Hey, folks! We’re back!
You might remember us. We’re Draegon, Teljair, and Laura/Serrain. We’re the administrative team behind Rift Junkies, FORCE Junkies, and the myriad of other fansites that have popped up over the past few years with the Junkies banner proudly displayed. Last year we decided to start an ambitious project– a multi-dimensional geeky/gamer-focused site that not only covered the latest and greatest MMORPGs, but also other MMORPGs we all loved.
And the MOBAs we loved. And our favorite console and PC games. And our favorite geeky TV shows, movies, comics, and cosplay masterpieces. We’re gaming junkies, sure, but there’s so much more to love in this wide, weird, wild world. Junkies Nation became a place for everyone to embrace their inner gamer and geek and just celebrate whatever it is they happened to be passionate about.
We had a few stumbles in this endeavor last year, unfortunately, but we’re back bigger– and better– than ever. Our team consists of a familiar group of faces as well as a few new, awesome writers who are here to share what they’re passionate about and maybe teach a fan a thing or two about their latest cosplay adventure, MMORPG project, or MOBA strat.
Our aim is to not be a mere news site, but a place where honest opinions, solid strategies, and passionate reviews and previews are the core of what we cover. We won’t rehash stuff. We won’t hound you for clicks. We’re simply here to share what we love and hope folks are interested enough to stick around to see what we have to ramble about.
If you’ve been a part of our awesome Rift Junkies community for a while now, you may have noticed that Rift Junkies now redirects to Junkies Nation. This move was made not to bid farewell to RIFT and our past coverage of the game, but as a way to build a bridge between our fansite community and the broader gaming/geek-centric community that may still love RIFT, but also loves other things and other games.
Make no mistake– we’ll still be covering RIFT. All of our Rift Junkies content (as well as everything from our other Junkies fansites) is now on Junkies Nation. Older content can be found searching under the specific game categories. We’ll also be covering a lot more than RIFT. Remember what we said about a wide, weird, wild world? Yeah. Life’s too short to not embrace all of its geeky bits.
To the Rift Junkies community– thank you for being there for us over the years.
We’re in for a wild ride. We hope you’ll join us.
Laura “Serrain” Hardgrave
Jason “Draegon” Dodge
Ryan “Teljair” Raplee