Island Extras: Mews Foundation & Buy the Book
An eccentric billionaire is promising a big reward to whoever can prove the existence of cryptids — hidden creatures. The hunt is on for Bigfoot, Nessie, and other legendary beasts. But watch out: you’re not the only one in search of these monsters…and your competitors will stop at nothing to find them!
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- Cryptids Island is Poptropica’s 16th island. It was released to members on December 20, 2010 and January 18, 2011 for non-members.
- The island’s plot is centered around hunting legendary creatures – Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Chupacabra, and the Jersey Devil. Many players have reported being deathly scared when they first saw the Jersey Devil on Cryptids Island.
- Starting from December 2, 2010, players could visit a preview version of Cryptids Island, where they could look through a viewfinder once a day for a chance to spot Nessie. If you see her, you’ll win a special Nessie Hat. Other interesting sights included seeing Balloon Boy, Captain Crawfish’s ship, a carrot, bag of popcorn, all kinds of dogs, toy sailboats, fish jumping out of the water, a seagull, pelican, motorboat, helicopter, etc.
- An external website for the Mews Foundation (http://mewsfoundation.org) was launched by the Poptropica Creators to promote Cryptids Island.
- Common room: Bert’s Bed & Breakfast
- Players visit real-world locations while hunting cryptids: Loch Ness (which is in Scotland), Himalayas, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific Northwest.
- The Bigfoot Fanatic costume was released in the Poptropica Store on December 22, 2010.
- There’s a sound when the Chupacabra escapes from the trap.
- A book for Cryptids Island will be released on April 4, 2013.