Destination Springfield: Norbert Walkthrough

Norbert Van Houten is ready to join our town, but we’ve to complete his tasks first! Join us right after the jump for his adventures’ walkthrough!
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After unlocking the 1st and 2nd Lost Luggage Mystery Box you unlock some text by him:


Golden Train Teaser Pt. 1

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Milhouse: What’s your next thrilling international adventure, Uncle Norbert?
Lisa: Yes, what culturally significant artifact will you be stealing from exploited natives to sell to the highest bidder?
Norbert: “The Golden Train”! Forged in Babylonia five thousand years ago.
Lisa: That’s silly. Babylonians didn’t have trains.
Norbert: Exactly. So either aliens gave them a choo choo, or someone did a “Back to the Future III”.
Milhouse: Both plausible!

Golden Train Teaser Pt. 2

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Milhouse: Uncle Norbert, you’re sending Springfielders to find clues to the whereabouts of the Golden Train.
Milhouse: But, shouldn’t you be doing that yourself? I mean, you’re the swashbuckling adventurer.
Norbert: Ye-es. But I thought someone else might like the fun of getting killed searching for cursed ancient artifacts.
Milhouse: That’s so nice of you!


Upon starting a new day in Norbert’s Adventure Tasks, he’ll start a quick random dialogue:


Generic Dialogue Intro

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Norbert: Another day, another transcontinental flight in a seat next to the bathroom.

Norbert: Another day!
Sea Captain: Arrr! More plundering the world’s precious ancient artifacts.
Norbert: We prefer to call it “confrontational antiquing.”

Norbert: Fly to enough places, and we’ll eventually find the clues we need.

Norbert: Hopefully today’s treasures are in countries where they have Krusty Burgers.

Norbert: Let’s see what perilous tasks we have available today.


Then, after starting the 2nd day of Norbert’s Adventure Tasks, the quest for the Globe starts:


The Mysterious Globe Intro

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Norbert: This Lost Luggage Mystery Box contains something even more valuable than travel-size toothpastes…
Norbert: A hint to the whereabouts of the “Giant Globe of Directions”!
Norbert: A path has been inscribed on that Globe, by a narwhal tusk inlaid with lapis lazuli, that leads to the Golden Train.
Norbert: Here is your clue: walk where the stars in the sky look down at the stars in the ground.
Norbert: Your plane leaves in an hour. Pack light, the overhead bins are super-full.

The Mysterious Globe Pt. 1

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System Message: Keep solving Norbert’s Adventure Tasks before the end of the Act and win the Giant Globe!

Task: Collect Lost Luggage Mystery Boxes [x7]

The Mysterious Globe Pt. 2

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Norbert: The seventh mystery box has finally revealed the location of the Giant Globe: right here in Springfield.
Mr. Burns: Yes, it’s been sitting in my study ever since I bought it from an unscrupulous dealer in ancient artifacts.
Mr. Burns: You, Norbert, as a matter of fact.
Mr. Burns: Finish today’s tasks and the Giant Globe is yours.

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Task:
Unlock and Place the Globe

Globe’s possible messages on tap:

Globe: Argentina is named after silver (argentum in Latin), after the Silver Mountains legend.
Globe: The Simpsons’ visit to Australia in “Bart vs. Australia” marked their first international outing!
Globe: Brazil is the most successful country in the world at soccer, having won five World Cups. Homer referees in Brazil in “You Don’t Have To Live Like A Referee”.
Globe: Canada has hosted the Winter Olympic Games twice. The Simpsons competed in the 2010 Games in “Boy Meets Curl”.
Globe: The Great Wall of China is a series of branching walls totalling over 13,000 miles long. The mortar which binds the stones is made from rice!
Globe: Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and is the only one to appear in the show, in “The Trouble with Trillions”.
Globe: The Czech Republic used to be the Kingdom of Bohemia, and is now the world’s largest consumer of beer!
Globe: Denmark has the oldest flag in the world, having adopted the Dannebrog in 1219
Globe: Egypt’s pyramids date back almost 5,000 years ago to the Old Kingdom.
Globe: England’s capital, London, is the most visited city in the world. The Simpsons first visited together in “The Regina Monologues”.
Globe: Finland was the home to the first internet browser in the world, Erwise.
Globe: France is the most visited country in the world, and is where the Simpsons move to in “Bart-Mangled Banner” to escape America!
Globe: Germany is home to the world’s first savings bank.
Globe: Greece’s inventions include democracy, maps, the water mill, and geometry!
Globe: The Simpsons visited the world’s largest democracy, India, in “Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore”.
Globe: Italy really is the origin of the pizza, the first documented use of the term being in 997, nearly 800 years before the USA was founded!
Globe: Japan boasts the oldest royal family in the world, dating back to 660 BC. Emperor Akihito appeared in “Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo” when the Simpsons visited Japan.
Globe: Macedonia was home to Alexander the Great, the most successful general in history, whose empire was one of the largest of the ancient world.
Globe: Mali was home to the world’s richest person in history, Mansa Musa. He had a net worth of around four-hundred billion, more than twice the fortune of Henry Ford!
Globe: Mongolia was home to Genghis Khan’s Golden Horde. The Mongol Empire formed the largest contiguous empire in history!
Globe: Netherlands is home to the International Crimes Court in The Hague. Krusty was tried here in “Elementary School Music”.
Globe: Norway is the most peaceful nation in the world. Why not go skiing there? They invented it!
Globe: Peru is home to Machu Picchu, an Incan settlement high in the mountains. The Simpsons visited in “Lost Verizon”.
Globe: Portugal’s royal court was moved to Brazil for over 10 years.


At the start of Act 2, the quest to unlock Jay G’s Black Leather Plane starts:


The Endangered Plane Intro

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Norbert: Our next step in finding the Golden Train is a visit to the lost kingdom of Shambala.
Norbert: But we have to impress King Three Dog Night somehow to get his help.
Mr. Burns: Perhaps if you arrive in my Black Leather Plane. Covered with West African Black Rhino leather, and oiled with Steller’s Sea Cow blubber.
Lisa: Those animals are both extinct!
Mr. Burns: Don’t blame me. They were fine before I started building my plane.
Mr. Burns: But this plane will cost you. You better ask the Great Khan for a loan while getting the next batch of lost luggage.

The Endangered Plane Pt. 1

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System Message: Keep solving Norbert’s Adventure Tasks before the end of the Act and win the Black Leather Plane!

Task: Collect Lost Luggage Mystery Boxes [x7]

The Endangered Plane Pt. 2

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Mr. Burns: One more day of tasks, and the Black Leather Plane will be yours.

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Task:
Unlock Black Leather Plane

Norbert: Now I’m off to visit King Three Dog Night, ruler of Shambala.
Norbert: If I’m not back in a week, send a change of underwear. Dude’s an insane partier.


At the start of Act 3, the quest to unlock Norbert and his plane starts:


Norbert Van Wow-ton Intro

After the user logs in on February 24th
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Milhouse: Uncle Norbert, you’ve been sending Springfielders on trips to get clues and artifacts for forever.
Milhouse: Shouldn’t you start your own hunt for the Golden Train?
Norbert: Soon, Milly. But first, there’s a certain lady in town I want to impress. A lady who, I think, married the wrong brother…
Luann: Ooh, Norbert. Tell me more…
Milhouse: Mom?
Norbert: Get me something as sparkling as Luann’s smile from a land of capes.

Norbert Van Wow-ton Pt. 1

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System Message: Help Norbert impress Luann by completing Adventure Tasks before the end of the Acts.

Task: Collect Lost Luggage Mystery Boxes [x7]

Norbert Van Wow-ton Pt. 2

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Norbert: Sweet Luann, please accept this gift of a snorkel mask I found in the Lost Luggage Mystery Box.
Luann: Thanks, Norbert, but I’m really not interested in you. I was just trying to make Kirk jealous.
Kirk: So it’s me you love after all.
Luann: I didn’t say that. I just said I like hurting your feelings.
Norbert: Well, I suppose it’s finally time for me to complete my quest to find the Golden Train.

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Task:
Unlock Norbert’s Plane


Once he’s unlocked, the quest to get the Gold Train starts:


Strangers on a Golden Train Pt. 1

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Norbert: The final step on my quest to find the Golden Train is a visit to an ancient hermit who lives high in the Himalayas.
Grampa: If you want to jaw with a senior, I can tell you where the Golden Train is right now. I won’t even ask for a hunk of licorice.

Task: Make Uncle Norbert Listen to Grampa Babble
Time: 3h
Location: Simpson Home

Strangers on a Golden Train Pt. 2

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Norbert: Dammit, Abe, stop rambling and tell me where the Golden Train is, or I’ll drop you out of my plane without a parachute.
Grampa: That’s exactly what Amelia Earhart did to me.
Grampa: We was looking for a coral atoll to land on, and I said, “I ain’t payin’ no toll”…
Norbert: Aaargggh!
Grampa: Fine, Reverend Lovejoy’s got it. He collects trains, you know.
Norbert: Then perhaps I’d better whip him into shape. With my whip.

Task: Make Norbert Practice With the Whip
Time: 1h

Strangers on a Golden Train Pt. 3

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Rev. Lovejoy: So the Golden Train is valuable? Geez, I bought it online for like, five dollars.
Norbert: It is a sacred object from the dawn of mankind, with a history that surpasses our uttermost capacity for wonder and awe.
Lovejoy: What are you gonna do with it?
Norbert: Stick it in a parking lot and charge fifty cents to see it.
Norbert: Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got some advertising to do.

Task: Make Norbert Drop Pamphlets Off With His Plane
Time: 3h
Location: Norbert’s Plane
Task: Place the Gold Train
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Join us next time for more info on this event, happy tapping!

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14 thoughts on “Destination Springfield: Norbert Walkthrough

  1. In my task bar I’m on Norbert Van Wow-ton to 2 – unlock Norbert’s plane, but no missions are popping up. I’m done with my flights so just doing the random ones. How do I complete this quest?

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  2. On part one where you need to complete the sending someone away 7 times mine has been stuck on part 6 for last few days and i have done it 3 times every day?

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  3. I wasn’t able to play much on Act 1 and missed out on the Globe. I am due to get the Plane in a few hours! Will I still be able to get the Globe and the Golden Train? Thanks in advance for your help!

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  4. I’m not sure whats going on but i have been meticulously collecting everything from neighbours, tapping ever item in my Springfield, and keeping people flying – to the point I’ve run out of places to send people and still have 4-8 hours left on the task, but i never got the Leather Plane 😦 – what have i missed?

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  5. Can every character do tasks in Norberts challenges? Even stampy the elephant? The character to do todays 2nd task isnt in the list of characters to choose from.

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