Pirate101 Monthly Newsletter


 
 
 

Holidays 2021



STATE OF THE GAMES WITH PROFESSOR FALMEA



Professor Falmea had a big State of the Games announcement for Pirates on December's KI Live show! She talked about what was coming together for 2021, so you'll want to check out the dev diary. Here's a snippet:

    "Happy holidays KI community!

    Before we all take a long winter’s nap, I wanted to reflect on this past year and all that we’ve accomplished. Each year we set goals for the game, which are our “North Stars” to guide us for the year of development.

    So, I’d like to peel back the curtain a bit to give you some insight into WHY we chose what we chose to tackle in 2021, and some light analysis on how we thought it went!"

Check out Professor Falmea's complete State of the Games 2021 dev diary!

12 DAYS OF THE SPIRAL



The kick off of the 12 Days of the Spiral week included a holiday charity livestream! It was an amazing five hours of supporting both the AbleGamers and the Creative Action charities with special guest interviews from each charity team. Congrats to the community for raising over $3,700 total for these two charities!

Watch the recording of the livestream here:


Keep watch for more 12 Days of the Spiral events through December 20th, 2021!

KI LIVE: CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS


We had a festive and 'Superfan' KI Live that wrapped up our 2021 shows in what has been an amazing year for the community!

We announced some exciting developments for Pirate101 that you don't want to miss, talked all about our excitement of Lemuria's launch (the new world for Wizard101!), hung out with the community in-game, and gave away some cool prizes (keep watch in January 2022 for Superfan Outfits for Pirates!).

Missed the show? No worries! You can watch the recording of KI Live now on YouTube:


It's always a blast hanging out with the community, so let us know what you most like about KI Lives so we can continue to make them even more fun to watch.

Secret Reader Bonus - The giveaway code was also changed up a bit with an exclusive Pirate101 code provided this time. As of this newsletter's announcement, for those who didn't get a chance to redeem the KI Live giveaway code yet, we opened it up again (KILIVESUPERBOOTS) for another 500 redemptions!

For more videos and livestreams, be sure to subscribe to KingsIsle's YouTube channel.

A great gameplay tip submitted to KI Live comes from Caladboig: “Humble Misty has a tip for Pirate101. When in a dungeon don't forget to look around for shinnies (chests). They are usually hidden away from where you do battle.” - Esther Foley

PUPPET PIRATES COMMUNITY CHOICE


We have a double whammy Puppet Pirates with November AND December. December’s is still ongoing, so vote now for your favorite caption!!

Congrats Galen Radcliffe, your quote was chosen for Puppet Pirates #108!


Hawkules: "Ha-Ha! It is I Hawkules! Legendary Legionnaire, Trump Card of Talos, and the famed son of Zeus, King of the Gods!”

Boochbeard: "Get a load of the prideful peregrine, eh Gandry.”

Gandry: "Aye, he is the colossus of conceit."

~ Galen Radcliffe

Are Boochbeard and Gandry taking Santa’s job? Are they stealing or helping? So many questions great for a caption! Be sure to get yours in for Puppet Pirates #109!


Join in on the fun by watching Twitter and Facebook for the next Puppet Pirates reveal and your chance to caption the image!

LOVEABLE MELODY’S TREASURE HUNT



By Humble Misty at Adventures of the Spiral


Adventures of the Spiral continues the story of Humble Misty Morgan with Melody’s Treasure Hunt adventure:

    “Loveable Melody wanted some extra goodies to buy Humble Misty a surprise gift for Christmas, so she decided to go treasure hunting. Not having a lot of the map open yet, Melody sailed to Corsair’s Cove to see what she could find on the island. This Captain had to go there anyway to locate Gunn’s Refuge (Treasure Hunt). Right outside the cabin, there was her first chest to open! That sure didn’t take long.” - Humble Misty

For more companion stories, visit Adventures of the Spiral!

COMMUNITY ART SPOTLIGHT


Drawing by Mean Mocha Latte


For this month’s art spotlight, we are showcasing a drawing of Mean Mocha Latte’s new Armada OC – Swan!

    “Presenting my new Armada OC - Swan! Like many pirates, I was always enchanted by Kane’s court. Swan is a mid-ranking clockwork who serves the Valencia aristocracy while controlling them through manipulation tactics.

    This is an illustration of this artist's player character. His name is Finnegan Finch, a Witchdoctor who previously hailed from Marelybone, but felt his heart belonged to the pirate life out on the skyways.

    Hope enjoy this edit!” - Mean Mocha Latte


Do you have a drawing or other art piece to share? Let us know and it may make an appearance in a future newsletter!

COMMUNITY BULLETIN



Keep updated on what’s happening in the community right here in our community news section! For every newsletter, we receive direct from the community links to new gameplay guides, exciting upcoming contests, and much more. Thanks to the following fansites and other community leaders for their contributions this month!


A highlight of this past month for the competitive scene was RZ's Rumble Tournament! RZ kicked off the event right after our July KI Live with a dungeon run, immediately followed by the opening match of RZ's Rumble. You can watch the coverage of the entire event on rrrrzzzz's Twitch channel.

TUB (TOURNAMENT) EVENTS

Weekend Pet Morph Giveaways by TheFearsomeRubberDucky

"A Pet Morph GiveAway is a stream where we morph out pets for every class. Streams from 3 - 4 pm CT Fridays!"

PvP with Viewers

"PvP with Viewers is a light foot in the door to competitive play. Want to PvP with little to no trouble, we'll give you the experience of teaming with some of the games top PvP players. Streams Saturdays from 3 - 4 pm CT on Twitch."

Battlefy Tournaments

Many tournaments are also hosted on Battlefy. Search for Pirate101 to see when the next one is open for participation!


Have an upcoming event, article or other news you wish to share with the community? Send it to community@pirate101.com. Include a link on social media if you have one and we may share it on social and here in future newsletters!

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