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August 5th
BW2: Creature Collector - Pixipup Pets! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Coppers of the Creature Collector

The eccentric Creature Collector has returned to the Commons, this time with a trio of pixipup pets!



Head to the event area and choose one to train. You have until noon on Wednesday August 10th to complete the collector's four daily quests, level up your chosen creature, earn Creature Coppers to spend in their store, and get another page to your Creature Collector's Compendium!

The Compendium Page will be given after the event ends. If you don't have the Creature Collector's Compendium ranch item, you'll get it when you get your first page.

After the event, the collector will be taking their creature back unless you adopt it by purchasing its corresponding mount pack, available starting Monday August 8th.

Train hard, Bush Whackers!

The training quests unlock at noon on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Those busy on the weekends can still catch up!

Notes
- The VIP "Quest Reset" power does not reset these mini event quests, and they are not affected by the Time Turner and Timey Whimey Watch.
- These three pets earn double the experience compared to other pets for the duration of this mini-event!

Ye Olde Creature Collector's Galleria - Pets

When you speak to Tanela Tiva in the event area, you can select the "What past pets are for sale?" chat option.

This will open a new store, which will contain 3 non-event premium pets you have never owned! They cost Bush Bucks, like in event stores. The selection will change next time Tanela Tiva visits to event area.

We've done this in response to players asking to see old premium pets they've missed out on, to help you fill out your pet collection. Snag those old-school pets you're missing out on!

July 22nd
BW2: July22nd, 2022 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Misc Update (July 22nd, 2022)

- Premium ranch slot machine rewards now scale with level

- Corrected the release value of the Glitch Propellant Pack and Somberwald from 100 to 10 Mount Bucks (the standard misc type value)

- Added [!!!] icons above dog quest spawns for Bundle of Barkleys quest

- Made the Lake Island requirement for the Jungle and Beach ranch styles explicit on their store-item tooltips, and they will no longer be hidden if you don't meet this requirement.

- Work on the Prismatic Passage Part 2 is underway! Stay tuned!
July 8th
BW2: Summer Carnival Event 2022 Edition 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Summer Carnival Event 2022

The Carnival has returned to town! Get ready to play some games, help some Bushwhackian residents and win carnival tokens which you can exchange for cool prizes at the Carnival Event Vendor!

The Carnival Games

A staple of any summer carnival or fair, are those devilish carnival games. There are four different games which will unlock over the course of the event and they include "Balloon Popper," "Whack-A-Mole," "Baseball Throw," and "Duck Shoot." Don't worry, there's no skill involved with these games, you play them automatically when you interact with them.

- It costs 4 carnival tickets to play each game, and you can whack those tickets out of the bushes, or purchase them from Timmy in the Event area for Bush Bucks (30 Salvaged Tickets for 30 Bush Bucks)

- You receive Carnival Tokens based on how well you do. Now, we're not saying they're rigged in the Carnival's favour or anything, but you'll definitely want to ask your friends to help you rig these games to help you!

To get started, the Balloon Popper game is unlocked! As well, it seems William needs your help to satisfy his sweet-tooth!

A Teleporter to Somewhere...

The Pandaclaw was wandering around here somewhere....build the teleporter and complete all the quests and get your very own!

The Dunk Tank

The dunk tank returns! Can you dunk all 8 helpless Bushwhackian residents? NPCs you haven't dunked yet will have a yellow exclamation mark above their heads, to let you know you still need to send them plunging into the icy waters of the tank! It'll help them all cool off. Plus, the tank is always in need of cleaning, so try to keep up with Katherine's daily Dunk Tank Cleaning quests!

Clowning Around

Peat Bog, Pete the Carney's brother has some tasks for you to help him put on a show!

Testing Your Power

And how are your Power collection skills? Are you strong enough to win all the bonus prizes? There are 7 strength settings to beat, unlocking as the event goes on as Strong-Whacker Sabine continuously tries to increase the difficulty of her Strong-Whacker Strength Machine Game.

New for 2022

If you can complete the event, you'll earn the Carnival Flower Box!

A new Pandaclaw Skin!

Once you complete the teleporter quest line and capture a Pandaclaw, Taban the Teleporter Engineer will offer to transmogrify your Pandaclaw companions, changing their appearance, with science! There are now FIVE Pandaclaw skins to choose from, each yielding a type of pet DNA.

VIP Rewards!

Active VIP members can claim unique rewards based on their event progress! If you don't have an active membership, you have the entire event to consider becoming one! You can earn and claim these rewards until the end of the event.

And more!

And there's some minor fixes and improvements which you can check out on the Release Notes, which are linked at the bottom of the page!

Achievements

-- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT
There are up to TWENTY THREE possible achievements that can be picked up during this Summer Carnival event, depending on your game history.

Returning Achievements

Step Right Up - Win a Prize Token gaming at the Carnival!
We have a Winner - Win 8 Prize Tokens at once at the Carnival.
Carnival Ace - Win 8 Prize Tokens at all 4 Carnival Games.
Gotta Try 'Em All! - Play all four games offered at the Carnival!
Big Time Bonus Buyer - Purchase 10 Bonus Prize Packs from the Carnival!
Sweet Tooth - Help William satisfy his Sweet Tooth. Or not.
Nostalgic Whacker - Repair the teleporter and fulfill your duty…
Dunk-a-Thon! - Dunk all eight unique Carnival Event dunk-ees!
Scuba Dunk - Dunk yourself while wearing a hefty diving helmet. (Helmet is found from fishing in the Windy Crest fishing hole.)
Daredevil Darer - Make Peat Bog risk his life for entertainment 5 extra times. Dunking Devs! - Dunk the four developer Carnival Event dunk-ees!

New Achievements

Amateur Amphitheater - Purchase all the 2022 Carnival Event items.*

Retired Achievements

We have 11 achievements from previous years, which may be earnable by spending some Bush Bucks, if a player was not present during the initial year:

Carnival Customization - Buy all 6 player items from the 2012 Carnival
Party at My Place - Buy all 6 house items from the 2012 Carnival!
Carnival Collector - Purchase all of the 2013 Carnival event items.
Carnival Connoisseur - Buy all the 2014 Carnival event items.
Carni-Value! - Purchase all the 2015 Carnival Event items.
Carnival Compulsion - Purchase all the 2016 Carnival Event items.
Cashed Carnival - Purchase all the 2017 Carnival Event items.
Prized Prizes - Purchase all the 2018 Carnival Event items.
Prize Proprietor - Purchase all the 2019 Carnival Event items.
Material Menagerie - Purchase all the 2020 Carnival Event items.
Hippodrome Haggler - Purchase all the 2021 Carnival Event items.


* The Mini Golf Piece is NOT included in the Amateur Amphitheater achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Mount Packs

All new bear mounts are available this weekend, from June 8th to 11th!

The Tibetan Bear mount comes free with your first purchase of 100 Bush Bucks or more!

The Undead Bear and Circus Bear are in packs containing 100 Bush Bucks, 10 Pristine Feed Vouchers, and a VIP Voucher! These two mounts leave sparkle particles behind when you ride them!



Pet Packs

COMING SOON! Check out this year's carnival pets on the second weekend of the event!


Get Ready!

Post your celebration plans on the forums!

The event will run until Friday July 22nd at Noon PDT!

Check out the Release Notes here!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will the last quest unlock?
    All quests will be unlocked by the 10th day of the event.

  • Where can I buy Last Year's items?
    There are two vendors. The one in the tent has this year's items. The other is the one with the party hat and will have all previous year items for Bush Bucks.

  • What contributes to my 100% progress?
    You need 200 plays of any combo of the games to get 100%. Just whack up tickets to play the games, and turn in quests to get tickets as well.

  • Why do I want to ask friends for help?
    It helps you rig the game and improve your chances of getting 8 tokens.

  • 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.

  • Where can I see progress on the Dunking Achievement?
    Click on the inventory icon and then click on the Achievements list (gold star). Look for the ones listed above in that list.

July 8th
BW2: July 8th, 2022 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Summer Carnival Event (July 8th, 2022)

- Updated Summer Carnival Event
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added new event mounts in Bush Bucks sale and mount packs, available the first weekend of the event
- Added 3 new pets available the second weekend of the event
- Added a new quest line and daily quest unlocking the last week of the event
- Added new Pink Pandaclaw transmorgify for 1 Uncommon DNA
- Show your DNA inventory in the Pandaclaw Transmogrification store
- Added special rewards for VIP members to claim based on their event progress

- Visitors can now jump on your trampolines

- Trampolines can now be placed on your mini golf course

- Updated the item descriptions for the Gobbledy Glitch and Fluxed Data Core trophies to direct you to the Flungeon Terminus instead of the Flungeon Fountain Depth

- Added maximum daily trophy turn-in amount and new trophy you can only find while at the maximum

- Reduced chances of finding Nothing in a gift or satchel when it should have been a trophy item

- Work on the Prismatic Passage Part 2 is underway! Stay tuned!
June 29th
BW2: Dino Dig Mini Event! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Unearthing Fossils

A deposit of dinosaur fossils has been found in Bushwhackia! A dig team has set up in the Commons and will fly you to the dig site by helicopter.

Teach Me How To Diggy

Complete Anning's introductory quests. These will teach you the basics of digging up fossils in the Dino Dig!

The Dino Dig includes a special dig site where you unearth the fossils via a unique hot-and-cold style mini game!

Upgrade to Dig Deeper

Anning has an array of upgrades in her "Ye Excavaction Emporium"! Invest in these to making digging easier and speed up your fossil excavation!

Get a Clue

Whack up Fossil Clues from bushes all over then use them at the dig site to find Fossils! Turn in your Fossils for unique rewards available during this event only!

Digging the Threads

There are 3 ranch items and 3 costume items to buy in "Ye Dino Dig Depositorum". Plus, clear out their stock of Dig Satchels, containing DNA, Pet Treats, and Mount Bucks!

And if you're able to turn in enough fossils, you'll earn an energy increasing Dino Dig Ribbon!

Community Collection

Work together with your fellow Bush Whackers to turn in enough fossils to earn the special community reward!

If you all manage to achieve the target fossil value by noon on July 5th, everyone will get 1 Unique DNA and a Dino Haunch, which restores 100% max energy!

Dino Mount

Stalk the jungle on a new Utahraptor mount! Get it with select purchases of Bush Bucks during the start of the mini event!

Cretaceous Companions

Add any of three new dino companion to your collection! They are the Stegosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, and Liopleurodon! Each available in its own Pet Pack bundle later on in the event.

Get Down to Earth

This event ends at noon on July 6th, Pacific Time!
June 29th
BW2: June 29th, 2022 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Dino Dig Mini Event (June 29th, 2022)

- Added new Dino Dig mini event:
- Whack Fossil Clues from bushes
- Spend clues in quarry mini-game to find Fossils
- Turn in Fossils for Dig Tokens
- Spend Dig Tokens in event store for ranch and costume items
- Has community goal and reward

- Reduced odds to encounter special bushes in the Flungeon

- Increased odds to find Glitch Gunk during the Glitch Gunk fishing quest in the Flungeon

- Fixed list of accumulated tier rewards not being cleared after rebooting the Flungeon

- Tweaked seed drop odds in the Flungeon
June 24th
BW2: June 24th, 2022 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Creature Collector - Bee Mounts! (July 24th, 2022)

- Rerunning Coppers of the Creature Collector mini event with 3 new mounts and custom items

- Added the following mounts as options in the “Ye Olde Creature Collector's Galleria” store: Circus Zebra, Neon Zebra, Metal Zebra, , Freybug, Feith Freybug, Ammil Freybug, Draft Horse, Drudgery Draft Horse, Equinox Draft Horse, Nightmare Unisus, Scarlet Cu Sidhe, Opaline Cu Sidhe, Cinder Cu Sidhe, T-Rex Fossil, Kerberos, Hound of Hades, Heracles Hound, Winged Tiger, Waning Winged Tiger, Rising Winged Tiger, Extra Life Chariot, Polar Moose, Guardian Elk, Rime Elk, and Eclipse Elk

- Fixed the type of tier II spring seeds you picked in previous seeds being available the following year

- Any flux chests unable to be clicked are now fixed when you enter that flux and then leave and return, instead of having to talk to the Glitch there

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions
June 24th
BW2: Creature Collector - Bee mounts! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Coppers of the Creature Collector

The eccentric Creature Collector has returned to the Commons, this time with a trio of bee mounts!



Head to the event area and choose one to train. You have until noon on Wednesday June 29th to complete the collector's four daily quests, level up your chosen creature, earn Creature Coppers to spend in their store, and get another page to your Creature Collector's Compendium!

The Compendium Page will be given after the event ends. If you don't have the Creature Collector's Compendium ranch item, you'll get it when you get your first page.

After the event, the collector will be taking their creature back unless you adopt it by purchasing its corresponding mount pack, available starting Monday June 27th.

Train hard, Bush Whackers!

The training quests unlock at noon on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Those busy on the weekends can still catch up!

Notes
- The VIP "Quest Reset" power does not reset these mini event quests, and they are not affected by the Time Turner and Timey Whimey Watch.
- Swapping your event mount with a higher level mount doesn't count towards event progress.
- These three mounts earn double the experience compared to other mounts for the duration of this mini-event!
- Expiring mounts cannot have their bonuses swapped.

Ye Olde Creature Collector's Galleria - Mounts

When you speak to Tanela Tiva in the event area, you can select the "What past mounts are for sale?" chat option.

This will open a new store, which will contain 3 non-event premium mounts you have never owned! They cost Bush Bucks, like in event stores. The selection will change next time Tanela Tiva visits to event area.

We've done this in response to players asking to see old premium mounts they've missed out on, to help you fill out your pet collection. Snag those old-school mounts you're missing out on!

Read the Release Notes!

June 20th
BW2: Gorgeous Garden Contest Winners 2022! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Hi Whackers!

We've finally chosen our 2022 Spring Garden Decoration Contest Winners! If you weren't aware, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners are picked by the whole Codename Entertainment studio, while the four Community Choices were voted on by you, the wise whacker community!

Our top three choices earn 250, 200, and 150 Bush Bucks respectively, while the Community Choices take home a cool 50 Bush Bucks. If you want to know more about how the contest worked, click here!

And without further ado here are your winners!

Winners


1st Place
MysticRed

2nd Place
gaeatiamat

3rd Place
cyanthropy




Community Choice



Community Choice 1
Mainely2014

Community Choice 2
MBolt

Community Choice 3
Pixie

Community Choice 4
UnglaublichCordi



Congratulations again to all our winners, your Bush Buck prizes have been added to your accounts!
June 10th
BW2: Summer Sports Event 2022 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Summer Sport Fun in the Sun

It's time to help the Bushwhackia Pee-Wee league coaches! They need supplies to help whip their various teams into shape and take home the AAA championship trophies! Whack them up in the bushes, starting with soccer balls and water bottles! Plus, the first coach needs some Jerseys!

Quests

Claire, the clerk from the Town Hall, needs your help to discover information about a local sports Legend! The stages of this quest will unlock throughout the event. If you completed this quest last year or the year before, different quests will replace the original ones, sending you out in the world to find more sporting memorabilia.

It's not just about supplies to keep the kids going: the parents and coaches have quests for you to embark on as well! Look for those interspersed with Claire's quest!

Plus there are Gnomes! Gnomes everywhere! Make a custom sports gnome for your ranch! You can make a Codename Entertainment logo jersey for your avatar to wear! And later on in the event, find some noisemakers to help cheer on those kiddies!

Also, one of the soccer parents needs help reclaiming a whack-ton of special soccer balls from all over Bushwhackia, and Gilmore the golfer has a quest asking you to play a round of mini golf on anyone's course!

Check back daily for all the fun!

New for 2022

If you can complete the event with 100%, you'll earn the Sports Flower Box!



Plus, there are new year 9 AAA trophies to collect! They become available after you've bought all the store items and helped the corresponding teams play a AAA game, and are available for Sports Tokens. The old trophies can be bought from the prior store for Bush Bucks.

Achievements

-- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of 21 possible achievements to earn in the Summer Sports 2022 event.

Returning Achievements

Well-Rounded Coach - Help coach all four sports teams
Semi-Pro Coach - Help a teamget into the AAA league
Championship Coach - Help a team with the AAA championship
Greedy Coach - Help all four times win the AAA championship
Onside Play - Help the coaches and parents with their tasks
The Hidden Legend - Unravel the history of the Common's Sports Legend!
Gaming Gnome - You made your own custom sports gnome!
Bushlympics - You learned about other weird Sports!
Mighty Mick - Help Bo become a Pro Boxer
Bad Betting Buster - Help Bookmaker Bailey stop the illegal sports better
Soccer Ball Savior - Reclaim all the hyper-bounce soccer balls
Course Cruiser - Submit a scorecard for a mini golf course

New Achievements

Locker Room Luggage - Purchase all the 2022 Summer Sports items!*

Retired Achievements

We also have 8 achievements from previous years which may be earnable by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

Equipped to Entertain - Purchase all the 2020 Summer Sports items!
Geared for the Game - Purchase all the 2019 Summer Sports items!
Team Merchandise - Purchase all the 2018 Summer Sports items!
Athletic Acquisitions - Purchase all the 2017 Sport Event items!
Memorabilia - Purchase all the 2016 Sport Event items!
Sporty Shopper - Purchase all the 2015 Sport Event items!
Sports Lover - Purchase all the 2014 Sport Event items!
Sports Fan - Purchase all the 2013 Sport Event items!

*The mini-golf piece is not required for the Locker Room Luggage achievement.

Mount Packs

All new struthio mounts are available this weekend, from June 10th to 13th!

The Struthio mount comes free with your first purchase of 100 Bush Bucks or more!

The Radical Struthio and Punk Struthio are in packs containing 100 Bush Bucks, 10 Pristine Feed Vouchers, and a VIP Voucher! These two mounts leave sparkle particles behind when you ride them!



Pet Packs

COMING SOON! Check out this year's Summer Sports pets on the second weekend of the event!


Get Ready!

Post your summer sport plans on the forums!

The event will run until Friday June 24th at Noon PDT!