Behind-the-Scenes Booty from Nabooti Island

Hey Poptropicans, it’s Slanted Fish here with some (lawfully obtained) booty!

As you may know, one of the Islands of the Month for May is Nabooti Island (the other is Mystery of the Map Island). While it’s normally open only for members, for this month only, everyone can play – so be sure to seize the opportunity!

In keeping with the IOTM tradition, Skinny Moon dug up some cool behind-the-scenes (na)booti-ful art from the development of the island, courtesy of Creator Lance.

First, check out all the characters the Creators made, from African tribespeople to treasure hunters! Not all of them made it to the island, but they look pretty cool regardless. I quite like the watercolor textures and loose outlines. Who’s your favorite?

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In addition to this colorful cast, we also have these interesting sketched maps of the interior of the Great Pyramid at Giza and all its puzzles! Here is a more preliminary design, which isn’t quite what the final version looks like in-game:

(Click to view the images in closer detail!)

And here’s a look at a design guide for the pyramid that’s closer to the final version:

Trap doors and dead bodies and scorpions, yikes! (Oh, and a mention to Creator Jordan and “Indian” Jones is in there as well.) If you haven’t yet completed this epic adventure, be sure to check out the PHB’s Nabooti Island Guide, which comes with pictures!

Anyway, hope you enjoyed this glimpse of artistic beauty (or should I say, booty) from the Creators’ files! Nabooti Island is one of my personal favorites and a longtime classic, so play it while you can this month – it will go back to being members-only after May!

💎 Stay popping, Poptropicans! 💎

~🐠

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My Place in Poptropica: Young Spinner

This is the My Place in Poptropica story of Young Spinner, a longtime on-and-off player whose favorite costume is the Lumberjerk. See below for how to send in your own MPIP!

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Hi, guys! My name is Young Spinner, and this is My Place in Poptropica; the full story of my Poptropican life. Enjoy!

2007-2010 | The Beginning

I remember pretty clearly the day I first discovered Poptropica. It was just before the Christmas holidays when I was in second grade. During a technology class, our teacher wrote up some games on a whiteboard that he thought were appropriate for our age, and as you might have guessed, Poptropica was among the list (even though I now know better – Pop is for all ages!). I can’t remember any of the other games from that little list now, but in any case, I was intrigued when I saw the name ‘Poptropica’ – it sounded quite interesting to my seven-year-old self.

So, I visited it, created my first-ever Pop account (whose name was Shaggy Goose) and played Early Poptropica. Upon completing my first island, I fell in love with Poptropica. And that was back when there was only one island and almost none of the features Poptropica has today – so imagine how much more I love the game now!

I continued playing Poptropica up till sometime in 2010, and then I stopped. How and why, I cannot remember, but I definitely have zero memories of playing Pop in 2011.

2012 | The Lumberjerk

When I was over at a friend’s house for the first time with her, I re-discovered the joy of Poptropica! This was on the very day that Twisted Thicket was released to members, and my friend told me about Poptropica, not knowing that I had played it for four years straight previously! I had forgotten about the game, and so I watched my friend play Twisted Thicket on her computer using her Poptropican, who was named White Bee. As a member, she was probably one of the first people to play Twisted Thicket (though evidently not in the top 10).

This was also when I realised Poptropica had memberships that would enable you to get a great deal of cool paraphernalia within the game. I don’t know how I didn’t know about it before, since memberships began when I was still playing Pop in 2009, but I digress. I saw the limited edition Lumberjerk costume in the Store, and with one look at it, I decided I wanted it so much, with that rumbling chainsaw and helmet with a changing light – but it was only for members! It was so close, and yet so far.

Naturally, I begged my parents for a membership, but they refused. After that disappointing incident, I returned to checking into Pop everyday – not just to play islands that I had missed out on during my hiatus from the game, but to gaze longingly at the Lumberjerk card in the store (which probably didn’t help my despondency) until it simply disappeared from the Store as soon as I (and other non-members) could play Twisted Thicket.

Poptropolis Games arrived a little while after, and I knew this was certainly not a normal island as soon as I had to select my Poptropican’s tribe (forever Nanobots!) at the start. The events in the island weren’t too hard for me, except for Triple Jump. My friend White Bee suggested Poptropica Secrets’ Poptropolis walkthrough, created by a Poptropican called Fierce Moon, which did indeed help me complete the island. Even though I was just about on the brink of discovering the rest of the Pop community then, I did not go any further than going to Poptropica Secrets that day.

The other thing that resulted from Poptropolis Games was that my mum watched me play part of the island and evidently thought that Poptropica was a good game, because she bought me a six-month membership! Although it, of course, never got me the Lumberjerk costume I’d always dreamed about having, it did get me a limited edition, members-only Zaggy Moondust costume from Lunar Colony, whose hair I absolutely loved, and I still wear it to this day on my Poptropican.

2013 | The Blogs

One day when I was pretty bored in the summer of 2013, I started searching up more Poptropica blogs. I ran across about ten different Poptropica fan blogs, but finally landed upon the PHB, since most of the other blogs I had gone through had mentioned it several times as a sort of superior site when it came to Poptropica blogs.

From what I gathered from the other blogs, only the best Poptropica bloggers made it onto the PHB team. But even with that knowledge, weirdly enough, I didn’t even look through the PHB’s posts – all I did was somehow find the Xat PHC, and afterwards I forgot about checking out the PHB again. I went on the Xat chat a few times weekly, under the name BunkerPums (or something like that), although I didn’t chat a lot on there. But still, it was a relief for me to know that I wasn’t the only 13-year-old out there to play and love Poptropica!

However, I only lasted for a month or so on the PHC and with playing Poptropica because of the new and ever-infuriating sound-updated islands (SUIs). Most of the time I couldn’t even visit those islands because of the never-ending lag. All in all, they pushed me away from playing Poptropica for a good while.

2017 | The Fashionable Return

On a chilly February day this year, I decided to go back to Poptropica after a four-year hiatus from the game. But when I tried to log into Shaggy Goose again, I realized that I had forgot her username, and therefore could not log in. I was quite anguished for two minutes, until I decided to make a brand-new account: Young Spinner!

Between my long hiatus, there were so many islands I had missed out on (20+ new medallions to get!), and there was something new I had just missed seeing in 2013: episodic islands! At once I began the steady process of playing all of these new quests.

Then I remembered the Lumberjerk card, and along with that the ‘glitchers’ I had encountered back on the Xat PHC, who knew about how to perform glitches in order to obtain ‘rare’ costume parts. I surfed the internet again until I found the PHB’s Avatar Studio Gift, which had the very ASG with the costume I’d dreamed of having for five years straight: ASGbyEvra#2!

After about a week enjoying my fabulous new Lumberjerk dress-up, I took notice of the costumes of Slanted Fish and Happy Lobster, who both had amazing, signature, original looks, not just an outfit that was mostly from one common costume (sorry, Lucky Joker 😛). So, I returned to the PHB’s ASG page and rifled through the multitudes of ASGs until I assembled an original costume that I really liked. You can find the costume of yours truly on this post’s main graphic!

Moving away from my fashion dilemmas, I decided to check out what else was on the PHB beyond their ASG page, and came upon the homepage with all their blog posts! As soon as I read a few of them, I realized why it was that only the best Poptropica bloggers got to work there. The PHB was one of the most superb sites I’d laid my eyes on – and this was made by people who were, on average, quite close to my age!

On that note, I plan to open my own Poptropica blog in the very near future for all to enjoy – so keep your eyes peeled!

See you around!

~👶🌪

Hope you enjoyed this “My Place in Poptropica” story!

If you haven’t already, we invite you to send in your own (please include a minimum of 550 words, type with good spelling and grammar, divide it into labeled sections, and include your username). If you send in your story, we will continue to post new community MPIPs!

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My Place in Poptropica: Fierce Flyer

This is the My Place in Poptropica story of Fierce Flyer, who has his own Pop blog at Fierce Flyer Adventures and once won a Poptropica contest. See below for how to send in your own MPIP!

Hello guys, Fierce Flyer here with a My Place in Poptropica story! This was originally posted on my blog, Fierce Flyer Adventures, as a Monthly Memory story. If you like this story, check out my last one – it’s a story about when I got my entire class to play Poptropica. Alright, let’s go!

Early Oct 2016 | Getting Acquainted with #PoptropicaArt

I had been playing Poptropica for a while, but my entrance into the community started about half a year ago, in October. One day I randomly opened up MS Paint and thought hmm, maybe I should draw a Poptropican. I’d never done fan art of Poptropica before. Ever. But hey, You’ve got to start somewhere, right?

Well, in case you’re wondering, it was… bad… so bad that I’m actually having second thoughts on showing you… but heck, here it is:

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The cringe! (I’ll probably do a redraw of this garbage art someday.) Heh. Anyway, around that time, I remembered seeing an art contest for Poptropica somewhere – it was the #PoptropicaArt contest. Time was running out to enter, so I thought I would submit this piece. And it sparked something in me.

I submitted two more pictures for the contest and hoped for the best, although, unfortunately, I didn’t win. Of course, I felt deflated, because I had put a lot of effort and time into the three pictures I entered, and not seeing them even place was disappointing. However, looking back at this, I realize just how far I’ve come in my art.

Late Oct 2016 | The Halloween Photo Booth Challenge

With the art contest over, I had no more use for the Facebook account I’d created to enter the contest, so I ditched it. Until… a new contest arose from the ashes!

I read the post on the Creators’ Blog, only to find that you had to submit entries using either Twitter or Instagram. But no Facebook! Yes! (Honestly, I dislike Facebook, with the way they keep notifying me every two minutes with “Do you know this person?” So, I was thrilled to switch to Twitter! You can follow me @MWare55.)

Anywho, the contest being held was the Halloween Photo Booth Challenge, and I was #ready! So, I submitted tons of entries (at the time I had no idea that winners would be randomly selected) and even made a comic! And yes, I still have it. Check it:

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Not bad, am I right? I teamed up with my brother Sporty Boa, and together we submitted over 10 entries! And we won – oh wow!

When I fount out, I literally ran around the house in triumph pumping my fist. (I also had the same reaction when Poptropica followed me on Twitter.) I was finally going to have a membership! So I direct-messaged Poptropica, waiting for the 1-month membership, and a couple days later, they got back to me. Now, I had wanted for my brother SB to get in on the membership too, but this is what they wrote to me word-for-word:

Hey there, Your membership was applied to your account yesterday. Your name was randomly picked for the membership and we can only award the membership to the actual users whose names were picked. Have your brother enter the new #MyPoptropicaCostume contest!!!

Although my brother didn’t get a membership, he was okay with it. He said I deserved it. SB, you the real MVP.

So I went on my account but… I still didn’t have a membership. So, that was a bummer, but I didn’t get back to Poptropica about it, because I didn’t feel like I needed it (besides, I don’t blame them for not getting my super long username). I didn’t mind not having a membership, but I bet it’d be awesome if I did.

Anyway, after that contest was over, a new one came up: the #MyPoptropicaCostume contest. As most of you know I didn’t participate in that one, but my bro did, and that was probably the beginning of his Pop community adventure.

December 2016 | Fierce Flyer Adventures

So I was browsing Twitter one day when I came upon another Poptropican Twitter account, Purple Claw’s (@Donatloul). I’d heard of him before, but not much until that day. I decided to check out the blog he had linked to in his Twiter bio. I’m pretty sure it made me go “woah!”

It was amazing to see news and all this cool stuff on a Poptropica fan blog, but I didn’t start my own blog right away. I decided I needed to study and learn more about different bloggers in the community first. Thus the search began! I studied and read and read and went non-stop…

It was the day after my birthday that the thought came to me to actually start my own blog, and so I created Fierce Flyer Adventures!! I made a welcome post first, and the very first person to comment on it was Purple Claw! Just seeing his name had me jumping from my couch and running around the living room four times before I came back to see what he had commented: “Welcome to the blogging world!”

I beamed with joy. Today, I’m still writing on my Poptropica blog, Fierce Flyer Adventures, and you can friend me with username muuuuuuuuuuu4.

As always,

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and I’ll see you next time. Fierce Flyer out!

Hope you enjoyed this “My Place in Poptropica” story!

If you haven’t already, we invite you to send in your own (please include a minimum of 550 words, type with good spelling and grammar, divide it into labeled sections, and include your username). If you send in your story, we will continue to post new community MPIPs!

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Pop 5: Villains of Poptropica #2

(Hey Poptropicans! This is a guest post written by TechWizard, and it’s a sequel to his previous Pop 5 post about the greatest Poptropica villains. Keep in mind that this list is purely his opinion and also contains spoilers. With that said, enjoy! –🐠)

Greetings, people of the PHB! It is I, TechWizard, everyone’s favorite guest poster, glitcher, and all-around complainer. Looking back on my previous Pop 5: Villains of Poptropica list, I honestly felt like I left out many deserving villains. So I’ve decided to do a round 2!

Also by the by: there be spoilers on the horizon! So turn back now if you haven’t completed these islands. (IT’S 2017, YOU SHOULD HAVE FINISHED THEM THOUGH!) Anyway, let’s get right into the list!

#5: Ringmaster Raven

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He’ll have time to reflect on his life of crime.

He’s the rather spooky baddie of Monster Carnival. His crime? Running a monster circus. Pretty awesome! Especially when he puts on that fancy cloak. Truly an amazing villain.

#4: Scheherazade

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Ah, Arabian Nights, the Create Your Own Island contest winner. The first part isn’t too exciting, but then you get entangled in a fetch quest for one magic lamp. Some thieves cause some trouble for you in Episode 2.

Then, in Episode 3, the leader – who becomes a genie – is revealed to be the princess, who has a bad case of father issues. Everything works out in the end, as the princess and sultan return to their old lives as street merchants. Good for them… I would’ve wanted the money, to be honest.

#3: Binary Bard

Binary Bard is king! Er, jester.

One of the original villains of Poptropica, Binary Bard is an all-time classic. He brought technology to a medieval village! And then he went crazy and made a space fortress. And he stole the village’s power orb. And the princess. So you fly into space in an attempt to rescue her.

That’s not all… when he returns in another island, you have to go enter his dreams and make him good. And that’s the last we see of him… for now.

#2: Myron Van Buren

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A psychopathic hunter straight out of a Jumanji ripoff, MVB rescues you and offers you food and shelter. Seems kind, right? WRONG. He wants to mount you over his fireplace. So you make a break for it. A big manhunt ensues, and you and another escapee work together to stop MVB! And then to add insult to injury, you steal his helicopter. All in all, a pretty intense piece of work!

Before we get to #1, let’s have some honorable mentions…

HM #1: El Mustachio

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Keeping the streets safe for decent people.

Your stereotypical Wild West villain. Like Scheherazade, he too has a gang. Only they’re not Arabian thieves, they’re cowboys with guns. Yeah… I hope you brought a bulletproof vest!

HM #2: Omegon

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Robots! Portals! Giant cat robot! It’s everything a guy can ask for. Omegon, mistaking cosplayers and actors for actual heroes, hijacks a convention and makes it his super cool fortress. And you, as always, have to pull the plug on his operation. An epic fight ensues and you win the day!

HM #3: Booted Bandit

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A classic case of identity swap! BB sends your player to the slammer while he/she roams free. Thanks to the Booted Bandit, you now have to break out of prison with the help of your new friends and clear your name!

And now for the number one villain…

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YOU, the player! Don’t think I didn’t see you littering!

I kid again! Now for the TRUE number one villain…

#1: Black Widow

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Black Widow! This lady is another classic villain. At first, she plays the role of an innocent detective. You and some creepy guy (who probably owns a white van and lurks outside schools) work together to stop the Black Widow before she can snatch The Scream. But surprise surprise, you and Creepo are captured by her. So you two make an escape and capture her. The end!

But then she gets put to sleep as well. And in another island, you gotta enter her dreams and make her good. THE END…

Well, that was a lot to type. I must depart now. I have places to go, exploits to find, people to bug.

Ad astra per aspera!

–TechWizard

Hope you enjoyed this guest post by TechWizard!

The PHB welcomes guest posting from anyone in our community if you have something to share, whether it be sneak peeks, My Place in Poptropica stories, or any other ideas you might have. We also encourage sharing on our subreddit and the PHC.

If you have an idea for a guest post, send it in to staff@poptropicahelp.net:)

My Place in Poptropica: Kassi (Purple Tiger)

This is the My Place in Poptropica story of Kassi, or Purple Tiger, whose Poptropica mission is to complete every island (she did it once!). See below for how to send in your own MPIP!

2011 | My 12-Year-Old Self’s Dream

As a kid – before I became a teenager – I played a lot of games online: Club Penguin, the Pixie Hollow multiplayer game, and various mini games on the Nickelodeon website. I was around 12 when Poptropica was introduced to me.

I was at my aunt’s house, just doing my own thing, when I noticed her son playing a really cool-looking game on the computer. This was about the time when Red Dragon Island came out, and he was playing it. I asked him what it was, and he immediately lit up and began telling me about the awesome game that would later take up a lot of my time. He helped me set up an account and taught me how to play.

The first island I played and completed was Red Dragon Island. I thought it was so cool that I could play a game based off of one of my favorite book series! Soon after that, I was hooked. I don’t quite remember my player name or really anything about that account, but I do remember using all of my free time to play it.

Some time later, I had completed all of the islands they had available at the time. It was a bittersweet moment; I had achieved my 12-year-old self’s dream, but in doing so, I had nothing left to do on Poptropica – so I stopped playing.

2013–2016 | The Awakening

Later, when I was 14 years old and thinking I was queen of the world as I reveled in my new “teenagership,” I started reminiscing my old life as a little kid (which was literally two years prior :D). I was thinking of all of the things that I used to do – and that’s when I remembered Poptropica.

I quickly took to my laptop and started up the old game. I was a little discouraged when I realized I had forgotten my old username and password. I tried every single combination I thought 12-year-old me would use but came up with nothing. So, I made a new account with the name Purple Tiger and the username Kassi_Loves15 (which I still roll my eyes at… seriously, I really wish 14-year-old me came up with something better).

Once I was back in the game, I was greeted with some new islands, and from then on I was hooked again. I spent the entire summer of 2013, and the years to follow, trying to complete every island there was, trying so hard to accomplish what I had two years before. And I did it – well, sort of. Poptropica later made some islands for members only, and it was just my luck that I hadn’t completed some of them and couldn’t get a membership. 😦

2017 | Waiting on Worlds

Now, I am eagerly awaiting Poptropica Worlds, playing the members only islands whenever they are featured during the Islands of the Month, and occasionally replaying some of my old favorites. I check the Creators’ Blog and some others every other day, or at least once a week, to keep up with all of the big news. I’m still loving Poptropica as much as the day I first played, and I’m so happy that my cousin introduced it to me.

Hope you enjoyed this “My Place in Poptropica” story!

If you haven’t already, we invite you to send in your own (please include a minimum of 550 words, type with good spelling and grammar, divide it into labeled sections, and include your username). If you send in your story, we will continue to post new community MPIPs!

~the Poptropica Help Blog

Pop 5: Most Dangerous/Scary Islands

(Hey Poptropicans! This is a guest post written by Magic Snowball, a Poptropica player in the community. Please note that this post represents only the author’s opinion, and contains some spoilers for some Poptropica islands. Enjoy! –🐠)

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Hey everyone! It’s me, Magic Snowball, that weirdo who hangs around the Poptropica community. And today I’m here to do a Pop 5 – my first guest post! What’s the topic, you ask? I present…

Poptropica’s Top 5 Most Dangerous/Scary Islands! *cue dramatic music*

Of course, all the islands on this list are going to involve something… er, dangerous… and scary. Like going inside somewhere dangerous, getting jump-scared (Jersey Devil, anyone?) and so on. And yes, I know Poptropicans are basically OP super-humans, but still, they do some pretty crazy stuff…

So let’s begin the Pop 5!

#5: Twisted Thicket Island

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Behold! The island where you must travel into this creepy forest, get beaten up by all these creatures, then save the forest and creatures that beat you up! So, why did I choose this island? Well, firstly, it’s not only dangerous, but scary. I mean, look at the Nøkken! That thing is nightmare is fuel… *shivers* And, like I said, you get beat up by these other woodland creatures, and then you have to stop an entire team of construction vehicles! If that isn’t dangerous, I don’t know what is.

Poptropica rates this island easy, and it might be, but it’s definitely still scary and dangerous… *hides from the Nøkken*

#4: Astro-Knights Island

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Aliens, frustration, flying in zero-gravity! What could be more fun than that? This island, according to many people (myself included) is one of the hardest to complete. And it’s also pretty dangerous. I mean, you’re flying into space to save a princess from a half-robot creepo. And space is not fun. There are things trying to kill you on every planet (except for the Pewter Moon), and even in the space around them.

This isn’t the scariest island, but creatures like the Mother Phoenix are pretty creepy (to me at least).This island’s a little too dangerous to be left off the list, but it’s not the most terrifying. En garde!

#3: Survival Island

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Survival Island! This five-part island is full of fun things like being chased by a psychopath, then catching said psychopath! Now, this island doesn’t have the traditional “scary” things like monsters or flaming meteorites, but it is realistic. There’s the element of survival (well, duh), hunting, and animals. You always have to be on the move, and you can’t trust anyone. That’s why I consider it pretty dangerous. Plus, you’ve got someone hunting you and so they can stuff you in their trophy collection, which is pretty messed up!

#2: Virus Hunter Island

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Welcome to Glitch Island – uh, I mean, Virus Hunter Island! Guess what, kids? You’re not a trained pilot. So what happens? You get to drive through someone’s body in a microscopic ship to stop a killer virus! Isn’t that awesome?

Alright, seriously, this island is pretty scary and dangerous. You’re stopping a killer virus from killing every human on Earth. Plus, the virus itself is pretty scary. I don’t wanna talk ‘bout it… we’ll just say the island is full of danger. PDC, green spider-like killers, dangerous grape soda, electric nerves, falafel… the list goes on!

And now, it’s time for the most dangerous, most scary island on allllll of Poptropica….

*drumroll* It’s…

#1: Mythology Island

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Okay, this island and Virus Hunter had me a bit stumped, but in the end I chose this island to top the list, ‘cause it’s just that dangerous, and the peril you’re in feels worse (though it’s still really close). Dude. Anyway…. You arrive on this island, where there’s gods and creatures and stuff. You go to a tree, and pick an apple. Then, Santa Claus – uh, Zeus – shows up, and offers you immortality! But first, you have to get some stuff for him so he can take over Poptropica, but you don’t realize. Yay!

So you, a mortal, do a bunch of dangerous things, like enter the Labyrinth where barely anyone survives. According to mythology, anyway. Oh, not dangerous enough? Then you have to go to the freaking Underworld, and put flipping Cerberus to sleep, as well as crossing the River Styx. And it gets worse! At the end, you have to fight a god – not just anyone, but the king of the gods. Nuts, huh? Too many times you could die on this island.

If you don’t beat Zeus, all of Poptropica is screwed! That’s scary in itself. Plus, there are some other creepy things on this island, like those Hercules fan girls. Oh, and the Underworld, the sphinx, the minotaur, the hydra, and it goes on…

Alright guys! Those islands were the Pop 5 of scariest and most dangerous. Now it’s time for some honorable mentions!

HM: Cryptids Island

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This island, if on the list, would be #6. It’s definitely got the scary element (Jersey Devil and the Chupacabra), and it’s dangerous, but not the most dangerous. Still a good island, though.

HM: Monster Carnival Island

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The lost island! Yep, definitely creepy (especially that lab… oh gods), and monster-filled! Though it isn’t particularly dangerous- really only the monsters are dangerous. Oh, and Ringmaster Raven, who tries to hypnotise everyone. But no, it’s not the most dangerous, so I left it out.

HM: Super Villain Island

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Guess what guys? Zeus is back, and he’s more annoying than ever! This time, he’s kidnapped four super villains, and we have to enter their dangerous dreams! Yay! Then, at the end, we have to fight Zeus again, and the fight is more life-threatening than Mythology Island’s! Although it’s dangerous, it just isn’t scary enough, so I left it out.

Alrighty, ladies and gents! That’s all I have to say for this list, so thank you for reading and I’ll see you around in the Poptropica community! 🙂

Hope you enjoyed this guest post by Magic Snowball!

The PHB welcomes guest posting from anyone in our community if you have something to share, whether it be sneak peeks, My Place in Poptropica stories, or any other ideas you might have. We also encourage sharing on the PHC.

If you have an idea for a guest post, send it in to staff@poptropicahelp.net:)

New Pop Drop: Cavern Chases, Pretty Places, and Many a House Prop

Hey Poptropicans! Slanted Fish here with some CAVERNOUS news.

Prepare to be amazed… we’ve got a LOT of Poptropica Worlds sneak peeks today, featuring the rumored (now confirmed) Crisis Caverns Island, the new animated running style, and some furniture/decor for the upcoming player houses!

Before we begin, I’d like to acknowledge that the pictures below come straight from the official Creators, who recently contacted many bloggers in the Poptropica community with a Pre-Beta Worlds Kit and invited them to share its contents with everyone. While we can’t give away the kit itself, we can show you the amazing artistry within it, which you’ll find below. Click the images to view them in full size.

Among the sneak peeks is this look at a chase scene in Crisis Caverns, with elements like a relentless boulder and worm pits – the monster worm from an earlier sneak peek!

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At some point in the caves, you’ll encounter a pit of magma – and more of those spaghetti worm creatures! (Also, what is that nose-shaped light spot on the character’s face? The new avatar doesn’t show any noses, but did he get his ripped off or is he just weirdly sunburnt? 😛 In any case, I’m digging the new running animation.)

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But Crisis Caverns isn’t all danger and running-for-your-life madness. Check out this gorgeous, serene palace area – possibly the lair of the Mole King from a much earlier sneak peek, though it was mentioned that that character idea was scrapped. (This island has been in development for years!)

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Looking on the brighter side, we also see this exterior of Crisis Caverns, possibly the Main Street area (first scene). Signposts label this as Caldera State Park, possibly named after the Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico, or simply after a caldera, which is a large volcanic crater usually formed by a major eruption.

In this picture, we see some bison, a cabin, the entrance to an underground mine, the visitor’s center with some park flags, wax pots (whatever that is), and a signpost to a geyser named Old Reliable (most likely named after Old Faithful in Yellowstone).

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Last of the sneak peek pictures, and unrelated to the rest, we have a look at some decorative items for player houses. From a Booga shark statue to at least twelve different styles of chairs (not all pictured), and even wallpaper designs, there’s a ton to select from. Which ones will you put in your home?

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The Poptropica Creator Captain Crawfish also included a letter to recipients of the Pre-Beta Kit, which talks about what we can look forward to in Poptropica Worlds:

Poptropica Worlds is an all-new game, built from the ground up to give you the Poptropica you’ve dreamed of. That means a seamless gameplay experience between your web and mobile devices, with a single account. A re-imagined interface that ensures the smoothest controls possible no matter where you’re playing. Even richer customization options for your Poptropican. All this and still the same humor, adventure, and fun that you expect from Poptropica.

Want examples? How about…

  • Your very own house! Decorate your space to be as unique and creative as you are.
  • Deeper options to customize your Poptropican’s look, and new choices arriving all the time.
  • Crisis Caverns: our grandest island adventure yet, with astonishing underground mysteries and creatures you have to see to believe.
  • Enjoy new gameplay mechanics, and feast your eyes on jaw-dropping art and animation.
  • Keep your account! Your classic Poptropica login will automatically work on Poptropica Worlds.

All in all, I think this #NewPopDrop is looking and sounding spectacular, and I’m excited to get to play Poptropica Worlds this spring! Are you??

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Looks like these guys are!

What other features would you love to see on the new and upcoming Poptropica Worlds? Leave your feedback in the comments, on blog posts, or on social media (and be sure to tag Poptropica) – the Creators are really interested in hearing your thoughts! 😁

Stay popping, Poptropicans!

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