Go Back   Farm Town > New Forum Users > Game Guide

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old Mar 24 2010, 08:21 AM
Heddryin's Avatar
Heddryin Heddryin is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 07 2009
Location: A pepper field far, far away....
Posts: 914
Send a message via ICQ to Heddryin Send a message via AIM to Heddryin Send a message via MSN to Heddryin
Arrow Chapter 01 - Let's start AND How to Register for the new website!

  1. How to create an account?
  2. How to change my appearance?
  3. How to change the name and sex of my avatar?
  4. Re-authorise Farm Town!
  5. I did not authorise Farm Town, how can i fix this?


    IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SECURING YOUR FARM TOWN ACCOUNT IF FARM TOWN IS MOVED OFF FACEBOOK TO ANOTHER WEBSITE!!

  6. Why You should Secure your access to your FarmTown Account!

  7. How to Secure your Farm Town Account with your current email address
    If you have NOT registered OR have NEVER Logged into the Website successfully we are redirecting you to the WEB Guide for NEW Instructions!!!!
    You need to have reached Level 21 in FarmTown using Facebook before you will see any Registration methods in the Facebook version of FarmTown.


Should you need to get back to this post to look for other information:
Each post has a Table of Contents link bottom right of the post, which when you click, will bring you right back here.



How to easily tell which version of the game you are using when viewing
either the WEB Guide or the regular Game Guide.


Look above your game screen Top Left.

Seeing this Logo means you are playing the Website Version of Farm Town.



Seeing the Pig means you are playing the Facebook Version of Farm Town.


Last edited by Tiger; Apr 28 2023 at 09:11 AM.
  #2  
Old Mar 24 2010, 08:21 AM
Heddryin's Avatar
Heddryin Heddryin is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 07 2009
Location: A pepper field far, far away....
Posts: 914
Send a message via ICQ to Heddryin Send a message via AIM to Heddryin Send a message via MSN to Heddryin
Default How to create an account?

First you need to give your farmer a name.
Then you choose, female or male, then click the green check mark.


On the next screen you will find the avatar editor, where you can choose what your avatar will look like.

Click on each selection for Skin, Hair, Eyes, Mouth, Nose, Ears, Eyebrows, Clothes, then chose the options you want by clicking on it. The avatar picture to the left will show you what you have picked. Or you can click on “Try a random look” to let the game make a choice for you. When you are done, click the green check mark.



The game will refresh the page and the game will load with music playing.

The mayor will then take you through the basic steps of farming and what the tools and some icons are for. If you wish to repeat them just click on the Help icon top right of your screen, it looks like a question mark.

You will have a few basic things on your farm to start you off:
One orange tree, one apple tree, one lemon tree, 5 white fences, a water trough, 1 pig, 1 sheep.
14 fields which are the following>>
2 of which are plowed ready for planting,
2 tomato fields, 2 potato fields, 2 rice fields, ready to harvest.
2 tomato fields, 2 potato fields, 2 rice fields in various stages of growth



At the bottom of the screen is the Game bar which has 2 main sections.


Your profile picture will show in the neighbours bar and you would also normally see the head of your avatar displayed under the profile picture in the neighbours bar as well as those of any neighbours you will have. Those will be added back once that part of the migration of the game is completed.

The Neighbours/Chat section is where you will see the friends you add as neighbours. When you get more than 7 neighbours you can use the arrows to the left to scroll the bar to see more of them. In some cases with browsers and various types of computer mouse you can also click and hold down your left mouse button on those spaces to drag them, or use the mouse wheel to move them left/right.

The CHAT button allows you to open and close the Chat box. When someone arrives at your farm it will automatically open in place of where your neighbours are showing. When the Chat box is open, just start typing and then click on SEND to send your message or if you are using a keyboard, you can click the Enter/Return key on it instead of clicking on Send. Anyone online where you are can see what you have sent.

The right side of the Game bar is where you have some basic tools. Hover over some of the icons there and it will tell you what it is. The "Walk" icon (green man) is what you click on after you have been using a tool and want to stop using it. You have tools for harvesting and plowing, toolbox (where more tools are and any new tools you buy and add to storage will show), you can access your buddy list, see the trophies you earn, access the Store, your Gift Box, Storage and the MAP. There are more details on all of these items in the other Chapters of the Game Guide. As you harvest crops, harvest or chop trees, harvest flowers or fish those harvests will be sent to your storage for you to use in facilities or just sell at market.

You can also move some of those tools to other positions in that area and even use some of the neighbours spaces to put more tools or icons in those areas. The blank space is one of the spaces that can be used. More details about how to do that are in the How to Use Shortcuts post later in the Game Guide.

Full Screen when clicked on will fill your monitor screen with the game screen, making it much bigger to see, which some find easier. You will find that as you progress through the game and get more involved in other features that you would need to come back out of Full Screen to use them. To go back to normal screen just click on the Full Screen icon again. The plus and minus just below that allow you to zoom the farm in or out (if you have a mouse wheel, you can use that to zoom instead of clicking on the icons).

The blank space is where you can place a tool or icon from the toolbox to use it without opening the toolbox. More details about how to do that are in the How to Use Shortcuts post described later in the Game Guide.

This is the Help icon, it is at the top right corner of your game screen. Click it if you need another look at the basic guide to some of the items.


Congratulations. Now you know the basics, you can play!




Last edited by Tiger; May 28 2021 at 11:22 AM.
  #3  
Old Mar 24 2010, 08:22 AM
Heddryin's Avatar
Heddryin Heddryin is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 07 2009
Location: A pepper field far, far away....
Posts: 914
Send a message via ICQ to Heddryin Send a message via AIM to Heddryin Send a message via MSN to Heddryin
Default How to change my appearance?

You can change your appearance at any time by clicking on your avatar and selecting "Change Appearance" which will appear in a pop-up.

This will launch the edit avatar screen where you can change your appearance.



Last edited by Telegraphs; Apr 02 2010 at 09:33 AM.
  #4  
Old Mar 24 2010, 08:23 AM
Heddryin's Avatar
Heddryin Heddryin is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 07 2009
Location: A pepper field far, far away....
Posts: 914
Send a message via ICQ to Heddryin Send a message via AIM to Heddryin Send a message via MSN to Heddryin
Default How to change the name and sex of my avatar?

Click the tab "My Account" on top of your game screen. This will take you to another screen where you can change the name of your avatar.

Once your name's been changed, the game will automatically update the list of your neighbours and your "buddies" to show your new name.

This is also where you can change the gender of your avatar.



Last edited by Tiger; Aug 10 2017 at 04:36 PM.
  #5  
Old Apr 12 2018, 09:53 AM
Tiger's Avatar
Tiger Tiger is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 12 2010
Location: UK but i'd rather be somewhere hot and sunny :) with a swimming pool!
Posts: 9,242
Default Re-authorise Farm Town!

As of April 2018, as part of Facebook security updates, there is a new requirement that you have to re-authorise the game to access your basic information like name, picture and friends which are essential to the operation of the game. This will happen every 90 days.

***The only information about your friends that we access is the name and picture, and we use that info strictly inside the game, we don't provide or sell that info to any third party.***


It is very easy to do

If you need to do this you will see the following popup when you load the game.



Click the "Continue as xxx" and another popup up will appear.
In the next popup check that under "Who can see Farm Town's post on your Timeline?" it shows "Public" or "Friends". If it doesn't, click the drop down arrow and change the setting.
Then you need to click OK



That's it, you are done! You will be able to continue playing Farm Town!



Last edited by Tiger; Apr 18 2018 at 02:47 PM.
  #6  
Old Apr 12 2018, 09:53 AM
Tiger's Avatar
Tiger Tiger is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 12 2010
Location: UK but i'd rather be somewhere hot and sunny :) with a swimming pool!
Posts: 9,242
Default I did not authorise Farm Town, how can i fix this?

I did not authorise Farm Town, how can i fix this?

If you did not allow access for your basic information and your friends list as shown in the post above, then you may not be able to load the game or at least participate in all features of Farm Town. The next time you load the game you may be asked again to give those permissions.

If this does not happen, go to your Facebook Settings then Apps and Websites.
There are 3 tabs
  • Active
  • Expired
  • Removed
Look under Active and see if Farm Town is listed there. If it is then you are likely fine, but you can also check the items the game has access to by clicking the View and Edit. You need to give access to your basic information like name, picture and friends, permission to post on your behalf etc.

If Farm Town is not there, click on and look under Expired. If you see Farm Town there, click View and Edit and then Renew Access.



Last edited by Tiger; Apr 17 2018 at 04:35 PM.
  #7  
Old Oct 19 2022, 08:22 AM
Tiger's Avatar
Tiger Tiger is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 12 2010
Location: UK but i'd rather be somewhere hot and sunny :) with a swimming pool!
Posts: 9,242
Default Securing your access to your FarmTown account!

Why you should Secure your access to your FarmTown account!




Information from the Slashkey developers 18th October 2022:

Most of our time in the past month has been dedicated to comply with new Facebook security requirements, and still, Farmtown was deactivated by Facebook for 1 week.

We decided that Farmtown will continue to be accessed on Facebook, however, if Facebook requirements become too demanding in the future, we may have to move Farmtown to our own dedicated website.




UPDATE - March 7th, 2023

WARNING! High Risk for Farmtown to be removed from Facebook:

As many of you know already, the latest Facebook requirements for Farmtown to continue to be available inside Facebook are now extremely demanding for our small team, therefore, there is a high chance that Farmtown will be disabled for a long time inside Facebook or even permanently.

The guaranteed way to play Farmtown in the future will be outside Facebook, using the farmtown.com website. It's not live yet, we estimate that the first version should be completed in a few weeks.

In order to keep all your current farms and game content in the farmtown.com website, please load the usual Farmtown game in Facebook and follow the instructions.

You will be asked to enter an email and password and those will be your credentials to login to the new farmtown.com website when it's ready.

Please write down your email and password in a secure place, so in case you forget them, you don't lose access to your farms when migrating to farmtown.com

Also, please help us spread the word and tell your friends that they need to come back to the game and provide us with their email and password credentials so they don't lose access to their farms if Facebook disable Farmtown permanently.


UPDATE: April 25th New Farmtown Website Released!

CLICK ON this link to REGISTER:

http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...50#post6542650






Last edited by Tiger; Apr 26 2023 at 11:11 AM.
Closed Thread

Tags
authorise, avatar, avatar name, change appearance, change name, re-authorise
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:23 PM.