Nicktropolis (partially found Nickelodeon MMORPG; 2007-2010)

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The logo for the Nicktropolis MMORPG.

Status: Partially Found

Nicktropolis is an MMORPG made for Nickelodeon's website in January 30, 2007. It was created to have a world for kids with safe chat features. The game allowed players to create and customize your character and decorate your room.

In 2010, it was completely re-branded to The Club, which used a few different assets, but the idea was the same. In 2013, The Club was closed with a few assets remaining. And in 2016, all remaining assets carried over were closed when Nickelodeon removed the option to join as a user on the website.

Gameplay

"Your first time into Nicktropolis. You are greeted by a spinning logo and loading screen of other players getting ready to enter the game. You did this, however. AFTER you created your Nickname for Nick.com. Once the loading screen finishes. You customize your avatar and you load right into the map. Which has a very funky upbeat theme to the map.

You could choose where you would like to go in Nicktropolis just by simply clicking wherever on the map. Want to walk around the four elemental temples in Avatar: The Last Airbender? You got it! Want to take a trip to space? You got it! In Nicktropolis you could go practically anywhere you wanted to!

The in-game currency is titled Nickpoints. These are earned by either participating in special events. Searching the Nick.com website and even just playing mini-games. With Nickpoints. You can buy all sorts of items for both your avatar and your room in Nickname Lane! There are a multitude of shops for each individual show. Say for example. If you want El Tigre themed items. You go to the El Tigre themed shop. This goes the same for clothing too.

Lastly. You can meet and play with other players too! Whether it be at the Krusty Krab hanging with friends or talking to other random players at The Reef. Where you can both talk and watch clips of your favorite Nickelodeon shows!

Gallery

An advertisement that explains everything in Nicktropolis.
A camera recorded screen video that shows Nicktropolis.


Findings

Assets for Nicktropolis are rare and don't surface often. With that said, a few still have surfaced.

Someone with the name "NickyNouse" created a scratch game with the assets that have surfaced. The game is made to be a recreation of the Nicktropolis game, though with very few assets that have surfaced, isn't close to the original.[1]

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