The Pogo Insider for December 18, 2018 is up, and here are the topics it covers:
- First Class Solitaire HD will be released on Thursday, December 20th.
- In-depth look at the changes Pogo made to Mahjong Safari for the HD version: increased contrast and vibrancy to make the tiles clearer and easier to make matches.
- Another teaser in the neverending line of Poppit Party costume teasers. Shown above.
- A ten-game badge marathon will begin January 23rd (after Quinn’s Aquarium Marathon on January 8th).
- A new Challenge Quest, Winter Journey, will begin at the end of January.
- Jet Set Solitaire was updated today, and along with it came the Winter World Tour and navigation changes.
- SecretBuilders Games (Postcards from Britain, A Way with Words, Grub Crawl, StoryQuest, and Vanishing Trail) are getting a “new game” option, which can be found by clicking the cog icon.
- Stack’em HD now has a screen to help with sound issues and a “new game” option, which can be found by clicking the cog icon.
- Pogo Sudoku now has a screen to help with sound issues.
- Claire Hart Classic has been delayed to early 2019.
- Pogo has officially announced releases for the first half of 2019: Trizzle HD, Word Search Daily HD, Pogo Daily Sudoku, Mahjong Garden. If this is not news to you, that’s because you have already seen them on the Upcoming Games list.
- The next Mini Mall updates will be Valentine’s Day (January 3), World of Pogo (February 7), and St. Paddy’s Day (March 7). After that there will be no new content added to the Mini Mall as Pogo focuses on other parts of the site.
- Pogo Q&A with Pogo Clement about First Class Solitaire HD.
- Q for Pogo: What will the new Challenged-based reward system be like? A: “The look and feel are still being fine-tuned, but I can tell you the new system will provide rewards for working on Challenges, especially Daily, Wednesday Challenges, Magic Marathons, and Challenges Quest events. This will be available to Club Pogo players. and the goal of the new system is to reward your investment in completing Challenges while also including smaller, more focused goals that peppered in throughout the year.”
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