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The Sloop is on Fire!

Old Lefty has been spending a lot of time in the Explorers' Hall, talkin' to anyone who will listen. He has a fanciful theory that a pirate could, theoretically, sail to the center of the planet. He's challenging other brave explorers to join him in his endeavor to find the passage. Ye'll want to gather supplies, and load them onto this month's limited edition ship!

The Torrid Class Sloop is hot, hot, hot! It has a distinctive decorative theme and is constructed to make the perilous journey through water and fire. The bow is designed to allow the ship to break through any obstacles ye may encounter on yer explorations. Ye'll also be glad to have deluxe engines and specially designed bilge pumps for the treacherous conditions!

Visit yer local shipyard today! The Torrid Class Ship is only available through March 31, 2016.

Monthly Reward and Tournament Time!

Own a subscription that runs through March, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Barnabas the Pale Royal Carpet. This is the seventh furniture item in the Brigand King carpet series!

Ye've survived the endlessness of winter cabin fever, but March brings a new form o' madness to the oceans! Catch the fever and grab a stick. Earn the March Seal o'Piracy by participating in 5 different tournaments.

Love Connection!

Grab yer crew and set out to sea, because Pinkfoot the Love Yeti is back! Plunder 'Yeti Sightings' expeditions from brigands and barbarians to find these lovable, pink yeti. Each pirate on the ship will receive a free portrait on a Valentine background to commemorate yer encounter. Ice Chest Treasure boxes will be placed into th' booty o' the ship for everyone to share. Treasure boxes have a small chance of awarding Pink Pomade hair dye when opened!

It wouldn't be Valentine's Day without Heart-Shaped Boxes! Instead o' chocolate, these are filled with shiny Pieces o' Eight! Receive one box for each $2.00 ye spend. These sweet treats contain between 400 and 4000 PoE each, with a small chance of a payout of 100,000 Pieces of Eight! Pink Yeti and Heart-Shaped Boxes are available until 3:00 PM on February 15th!

Valentine's Day trinkets and furniture are in the Palace Shoppe, and ye'll find seasonal portrait backgrounds at every easel. Watch for returning favorites as well as new backgrounds created by arrrtistic players! Visit yer local shipyard and purchase a limited edition Lovestruck Class Sloop to celebrate yer bliss.

Precious Gold Boxes!

Watch yer shinies, pirates! Gretchen Goldfang is about this month and wants yer Gold Boxes for herself. If ye manage to open a Gold Box without the ruthless Brigand King taking note, ye'll find a nice assortment of dividends. This month, the Toucan familiars show off bright colors and you can too! All the temporary hair dye colors can be found in the February Gold Box!

Winter is still in full swing on the oceans. Enjoy the last of the Ice Blue chromas and trinkets for this season. The Brigand King furniture for February features Gretchen Goldfang! Furniture items and statues of this ruthless Brigand King shine almost as brightly as her golden teeth.

Find Gold Boxes at your island bank until February 15th at 3 PM PST. Ye can find the full list of prizes, right here.

The Year of the Monkey!

Happy New Year!

Join us for a grand New Year celebration! This year our simian friends take the spotlight! Commemorate the party with a portrait. Check the Notice Board for whisks to specially named portrait ships. Ye'll find a new portrait background created by a talented player arrrtist, Cud's Year of the Monkey. There will be special tournaments and puzzle competitions in the game, and a Monkey Business Doodle on the forums!

Chart a course for PVP - We've increased the chances of encountering the Monkey Boat! Watch out for those fruit-wielding primates!

Visit the Palace Shoppe for Lucky Feast furniture and Chinese New Year trinkets! Ye'll be able to host a fine celebration feast for yer crew and hearties. The festivities run through February 9, 2016!

Marriage is what brings us together....

Love, true love. We gather aboard this ship to celebrate that special love between two pirates. Invite yer close hearties, or the whole crew, for a celebration voyage aboard the limited edition Lovestruck Class Sloop!

Ye'll find swabbies in their finest to greet yer guests and guide them below deck for the ceremony. There's a portrait easel conveniently located in the hold to help ye catch all the memories. Share rum and heart cookies after the ceremony. Then all hands to stations for the joyous voyage. Once yer out to sea, the happy couple can enjoy the fresh sea air while they open gifts. How many anchors do ye think the lucky couple received? Let any pirate who has an objection to this union, walk th' plank!

Visit yer local shipyard to get your own little piece of bliss now through February 29, 2016.

Monthly Reward and Expeditions!

Own a subscription that runs through February, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Madam Yu Jian Royal Carpet. This is the sixth furniture item in the Brigand King carpet series!

Ye'll want to search the oceans far and wide for the perfect gift for yer closest hearty this Valentine's Day. Gather yer crew and start a quest to find that special shiny! Earn February's Seal o'Piracy by completing 2 different expeditions.

Ice Chest!

Start off the new year with a bounty of mystery gifts! This month's Ice Mystery Boxes are full of fabulous frozen finds! New swashbuckling penguin pets appear in this box. They defeated the Legions of A'uk, but are ever vigilant against his return! These feisty penguins are keeping a close watch on the ice blue seal in this box. Ye'll also find ice blue parrot familiars, grey monkey familiars with tricorn hats, ice blue furniture, clothing, trinkets, and chroma!

For more information about the full contents of the 2016 Ice Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here. The Ice Mystery Boxes are only available for a limited time, so thaw one out today!

From now until 3:00 PM PST on February 1, 2016 you'll earn a free Ice Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time you purchase!

Winter Wonderland!

A handful of shipmasters were recently boasting about their mastery of ship building. Their creations were the most elaborate, the most intricate or most the most expensive ships around. Imagine their amazement when a pirate with a simple sword set to work on a block of ice to craft a beautiful sloop. The shipmasters banded together to find the ultimate sword fighters on the oceans and have them craft full size ships of ice! The Arctic Class Sloop is now available at yer local shipyard!

On this polar paradise, ye'll need to keep a firm footing, so ye don't fall overboard! With yer favorite ice skates, ye'll glide around the smooth surfaces of this ship. Ye'll have no worry about yer snowballs melting on this arctic enchantment. Visit yer local shipyard to purchase a Arctic Class Sloop now through January 31, 2016.

Monthly Reward and More Pillaging!

Own a subscription that runs through January, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive Royal Blue Lit Candles.

Celebrate this New Year with plunder and pillaging! If ye were generous with gifts for yer hearties, ye'll need to replenish the coffers! Earn the January Seal o'Piracy by completing 10 sea battles against brigands, and 10 sea battles against barbarians.

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