Hey guys! It’s been so long!! 😀 The SATs are coming up and school has begun, but I’ve resurfaced to tell you that the Forgotten Islands App is OUT! Check it out!
UPDATE: The PHB’s complete Forgotten Islands iOS Game Walkthrough is now available!
Poptropica: Forgotten Islands features an original storyline that spans several new island groups. Dig through the past to discover relics that reveal Poptropica’s hidden secrets. But watch out for competing explorers, natural threats, and the artifacts’ unfriendly owners!
Besides the main quest, there are dozens of new characters, several randomly generated sidequests, and a blimp-load of new outfits that you can earn. Plus, for the first time ever, you can upgrade your blimp to traverse ever more dangerous environments.
From what I can deduce from the video, it looks very different! Instead of gaining credits from completing Islands, you can collect floating coins:
There seem to be a variety of islands, with names like Flotsam (meaning wreckage):
The navigation looks like something similar to Skullduggery when you take on the open seas — except this time in your
magic school bus blimp! Aside from that mentioned above, you can also customize your character with some all new costumes and some old ones, using the coins you have collected!
Here’s the catch: To play this all new adventure, you have to pay $4.99 on the Apple Store. Seems reasonable, seeing as how they need funding, but I’ve never seen an app where you had to pay that much on iOS ever. But who knows? They put a lot of work into this.
On a lesser note, the Creators have released a non-fiction book series called PopTopics. These books will talk about the topics that have inspired our Poptropica experience (clever naming, by the way 😀 ). The first one is on Mythology!
The first book, Poptopics: Mythology, gives you the inside scoop on the Greek legends that gave rise to Mythology Island. You’ll discover what we got right, what we got wrong, and what we left out. You might be surprised to find that truth is stranger than fiction!
Sounds interesting! For all the mythology buffs out there, this sounds like the perfect book for you! 🙂
Speaking of which, the Creators have hinted at more books: from “space travel” (Lunar Colony) to “monsters” (Cryptids), and even the Wild West (well, this is self-explanatory 😉 )!
Well, I’m off. Hope you guys enjoy playing The Forgotten Islands!
Parting is such sweet sorrow,
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
~Romeo and Juliet (II.ii), Shakespeare