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    So as you know guys Trion is joining gamescom this year. I just wanna ask you guys what you are expecting or what we have to expect from Rift team ?

    and last 11 days for Gamescom. Actually I'm kinda excited Idk why. I hope we can see like new expansion, dungeon or raid. Content at least.


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    Would be nice to announce something big , but not very sure

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    They will have a booth in the business/press area (special ticket needed) like last year.
    Soulghost and I will meet Amary & Salvatrix for an interview on thursday 23.08.
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    I expect very little or even nothing for Rift Live (in terms of actual new content).
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    My guess is they'll probably show off some fluff items for the rift store and the new puzzle dungeon Dead Simon has hinted at.

    In terms of content that the overwhelming majority of players have been begging for, new raids and a new zone. I doubt it, but I'd love to be wrong.

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    I doubt it will be anything to do with Rift. Most likely announcing some new Project or new Trove content as that appears to be their premier title at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Balidin View Post
    I doubt it will be anything to do with Rift. Most likely announcing some new Project or new Trove content as that appears to be their premier title at this point.
    Amary & Salvatrix will be there so if they are gonna promote some other game than Rift then it would prove that Trion has completely abandoned Rift.
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    We haven't seen or heard from Amary in a long time. We haven't seen any of the 3 large content updates she talked about on stream either. It looks like those plans were quietly discarded and she has moved to another team. Perhaps Salvatrix will mostly be talking about Prime I guess.

    I don't say these things to be a downer. It's just the reality of the situation. The last actual content added to the game was a 3 boss raid last year. There has been no new PvE content added to Rift in 2018, isn't that insane? No dungeons, no zones, no raids, no epic quest lines.... nothing. There has actually been more PvP content in the form of a new warfront this year. Isn't that mad.

    This is why I stopped subbing after 7 YEARS of support for this game.

    Damn that turned into a bit of a rant.... : /
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    Quote Originally Posted by Balidin View Post
    Damn that turned into a bit of a rant.... : /
    I'm actually surprised that not many ppl are ranting. I guess ppl just don't care anymore and the vast majority of those that cared just left Rift.

    All we get is fluff. Mounts, dim items, etc, live streams about fluff.

    I know that some ppl like that but I'd really like to know if that is the only direction Rift Live will be heading now. So I can move on.

    I'd be surprised if Amary and Archonix were still working full time on Rift.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokken` View Post
    I'm actually surprised that not many ppl are ranting. I guess ppl just don't care anymore and the vast majority of those that cared just left Rift.
    And others just stick around to play casually for the group lulz, events etc., because there is nothing else out there worth playing.
    I play a score of different single players games, or small group based games. MMO's being the only thing to play burned me out ages ago, and hardly any MMO can keep up with that amount of content anyway..
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    WoW months are trough RIFT.

    A few months after WoW months are peak RIFT.

    Obviously super relatively speaking.

    Keep your eyes open for Oct-Nov. No not necessarily a RIFT expansion, but who knows. I do find than when Trion is stuck doing fluff news, more often than not its because they're actually deep into heavier content creation and 1) Can't even pull devs away for an hour or two, 2) Can't give proper info yet until they have things set up for trailers, livestreams, and mostly confirm-able information. Of course it could be the opposite and this is all they have to talk about ever, but I'm going off the history.

    EDIT: This isn't a hardset rule. Nightmare Tide happened Oct 2014, Warlords of Draenor Nov 2014. But point is, there are busier times and they're rarely summer/earlier summer, but rather fall/later summer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokken` View Post
    I'm actually surprised that not many ppl are ranting. I guess ppl just don't care anymore and the vast majority of those that cared just left Rift.

    All we get is fluff. Mounts, dim items, etc, live streams about fluff.
    There was a little more than that but we are not allowed to discuss closed/removed threads. On the other hand one statement from a while back still stands: Rift Prime being nothing more than a ruse to siphon Rift money into Trion's other projects seeing that Rift is to be written off. It would not be the first time Trion pulled a funny on Rift players.

    Seeing the overall layoffs (15 people+), 'restructuring' of other personell, and all the other complications of the last year one can say that people believing in Rift as game with a future are either blind or on Trion's payroll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keepor View Post
    They will have a booth in the business/press area (special ticket needed) like last year.
    Soulghost and I will meet Amary & Salvatrix for an interview on thursday 23.08.
    i thought your video was the newish content until i realised it was guild stuff lol man thats a pretty good video !

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