Roll up, roll up – unique prizes to be had by the barrel in Balthazar's Big Raffle!
Log in each day and collect tickets for some unique prizes – including Golden Barrows armour. Collect Rummage Tokens, too, for a big blowout at the end of the month.
Also, if you're a fan of custom cosmetics, rejoice – we've upped the Keepsake limit to 30.
Read on to find out more!
How to Play
Balthazar's Big Raffle is members-only content, and is not accessible to Ironman players.
Balthazar will be by the Burthorpe lodestone each day for the whole of September, handing out tickets – one per day.
You can get an extra ticket each day by completing a daily challenge, or finding Gilly Willikers the clown. He can be found capering around Misthalin and Asgarnia's lodestones – it's up to you to hunt him down.
Each ticket – when handed in – is a shot at the rare, limited edition prize of the day. If you don't strike it lucky, a consolation prize - a small prismatic star per non-winning ticket - will be yours instead. Awesome if you're getting prepped for Double XP Weekend later in the month!
You can save up tickets if there's a particular prize you've got your eye on, or have a punt each day – the choice is yours.
||Spring cleaner, pre-loaded with 250 springs
||100 million coins
||5 large protean packs
||1 portable bank
||3 deathtouched darts
||Golden Barrows (Guthan, Ahrim & Verac)
||1,000 of each
||Golden Barrows (Dharok, Karil & Torag)
||1,000 of each
Throughout September, you’ll also get a Rummage token for every 5 tickets you hand in (cumulatively – not necessarily all at once). You can use these from 1st October, when Balthazar’s Bargain Barrel Blowout begins.
Hand them in - any time in October - and you'll get to rifle through Balthazar's Bargain Barrel, which can yield coins, skilling resources, small protean packs, D&D reset tokens, medium prismatic lamps, or the much-coveted Golden Akrisae Barrows set.
The tokens also get you a pieces of a clown outfit – as sported by Gilly himself. There are five pieces of the outfit to collect.
Balthazar's Big Raffle provides a daily, digestible slice of RuneScape, even in a busy September. Have fun, and head over to the forums to give us your thoughts.
The RuneScape Team
Live Streams this Week
Each week we stream developer Q&As, in-game events and more. Watch our streams and find a full streaming schedule over on our Twitch channel.
Check our YouTube channel, too, for recap videos of streams you may have missed, including last week’s Vampyre Quest teaser!
This week sees the return of our new morning show, Good Morning Gielinor, as well as a selection of RuneFest teasers that you don’t want to miss – whether you’ll be at the event or watching from home!
Watch Good Morning Gielinor - Episode 1, if you missed it.
Developer Q&A with RuneFest Teasers | 16:00 UTC, Tuesday 1st September
Join us for a special Dev Q&A this week – as well as answering your usual questions and Ninja Fixes, we’ll be showcasing some of the awesome things we’ve got planned for RuneFest 2015.
We'll be revealing the Main Stage line-up*, and much more – so don't miss out!
Ask your questions on the forums, on Reddit, or on Twitter using the hashtag #RSDevQA.
*timings subject to change
In Other News
- The maximum number of Keepsaked items has increased to 30.
- The degrading system used by Barrows armour (golden and normal) has been brought in line with newer sets. Your existing Barrows armour will covert to the new type when equipped.