Grimwell hosts this week’s podcast. This podcast reveals a little more details about the upcoming FarmVille Orchards and how they will work as well as some exciting news about new limited edition giftable seeds, like this Halloween’s Black Rose crop! Read more in the coming soon section for all the details.
You can listen to the podcast video above, read the FarmVille Freak Summary below, or read the entire transcript, provided by Zynga, at the bottom of the post.
What do you think about the news from this week’s podcast? Discuss!
FarmVille Freak October 23rd 2010 Podcast Summary
Halloween in FarmVille
Can “trick” your neighbors by covering their fences, barns, or trees in cobwebs or by turning their animals into ghosts.
5 times on each of your neighbors famers
Spooky effect can be purchased for 2 FV$
Re-releases like the Haunted House and new LE Halloween items
You can now purchase clothing for your farmer avatar with coins or farm cash
Halloween Costumes for Avatars
Will only be in the market until Halloween theme expires
If you purchase, you can keep costumes forever and can wear year-round
Farmer’s Insurance in FarmVille
Limited promotion lets you place the Farmer’s Insurance Airship on your farm for wither protection
For farmers located in the United States only
Ends October 28th 2010
Mobile Farming Update
New exclusive app for iPad
Makes use of the iPad’s large display to show more of the farm
Improved mobile interface
Free through iTunes Apple app store
New Apple only gifts will be coming soon (free Apple giftables)
FarmVille Youtube channel
The release of each major theme will have previews
Features animations of new items
Located at youtube.com/FarmVille
FarmVille reveals that Chicken coop expansion could be in the future.
Country fair theme could be returning to FarmVille.
Orchards are coming soon
Orchards will be a constructible buildings
You can place up to 20 trees in each Orchard and you can have more than one.
The appearance of your Orchard depends on the trees you put inside.
Orchards can be harvested once per day for coins.
Harvesting your Orchard yields the possibility of receiving a Mystery seed.
Mystery Seeds can grow into any type of tree in your Orchard and must be planted and watered before they mature into a fully grown version of their parent tree.
Enhanced trees will be part of the Tree Mastery.
You can progress as you harvest Orchard or individual trees.
There will be 3 levels of mastery with rewards for each level.
There will also be mastery signs given after mastery is complete.
Gifted Limited Edition Seeds
You will be able to gift your neighbors packets of 20 seeds.
Once you accept a gifted seed it can be found in the market.
You can then plant the seeds on your farm and will also be able to master!
The seeds will also be available for farm cash.
The Black Rose Crop coming soon!
-For Halloween as the first giftable Limited Edition seed crop.