Official:Nov14 Promotion

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Wine Mystery Box Promotion

During the Wine Mystery Box Promotion, players will receive a "mystery box" gift with purchases of $9.99 or more made between 10:00 AM PST November 14th, 2014 and 3:00 PM PST November 24th, 2014. This promotion is open to players using whichever payment method they prefer (including credit card, Paypal, UltimatePay, and even mailed check!). Purchases of either doubloons or subscription during the promotion period are eligible. You can be certain that your purchase qualifies if an image of a Wine Mystery Box shows up next to your chosen package on the subscription or doubloon billing page when you go to make your purchase.

Your mystery gift will be redeemable on any one pirate associated with your account. If you made your qualifying purchase while logged in to the game, you may need to log out and back on again for it to appear. Available mystery gift items include...

  • Wine Octopus with Sleeping Hat Familiars
  • Orange/Wine Parrot Familiars
  • Tan Monkey Familiars
  • Wine-Painted Sloops, Dhow, and War Brigs
  • Wine Pony Pets
  • Wine Furniture
  • Wine Chromas
  • Wine Mystery Box Trinkets
  • Wine Clothing

Clothing rewards do NOT include rags and are of Good quality or better.

In addition to the mystery gift, every participant of the Wine Mystery Box Promotion will also receive a commemorative "Whinin’ Cheese" trophy!

About Wine

Wine is a special seasonal item color that will not be available for general sale from Tailors or other in-game shoppes. It is available in this promotion as the color of all the clothing prizes, as the colors of the pet and familiar prizes, as the primary and secondary color of the furniture prizes, as the color of the ship prizes, as the color of the trinket prizes, and as a special chroma item.

About Chromas

Chromas are items that are carried in the Miscellaneous section of your Booty panel. They can be used to permanently change the primary or secondary color of any existing piece of clothing, except the Savvy Hat and any clothing item that lacks color options.

Promotion Details

  • Purchase must be made between 10:00 AM PST November 14th and 3:00 PM PST November 24th to be eligible.
  • Each purchase of $9.99 or greater is eligible. Smaller purchases cannot be combined to meet this limit.
  • Purchasing a doubloon package larger than $9.99 will earn you multiple mystery gifts, at the rate of 1 mystery gift for every $9.99 spent.



  • It is important to note that some Paypal payment options can take several days to clear. All purchases must clear during the promotion period for them to be eligible for mystery gifts. If the payment clears after the promotion period, you will not receive a mystery box. Bank transfers and eChecks are the most common form of "delayed" payment.

Checks & Money Orders

  • Checks and Money Order purchases must be received before the last day of the promotion, November 24th, in order to be eligible for a mystery gift.

Collecting Your Mystery Gift

Your bonus item can be collected in-game by logging in and viewing the notification in your "Ahoy" tab on the pirate with which you would like to receive the gift.

Mystery Gift Distribution and Value

All eligible purchases will receive a bonus item but the distribution is arbitrary, regardless of the amount of the transaction or the frequency with which purchases are made. The probability of receiving a specific item is always the same, regardless of how many purchases you make during the promotional period.

The distribution of probabilities for various mystery gifts will be as follows:

  • 0.1% - Wine Octopus with Sleeping Hat Familiar
  • 0.2% - Orange/Wine Parrot Familiar
  • 0.4% - Tan Monkey Familiar
  • 1% - Wine-Painted War Brig
  • 1.1% - Wine-Painted Dhow
  • 1.2% - Wine-Painted Sloop
  • 2% - Wine Pony Pet
  • 3% - Limited Edition Gold and Wine Furniture:
    • Gold and Wine Gear Banner
    • Gold and Wine Saturn (desktop)
    • Gold and Wine Chess Board
  • 4% - Limited Edition Wine Furniture:
    • Wine Zodiac Wheel
    • Wine Cherry Tree
    • Wine Tea Pot
  • 5% - Wine Furniture
    • Wine Ming vase
    • Wine Eastern bench
    • Wine Harpsichord
    • Wine Globe table
  • 10% - Wine Chroma
  • 20% - Wine Mystery Box Trinket:
    • Bunches of Grapes
    • Pocket Cask
    • Wine List
    • Reaver's Reserve
    • Wine Box
    • Wine Bag
    • Wine-colored Daisies with card
    • Wine-colored Lilies with card
    • Wine-colored Long Stem Rose with card
    • Wine-colored Orchids with card
    • Wine-colored Roses with card
  • 54% - Wine Clothing

Clothing rewards do NOT include rags and are of Good quality or better.

Three Rings offers no substitutions for these items. These items are offered as a bonus to doubloon and subscription purchases and have no cash or redemption value with Three Rings and cannot be returned for a discount.

If you are unable to retrieve your mystery gift or have any questions, please contact us through the Support Form so we can resolve the problem.

* The Wine-Painted Sloops, Dhows, and War Brigs will be bestowed as "sealed deed" items which can be used from your pirate's inventory to cause the prize ship's deed to appear. The prize ship will be docked at your home island. Wine-Painted Sloops, Dhows, and War Brigs are standard ships, and thus do not have a special "Limited Edition" icon on their dock/vessel image.