Latest PTS datamining and another update. A whole heap of new dimensions including Ovog Shrine, Landquarium and Haunted Terminal; Fae Yule skins added with 21st update – check out the Holly Corgi!; Nightmare Budgie mount skin added; Help Tips for Primalist & Affinity; Level Cache image; four Puzzle icons; and Price Tag images.
Planned Shard Downtime; Further Shielding information; PTS Datamining with Planetouched Wilds map revealed; MMORPG.com interviews Trion Worlds CEO Scott Hartsman; and Trion Party @ PAX Prime starting time pushed back to 7pm PDT.
Join Trion’s Party @ PAX Prime this Friday, 28th August 2015 from 7-10PM at the W Hotel (Seattle, WA). 4th Anniversary Arclight Rider Mount codes, other Trion Game codes and limited edition RIFT Raid Steins given away. Possible game announcements too! Heading to PAX Prime itself? Keep an eye out for the various panels Trion is part of.
Trion posts up new Planetouched Wilds concept art; shard downtime tomorrow. Also lots of dimension-related articles from the community and Seshatar is holding an open world PvP achievement-completion event this Saturday at 1pm GMT on EU shards. Be sure to join in to get your achieves done!
Small tidbits today: Unexpected Shard Downtime, Kepple minion card info updated; Tacitus confirms Summerfest 5/15min repeatables aren’t disabled and the “Trollin’ for Treasure” Summerfest quest is set to auto-complete.
Summerfest Phase 2 has begun with Part 2 of all Scavenger Hunts – get your Summerfest Friendship bracelets. Intim has a guide on Part 2 of the Great Planar Scavenger Hunt! Morticus also talks more about the Planar Crafting sub-system coming in 3.3; adds Cyril’s Throne to dimension items for 3.4; and Gingers talks Account Banks. On the community side there’s a Summerfest-related dimension showcase by Nouvae, a Pyrolithos City Train dimension tour and PvP videos.
Trion has updated RIFT with RIFT 3.2 Hotfix #12; article teaser for Nightmare Saga which mentions RIFT 3.3: Madness Wakes will be released next month! More Sky Projects; Rainbow Trophy Fish Fixed; Catalytic Essence to hit Store in 3.3. On community side, there’s TWO new dimension contests: Dungeon Master and Post-Apocalyptic Collaboration contests! Be sure to check those out!
Planned Shard Downtimes for hotfix with a little extra download; Captain Cursor records lines for the Bloodthirsty Guffin in preparation for Tarken Instant Adventures in 3.3; PTS Update opening up Mathosia and Storm Legion again; and more Sky Projectors planned for 3.3! On the community side, Mirtt’s “Mars Attacks!” dimension contest entries posted up by DTC and Grim has begun a “Grim’s Platinum Making Guides” video series.
The Sheepening – it’s coming. Prepare for sheep across Margle Palace! Also, some players find the Summerfest minion chain + sunplants have chance to give bracelets and Marigold states that Trion might add Sandals for costume. On-going daily resets for both NA and EU as temporary fix to Vista crashes when servers are up for longer than 24hrs.
Livestream Summary of latest RIFT Livestream includes a ton of 3.3 info; CQ: SOI disabled; Summerfest quest min. requirement dropping to 10; various bug fixes incoming/workarounds; RIFT Windows 10 test compatible! Also, Kiwi has started up a new wardrobe contest “Highway to the Dangerzone” with 13 prizes including 4th Anniversary Arclight Rider Mounts and a Levitate mount!