Trending Games | ArcheAge | Dragon Age: Inquisition | Elder Scrolls Online | World of Warcraft

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,645,621 Users Online:0
Games:686  Posts:6,082,339

Advertisement

Exclusive Columns

Columnists - Tripping the Rift

In this bi-weekly column, our writers explore the ins and outs of all things Telara. From in-game happenings, to news, events, and even a little controversy, no topic goes unturned as we get lost Tripping the Rift.

PVP Dimensions Review

Rift -  Column

Welcome back to Tripping the Rift! It's been a while readers but we're back to dive into all that's interesting in Telara. This week we're heading into hostile territory to take a look at the latest exciting addition to RIFT, PVP dimensions! Are they all they're chalked up to be? We'll let you know! Not sure where to begin? We've got you covered! Buckle in and prepare for murder, mayhem, and a weapons-belt full of new gadgets to play with.Posted Apr 11, 2014 by Christopher Coke

The Long-Term Impact of F2P

Rift -  Column

When RIFT first launched, the idea of going free-to-play seemed like anathema to its design. Former Executive Producer and current Trion Worlds CEO, Scott Hartsman, made it clear that F2P was not something in the cards in the year of its launch. And yet, with the changing tide of the MMO industry, RIFT made the jump and officially dropped its subscription fee last year. MMO fans are again asking the question: How sustainable is free-to-play in the long-term?Posted Feb 28, 2014 by Christopher Coke

Everything You Need to Know About Patch 2.6

Rift -  Preview

This week heralds the arrival of a brand new patch filled to the brim with free new content. Several members of the press were treated to an exclusive preview of all that patch 2.6 has to offer. There are some surprises in store and some deeper systems than we first expected and almost all of it ties into dimension and artifacts. Follow us after the break to find out why now is the perfect time to give RIFT a re-visit, especially if you want to be prepared for 3.0. Read on for more.Posted Feb 14, 2014 by Christopher Coke

How Dream Weaving Could Make You Rich

Rift -  Column

Artifact hunting. Who doesn't love it? There is something thrilling about spotting the glimmer of the artifact's worldly star, even if you have no interest in completing collections or lucky coins. RIFT's 2.6 update has something special for artifact hunters, especially if they also love dimensions. And let's be honest, who doesn't? Today we're talking Dream Weaving, the new profession combining RIFT's two unlikeliest systems into a powerful blend that improves both. Ready? Let's dig in.Posted Jan 31, 2014 by Christopher Coke

5 Things RIFT MUST Do in 2014

Rift -  Column

Welcome back to Tripping the RIFT, MMORPG's bi-weekly column dedicated to Trion World's, RIFT. It's been a while and we've spent that time plumbing the depths of Telara to bring you the premiere column on all things ascended. This week we're looking ahead into 2014 and bringing you the five things RIFT must do to have a successful new year. Grab your foci, boys and girls, because the first wave is about to begin.Posted Jan 16, 2014 by Christopher Coke

Surpassing Azeroth

Rift -  Column

There is no question that World of Warcraft has been the top dog in the pack for many years. But we contend that Rift is beginning to beat the leader at its own game. Find out why we say that and then let us know what you think in the comments.Posted Oct 15, 2012 by William Murphy

Telara’s Unsung Hero – Mentoring

Rift -  Column

There are a lot of great features in Rift, many of them well-known such as the new three-faction PvP. But some great ones are often overlooked. In today's Tripping the Rift, we take a look at the mentoring system. Check it out!Posted Aug 3, 2012 by William Murphy

Rift Goes Mobile

Rift -  Preview

In this episode of Tripping the Rift, we take a look at Trion's Rift Mobile app, available now for iPhone and Android users. Do the features of Rift Mobile make it easier to stay connected to Telara? Find out!Posted Jan 11, 2012 by William Murphy

What I Want Beyond 1.6

Rift -  Column

The Rift team has been hinting around for the last several weeks about big changes coming to the game beginning with the v1.6 update. In today's Tripping the Rift column, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy springboards from what has been said so far and into what he'd like to see beyond what is known already. Read on and then tell us what you'd like to see in Rift's future in the comments.Posted Oct 31, 2011 by William Murphy

The Best Loyalty Rewards

Rift -  Column

With last week's launch of the Rift v1.5 "Ashes of History" update, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy's one decked out dwarf cleric thanks to the new veteran's rewards. Bill is awfully impressed with the rewards program implemented with Ashes and some of the ingenious rewards players can earn. He's got a few thoughts to share and then wants to hear your ideas in the comments. Read on!Posted Oct 3, 2011 by William Murphy

PAX & The Chronicles of Telara

Rift -  Column

At PAX, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy caught up with the Rift team and got an inside look at the upcoming 1.5 patch. With new "raids" geared to decked out solo players or pairs of players, The Chronicles of Telara dungeons will allow all players access to areas that might never been seen if not a member of a large group or due to a lack of time. Check out Bill's thoughts about The Chronicles of Telara and then let us know what you think in the comments.Posted Sep 5, 2011 by William Murphy

Counting on Success

Rift -  Column

It has been nearly six months since the official launch of Trion's inaugural MMO, Rift. In the intervening months, people have been arguing about whether or not Rift is a success. In today's Riding the Rift column, MMORPG.com Associate Editor Suzie Ford takes a look at exactly that and offers a few thoughts about the issue. Check out Suzie's Tripping the Rift column and then add a few of your ideas in the comments below.Posted Aug 22, 2011 by Suzie Ford

Taking On the Uphill Climb

Rift -  Column

In today's Rift column, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy takes a look at the upcoming months for Rift and Trion Worlds. With Star Wars: The Old Republic and Guild Wars 2 looming on the horizon, Rift developers are taking a hard look at not only maintaining the integrity of the game, but also at adding some exciting new features. Check out Bill's thoughts about Rift's next few months and then let us know what you think.Posted Aug 9, 2011 by William Murphy

Taking On The WoW Clone Argument

Rift -  Column

One of the most common statements launched by so-called naysayers when speaking of Trion Worlds' Rift is that "it's a WoW clone". In a new column centered around Rift, MMORPG.com's Phil James takes a look at that statement and weighs in with his thoughts. See what Phil has to say about Rift and then be sure to let us know what you're thinking in the comments below.Posted Jul 25, 2011 by Phil James