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RIFT News Tidbits 17th June 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 17th June 2015.

  • Promo: RIFT Summer Sale. RIFT has a 50-75% off sale from now until June 21st 2015 for their Nightmare Tide, Classic and Soul Packs. Full info on the various discounts and what they contain here!

Summerfest World Event

The Summerfest World Event is on-going. There’s a ton to do including scavenger hunts, dailies, fishing, a new minion chain and all new Wings and Backpack costumes! Below you can find everything you need to know about Summerfest 2015:

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  • RIFT 3.2 Hotfix #12. Hotfix #12 was released today. Summerfest 10hr promo adventures are back and will be up until 9th July. There’s also some range increases to Cleric Warden and Mage Chloromancer AoE heals; Tank 40pt passive adjusted; NPCs turned to sheep in Margle Palace. More info here!
    • Promo Refund. The Summerfest 10hr promo adventures were delayed by 45min after NA servers came back up after today’s hotfix. All Aventurine and Credits spent on shuffles, paid adventures and hurry costs during this brief period have been refunded as at 6:30PM PDT. [r]
  • Article: Nightmare Saga Preview. Trion has added a new article with a short teaser to the upcoming Nightmare Saga. Also mentioned that RIFT 3.3: Nightmare Wakes will launch next month (no specific ETA). More info here!
  • More on Sky Projectors. Morticus has announced that Trion has a “really dark” sky projector with a starry sky in the works for dimensions. [r]
  • Rainbow Trophy Fish Fix. If you turned in your Plane of Water Fishing Trophy artifact set between January and today and didn’t get your Rainbow Trophy Fish dimension item, be sure to contact Morticus with your user name and character name (don’t send him your password!). [r]
  • Catalytic Essence in RIFT Store. The Catalytic Essence craft material will be added to RIFT Store -> Crafting -> Reagents in 3.3. It will cost 2plat each. This is an existing craft material used to craft various items like the Legendary Philter of Power. [r]
  • Instant Adventure Voice-Over Tech. Tarken Glacier Instant Adventures (like HK IAs) will be using new voice-over technology that allows only the player to listen to voice-overs upon quest acceptance. Don’t worry open worlders, you won’t have to listen to other people’s Tarken IA voice-overs whilst your doing other stuff in the zone! Tarken Glacier IAs are coming in 3.3. [r] [r]

Community Content

Below is a list of content created recently by the RIFT community!

  • Contest: Dungeon Master Dimension Contest. Nouvae over at The Dimension Gallery has begun a new dimension contest: “DUNGEON MASTER”. Can you transform an empty dimension into a wondrous dungeon/raid for the avid adventurer? Some sweet upgrades up for grabs! Entries ends August 29th 2015. Check out contest details here!
  • Contest: Post-Apocalyptic Collaboration Dimension Contest. Good news for dimensioneers, there’s two contests to participate in! Kalrei@Greybriar is holding a collab dimension contest with a post-apocalyptic theme. Ends August 28th 2015. Check out contest details here!
  • Dimension News [Dimensions]. Feendish takes a look at the latest dimension news for RIFT and talks about the latest dimension contests, interactive books and upcoming sky projects. Check it out here and don’t forget to check out their DTC Roadshow livestream at 11AM PDT this Saturday to check out how to obtain all the upcoming dimension items!
  • Tank wins! Yay [PvP][Video]. SirSpaceboots takes a trip to Black Garden in his latest PvP Video. Check it out here!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or check out the PTS/Live Comparison Page for a summary of upcoming changes. Patch Notes, PTS Updates, Datamining and Livestream Summaries are also available.

If you’re interested in the latest RIFT contests or upcoming events, check out RiftGrate’s ‘Upcoming RIFT Events‘ page and calendar.

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