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Been away from the Kingdom for a while and wanted to quickly get up to speed with the most important changes? This page lists changes to the game that fulfill the intentionally vague criteria of "significant", such as changes to quests and things that a typical player might interact with on a frequent basis, as well as links to limited time content you missed.

Check the History of Loathing for a complete list of officially announced changes and Mr. Store for a list of previous Items of the Month.

January 2016

IOTM
December 31: X-32-F snowman crate builds a snojo in the Big Mountains where players can fight increasingly difficult snowmen each day.
PvP
January 1: PvP this season is most optimal. Optimal fighters can earn a ROM of Optimality.
Events
January 3: Crimbo Town once again faded into the mists.

December 2015

IOTM
December 1: Machine elf capsule, which contains a reality-warping Machine Elf who grants access to the Deep Machine Tunnels.
Events
December 1: The annual advent calendar arrived in players' campsites, marking the beginning of Crimbo.
December 14: Crimbo Town emerged from the mountainous mists. Two warring factions, the elves and the reindeer, wanted players' help in recruiting monsters from around the Kingdom.

November 2015

IOTM
November 2: Airplane charter: The Glaciest gives you passage to The Glaciest, the most unlikely vacation spot in the Kingdom. Learn some new bartending tricks, or fight furniture vikings!
PvP
November 1: Just hear those fights a-janglin', tumblin', tanglin' too! It's a holiday season again, and Holiday Hal's Happy-Time Fun Book! is back.

October 2015

IOTM
October 5: The haunted doghouse is home to your very own Hallowiener Dog, who accompanies you when adventuring and gives you bonuses like a stat-boosting effect, banishers, and zone-specific drops.
New stuff
October 5: Clopedion solved the puzzle of Ed's crown, unlocking a new animal for everyone with the item.
Interface
October 6: Daily reminders were added to the main map page.
Events
October 12-14: What light through yonder window breaks? It is The Time-Twitching Tower, with a new Shakespearean level.
Minor changes
October 28: Electric Kool-Aid and bottles of Bloodweiser are now available for purchase in The Terrified Eagle Inn.

September 2015

IOTM
September 2: The Shrine to the Barrel god sets up an altar in the Dungeoneers' Association that delivers a variety of barrel-related benefits.
PvP
September 1: Angry number-crunchers rejoice, because this season is a numeric season! Participants can learn to Calculate the Universe.

August 2015

IOTM
August 3: Airplane charter: That 70s Volcano flies you to That 70s Volcano, filled with heavy metal, smooth velvet, and hot lava.
Seasonal challenge path
August 14: Community Service replaces lengthy council quests with simple 60-turn buttons. How will you become a more efficient volunteer?
Pasta revamp
August 11: Three new pasta dishes are added, based on ingredients found in The Hidden City.
Zone changes
August 18: The Nemesis Cave has been overhauled.
August 25: The Barrel Full of Barrels has been crushed by a new, slightly different Barrel Full of Barrels, with 100% more animation.

July 2015

IOTM
July 3: The Deck of Every Card provides access to ascension-relevant items, powerful effects, stat gains, monsters, and so much more.
PvP
July 1: It's the return of the pirates in this PvP season! Players can earn Black Bart's Booty and acquire or upgrade their Pirate Bellows.
Pasta revamp
July 7: The Wok of Ages is removed from the game, and recipes that required it are turned into normal cooking recipes involving savory dry noodles.
July 14: New pasta ingredients are added to the Cyrpt, the Highlands, and the Icy Peak.
July 14: Saucemaven is made less effective.
July 28: New pasta dishes are added based on ingredients found in The Copse of the Deep Fat Friars and The Castle in the Clouds in the Sky.
Interface
July 21: You can now mouse over item names in your inventory to get inline descriptions.

June 2015

IOTM
June 1: Puck Man and Ms. Puck Man drop a new color of pixel, devour enemies, block their attacks, and restore HP and MP after combat.
Goodbye Jewelrycrafting!
June 16: Jewelrycrafting is removed as a type of crafting, and all former jewelrycrafting recipes are converted into meat-pasting recipes.
New stuff
June 23: The Armorer and Leggerer has a new quest in Madness Bakery, a wild new low-level zone on the Right Side of the Tracks.
Zone change
June 2: The Misspelled Cemetary has been reworked, and the Legendary Epic Weapon Quest has changed along with it.

May 2015

IOTM
April 30: The portable Mayo Clinic is your one-stop Workshed shop for all your mayonnaise-related healthcare needs.
PvP
May 1: Bear Season in PvP encourages challengers to get in touch with their ursine side. Players can earn Essence of Bear for their achievements.
Seasonal challenge path
May 14
One Crazy Random Summer gives monsters dozens of new and unpredictable personality traits.
Minor changes
May 13: Combat items now have blue text explaining their effects.

April 2015

IOTM
March 31: Airplane charter: Dinseylandfill allows you to travel to Dinseylandfill, the Kingdom's stinkiest and most depressing theme park.
New stuff
April 21: Doc Galaktik is offering a new quest, which takes place in The Overgrown Lot, a new low-level zone on the Wrong Side of the Tracks.

March 2015

IOTM
March 2: The Crown of Ed the Undying improves Ed's connections with his servants and Ka-dealing jackals, and can also be decorated with Nemes (not pronounced "nay-mays") to adjusts its enchantments.
PvP
March 1: This Season's PvP is all about drinking, and adventurers can win a tip to sunny Kokomo.

February 2015

IOTM
February 2: The bottle of lovebug pheromones unlocks the ability to summon lovebugs in combat and attract various bugs that give you free stuff after combat.
Seasonal challenge path
February 14: Actually Ed the Undying: If you've ever wanted to play as Ed the Undying, now you can! Get revenge on yourself for stealing the Macguffin through the powers of ancient gods and curses and connections with The Underworld. Just be aware that he's hard to fix up and that he had his organs removed a long time ago.
New stuff
February 9: The Armory and Leggery now stocks utensils for the everyday spellcasters.
February 24: The Skeleton Store opened up at The Market. In other news, The Meatsmith is now offering a simple quest involving said store.
Minor Changes
February 7: All NPC shops have migrated to a new, standardized interface.
February 8: New regulations now require Spleen items to provide descriptions for quality and toxicity, and HP and MP Restorers to display the exact restoration amounts.
February 26: Like his ten times more more successful brother, Uncle Bucks are now Free Pulls from Hagnk's.

January 2015

IOTM
December 31: Chateau Mantegna room key, gives Adventurers a home away from home and comes with various amenities for the Adventurer's leisure (for a fee).
Yearly familiars
The Professor of Spelunkology hatches into a Adventurous Spelunker (fairychaun) and gives a daily Tales of Spelunking, letting you play Spelunky in glorious HTML format.
The golden monkey statuette hatches into a Golden Monkey (volleychaun), drops a spleen item or gold nuggets when beating meatless monsters for extra profit.
PvP
December 1: Winter is (already) here, and PvPers can build a snowman.
Zone Changes
December 31: The Naughty Sorceress Quest got a overhaul. Like, so much that everything you knew about the Tower before isn't valid anymore.
Ascension Changes
December 31: "Standard" is now the new standard for standard leaderboard runs, which is the same as before except you can't use content more than 3 years old. On the plus side, you get extra Karma like in Challenge Paths and new gears for each class every year.
Minor Changes
January 21: You no longer need a pirate ship to access your Nemesis' volcano lair. Now you don't have to spend extra turns to do the Pirate quest if you went for the Copperhead charms.
January 30: The Black Market now accepts Meat as a method of payment for Red Zeppelin tickets.

December 2014

Mr. Store
December 7: Mr. Store was slightly restructured. Players can now buy a tenth of a Mr. A, some older permanent offerings had their prices lowered, and Ms. Accessory is no more. Additionally, players can set up recurring monthly subscriptions via their account options.
IOTM
December 1: The Crimbo Shrub does all kinds of things depending on what you decorated it with, including a Yellow Ray and Extra PvP fights!
Events
December 1: The annual Advent Calendar heralds the beginning of Crimbo, as usual. Not as usual, sneaky wrapping paper was made available for the month only, plus a mysterious mine appeared in the Desert Beach.
December 7: The Crimbonium Mining Camp was open for business. Adventures can get beat up some elvish cyborgs for their Mining Gear to mine some highly radioactive and festive materials.
December 14: Crimbo Town emerges from the misty mists. This time, the factory was taken over by automatons, and Adventurers fought robots with robots.
Zone Changes
December 5: The Big Mountains got bigger and mountainser.
Minor Updates
November 31: Adventurers can now tell if a monster has a stealable accordion by reading the description.
December 19: Now, when you take a Critical Hit from a monster, you'll know.

November 2014

IOTM
October 31: Fist Turkey, the spiritual successor of the Hand Turkey, does all kinds of things at the start of combat, fights enemies, and drops booze to celebrate its victory.
Seasonal challenge path
November 14: Picky forces you to take 11 skills and 3 familiars, and no more.
PvP
November 1: 'Tis the season for some Holiday Fun!
Events
October 31: This Halloween bought about suspiciously silent wandering Trick-or-Treaters. Silently.
Interface
November 12: The skill page is now more than just a few drop-down lists and text boxes (although the old layout is still available).
Zone Changes
November 7: The Naughty Sorceress is now familiar-less, so players no longer have any reason to take those five familiars out of the Terrarium.
Minor Updates
November 19: Picky's reward is finally implemented.

October 2014

IOTM
October 3: airplane charter: Conspiracy Island, allows permanent access to Conspiracy Island, which totally does not contain any sort of government cover-ups.

September 2014

IOTM
August 31: Thor's Pliers, not only lets you smith and jewelrycraft things faster, it also conducts Lightning (for you to use, not as in zapping you).
PvP
August 31: It's Pirate Season, and the Swagger Shack is loaded with Black Bart's Booty.
Zone Changes
September 1: Seaside Town got an expansion to make room for... more room.
September 19: For those who didn't watch that movie to get the reference, The Road to White Citadel is revamped to add a variety of other references.
Minor Updates
September 16: Those goggles from 2014's Con item, they do something now.

August 2014

IOTM
August 1: The Confiscator's Grimoire, lets users Summon Confiscated Things.
Seasonal challenge path
August 14: Heavy Rains: A massive downpour causes fights to become a lot tougher and items to get flooded away, but those who can brave the storm can harness its powers.
Interface
August 1: The old, text-y top menu is now replaced with a new, customizable menu.
August 24: A new mobile device-friendly interface was introduced.
Events
August 24: The Time-Twitching Tower took us to ancient Rome.

July 2014

IOTM
July 3: Clan speakeasy, a VIP Lounge item, allows members to discreetly purchase perfectly legal booze. Special drinks are made available by speaking the right password.
Class Changes
July 15: The method of Turtle Taming was revamped, and several new turtles were added.
Events
July 26: The Time-Twitching Tower reemerges with some Roaring Twenties.
Minor Updates
July 22: The Monster Manuel now unlocks some new avatar-changing potions.

June 2014

IOTM
June 2: The still grill hatches into a Galloping Grill.
Zone Changes
June 2: The Ancient Buried Pyramid went through a minor revamp.
Events
June 22: The first part of The Time-Twitching Tower emerged in Seaside Town for about 2 days.
Minor Updates
June 15: Newbies are now qualified for a one-time un-falling down drunk card.

May 2014

IOTM
May 1: airplane charter: Spring Break Beach, allows permanent access to a Spring Break Beach, no familiar dropped items required! (For those without the IotM, you can get a one-day ticket in the mall).
Gameplay Changes
May 14: Monster Level now give more stats per ML, but makes the monsters even tougher by giving them bonus effects and resistances. Stat gains from non-combats were reduced as well.
Zone revamp
May 14: Spookyraven Manor was revamped, resulting in five new zones, a plurality of new quests, many new adventures, a bunch of new items and other new things. New.
May 19: The Black Forest got some changes. The forest now requires some exploration to find non-combat choices. Also, new black monsters were added, and the Black Knight died or something.
Seasonal challenge path
May 14: Slow and Steady forces players to work with 100 Adventures a day, no more, no less.
Also added is a new rule that prevents old content from being used in an in-season challenge run, but completing the path in-season gives you a bonus reward. This applies to all challenge paths henceforth.
Events
May 24: The first ever Twitch Livestream World Event took place.

April 2014

IOTM
Apr 1: Little Geneticist DNA-Splicing Lab, a workshed appliance that allows players to extract monsters' DNA and buff themselves.
April Fools!
The Spectral Pickle Factory reappeared, and "support for Australian browsers" was added--all images were flipped 180 degrees.

March 2014

IOTM
1 Mar: Sneaky Pete's leather jacket, a shirt that makes Avatar of Sneaky Pete runs better. It may be pulled for free in Hardcore AoSP runs.
Shirts!
1 Mar: A new quest at the Thinknerd Warehouse lets players learn about their torsos, no matter what moon sign they are.
Zone Changes
6 Mar: If you haven't unlocked it by Level 6, there's a new quest for opening the Hidden Temple.
10 Mar: Lobsterfrogmen at Sonofa Beach are now guaranteed to occur every 12 turns spent in the zone, starting on turn 13, preventing long runs of horrible bad luck.

February 2014

IOTM
1 Feb: Buddy Bjorn, a back item that, like the Crown of Thrones, allows you to wear familiars on your back for various effects.
Seasonal challenge path
15 Feb: Avatar of Sneaky Pete: You're an awesome motorcycle-riding badass who's always accompanied by a studio audience. Just stay cool.
Quest Revamps
19 Feb: A new quest provides an alternative route to the Palindome. Involves new zones--the Copperhead Club and the Red Zeppelin.
Zone Changes
28 Feb: The Palindome has some new art, and its section of the Quest for the Holy MacGuffin has been changed slightly.

January 2014

IOTM
1 Jan: Discontent™ Winter Garden Catalog, a seed item to grow ice harvests, handfuls of snow berries, and frost flowers in your campground.
Yearly familiars
The Hibernating Grimstone Golem hatches into a Grimstone Golem (fairychaun) and gives a daily grimstone mask which can be used to explore numerous twisted fairy tales.
The Praying Grim Brother hatches into a Grim Brother (volleychaun), drops a spleen item, and can give one of three 30-turn buffs once a day.
Events
6 Jan: Crimbo Town fades away.
Minor Changes
13 Jan: Running away from a combat now causes you to drop any Meat you gained during that fight.
BHH Update!
14 Jan: The Bounty Hunter Hunter is revamped, adding new bounties and allowing the completion of three bounties a day.

December 2013

IOTM
1 Dec: The Smith's Tome brings powerful equipment, epic food & booze, and The Smiths references for all!
Events
1 Dec: The annual Advent Calendar heralds the beginning of Crimbo.
14 Dec: Crimbo Town emerges from the misty mists. Uncle Crimbo's robotic toymakers are under attack by technologically advanced warbears, and (surprisingly!) he needs your help. Your Workshed becomes a new game feature.

November 2013

IOTM
1 Nov: The Pantsgiving pants are totally Pants!
Events
6-10 Nov: A Portal to the Spirit World appeared, awaking major changes in Turtle Tamers. Some old skills have changed and many new Guild skills are available. The fourth of the class revamps.
13-16 Nov: Peripatetic Pasta wandered the land, inducing major changes in Pastamancers and Saucerors. Some old skills have changed and many new Guild skills are available. The fifth and final of the class revamps.
16 Nov: In an event completely unrelated to the Peripatetic Pasta invasion, Seal Clubbers got a few tweaks.
20 Nov: The Unpermery became a thing, albeit not a permanent thing.
Seasonal challenge path
15 Nov: Class Act II: A Class For Pigs, for this class act, classless skills can be used, skills from other classes cannot be used, and you start with all of the skills for your class. But that's not all: there are changes to stat gains and +ML.

October 2013

IOTM
1 Oct: The deanimated reanimator's coffin hatches a monster-body-part collecting Reanimated Reanimator.
Events
19-24 Oct: The Space Odyssey Discotheque appeared, triggering major changes in Disco Bandits. Some old skills have changed and many new Guild skills are available. The second of the class revamps.
29 Oct to 2 Nov: Wandering Accordionists roamed the land, inducing major changes in Accordion Thieves. Some old skills have changed and many new Guild skills are available. The third of the class revamps.
25 Oct to 1 Nov: A week-long Halloween with a completely new way to Trick or Treat!
Zone Change
29 Oct: The Desert part of the Quest for the Holy MacGuffin has been thoroughly changed.

September 2013

IOTM
31 Aug: IOTM a new steamy cheerleader familiar which starts each day extra powerful but power decays with use.
Events
24-26 Sep: An Infernal Incursion induced major changes in Seal Clubbers. Some old skills have changed and many new Guild skills are available. The first of the class revamps.

August 2013

IOTM
1 Aug: Folder Holder accessory that holds folders allowing the customization of benefits. Folder selection retained through ascension. This IOTM was delayed one day.
Seasonal challenge path
14 Aug: KOLHS: Summer is over, time to go back to high school.
Zone Changes
17 Aug: The Daily Dungeon completely changed, and Gelatinous Cubeling now drops items that help in the DD.
24 Aug: The Hidden City has completely changed.
29 Aug: Degrassi Knoll has completely changed.
30 Aug: The Shore has completely changed, and Desert Beach has slightly changed.
Minor Updates
14 Aug: The smut orc pervert can no longer be copied, but appears more often.

July 2013

IOTM
July 3: Clan hot dog stand, a VIP Lounge item, lets a guy sell hot dog to members.
Interface
The left hand side Character Pane now can (and will by default) show icons to reapply buffs from skills or items, and can use anti-anti-antidotes or soft green echo eyedrop antidotes via a right-click, in the same manner as "shrug off".
Clan
27 July: Dreadsylvania, a new clan dungeon with a difficulty (not speed) scoring mechanic.

June 2013

IOTM
June 1: Adventurer clone egg which hatches into a Mini-Adventurer, your own pet Mini-Seal Clubber / Mini-Turtle Tamer / Mini-Pastamancer / Mini-Sauceror / Mini-Disco Bandit / Mini-Accordion Thief. (Class resets on Ascension.)
Events
Little Canadia has had a makeover. It has a spunky new hairdo and a sweet new quest.

May 2013

IOTM
May 1: Order of the Green Thumb Order Form, which allows access to the Florist Friar, who can plant useful plants in the zones you adventure in.
Seasonal challenge path
May 14: BIG!: "You begin the game much larger (level 15), but all of the monsters are larger too!"
Mechanics
May 22: The way ranged damage is calculated was changed, and Moxious Maneuver was eliminated.

April 2013

IOTM
Apr 1: The Libram of Pulled Taffy allows the summoning of pulled taffy, which has particularly useful effects in the Sea.
April Fools!
The Spectral Pickle Factory reappeared.
Sea Improvements - The Seven Weeks of March
The improvements to the Sea that were originally planned to happen in March extended to April as well, including an end to the Sea Monkees Quest.

March 2013

IOTM
Mar 1: Jarlsberg's pan is an off-hand item that makes Avatar of Jarlsberg better, including turning germy food into potion making Cosmic Calories. It may be pulled in hardcore Avatar of Jarlsberg runs.
March Long Sea Improvement
Includes new undersea semi-rares, and new undersea zones, eg The Coral Corral

February 2013

IOTM
GameInformPowerDailyPro subscription card when used subscribes you to a daily GameInformPowerDailyPro magazine in your kmail (shares a slot with your Pen Pal). Each magazine opens a new randomized dungeon zone
Events
New items available in the Dungeoneer's Association vending machine: three spellbooks and one familiar.
Febrary 18: The level 10 quest has been fleshed out a bit. There are more giants and more giant stuff.
Seasonal challenge path
Febrary 14: Avatar of Jarlsberg: It is time for us to become sweet wizards, one and all.

January 2013

Events
Zones want to be free! Stat requirements on zones are now recommendations, rather than requirements.
Yearly familiars
IOTM
The Snow Suit is a tunable familiar equipment item.

December 2012

IOTM
December 1: The Thinknerd's Grimoire of Geeky Gifts grants Summon Geeky Gifts.
Events
Limited time content: Crimbo 2012. Anime elves and tacos.

November 2012

IOTM
November 1: The deactivated nanobots hatch into a Nanorhino.
Events
November 14: There is now a completely new quest to cross The Orc Chasm and help someone on the other side.
Seasonal challenge path
November 14: Class Act: "It's class warfare! You will only be able to use permed skills from your own class."

October 2012

IOTM
October 1: Pete & Jackie's Dragon Tooth Emporium Catalog, a seed item to grow skeletons in your campground.
Events
October 5: Outside of Ronin or Hardcore, each of the Tomes can be used the full three times per day.
October 24: The Silent Invasion, features the return of the four-shadowed mimes.

September 2012

IOTM
September 1:The box of bear arms has a pair of arms that can be equipped separately or together, and are initial item (not even a Hagnk's pull) for those in the Zombie Slayer path.
Events
September 18: new (permanent) item added to Mr. Store, the Monster Manuel, who will help you gather interesting facts and boring statistics about the monsters you encounter.

August 2012

IOTM
August 2: The Unagnimated Gnome, a fairy-type familiar with various equipment items to add other abilities.
Seasonal challenge path
August 14: Zombie Slayer. The dead are rising! Okay, it's been known to happen from time to time -- zombies aren't exactly rare in the Kingdom -- but this time it's serious! Take up arms to fight the undead hordes, before the entire Kingdom falls to a zombie apocalypse!

July 2012

IOTM
July 1: The Camp Scout backpack is available for purchase. The backpack gives +15% item drops in the new back item slot and drops useful items throughout the day (even from Hagnk's for HC players).
Events
July 24: Mt. McLargeHuge got a makeover, with a new Trapper, and slightly different tasks to complete the quest.

June 2012

IOTM
June 1: The Artistic Goth Kid is available for purchase. The Goth Kid functions similar to a Mini-Hipster and gives out extra PVP fights.
Events
June 12: A series of Brushfires break out on The Nearby Plains. The outbreak was preceded by suspicious messages in the Cobb's Knob.
Mechanics
June 28: Adventurers learned they have backs.

May 2012

IOTM
May 1: The Olympic-sized Clan crate installs An Olympic-Sized Swimming Pool in your clan VIP Lounge.
PvP
May 1: Complete overhaul of PvP combat. The first season begins.
Seasonal challenge path
May 15: Bugbear Invasion. In an alternate timeline, an alien bugbear attack force replaces the Naughty Sorceress as the threat to the kingdom.
Minor Updates
May 1: Visiting the hermit no longer consumes permits, and hacking with the hermit script now increases the number of clovers he doles out.
May 1: Also, the rims moved from the hermit to the market.
May 21: Flavour of Magic and Iron Palm Technique are now togglable intrinsics.

April 2012

IOTM
Apr 1: Boris's Helm helps out in combat, regenerates MP, boosts your familiar/minstrel, and can (optionally) give +15ML. It may be pulled in hardcore Avatar of Boris runs.
April Fools!
Apr 1: Four-shadowed mimes attack the kingdom, dropping fragments of their soul.

March 2012

IOTM
Mar 1: The Small Medium hatchling, which becomes the Happy Medium, a volleyball that boosts initiative and can siphon booze from foes.
Zone Change
Mar 15: Total revamp of The Hidden Temple
Minor Updates
Mar 1: Intrinsic effects on items were replaced with regular enchantments.
Mar 1: Mosquitoes were beefed up a bit.

February 2012

IOTM
Feb 1: The can of Rain-Doh, which when used produces several colourful items, including a spooky putty sheet equivalent.
Seasonal challenge path
Feb 15: Avatar of Boris. Live the life of a mighty warrior from the Time of Old! You can't use your permed skills, but can learn from 30 new ones.
Minor Updates
Feb 2: The blackbird no longer flies away when you use the map.
Feb 15: The bonerdagon and NS no longer destroy combat items upon blocking them.
Feb 18: Oh, and ditto for the shadow.

January 2012

Yearly Familiars
Jan 1: The start of a new tradition introduced two new 2 Mr. A familiars,
The Groose in the Hoose, a volleychaun which drops spleen items,
The Kloop in the Coop, a fairychaun that allows access to Dis.
IOTM
Jan 1: The Libram of Resolutions.
Minor updates
Jan 19: A "reset button" allows a run to be restarted after 11 days, popping you back to Valhalla.
Jan 25: Passive skill descriptions added.
Jan 25: Nerfing of MP/HP passives, change to Skin of the Leatherback

December 2011

IOTM
Dec 1: Mint Salton Pepper's Peppermint Seed Catalog, which when purchased and planted provides the peppermint patch, a pumpkin replacement.
Crimbo 2011
Dec 1: Punch out your advent calendar to unlock adventures in the Lollipop Forest, the Fudge Mountain and the The Gummi Mine.
Dec 17: Crimbo Town (2011) appeared from the mists.
Jan 3: Crimbo ends.

November 2011

IOTM
Nov 1: The Fancypants Scarecrow hatchling becomes the stuffed-shirt scarecrow, a hatrack for pants.
Seasonal challenge path
Nov 15: Trendy. Forbids use of content (such as skills, items, or familiars) that has been unavailable for longer than a year.

October 2011

IOTM
Oct 3: The Make-Your-Own-Vampire-Fangs kit is released, with the bind-on-use plastic vampire fangs inside. In addition to a few chat effects, they let you Feed and vamp out.
Halloween event
Oct 16–31: The Haunted Sorority House clan dungeon.
Minor updates
Oct 6: An optional yet hilarious fullness counter may now be enabled.
Oct 17: Outfit names now link to a description of that outfit's special effect, and several that lacked enchantments now possess one.
Oct 18: Limited-time skill books now turn into used copies when used.

September 2011

IOTM
Sep 3: The Tome of Clip Art allows the summoning of many items.
KoLCon
Sep 9–11: at KolCon VIII the Gygaxian Libram was available for purchase.
Server hacking!
Sep 26–27: The servers are compromised. In the aftermath, phish sticks are rewarded to those who change their passwords.

August 2011

July 2011

  • A new /timer chat command will allow you to keep track of timed events such as Semi-Rare Adventures without the need for third party tools.
  • The guild entrance challenges have been replaced with a mini-quest.

June 2011

May 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

December 2010

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010

  • Limited time content: Bigg's Dig.
  • Major revamp: Numerous changes were made to the cooking and cocktailcrafting systems.
    • Most recipes no longer cost an adventure to cook/mix, only those using ingredients marked as fancy cost an adventure or use up in-a-box charges.
    • Food and drink now give an indication of their quality in their description.
    • Ode to Booze and milk of magnesium were changed, you now lose turns of the effects when you eat/drink equal to the amount of organ space used. Each turn of effect used this way gives one additional adventure.
    • Sushi-rolling mats are cheaper but no longer persist across ascensions once used.

August 2010

July 2010

  • Pastamancers can now summon Pasta Guardians on any round of combat.
  • The cost of guild skills were changed, the lower levels are considerably cheaper and the final levels a bit more expensive.
  • The Bad Moon skills Pride and Gluttony now change stomach capacity instead of food quality.

June 2010

May 2010

IOTM
3 May: Crown of Thrones, a hat that allows you to wear your familiars on your head for various effects.

April 2010

March 2010

February 2010

January 2010

  • Limited time content: The Traveling Trader sold Zu Mannkäse Dienen and Colorful plastic balls.
  • Familiars can now be marked as "favorite", with your favorite familiars being quickly accessible by right-clicking the familiar on your character pane.
  • You can now see what effects usable potion items will give you via the item description.

December 2009

  • Crimbo Town appears and disappears yet again, this time led by Don Crimbo.

October 2009

September 2009

August 2009

July 2009

  • The Unexplained Tremors event begins. It will eventually result in lowering MP costs for spells across the board, and allowing them to land critical hits.
  • The Slimeling is finally implemented.

May 2009

April 2009

  • Ronin now ends when the prism is smashed.
  • The Dwarven Factory Complex opens, allowing access to a pretty easy quest and a pretty hard puzzle.

March 2009

February 2009

  • Accounts are no longer deleted due to inactivity.
  • More special pickpocketable-only items are added.
  • The Knob Goblin King will now drop the Cobb's Knob lab key if you haven't already found it by the time you defeat him.
  • Status effects now show what they do.

December 2007