Farewell to Rift: For Now

By now the news that the cancelation of “Rift Off the Record” has reached you. As the owner and producer of Quest Gaming Network, you should know that this decision wasn’t made lightly nor was it made alone or on a whim. About a week ago, Liz, Rage and I sat down to talk about […]

Episode 26: “All That and a Bag of Chips”

Hijinx ensue as Liz & …”other Liz” talk about the Rift Art contest & Daglar’s titillating tidbits he recently gave to players in-game.   Episode 26: “All That and a Bag of Chips” iTunes Subscription RSS Feed Subscribe to RiftOTR by Email Stitcher Radio

Episode 25: “3 Idiots Rifting”

PvP Dimensions are LIVE, BABY! Listen in to find out how YOU can create awesomeness, too! We also discuss the latest Rift-based Livestream Extravaganza which outlines some many-much-needed UI changes due out with Patch 2.7. Squeeing is involved. AND… Come hear the heroic, over-dramatic tale, full of SUSPENSE, DANGER, ACTION, & DRAMA of… 3 idiots […]

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The State of QGN w/ Evarwyn

Things have changed a bit at QGN, and I sit down with you, and discuss what the last 6 months have been like since I became network owner, the launch of Elder Scrolls Online, and our plans with the network going forward. Also, on how, exactly, we’re going to sponsor YOUR podcast idea. Listen for […]

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Farewell to Rift: For Now

By now the news that the cancelation of “Rift Off the Record” has reached you. As the owner and producer of Quest Gaming Network, you should know that this decision wasn’t made lightly nor was it made alone or on a whim. About a week ago, Liz, Rage and I sat down to talk about […]

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Fund Raiser For Doctors Without Borders

During the month of May 2014, Trion Worlds is trying to raise money for the Doctors Without Borders charity. When you purchase a Lab Coat or Doctor’s Bundle from the Rift store, Trion Worlds donate $5 to Doctors Without Borders charity.

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Patch 2.7 – Binding of Blood

Trion Worlds finally committed to a date! Patch 2.7, titled “Binding of Blood” will be hitting Rift on May 7th, 2014. The features that will be available at launch are four new Souls (one per Class), new Quests, and many aspects of the user interface are also being revamped. In addition to the main features […]

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Behind the Scenes – Graphical Updates

Trion’s own Community Manager, Eric “Ocho” Cleaver, took some time to sit down and do a brief interview with their Rendering Engineer for Rift, ZorbaTHut. During the course of the interview (which can be read in it’s entirety here) ZorbaTHut details a lot of the improvements that have been made to the graphical rendering system of Rift. […]

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Claim Your Free Gift!

As they often times do, Trion Worlds has decided to do something nice for the players of Rift. There was an announcement on the official site today that offered players a free gift simply by logging into the game within a certain window this weekend. Starting on April 19 at 12:01am PDT, you’ll find a […]

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Tier 3 Raids Now LIVE!

Rift announced today on their site that they’ve added their first Tier 3 raids to the game! Akylios and Greenscale are now available in new versions of their past selves. These new versions of two infamous dragons wouldn’t be complete without all new abilities and mechanics surrounding the fights. Check out the official post here. If […]

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Episode 26: “All That and a Bag of Chips”

Hijinx ensue as Liz & …”other Liz” talk about the Rift Art contest & Daglar’s titillating tidbits he recently gave to players in-game.   Episode 26: “All That and a Bag of Chips” iTunes Subscription RSS Feed Subscribe to RiftOTR by Email Stitcher Radio

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Budgies Are Back! Get One Before They Fly the Nest…

Today, the wonderful news hit the Rift blog that Budgies have returned for a limited time! The Budgie races, that is. And also included with the races comes a new Limited Edition: Umbra Budgie Trove! If you haven’t gotten your own Budgie yet, now’s the time to hop into the game and run some races.

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Episode 25: “3 Idiots Rifting”

PvP Dimensions are LIVE, BABY! Listen in to find out how YOU can create awesomeness, too! We also discuss the latest Rift-based Livestream Extravaganza which outlines some many-much-needed UI changes due out with Patch 2.7. Squeeing is involved. AND… Come hear the heroic, over-dramatic tale, full of SUSPENSE, DANGER, ACTION, & DRAMA of… 3 idiots […]

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Concept Art Contest!

Today, Trion Worlds posted on the official Rift blog that they’re going to be holding a concept art contest in order to allow players to contribute to the world of Telara. Well, sort of! The gist of it is that players can make a sample drawing of a weapon and submit it to Trion Worlds, […]

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Custom PvP Dimensions

Rift once again ventured into a cool idea that had only been on the wall of crazy for most other MMO games. Today they made a post on their blog that they’ve officially added the ability for players to decorate and coordinate new PvP Dimensions. The idea is basically that players will take a variety […]

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Double Loot and Loyalty All Week!

Rift announced on their site today that now through April 2, 2014, there will be bonus loot from 20-Player Storm Legion raid bosses, as well as Storm Legion Expert Dungeon and Storm Legion Sliver final bosses. In addition, any purchases made in the Rift store will also grant double the loyalty reward! (Not purchasing additional credits, […]

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The Next Air Saga Phase

Today, Rift announced that the next phase of the Air Saga will be hitting this week. This next phase will allow players to attempt a 5-player battle for some intense rewards. Participation in this phase will provide a new reward, Burning Cores, that can be used in order to obtain a Magma Walker mount! The […]

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Episode 24: “The More You Know”

The streams have crossed, my friends. FOUR events (well, 3 plus a “Promo Week”) were going on all at once. Liz & Rage were like Hogwarts Students in Honeydukes, salivating for it all.. except for those big Mech Mounts. However, if you like dressing up like Optimus Prime, we’ll tell you how to get one […]

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Rixty or MOLPoints = Bonus Budgie Supply Crate

Rift announced on their site today that from now until March 31, 2014 players who make a Rift purchase of $20 or more via Rixty or MOLPoints will receive a bonus Relic Budgie Supply Crate. That’s an extra chance to get a Budgie mount with every crate!

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New Mage Soul Revealed!

Rift announced today on their site that the new Mage soul coming in update 2.7 will be the Arbiter. Arbiters are a soul focused on defense and mitigation using air and water magic. With this new soul, Mages will become quite capable as tanks. It’s certainly going to be interesting to see how a cloth […]

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Temporal Flux aka Mech Week 2.0

A new event has started in Rift today, introducing Temporal Rifts to the game. The event called “Temporal Flux” starts by doing daily quests for Temporal Gears; the currency used for this event. Temporal Flux is being referred to as “Mech Week 2.0″ as well. Featured in this event is a new mechanized mount. Loot […]

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New Rogue Soul Revealed

Rift announced their new Rogue soul that will be coming in patch 2.7 today. The new soul will be the “Physician” and it will be a main healing focus for Rogues. Unlike the image that first pops into mind when hearing the term “Physician” these rogues are not going to be wandering around with a […]

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New Conquest – Steppes of Infinity

Today, Rift announced on their official site that a brand new Conquest has been added to the game; Steppes of Infinity. The new Conquest will include “all-new objectives” that players will strive to fulfill while fending off enemy players. Two forts, Fort Brevo and Fort Antapo, lay in wait for players to battle for dominance. For […]

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Rift: Off the Record 23: “Maniacal Finger-Pyramid of Evil… in a Parade!”

Let’s celebrate Rift’s 3rd birthday and welcome Trion’s new Community Managers! This episode is jam-packed with so much fast-paced goodness, […]

New Souls Coming – Every Role/Every Class

Today, the official Rift website posted an update to their blog where they detail the new cleric soul that will […]

Trion Worlds Announced New Community Managers

  Earlier today, Trion Worlds introduced the community to two new community managers: Eric “Ocho” Cleaver and Evan “Scapes” Berman. […]

Rift: Off the Record 22: “RAAAAAAGE!!!”

Want to hear a grown man throw a fit about a video game? You’ve come to the right podcast, my […]

Rift: Off the Record 21 – “That’s NUTS!”

Ooooh, Dreeeeeeeamweaving! I believe Liz & Rage can help you through the gui-iiiiiide! Episode 21: “That’s Nuts!” iTunes Subscription RSS Feed […]

Rift 2.6 Update Goes Live

Today, Trion patched the RIFT game servers for their latest 2.6 update to the game. This patch introduces many new […]