How long does it take to blow through $10 in The Simpsons: Tapped Out (Free)? Well, the answer is in the video Eli and I put together. Earlier this afternoon, we spent some time with Tapped Out to see what all the hubbub is about, as the game re-rockets up the charts. This is actually the second time the game has been available on the App Store. It was pulled earlier this year, if you remember, supposedly because of network issues.
Not surprisingly, Tapped Out is just another free-to-play game, full of timers and set-and-forget mechanics. The overarching goal of the experience is to re-build Springfield in your own vision after Homer blows it up. In order to accomplish this, you’ll need to spend lots of the game’s currencies and get pretty comfortable with its UI, which gives you the power to build a lot of famous Simpsons structures.
Wait times are a big deal in Tapped Out. Any chore you undertake and anything you choose to build has a timer attached to it. We spent $10 before we started shooting this video with the hope that we’d be able to show a lot of the game off. It’s kinda wild how fast we managed to burn through it, as you’ll see: