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July 25th, 2015
Summer Carnival Fun in BW2 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Summer Carnival Event 2015

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 in your favour! (Platforms without Friend functionality are balanced accordingly.)

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

New for 2015
The Pandaclaw was wandering around here somewhere....

Keep an eye out for a new addition to the event zone later on, that's a splashing good time!

Event Achievements- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!!

There are up to 13 possible achievements that can be picked up during the Summer Carnival 2015 event, dependent on your game history.

Achievements Returning in 2015:
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…

Added/Changed for 2015
Carni-Value! - Purchase all the 2015 Carnival Event items.*
Dunk-a-Thon! - Dunk all eight unique Carnival Event dunk-ees!

* The Carnival Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Carni-Value! achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

We have 4 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.

Pet Packs

New 2015 Pet Packs (Coming Soon)



Previous Year Pets (Available for Bush Bucks)



Teddy Bear Car - Turns up to 25% of Nothing wins into Mana at Max Level
Carnie Pig - Increases Puzzle odds by up to 15% at Max Level
Stuffed Unicorn - Turns up to 25% of Nothing Wins into Energy at Max Level
Nate Duck: Odds to win Nothing -30% at Max Level
Cotton Candy Duck: Nothing wins change to Energy by up to 25%
Gunslinger Duck: Nothing Wings change to Mana up to 25%


Post your celebration plans on the forums!

The event will run until Saturday August 8th at Noon PDT!

To kick off the event, we're having a sale! Get 30% more on purchase of 50 Bush Bucks or more! Plus, if you purchase 100 Bush Bucks or more, get a free mount! The sale runs until Tuesday July 28th at Noon PDT!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will the last quest unlock?
    All quests will be unlocked by the 11th day of the event.

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

  • 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 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.

July 23rd, 2015
Music Festival Burst Event in EBA 


Greetings Breakers!

Music festivals are happening all over the world right now, and the Monkey Islands are no exceptions! Join in with their Monkeypalooza in the Music Festival 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 Music themed items from cashing in Event Tokens with the Challenge Fairy Monkey.



Plus, for the toughest of tough challenges, there are 3 awesome prizes!

The Guitarist Top Hat which adds less Nothings!
The Drumstick Hammer which adds more Multipliers!
The Microphone Stand looks awesome in any trophy room!

Talk about it on the forums!

This event will run until Tuesday July 28th at Noon PDT.
July 23rd, 2015
Introducing The Crusaders of the Lost Idols! 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Victoria, British Columbia, July 23rd 2015 - Codename Entertainment is excited to release a brand new IP today, Crusaders of the Lost Idols! From the studio that brought players the worlds of Shards of Titan, Egg Breaker and Bush Whacker, comes a new and unique incremental game.

Crusaders of the Lost Idols is an idle game of heroic awesomeness! Players join their Crusaders to fight monsters, win gold and create the perfect formations for clicking or idling. Over time, players reset and see how many Idols they have earned.

In Crusaders of the Lost Idols, players can:
  • Fight waves of monsters as their Crusaders march through an endless world.
  • Help out by completing quests and defeating terrible bosses.
  • Unlock chests to find awesome loot and equip their Crusaders with epic gear.
  • Arrange their Crusaders in the optimal formation to maximize gold, DPS or click damage.
  • Progress through 100+ area levels at launch.
  • Get bonus power and gold from all the achievements.
  • And much more!
“It is great to launch Crusaders of the Lost Idols.” says Eric Jordan, CEO of Codename Entertainment. “Our company makes games which we like to play. We played Cookie Clicker when it was first released. We have enjoyed many of the idle games which followed as the genre developed. Crusaders of the Lost Idols is a unique addition to the idle genre which we are proud to share with the gaming community.”

It is currently available in early access on Facebook and will be accessible from Kong Plus Beta shortly.

ABOUT CODENAME ENTERTAINMENT: Codename Entertainment was founded in 2008 in Victoria, B.C. by David Whittaker and Justin Stocks with the successful launch of their first title, "Egg Breaker". Egg Breaker's success hatched three successive games, Egg Breaker 2, Egg Drop and the current title in the series, Egg Breaker Adventures. Created in 2010, the classic Bush Whacker appealed to adventurers who were looking to smack some shrubbery and see what popped out. Following its success, Bush Whacker 2 was released in 2012, and celebrated its third anniversary earlier this year with much cake. It was not a lie. In 2014, the company launched Shards of Titan for players looking for an epic role playing adventure through a fantasy land shattered long ago by a terrible cataclysm.

Codename Entertainment, Shards of Titan, Crusaders of the Lost Idols, Egg Breaker, Egg Breaker 2, Egg Breaker Adventures, Bush Whacker, and Bush Whacker 2 are trademarks of Codename Entertainment Inc. All other products named herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
July 21st, 2015
Meerkat Community Sale 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Hi Whackers!

Today's sale is a little bit different from other we've done in the past, but it has the potential to be one of the best deals ever! These adorable little Meerkats may look normal, but they hide a powerful secret! Everyone's Meerkat pet from this sale will get stronger based on the number of Meerkats bought or gifted by all Bush Whackers! You can talk to the Meerket Farmer in the Commons to learn more and to keep track of the Meerkat's progress towards bigger bonuses!

The Meerkat starts with odds of up to 15% Mana and goes up based on the number sold across all sites!

For only $20, you get the Meerkat, 100 Bush Bucks, a level 20 Pet Treat and VIP Voucher!

The sale will run until Friday July 24th at Noon PDT!
July 17th, 2015
Bushwhackia Wants You! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Hail Whackers!

It's Election time in the Commons!

If you've built Natalie's House and participated in Sasha's House party, talk to the Town Crier to initiate the questline! It seems you've been nominated as a candidate for mayor! Campaign your heart out to residents of the Commons in order to compete with your fellow nominees! Will your Bush Whacker survive the drama and come out on top? Whack bushes and find out!

If you win the election, you'll unlock a new set of daily quests from the Town Hall. These quests will run exclusively to the General Store ones, just like the Skyscraper/Inn daily quests.

Share your votes on the forums!
July 17th, 2015
Shards' Littlest Pet Shop 
Posted in Shards of Titan.


Greetings Shards fans!

Introducing the Pet Shop! Build it to use eggs and growth supplies to start growing a pet of your own!

Growth supplies and eggs will drop from chests and battles from running missions. The different types of Purified Waters will only drop from the area they belong to. Or if you have Pet Tokens, you can buy supplies and eggs!

Mix the egg with crystals and water to start the growing process. Wait and see what pet grows!

Have some extra gold or lumber burning a hole in your pocket? Donate to the Pet Store every 20 hours to get some extra Pet Tokens! Plus complete other tasks!

Too many pets? You can sell them to the NPC in the pens to get Pet Tokens!

Talk about your breeding on the forums!

To get a head start, pick up a Pet Shop Starter Pack! It comes with an Epic Pet Egg, a Rare Pet Egg, 20 Regular Growth Crystals, 10 Forest Purified Waters, 10 Jungle Purified Waters, 20 48-hour Growth Tank Power Crystals and 500 Pet Tokens for only $20! The sale will run until Wednesday July 22 at Noon PDT!
July 13th, 2015
Bastille Day in BW2 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Bonjour Whackers!

Talk to Pierre in the Commons to start a mini quest to celebrate Bastille Day for all our friends in France! He needs your help to set up a festive parade! Complete all four before he leaves to earn special rewards!

The quests will be available until Wednesday July 15th at Noon PDT!

Share your joie de vivre on the forums!
July 10th, 2015
Summer Season and Mount Updates! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


Hi Whackers!

Have we got some exciting changes for you today!

Summer Season at the Theatre!

The Outdoor Theatre is now presenting FOUR all-new plays based on popular summer films! Check them out starting today! Plus, there are a couple new achievements related to this change! But watch them before they're gone! The plays will be viewable until September 30 at 11:59 PM PDT, when the summer season ends!

Going forward, the Summer Season will run from June 1st through September 30th every year!

Mount Updates!

Number 1: now you can rename your mounts! Talk to Clint in the Commons to change the name of your currently equipped mount.

Number 2: A dozen new achievements and five new titles relating to mounts!

Number 3: Mounts will only have EIGHT bonuses including the starting buffs.

What does this mean?

New mounts:
Your mount will have the Speed Bonus, its random 5% starting buff, and once it has 6 other random buffs, the starting buff and those 6 will be the ones that will level up with each new level.

Old Mounts:
For all those mounts you currently have more than 8 buffs on, the lowest magnitude buffs will be randomly removed and their bonuses distributed among the buffs that can level up until the mount only has 8 buffs.

As well, your potential next level up bonuses may change based on your new buffs because next level buffs will only include existing buffs.

Note: Because of this change, using Pristine Feed for a buff that isn't one of your 7 may waste that feed.

PAGAs Rewards for Over 100 Pets!

There a lot of pets in the game, so we've added more rewards to PAGAs for unique pets.

120 Pets: Get Unique DNA x4!!!
140 Pets: The Cloud Bird pet from Cloudland!!!
160 Pets: A Pet Controller Trinket!!!**
180 Pets: Unique DNA x5!!!
200 Pets: Level 40 Pet Treat x 5!!!

**The Pet Controller trinket turns you into your pet when you equip it! Become a Canada Goose riding an Eagle! Or a Robot on an Elephant! Or just your favourite pet ever going around whacking bushes!


Plus we've done a whole host of housekeeping updates here.

Celebrate the season on the forums!
July 10th, 2015
Change Log For July 6-10 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.


New Content

ADDED:
....4 all-new plays to the Theatre! Plus related achievements! (See blog here!)
....Henchmen custom items sale! (as of July 11th)
....Rewards for having up to 200 unique pets with PAGAs!


General Updates

ADDED:

...New Secret Area Achievements (not yet attainable) and added the new ones in Cloudland to the older achievement requirements.
...Mini Golf buttons to the big friends dialog.
...A large number of items to be placed on the Mini Golf course. (Enjoy!)
...More than a dozen new achievements related to Mounts, tracked retroactively.
...Four new achievements related to Mini Golf; all tracked retroactively.
  • Play a full set of holes on X other player's courses (play any hole to trigger.)
  • Complete Gilmore's quests to construct your own course (talk to Gilmore to trigger.)


CHANGED:

...The names of the achievements relating to the Fireworks launcher.
...The icons for the Farmer's Market generic energy/gold quests to use the fastest fruit/vegetable that could be used to complete that quest. The quest descriptions now also list all valid crops that will count towards the quest's completion.
...The turn-in text for Negdry's Rune Scavenging quest to be more consistent.
...You can no longer play the game in multiple browser windows at once. Only the latest loaded window will work.


FIXED:

...A couple of missing chat responses.
...The Tea Bags in the Patriot Event quest so it required 50 Tea Bags.
...A typo in the Kaine Underwater mystery.
...An issue where the Kaine Underwater booty in the Detective Agency did not have the proper tool-tip. Players who previously completed this adventure may need to enter the agency a couple of times to cause it to reappear.
...The globe from the Kaine Agrabush mystery is no longer visible in the Detective Agency as soon as it's built. Players who have completed the adventure will have it reappear the next time they enter the agency.
...A typo in a quest from the Nate's Birthday event (better late than never!)
...A "tattoo" typo in an Agrabush zone 3 quest NPC's dialog.
...A "versatile" typo in Clint's dialog.
...A typo in a Summer Sports event NPC's dialog (better late than never!)
...A typo in Gilmore's dialog.
...An issue preventing the rare Green and Yellow colors from being used in your Fireworks Launcher.
...An issue preventing the rare Speedy Launches and Longer Set specials from being used in your Fireworks Launcher.
...An issue with the Cloud Chair from Cloudland where it did not have collision tiles and instead had an surface on which you could place other items.
...A typo in the Cloud Shoes dialog.
...A typo in Fiona's dialog explaining what the Lightning Burster does.
...Several other typos in the Patriot event.
...A repeated typo in several quest descriptions in the Nate Jungle Adventure.
...A typo in the Derringer NPC's chat text.
...An issue that could occur if you visited a friend's ranch or mini-golf area while standing in a fishing area on Amicus Isle, resulting in disappearing controls.
...An issue that caused prices for items to not appear in the ranch store.
...A typo in Cloudland (That'd weird -> That's weird.)
...An issue where the Crab Cakes quest on Amicus Isle didn't properly display a "Quest Complete" dialog when turned in.


Discuss these changes here.
July 9th, 2015
Summer Water Fun Burst Event! 


Hi Breakers!

Get ready to get wet with an all-new burst event all about Water Fun! The monkeys of the islands are quite hot, so the Challenge Fairy has brought a supply of Water Balloons and other assorted watery fun prizes to help cool them down!

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 Water Fun themed items from cashing in Event Tokens. Plus, for the toughest of tough challenges, there are 3 awesome prizes! You can get an Pool Ring to float in any trophy room, a Water Balloon Hammer which awards more Stars and a Water Balloon Hat which awards more Stars!

Share your favourite water activity on the forums!

The event will run until Tuesday July 14th at Noon PDT.