The Kingdom of Loathing
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Old Announcements for 2016
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December 31
January's Item-of-the-Month, the X-32-F Combat Snowman Crate, is now available in Mr. Store.

December 31
The Crimbo event will continue until rollover on the night of January 3rd. Keep on proselytizin'!

January 01
The 2016 Items-of-the-Year will be... two weeks late. Let's say. Two weeks. That seems like a good long time.

January 14
I'm gonna need another week to finish 2016's Items-of-the-Year. They're just that good!

January 21
Due to losing an entire day of work to server issues today, I think we're gonna have to push the Items-of-the-Year back to Monday. Sorry. :( -Jick

January 25
2016's Items-of-the-Year are finally here! A cool robin and a cheap, single-use Batman... I mean Batfellow... minigame.

February 01
You guys, I know this is gonna come as a complete surprise, but I need an extra day for the Item-of-the-Month. -XOXO, Jick

February 02
February's Item-of-the-Month is now available in Mr. Store. Get some Wild West quests from the LT&T Telegraph Office!

February 14
The Spring 2016 Challenge Path is here! Play KoL as the classes from the upcoming new game West of Loathing! Yee-haw!

February 22
The raffle house has some new high-tech prizes. Ticket prices have been increased to reflect the high-techness.

February 29
We're hard at work on March's Item-of-the-Month, but it's going to be a day or two late. Current puzzle count: 42.

March 03
March's Item-of-the-Month, the Witchess Set, is now in Mr. Store. Go forth, fight and puzzle.

March 15
Witchess Set owners may now challenge friends, enemies, or the WORLD to games of Witchess! (Also, current puzzle count: 167)

March 18
The Armorer and Leggerer now sells last year's Standard gear rewards. They can be bought with smashed wicker and bakelite.

April 01
April's Item-of-the-Month, The Clan Floundry, is now available in Mr. Store.

April 11
We're going to be making some changes to KoL's server infrastructure this week, so there might be occasional turbulence.

April 12
KoL will be down for a few hours today, starting at about 10am Pacific time.

April 12
KoL is back up, and better than ever! We hope. Let us know if it's the same as or worse than ever.

April 13
It's Tuesday somewhere! The Elemental Airport now has a Duty Free shop for people who don't believe in paying their taxes.

April 26
Passive skills are now shown (by default, in non-dropdown mode) on the Skills Page. PvP HC Fame (And Fame taken) are now on your profile.

May 02
The local drunks have started celebrating Cinco de Mayo a little early...

May 07
Oh, so May's Item-of-the-Month, the Intergnat, came out a few days ago and we forgot to announce it.

May 12
If you have a vast collection of barrels that need smashing, you can now smash them all at once with a handy button! Also, /mobile will let you toggle in and out of mobile mode.

May 13
West of Loathing is a finalist in the Seattle Indie Game Competition! Come see it!

May 14
Take the red pill and step in to the new challenge path: The Source.

May 18
Today we are officially announcin' our next game, West of Loathing! It's basically Skyrim with beans.

Head on over to our Steam Greenlight campaign to see more details and help us out, would ya, pilgrim?

May 24
Source Agents now get less difficult if you run away from or are defeated by them. Runs-away also always work against them.

June 01
June's Item-of-the-Month, the Source terminal, is now available in Mr. Store! Hack the planet!

June 03
Skills granted by the Source terminal are now correctly usable against Source Agents. Sorry for that Source oversight.

June 03
The Clan Floundry now has a leaderboard / logging feature.

June 16
Starting tonight (and continuing for a couple of weeks) there will be a bunch of new Bounty Hunter Hunter bounties.

June 16
Gonna be in Portland on June 29th? Come see West of Loathing at PIGSquad Drink 'n' Draw!

June 27
In a stunning decision, the Council has voted to leave the 11-Custom-Tab-Limits-Union and allow 37 custom inventory tabs.

June 30
July's Item-of-the-Month, the detective school application, is now available in Mr. Store! Get out and solve some cases!

July 11
Are you eking every possible turn of savings out of Digitize? Good news, doing so now only requires counting to 7, and then by 10s.

July 25
The character pane now displays your maximum drunkenness in addition to your current drunkenness. Same thing with fullness, but it's not funny.

August 01
August's Item-of-the-Month, the protonic accelerator pack, is now available in Mr. Store. Burst ghosts! Feel good!

August 14
Fall 2016's Challenge Path, Nuclear Autumn, is now available for your ascending pleasure, even as the bombs descend.

August 15
An item now drops in the Haunted Pantry that will unlock Madness Bakery even if the Armory and Leggery is inaccessible.

August 15
If you have a Source Terminal, it now appears in your Fallout Shelter, if you also have a Fallout Shelter.

August 22
In Nuclear Autumn, large foods will now be crossed out properly in inventory and filtered by "things I can use." The Hippy Stone now exists entirely in the Colosseum for your campground-free breaking needs.

August 31
September's Item-of-the-Month, the Dear Past Self Package, is now available in Mr. Store. Open it and spin through time.

September 23
Hear ye, hear ye! The Time-Twitching Tower will return at rollover on the night of Thursday, September 29th and stay in our native chrono-stream until rollover on October 2nd.

A new floor will be included, the alternate timeline KoL Con 13, at which all old Con items will be purchaseable and many "monsters" can be fought.

September 29
The Time-Twitching Tower has appeared and brought an alternate timeline KoL Con 13 with it. Adventure, pick up Con items, have fun, be merry!

October 01
Jick and HotStuff are gonna do a live Q&A on Twitch at noon PST today! Check it out at

October 03
October's Item-of-the-Month, the Trick-or-Treating Tot, is now available in Mr. Store. Check out details here!

October 12
Hey look, it's a book! A bookmobile in Market Square.

October 30
Something horrible is going on in the Kingdom. Strange Eldritch Fissures are opening everywhere. Help!

November 01
Granny Tood's Thanksgarden Catalog, November's Item-of-the-Month, is now available in Mr. Store. Buy, plant, harvest, enjoy!

December 01
The Advent Calendar in your campsite was within you all along.

December 01
December's Item-of-the-Month, the Gingerbread City, is now available in Mr. Store. Welcome to the gingerbread jungle!

December 12
What's this? Crimbo Town? Already?

December 13
A detailed timeline of Crimbo history has been erected in Crimbo Town for the purposes of public enlightenment.

December 15
Do-Not-Open-Til-Crimbo boxes are now available at all of the finest gift shops, and also the gift shop in Bordertown.

December 19
Starting now, you can only enter the Astral Gash twice per real-world-day. Sorry ascension addicts!

December 19
Lumpy finally finished stocking his shop -- check out his complete selection of wares in Crimbo Town!

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