Community Creations

Community Creations: August 2021


Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the August recap for Community Creations! August’s theme was Flight, so be sure to check out all the featured artists (not in any order)!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

Maroon’s Blimp by happyclonetrooper

Wow, this work is stunning, right? The dramatic lighting, dynamic clouds, and wide camera angle make for an intriguing composition to say the least. But beyond that, just look at that cool blimp design! I love seeing a twist on the classic yellow blimp, familiar to any and all players. The alterations seen here make the ride much more interesting and personalized, especially with that clever Maroon Ring logo. Find her Instagram here and check out the blimp design up close.

Adventure Awaits by PegaKid

Adventure awaits!!! This work is filled with tons of joy and excitement, making me want to set off on my own adventure right away. The close up shot of this blimp makes the viewer wonder what lies beyond it and what the characters spot ahead. Plus, who wouldn’t want to travel with such an adorable cat by their side? Find her DeviantArt here.

Full-Power Betty Jetty by AdventurersNHunters

I’m loving this twist on Betty Jetty! Stepping away from her typical pink color scheme, it’s clear that this fully-powered version of her shouldn’t be underestimated. Betty Jetty is an iconic choice for our flight theme, and the green glowing effect really emphasizes her abilities. The skyline is a great addition to the composition and her billowing scarf adds a lot of movement to the scene. Find her DeviantArt here.

Poptober: Blimp by Gentle Dolphin

Uh, you doing ok there, guys? Originally made for the Poptober “Blimp” prompt, this work is excellent. Not only is it made with crisp colors and smooth line art, but it also tells a compelling story. The emotion expressed by the characters is hilarious and honestly pretty relatable for those with a fear of heights. Who really needs a compass to fly anyway… right? I love seeing Amelia in the spotlight, as well as the individually recognizable islands in the background. Find her DeviantArt here.

A New City by Dangerous Dragon

The prince was tired of living in the palace. He wanted to have a normal life. Do hard work. So in the yard of the palace there was a great hot air balloon, left by his great great grandfather. He was the first one to discover and rule Poptropica. Seeing an opportunity to leave as his father/king wasn’t home, he set out on the old hot air balloon.

Well, prince, you shouldn’t have done that. As he left around 4 in the evening, there were great winds. A storm approached. As it was an old balloon, it flew far, far away from the kingdom. He fainted.

He woke up later when the sun was setting. He looked below—It was nothing like his kingdom. It was a city, but he didn’t know what a city was. Still, he decided to land. He remembered the day he reached the city. He painted this artwork:

When the prince had landed that day, he had asked some people where the land of Poptropica was. They said that the kingdom was here before, but now it was a city. Now he works as a normal person in the city, keeping his secrets close to his heart. To this day, having learned about technology, he is still are astonished because if he was from the olden times, then how did he reach the future? Time travel?


Oooh, quite the intriguing story, huh? Plus, the artwork really adds depth to the narrative. I’m already hooked and curious to see where this prince ends up. Though he obviously spends his time flying in a blimp during this short, I have a feeling the real meat of this tale lies in that new city. Who knows? Maybe he just got mixed up on Time Tangled Island? The theme of “flight” is just filled with so much potential for adventure, so I’d love to see this adventure continue! Find Dangerous Dragons often in the comments section.

Honorable Mentions

Wow guys, you really reached new heights this month! I’d say that all these submissions were pretty fly. But before I take off, let’s learn a little about next month’s theme…

September: How Do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fics, Pop clubhouses, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is September’s theme? September’s theme is…


Any punk fans in the audience today? Cinderella’s transformation on Fairy Tale Island got me thinking that this would be a super fun theme for Community Creations. Fans are no strangers to punk edits of their favorite characters, afterall, and Cinder has quickly become a favorite.

If you’re a bit unfamiliar with what punk means, don’t worry, you’ll pick it up quite quickly! I’m talking black eye liner and black nail polish, I’m talking mohawks, choker necklaces, plaid pants, and rock music. Anything a bit edgy and alternative works, as long as it stays appropriate. Just take some inspiration from Cinder!

Maybe make some Cinder fan art, or redesign a Poptropica villain with a more punk aesthetic. Create your own in-game punk outfit, or even write a story about Cinder’s first poppin punk concert.

  • Submit: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created, email it to the PHB team on our Contact page, OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: Next month, I will feature 5 submissions that stood out to me the most as well as some honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Just make sure you relate to both the theme and Poptropica (and nothing NSFW or otherwise inappropriate).
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!


Guest Posts

Pop Petition: Let us levitate! 🎈

Hey Poptropicans, this is a guest post by Dangerous Dragon. Enjoy!

Hey Poptropicans, DD here! Today I’m going over things that I want to see in Poptropica, and they all have to do with levitation.

Yes, the modern Jetpack from the store lets us fly around, and that’s pretty sweet. But in this post, I’ll be imagining some other ways of floating above that I think should be part of the new Poptropica. Let’s go!

#1: Levitating and Teleporting Boots

It would be awesome if we could get these boots and then fly in the sky! Unlike the Jetpack, though, these boots could teleport us places. We would disappear and then land somewhere near the place we started, or better yet, jump to a new scene altogether — perhaps traveling across the islands?

#2: Bring Balloon Boy back

Remember Balloon Boy? He’s been seen floating around in the skies on many, many Poptropica islands. Is it finally time for him to land? Imagine seeing a TV broadcast on one of the new islands showing that Balloon Boy has returned to earth! What do you think he’ll say? I imagine the conversation going something like this: “Phew! A long long journey! I’ve visited every island! I’m becoming older!”

Balloon Boy first appeared on Counterfeit Island in 2009 and was seen still floating in many future islands.

#3: Sky Balloon with a Mini-Game

Another item idea I’ve got floating around (heh) is a sky balloon! Not only do you get to hover with it, you can also activate a mini-game where you fly around, dodging birds and other things, like the Hang Glider game from the original Reality TV Island or Flappy Bird. Of course, you’d also encounter fun Poptropica sights, like Balloon Boy — and eventually, when you reach space, it’ll be time for you to come back down.

Hang gliding on the original Reality TV Island.

#4: Throwing Cute Pillows

This next item idea would lift up not our character, but a handheld item. I’d love to carry around cute pillows on Poptropica like I’m hugging them. Then when we tap the space bar, we throw the pillow into the air! And when it comes back, we jump, land on a bed and fall asleep… with snoring Z’s.

#5: Ding! Elevators

Remember riding elevators in places like the mall on Night Watch Island? That lift-off mechanic is pretty fun. I think one place Poptropica could install an elevator would be the inside of the store. After all, the store has so many items, it could use a second floor (and a third, and more…). Then, we would take a lift and go up up up!

The great glass elevator in the bonus quest of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island, which could go in all directions.

That’s all I’ve got for levitation, but I also wanted to throw in another quick Pop Petition to wrap up this post: Poptropica should bring back asking questions in the arcade! I was inspired by a comment White Fox (or as I say, White Foxy) recently posted on the PHB:

I miss the old way of talking. Back then, you could say, “Do you like to read?” or “Do you like getting mail?” or anything. Nowadays, you can start conversations with “Your costume is awesome!”. While the compliments are fun and appreciated, I feel like conversations and friendships should be based off of something more than “You’re great!” “Thank you!” “You’re cool!” “You’re the nicest!”

Compliments just going back and forth tells you nothing of the person you are friending. I want to know my friends’ personalities better, and more questions that ask about that person would be great.

White Fox (from this PHB post’s comments)

Yes, questions do make it easier to get to know your friends on Poptropica. Bring them back, Poptropica!

Thanks, and this is DD popping out! Keep popping, Poptropicans!


Hope you enjoyed this guest post by Dangerous Dragon. If you did, you might also enjoy their guest post “Pop 5: My Favorite Islands.”

The Poptropica Help Blog welcomes interesting Poptropica insights from anyone in the Poptropica community with thoughts to share. Interested in writing for the PHB? We’d love to hear from you! 📰✨


Peter Pan, Diamond Edition: Poptropica Ad

Peter Pan in Poptropica

Why is Peter Pan always flying? (answer is at the bottom of the post)

There’s a new Poptropica ad for Peter Pan, Diamond Edition – on Disney Blu-Ray combo pack & HD digital, February 5. Thanks to Sticky Clown for the tips and help with the walkthrough:

Go in and talk to Peter. After a short cutscene, you’ll start flying to Neverland in a fashion similar to the RTV minigame hang glider. All you have to do is to avoid the obstacles and make it there. Stay up to avoid roofs, chimneys, trees, and birds. After you go past the clock tower, cannonballs will burst out of clouds randomly, so the easiest thing to do is stay down.

When you’re done, you’ll win Pixie Dust Power (sends you flying in the clouds with Tinkerbell for a few seconds) and a new costume: Captain Hook (for boys) or Tinkerbell (for girls)! Before you head back to London, you can fly around with Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Wendy, John, and Michael using Tink’s pixie dust. The ad can be found on Main Street on islands such as Zomberry.

Because he Neverlands.