Although this is a Poptropica blog, and there are plenty of Poptropica resources abound on our website, this is the one spot you can use to deviate from Poptropica.
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our off-topica recommendations
Listed below are (mostly) free, great web resources you can check out in your spare time which Poptropica fans might like. We don’t benefit from advertising them. Just enjoy!
Games For Fans of Poptropica
Whether it’s a point-and-click adventure or a virtual world where you can hang out with other kids, if you like Poptropica, you might like these games too!
- Animal Jam – An online playground for fun and adventure, by National Geographic.
- Botanicula (has free demo) – A point-and-click adventure game in a whimsical plant-filled world.
- Broken Age ($) – It’s a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. Vella Tartine and Shay Volta are two teenagers in strangely similar situations, but radically different worlds.
- Machinarium ($) – Help Josef the robot to save his girlfriend Berta kidnapped by the Black Cap Brotherhood gang.
- Oxenfree ($) – If you liked Poptropica’s Ghost Story Island, you may like Oxenfree: a single player game that’s equal parts coming-of-age tale and supernatural thriller. You play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenaged girl who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on a decommissioned military island.
- Pocket God ($) – What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful? On a remote island, you are an all-powerful god, ruling over the simple natives.
- Roblox – Create adventures, play games, role play, and more in this 3D world.
- The Silent Age ($) – Help Joe as he travels between the groovy present of 1972 and the apocalyptic future of 2012 to discover the truth behind humankind’s extinction—a quest entrusted to him by a dying man from the future.
- Sword & Sworcery ($) – An elegant music-inspired adventure created for a broad, literate audience. It tells a short, dreamy story about a lone woman warrior on a tragic quest in a lush, haunted mountain wilderness.
Learning doesn’t have to be boring with these educational resources!
- Code.org – Learn how to program with computer coding, aimed at kids of all ages.
- Crash Course (or Crash Course Kids for younger kids) – Watch educational videos on many topics, with great animations.
- Duolingo – Learn a language by practicing a little each day.
- Free Rice – Play and learn with quizzes online. For every question you answer right, 10 grains of rice get donated!
- Funbrain – Play games and read books, comics, and more. This is the website that debuted Poptropica!
- SciShow – Explore our world with interesting and informative science videos.
Create something cool with these great tools!
- Autodesk Sketchbook – A powerful drawing program, with free versions on iOS and Android, and free 7-day trials on Windows and Mac. Paid subscription follows after the first week.
- DeviantArt Muro – A simple drawing program you can access right in your browser (no downloads). Good for beginners!
- WordPress.com – Create your own blog for free. (That’s how the PHB got started!)
off-topic chat starts in the comments below!
Remember, this is the only place on the PHB where you can talk about anything non-Poptropica (you can talk about your pets, favorite music, TV show – anything at all!)
Have fun and don’t forget to be awesome! 😀