‘Tis the Season to Give

Help Jack the Bear get to his holiday party, and you could win $500 for your favorite local charity.

Happy Holidays from your story loving team at JayRay

Jack the Bear: A true Tacoma tale from the 1880s

Tacoma Hotel welcomed seven presidents and, most famously, one 800-pound bear named Jack. Raised in the hotel since he was a cub, Jack was admired for drinking beer from a mug without spilling a drop on the hardwood floor of the hotel’s 80-foot-long bar and billiards room. Read on.

Game Play (optimal on desktop)

Help our hero, Jack the Bear, avoid the bartender as he dashes through a Tacoma snowfall trying to make it to his holiday party safe and sober. Take your keyboard by the reins and help him get there. Avoid beer and drinks by jumping (space bar). Collect hearts to get more lives. The arrow keys are your best friend. As a bonus, players whose times are among the top three on January 16, 2022, win $500 for a local charity of their choice.