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A Haunting Harvest!

Seasonal trinkets, clothing and furniture can be found in every corner of the ocean this autumn season. Visit the Palace Shoppe to find returning seasonal trinkets such as Pumpkin Pie and Pocket Cornucopia, along with new trinkets created by players. Candy Corn anyone? Trick or Treat with fellow pirates wearing masks, top hats and vampire raiment. Don’t forget to grab your very own limited edition Blood Tiger pet!

Furnishers have seasonal furniture available for sale. Decorate your ships with skelly chests, cannons, helms and figureheads. New this year from the limited edition Skelly Class War Brig, the Skelly sword rack and Skelly council chair are available for purchase. Stock up on decorative furniture including pumpkins, jack o’ lanterns, scarecrows, and bushels of apples.

Enjoy the season on land and by sea, but don’t delay! These items are only available until November 3rd!

These bones were made for Sailin'

A macabre construction of skull and bone, the Skelly Class War Brig is not a bare-bones ship. The vessel designers spared no ribs to make this fit for a skeleton king! Gilded armor and fancy chairs adorn this spooky ship, because even the undead enjoy style and comfort. The captain’s quarters feature a skeletal pipe organ, harpsichord and harp to create just the right tune for yer haunted voyage.

New Golden Skelly Armor stand guard throughout the ship. Skelly candelabra and sword racks are handily distributed to create just the right balance of ambiance and utility.

The quarterdeck features a set of chairs with easy access to the ship’s navigation wheel. Looks like this mate spent a bit too much time on the Roister Ship last month. He asks for whom the bell tolls? It tolls for thee, party pirate.

Below deck, a skelly throne allows you to chart your course and oversee the council table. Judging by these participants, this is not likely to be a lively discussion. Pirates will be able to access all parlor games through the council table in order to ease the wait while Ex-Walter decides his next move.

Unlike these guys, you don’t have all eternity to just sit around. Visit yer local shipyard today, because the Skelly Class War Brig is only available until November 11th!

Gold Box Bonanza

Oooooh, shiny!

This month’s Gold Box contains a blaze of bright bounty that will complement the sparkle of any pirate’s horde. In addition to the tantalizing Toucan familiar and the shiny Sea Turtle pet, the Department o’ the Treasury has added several new radiant rewards which are sure to catch yer eye. Look for glimmering gold Hedgehog and Seal pets, and four new furniture items in October’s boxes!

For that Gold Box collection needing a touch of color, you may find Violet Volumizer hair dye, and captivating chocolate trinkets and Chroma. New to this box - persimmon is now included, and can appear as a color for trinkets, furniture and clothing.

If ye find yer pockets overflowing with the golden trinkets, they can be redeemed for awe-inspiring prizes at any Trading Post.

Gold boxes will only be available until October 14 at 3 PM PDT. You can find the full list of available prizes, right here.

Blood, Sweat and Tigers

The Department o’ Lost Treasures has located the Blood Tiger in a strange, distant land. Put together a crew and get to work gatherin' yer Eights so you can take one home today! Don't fret, as you have until the end of October before the feline is gone! Rumors are circulating that these sanguineous beasts are a harbinger of tricky times ahead. If true, ye pirates can look forward to a nice treat!

Appropriate theme music: Eye of the Blood Tiger

The Palace Shoppe has reached maximum capacity, so the Department o’ the Treasury is reducing prices on select pets. Take advantage of this opportunity to have your very own elephant to hug and squeeze and call George.

During this sale the following pets are discounted:

  • Elephants
  • Big Cats
  • Seals

The Palace pets will be discounted until October 2, 11 AM PDT and Blood Tigers will be available until November 1.

Return of the Chocolate Box!

Melts on your shoulder, not in your hands!

The Chocolate Box is back with a new selection of prizes to be found inside! Chomp into its gooey center to discover fashion-conscious monkeys sporting tricorne hats, hedgehog pets, rare choco shakos, and more!

From now until 3:00 PM PDT on September 20th, 2013, you'll earn a free Chocolate Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons or every month of subscription time you purchase! That's 3 Mystery Boxes for purchasing a quarterly subscription, 5 Mystery Boxes for purchasing a $49.99 package, or even more!

Featuring the seasonal color Chocolate, this month's Mystery Box features a new Chocolate Monkey Familiar with Tricorne Hat, an adorable (and possibly delicious) Chocolate Hedgehog Pet, as well as a limited edition Chocolate Shako! Delightful new Chocolate furniture pieces to collect include Chocolate and Gold manticore tails, Chocolate and Tan viking beds, and Chocolate counting tables!

Treat yourself by breaking open a Chocolate Mystery Box right now! For a full list of available prizes and other more detailed info, the official rules can be found here.

Update: Chocolate Box availability extended to 9/20.

Good luck, mateys!

Landlubbin' Property Sale!

UPDATE: The property sale has been extended! It will now end on Tuesday, September 10th, at 3 PM PDT.

Been meaning to expand out of your shack and move into accommodations befitting your refined tastes as a savvy buccaneer? Perhaps you're looking for a home away from home? Maybe you just want somewhere else to store all your cursed and haunted furniture? Nobody is sure of the mischief those things get into when you're not around.

From now until September 10th at 3 PM PDT, select private pirate dwellings and all shared pirate halls will be discounted in price! Pirate row houses and above will be discounted from 10% to 20% off and pirate halls will see a full 20% discount across all size categories! This applies to both the cost in pieces of eight as well as the doubloon fee on doubloon oceans.

Home is where the pilfered goods are stored.

Save 10%

  • Row Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Manors
  • Villas

Save 20%

  • Mansions
  • Estates
  • Pirate Halls (both crew and flag)

Remember: these piratical domiciles will return to their normal prices at September 10th at 3 PM PDT. So head to your ideal destination, ignore the spots of fire damage, and try not to scrutinize the sinking foundation... these deals are just too good to pass up!

Golden Glint and Glimmer

Behold this gleaming cube.

Just in time for the waning rays of summer shine, the Gold Box is back in stock at your local banks!

Lay down your shovels, fold up your maps, and take it easy as this bountiful box of treasure lines your pockets with riches that can't be found in any buried boxes. This new shipment of Gold Boxes offers the chance to win Toucan familiars with new colors (Orange/Red, Light Blue/Violet, Plum/Lime), an emerald Sea Turtle, and a trove of gilded loot ranging from furniture to trinkets.

Gold Box supplies will only last until August 12th, so get them while they last and enjoy the end of summer! For a full list of available prizes, the official rules can be found right here.

Good luck!

Down the Rabbit Hole

Compelled by the abstract and the surreal, a gathering of loony shipwrights has resulted in the Alice Class Sloop -- a preposterous crossing of seaworthiness, non-Euclidean geometry, and a few drops of sheer madness! Life is but a dream, so why not navigate through it in dreamlike fashion?

Flanked by gilded amphibious footmen, captains of every Alice Class sloop will command the respect of kings and queens of all suits! Bold bucklers of swash may step into the looking-glass to hold their very own riddle-riddled tea parties!

To the front of the ship lives a fearsome Jabberwocky figurehead, sure to strike fear and confusion in friends and foes alike. Venture down the rabbit hole to find much more than a dreary hold...

Fancy a game of croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs? Of course you do! Pay no attention to the white roses, the Queen of Hearts already has her scornful eyes on them!

A handsome painting of Tweedledum and Tweedledee dominate this space meant for quiet contemplation and calculated maneuvers. Yes, that certainly is a "DRINK ME" label on the bottle. Yes, you should absolutely follow that wildly questionable directive.

Using arcane tinctures and unorthodox mathematics, ye can shrink down and step onto the chessboard itself, entering a magical sub-world which exists simultaneously within and without the boundaries of the ship!

Shipyards will only carry the Alice Class sloop through August 31st, so don't be late! Why not get your order in before this opportunity fades away like a Cheshire Cat?

Pitless Plum Mystery Box

Purple stuff.

The Plum Mystery Box is back in season! These bountiful prize boxes are packed with sweet surprises to keep your worldly appetites satiated through the summer months. New to this year's Plum Mystery Box is an adorable Plum seal, exotic Plum elephant statues, sinister Plum snake medallions, a smorgasbord of Plum trinkets that can be held in portraits, and stylish Plum octopi with sleeping hats! Opening just one Plum Mystery Box will also award you with a brand new Plum Rum trophy!

From now until 3:00 PM PDT on July 22nd, pluck a free Plum Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons or every month of subscription time you purchase! That's 5 Plum Boxes for purchasing a $49.99 package, 12 Plum Boxes for purchasing an annual subscription, or even more!

The time is ripe, so claim a Plum Mystery Box now! For a complete prize list and more, you may peruse the full promotion rules right here.

Good luck, and have a great July!

The Great iPad Giveaway

WINNERS have now been announced! Thanks to all who participated!

Puzzle Pirates on tablets is speeding towards her final port!

Fingers required.

To celebrate the imminent arrival of our tablet-friendly version, we're giving away one free iPad daily to eligible* players from June 10th through June 19th. That's a total of 10 iPads that will be given away to our swashbuckling community! We will select one winner per day based on a random drawing, after which the entry list will be reset and you may enter again. In order to enter yourself into each daily drawing, simply log in and follow the instructions posted on the notice board.

Please note that we will be resetting entries daily after each drawing. You may view the official rules for this giveaway here.

Good luck, mateys!


*Eligibility for physical prizes is limited to US and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec). As much as we would love include all of our international players, the giveaway rules are bound by arcane wizardry that cannot be undone.

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