October 19th
BW2: Halloween Event, 2018 Edition! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Halloween is Coming to Bushwhackia!

Who doesn't love a good haunted mansion? Well, that's what Halloween in Bushwhackia is all about! But to decorate your very own, you need to do what you do best! Go out into the world and whack bushes to find Pumpkins. Once you have found a patch of pumpkins, you can buy decorations from Glenda outside the mansion, or from the "Store" button while you're in Build Mode inside. Once you feel you've got enough, start laying out your design inside. (You can also purchase the same decorations for Bush Bucks from the Cop in the event area.)

You do not have to place all your collected decorations on display in the Mansion in order for them to count towards "Halloween Collector," they will count so long as they are within your haunted house inventory.

The goal is to scare the pants off the 8 children standing in front of the house, all of varying levels of bravery. The more you scare them, the more candy you'll earn in return. And you're going to want that candy so you can trade it for the custom items at the event store! You can try scaring them every 20 hours after you scared them the first time.

Glenda the Good Witch isn't just for buying decorations with Pumpkins. You will also be getting several quests from her throughout the event for special interactive decorations. As you complete each of her four quests, you can request help from your friends* by talking to the Construction Worker to increase the decoration's scariness.

*Platforms which do not support Friend Lists will have an adjusted static scariness.

The Haunted Mansion Photo Contest will be starting soon!

Gotta Collect them all!

What can possibly make your house scarier? How about some Creatures which wander around your mansion! Each creature will become available for a set amount of dates which you can then request from friends* by talking to the the Cop.

Creatures are available on the following schedule:
Black Cats - AVAILABLE at Event launch, UNTIL Sun Oct 21, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Witches - AVAILABLE Sun Oct 21, Noon PDT UNTIL Tues Oct 23, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Zombies - AVAILABLE Tues Oct 23, Noon PDT UNTIL Thurs Oct 25, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Bats - AVAILABLE Thurs Oct 25, Noon PDT UNTIL Sat Oct 27, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Spiders - AVAILABLE Sat Oct 27, Noon PDT UNTIL Mon Oct 29, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Ghost Butler - AVAILABLE Mon Oct 29, Noon PDT UNTIL Wed Oct 31, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Franken-Dogs - AVAILABLE Wed Oct 31, Noon PDT UNTIL the Event End

*Platforms which do not support Friends Lists can receive a single creature for free as they become available, by speaking to the Cop. The Sparkly Vampire is still available for Bush Bucks if you want it in your haunted house.

Candy! Candy! Candy!

To buy the custom items, you need your Candy! Not only do you get it from scaring those insolent little kiddies, you also net some from completing the various quests given to you by the Halloween NPCs hanging out in the event area!

Plus from Wednesday October 31st until the end of the event, you can hunt down denizens of Bushwhackia and Trick-or-Treat with them for Candy goodness! There will be a spooky character standing in front of a pile of Candy in each of the major areas! So 1 in the Mysterious Forest, 1 in the Shady Detour, etc. NPCs have been added up to the Spine of the World!

New for 2018:
We've added five new quests for this year! Enjoy!

Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!!

There are a total of 18 possible Achievements to earn in the Halloween 2018 event:

Achievements Returning in 2018:
  • Mansion Maniac - Get 50 decorations for your Haunted Mansion!
  • Little Kid Spooker - Scare 4 kids in you Haunted Mansion
  • Scarred for Life - Scare all the kids in your Haunted Mansion!
  • Trick or Treat - Go Trick or Treating on or after Hallowe'en!
  • Costume Quest - Complete the Costume Quests
  • Year Round Scares - Completed the Moulder Most Foul
  • Pumpking - Grow a very large Pumpkin.
  • There's a Skeleton in Us All - Help The Bone Doctor build and animate a skeleton for Halloween!
  • Hallowe'en Collector - Have at least 40 unique decorations in your H. M.! (formerly Halloween Completionist)
  • Craven Candies - Find each trick-or-treaters favourite candy
Added/Changed for 2018:
  • Ghastly Grabs* - Purchase all the 2018 Halloween Event items.
We have 7 achievements from previous year's events, which may be earnable by spending some Bush Bucks, if a player was not present during the initial years:
  • Spooky Home Decorator - get all house items from the 2012 Halloween Event!
  • Year-round Cosplayer - Get all player items from the 2012 Halloween Event!
  • Candy Spender - Purchase all the Halloween 2013 items!
  • Spooky Purchases - Purchases all the 2014 Halloween Event items.
  • Halloweenie - Purchase all the 2015 Halloween Event items.
  • All Hallows' Items - Purchase all the 2016 Halloween Event items.
  • Scary Swag - Purchase all the 2017 Halloween Event items.

*The Halloween Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Ghastly Grabs achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Grab Your Spooky Companion for Bush Whacking!

Pet Packs for 2018- COMING SOON!

Post your Halloween scariness and questions on the forum!

The event will run until Friday November 2nd at Noon PDT!

Have a treat! Redeem SPOO-KTAC-ULAR-2018 for 1 Large Energy Pack. Valid until the event end.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I find the Pumpkins?
    Just keep whacking. The Holiday Item runes and pets will help attract them as well.

  • How do I decorate my Mansion?
    You need to whack up Pumpkins. You can buy decorations from Glenda in the event area, or from the Store when you're in Build mode inside the Mansion. Once you have decorations, you can place them like you're decorating your ranch using Build mode.

  • How do I scare the Kids?
    Just keep buying decorations and getting friends to up the scare level of your interactive decorations. As your event progress increases, you will scare the kids more and more. As well, when you reach a certain level of scariness, the kids will elect to no longer tour your house.

  • Does the Timey-Wimey watch or Time Turner affect the Kids?
    No, the kids do not have quest cooldowns, so trinket effects that work for quests will not apply to them.

  • What adds to my event progress?
    Making your mansion as scary as possible by buying decorations (but you don't have to place them all.)

  • Do I have to do the achievements?
    No. Completing the goals for the achievements is totally optional. You get either a large energy pack or a title for your character from them, no event progress.

  • Where can I see all the achievements available and how to get them?
    Either on the holiday dialog, the achievements dialog, or on the blog.

October 19th
BW2: Oct 19th, 2018 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Halloween Event 2018 Update (October 19th, 2018)

- Updated the Halloween Event for 2018
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 5 new quests, 4 of which are dailies
- Gas Cloud can now be rotated for different colours
- Added 3 new Haunted House items, one is a quest reward that can also be bought

- The Sprocket/Brute quest line now requires you to have done the Skeleton building quest line. Can only do each of them once, a year apart, with dailies unlocking if you’ve done both. (Skeleton first year, Sproket/Brute second year, dailies the following year).

- Added 3 new pets available from Oct 26th to Oct 29th

- Can now send All Hallows' Treat Bag to friends, which contains random energy, mana, power, and something special for the duration of the event. These items do not expire and function like the Wrapped Presents from Christmas

- Added Skeletal Dragon Mount promo (free with BB purchase over $10; 30% more BBs over $5)


- Ran a limited time quest line dedicated to Avicii (Oct 10th-12th)

- Ran the Alzheimer's Coffee Break charity promotion from Oct 17th to 19th.

- Fixed the Town Crier’s available quest list getting cut off if have more than 14. Now, if there are more than 14 non-hub available quests to show in the Town Crier’s list, they’re split into multiple pages.

- Fixed being able to get more Strawberry Tarts from Linus 6 months after you first claimed them after the Anniversary Event.

- Increased odds to fish up the SBA plug in the Plateau Lakes if you have the Big Fishing Hook.

- Made progress on the next major area content update!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
October 10th
BW2: A Missing Hat Limited Time Quest 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

A Missing Hat

For the next couple days, a talented visitor will be staying in the Commons. Be sure to chat with them for a limited time opportunity. Be quick though, as they'll only be here until Noon PDT on Friday, October 12th!

Redeem this code before Noon PDT on Friday October 12th for 1 free Large Energy Pack: SOWA-KEME-UPAV-ICII
October 5th
BW2: Dungeoneering Preparations Weekend! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Hail Whackers!

You're summoned to the Commons for a weekend quest! There are some ill-prepared visitors who need your assistance. They have 4 main quests for you tackle, and if you have the energy, a repeatable 5th quest you can do up to 5 times.

But hurry! These furry visitors are only around until Monday October 8th at Noon Pacific!

This weekend we're also running two new package deals each containing a unique pet! Be sure to check them out!

And finally a treat! Redeem this code before Noon Pacific Time on Monday October 8th for 1 free Large Energy Pack: DUNG-EONE-ERIN-GCAT
October 5th
BW2: Oct 5th, 2018 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Limited Time Quest: Dungeoneering Preparations! (October 5th, 2018)

- Limited time quest line, available via visiting NPCs in the Commons (Oct 5th until Oct 8th at Noon PDT.)
- 4 main quests
- A 5th repeatable quest can be done up to 5 times for veteran players

- Running two Dungeon Kitty pet packs (usual $20 pet pack; Oct 5th-8th)

- Made progress on the next major area content update!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!