Powerful Pigs and Freaky Photos

Poptropica’s 8th birthday celebration is still going strong, but it turns out that the Pixellated Pig Power just includes the cake, not a costume; it seems I ran into some sort of glitch. I’m not sure if this is a glitch, too, but you can also use the power on robots, cats, and dogs, which produces some interesting results:

When you visit the Home Island, you’ll find a brand new feature called the Photo Booth, where you can put together a personalized photo by choosing a background, inserting characters and adding items into the scene. When you’re done, you can save it to your personal computer. Here’s what I came up with on my first try:

 The Photo Booth is a fun new addition to the ever-expanding world of Poptropica. Hopefully we’ll be seeing more features like this in the near future.

 

P.S. The Poptropica app is now available on the Kindle! Finally!

Happy Birthday, Poptropica!

Poptropica has officially kicked off it’s 8th birthday celebration! To start off, a World Champions Map for Early Poptropica has been opened to everyone. First time players who finish the island will also get 200 free credits.

If you visit any common room and click on the special “8” balloon (don’t worry, it’s easy to find)…

..you’ll win the 8-bit Birthday Pixel Pig Power prize!

Instead of the usual cake costume, this prize turns you into a playfully perky prancing pixelated pig with positively prodigious pastry-projecting power. In other words, when you press the spacebar, you throw a plate of birthday cake that turns anyone who gets hit into another jumping pig (Poptropica has never been famous for its logic).

The best part about this item is that it’s actually a permanent costume, so you can wear it even when travelling between islands. So if you have it on while using the flight power on Super Power Island or the jet-pack on Early Poptropica…

..PIGS FLY! (Yes, I went there)

The 8th Poptropica birthday celebration won’t last long, so get your pixelated Poptropican pig prize while you still can!

 

I was hanging around Main Street on Shark Tooth Island when I found  this guy on the roof of the Tourism Center:

What could he possibly be doing here?

Update: I checked the Poptropica wiki and it turns out that this soldier’s been standing here since February 2014. What do you think it means?