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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:15PM Anciegher said

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Looks frickin' awesome.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:24PM Gaugamela said

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booohooo...

I have a Beta Key and can't participate because my computer that is able to run the game is in the repair shop.

Damn this cruel joke played by destiny!!!! I was so eager to play this game.

Posted: Dec 4th 2010 9:33AM forumblubber said

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Is there anybody out there with a Rift beta key which he or she no longer wants or can use? Would appreciate that gift ^^

Greets
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:31PM chum said

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Really looking forward to jumping in tomorrow to see for myself. That said, it's pretty sad that complete and polished at launch is now something extraordinary that needs to be advertised.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:34PM arathil said

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Good lord if they can live up to the hype....

I am really looking forward to the potential of a game that's not a themepark- that's alive and breathing. I got in the weekend BETA and am going to download it tonight for this weekend. Wish it was longer but at least I'll get a glimpse of if this is really going to be the game they've promised. If so, for me anyway... forget all the rest.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 5:28PM SwobyJ said

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@arathil Game is still a themepark, just one with a lot more variation. I can't tell you how much more of a difference it is between this game and WoW, when in Rift, you actually WANT to protect your questhub, since the 'land control' isn't static.

I know at Level 50 I'll be still patrolling Silverwood righting wrongs, ha.
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:44PM Gaugamela said

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I just had a nerdgasm watching the video...

Damn the game looks gorgeous and amazing and everything I wanted: polish and evolutionary steps from the WoW formula

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:48PM redsolar said

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Can't wait to try this out tomorrow. This has been on my list of anticipated mmogs along with Guild Wars 2 and The Old Republic. I am really curious how exactly the whole rifts dynamics system plays out and what impact events/characters make on the world.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:51PM misterorff said

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A Sniper... that can teleport... I fainted.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:59PM Brendan Drain said

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@misterorff At exactly that point, I made a rather excited and undignified squeal. Teleporting snipers sounds awesome :D
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:02PM misterorff said

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@Brendan Drain

I can't decide if I want to play one, or learn how to kill one...
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:15PM Barinthos said

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@misterorff

Learn how to kill one by being one I say!

I admit that I nerd-squeeled at that point too. And I'm at work...so I was fortunate enough to stifle it to the point that I didn't make myself known lol.
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:53PM Elio said

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Well that video got me excited for Rift, unfortunately even though I got into the beta my computer can't run it (Crying). If the game can live up to the hype and what that video just presented this could be an amazing game, one that I would be willing to pay $15 a month to play. To everyone that got into the beta I hope you enjoy your time.

-Time for me to go look for a laptop.

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:57PM (Unverified) said

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The skill tree/soul tree system is the thing in mmos I have been searching for. Been with countless mmos and f2p mmos with skill trees and they suck.

Gonna be a fun weekend!

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 1:57PM Egobrane said

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So how does this work, I got a beta key and registered it awhile ago but they said that key just gives me a -chance- to get in? How will I know if I got in? Dayum shame

Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:08PM Barinthos said

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@Egobrane

You'll get an email from Trion saying you were accepted.

I was lucky enough to get one this morning, and thankfully I bothered to check my junk box before just emptying it. That would have sucked.
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:16PM kasapina said

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Well, there are many beta events, each spanning a different amount of time (for example, the first one begins tomorrow and lasts through the weekend, off the top of my head). Before the events, they send out emails to the players who have been selected to partake in the specific event, and in those emails you can find all the info you need to play. Accounts can either have no key, have a beta key, or have a VIP beta key. A beta key increases your chances to get into the beta events, while a VIP key grants you access to all events. Thing is, loads of people have beta keys, and there are quite a lot of people with VIP keys as well, so there's a good chance you won't be invited as soon as you'd like. A player with a beta key may be invited for all the events, but they may never be invited, it's all based on luck and performance during the beta I guess.
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:21PM Syesta said

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@Egobrane If you get in for a specific event, You will get an email a couple days before the event (if this weeks kickoff is an example).
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 3:27PM Alchemda said

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@Egobrane You'll get an email if accepted
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Posted: Dec 2nd 2010 2:03PM Bartlebe said

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A lot of fluffy, meaningless talk that i've heard before countless times.

I've built up a pretty good resistance to MMO marketing over the years. I know how these things work.

I'll believe it when I see it.

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