To play "Poptropica," click the Play Now button on the game's website, create a character, complete quests to earn Poptropica Credits, and use the credits to buy costumes and special effects. Explore a variety of islands, and make friends with other players in the Common Room.
Begin by clicking New Player, and select your gender and age before adjusting the physical appearance and name of your character. Choose the island on which you wish to play, and move the avatar around by pointing the mouse cursor in different directions. Move the cursor above the avatar to jump, and move it below to duck. Each island has different quests to complete, and these quests change based on your chosen age. Once you win the challenges on an island map, you earn a medal that gives your avatar island-specific privileges.
Pick up items by running through them, accessing them by clicking on the backpack icon. Go to the Common Room to chat and battle with strangers or real-life friends by clicking on their avatars, and add them to your friends list to save their profiles for future reference. To save and quit the game, click on the Save icon in the lower right-hand corner. Enter your username and password to resume the game.