Monthly Archives: August 2011

PvP Gear Improvements – Now with a touch of Vengeance!

Posted by on 31 August 2011

They say Vengeance is a dish best served cold – but we felt that improving your experience in PvP was worthy of a Hot Fix. So with the next patch we are improving the way Valor is used and introducing a new PvP stat called “Vengeance.”

Before we get into “What is Vengeance?” and the Valor changes involved, it’s easiest to understand after explaining why we are making changes to PvP Gear.

Half-Birthday Telaran Scavenger Hunt (100% Bonus) – Earn the “Detective” Title!

Posted by on 30 August 2011
Categories: Community Events.

Greetings Ascended! It’s the Half-Birthday Celebration, and I hope you have your thinking caps on, and are ready for a howling good time. Yes, it’s time once more for the Telaran Scavenger Hunt!

PAX – Day 1 Wrap Up

Posted by on 28 August 2011

BOOM Goes the Dynamite as we kick off another year of PAX!

Yesterday was electrifying as Penny Arcade 2011 kicked off – thousands of people descended on the Trion booth from the first minute the doors opened. Eager to see RIFT for the first time after its launched  (or just log in and do their dailies while taking advantage of the Half Birthday Bonuses.) Some of you even showed up and helped us demonstrate RIFT to others – it was epic to watch how awesome our community really is!

Live streaming video from PAX! (Stream offline)

Posted by on 26 August 2011

Watch the floor of PAX 2011, we’ve got a camera on the RIFT booth 24/7!

** Incoming NA Region Update – 8:00 am **

Posted by on 26 August 2011
Categories: Game Updates, Hot Fixes.

The NA region shards will be coming down for a brief update at 8:00am PDT on 8/26/11. The estimated downtime is ** 30 minutes **.


EDIT: 8:00 AM PDT: NA region shards are coming down for this update now.

EDIT: 8:19 AM PDT: All shards are now unlocked!