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Celebrating the Community for Toontown's 19th Birthday

Posted by The Toontown Team on June 2, 2022 at 2:00 PM

On September 19th, 2013, Disney’s Toontown Online closed its doors after running for ten long years. Many people thought this closure would mean the end of Toontown for good -- so who woulda thunk that we’d be here for nine MORE years?! As is tradition, break out the party hats, birthday cake, and... beach balls? Today is Toontown’s 19th Birthday, which means it’s time to celebrate!!!

Image: The image states, Happy Birthday, Toontown! Flippy is wearing a birthday hat, and presenting a film reel displaying various pieces of community fan works.

It’s incredible to think about how long Toontown has been around, even when it was meant to shut down so long ago. It means so much to all of us on the Toontown Rewritten Team that it’s still alive and well after so many years, which wouldn’t be possible without the passion that you can find all over Toontown’s community.

From creating an endless amount of fan art and videos and even Content Packs, to hosting fun-filled events in the game like our awesome Toontown Partners do, to making entirely unique takes on Toontown separate from our own -- all of these and more are a huge part of why that game that shut down nearly nine years ago is still thriving.

An astonishing amount of fan works, fun screenshots, and more have been featured across the Toontown Blog over the years. We just wish we could feature it all again! Hey, wait... Why not?

Whether you’re reminiscing or seeing these for the first time, you should check out everything above. It’s a huge blast to go through and see everyone’s creations! Seriously, without all of you, Toontown wouldn’t be as great as it is today.

If you’re looking for even more to delve into, this may be a good time to mention the Toontown Preservation Project, which released for Toontown’s birthday last year. Hosted at toontown.online, this is a massive digital museum that’s filled with various concepts, artwork, design docs, and more from Toontown Online -- so much that you could just get lost looking through it all! There’s been some sweet additions since the release last year, such as the original design docs for Field Offices. Those documents, among many other things, were provided to us by the community. If you have anything you’d like to contribute, you can see how at the site above.

Toontown has quite the rich history, with everything across its development and from within the community. We’re amazed that we can still provide updates through Toontown Rewritten to this day, like our recently-released Sellbot Task Force: The Last Laff. Now, to finish things off... Back by popular demand, beach balls will be appearing in every Playground until June 9th to celebrate! Thank you all so much for playing, creating, and keeping this community as amazing as it is!

Happy Birthday, Toontown!


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Nice Bear said on June 2, 2022 at 2:03 PM
happy 19th birthday Toontown! i heard toontown rewritten is getting a new launcher eventually. can not wait for that as well!

Darlene said on June 2, 2022 at 2:04 PM
Happy birthday toontown!

Queenie Cottontail said on June 2, 2022 at 2:10 PM

Ginger Beaniebee said on June 2, 2022 at 2:13 PM
Happy Birthday ToonTown Online! Can’t wait for the 20th birthday because If I heard correctly… something big is gearing up for that year?

Little Sammie Dandyfoot said on June 2, 2022 at 2:13 PM
It is crazy to think this game has been in my life since 2007. It is so rare to be able to literally relive your childhood, but thankfully all of you are around! Here's to another 19 years!

Crunchy said on June 2, 2022 at 2:20 PM
To think that Toontown and it’s community have been around for 19 years is insane. And how lucky we are to have a community just as passionate about the game as all those years ago! Happy Birthday Toontown!!!!!!!

Hypurrbole said on June 2, 2022 at 2:27 PM
Happy Birthday, Toontown! Glad we're all here to celebrate :)

Nine Lives said on June 2, 2022 at 2:27 PM
Happy Birthday Toontown!!!

Good Ol' Knuckles said on June 2, 2022 at 2:37 PM
I am so excited

Captain Taco said on June 2, 2022 at 2:38 PM
Happy birthday Toontown!!

Reddhott said on June 2, 2022 at 2:43 PM

Cuckoo Slimeyknees said on June 2, 2022 at 3:07 PM
Happy birthday, Toontown!

Beary said on June 2, 2022 at 3:14 PM
Happy birthday Toontown! ITS A CELEBRATION!!!

Super Cheezy Mouse said on June 2, 2022 at 3:20 PM
AND Still.. Toons of the World, UNITE!

Doctor Ricky Lemonmarble said on June 2, 2022 at 3:34 PM
Happy Birthday, Toontown!

Cool Von Thunderphew said on June 2, 2022 at 3:35 PM
Happy birthday Toontown! Thanks keeping this enriching online experience alive even after so long, here's to 19 years before

Hirata Bun (da WIZARD :D) said on June 2, 2022 at 4:23 PM
Crazy how long I've been playing both TTR and the original... thanks Rewritten for another year of wacky slapstick fun!

Fangs said on June 2, 2022 at 4:49 PM
happy birthday toontown thank you so much for being my favorite game for now 14 straight years <333

Good Ol' Knuckles Giggleseed said on June 2, 2022 at 5:05 PM
Happy birthday Toontown! Crazy to see that the game has been around for so long, even though it's in someone else's hands now. Here's to another 19 years to the best MMORPG out there, and to the TTRW team, thank you for brightening up all of our days and helping us relive these memories.

Chief Zoe / Judge Zoe said on June 2, 2022 at 5:26 PM
HAVE THE HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS TOONTOWN!!!! I'm extremely thankful to have you as a big part of my childhood!! :D

Grand Ol'Smudge Fuzzyphew said on June 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM
My goodness it's old!

Miss Candy Gigglemuffin said on June 2, 2022 at 6:24 PM
Happy birthday, Toontown! Reminiscing on the past, I remember how sad I was when TTO closed down; I cried because it was a game that brought my family to have fun times together (even though we all played at different paces). A little while later, I found TTR. I am so glad TTR came to life and we can enjoy it just like we did in the past (even with a new twist), but now I spend a lot of time on my own having fun. It has been in my life since 2005, so it's crazy to think about it being around for another 16 years of my life. Thanks for all the hard work and effort you put in here, TTR team! <3

Princess Lollipop Twinklepop said on June 2, 2022 at 6:28 PM
Happy birthday toontown! Wow, 19 years!

Strato said on June 2, 2022 at 6:53 PM
This game means so much to me and I'm very grateful for the TTR team for keeping it alive! It's insane to think that the original game is 19 years old now, Happy birthday Toontown! <3

Salem said on June 2, 2022 at 7:37 PM
I've been playing Toontown on and off since 2007. This game and community will always have a special place in my heart because I feel like we've all grown up together. From summer breaks and snow days spent slaying cogs to many of us now working alongside them (LOL). Thank you to the Toontown Rewritten team, and all my fellow toons, for continuing to keep the toon spirit alive. No matter what happens in-game or IRL, I know the cogs will never win :)

Captain Gus said on June 2, 2022 at 7:39 PM
To imagine a game outliving it's own death by fans would have been a dream to those kids back in the early 2010's, but this is a thing that has come to a reality thanks to dedicated fans on seeing the true potential this game has, and seeing other long since shut down MMO's get their own fan revivals following after it. Here's to those incredible 19 years and more to come!

Barget Wondersnout said on June 2, 2022 at 7:46 PM
Happy 19th Birthday, Toontown!!! It's just, wow, it's so amazing to see how much this game has grown since a couple years ago. I've grown up playing this game, and these past few years have been a blast! So thank you all so much for making this game possible!!!

Zany Croc said on June 2, 2022 at 7:57 PM
Happy Birthday, Toontown!

Rocket Boost said on June 2, 2022 at 8:37 PM
Happy birthday Toontown!! :D thanks for all of the amazing memories :’)

Bingo said on June 2, 2022 at 9:59 PM
Happy 19th Birthday Toontown!

joan said on June 3, 2022 at 12:13 AM
happy birthday

Tom Dizzytwist said on June 3, 2022 at 12:57 AM
Happy birthday Toontown!!

Doctor Skip said on June 3, 2022 at 7:28 AM
Happy birthday, Toontown!!!

Queen Penny said on June 3, 2022 at 7:29 AM
Ohhhhhh, that explains the beach balls xD I was confused for a sec there

Barget Wondersnout said on June 3, 2022 at 10:22 AM
I never really got to play Toontown online that much while it was still around, so I'm so happy that they were able to revive the game so I could get a chance to enjoy it! I've gotten to play with my dad, my brother and my sister, and even some real life friends! Happy birthday! :D!

Doctor Loopy said on June 3, 2022 at 11:25 AM
Happy 19th birthday ToonTown!

Ginger Sparklesticks said on June 3, 2022 at 11:39 AM
Happy birthday Toontown, and many more! <3 Can't wait to see what the future holds for everyone's favorite game! :)

Barney Wondersnout said on June 3, 2022 at 12:18 PM
Happy Birthday Toontown :)

Special said on June 3, 2022 at 12:37 PM
HAPPY BDAY TOONTOWN!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you to all the staff members of Toontown Rewritten for keeping this game running almost as long as TTO! I cannot wait to see what the TTR team has in store for all the upcoming years of this amazing game!

Albert said on June 3, 2022 at 12:55 PM
the game is almost 20 years old... how? How has it been almost 20 years? Didn't it close like a few months ago? I think time might be broken.

Lily said on June 3, 2022 at 1:20 PM
We LOVE the beach balls!!

Alina (137) said on June 3, 2022 at 6:33 PM

Lady Daffodil said on June 3, 2022 at 11:38 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOONTOWN <3 thank you for everything all these years!!

Theodore said on June 4, 2022 at 2:20 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOONTOWN!!! Thanks for keeping the community alive! <3

Eroda said on June 4, 2022 at 6:06 AM
Late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOONTOWN! I have spent so many hours playing both TTO and TTR with so many funny and awesome memories.

Sincerity said on June 4, 2022 at 12:38 PM
Happy Birthday Toontown! To the game I hold very dear to my heart. Another year down, and hopefully many more to come!

Aurora said on June 4, 2022 at 4:03 PM
So grateful for toontown ^-^ <3 Happy birthday <3

Giggles wondersnout said on June 4, 2022 at 4:59 PM
Happy Birthday Toontown! Wow you're OLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Chaotic said on June 6, 2022 at 12:29 AM
Happy Birthday Toontown!

Super Spike said on June 6, 2022 at 6:24 AM
HBD TTR. Friends and I have sunk hundreds if not thousands of hours into TTR alone. TTO has a special place in my heart and I'm glad TTR has been able to replicate that feeling after all these years. Here's to another 19 more!

king cj said on June 6, 2022 at 6:34 AM
Happy birthday toontown rewritter and i wait more update ffor toontown become the best game in PC and LAPTOP

Lieu said on June 6, 2022 at 5:59 PM
Happy B day ToonTown. Love the staff and community!!!

Princess Violet said on June 8, 2022 at 5:21 AM
Happy 19th Toontown! I'm so happy I found TTR! I played TTO with my kiddos back in the day and was so sad when they shut it down. Thank you all for bringing it back! Now I can play with my grandkids AND my grown kids! LOL

River said on June 8, 2022 at 6:40 PM
happy birthday toontown

Diamond said on June 9, 2022 at 6:12 AM
I discovered Toontown Online in 2005. This game has been wonderful to me throughout my life. I don't know what I would do without it. Thank you for keeping this game alive for us. Happy Birthday Toontown!
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