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The Past or the Future?

  I thought for sure Virus Hunter Island was going to ship today. But since it didn’t, I’ll throw a quiz at you. This one comes from the Poptropica Pop Quiz page. I thought it was interesting enough that I want to hear how you all would answer: If you could travel through time, would you rather go into the ... Read More »

Virus Hunter Island Costume and Powers Now Available

  This just in from the Creator’s Blog: in anticipation of the imminent arrival of the newest adventure from Poptropica, Virus Hunter Island, the creators have released a Members Only power called the “Inside-Out Power”.  It’s a little gross, but a whole lot awesome.  Here’s what they had to say:   A new Virus Hunter Island power has just arrived ... Read More »

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Independence Day to all of our American Poptropica Secrets fans! After you’ve gone to the parades, enjoyed the barbecues, and watched the fireworks, come back to Poptropica Secrets and show us your best Fourth of July Costume! Just like our usual costume contest, post the link to your Avatar Studio image in the comments below. This isn’t a contest, ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: Underwater Salvage and Volcano Adventure

  The Daily Pop has some interesting images in their Sneak Peek section. The teaser images seem to  hint at a future island that involves underwater salvage — exploring the depths of the ocean looking for ancient artifacts — and a volcanic island, possibly with some kind of monster on it. If these images are together, then it looks like ... Read More »

Crafting Dr. Hare

The Poptropica Creators are certainly pushing their LEGO project. This time they’ve rolled out a PDF of Dr. Hare that you can print, cut out, and construct yourself. I have to admit, that would look pretty cool on my shelf. Here’s the original announcement: We still need 2,300+ more votes to reach 10,000 supporters for the Dr. Hare’s Lair Lego ... Read More »

Repeat Playability: Your Ideas

Last week, I suggested an idea for how Poptropica can make itself more fun for those long spans of times between the release of new islands. The main problem, of course, is repeat playability. Once you’ve played and completed Zomberry Island, for example, what do you do while you’re waiting for Night Watch Island? The creators of Poptropica spent so ... Read More »

How to Fix Poptropica’s Problem a.k.a. Repeat Playability

  Several days ago, the creators of Poptropica made an announcement that they would be changing 24 Carrot Island.  You can read all about it here. Well, the change is here and Members can now play 24 Carrot BETA Carrotene Island. The gist of what they’ve done is upgrading 24 Carrot Island with music and sound effects, a bigger screen, ... Read More »

‘Ears to Dr. Hare!

If you’re not already aware of it, Poptropica hit its goal for getting 7,500 votes for a Dr. Hare themed LEGO set and because of it has released the Doctor Hare Ears Power.  Here’s what they had to say on the Creator’s blog: Sometime this weekend we passed another crucial milestone on our LEGO CUUSOO project. We now have more than ... Read More »

Costume Contest: Villains!

  SO, you guys are awesomely creative! Some spectacular costume combinations for our first Villain-themed Fan Costume Contest. Below are the entries with the poll further down below that. Good luck to all of the contestants and may the best bad guy win! (Sorry about the delay in posting this. I know some of you were worried about your submissions, ... Read More »

Costume Contest: Poptropica Villain!

  EDIT: Keep your Poptropicans in  your costumes until Saturday the 15th! Thanks! It’s time for another costume contest! The theme of this one? Make up your own Poptropica villain! Dr. Hare, Black Widow, Captain Crawfish, and [insert your villain name here]? Do you have the imagination, the knowledge of Poptropica costume items, and the chutzpah to put together a ... Read More »

24-Carrot Island Redux

  An interesting post today on the Creator’s blog. They posted the video below with this text: It’s a good thing I had my speakers on or I might not have guessed anything was different! Weird stuff. So…they’ve added sound effects to 24-Carrot Island?? Or is there something else going on? What do you think? Discuss! Read More »