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Posted by Daniel (1523 posts) -

 We're still unsure why a clearly drunk Santa Claus is popping out of a present
In between caroling, present wrapping, and general bouts of holiday cheer, the Giant Bomb staff thought up a new Quest for you brave souls: The 12 Days of Whiskey. For those of you familiar with our Quest system, this challenge will seem pretty straightforward. But here's the catch: every day for the next 12 days we'll be launching a new step in the Quest challenge - each day will count down to 1, Christmas Eve. 12 Days, 12 Quests.
 
In addition to Giant Bomb, we're running Quests over at sister sites Comic Vine and Screened, so be sure to flex your mental muscles over there as well and earn some of that sweet, sweet XP.
 
Now, don't be a grinch, check out this gem to start off the Quest!
#1 Posted by Daniel (1523 posts) -

 We're still unsure why a clearly drunk Santa Claus is popping out of a present
In between caroling, present wrapping, and general bouts of holiday cheer, the Giant Bomb staff thought up a new Quest for you brave souls: The 12 Days of Whiskey. For those of you familiar with our Quest system, this challenge will seem pretty straightforward. But here's the catch: every day for the next 12 days we'll be launching a new step in the Quest challenge - each day will count down to 1, Christmas Eve. 12 Days, 12 Quests.
 
In addition to Giant Bomb, we're running Quests over at sister sites Comic Vine and Screened, so be sure to flex your mental muscles over there as well and earn some of that sweet, sweet XP.
 
Now, don't be a grinch, check out this gem to start off the Quest!
#2 Edited by CptChiken (1987 posts) -

yes? 
 
edit: haha awesome, this was like third down and didnt have a post sweet. 
 
Also i like the sound of this quest.

#3 Posted by soupbones (290 posts) -

sweet?

#4 Edited by 234r2we232 (3181 posts) -

There's your Quests, GB. Enjoy.

#5 Posted by Capum15 (4958 posts) -

Haha, nice quest.

#6 Posted by ip007 (266 posts) -

So, what does that page mean exactly? Does a quest complete pop up when I go there? 'Cause it's not..

#7 Posted by RWL_MU_OSU (112 posts) -

How is Homie Rollerz not one of the twelve?  Great title. hah

#8 Posted by CitizenKane (10508 posts) -

w00t!  Have been waiting for this every since Coonce announced it.  
 
Let is begin!

#9 Posted by AndyPhifer (169 posts) -

First quest complete! Love it.
#10 Posted by Vager (1654 posts) -

I love new quests, but man do I hate how it destroys Whiskey's web servers.

#11 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5456 posts) -
@RWL_MU_OSU said:
" How is Homie Rollerz not one of the twelve?  Great title. hah "
I know! It looks so bad.
#12 Posted by MjHealy (1862 posts) -

I find that typing in an animal and slapping a "Z" on at the end seems to work pretty well.

#13 Posted by damswedon (3200 posts) -

Haha did it. 
Wish we got told our completion number, but I can why you wouldn't do that.

#14 Posted by Daniel (1523 posts) -
@MjHealy: Ha! Yes that does work surprisingly well ;)
#15 Posted by whatthegeek (62 posts) -

The 12 Days of Whiskey..... I think I threw a party with a similar title once, but my memory of it is a little fuzzy...... 

#16 Posted by Legend (2660 posts) -

Just finished the first one. Whoever is responsible for creating those horrible gamez must be stopped.

#17 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

Gem? *clicks link* Someday, I will beat that game. And the day after that, I will write the wiki for it and not get Major Fan.

#18 Posted by FlipperDesert (2103 posts) -

I got partway into the first one and then all the Ubisoft shovelware games made me want to off myself. Uuuurgh.

#19 Posted by HubrisRanger (489 posts) -

Completed. The Xtreme naming convention's convergence with "girl games" is kinda bizarre.

#20 Posted by guthwulf (252 posts) -

Xtreeeeeeme Gamezzzzzzz!!!
 
Also I love Poniez.

#21 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5287 posts) -

Ahh so that's why the site is running like ass ;)
 
Cool idea guys! I might dive back into quests again, as I've been kind of slacking lately.

#22 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -

Im going to take this quest at face value, (as im a little confused).. 
 
Day 1: Jameson

#23 Posted by Daniel (1523 posts) -
@tinylanda: You start Day 1 of a Whiskey celebration off with Jameson? C'mon, man, c'mon......C'mon. 
#24 Posted by Gunharp (337 posts) -
@daniel said:
" @tinylanda: You start Day 1 of a Whiskey celebration off with Jameson? C'mon, man, c'mon......C'mon.  "

As a young whiskey drinker I have to ask why the c'mon? It's not terrible. I could be snob against Whiskey Media's staple Bulliet brand (just going off what I saw from the site/ big live show), that shit aint no small-batch either, haha. 
#25 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -
@daniel @Gunharp   Its only a start, get it out of the way quick, have it in abundance.. as well as a few variants that ill be throwing in until i have to start buying more whiskey's mid next week 
#26 Posted by beej (1674 posts) -
@tinylanda: get some woodford reserve up in it!
#27 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -

@beej Might be a little hard to come across here in Ireland, at least not in the next 12 days. ill stick to the blends and single malt scotches :) 
 
Might pick one up though next time im through the states,

#28 Posted by weegieanawrench (1943 posts) -

Day one complete, these are fu- I mean XTREME!

#29 Posted by MisterMouse (3563 posts) -

wonderful news!

#30 Posted by MeatSim (10925 posts) -

Guess I should go get this quest started then.

#31 Posted by Kiyoshi3 (12 posts) -

wooo time to get to work fellow giantbombers

#32 Posted by SBYM (1219 posts) -

Need XP; must fill bar.

#33 Posted by Tyrial (6 posts) -

So many terrible DS games...cool quest ideas though!

#34 Posted by artofwar420 (6298 posts) -

Cool pants!

#35 Posted by MightyMayorMike (423 posts) -

Hmm, going to that first page didn't kick off any quest for me. I must be missing something...

#36 Posted by ApolloBob (570 posts) -

I got my 12 - waiting for the next set to unlock.  Oh quests, why can't I quit you?

#37 Posted by generic_eric (20 posts) -

finished 12 dayz earlier this am.

#38 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -

Day 2: Macallan 10 Year 

#39 Posted by Duder_Me (307 posts) -

The xtreme games is screwed up. Not all the game pages work!

#40 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -

 Day 3: Jack Daniels Single Barrel

#41 Posted by ch3burashka (5166 posts) -

It's been 2 days, and no one has completed the quest set yet. I'm disappointed in you, GB community.  
 
Very disappointed.

#42 Posted by Mrnitropb (2090 posts) -
@CH3BURASHKA said:
" It's been 2 days, and no one has completed the quest set yet. I'm disappointed in you, GB community.   Very disappointed. "
Its buggy. I keep refreshing the Uwe Boll page, but nothing happens. 
#43 Edited by Skullo (646 posts) -

Can people give some general hints about either current quests? Like the unlucky places and crazy mascot. I got the RE and SH things to pop up. and HL.

#44 Posted by Travis (212 posts) -
@CH3BURASHKA said:
" It's been 2 days, and no one has completed the quest set yet. I'm disappointed in you, GB community.   Very disappointed. "
@Mrnitropb said:
" @CH3BURASHKA said:
" It's been 2 days, and no one has completed the quest set yet. I'm disappointed in you, GB community.   Very disappointed. "
Its buggy. I keep refreshing the Uwe Boll page, but nothing happens.  "
... the whole point is that one quest becomes available each day, and the final quest becomes available on christmas
#45 Posted by Mrnitropb (2090 posts) -
@Travis:  *psst* Hey travis. I think we were being sarcastic...
#46 Posted by Travis (212 posts) -

oh my bad, i guess my sarcasm detector is broken.. my mistake, i should have known considering how witty it was
#47 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -

Day 4:  Jameson 12 Year Special Reserve 
http://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/P-2874.aspx 

#48 Posted by tinylanda (33 posts) -
#49 Posted by Digifiend (42 posts) -

Hey what the hell's going on? Quest 7 was supposed to launch on December 18th, but it's now 1.10am GMT on the 19th.

#50 Posted by Count_Zero (301 posts) -

For Six Unassuming Monsters
 
Tonberry (cute, slow, unassuming, deals the maximum possible damage in the game) didn't make the list. 
Chocobos didn't make it 
Cuccos (the Chickens from Link To The Past who will kill you really fucking dead) didn't make it. 
Jack Frost (From the Mega Ten series) didn't make it. 
 
So, did anyone get this quest. If so, do they have clues?