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Harry Potter Costumes, Part One

Here’s our first batch of Harry Potter costumes courtesy of the Avatar Studio power and your awesome imaginations!  (And a good knowledge of Poptropica costume items!)  We’ve got some of the main characters — Hermione and Ron, for example — and we’ve got some more peripheral (but no less beloved) ones too, like Narcissa and Tonks.  (Well, I guess it’s ... Read More »

Gathering Costumes for Harry Potter Island!

  Not surprisingly, since it’s the most popular book series in the history of the printed word, the winner of our “which book would you like to see turn into a Poptropica Island” poll is: Harry Potter! Since it’s almost 100% certain that everyone reading this has read at least one of the books or seen at least one of ... Read More »

Poll: Which Book Would YOU Want as a Poptropica Island?

  In our last post I asked you all to hypothesize a Hunger Games Island, similar to previous Poptropica islands based on popular books such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Wimpy Wonderland. As expected, you came up with some great ideas (and great reasons why it would be a challenge). As a bonus, I asked you what’s another ... Read More »

Create Our Own Island: The Hunger Games

  Okay, everyone, put your thinking caps on, because we’re going to create a Hunger Games themed Poptropica Island! That’s right, imagine that you’re in charge of turning the ridiculously popular book and movie series The Hunger Games into a Poptropica island. How would you go about it? Think about the other Poptropica islands that are based on books, like ... Read More »

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 »