March 30th, 2015
April's Fools in EBA 


This year for April Fools, the monkeys have switched out the Challenge Eggs! There will be 3 special challenges to win an April Fools themed Hammer, Hat and Trophy Room item!

You will have 48 hours to try and win these prizes by completing the tricky challenges!



The Rubber Hammer adds more Multipliers!
The Clown Cone Hat adds 10% more Event Tokens!
The Jack-in-the-Box will look awesome in a trophy room!

Hat Packs!

To help you win these challenges, we're also offering 2 Hat Packs for sale!
The Rainbow Fro has a small chance your win is doubled and 10% more Stars!
The Colourful Jester Hat has a chance your last Star Break was free and adds 10% more Multipliers!


The April Fools challenge ends Wednesday April 1st at Noon PDT!
March 27th, 2015
Easter in BW2 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Joyous Easter Bushwhackers!

Easter is coming to the Commons again and you know what that means! Competition!

Every 8 hours, you can compete against 4 residents of the Commons in the Easter Egg Hunt! Plus, after your first Hunt of the day, you can hide eggs to set-up for the next hunt and whack monsters to keep the fields safe for the children!

Having trouble winning? Why not use some bonuses, available from the shady character in the wizard hat in the Event Area. Boosts are available for purchase for Easter Tokens after you complete your first Egg Hunt of the event.

Help make the eggs with the three turn-in stations! With all the Unpainted Eggs, Dye and Wax, we can make some pretty egg designs!

This year's event adds nearly a dozen new quests on top of the ones offered in previous years, so there's tons to do all throughout the event!

New for 2015:
If you helped Chef Elza prepare her feast last year, she's collected new recipes from the residents of the Commons and has a whole new slew of ingredients for you to find.

Speaking of Easter Feasts, lambs are so cute, aren’t they? Help Lambchop save her fellow lambs from ending up on Easter feast tables.

There will also be two new daily quests that unlock this year! Grab Jelly Beans and Peeps every 20 hours for extra Easter progress and tokens!

Plus, stay tuned for the World Wide Easter Egg Hunt! Eggs will be hidden throughout the entire BW2 map for you to find!

Event Achievements -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of TWELVE possible achievements to earn in the Easter 2015 event.

Achievements Returning for 2015
Winner, Winner! - Win the Easter Egg Hunt. You can do it!
Greedy! - Win the Easter Egg Hunt with a perfect score.
Easter Feasting - Help the Chef prepare for the Easter feast!
Basket Weaving 101 - Complete the Easter Reeds quest 5 times
Pro Egg Designer - Help 40 times at each of the Egg Stations

Added/Changed for 2015
Gone Egg Crazy - Purchase all the 2015 Easter custom items.*
Lambs against Lamb - Help Lambchop protest certain feast choices
World Wide Hunter - Find some eggs during the World Wide Egg Hunt
Egg Eagle Eye - Find all the eggs during the World Wide Egg Hunt [HARD! Requires most of the Seasonal Forest content finished]

We also have 3 achievements from previous years which may be earnable by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

Easter Token Finder - Purchase all of the 2014 Easter custom items.
Eggtacular - Purchase all the 2013 Easter custom items.
That's Not Fair! - Win the Egg Hunt while dressed as the Easter Bunny (2013 customization items: Rabbit Hat, Rabbit Nose and Bunny Cape)

*The Easter mini-golf piece is not included in the Gone Egg Crazy achievement.

Pet Packs

New 2015 Pet Packs (Available until Monday March 30th at Noon PDT)



Balloon Bunny - Increases your odd to win Mana by up to 25%!
Easter Cat - Replaces up to 30% of Nothing wins with Gold
Rocket Chick - Gives you an up to 20% chance to double non-multiplied Mana wins!


Previous Years Pets (Available for Bush Bucks)



Chocolate Rabbit - Change up to 20% of nothings into Chocolate, which converts to random energy, mana and power.
Marshmallow Peep - Increases your chance to win energy up to 25%.
Walking Ukrainian Egg - Increases your chance to win puzzle pieces up to 15%.
Rocket Rabbit - Increases your chance to win energy by up to 25%.

The event will run until Friday April 10th 2015 @ Noon PDT.

Post you Easter comments and questions here!

FAQ

How do I participate in the Easter Egg Hunt?
Talk to the NPC under the Easter Egg Hunt banner to be teleported to the hunting zone.

What do I do in the Easter Egg Hunt zone?
Click on all the crates, barrels, rocks and bushes trying to find as many eggs as you can. There are only 20 eggs hidden in all the doodads.

How do I get a perfect score in the Easter Egg Hunt?
You need to collect all 20 eggs - basically not letting any of the other hunters find any.

I’m too slow at the Hunt. How can I be better?
The NPC with the wizard hat in the event area of the Commons sells boosts for Easter Tokens. Speed up your character and distract the other hunters with his wares. Also, travel in a circle, starting in the area closest to where everyone else is being distracted.

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

What contributes to my 100% progress?
Turning in the Unpainted Eggs, the Dye and the Wax as well as completing the Easter Egg Hunt and quests for the folks in the event area.

Why do I want to ask friends for help?
It increases the amount of progress you get from doing a turn-in.

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 the achievements available and how to get them?
Either on the holiday dialog, the achievements dialog, or on the blog.

When can I do the World Wide Easter Egg Hunt?
The World Wide Easter Egg Hunt starts on Easter Sunday - April 5th - and lasts for the rest of the event.

Where do I find World Wide Easter Egg Hunt Eggs?
Once the hunt has started, you can find eggs by clicking them in many of the zones in the world. Eggs are hidden behind rocks and trees and in tricky to access locations in normal zones, secret areas, and adventure zones all over the world. Not every area has an egg hidden in it. There are 60 eggs hidden throughout the world in total, but you'll need to be done most of the content in the game to find them all.
March 27th, 2015
New Bounties! 
Posted in Shards of Titan.


Hi Shards fans!

We're rolling out 3 new bounties for you to enjoy today! They will be joining in the rotation of the current bounties so it will now repeat every 6 days. Enjoy the mayhem caused as you hunt down the new targets, starting today with The Stolen Booty!

Plus we fixed the glitch where you could complete a single player bounty for no stamina if you had it as a Brotherhood task. And a reminder that you can now block incoming guild and friend requests by selecting those in the settings menu and skill costs show in Skills dialog.

You can also now do multiplayers on Heroic as well as start collecting Epic Fragments!

Stay tuned for more changes coming next week!
March 25th, 2015
Flower Count Burst Event 


Hi Breakers!

The monkeys of the islands are celebrating the arrival of spring by counting flowers! Join them in ringing in the season change with the all-new Flower Count burst event!

For the duration of the event, special challenge eggs will temporarily replace all normal challenge eggs, and the eggs will appear at a higher than usual rate. Players can earn 12 event prizes of various gorgeous flowers, with three additional rare prizes for the toughest of the tough challenges: a pot of Hydrangeas for your trophy room, a Blossom Hammer which adds 10% less Nothings, and a cool Peony Hat which adds 10% Less Nothings.

This event will run until Monday March 30th 2015 at Noon PDT!

Talk about spring here!
March 25th, 2015
Fighting Homelessness in BW2 


Calling all Whackers!

The Commons has some very special guests for the next few days. Bob and Ruff are here to tell you about homelessness and what you can do to help.

We at Codename Entertainment are showing our support for the Victoria Cool Aid Society’s #buildhomes campaign by donating our share of the proceeds from the purchase of the adorable pet dog Ruff with his Cool Aid colour neck tie. Ruff's bonus changes up to 25% of Nothing wins into Hearts (random energy, mana, and power).

The Victoria Cool Aid Society builds homes, lives and community. They create opportunities for people who are homeless or living in poverty. They make a difference through housing, health care, support and emergency shelters. Founded in 1968, Cool Aid helps over 9,000 people in the Capital Region every year at 14 locations in Langford, Victoria and Saanich, British Columbia. The Society’s major new campaign is to Help End Homelessness by building an additional 360 apartments for people in the community who have no home. #buildhomes

For more information on Cool Aid, click here!

Ruff will be available for purchase until Friday March 27th 2015 at Noon PDT.

Celebrate your purchase by commenting on Facebook, sharing your love on the forums, or tweeting with #gamingforgood.
March 25th, 2015
Cool Aid Charity Drive in EBA 


Hi Breakers!

We at Codename Entertainment are showing our support for the Victoria Cool Aid Society's #buildhomes campaign by donating our share of proceeds from two new hats in Egg Breaker Adventures.

The Housing Hat adds a chance of a bonus Star and 10% more Gold.
The Housing Hard Hat adds a chance your win is Doubled and 10% less Nothings.

The Victoria Cool Aid Society builds homes, lives and community. They create opportunities for people who are homeless or living in poverty. They make a difference through housing, health care, support and emergency shelters. Founded in 1968, Cool Aid helps over 9,000 people in the Capital Region every year at 14 locations in Langford, Victoria and Saanich, British Columbia. The Society’s major new campaign is to Help End Homelessness by building an additional 360 apartments for people in the community who have no home. #buildhomes

For more information on Cool Aid, click here!

The hats will be available in game until Friday March 27th 2015 at Noon PDT.

Celebrate your purchase by commenting on Facebook, sharing your love on the forums, or tweeting with #gamingforgood.
March 20th, 2015
Generation 4 PETS and a Sale! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Overrun with Tigers and Wolves and Giraffes, oh my? The new Generation 4 pets are here!

Misty's new shipment of pet eggs has finally made it to Bushwhackia for you to hatch when you accept the "Find an Egg" quest. She will also have all the Generation 4 eggs available to purchase for Bush Bucks during the "Find an Egg" quest.


Other changes to Misty and Hank for Generation 4:
  • Misty will no longer let players abandon Gen 3 pet eggs that they are hatching (they're now too rare). Only current generation pet eggs can be abandoned during hatching. Please note that if you're in the middle of hatching a pet, then that egg will still hatch into whatever pet it would have been before.

  • Generation 3 pet eggs can now be found in Quester's Satchels (with the same limitations as the Generation 1 and 2 eggs, which will still be available in satchels as well). Generation 3 pet eggs are now more expensive to buy with DNA in the PAGAS store.

  • Hank now sells a random assortment of Generation 4 pets (instead of Generation 3) for Bush Bucks.

PAGAS changes for Generation 4:
  • Generation 4 pet eggs are now available to buy with DNA in the PAGAS store, however you cannot buy any of them until you have at least five (5) Generation 4 pets.

  • The Pet Progress dialog now includes Generation 4 pets. 10 new pets that all players can unlock!


And now, without further ado, the information you've all been waiting for:

Generation 4 Pets:
  • Black and White Palomino Pony
  • Butterfly
  • Cobra
  • Dragonfly
  • Ferret
  • Orange Kitty
  • Otter
  • Polar Bear
  • Salamander
  • Snail




2015 Spring Pet Sale!
For those players who were not with us before, here's how the sale works:
  • Over the next five (5) days we will rotate through 40 pets from a variety of sources.
  • Each pet will be available for a limited time and will only appear once in the sale (so if you see a pet you want, make sure you grab it!),
  • As each pet is made available, we'll post a reminder on Facebook, Twitter and in Chat (during normal business hours), so you'll know when the pets will swap in/out,
  • All pets are available for Bush Bucks.
  • *New for this sale* For 24 hours, you can vote for which pet will get the biggest discount in the next 24 hours.
    • So the first voting cycle will run from Friday March 20th at Noon PDT until Saturday March 21st at Noon PDT, and the discounts will be applied for the winning pet until the next vote ends Sunday March 22nd at Noon PDT.
    • The final vote will end at Tuesday March 24th at Noon PDT for the pets that will have a discount until the whole sale ends.
  • Also available is a Pet Treat Pack! It contains 4 level 20 Pet Treats, a Pet Rune which boosts the XP you receive for your pet by 50% and lasts 7 days when equipped, and 100 Bush Bucks! A $55 value for only $20!
  • The sale ends Wednesday March 25th at Noon PDT.



Chat about the Generation 4 pets here!
March 20th, 2015
Crafting Release 
Posted in Shards of Titan.


Here's the breakdown on some of the changes that were added to the game today.

Companion Gear

  • You can now put found gear on your Companions.
  • Their missions now give Rare gear.
  • The Companion dialog in the Tavern now displays all the gear available, their Battle Rating and the effect of Loyalty and Leadership.


Crafting

  • Uncommon and Rare Gear is now craftable in the Blacksmith.
    • Gear is craftable to the level of your Blacksmith.
    • Leveling up the Blacksmith requires Lumber and Common Scrap.
    • Uncommon gear is available from just having the Blacksmith.
    • Rare gear recipes are available from mission drops or the Shardium store. You will need to use them to make them show up in the Blacksmith.
    • Recipes have a max level they are craftable to. Once you're past that level, you'll need to find new recipes.
  • Epic recipes will be in a future update.

Hall of Trials

  • Bosses are now every four (4) levels.
  • You should be able to get as far as you could before.
  • The Brotherhood Tasks now reflect this, giving you tasks for Level 16 (the Goblins), Level 20 (Oliver), Level 24(Eliza), and Level 28 (the Spiders).
  • You can now buy Epic Gear to put on your companions. You will only see the non-class gear that they can equip.

Improved Battle Rating

  • The Battle Rating will now be less skewed towards health.
  • The new rating is a combination of the Attack Rating (which includes Speed, and Crit), 10% of the Health rating, your Armor rating, and the new Level Effectiveness rating.

Level Effectiveness

  • Players, Companions, and Enemies now have an effectiveness level.
  • Equipped gear closer to your level is more beneficial.
  • Higher level combatants will now do more damage to lower level combatants and lower levels will be less effective against higher levels.

Click here for more details!
March 18th, 2015
Green with Energy 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.
Tags: sale, bw2.


Craving just a little bit more energy to chase those last few Leprechauns? Close to leveling up but your crops aren't ready? How about picking up an Energy Drink pack or two or five?

From now until Friday, March 20th, at Noon PDT, you can grab the Green Energy Drink pack! It comes with 5 Green Energy Beverages, 100 Bush Bucks, and a VIP Voucher. The Green Energy Beverages give you 250% energy and turn you GREEN for 24 hours! There's a limit of 5 pack purchases per player!

Talk about your green adventures and post ideas for future sales here!
March 16th, 2015
Gold Sale 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.
Tags: sale, bw2.


Hi Whackers!

From now until 12PM PDT on Wednesday, March 18th you can get amazing discounts on Gold in the Bush Whacker General Store! Grab what you need, whether it's for that expensive trinket that you can't live without, another Ranch expansion for an extra farming plot, or combining some awesome runes!

Amount of Gold Normal Price Sale Price % off
25,000 90 BB 25 BB 72%
50,000 180 BB 40 BB 78%
100,000 360 BB 60 BB 83%
250,000 900 BB 100 BB 89%
500,000 1800 BB 160 BB 91%
1,000,000 3600 BB 290 BB 92%

Ask any questions here! Or chime in with ideas for other sales you'd like to see! :)