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What a GREAT month!

December 15, 2011

We had our very first Community Appreciation Month in November – and we went all out in showing our players how much we value them!

The Sims Social, EA FIFA Superstars, Pet Society, Restaurant City, Madden NFL Superstars, World Series Superstars, Monopoly Millionaires – among our other titles – were all involved and we set out to say a great big thank you – and here are just a few highlights!

Launching The Welcoming Committee!

We kicked off Community Appreciation Month by introducing the new Welcoming Committee – a specially selected team of users who are there meet and greet brand new forum members and help them find what they need. It’s something our players have really appreciated and just one of the ways we wanted to say ‘thank you’ to our players – old and new!

You can find out more about the committee here.

Global Meet Up!

The Sims Social had its first ever Meet Up on November 14th! Over 7,000 people signed up from around the world – and it looks like people had a lot of fun, too! Check out some of these pictures taken by fans on the night – remember, most of these players had never met before and the only thing they had in common was their love for The Sims Social. We think it’s pretty amazing how a social game can really bring folks together!

24hr Gift Giveaway!

To celebrate our community’s third birthday, players were treated to free gifts all day long across participating titles for a whole day! Not only did they get free gifts on the fan pages, but in the forums, too!

Here are some great comments from our players from the event:

“Thank you for everything you do and are still doing. I hope there will be many more birthdays I can share with you. You haven’t just given me the games to play, but the opportunity to make some wonderful friends that I will treasure forever.” – Dawny

“Happy Birthday Forum! <3 I’m so glad to have been a part of this forum for (almost XD) already 2 years <3 I’ve met such wonderful people along the way. <3″ – Hellgirl223

“I woke up this morning first thing i did went here WOOHOOOOO YEEEAH!!” – Sasha Bunny

“You’ve made many people happy and excited! And on behalf of me and my colleagues, thank you very much … I admit the game animation and graphics are very good, arguably the best!” – Basuki Leksoboww

“Thank you for all the presents! (But shouldn’t we be giving you presents?) It’s too awesome!!! The players that left don’t know what they’re missing! Thanks, again!” – KristySekhmet

“Really wish there were a way to pay you back for bringing my most favorite game to Facebook… THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU” – Njpirro

Competitions!

Restaurant City ran its Restaurant of the Year competition, in search of creative designers to show off their skills! Five lucky winners received cooking cash and exclusive Restaurant City merchandise! You see can see the winning designs here.

The Sims Social also ran a competition, asking players to design a The Sims Social t-shirt. The winners had their designs made and sent to them! Check out the winning designs here!

NFL Madden Superstars launched a competition to find the highest rated team – check out who won here!

New Forum Look!

Our forums got a face-lift with cool new backgrounds that really bring our community to life!

That’s just a few of the great things that happened through the month.

Thanks to all of our players for taking part in this great event – and we’re so glad you enjoyed yourselves. :)

Dinner At Midnight With Maggie!

October 12, 2011

Restaurant City players around the world are getting into the Halloween spirit in this month’s Dinner At Midnight competition going this week on the official forums.

Players are encouraged to show off their decorating skills by designing a spooky restaurant for a chance to grab their share of 2000 cooking cash!

A lucky first prize winner will be awarded a whopping 1,000 cooking cash (that’s almost $200!), while runner ups walk away with 600 and 400 cooking cash for second and third place, respectively!

Last year’s Spooktacular Cook Off competition resulted in submissions flooding in from players around the world and the Restaurant City community looks forward to a similar response this year. It’s clear that Restaurant City players love Halloween!

Restaurant City has been inspiring players to express their creativity for over 2 years on Facebook. We’ll certainly be looking forward to the results of this years Dinner at Midnight competition!

Players have until Sunday 16th October to enter. See full details here.

Design Your Ultimate BBQ Party in Restaurant City!

July 30, 2011

Restaurant City fans are in for a real treat this week with the launch of a brand new competition: the Ultimate BBQ Party!

To enter the Ultimate BBQ Party competition just design and decorate your restaurant to show us what you think your ultimate BBQ party would look like in Restaurant City. Then, take a picture with the in-game camera and submit it to the official Restaurant City forum before Friday, Aug 12th 2011. The shortlisted entries will be up for a public vote.

First prize is a whopping 1,000 Cooking Cash, with second place runner-up getting 300 Cooking Cash and third place winning 200 Cooking Cash. With two categories to enter into – the interior and exterior decorations – you can let your creative juices flow! So, roll up your sleeves, heat up the coals and get your BBQ party started!

Mosey into the official Restaurant City forum to submit your design today! And while you’re there, check out other great designs people have already been submitting for some inspiration! See you there, cooks!

For more information on the Ultimate BBQ Party competition in Restaurant City, check out the terms and conditions here.


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