Epic Reveals the 12 Days of Gearsmas

By Michelle Balsan, 5 years ago
To celebrate the coming holiday season, the people at Epic have revealed that they will be holding a Twelve Days of Gearsmas event.

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Curious as to how this will affect your time with Gears of War 3 over the next couple of weeks? First, for each of the days of Gearsmas, different in-game events will take place. Here's a list of hints for all twelve:

Day 1- Fortifications for Free
Day 2- No Team Love
Day 3- Much Bigger Heads
Day 4- 4 Squawking Birds
Day 5- Beasts on the cheap
Day 6- 6 Boomers Flaming
Day 7- Gibbing Comets Ringing
Day8- Experience for Milking
Day 9- Locust Ladies Dancing
Day 10- 10 Lambent Leaping
Day 11- Snowman Heads a Popping
Day 12- Mortars Incoming
In addition to the in-game events, there will be special playlists throughout the celebration.

Day 1- Brothers to the End on all maps playlist
Day 2- Torque Bow Tag
Day 3- Can You Dig it?
Day 4-6- Hardcore Weekend – No rifles, gnasher/pistol only, map pickups limited to boomshot, digger, torque bow, sniper rifle. There will be NO infinite ammo mutator this time.
Day 7 and 8- Boom Snipes
Day 9 and 10- This Is My Rifle
Day 11- Thanksgibbing
Day 12- One Shot One Kill
The Twelve Days of Gearsmas launched this morning at 5AM EST. If you manage to take a little time away from RAAM's Shadow today to participate in Gearsmas, let us know what you think! Epic has said that three ribbons will be available this weekend, so make sure to check in each day.

Thank you to all the members of the community who sent this one in!
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.