Thanks to everyone who sent me #birthday love today! 🎂🎈🎉❤ #ACPC…

Thanks to everyone who sent me #birthday love today! 🎂🎈🎉❤ #ACPC…


Week of 4/21 – 4/27

Happy Birthday, Mayor Neko!

There was a big celebration in Wasabi on Sunday, 4/21!  It was Mayor Neko’s birthday, and the villagers were not about to let the day go by without a surprise party for the Mayor!  Wendy greeted Mayor Neko outside of her house and invited her to a party at Wendy’s house.  When Mayor Neko walked in, she was so happy to see that her favorite townies were all waiting to celebrate with her!  The party go-ers were Wendy, Teddy and of course, the King!  They started the party with a big birthday greeting and some dancing.

After a few minutes, they decided it was time to have some cake.  Wendy turned down the lights and the candles were lit.  Mayor Neko made a wish, took a deep breath and blew out the candles!  Party poppers were popped and confetti flew through the air!  It was very exciting.

After the candle ceremony, everyone at the party continued to dance the night away!  The party decorations were so cute, there was a party table and an adorable cake set up in the center of the room.  Most of Wendy’s normal furniture had been moved out of the way.  A big “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” sign was displayed on an easel too!  All of the party guests were wearing cute little party hats.  Mayor Neko wished she could have a party hat too!  That was when Wendy handed Mayor Neko a wrapped present.  Inside was something really cool – a pair of Birthday Cake sunglasses!

Mayor Neko wishes to thank her friends for throwing her a very special Birthday Party!  Happy Birthday Mayor Neko!


After a quick fundraising period, the newest Public Works Project has been unveiled!  The Wasabi Traffic Light was installed on 4/23 near the West Bridge, which is a very busy intersection of town.  Now it should be easier to navigate around the area!  Next up is the Classic Windmill project, which is a much pricier amenity for the town.  Wasabi News analysts predict that it might take more than a week for the Classic Windmill to raise the required funding.


In the evening on 4/25, Mayor Neko went outside, only to find it was raining.  There wasn’t a lot going on in town, so she thought perhaps she’d do a bit of fishing.  Mayor Neko had heard fables of an elusive “living fossil” fish called the Coelacanth, which supposedly can only be caught in the ocean while it’s raining.  Wanting to seize the moment, she headed down to the beach.  After catching many unwanted Sea Bass, Mayor Neko noticed a big shadow in the water, and it was a little longer than the ones she’d been seeing.  With a deep breath, she cast her line and hoped for the best.  Much to her delight, a giant Coelacanth was at the end of the line!  Mayor Neko generously donated the giant Coelacanth to the Wasabi Museum, so it is now available for public viewing.


All this rainy weather can’t stop everyone’s favorite fashionista!  Gracie Grace patiently waited at the Town Plaza in the rain on 4/27 to present Mayor Neko with the latest fashion challenge.

The requested clothing style was “Bunan” which translates to safe, or subtle.  Nothing too crazy for Gracie today!  Something more on the simpler side seemed to be in order.  Mayor Neko reached out to her awesome neighbor, Mayor Yumi of Kasen.  Together they raided their closets to see if any subtle clothing could be found.  Mayor Yumi brought over a pair of glasses, shoes and socks to try.  Mayor Neko realized that the striped shirt she was wearing was also on the subtle list!

Both Mayors were relieved to see that Gracie approved of the outfit, did her little happy dance and handed over a gift to Mayor Neko.  This time she had earned a Princess Sofa!  It’s quite plush and comfy.  Now Mayor Neko only needs one more positive fashion evaluation to earn the Department Store upgrade for the Nook Shop!


On that same rainy evening on 4/27, Mayor Neko was walking past Wendy.  She stopped by to say hello as she always does.  Wendy was very excited about something, and was asking Mayor Neko to give her over ฿4,000 in exchange for something.  The Mayor was in a good mood and agreed to pay, without even knowing what was in store.  Wendy handed over a furniture item and Mayor Neko quickly rushed home to see what it was.  Much to her surprise, Wendy had sold a painting to the Mayor!  Who knew that the citizens of Wasabi were such art collectors?  First it was King, then Anthony (albeit the one he sold the Mayor was fake) and now Wendy?!  Mayor Neko submitted the painting for review at the Wasabi Museum.  Blathers was all a-flutter when he saw the painting – it was real!


In a stroke of terrible luck, the town of Wasabi has lost yet another resident.  Tiffany the rabbit has decided that it is time for her to move on to another town.  Mayor Neko has issued a statement:  “We are saddened to hear that our dear friend Tiffany is packing up today.  We wish her luck in all her future endeavors, and hope to see her around at the Strip Mall some time.”  Mayor Yumi was also present to say good bye.


Mayor Neko received some new DLC on 4/27 via post.  It was a Gold Clock, from the Gold Series.  For those who don’t know, you can create the Gold Series yourself by collecting Gold Ore and speaking to the Alpacas at the Recycling Shop.  While Mayor Neko of course is thankful for the generous gift from Nintendo, she admitted to the Wasabi News that she thought the DLC was “…pretty random.  But it’s worth quite a lot of money!”


  • 5/5/13 – Boy’s Day
    • Meet Shizue at the Town Plaza for a special item!
    • Photo Board and Paper Hats for all!
  • 5/12/13 – Mother’s Day
    • Check your mailbox for a letter from your Mom!
    • She might send you a special packet of seeds!
  • 5/18/13 – Fishing Tournament
    • Catch the best fish in town!
    • Win a trophy if you’re in the top three!


Week of 3/24 – 3/30

Happy Birthday Ri-Rii!

On 3/24, Wasabi celebrated the first townie Birthday of the year!  The lucky Birthday Girl was Ri-Rii, who sent out invitations to her Birthday Party about a week in advance.  Mayor Neko, of course, was in attendance (albeit fashionably late).  When the Mayor arrived, Ri-Rii and King were dancing up a storm.  Mayor Neko gave Ri-Rii a wrapped bonzai tree.  Decorations at the party included a large Happy Birthday sign, and a delicious Birthday Cake set up!  Mayor Neko stated, “The party was a blast!  It makes me very excited for my own birthday coming up in April!”  Is she dropping a hint?


As promised, the Wasabi Town Clock’s construction has been completed!  Shizue rounded up the townies to admire the latest Public Work project.  The new Town Clock features a classic Japanese design, and is located right next to the Town Hall.  Once the celebration was over, Mayor Neko quickly arranged for the next Public Works project: a Japanese Style Street Lamp.  The projected completion date is 4/1, look for photos of the Street Lamp in the next issue of the Wasabi News!


Maybe it was an early April Fool’s prank, maybe it wasn’t… but the famous Fashionista/Designer Gracie Grace was in Wasabi on 3/25 and made short work of making our beloved Mayor Neko look like a major fool.  Gracie demanded to see a “crazy” outfit for the fashion evaluation.  Not knowing exactly what constituted a “crazy” themed outfit, Mayor Neko ordered items from the Clown and Mummy costumes that she had in her catalog.  She didn’t want to go hat-less, so she chose a random purple alien-looking hat.  Apparently this was not sufficient for Gracie.  After Mayor Neko was seen parading around in this ridiculous attire, Gracie then gave the Mayor a public evaluation.  While Mayor Neko didn’t quite understand what Gracie was saying, the Mayor had a definite feeling of being made the butt of a joke.  The Mayor received no gift at the end of the evaluation, leading her to believe that not only did she make a fool of herself in this outfit, she had also failed the evaluation.  It’s bad enough to bruise the Mayor’s ego, but without 3 positive evaluations by Gracie, the Wasabi Department Store will never be upgraded!


The latest installment of Campus DLC has been released via a letter from Nintendo.  This new furniture item looks kind of out of place.  It’s a giant sized [non-Wite-Out-brand] Correction Tape.  It doesn’t have the Campus brand on it, but surely it must be of the same brand.  The color doesn’t really match the rest of the set that’s been released.  But it’s always good to be able to erase mistakes written in pen, right?  What’s next, a pen-holder desk lamp?  Only time will tell.


A happy Mayor Neko was seen sporting a very coveted tool on 3/27.  Apparently she had been rewarded by the Garden Shop for her constant patronage with a Golden Axe!  Word on the street is that you need to buy a tree at the Garden Shop every day for 60 days.  After 60 trees have been purchased, you are given a Gold Axe.  The Gold Axe is a very useful tool, as it will never break, no matter how many trees you chop down!


  • 3/31/13 – Bunny Day
    • Special Guest:  The Easter Bunny
    • Spend the day hunting for eggs!  Eggs can be found in the ground, floating in balloons, hiding in trees, even in the river!  Rumors claim that you can even go diving and find Easter Eggs during this holiday.
    • Inside each egg is a special foil which can be used to trade in for the limited edition Egg Series.
  • 4/1/13 – April Fool’s Day
    • Special Guest:  Blanca
    • Be careful – the villagers are set to play pranks on you!
  • 5/5/13 – Boy’s Day
    • Meet Shizue at the Town Plaza for a special item!
    • Photo Board and Paper Hats for all!

New “About Me” Page

Hm… what is it about me?  What do people want to know about the Gluxbox?

I’m not entirely sure.  But most blogs and websites have an About Me page and I figured it was time for the Glux Blog to have one as well.  Of course I didn’t know what to write…  it’s always kind of awkward to write a mini autobiography.  What kinds of things do random people want to know about me?  I don’t know.

If you’re not actually on my site right now (damn you, email lurkers!  lol jk) then you don’t see the new link at the top of the page.  So here’s a direct link to my “Who is GLUXBOX?” page.  Even if you already know me, please take a minute to check out this new page.  If you can think of something about me that I’ve completely overlooked, or want to ask me a question, please feel free to comment your suggestions and inquiries!

I had intended to write a post about all the amazing presents I got for my birthday, but that kinda came and went, and it seems kinda silly to post something like that now.  I posted a list of my awesome presents on Facebook, so if you need to know, then you should be following my FB Page!  🙂

Unfortunately I don’t have time today to post everything I wanted to write.  Instead I will tease you with some upcoming blog topics:

  • Spirit Camera 3D Review
  • Harvest Moon:  My Wedding Day
  • Pokemon HG/SS Revisited
  • uDraw!!
  • And much much more, blah blah blah, etc!  😀