Blog Post #84 – July 31, 2018

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Hello Pogoians,

Happy Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 to each and everyone of you here in Pogo! How has your week been since we last came together for the Pogo Insider?

 

Questions about Double Deuce Poker HD
Pogoians, what questions do you have for the Pogo team about Double Deuce Poker? I’ll be sitting down with them next week and would love to know what you’re curious about with regard to Double Deuce Poker HD, which will be arriving here in Pogo on August 28, 2018.

 

 All the buzz around here is about two games coming up. Once of them being Double Deuce Poker and the other being Word Whomp! In this week’s Sneak Peek, I wanted to focus on the character creation of our beloved Word Whomp character, Nestor. The team knows Nestor is an important part of Word Whomp and wanted to keep him true to himself while also giving him a sleeker style to fit the game.

I sat down with the Pogo Art and Design team and this is what they had to say about the development of Nestor.

“When embarking on the HD upgrade of Word Whomp, the team recognized that we had to be particularly thoughtful about the treatment of its star character, Nestor.

Over the years, Nestor has become one of Pogo’s most visible and recognizable characters. While this lovable gopher has become an ambassador to the Pogo brand, the expression of his personality in the original Word Whomp game was fairly limited. The Art team set about updating the character design to support a greater variety of emotional states and animations. We stayed mindful of adhering to the original spirit and intention of the original character, while exploring ways we could communicate a greater sense of personality.

We began by reaching out to our community, the Pogo players, to discover what people valued and loved about this little guy. The response from the community was particularly insightful. Many players related Nestor to the playfulness and curiosity of their own pets. Others appreciated his never stay down spirit- for every knock on the noggin’, this gopher pops right back up to face another challenge. It was clear that our audience appreciates Nestor’s positive and playful spirit! We took this to heart when updating his character design. We gave him a broader smile and larger eyes- allowing him to emote more clearly to the player. He includes more animations than the original version of the game so he can to express his personality more visibly, too. His animations express a playful attitude and a curiosity, modeled after a few of the Art team’s own pets. We hope the players appreciate the new Nestor as much as we appreciated our opportunity to work with such an iconic Pogo character.”

Here is a look at part of the process of character development for Nestor, which began several months ago.

In the next edition of the Pogo Insider, which will be August 14th, I will have another Sneak Peek for Word Whomp HD!

 

Welcome to the Construction Zone! Here is where you will find the latest on game updates. What is currently “under construction” on Pogo? As often as I can, I’ll sit down with the Pogo team and get the latest info on which games are being worked on and what’s coming. I will always post more details when I have them available. Please understand updates are subject to change.

Please understand that unless an announcement comes directly from EA and/or Pogo, we cannot endorse it as true. All games and updates reported here in the Construction Zone have been given the “go ahead” and are on track to come out. Anything else that is reported is speculation right now.

Upcoming events

Pogo’s 19th Anniversary will be here on September 1. Can you believe it’s been 19 years? In celebration, we’re throwing a Pogo party in true Pogo fashion – with loads of fun! That fun will include an Amazing Mini show on August 30th (more details to come later), a few free Mini items, free Badges and sales on Hidden Object Game Episodes, Power-Ups, and Badges.  This is just a preview, but there will be more complete information available as the time nears.

Pogofest – We’re going to continue the party with PogoFest , which will occur at the end of September and include a Badge Marathon.

We have several other Badge Marathons coming your way, too! Here’s the lineup that we currently have planned, though please understand dates and titles are subject to change so we’re going to use the word “slated” just in case something does change on us!

  • Summer Badge Marathon – Slated for August 6.
  • Quinn’s Aquarium Badge Marathon – Slated for August 20
  • Solitaire Gardens Badge Marathon – Slated for September 6
  • PogoFest Badge Marathon – Slated for September 22

 

Game Updates

Cookie Connect: New levels coming in September

Jet Set: New levels slated for September

A Way With Word: Brand-new Challenges slated for September

 

New Games

We’ve already told you all about Double Deuce Poker and Word Whomp, but just in case you missed those dates, here they are! We’re excited to be bringing these games to you soon.

Double Deuce Poker – Coming August 28!

Word Whomp HD – Coming September 11!

Poppit! HD – September 25!

Tumble Bees HD – Slated for October

Lottso Express HD – Slated for October

Tri-Peaks Solitaire HD – Slated for October

Solitaire Gardens (HTML5) – Slated for November

Mahjong Safari HD – Slated for December

First Class Solitaire HD  – Slated for December

 

Known Issues

Tumble Bees – Some players had reported Rank points were not displaying correctly. This issue has been fixed with the July 31st release.

Jet Set Solitaire – We’re aware of an issue in which the map navigation dot doesn’t currently correspond with the proper level to reach San Francisco. The workaround for this is to hit the left arrow and you will reach San Francisco. The team is aware of this issue and are currently working to fix it. This issue has been fixed with the July 31st release. Additionally, we adjusted a glitch with the cards in the Sydney Extended Stay State Library level. Thank you for all of your feedback about this!

Multiple Games – Some players have reported seeing odd images for Rank Points. The images include $ and % signs. The team has investigated this issue and have found it to be an issue. A fix for the $ issue has been pushed out with the July 31st release. The fix for the $ issue is in the works and should be released in August. Please note: this does not affect gameplay or Rank status

Google Chrome browser – Some players who are using the Google Chrome browser are receiving notifications that Pogo is not a secure site. This is due to Chrome changing their settings. Pogo is currently working with Chrome on updating things on our end to comply with the new standards that Chrome uses. This has been mostly updated with the July 31st release! You will no longer see this message while using Google Chrome for all games except certain Flash games. The Flash games affected by this will have a fix coming out within the next month and I’ll keep you posted here on that. Please understand that Pogo is still secure while using the Google Chrome browser.

H5 games using Safari on mobile/tablets – We’re currently in the process of updating Pogo games so that they’re more fully supported on mobile and tablets, and the functionality of Pogo on mobile/tablets with Safari is part of this; currently, it’s working as intended on Safari as we to adjust games and their mobile functionality.

Website updates

August Mini Mall update: The August Mini Mall update will be out August 2 with some additional summer items. After that, there will be another Mini Mall update on August 28 with special poker-themed items to celebrate the release of Double Deuce Poker!

CLUE will be taking a break from Pogo.com. The last new update for now was on July 30, though you’ll be able to go back and re-play any episodes you’d like at any time, or even buy new episodes if you’d like. Click here to read more.

Pogo recommendations and specifications for your computer – The team has updated the recommended specifications for playing Pogo games smoothly; please click here in order to find out more about these recommendations to help ensure that Pogo games run more smoothly on your computer.

New Pogo Sign-In Experience – New Pogo sign-in experience will be starting to roll out in August and is slated to end in October. Click here for an FAQ.

Chat – (No new update). We’re reviewing new chat solutions. I thank you for your feedback in the blogs on your Pogo chat experience. I’ve collected the feedback and alerted the Pogo team.

 

Every week I answer a non-technical question related to Pogo. We get lots of questions every week, so I try to focus on common themes or the same question coming from different folks. Please ask your non-technical related question in the comments section of the blog.

(For technical issues, please go to Pogo’s Help Page.)

Q. I want to update my email, but there isn’t an option for me to change it. If there is, I don’t see it. How do I update my email address?
A. With the new sign-in process rolling out this fall, many are asking how to update their email address. Here are the steps you can take to update your email address.

  1. Click on My Account
    2. Enter your password to continue
    3. Under “Personal Information” you will see the header named Email. To the far right of that, you will see the word “Edit” and if you click on “Edit” you will be taken to a page that will allow you to update your email address.
    4. Enter in the updated email address and click the yellow Save Changes buttonAs a reminder, please understand that with the new sign-in experience rolling out, you will only be able to have one email address attached to each of your Pogo accounts.

Q. When the upgrade takes place, will I have to pay a yearly membership for Pogo and EA separately? Will the cost of membership go up as well?
A. There are no plans of the Club Pogo membership going up at this time. Please also understand that EA owns Pogo, and has since 2001. There will only be one yearly membership.

 

Alrighty folks! That is the Pogo Insider for this week! I hope you have a very fun and fabulous week here in Pogo. The next Pogo Insider will be Tuesday, August 14th!

Always remember that YOU matter.

Cheers,

Pogo Llama

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If you’re having troubles loading or getting into a Pogo game, please go to Pogo’s Help Page. Unfortunately, I am unable to help out with any technical questions via the blog. Thank you!

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449 Comments

  • why are tokens going away and what should we do with our current tokens will they be transferred to the new system or be lost forever

    • does that mean the slots games are going away or will they be updated with the new reward system

      • Hi pokemon,
        I actually do not have any updates on the slots games at this time. If I do, I will let y’all know in the Construction Zone section of this blog. Thank you.

    • Hi Pokemon,
      To answer your question, back in May, I answered a Pogo Insider question about tokens. In the article, I stated that, in the future, the current token system will be replaced with a new awarding system. Please do click on the link above and then scroll on down to the Insider Question area to read more. Thanks for asking and for being a part of Pogo.

  • I love all the games changing over to HD, except for the fact that we can’t chat while playing, I think that’s a big part of the game, and I feel we are losing out on a great part of the whole pogo experience.

    • Hi catamacam,
      Thank you also for your thoughts on Chat. The Pogo team is reviewing new chat solutions and are aware players do not enjoy the chat on the bottom of the game screen. Thank you.

  • Thank You Soooooo much for this weeks games . I love Spades, Poppit Party,and the Mahjong games They are all some of my favorite games. I’m going to enjoy this week. You guys are the greatest.

  • Are we still keeping Monopoly?

  • Will Mahjong Gardens and the original Phlinx be up graded to HTML? They are my 2 favorite Pogo games.

    Love having Mahjong Gardens as a badge of the month by the way.

  • Good morning Pogo_Llama.

    I was looking forward to the Game of the Month since it is for Mahjong Garden this month. That totally changed when I opened the M&M presents that Pogo sent me. This challenge changed my excitement to dread and then to anger:

    “Mahjong Mastery IV Badge

    Complete 42 puzzles using Animals Puzzle Set on Hard difficulty without using any Hints in 5 weeks!
    Win this badge plus 2000 tokens! “

    My first thought was when did Mahjong Garden change to the HD format with paid helps. My second thought was if Pogo had wanted Quinn’s Aquarium to be game of the month, why didn’t they just make it game of the month.

    If you haven’t realized yet, I believe these requirements are outrageous. I regret opening these “gifts.”

    This brings me to another issue. Had I realized what the challenges were, I NEVER would have opened them and then for a whole month, I wouldn’t have been able to access my gifts page or I would have been stuck with these challenges as I am now.

    There has to be a better way for members to decline the Pogo “gifts” they don’t want. Why not have these “gifts” available in Badge Central for 0 gems? They could be bundled and marketed that all must be completed within the month to get the special badge. Then members can pick and choose what they want without the penalty of not being able to access their gifts page.

    I come to Pogo to relax and enjoy myself not be frustrated and irritated.

    Thank you for listening.

    • Hi SusyQ,
      Thank you for commenting with your feedback on the GOTM challenges. I will relay the feedback from you, and others, to the team.
      I’m always here to listen.
      Take good care.

    • Mahjong Garden isn’t in HD yet and you don’t pay for the hints or anything there =)

  • I love Pogo and have been a member since 2003. That said, I wish you would get more creative (A LOT more creative) with the marathons! We’ve had, and will have, multiple marathons with the same games!

  • I play dice city roller A LOT. when the pogo crew came in and cleaned up this past tuesday something happened. I can no longer get popups associated with checking high scores or looking at someones profile. I am using firefox. before the cleanup everything was working just fine. my wife is a techie and she could not find anything wrong on my end. other DCR peeps are having the same problem. can you help?

    • Hi sailor,
      Thanks for reporting this. You should be able to get into the Java games again. T Hank you.

  • I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Mahjong Garden. SO glad we are getting challenges again. I’ve just been challenging myself since I have all but rank badges. Almost to 400 ages. It’s not as difficult as the newer HD ones, so not so frustrating. I would like to see more ‘undos’ available for the newer games. I don’t have time to play full games over and over because I get to the end and can’t finish. I like to undo far enough to try to figure out what I need to do differently. Otherwise I could love the new games. (24/7 Caregivers don’t have a lot of time to play LONG repeats) Thank you for ALL your help Pogo_Llama

    • HI TamiTeneuli,
      Thank you for what you do as a caregiver. That’s a very loving and stressful job, so thank you.
      Thank you for you suggestion on the undo and your reasoning behind it.
      Have a great weekend and I hope you take some time to have fun.

  • I really appreciate the free badges Pogo gives, however, some we receive are for games we don’t play for a variety of reasons. When they are put in our Mix and Match Albums, which for the most part we purchase badges for games we enjoy playing…it messes up being able to complete the album. Could there be a separate album for the Game of the Month? Thank you.

  • A very ‘blue’ Monday this week…no more new CLUE episodes! I have been a member for a very long time…CLUE is my very favorite! You tell us we can replay or buy episodes not yet owned. However, the few episodes I do not own are older. Many times these will not load after purchase. And many times the episode from the prior week will not load! I am hesitant to spend gems on something I cannot play! Please tell me that Pogo will correct this on going issue.

    • Hi Suziny2,
      First off, I want to thank you for being a long-time member of Pogo. The whole Pogo team appreciates it.
      It is sad when a favorite game ceases to be updated. What other games do you play here on Pogo? I encourage you to explore some more and hopefully you will find a new favorite. We’re also coming out with more and more games so perhaps you will find a very new favorite.
      Thank you for writing in and have a good weekend.

  • Has there been issues with people playing poppit bingo? I am having issues with it.

    • Hi Kitty,
      Unfortunately I’m unable to troubleshoot from the blog. Have you tried going here for loading help or contacting Pogo’s customer support? I do encourage that as those options will help you solve the issue.

  • thank you so much for all the new HD games. spending more time on pogo than my household chores!! also thank you very much that we are not losing monopoly slots– I love that game.

    • You’re welcome, Harriet. And I totally understand as household chores are not as fun as Pogo! :)

  • Good morning, I want to say thank you for all the years Pogo has been around. I have been here from the beginning and a paying member since badges started. I have a question in regards to the mobile games. Why can’t those games be a continuation of progress that you play on your laptop. Yet with the mobile apps you have to start at the very beginning would be nice to have it actually count towards your progress. Will this ever be possible or always remain independent?

    Thank You
    Sincerly
    Snowy

    Have a beautiful week

    • Aww thank you, Snowy! I hope you have a truly beautiful week as well.

      Your idea of a continuation of the games, whether it be on PC or mobile, is something the Pogo team is aware of for the future. As I usually say, when I have updates on that, or anything else update-related, I will post it in the Construction Zone section of the blog. In the meantime, please know your suggestion has been forwarded to the team.

  • Why don’t my token points show after I have completed the HD games?

    • Hello Konnykwz,
      There are not tokens in most of the HD games. Back in May, I answered a Pogo Insider question about tokens. In the article, I stated that, in the future, the current token system will be replaced with a new awarding system. Please do click on the link above and then scroll on down to the Insider Question area to read more. Thanks for asking and for being a part of Pogo.

  • May question is about Quinn’s. Would there be any way possible for pogo
    to make Quinn’s settings to go back and play Level 1 and level 2 over?
    Beyond level 2, it is very hard for me to play it. So in the future if you have badges to do, I won’t be able to do them. I know in some games you have the option to go back and start at level 1, if choose to do so. I would so much appreciate it if they could do it.
    Thanks in advance

    • Hi Cutepetunia,
      Thank you for your suggestion, I will let the Pogo team know. Have a good week here in Pogo.

  • I HAVE BEEN WAITING PATIENTLY FOR THE OLD CROSSWORD COVE SET UP TO COME BACK.WILL IT BEE SOON? NOT REALLY CRAZY ABOUT THE “HD” THING IN MY FAVS, BUT CAN LIVE WITH IT. THANKS.

    • Hi MyMyOhMy,
      As the new Crossword Cove HD is now available, the Flash version of Crossword Cove will not become available again.
      To better understand why we are updating our games to the new HTML 5 technology, I believe it would be best to read this article I wrote and posted back in July of last year. This will explain what is going on with the technology and why Pogo must embrace it.

  • Hello Pogo_Llama,
    I want to say I miss Snood. I loved that game from the beginning. I hope you bring it back some day. I noticed my badges were gone too. I was wondering if you were planning to bring Shuffle Bump from Java as it doesn’t seem to want to work on the Java on my computer. Many thanks for keeping Scrabble too!
    Wolf

  • are the new hd games going to award tokens

    • Hello Karen,
      The new HD games will not be awarding tokens. In May, I answered a Pogo Insider question about tokens. In the article, I stated that, in the future, the current token system will be replaced with a new awarding system. Please do click on the link above and then scroll on down to the Insider Question area to read more. Thanks for asking and for being a part of Pogo.

  • Is Monopoly slots sticking around for a little longer?

  • Hello Llama,
    Just wanted to say thanks for all the info, it’s appreciated! Also, please pass a huge thanks to the entire POGO TEAM, for all the fun new games, badges, etc. It’s been a fun year, with more on the way I see, and we appreciate all the hard work it requires of all of you! Have a good one!

    • Aww thank you so much! You have a wonderful and fun weekend here in pogo, Judarah!

  • I thought I had read that Scrabble would end, but I don’t remember when…can you tell me

  • In CLUE some of the cities in the episodes won’t load. It is very annoying. Sometimes if I go out of the game and come back they will load, but most of the time they don’t. I’ve been a Club Pogo member for over 10 years. Is there a tech problem with this on your end or is it my computer?

    • Hi bunnylady,
      Thank you for being a Club Pogo member for 10 years. :)
      Unfortunately I’m unable to troubleshoot from the blog. Have you tried going here for loading help or contacting Pogo’s customer support? I do encourage that as those options will help you solve the issue.

  • Hi, Re: the Solitaire Gardens up date in November, will we still have access to our existing gardens?

    • We will have to check with the developer as Solitaire Gardens was not developed by Pogo. The developer for Solitaire Gardens is Jolly Bear. Thank you for asking.

  • I have finished all the levels in Quinn’s Aquarium. Do you know when there will be new levels?

  • HI, I have a Pogo friend who has been playing Monopoly World Edition everyday. She is at rank 100 already and she ask me in wonder if Pogo will have more ranks coming soon. I told her I don’t know and was thinking that might be enough ranks for that game. What do you think? I am also another player that don’t like Nestor’s new look. But understand that there can be changes.

    • Hi dolphingirl,
      I’m so happy your friend is enjoying Monopoly so much that she’s at rank 100! However, as that game is a Flash game, there will not be any new ranks added to it, but there may be some badges in the future. I’m actually not sure on that one, though. If, and when, I have any updates on Monopoly being converted to H5, I will let you all know in the Construction Zone. Thank you.

  • It’s really sad your taking away game tokens after all these years . I guess since we are paying you for a service (games) pogo makes the decision for all involved. If I get a response I’ll be surprised.

    • Hey trandmac,
      Thank you for your feedback and I’m sad to hear you feel that way.

  • is there anyway someone can work on payday freecell, bowling, or the spiders sol, games these are in dire need of enlargement and HD would help them out a bunch.

  • when are you going to add new levels to spades it’s been years, I have leveled out years ago and so have many others, could you please add some new levels, thank you mstychrsty

    • Hi JanelleP9,
      I do not have any updates for you about Spades, but I thank you for asking. When and if I do receive updates about this game, I will provide an update in the Construction Zone section of the Pogo Insider blog. Thank you.

  • hi, I agree with my friend, JanelleP9 please add new levels to spades, i have seen where other games have leveled up 2 or 3 times but spades has been level 50 for years, thank you

  • I haven’t had a chance to read all of the comments posted yet but… I would like to put my opinion out here on the new game of the month badges. I’m okay if the badges would be some what reasonable, but like this month (Aug) It’s requiring to get all 4 badges to play over 75 games. Now I like the game but really??? When you have GOM, tournament, and then the weekly challenges and just want to play games you like to play??? it’s making pogo not so fun when you want to get all the badges you all are giving us which is greatly appreciated but just a bit too much!!! Thanks for listening!!!

    • Hi kimmi921,
      Thank you for relaying your thoughts on the Game of the Month badges. I am here to listen and appreciate your stopping by.

  • SS Pogo Llama I’m loosing it i didn’t have a problem with the personal challenges, I had the Mix and Match Badges checked that’s why i couldn’t get the personal badges. Old age so sorry

  • I love Pogo and have for so many years but I’m really disappointed in the lack of mini mall releases. The mini mall is a huge part of why I love Pogo so much! I really hope you will go back to releases every 2 weeks.

  • I’ve been a Pogo member for nearly 14 years – and most days play 6+ hours. For the first time, I am questioning whether I will renew my membership. For me, half the fun of playing Pogo games has been watching the token count grow. Yes, I am one of “those” people. With no tokens in the updated games, I am having fewer and fewer games to pick from as I will not play them if there are no tokens awarded. I also don’t like the idea that nearly every new game is a game where you are encouraged to spend gems (cash). Some of the games are nearly impossible to win if you don’t buy power ups – and when there is a Wednesday challenge for a hidden object game, it gets really boring if you don’t BUY new chapters. Gems for mini mall, badges, power-ups, chapters & extra moves could get really expensive! I really am debating if membership is worth it!

    • Hello whynot46p,
      I want to thank you for being a Pogo member for 14 years. We (the Pogo team and I) truly do appreciate it. I also thank you for your feedback and please know I am here to listen and will relay your feelings to the team.
      Please have a good weekend.

  • I would like to know if all the new HD games chat is going to be at the bottom of the games? I have met a lot of people in pogo, and I go in rooms so I can chat with them and play the games at the same time, my membership is up in September and if I can’t chat with my friends I don’t know if I want to renew my membership, :( My husband and I have been members for many years, thanks from an unhappy member,

    • Hello Keys,
      Thank you also for your thoughts on Chat. The Pogo team is reviewing new chat solutions and are aware players do not enjoy the chat on the bottom of the game screen. Thank you.

  • Are you going to upgrade Penguin Blocks and Fortune Bingo?? I can’t play penguin blocks on any browsers that I use!! I have the new Java version installed!, but I still can’t play!! Please if you have any suggestions!! Please let me know in your next blog! Thank You!! for Listening. I LOVE ALLTHE GAMES IN THE LIST THAT ARE GOING TO BE UPGRADED!!! I CAN’T WAIT TO PLAY TUMBLE BEES AND ALL THE OTHER GAMES ON THE LIST< IN THEIR NEW VERSIONS THANK YOU!!!

    • Hi Youngmaria3,
      When you play the Java games, what browser are you using? Java only works with IE11 at this time.
      I’m so glad you’re excited for the new game updates. When the games are released, please let me know how you are liking them.

  • Thank you for the Mahjong Garden gifts. Have ranked out so I really appreciate these new challenges.

    • Hi Ma,
      Thank you very much for saying so. I’m so glad you are enjoying them. And congratulations on ranking out on Mahjong Garden!

  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for the Mahjong Garden badges!! I’m so excited to start them. That is my favorite Pogo game! (Quinns is fast becoming my second fave!)

    • Hi Camido,
      Oh how wonderful! Have fun and enjoy playing those Challenges for Mahjong Garden!

  • Hi! I am happy with html games and extra happy to not use the flash player. I plan on uninstalling flash permanently. So looking forward to that. Also, old and new Nestor are wonderful. Colorful!

    • OH thank you so much, AuntiOxidant! (I really like your user name, very clever!)
      Have a fun weekend!

  • I cannot get 3 balloons or less on Poppit Party. I have many times on Poppit. Does this mean that I am disqualified from winning this badge? It would be the first time in 18 years.

    • Players, do you have any tips for Posetch on Poppit! Party’s Wednesday Challenge?

    • Use your costume power-ups wisely. I play the game till it says I have no moves left, then I try using the power-ups to maximum strategic effect in order to get the three or less balloons. When I did do it well, most games I had 0 balloons left. Now I did get lucky with spike as I had 12 balloons left but the set-up was such that with the 2 push pin power-ups I was able to “tweak” that to three by strategic use of the (available) power-ups which allowed me to make another pop match or 2. Power-ups I focus on using are, color erase, recolor area, big pop, row pop, column pop, recolor balloon and balloon swap and finally the push pin; each have there strategic usage and if used properly can be mixed to promote a better outcome. The other power-ups were really of no consequence for this challenge. Good luck in your game.

  • Hi Llama,
    I am soooo disappointed that Clue is going away. That is my favorite game on Pogo.
    I have every episode and played them all over and over again.
    The HOG games are my favorites, with Clue being on the top of the list.
    I always looked forward to Monday’s when my hubby would gift me the new episode of Clue.
    I have friends on Pogo, who love Clue and it too, is their favorite game.
    So is it ever coming back????
    And yep, I am another player who wants to see Poppit Party 2 be released.
    I remember a few months ago, some one sent you a list of new outfits/people that you could use for Poppit Party 2, and they were great ideas!!!
    I do not understand why Pogo is dragging their feet on this game, when we, the players, want this game released?
    As always, thank you for keeping us CLUED in on up coming events. :)

    • Hi pppblondie,
      It is sad when a favorite game ceases to be updated. I’m so grateful that you were able to find so much enjoyment in CLUE. What other games do you play here on Pogo?
      While we are aware of the desire for more costumes in Poppit! Party, the Pogo team is also working on many other projects here at Pogo including the converting the current games to H5 before Flash and Java technologies go away. However, they know it’s been very much requested and are looking into possibilities.
      Thank you for writing in and have a good weekend.

  • couldn’t you keep some of the older games. too play new games they now use goodle chrome. and others . I only use I E I don’t use anything. I have no idea how to change

    • Hi Gjhughes,
      I do understand that change is hard and especially confusing sometimes when it comes to computer and technology. To better understand why we are updating our games to the new HTML 5 technology, I believe it would be best to read this article I wrote and posted back in July of last year. This will explain what is going on with the technology and why Pogo must embrace it.

  • Hi pogo Llama, love the wednesday challenges, we all agree(the people in my room that badge IV was/is the worst, I’m doing that one first. I love garden majong and was sooo happy to see the badges as I’ve bought the rest!!! Whem are we getting the next party poppit costumes(I know you’ve heard it umteen times before…LOL Health and happiness to you and your WI family and pogo workers. Thank you all for a great week, Take care sweetie!!! I do have one bad thing bothering me—I keep reporting bot users, and reporting them, but they are still here,,,they are ruining the tourney. Thank you dear for all your help.

    • Hi Llama, if you don’t want to answer my bot question in the blog, can you at least send me an answer in personal mail, thank you….

      • Hi Marilynb,
        Please know that reporting spammers and bots does really help. We have a team of dedicated agents that respond to these reports. If you click here, you can read all the different ways to report abuse in Pogo based upon the location of where the abuse is happening. Thank you for reporting the abuse.

    • Hi marilynb1956,
      Thanks for your comment and I hope you have a fun weekend here in Pogo.

  • I love all the new HD games but I really miss the chat on the right side of game. Miss talking to my friends and it is so hard to communicate when chat is under game and hidden.

    • Hello Shebanker,
      Thank you also for your thoughts on Chat. The Pogo team is reviewing new chat solutions and are aware players do not enjoy the chat on the bottom of the game screen. Thank you.

  • When are you going to have more costumes for Poppit Party? I have finished out of Collection 1, would like more costumes. Thanks

    • Hi cmlr0953,
      I do not have any updates for you about Poppit! Party costumes, but I thank you for asking. When and if I do receive updates about this game, I will provide an update in the Construction Zone section of the Pogo Insider blog. Thank you.

  • Please, please please ask the badge team to include the Flash games that are being upgraded into the upcoming marathons. It will give players like myself who have not yet ranked out progress toward the next Game Award Badge.

  • please bring back monopoly

    • Hi Husseywolf,
      Monopoly is still available to play and has not gone anywhere. Thank you.

  • Is there no badge magic badges this month, I so look forward to them.

    • Hi Sheba,
      Thank you for your question about Badge Magic. Unfortunately, Badge Magic is on hiatus right now. Please click here for more information.

  • Is there a list of all the Java games that can be played on Internet explorer only? I believe I did see something a while back stating and listing at least 80 games that are not playable under Google Chrome. Where can this list be found, if indeed there is one?

    • Hi Jo,
      Java is only available on Internet Explorer 11 at this point as that is the only browser that supports the Java technology. Please click here for a list of Pogo’s Java games.
      Thank you for asking

  • I would like to see Dice City Roller, Penguin Blocks, and Thousand Island Solitaire become HD or html.

    • Thank you for your game suggestions, Maur.

      • Although I am not Penguin Block’s hugest fan, I to would love to see a Penguin Blocks HD (HTML5)… And I can for absolute certainty speak for my aunt (caheartlandlady), she would absolutely love to see Bob and penguin blocks converted.