Homer has destroyed Springfield in a nuclear meltdown, and it is up to you to help him rebuild the city as it is in this fun and interactive game from EA for the iOS. Featuring structures and characters from Springfield, The Simpsons: Tapped Out this will surely excite players who love building simulation games as well as the animated series.
Simpsons Tapped Out is a building simulation game where players must rebuild the city of Springfield. They can stay loyal to its original design, or come up with new and exciting ways to reinvent the city based on their own imagination. Players will also get to earn both Cash and XP along the way, and they would be able to interact with other Simpson’s characters as well as with other versions of Springfield.
Cash is the primary currency within the game. These can be used to buy and build buildings, as well as other decorations to enhance the look of your version of Springfield. Cash can be earned by completing tasks, shopping at the local Kwik-E Mart, or betting at the dog races.
Donuts are the premium currency within the game. These can be used to speed up construction, and can also be used to purchase premium items in the store. Donuts can also be converted into in game cash so that you will have more funds to use in buying regular items. However, Donuts are very rare to acquire normally in the game, and you may have to use real life currency in order to acquire the number of Donuts that would suit your needs.
Building structures is basically what The Simpsons: Tapped Out is all about. Buildings must be bought before they are built, and players have the freedom to place them wherever they want. Some buildings will earn you cash, as well. Aside from buildings, you can also build roads and bridges, and you can also purchase land in order to expand the city so that you can even build more structures.
Tasks are basically missions that the player must do in order to advance towards the game. Tasks will earn players XP as well as Cash, and may even earn them some items as well as the chance to unlock more characters.
It is the player’s task to assign and manage their characters such that everyone is doing a particular task at any given time. This ensures that everyone is being utilized and that players would be able to advance and level up much faster.
Other tasks also include farming, and cleaning up the garbage surrounding the area.
Performing actions as well as completing tasks will earn players XP. Once enough XP points have been earned, a player will level up. The higher the player’s level, the more items will be unlocked and will be made available for purchase. More tasks would also be made available. However, tasks would also be progressively harder and would take much longer to accomplish the more you level up.
Players have the option to visit another version of Springfield, aptly called “Other Springfield”. Alternatively, they can also visit the cities of friends who are also playing the game. However, you must have an EA Origin account in order to access this feature. While in other Springfields, players can tap on buildings and vandalize property, which will earn you huge amounts of XP and Cash. This can be done up to three times per day for each version of Springfield that you visit, so the more versions of Springfield that you discover, the bigger the chances of you being able to level up faster.
Players who regularly play the game will be awarded with daily prizes. For every five consecutive days, players will be awarded with the Mystery Prize which may contain premium items or even Donuts. This would entice players to faithfully play and visit Simpsons Tapped Out.
Fans of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the rest of Simpsons cast and crew will surely enjoy playing Simpsons Tapped Out. The game features several characters from the cartoon, as well as buildings that we have grown accustomed watching on the TV. Players have the ability to create their own version of Springfield, or they can consult maps or fan sites in order to create an exact replica of how Springfield should be. Players can visit and shop in Apu’s store, plant crops in Cletus’ farm, or hang around in the Duff Brewery with the one and only Duffman. Having a lot of friends playing the game would surely be a blast, as you would also be able to visit and even play pranks on their very own Springfield’s, giving this game a very interactive vibe.
Play The Simpsons: Tapped Out now and see chaos ensue as you help rebuild the beloved city of Springfield from the ground up using characters that you have grown to love.
The Simpsons: Tapped Out was released initially on February 17th 2012 on the iOS platform, but suffered server problems and was removed temporarily whilst work got underway to resolve the issues that plagued the game. It was then re-released on the 16th August in North America.