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Ooo! This looks really fun! I'll be eager to dive into it when I get home from work tomorrow. This will also be my first Christmas on TalonRO! I'm excited to check it out and hopefully record some videos! Thanks for putting this all together, guys! /lv

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great idea for the Christmas event, heres to hoping i get at least one or two of costume and pet at the vending machine by the end of this event /heh. Happy Holidays everyone!

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/fshCool, this is the the event that I have been waiting for every year, the Christmas Event, lots of enjoyment through this festive seasons. Thanks a lot GMs for the Event /awsm

Merry Christmas to All TalonRO GMs and Players, Wishing You All Blessing Christmas and Happy Holiday /gawi

 

 

Warm Christmas Wishes

 

 

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if anyone is interested in the Walking Angeling, Let it Snow, Choco Mini Hat costumes in the vend machine and want to know what it looks like here,screenTalonRO039.jpg.1b9d62888638ac9b03bb5d174d37fe2e.jpgcostume-choco-hat.jpg.929b5c1fd95801bb94a7a107b7ad73ec.jpg

 

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On 12/24/2017 at 6:52 AM, GM Howl said:

Finally, account bound items from this year's Christmas Event can also be claimed on any of your other game accounts which are associated with your master account!

  • To claim a Christmas account bound item on one of your other game accounts, simply speak with the Vending Machine NPC in Lutie. Once a Christmas account bound item has been obtained, this item will be added to a list of available items at the Vending Machine NPC, allowing you to obtain a "copy" of that item that will be account bound to that new account.
  • For example, say you had received a special Christmas costume from this year's event which is account bound. Simply log into one of your other game accounts if desired, speak with the NPC in Lutie, and you can get a copy of that item!
  • These items will always be account bound, but will allow you to have another version unique to your account as well - allowing you to enjoy your earnings on any of your characters & accounts!
  • Items which are eligible for this special vending machine option include costumes and pets from the Snowflake Coin machine in the Enchanted Village, as well as potential items coming from the Christmas Giftboxes this year.
  • This new feature is also being tested for other potential use cases, and will only work with this year's Christmas items as mentioned above. However, the intent for this NPC is to be used in the future for other event-driven account bound items - as such, we hope to make this NPC a permanent fixture in the same location for reliable purposes!

 

Very happy to have read this. I gathered on xmas event costumes but across different accounts. =)

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As my post was deleted from the suggestions section I'll happily repost it here.

It has to do with the marbles and the cheapo Santa who's bag always seems to be empty.

It appears that he only has 10 gifts for each day, and if you aren't on at the proper time you have no chance in obtaining one even if you do have the correct marbles. (They were gone in 5 seconds)

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Santa's Marbles is one of this year's most challenging, and rewarding, special minigames!

  • Collect Marbles throughout this year's events - each Marble will be inscribed with a letter upon it.
  • A new holiday-themed word will be listed for you to try and complete with Marbles from your inventory.
  • If you can spell out the word of the day with your Marbles, you'll be able to trade them in for some truly incredible prizes!
  • Once a player gets a prize, the word will change to something new!

There's nothing posted to suggest that there is a limit although I agree with the 24 hour cool down to allow others to have a chance this does little to assist those who are working or sleeping.

My suggestion was simply that Santa has 10 gifts in his bag to go with each of his announcements. Was that such a horrible thing to suggest?

I am enjoying the event don't get me wrong about that but this one aspect is certainly in need of adjustment.

 

Note: Kudos to the ability to collect all account bound items on all accounts. :)

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I actually replied to your suggestion  that we will consider it for next year. No clue why it was deleted. Sorry for that. I still hope that you enjoy the event nevertheless. :)

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is the Event Item Machine NPC permanent? or you gonna remove it after the event?

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So my post was deleted so i'll just say this.. the EVENT VENDING MACHINE in ENCHANTED VILLAGE sells items that are ACCOUNT BOUND but you can't put them in storage

to transfer to a different character in the SAME ACCOUNT might as well call them CHARACTER BOUND ITEMS!

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5 hours ago, btl21 said:

So my post was deleted so i'll just say this.. the EVENT VENDING MACHINE in ENCHANTED VILLAGE sells items that are ACCOUNT BOUND but you can't put them in storage

to transfer to a different character in the SAME ACCOUNT might as well call them CHARACTER BOUND ITEMS!

Your post was probably deleted cause you could have just sent a support ticket to request to undo your purchase, plus this is not the right place to be complaining as you were already told before.. and for the record the Snowflake Coins used to purchase rentals are storable and no "rental" box even from the regular rental npc which use (untradeable/unstorable) bronze coins were ever storable, I would imagine for good reason and avoid abuse..

Probably to prevent that new Event Item Machine in Lutie from recording rentals to be distributed across your game accounts cause its from the same npc, hence playing for more coins useless...[But this part is just a theory..] Will also not be surprised if both our post will be deleted this time too.

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On 12/28/2017 at 7:00 PM, Sniggy said:

As my post was deleted from the suggestions section I'll happily repost it here.

It has to do with the marbles and the cheapo Santa who's bag always seems to be empty.

It appears that he only has 10 gifts for each day, and if you aren't on at the proper time you have no chance in obtaining one even if you do have the correct marbles. (They were gone in 5 seconds)

There's nothing posted to suggest that there is a limit although I agree with the 24 hour cool down to allow others to have a chance this does little to assist those who are working or sleeping.

My suggestion was simply that Santa has 10 gifts in his bag to go with each of his announcements. Was that such a horrible thing to suggest?

I am enjoying the event don't get me wrong about that but this one aspect is certainly in need of adjustment.

 

Note: Kudos to the ability to collect all account bound items on all accounts. :)

Report this cheapo Santa please! /gawi

 

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On 05/01/2018 at 1:59 PM, btl21 said:

So my post was deleted so i'll just say this.. the EVENT VENDING MACHINE in ENCHANTED VILLAGE sells items that are ACCOUNT BOUND but you can't put them in storage

to transfer to a different character in the SAME ACCOUNT might as well call them CHARACTER BOUND ITEMS!

it's account bound, you can put in your kafra storage or you can claim as many char as you want, also it's unlimited.

after you purchased from the vending machine and you can claim the costume on your other character even in different account as long as it's the account in your forum account.

I have claimed 12 costume of each different costume on each account, and I have 10 account, so total 120 costumes each times 3 costume 360 costumes in total, it's also applied on the Pet Eggs as well. if you don't need it just simply sell it to npc with 0z. I do it because I get bored :)

 

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What were the last prize in santa's socks? Day 6 asked me to put 17 candys on it and now santa's house is closed. There will be any reward or no?

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      We hope that you enjoy this year's offerings and games - and we hope that you'll emerge as one of this year's Witches Degree Award winners!
        Festival of Witches List of Games
      Blackjack & Guess the Number The Festival of Witches makes Niflheim's Haunted Casino open for business! Play special party-based rounds of Blackjack rotating alongside a haunted Guess the Number minigame. Strike it rich for your opportunity to win tickets! This microevent will be available during the Festival, and recommended for when you're waiting in between hourly rounds of other events! Simon Says Copy the movements exactly as ordered - or else, you're out! Be sure to follow the instructions carefully in this minigame which is harder than it looks. If you win, points and tickets await - plus the school with the most wins will win additional team-wide points! Simon Sequence You've obeyed Simon, but can you find all the Simons in this meta-Simon experience?! If so, follow the sequence closely and run around the Festival for a chance to earn for you and your school. Poring Seek Mischievous Porionettes roam around the Festival when this minigame begins - can you be the one to kill the most within five minutes? You'll race against the clock and one another to see who will win the round, plus the school with the most wins will win additional team-wide points! Halloween Challenge Even the Witches of Niflheim recall this classic Halloween game involving candy - a witch's favorite! Fight through traps and snares and pitfalls as you work your way to collect points and tickets in this particularly challenging minigame. Zombie Run Survive against a horde of zombies, where your death is your school's biggest threat! Evade zombies in a successive round and win points and tickets along the way. Be certain to stay alive - since healing is off the table on this event! When you hear the cackle of Nightriff, you had best run as fast as you can! Note: Entering Zombie Run with either a mercenary or homunculus will result in your automatic ejection from the event. Mercenaries nor homunculi can be summoned during gameplay in Zombie Run. Devil's Claw Machine The devil's claw descends from below, grabbing up participants as it goes! Can you outlast the explosive grip of the Devil's Claw as it targets players across a limited area? If so, then you'll be rewarded for your efforts! Note: Entering the Devil's Claw Machine with either a mercenary or homunculus will result in your automatic ejection from the event. Mercenaries nor homunculi can be summoned during gameplay in Devil's Claw Machine. Monster Hunting Embark on a courageous monster hunt on behalf of your school and earn tickets and points! This year, each monster hunting map will be purely PvM as you fight against various Halloween-themed monsters. When the Monster Hunting minigame opens, it may either open in Vanilla or Unrestricted mode. Points and tickets for these modes will be the same, so we encourage you to try on both when either mode is available! MVP Defense Guard your MVP and find treasure chests when in defensive mode, or go on the hunt to fight the opposing team's MVP in offensive mode. The longer your MVP stays alive, the more points your school will earn. Team functions switch when an MVP is killed, meaning that the old defensive team will become the new offense in the next round, and so on! School Quest Embark on a series of quests affiliated with each of the schools for a chance to earn points for your team. A great experience awaits you, which is perfect for passing the time in between hourly minigame rounds! Begin your school's respective quest: For Spirit Channelers, speak with Azviar. For Necromancers, speak with Bryjar. The Labyrinth Once open, the Labyrinth is the home of some truly foul magic, and it will be up to you and your friends to follow Kirkena's suggestions as you navigate through the challenge. The goal of the Labyrinth is to guide your party of four through the maze as fast as possible successfully!
      It wouldn't be a proper Festival of Witches without some wonderful prizes! In addition to settling the score between the two rival schools, the President of the Witching Academies, Mirielle, will award prizes to members of the winning school's mortal faction! This announcement and ceremony will come at the end of the Festival - and until then, every point earned for your school will count toward your total score.
      Meanwhile, you'll have the opportunity to earn individual points, which will count toward your ranking as one of the top 13 participants to receive a Witches Degree Award, and with it an exclusive prize!
      Halloween wouldn't also be complete unless there were prized Trick or Treat Bags as well! Earn these bags in a number of ways, including through tickets, speaking with NPCs, and much more! What will you get inside of your bags this year?
      Finally, earning tickets this year will allow you access to a wide range of fantastic prizes, including new costumes, fantastic assorted prizes, and even new pet eggs! With only a single ticket type to keep track of, your tickets will add up into some wonderful prizes during the Festival of Witches. What you'll earn is up to the effort you put in, and a little bit of Halloween magical luck!
        Prizes and Quests for Rewards
      Trade in your Red Tickets at the Halloween Prizes NPC in the Festival of Witches for any of the following amazing prizes: Trade six (6) Red Tickets in for a Trick or Treat Bag! Note: Trick or Treat Bags are account-bound, as they were last year. Trade fifty (50) Red Tickets for your chance at winning one of six new, exclusive costumes! Note: these costumes are account-bound items. Trade a hundred (100) Red Tickets in for a Bloody Branch! Trade in a single (1) Red Ticket for a Dead Branch as well Completing this year's School Quest will also yield the possibility for an exciting prize! Quest completion will give a special new Hanging Dolls Costume upon successful completion! Note: this costume is account-bound. Plus, every completion gives a slight chance to also receive a special Bandit Egg! Note: this egg item is account-bound. A special prize will also go to all adventurers who are affiliated with the winning academy this year! What will your item be? There's only one way to find out - but it is a wonderful new haunted item that we know you'll be sure to enjoy! In recognition of outstanding efforts, each of this year's thirteen Witches' Degree recipients will receive an incredible two special prizes: A Magical Cat Hat Costume - considerably rare, this costume is sure to let everyone know that you're a powerful wielder of magic! Your choice of MVP Card! Cards eligible for this prize are those currently available from the Reward Guru Maya Purple is furthermore excluded from this list
      This year's Festival of Witches has many new and exciting features and challenging minigames - which is why we want to make sure you're aware of all of this year's important rules, guidelines, and dates so you can make the most of your haunted adventure! Be sure to review the list below so that you're well prepared for all of this year's rules and processes - and we hope that you have an incredible and memorable time in Niflheim!
        Important Rules and Dates
      To begin in the Festival of Witches, speak with the Halloween Warper NPC in Prontera. From there, she will warp you into the academy grounds, made up to look exactly like Niflheim this year. This is where the Festival is taking place.
        School alignment is chosen at random upon speaking with the Halloween Warper. Once sorted into a Witching School, this will be your school affiliation for the duration of the Festival. Furthermore, this affiliation will be applied to your entire Master Account, and all characters within your Master Account who participate in the Festival of Witches will share in this affiliation. The use of multiple Master Accounts during this event, or possession of such multiple accounts at anytime on TalonRO, is forbidden and is a ban-worthy offense per TalonRO's server rules.
        The Festival of Witches hourly minigames will rotate and be available every hour, including during other standard offerings, such as GMC hours, War of Emperium, and other regularly scheduled events. The Labyrinth minigame is exempt of the hourly rotation, as is the School Quest series of challenges.
        Entering either the Devil's Claw Machine or Zombie Run with either a mercenary or homunculus will result in your automatic ejection from the event. Mercenaries and Homunculi cannot be summoned during gameplay in either Devil's Claw or Zombie Run.
        A status bulletin board is available in the Festival area to remind you of your school affiliation, as well as a readout of what the current hourly minigame will be (or the next one, if one is currently not in progress). The colors of the game type correspond to color-themed map markers, available on your minimap. The board also features some fun news and weather across the land of the dead (so you can pack your umbrella when it's raining fire, perhaps?).
        The Festival of Witches recommends participating this year on a single character, selected from your available characters in your Master Account. This is so that you have the best chance of consolidating points to be one of the 13 Witches Award Recipients! Moreover, Red Festival Tickets are character-bound - and so it is recommended that you earn Tickets using a single character throughout the duration of the event. Many of this year's prizes are account-bound as well, including Trick or Treat Bags, costumes, and many prizes obtained through the event. The only way to obtain these exclusive events is to participate, allowing everyone the chance to earn wonderful prizes no matter your zeny status!
        Finally, the Festival of Witches will end on November 23rd at 6:00pm Midgard (server) time, and within a few days, the winning school will be announced, along with this year's school prizes and Witches Degree Award recipients! We sincerely hope that you enjoy the magic, frights, and wonder of the Festival of Witches - which is our delight to offer to you in this Autumn season! We're looking forward to the month ahead as we come into December, but we hope this will make for a very memorable and fun November! Thank you as always for your support of TalonRO, and as always, happy gaming!
       
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