In our fourth exclusive interview with Trion Worlds, Ten Ton Hammer probes ever deeper into the upcoming Rift: Planes of Telara MMOG. This time, we talk to Lead Systems Designer Cameron McNeil, who goes into depth of the combat system in Rift. The combat-themed discussion also touches on various abilities, soul trees, the user interface, and even PvP.

Ten Ton Hammer: How will players gain access to new ranks or new abilities?

Cameron McNeil: New ranks are unlocked slightly different from new abilities. Once you have the first rank in an ability, you are always entitled to upgrade to the next rank. There are no restrictions on it.

Read the full Q&A with Rift's Cameron McNeil.

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016