Since starting on Rift my various characters have accumulated a bit of the various in-game currencies.
I am still a bit confused as to why some currency-like items… planarite or coins… are tracked on the currency tab while others… and I speak specifically of magma opals, which I gather are special for the current world event… have to rattle around in my bag or bank.
Anyway, I accumulated some magma opals over the course of the world event and I actually stumbled over the vendor who sells things in trade for magma opals.
And, the vendor actually had something that I wanted, was useful, and that I could afford. That is pretty much a special event trifecta for me! Usually it is want/useful/affordable, pick two.
So I bought the item, which was a helmet of purple quality with a pretty big stat boost over my current chapeau, and put it right on. And then I saw what it looked like on my head.
Apparently the helms were remainders from some fringe masonic order or a circus second hand store that had gone out of business.
Not that I am the most picky dresser in-game. I’ll wear most anything for a lark.
In fact, I think I could have handled the helm had it not been for the violet plume sticking up at the top of the helm. Or if the Eth were not such gray, squirrel-like humanoid race. What is up with the Eth? Is this some sort of poke at those interested in technology?
But Rift at least leaves me an out with their own version of equipment appearance slots.
At least now my warrior can face the world without the worry of people pointing and laughing.