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The Sellbot Storm

Posted by Lord Lowden Clear on May 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Sorry for the interruption, Toons. I'm here to interrupt this giveaway for a special message from the Toon Resistance! Perhaps I should introduce myself first. Lord Lowden Clear's my name, and pieing Cogs is my game.




The Toon Resistance was formed just last month to ensure that these baddies are kept bustling -- with laughter! The Cogs have been getting bolder lately, launching their mega-corporations upon our shops and starting invasions. The problem is: Where have they all been coming from?


Myself and some of our top agents went about trying to answer that very question. While we were stopping by Daisy Gardens, we noticed an increasing number of Sellbots. We traced the cogs all over until finally uncovering evidence of something big, something Toons from all over have been dreading...


Just past the outskirts of Oak Street, we have uncovered a Sellbot HQ.


Those Sellbots have converted the open plains into a fuel-burning, economically unstable, billowing factory of mass production. Not only have they been manufacturing new suits to send out, but the biggest fear of all is the humongous Sellbot Marketing Tower that quite literally towers over the area. The agents and I burst into it, only to be confronted by cameras all around and a bunch of their Goons to escort us out.


The Cogs weren't happy one bit about our discovery. Alarms began blaring, and we sprinted out of there as quick as we could! It didn't do any good, though. The factories were put into full swing, and Skelecogs - Cogs who haven't even finished being built - began pouring down from the skies of Toontown! We can't allow this factory to stand, and even more so the Sellbot Towers where I wouldn't even dare to imagine the colorless and mediocre marketing strategies that are being made inside. This, toons, is where you come in.


I wasn't chosen as leader of the Toon Resistance entirely by my dashing charm, you know! You see, I've been working lately on an invention of mine. An invention known as the Cog Disguise. The problem is that it requires quite a bit of parts to put together, and I only had enough for myself! Toons, we need YOU to Storm Sellbot and get those parts. We need to find a way into Sellbot Towers unnoticed!


I've been passed along a list of new recruits today, although you toons will want to build your laff up a bit before taking on the HQ. Until next time, my dear toons, keep them bustling -- with laughter!



Lord Lowden Clear
Leader of the Toon Resistance



May 21, 2014 [ttr-beta-v1.1.0]

Maintenance:
• Add even more words to the whitelist
• Upgrade server in preparation for Cog HQ updates

Bugfixes:
• Fix a disconnection issue introduced with yesterday's update

Features:
• Oak Street has been built and is open for tasking!
• Toons can now progress all the way to Donald's Dreamland for ToonTasks
• The Toon Resistance has discovered factory on the outskirts of Daisy Gardens... Sellbot HQ is now open!
• Cog Disguises can now be obtained for Sellbot HQ
• Implement the VP Battle and framework for other Cog bosses
• Implement Boarding Groups


Daily Beta Giveaway Winners:

The people listed below were randomly selected from the entries to win. The feedback question isn't judged for picking winners -- We just want to know how you feel about Toontown Rewritten! The winners are picked by randomness, not the quality of the answers. Head on over here to enter for tomorrow's giveaway! All you have to do is answer the question "What is one update that you really want to see in Toontown Rewritten? Whether it be new content, bugfixes, or gameplay improvements."

Yesterday's Question:
"In a few words, briefly describe what you consider to be the 'look' and 'theme' of Toontown. How could it be made better without drifting away from the original feel of the game?"


1. Sour von McMuffin
Of course, the theme of Toontown would obviously be fun, gags, and giggles! Of course, there are the cogs, too.
2. Chistopher
The "look" or "theme" of Toontown is silliness. It could be made better with more silliness and more toontastic toons!
3. Lady Roxy
I consider the 'look' and 'theme' of Toontown to be teamwork! You have to work as a team with your fellow toons when you defeat a cog building, fight the vp, and most definitely when you're doing the Lil Oldman toontask ;)

I feel that in order to not drift away from the teamwork aspect of the game, we should encourage higher level toons to lend a helping hand and help lower level toons because lets face it, we all start somewhere right?!
4. Princess Melody
To me, the theme of Toontown is a place where toons can have lots of fun by doing "toony" like things. When I say "toony" like things, I mean funny things that one would see on cartoons. I also think that jokes fit in with the theme of "toony." I find the look to be very similar. It is very cartoon like, and has that fun, cheery, and happy look to it.

I think that it could be made better by adding even more funny things to it. Toontown is about fun and funny things (in my point of view). Adding more of that would make Toontown's theme shine even more.
5. Crocodile of Hearts
I would describe the look of Toontown as colorful, funny, and fictional. I would describe the theme of Toontown as youthful, magical, and simple. I think Toontown can be made better by making it more HD and by adding in activities and features so that Toontown can be made more enjoyable for everyone so they don't get bored easily.
6. Nyarxu
I consider Toontown to be a place where we can all join together to focus on a single objective. Honestly I think the game can't be changed without losing the original feel, this game is so unique that any other change to it would seem wrong.
7. Rainbow
Fun and working together were the main things about Toontown, but as I'm sure you know, not many people liked doing the second part. So, it's more of a thing as having fun while helping others.

It was hard at times to do DDL tasks when your friends were not online, because most other Toons would not want to help unless you helped them on an array of tasks for three hours. And even then, they would just log off or go get someone else to help them, not helping in return.

I think it could be made a bit better by having jokes whispered once in awhile. The best way to stay in a toontastic mood is with toontastic jokes!
8. Marzvillian
I think the look is how cartoonish the game looks it just captures the attention of most people and they said, "Hey, that looks like an enjoyable game I think I'll try it out!" The theme of Toontown is how silly the game is in a good way. This game really brings out peoples emotions when it comes to this game this game is mainly everyone childhood. So, the theme is the pies, toons, silliness, and the community itself:) . Honestly I think the game couldn't be any better but if I had to choose I would say make the story line a bit longer so like add new cogs or playgrounds just to make us play even longer periods of time!
9. Radder Cat
The look of Toontown is very open, it can be whatever it needs to be for a certain scene. The buildings bring life to the streets or make it as if the builds are a family. The random objects around the street corners should probably have eyes as if they are apart of the world too.
10. Toon for Life
The theme of TT is for me fantastic, and present a super gameplay with the toon world (with the Disney character like Minie, Mickey...) It's a very good game for all, the child, the old, in my opinion this gameplay can please everyone! TOONTASTIC!
11. Cliff Doggenpop
I think that in my opinion Toontown was perfect before it was cancelled.
12. Princess Pastel
Well, i really like it!! So far, i can't wait for Toontown Rewritten, i must say its pretty awesome of how they are making the game come back to us!

For now they are doing a great job on doing the game again, there's no need to say what would it made it better, but I would say that they could add some new cogs and it will be interesting if they could make voice chat ONLY for your true friends, I don't know if you like that idea but i'm only suggesting it. But I hope everything in the game comes alright! :)
13. Mr. Ubercat
Toontown's theme is just have fun and make friends ( and destroy some cogs in the process >:D. )

Hmm... the only thing I could think of that could make Toontown any better than it already is, I'm gonna have to say another boss with a new suit, my last toon was lvl 50 Mr. Hollywood, Robber Baron, Big Wig, and lvl 7 Head Hunter (I miss him so much...) so another boss would be amazing, though very difficult to implement. You guys did add somewhat of a mini-boss in the election which was awesome, but most toons were not able to experience this in person (or should I say in toon hehehe.)
14. Prof. Sniffy Wonderstink
This is about stating our opinions?therefore I?ll state my apologies for the length of this response now. Sorry.

For me, Toontown was always a place to simply go and have fun. We've had a fantastic community since the beginning; and despite the fact that the original Toontown was shut down, this game?s community is still thriving. I know I can?t speak for everyone, but I believe most of us have stuck around for this long because Toontown?s incredible community is something that simply can?t be found anywhere else. Every day we see people offending one another, many unwilling to simply allow bygones to be bygones. I?ve never seen two Toons fight for more than a minute or two; even then it?s likely just a dispute on whether they?d want to do Mini-Golf or go Cart Racing. The ?theme? of Toontown is good will, co-operation, and simply being nice [...] By rewriting Toontown, we've given it back all of the spirit it originally had. Being non-profit only reinforced this 10 fold. Toontown?s ?theme? can?t be spoiled. So kudos to you guys?the Toontown Rewritten Team, and those of us who have stuck with Toontown, no matter how long?for giving this game a second chance, and for it to actually mean something, not just be the tool used to feed corporate interest. Beta key or not, I?ll be supporting this project every step of the way, and cheering for those who do get into Beta. Thanks for listening to my rant guys, and as always, Toons of the World, Unite!


15. Simon Slug
The look and theme of Toontown will be: easy, plot, and silly. The silliness is the toon in Toontown and the story is the town. The fact that it is easy doesn't give a bonus to Toontown's theme. Maybe that is something that can drift away. I heard that cogs are making new and better technology... I think that can make the game a bit more challenging.
16. Fluffy Dolphin
Toontown's theme to me is entertaining a lot of people with its creativity and keeping people entertained. To make it better it could use some bug fixes that the original game had and possible a new area that has the theme of the original game.
17. McGlidey
The look and feel of Toontown is a great thing, its a fun safe place to kill cogs and get better and better each and every day, its the best game in the Tooniverse. I think maybe you could add new areas to the map just to make the adventure of Toontown bigger and bigger. Keep up the great work of this wonderful game!!
18. Ned Pickletooth
I think the main theme of Toontown is teamwork. It's supposed to appeal to all ages and bring them together to accomplish something as a unit. I think the game is fine as it is and nothing can be done to improve this theme.
19. Journey
What I consider to be the 'look' of Toontown is Flippy. Flippy is the mascot of Toontown therefore making him the look/symbol of the game.. What I consider to be the 'theme' of Toontown is the cogs. They are the antagonist of the game which we have to destroy.

I think the game could be made better without drifting away from the original feel of the game by adding many new additional events to the game, making the gamers not bored of the same old same old.
20. Secret Spy
Some things which make the game better without taking away that feeling of Toontown is looks of toons, adding accessories and new clothing, and maybe add new events.

Comments

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Camo said on May 21, 2014 at 2:01 PM
OPERATION: Storm Sellbot!

Bucky said on May 21, 2014 at 2:02 PM
Those Sellbots are going to eat pie if they like it or not.

Professor Squiggles said on May 21, 2014 at 2:03 PM
I'm really looking forward to the release of this game to the public!

Awesome o Cog bot said on May 21, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Take your time on the beta winners you guys seriously deserver a break, you work to hard

Dottie Blues said on May 21, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Congrats to the winners once they're announced! Toons can now get sellbot cog suits? That's amazing! I hope everyone who's in Beta right now has fun with that. Stay toon tasted, TTR. :)

Prof. Peanutbutter N Jelly said on May 21, 2014 at 2:04 PM
That's HORRIBLE. Keep up the good work Toon Resistance wish I could help. Remember toons keep throwing those pies! Toons of the World UNITE!

Sir Jake Super Jinks said on May 21, 2014 at 2:04 PM
No! Why are the Sellbots taking over. Toons we need to do something about this!

Dippy Chipper said on May 21, 2014 at 2:05 PM
Can't wait to be on! It's almost updated, and I have a large grin on my face everytime I see an update re-introducing a cool feature like this. See you all later!

Hearts said on May 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Can't wait to do Sellbot Storm! Toons of the World, Unite!

Spike Rewritten said on May 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Can't wait to get my disguise!

Spike Rewritten said on May 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Can't wait to get my disguise!

Princess Dottie said on May 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Woot! Get them sellbots!

Hearts said on May 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Can't wait to do Sellbot Storm! Toons of the World, Unite!

Troublemaker (A.K.A 'Miss Comments Alot') said on May 21, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Congratulations to all the toontastic winners of the Beta giveaway! And gl to toons entering! Well, waiting for winners to be announced again. TTR, I just wanted to say that you are all truly amazing for doing this for us and it is so great that you have continued the toon dream. I'm sure everyone else feels exactly the same way. Don't let the haters ruin the toon spirit, because no one has any reason to do anything of that sort. That's all for now, toodles!

Super Lollipop said on May 21, 2014 at 2:10 PM
Hope to see everyone on TTR's public release!

Jupiter said on May 21, 2014 at 2:12 PM
We'll take the HQ down! Good always wins :D

Deku said on May 21, 2014 at 2:12 PM
Amazing with these updates, That vp sure need a lesson now, GoodLuck to those with beta key on defeating the vp!!! >:D

Princess Beany Fuzzybounce said on May 21, 2014 at 2:13 PM
Sounds like its gonna be awesome (i like what ya did with the skelecogs there lol) and I can't wait to see all the 40laff VPs there are gonna be haha

Dan Dee Lion said on May 21, 2014 at 2:13 PM
I've always enjoyed Sellbot HQ. I love watching Uber toons go in to fight! It is always sad though if there is lag and there low laugh points don't let them finish :'(

James Blonde said on May 21, 2014 at 2:13 PM
Sellbots? Easy as a Whole Fruit Pie!

Jaybills said on May 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Whoa man! those cogs are gonna hafta deal with us here! Eat pie you rotten cogs!

Skipper said on May 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Best part of old toontown! So much fun! Thanks for all you have done! Good luck to all of you hoping to win the keys!

Louie said on May 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM
I LOVE Sellbots! They are my favorite type of Cog, even though I love attacking the HQ. On top, though, must be the Mover and Shakers. They are my favorite kind of Cog by heart, but I'm not quite sure why...

Princess Lily said on May 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Yes! I knew that the skelecog invasion had to do with something in the update! Now, it's time to finish that laff toontask I've been working on!

Little Fuzzytoon said on May 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Those Nasty Cogs! I'm ready to pelt them with my gags! Also for some Odd Reason I feel like this has happend before.

Cora Financial Officer said on May 21, 2014 at 2:16 PM
Well, it's better than Cashbots.

Prof. Sniffy Wonderstink said on May 21, 2014 at 2:16 PM
Congratulations to all the Beta Key winners! And good luck to everyone for next time. I can't wait to get my Sellbot suit again....

Marsh King said on May 21, 2014 at 2:17 PM
I hope they will get a good smackin..... the face with a pie!

JakeTheCat said on May 21, 2014 at 2:17 PM
I'm really forward to going to donalds dreamland like I did before!

Little Tom Thunderpounce said on May 21, 2014 at 2:19 PM
I was under the impression you guys had day jobs!!! How do yuo have time to be this awesome?!!? Honestly, I may not have a key but I am so proud of you guys for doing so much; you are literally making our dreams come true. Thank you sooo much!

Great Blue said on May 21, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Man, this game grows up so fast. The Factory is open? As well as toon tasks to Donald's Dreamland? Man, this is stellar! It's only been eight months...boy, time goes fast!

Slick Derpyfire said on May 21, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Can't wait to storm Sellbot HQ! (That's after I get my beta key of course :P)

King Tricky said on May 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM
Oooh boy! Better get your gags stocked up and pie those cogs!!

Walter Duck said on May 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM
Great job on the new sellbot HQ

Scratch Cat said on May 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM
With those disguises, the Cogs won't even know what hit them, good work on that one guys!

Light Carrot said on May 21, 2014 at 2:21 PM
Lets Storm that Factory and get our parts! VP your going down good luck testers :).

Umbra said on May 21, 2014 at 2:23 PM
This is amazing, I can't believe how much progress you guys have made already!

Sniffy said on May 21, 2014 at 2:23 PM
Whoa! I'm impressed! I cannot wait! :)

Katia said on May 21, 2014 at 2:24 PM
Woah, people can already do tasks up to Donald's Dreamland? That's awesome! Great work ^^.

Xerxes said on May 21, 2014 at 2:25 PM
Here's to keeping gloved fingers crossed... Can't wait to start my Sellbot suit whenever I get in! Knock, knock!

Master Squeaky Super Speed said on May 21, 2014 at 2:30 PM
congrats all winners get in there and show the cogs who is boss figuratively speaking

Miss May I said on May 21, 2014 at 2:42 PM
The amount of work and time into making this game is absolutely incredible... keep up the amazing work, Toon Resistance!!

Tom Electrobbe said on May 21, 2014 at 2:54 PM
Like I said, Great progress! Congrats to those who got to move in today!

Baron Von Thunderstink said on May 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM
The look and theme of Toontown, in my opinion, resembles that of a child's game. I think, however, that the game can be appreciated by adults for its less childish aspects. I believe that in order to make the game possibly more interesting, the gameplay aspects of taking on the cogs should be more stressed, and while I'm not calling for an adult game, the story could take a little bit more of a theme that any person, child or adult, could relate.

Gretel said on May 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM
An update I would like to see is a reduction in the amount of times you have to run the factory, mint and DA. The grind was unreal. I would also like to see updated trolley games. The Bossbot games were pretty good, but after playing them so many times, they became very mundane.

CaptainKnuckles said on May 21, 2014 at 4:19 PM
Sweet this game is progessing quick with these smart people on the job. Cog suits! Mission: Destroy all sellbots and get that suit!

Baron Spackleton said on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 PM
Awesome!

Flipperslam said on May 21, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Congrats to all the winners!

Fireball said on May 21, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Cogs are going down

Princess Poodleswirl said on May 21, 2014 at 4:43 PM
This game is updating so fast! Can't wait until it's released in public! :D

Funky foghorn said on May 21, 2014 at 4:55 PM
This sounds amazing

Supermac said on May 21, 2014 at 5:23 PM
All of the memories! So much happiness! I cant wait to play!

FlippyD said on May 21, 2014 at 5:38 PM
I can't believe TTR got so far as to the VP and Sellbot HQ already! The developers are really hauling in with the progress! (Some good progress that is)

Miss Kitty said on May 21, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Oh my! I have butterflies just reading about the Sellbot HQ! I don't think we can accurately express our thanks to the TTR team! Ahh..

Laughing Mao said on May 21, 2014 at 6:53 PM
I would love to see shops that provide more opportunity for player interaction. Like a restaurant where you can sit down and talk to other players and order off a menu. How about a roller skating rink? Or a movie theater where you can watch clips submitted by players.

harryhenry said on May 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Awesome, the first HQ! I never subscribed to Toontown, (Since I live in New Zealand, and you couldn't subscribe to it if you lived outside the US) so it'll be great to check out all the content I couldn't access before!

Duke Electroquack said on May 21, 2014 at 7:10 PM
Can't wait till I can start playing! I hope I can play TTR very soon!

Colonel Popcorn said on May 21, 2014 at 8:45 PM
You guys have made unbelievable progress with the game! Thanks for bringing this amazing game back from the grave!

Maxy said on May 21, 2014 at 10:12 PM
Hey, Lord "Lowdenclear" looks sorta like my old toon! Wait... Have I seen this gesturing dog in some music video about silly-meters?

Anna said on May 21, 2014 at 10:59 PM
I am looking forward to the release of toontown to the public so even people like me could play!

Colonel Romeo PoodleSpeed said on May 22, 2014 at 4:27 AM
I hope I get a key soon. Anyway, to Donald's Dreamland is an impressive leap from Daisy Gardens. Hope the other HQ's added soon.

peaches said on May 22, 2014 at 5:12 AM
those cogs should think twice before storming because we are close to blowing there heads off with gag power TOONS OF THE WORLD UNITE!

Sailor Bear said on May 22, 2014 at 7:18 AM
I really want to see the HQ's go online and there be a difficult to access Leader of the Cogs HQ (Master Cog). This would require certain amount of Laugh to enter, and have all Cog Suits MAXED! That would give the Toons something truly difficult to strive for.

Duke said on May 22, 2014 at 11:27 AM
I thought butterflies were the threat... hmm..

Tup said on May 22, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Congrats to everyone who got a key! I hope to be joining you soon, testers! :)

Mudkipz said on May 22, 2014 at 11:52 AM
Sellbot towers..... the place where I got my first and last cog disguise on original ToonTown.... brings back so much memories. MUDKIP FTW!

Freerunner said on May 22, 2014 at 12:36 PM
ToonTown Rewritten should be made differently than the original, but also keep some key-stone parts. For example, it should be fun, silly and of course, wacky! However, be original, creative and have some fun! I believe in you guys will make this game outstanding! Can't wait for the release!

Angel said on May 23, 2014 at 9:12 AM
Uh oh! Cogs are attacking, we must defeat them all!

Secret Spy said on May 27, 2014 at 4:22 PM
:D Yay

DuskyWill said on May 27, 2014 at 4:24 PM
This Whole thing is Toontastic!
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