Online RPG Riftforge's troops: Charger
Red Impaler, the highest level
of Charger veterancy

During the playtest, you will be able to improve your troops. Commander upgrades happen automatically, while trooper upgrades require you to visit Riftforge barracks in order to hire veteran troops.

Commander progress

The playtest takes you through 30 levels of experience. Every ten levels, your commander will be automatically upgraded. At level thirty, your commander will be upgraded automatically to the maximum commander veterancy.

Troop progress

All troops have three, easily distinguishable levels of veterancy. For ease of reference during playtesting, we have dubbed them: GREEN, BLUE, and RED.
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Captain Galheen, Ranger Training

Usually described as glass cannons, the Rangers sacrifice speed and armor protection for more firepower.

Being a Ranger requires a deep understanding of your enemies. Anticipating enemy movements allows you to set up deadly ambushes or saturate choke points with fire.

Ranger core unit skill

All Rangers are deadly marksmen who love nothing more than setting up a perfect ambush: one with plenty of enfilade or cross fire.

Fire Arrow
Fire Arrow

- Inflicts fire damage to a single enemy

Frenzy
Frenzy

- Increases rate of fire

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Captain Singore, Raider Training

The first to engage the enemy, the Raiders excel in breaking enemy formations by a combining camouflage, lightning attacks, and feigned retreats.

As a Raider, your role is versatile: from a light scout and stalker to pursuer and finisher. Your advantages are speed, stealth, and burst damage. Finishing off a weakened enemy is definitely one of the Raiders' favorite tasks.

Raider core unit skill

The Raider core units specialize in hit-and-run tactics. The key is to poison and weaken as many enemies as possible.

Poison Strike
Poison Strike

- Poisons an single enemy

Leap
Leap

- Leaps to a new position

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Captain Dassim, Guardian Training

The Guardians represent the vanguard of the Riftforge Operations Command.

Naturally, some of their most powerful skills focus on protection and defense. However, it will be foolish to underestimate the Guardian's damage-dealing abilities.

Guardian core unit skill

A Guardian's principal role is to pin down the main column of the enemy. In addition, they're tasked with saving lightly armored units from being overrun by enemy forces.

Shield Bash
Shield Bash

- Slows down a single enemy unit

Shield Block
Shield Block

- Increases the chance to block incoming attacks

Assassins: Online RPG gameSimilar to most strategy games, the effectiveness of a Riftforge commander is measured by how effectively starting resources are converted to special resources.

The starting resource for each archetype bears a different name but it works out similarly to mana in other RPGs. It starts full and is depleted when skills are used. Read more »

Riftforge Online RPG Playtest

Riftforge is finally fully operational. We are starting to send activation emails to the playtesters who have signed up first!

Although Riftforge is open, it is still being tweaked heavily, so expect that only a limited number of people will get access to our development server (EU only). Once we move to our live US/EU servers, you can expect thousands more to join us.

Playtest objectives

Riftforge playtest objectives are two and we expect your feedback on both:

  • Collect balancing data on Guardians, Raiders, and Rangers
  • Improve the interface and overall interaction with the game