Clubhouse, Home Island, Store

Summer on Haxe and Avatar Studio hijacks

Hey, Poptropicans! Today, we’re going to talk about a store rearrangement, a Home Island makeover, and the Avatar Studio. Why am I getting a strange case of dรฉjร  vu? Anyway, let’s get started with this week’s store lineup!

This week, players can purchase trendy summer fashion and classic costumes. Although the Orange Julius is members-only, the other outfits are available to all players. These items are: Rainbow Storm, Rebel Beach, Spiff Boy, Soccer Player (boys and girls), Mythology Surfer (boys and girls), Pop Star, and Rock Star.

Over the past few weeks, the four items in the Powers section took turns being on sale one week at a time. First was the Bobblehead Power, then the Atom Power, and now players save big with the Binary Rain Power. Maybe the Flower Planting Power will be on sale next week? We’ll see.

Also, some of the sections rearranged the order of their cards, and the Ice Blaster Pistol disappearing from the Pranks section.

Remember Home Island getting a summer makeover on Flash? The Haxe version of Home Island followed suit and welcomed summer in its own unique way. Bushels of apples can be found in the trees and on the ground. If you need a cool refreshing treat, head over to the ice cream stand next to the Blast-Off Arcade to get a free soft serve cone. Sweet! ๐Ÿ˜‹

Need a place to get away from the heat? Players can now access their clubhouses in the Haxe Javascript build of Poptropica! However, there isn’t (yet?) a physical building for it on Home Island like there is in Flash.

Instead, you’ll need to click the clubhouse icon in the menu to be transported to your virtual home away from home.

haxe clubhouse iconYou’re going to need some furniture to decorate your humble abode. Click the store button on the bottom left of the screen, and you’ll be transported to the clubhouse store. So far, 23 furniture items are available in the Haxe clubhouse store, with five being members-only.

Check out the decorator in action. Yup, just like in Flash!

Also like the Flash version, there’s a “switch room” lever you can pull to change the interiors. And in Haxe, in addition to the three interiors we know from the Flash version, there’s a fourth whimsical world: a mushroom forest!

Pretty magical, huh? It’s too bad it’s members only… just like in Flash, non-members only get the first clubhouse interior, which is the treehouse.

Another little cosmetic change in Haxe: the save screen where you create a Poptropica account has gotten a makeover! Now it features some kind of futuristic warrior in a robot suit and a girl waving from the sides.

Ah, the Avatar Studio. A simple application in which players can look up and share their avatars with others online. Former PHB author Purple Claw gave us a tip that something was amiss with the system. Players can still search for their avatars as normal. However, when you view the link to your avatar, you are suddenly greeted by this handsome fellow:


Every Avatar Studio link now directs you to former Pop Creator Vlad the Viking’s avatar, regardless of the username you typed in. It’s a strange glitch, to be sure. Let’s hope this gets fixed soon.

That’s all for now. What do you think of this week’s store lineup? What items do you want to see return in the future? Thoughts on the other updates?

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

โ€”Gentle Dolphin ๐Ÿฌ


12 thoughts on “Summer on Haxe and Avatar Studio hijacks”

  1. In regards to Avatar Studio, I took it for granted that it’s been showing Vlad the Viking instead of any real avatar. Too bad I learned about it so late, but it’s good for screenshots. Here’s hoping that HAXE makes its own avatar studio, even if the modify a poptropican site doesn’t work with it.

  2. When the store updated on Tuesday, there were briefly some items available for HAXE and Flash respectively that have since been taken off: in Flash, the store briefly had the Total Costume, Wicked Wizard, and 24 Carrot Beta Tester available, and only those three costumes. I can email a screenshot.
    In HAXE, a members-only common room item from each island was briefly available for free: Frozen Body, Greatness, Dr. Hare Ears, and Game Show Island Cosplay.
    On top of this, if the store update on May 1st was anything to go by, in two days all of these items will be gone, so buy what you can afford before the month is up.

  3. The recent store updates have been underwhelming; is it that hard to give players interesting things to buy?

  4. forget avatar studio ๐Ÿ˜€ Try {/ Modify a Poptropican. You dont need to spend a cent on anything, plus it gives you Binary bard for free Ill list the codes for you {/ Cyber Jester #227
    lol bye

  5. My home island doesn’t change like the ice cream place or the clubhouse, their just the old home island. Maybe because I’m on a laptop? Please answer ๐Ÿ™‚

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