The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide: Best Tips & Tricks to clear Episodes

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s is a brand new IDLE type Simulation game from East Side Games Studio. In this article, you will get The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide and tips and tricks to clear episodes faster and easily.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s is based on the hit comedy TV show, The Goldbergs. This is an IDLE game in which you have a need to clear one by one episode. However. There are so many episodes in this game and as you clearing episode, level up episode will high. So you need to tips to clear episodes.

Also, You will get a bunch of characters. These all characters are from TV Show THE GOLDBERGS. So if you are a friend of this TV Show, then you may try this game.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide & Tips

Collect more cool points

If you clear episode one then you realized that Cool points are very important in this game. It is the main currency in this game. As you hangouts, you will be producing more cool points in the game.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide

Collect more cool points

Keep in mind that if you want to new hangout, then you have need to cool points. Each Hangout needs a different number of cool points. Below the list of ways that help you to collect more cool points in The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s  game.

  • Automating Hangouts, to earn Cool Points while you’re not playing
  • Try to watch video ads, this will make your profit double
  • By upgrading your current hangouts
  • By upgrading characters as well
  • Hitting Friends Bonuses on your Hangouts

So these are the major ways that help you to earn more cool points in the game.

Use your TAPES wisely

If you want to upgrade your characters, you have need to tapes. Without tapes, you cant upgrade your characters. However, you can use gems instead of tapes. But I never recommend you to use gems to upgrade your character. If you have not enough tapes, I suggest you follow below ways that may help you to find more tapes in the game.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide


  • By watching ads, you will get 25 tapes
  • Go to the store and find the best offer for tapes( You can use gems also)
  • Go to the store & find a free card pack. This free pack will automatically generate after a few hours. So visit the store regularly.
  • Trading Cards for Tapes with the Goldberg kids at the bottom of the map.
  • Hitting Friends Bonuses on Hangouts
  • Completing goals – a lot of them have Tapes on their rewards

So these are major ways to collect more tapes in this game.

Focus on Upgrade your characters

There are many benefits to upgrading your characters. Such as increase cool points income, production showdown power for Boss Fights, which increases your score per dodge and lets you earn more rewards of the rate of a hangout for cool points will be increased.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide

Focus on Upgrade your characters

However, there are limits to upgrade your characters. You can upgrade EPIC character up to 15, RARE up to 20, and COMMON up to 25.

Below the list of all characters and types of each character

List of all characters & types
Adam Epic
Berry Epic
Erica Epic
Jackie Geary Rare
Ruben Amaro Jr. Rare
John Calabasas Rare
Andy Cogan Rare
Chad Kremp Rare
Murray Rare
Lainey Rare
Beverly Rare
Pops Rare
Dana Rare
Geoff Schwartz  Common
Johnny Atkins Common
Coach Mellor Common
Leon Schmion Common
Naked Rob Common
Matt Bradley Common
Vic Common
Bili Lewis Common
Uncle Marvin Common
Emmy Mirsky Common
Dave Kim Common

Participate each limited-time events

You will get an unlock limited-time event feature after reaching episode 5. This feature will give you many benefits. Such as you will get characters, rewards. Keep in mind that rewards are unique. 

Keep in mind that you will not earn any cool points from the event. Instead of a cool point, you will earn specific rewards based on event types. Also, there is not any type of showdown in the events.

Make your best score in the showdown

Whenever you finished any episode, you will get a chance to participate in the showdown. The Showdown is mini-game in this game. In this game, you have to need to use up and down arrow and save from upcoming fireball towards you.

The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s Guide


At the end of the game, you will get amazing rewards and characters as well. This depends on your score and your luck. So I recommend you to do your best performance in the showdown time. It is an amazing time to get extra rewards at the end of the episode.

Make sure you have active automate hangout during offline

Automate Hangout is one amazing feature providing by the game. This feature allow to you to collect cool point when you are in the game or not in the game. From episode 2, the automate hangout feature is unlocked.

However, you have to need to spend a specific amount of cool points to activate your automate hangout. Also, you have need to recruit character for it.

You get a Friend Bonus whenever you fill the friend’s bar on a Hangout. Those bonuses award payout multipliers for that Hangout, as well as a small amount of Tapes and/or Cards.

Cards are very helpful to upgrade your character

If you noticed that tapes are not only required to upgrade your character. You have need to few cards as well to upgrade your characters. Now, most of the new players are looking for how to get more cards. Below the list of a few different ways that help you to find more cards in this game.

  • By making more score in the showdown
  • Opening any Card Pack in the Store – you can get a Free Pack every few hours
  • Completing Goals that award Cards
  • Hitting Friends Bonuses on Hangouts

So these are a few ways that may help you to get more cards in the game.

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