Father Tonka visits the TERA servers once a year, to hand out presents, provide photo opportunites, and apparently, to watch the world burn.
If demonic Santa’s are not your thing, you can buy some Snowbelle wraps for your virtual girlfriend, or give an expensive lottery box (~$25) to your buddy and get a Santa suit kickback.
Joking and price aside, I do like the incentive to give gifts to friends. That must be great fun for those with an in game guild or just some buddies playing along. I just wish it were a little cheaper, I’d send a little something to the person who helped me out with some things in game a few weeks ago.