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Fresh Wine from a Box!

Sailin' the high seas, ye need to pack yer hold with efficiency so as to maximize yer trade profits. Ye also want to make certain yer cargo is secure in the event ye encounter flying cannonballs, whirlpools or rocks on yer journey. Now, ye can skip the hassle o' glass wine bottles. Packaged in a convenient and durable cube, the 2014 Wine Mystery Box keeps yer wine items fresh for months at sea, without the worry!

Drink from the wine box after months in the hold, and the contents will be as fresh as the day ye set sail! The 2014 edition of the wine box includes a wine octopus with sleeping hat familiar, orange/wine parrot familiar and wine pony pet! Ye'll enjoy the rich tones of wine painted ships, furniture and trinkets. For ye fashion-thinkin' pirates, savor wine clothing and chroma.

For more information about the full contents of the 2014 Wine Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here.

From now until 3:00 PM PST on November 24th, 2014, you'll earn a free Wine Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons or every month of subscription time you purchase!

Monthly Reward and Harvest Time!

Model war brig!

Own a subscription or make a purchase of $9.99 or more in November to receive a tabletop model war brig! This is the ninth ship in the model ship series.

As the weather becomes cold, ye may feel the need to stash away some rations for the coming winter. Ye need to keep a good stock o’ limes and coconuts on hand to avoid cabin fever! Earn yer November Seal o'Piracy by completing 2 sessions of foraging. Foraging in Cursed Isles doesn’t count!

Trick ARRR Trinket!

Frighteningly cute!

Once again this Halloween season, tis time to plunder Sea Monster Lairs and waylay any Brigand Kings ye find. Lucky pirates may be awarded Ghastly Trinkets! There's an increase in monster activity in Sea Monster Lairs, but that may give ye adventurous pirates more treasure!

Once ye have a nice pile o’ the new sweets, head over to the Trading Post. Five trinkets can be exchanged for new monster dolls! Hold a witch, mummy or lantern king doll in a portrait to immortalize this year’s haunting exploits. If ye have stale candy from previous years, ye'll not be able to trade them for the new dolls. The Department o' Treasury wants only the freshest candy for their Halloween festival.

Once ye have yer fill of sweetened treats and expanded yer monster doll collection, use the sugar rush to beat back the hordes of skellies, zombies and werewolves that assail the land!

The oceans run red, and the candy madness last until November 3rd, 2014!

A Frightful Fall!

BOO!

Tis the season for apple bushels and scarecrows, pumpkin muffins and vampire teeth! Visit the Palace Shoppe to get yer fill o' seasonal trinkets such as Pumpkin Spice Latte and fall Oak Leaves. This year, be sure to get yer hook into the new trinkets created by players, including a Ghostly Cookie and Black Cat Doll. Ye’ll find nice selection of festive masks, top hats and vampire raiment for all yer haunting undertakings.

Visit yer local furnisher shoppe for furniture and ship items. Create a ghastly setting with skelly chairs and tables, cannons, helms and figureheads. Stock up on seasonal decorative furniture including pumpkins, jack o’ lanterns, scarecrows, and bushels of apples. Ye'll want to paint a portrait to celebrate yer favorite haunts, so the palace painter is stocked with seasonal portrait backgrounds.

Enjoy haunting yer hearties until November 3rd!

A Dazzling Box!

October’s Gold Box has dazzling contents that will put mother nature’s colors of autumn to shame. The patchy fox has orange fur with a white, black or purple handkerchief. If ye can spot em, primary colors for the chameleon familiar are maroon, brown and violet.

Combine those with golden trinkets, furniture and pets, plus the richness of chocolate trinkets and chroma for the true feeling of the harvest. For a wee bit o’ contrast, try purple hair (at least temporarily) with violet volumizer hair dye. This box has black crystal balls. What do ye see when ye gaze into the darkness?

Find Gold boxes at your island bank until October 13th at 3 PM PDT. You can find the full list of prizes, right here.

Monthly Reward and a pirate dare!

Model junk!

Own a subscription or make a purchase of $9.99 or more in October to receive a tabletop model junk! This is the eighth ship in the model ship series.

Tis the season of hauntings and ghosts. We challenge ye pirates to plunder the treasure of Barnabas the Pale. Earn yer October Seal o'Piracy by fighting the graveyard in Haunted Seas 3 times - if ye dare!

Talk Like a Pirate Day - YARR!

Ahoy, ye salty sea dogs!

We know ye embrace the piratey lifestyle, as ye pillage and plunder all year long. Alas, there are lubbers who only embrace the thrill o' the high seas once a year on September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day. As expert seafarers, show these bilge rats the ropes and have yarrrrself a bootyful day.

To celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, the Ocean Masters have scheduled special tournaments and puzzle competitions. Keep a weather eye on the Notice Board in-game to catch them!

Ye can also gather yer hearties and commission a portrait aboard one these fine vessels with unusual names: Lingua Piratica, Bountiful Booty and Booched Blunderbuss.

IMPORTANT: Be sure ye talk piratey-like while visiting the inns and other public places in Puzzle Pirates on Talk Like a Pirate Day! We’ll be takin' notes, an' you could find yerself rewarded the mere act o' usin' proper pirate lingo. A list o' winners will be posted on the forums...after we’ve had time to recover from the festivities.

Savor Artisan Chocolate Boxes!

Sweet!

This year we’ve asked our chocolate artisans to put together a box with the highest quality fresh ingredients. They’ve created a box that will thrill and delight any pirate! We have 3 varieties of octopus familiars. Chocolate with and without sleeping hats, and a tan octopus. There's a new chocolate fox pet, which is sure to melt yer heart. Indulge with furniture, chromas, trinkets and clothing in delectable chocolate.

From now until 3:00 PM PDT on September 22nd , 2014 ye'll receive a free Chocolate Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time ye purchase!

For more information about the full contents of the 2014 Chocolate Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here. The Chocolate Mystery Boxes are only available for a limited time, so surrender to this delightful box now!

Monthly Reward and Get Crafting!

Model merchant brig!

Own a subscription or make a purchase of $9.99 or more in September to receive a tabletop model merchant brig! This is the seventh ship in the model ship series.

There's a frenzy o' shopping as pirates are busy buying new clothes and supplies. Help out ye local shoppe owner, and earn a little bit o' spending money for yerself! Earn yer September Seal o'Piracy by completing 4 different crafting puzzles.

Behold the Booch Box!

Crazy Colors!

We let monkeys pick out the colors for this box, and the results are quite...bright. Behold (if ye dare) the Booch Box! Get familars, pets, ships, and other goodies, in eye-searing color combinations nature never intended. Colors include magenta and even seasonal colors, likely to make ye stand out in a crowd!

From now until 3:00 PM PDT on September 2nd, 2014 you'll receive a free Booch Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time you purchase!

For more information about the full contents of the Booch Box, as well as the official rules, please click here.

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