Fierce Sky's Poptropica Blog

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An Important Announcement from Fierce Sky

Hello guys,

In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been very inactive on both this blog and the Poptropican Peoples Blog lately. I am done with my midterms now, but I have much more to worry about now. Between family issues, high school placement, and many other things, I don’t see how I can continue to actively post on this blog anymore. However, I refuse to abandon this blog; we’ve come so far in just a few months, that I don’t want to let a great opportunity like this one pass by. I have faith in this blog and its readers. I never thought it would ever have an actual reader base, or more than 1,000 hits at all. We’re already well past 3,000 hits, and I know that we’ll have many more in the future. I enjoy working on this blog very much, although when I have to choose between school/family and this blog, I must go with the former. Currently, I have not decided if I want to continue making this blog a solo act, or possibly add more authors in the future. One of my main goals for this blog was to run an excellent one-man Poptropica blog, although I don’t know if I’ll be able to keep that going for much longer.

With all that said, I have decided that I must make an indefinite leave to Fierce Sky’s Poptropica Help Blog, and posting on the Poptropican Peoples Blog. Notice the word indefinite. I am not completely leaving. All I am doing right now is putting the blogs on hold, until I feel I can constantly post again, and when I can feel comfortable working on here while having time for other activities. In case you aren’t aware, despite how it may look, running a blog such as this one can be very time consuming to work on. You may think that writing a 500-letter blog only a few times a week may not take too long to work on, but it is much more time consuming than it looks.

Please excuse my current absence, and I hope to come back to this blog very soon.

Thank you for understanding,

-Fierce Sky

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Poptropica Creators’ Blog Update 12/30/09: Rise from the Dead Edition (Plus, a New Poll!)

Hello again Poptropicans,

 

So, today, the Creators have given us yet another update after this extended 1 week absence. This time, it’s about the island we all have been begging for: Reality TV! Dr. Hare did promise updates on the island, so apparently it hasn’t been abandoned after all. Besides, it was decided by a poll, so we’d feel kind of ripped off that our choice of an island never happened. Anyway, this post is titled “Back to Reality”.

Well after much vacationing, I have again returned to Reality TV Island. I heard the local grocery store had some good donuts, I just don’t know which kind to get.
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COMIC KID

So, some randomness regarding TV this time around. Also, if you haven’t noticed, this is the first Reality TV post not involving either reality show contestants or TVs. We’re going through right now the same randomness as when we first heard of Counterfeit a month ago right now, so maybe we’ll even be able to play Reality TV Island before March. I’m hopeful, although my expectations are a bit lowered for this island after seeing how great Counterfeit Island is.

 

Also, there’s a poll on what your favorite game on Poptropica is, so be sure to vote in that.

 

So, until next time,

 

-Fierce Sky

December 31, 2009 Posted by | PCB Blog Posts, PCB Polls, Poptropica Creator's Blog | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

2 days left in Header Contest!

That’s right, folks; there’s only today and tomorrow to finish up your headers for Fierce Sky’s first ever header contest! If you are skilled at creating graphics or headers, make sure that you make one for this blog, and email it to fiercesky@yahoo.com by January 1st! If you want to participate in this contest and haven’t already, hurry up! There’s only 2 days to do it!

Sorry about the lack of news lately; there really hasn’t been much to report on. I already posted a walkthrough to Counterfeit Island, so if you need help with that, get over there, and you’ll have no problem finishing Counterfeit Island. If you didn’t get an Early Access code yet, do yourself a favor and wait until January 4th, the day of release for Counterfeit, to look at that. It’s a great island, and I’d hate to see that it’s my fault that you already know its plot.

So, I think that just about wraps it up for now, so, until next time,

-Fierce Sky

December 30, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counterfeit Island Updates Thread

Hello Poptropicans,

So, I’ve managed to get my hands on a Counterfeit Island Early Access Pass, so that means I’m going through the island. I’ll post some screenshots, and will work on a walkthrough as I progress through it. I will be constantly editing this thread, so constantly check it for new stuff. By the way, all the times I mention are in the EST time zone. If you are in Pacific time, add 3 hours, Mountain time, add 2, and Central, add 1. Google up your time zone if you’re not sure about it.

12/23/09, 8:47 pm

Exterior of the Museum in Counterfeit Island

That picture above is the alternate account I am using for this island, Grumpy Panda. Panda is in front of the museum next to the police chief, at the beginning of Counterfeit Island.

12/23/09, 9:05 pm

Fierce Sky Was Here

Upon being denied any access to the museum, I had some fun with a paint tool in the city. Fierce Sky was here 🙂

12/23/09, 9:09 pm

Mime creeps me out.

This mime lady’s making creepy gestures at me downtown. I’m a little scared, despite my glued-on smile.

12/23/09, 9:13 pm

Creepy clown

AAH, CLOWN! This clown is standing on the roof of a place called “Bobo’s Clown Store”. If this were real life, I’d never go in a clown store at all, let alone one with a clown standing on the roof of it…

12/23/09, 9:18 pm

A French Tour Guide

A French Tour Guide

Remember that mysterious Counterfeit Island character who nobody could figure out what role she played? Turns out she isn’t a worker or exchange student. She’s a French tour guide, offering a tour of the city. Too bad all the tickets are sold out.

12/23/09, 9:56 pm

I’ve posted a walkthrough of the island for all your viewing pleasure. To get to it, you can either click the link at the top of this page, or click here.

I might post a few more screens, but I’d really like to actually play it for myself. It’s kind of hard to do that with the posting of the pictures and walkthrough.

December 23, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counterfeit Island in Early Access Release!

Yes, the time is here, kinda. Poptropica’s newest island, Counterfeit Island, has been put out on limited release. You can access this island before anyone else for 500 Poptropica credits! Plus, if you beat the island before January 3rd, the public release date, you get 200 of those Poptropica credits back, rather than the usual 100! I’ve used up all 5 of my account’s credits on stuff, and even Fierce Sky’s broke, so if you have any screenshots or information on the island, we’ll gladly post your pictures or walkthroughs for others.

Here’s the official blog post, titled "Poptropica’s Newest Island is Now Available!"

Can you foil the thief who is out to steal some of the world’s most famous artwork? Be among the first to explore and solve the mystery plaguing Counterfeit Island!
You can play right now with the Early Access Pass! It’s available in the Poptropica Store for 500 credits. Ask a parent to
buy credits or earn them by solving other islands.
We’re offering 200 FREE CREDITS to Poptropicans that complete Counterfeit Island during the Early Access period.

 

 


Counterfeit Island will be available to the public in January 2010. For those of you expecting Reality TV Island…Stay tuned. And don’t forget to sign up for the next island release alert.
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DR. HARE

The official date listed on the website is January 3rd, 2010. Also, they have confirmed that Reality TV Island hasn’t been abandoned after all. Thank you, Poptropica.

Over my winter vacation I’m going to try to beat a bunch of islands again and get this early pass myself, but I’m excited to hear what you all think of the island.

I’m going to do a 2009 Poptropica Wrap-Up Post very soon, where I’ll review what’s happened in the past year for Poptropica, and issue my wishes for next year. If you want some of your comments in that special post, be sure to comment on any of my posts, preferably this one, to tell me what you’d like Poptropica to do next year, and what you thought of this past Poptropica year.

 

So, until next time,

 

-Fierce Sky

 

P.S. Fierce Sky’s Header Contest is ending in 10 days! Make sure to finish up your headers as soon as possible, and to email them to fiercesky@yahoo.com along with the attached header. I am pleased with some of my entries so far. But, there’s still time to get your own artwork on my site, and maybe some other surprises I’ll give to you as well. Enter now!

December 21, 2009 Posted by | Blog Announcements, PCB Blog Posts, Poptropica Creator's Blog | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counterfeit Island’s Plot (Somewhat) REVEALED!

So, today, we received our first actual information on Counterfeit Island, besides gatekeepers, cottages, some paintings, scooters, guards, and a Jazz Cafe. Yes, actual plot information! Here’s the screen:

 

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So yes, the plot does involve stolen artwork, and someone’s trying to steal it. Your role is to stop whoever’s stealing the paintings from, well, stealing the paintings. I’m assuming the guy at the bottom-right is the person stealing the paintings. Does he work with Master Mime?

Now, I really hate to say this, but this island may make me a little happy, as it’s the first real island since Astro-Knights, which was back in June. But, I am rather disappointed by this island. It just doesn’t look that exciting to me. I don’t find what can be that exciting about stopping some evil guy from stealing some paintings from a museum. If you want me to be impressed with this island, show me some footage that might get me a bit more excited. Or, put out Reality TV Island already. I cared about that way more than Big Nate or Astro-Knights. Many people would like to have Reality TV Island out already, and you’ve spent plenty of time on it already anyway. Please, Poptropica. Revive the island.

 

So, that’ll do it for today. Until next time,

 

-Fierce Sky

December 16, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | 4 Comments

Header Contest Ends in 15 Days!

Hello Poptropicans,

This is just a friendly reminder to those of you participating that there are just 15 days left to make your hopefully awesome entries to Fierce Sky’s Poptropica Blog’s 1st Ever Header Contest! I know that some of you have been working very hard on the contest, and I wouldn’t like to see that hard work go to waste just because you forgot about the deadline!

Also, I’d like to apologize for my somewhat inactivity lately on the blog. Between the Creators not posting too much lately and projects I have to get done before the winter break, I haven’t been able to post much. I will be posting more soon, as well as a few surprises regarding the future of the blog coming soon.

So, until next time,

-Fierce Sky

December 16, 2009 Posted by | Blog Announcements | , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Poptropica Creators’ Blog Update 12/9/09: Awkward… Edition

Hello again Poptropicans,

 

First off, I’d like to apologize for not posting on the last Creators’ Blog post. I didn’t feel it was that important, and didn’t think many of you cared about store items that much. If you are angry with me about that, I am sorry. I will add more polls soon getting your feedback on what I should do with the blog.

So, Master Mime has made his 2nd Creators’ Blog post. This one’s called “Counterfeit Island Gate Keeper”.

 

Here is some concept art for Counterfeit Island. Watch out for the Gatekeeper! You will only like him when he’s…crazy.

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MASTER MIME

So… yeah… it looks like whatever that thing is is the “gatekeeper” of Counterfeit island. I don’t know what you say, but I say that think looks a little… awkward… if you know what I mean…

 

Now, getting a little off-topic regarding Poptropica: My favorite Club Penguin blogger, Watex, has returned! I’ve posted about him months and months ago, and he has finally “risen from the dead”. Help support his new Club Penguin blog by going here to his new(ish) site: http://clubpenguintools.wordpress.com/ I’ve been following him since 2007, and he’s the one who introduced me to WordPress in the first place, so basically, me posting right now is due to him. Show him some support, and check out his revived blog!

 

So, that’ll do it for today. Until next time,

 

-Fierce Sky

December 9, 2009 Posted by | PCB Blog Posts, Poptropica Creator's Blog | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poptropica Creators’ Blog Update 12/1/09: Comic Kid’s Getaway Edition

Well, hello again Poptropicans,

 

What do you know, another Counterfeit Island update for all of us to enjoy! This one is yet another by Comic Kid, and is called “A little getaway”.

 

While exploring more of Counterfeit Island, I saw a quaint little cottage just outside of town, that would be a great vacationing spot.

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COMIC KID

Shown seems to be a stone cottage, possibly an old house that you have to explore. I can’t come up with anything else, although the outlines of trees in the background suggest a forest.

Hooray, more Counterfeit Island randomness for us all to ponder about until the island is released. I really have no idea how this fits into the island. You have any ideas? Comment!

 

Until next time,

 

-Fierce Sky

December 1, 2009 Posted by | PCB Blog Posts, Poptropica Creator's Blog | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Few Reminders From Fierce Sky

So, there hasn’t been much Poptropica news recently, so I figured I could use this break to remind all you viewers of a few things you might be interested in.

First off, I put up a poll earlier this month on the site asking what you’d like to see happen on here. That poll has 42 and counting votes already, but I’d like to see at least 100 by the end of December. I really appreciate your input, and would still like to know more of what to emphasize on the blog. So, if you haven’t already, please vote on this poll soon! I reposted it below. (Also, I would like to see a bit more support for talking a bit about other games besides Poptropica, as I know that the only person who has voted for it is Smockers from the PHB.)

 

 

Second off, the 1st ever Fierce Sky’s Poptropica Blog Header Contest is ending in a month. What does this mean? Work, slaves, work! It’s time to work on the headers! If you haven’t started working on your header already, now would be a good time to start. I would like much effort put on these headers, as they are going at the top of my blog, so they have to be extra nice. Also, as a little side note: some of the entries I’ve already received have not exactly been what I wanted. I’ve received more than one entry with people taking the requirements, and extending on them. Yes, some people may have put my avatar in a fairly nice logo, and then felt the need to add their own avatar to the header, possibly even with an ad along with it. Please keep in mind that if your header contains things such as advertisements or attempting to make your own being on there, IT WILL NOT WIN THE CONTEST! Think about it: if you were making a blog and a header, would you add a person’s head who has no administration on the blog whatsoever to the header? Yeah, I didn’t think so. If you are making a header (which you better be doing!) please follow the rules, and do not take advantages of your privileges in this contest.

 

Thanks for reading!

 

-Fierce Sky

November 30, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments