Contests, Social Media, Time Tangled Island

Almost out of time to submit your coloring pages! Hurry this instant! ⏰

Hey, everyone! It’s time for a quick news update. Let’s pop over to Instagram to check out Poptropica’s latest announcements!

The Creators put out one last call for submissions to Poptropica’s first Coloring Creations Challenge! Artists, you have until tonight at 11 p.m. Eastern/ 8 p.m. Pacific to submit your inked drawings through Poptropica’s submissions page. Hurry for a chance to have your art featured in an official fan-driven coloring book!

The Creators also took the time to confirm that Time Tangled Islands is now available to all players. We appreciate the update, Creators, but you were a bit too slow on the draw. You’re no match for Neat Peanut and the Poptropica Help Blog! 😜

Bragging aside, go celebrate the occasion by playing this classic adventure from 2008. If you have some digital currency to burn, you could also buy the Finest Piece of Pop Merch around: the Time Tangled Wall Clock! We wish you luck on your time travel escapades!

To wrap things up, let’s look at Poptropica’s latest batch of Instagram stories. We have artwork starring classic characters and unique OCs, some colored in coloring pages, and even some Poppies posts! Check out our Poppies recap if you want to see the winners.

The Creators also left a reminder for players to login today as part of the ongoing 10 Day Login Challenge. If you have logged in to Poptropica everyday since July 21st, you’re still in the running to earn 5,000 credits at the end of July! Just login everyday until July 30th to receive your reward.

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin 🐬

Contests, Fairy Tale Island, Fan Art Features, Social Media

Last call for fairytale fan art! 🧚‍♀️

Hey Poptropicans, we’re back again with the fairy fan art features! ✨

Since posting the last batch, the Pop Creators have shared a bunch more on their Instagram story. Take a look inside this book! 📖

So cool, right? The Fairy Fan Art Challenge officially ends tomorrow (Wednesday, April 21), so get your entries in soon, whether on Instagram or through the submissions form. 🎨 You could win in-game credits!

The countdown is also on for Fairy Tale Island, which drops this Thursday, April 22! 🧚‍♀️ Here’s how a few Poptropicans on the PHC have been getting into the spirit. Speaking of the PHC, stay tuned for our upcoming party — we’ll have more details very soon!

Get hyped with all the sneak peeks, put together an outfit fit for a fairy tale, and stay tuned for our island guide here on the PHB. Here’s to a happy ending for the island and its inhabitants! 🍻

Concept art of princesses and more for the upcoming Fairy Tale Island. We can spot Cinderella by her iconic glass slippers!

Keep on popping on, Poptropicans! ✌️

~🐠

Contests, Fairy Tale Island, Fan Art Features, Social Media

Fairy fan art features, once upon the ‘gram

Hey Poptropicans! The Fairy Fan Art Challenge from Poptropica has been going strong, and there’s still a bit of time left to join! 🧚‍♀️🖌

The Pop Creators have been sharing some of the entries on their Instagram stories, and they’ve even created a new story highlight on their IG page called “Fan Challenges” where you can see the recent features. We’ve also gathered them here for you:

Pretty epic stuff! Remember, the contest ends this Wednesday, April 21. You could win some in-game credits! More details about the contest were covered in our post last week. 🎨

And perhaps even better, Fairy Tale Island is set to release this Thursday, April 22, with the winners of the art challenge to be announced the day after. Stay tuned — we’ll be watching for this exciting Pop drop and will release an island guide here on the PHB! 🎉

Scene from the upcoming Fairy Tale Island

Keep on popping on, Poptropicans! ✌️

~🐠

Contests

The PHB’s Halloween Eleven: Heavenly & Hellish

This contest is now closed. Check out the winning costumes!

The Poptropica Help Blog presents

Halloween Costume Contest Eleven:
😇 Heavenly & Hellish 😈

As is our tradition here on the PHB, we’re hosting a Halloween costume contest on Poptropica! It’s our eleventh year doing this, and this time around we’re hosting two categories: Heavenly (for all things cute, charming, and classy) and Hellish (for the devilish, deviant, and depraved).

Here’s what you need to know about entering:

  1. Assemble your costume for either category on Poptropica. You may enter each category as many times as you like. Each individual person is eligible to win just once per category.
  2. Take a screenshot of your costume entry in the Costumizer window.* Here’s how to take a screenshot — the instructions will vary depending on your device. For Windows, you’ll also need to paste it somewhere to save it as an image file on your computer. Also, use the in-game Costumizer window (pictured below) as that will display your character at a high resolution. Ideally, crop the image to show just your character.
  3. Upload the image to the web and share the link in the comments of this post. You can use a site like imgur to upload your picture and obtain a web link for it that can then be shared so others can see it. Once you’ve got a link, comment on this PHB post you’re reading right now with the link. Include details such as what category you’re entering, what you’re naming your costume, and anything else you’d like to share about it. Look for my sample entry comment (it’ll be by Slanted Fish) for an example.

*Note: Though we’ve used Avatar Studio (AS) links in the past, many of the newer items in Poptropica are not visible through AS. If your entire costume is still viewable by AS, you’re welcome to provide a link or username in lieu of a picture. However, since AS is no longer a complete guarantee for displaying costumes, we recommend taking a screenshot.

Share a screenshot of your costume in the Costumizer window, like so. You can access this screen from the green shirt button in the menu.

📝 Things to Note ✨

  • If you send us an Avatar Studio link, you’ll have to keep your costume intact until Halloween so we can see it throughout the month. That’s something you won’t have to concern yourself with if you send a screenshot instead, and it’ll be easier for you to capture multiple costume entries!
  • Tips for seeking out costume parts: We know Poptropica has changed a lot in the past year, making lots of old methods obsolete, but there are still places you can go for cool costume parts. Dig through old store items, buy new store costumes, crank the switch in the New You shop on Home Island, snag something off an NPC from PoptropiCon, sneak your way into old islands with this link from idk the glitcher, and use MAP (for individual parts) or the ASG Machine (for full costumes) along with usernames from our ASG collection.
  • Disclaimer: Our “heavenly” and “hellish” themes refer generally to the imaginations of pop culture at large, and do not necessarily reflect theological perspectives on the nature/ideas of heaven/hell.

👑 Prizes ✨

  • The contest closes on Wednesday, October 30. We’ll announce the winners the next day.
  • On Halloween (October 31), we’ll post our favorite costumes from each category on the front page of the PHB for all to enjoy.
  • Two grand prize winners will be selected, one in each category. Each grand prize winner will receive a 1-month Poptropica membership.
  • Featured costumes will also be immortalized on our Costumes page, but we’ll also have honorable mentions for just the post, not page.

Happy Costumizing!

🎃✨😇 Watch out, guardian angel…
the devil is in the details 😈👹👻

Contests

PHB’s 9th Annual Sp00py Costume Contest!

phb 9th hallo

Hello, sp00ptropicans! October is here, Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for the PHB’s Annual Sp00py Halloween Costume Contest!

This is our ninth year doing this, and this time around, we’re going to have two categories: Poptropica Original and Poptropica Worlds!

Traditionally, Poptropicans submit their best Poptropica Halloween costumes in the comments section by giving an Avatar Studio link and/or posting their username. Since the Avatar Studio only works for accounts on Pop Original, the procedure for submitting a Worlds costume will be different — details below.

Tips for a sp00py costume

As you put together your entry (or entries — feel free to submit as many times as you like!), keep in mind the following:

  • 🎃 Be original! Instead of just using all the parts of one costume that already exists, mix and match to create your own unique costume.
  • 🎃 There are some great Halloween costume parts at the ghoul gathering from the end of the Haunted House quest from the Store, as well as the collection of free costumes in the Store, but be creative and search in other places too! We have tools like the Avatar Studio Gift and iPop to help you find just the right parts you need.
  • 🎃 Keep your costume intact until after the winners are announced on October 31 (Halloween). If you change your costume before then, we may not see it! If you don’t want to keep the costume on your main account, you can create a new one and post the link to that instead. Or, send us a screenshot from the Avatar Studio in the same way as you see cropped on our ASG page. (Entries for Worlds will require a screenshot — don’t worry, it’s a simple process!)
  • 🎃 Optional: Give your costume a groovy name. It’ll help your costume stand out even more, and if it wins, we’ll refer to it by the name you’ve given it!

How to enter your costume

  • 🍭 To post your entry for Poptropica Original, go to the Avatar Studio, type in your username, click Load, click on the Link to highlight it, right-click and choose Copy. Then, go to the comments section on this post, right-click and choose Paste, type in your comment (you can include your username if you’d like to) and submit it, so we can view your costume by clicking the link!
  • 🍭 To post your entry for Poptropica Worlds, go to your closet and take a screenshot (see instructions here for screenshotting on any computer or mobile device). Then, upload your screenshot on an image hosting website such as imgur or TinyPic, copy the link to your image, and insert the link into your comment so we see it!

For both games, you can submit as many entries as you like, but if you do, make sure to use multiple accounts so that you don’t overwrite the last costume you put on. Remember, though, you can only win a maximum of one time for each game.

The contest closes on Monday, October 30. Winners will be announced October 31.

Winners & Prizes

  • 👻 On Halloween (October 31), we’ll make a post featuring the winning costumes on the front page of the PHB for all to see, *PLUS* each winner will receive a one-month Poptropica membership, courtesy of the Poptropica Creators!
  • 👻 The winning costumes will also be immortalized on the PHB’s Costumes page, where you can see examples of past Halloween winners.
  • 👻 We’ll have 12 winners total – 6 costumes from each game – as well as some honorary mentions for just the post, but not the page.

🍭👻🎃 Happy Costumizing! 🎃👻🍭

🦇 P.S. If you’re feeling especially artistic in this spooky season, be sure to participate in this month’s Community Creations, which also has a Halloween theme!