Author Archives: Kinless

About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

There and back again.

LotRO’s next expansion is announced: Rise of Isengard™. I went Free-to-Play with LotRO months ago.  The wife has maintained her VIP account. What caught my eye about the announcement was the pre-order perks (which were available immediately): All three Rohirrim Style Mounts with … Continue reading

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Interesting: Rift UI

I visited WoW UI every day.  I’d visit even if I wasn’t going to log on.  Just to make sure my addons were up to date, and see what might be new. Apparently, as of yesterday, Trion has released the … Continue reading

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He said the sheriff’s near.

Rock Ridge is only the best looking Wild, Wild West game location I’ve ever seen. It’s called the Scarlet Gorge for good reason. Never mind all the undead mining for sourcestone under the whips of their Endless Court masters. Scarlet … Continue reading

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Asymmetrical.

Ages past there was a tribe of Elves who called themselves “Children of the Stars” in their native tongue.  Their feral traits, dusky skins, and dark hair gained them the name “Night Elves.”  The Night Elf young would start their lives and early careers … Continue reading

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It’s time.

Once you get your hands on Rift, and just create a character, and see how well it plays DESPITE being so graphically rich and intense, you realize how OLD World of Warcraft looks. Here’s a screenshot of my level 27 Warrior. … Continue reading

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2nd Acts in Rift

So after spending some time as Defiant in Stonefield we’ve now changed scenes by taking our Guardians into Gloamwood.  Both are the level 20-25 areas. Stonefield feels very “Scottish Highlands” to me, with the green yet stony hills and the … Continue reading

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The Last Valley

Really nice scenery as I made my way into the last valley in Stonefield.

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