Happy Wintersday, everyone! :) I hope you're all having a great holiday season in and out of the game, enjoying time with family, immediate, extended and inlaws. (It's temporary, don't injure anyone. lol!)
Some fun things about Winterday you might not know; there are endless tonics you can create with the doll frames you get in Tixx's dungeon. The recipe is 50 stuffing, 50 glue, 1 pile of glittering dust (the level 0 stuff) and then the frame of your choice. If you "fail" to create the endless tonic, you'll get 3 temporary tonics and your frame back, so you can try again. If you "succeed" you get the endless tonic. But good news! Anet has added frames for 200 ugly wool sweaters, socks, hats, on the Tixx vendors. So if you accidentally used up your frames to make minis, you're not screwed. :)
The jumping puzzle is a ton of fun, as is the pvp matches. I just did the toypocalypse and I have to say you've got to get lucky with that one, since it's "pvp" it randomizes your group. If you get in with baddies who can't defend the dolyaks, just leave and try again. The best thing seems to be two people shooting toys, while 3 people run around collecting snow and scraps. If you build and upgrade balistas, they are NASTY! I had about 10 set up on one side max upgraded and they chewed up Toxx (the golem) when she came around. lol. Another good tip is if you're not making snowmen, make walls, and put them right on top of the dolyak, and box them in. The toys have to kill the walls before they get to the dolyaks, so you have extra time to kill the toys.
If you play Bell Hero (tm) (I know that's not what it's called, but it may as well be) just remember to wait until the notes reach your character's feet, basically. If you hit the note before it touches the blue, you lose hp. If you're good at it, it's a decent place to get boxes. But my favorite place is the jumping puzzle. It's not anywhere near as bad as the halloween one.
And then this morning I came across this thread on the official forums... some law students had a bit too much time on their hands... :)
xValkyrie / Dec 21, 2012