A sneak peek into the safari

What’s up, Poptropicans? It’s Lucky Joker here with some incredible news!

Another sneak peek for the upcoming island has been released in the movie theater on Home Island for our enjoyment. You heard that right — Poptropica just dropped a thirteen-second video clip of the highly-anticipated zoological adventure, and it’s pretty great! Don’t believe me? See for yourself:

In the snippet, we can see a giraffe (from the previous sneak peek), a jumpy camera crew member, and most notably, a large tree with various markings on it. I wonder if those will have any significance in the island at all. I’m guessing not, but hey, you never know. 😛

(Oh yeah, HUGE detail: if you hover over the video with your cursor, you can see in the upper left hand corner that the video is titled “Reality TV Sneak Peek” — so that pretty much confirms all the speculation about this being a sequel to the Reality TV of nearly a decade ago!)

And over on Instagram, Blue Tooth has been teasing us about how you might just find the upcoming island in alien territory…

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Another thing worth mentioning is this silly little clip of a Zomberry dancing in the Game Show Island lounge, also new in the theater. Check it out:

Looks like this guy has had a few too many blueberry smoothies from the Berry Delicious Smoothie Shop, am I right?

So what do you think about all of this? I’m a little shocked (and majorly happy!) at the fact that the creators are giving out sneak peeks again; it just feels a lot like old times.

That’s it for now, folks. Don’t forget to vote in this year’s Poppies Awards before the 24th and make sure to stay tuned for our continuing yearbook series popping in each and every week.

Thank you all for reading and I’ll talk to you guys in the next one. Pop on!

– Lucky Joker ☘️

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Hippopotamus on an isthmus

Hey Poptropicans: we’re less than two weeks away from a new island, according to the Pop Creators’ latest Instagram post!

It was only last month that a new island was announced, and even more recently that we saw some sneak peeks, but Poptropica is back with another set of preview images, this time featuring a hippo, campfire, and giraffe!

Based on sneak peeks we’ve seen, this next island will be an adventure filled with safari animals and a film crew — and what’s more, according to a little intel from Poptropica glitcher idk, it’ll be a sequel to Reality TV Island, first launched nearly ten years ago!

Poptropica has already confirmed that the island will be on Poptropica Original. And, if the past is any indicator, it is likely that members will get early access to this island, while non-members may have to wait for a period of time before the island is released to all. Consider treating yourself to a membership to get first dibs on Poptropica’s first island in about 17 months!

July’s a big month here on the PHB as well, with our annual Poppies event. Have you made your award nominations yet? Deadline is Friday! 🏆

New island and member gifts premiering this July

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Hey, Poptropicans! This is Gentle Dolphin here with the latest Poptropica news!

Last week, the Creators announced that a new island is on its way, and now they decided to share two more behind-the-scenes drawings on Instagram.

The first picture shows three primates holding various objects: a monkey with a microphone, a chimp with a camera, and an orangutan with a drum stick. The second photo shows two Poptropicans who seem to be part of a film crew, since they have a microphone and a camera (which look similar to the ones owned by the primates from the first picture).

Fans on Instagram are already speculating what this new island will be about; some notable theories include wildlife documentaries and animal transformations. A couple people have joked about this island possibly being a sequel to a previous island, proposing titles such as “Monkey Wrench 2: Electric Boogaloo” and “Back Lot Island 2: Monkey Business”. Funny thing is, they may not be far off with the sequel idea…

Poptropica glitcher idk dug into some files and found that the island is looking like it will be a second season of Reality TV Island.

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It’d be pretty cool to see a follow-up to another classic island (Greek Sea Odyssey, anyone?), but we’d certainly appreciate the Creators putting old school islands (including Reality TV Island) back on the maps of newer players. (If you aren’t able to access older islands like RTV, try updating Flash and/or playing on a different web browser or computer.)

Blue Tooth also took to Instagram to answer a couple questions regarding the island’s release. In a post about the Poptropica app, she answered a fan’s question by stating that the island will be released on desktop and mobile at the same time. Also, in a post about membership, she mentioned that the island will be coming later this month! 


Speaking of membership, July’s member gifts are making a splash with some beach-themed items: a unicorn floatie, a surfer outfit, and a shark hat. Active members will automatically receive these gifts any time they log in during the month of July, so act fast!

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July is looking to be a great month for members. Not only do members get exclusive monthly member gifts, but they also get early access to brand new islands! If you’re interested in getting these cool perks and more, look into purchasing a membership.

That’s all for now! What do you think this upcoming island will be about? What do you think of these member gifts? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! Stay tuned to the Poptropica Help Blog for more Pop news, and be on the lookout for upcoming events here on the PHB. 😉

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

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Running to a new island this summer

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Hey, Poptropicans!

A few weeks ago, Blue Tooth wrote a cryptic post that hinted at the possibility of an upcoming island. We waited with bated breath for any news about a potential new island. Now, Poptropica has just confirmed what we’ve been hoping for: A new island will be released this summer!!!

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DEETS SOON #gethype #poptropica

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As of this point, we don’t know what this island will be about. All we have to go off of is this cheetah run cycle. In their post over on the Creator’s Blog, you’ll also find a photo containing references for this speedy cat. It’s super cool seeing these drawings come to life through the power of animation!

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So far, fan feedback has been super positive. Many fans have been itching to go on a new adventure after what seems like forever. Soon, we’ll be able to travel to a new world and experience an original story, just like the good old days!

So, will the new island be on Poptropica Worlds or Original? Instagram user djf1107 posed the question, and the Creators confirmed with “Pop babeeyyy”: the island will be released on Poptropica Original.

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Although it’s nice to see a new island on Pop Original, it’s pretty sad to hear that Pop Worlds isn’t being updated after all this time. This bittersweet statement opens a lot of questions regarding the future of Pop Worlds. Only time will tell what happens to it…

Anyway, are you excited for this upcoming island? What do you think it will be about? Share your thoughts in the comments below! We’ll be on the lookout for any new information about this mystery island, so stay tuned!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

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A peek at the pet barn 🐾

Hello, Poptropicans!

If you’ve seen Poptropica’s latest sneak peek, you’ll see construction for the Pet Barn is nearly finished, and soon we’ll all be able to adopt our very own companion animal how exciting! Here’s one of the screenshots that was posted on the Creators’ Blog yesterday:

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We can see that there’ll be at least 4 different animals to choose from: a bunny rabbit (which appears to be exclusive to members only), a dog, a chameleon, and a cat — which in my opinion kind of looks like another type of dog. 😅

In the previous gif sneak peek we received in November last year, we saw a goat along with the others which is now absent. I think it’s safe to assume it’s just cropped out of the game screen in this particular sneak peek, so no biggie.

The animals are cute as they are, but how cool is it that we’ll actually be able to change their color (using the colorizer tool!)? All the more way to make your pet your own!

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In the post on the Creators’ Blog, they imply that there’ll be other ways to customize your pet. In what ways would you like to make your pet unique? I’m hoping for some clothing options, myself.

Well, that about wraps it up as far as news goes. There are a few questions I’d like to ask the creators regarding this upcoming feature before I sign off, though:

  1. Will we be able to name our pets?
  2. Can we have multiple pets?
  3. Can having a pet benefit us? (e.g. in Club Penguin, pets called Puffles could dig up coins and special items while walking them around)

Thanks for reading as always, I’ll talk you guys in the next one… pop on!

– Lucky Joker 🍀

Keepeth out of my clubhouse!

Hello, Poptropicans! It’s Lucky Joker here back with another sneak peek. Yup, another sneak peek within just a couple of days! (Thanks, Creators. 😉 )

This one is a video of the upcoming clubhouse feature! More specifically, it’s the castle clubhouse, which seems to mean there will be other kinds, too. Check it out:

There’s a lot to see here: the house itself is made up of various short and long ledges, offering several levels of space to incorporate furniture. You can shop for furniture from a store using your credits, with items like stained glass windows, “keepeth out” signs, banners, bookcases, and more, with prices generally around 75–250 credits for an item.

It’s basically a lot like the current player home feature that exists on Poptropica Worlds, but based on recent pics, we’re anticipating that you can interact with other players’ clubhouses and invite them to your own. The sneak peek for the upcoming friends profile update includes a “clubhouse link,” and the video above shows text and emoji chat in the corner, which are features of the multiplayer-interactive Blast-Off Arcade.

We’re not sure when the clubhouses will launch—it could be as early as before the new year—but in any case, we’re excited! Stay tuned to the PHB for the latest updates on all things Pop. Until next time… pop on!

– Lucky Joker 🍀

🎶 It’s the most POPtastic time of the year! 🎶

What’s up, Poptropicans? It’s Lucky Joker here with exciting news! Let’s pop into it.

This just in from the Poptropica Creators’ Blog… there are soon going to be more ways to connect with friends on Poptropica!

For a feature coming soon to the Blast-Off Arcade, you can see in this sneak peek below a wider array of fun emojis as well as a chat icon, indicating a new text chat feature! It’s unclear at this point whether we’ll get to type out our messages or if we’ll at least be able choose from a larger amount of chat options, like before.

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A new profile page is showcased in another sneak peek—and it’s completely different from the current one we’re accustomed to! This one is a lot more social media inspired, I’d say. It’s got likes, friends, a display of photos from the Photo Booth, and more. I wonder what the sticker wall is all about… 🤔

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I personally think the new profile page looks really cool! As much as I’ll miss the old one, I can definitely say I’m looking forward to this version being put into the game. Both of these updates will be effective sometime this month, according to the Pop Creators.


Next up, we have some new holiday stickers in the Poptropica Stickers app! There are 14 new stickers and they’re all so cute! Check them out:

This app is only for iMessage for the time being. You can find the app in the App Store on any iOS device.


And lastly, you might’ve noticed a blank medallion for a Clubhouse Island (just like the Lego Island one from a few months ago). Thanks to Popular Noodle for the tip!

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Though we’re not entirely sure why it’s here, my guess is that it’s related to the “clubhouse link” button on the new profile page sneak peek from earlier. Seems like Pop is going to be introducing personal clubhouses to Poptropica Original—probably accessed through the closed tree house door on Home Island. Pretty neat, huh?

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And that’s it for today! I appreciate Poptropica listening to their fans on social media and adding all of these cool updates. Poptropica, if you’d take one more suggestion… I’d really really like a new island in 2019, or maybe even a “Create Your Dream Island” contest if you guys are running short of ideas over at Pop HQ. 😉

Welp, you’ve heard all of my opinions, but what do you think of all these upcoming features? What other stuff would you like to see in Poptropica?

Thanks for reading as always, and I’ll talk to you all in the next one. Pop on!

– Lucky Joker 🍀