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Event preparation 10 things you need to do!

Currently various TSTO online blogs are going wild at the prospect of a summer event just around the corner, their rumour mills are set on full spin even though there’s no solid proof there’s an event coming, but just to be sure no one is caught out I am going to share a little advice […]

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The new Characters page is online!

Over the past year, I’ve designed a lot of pages for this site. The new characters page may be my best work yet. So far only a list of regular characters has been completed, but I’ll be working on getting the remaining pages up as quickly as possible. The Design Process This process took a […]

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Aside from the limited time holiday decorations, we haven’t seen any new shrubbery or trees added to the game since its initial launch. Sometimes the existing decorations will change temporarily, but that doesn’t last long. One of the things we routinely see are new characters, buildings, and the occasional new feature. One thing we really […]

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The monorail, a likely addition

Iconic pieces of Simpsons history are often added to Tapped Out. We’ve already had several of the aspirational buildings taken from the episode “Marge vs. the Monorail”, and it should only a matter of time before Lyle Lanley and the monorail make an appearance in the game. Phil Hartman voiced Lyle Lanley, so if there […]

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Improvements and a Potential Site Feature

Now that I’ve sorted out the plan for walkthroughs, I want to revamp a few other pages on the site as well. The first thing I want to start with is the characters page, as organization by character collection isn’t really ideal. Once I figure out a good design, I’ll focus my attention on improving […]

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Most Requested Additions: Troy McClure

Troy McClure is one of the most requested additions to the game, as this guest character is perhaps one of the most memorable. This is largely due to the actor who voiced this iconic animated role, the late Phil Hartman. After Phil Hartman passed away in 1998, his character was retired from the show. The […]

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Celebrate our one-year anniversary!

On August 7, 2013 this web-site was created, in response to the closure of the now defunct blog TSTO Tips. Several other, now more notable blogs followed suit, but we were the first to throw our hats into the ring in attempts to form a new blogging community centered around the game. In this time […]

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Free Donuts

Free donuts are hard to come by, but there are actually several ways to earn them. If you save up all of the free donuts that you’ve earned, you might even be able to purchase an expensive piece of premium content down the road. So how many ways are there to earn free donuts? More […]

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A Guide to the New Color-Coded Walkthoughs

The new walkthough design incorporates color-coding to make it easier to identify the types of jobs you’re asked to complete when questing. The goal of this is to so that at a glance you’ll be able to identify these patterns without even having to read a single line of text. The Level 43 walkthrough incorporates […]

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Design Club Challenge: Week 5

A few weeks ago we introduced Design Club, a collaborative effort by the community to feature designs for various buildings in the game. It’s a reinventing of the “What have you done with…” posts. This gives players who created great designs to share them with the community, as well as giving players who are having […]

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