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I have debated on trying this out. I am hoping that they will release a demo. Anyway, a lot of my guildies have been talking about it. I have a 250 member guild in WoW on the Greymane server. About 50% of the members are level 85. Alot of us are tired of Grinding out rep, valor/justice points, chaos orbs, professions etc. Its tiresome and I am afraid that I may lose some of my regular players for a bit. Hell, I may even switch games. I will wait to see how Rift opens to the mass public and read several reviews before making my decision.
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the most fun i had in rift was defending camps from invasion. 2 in particular come to mind. One in gloamwood and another in scarlet gorge. Basically both times it started out as about 5 people defending against the odds. lots of mobs and not enough people.

We fought and killed 100s of mobs wave after wave after wave with lots of deaths thrown in. Rifts were open near by so all we could do is wait for help while still barley fending off the mobs and keeping them from taking the location.

During these times there is a little message that says "Tear fall is under attack by...." for instance. It must have done this like 15 times,tear fall is one of the camps we are defending btw, while we slowly kept gaining support. This signals that; A We are under constant pressure from planar scum and B there isnt a bunch a pussies over there letting it get taken. We held on for dear life for 30 epic minutes while the players slowly moved north closing up rifts along the way. In its final few minutes we finally built up support of about 25-30 people pushed back the invaders and helped closed up the rifts in the surrounding area. The best time ive ever had playing a game. One of the players said " i came just to shut up that damn message" which of course we laughed at.

i think they finally got the right balance with the invading mobs. Other betas they were ***op'ed and other times soft as a cushion.
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Yes as crucifix85 say, the invations are ton of fun. Me and the techreactor start killing a bunch of invations coming to arent glade on silverwood. Killing those huge trees with like 40 players more was so much fun.

Manolith dont forget to joing us on the rift club
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I have debated on trying this out. I am hoping that they will release a demo. Anyway, a lot of my guildies have been talking about it. I have a 250 member guild in WoW on the Greymane server. About 50% of the members are level 85. Alot of us are tired of Grinding out rep, valor/justice points, chaos orbs, professions etc. Its tiresome and I am afraid that I may lose some of my regular players for a bit. Hell, I may even switch games. I will wait to see how Rift opens to the mass public and read several reviews before making my decision.
You should have tried it out this past week with the open beta.

I played rift... It feels.. and looks alot like WoW
    
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i hope i can make gold as easy as i do in wow LOL.. i have like 120k gold in wow
    
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It's a fun game. If you like WoW, you will probably like this.

It feels like a cross between WoW and Warhammer. The Rift and public quests make things go a bit quicker as do the battlegrounds.

The souls trees add quite a bit to the game too. But you will notice that many of the skills and talents are very similar to WoW.
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It feels like a cross between WoW and Warhammer. The Rift and public quests make things go a bit quicker as do the battlegrounds.
That comment is making me want to rush home and pre-order / install the game right away. I absolutely loved Warhammer Online but unfortunately the numbers just weren't there and I still play WoW. So much pressure!
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I wish I could play it (Beta) without preordering it.
Any other way?
    
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