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So, I saw this and I am currently between MMOs. With STILL no launch in site for guild wars 2, having defeated deathwing and attained gladiator in wow, and having no interest in paying $75 for the still beta-ish play of SW:TOR, i'm stuck. $10.50 is quite a good deal since it includes 30 days of play, but it just looks like another WoW clone. Can anyone offer opinions and thoughts?
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wow clone...
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Originally Posted by ColdHardCash View Post

wow clone...

That was my impression from watching pvp videos. Warriors still charge, mages cast fireball, extremely similar talent trees, and battlegrounds are just called "warfronts." Clearly art is different, rift is much more graphically intensive and all of that, but aside from "the pretties" of rift, is there really any significant difference?
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First 20 levels are free on Rift. Just DL it and play it today and buy it if you like it before the sales over. It is like WOW but if looks much prettier. If you can run it that is.
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First 20 levels are free on Rift. Just DL it and play it today and buy it if you like it before the sales over. It is like WOW but if looks much prettier. If you can run it that is.

I did that about 10 months ago. I liked it okay but found it to crush my (at the time) crossfired 5750s. I have since upgraded my video hardware and there have been significant patch changes to the game.
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afternoon bump
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its not bad for a casual mmo if you just want to jump in, do some questing, some mass pve (which is very frequent) and maybe some pvp
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