No More Gear Swapping (changing gear mid battle).
Situational Gear is fine, and having different gear for different events is fine as well. But there should be some sort of penalty for changing your gear, and should not be something that is done every few seconds in the midst of a battle. It makes things very confusing, very hard on people, and very stressing on your inventory. Again, different gear for different situations is a good thing, but changing gear every few seconds to maximize performance during a battle is simply troublesome and annoying.
This is the only point I disagree with you about. I don't know what I would have done playing BRD and BST without gear swapping. For BST I always carried a Charm set and a Battle set of gear, which I swapped out constantly. For BRD, I always swapped out the Pulling set of gear out for the Singing set of gear. As for the rest of your post, you pretty much hit the nail on the head. I second everything, save for gear swapping.
There are a lot of really good ideas here, so I'll try not to repeat them. I'd just like to add that Macrosets could use more lines. I cannot remember how many lines FFXI has (I think 6?)If SE could double the macro lines, that should be more than any sane person would ever need. Edited, Jun 14th 2009 8:18pm by TheJollyjokers
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