Author Archives: Kinless

About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

Three weeks with Rift (and plenty more to go)

I’ve really been enjoying Rift, playing since Headstart began on the 24th of February, and here it’s 13 March. I’ve leveled one character to level 20.  Three to level 16 or so.  The Level 20 has finally left the first … Continue reading

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Rift does Elf ears right.

I offer up two screen shots showing off identical helms on different races. This is an Eth (Human) in a plate helm.  (My two-hander wielding Champion.) This is a High Elf in the same plate helm.  (My sword-and-board Paladin.) I … Continue reading

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Rift is great.

I’ve required a machete to carve through cigarette smoke in a cyber-cafe in Heidelberg, just so I could play World of Warcraft on a laptop.  It was summer, no air-conditioning, smoke everywhere, and I had to get my fix in. … Continue reading

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More Rift in the final Beta

A recent comment asked for a screenshot.  I’m a bit delinquent in getting a couple, but here they are. I logged in this morning and noted “Everything’s orange.  Hmm.”  Wow.  Everything was really, really orange.  Here I was looking for the … Continue reading

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Rift Beta

I’ll get to the Rift beta.  But first, this… Currently, as one of the more erudite bloggers may have said, I can’t really be arsed about Cataclysm lately. I’ve done the math.  In order for my leatherworker to create a set … Continue reading

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A month with Cataclysm

What have I been up to this past month with the latest expansion? Well, I’ve taken two characters to Level 85. On his own, my hunter, Arcarius, and with my wife, my warrior, Msaker.  And reaching that goal couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Many miles to the milestone

Zoiks.  I missed a milestone. I was looking at the archives in the sidebar to the right, and I noted I’d posted in December 2010 *and* December 2005.  Five years I’ve been posting here. Wow. Anyway, I’m saving up some … Continue reading

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