November 17th
BW2: Thankful Thanksgiving Event 2017 
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Thanksgiving Time!

The residents of The Commons are preparing for a massive feast to celebrate the end of harvest season, and of course they need your expertise at finding things in bushes!

First and foremost, it's all about helping the chefs fill their food stations to the brim - and beyond. There's three of them for three types of meals, so you'll be collecting Meat, Veggies and of course Deserts to feed the hungry masses of Bushwhackia! Can you make all the Pristine Food? Keep doing turn-ins to achieve it!

On the subject of food - four of the guests have promised they would bring a dish to share, but they've forgotten ingredients.

And then, there's the problem of the Turkeys. Apparently, they need to be rescued in some fashion, so you'll need to get on that. You have the whole event to complete it.

Once again we're celebrating other harvest festivals around the world and hosting an inflatable surprise. They'll unlock as the event goes on. And tune in on Thanksgiving (or after, if you're enjoying your day off), for a fun show!

Of course, it wouldn't be Thanksgiving without the Black Friday questline introduced last year, and a fridge to store all those leftovers!

New for 2017:
We've added one new quest line this year. Nate is up to something. Help him out once his quest begins.

Plus we've updated the goals required for the ribbons and 100% award, since there are so many quests that award event progress, and added some new quests to the Other Harvest Festivals quest line!

Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!

Achievements Returning in 2017:
  • Special Order - You helped all of the people prepare their special dishes.
  • Master of the Ways - You have helped cook each dish excellently for the pristine table.
  • Short Order Cook - You've helped prepare one of each dish.
  • Turkey Lover - You saved enough turkeys to guarantee survival. This year.
  • Historical Detective - You helped Bob the Historian investigate the Pilgrims.
  • Family Matters - You brought all of Brock's family together for Thanksgiving.
  • Parade Enthusiast - You watched the Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • Fridge Fix-Up - You helped Fatima fix an old fridge and move it your ranch.
  • Thorough Taste Testing - You helped out Miss Mei enough to try all the different daily side dish samples.
Added/Changed for 2017:
  • Feastful Frittering - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2017 items.*
  • Fattened Feathered Friend - Help Nate fatten up his turkey.
We have 6 achievements from previous years' events, which may be earned by spending some Bush Bucks if a player was not present during the original years:
  • Thankful Decorator - You bought all the house items from the 2012 Thanksgiving Event.
  • Thankful Dresser - You bought all the player items from the 2012 Thanksgiving Event.
  • Thankful Shopper - You bought all the 2013 Turkey Day items.
  • Black Friday - You bought all the 2014 Thanksgiving items.
  • Thanks For The Stuff - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2015 items.
  • Grateful Expenditure - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2016 items.
* The Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Feastful Frittering achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Pet Packs:

2017 Pets -- Available in Packs! COMING SOON!



The event will run until Friday December 1st at Noon PST!

Give thanks and feedback here!
November 17th
BW2: Change Log Nov 17 2017 
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Thanksgiving Event (November 17th, 2017)

- Updated the Thanksgiving Event for 2017
- Added 8 new quests
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 3 new pets
- Added Red Stag Mount promo (free with BB purchase over $10; 30% more BBs over $5)

- Added Poppy Cupcakes charity promo (Nov 10th - Nov 12th)

- Changed one of the riddles in Nate’s High Jungle Dive, because it used the wrong word

- Fixed max level dynamic bushes showing they cost 40 energy when the actually cost 41

- Fixed some of the new Critter Collection quests not appearing in the Town Crier’s quest watch

- The Bird Gargoyle and Serpent Gnome ranch items can now be placed on the mini golf course

- Fixed not being able to turn in the Fountain Concrete quest when Mayor Leah’s dailies are either available or ready to turn in

- Fixed the brooms on racks not staying revealed when you complete the Witches quest in the Haunted Forest 4 for players who have yet to do that content

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
November 10th
BW2: Remembrance Day Charity Drive! 
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Hi Whackers!

November 11th is Remembrance Day, which marks the date when armies stopped fighting in World War I, and is when we take time to remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve during times of war, conflict and peace. This weekend, we'd like to raise money for the Canadian War Amps, a Canadian registered nonprofit organization, established in 1918 to meet the needs of war amputees. Read more about the War Amps here.

So, for the next few days you can buy Poppy Cupcakes, of which 100% of our proceeds will be donated directly to the Canadian War Amps. Talk to the veteran in the Commons by the Town Hall to learn more about the opportunity.

The Poppy Cupcakes will be available to purchase until Monday November 13th at Noon PST. Thank you in advance to those of you who donate to this cause.
November 8th
BW2: Change Log Nov 10 2017 
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Nate’s High Jungle Dive (November 8th, 2017)

- Nate's High Jungle Dive:

- Requires that you have completed the Nate Spine of the World Adventure and have completed the first tier of the third field in the Plateau Lakes.
- Starts from the Town Crier in the Commons.
- Eight Quests
- The main quest line rewards the player with a new pet, ranch item, and an achievement (no achievement reward or title).

- Added missing achievements for the Nate Adventures since Nate’s Cloudland Adventure, which will retroactively credit once you complete this latest one.

- Added a Tom Petty Limited time tribute quest (November 6th - 8th)

- No longer hover or have extra shadow when riding a mount underwater

- Shifted the Magic Carpet Mount up a little bit so you’re more appropriately hovering

- Fixed Burl in Sanctuary Village not giving you “A Gift of Love” when you’re dating him, and giving it when you’re dating Faun.

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
November 7th
BW2: Alzheimer Donation 2017 Results 
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Alzheimer's Charity Drive Success!

We'd like to extend a big thank you to all the players who bought Charity Coffees this past Alzheimer's charity drive. In just 48 hours, from noon on September 25th to noon on September 27th, we were able to raise over $1000 USD for the Alzheimer's Coffee Break Charity. Give yourselves a pat on the back!

To learn more about how to help the Alzheimer Society of Canada, click here.
November 3rd
BW2: A Grotesque Visitor 
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Hi Whackers!

There's a visitor in the Commons with grotesque ambitions! Be sure to chat with them for a limited time opportunity that you won't want to miss.

Be quick, as they're only staying till Noon PT on Monday November 6th.

We're also running a gargoyle themed pet pack over the weekend! Be sure to check it out! Could this stony companion be your new friend?
November 3rd
BW2: Change Log Nov 3 2017 
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Gargoyle Limited-Time Quest (November 3rd, 2017)

- Limited time questline available via visiting NPC in Commons with unique reward! (November 3rd thru 6th)

- Added Gargoyle Pet Pack promo (standard $20 pet pack bundle)

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

- Made progress on the Nate adventure for the High Jungle
October 27th
BW2: Change Log Oct 27 2017 
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Explorer’s League Part 3 (October 27th, 2017)

- Added Part 3 of the Explorer’s League Epic Quest Line, which includes 20 new challenging daily quests. You must have completed Part 2 at least a day prior to starting, and have completed The Torrid Top area.

- Swapped some reveals for the 2nd field in The Verdant Undergrowth so the friend blocker can be accessed earlier.

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
October 20th
BW2: Halloween Event 2017 
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Hallowe'en is Coming to Bushwhackia!

Who doesn't love a good haunted mansion? Well, that's what Hallowe'en 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 "Hallowe'en 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 22, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Witches - AVAILABLE Sun Oct 22, Noon PDT UNTIL Tues Oct 24, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Zombies - AVAILABLE Tues Oct 24, Noon PDT UNTIL Thurs Oct 26, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Bats - AVAILABLE Thurs Oct 26, Noon PDT UNTIL Sat Oct 28, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Spiders - AVAILABLE Sat Oct 28, Noon PDT UNTIL Mon Oct 30, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Ghost Butler - AVAILABLE Mon Oct 30, Noon PDT UNTIL Wed Nov 1, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Franken-Dogs - AVAILABLE Wed Nov 1, Noon PDT UNTIL 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 Monday 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 2017:
Halloween is all about pets! We've added another quest to assemble a pet. Plus, each kid will have a one-time only quest to help them, that gets you extra candy!

Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!!

There are a total of 17 possible Achievements to earn in the Hallowe'en 2017 event:

Achievements Returning in 2017:
  • 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!
Added/Changed for 2017:
  • Hallowe'en Collector - Have at least40 unique decorations in your H. M.! (formerly Halloween Completionist)
  • Scary Swag* - Purchase all the 2017 Hallowe'en Event items.
  • Craven Candies - Find each trick-or-treaters favourite candy
We have 5 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 Hallowe'en Event!
  • Year-round Cosplayer - Get all player items from the 2012 Hallowe'en Event!
  • Candy Spender - Purchase all the Hallowe'en 2013 items!
  • Spooky Purchases - Purchases all the 2014 Halloween Event items.
  • Halloweenie - Purchase all the 2015 Hallowe'en Event items.
  • All Hallows' Items* - Purchase all the 2016 Hallowe'en Event items.

*The Hallowe'en Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Scary Swag achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Grab Your Spooky Companion for Bush Whacking!

Pet Packs for 2017- COMING SOON!

Post your Hallowe'en scariness and questions on the forum!

The event will run until Friday November 3rd at Noon PDT!

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 20th
BW2: Change Log Oct 20 2017 
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Halloween Event (October 20th, 2017)

- Updated the Halloween Event for 2017

- Added 13 (spoooooky!) new quests
- Changed the Halloween Completionist achievement to be the Halloween Collector achievement
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 3 new pets
- Added 5 new haunted house decorations
- Added a new haunted house critter, replacing the Sparkly Vampire, which can still be bought for BB.

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

- If you didn’t get all your Dawn of the Dead rewards, you can collect them from George in the Commons until Monday October 23rd at noon. Sorry!

- Fixed a bug in the ‘Tears for Tayte’ quest where elephants would spawn too fast

- Fixed a bug causing the game to freeze when you try to open the achievement or profile dialogs

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