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About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

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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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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