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Hello and welcome to Ephinea, our Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst private server. We’re a group of fans trying to recreate the classic PSOBB experience, and building around that core with new content and features.

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Christmas Fiasco Changes

[This has details for all the changes to the quest since the event started]

  • The 30 minute timers have been replaced with count-up timers that don't fail, so all players can participate in Fiasco and get the end reward, regardless of how new or veteran they are.

  • Coal is awarded at the end of every Fiasco, with more being obtained on higher difficulties, and more being obtained by clearing Episode 2.
  • Skip Dialogue has been added.
  • The end console will only warp the user up to Pioneer 2.
  • The timer will freeze after killing the last enemy, instead of having to use the console.
  • Rings have been added at the end of CCA and Desert 2.

And I think that's everything, we hope you enjoy the Christmas Event.

Posted Dec 12th, 2017, 14:08 (UTC) by Matt (0)


Christmas event Update: December 9th, 2017

An update to the Christmas event was just pushed. A new shop appears in Episode 1's Shop category in which you can trade Coal for rewards.

Also, minor changes were done to the ship and the client. Presents will now show up as a blue dot on the mini-map and the rare drop sound will occur when presents drop from enemies.

You can read more about the Christmas event in it's dedicated topic at

Thank you for playing on Ephinea!

P.S. I want to thank [USER=107]@Matt[/USER] for developing the quest and the entire event planning team for coming up with how the event should go down. It's much easier to not have to do any thinking whatsoever and just code whatever they tell me to do. :P

Posted Dec 9th, 2017, 15:38 (UTC) by Sodaboy (0)


Quick restart of ships at 15:30 UTC

There will be a quick restart of all ships at 15:30 UTC (in about an hour) to add the new Coal exchange quest, another part of the Christmas Event.

Thank you for your understanding.

Posted Dec 9th, 2017, 14:31 (UTC) by Sodaboy (0)


Christmas Event is live

The Christmas Event, which will last December 8th, 2017 until January 8th, 2017, is now live!

During the event:

  • Presents will drop from monsters at a 1/1500 rate with no PSO2 DAR penalty. The items you get from the presents are determined by the difficulty the present dropped at. (The items inside of the presents have been changed this year.)
  • The power of the server's weekly rotating boosts will be doubled. (DAR+50%, Rare Monster +100%, Rare Item +50%, Experience +100%)
  • From Christmas Eve to New Year's, December 24th until January 1st, the chance to get presents will become 1/750.
  • The Christmas Fiasco quest will be playable.
  • There may be some changes to the event during the entirety of the event, so please stay tuned.

For detailed information, please go here:
We hope you will enjoy the event!

Posted Dec 8th, 2017, 06:42 (UTC) by Sodaboy (12)


Done: Ship restart at 14:30 UTC.

There will be a ship restart at 14:30 UTC, or about 4 hours and 8 minutes from this post.

Thanks for your understanding.

Update: Done with restart. Just had to fix a bug, Christmas event not up yet. Hopefully should be up tomorrow! Stay tuned. ;)

Posted Dec 7th, 2017, 10:21 (UTC) by Sodaboy (0)


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