Holiday Event 2017

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Holiday Event 2017

Postby EW_Graham » December 1st, 2017, 5:21 am

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Holiday Event 2017


It's that "wonderful time of the year" again! Participate in daily events and gather points for your harvests to win some jolly prizes.

  • The event runs from December 1st until December 25th.

  • The event consists of special daily missions (13) and competitions (12). Once activated, missions can be completed any time before the end of the event, competitions will be active during 48 hours only. Attention: Holiday missions can only be activated on the event page (click on the event banner on the main page to open it), competitions can be found and activated via the Competitions tab in the main menu.

  • The main Holiday Event competition has special score points - jollyPoints, which can be collected during the event. There are two ways to collect jollyPoints, note that we spiced things up a little from last year by adding variety in the types of scoring animals:


    1) Each completed holiday mission rewards a score of 10000 jollyPoints and each holiday competition rewards 10000 jollyPoints simply for getting a score on the leaderboard. Please note that if another player harvests your animals you get the comp score but not the jolly points.
    2) Every animal you harvest during the event will award a flat amount of jollyPoints, according to a tier system:

    - ENTRY TIER -
    American Black Duck (airborne) - 5 pts
    Gadwall (airborne) - 5 pts
    Mallard (airborne) - 5 pts
    Northern Pintail (airborne) - 5 pts
    Canada Goose (airborne) - 5 pts

    - EASY TIER -
    Roosevelt Elk - 10 pts
    Feral Hog - 10 pts
    Pheasant (airborne) - 10 pts
    Moose - 10 pts
    Wild Boar - 10 pts
    Roe Deer - 10 pts
    Red Deer - 10 pts
    Cottontail Rabbit - 10 pts
    Reindeer - 10 pts
    European Rabbit - 10 pts
    Bison - 10 pts
    Snowshoe Hare - 10 pts
    Rocky Mountain Elk - 10 pts
    Feral Goat - 10 pts

    - MEDIUM TIER -
    Whitetail Deer - 20 pts
    Mule Deer - 20 pts
    Blacktail Deer - 20 pts
    Black Bear - 20 pts
    Brown Bear - 20 pts
    Dall Sheep - 20 pts
    Red Kangaroo - 20 pts
    Sitka Deer - 20 pts
    Rock Ptarmigan (airborne) - 20 pts
    Grizzly Bear - 20 pts

    - HARD TIER -
    Turkey - 40 pts
    Coyote - 40 pts
    Red fox - 40 pts
    Arctic fox - 40 pts
    White-tailed Ptarmigan (airborne) - 40 pts
    Willow Ptarmigan (airborne) - 40 pts
    Grey Wolf - 40 pts
    Bighorn Sheep - 40 pts

    - LEGENDARY TIER -
    Polar Bear - 60 pts
    Bobcat - 60 pts
    Alpine Ibex - 60 pts

    Attention: Please note that delays might occur when it comes to scores registering for the event. Don't panic!

  • Let's go to the rewards;

    The main prize in this competition will be currently unreleased 9.3x74R O/U Break Action Rifle. Just like its cousin, the .30 R O/U the 9.3x75R has fearsome follow-up shot potential with a ready-chambered round in the second barrel. As an added bonus, and to make sure you get both of those shots right where they need to be, we'll also include a 1.1-8x30 Rifle Scope (also unreleased) as a part of the first prize. This rifle will be available in the store in the future, but not before the winners of this Holiday Event have had enough of fun and practice with it!

    Main leaderboard winners:


    1st place

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    2nd place

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    3rd place

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    4th - 10th places

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    11th - 25th places

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    26th - 50th places

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    51st - 100th places

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    240 000 jollyPoints

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    160 000 jollyPoints

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    80 000 jollyPoints +

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  • Winners in separate daily competitions will be awarded with these trophies:

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  • New sales every day (for more information make sure to regularly check banner images on the main page and / or our social media updates). Daily offers get published at appr. 14:00 CET and run for 24 hours.

Good luck and Happy Holidays!
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby DYEUZ » December 1st, 2017, 7:16 am

Thx for the update and event .
I see Rudolph on the banner of the event . Has he come back ?
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby lowby » December 1st, 2017, 7:26 am

Cant belive its december already. Thanks for the event.
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby drakle » December 1st, 2017, 7:29 am

Thanks for the event! The new rifle looks interesting.


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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby FR_Bugs » December 1st, 2017, 7:32 am

Thanks EW for this new big Event, sounds good :)
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby InvisibleFlame9 » December 1st, 2017, 7:36 am

This is fun stuff! It looks like a fun and joyful event EW put together. Thank you! I'm so excited and can't wait to dive into my next hunt. :)
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby Beano8U » December 1st, 2017, 8:03 am

The 1st of Dec was 10 hours and 29 minutes ago for me. Been waiting for a status update :P
All good though, still trying to finish the final Thanksgiving mission haha.
I gotta travel for work over the next week, just hoping my laptop can handle it while I'm away. (or worse, the hotel/mobile phone wifi. *shudder)

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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby OldMM1966 » December 1st, 2017, 8:10 am

Thanks for the event EW. Looks like a lot of fun!!
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby maros.kuzar » December 1st, 2017, 8:25 am

Thanks for the event!

But I am bit sad not to see any special collectables. Always enjoyed those.

Tiers for points look interesting, although you should consider using weapons instead of animals in those. It isnt that hard to just run around VdB mountains for example with powerful rifle and 12x scope and get plenty of ibex in short period of time. It is even easier than doing the same but with whitetails.
Anyway, nice event!

EDIT: And looking at some hunting stats, that is exactly what people on top do: Long range, ibex... Event is turning into Run'n'gun again :-(
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Re: Holiday Event 2017

Postby ArwenerI » December 1st, 2017, 8:29 am

Hm Christmas Event , every year you say that the next event will be balanced, new things etc. All i see is another unbalance event for those who can spend houurs and hours of playing , giving other players with less time never to have any chance of winning such an event.So here we go again.Good luck have fun for those who are going to participate for the trophie ,dont forget to drink and eat.Ill just go for one of the biscuits.

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