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So I have nothing to do until finals time I haven't played any MMOs in a while (last one was Aion) and was starting to miss them

I'm eagerly waiting for GW2 but I'd like something to hold me over until then. How is Rift? How's the PVP compared to Aion? How's the grind (or lack thereof)?

Does anyone have a trial pass of some sort?
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Wish it had an open trial, think its only by passes and haven't seen any of those given away in the freebies section yet.

You should check out LOTRO, its F2P to a certain point, and go to Landroval server.
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Wish it had an open trial, think its only by passes and haven't seen any of those given away in the freebies section yet.

You should check out LOTRO, its F2P to a certain point, and go to Landroval server.
I think there's a free weekend this weekend

Use this code: WLXW-KJQG-JC26-3R7F-WTQJ

https://www.riftgame.com/en/products/allies.php
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I've been raiding in WoW with a group of close friends for about four years now. A few of them play Rift and they say it's basically the same thing as WoW with updated graphics, minus a few things.

They said it's nowhere near as much of a disappointment that Aion set out to be.
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10am PDT April 15, 2011 through 10am PDT April 18, 2011.


Guess I missed it, will not get a chance to play it tomorrow.
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I've been raiding in WoW with a group of close friends for about four years now. A few of them play Rift and they say it's basically the same thing as WoW with updated graphics, minus a few things.

They said it's nowhere near as much of a disappointment that Aion set out to be.
Yeaa I had big hopes for Aion I played religiously until around level 35 and then it got too boring.. couldn't stand the grind lol
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Yeaa I had big hopes for Aion I played religiously until around level 35 and then it got too boring.. couldn't stand the grind lol
Indeed, I leveled a Cleric up to 37 and just couldn't do it anymore. Stopped playing entirely.
post #8 of 36
Rift is pretty good imo. I started playing about a month ago after an old mmo friend said he was playing it. Got a couple guys from work to play too, so we got our lil' guild and enjoy doing the instances and pvp.

You can google it and you'll find the pros and cons vs other mmo's, so I won't go into that. I have a pass, but it's apparently no longer valid (Would only work last weekend I believe).

I'll keep an eye out for when the next trial email is sent out. I'll pm you if I get a key any time soon.

Hope that helps
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It's mediocre. Felt like an exact WoW clone but with a weirder (And less fun) talent system.
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It's mediocre. Felt like an exact WoW clone but with a weirder (And less fun) talent system.
I never even played wow, but i do know for a fact that wow copied so many other games before it. Saying this game cloned that game when THAT game cloned so many other games - just makes no sense.
    
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