When it comes to finding groups for content in Rift, being able to look across other servers increases the pool to choose from significantly. This is largely done through the chat system, but joining chats for each server is not only inefficient - it's pretty much impossible due to limits on how many channels you are able to join at once. Sure, cycling through them is a possibility, but what if you could just jump into a single room where players all collaborate? Luckily, this is a reality!

Read more: Rift Cross-Shard LFG Guide

This is a question that was asked on the forums from a player named "foretje," and it sparked a decent amount of conversation. I also put some thought into it, and I'd like to take a look at why this would be an awesome addition to the game.

Read more: Thoughts: Would a Rift 1.0 Server Be Desirable?


Trion has recently announced a brand new type of rift coming to the game, called Nightmare Rifts. These start coming in (with their first tier) on October 8th, and are a preparation for what's to come with the new expansion, Rift: Nightmare Tide.


Read more: New Endless Rifts Coming October 8th: Nightmare Rifts


Trion has consistently worked towards making Rift a more enjoyable game, and an awesome feature that they have added (at least in a test version) is support for the Oculus Rift. The community, however, appears to be showing hostility towards this decision.


Read more: Rift Game and Oculus Rift - Initial Thoughts


Rift's Planar Attunement system is a form of alternative advancement. While the game currently has a total of 60 levels, players can continue leveling through the ability to earn points that unlock passive and active bonuses and skills. This system is called Planar Attunement.

Read more: Updated Rift Planar Attunement Guide


RIFT’s new Unicornalia event takes place in Moonshade Highlands, culminating in a battle against Ezmodeamus. As a reward for this event, you can obtain a limited edition mount: Onyx Unicorn! Read on for the guide on what you need to do (and also how to obtain the Opal Unicorn)!


Read more: Rift Unicornalia Event - How to Obtain Onyx Unicorn and Opal Unicorn


As of the latest update to RIFT, players with the Patron status can now halt their bonus experience to allow for slower leveling. Before you do this, however, you may want to consider the effects.

Read more: RIFT Patron - Should You Suppress Bonus Experience?


When it comes to character classifications in Rift, there is a lot of confusion among some newer players as to what souls, roles and builds are. Through this article I hope to be able to help clear the air and let players better understand what these terms are used for and how you should be classifying yourself in groups.


Read more: Rift Souls vs Roles vs Builds

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