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Rift Beta 7: Telara the Merciless – Final Patch Notes

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on February 12, 2011 at 9:06 pm

The Rift Beta 7 patch notes are out for the final open beta event. 3 days to go. C’mon! C’monnnn!!! How much LONGER?!?!!!!

 

Rift Beta 7: Telara the Merciless, Patch notes

Rift Beta 7: Telara the Merciless, Patch notes

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PC build for playing Rift: Planes of Telara on Ultra Settings

In Computer Hardware, Electronics, Gaming, MMO, Overclocking & Tweaking, RPG on February 12, 2011 at 5:28 am

Update: As some have expressed qualms about going Intel with the recent Field-Effect Transistor biasing issue (potentially affecting SATA 3GB/s on some Sandybridge), I have included an alternative AMD/ATI option.

Introduction
Meet the…

RIFTER 2500 TITANIUM

computer to play Rift

Rifter 2500 Ti (Titanium)

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Rift Beta updates inc – Patch goes live and RP-PVP servers gone!

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on February 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm

A new update has gone live on the beta servers. It could be that they’re updating the servers for beta testing, but at least it’s nice to see a bit more activity than the usual you’re-not-allowed-to-play.

Rift beta patch update

Rift beta patch live as of the 11th of Feb, 2011

The download is almost 200MB so it probably just has a few bug fixes and maybe that PVP server change. ┬áMy download’s finished and applying as we speak. I’d like to at least be able to log into the game and see the offline shards. +1 for activity!

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Rift Beta Video Review – But you’re not in Telara anymore either

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on February 10, 2011 at 7:15 pm

I Need My Fix
It’s been only a few days since I was last on Rift: Beta, and the withdrawal symptoms are starting to become severe . For a hardened MMO and RPG veteran who had grown disillusioned with them all, that’s saying something.

Rift is far prettier than WoW

Rift is far prettier than WoW

The playing of Rift over the Beta 6 weekend was marred partly by guilt over the robotics coursework I was supposed to be doing. Read the rest of this entry »

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