Quahog-Con Week 1 Overview

Welcome Nerds!!!

It looks like some Cosplay is here!!! Not got a costume? No Problem! You can still play the Quahog Con event.


Event Ends

25th July 2018 at 3PM PDT


Addicts Information

Achievement Tasks and Facespace Sets have been added. You’ll find links to posts regarding these in the Quick Links below.


Current App Version

Version 1.71.0


Noticeable Changes

None


Glitches & Issues

Comic Book Nerds not appearing should be fixed!!!

The building at the top left of the event area showing as a cog, not an issue as such just now as not being used this week.

Trees reappearing on cleared land is back, guess Mother Nature isn’t letting go of  her land without a fight.


Quick Links

Addicts Area
Main Questline – The Long Con
Quahog Con Guidebook
FaceSpace Sets


Main Questline

The Long Con

As requested I’m going to put the main questline post up quickly and update it as I progress.


Characters

Derek Smalls (Full Character): 260  Clams. Individual 4hr tasks to always drop 1 of either Backstage Pass, Napkin, Sharpie or Camera

Captain Quahog (Character Costume): You’ll be directed to create him in Al Harrington’s at Pt 1 of the main Questline. Individual 4hr tasks to always drop 1 of either Napkin, Sharpie or Camera
Requires
28 Utility Belts (Common): Get from clearing Comic Book Nerds
11 Gloves (Common): Get from Jerome Keep It Sanitary
6 Boots (Uncommon): Get from Quagmire Click His Heels, Quahog Comics
8 Spandex Suits (Uncommon): Get from Peter Stretch the Spandex, Captain Quahogs Lair

Nigel Tufnel (Full Character): You’ll be directed to create him at Pt 2 of the main Questline. He’s not timed!!!  
Requires
20 Spiky Cuff (Always): Get from the Memorabilia Shop Owner
18 Hair Spray (Uncommon): Get from Lois Style Her Hair, Tiny Stonehenge
30 Guitar (Common): Get from Seamus Strum The Guitar, These Go To 11 Guitar Amp Store
50 Microphone (Uncommon): Get from clearing Comic Book Nerds
25 Leather Jackets (Common): Get from Seamus Be A Bad Ass, Dr Hartman Find A New Look


Buildings

 Rock Stage – $9.99 (this is the dollar cost, the price will vary depending on country you live in).

The Rock Stage is a clam generator that drops 14   every 24 hours until the 25th July, we’ve seen these before but usually you can buy them with clams not real world hard cash. Personally I’m disappointed TinyCo have packaged it this way, but you will make more clams if you collect from this timely every 24hrs than you would buying the $9.99 clam pack. But that’s not much comfort to those who’ve already bought clams and now can’t use them to buy this.

***The other buildings for this Week can be found in Exhibit Hall – you’ll find full details in that section below***


Decorations

Captain Hammered Statue – 195  – Always drops 1 Camera every 6 hours

Red Hot Statue – 195  – Always drops 1 Sharpie every 6 hours

Blobulous Statue – 195  – Always drops 1 Napkin every 6 hours


Event Main Currency

Stickers (Always) – Get from clearing the Memorabilia Shop Owner, clearing Comic Book Nerds


Event Materials

 Autographs (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

 Signed Poster (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

 Celebrity Selfie (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

 Swag Bag (Common) –  Get from Meg Stand In Line, Joe Bring Home Swag, Bonnie Get Free Stuff, Buy from Store

 Backstage Pass (Always) –  Get from clearing Comic Book ?Nerds, Derek Smalls Hang With Groupies

 Napkin (Common) –  Get from Chris Collect Memorabilia, Derek Smalls Tidy Up, Captain Quahog Steal Some Napkins, Blobulous Statue

 Sharpie (Common) –  Get from Bruce Make Art, Derek Smalls Sign His Name, Captain Quahog Sniff A Marker, Red Hot Statue

 Camera (Common) –  Get from Mort Stock Up On Film, Derek Smalls Capture The Moment, Captain Quahog Point And Shoot, Captain Hammered Statue


Materials For Clams

 5 Bags Of Swag – 50 

 90 Bags of Swag – 99 


Event Area

There are 3 places of interest here at the moment:

1: Artist Alley

2: Exhibit Hall

3: Nigel Tufnel


Artist Alley

This will be you’ll trade your Memorabilia, it’s essentially a “Crafting” area where you will combine materials to make the Memorabilia you need to trade/defeat the Memorabilia Shop Owner Boss.

Here are the items you will Craft in Week One…

 Autographs 

Needed to craft: 2 Backstage Passes & 2 Napkins

Time to manufacture: 2hrs

 Signed Poster 

Needed to craft: 2 Backstage Passes & 2 Sharpies

Time to manufacture: 2hrs

 Celebrity Selfie (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

Needed to craft: 2 Backstage Passes & 2 Cameras

Time to manufacture: 2hrs

You can be crafting up to 6 items in the Products Queue at a time. If the queue is full you will have to wait until one finishes before adding more into the Queue.

Basically all you need to do is collect the necessary materials and then select the item you want to manufacture. Once you start manufacturing you’ll see items preparing in the Products section on the right. The clam cost to speed them up is also show there.

And here’s a reminder of where you’ll get the materials you need for crafting:

 Backstage Pass (Always) –  Get from clearing Comic Book ?Nerds, Derek Smalls Hang With Groupies

 Napkin (Common) –  Get from Chris Collect Memorabilia, Derek Smalls Tidy Up, Captain Quahog Steal Some Napkins, Blobulous Statue

 Sharpie (Common) –  Get from Bruce Make Art, Derek Smalls Sign His Name, Captain Quahog Sniff A Marker, Red Hot Statue

 Camera (Common) –  Get from Mort Stock Up On Film, Derek Smalls Capture The Moment, Captain Quahog Point And Shoot, Captain Hammered Statue


Exhibit Hall

Here is where you will trade Event Currency you collect while playing the game to unlock Buildings & Decorations to use to further your game play in the Event.

Here are the items you can unlock during Week One…

Quahog Comics: Chance drop of 2 Boots every 6hrs
Cost~ 50 Stickers

Captain Quahogs Lair: Chance drop  of 2 Spandex Suits every 8hrs
Cost~ 75 Stickers

Decorated Pedicab: No drops
Cost~ 60 Stickers

Tiny Stonehenge: Chance drop of 2 Hairspray every 6hrs
Cost~ 100 Stickers

These GoTo 11 Guitar A,p Store: Chance drop of 2 Guitars every 4hrs
Cost~ 200 Stickers


Memorabilia Shop Owner

The Memorabilia Shop Owner Boss will trigger as soon as you start the event. This is your Main Boss this week of the Event. You will “Trade” Memorabilia you craft during the Event to get defeat him to the highest level possible and obtain the most prizes.

Trade Materials 
 Autographs (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

 Signed Poster (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

 Celebrity Selfie (Always) –  Get from the Artists Alley

You’ll see him wandering your sidewalks with a timer above his head.

Simply tap him and you’ll see the level requirement trade and rewards. Collect the memorabilia necessary for the trade then hit, eh, “TRADE“.

Here is the general breakdown of trades costs and rewards. The item you need to trade may differ from mine but the amounts needed will be the same.

1X – Requires either 1 Autograph, 1 Signed Poster or 1 Celebrity Selfie
Rewards – 15 Stickers & 1 Cuff

2X – Requires either 3 Autographs, 3 Signed Posters or 3 Celebrity Selfies
Rewards – 25 Stickers & 2 Cuff

3X – Requires either 5 Autographs, 5 Signed Posters or 5 Celebrity Selfies
Rewards – 35 Stickers & 3 Cuff

4X – Requires either 7 Autographs, 7 Signed Posters or 7 Celebrity Selfies
Rewards – 45 Stickers & 4 Cuff

5X – Requires either 9 Autograph, 9 Signed Posters or 9 Celebrity Selfies
Rewards – 55 Stickers & 5 Cuff

You have 24hrs to hit the highest level before the Memorabilia Shop Owner will rest(cool down). It’s in,y a short rest of 5 minutes.

Please note when he returns after 5 minutes, he will be back at 1x.

Here ‘s the first set trades I saw in my game – please note your trades item attach level may differ but quantity will be the same.

1X – 1 Signed Photo
2X – 3 Autographs
3X – 5 Celebrity Selfie
4X – 7 Signed Posters
5X – 9 Autographs


Comic Book Nerds

These are the little baddies in this event and are quite simple to deal with, it’s just more of the tap, aim and fire we’ve seen in previous events. Before you can clear them you’ll need to get a Swag Bag, you’ll get them here:

 90 Bags of Swag – 99 

Once you have a Swag a Bag you will find Comic Book Nerds walking  around your sidewalks.

Simply tap one of them to bring up the targeting screen.

Then move the Beach Ball until the green target circle is on a Beach Bro, you’ll know it’s in target as it will turn purple, then simply hit the check mark to clear the Beach Bro.

I am seeing up to a maximum of 8 in my game.

The event rewards for clearing Comic Book Nerds are as follows:

Per Comic Book Nerd Cleared
2 Stickers (Always)
1 Backstage Pass (Always)
1 Microphone (Chance)
1 Utility Belt (Chance)


There you have the overall basics to get you started through the first Week of the New Event. Where are you so far? Anything particular you like the most? Suggestions or tips to fellow players? Let us know.

~Russian Tigger

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26 responses to “Quahog-Con Week 1 Overview

  1. So did I totally miss something or did the guidebook just appear last night? Can’t find reference to it in the blog (not that it’s impossible that I’m overlooking something) and I don’t remember seeing it at the beginning of the event..

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  2. I am getting an error on crafting an autograph (Facebook):

    Cocos2dx – CCNode#scale. ScaleX != ScaleY.
    Don’t know which one to return
    Please reload the page.

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    • RussianTigger

      Does it let you send a help request to TinyCo. If not you can email them at help@tinyco.com

      Any other Facebook players out there who can advise, Derek etc?

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      • Happened only one time on fb for me, worked fine the next time I tried it. Using fb only to send characters now and playing mostly on my android tablet after missing the nerds twice due to lag time on fb. On fb, if you do not have another platform to play on, I suggest making sure all buildings etc. load (i.e all your Quahog) before doing anything like creating an autograph. Sometimes, if all has not loaded, I can get error messages and have to reload on fb when doing things like taking a character out of tan lines.

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        • So glad I picked up a cheapo android tablet on sale ($70 CDN) in addition to playing on fb – one of the platforms is usually working fine. Trying to avoid joining the zombie hordes of smart phone carriers. Amazing how often I am the only person not staring at a phone waiting at a doctor’s office or on line at the post office, for example. Just keep an old flip phone in my Jeep glove compartment in case I roll it – or I need to make a call. Ahh, the joy of being a hermit.

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  3. I also have the building-cog wheel issue (on Android). The problem with the invisible nerds now seems to have been fixed which makes clearing them a bit easier.

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  4. With all due respect, I completely disagree with Big Daddy. I’ve been out of the game for a very long time and appreciate seeing current information when I have time to come back and play. Thanks for all you do Tigger!! I greatly appreciate you 🙂

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  5. Bought Derek Smalls for the extra drops but I’m still finding this event harder than the previous events we had, especially the sticker drops to purchase the buildings.

    I was really hoping that the 2014 comic-con characters would’ve served as an extra help for the many drops we need, but alas we ‘old’ players who have been playing this since the first major comic-con event receive no extra bonus help whatsoever :S

    Anyone else finding this event hard in comparison to previous events or is it just me? :/

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    • RussianTigger

      Yes, I’ve spent almost 2000 Clams to pull the info I did, still a way off getting Captain Quahog never mind the character, and 190 Stickers away from being able buy the Amp Store. This is a looking to be a brutal first week unless something changes.

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    • Oh I’ve given up trying to complete these. I get what’s easy, and move on. It’s clear Tiny Co only wants premium players.

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  6. In the event area, the building behind Nigel Tufnel isnt loading, not sure why. (there’s the building hole in the ground with the cogwheels)

    After I’ve read this post I’m more relaxed since it isnt required for anything by now.

    Anyone with same problem?

    I’m playing in an iPad Pro.

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    • RussianTigger

      I see the building fine on my IPad Pro but not on my IPhone of Android device. But it’s definitely not used this week.

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  7. Seriously, you can stop writing these and we can just change the words in our head as we go. They copied the last event so well, they even included the land grabbing bug and the far right strip of land is gone again. Likely until the next mini event where it will come back and then it will disappear in the next main event titled [insert name here]

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    • RussianTigger

      If players ALL feel there’s no need for these then it will be time for the blog to retire, as of yet players still want the site so I’m trying to keep it going. Whereas lot is same, players like know cost of the buildings, the Boss Level costs and rewards, these vary from events

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      • I think he was just making a point of the lack of originality in event play. Even though he said “seriously,” please do not take him seriously. I seriously think I would stop playing all together without your wonderful work on this site.

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        • RussianTigger

          Yeah I just felt good comment and perfect time remind people who think I’m mad why I still do the site. And why players still want it. But without readers and commenters there would be no site, so I appreciate everyone who takes time to stop by with their thoughts.

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          • I think your insane for continuing this blog. Its obvious that interest in this game has fallen massively thanks to TinyCo

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      • RT,
        You’re doing a great job! I think BigDaddy was making a dig at TC when he referring to the event being the same as the last……..not the addicts site.

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        • RussianTigger

          Yeah, I get that and I get why BigDaddy and other players feel way they do, but rinse and repeat has always been TinyCo’s way, problem is they sometimes throw curve balls so players like place to make sure nothing such as timers etc are lurking in any event.

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          • Seriously, I should get my head examined. I know better than to throw WTD entries on the normal pages, and I see RT used me for a valuable moral lesson for everyone rather than throwing me to the moderated landfill. To clear up speculation, what I “meant” was, RussianTigger should just start copy/pasting these rather than writing new ones. Or, make a template with [insert characters name here] with what they are doing and we can figure it out. I know that would help no one, I wrote it in a pique of fit, anger and frustration drove my fingers over how our fun game has become rote frustration.
            TC knows it, they throw jibes into the character dialog more and more about how the toilet sitting players aren’t even reading this dialog as they tap thru to try to burn thru their content.
            Ahh, addiction is fun, folks. Glad to be one of you and not off playing Candy Crush like some kind of lunatic!

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            • RussianTigger

              We all have our moments of utter frustration, honestly I could do a Daily What The Deuce, lol. But seriously as I said your points deserved to be read, they were a fair reflection on the game of late. And between us I do so much copy & paste, I should be honoured for services to it. 😅😅😅 And don’t you dare try to jump to the Candy Crush dark side, leaving Quahog is not an option Number Six!!!

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  8. Thanks for the overview!

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