Is 1.8 Letting the Beat Drop?

I’ve only had one solid play session since 1.8 hit, and tonight we’re going to take a crack at the new raid zone, but I have some initial impressions. First off, if you feel like your class got nerfed, suck it up and deal with it. Warriors, I’m talking about you. You are not a…

Rift Through 2012

Pardon me while I go find my jaw, it hit the floor a few minutes ago. Here, watch this in the meantime. Man, I think I’m going to need some ice. Trion why? Why are you doing this to the MMO community? Don’t you know we’ve been trained to expect hyped mediocrity and failure as…

Deep Looks: The Inquisitor

Many moons ago, back when Grim was a more productive blogger and slightly more sane member of a workforce that didn’t make him /facepalm on a daily basis there was a series of posts called Deep Looks. If by series you mean a half baked pair of posts looking at two Cleric souls anyway. I…

Planned Changes for Clerics in 1.7

It’s been a while in-between posts again. Grim has been lazy. Bad Grim! I swear I have a couple sitting in the drafts folder, but they’re mostly about the awesomeness of 1.6, and now that 1.6 is drawing to a close it feels a bit weird to toss them out there. Maybe I should, I’m…

Who Still Has A Blog? This Guy Does

Yeah that’s right. You can double check your url at the top of the page (if you actually wander all the way to the site), it’s a new post! Let me say, part of the lack of posting has something to do with the lack of criticism I can throw at my current game of…

Rift Could Go All The Way

I wanted to make a post here about how incredibly bat shit insane the development pace has been at Trion regarding Rift. We’re seeing content being pumped out in a matter of months where other companies would be looking at 6-8 months. In the past half year Rift has had no less than four major…

Expanding Crafting in Rift

Crafting in Rift is good in the sense that it does pretty much what you would expect for a AAA MMO crafting system.¬†Up until you hit level 50 crafting is quite passable. Things scale well, new recipes unlock at a pleasant pace, and the ingredients have a proper drop rate for the pace you acquire…