Pets & Hover-boards… But First, Lemme Take a Spooky Selfie

Hey guys, SD here! Remember how some spooky new features were added to the Poptropica Photo Booth? Well it looks like there’s more to it!

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Yes, Poptropica is having a Halloween Photo Booth Challenge and anyone can enter! Just create any spooky picture in the photo booth. As you can see in the image above, there are 5 categories that you have a chance of winning.

  • Best Halloween Party
  • Scariest Photo
  • Funniest Photo
  • Most Creative Photo
  • Best Costume

There will be one winner and five runner-ups for each category. All of the winners/runner-ups will be featured on social media, while the main winners will be temporarily added to the photo booth. That means anyone will get to use the winners’ Poptropicans in their pictures AND their winning photos will be featured as templates.

Once you’ve made your perfect picture, just hit the “Submit Your Photo to the Halloween Photo Booth Challenge” button. Remember, the contest lasts from October 23-28, so don’t miss out!

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In other news, there is a new Pets Package available in the Poptropica app! For only $0.99 you can have your very own pet! And don’t forget that you can import your online Poptropican’s look into the app. 😉

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Lastly, if my calculations are correct #BacktotheFutureDay was this past Wednesday. Of course Poptropica had to celebrate, so they shared the image above. Woah… I guess the future… is now that past… that’s kinda weird. o_O So, um, why don’t we have hover-boards yet…? XD

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~SD

Fantastic Photos, Awesome App Updates, and Cool Cartoons!

Hey guys, Spotted Dragon here! Lots of updates to cover today. But first… lemme take a selfie.

The Creators just added a cool new feature to the game, specifically on Home Island. What is this great new feature you ask? A photo booth! Upon visiting the island, you can find the photo booth next to the Shop. Thanks to Ultimate iPad Expert for the all the pictures!

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Once inside, you will be greeted by a panel of buttons on the left of your screen. They are all labeled in the picture below.

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The best part about the photo booth is that you can change the entire scene all on your own, including the characters, props, backgrounds, and more! You can either start from scratch, or edit a pre-made template.

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And don’t worry… the photo booth is available for everyone! So what are you waiting for? Go to Poptropica now to try it out for yourself.

Photo Booth - Mixtape

Yeah, this is me showing off my mixtape (which is on fire btw). I don’t know about you guys, but I really liked this update. However it’s still new, so I hope more tools get added. Like adding your friends to the picture, maybe an undo button, a way to add unique text, etc.

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In other news, the Poptropica app got updated once again! It has every island up to Arabian Nights episode 3 and Hub Island now looks more like the online version. There are also more costume packs available in the Shop! Greek Gods, Heroes of the Ages, and Pets. Note that there are in app purchases and each pack costs 99 cents.

There have been more videos uploaded to the Poptropica YouTube channel as well, along with an announcement of a new series called Poptropica TV (according to a Creator’s post) that will be featured on the app. Anyway, the first new video is Shark Toon:

This seems to be a weekly thing, judging by the “tuna in next week” message at the end, but it could just be a fun short the Creators put together. Anyway, the other video is called Drawn to Life and features Gamer Guy:

While the first video was kinda funny, I found this one to be kind of long. Sadly, we don’t have a ton of other info on the videos. 😛

So what do you think about the photo booth? What about the app updates and videos? Leave your comments below! 😀

~SD

Poptropica’s 8th Birthday

Yep, it’s that time of year! September marks the birth-month of our favorite online game. This year, Poptropica is turning 8 years old, which makes me feel like an old lady. 😛

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To celebrate this amazing occasion, you can now get an 8th Birthday Balloon on the Poptropica app, which will also soon be available in the online version soon. However, if you already have the Balloons item card, you can get the 8th b-day balloon online right now! 🙂

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To make the month even better, a World Champions Live Map is going to be put up for Early Poptropica Island! So go play now!!! The Creators will let us know as soon as the map is up. Plus, if you’re new to Poptropica, you can earn 200 credits when you first complete the island.

Meanwhile, PHB author Slippery Raptor created what he wanted to be the 8th Birthday Costume and HPuterepop made a slightly edited version.

No matter what prizes we get this month, I’m just glad Poptropica had been around this long. It would have never been this successful without its AMAZING fan base. The game may be targeted for younger kids, but I have met many awesome Poptropicans and am super grateful for our little community. So… HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPTROPICA!!!

~SD

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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Chatting Up Arabian Nights Episode 3

Hiya, Silver Wolf here, and we have two big announcements! Plus, a little bit of oldish news for you guys. As you can tell, the post is about Arabian Nights Episode 3 and the New Chat Options! I’ll also be talking a little about Nabooti Island and the Credits raise. Keep reading to find out more!


New Chat Options!

Chat OptionsIf you’re like me, you’ve probably gone to Common Rooms…a lot. And if you’re really like me, you also know how frustrating it is when…you get the same exact chat option as before. Yes, if you’re dedicated to Poptropica, you’ve probably ran into this problem before (unless you don’t like Common Rooms, which is fine, too). Well, the pain is over! Like Black Widow said, “Now, another one of your wishes has come true. We’ve just added dozens of new chat options to Poptropica common rooms!” You can see some of the new options to the right. They include:

  • Would you rather spend the night in a cemetery or a haunted house?
  • What do you prefer to drink when you’re thirsty?
  • Do you have any brothers or sisters?

And others? Well…you’re just going to have to play Poptropica yourself to find out! And if you’re wondering what the heck a ‘Common Room’ is, they’re rooms where you can safely chat pre-made messages with other Poptropica players, play games with them, and friend them! Most of the Common Rooms are on the first street you land on in Poptropica.

Arabian Nights: Careful What You Wish For Released for Members!

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Yep! That’s right! FINALLY, Arabian Nights Episode 3 has been released to Members only. Hopefully it will be released to Non-Members soon, but with Nabooti being only available for Members right now, nobody’s exactly sure. Here’s a description of the island if you would like to know more about it first:

The genie is out of the bottle, and now everyone wants a chance to make their wishes come true. But whether you’re a greedy merchant, a lovelorn palace guard, or a Sultan with a long-buried secret, heed this advice: be careful what you wish for!

Make sure to also visit the Arabian Nights Champion Map so you can see all of Arabian Nights’ winners! As always, you can also look up your friends’ ranks and look at your own. Tomorrow I’ll try to make a list of the Top 10 Champions and maybe make a review, if I have time. 😛

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