|“||Explore, collect, compete||”|
Poptropica, also known as Poptropica Worldwide is an online, role-play browser game created by Jeff Kinney, and Family Education Network for kids ages 6-15.
It is owned by the Family Education Network, a subsidary of Pearson Education. This ownership give them free advertisement and in turn, Poptropica does the same. Poptropica Worldwide is the owner of FunBrain.com.
In the game, players, called Poptropicans travel to different islands and complete quests on the islands. So far there are thirty-seven islands released on Poptropica and over 500,000,000 Poptropicans, it is unknown how many of them are there now. Poptropica creates a lot of merchandise, including the Poptropica Blimp toy and many outfits, all of which are sold at the Poptropica Shop. They also make action figures, plush models and "Pocketeers," which are two-inch toys.
So far, Poptropica has created one video game, called Poptropica Adventures for the Nintendo DS. There is also a 3DS copy of the game playable on the 3DS.
Planet Poptropicaouter space, it also looks very different from planet Earth.
Many creatures inhabit Poptropica. Here's a small list of unusual inhabitants of Poptropica.
- Giant Spiders
- Great Booga Shark
- A strange humanoid bunny
- A meteorite that grants amazing super-powers
- Spirits of tribal leaders
- Nabooti Totem
- Invader Bot
- Mechanical Mouse
- A cyborg
- Strange crocodile-like creature
- Sea Monsters
- Plant Monsters
- Jersey Devil
- Loch Ness Monster
- White Whale
- Oompa Loompas
- Seemingly Sentient Viruses
On Poptropica, there are places called islands on which different adventures take place. From zombies to spies, from elves to pirates, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to robots, each island has its own theme, story line, and humor. Learn more about the different islands of Poptropica in this section.
List of Islands
Information About Each Island
- Main article: Early Poptropica Island
- "Poptropica's oldest inhabitants have a problem: someone's been stealing their stuff! To return what's rightfully theirs, you'll explore creepy sewers, pitch-black caverns, and even a giant's garden in the clouds. See how it all began with the very first Poptropica Island: Early Poptropica!"
- ―Advertisement for Early Poptropica Island
- Main article: Shark Tooth Island
- "Shark Tooth Island is online and ready to be explored! The citizens of the virtual world Island for kids are having BIG shark trouble. Only you can save the day by discovering the many secrets of the online virtual world, Shark Tooth Island."
- ―Advertisement for Shark Tooth Island
- Main article: Time Tangled Island
- "A malfunctioning time machine has messed up history! It's your job to go back in time and set things right in this online virtual world. Because if you don't, who knows what the future will hold?"
- ―Advertisement for Time Tangled Island
- Main article: 24 Carrot Island
- "Something strange is happening on 24 Carrot Island. People are going missing, and the virtual world's carrots are disappearing as well. It's up to you to get to the bottom of the mystery and to bring the Island back to its former splendor!"
- ―Advertisement for 24 Carrot Island
- Main article: Super Power Island
- "A giant meteor has crashed into the virtual world's prison, freeing hardened criminals and giving them super powers. Now they are wreaking havoc on the Island. Only a true superhero can stop them and save the day."
- ―Advertisement for Super Power Island
- Main article: Spy Island
- " New sinister menace has been discovered by Poptropica's three top spies, but now the spies have vanished! You will need the skills of a cunning spy to rescue them and discover all the clues of the online virtual world, Spy Island. Get ready for gadgets, sneaky moves, and hair-raising adventures!"
- ―Advertisement for Spy Island
- Main article: Nabooti Island
- " For centuries, the Nabooti tribe has been protected by the power of seven sacred jewels. But now, the jewels are missing! Trek across Africa to find the missing jewels and return them to the Nabooti tribe. You'll visit pyramids, ancient mines, and giant waterfalls on your online virtual world quest."
- ―Advertisement for Nabooti Island
- Main article: Big Nate Island
- " Get ready for a whole new type of online virtual world adventure on Poptropica. Enter the comic strip world of Big Nate - a wisecracking kid who holds the all-time record for detentions at this school. You're on a mission to find a long-lost time capsule which, if found, can save the school from demolition. You'll need help from Nate and his friends to complete your online virtual world quest!"
- ―Advertisement for Big Nate Island
- Main article: Astro Knights Island
The trailer for AK
- "Launch thyself into a new online virtual world adventure on Poptropica! The princess hath been kidnapped and taken to the far reaches of space. Thou must assemble a space vessel and fly among the stars on an intergalactic quest to rescue her and save the kingdom of Arturus is the online virtual world, Astro-Knights Island."
- ―Advertisement for Astro Knights Island
- Main article: Counterfeit Island
The trailer for CF
- "Some of the world's most famous artwork is on display at the Island's museum, but rumor has it someone's out to steal it. Can you explore the dark and dangerous side of the online virtual world Counterfeit Island and save the day in the cracking canvas caper?"
- ―Advertisement for Counterfeit Island
- Main article: Reality TV Island
The trailer for RTV
- "Have you ever wanted to be the star of a reality TV show? Well, now's your chance! Duke it out with your fellow contestants and avoid elimination to win the show's grand prize and become a hero to your hometown in the online virtual world, Reality TV Island"
- ―Advertisement for Reality TV Island
- Main article: Mythology Island
The trailer for MI
- "Mighty Zeus, king of the gods, needs a hero - and he wants you! To satisfy Zeus, you'll need to battle monsters, swim the depths of the ocean, and descend into the mysterious underworld. Will you emerge a hero like Hercules, or face the fiery wrath of Zeus and his thunderbolts?"
- ―Advertisement for Mythology Island
- Main article: Skullduggery Island
The trailer for SD
- "Set sail for adventure! Outwit cunning pirates and battle fierce sea monsters in the biggest Poptropica online virtual world quest yet. Build your ship. Assemble your crew. Rule the sea!"
- ―Advertisement for Skullduggery Island
- Main article: Steamworks Island
The trailer for SW
- "The silence of empty streets welcomes you. Metal and machines fill the lonely halls, and a growing mystery lurks behind a shroud of steam. Can you uncover what happened to the inhabitants of this ancient online virtual world? Gear up for a steam-powered adventure you will never forget."
- ―Advertisement for Steamworks Island
- Main article: Great Pumpkin Island
- "Halloween is here, but not all of the PEANUTS kids are celebrating - not when Charlie Brown keeps getting tricks instead of treats, Snoopy is attacked by the infamous Red Baron, and Linus waits all night for the Great Pumpkin. Can you set things right in this online virtual world and save Halloween?"
- ―Advertisement for Great Pumpkin Island
- Main article: Cryptids Island
The trailer for CT
- "An eccentric billionaire is promising a big reward to whoever can prove the existence of cryptids - hidden creatures. The hunt is on for Bigfoot, Nessie, and other legendary beasts. But watch out: you're not the only one in search of these monsters in this online virtual world - and your competitors will stop at nothing to find them!"
- ―Advertisement for Cryptids Island
- Main article: Wild West Island
- "A shadow is creeping across the frontier, and its name is El Mustachio Grande. He's the meanest, nastiest outlaw in the land, and he's terrorizing the good folks of the online virtual world Wild West Island. With your trusty horse by your side, only you stand between the Mustachio gang and total anarchy. Can you bring Mustachio to justice, once and for all?"
- ―Advertisement for Wild West Island
- Main article: Wimpy Wonderland
The trailer for WMP
- "The kids in town are enjoying a snow day - all except for Greg Heffley, whose little brother Manny has gone missing! It's up to you to find Manny, but before you do, you'll have to contend with surly teenagers, crabby senior citizens, and those rotten Whirley Street kids. Join Greg, Rowley, Rodrick, and the rest of theWimpy Kid characters for a snow-capped adventure you'll never forget!"
- ―Advertisement for Wimpy Wonderland Island
Magic Tree House: Red Dragon
- Main article: Red Dragon Island
The trailer for RD
- "The Magic Tree House has landed on Poptropica! Join Jack and Annie on a journey back in time to a world of samurai warriors, sumo wrestlers, and even greater dangers that lurk in the clouds. When trouble strikes, it's up to you to master a set of elite ninja skills and undertake a dangerous rescue mission. Can you find your way back home, or will you be stuck in the virtual world of old Japan forever?"
- ―Advertisement for Red Dragon Island
- Main article: Shrink Ray Island
The trailer for SR
- "A young genius has invented a ray gun that shrinks anything it touches - including you! But when the scientist and her invention go missing, you'll have to keep the shrink ray from falling into the wrong hands, and find a way to bring yourself back to normal size. To solve a problem this big, you've got to think small!"
- ―Advertisement for Shrink Ray Island
- Main article: Mystery Train Island
The trailer for MT
- "How do you solve a mystery when everyone is a suspect? It's 1893, and some of the world's brightest minds are traveling by train to the World's Fair in Chicago. But after a dastardly crime puts the fate of the Fair in peril, only you can piece together the clues and collar the criminal. All aboard for a whodunit that will keep you guessing until the last twist of the tracks!"
- ―Advertisement for Mystery Train Island
- Main article: Game Show Island
The trailer for GMS
- "Welcome to a future where robots rule. Building computers to compete on TV game shows seemed like a funny idea - until the machines wanted more. Now, after years of robotic dominance, Poptropica needs a savior. Are you clever enough to beat the robots at their own games, and restore the dignity of all Poptropicans?"
- ―Advertisement for Game Show Island
- Main article: Ghost Story Island
The trailer for GST
- "Hemlock Harbor is a town with a secret. Restless spirits are said to haunt its shores, but no one knows who they are, what they want -- or how to get rid of them. Can you hunt the ghosts of Hemlock Harbor and uncover the mystery that will set them free?"
- ―Advertisement for Ghost Story Island
- Main article: S.O.S Island
The trailer for SOS
- "When a whale-watching expedition strikes an iceberg, a pleasure cruise becomes a disaster scene. As the ship sinks deeper and deeper into the frigid waters of the North Atlantic, can you rescue everyone onboard before it's too late?"
- ―Advertisement for S.O.S Island
- Main article: Vampire's Curse Island
The trailer for VC
- "For centuries, a truce has existed between the people of a remote mountain village, and the vampire who lives in the castle high above. Now, that truce is shattered, and Count Bram has captured a young villager. Can you rescue her from his evil clutches -- and avoid being struck by the vampire's curse?"
- ―Advertisement for Vampire's Curse Island
- Main article: Twisted Thicket Island
The trailer for TWT
- "A quiet seaside village has been attacked by mysterious beings that dwell nearby. You are chosen to enter the dark woods and confront the creatures. But beyond the forest's edge lies a world of magic and danger, where the only thing more twisted than the tree trunks is the truth."
- ―Advertisement for Twisted Thicket Island
- Main article: Poptropolis Games Island
The trailer for PG
- "Once every 100 years, the ancient capital of Poptropica -- Poptropolis -- rises from the sea to host a tournament created to prove tribal supremacy. Each of the tribes of Poptropica sends a representative to compete across a series of grueling events for a chance to become the Champion of Poptropica. Do you have what it takes to vanquish the competition and win glory for your tribe?"
- ―Advertisement for Poptropolis Games Island
- Main article: Wimpy Boardwalk Island
The trailer for WB
- "It's summertime, but the living ain't easy for a wimpy kid. When Greg and Rowley visit the boardwalk for a relaxing beach vacation, they never expect to run afoul of thieving teens, ravenous seagulls, and crooked carnies. Only you can clean up Greg's mess before vacation ends!"
- ―Advertisement for Wimpy Boardwalk Island
- Main article: Lunar Colony Island
The trailer for LC
- Main article: Super Villain Island
The trailer for SV
- "Deep inside a top-secret prison, four of Poptropica's most infamous villains float in suspended animation. Your mission: to infiltrate their minds and extract the sources of their evil. Can you withstand a journey to the heart of darkness, or will their twisted dreams trap you forever?"
- ―Advertisement for Super Villain Island
- Main article: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island
The trailer for CCF
- "After years of silence, Willy Wonka's magical chocolate factory is re-opening, and you've got a Golden Ticket. But when a group of misbehaving kids threaten to destroy Wonka's candy creations, he needs you to save the day. Prepare to untangle a confectionary conundrum that's full of sweet treats and sticky situations!"
- ―Advertisement for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island
- Main article: Zomberry Island
The trailer for ZB
- Main article: Night Watch Island
The trailer for NW
- "After the stores have closed and the shoppers have all gone home, the mall is your playground. But are you alone on the night watch... or is someone watching you? From escaped animals to creeping cat burglars, get ready to find out what really happens after hours!"
- ―Advertisement for Night Watch Island
- Main article: Back Lot Island
The trailer for BL
- "The greatest filmmaker of all time has come out of hiding, and he needs your help to make his masterpiece. But will you be producing the next big blockbuster, or is there trouble in tinseltown? From the first frame to the final cut, it's lights, camera, action!"
- ―Advertisement for Back Lot Island
- Main article: Virus Hunter Island
The trailer for VH
- "Somewhere in Poptropica, an unknown citizen harbors within his bloodstream a dangerous new virus. Your mission: locate Patient Zero, and eradicate the disease before it spreads. Prepare for a perilous journey to the most far-out place of all — inside the human body!"
- ―Advertisement for Virus Hunter Island
- Main article: Mocktropica Island
The trailer for MKT
- "Poptropica is under new management, and it's falling apart at the seams! The newest Island isn't finished, the staff is nowhere to be found, and you can't take two steps without running into a game-breaking bug. Get ready to go behind the scenes for your most important adventure yet — because this time, you've got to save Poptropica itself!"
- ―Advertisement for Mocktropica Island
- Main article: Monster Carnival Island
The trailer for MC
- "In the dead of night, a caravan rumbles into town. The traveling carnival has returned! But this is no day at the park. Behind the lights and the laughter, the carnival harbors a dark secret. Buy a ticket if you dare, but beware — once you enter, you may never be able to escape the Monster Carnival!"
- ―Advertisement for Monster Carnival Island
- Poptropica was officially launched September of 2007.
- As of October 19th of 2012, Poptropica has had over 498 million users.
- In early 2010, the Poptropica team added membership for Poptropica users to have an upgraded access to exclusive items from the Poptropica Store, and to play on islands before their release to non-members. In August of 2014, they allowed members to access a beta island, Poptropica Land, where they are able to play with special idealistic tools, costumes, etc., for their enjoyment, even if they will not be used in future islands.
- Poptropica Website
- Poptropica Island Tour
- Poptropica Creator's Blog
- Poptropica on Google Plus
- Poptropica on Youtube
- Poptropica on Facebook
- Poptropica on Twitter
- The Mews Foundation Website
- Poptropica Wiki