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Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

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  • Summary: Disney?s Toontown Online is the first massively multiplayer 3D online game created for kids of all ages. Toontown is built on the principles of traditional Role Playing Games (RPGs) and Massively Multiplayer Games (MMPs). Its game play, however, has been expanded and modified to appeal to casual gamers and through several years of testing, Toontown has developed a core fan base among the gaming community. A non-violent game alternative, Toontown Online is a fun filled, ever changing online Toon world where players become Toons and join together to save the world from the evil Cogs. Toontown is under siege from an evil band of business robots called the Cogs. An unsuspecting Scrooge McDuck accidentally unleashed the money-hungry robots on the Town and they are attempting to turn the colorful world of Toontown into a black and white metropolis of skyscrapers and businesses. The player's job, as a Toon, is to help stop the Cogs and rescue the town. Expand
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Quotation forthcoming. [Mar 2006]
  2. I can FINALLY feel comfortable letting my kids play an MMORPG game, and can also feel comfortable leaving the room for a bit knowing that I won’t have to listen to crying about someone killing them in the game or asking me that dreaded question at dinner “Dad … what does this four letter word mean”?
  3. It's in the interaction with other players that Toontown excels. Basic game-related queries and greetings are automated, and typed chat is heavily restricted to real-life friends. However, this doesn't impede the gameplay in any way.
  4. The idea that kids can play online and not be subject to cyber creeps is a compelling one and if Toontown succeeds I’ll bet we see more games like it. While most folks aren’t going to want to trade in their bow and broadsword for a seltzer bottle those with kids should definitely give Toontown a look.
  5. A nice change of pace from most MMORPGs and should definitely be the first place one looks if they intend to let their children try online gaming, but due to its repetitive nature and the difficulty for a seasoned gamer to take this title seriously, I have a hard time giving it an extremely high recommendation.
  6. Remarkably polished for something so infant-friendly. [Aug 2004, p.91]
  7. You can probably find single-player games that are just as fun. [Jan 2005, p.84]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. MikeyD.
    Dec 5, 2004
    10
    This is a good game.
  2. MikeD.
    Dec 5, 2004
    10
    This game is madd fun.
  3. GageZ.
    Nov 9, 2005
    10
    Theres NOTHING better than this!
  4. Abby
    May 22, 2005
    10
    This game rocks! I would play this my whole life! Mabey when Im 99.
  5. Oct 24, 2014
    10
    This has got to be one of the greatest games I have played, to be honest. The graphics? FUN! The battles? FUN! The tasks? Kinda repetitive, but still fun. The game play? FUN! I will never know why Toontown would of closed for a horrible game such as... cccffffuuufffffeewwwkkdhajdAWDHasjxkhbKJBXJHfsxhmjfgnGVCcsnbCCCC CLUB *@&!ING PENGUIIIIIIN! Expand
  6. LukeScott
    Feb 21, 2005
    10
    Been playing ToonTown for a couple years, and I love it!

    I found this fan-site that helps you with your toontasks
    (http://www.toontask.com). It's a great tool because it has every ToonTask you can get, and points you to the shop keeper on a map. Has helped me and my family a lot. Expand
  7. Mar 22, 2013
    9
    This was the first mmorpg I've ever played, and I'm glad it was! Toontown had a really big impression on my childhood. I would spend hours playing because it was quirky and fun, which all kids love. The best part was my parents were ok with me playing it because it has nothing bad in it. The best kids' mmorpg out there! Expand

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