RIFT News Tidbits 22nd January 2016

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RIFT news tidbits for 22nd January 2016.

  • RIFT 3.5: Winter’s Wrath. Patch Notes and additional information.
  • Budgie Madness Promo Week. Currently active, this iteration of Budgie Madness introduces the Spooky the Nightmare Budgie mount. Grab some Bird Seed from Budgie Races! Ends 3:30PM Server Time on 28th Jan 2016 (NA)(EU).


  • Archonix Letter Delayed + Snedhepl Letter. During today’s RIFT Livestream, Trion revealed that Archonix’s Producer Letter will likely be delayed until some time in early February. Lead Engineer Snedhepl will also have a Letter at some point.
    • Will have the usual Livestream Summary up later today/tomorrow. You can also check out the recorded video here. RIFT portion starts at 59min 33sec into the video.
  • PTS ETA. Vladd mentioned during today’s RIFT Livestream that the Public Test Shard will probably be back up next Monday.

Livestream Summary 22nd Jan 2016 Chat Vladd PTS ETA

  • Pillars of Telara: Khortish. CM Ocho interviewed some bloke called Khortish in the first of a series of Pillars of Telara spotlight articles about fansite/contributors to the game. Check it out here!
  • Trion Dimensions Skype Channel. Morticus accidentally deleted a whole bunch of unread PMs recently. If you requested to join Trion’s Dimensions Skype Channel and have yet to receive a response from Morticus, please send him another PM. [r]
  • Missing Dimension Item Detail Fix. Marigold has stated that a fix for missing details in dimension items should be ready for Patch 3.6. [r]

Community Content

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

  • Rift-Wardrobe January Wardrobe Contest Ending [Contest]. Rift-Wardrobe’s January Wardrobe Contest submissions end at Noon EST on 24th Jan 2016! Prizes for this month are 30-day Patron Passes to two Wardrobe and one Scene winner. Be sure to get your entries in quick! Current weekly winners for the past 3 weeks can be viewed here.
    • On next Wed’s Wardrobe Wednesday Livestream, Rift-Wardrobe and players will vote on the final week’s weekly winner, and vote on all weekly winners for the month so that final votes can be made to determine the January winners!
  • Rift – Indentions (part 1)[Video]. Wrongway Productions has created a lovely fan video for RIFT that you can check out here!
  • PvP In A Bad Place! [Video][PvP]. Grim has uploaded his latest pvp video, going through Codex on his Rogue’s Physician spec. He also comments about the level of skill (or lack of) in the game. Check it out here!
  • Rift – Just Play Rogue [Video][PvP]. SirSpaceboots gets a graphics card upgrade and goes through a Karthan Ridge warfront on his Warrior using a Reaver spec. Check it out here!
  • The Last Mythallar [Dimension]. Feendish over at The Dimension Touring Co. has gone on a hidden gems tour recently and brought back “The Last Mythallar” by Kerrash@Hailol! Check out an excellent preview of the dimension here!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or 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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One Comment on “RIFT News Tidbits 22nd January 2016”

  1. girininjoo
    January 23, 2016 at 10:12 am #

    Great interview, can’t thank you enough for this amazing site!

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