A weekend with no new updates was followed up by a Monday-afternoon notice of a lay-off that hit The Neopets Team (TNT). The CEO of JumpStart wrote that despite the downsizing, the company is still “committed to the success of Neopets.”
Flying solo is my typical go-to when it comes to discussing online media. After receiving an invitation to guest-star on a comedy podcast, I’m glad to announce my vocal commentary career has officially started.
Part of the beauty of the internet is the capacity to interact with simulations. When presented with a lion sim a month ago, I decided it was time to learn about the majesty that is lion living. Enter FlickaPancake, a lion bred in my den who will maybe one day be king. (Maybe.)
Wait no longer, ToonTown is back for and by dedicated fans.
A world of opportunity for the expansion on Toontown Online opened when its doors closed.
A definitive feature of Neopets is that once a pet is created, that pet exists forever. A user can leave Neopets and come back three years later to find their kacheek eagerly awaiting their return. This furthers the bond a player can feel with their Neopet, but it also means that unwanted pets can remain in the Neopian pound for years.
The dragons stole me from ToonTown, magazines and infographics. Now I’m just thinking of all of those things through a dragon lens.
Since Toontown Online closed in early September, I’ve been looking for ways to keep my interest piqued. Without access to the original source, fans have been turning to each-other for entertainment. Until Toontown Rewritten comes out, these fan-created media welcome your attention.
After hours of anticipation, community manager Joey released the method of receiving alpha codes. Users can participate in a series of knock-knock joke challenges. Comedic or clever toons submit themed jokes and the best of the day will receive an alpha code.