you read that right! If you haven’t kept up recently with Poptropica news, then you’d probably want to know that Timmy Failure Island releases to everyone on Tuesday, which is tomorrow (or today for some of you)! A bit weird of a day to release it, but it probably works for some people. 😛

When danger lurks, and criminals hide around every corner, you need the best detective money can buy. That detective is not Timmy Failure — but don’t try to tell him that. You’re about to come face to face with the craziest cast of characters ever to appear on a Poptropica Island. Trying to solve this mystery is only the beginning!

Spooktacular Photo Booth Updates

Even though it’s only the beginning of October, Poptropica seems ready for Halloween to come with some spooky — and awesome — Halloween additions to the Photo Booth on Home Island! This includes new backgrounds, props, and stickers. Here are the premade templates for examples of what they added:

Those are pretty cool, but I think this one is even cooler… Wouldn’t you agree?

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Silver (Cat?) saves the day!

A New Character for Poptropica Shop

A little minor detail is that the Shop building on Home Island now has a new NPC in front of the store. They change to the gender the character is, so if your Poptropica is a girl, it’ll be a girl, and if your Poptropican is a boy, it’ll be a boy. They both have some style, and here’s a couple of photos for proof:

That’s about it! Maybe it’s only me, but I am super excited for Halloween! Since I’m not exactly allowed to dress-up anymore, I’ll probably be customizing my character pretty soon. Tell us in the comments what you want to be for Halloween. :mrgreen: Anyway, have fun!

~Silver Wolf out

Bai and…profist!

Timmy Failure Island Prizes Week 2 & Hub Island

Hiya, Silver Wolf here, with some information on this week’s prize until next Thursday, and the new Hub Island! I’ll be giving an overview of Hub Island, but I’ll also give a theory I have about it, which may be completely wishful thinking, or it may lead somewhere.


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As said in Brave Sky’s post, every Thursday until Timmy Failure Island’s release (September 17th), you can go on Timmy Failure Island and talk to Timmy to get a prize! This week’s prize is a Polar Bear Gold Card, which you can see to the right.

Hub/Home Island Brief Overview & Theory

Note: this is a brief description and the island guide will be coming soon, along with a guide of Poptropica.

Hub Island Tutorial GuyJust the other day, out of nowhere, Hub Island, or Home Island, was added to the map! Basically, the tutorial section is similar to the beginning island on Poptropica Adventures. You go into the tutorial by talking to the Poptropican in the pilot costume on the bridge.

Wrench LadyYou’ll then be taken to a tutorial, where you find 8 shards scattered throughout the area to form a medallion. Of course, the medallion is yours! While there, you’ll meet a Poptropican that will show you how to customize your character by giving her a wrench.

Outside of the tutorial, you can also enter three buildings, one called “New You” that lets you randomize costumes you can wear and colorize your skin and hair (which didn’t stay for me), another that when entered takes you to the Poptropica Shop, and the last one called “Arcade,” letting you go into the island’s Common Room:

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Timmy Failure Trailer & Giveaway!

Hey guys!

The Creators have just announced that every Thursday starting August 6th, if you visit Timmy Failure Island until it releases to members on September 17th, you can get a new prize each week!

This week, if you enter the promo code TIMMY into the store, you earn 50 credits!

The Creators also released a trailer for the island, watch it here!

That’s all for now! Let us know what you think of the trailer in the comments below!

-Brave Sky