Christmas

Christmas is a recurring holiday during December. The traditional snowman-building contest takes place every year on the quad.

For details, see:

The contest is similar every year, with additional elements added over time. The following page lists the current state of the snowman contest, with notes about changes over the years listed on individual pages for each year. The festivities normally start on December 20th.

For a rundown of all those sweet Christmas gifts, see Christmas Rewards.

New Snowy Quad image:

Encounters:

The Waterfront

Coal Shipment - after searching for coal on the quad

  1. Dig them out - gain 3-4 lumps of coal
  2. Look for the source - gain 10-15 lumps of coal once per day, or 4 XP Perception?
  3. Leave it be - walk away

The Dorms

Abominable Snowman Leaderboard


The Happy Hour

DJ

  1. I have a request!
    1. Something festive - affects Everyday Disco

Everyday Disco (with festive music playing)

  1. Join the chat - 3 XP Perception
  2. Try dancing - Gain 20 energy of Classic Carols
  3. Pick pockets - Gain various items, including rare peppermint schnapps
  4. Start a fight - Fight Punk Student
  5. Skirt around - Walk away

The Quad

Opponent Encounter Text Notes
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EVIL SNOWMAN
As you're wandering through the Quad, you find their annual Abominable Snowman contest. Looks like one of them is moving around and he has your hat. Unlock one instance for each use of a silk top hat
Eclipse.jpg
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SNOW AVENGER
As you make your way across the Quad a snowman charges towards you, its mouth open in a terrible scream. What sort of lunatic is giving these things axes? Unlock one instance for each 3 Swarms of Tiny Snowmen killed

coffee.jpg Abominable Snowman Competition
  1. Roll some snow - Unlocks "Stack your snow", 4 XP Strength
  2. Look for branches - Gain 2-3 gnarled branches
  3. Look for coal - Unlocks Coal Shipment choice encounter on the Waterfront
  4. Stack your snow - Unlocks "Finish your snowman", 3 XP each Reflexes and Strength
  5. Finish your snowman - Makes a snowman if you have 2 lumps of coal and 2 gnarled branches, unlocks "Add more claws", "Add more eyes", "Add some fangs"
  6. Add more claws - Adds 1 to Abomonometer rating, 4 XP Will, uses 2 gnarled branches
  7. Add more eyes - Adds 1 to Abomonometer rating, 4 XP Perception, uses 2 lumps of coal
  8. Add some fangs - Adds 3 to Abomonometer rating, 5 XP Reflexes, uses 2 icicle fangs
  9. Add a horn - Adds 3 to Abomonometer rating, 6 XP Will, uses 1 sharp stick
  10. Add a head - Adds 4 to Abomonometer rating, 6 XP Will, uses 1 snowman head
  11. Check things out - Gain XP depending on progress of competition
  12. Leave them alone - Walk away

coffee.jpg Help For Hipsters
  1. Help out
  2. Look at snowmen
  3. Sing about wassailing
  4. Where are the trees?
  5. No thanks

Eclipse.jpg Snow Goons
  1. Pick one off - fight a fresh snowman
  2. Charge a fanged one - fight a fanged snowman
  3. Approach a horned one - fight a horned snowman
  4. Rush a staring one - fight a staring snowman
  5. Challenge the giant - fight the towering snowman
  6. Rampage through the little ones - fight a Swarm of Tiny Snowmen
  7. Rampage through the big ones - Fight 2 Fresh Snowmen, which turn into a Fuzed Snowmen
  8. Run in terror -
  9. Back away slowly -
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