Lunar Colony Island

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An abandoned space station. A missing astronaut. A signal from beyond the stars. Blast off for a Poptropica adventure like no other! Get ready to explore the secrets of the lunar surface, and uncover a mystery as old as the cosmos…

Photos

These pictures are collected in your Poptropica photo album in the profile section. Click to enlarge.

Trivia

  • Lunar Colony Island is Poptropica’s 29th island. The countdown began on August 10, 2012, and was released on August 16 for members with a demo for non-members. It opened to all on September 6, 2012.
  • PASE, which stands for the Poptropica Academy for Space Exploration, is a parody of NASA.
  • The Photo Album in the open storage space next to bed 8 in the Crew Barracks is optional, but you can flip through Salerno’s scrapbook of memories just for fun.
  • Common room: Final Frontier Gift Shop
  • GatOS from the Operator’s Manual found in the Vehicle Bay is a reference to GLaDOS from the Portal games.
  • Alan Turing, who appears in the bonus quest, is an actual British cryptanalyst.
  • Bonus quest for members only: You’ve returned to earth just in time to receive a new transmission. Can you crack the code and translate the alien message?
  • Members get an additional Lunar Colony gear pack, which includes Zaggy Moondust costume, Alien Archaeology power, and Moon Rock item. The Zaggy Moondust costume is ONLY available during Early Access! (Zaggy Moondust is a parody of Ziggy Stardust, which was English rock star David Bowie’s alter ego.)
  • Hanging down sideways from near the top of the Mission Control building is the Poptropica flag.
  • On the lunar surface, you can see a view of planet Poptropica, which is based on a real photograph called “Earthrise,” taken by the crew of the Apollo 8 mission.

Video Guide

For a written walkthrough with pictures, click on Guide at the top of this page.

discuss lunar colony island below~

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53 thoughts on “Lunar Colony Island

  1. Slanted Fish says:

    An abandoned space station. A missing astronaut. A signal from beyond the stars. Blast off for a Poptropica adventure like no other! Get ready to explore the secrets of the lunar surface, and uncover a mystery as old as the cosmos…

    Discuss Lunar Colony Island here! 😀

  2. strange beetle says:

    i think it’ll be like astro knights; pewter moon, but without the other planets or asteroids! {asteroids were annoying}

    • Incredible Bubbles says:

      There are asteroids. I am a member and I am stuck on the moon part, I have been in the vehicle bay and the barracks and only things I found were a notebook and a GatOS Operators Manual. I REALLY need help and the guide! Please post guide ASAP!!!!!

  3. miner320 says:

    in the daily pop in the pictures for lunar colony i saw words that might have said eye color change machine that would be so cool!

  4. cotk13 says:

    I looked at the site and it says that lunar colony comes out september 6th TODAY!!!! but when i tried to play it it only let me play the demo.

  5. Rudy says:

    at the rock laboratory in lunar colony island, the game glitched and i got stuck and can’t get out. i tried saving and exiting then re-opening poptropica but it didn’t work

  6. hatersloveme4897 says:

    hey im a member long after this island came out and i really want that linited time item from the store because it looks super awesome 😦

  7. Shifty Walker says:

    omg! the “beleive it or not im walkin on air” photo is such a throwback to the greatest american hero theme song!!

  8. 15wongnh1 says:

    Could the monoliths be a reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey? And the alien portal…there’s something like a figure next to it. It looks like a Xenomorph or a Predator or a combination of those two.

  9. Epcot22 says:

    I’m pretty positive I was the first poptropican EVER (other than the creators :P) on this island. I was clicking really fast when the countdown got to 10 seconds, and I didn’t even see it open because I was getting onto the island!

  10. Annie says:

    there is is glitch and when it asks you to clear earths atmosphere and set it to 112 degrees it only has 114 and 110, it goes by 4rs. can i fix this glitch??

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