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This is News for the Amused, bringing an archived list of all the official Toontown Rewritten news! Check out the pages below to see what was posted on the Toontown blog throughout the years.

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This page lists all blog posts that were posted on the Toontown Rewritten website during the year of 2017.

January

Your New Year's Top Toons!

Posted by Toon HQ on January 9, 2017 12:00 PM

Happy New Year from Toon HQ! Our HQ Officers have been monitoring the New Year's Top Toons Marathon closely, and after some anti-Cog analysis along with your standard run-of-the-mill review we've put together the list of winners who will receive a Blue Medallion for their effort!
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This is a real big list, so bear with us. We had so many awesome Toons this year! If you didn't make the cut, don't sweat it. There are new contests coming your way soon.
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12:00 AM 12:00 AM
1. Dippy Zippy Sparklefish - 248 Cogs 1. Famously Anonymous - 48 Floors
1. Euphoria - 248 Cogs 2. Payton - 44 Floors
3. Clark - 244 Cogs 2. Delirium - 44 Floors
4. Atoms - 224 Cogs 4. Doctor Yipee Bubble Monkey - 42 Floors
4. Garrett - 42 Floors
1:00 AM 1:00 AM
1. Nightmare - 185 Cogs 1. Chip - 44 Floors
1. Azuline - 185 Cogs 2. Gracey - 43 Floors
1. Riot - 185 Cogs 2. Anduin - 43 Floors
4. Mystery - 173 Cogs 2. Max - 43 Floors
2:00 AM 2:00 AM
1. Big Teeth - 191 Cogs 1. Aloha - 45 Floors
2. Domino - 190 Cogs 2. Captain B. Nana - 44 Floors
2. Scamp - 190 Cogs 3. Count Leopold Von Liechtenstein - 41 Floors
4. Pudge - 182 Cogs 3. Trixie - 41 Floors
4. Harlow - 182 Cogs 3. Sanctuary - 41 Floors
4. Spearmint Green Tea - 182 Cogs 3. Dr. C.J. Crinklewoof - 41 Floors
3. Throw Mia Bone - 41 Floors
3:00 AM 3:00 AM
1. Skip - 184 Cogs 1. Sienna Bear - 46 Floors
1. Sour Patch Kat - 184 Cogs 2. Autumn's Concerto - 42 Floors
1. Jace Sapphire - 184 Cogs 3. Blucky - 41 Floors
1. Iwana Life - 184 Cogs 4. Lily Googleberry - 40 Floors
4. King Tom - 40 Floors
4. Silly Bebop Octopounce - 40 Floors
4. Kingblue Infinite - 40 Floors
4. Zac Toon - 40 Floors
4. Darla - 40 Floors
4:00 AM 4:00 AM
1. Milk - 186 Cogs 1. Emerald Crystal - 45 Floors
1. Sempiternal - 186 Cogs 1. Steel - 45 Floors
3. Resurgence - 185 Cogs 1. McNerd - 45 Floors
3. Clean Slate - 185 Cogs 1. Funny Duck - 45 Floors
5:00 AM 5:00 AM
1. Friday Thirteenth - 183 Cogs 1. Ire - 46 Floors
2. Heart Of Horror - 179 Cogs 2. Dark Green Cat - 42 Floors
3. Avenged - 159 Cogs 2. Hoarse - 42 Floors
4. Ariana - 115 Cogs 4. Abby - 38 Floors
4. King Rory - 115 Cogs 4. Solstice - 38 Floors
6:00 AM 6:00 AM
1. Twitch - 204 Cogs 1. Magyk - 42 Floors
1. Sas - 204 Cogs 1. Ravenclaw - 42 Floors
3. Sparky - 200 Cogs 1. Lily Supernoodle - 42 Floors
3. Detestable - 200 Cogs 4. Chieftain - 39 Floors
7:00 AM 7:00 AM
1. Sunset - 177 Cogs 1. Kitt Kitt Lou - 52 Floors
1. Aurora - 177 Cogs 1. Eve - 52 Floors
1. Revenge - 177 Cogs 1. Hiroto - 52 Floors
4. Ephemere - 173 Cogs 1. Elvira - 52 Floors
8:00 AM 8:00 AM
1. Lavender Cat - 181 Cogs 1. King Pancake - 45 Floors
2. Drew - 129 Cogs 2. Master Jake Electrowoof - 43 Floors
3. Z.Z. Beaniedoodle - 118 Cogs 2. Soundless - 43 Floors
4. Honey Bunny - 109 Cogs 4. Prince Moe Fumblecrump - 37 Floors
4. Toti Two - 37 Floors
4. Prof. Tricky Lemoncrump - 37 Floors
9:00 AM 9:00 AM
1. Teal Cat - 148 Cogs 1. The Doctor - 48 Floors
1. Odyssey - 148 Cogs 1. Livid - 48 Floors
1. Coydip - 148 Cogs 3. Crazy Dot Cuddlefluff - 45 Floors
4. Prospurr - 128 Cogs 4. Beauty - 36 Floors
4. Sherlock Mouse - 36 Floors
10:00 AM 10:00 AM
1. General Ranger - 186 Cogs 1. Amaterasu - 43 Floors
2. Robin - 133 Cogs 2. Strawberry - 39 Floors
2. Psychedelic Sorrows - 133 Cogs 2. Lili Wonderkitten - 39 Floors
4. Rocky Road - 123 Cogs 2. Penelope - 39 Floors
4. Cog Enemy Number One - 123 Cogs
4. Maginiesta - 123 Cogs
11:00 AM 11:00 AM
1. Juicy Dog Bone - 170 Cogs 1. Mister Jake MacNugget - 45 Floors
1. Achilles - 170 Cogs 2. Bloom - 44 Floors
3. Auntie Bear - 132 Cogs 2. Problematic - 44 Floors
4. Lefty Loopenklunk - 112 Cogs 2. Gracey - 44 Floors
2. Farali - 44 Floors
12:00 PM 12:00 PM
1. Frostbite - 184 Cogs 1. Queen Sunshine - 47 Floors
2. Poisoned Paradise - 163 Cogs 2. Burnt - 42 Floors
3. Avarice - 144 Cogs 2. Hoix - 42 Floors
4. Super Tricky Wackyfoot - 132 Cogs 2. Instanity - 42 Floors
4. Adorable Tricky Kitty - 132 Cogs
4. Major - 132 Cogs
1:00 PM 1:00 PM
1. Chicklet Chicken Little - 236 Cogs 1. Anthony - 42 Floors
1. Lord Koko - 236 Cogs 2. Connie - 40 Floors
3. Kit Claymore - 228 Cogs 2. Charoite - 40 Floors
4. Cool Tricky Electropoof - 188 Cogs 4. Roxy Bizzenberry - 39 Floors
4. Chomper Jr - 188 Cogs
2:00 PM 2:00 PM
1. Grim - 216 Cogs 1. Impurrfection - 44 Floors
1. Princess Pinky - 216 Cogs 1. Irrelevant - 44 Floors
3. Freya - 196 Cogs 3. Buster - 43 Floors
4. Movie Star Chihuahua - 174 Cogs 4. Spotty Snifflegoose - 39 Floors
4. Taurus - 174 Cogs
3:00 PM 3:00 PM
1. St. Jimmy - 200 Cogs 1. Chromium - 44 Floors
1. Oneword - 200 Cogs 2. Miss Carrots - 43 Floors
3. Gustavo - 185 Cogs 2. Light Carrot - 43 Floors
4. Trainwreck - 182 Cogs 2. Minty Carrot - 43 Floors
2. Tropical Purradise - 43 Floors
4:00 PM 4:00 PM
1. Brownie - 228 Cogs 1. Blue Ocean - 43 Floors
1. Jake - 228 Cogs 1. Owen - 43 Floors
3. Nyx - 224 Cogs 3. Anonymouse - 41 Floors
4. Luke The Duke - 208 Cogs 4. Skye Blue - 40 Floors
4. Sir Chunky - 208 Cogs 4. Daisy Daffodil - 40 Floors
4. Toonylicious - 208 Cogs
5:00 PM 5:00 PM
1. Electropaws - 164 Cogs 1. Sprinkles - 48 Floors
2. Stitch - 152 Cogs 1. Nascarfan - 48 Floors
2. Pillowface Jr. - 152 Cogs 1. Fancy Sparklepaws - 48 Floors
2. Seasonal Cappuccino - 152 Cogs 4. ToonFest Blue Mouse - 41 Floors
6:00 PM 6:00 PM
1. Broken Dreams - 192 Cogs 1. Pawsitive - 44 Floors
2. Robby - 188 Cogs 1. Mackenzie - 44 Floors
3. Little Loopy - 164 Cogs 3. Crumbleberry - 40 Floors
3. Skie - 164 Cogs 3. Nova - 40 Floors
3. Cap'n Max - 164 Cogs 3. Sir Beppo - 40 Floors
3. Silly Green Dog - 164 Cogs 3. Tiny Carrot - 40 Floors
3. Sadie Whiskerjinks - 40 Floors
3. Clover Zooblephooey - 40 Floors
3. Affurmative - 40 Floors
3. Electromuffin - 40 Floors
7:00 PM 7:00 PM
1. Toon Prodigy - 229 Cogs 1. Mew Reborn - 45 Floors
1. Stealth - 229 Cogs 1. Cream Cat - 45 Floors
3. Zeno - 228 Cogs 3. Shadow - 42 Floors
3. Titan - 228 Cogs 4. Neko - 41 Floors
8:00 PM 8:00 PM
1. Cream Cat - 256 Cogs 1. Icing - 45 Floors
2. Doctor Popcorn McBurger - 188 Cogs 1. Baby Snowflake - 45 Floors
2. Amelia - 188 Cogs 3. Princess Dottie - 38 Floors
2. Rocky Reborn - 188 Cogs 3. Puppy Guy - 38 Floors
2. Spade - 188 Cogs 3. Beppo - 38 Floors
3. Bubbles - 38 Floors
3. Skye - 38 Floors
9:00 PM 9:00 PM
1. Damien - 208 Cogs 1. Magic - 52 Floors
2. Sunny Side Up - 204 Cogs 2. Astropop - 40 Floors
3. Nox - 200 Cogs 3. Green Goblin - 37 Floors
4. Texas - 196 Cogs 3. Gavin - 37 Floors
10:00 PM 10:00 PM
1. Taco - 268 Cogs 1. Super Snuffy Kookygadget - 50 Floors
2. Sotaro - 260 Cogs 1. Victor - 50 Floors
3. Maddi - 228 Cogs 1. Holland - 50 Floors
3. Animalistic - 228 Cogs 1. Malevolent - 50 Floors
3. Blackout - 228 Cogs
11:00 PM 11:00 PM
1. Apricot Mouse - 218 Cogs 1. Gucci - 48 Floors
2. Dogzilla - 210 Cogs 1. Kona - 48 Floors
3. Eden - 176 Cogs 3. Master Fireball Electroface - 46 Floors
3. Iced Coffee - 176 Cogs 3. Cool Slippy - 46 Floors


NOTE: Don't see your Toon up there?
• Toons linked to the same household were only listed once, but ALL qualifying Toons will receive the prize! You may only see one of your Toons on the list, but your other qualifying Toons will receive a prize as well.
If we made a mistake, then please email us and we will correct it. (Such as, if a friend or sibling played on a Toon in your household.)
• Toons found to be cheating during the event, or have received a recent serious infraction, have been disqualified. It's no fun for anyone!
• If you think that your Toon has not been listed by mistake, don't hesitate to contact us at support@toontownrewritten.com! We'll investigate and figure out what went wrong.
Thanks for kicking off the new year with us! We're incredibly proud of the massive amount of Cogs that was taken down by our Top Toons. Stay TOONed for brand new contests coming your way, along with new updates on the horizon.
Have fun in Toontown!

Backtage: Polishing, Planning, and Parties (Oh My!)

Posted by The TTR Team on January 20, 2017 02:00 PM

Hello, Toontown! Sorry to keep you starving for blog posts for a couple of days. The beginning of each year means big things for Toontown Rewritten as we prepare our first update of 2017, finalize planning for our ToonFest convention, and a few other little things that we'll talk about here.
Today we'll be telling you all about what's going on with Backstage Toontown this month!
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Polishing Progress
Back in November, we told you all about a plan that we had to bring Toontown out of beta in 2017 with a full release. There are many parts to this, and we're happy to report that things are coming along nicely!
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An upcoming update will contain plenty of widely requested bugfixes, and we greatly encourage you to keep reporting them to us -- even if you know they've been reported before by someone else. This helps us to identify which bugs are the biggest priority for fixing.
In addition to fixing up bugs - our system engineer, Sam ("Shockley") has been working to completely overhaul our update deployment system. This will allow us to not only get updates out faster, but improve the quality of our testing procedures!
New Toons for the Team
This is something we're very excited about - after a long period of trying to refine our application processes and the way we train new team members, new Toons have joined the Toontown Rewritten Team!
In the past month, we've interviewed and started training five new team members (That's a lot at once!) for various positions on the team. Undoubtedly, you'll start seeing a positive effect on the team very soon based off of the work that they're doing.
We'll have more information about how YOU may be able to help out with Toontown Rewritten very soon!
Our Contestant Contest
Waiting for some news on the Toon Species Election? We're sorry for keeping you in the dark! The next stage of the election is almost ready to start, and we've introduced a brand new role for our team to coincide with it: Contest Planner.
We really love hosting contests and events here in Toontown, but we've only managed to have a few per year. Starting with one that revolves around the Toon Species Election, you can expect many more contests and out-of-game events coming to keep you occupied.
It's Party Time!
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We told you a little while back about how Parties were coming along, but as the nature of development goes we ended up getting sidetracked with other important projects. We dusted off our party hats, though, and are excited to tell you that Toon Parties will be one of the upcoming features added to Toontown.
Coming to the Convention?
One of the most exciting things we've been doing in January is planning for our next convention. We're looking at locations, activities, and ideas from all angles to figure out how we can make it an extraordinarily fun event for ALL of Toontown - even if you can't make it in person.
This is where we want to hear from YOU -- post a comment, make a community post, or send us an email about any location, activity, or event suggestions for ToonFest 2017. We'll be making an announcement in the coming weeks with more information about the event. Don't buy any tickets yet!

That wraps up about all we can tell you for now. Keep your eyes peeled on the blog to see all of this content come to life. We hoped that you enjoyed this Backstage column, and we hope to make many more to keep you in the loop of all things Toontown!

February

Toontown Needs YOU!

Posted by The TTR Team on February 5, 2017 12:00 PM

Calling all Toons! It's the Toontown Team here, bringing you exciting news from the "Backstage" of the Tooniverse. We've been working hard behind the scenes, and to make this Toontown's biggest year ever we need YOU!
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As you may know, we've been hard at work since November to restructure ourselves with the goal of bringing Toontown Rewritten out of beta this year. This is a task of Toontanic proportions, and if we asked you to join us back in October -- we wouldn't have been able to achieve it.
After many months of organization, reprogramming our tools, and working hard on all of the internal sides of our game (We're not Cogs, are we?), we're on track to make this accomplishment count. We've always had big plans, and we know that you're eager to see them come. Now, with YOUR help, we're ready to make that happen.
Part of our plan over the past few months has been putting together a process for brand new team members to help us make this big move for Toontown. We announced last month that we had brought on 5 new team members, and now we're going to be bringing on even more.
We have officially launched our Team Application Page, which lists all of the positions that we're looking to fill. Game Programmers, 3D Artists, Moderators, Video Editors -- you name it! We're looking for talented Toons like yourself who can become the Toontown Rewritten Team's future.
Our team is far from tiny, but over the years we have kept a fairly steady size. Toontown has grown, however, and it's time for our team to grow too so that we can continue providing you with the most Toontastic experience possible.
Apply Now!







What are you waiting for? We've got to get back to work! The future of Toontown depends on YOU!

Happy ValenToons Day!

Posted by Vidalia VaVoom on February 14, 2017 09:00 AM

Ah, what a lovely morning! I may have only received two hours of sleep, but love will keep me going today! You see, I spent all last night writing a letter to the dog I love. It is ValenToons Day, after all.
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You know, Toons, I never felt that we did enough for ValenToons Day here in Toontown. There's plenty of lovely clothing in the Cattlelog, and it sure would be nice to throw a ValenToons Day party, but there's just something we're missing here... Can you think of what it is?
Now, I've heard the Toon Council has been a little silent lately as they work on expanding their team and finally completing some big projects, but that musn't stop us from showing support! For when the Toon Council does get around to it all... What kind of activities would you like to see during special Holidays in Toontown?
I have specific instructions to collect information from YOU Toons: What special events, games, prizes, contests, or even new ToonTasks could be given out for future Toontown holidays?
Give it some thought, and let me know in the comments! Stay Tooned to the news for upcoming excitement, as I assure you this dry spell won't last for much longer than a couple more days.
I must be off to deliver my love letter now. I certainly hope I don't bump into any of those nasty Cogs. Happy ValenToons Day, Toontown!

March

Toon Species Election: The Polling Place is Open!

Posted by Alec Tinn on March 1, 2017 03:00 PM

The time has finally come! Every grand election takes a bunch of careful planning, and I know the Toon Council has been up to their necks in work over the past month with some very exciting stuff that you'll soon see. The first of this exciting stuff, in fact, is that The Toon Species Election is here!
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You've nominated your favorites, we've reviewed and announced the top eight, and now it's time to cast your ballot to figure out which two Toon Species will go head-to-head (or perhaps pie-to-pie?) in the final round of the Toon Species Election! The winner of this election will become a brand new Toon in Toontown!
You'll have the chance to pick not just your favorite species, but your top three favorites on the ballot. Act quick, because this round of voting only lasts until 11:59PM Toontown Time (PST) on March 11th! After that we'll take a few days to tally up the votes, and announce the two candidates who have been chosen by YOU for final voting.
If you're ready to enter the Polling Place and elect YOUR New Toon Species, click the big yellow button below!
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But WAIT! You may not want to cast your ballot just yet. Starting tomorrow, one of our species candidates will be posting every day to convince you why they're "Toon Enough" to enter Toontown. It'll be a HOOT -- and Owl isn't even in the running!
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I'll be here along the way to act as your "Eccentric Elector" of this grand Toon Species Election. Oooooh, I'm excited just thinking about all of the ballots we're about to get. Finally, it's time to get this Species Election moving!

Toon Species Election: Vote Now, Vote COW!

Posted by Cow on March 2, 2017 02:00 PM

Don't graze over this post. Fellow Toons, I'm the Cow! I am udderly excited to be here on the blog, and let me tell you -- I'm no push-over. It's time for those other candidates to moooooooooove over, because it's this bovine's time to shine!
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This Species Election is an important step in Toon History, and once Alec Tinn cow-culates those votes, one of us species will be joining you all on the streets of Toontown! When picking your candidate, consider this: Which species is going to bring the most fun to Toontown?
I'm here to give you an answer -- and excuse me for the beef -- but no other candidate has quite the sound like this cattle will bring to battle! There is no sillier sound than the hearty MOOOOOO that will turn any playground into a laughing stock!
Ringing any cowbells yet? I should mention that us cows already play an important part here in Toontown. We may not be official residents, but Clarabelle's Cattlelog is the best place in town to buy gifts for each udder.
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I think I've milked you enough to make the choice clear -- and it's pasture time to vote! Head over to the polling place, and consider COW as your choice for the ballot. The New Toon Species is at steak!
Thanks for considering me for your New Toon Species -- I'm jumping over the moon with excitement! If you leave a comment with support for Cow, it'll be moo-sic to my ears.
Vote Now, Vote COW!

Toon Species Election: Rock FOX at the Ballot Box!

Posted by Fox on March 3, 2017 02:00 PM

Citizens of Toontown, allow me to introduce myself: I'm the cunning, clever, and crafty Fox. What does the Fox say, you ask? I say that today the blog is all about Fox News!
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The Tooniverse is a big place, and there are plenty of options for lodging. Toontropolis, Loontown, Zootopia -- but Toontown is the place for me. If I win this Species Election den I'll be happy to call a Toon Estate my home!
They say that foxes are crafty, and they don't just mean cunning -- I made this campaign poster myself and all of my friends were appawlled. I'm a wiz when it comes to computers, too. Whenever I ask Toons what they think of the Toontown website, they always tell me "You're on Fire, fox!"
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Now, don't get your socks in a twist over these faux fox fallacies. I may be known for chasing rabbits, but pair me up with a hound and we'll be best friends forever. I've heard that Toontown has a bit of a robot problem, too, but the "Cogs" won't know that I'm as sly as a fox!
If you're feeling foxy, don't wait any fur-ther. Fox trot your way over to the polling place, say "Yippee!", and cast your ballot for Fox today!
Rock FOX at the Ballot Box!

Toon Species Election: I'm Pickin' CHICKEN

Posted by Chicken on March 4, 2017 03:00 PM

Hello to you, and a cock-a-doodle-doo! I'm the Chicken, and I've been working around the cluck to make sure this Species Election is yolked my favor!
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I'm hatching up a plan to win your vote for this Species Election! Don't worry, though, there won't be any fowl play. I've felt really cooped up in the hen house where I live right now, but boy, I'd cross a hundred roads to get to Toontown. They say that the days here are always sunny-side-up!
Talk is cheep, and I don't want to ruffle anyone's feathers, but those other candidates have got nothing on this spring chicken! They just keep egging each other on, while I'd rather just wing it and be myself. Even though I'm a flightless bird, I would be glad to fly by your side into a bucket of water with the Cannon Game!
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Still feeling peckish about the vote? I'd give you a few bawks as a bribe, but I only have change for a hen. You can join me any time on the barnyard for a peck-nic, though!
Other species are still scrambling to get their votes in the ballot, but I'll just tell you this: Don't be a chicken about putting Chicken as your first choice! When I was just a little egg, they told me that I wasn't all I was cracked up to be, but take a look at where I lay now.
If you peck chicken for your New Toon Species, put your ballot in the box before the rooster's crow! I'd love to hear in the comments if you're itching with chicken pox, or still on the fence.
I'm Pickin' CHICKEN!

Toon Species Election: CHIPMUNK Has Got the Spunk!

Posted by Chipmunk on March 5, 2017 09:00 PM

Hi Toontown, I'm the Chipmunk! I know it's late for some of you Toons, but I know some of my voters from other parts of the world have been going nuts for a blog post released during their time of day.
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Chipmunks have made quite a name for themselves in the Tooniverse, and I'm no chip off the old block -- just ask my cousins Chip and Dale over in Acorn Acres, and name one person who isn't nutty for Alvin and the Chipmunks!
Being a Chipmunk is a lot of fun, but don't let me cashew calling me a pipsqueak. Some Toons may call me a bit squirrelly, but whenever I need to calm down I just ask my Chip Monk friends for some advice on meditation!
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I don't want to come off as cheeky, but there ain't nuttin' that should stop you from chipping in to the Chipmunk cause. Voting for Chipmunk will be a walk in the park!
What's that look for? You know that this post wouldn't be complete without acorny joke!
"CHIPMUNK Has Got the Spunk!"

Toon Species Election: The Choice is Clear... Vote for DEER!

Posted by Deer on March 6, 2017 02:00 PM

Toons of Toontown, I hope that you're ready to have some fawn with this blog post. I've been waiting fur a while for this moment. Oh deer, I almost forgot to introduce myself: I'm the Deer!
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Before you high-tail it over to the Polling Place, let me tell you a bit about me! Of all of the other Toon Species, I think that I have the largest hart. I wouldn't call myself a deer in the headlights -- I can be a little shy, doe.
My antlerned about Toontown a few years ago, and ever since then I've wanted to come join this wacky place. It takes more than a few bucks to get in, which is why I'm here, asking you to be a dear, and vote for Deer!
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If you have no eye-deer who to vote for, it would be very endeering to become your first choice on the ballot. In fact, I deer you to vote for me!
I hope that I've given you a few good points that will convince you to pelt the other candidates aside! I'd hate to stagger out of this race so soon. If you're feeling very fawned of Deer, doe not hesitate to let me know in the comments!

"The Choice is Clear... Vote for DEER!"

Toon Species Election: Make Me Smile - Vote CROCODILE!

Posted by Crocodile on March 7, 2017 02:00 PM

Enough with the squeaks, yips, and cock-a-doodle-doos. It's time for chomps, bites, and CROC-a-doodle-doos! Give a big ol' smile, because today's blog post comes from Crocodile!
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You'll have to excuse me, I can be a little snappy at times. I'm all bite and no bark! Some Toons may be afraid of me, but don't worry, I'm on a strict diet. I drink nothing but Gatorade so that I can join the Toontown swim team!
All of those other species -- or as I call them, appetizers -- have plenty of good reasons to join Toontown. This investigator did some researching, though, and found out that there is no other reptile represented in Toontown!
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What are you waiting for? I'm telling you the tooth: Voting for Crocodile is a snap! It only takes a few bites of data to load the ballot page, too. If I get voted in, I can assure you I'll be an excellent delegator for Toontown.
Chew on the thought of voting for Crocodile for a while, then head over to the Polling Place and do the Crocodile Rock! With your votes behind me, I know that I'll grin -- Err, I mean win.
"Make Me Smile -- Vote CROCODILE!"

Toon Species Election: Have Some Merit. Vote for PARROT!

Posted by Parrot on March 8, 2017 02:00 PM

Hello, Hello, Toontown! I'm the Parrot! I love to talk, so I promise there won't be any silent tweetment with this post. Toucan play at the pun game, and they say that I'm a real wisecracker!
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Let's get rid of some of the facts that ruffle my feathers: I don't know who polly is, and while I certainly love crackers, I'd much rather eat jellybeans! I will admit, though, that crackers do go great with soup when I'm feeling under the feather.
I once tried joining a band of pirates, but the crimes they committed were a bit too sparrowing and left me with a worm in my stomach. Toontown seems like a much better place to build my nest!
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If I'm elected into Toontown, I promise that I won't be too much of a birden. In fact, if you squawk down the street with me, we'll be like two birds of a feather!
They say that the early bird gets the worm, but I'm a Parrot and we like to share it. It's never too late to vote -- well, unless you vote after March 11th. Better get flying to the polls!

Vote GOAT, And That's All She Wrote!

Posted by Goat on March 9, 2017 09:00 PM

Boy, I sure am glad that the weather is starting to warm up for spring! I can never wear scarves because my goat-tee gets in the way. By the way: I'm the Goat, the final Toon Species Candidate of this election!
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I've goat a lot to bring to Toontown: I'm no Van Goat, but I can create something that looks like modern art out of the cans that I chew! I should warn you that I'm a bit of a hillbilly, although I have a real friendly face. I'm not too "gruff", and I certainly won't be a horn in your side.
Now Toons, let's face it: Some candidates are just ba-a-a-a-a-ad. I may be just a kid, but I have big plans for Toontown. As long as you keep the trolls away, I'll trip, trap, trip, trap, trip, trap across the bridge straight into Toontown!
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I'm the last candidate to create a post, and you can see I have plenty to goat about. Don't be sheepish: Goatell it on the mountain that Goat deserves the vote!
Remember, when you go into the Polling Place, vote for... Eh, whatever floats your goat.
"Vote GOAT, And That's All She Wrote!"

Toon Species Election: The Choice is Yours

Posted by Alec Tinn on March 10, 2017 02:00 PM

Hellooooooooo once again, Toontown! What a week, am I right? You can just feel the grand electoral spirit in the air! Ah, I just love the sound of a candidate rally in the morning.
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Every Toon Species Candidate has had their chance to make their case, and now it's time for YOU to decide which species is the most "Toon Enough" to enter Toontown! Your votes will help to decide which two species will go pie-to-pie in the final round to see which sounds the wackiest, looks the silliest, and behaves the craziest here in Toontown.
Before heading over to the polling place, here's a brief summary of each candidate. Don't forget to read their blog post, in case you missed it!
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Cow
Jellybean Flavor:
Grass
Favorite Activities:
Mooing, Chewing, Playing the Cowbell
Favorite Places:
Pastures, The Milk Aisle
Position:
As the new Toon, Cow will use executive connections over at the Cattlelog to lobby for cheaper items.


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Fox
Jellybean Flavor:
Prefers Chocolate Rabbits
Favorite Activities:
Browsing the internet, Bird watching
Favorite Places:
Acorn Acres
Position:
Fox plans to start their own fair and balanced portion of the Toontown Blog for all of the fox-related news in Toontown.


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Chicken
Jellybean Flavor:
Corn
Favorite Activities:
Pecking, Watching the sky, Crossing roads
Favorite Places:
Funny Farm, The Barnyard
Position:
With Chicken in charge, we'll track down the Cog's HQ Expansions once and for all. No more chickens around here! Figuratively, that is.


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Chipmunk
Jellybean Flavor:
Acorn
Favorite Activities:
Mini golfing, Singing in a band
Favorite Places:
Acorn Acres, The Peanut Gallery
Position:
Chipmunk has worked with campaign managers Chip and Dale in hopes to bring more activities to Acorn Acres, and lobby for ToonFest's return.


Deer - Learn More
Deer
Jellybean Flavor:
Berry
Favorite Activities:
Prancing, Crossing streets
Favorite Places:
Goofy Speedway, The Forrest
Position:
With newly paved crosswalks, Deer hopes to put an end to Toons being unknowingly ran into by Cogs while crossing the streets of Toontown.


Crocodile - Learn More
Crocodile
Jellybean Flavor:
Gator-ade
Favorite Activities:
Suntanning, SNAP-Chatting
Favorite Places:
Estate Ponds, The Dentist
Position:
Crocodile promises to keep all of Toontown's fish ponds fully stocked for snacking -- err, fishing!


Parrot - Learn More
Parrot
Jellybean Flavor:
Cracker
Favorite Activities:
Hide and Speak, Tweeting
Favorite Places:
The Toontown Airport, Pet Shops
Position:
Don't fall into false promises of other candidates. Parrots mean what they say so much that they'll say it twice!


Goat - Learn More
Goat
Jellybean Flavor:
Tin Can

Favorite Activities:

Butting Heads, Fine Dining
Favorite Places:
The Mountain in ToonFest, The Junkyard
Position:
As traffic in Toontown increases, Goat will promote teleporting as an environmentally friendly transportation option.
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Cast your vote before tomorrow, March 11th, at 11:59PM Toontown Time! (PST) After the votes are in, we'll spend a little while making sure there are no stuffed ballots, and then announce the two species who are moving to the final round shortly after.
I hope that you're having fun with this Toon Species Election. Can you believe that it's almost over? Soon, we'll have a New Toon Species running around in Toontown!
Until next time, Toons. See you around!

The Ides of March Are Upon Us

Posted by Toon HQ on March 15, 2017 02:00 PM

ATTENTION ALL TOONS: A MEGA-Invasion has begun!
Backstabbers are taking over Toontown!!!
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Just like clockwork, the Cogs have retaliated against our Pie Day Celebration once again with a backstabbing Mega-Invasion! They were never fond of Flippy's Pie Stand, ever since it supplied us with pies to drive them out of the playground.
Luckily, we kept our eyes sharp and managed to secure several safe districts from the metal menace. If you need to get away from the Backstabbers, head to one of these locations:
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If you're ready to join the fight, hit the streets and help us show the Backstabbers what the real point of Pie Day is! Don't forget to stop by Toontown Central to grab some free pies from Flippy's Pie Stand for the celebration.
Also, stay TOONed for the results of the latest round of the Toon Species Election. Alec Tinn is counting the votes as we speak!
Stay safe out there, Toontown!

It's Good to Be Green

Posted by Sir Max on March 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Top o' the mornin' to ya! Ah, what a day to be green. St. Patrick's Day is by far one of my favorite holidays of the year -- it's the day I get to set my all-time pinching record! To avoid the pinch, I've got a secret that'll get you some green in a cinch.
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Call it the luck of the Irish, but I've never forgotten to be green on St. Patrick's Day. It's something that I most certainly take pride in! For those of you who don't have quite so much luck, I've got a solution for you.
Now, now -- don't get hasty! I'm not talking about turning your Laff Meter green, because that's no fun for anyone. Here's the deal: My pal Eugene from Green Bean Jeans in Daisy Gardens is a genuine leprechaun. I mean, I've never seen him with a pot of gold or anything, but I think it's a requirement for Irish Toons to be leprechauns.
Here's the point: Eugene knows that "It's easy to be green", and he'd be glad to help you out! Stop by his shop and tell him the secret phrase for a snazzy pair of Green Gloves. Don't worry, the dye won't last forever.
You better get a move on, because I need to pinch 158 more Toons before I break my record. Oof, I shouldn't have made this blog post until afterwards. Anyway, Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Announcing ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017!

Posted by The TTR Team on March 19, 2017 12:00 PM

Imagine an event all about Toontown. An event full of games and prizes where you could meet players, developers, and hear about what's coming to Toontown before anyone else. Are you interested yet?
That event exists, and this year it's bigger and better than ever. Today, we're officially announcing that, for the first time ever, ToonFest will be located at ReplayFX 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!
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For the past two years, Toontown Rewritten has hosted an enormous event called ToonFest which attracts hundreds of Toontown players from all around the world! This event is normally held at OMG!Con in Owensboro, Kentucky, but this year we have something big in store.
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ReplayFX is one of the largest gaming conventions on the East Coast, and we've been working with them over the past few months to plan the most exciting ToonFest yet.
We have a lot of announcements about the event that we're going to be making over the next few months, but in the meantime, here's what you need to know:
• ReplayFX is a four day event from July 27-30th. (Thursday to Sunday)
• Toontown Rewritten will be attending all four days with a big activity area, as well as two panels led by the development team on Friday and Saturday.
• This event is a real-world celebration for Toontown's 14th anniversary. ToonFest 2017, the annual in-game celebration of Toontown Rewritten held in Acorn Acres, will still be hosted on September 19, 2017.
• The event will be recorded and uploaded for those who are unable to attend, but you really won't want to miss it if you are able to be there in person!
• Toontown Rewritten receives no profit or revenue from this event -- we're in it for the celebration of all things Toontown! Convention costs are being paid out of pocket by our loyal staff members.
• In addition to the "TOONTASTIC" activities we have in store, ReplayFX has a show floor packed with over 200,000 square feet of games, activities, and entertainment for the whole family!
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Full details on ticket prices are listed on the ReplayFX website. Discounted tickets are available for children under 12, and children under 5 can join the fun for FREE!
Thousands of people come to ReplayFX every year, which means you will want to get your tickets and hotel as soon as possible.
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This year is shaping up to become Toontown's biggest year ever, and we anticipate that this event will be one of the highlights of the year. We can't wait for you to see what we have in store.
Ready to start planning your summer vacation? Join us for the most TOONTASTIC event of the year! Stay TOONed for more information about the event in the coming weeks, and feel free to email us with questions.
We can't wait to see you at ToonFest!
Are YOU Toon Enough?

April

The Search for the Silliness

Posted by Doctor Surlee on April 1, 2017 02:00 PM

Greetings, Toontown. My name is Doctor Surlee, some of you may know me. I am a scientist from Loony Labs who has been investigating the many anomalies in Toontown, and inventing in my spare time! You just took a step into the silliest week of Toontown, and this year I fear will be the silliest one yet. Welcome one and all to the wacky, weird, and wild April Toons Week!
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Every year on the first day of April, the silliness levels of Toontown rise to unimaginable levels. The pranks pulled cause things to go bananas, and while I may be a monkey -- those bananas are too crazy for me.
This year, however... Something is different. We've tied up Sir Max to make sure he couldn't do anything crazy (He says hello! He's in my supply closet at the moment.), but the weirdness is still here! It's mind-boggling. If there is no joke, what could be causing this silliness?
I've listed my findings below of the wacky happenings around town.
Toon sounds have been jumbled!
As I write this post, I currently sound like a bunny. This disturbs me. Silly Particles are swapping between Toons and causing one to sound like the other.
Effects have gone haywire!
It's fun to change the size of your Toon with a ToonTask, but this is just out of hand. Toons are reporting all sorts of size changes due to the amount of laughs floating around town.
Gadzooks! The gravity is gone!
I was awoken this morning by my lab being ripped out of the ground by a wacky wave that affected the gravity. As you roam around Playgrounds, waves of wackiness will cause the gravity to go berserk. Hang onto something!
The S.I.L.L.I. Team is at it again!
To help detect these animated anomalies, the S.I.L.L.I. Team (Scientists Interested in Laugh Levels Increasing) have rented out the Pet Shop once again, and without me in the office they need some lab monkeys! If you didn't help him last year, Professor Prepostera is offering limited time ToonTasks this week to track down this silliness.
This silliness can't just be coming from thin air! But where is it coming from? WHO is it coming from? Toons, I need your help to figure this out. Personally, I suspect the mailboxes.
Something is out there... And this silliness won't stop until we find whatever it is. Grab your friends and start a search for the silliness!

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The Doodle Hunt Has Begun!

Posted by Flippy on April 8, 2017 9:15 AM

Flippy here, President of the Toon Council! I'm feeling more than totally Toonifically Toontastic right now, because the most wonderful news was just delivered to my desk: My lost Doodle, Fluffy, has been spotted! Check out this new video straight from Toon HQ:
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It's the most crazy thing. As many of you know, April Toons Week has been wackier than ever. Doctor Surlee has been trying to track down the silliness, but he just couldn't understand it! That is, until seeing my little green guy running around the streets of Toontown.
Since then, we've been getting nonstop reports about Fluffy sightings all over the place. He's in the buildings, trying to find his way back to Toon Hall! Oh, I just hope he won't run into any Cogs out there. I need YOUR help to track down my lost Doodle once and for all.
Toon Troopers will be scattered throughout Toontown to help players track Fluffy down, and better yet, you should form groups to get together and find him! Toons are reporting that Fluffy likes to hide in buildings on the streets, and all of this silliness apparently makes him talk like a Toon!
Please, help me find my Doodle! I miss him so very much. Rumors from Toons who have seen him says that he has something important to tell me about his friends. What could it be?
There's only one way to find out. Let's get out there and find FLUFFY!

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Adopt a Doodle TODAY!

Posted by Flippy on April 10, 2017 06:40 PM

Toontown, I cannot thank you enough. Thanks to the valiant Toons who searched up, down, and around Toontown -- My pet Doodle, Fluffy, has been FOUND! And that's not all... Boy, have I got a surprise for you.
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Just this morning, a couple of Toon Troopers managed to lure Fluffy to Toon Hall with a massive amount of jellybeans before he teleported away again. I knew I should have never given him my spare Portable Hole! Seeing my precious pet again was the most excited I've been since I first found the little guy at ToonFest!
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The excitement didn't end there, however. April Toons Week has ended, but there was enough silliness in the air from our big Doodle Hunt that Fluffy was able to tell me about a land known as "Doodlevania", just off of the outskirts of where we built our ToonFest Grounds!
Doodlevania is where Fluffy came from, and he told me all about his friends there who love jellybeans and are very eager to join Fluffy with the Toons of Toontown. He's been wanting to tell me this for MONTHS, but April Toons Week was the only time he could talk! The poor guy even forgot where Toon Hall was after so long.
"Let's go, then!", I exclaimed to Fluffy after hearing about Doodlevania. I was ready to put a task force of Toon Troopers together to go find the rest of his Doodle friends, but upon walking out of Toon Hall... There was no need! The Doodles of Doodlevania followed Fluffy all the way to Toontown, and they're ALL in need of places to call home!
Toons, Fluffy's friends need our help! If the rest of the Doodles are anything like Fluffy, then I can assure you that a Doodle is a Toon's best friend. Starting TODAY, the Pet Shops have opened and Doodles are up for adoption!
The younger Doodles can be found in Toontown Central, who may have a hard time learning tricks, but they're still as cute as a button. Higher level Playgrounds have the Doodles who have already learned how to be silly and can learn how to do tricks much more quickly! They'll require a higher cost of jellybeans to take care of, however.
There you have it, Toons. Doodles are officially joining Toontown, and they're here to stay! Talk about an exciting day in Toon History.
Now, what are you waiting for? Go out and adopt a Doodle TODAY!

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Tax Tricks and Pet Tips from the Resistance Rangers

Posted by Toon HQ on April 15, 2017 07:00 AM

Looking for ways to avoid paying taxes? We've got seven tricks for you: Jump, Beg, Rollover, Backflip, Dance, Speak, and Play Dead! It's that time of year again, but this isn't just a regular Tax Day Mega-Invasion. These Cogs are trying to take away our Doodles!
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'ATTENTION ALL TOONS: A MEGA-Invasion has Begun!
Number Crunchers are taking over Toontown!!!
The Cogs can't stand when Toontown gets something silly, and you can bet your britches that they aren't happy about the new pets that are bringing us so many laughs. They've sent in the Number Crunchers to retaliate, but luckily, we have a secret weapon...
The Resistance Rangers! Lord Lowden Clear, leader of the Toon Resistance, has given the command to release the Resistance Rangers to roam the streets of Toontown. All throughout the weekend, you may see these purple-clothed pie-tossers running around to help Toons in battle against the Number Crunchers.
That's not all: Our Doodles are here to help! Check out your "SOS" panel and call your Doodle if you need some assistance in battle. They'll try to do a trick to keep you Tooned-Up!
We've managed to secure the following districts from the Number Crunchers, but we'll need your help to fight the back the others:
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Toontown needs YOUR help. Call your Doodle, find a Resistance Ranger, and fight back the Tax!

May

A Month of Madness

Posted by Sir Max on May 16, 2017 02:30 PM

Good to see you again, Toontown! Can you believe that it's been one entire month since the last blog post? The Toon Council has been keeping me busy with a routine checkup on everything going on. So, what HAS been going on in Toontown for the past month? I'm glad that you ask...
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Some Toons have been saying to me "Sir Max, have you lost your touch--" and they didn't even get to place a question mark at the end of their sentence before I had blasted them with a good ol' fashioned seltzer bottle. Don't mess with me and my blog posts.
It all started after the Mega-Invasion last month. The Resistance Rangers, or as I like to call them, "purple ninjas", had blown Toons away with their valiant fight against the Cogs, and as a Toon Trooper, I couldn't let those purple ninjas get the upper hand in silliness!
In the first week of my check up on all things silly, I stopped by my fellow Toon Trooper, Hawkheart, to see what was going on with the construction for Toon Parties. Boy, am I glad I stopped by. He only had ten cannons set up! How are you supposed to get Toontown's top celebrities to show up without at least 20 cannons in the establishment?
He assured me that he would get it corrected, and I moved on to check up on how things were going with Lord Lowden Clear. He's the leader of the Resistance Rangers, after all, so it seems more than necessary to do a little small bit of sabotage so that us Toon Troopers can get the upper hand on silliness.
Upon arriving at the secret Toon Resistance meeting place, it turns out that they were in some sort of "classified" meeting, so they wouldn't let me in. I don't know why a meeting about the classifieds section of a newspaper is so secret, but I know it certainly isn't silly. Things were looking good for the Toon Troopers!
Finally, I stopped by Toon HQ to see what my next assignment was. They were busy tracking an incoming Cog threat that could hit as soon as this weekend. While I was gone, however some of the other Toon Troopers had put together one of the largest updates to date full of all sorts of widely requested things from the Toons of Toontown!
Below you can find a full list of the many things our Toon Troopers have been working on over the past month. This doesn't even include the work we've done on the upcoming Toon Parties, Toon Species Election, or ToonFest!
I'll be back to see you all again soon -- and rest assured, it won't be another month of madness without blog posts!

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Now Playing: The Mr. Hollywood Mega-Invasion

Posted by Mr. Hollywood on May 20, 2017 03:00 PM

Hello, Toons. Let's get this show rolling. My casting director earned me a part in this production of "The Toontown Blog", so prepare yourselves for a grand show. I hope you haven't forgotten your lines.
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Lights, camera, action. The Mr. Hollywood's grand Mega-Invasion has begun, and Toontown is the stage. Not even The Big Cheese could put on an act like this corporate takeover. We've got three separate showings of this debut, lasting all the way until Monday night.
Now, there's no need to hide behind your seats. The genre of this film is a romance, one between money and business. Ticket sales have skyrocketed, you know. What this is NOT, however, is a comedy. I refuse to let my show be ruined by such poor comedic relief!
The stage has been set -- Mr. Hollywoods as the starring role, Resistance Rangers hitting the streets as the villains... Ah, and of course: The role of the defeated Toon will be played by - YOU!
Toon HQ: The Mr. Hollywoods have taken over Toontown! We need YOUR help to take back our town. Resistance Rangers have been dispatched, and you can find them in any invading district throughout the event. The invasion will last until midnight Toontown Time (PST) on Monday.

ReplayFX Update: Meet Developers of Toontown Online

Posted by The TTR Team on May 22, 2017 01:00 PM

We're getting ready for ToonFest at ReplyFX 2017, the biggest celebration of Toontown on this side of the Tooniverse! In the weeks leading up to the event we have all sorts of exciting announcements, but this first one may be the most massive announcement in ToonFest history...
Two of Toontown Online's original developers, Jesse Schell and Shawn Patton, will be joining us on stage, in-person, right here at ToonFest 2017!
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Many of you know Jesse Schell as one of the lead creators of Toontown who joined us in the past with wacky promos and virtual Q&A sessions for ToonFest. This year, he's joining us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to be up close and personal with Toontown fans from across the globe.
Joining him will be Shawn Patton, another developer who worked on Toontown Online in its early stages and now works with Jesse at his Pittsburgh-based entertainment company, Schell Games. Both Shawn and Jesse are major Toontown fans and are hoping to see the game officially revived in the future.

About Jesse Schell
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Jesse Schell is not only one of the original developers behind Toontown Online, he was the lead designer who brought the Tooniverse to life. After developing Toontown, Jesse Schell left Walt Disney Imagineering to become Distinguished Professor of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University.
In 2002, he also established his own game studio, Schell Games, which today is the largest full-service education and entertainment game development company in the United States. Jesse continues to follow Toontown and its fans, and is an active supporter of Toontown Rewritten.
About Shawn Patton
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Shawn Patton first worked on Toontown in 2002 when he helped to develop Create-a-Toon and some trolley games, including Match Minnie and the Ring Game. After that, he was heavily involved in the creation of Toontown Parties, and worked on both the mini-games and the party editor.
Currently Shawn is Senior Designer at Schell Games, where he has been an important part of the design team for the last fifteen years. Most recently, he served as Design Director on the company's latest VR escape-the-room puzzle game I Expect You To Die.

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Jesse and Shawn are super excited to be attending this year, and we are more than excited to have them. They will be with us most on Friday, July 28th to participate in the main ToonFest panel and answer all sorts of questions from Toons like YOU!
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What are you waiting for? Start planning your Toontastic trip today to come see us! This is going to be Toontown's largest event yet, and we can't wait for you to see what's in store.
Stay TOONed for more information coming soon about ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017.

June

Toontown Celebrates Fourteen Years!

Posted by The TTR Team on June 2, 2017 03:00 PM

On June 2nd, 2003, Disney's Toontown Online officially opened its doors to the Toons of the world. Some of us may have started playing on that very date -- and some of us may not have even been born yet! Toons young and old, we're inviting you to join us as we celebrate Fourteen Years of Toontown!
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Toontown has been through a lot over the years. Before Disney closed the game, it had been alive for ten years of outrageous fun -- and a massive amount of pies. Who knew that four years later, Toontown would still be thriving, and about to celebrate what we hope will become its best year yet!
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At the beginning of 2017, we told you about some of our upcoming plans, and how we were hoping to move Toontown out of beta this year. The big Doodle Hunt was our first initiative to prove to the players that we were serious about this, and boy did we mean it. We're happy to announce that Toontown is fully on track to move out of beta before the end of the year.
Since then, our team has been hard at work preparing for ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017, a real world event being held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where we'll be showing you all of the wonderful things we have in store. It's going to be the biggest and best ToonFest yet -- so big that some of the developers of Toontown Online are attending to meet players just like YOU!
Now, now, we'll quit being so sappy. We know what you're wondering: What is in store for Toontown Rewritten this year? We can't reveal you all of the details, but we sure can tell you a few.
Here's what we've been working on lately:
• Our efforts have been focused on closing up any unfinished promises that we've made to you. Parties, improved racing, and plenty of bugfixes are in development and coming soon.
• Toontown's new website is in progress and will be released at long last! We'll miss you, green street sign.
• Field Offices are the only feature from Toontown Online that will not be released before the end of beta -- instead, our game designers are currently retooling them for brand new end-of-game content, aiming to be released next year.
• Toontown will be seeing the first new species in town for the first time since 2008! We have been prototyping the final two species of the vote, and will be bringing you more information about that soon.
• At ReplayFX 2017, we're putting on the biggest ToonFest show yet. Even if you're unable to attend, you'll be able to follow along right here on the Toontown blog. Mark your calendars and stay TOONed from July 27-30!
These are just a few of the things that have been taking up our time, and as we get closer to the convention, you may notice some silence from us. This isn't because we've forgotten you, but because we're busy preparing the important things that will be happening there. You can expect that ToonFest will break that silence!
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Our goal here at Toontown Rewritten has always been to preserve Toontown and work towards the goal of bringing it back. We took Jesse Schell's advice in 2013 to keep the passion for Toontown alive, and you, as the players, have pushed that further than we ever hoped to be possible. Because of this, today, there is still hope for Toontown's future.


We're very excited to move forward with our dreams for Toontown, and we hope that you will support us through it so that we can show Disney how important this game is to us!
It's time to blow out the candles, watch the in-game Fireworks, and give a big message to the game we all enjoy: Happy 14th Birthday, Toontown!

Incoming Skelecog Mega-Invasion

Posted by Toon HQ on June 12, 2017 04:00 PM

ATTENTION ALL TOONS: A MEGA-Invasion has Begun!
Skelecogs are taking over Toontown!!!
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Toontown's birthday filled our town with a grand, silly celebration -- a kind of celebration that the Cogs can't stand! Their factory has kicked up to maximum speed, completely skipping the suits and sending out Skelecogs to invade Toontown!
Skelecogs are no force to reckon with. We expect that they'll be invading Toontown for the next two days, but luckily, the Toon Resistance is on the case. Resistance Rangers are hitting the streets to help Toons defeat this metal menace, and they're handing out Toon Resistance uniforms!
We've also managed to secure the following safe districts:
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In response to Toon feedback, Toon HQ managed to secure additional safe districts so that even more of Toontown is protected from the Cogs during Mega-Invasions!
Thanks for your service to Toontown, Toons! Go out there and help the Resistance Rangers fight back those scary Skelecogs!

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===ReplayFX Update: Take Your Vacation to the Tooniverse! Posted by The TTR Team on June 26, 2017 04:00 PM

Toons far and wide, this announcement is for YOU! We're just a month away from the biggest ToonFest event to date, and this post is going to tell you all about the reasons to get excited. We have a lot in store for you, even if you're unable to attend!
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This year's ToonFest is heading to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and if possible we want every Toon in the world to attend to see the BIG thing we've been cooking up. We've been preparing for this event for many months, but we know it's not possible for everyone to be there for one reason or another. Luckily, we have an idea...
Because this year's event has a lot more in store than year's past, we have been working on a plan that will allow every Toon in Toontown to participate even if you're not able to attend. For the first time ever, ToonFest will be LIVE on ToontownRewritten.com!
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That's right. Join us right here on the website from July 27-30th for a grand bunch of fun, and lots of surprises in store. Even if you've been taking a break from Toontown, you may find that this event restores your interest!
When will these livestreams take place, you ask? Here is exclusive information on the two most major events that will be taking place over the weekend:

Friday - July 28
ToonFest: The Main Event
12:30PM - 2:00PM (Toontown Time, PST)
The main event for ToonFest is jam-packed with exciting announcements, behind-the-scenes peeks, and a lot of laughs. This is where we showcase the biggest surprises that we have in store, followed by a Q&A with Toontown Online developers Jesse Schell and Shawn Patton!
Saturday - July 29
Behind the Scenes with the Toontown Team
10:30AM - 11:30AM (Toontown Time, PST)
Learn what Toontown is all about and what makes the game thrive, featuring a Q&A session with the Toontown Team to answer questions from players about anything and everything related to Toontown's past, present, and future.

These are just the two most major activities that will be taking place over the weekend, but there are a lot more! To follow along with the smaller moments, we'll be posting frequent updates on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, and Snapchat throughout the weekend.
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Although we have all of these opportunities to follow along at home, we can't deny that the real fun comes from being there in person! People attending the event will be able to receive lots of free real-world Toontown prizes, exclusive in-game items, the chance to meet the developers of the game! (That's not even mentioning the other activities in store.)
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Whether you're able to attend ToonFest or not, we're going to make sure you have a blast during that weekend. Keep up with our website for more information, and mark your calendars from July 27-30th for ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017!

More Information:
ReplayFX Update: Take Your Vacation to the Tooniverse!
ReplayFX Update: Meet Developers of Toontown Online
Announcing ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017

July

Celebrate Independence with Summer Fireworks

Posted by Sir Max on July 4, 2017 04:30 PM

Independence Day is a day to celebrate all of the wonderful ideals that we hold so dear. Picnics, barbecues, baseball, parades -- these are just a few of the great pastimes that we celebrate on this hot summer day. When the sun sets, however, we have the most celebrated pastime of all: Fireworks. Sparklers. Explosions!
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Even the Legal Eagles seem to be "enjoying" on this festive Fourth of July, they're flying through the sky to make sure Toons are following the local regulations about our skyward pyrotechnics. Spoiler alert, though: We aren't!
It's simply unpatriotic to celebrate the Fourth of July without fireworks and other various explosives. I won't stand for it! Sure, there's been some danger in the past (McQuack specifically chose to go on vacation this week), but that shouldn't stop us from trying to make it even more dangerous than ever before.
Us Toon Troopers have been working ourselves to the brim in preparation for ToonFest, which you'll see very soon, but you all know I wouldn't let July 4th go without any fireworks. From now until July 6th at 11:59PM, you can watch fireworks take over the sky and blast those Cogs out of the air every hour, on the hour!
I hope that you all enjoy your Independence day, and don't forget to go out and give those Cogs a good pie to the face. You may even see Toon Troopers running around (Such as yours truly) throughout the firework extravaganza!

Backstage: On Patrol in the Tooniverse

Posted by The TTR Team on July 13, 2017 02:00 PM

Hiya everybody! It's been a while since we've had a Backstage column, hasn't it? With ToonFest 2017 coming up, we decided that it was high time to give you some more information with what's going on with the Toontown Rewritten Team.
My name’s Kam (You may know me as “Anna Sun” around Toontown) and I’m here to bring you a behind-the-scenes look at one of the many mysteries of Toontown: Our Game Moderators!
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What's Moderation All About?
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It’s a well known fact that Toons just want to have fun, and that’s why our moderation team is here to help! We dedicate our time towards keeping Toontown Rewritten a safe and friendly environment for players of all ages. With over 20 moderators working around the clock and more currently in training, we represent the largest division of the Toontown Rewritten team.
Moderators? Quick, HIDE!
You might be wondering what a moderator actually does on duty. Contrary to what some Toons may tell you, we don’t spend our time scheming against players. We're here to help you! Moderators are here to make Toontown more enjoyable, and the last thing they want is less people playing the game.
At any given time, our moderation team is approving names, sifting through blog comments, monitoring actions within the game, answering emails, handling reported Toons, and that's only the beginning of it.
Fun fact: Each moderator can review over one thousand names per day! Keep that in mind next time you're waiting for your name to be approved.
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With so much to do, our first priority is keeping the game clean. Toontown Rewritten was created to be a safe game that entire families could enjoy together, whether young or old. Protecting the youngest among us is our top concern!
Sometimes people think that reports and bans are handled by automated systems, but robots are for Cogs, not Toons! That’s why we believe in reviewing each individual case by hand. Every name, infraction, and email receives personal attention from at least one moderator, ensuring that your voice is heard and that you’re in good hands (or gloves!).
No moderator is ever “out to get you”, and even if they were, another moderator would put a stop to it! Our game is designed around the players, and so we don’t take bans lightly.
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We know rotten apples have a certain smell, but it might surprise you to learn that only 0.73% of accounts registered with Toontown Rewritten have ever received any kind of infraction. The overwhelming majority of Toons never receive an infraction, and we tell you this so that you know not to fear us moderators. We’re on your side!
If you ever spot a troublemaker trying to ruin another Toon’s fun, You can lend us a hand by using the report button in-game or sending us an email with the Toon ID, time, district, and any other information you can give us about the disturbance. Thanks to our amazing Technical Operations team, we can see every report made in real time and take care of problems faster than ever before.
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We do our best to ensure that our moderators are well-equipped for the task at hand. Each new member of our moderation team spends an extensive amount of time in training, where a mentor teaches them how to use our many tools to track down trouble.
Did you know? Our staff members actually have to pass a certification test to be able to teach new moderators to make sure they are always fit for the job.
Think you might have what it takes to join us and help out Toontown? I’ve got great news for you: you can! We’re always accepting applications for our team, and you can find them on the Apply Page of our website.
I hope that you enjoyed this little glance into the innerworkings of the Toontown team. It’s not always a glamorous job, but we enjoy doing anything we can to keep Toontown alive. We’re looking for some Toontastic individuals who share those ideals, and want to make sure Toontown stays fun for everyone!
Thanks for reading, and keep your eyes peeled for more Backstage information at ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017!

BONUS: Moderation FAQ
Q: I’m applying for moderator but I’ve recieved an infraction in the past. Will this disqualify me?
A: Your infraction history does factor into your application, but most infractions will not disqualify you immediately. Only the most severe infractions will immediately make you ineligible. We understand that people make mistakes!
Q: Why was my infraction harsher than someone I know who did the exact same thing?
A: Multiple factors affect the consequence of your infraction. The severity of action itself and the amount of prior infractions on any of your accounts will determine the infraction that you receive.
Q: Why haven’t I received a response to my email yet?
A: In short, answering emails takes time and we receive a lot of them. We do our best to answer everything in a timely fashion, but if you haven’t gotten an answer after one week's time, feel free to email us again! Your email probably got lost in the mail somewhere. If it hasn’t been a full week yet, we thank you for your patience and we’ll get to yours soon!
Q: What are you looking for in moderation applications?
A: We’re looking for applicants that are active, eager to learn, and dedicated to the job. Although we hire from all experience levels and time zones, prior moderation experience and/or residing in a non-US time zone are particularly beneficial to your application.
Moderation requires a mandatory age minimum of 13 due to the nature of the content being viewed. Additionally, we strongly recommend our applicants be at least 16 years of age because of this. We also encourage you to tell us about any other unique skills you might have. It’s important to note that each department has its own standards for applications, so this information does not necessarily apply for other staff positions.
Q: Why is some behavior prohibited that most other online games allow?
A: Something that makes Toontown Rewritten so unique is its dedication to remaining suitable for all ages. We want to ensure that even our youngest players are able to experience the game so we gear our Terms of Service towards preserving this goal.
Q: Why was my Toon’s name rejected?
A: Our Naming Guidelines can be found here. Still not sure? Feel free to drop us an email at support@toontownrewritten.com with the name in question and we’ll be happy to elaborate!
Q: What do you ban for?
A: That information can be found in our Terms of Service.
Q: Can you really get terminated for saying “You Stink!”? It’s a phrase in the Speedchat so how can it be bad?
A: Rest assured, you cannot be banned for saying “You stink!” -- however, you can be banned for harassment. Using “You stink!” or any phrase to harass another Toon (That is, following them around or continuing to bother them after they’ve asked you to stop) can result in an infraction. We’re all humans behind the Toon, so please be friendly to one another!
Q: Why do you reject so many applications if you need more moderators?
A: We want to ensure our staff is as qualified as possible so you get a safe, fun experience while playing Toontown Rewritten. Don’t worry, though -- it doesn’t mean you did anything wrong! Moderation simply isn’t for everyone.

Toon Species Election: The Final Vote Happens NOW!

Posted by Alec Tinn on July 15, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Oh boy, oh boy, ohoooo BOY! It's Alec Tinn here, your eccentric elector and mediator of the Toon Species Election who hasn't been this excited in YEARS! The results are in, and it's time to tell you the final two species who are going head-to-head against each other in this grand race. Toons of Toontown, your chosen candidates are...
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CROCODILE and DEER!
These Toons have proven to be fan-favorites throughout the race ever since the nomination stage, and even in the last round they were neck-and-neck! Boy oh boy, close races just get me so giddy. The drama, the wonder, the debates -- all of it built up to THIS VERY MOMENT where you choose which species you want to enter Toontown!
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It's a tough decision, to be sure, as the two candidates both have their strengths. Deer presents very unique features that other Toons don't have with its antlers, while Crocodile would be the first reptile to enter Toontown. How can one choose so easily?
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If your candidate wasn't chosen, don't let yourself be too glum. I'm always ready to give them another go in another election, if the Toon Council ever asks me to! I simply can't turn down the chance to host such a wondrous event. (I'm missing my sister's wedding for this, you know. Don't mind it though, I never liked Tim. He doesn't even know what a caucus is. Typical Tim.)
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Jellybean Flavor:
Berry
Favorite Activities:
Prancing, Crossing streets
Favorite Places:
Goofy Speedway, The Forrest
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With newly paved crosswalks, Deer hopes to put an end to Toons being unknowingly ran into by Cogs while crossing the streets of Toontown.


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Crocodile
Jellybean Flavor:
Gator-ade
Favorite Activities:
Suntanning, SNAP-Chatting
Favorite Places:
Estate Ponds, The Dentist
Position:
Crocodile promises to keep all of Toontown's fish ponds fully stocked for snacking -- err, fishing!


Enter the Polling Place!






Now, I know you're eager to get your ballot in, but choose wisely! The elected Toon will be part of Toontown forever, don't you know. There's no term limits for these Toons! The polling place will be open until Saturday, July 22nd at 11:59 PM Toontown Time (PST).
When will the results be aired, you ask? It certainly has been a long road to this election, but I assure you with good reason! You will be able to see the results LIVE on Friday, July 28th as part of ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017! I better see you there.
It's time for me to get back to the voting machines. We do check for fraud, you know! Though, normally we worry more about the banana peels that get stuck in those machines... Don't even ask me how.
It's been an honor to be your eccentric elector for this election! Until next time, Toontown. Pick your Toon Species wisely!

ReplayFX Update: Awesome Activities for Everyone

Posted by The TTR Team on July 19, 2017 03:30 PM

There's only a little over a week left until ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017, and boy are we getting excited. Whether you're attending or not, this is going to be an incredible week for Toontown! This year we have some brand new activities in store -- Read on for the full scoop!
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ReplayFX has a whole host of games, seminars, tournaments, and activities for people of all ages. You can play some pinball, get the high score in the arcade, or even bounce around in some inflatable obstacle courses! If you're wanting to party like a Toon, however, we've been planning some of the most TOONTASTIC activities you can think of. We've listed a few of them below!
Saturday - July 29
Toontown at the ToonSeum
11AM-1PM, 3-5PM (EST)
You may have been to a Museum before, but have you ever visited a ToonSeum? Right across the street from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center lies a museum filled to the brim with all sorts of art, comic, and cartoon history. Talk about "Toon Enough"!
On Saturday, July 29th, Toontown staff members will be there with their own small exhibit all about Toontown from 11:00AM - 1:00 PM and 3:00PM - 5:00PM! (Taking a 2 hour break for our second panel on that same day.) We'd love for you to take a break from the convention to come see us!
The ToonSeum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11AM-5PM, and is only a 5 minute walk from the convention center. Stop by our booth and grab a Toontown flyer for a discount on your ticket price! They're excited to get so many Toons in town.
Check out the ToonSeum website for more information. You may even see a familiar face on their Toon Council...
Sunday - July 30
The Great Pie Toss
12:00PM (EST)
For the third year in a row, we'll be celebrating our favorite Toontown pastime with a good ol' fashioned Pie Toss! Joey, or Sir Max as you may better know him, will be proving whether or not he's a Cog with a whole bunch of pies to the face from attendees.
Unlike year's past, you don't need to bring your own pie to participate! We'll be providing whipped cream to make your own cream pie, as well as several fully-cooked pies for prize winners to throw. You won't want to miss this fun!
For those who are watching from home, make sure to follow us on Instagram and Snapchat to watch the fun LIVE via stories.
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Bring Your Own PC! (BYOP)
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At the Toontown booth at ReplayFX, we're going to have all sorts of fun events going on. The convention center doesn't provide free WiFi -- but we've got you covered! We'll have several game stations set up to play Toontown with other players right at ReplayFX, however we'd recommend that you Bring Your Own PC (BYOP) if you're able.
Bringing your own PC will allow you to play Toontown uninterrupted throughout the convention, while the game stations must be shared with other players so that everyone gets a fair chance. If you don't have a PC to bring or your parents won't allow you -- don't sweat it! We'll try our best to make sure everyone gets equal opportunity to play on the game stations that we've provided.
What's so special about playing Toontown at the convention, you ask? You'll be able to sit down and play Toontown with Toon Troopers in the flesh, and ReplayFX is a great opportunity to meet other players just like YOU to add each other in the game!
In-Game Activities
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If you're following along from home -- we haven't forgotten you! We know that not everyone can make it to ReplayFX, and that's why we're bringing the fun back home. Our own staff members who can't attend ReplayFX are putting on a fun-filled weekend for you with Toon Troopers coming to town!
In addition to the in-game activities, you'll be able to follow livestreams of the event right here on the Toontown website to see the new things being announced and all of the fun happening. Make sure to stop by Thursday morning (July 27th) for more information!
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Are you excited yet? It's not too late to join the fun! ReplayFX is still selling tickets for the event, and you'll be able to purchase at the door as well if you live in the area and decide to stop by. Otherwise, we greatly encourage you to follow along online. You won't want to miss it!
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Stay TOONed for more information as we draw nearer to ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017. Don't forget to check out our other blog posts as well for more information!

More Information:
ReplayFX Update: Awesome Activities for Everyone
ReplayFX Update: Take Your Vacation to the Tooniverse!
ReplayFX Update: Meet Developers of Toontown Online
Announcing ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017

Welcome to the New Toontown Website - ToonFest 2017

Posted by The TTR Team on July 27, 2017 at 6:30 AM

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The most TOONTASTIC event of the year is finally here!
A bunch of the Toontown Team is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at ReplayFX 2017 with a weekend full of excitement in store. Luckily, not all of us are gone! We're here to keep you up-TOON-date throughout this exciting weekend, and you're not going to want to miss a second of it.
Before we jump into the details, let us officially say to Toons far and wide: Welcome to ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017! Whether you're at the event or following along at home, you are now officially part of the biggest celebration of Toontown on this side of the Tooniverse. Let's check out what to expect!
Toontown Has a New Look
Boy, look at that shine! You didn't think those eyes we've been putting on our advertisements were just for decoration, did you? There's a reason that this is the first time you're seeing this year's ToonFest logo!
Our artists have worked hard to take the original Toontown logo and rework it into something much more polished, and we feel that it truly represents what Toontown is all about. This logo has been perfectly smashed, squashed, and splattered to make it into the most wacky logo we could create to represent our game.
It may take some time to get used to the change -- but give it a try, and let us know what you think! This logo will be rolling out to other areas outside of the website soon.
We Have a New Website, Too!
It only took a few years of trial and error, but as promised, we've officially redesigned Toontown's website to be more interactive than ever! This website is only in its most basic form right now, and we'll be rolling out a number of changes over the next few weeks to bring more functionality that we know players want to see.
If you see anything goofy -- let us know! There may be some lingering bugs and lackluster styles that'll be fixed up as soon as we return from ToonFest.
Let us know what you think of the website, which is now mobile friendly!
We're Not Done Yet!
We hope that these big changes have made you excited -- but this is only the beginning. Today is the first day of ToonFest, and the real fun comes tomorrow with our big panel.
To view our newest announcements, watch our livestream tomorrow at 12:30 PM Toontown Time (PST) (Or 3:30 PM ToonFest Time, for those attending!), right here on the website! A news post will be released with a link to the livestream before it starts. You can learn more about these livestreams in our ReplayFX Announcement Post about the panels.
Stay TOONed for more information throughout the weekend, and don't forget to stop by in-game and have some fun with the Toon Troopers!

The Main Event - ToonFest 2017

Posted by The TTR Team on July 28, 2017 at 12:20 PM

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Welcome to your daily hype update! The Toon Spirit is boiling over here at ToonFest at ReplayFX and we can’t contain it any longer!
First and foremost is the absolutely Toontanic, Toontastic, terrifically teeth shattering event that is going to be today’s panel. It will be livestreamed directly from ToonFest to your screem, glove-delivered by our top notch Toon Troopers committed to making this a Tooniverse-wide event! Toons of the World can UNITE down below to watch the Main Event. (12:30 PM Toontown Time/3:30 PM ToonFest Time)
Additionally, Jesse Schell and Shawn Patton will be hanging out at the ToonFest booth prior to and after the panel. Our Trolley mechanics have fully adjusted the ballyhoo phasers to maximum capacity! This train is taking us to exciting places.
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An alternate stream is available on our Instagram account via mobile.
I simply cannot contain my excitement! If you don’t spill some panel beans NOW, I’m going to burst! Well, dear reader, I can tip the jellybean jar in your favor a bit. The panel will feature awesome announcements, rich reveals, and ultimate updates that you won’t want to miss.
For You and Your Toon
We have celebratory memorabilia for all of Toontown! If you go to the settings page in your Shtickerbook and enter in the code replayfx2017, special items will be delivered to you in the mail. Don’t delay! These items will only be available until Friday, August 4th at 2:00 PM Toontown Time.
Time to Toon In!
That’s all we have for today! Stay TOONed to the blog for more updates and follow us on social media for a more immersive ToonFest at ReplayFX experience!

August

Sneak Peek: Crocodile and Deer - Backstage Toontown

Posted by The TTR Team on August 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Step right up, folks! Behold the amazing New Toon Species, coming soon to a town near your Toon! Today, the Toontown Team is bringing you an exclusive look of the two new Toons coming to Toontown with our 'version 2.0.0 update, which was announced at ToonFest 2017.
What are you still reading this header for? Let's go check them out!
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As most of you know, the Deer and Crocodile were the two most popular species of the Toon Species Election, whom all of Toontown was able to nominate and vote on. We've been working on prototyping these new Toon Species for months now, making sure that they fit into every aspect of Toontown from the way they look to the sounds they make.
This is where YOU come in. Your job isn't over yet! Although we've picked the New Toon Species together, we need YOUR help (I mean it, YOU!) to finalize these species before they are released for everyone to play. What do you like about them? What could be better? Which one is your favorite?
Our artists have created a video that showcases the Crocodile and Deer sounds in-game, which have changed slightly since our "Out-of-Beta Beta Testers" tested them at ToonFest. In particular, we're looking to hear feedback about the Deer sound effects, but we'll gladly take feedback on anything relating to the new Toon Species. Check out the video!
Sneak Peek Crocodile and Deer Backstage Toontown

Sneak Peek Crocodile and Deer Backstage Toontown

It's been a challenge to design sounds for an animal that doesn't have a distinct sound, but we're determined to get it right. Tell us what you do or don't like about the current sounds so that we can make them better!
We're currently finalizing our v2.0.0 update, which will be released to Toons worldwide sometime in the next few weeks. As we said during ToonFest, we're aiming to release this update before the end of August. Note that the Toons you see here may not look exactly like the ones released in game!
In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming blog post that tells you EVERY stinkin' detail about what happened ToonFest 2017, and what else to expect in this brand new update!
Believe it or not, there's even more features and fixes packed in there that we didn't even tell you about at ToonFest... Stay TOONed!

ToonFest 2017

Posted by The TTR Team on August 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM

On August 20th, 2013, Toontown Online announced the unthinkable. The Tooniverse would be closing forever, and Toons had one month to have one final send-off to the town that they all loved. The day came that the game was set to close, and on September 19th, Toontown Online's servers officially shut down...
But that was nowhere near the end. It was time for Toontown's future to be Rewritten.
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Now, it's time to change the narrative! August 20th is no longer a date to mourn, but a date to celebrate. Three years ago, we announced that Toontown would be open again to all players for FREE. Today, we're just a short time away from Toontown Rewritten officially being complete, marking the end of Beta!
We just celebrated an in-person celebration of Toontown at ReplayFX 2017, but the idea of ToonFest is so big that it can't be contained to a single weekend. On September 19, 2017, we will begin Toontown Rewritten's fourth anniversary celebration with the in-game ToonFest event!
What is ToonFest?
ToonFest, based on the name of Disney's real-life Toontown event that took place in 2006 and 2007, is the annual celebration of all things Toontown! It's time to take a break from the Cog battles, make some new friends, and play some fun games while we think about how far we've come.
What happens at ToonFest?
On September 19th, the official in-game ToonFest celebration kicks off with a series of blog posts to keep you entertained and in the Toontown spirit. Here's a little synopsis of everything that the celebration has to offer:
• Over in Acorn Acres, you can enter the ToonFest party grounds to join the fun.
• Enter the most awesome area in Toontown with the giant Merry-go-Round, (Jelly) Bean Bags, and plenty of activities to keep you occupied while chatting up with friends.
• A grand fireworks spectacular lights up the sky every three hours, and if you come a bit early you'll be able to catch the sunset.
• Earn "ToonFest Tokens" to buy special items, accessories, and even a unique Toon color -- only available once per year!
• Stop by and talk to Riggy Marole, the wackiest rabbit in town who acts as the emcee extraordinaire of ToonFest!
• All of last year's bugs have been mended, and we're hoping to provide the most pleasant ToonFest experience yet. Enjoy the fun, without frustration!
What's new this year?
Now, now, a magician never reveals their tricks and the same goes for game developers. The delicious secret sauce that will make ToonFest Tokens taste even better this year will be unveiled with the event, but we're putting our main focus on releasing the new version 2.0.0 update to you Toons as quickly as possible!
What is there to celebrate?
Toontown Rewritten's journey has been a long one. We have had a truly amazing three years since we first opened up the game to everyone and there is so much to celebrate. Here's the main thing: by the time ToonFest starts this year, Toontown Rewritten will no longer be in beta. What better to celebrate than with ToonFest?
Every September we take time to "Rewrite" the past. What used to be the saddest day in Toontown's history now marks the beginning of Toontown's greatest celebration. Instead of loss, we can remember revival. This year we have parted the sands of time to grab at the beginning: a dream for a brighter future with a Toontown made whole again. This year we will see that realized.
The hype train is about to leave the station. Are YOU Toon Enough?

Toons of the World, Start Your Engines!

Posted by Sir Max on August 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM

It's been quite some time since I was able to write a post about my adventures in Toontown, but with all of this Toon Trooper work dying down, I'm able to put my focus back on what my job is supposed to be: Running the Toontown Blog. Sir Max is BACK, baby!
Now let's talk Driver Safety.
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Sir Max presents his car, with Hawkheart whispering to Mustavo: 'You took his keys, right?'

Don't give me the "You stink!" eye. I know I've not been the best driver in the past, but I'm a changed Toon! And by changed Toon, I mean that the Toon Council mandated that I write a lesson on Driver Safety or else I'd be suspended from Goofy Speedway. Oof.
Some of you may be thinking "Well, who cares? Goofy Speedway doesn't have much to do." My dear doubtful Toons, you must not have heard about The Grand Prix and Racing Leaderboards! That's right -- coming in Toontown's next update, Goofy Speedway is getting all sorts of fixes along with these features.
The Grand Prix is a new upcoming weekly event here in Toontown, occurring every Monday, where Toons can enter a three course racing tournament for massive amounts of tickets! Better yet -- Goofy Speedway will be hosting a Grand Prix Week at the launch of this new event, which means Toons can race in the Grand Prix as much as they want for an entire week when this update is released!
The Grand Prix also allows Toons to receive the final racing trophy, which grants the legendary 137th Laff Point for the first time ever. Who will be the first Toon to claim that prize?
Oh, and about those leaderboards. You know, the one I crashed into a few years back? They're all fixed up! Toons can compete for the top racing time to get their name on the leaderboard.
Now, back to driver safety. I hope you're ready to take some notes, because this stuff is extremely important. Here are Sir Max's Rules of Racing:
• Inspect tunnels for dripping paint as you draw near. Toons have been known to crash their cars into tunnels painted onto walls, known as the "Roadrunner effect."
• Whenever eating and driving during a Battle race, make sure all banana peels are discarded out the window. Failing to litter your banana peels is just a missed opportunity for a good gag.
• If a sign tells you to stop, make sure to listen to it or else it'll be very upset. I ignored a sign who asked me to stop and it started yelling some rather un-Toony words at me.
• Remember your traffic signals: Red means STOP, green means GO, and yellow means PANIC AND DECIDE WHETHER TO FLOOR IT OR SLAM ON THE BREAKS.
• No diving in the car pool lane unless a lifeguard is on duty.
• When driving through quiet neighborhoods, it's mere politeness to roll down your windows, throw on some shades, and crank up your bass to max volume while be-bopping to the Toontown Hop. Everyone stares at you in adoration!
The Goofy Speedway enhancements aren't here quite yet, but never fear -- these activities are in final testing and will be released to Toontown as quick as you can get that 300 racing wins trophy! Don't worry, I'm kidding! Youch, that one hit home.
This update is so massive that we're splitting the posts up into multiple days leading to its release. Check back tomorrow for another blog post with details about Toontown's biggest update yet!

The New Toon Laff-o-lympics

Posted by Flippy on August 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Hi there, Toontown! I've been cooped up in Toon Hall recently, but not without good reason. The new Toon Species are moving in soon, and I've been seeing to it that they get the warmest welcome that a Toon can give. Read on to hear about how we'll be welcoming these citizens -- Crocodile and Deer Toons are just a few days away!
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Boy, it sure is an exciting time to be President of Toontown. I love welcoming new Toons to town, but it isn't every day that I get to welcome TWO new Toon Species! Last I checked in, the Crocodiles were hopping and bopping to the "Crocodile Rock" while the Deer Toons were so excited that they looked like a Deer in the headlights. I have a feeling that they'll fit in fine!
With all of these new citizens coming to Toontown, we can't just expect to give them an ordinary wave "Hello." What are we, animals? I mean -- you get the point. Instead, I've put together something a lot more interesting: The New Toon Laff-o-lympics!
Our town is full of great gags and loud laughs, which is exactly what the Laff-o-lympics are all about. As soon as the new Toon Species arrive, any new Deer or Crocodile Toon will have until September 30th to race to the highest Laff they can get!
The Laff-o-lympics has three milestones, each with a prize better than the last. The prizes will be given to ALL Deer and Crocodile Toons who reach one of the milestones by September 30th!
50 Laff - Receive a bronze medal shirt and a "New Toon Starter Pack" full of jellybeans and ToonFest tokens!
• 100 Laff - Receive a silver medal shirt and an exclusive SpeedChat phrase to show your glory!
115 Laff - Receive a gold medal shirt, and enter a drawing to win one of three real-world Toontown prize packs with a Toontown poster, drawstring bag, and trading cards! ONE grand prize winner of the drawing will receive a Toontown poster signed by members of the Toontown team.
Each milestone will receive the previous milestone's rewards in addition to the listed prizes. The medal shirt rewards are not the same as the gold medal shirt given during January's Top Toons contest.
Do you think that's enough to get those Deer and Crocodile Toons excited? Just wait, there's even more to come! Check the Toontown blog tomorrow for another amazing look at Toontown's biggest update yet!

To Party, or Not to Party?

Posted by Fat McStink on August 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM

There ain't no party like a Toontown party 'cause a Toontown party won't stop! At least, that's what I thought three years ago when I hosted The Greatest Party in the Tooniverse. I've always been known as the Toon Trooper who could never get anyone to attend my parties or plays, but that's all turned around. I'm here to announce that Toon Parties are BACK!
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Toon Parties, for those who don't know, allow Toons to host their own events for their friends, or the general population. You get to design your own party grounds with whatever decorations or minigames you want! Previously, Toon Parties only had 3 activities enabled. Now, however, Toon Parties are being released with ALL activities available!
So, what ever happened to The Greatest Party in the Tooniverse? After the Alpha period ended, it turns out that party had a ridiculous amount of code violations. I'm talking major stuff. The old Toon Trooper who used to help me out, Muddy Paws, jumped on one of those trampolines and was launched so high that we haven't seen him ever since!
After the Toon Parties closed, my spirits were a little crushed. I took some time off to do other things: I took a few years of improv, studied more Shakespeare, and completed some Toon Trooper duties here and there.
In my time away from public events, things started to change. An agent loved my improv and granted me a starring role in The PhanToon of the Opera, which spun my life into a completely new direction! I finally had adoring fans, and I was living my dream!
Earlier this year, however, I received a call from one of my old Toon Trooper pals, Hawkheart. He talked about needing assistance to bring back Toon Parties. I was the perfect Toon for the job, but I would need to leave my new life as a playwright behind. I was given a dilemma: To Party, or Not to Party? That is the question.
To party it is. I'm back, Toontown, and this party officially will not stop! It's like I said in my critically-acclaimed play, Twelfth Pie-Fight: "Be not afraid of parties: Some are born planners, some attend parties, and some have parties thrust upon them."
Myself? Why, I consider myself to be a Party Planner. That's exactly why TOMORROW, when Toontown's biggest update ever launches, Toon Troopers will be hosting parties all week long to celebrate this gigantic event!
You heard me right, Toons. Tomorrow is the official launch of Toontown v2.0.0, where we'll be releasing Racing, new Species, and Toon Parties to all of Toontown! We may have missed our August 31st deadline, but hey, it's only by a day. This update is worth it!
There's just one part of this update left to announce, so keep your eyes peeled on the blog tomorrow. I'll see you at the party grounds!

September

The Toontown v2.0.0 Update

Posted by Sir Max on September 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The time has finally come. Pack your bags, put on your fanciest accessory, and throw out those old PlayLine brochures. We're about to unleash our largest update yet, and enthusiasm from Toons around the world can hardly be curbed. Today, Toontown leaves Beta!
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This, my friends, is the final blog post. Oh, no, no, not the final blog post ever; they can't get rid of me that easily. This is the final blog post of the version 2.0.0 update, which is so massive that the Toon Council asked us to split it into four separate blog posts. This update is jam-packed with a Goofy Speedway overhaul, Toontown's new Toon Species, and the return of Toon Parties -- but these are just the biggest features in this update, and far from the only part of it!
This final blog post is full of simple things in life. Think about how awesome it would be if Toon eyes would no longer be stuck closed, or if Toons could now hold all SOS cards. Lucky for you, this update is that awesome. Let's take a look at some of the other changes going in!
Districts: New and Improved!
In this new update, Districts are getting some changes! All Districts of Toontown have been renamed to a brand new format that is easier to spell, more fun to say, and much better fits the wacky things that happen here. This change is one of the small ways that the Toon Council is looking to improve Toontown as a whole. Who knows how to spell Renaissance River, anyway? (I did spell it right, didn't I?)
You'll have to pop open your Shtickerbook to see the full list, but in the meantime, here is an updated list of safe districts for Mega-Invasions:
• Blam Canyon
• Fizzlefield
• Gulp Gulch
• Splat Summit
• Zapwood
TOON TIP: These districts are also "safe" from the Grand Prix's Grand Opening event, in case you wanted to race outside of the tournament.
Speaking of which, those aren't the only special districts in town. The Toon Council is rolling out a feature we're excited to announce: SpeedChat-only Districts! These districts don't allow any Toon to use SpeedChat+, in case you wanted to play with other SpeedChat users without seeing mew, eek, and rarr (That's Crocodile!) everywhere, or just to have a bit more peaceful experience.
Here is the list of SpeedChat-only Districts, which can also be identified by the green "SpeedChat" icon next to their name in the Shtickerbook:
• Boingbury
• Gulp Gulch
• Whoosh Rapids
"Reel-y" Great Estate Improvements!
Do you want to escape the busyness of Playgrounds and do some good ol' fashioned fishing at home? Are you tired of traveling all the way back to the Playground to sell your fish? -- Travel no longer, because have I got a deal for you: Introducing the Estate Fishing Bucket!
These specially engineered buckets, designed by Loony Labs, have a Portable Hole at the bottom to take your fish straight to the Pet Shop. You should see the little buggers flying out of that hole, with the Pet Clerks diving to catch them! Every Estate in Toontown has been given this bucket, which you can use at any time. No purchase necessary!
You'll also find yourself getting stuck in closets no longer. The old closets were dripping glue during the hot weather of summer, but we've issued a recall and replaced all closets and accessory trunks with some shiny new ones that will let you leave the closet's clutches in peace. We moved your clothes over, too -- you're welcome!
Brand New Start Screen!
What would a new logo be without some new theme music to accompany it? The game's entrance screens have been updated with a new flow, which includes a splash screen to start the game. You'll also want to listen closely to the new theme music, which changes based on what screen you're on!
In future updates, we'll be enhancing this screen with some fun animation and possibly a new look for the Pick-a-Toon, as well as different main menu options. We'll also be experimenting with booting Toons to the splash screen upon an unexpected disconnect, rather than all the way back to the launcher. Let us know what you think of the changes, and what other changes you'd like to see!
But Wait, There's More!
Here it is, Toontown. The moment you've all been waiting for. Listed below are the official release notes of Toontown v2.0.0, containing all of the goodies we've talked about so far and a whole bunch more!
On behalf of the Toon Council, I'd like to thank all of our valiant Alpha and Beta Testers who helped us reach this point. This is a big step for Toontown, and we've been working on this update for many months looking forward to this day. Toontown will be going down for our biggest update yet at 9:00PM Toontown Time.
THANK YOU, Toons of Toontown. We hope that you enjoy the new update!

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Back To Our Regularly Scheduled Update

Posted by Sir Max on September 5, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Hey there, Toontown--CRASH! It's Sir Max, your favorite--CRASH! Toon--CRASH! ...Trooper. CRAAAASH! Well, I think that's the last of them for now. Boy, have we been busy fixing those crashes! Pianos, safes, anvils - you name it. Read ahead for the whole rigmarole. (No, not Riggy Marole -- he comes in a few weeks!)
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I'm here to bring you some news we've all been waiting to hear. We've certainly have more work to do, but in the meantime, Toontown should now be restored to tip-top condition.
Ever since the update was deployed, at least one Toon Trooper (and usually more!) was working every hour of each day, long into the night, in order to get the servers ironed out to handle the massive amount of Toons trying to log in. We expected the new update to be a hit, but it was such a hit that our servers were taking a hit!
On Saturday, we saw thousands of more Toons than usual trying to enter Toontown, which led to a number of issues that we were under a lot of pressure to fix. I'm talking broken gears, rusted parts, and mechanical problems that not even a Cog would want to touch -- yuck. Luckily, we didn't give up, and now we're back in action!
If you had issues entering Toontown in this weekend, we encourage you to try again. There are still some issues lurking, but our team is already working to solve them. In fact, once the timing is right, we'll be releasing another update to patch up some remaining holes and implement a few update tweaks that have been widely requested by the community.
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And now, for sports! We know that Toons had trouble getting in over the weekend, which means we'll be extending the Laff-o-lympics until October 7th at 11:59PM Toontown Time (PST) to account for those days, with a few extra added on for good measure! (The extra days accounts for people who may have had extra play hours due to the weekend.)
Although the extension will help some Toons out a ton, it seems like some valiant Laff-o-lmpic Laffletes have been making perfectly good progress despite the issues! At the time of writing this post, 285 Toons had already reached the bronze medal of 50 Laff Points. We also checked in with our top three Laffletes, who are working their way to gold like there's no tomorrow.
• In first, we have Deer Silva at 86 Laff Points.
• Coming up in second is Coral Deer at 84 Laff Points.
• And finally, tied for third is Drastic and Reptilian Buzz at 83 Laff Points.
Talk about Toon Enough! We're sure that even more Toons have reached those Laffs even since this post was written. Remember, the Laff-o-lympics isn't a race -- ALL Toons who reach a milestone will receive a prize. There's still plenty of time left to build your Toon up, even if you haven't started yet!
Next up we have a racing update: Some Toons have noticed that the Grand Prix isn't tracking wins quite right. We've already got a fix for this included in our next update, which will be dropping real soon! For this reason, we'll also be extending the Grand Prix Opening Event until Tuesday, September 12th.
So, get out there and enjoy! I know that I certainly am. Remember, Toon Troopers such as myself are going to be throwing parties all week long, so keep your eyes peeled on that big party hat. Have fun in Toontown!

V2.0 is a "Hole-In-One" for the Cogs

Posted by The C.E.O. on September 7, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Let's get down to business. I am the Chief Executive Officer of the Cogs, known to my workplace associates in Bossbot HQ as The C.E.O. It's been brought to my attention that you Toons have conjured up some infernal combination of fun known as "The Toontown v2.0.0 Update." Us Cogs have our own form of V2.0, you know...
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A Big Cheese, a Skelecog, and The C.E.O. walk into a banquet...

Due to our big swing this quarter, sales were predicted to land a hole-in-one. Business is a great game of golf, you see, and Toontown is the target. This burst of silliness from the Toons has put a significant damper in our quarterly earnings. I take pride in my golf, Toons, and I won't stand to be defeated so easily.
I've stolen my fair share of business tactics over the years, but the Toons stealing our v2.0 is worthy of a pink slip. The fun must be stopped.
You'll be "happy" to know that I have a plan in order to counter your ridiculous parties and racing gimmicks. Starting now, V2.0 Cogs have hit the streets of Toontown for a grand Mega-Invasion. Try to have fun with that kind of V2.0.
You may have your "Safe Districts" to protect you, and I've received a memo that Toon HQ plans to implement "Super Safe Districts" to prevent Invasion Summons, but the Cogs will still have our profit margins. Enough V2.0 Cogs have been produced to last until Sunday, September 10th.
Enough of this nonsense. I have a banquet to attend.

Four Years of Toontown Rewritten - ToonFest 2017

Posted by The TTR Team on September 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Happy Birthday, Toontown Rewritten! Today marks four years since the closure of Disney's Toontown Online, and the subsequent announcement of Toontown Rewritten. We take this time every year to reflect on how far we've come, what we've achieved, and what's to come...
Since last year, Toontown Rewritten has achieved more than ever. We kicked off the year by releasing the long-awaited Doodle update, hosted the first ever ToonFest at ReplayFX, launched a new website, brought two brand new Toon Species into Toontown, announced our departure from Beta with our largest update yet, the v2.0.0 Update -- and the year isn't even over yet!
This has been undoubtedly our most exciting year of Toontown Rewritten, and now that we've accomplished so much -- it's time to celebrate! We invite you to jump into Toontown and party with us in the biggest celebration in the Tooniverse. Welcome to ToonFest 2017!
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Our in-game ToonFest event is a limited time celebration that only comes around once per year. You can enter a special area in Chip and Dale's Acorn Acres to play games, earn prizes, and hang out with friends until October 20th. ToonFest isn't all about the fun and games, though. It's a time to reflect on how lucky we are to still be playing Toontown, and think about what the future of the game may hold!
Here's just a few of the things to expect during this year's event:

Meet Riggy Marole
It's hard not to love Riggy Marole, the absolutely insane host of ToonFest who keeps things lively throughout the event. You can expect to see a blog post from him soon! As he mentioned in last year's "Ask Toontown" segment, he'll be strolling around ToonFest at points during the event so that you'll be able to meet him!
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Earn Exclusive Prizes
One of the most exciting parts of ToonFest are glamorous Token Takers, located within the ToonFest tower and at pop-up booths around the area! These Token Takers will sell you all sorts of exclusive items, from limited time accessories to portable pies to experience multipliers! No matter what kind of Toon you are, we've got a bunch of prizes in store for you. Earn ToonFest tokens by playing minigames in the area, and keep your eyes peeled for new ways to earn as the event goes on!
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Bigger and Better
ToonFest isn't just here for the weekend. We'll be partying all month long, and releasing updates and blog posts along the way to keep the fun going! Expect to see a couple new items, some tweaks here and there, and if we're lucky -- maybe even new ways to earn tokens! The Toon Council and Riggy Marole are cooking up a few activities that they hope to debut at this year's event.
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Social Celebrations and Events
Throughout the event and today especially, we want to hear how YOU celebrate Toontown by posting on social media with "#ToonFest".
We'll be highlighting some of our favorite memories, fanart, and other exclusive content on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Google+, or Snapchat ("ToontownTV").
It doesn't end there. As the event goes on, you may find us putting out some redeemable in-game codes that can only be found on our social media pages rather than here on the blog. All of us Toons are super connected within Toontown, and we want to stay connected with you outside of it!
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We know you're eager to get this party started, but we've got to deploy the update first! Stay TOONed throughout the day on when to expect that ToonFest Tower to open up, but rest assured, we won't keep you waiting long.
Thank you all so much for FOUR YEARS of Toontown Rewritten!
You ARE "Toon Enough"!

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The Laff-o-lympics Rigmarole - ToonFest 2017

Posted by Riggy Marole on September 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Howdy-do, ya crazy pie tossers! I bet you've been eatin' away at your jellybean supply in anxiousness to know when the connoisseur o' ToonFest himself would appear -- that's certainly what I've been doin'. Wait no longer, because my name's Riggy Marole, and if you've not met me yet: I'm the host with the most here at ToonFest!
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HEY, hey, don't be pointin' that wide-eyed glare at me. It's taken me a few days to hit the blog because I've been celebratin', commemoratin', and even weddin' all these new Crocs and Deer in town. Let me tell ya, the bride's family was that snappiest bunch I've seen yet, and she wasn't even a Crocodile. HAH!
So besides buying that ministers license and using a magic act to make Toon Estates DISAPPEAR for the past few days (The Toon Council asked me to stop...), I've been cookin' up some well-done thoughts in my noggin. I've sliced up some carrots, let 'em simmer, tossed a few jellybeans in for sweetness -- and VOILA! Fully cooked idea. Mmmm, just like momma used to make.
So what's the idea? Hands off, buck-o, the cook gets first dibs! Eh, but I suppose I can spare a slice of dessert with this little idea pie. Ya see, this Laff-o-lympics business has been eatin' into my profits here at ToonFest. Just look at these stats!
Over 2,700 Toons have earned bronze, passing 50 Laff Points.
313 Toons have earned silver, passing 100 Laff points.
• Here's the kicker: '21 Toons have made it past 115 Laff, earning GOLD!
What do these stats have to do with ToonFest? Boy, what do they NOT have to do with ToonFest?
Here's the rigmarole: I've got my Token Takers set up with a Merry Multiplier booth, as we call 'em. Finest multipliers you'll find this side of Dreamland! Spending your ToonFest tokens here allows you to earn increased gag and promotion experience, therefore speedin' up the process for you Laffletes. It's LITERALLY cheatin', but the Toon Council calls it fair game. HAHAH!
Now, some of you may have already known about that little tidbit -- so what's this post got for you? Well, I worked some of my magic (I am magic, ya know.) and managed to extend the Laff-o-lympics until October 9th at 11:59PM Toontown Time (PST)!
This extension o' sorts will allow you to spend a couple more days training your Toon, and earning the gold you deserve! And if you haven't gotten very far in the Laff-o-lympics yet, it's not too late! We've still got two weeks left, which is plenty of time to at least earn a bronze medal with enough dedication.
Don't ever say that good ol' Riggy Marole never did anything nice for ya. I'm headin' back to ToonFest, but keep those eyes peeled -- I've got much more in store for ya as ToonFest carries on. Pasta la vista! (Heh, that's my next thought recipe.)

October

All Aboard for Prize Peeks! - ToonFest 2017

Posted by Token Taker Ted on October 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM

ALL ABOARD! This ain't the Polar Express, folks -- this is a genuine Hype Train! Yer tickets got no value here, no sir. Instead I ask only for a handful of those ToonFest tokens you've got in that there jar! That's right, we've got a brand new ToonFest prize heading down the track, and the Hype Train is officially leaving the station.
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Token Taker Ted and Riggy Marole play with the Loco Locomotive in the ToonFest Tower.

Every year we Token Takers twist our mustaches to try and spice up ToonFest with a grand ol' prize idea. Gotta keep the tokens coming in, ya know! We took a good hard look at our selection, and while accessories have been flying off the shelf, we decided it was time to quit bein' carnies and enter the interior design biz', as they call it.
Now, what's a bear like me got any business doin' interior design? HA HA, just you wait and see! We've got a piece o' furniture for your home finer than the mustache on my muzzle, yessir. Coming this week is ToonFest's newest prize, an interactive Loco Locomotive Train Set for your home! You'll be able to grab that soon for a mere 750 tokens. Keep your eye on this here blog for the release later this week.
That ain't my only news. You know I'd not leave ya with some crummy piece of furniture! That ain't good ol' Ted, I treat ya right. See, Riggy's been cookin' up some plans for new ways to earn ToonFest tokens ever since Toon Parties started competin' with us. I don't want to spoil 'em, but I'll say that they're gonna put the emphasis on "prize" in "surprise."
So, when's this Hype Train comin' round the mountain? You'll be able to grab that prize and participate in new ways to earn ToonFest tokens in this week's update! The Toon Troopers went through and squashed a bunch o' bugs plaguing the Winding Woods o' ToonFest, too.
ToonFest ain't over yet! The updates coming this week will knock yer socks off, or at the very least tickle your 'stache. ToonFest ends on October 20th, so step right up and get yer prizes before its too late!

Finish Strong, Laffletes!

Posted by Sir Max on October 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM

On your mark... Get set... STOP! Wait, why did some of you start running? Boy, I hope you haven't been waiting until now to start -- and if so, I wish you the best of luck, because the New Toon Laff-o-lympics ends TODAY!
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Deer and Crocodile Toons of all shapes, sizes, puns, and personalities have been competing in the most competitive Toontown event to date, the New Toon Laff-o-lympics. These Laffletes have put countless hours into training to reach a high Laff, and today it all pays off!
In case you've forgotten, here are the prizes for each milestone of the Laff-o-lympics. And for the first time ever, the bronze, silver, and gold medal shirts have been debuted in the image above!
50 Laff - Receive a bronze medal shirt and a "New Toon Starter Pack" full of jellybeans and ToonFest tokens!
100 Laff - Receive a silver medal shirt and an exclusive SpeedChat phrase to show your glory!
• 115 Laff - Receive a gold medal shirt, and enter a drawing to win one of three real-world Toontown prize packs with a Toontown poster, drawstring bag, and trading cards! ONE grand prize winner of the drawing will receive a Toontown poster signed by members of the Toontown team.
Each milestone will receive the previous milestone's rewards in addition to the listed prizes. The medal shirt rewards are not the same as the gold medal shirt given during January's Top Toons contest.
After the event ends at 11:59 Toontown Time (PST) tonight, the Toon Council will spend a short amount of time reviewing the winners and making sure there was no cheating along the way.
Once we get everything squared away, we'll be sending out the prizes and announcing the gold winners on the blog! Don't worry - it won't take long. We know that you want to get your hands on those ToonFest tokens before ToonFest ends.
For those of you who are just a few Laff points away from the next milestone, remember: You ARE Toon Enough! You still have a few more hours to push through -- but remember, school and work is more important than staying up late for Laff. (I'm looking at you too, parents!)
Finish strong, Laffletes! You can do this!

Dunk the Duck at the Duck Tank! - ToonFest 2017

Posted by Riggy Marole on October 14, 2017 at 7:00 AM

I'm more hyper than a jackrabbit full o' jellybeans, fellas -- which is saying something, because that's exactly what I am! HAH! Earlier this week, my pal Ted told you that there are new things coming -- and I know you've practically been fallin' off the edge of your seat ever since. Today I'm announcin' The Week-long Grand Finale of ToonFest, starting with a brand new activity!
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HA HA, you're gonna love this one. Here I am walkin' into Notations Office Supplies in Minnie's Melodyland to see my pal Cleff -- you know, that duck who loves the whole cream pies. And I say to 'im, "Cleff, in exchange for runnin' one of my amazin' activities, how's would you like to get all the pies you could ever eat?" His eyes perked up brighter than a ToonFest token, and the rest is history.
Fellow ToonFest enthusiasts, I'm presentin' you the brand new Duck Tank activity! The Duck Tank ain't only the first cooperative activity to hit the ToonFest grounds, but -- wait for it -- it's the first activity to include a DUCK! I can't even contain my excitement. What a world we live in!
Here's the rigmarole:
1. You know the price of those ToonFest pies? We lowered 'em.
2. You know those Cog dummies around the area? You hit 'em.
3. You know that duck in the Duck Tank? You dunk 'em.
4. know what you're gonna get in return? MAJOR ToonFest Tokens... err... 'em!
Now, in case you ain't understandin' what I'm gettin' at - let me put it in more convoluted terms. Grab your posse of friends, head to ToonFest, and corner those Cogs! Hit 'em to activate the Duck Tank! Hit the Duck Tank target enough, and you'll get a MAJOR reward based on how many times you hit the target! The faster you dunk Cleff, the more tokens you get!
If that ain't enough (Ya greedy token lovers!) -- hitting the Cog dummies to activate a ToonFest event now provides a tad of tokens as well, heh. And those Bean Bags around the area? YOU BET I stuffed them even fuller than before for this Grand Finale! We've also got our world famous Loco Locomotion prize going on sale at the ToonFest Tower right NOW!
Quit yer droolin', folks, because I'm not done yet! The Week-long ToonFest Grand Finale officially kicks off at 3:00 PM Toontown Time (PDT), resultin' in the famous Grand Finale Fireworks and Double Tokens all week long!
If that ain't enough for ya's, I don't know what is. You've got your tokens, your jellybeans your fireworks, a brand new item, and the best prize at all: Revenge on Cleff for makin' ya do so much throw training in Minnie's Melodyland! Riggy's got your back, pal.
Now if you 'scuse me, I'm gonna be walkin' just far enough away and pretending that I can't hear Cleff asking to get out of the tank. Ciao!

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The Laff-o-lympics Closing Ceremony

Posted by Flippy on October 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Hello Toons, far and wide! It's Flippy, President of the Toon Council, here to make a grand announcement: The Laff-o-lympic Games are officially closed, and our winners have been declared! It's been wonderfully wacky ever since Crocodile and Deer Toons came to town, and now it's time to celebrate those who put their skill to the test and proved themselves to be "Toon Enough!"
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The Laff-o-lympics was Toontown's first ever Laff race, in which new Deer and Crocodile Toons were challenged to reach 50, 100, or 115 Laff points in a month's time. The event was extended to October 9th due to some unplanned problems, but this doesn't make the feat any less of an accomplishment for those who earned it!
If we had the time, I'd love to list every single award winner of these Laff-o-lympics -- but we had such a Toontanic turnout that we can't fit even just the gold winners here! Instead, we want to send a colossal "CONGRATULATIONS!" to all of the dedicated Toons who participated in the event, and those kind folks around town who were so friendly to our new Deer and Crocodiles.
If you competed in the Laff-o-lympics, check your mailbox for your awards! ToonFest tokens won't be found in your mailbox, but rather directly in your jar. Check out the list below for the full set of prizes.
50 Laff - Receive a bronze medal shirt and a "New Toon Starter Pack" full of jellybeans and ToonFest tokens!
100 Laff - Receive a silver medal shirt and an exclusive SpeedChat phrase to show your glory!
• 115 Laff - Receive a gold medal shirt, and enter a drawing to win one of three real-world Toontown prize packs with a Toontown poster, drawstring bag, and trading cards! ONE grand prize winner of the drawing will receive a Toontown poster signed by members of the Toontown team.
Each milestone will receive the previous milestone's rewards in addition to the listed prizes. The medal shirt rewards are not the same as the gold medal shirt given during January's Top Toons contest.
I'm extremely excited to announce that 3,628 Toons made it to bronze, 802 Toons made it to silver, and 191 made it to gold! You all are BEYOND dedicated to reach such heights of silliness! Some Toons made it as far as 130 Laff points in under a month, which practically scared the pants off of Shep Ahoy! You did sleep, right?
Finally, I'd like to announce our the winners of our Gold-level drawing. All Laffletes who earned gold were entered into a drawing to win an out-of-Tooniverse Toontown prize pack with a Toontown poster, drawstring bag, and trading cards from the ToonFest at ReplayFX convention. Three of them have been randomly chosen to win this prize, and ONE of those three is our grand prize winner, receiving a signed poster from the Toontown Team!
Our two drawing winners are Crocodile Tears (115 Laff) and Oh Deer (117 Laff), followed by our GRAND Prize Winner: Count Bleck (115 Laff)!
If you see your name on that list, expect to receive an email from the Toontown Team within a week about how to receive your prize - and let me be the first to give you an official "Congratulations!" on behalf of the Toon Council!
The Laff-o-lympics were a blast, and we've heard tons of great things about the event. New Toons were made, new friendships were forged, and a MASSIVE amount of Cogs were defeated. We hope that you enjoyed this event, and for those that didn't get to participate -- keep your eyes peeled, because it can always return in the future!
In the meantime, join me in congratulating our TOONTASTIC Laffletes!

So Long, Farewell, and Stay Tooned - ToonFest 2017

Posted by Riggy Marole on October 20, 2017 at 3:30 PM

HA HA, what a year! After the long stretch we had last year, I feel like I could keep goin' for MONTHS! Who's ready for the NEVER-ENDING ToonFest!? Heh, ha, hoooooo... I kid, I kid. They don't give me enough jellybeans for that, buck-o, and I can't say I need 'em. Scrooge McDuck's money bin would be jealous of the amount of beans I've got in my jar -- HAH!
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That's right, folks, it's time to say "Adios!" to the Festival de Toons for this year, better known to the common folk as "ToonFest," or the even more common folk as "my backyard." It's been an honor gettin' to know ya's, but -- excuse my French -- I need ya to SCRAM by midnight!
It ain't nothin' personal, but a rabbit's gotta hibernate, and I can't hibernate until we get all of these activities folded up and put back into my toy box! (We hollowed out that mountain for a reason, ya know.) It's been a pleasure gettin' to know all of ya new Crocodile and Deer Toons -- and say, some of you Crocs have really got a knack for the carnie business. I've got a job for ya next year, so I'll be in touch!
If you'll be missin' ToonFest, fear not. We'll be back again in just 11 months with the whole host of activities and more. Besides, the Toon Troopers have got plenty other events coming soon! Jack o' Kazam certainly ain't gonna let this coming Halloween go uncursed.
ToonFest wraps up at 11:59 PM Toontown Time (PDT) TONIGHT, which means you've got just a few more hours to spend those tokens before they mysteriously DISAPPEAR! Some Toon tried tellin' me that they were made o' chocolate, but that's just silly. Who makes a currency out of candy?
I hope that you enjoyed this year's ToonFest, and make sure to send me your ideas for the next one! I've got a whole list of 'em right here in my left shoe. HAH! Ta-ta, Toons, and thanks for celebratin'!

Return of the Spooktown Curse

Posted by Jack O. Kazam on October 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Double, double, toil and trouble;
Pies splat, and cauldron bubble.
Hallow's Week has come, so you'd better scram
Or face the curse of Jack O. Kazam.
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Upon this week, for the last three years
I've sent frights upon Toontown - a Toon's greatest fears.
And the reason, of course, why I put Toons through this tax
Is all thanks to a dog that they call Sir Max.
Run if you want, but there's nowhere to hide!
Your treats are tricked, if you follow the guide.
So dress up in your costumes, go from door to door
But if you complete the route, you'll have pumpkins galore.
Is that not enough? Must you tempt the fates?
Pumpkin heads aren't the only trick that awaits...
All around Toontown, you'll find my spellbound bags.
Some contain beans, or a trick for scalawags!
The sky looms grey, as I watch over you all.
The pride of a dog will be Spooktown's fall.
Decorations along the path will be your only light
On this Halloween, Cogs aren't the only fright.
Pumpkins upon heads, bags full of tricks,
Skies looming dark, a curse only Toons can fix.
I've placed my curse on the website, too!
Beware, dear Toon, or the curse might even reach you.
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Grab a Toontown Member Mailer TODAY!

Posted by The TTR Team on October 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM

You didn't think that we forgot, did you? Toontown Member Mailers are back again to bring you a taste of real-world Toontown Merchandise for the low price of FREE! With just paying for the price of postage, we'll send you a set of three Toontown Trading Cards and a mini Toontown poster from ToonFest at ReplayFX 2017.
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Here on the Toontown Team, we love doing whatever it takes to spoil our players. We pour thousands of dollars of our own money to put on the annual ToonFest convention, but we know it's not possible for every player to attend even if they're the most dedicated Toontown fans. (We're talking about YOU!)
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To make it up to our dedicated fans who aren't able to come, we order an excess amount of merchandise for the convention which we use to send out FREE Toontown collectables to any player from almost anywhere in the entire world -- all we ask is that you pay for postage.
To learn more about Member Mailers, click on the image above for complete information and step-by-step instructions about how to grab yours today.
All letters must be postmarked by December 31st in order to guarantee that we can meet the demand. If we still have supplies left after that date, we'll make another blog post with an extended deadline.
You can also use your Member Mailer request envelope as an opportunity to send a letter or fanart to the Toontown Rewritten Team! Send us something cool, and you might just see it posted on our website or social media! (Don't forget to attach your Toon name so that we can give credit where its due.)
We have ALL of the letters and fanart that we've ever received safely stored to put on the Toon HQ page of our website when it launches, so if you've sent us something in the past -- trust us, we've got it.
Click on the image above to learn more about the Toontown Member Mailer program, and don't forget to ask a parent before participating. Enjoy!

The Hilarity and Horrors of Halloween

Posted by Flippy on October 31, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Gather around, Toons, and let me tell you a terrifying tale... It's a tale of Toons like no other, ones that prowl this path only on a single night of the entire year... This is no dog's tail, monkey tail, or even a Doodle tail -- This, my great ghoulish group, is a Black Cat's tale.
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It was a dark October night, here in Toontown Central. The Toon Council was up late in their chambers, watching the door anxiously. They knew it was coming... Halloween's most horrific hilarity, a force that couldn't be stopped! The clock struck twelve, and with a loud and enormous thud -- IT WAS HERE! Cue the lightning, Fluffy!
The Toon Council cowered in fear, knowing what frightful fears lay beyond the locked door! One brave Toon Trooper reached for the handle, ever so slowly turning the knob to unveil the unthinkable, thrilling, thought that they theatrically thwarted... The endless batch of NEW TOON NAMES! (Ironically, most of which were named "Midnight".)
Phew. That story always gets me. You don't know fear until you see how many names we have to approve on Halloween night. It's a true monster! I hope I didn't scare you too much, however, because Halloween has only just begun!
You see, every year on this day, a band of frightful felines make their way into Toontown. These Black Cats only come around once a year, available to any Toon who knows the "Toontastic!" phrase that unleashes the spell. Any cat who wishes to walk the path can come find me on Tutorial Terrace or in Toon Hall.
By the way: This year is the last year I'll be offering to turn existing cats into Black Cats. In the future, all black cats must cross Tutorial Terrace to be transformed. I need to save some of my tricks and treats for the new Toons!
Speaking of Tricks and Treats, tomorrow is the last day of Toontown's Trick or Treat week, which is when Jack O. Kazam's curse will wear off! Click Here to read about the frights in store before Spooktown turns back into Toontown.


From everyone here on the Toon Council,
Have a Horrifically Happy Halloween!

November

Celebrating a #ToonEnough Halloween | Community Spotlight

Posted by The Toontown Team on November 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Welcome, gals and ghouls, to the first ever Toontown Community Spotlight! Halloween is over and Jack O. Kazam's curse has been lifted, but that doesn't mean that we can't keep doing the "Monster Mash" a little bit longer. We're quite good at it, you know.
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Even better than our "Monster Mash" skills, however, are the players in this community! On our social media accounts (Which you should totally follow - you can find them at the bottom of the page), we asked Toons to send in pictures and stories about how they celebrate a "#ToonEnough" Halloween. We've highlighted our favorites here!

Worthy of the Pumpkin Head Curse


Cog-Busting Costumes


In-Game Creations



These are some awesome community creations, and we know there's a whole lot more out there! Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+ so that you don't miss out on future Community Spotlights. Through the Member Mailer program, you can also send us your own physical creations, like fan art, to be featured on the website!
We're going to head back now to keep scarfing down that Halloween Candy. We've been on a nonstop sugar rush for the past two days, and there's no stopping us now. Hope that you enjoyed Toontown's Halloween Event!
Let us know in the comments: What do YOU want to see next on the Toontown Community Spotlight?

A Thanksgiving Update to be Thankful For

Posted by Sir Max on November 23, 2017 at 7:00 AM

If you've been eating Turkey for Thanksgiving, you're doing it all wrong. I mean, sheesh, they were one of the contenders for the Toon Species Election at one point! Try your hand at a traditional Toontown Thanksgiving feast instead: Buttered toast, popcorn, jellybeans, and plenty of pies.
We've got fruit pies, leftover jack-o-lantern pies, jellybean pies, beanjelly pies, carkey lime pies, mud puddle pies, sweet potato pies, sour potato pies, SaskaToon berry pies, shepherd's pie, sheep's pie, wolf's pie, and that's not even the half of them!
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Yeesh, I got carried away and nearly forgot the point of this post. We've certainly got a lot to be thankful for, whether it be for the hard-working Toon Council, this week's Annual Cattlelog Sale, or the faithful Toons fighting off the Skelecog Mega-Invasion, who launched a surprise attack to ruin our holiday fun.
Now I know it's not part of our traditional Thanksgiving meal, but I'm going to have to get a little cheesy here. The folks on the Toon Council, to be frank, are thankful for YOU! That's why us Toon Troopers put together a Thanksgiving Update to be thankful for.
We listened to the community and hunted down the nastiest, most dastardly bugs in Toontown (next to butterflies, that is). You can consider those bugs squashed, because this Thanksgiving Update is packed full of widely requested bugfixes and little things to touch up Toontown. You can get the full details in the release notes at the end of this post -- chances are one of those pesky bugs that's been annoying you has been fixed!
Happy Thanksgiving, Toontown. Go enjoy some of those pies for me!
Note from The TTR Team: As you go through your day today, take some time to remember how thankful we are to have Toontown. By the hard work and generosity of Toontown's developers throughout the years, and most importantly the founders over at Disney, we've been able to experience this wonderful game for over 14 years.
We'd also like to give a special thanks to the Programming and Technical Operations Staff on our team, who took time away from their Thanksgiving Holiday to put this update together. We're thankful for YOU, and we wanted to show it! Toons of the world, UNITE!

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We Want YOU to Join Our Team!

Posted by The Toontown Team on November 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM

The Toontown Rewritten Team has been massively growing over the past year, and now we're looking to expand even more. We have an ambitious plan for new content in 2018 with the debut of Sellbot Field Offices, but we need YOUR help to make it possible! If you want to join the Toontown Rewritten Team, luckily, you already know the first question of the interview...
"Are YOU Toon Enough?"
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We're looking for a few of you mature, intelligent, talented, and "Toontastic" Toons to come help us work on Toontown Rewritten. Our team is composed of people of all ages from all around the world, who are all incredibly passionate about keeping this game alive. If you fit the bill, we'd love for you to apply to our team.
Working on Toontown Rewritten isn't just fun, but it's an experience like no other. Our staff members have used their time here to get into competitive colleges, gain work experience, and even earn begin careers at major worldwide companies!
We're currently accepting applications for all positions, but these below are in the highest demand:

Game Moderator
  • Monitors the game to keep Toontown safe for all ages
  • Reviews submitted Toon names and blog comments
  • Issues account infractions for troublemakers
  • Handles infraction-related inquiries
  • Handles reports from our players

Texture Artist
  • Focuses on the creation of 2D artwork to wrap onto 3D models in-game
  • Important role in building the world and atmosphere of Toontown
  • Must be familiar with Photoshop and vector artwork
  • Training available for those with intermediate texturing knowledge

Brand Designer
  • Illustrates brand artwork such as logos, website graphics, and real world promotional material like trading cards and posters
  • Paints a picture of Toontown Rewritten for people who may not have played the game before
  • Must be familiar with Photoshop and vector artwork
  • Training available for those with intermediate illustration knowledge

3D Artist
  • Builds props and environments from concept art, prepares models for animation, animates characters and objects, and implements models into the game
  • Knowledge and practice with 3D modeling is the base requirement
  • Rigging and 3D animation skills are encouraged

Sound Designer
  • In charge of creating Foley and sound effects to be used in-game or video shorts
  • Creates ambient noises and other sound related resources
  • Builds game atmosphere through the use of cartoon sounds to make the game truly sound alive

Game Programmer
  • Implements features, tweaks, and bugfixes into Toontown to expand gameplay
  • Works with other team members to map out gameplay design and play testing for new content
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Python
  • Panda3D game engine experience is encouraged

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If any of these positions sound at all interesting to you, fill out an application! Feel free to check out our other positions on the Team Application Page linked directly above, and check out our fully-fledged new Team Application FAQ for information about specific positions. If you think that you have a talent that isn't listed with any of our applications, feel free to send us a sample of your work with some ideas about how you can make Toontown a better game, and a better place.
Make sure to spread the word to your friends. Working for Toontown isn't for everyone, but playing the game is! We have big things in the works for next year, and you can keep your eye out for some Backstage Posts soon with behind-the-scenes details.
Are YOU Toon Enough to join The Toontown Team?

December

The NEW Twelve Days of Winter Are Here!

Posted by Sir Max on December 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the first day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
An update to make your holidays brand new!
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Happy Winter Holiday from Toontown!

Each and every year, Toons all around Toontown come together to spread joy by celebrating the Winter Holiday. I’m even getting in on the Holiday spirit! I wired up a little something to give my estate a little extra flair this year, but that’s not what I’m here to talk about today.
While the holidays are always fun, some traditions just get boring if you don't change them up every now and then. How long have we been singing the same carols and decorating the same decorations? Toon Radio has just been playing Let It Snow on a loop since Thanksgiving, for crying out loud! Christmas is too important of a holiday to let fall into the category of "boring," and that's exactly why we're kicking it up a notch this year.
For the next 12 days, from December 15th to 26th, Toontown will be celebrating the Twelve Days of Winter with some brand new updates! That's right folks, we're changing the lyrics. You'll still see many of your favorite Winter Holiday traditions, but we've thrown some new ones into the mix. Check back every day to see what's new!
You gotta believe me when I say there’s something special about this time of year, and Toontown is ready to embrace it. It may just be my crocodile sized toothache acting up again, but this year feels different. There’s magic in the air, and it's not from the Blizzard Wizard! So get ready, grab a hot cup of cocoa, and enjoy the season!
If we're lucky, we may even see some new faces in Toontown this year. I ate some of Flippy’s fruitcake recently and I had a dream that the Snowtoon at my estate was talking to me. It kept telling me something about "Holly Glaze". Or was it "Jolly Daze"? I was just dazed and confused! Ah well, probably nothing.
No matter what, where, or how you celebrate the holidays, let me be the first to tell you on behalf of the Toon Council: Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, and Have a Toontastic Winter Holiday!

Decking Toontown With Boughs of Holly

Posted by Hawkheart on December 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the second day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Hawkheart stands in front of Sir Max's very brightly decorated Toon Estate.

Happy Winter Holiday! It's Hawkheart, one of Toontown's Toon Troopers here. After last year’s fantastic job, the Toon Council was practically begging me to come back for Christmas decorations. Granted, they'd take anything to prevent Sir Max from having access to that kind of voltage. I had to oblige -- decorating at Christmas is my calling, right next to being the Fish Bingo Operator.
Frankly though, a certain friend of mine has always felt the need to crash the party. Away to the supply closet I went with a crash, yet all of my supplies were gone in a flash! Apparently Sir Max’s interior decor is more important than the rest of Toontown. I have to admit though, it sure is joyful and triumphant. How does he even fit that many lights into a single room?
Luckily, I spent all of last night creating exact replicas of the old lights! Believe me, you won’t even be able to tell the difference. Just in time, every square inch of Toontown has been decorated for the Christmas season again! After all of that work, I think it’s time to settle down for a long winter's nap. Who knows, maybe I’ll wake up before Christmas this year.
We've got a lot more in store for this Winter Holiday, but of course we can't get started without decorations. Check back tomorrow to see what comes next for the Twelve Days of Winter, and make sure to enjoy the lights around town!

The Weather Is Frightful, but New Music Is Delightful!

Posted by Professor Flake on December 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the third day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
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Professor Flake in Minnie's Melodyland, and Snowflake in the background.

Hello! Professor Flake reporting in from Precipitation Foundation, a branch laboratory of Loony Labs that I run in The Brrrgh. As you may remember, this time last year, my weather research lead me to predict one of the biggest blizzards this town has ever seen. I’m back to tell you all that it’s time to march on over to Harry’s place and buy some snowshoes, because Toontown's skies are filled with snow!
The barometric pressure is off the charts -- and by that I mean it’s fallen straight through the floor! We’ve never seen a blizzard quite like this one. We here in The Brrrgh are used to being waist deep in snow, but I’m telling you that even the most polar of bears will want to wrap themselves in a warm winter coat this time around. You'd have to be a Snowtoon to enjoy weather like this!
Myself and my crack team of Junior Research Scientists -- who seem to give me the cold shoulder the second they earn their Lawbot suit, hmmph -- have been freezing our laff meters off looking for the “Super-Duper Air Conditioner” that's gone haywire! You’d think finding a simple machine would be easy, but I swear Doctor Surlee gave it a mind of its own when he “accidentally” plunged The Brrrgh into the depths of a never-ending blizzard. Now the blasted thing simply can’t be found under all this snow!
Looking at these readings from my lab, I can only conclude that the Air Conditioner has gone bananas once again, likely in ways we’ve never seen before! Mark my words, if I ever get my gloves on that thing I’ll put an end to all of this! My research will never freeze again!
Alas, the hunt continues, this time in whatever crazy snow manifestations this wild Winter Holiday shall bring! Luckily, as I've roamed the playgrounds, I seem to hear brand new Winter Holiday music throughout Toontown. I don’t know if I’ve gone as bananas as the weather, or if the music is really there, but this heavy dose of holiday cheer is just what I needed! Maybe the blizzard isn’t so bad after all.
Until next time, Toons. I must get back to my research before it freezes again!
NOTE: This update is not yet live, and will be released to Toontown overnight. Thanks for the patience while we prepare this Winter Holiday fun!

Simply Having a Wonderful New ToonTask

Posted by Snowman on December 18, 2017 at 7:30 PM

On the fourth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Toontown's Snowtoons line up in a snowy Toontown Central to give out Winter Holiday ToonTasks.

Hello there, warm fellas! The name's Snowman, and I'm a Snowman. Well, Snowtoon if you'd like to get technical. Boy, let me tell ya, I've never seen a snow like this since the great snow where Rudolph went down in history!
Yessir, I've seen many snows, many holidays, many towns. You could say I'm quite the expert on holiday cheer, and now, I'm here to bring that cheer to Toontown. I'm not the only Snowtoon around - far from it! I'm joined by Snowball, Snowangel, Snowshoe, Snowcat, and Snowflake, all visiting Toontown to enjoy the lovely frozen-cold weather.
You don't need a magic silk hat to talk to this Snowtoon, only an empty ToonTask slot and a little Christmas cheer! If you come find me in Toontown Central, I'll give you a limited-time ToonTask that gives you a Winter Caroling hunt like never before.
Forget everything you know about Snowman Heads, Winter Caroling, and... Well that's about it really, you probably need to remember the other stuff. But forget those things, and come find me! I promise I don't frostbite.
I'll be around until the snow melts, but don't worry - I'll be back again some day! Happy Winter Holiday, Toontown!

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Run, Run, Resistance Rangers

Posted by Toon HQ on December 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the fifth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Generic Holiday Greeting from the Cold Callers. Buy more products from Cogs, Inc.

ATTENTION ALL TOONS: A Mega-Invasion has Begun!
Version 2.0 Cold Callers are taking over Toontown!!!
You're a mean one, Mr. Cold Caller! Toon HQ has just received word amid the hustle and bustle of the holidays: the Cogs have been trying to cold call Toon's houses in order to sell needlessly overpriced gifts! The Sellbots have just been getting dial tones every time since everyone is out looking for Snowtoons, so they've decided to take advantage of all the falling snow by sending Cold Callers out onto the streets!
We can’t let these Cold Callers fill our stockings with expensive novelty coal, so we need all the help we can get onto the streets to fight back this invasion! Lord Lowden Clear made a phone call of his own, and the Resistance Rangers have been deployed as well to help save Christmas from the Cogs! Keep an eye out for them fighting Cogs throughout Toontown.
Bundle up, because we expect that this invasion won't be over until December 21st at 2:00PM Toontown Time. (PST) We need YOUR help to make Toontown's Christmas merry for everyone!

May All Your Playgrounds Be White

Posted by Paula Behr on December 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the sixth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Paula Behr stands with a Snowtoon in the snow-covered Daisy Gardens.

Howdy, Toons! It’s my favorite time of the year. Business is booming here at Hibernation Vacations, and in case you haven't noticed, Toontown is covered in a white blanket of snow! Everyone wants to roast their Laff meters over a warm fire in Honolulu when weather like this hits, and that’s the kind of service I’m all about!

This time of year really makes my sleigh bells ring. It’s like a wonderland is cascading from the sky! I’m really frost-smitten when it comes to winter. In fact, it’s why my fur coat is so arctic! Slappy Quackintosh himself gave me my white coat all those years ago. Just thinking about it makes me lose Laff points, considering… Well, you know…

All this snow really makes me feel at home. There weren’t a lot of Polar Bears left after the Cogs invaded, so it really warms my heart to feel cold wherever I go, as I’m reminded of the fond winter memories we shared. I know our numbers are growing, but I still like to reminisce. If it weren't for Doctor Surlee, I might have been the only Polar Bear left in Toontown!

I hope I haven’t been melting your holiday spirit too much with my stories. I know I tend to dwell on the past, but deep down I know that there's much more to be merry about! I have a feeling that we'll even be starting some new traditions over the next few days, bringing new memories and fun times to be had. It’s why I give everyone a big white bear hug whenever someone enters my shop! Even on the foggiest of nights, there will always be a light shining through.

So, if you’re in the neighborhood, come on by and say “Howdy!” to me in my shop! I’ve left the light on just for you.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Outfit

Posted by Finn McWickett on December 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM

On the seventh day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Finn McWickett dressed as Santa with his elves in Toontown Central.

Why, Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you are all enjoying this Winter Holiday for the ages! I recently won the semi-annual Toon Trooper Holiday Milk and Cookies Eating Contest, which means I have the great honor of wearing the Santa suit this year!
Last year Shockley crammed cookies like no other and won the contest, but lucky for me, he’s been too preoccupied working on fixing the "Apple Launcher" to bother about cookies! I don't know what's so special about launching apples into the air, but I know it's important to him.
Although this is my first time posting on the Toontown Blog, you may have seen me and my brother, Cricket McWicket, running around town lately. Cricket is one of the Resistance Rangers helping push back those blasted blue Cogs intent on ruining Christmas! On the other hand, I’ve been running around decking the halls and setting up various festivities, just as a good Santa should!
While some may say the best part about dressing as Santa is getting the elves to make you all the items on your wish list, for me, nothing beats bringing gifts to Toontown! As they say, the proof is in the figgy pudding, and boy do I have some pudding for you...
Just like any good present, this will only arrive once Santa slides down the chimney, so keep your ears listening for the jingle jangle of my sleigh bells! Granted, I have to build my own sleigh first, but soon enough I will be riding in with my team of reindeer sometime before the next blog post. Once that happens, crack open your Shtickerbook -- not too loud, or Librarian Larry will hear you -- turn to the "Options" page, and then click on the "Codes" tab. Type in “coming-to-town” to join me in double checking the naughty list or “on-the-shelf” to help fill Santa’s bag!
Don’t take down your stockings quite yet, though! Did anybody ever tell you that Santa’s bag is magic? I’m spilling all those jellybeans I got from caroling. As the honorary Santa, I can tell you a little secret about the next update... Let's just say that one of SantaToon's real elves has something to complete your outfit!
While you’re keeping your eyes out for that elf, don’t forget to send your fellow Toons some Christmas gifts this year. Getting gifts is great, but there’s nothing quite like giving to others that makes things merry and bright. Merry Christmas, Toontown!

Double Experience to the World!

Posted by Lord Lowden Clear on December 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the eighth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Twice your battle experience,
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Happy Holidays from Lord Lowden Clear and the Toon Resistance!

Happy Winter Holiday, to Toons one and all! Lord Lowden Clear of the Toon Resistance here. We've seen dastardly moves from the Cogs this year as Cold Callers take the streets in an attempt to consumerize Christmas, and I dare say they almost had us. Luckily, my Resistance Rangers swooped in!

The invasion was not without it's Laff causalities - in fact, the Cogs are calling it a victory due to all of the sales they made. Who knew that cold Cogs could be full of so much Hot Air?

No matter! The Toon Resistance shall not let the Cogs have their day! From this moment, I am declaring Christmas to have come early with Double Battle Experience from now until December 25th at 11:59PM. More Cogs must be fought! More gags must be thrown! And more Christmas cheer must be spread! If they happen to sell you a gift along the way, use it to your advantage!

Use this time as training -- I have an Operation that I'm cooking up my sleeve for when the time is right. I'll see you on the streets. Until next time, keep them busting -- with laughter!

Lord Lowden Clear
Leader of the Toon Resistance


Rudolph The Red-Nosed Deer Toon

Posted by Holly Daze on December 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the ninth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Red-nosed reindeer Toons,
Twice your battle experience,
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
[Lots of caroling Snowtoons,]
[Brand new winter music,]
[Festive decorations,]
[And an update to make your holidays brand new!]
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Holly Daze with a Red-Nosed Deer Toon in the Brrrgh.

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous reindeer of all?
What, no! Not Rudolph! Holly Daze! You know, like "Happy Holly Daze"? "There's No Place Like Home for the Holly Daze"? Gee, next you'll tell me that you've never heard of the Easter Bunny.
Anywho, regardless of if you’ve heard of me, I’m in quite the pickle at this point in time. I was helping SantaToon sort his presents, and well -- all I can say is that a little Holiday magic can go a long way. SantaToon always told us to use our magic responsibly while driving the sleighs, but upon trying just that (with a wee bit of irresponsibility) I was whisked away to this Winter Wonderland of Toontown!
I found myself in an odd place where people were gathering for some sort of Milk and Cookie eating contest, somewhat like what SantaToon does the night after Christmas. Lo and behold -- the winner of that contest, Spin McLickit, I think his name was, donned the suit of SantaToon! I figured he might be able to help, but he seemed clueless. He figured that I should at least go to the coldest place in town -- The Brrrgh.
Despite my predicament, the gifts must still be delivered to all the good Toons in town. If you happen to find me, in The Brrrgh of course, I'll give you a Holly Jolly Bag of Toys for helping me get home! However, I do have a little extra something for my fellow Deer who want to help out.
I'll be waiting for you in the Brrrgh. Help me get back to the North Pole, before it's too late! Merry Christmas, Toontown!

Surlee Got Run Over by a Mailbox

Posted by Doctor Surlee on December 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the tenth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
Calm before a storm?,
Red-nosed reindeer Toons,
Twice your battle experience,
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Doctor Surlee stands in Toontorial Street with some Polar Bears on Christmas Eve.

Hello, and Merry Christmas Eve to all of you fine Toons! I'm Doctor Surlee of Loony Labs. You may know me from many of my famous inventions such as the Portable Hole, Laff Meter, and Silly Met-- Oh, no, that's not here yet. Wrong timeline.
It's been a peaceful year for me. April Toons Week was ultimately a success in terms of silliness. Fluffy was found, though, still no signs of... Ah, well, you know. The peace of this year does not bring me good tidings for next, however. I've been tracking the 26th of each month, waiting for it to happen. This may be a blizzard, but it is truly the calm before the real storm. Only some Toons will know what I mean, but the rest of you will understand soon enough.
Once again, I have sat myself here on this same cold street in Toontown Central, awaiting the next move of this dastardly mailbox. You simply cannot trust them, I know better than anyone. This glorified trash can pushed me over earlier, I tell you! I hadn't even had too much eggnog.
This very mailbox contains hundreds of letters to SantaToon, however, my mail also happens to be within this mailbox, and quite frankly I need it. I’ve tried a whole barrage of tactics, including but not limited to:
  • Asking nicely
  • Asking rudely
  • Dancing frantically
  • Freezing it in Ice
  • Melting it with my Blowtorch
  • Burning it with my Blowtorch
  • Caroling to get into the Holiday spirit
  • Ripping my hair out (That one may have been unintentional.)
Needless to say, this mailbox is a tough one -- but I won't leave here until I get my package, even if it means that I'll be here until the end of Christmas to greet new Toons. Perhaps this year someone can help me get this blasted thing open - anyone will do! You can find me on Toontorial Street, same place as every year. All new Toons, especially bears, are welcome to stop by and say "Merry Christmas!"
Have a Merry Christmas Eve, Toons. I'll be seeing you plenty next year.

How the Toons Saved Christmas

Posted by Flippy on December 25, 2017 at 3:45 PM

On the eleventh day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
A Christmas down in history,
Calm before a storm?,
Red-nosed reindeer Toons,
Twice your battle experience,
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Toons of the world, Merry Christmas! This year's 12 Days of Winter have been an absolute flurry of surprises, and it's been an honor to play a part in them. These past couple days have been a tremendous triumph for the Toons of Toontown, as we’ve managed to lend our friend from the North Pole a humongous helping hand.
My laff meter was filled to the brim seeing all you Toons helping Holly tackle circumstances that looked so grim. I saw Toons of all sizes, shapes, and colors running around giving each other gifts, launching jellybeans like fireworks on New Year’s Eve, and riding the trolley like there was no tomorrow! I was particularly proud of the rambunctious new reindeer who used their glowing noses to pierce the blizzard and help SantaToon navigate this gnarly weather.
Holly has reported to me that all presents have been delivered on time. SantaToon himself has said we will go down in history! No matter how you celebrate, today is a great day to take the joy you have and use it to brighten up the lives of others. Holly Daze is thankful for our help and has decided to stick around until December 30th to show her appreciation to every Toon who helped save Christmas. To honor our North Pole guest, all winter festivities -- with the exception of double experience and Polar Bears on Toontorial Street -- will end on December 30th as well!
I hope you all have a splendid Christmas filled with good cheer! We have one more day of the 12 Days of Winter, and it’s a real tree topper! Stay TOONed!

O Snowball Fight!

Posted by Flippy on December 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM

On the twelfth day of winter, Toontown gives to you:
The Great Snowball Fight,
A Christmas down in history,
Calm before a storm?,
Red-nosed reindeer Toons,
Twice your battle experience,
Cheerful Christmas costumes,
White winter wonderlands,
AND A MEGAAAAAA COG INVASION!
(bum bum bum...)
Lots of caroling Snowtoons,
Brand new winter music,
Festive decorations,
And an update to make your holidays brand new!
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Heya Toons, it's Flippy again! My role as President of the Toon Council keeps me busy, so it's not too often that I get to write two blog posts in a row. Today is a special day, however. Although some may consider shopping to be the most frantic part of the season, Toontown’s got a frantic holiday tradition of its own: Getting together with your friends and family on the day after Christmas to have the BIGGEST Snowball Fight our town has ever seen!
Slappy Quackintosh, a Duck who was both my foe in the Toon Council Presidential Election and one of my greatest friends, started out with this tradition many years ago. All of these years later, we’re still holding these amazing snowball fights in honor of his work!
We've been trying to track down Slappy ever since his disappearance, as the rightful President of the Toon Council. We’ve gone in circles trying to find that duck, and we keep coming back right where we started. The good news is that we’ve recently been looking into some promising leads! The Cogs must have him somewhere in their corporate empire, along with Team LHAAFBBHQ. When the time is right, we're going to find him.
Our song is finally complete, and at long last Toontown's Twelve Days of Winter is coming to a close! Over the next few days -- until December 30th at 11:59 PM Toontown Time (PST) -- you'll be able to enjoy ALL of the wonderful gifts that have been given over the past twelve days.
In the spirit of Slappy, it's my great honor to say these final words to wrap up this spectacular year of Toontown's 12 Days of Winter:
Let the Great Toontown Snowball Fight COMMENCE!

Celebrate with the New Year's Top Toons Marathon!

Posted by Sir Max on December 31, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Happy New Year's Eve, Toontown! We're just a few hours away from that awesome moment when the clock strikes twelve, the fireworks start, and the New Year's Top Toons Marathon begins!
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Boy, I've got a good feeling about this year. It's the year of the dog, after all, and I am in fact scientifically proven to be a dog. "Bark?" I've got a totally foolproof strategy, too. There's no better way to prepare for a marathon than by joining the New Year's Eve party and stuffing your face full of junk food.
How's it work, you ask? Let's bring out the official rule book!
  • The New Year's Top Toons Marathon will begin at 12:00 AM Toontown Time (PST) on January 1st. That's tonight!
  • Each hour for 24 Hours, four Top Toons will be chosen in two categories: Most Cogs Defeated and the Most Cog Building Floors Recovered. (NOTE: A one story building counts as one, and a five story building counts as five!)
  • All you need to do is pick which category you want to shoot for, and fight as many Cogs or Cog Building Floors as you can within the span of whichever hour(s) you choose! In the case of ties, more Toons will be chosen for that hour.
  • Toons can only win once, in one category and one hour. If you win more than once, Toon HQ will count only your highest amount.
  • Winners will receive an exclusive gold medal shirt as soon as the winners are posted, given out only to the Top Toons every year!


That gold medal shirt is a mighty fine prize. Besides, those Laff-o-Lympics shirts are so last year. (Literally!) You certainly don't want to miss this great Cog-busting event to kick off the New Year, Toontown style!
I need to get back to my eating -- err, training. I'll see you next year, Toontown!
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