RIFT News Tidbits 21st-22nd June 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 21st-22nd June 2015.

  • Summerfest World Event. The Summerfest World Event is on-going. There’s scavenger hunts, dailies, fishing and more! Check out the sidebar for links to various Summerfest-related guides!


  • PTS Update + Datamining for 22nd June 2015. The PTS has added a whole slew of Planar Crafting recipes with new dimensions, weapons, armor, accessories and fishing lures/poles. All part of Planar Crafting coming in 3.3. More info + full screenshots here.
  • Manugo Lore. Captain Cursor has stated that the upcoming Nightmare Saga will “delve a little more into Manugo”. As an extra tidbit, he mentioned “the Decanters that produce Ghar Station Tau residents maintain genetic diversity by utilizing the current Manugo number as a random seed”. [r]
  • Unwinnable PvP Matches. Looking at the issue of players being placed into unwinnable PvP matches (usually near the end) is on Trion’s list of things to look at. [r]
  • Summerfest End Time. Tacitus confirms Summerfest World Event will end at 3:30PM Server Time on July 2nd 2015. That’s PDT for North America and GMT for Europe. Store/minion adventures will remain until patch day. [r]
  • More on Mage Changes. Red Hawk has announced the following info in regards to Mage Change. Missed the current changes on the PTS? You can read up on them here.
    • Right now the new Phase Step has the issue of teleporting you back to the same position you were, but facing away from the target. Red Hawk has stated that Phase Step will change completely in some fashion. No details. [r]
    • Red Hawk has stated that he will either drop the ‘damaging restriction’ on gcd reduction, or the Harbinger-only restriction, but not both. This is in response to some abilities remaining on 1.5sec GCD instead of 1sec. [r]

Community Content

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

  • Contest: Summerfest “I Don’t Have Bracelets” Giveaway [Contest]. Are you missing a few Summerfest Friendship Bracelets? RiftGrate is giving away two giftable Summerfest items of your choice! Ends June 27th. Full info here!
  • Contest: Highway to the Dangerzone Wardrobe Contest [Contest]. Reminder that Kiwi’s “Highway to the Dangerzone” Wardrobe Contest ends on July 1st at 1:30PM PDT. Have a sweet wardrobe and a favorite mount? Enter today here!
  • Blue Moon Garden [Dimension]. Dimension Diva over at The Dimension Touring Company takes a tour of Faunna@Hailol’s “Blue Moon Garden” dimension. Check it out here! And if you’re like me, you’ve probably got ‘Blue Moon‘ stuck in your head!
  • Snapshots! – Botanical Heaven [Dimension]. Seyler over at DTC takes a tour of Natallya@Typhiria’s “Botanical Heaven” dimension. Check it out here!
  • Yay a Win Finally Reaver PvP [PvP][Video]. Sir Spaceboots enters the fray in his Warrior Reaver spec for the Port Scion warfront 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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