O.o What animation??

July 10, 2010 by

Hey, guys! ๐Ÿ˜€ As Hades said, he put the plant in motion for the first time… Here’s the post:

Steamworks monster animation test

Now that the we’ve decided what this plant monster should look like on the new Poptropica Island, Steamworks Island, the next step is to decide how the monster should move. We put together a quick and dirty animation test:

Bet you wouldn’t want to run into that thing in a dark alley!

http://sites.google.com/site/poptropicaassets/BolasPlant_Projection01.swf

All this has taken us nearly to the completion of a plant monster for Steamworks Island. We may still decide to change the monter’s behavior, or some aspects of its appearance. After a few final touches, we’ll put it all together — but you’ll have to wait until Steamworks Island launches to see it!

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HADES

Yes, apparently we will have to wait until Steamworks to see it… :/ Or until you update your post… WHERE’S THE ANIMATION!? D:ย  Trust me, everyone, it’s not your computer. No one can see it… Anyway, cool! I thnk….
Smart Kid… Is confused about the animation and will update this post later if Hades updates his post… :/
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Edit: the animation is back! ๐Ÿ™‚ Click on the link that I put in the post to see it! ๐Ÿ˜€
Smart Kid… Thinks the bola plant is really cool!!
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AHHH!!!! HAMMERHEAD!!

July 10, 2010 by

๐Ÿ˜€ Hey, guys! As usual, Master Mime has posted yet again. This time, with a hammerhead! (I’m sure we’re the first to post, because there was only one vote f0r the reactions ) Anyway, here’s the post:

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…

I hope everyone is having a fun summer, while they squish red crabs on the beach. If you want to surprise your friends, try out the Hammerhead costume. It comes with a warm, limp fish.

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>: D Looks like that crab is about to get squished! ๐Ÿ˜› On topic, nice costume!! I’ll be sure to try it on! (With da dead fish!!)
Smart Kid, is very bored and so; very updated.

Invasion of the Steamworks Island Plant Monsters!

July 9, 2010 by

Hey guys! ๐Ÿ˜€ Hades has given us yet another preview of Steamworks island…. This time, with a scale! ๐Ÿ˜‰ย ย ย ย 

Plant monster, attack!

We’ve got a pretty scary looking monster at this point, but what good is a monster if it can’t attack? This monster can swing its seed pods around from its head, before throwing them at you at high speed.


Looks like you’re pretty small next to this thing, doesn’t it? That’s not all — we haven’t even seen the plant monster in motion yet.

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๐Ÿ™‚ GREAT! :O That’s one big plant… ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I can’t wait to see what it’ll look like in motion! Hopefully you’ll give us more sneak peeks tomorrow! ๐Ÿ˜€
Smart Kid… is thinking, ._. kids jeopardy…. I did better than Bryce!

The GoldFish ad is back!

July 8, 2010 by

๐Ÿ˜€ Update about the goldfish ad… It’s back up, and the goldfish followers work now! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll post pics later…

GoldFish ad & glitch

July 8, 2010 by

๐Ÿ˜€ Hai! There’s a new goldfish ad (credit to Happy Fang) for pepperidge farm (but I’m sure you knew that!), and a glitch with it! ๐Ÿ˜‰ OK, so, In the ad, you get shrunken by the shrink ray, (I look like i got stepped on! D:) then go into a vaccuum to rescue Finn and his friends. To get them, you must find your way through the maze, then watch a useless video. After that, they tell you the code to open the lock (so you can grab the fish xD). You repeat this over and over until either time runs out, or you grab all of them. (I’d post some pics, but THE AD HAS DISAPPEARED FROM THE FACE OF POPTROPICA!! :OOOO) :/ If you can find this mysterious ad, and beat it, you will recieve a goldfish costume (really, really lame) and some pepperidge farm goldfish followers (awesome!) The weird think is, though, when you try putting on a fish follower, you get a skull follower instead!! (without the orange stuff, which equals ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ) I think the creators may have taken down the ad for now…. We’ll just have to wait & see…. But, in the mean time, If you are stressed out by this, click on this cute little piggy! http://mur.lt/stress-relief/ย *You’re sure to say, “OMGWTFBQQ!? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ That was strange… xD”

Smart Kid… Loves clicking the piggy! ๐Ÿ˜€

Icky? Well I don’t know about that… :\

July 7, 2010 by

It doesn’t lookย  that icky to me… :\ Oh, hi! ๐Ÿ™‚ Hades has been postingย  about SteamWorks island recently( D: WHERE’S DA NEW CREATOR?!), and One plant looks especially, well, normal. ._. Anyway, there’s a sketch of this plant, and a PCB post to go along with it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Steamworks monster sketch

Yesterday, you saw some of the earliest ideas for the plant monsters that will appear on the next Poptropica island, Steamworks Island. This one seemed appropriately icky.


It’s still no more than a sketch — just an outline of an idea.

But we’re already thinking about how the plant will look when it’s colored and detailed, and how it will move. The next step is to take this sketch and Poptropica-ize it!

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๐Ÿ˜› Poptropica-izing time!! To me, the plant doesn’t really seem all that icky…. :\ Just a normal plant. Anyway, thanks for the update! ๐Ÿ˜€ I hope I’m not allergic to that plant….
Smart Kid…. Is back in CA!

Despicable ads in Poptropica!!!!!!!!!!

July 6, 2010 by

Well I was walking down the road in Reality TV to take a stroll. And I came across a huge ad for the new Movie Despicable Me. It’s a small house on main street. ๐Ÿ˜€ I went in and there is huge room with many advertisments but if you go far enough to the left there is a teleporter that can take you do gru’s lab.

You could play a game there where you must find missels in 50 seconds then you must go to the launch pad at the top of the room and take off. Once you take off you could play other games! Have fun in this ad! From Tweeny

Evoloution of Steamworks!

July 6, 2010 by

๐Ÿ˜€ Hi! I’ll bet we’re the only one to post the same minute as the Creators. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Anyway, Hades has woken up and shown us some creature in SteamWorks. Here’s the post:

Evolution of a Steamworks Island monster

For Steamworks Island, the we’ll pit you against a variety of mutated plant monsters. But how did we make the creepiest, crawliest, ickiest plant monsters around?

We started by brainstorming.

These are just some of the sketches the we drew to help us visualize what our monstrous creations would look like. Not all of the sketches will make it into the final product — in fact, most won’t — but this allows us to try out different ideas. Then we’ll take the very best concepts and work them into Poptropica.

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Cool! I wonder which one will make it?!ย  I can’t wait for SteamWorks!!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Celebrate with some powerful party favors.

Here are three items in the store to pump some power into your party.

The Atomic Power item will generate a lot of atomic energy for you and those who happen to be near you when you punch the power button (space bar.)

The fireworks are another new item in the store. Just launch them and watch the fireworks shower above. I recommend using them on top of a tall building on Spy Island, or at the Pirate Outpost. Just try not to light them too close to the gun powder on Pirate Outpost. We don’t want to have to release an injured victim outfit in the store.

And last, don’t forget those Silly Streams. Always fun for spraying at friends, and innocent mimes that are often too easy of a target.

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I sure had fun with those yesterday! ๐Ÿ˜‰ It was funny, Lighting and setting down fireworks with nothing underneath them! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Anyway, so We’ve got mutated, monsterous creatures , radiation, and fireworks… What could go wrong?! xD Anyway, have a happy belated fourthย of July! ๐Ÿ˜€
Smart Kid… Is very updated with the creators’ posts!

:DDDDDD STEAMWORKS! Who would have thought?

July 3, 2010 by

Hi fellow poptropicans! ๐Ÿ˜€ The name of the new island has been revealed, Steamworks Island!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ Here’s the creators’ post:

Announcing the new Poptropica island!

All week we’ve been showing you sneak peeks of the newest Poptropica island currently in development, and we’ve promised to reveal the island’s name.

The time has come. My fellow Poptropicans, the Poptropica creators are proud to announce their newest creation:


STEAMWORKS ISLAND is coming soon!

Make sure to visit the official Poptropica creators’ blog often for the latest news and announcements about Steamworks Island, including some of the incredible gameplay features we have in store.

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๐Ÿ˜€ AWESOME!!!!!!!!! I can’t wait for it to come out! Who would have thought it would be called Steamworks island??? No one, I think, except for the Poptropica Creators! ๐Ÿ˜€ O.O WHERE’S DA PAGE?! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Anyway, I think this’ll be the best island so far!!!
Smart Kid… Will be back in California soon! See ya, Ohio, in two years, for ten days! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Not so sure about the name now, huh? :3 Island sneak peek week

July 2, 2010 by

๐Ÿ˜€ Sorry for being late, (again… >.<) but Dad was taking me to COSI and The creation museum and catching fireflies and all that. I’ll be back in a couple days. ๐Ÿ˜‰ It seems that now the only poptropica creators posting are Master Mime and Capatain Crawfish…. Where are all of the others? Anyway, there have been a lot of posts lately… About ‘Structure’ island. (That’s what Wikipedia called it) Here are the posts:ย 

Yesterday to keep the sneak peeks rolling out the door, we showed concept sketches of dynamite for the new island.

Here is the finished version. This is something that you are not allowed to hold while chasing your brothers around the campfire.

Look at all those gauges and wires. I had to read a 500 page manual to learn how to use it properly. Though, I accidentally discovered that throwing it works too.

Now that you’ve seen a glimpse of the design style of some of these items, can you guess what kind of island this is going to be?

Don’t forget to come back tomorrow for the announcement of the new island name!

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๐Ÿ˜ฎ I can’t wait to see what the new island will be called! Right now I’m confused… O.O That looks like a mighty complicated stick of dynamite, huh? ๐Ÿ™‚ I’d hate to know what It would do to a poptropican… TYep, that’s definetly not for chasing you brother with… XD

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

You dyna-might want to take a look at this next item. Ok, I know that was a terrible joke.

Take a gander at these sketches of dynamite. This explosive gadget is a little more complicated than the stick of clay you are used to seeing.

Come back tomorrow to see the final image of this dynamite with some color. And don’t forget that on Friday, we’re revealing the name of the new island for the first time.

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Cool! I definetly like the New one better. I wonder what this island will be called? Future island? IDK…..
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Yesterday, we introduced a handy tool that you will need for the next Poptropica island, called the “Multi Tool.” I can imagine that you may be thinking, “Multi Tool?…Hmmm…It must be used for multiple tasks.”

It’s true that this device will do more than open a can of soup.

This is not the only tool you will need to make your way through the next Poptropica adventure. Tomorrow we will show you another inventory item that you are certain to have a blast using.

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๐Ÿ˜€ This island just keeps looking better and better! I hope the multitool and the other gadgets add some flare to this island… ๐Ÿ˜‰

Monday, June 28, 2010

Many of you have noticed that there is a new Poptropica island in the works. We’ve decided to share a few sneak peeks of this mysterious, mechanical island.

You’ll need a few gadgets to get past some tricky puzzles and wacky, wild monsters — and I’m not talking about your dad’s pocket knife.

Here are a couple of gizmos that you won’t find in your home toolbox. One of these will help you on your quest to victory, cheering fans, and instant popularity…well, at least victory.

“Multi Tool”? Hmm, what do you think it does?

Come back all week for more sneak peeks. Then, on Friday, we’ll announce the name of the new island. You’ll get it here first, so keep those eyeballs glued to the blog for more exciting peeks.

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:/ Alright… *Glues eyeballs to mah laptop* A little help here?! O.Oย Anyway, I like both of the sketches… ๐Ÿ˜€ I think this will be my favorite island so far! ๐Ÿ˜€
Smart Kid, Signing off….