Fairy Tale Island, Sneak Peeks

The magical designs of Fairy Tale Island πŸ§šβ€β™‚οΈπŸŽ¨

Once upon a time (a few months ago, to be exact), a Poptropica fan named Perfect Crab had an idea for a fairy tale-themed island called… well, Fairy Tale Island. The Creators of Poptropica loved the idea so much that they selected it as one of the three winners of the Create Your Dream Island contest.

Many fans such as Perfect Crab awaited the arrival of the winning islands, yearning to go on more adventures in the great wide somewhere. Suddenly, the Creators shared some concept art for some of Fairy Tale Island’s many characters. Now let us take a look at what stories are awaiting us in this magical adventure!

The first image shows some character designs for the cast of Little Red Riding Hood. Our human characters are a modern Red Riding Hood(ie), a sweet grandma, and a hairy woodcutter. Of course, you cannot have Little Red Riding Hood without the Big Bad Wolf and his many expressive faces. While this isn’t the only modern adaptation of the story, this will definitely be an interesting take regardless.

Next, we have six of the seven dwarves from Snow White. It’s interesting that the dwarves are drawn in a different style from normal Poptropicans; they even have noses and fingers! Why are the dwarves drawn this way? Why are they wearing a human disguise like the gnomes from Gravity Falls? Where is the one other dwarf? Some of their secrets will be revealed shortly.

Moving along, here are some costumes fit for royalty. Amongst the kings and queens, we can easily spot Cinderella thanks to her iconic glass slippers. Interestingly, Cinderella also has a wild hairstyle and punk rocker outfit. Is that her normal attire before she goes to the ball, or perhaps her disguise at the ball?

There is also a lady dressed in purple accompanied with a note which says “Modify Kira scrub outfit and props”. We currently have a named character who is likely a medical professional. Could she be Cinderella’s fairy godmother?

Finally, here is concept art for the island’s possible villain: Rumpelstiltskin. His longer limbs and devilish features help him stand out from Poptropica villains of the past. Perhaps he has something to do with the fairy tales going awry? What is this sinister imp’s master plan, and is he working alone?

All of these character designs give us a lot to think about regarding the island’s story and tone. The modern takes on classic fairy tales are reminiscent to 2000’s fairy tale parody movies like Shrek, Hoodwinked, and Enchanted. Wouldn’t it be interesting to defeat Rumpelstiltskin and celebrate with a dance party?

Now these designs are a taste of what is to come. The full story of Fairy Tale Island is set to be told before this summer, so keep one eye on the Creators’ Blog and another on the Poptropica Help Blog. We cannot wait to see what Perfect Crab and the Creators have in store for us!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

β€”Gentle Dolphin 🐬

Nabooti Island, Sneak Peeks, Spy Island

CYOA Sneak Peeks 6 and 7, Spy Island update

Two more sneak peeks (the 6th and 7th) of CYOA Island (Choose Your Own Adventure Island), an island coming soon, have been shown! The Poptropica Creators’ Blog comments: “Just wanted to show off some more from the Choose Your Own Adventure project. This island is going have some awesome areas to explore and it will also offer you some unique challenges.” The 6th sneak peek shows a building called ”Fly-By-Night Airlines”, it’s probably some kind of airport.

The other sneak peek they released today was one called Character Sketches. The Poptropica Creators say that these will be some of the people you might meet on CYOA Island.

Quoted from the Poptropica Creators’ Blog, here’s the Spy Island update:

SPY ISLAND UPDATE:
We know that many of you are anxiously awaiting the release of Spy Island, and so are we! We are adding some cool and exciting features that we think you will really enjoy.