Exploring the Store and More

July 14, 2016

Hi, guys! Sorry that I haven’t updated this blog in a long time; I could give a whole bunch of excuses, but instead I’ll just dive right in and see what I’ve missed over the past three months.

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Looks like there’s a new feature on the home island: a prize wheel! Wonder what the Grand Prize is? Better spend some of these credits in the Poptropica store…

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WHAT?!? 275 credits for a costume? Well, that explains the prize wheel then! Who in their right mind would be so cash-grabby as to nearly quadruple the price of costumes?

Not every costume is exactly 275 credits; the bronze cards on top range from 200 to 500. Still, this spike in prices is going to put a strain on a lot of Poptropicans’ wallets. I’m glad I bought most of the outfits I wanted when I had the chance.

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It’s not a total loss, though; some of the limited-time-only bronze card costumes, like the Skullduggery Pirate and the Midnight Red Ninja, haven’t been available on Poptropica in years, so it’s nice to see them make a comeback. If those superhero and pirate costumes don’t look familiar, that’s because they used to only be available if you bought a pack of 3-inch figures. If you want them, get them quick, because they’ll be replaced by an all-new roster of rare costumes a month from now.

Looking through the store, it looks like they haven’t just raised prices – they also removed a lot of items altogether! Most of the food costumes are gone, as are the Earth Day and Legendary Swords miniquests. What do you think could account for all of these major changes? Could it have something to do with the “all-new” Poptropica that’s supposed to come out later this year?

 

Wimpy Kid Islands Now Available to Everyone!

April 15, 2016

This month marks the ninth anniversary of the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid book (boy do I feel old…), so, for the month of April, both Wimpy Wonderland and Wimpy Boardwalk will be available to everyone, not just members! Would’ve been nice of the Creators to do this before the month was already half over, but you take what you get…

Red Dragon Island Now Available to Everyone!

April 3, 2016

Thanks to everyone who voted to put Red Dragon Island back on the map! But wait a minute…

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¬†Aargh! I tried to play Red Dragon Island today and they still wouldn’t let me complete it! When is this members-only nightmare finally going to be over?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2016

Today, all over the world, people are gathering to celebrate their Irish heritage, whether or not they’re actually Irish. ¬†Right now, you can get a free Leprechaun costume at the Poptropica store. And if you go to Mythology Island, you’ll automatically receive a free Leprechaun follower.

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And don’t forget to stop by your local common room to vote for the members-only island that gets opened to the public. I’m voting for Red Dragon Island – how about you?

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Update: If you check out the island map, you’ll notice that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island doesn’t have a “Play the Demo” sign on it anymore! Does that mean it’s open to everyone now?

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Escape from Pelican Rock Now Available!

January 2, 2016

December 25, 2015

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Escape from Pelican Rock Now Available to Members!

December 12, 2015

Non-Members can still play a limited demo.