Category Archives: Rift

Rift: elemental consumables

One of the little things in Rift that I’ve always appreciated are the variety and character of the various consumables that drop when you’re out questing or rifting. These items are one-use buff items are common in the genre whether … Continue reading

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Rift: levels and builds

I’ve been focusing on non-linear content in Rift of late because I was finding my character too weak to tackle quests in Draumheim, probably due to his gear being somewhat behind the difficulty curve. There’s no shortage of what else … Continue reading

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Rift: carnage quests synergies

I was running some Instant Adventures in Rift when I noticed, for the first time, the synergy between this jump-in questing activity and the carnage quest type. Instant Adventures seem to often take place in low-level areas of Mathosia or … Continue reading

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Surreal virtual moments

I’ve been extra glad of some pure virtual escapism as real world news gets worse and worse. I’ve greatly appreciated several recent moments in MMO games that featured imaginative storytelling, plain surreal situations and unexpected humour. SWTOR I can’t say … Continue reading

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Rift: roadblock quests

Before the weekend I came across an example in Rift of what I’ve decided to call a ‘roadblock quest’, one that I need to complete in order to continue the main storyline of the expansion, but one that isn’t doable … Continue reading

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Trying something new (WoW, Rift)

Sometimes it’s fun to just try a new way to play a character, or a new approach to a challenge. Here’s two examples from my gaming this weekend that inspired this thought. Last night we were leveling our next pair … Continue reading

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Gaming mix in early 2017

My current MMORPG gaming mix has changed somewhat since coming back from the holidays, as usual I have more stalwart games than I can find time to play so I have my usual shortlist that I try to concentrate on … Continue reading

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