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This Week in VMK (September 29-October 5)

This Week in VMK!
September 29-October 5


Welcome to the third installment of our new feature, This Week in VMK!
Take a peek into VMK's past as we remember some of the things that were happening...this week in VMK!

Click on the links to get more information from our VMK DOW wiki!

Missed an installment? Check out the "This Week in VMK" Archives.


2005:


September 30th:

Released


The Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel Pin is released as the sixth pin in the Hong Kong Disneyland Pin Set. It is sold in the Emporium for 250 credits.


October 5th: BIG CHANGES

Tomorrowland Released
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Tomorrowland opens! Players can visit the Star Traders Shop or visit the Tomorrowland Hub where they can check out the Tomorrowland Arcade. The only game available to play was Airlock Escape where players were challenged to solve a series of puzzles. Players who completed all 15 levels won a secret code that got them the Deep Sea Diving Jacket, Deep Sea Diving Trousers, and Deep Sea Diving Boots.


VMK Esplanade Released
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A new addition to Main Street! The VMK Esplanade is released as the main entrance to VMK.


Haunted Mansion Sneak Peek
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Players are invited into the Haunted Mansion Lobby as they are told that the new game will be "Haunting Soon!"


Halloween Decorations!
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Main Street, Town Square, and the Castle Forecourt are decorated for Halloween.

Released



VMK releases some spooky items.
The Mickey Ear Pumpkin is available for purchase in the Emporium for 250 credits.
The Pirate's Treasure Rug is available for purchase in the Emporium for 250 credits.
The Skeleton Chair is available for purchase in the Emporium for 300 credits.
The Spider Web Wall Divider is available for purchase in the Emporium for 250 credits.
The Chernabog Carpet is available for purchase in the Emporium for 250 credits.




Airlock Escape Prizes
Deep Sea Diving Jacket, Deep Sea Diving Trousers, and Deep Sea Diving Boots are released via the Airlock Escape game.



2006:


September 30th:

Released


The Tron Data Disc Pin is released as the fifth pin in the Tron Pin Set. It is sold in the Emporium for 500 credits.

The Tron Transporter is released. It is sold in the Inner-Space shop for 1000 credits.


Retired: 50th Celebration Quest




The 50th Celebration Quest at Disneyland is retired.
Guests who visit Disneyland can no longer win the prizes of the 50th Celebration Director's Chair, 50th Celebration Mickey Lantern, and the 50th Celebration Quest Pin.


October 1st:

Retired: 50th Mickey's Quest
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The 50th Mickey's Quest (in-game) is retired.


October 2nd:

Happy Halloween!
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Halloween decorations are put up again! This time a decorated Loading and Map Loading Screen are included in the mix. Town Square, Main Street, Central Plaza, Haunted Mansion Lobby, Haunted Mansion Stretching Room, Haunted Mansion Ballroom, and the Haunted Mansion Attic all get into the spooky spirit.

Pirate Treasure!


Pirate Treasure Keys are awarded from the Pirates of the Caribbean Game, plus new game options in Pirates (for example, the ability to switch sides).

Updates!



Along with the Halloween changes, new hairstyles are released (one for boys, two for girls). There is also a new Settings Button on the toolbar, and the In-Trade icon () above player's heads. The lanyard is expanded to hold 15 pins.

Discovery Island Removal
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Discovery Island in Adventureland is removed.

Released



Halloween Items are released!
The Halloween Bat Bag andHalloween Ghost Pin are released as HOST_ prizes.
The Halloween Pumpkin Bag and Turn Into Bat Magic Single Use are sold in the Emporium for 200 credits each.
The Kings Crown (Male Only!) is sold in the Emporium for 1000 credits.


Brown Haunted Mansion Costume is released

Haunted Mansion Jacket Brown , Haunted Mansion Trousers Brown, and Haunted Mansion Shoes Brown are released. The Haunted Mansion Tophat is re-released.

Pirate Treasure Chest Prizes are released




Prizes from the Pirate's Treasure Room Chests are released: Pirate Maze Wall, Pirate Maze Cannon Wall, Pirate Maze Turret, and Turn Into Coral Magic Pin Single Use

Rereleased:








Newsletter
  • Yavn
    talks about the new game updates!
  • Tips on trading etiquette.
  • The Yeti answers a question on park attractions.
  • Push's trivia question quizzes players on how much they know about Disney Parks.
  • Top Players: ChampionStitch, GoofyJenn, ChristyGirlYa, and DarthJLC.

October 3rd:

Retired



October 5th

Quest:

Fin's Quivering Quest Madness is featured on the Q button today.


2007:


All September:

Dream Month!


Players spent the month of September hoping to be awarded a prize from the VMK Dream Squad. No new items were released during this week in VMK and nothing was retired.

October 1st

Retired

Dreams Items
Quest Items
Newsletter
Halloween Time!



Halloween decorations are put up again!

Game Updates
  • New Inventory System
  • New Shop System
  • New Item Loading
  • New Character Loading Animation
  • New Direct Link to the Monorail
  • New Halloween Hairstyles (Boy's Vampire)
  • Empty Dark Ride Room gets sound
See October 2007 Updates

October 4th:

Re-released


Candy Cauldron re-released.

October 5th

Tradeable!


Dream Mickey Ears, Dreams Logo Pin, and Dreams Fairy Pin are now all tradeable.

Released







Re-released

Thanks for reading and join us again next week as we remember VMK's past

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