5 years of tapping!

In this days, the game is celebrating its 5th anniversary and the staff of TSTOTopix would like to celebrate with you all!
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On Febraury 16th, 2012, the game was released on iOs for the first time ever, in France, followed closely by other countries in Europe, to be released then on March 1st in the US. 1 year later, on February, 2013, the game was also released on Android on the 6th and on Kindle on the 24th. The game has come a long way, with a total of one hundred and forty-four content updates, as of the Destination Springfield, Football 2017 and Valentine’s 2017 update. To more and more years of tapping! HAPPY BIRTHDAY The Simpsons: Tapped Out! Don’t forget to check our post with all the dates of the game since day 1!

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The Five Years of The Simpsons: Tapped Out: The Dates of the Game!

Five years have passed since the release of the game. Lots of dates, updates, tie-ins, events and offers. Join us right after the jump for the complete list of all major dates and updates in this four years of tapping (individual patches are not included). This post will be updated every new update is released.
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Fortress of Choclitude – Level 45 Freemium Guide

The newest arrival to the Aspirational buildings came in the form of the Fortress of Cholcitude. For those of you wondering, Aspirational Buildings in Tapped Out are a few buildings that are usually very high-priced, very large in size, do not come with characters, do not generate income and very rarely come with any quest lines that involve the people of Springfield. They are generally very obscure buildings that are only seen for mere seconds in episodes of the Simpsons. The Fortress of Choclitude is no exception. With a price tag of $10 million dollars, it is buildings like these that really take serious thought and consideration in regards to whether they are worth shelling out all of that in-game cash.

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Have no fear! This is where I come in and do my best to give you the most accurate, reliable and relative information for items such as this in the hopes that it will help you make an informed decision as to whether to pass on or pay for the item. Although this item does not cost donuts, it may as well for the amount it costs and with that I bring you the Freemium Guide for The Fortress of Choclitude.

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Halloween 2014 Preparation

Hello Tappers!

We will soon be saying goodbye to the Clash of Clones event however as one event goes another must arrive. And in this case it is the Halloween event of 2014! Next week we will be seeing the arrival of our third Halloween event and I’m back with another preparation post to help you prepare for another event! Just before the Halloween, Christmas, Valentines, Easter and Clash of Clones event I did a post about preparing for the events and it turned out to be a big success. I’m back with the post but this time helping you prepare for Halloween 2014! And this will mark one year of myself helping you prepare for an upcoming event.

For every player that might not have reached the top-level, you will need to prepare for this upcoming event. An event is always big and you most likely will need a lot of Money, Land, Friends and of course Donuts! So here is a guide to help you to prepare for the upcoming Halloween event of 2014.

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There will be upcoming posts talking about previous Halloween events along with some speculation about the upcoming Halloween event and what to expect from October 2014. It has been confirmed that the Halloween event will arrive on Tuesday after the removal of the Clash of Clones event. However we don’t have any further details of what the event will contain apart from a date.

Now, Here is the preparation guide for Halloween 2014:

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What Changed with the Season Premiere episode tie-in Update?

With today’s in-game update for the Season Premiere episode tie-in there was one change:

  • Base level building multipliers changed again, to get rid of the extra level which was added with the Level 45 update.
Level Old Multiplier New Multiplier
37 1.3 1
38 1.3 1.3
39 1.4 1.3
40 1.6 1.4
41 2.0 1.6
42 3.0 2.0
43 3.0 3.0
44 4.0 4.0
45 4.0 4.0

How is this used? Each building available for purchase with game $ has a base price. For example, a Level 37 building like the Bachelor Arms has a base price of $84,500 and it used to cost 1.3 times that, or $109,850. But now the multiplier is just 1 times, so it costs $84,500. Usually when a new level is released, the multipliers adjust so that older buildings become cheaper, and the new level’s buildings are at 4 times the base price. So if you wait for newer levels to come out, the buildings will get cheaper.

Kwik-Tap Guide Level 45: Artie Ziff

This Kwik-Tap Guide is for the regular content part of Level 45. This is a stripped-down version of our normal walkthroughs with just the requirements, who to leave free to start the next part of the quest, the tasks they perform, and the rewards. (The page with the other Kwik-Tap Guides and full walkthroughs can be found here.

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How do the level 45 items affect the Conform-o-meter?

Level 45 added four buildings: The Hungry Hun, Indoor Tennis Courts, ZiffCorp Office Building, and the Fortress of Choclitude. Two decorations were added to Springfield, a BBQ Pig and the ZiffCorp Sign. Here is how the Conform-o-meter ratings are affected by the new items:

Building or Item Rating Points
The Hungry Hun
Gluttony 10
Indoor Tennis Courts
Vanity 400
ZiffCorp Office Building
Consumerism 10
Fortress of Choclitude
Consumerism 10
BBQ Pig
Gluttony 10
ZiffCorp Sign
Consumerism 10

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Level 45 Character and Buildings

Level 45 is here and with it comes Artie Ziff and Uter along with some related items and buildings.   Take a look and be sure to let us know if you plan on purchasing Uter in the comments.

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What Changed with the Level 45 Update?

Along with the new characters, buildings, and decorations which arrived with the level 45 update, there were a few additional changes worked into the game:

  • Madame Chao’s is back to normal size.
  • Rex Banner has been moved from Regular Characters to Premium Characters. His default earnings are premium now.
  • O’Flanagan’s Pub, Singing Sirloin, Madame Chao’s, the Up Up and Buffet!, and the Sham Rock Cafe are now part of the Eatery building group. This is used when multiple characters are assigned to eat at a restaurant but which one they choose doesn’t matter.

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Walkthrough Level 45: The Way I Wish We Was

We know many of you were waiting for Artie Ziff and he is here! The Quest starts with Patty and is a 9-parter which makes the ZiffCorp building available for purchase. The Rich Texan has some dialogue, so if you have yet to purchase him you will be prompted after the quest, however it is not required.

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“Yeah, I traveled the world and the seven seas… I am watching you through a camera! ”
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