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The Simpsons: Tapped Out 4th of July 2016 content update

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This article is about the Tapped Out's 4th of July content update from 2016. For other year's Tapped Out 4th of July content updates, see TSTO 4th of July Content Updates.
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Event store panel.
Springfield National Park Gil Deal Panel.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out 4th of July 2016 content update was released on June 29, 2016, and was the one hundred and thirtieth content update. It added 2 new characters and 2 new decorations.

Characters[edit]

Image Name Unlock message Notes
Theodore Roosevelt.png Teddy Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt Unlock.png Unlocks with Springfield National Park.
Squawky.png Squawky Squawky Unlock.png Unlocks after completing The Barbarian Candidate Pt. 6.

Returning[edit]

Image Name Unlock message Notes
George Washington.png George Washington Tapped Out George Washington New Character.png Unlocks with Ye Olde Cherry Tree.
Returns from July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Abraham Lincoln.png Abraham Lincoln Tapped Out Abraham Lincoln New Character.png Unlocks with Lincoln’s Cabin.
Returns from 4th July 2013, Valentine's Day 2014, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Rex Banner.png Rex Banner Tapped Out Rex Banner New Character.png Unlocks with Nighthawk Diner.
Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Richard Nixon.png Richard Nixon Richard Nixon Unlock.png Unlocks with Scandal-gate Hotel.
Returns from 4th of July 2015.
Freedom (Falcon).png Freedom Tapped Out Unlock Freedom.png Unlocks with Presidential Estate.
Returns from "Diggs" and "The Man Who Grew Too Much" episode tie-in.

Skins[edit]

Image Name Cost Unlock message Notes
Tapped Out Apu 4th July 2013.png All-American Apu Donut Tapped Out.png30 Tapped Out All-American Apu New Character.png Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.

Buildings[edit]

Returning[edit]

Image Name Building time Costs Task Notes
Tapped Out Nighthawk Diner.png Nighthawk Diner Donut Tapped Out.png90 6s Giving Insomniacs a Place to Go Unlocks Rex Banner.
Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Tapped Out Lincolns cabin.png Lincoln's Cabin Donut Tapped Out.png150 Income Tax Unlocks Abraham Lincoln.
Returns from 4th July 2013, Valentine's Day 2014, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Scandal-gate Hotel.png Scandal-gate Hotel Taking Reports of Concerned Guests Unlocks Richard Nixon.
Returns from 4th of July 2015.
Presidential Estate.png Presidential Estate Donut Tapped Out.png100 Giving Guided Tours Bundle. Unlocks Freedom.
Storing Freedom, it'll be available outside of the Bundle but still at full price.
Returns from 4th of July 2015.

Decorations[edit]

Image Name Cost Notes
TSTO Springfield National Park.png Springfield National Park Donut Tapped Out.png200 Unlocks Teddy Roosvelt.
Old Faithless.png Old Faithless Donut Tapped Out.png40

Returning[edit]

Image Name Cost Notes
Tapped Out Lincoln Memorial.png Lincoln Memorial Cash.png100,000 Returns from July 4th 2014, 4th of July 2015 and "Much Apu About Something".
Tapped Out Fireworks Barge.png Fireworks Barge Donut Tapped Out.png80 Returns from July 4th 2014, Winter 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Tapped Out American Flag.png American Flag Cash.png5,600 Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Tapped Out Pinwheel firework.png Pinwheel Firework 1 FREE on 4th of July
Donut Tapped Out.png40
Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014, Winter 2014, 4th of July 2015 and Crook and Ladder.
Tapped Out Crate of fireworks.png Box of Fireworks Donut Tapped Out.png60 Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014, Clash of Clones, Winter 2014, 4th of July 2015 and Crook and Ladder.
Ye Olde Cherry Tree.png Ye Olde Cherry Tree Donut Tapped Out.png180 Unlocks George Washington.
Returns from July 4th 2014 and 4th of July 2015.
Tapped Out Liberty bell.png Liberty Bell Cash.png50,000 Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014, 4th of July 2015 and "Much Apu About Something".
Tapped Out Lisa statue.png Lisa Statue of Liberty Bundle with Patriotic Box of Fireworks.
Returns from 4th July 2013, July 4th 2014, 4th of July 2015 and "Much Apu About Something".
Patriotic Box of Fireworks.png Patriotic Box of Fireworks Cash.png5,600 Requires Lisa Statue of Liberty to be owned.
Returns from 4th of July 2015.
Tapped Out Holo-Flag Bart.pngTapped Out Holo-Flag Starfleet Federation.pngTapped Out Holo-Flag US Flag.png Holo-Flag Donut Tapped Out.png15 Changes flag every time it's tapped. Each Holo-Flag can be set to have a different flag:
Bart's Pirate Flag, U.S. Flag and Starfleet Federation Flag!
Returns from "Mathelete's Feat" and 4th of July 2015.

Bundles[edit]

Image Name Cost Notes
Presidential Estate.pngFreedom (Falcon).png Presidential Estate and Freedom Donut Tapped Out.png100 Storing Freedom, Presidential Estate'll be available outside of the Bundle but still at full price.
LisaStatuePatrioticBox Bundle.png Lisa Statue of Liberty and Patriotic Box of Fireworks Donut Tapped Out.png95 Patriotic Box of Fireworks can't be bought alone till Lisa Statue of Liberty is owned.

Item Origins[edit]

Image Name
Teddy Roosevelt King-Size Homer (mentioned), The Front (mentioned), The Day the Violence Died (Manhattan Madness),
Mountain of Madness (one of Homer's political powers), Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts (archived audio recordings and mentioned)
Teddy Roosevelt, George Washington,
Abraham Lincoln (on Mount Rushmore)
Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington (picture), I Love Lisa, Kill the Alligator and Run (mentioned), Lisa the Tree Hugger,
Bart-Mangled Banner, Mobile Homer, We're on the Road to D'ohwhere (name seen on sign), Treehouse of Horror XX - "Dial 'M' for Murder or Press # To Return to Main Menu",
Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson (picture), Treehouse of Horror XXIII (opening scene), Much Apu About Something
Squawky The Musk Who Fell To Earth
George Washington Bart Gets an "F", Treehouse of Horror III - "Dial "Z" for Zombies", Selma's Choice (animatronic), I Love Lisa (played by Ralph),
'Round Springfield (mentioned), Lisa the Iconoclast, Pray Anything (painting), Mobile Homer, Treehouse of Horror XIX - "How to Get Ahead in Dead-Vertising",
Gone Maggie Gone, The Ned-liest Catch (mentioned), Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts (picture), A Test Before Trying (mentioned), Black-Eyed, Please (picture),
The Man Who Grew Too Much (photo), Super Franchise Me (seen on one dollar note), Opposites A-Frack (picture), Simpsorama (picture),
Blazed and Confused (picture), The Musk Who Fell To Earth (mentioned), The Cad and the Hat (title screen)
Richard Nixon Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington (mentioned), Dog of Death (mentioned)‎, Duffless (video footage), The Front (mentioned)‎, Whacking Day (video footage), Homer Goes to College, Rosebud,
Treehouse of Horror IV - "The Devil and Homer Simpson", The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular (archive footage), Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield (mentioned),
Homer's Enemy, Worst Episode Ever (voice), Mona Leaves-a (video footage), Blazed and Confused (picture)
Box of Fireworks, Fireworks Barge,
Pinwheel Firework, Patriotic Box of Fireworks
The Yellow Badge of Cowardge
Abraham Lincoln Radio Bart (picture), Homer's Triple Bypass (mentioned), Selma's Choice (animatronic), I Love Lisa (played by Milhouse), Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (animatronic), The Boy Who Knew Too Much,
Helter Shelter (mentioned), Today, I Am a Clown, I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (statue), Treehouse of Horror XIII - "E.T., Go Home" (Homer dressed as him),
Treehouse of Horror XIX - "How to Get Ahead in Dead-Vertising", The Burns and the Bees (mentioned), The Color Yellow, The Ned-liest Catch (mentioned), Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts (picture),
YOLO (picture), You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee, Super Franchise Me (seen on five dollar note), Simpsorama (pictures), Blazed and Confused (photo), The Cad and the Hat (title screen)
Rex Banner Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment
All-American Apu, Liberty Bell Much Apu About Nothing
Freedom Diggs
Scandal-gate Hotel Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington
Presidential Estate Two Bad Neighbors
Nighthawk Diner Old Money, Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment
Springfield National Park, Old Faithless Dial "N" for Nerder, Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts
Springfield National Park, Old Faithless Dial "N" for Nerder
Lincoln Memorial Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington, E Pluribus Wiggum, Much Apu About Something
American Flag Recurring
Ye Olde Cherry Tree Black-Eyed, Please
Holo-Flag Mathlete's Feat
Lincoln's Cabin, Lisa Statue of Liberty The Simpsons: Tapped Out exclusive

Gameplay[edit]

Gameplay
Premium Gameplay


Conform-o-meter impact[edit]

Building or Item Rating Points
Springfield National Park Tree-hugging
Bonus $ and XP
200
5%
Old Faithless 200
2%
Scandal-gate Hotel Indolence 10
Presidential Estate
Lincoln's Cabin
Ye Olde Cherry Tree Indolence
Bonus $ and XP
10
2.75%
Nighthawk Diner Gluttony 10
Patriotic Box of Fireworks Vanity 600
Lincoln Memorial 870
American Flag 450
Holo-Flag 250
Firework Barge Vanity
Bonus $ and XP
800
2.75%
Pinwheel Firework Vanity
Bonus $ and XP
400
2%
Box of Fireworks Vanity
Bonus $ and XP
600
2.25%
Liberty Bell Obedience 10
Lisa Statue of Liberty Obedience
Bonus $ and XP
10
2.75%

Dates[edit]

Date (All Times 8am BST) Event
6/29-7/6 Event
6/29-7/8 Springfield National Park w/Teddy Roosevelt
7/4-7/5 4th of July Pinwheel Firework Giveaway
8/6 Quests Kill Date

Other changes made[edit]

June 29th Update ("4_21_4thOfJuly2016")[edit]

June 30th Update 1 ("4_21_4thOfJuly_Patch1_Postlaunch")[edit]

June 30th Update 2 (Server Update)[edit]

July 4th Update ("4_21_4thOfJuly_Patch2_PostLaunch")[edit]

Sources[edit]