Aug 252012
 
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Contents:

1 The Rant
2 How to Block Cafe World
3 Ten Restaurant games that would love to have you.
4 Show your support with PicBadges

The Rant

Oh yes, I am definitely bitter. If you accuse me of it, I won’t deny it.

Just in case you haven’t gotten the memo, The Cafe World team at Zynga recently made changes to their gifting system which prevents helper websites such as this blog from working. I’m so very disappointed, as you probably are too if you used this or other helper websites to assist you with your goals.

I feel that this is probably the last nail in Cafe World’s coffin. And they nailed it there themselves. They will definitely lose players over this, and I know for a fact that some of them are paying customers.  I was one.  I bought the Unspoil Genie way back  when you could only buy it for $50 in Cafe Cash, and I’ve bought CC on occasion to help finish up  Multi-Stage Begfests, and to test some of their weirder features. I know there are others like me.

The game has seen steadily decreasing numbers, in terms of active users, for quite some time now. At the height of its popularity, CW boasted 30.5 million monthly active users (MAU). Now before I tell you where they are now, I want to say that Zynga has closed games when they dipped below 2 million MAU, such Dragon Wars and Roller Coaster Kingdom. According to AppData, a website that keeps track of the popularity of Social Games, Cafe World is currently at 2.6 million.  Let that sink in a bit. Continue reading »

Aug 182012
 
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More Cafe World Help:
All Cafe World Posts 
A “Thank you!” to Paul,  Graycloak and everyone else on the forums and elsewhere who have contributed to this article…

ATTENTION CAFE WORLD PLAYERS: Due to changes Zynga/Cafe World made with their gifting system, the freebies found on this blog no longer work. It is completely out of my control, and not something I can fix. Believe me, I have TRIED. I encourage you to read about the other games that I write about on this blog. My apologies. I am disappointed too. If you want to read my rantings on this matter, you can see many on The Facegamer Fan Page. ~Jackie

Happy Weekend everyone!  Lisa Latte and Espresso Joe are back with another story – this time, it’s about their individual childhoods.  Who would have thought that Lisa was a goth punk rocker? Surely not me.  I could easily see Joe being a motorcycle enthusiast though.  My hubby tells me that all men love motors by default.  (Not sure about that, personally.)

This is one of those 12-day sets, with 3 goals unlocking every day.  You should be familiar with them by now.

At the time of this writing, They didn’t put all the goals in.  Figures.  I could only go as far as Day 3, Part 2. So as I find out more, I will edit this post with that information I can find.

Just to reiterate, expect this post to change (additions and subtractions) as I learn more.

If you are having trouble finding a certain item, search this page by pressing CTRL and F to bring up your browser’s “Find” function. Continue reading »

Aug 152012
 
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More Cafe World Help:
All Cafe World Posts 
A “Thank you!” to Paul,  Graycloak and everyone else on the forums and elsewhere who have contributed to this article…

ATTENTION CAFE WORLD PLAYERS: Due to changes Zynga/Cafe World made with their gifting system, the freebies found on this blog no longer work. It is completely out of my control, and not something I can fix. Believe me, I have TRIED. I encourage you to read about the other games that I write about on this blog. My apologies. I am disappointed too. If you want to read my rantings on this matter, you can see many on The Facegamer Fan Page. ~Jackie

Really? Another 4x stove? Aren’t we up to 8x now or something?  Oh well.  This stove’ll just go into the pile of useless stoves along with at leave 15 others I have.  But hey, at least there’s 3 new recipes too.

These goals seems fairly easy, but unfortunately they’re also timed.  Bad news for the new players with few stoves. They probably won’t get this done in time, no matter how easy it seems to be.   I have a listing what to expect from the goals later in this post.

Please remember that where it says “Random dish”, I mean that the dish that you will need to cook may be different than what I have listed.  I included mine as an example to give you an idea of quantities and cook times.

If you are having trouble finding a certain item, search this page by pressing CTRL and F to bring up your browser’s “Find” function. Continue reading »