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The Simpsons: Tapped Out State of Despair content update

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181 "Love, Springfieldian Style"
"State of Despair"
"A Classless Reunion" 183
"The honeymoon might be over and love gone forever (or until next year, whichever comes first). But luckily our favorite citizens have been saved by an unlikely hero. Freed from the confines of the rec center, Springfield can get back to normal. Stay tuned to find out what normal means to them!"
―Event description on app store.
Store Panel.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out State of Despair is the one hundred and eighty-second content update, and was released on February 27, 2019 and ended on March 12th, 2019. The event requires Level 20 to start. It added 1 new character, 1 new building-character combo, 1 new building and 4 new decorations.


Image Name Unlock image Notes
Mary Bailey.png Governor Mary Bailey Governor Mary Bailey Unlock.png Unlocks after completing State of Mine Pt. 5.
Constance Harm.png Judge Constance Harm Judge Constance Harm Unlock.png Unlocks with Juvenile Courthouse.


Image Name Cost Unlock image Notes
Freedom (Falcon).png Freedom Tapped Out Unlock Freedom.png Unlocks with Presidential Estate.
Theodore Roosevelt.png Teddy Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt Unlock.png Unlocks with Springfield National Park.
Richard Nixon.png Richard Nixon Richard Nixon Unlock.png Unlocks with Scandal-gate Hotel.
George Washington.png George Washington Tapped Out George Washington New Character.png Unlocks with Ye Olde Cherry Tree.
Abraham Lincoln.png Abraham Lincoln Tapped Out Abraham Lincoln New Character.png Unlocks with Lincoln's Cabin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower.png Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight D. Eisenhower Unlock.png Unlocks with Eisenhower's 4x4.
Adil.png Adil Hoxha Adil Hoxha Unlock.png Possible prize in the Ballot Box Mystery Box.
President Lisa.png President Lisa President Lisa Unlock.png
Russ Cargill.png Russ Cargill Russ Cargill Unlock.png
Rose Quimby.png Rose Quimby Rose Quimby Unlock.png Unlocks with Capital City Capitol Building.


Image Name Cost Build time Task Notes
TSTO Springfield Mystery Spot.png Springfield Mystery Spot 6s Doing God Knows What Unlocks after completing State of Mine Pt. 1.
TSTO Juvenile Courthouse.png Juvenile Courthouse Donut Tapped Out.png150 Making a Fortune Off Misguided Youth Unlocks Judge Constance Harm.


Image Name Cost Build time Task Notes
Presidential Estate.png Presidential Estate 6s Giving Guided Tours Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks Freedom.
Tapped Out Republican Party HQ.png Republican Party HQ Engaging The One Percent Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Scandal-gate Hotel.png Scandal-gate Hotel Taking Reports of Concerned Guests Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks Richard Nixon.
Tapped Out Lincolns cabin.png Lincoln's Cabin Income Tax Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks Abraham Lincoln.
Capital City Capitol Building.png Capital City Capitol Building Donut Tapped Out.png150 Arguing Which Side of the Aisle is Better Unlocks Rose Quimby.


Image Name Notes
Museum of Zippers.png Museum of Zippers Unlocks after completing State of Mine Pt. 2.
Pot Belly Pigeon Feeder.png Pot Belly Pigeon Feeder Unlocks after completing State of Mine Pt. 3.
Field Trip Memorial.png Field Trip Memorial Unlocks after completing State of Mine Pt. 4.
Sky Finger Monument.png Sky Finger Monument Tapping it taps all buildings in your land with a cooldown of 24 hours.
Unlocks after starting Get to the Point Pt. 2.
Requires Blue-Haired Lawyer to start.


Image Name Cost Notes
TSTO Springfield National Park.png Springfield National Park Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks Teddy Roosvelt.
Ye Olde Cherry Tree.png Ye Olde Cherry Tree Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks George Washington.
Eisenhower's 4x4.png Eisenhower's 4x4 Possible Ballot Box Mystery Box.
Unlocks Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Tapped Out Five Corners.png Five Corners Donut Tapped Out.png70


Image Name Possible Content Cost Screen
Ballot Box Mystery Box.png Ballot Box Mystery Box Presidential Estate w/Freedom, Republican Party HQ, Springfield National Park w/Teddy Roosevelt,
Scandalgate Hotel w/Richard Nixon, Ye Olde Cherry Tree w/George Washington, Lincoln's Cabin w/Abraham Lincoln,
Adil Hoxha, President Lisa, Russ Cargill, Eisenhower's 4x4 w/Dwight D. Eisenhower
Donut Tapped Out.png65 Ballot Box Mystery Box Screen.png


Prizes Gameplay
Premium Gameplay


State of Despair Guide.pngState of Despair Prizes.pngState of Despair End Screen.png

Image Name Unlock
TSTO Springfield Mystery Spot.png Springfield Mystery Spot State of Mine Pt. 1
Museum of Zippers.png Museum of Zippers State of Mine Pt. 2
Pot Belly Pigeon Feeder.png Pot Belly Pigeon Feeder State of Mine Pt. 3
Field Trip Memorials.png Field Trip Memorial [x3] State of Mine Pt. 4
Mary Bailey.png Governor Mary Bailey State of Mine Pt. 5

Conform-o-meter impact[edit]

Name Rating Points
Pot Belly Pigeon Feeder, Field Trip Memorial Vanity 100
Springfield Mystery Spot, Museum of Zippers 200
Republican Party HQ Obedience 10
Juvenile Courthouse 20
Presidential Estate, Scandalgate Hotel, Lincoln's Cabin Indolence 10
Capital City Capitol Building Consumerism
Ye Olde Cherry Tree Indolence
Bonus $ and XP
Eisenhower's 4x4 Obedience
Bonus $ and XP
Five Corners Vanity
Bonus $ and XP
Springfield National Park Tree-hugging
Bonus $ and XP
Sky Finger Monument NONE

Other changes made[edit]

February 26th Update (4.37.5; "4_37_StateofDespair")[edit]

  • The app icon and the splash screen were changed back to normal.
  • 4 new columns and 3 new rows of land were added.
  • The decorations limit was increased to 13,000.
  • An indication of how much storage space is needed for Town Portrait was added in case the free space is not enough.
  • The Golden Goose Realty message "Congratulations! You've unlocked all the available land! The Golden Goose Realty will now earn grind currency at a premium rate." was changed to "You have enough Land Tokens to unlock all available land! The Golden Goose Realty will now earn grind currency at a premium rate.".
  • Golden Goose Reality now compares unlocked land and stored Free Land Tokens to determine when to stop earning Free Land Tokens.
  • The Food Needle was removed from the Businesses inventory group.
  • Lewis Clark's character groups were fixed: he was removed from the Regular Characters group and was added to the Premium Male group.
  • Alice Glick's character groups were fixed: her group "Adults" was corrected to "Adult" and was added to the Regular Female group.
  • Part of Alice Glick's Hand Out Mints and Lead a Party, Morty's Look for a Place to Live, Mr. Bergstrom's Sing Educationally, Angel Lisa's Give Proclamations on High and Deliver Divine Judgement, Kathy from Personnel's Take a Tea Break and Pitch a Knit Fit, Circus Acrobat's Wheel and Deal Around Town and Practice Death Defying Feats, Young Grampa Simpson's Peal Potatoes and Mr.s Claus' Paint Toys job animations was fixed.
  • With low memory, only the first 50 friends will be listed in the Springfield Heights Leaderboard.
  • Golden Opportunity Pt. 2 now requires MyPad to be completed.
  • Haunted Crossroads can't be placed on dirt road edge anymore.
  • In the Civil Servants, Gloria's offset position was reduced by 20.
  • Angel Lisa's Find Inner Peace Through Napping and Ms. Claws' Hiss at Merrymakers can now correctly be done at First Church of Springfield too.
  • Blue-Haired Lawyer was added to the Miscellany store group.


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