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#1 Oct 11 2009 at 7:25 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm just curious to know how many players here have already left XI to play other games until this release. From what I have seen in other threads, it seems like a lot of people left XI for many reasons.

Also just curious to know what games you guys are playing while waiting for this release.
#2 Oct 11 2009 at 7:57 AM Rating: Decent
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I left about a year and a half ago. I recently reactivated to connect with my old LS and do the key missions and quests, but I haven't actually been playing much. Unfortunately it's about as boring as a remember. I may wait until more of the WotG missions are released.
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#3 Oct 11 2009 at 8:05 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm still paying for XI, but I haven't logged in for more than a few minutes in the last 2 months.

I just can't get into it lately. I try to play but knowing there's another game on the horizon makes me want to just play xbox and not put any more effort into my xi character. I'm considering cancelling my account...
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I quit, because a) I've done everything I wanted in the game already and b) I have 6 months of military service left, so no time anyway..
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#5 Oct 11 2009 at 9:37 AM Rating: Good
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I started XI shortly after it was released but was forced by my parents to stop after about a year (with good reason...had horrid grades because of it). Anyway, I joined the WoW beta a few months afterwards and then moved onto various other MMOs. I then tried to get back into FFXI but by that time my taste in games had changed to the point where I could no longer play it...it's just way to slow paced.

Anyway, here I am waiting for FFXIV, SWTOR or STO. Whichever is best is the one I'll most likely play. My guildmates from WAR (which we no longer play but are waiting for a new game to play together) are all keeping track of SWTOR and STO so I'm mainly keeping track of FFXIV. I doubt they'll be playing FFXIV though.
#6 Oct 11 2009 at 9:53 AM Rating: Good
I haven't quit yet, but I might soon. I just haven't had the time to play lately.

At least I've still got a Wii to keep me busy.
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#7 Oct 11 2009 at 10:37 AM Rating: Good
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I'm still paying but at the moment my activity is limited to my nyzul static. I'm just too busy with my uni and anime schedule.
#8 Oct 11 2009 at 11:16 AM Rating: Good
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I managed to break my FFXI addiction earlier in the year, shortly before they announced FFXIV.

After a long 5 years of playing, I thought I had finally escaped that electronic crack addiction that was Final Fantasy online. But I know that against all reason I'm probabally going to pick up a copy of FFXIV and start the cycle all over again.

Curse SE for making such addictively awesome games!
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#9 Oct 11 2009 at 11:23 AM Rating: Decent
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I've been on and off since last December, but it was because of mythics, not FFXIV.
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#10 Oct 11 2009 at 11:39 AM Rating: Good
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I started playing with the PS2 harddrive release. I actually bought the hardrive for SOCOM actually and played until about 1.5 years ago. I haven't played since due to an increased work and family situation. I quit mainly because of the short time I had it was hard to get what I wanted accomplished on my shcedule. I pretty much had a fully merited War and Blm but didn't have the time to get the gear and stuff I wanted.

I haven't played a MMO really since, picked up WOW to play with my son, he was already a maxed PLD I guess. I just hated the game mechanics and couldn't really stick with it. I like FPS so I just pick up the latest shoot em game and have been working on improving my RL golf game.
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#11 Oct 11 2009 at 12:04 PM Rating: Decent
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The couple who was leading our longtime social/endgame linkshell became disinterested and lost their will to continue running the shell. Therefore I no longer had any reason to continue playing, since for the last two years my joy came from helping our endgame shell succeed. Nobody was interested in being a serious WHM so I was happy to fill the role. It was so much fun to be responsible for keeping the tanks alive during our Dynamis runs and the big boss battles.

Those days are over now, and while that is sad, I look forward to our reunion in FFXIV. I quit FFXI back in July and I've been pretty bored ever since, just following the FFXIV news and waiting. PS3 and Wii games simply don't fill the void.
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#12 Oct 11 2009 at 12:06 PM Rating: Decent
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I quit right when aht urghan came out. I wasn't interested much at all in aht urghan and I had nothing else to do. I would find myself roaming jeuno all day. After I quit, I played an mmo called Air Rivals but then i stopped playing for a while and became a 360 achievement *****, got 80k points and went back to air rivals. Now i'm a trophy ***** on the PS3 and current play Street Fighter 4 and Killzone 2 from time to time. Uncharted 2 will be the next game that'll keep me busy until Heavy Rain, God of War 3, FFXIII, and All Points Bulletin.
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#13 Oct 11 2009 at 1:43 PM Rating: Good
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I pretty much quit last August. Still had an account but didn't really play much, just talked to the LS and did quests with my friend on Saturdays. April or May, when my friend was off to visit relatives and couldn't play for a few months, was when I "officially" quit. Still go on PlayOnline to talk to people though.
#14 Oct 11 2009 at 1:50 PM Rating: Excellent
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I left it a long time ago. I did for many reasons including that i did all the missions from ZM, CoP, ToAu, and some of WotG. I'm currently playing WoW. I'm atm waiting for Blizzard to release Arthas so i can kick his *** then quit and wait for FFXIV. I'll be playing Modern Warfare 2 meanwhile >).
#15 Oct 11 2009 at 2:13 PM Rating: Good
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I've quit on and off since WotG came out, mainly because of RL obligations. The announcement of XIV may also have been a factor.
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#16 Oct 11 2009 at 2:21 PM Rating: Decent
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i quitted 6months ago. I got sick of it, i played this game for like 4 years.Not sure if i'm gonna get FFXIV.
#17 Oct 11 2009 at 2:37 PM Rating: Good
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Quit about a year and a half ago. Got about halfway to finishing Yoichinoyumi and just decided I didn't want to play an MMO by myself anymore, so I started playing WoW with a bunch of my real life friends.
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#18 Oct 11 2009 at 3:30 PM Rating: Good
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I've quit twice now :P the first time was about lack of cash at the time the second was lack of people interested in RP..
#19 Oct 11 2009 at 3:38 PM Rating: Good
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I'm currently on break because of real life stuff but planning on going back if/when I can. For me it has always been mainly about the people but there is always something to do in the game and I never seem to finish it.

The only thing that will probably pull me away is FFXIV if it ends up being just as good as FFXI or better. Now it's just a race to see how much I can finish before it comes out.
#20 Oct 11 2009 at 3:51 PM Rating: Excellent
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Canceled this month for the sake of giving Aion a whirl and just generally looking for something new. Not gonna call it the game of the year or anything, but it's scratching the itch. Also kind of confirmed a suspicion that in the near 4 weeks I've been MIA from XI, nobody's tried to contact me. Guess I'm not worth talking to when no longer useful. ^^b
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#21 Oct 11 2009 at 4:11 PM Rating: Decent
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I played FFXI for a long time but eventually it got boring. Going to "endgame" events felt like a job and everything else turned tedious.

In a rebellious mood I tried WoW and loved it, maybe it was the "new" factor but it was great, I absolutely loved Hunter. A year or so passed I believe and FFXI came out with some update or other that drew me back. Of course that didn't last long and after a few months or so I was back starting a new Hunter in WoW.

Got my Hunter to 80, did the heroic dungeons, then came Mog Bonanza. Still in denial I signed back up with FFXI and attempted to find some enjoyment in the grind. Yadda Yadda Yadda I go back and forth between FFXI and WoW one more time before finally accepting that FFXI just doesn't appeal anymore.

Right now I'm playing Aion, not necessarily because I'm done with WoW but, again, it's something new. Right now I think Aion will keep me busy until Cataclysm or FFXIV, whichever comes first. My ultimate destination though will be FFXIV, and I hope it will have that special something that attracted me to the FF series in the first place.
#22 Oct 11 2009 at 4:23 PM Rating: Excellent
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I was playing on and off for about a year, then canceled my account a few months ago. All the wonderful friends I made in the early years of this game have quit, there is literally one person left from those glory days and even he hardly plays. My impression is that the only people left seem to have huddled into small cliques and aren't interested in doing anything outside of the same two or three endgame activities.

Without friends to share the experience with, it's all just mindless repetition and grind. And I felt lonely despite being surrounded by lots of people, whether in a big ls or just sitting around Whitegate hoping for something fun to happen.

I am excited to play FFXIV, I think it will be a breath of fresh air and will bring back the wonder and fun of the early years.
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#23 Oct 11 2009 at 4:59 PM Rating: Good
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i quit in July.

I was only logging on about once a week when I was still playing. I got really far behind on the ToAu and WoTG storylines. Finding help was, well, pathetic. Just felt like the right time to quit and my wife was tired of seeing that bill show up every month for five and a half years and each time I would get "Are you still playing that?" Im playing my old games(fallout 3, gta4, oblivilion, etc.) now waiting on 14 to be released. I heard my LS of 4 years just recently split too, most of the members were quitting for various reasons.
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#24 Oct 11 2009 at 6:18 PM Rating: Good
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I've never been this close to perma-quitting before. Played since NA PC launch, loved it, quit it and came back several times, but this might be my last time. I'm just randomly hunting in Valkurm for the Emperor...just for fun, and haven't run into any competition the entire time. Its a nice sunset, and Selbina was always my favorite town (I still remember the happy music upon arriving by ship from mhuara as a level 12 black mage 6 years ago). I might take one last boat ride...then log off for good.

Biggest reasons are LS died and FFXIV will be coming soon...
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#25 Oct 11 2009 at 10:29 PM Rating: Good
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I quit XI recently with no intentions of playing XIV. I'm only here now for the lulz.
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My last ah transaction was June 08, after I'd spent almost a year of logging in just to fish or go digging. Most of my friends had quit for WOW, so there was no point.

But after hearing about FFXIV, I keep getting this urge to reactivate just so I can go around and tour all the areas again, and pick a spot to 'retire' from rather than leave Vork sitting in his moghouse.

Weird, but thinking about it.
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#27 Oct 11 2009 at 11:50 PM Rating: Good
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Vorkosigan wrote:

But after hearing about FFXIV, I keep getting this urge to reactivate just so I can go around and tour all the areas again, and pick a spot to 'retire' from rather than leave Vork sitting in his moghouse.

Weird, but thinking about it.


I logged off for the last time where I first began, way back at the NA launch.

That lonely little corner of the walkway in Port Bastok.
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#28 Oct 12 2009 at 5:32 AM Rating: Good
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I don't remember where I logged off for the last time. I kind of stopped playing rather abruptly. If I had to guess, it was probably near the waterfall in Boyahda Tree near the zone to the avatar area.


I spent too many hours up there farming merits and tree cuttings. :/
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#29 Oct 12 2009 at 6:29 AM Rating: Good
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I logged out in Jueno I think. I told my entire linkshell I'm quitting so abruptly and logged out before they could resond ><. The old days...
#30 Oct 12 2009 at 11:23 AM Rating: Good
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But after hearing about FFXIV, I keep getting this urge to reactivate just so I can go around and tour all the areas again, and pick a spot to 'retire' from rather than leave Vork sitting in his moghouse.

Weird, but thinking about it.


I logged off for the last time where I first began, way back at the NA launch.

That lonely little corner of the walkway in Port Bastok.

I think I'm going to do something similar when I finally end up quitting. In my case, it was Bastok Markets, near the fountain.
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#31 Oct 12 2009 at 12:01 PM Rating: Good
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I only quit about 2 months ago. I hadn't planned on stopping until xiv released. But, my account was hacked. During the 3-week rollback process my cc expired and I didn't want to renew it. So, I just decided it was better for me to take an mmo break. I'm actually getting more sleep now! And, yes, I suffer from a huge lack of self-control when I play mmo's.
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I left in 2006 because other things in my life were keeping me too busy and there wasn't much going on aside from end game stuff that I just didn't have the time for.

I'll be back for XIV though, I miss that occasional retreat from the real world, like a mini vacation in your own living room. Mafia Wars on Facebook just doesn't have the same allure...
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^ This ^ is the main problem with FFXI these days, and why whenever I or others come back, while we might make a few friends, its like there are barriers up that just won't ever come down - loyalties that lie so strongly in 'those that remain and have never left' and the 'routine' endgame activities... that it seems no one wants to do anything 'outside of the norm' for 'fun' anymore. I had a very hard time convincing even long-time friends that were on to do things out of the norm because 'they had Dynamis in an hour' or 'were waiting for 'so-and-so' to level that particular job.

I understand these loyalties, and am guilty of the same things myself - but it doesn't change the facts that never being able to break away from the 'routine', not even once-a-week, makes it near impossible to enjoy FFXI without bringing pre-existing friends into the game when you come back.

For example, if I were to play with my fiance - I could come back and enjoy it for a time again, just to have her company. But to go back alone (or to enter the game without a friend) these days is barely worth the effort. But then my loyalties would lie with her and if someone wanted to do endgame activities, or I wanted gear from said activities, something would have to give, since she'd be new and unable to participate. Bailing on one-group-for-another is something only the closest of friends or most distant people with no-friends on one side or the other can get away with consistently.

I guess its simply a problem of reaching a point where you want more out of the game than simply "gear"... things like good companionship and interesting day-to-day activities that don't feel overly-repetitious (hard to achieve in an MMO anyhow) - you hit a barrier. You have to decide if you want to get better at the game by droning through things you dont want to drone through, or be content with what you have and go do things that are fun with friends. Since these games are built towards gear upgrade/acquisition being the "ideal day to day goal" - its hard to break away from that desire (especially with feeling like a noob or actually 'wanting' to try newer endgame events and building a bad reputation by being under-geared etc) - you end up with a situation where the only time you can have a 'good deal of fun' with your companions is when 'everyone' needs upgrades at the same time from the same place and you get the joy out of overcoming an obstacle that grants desired rewards together. The problem is that this situation is rare, and gets more and more rare every day.

Sorry for the wall-o-text.
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I just started XI a few days ago, and figured out about XIV like a couple of hours after I joined this forum >.> But I am enjoying FFXI so far, just reached 18 and tonight my shell is helping me get the subjob quest done. I want to try XIV though, too ^^
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I quit like three times, most recently a year ago when I got a BST to 30 and then quit. Since then, I've tried Age of Conan and LOTRO and got bored quickly of both, and I'm now playing WoW and will probably play it until FFXIV releases. Since I no longer have the FFXI excuse to not play WoW, I had no choice in my desperation for an MMO... And it's not even that bad. Just not as great as FFXI.
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#36 Oct 13 2009 at 8:09 AM Rating: Good
I'm still playing FFXI as much as ever. Once FFXIV comes out I will stop XI and try it. If I like it more I will stay with XIV, otherwise I'll continue on in XI.
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#37 Oct 13 2009 at 9:52 AM Rating: Good
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I went on and off for FFXI and finally quit it few years ago.

I have never played any FF or MMORPGs before FFXI, so it was a new experience to me.
I was so newb that I didnt know how to use weapon skills, so I delevered from Level 8 to 7 at least 10times with TP at 300% lol
I started playing the game mainly because 6-7 of my real life friends are playing, so i gave it a try.
It was nice exploring new areas and doing quests and missions together with friends, but after my hardcore gamer friends playing lots of hours to level and left me behind... then when I was still hitting the pugils and crabs in Qufim with under sub, they were already in 30s with their advanced jobs, and I started to feel bored just keep leveling to trying to catch their levels.

and then because of boredom I joined a HNM linkshell (joined before they became HNM linkshell actually) killing shadowlord and all the dragons, I feel like I accomplished most of the thing in the game and I started to feel lonely, and finally found out it's always the best to play the game with friends.

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Today was one of those days:

"Man this is crazy, no one wants to merit without a brb or cor"...
"Excuse me, Merit Party Do you need it (to 30 bards and cors with NO reply from ANY!)"...
"should I level brd or cor just so I can get a Merit party"...
"WHY IS IT TAKING TWO HOURS FOR A BARD TO POP"...
"Sorry guys, wife& child aggro i have to go"...
"Finally the kids are asleep, I may can play now"...
"WHY WONT A BARD POP!!!!"...
"Guess i'll campaign then"...
"RAISE PLEASE"...
"Home point"...
"/tell from friend >> hey man can you come help me learn a spell for my blu"...
"OMGBBQIHATETHISGAME /shutdown
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Frustration really sets in when four hours rolls by and the only thing you can accomplish is a loss in exp. /sigh

I'm looking forward to XVI... REALLY looking forward!
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My impression is that the only people left seem to have huddled into small cliques and aren't interested in doing anything outside of the same two or three endgame activities


^ This ^ is the main problem with FFXI these days, and why whenever I or others come back, while we might make a few friends, its like there are barriers up that just won't ever come down - loyalties that lie so strongly in 'those that remain and have never left' and the 'routine' endgame activities... that it seems no one wants to do anything 'outside of the norm' for 'fun' anymore. I had a very hard time convincing even long-time friends that were on to do things out of the norm because 'they had Dynamis in an hour' or 'were waiting for 'so-and-so' to level that particular job.

I understand these loyalties, and am guilty of the same things myself - but it doesn't change the facts that never being able to break away from the 'routine', not even once-a-week, makes it near impossible to enjoy FFXI without bringing pre-existing friends into the game when you come back.

For example, if I were to play with my fiance - I could come back and enjoy it for a time again, just to have her company. But to go back alone (or to enter the game without a friend) these days is barely worth the effort. But then my loyalties would lie with her and if someone wanted to do endgame activities, or I wanted gear from said activities, something would have to give, since she'd be new and unable to participate. Bailing on one-group-for-another is something only the closest of friends or most distant people with no-friends on one side or the other can get away with consistently.

I guess its simply a problem of reaching a point where you want more out of the game than simply "gear"... things like good companionship and interesting day-to-day activities that don't feel overly-repetitious (hard to achieve in an MMO anyhow) - you hit a barrier. You have to decide if you want to get better at the game by droning through things you dont want to drone through, or be content with what you have and go do things that are fun with friends. Since these games are built towards gear upgrade/acquisition being the "ideal day to day goal" - its hard to break away from that desire (especially with feeling like a noob or actually 'wanting' to try newer endgame events and building a bad reputation by being under-geared etc) - you end up with a situation where the only time you can have a 'good deal of fun' with your companions is when 'everyone' needs upgrades at the same time from the same place and you get the joy out of overcoming an obstacle that grants desired rewards together. The problem is that this situation is rare, and gets more and more rare every day.

Sorry for the wall-o-text.


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Thank you for this, Fujilives... you could not have said it any better.

At the moment, I'm playing Aion on and off just for the heck of it; and over the next couple months I'll possibly knock out Assassin Creed II cuz I enjoyed the storyline. The "quick-fix" MMOs I'm watching out pending FFXIV are still "Kingdom Under Fire II", "Blade & Soul" and... dunno... I think that's it.

Yeah, the beta for this game needs to pop out soon, can't wait... btw, I still tentatively insist that the new tune SquareEnix placed on the FFXIV site (for the Oct 10th updates) is the Ul'Dah theme. Just maybe xD
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Last time I logged in a couple of months ago, I donated most of my gil to my RL brother since he still seems to find some enjoyment in ffxi. Best thing I can say about ffxi is that I met and fell in love with my wife through the game, so it will always hold great memories for me. We now have our first child, and he's become the greatest "character" we'll ever raise (hopefully this guy never hits a level cap).

I'm now playing some of the other games which I largely ignored due to ffxi commitments at the time (mostly RTS). Unfortunately, most of them won't hold my attention for more than a couple of weeks, which is a testament to how great ffxi was to play.

I would recommend Dawn of War II for about a month of gameplay; Red Alert 3 / Command & Conquer 3 for about 3 weeks each; Sins of a Solar Empire for about two weeks of gameplay...other older classics like Rise of Nations, Dawn of War I, Heroes of Might and Magic V have left me bored after less than two weeks, but they're worth picking up if you can't be bothered updating POL and logging back in to ffxi.






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Playing Aion now. Just quit playing FFXI about a month ago, randomly I guess. I just never logged back on. I've been playing since 2003. During that time I also played WoW for a bit and got a couple classes to 80, but that got boring too. Playing a 25 (so far) Cleric in Aion now.. it's ok I guess but I miss that feeling I had when I first started playing Final Fantasy. Problem is, I think I may just be too old now to feel that way again. The world is too ****** up to get a sense of wonder about anything anymore. Maybe it's just me. I will definitely be giving FFXIV a shot though :D See you all in Eorzea.. or whatever they call it.
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#43 Oct 15 2009 at 5:38 AM Rating: Decent
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KvoV wrote:
I'm just curious to know how many players here have already left XI to play other games until this release. From what I have seen in other threads, it seems like a lot of people left XI for many reasons.

Also just curious to know what games you guys are playing while waiting for this release.


I pretty much have quit. There's not much for me to do anymore.
I would sell my account but I do log on from time to time (every few weeks) but I'll probably just cancel my subscription soon.

I play Aion a little bit on the weekends but I'm just really busy with school. Hopefully I can set aside more time for gaming when FFXIV comes out - if it's really good I should be able to squeeze in enough hours here and there to progress steadily.

Edit: Of course, I'm sure I'll be back to FFXI in a heartbeat if SMN (or one of the other pet jobs) gets some amazing update(s).

Edited, Oct 15th 2009 7:40am by Poubelle
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#44 Oct 15 2009 at 3:43 PM Rating: Good
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I was playing off and on but after the announcement of FF14 I lost all motivation to play and dropped out. But I have to applaud the people who till stuck with it. Takes alot of dedication. My friend even after the announcement stuck with it and got his ultimate weapon for his pally. Even afterwords he doesnt seem like he regrets it at all.
#45 Oct 15 2009 at 4:58 PM Rating: Good
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I quit in the middle of Treaures of Aht Urghan. I honestly just got tired of it and could not enjoy any aspect of the game anymore so I quit and played another MMO.

I want to play FFXIV beta and see if the game will be fun for me.

Edited, Oct 15th 2009 3:59pm by DaemonFaust
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#46 Oct 15 2009 at 5:10 PM Rating: Good
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I've played for about 5 years and Its just a pain to get a party and even make one. I also tried to update my credit card but the one i have, A Visa, i cannot use. So I don't care if i can logg on or not. The whole new credit card thing they have going is a freaking joke. I picked a copy of Aion, and woo the game is fun but i think a little to easy but still a lot of fun. I will probably Play aion untill i can get in the Bets for FFXIV.
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#47 Oct 15 2009 at 7:28 PM Rating: Good
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I recently left Bahamut a month ago to try out Aion while I wait for XIV, Aion is not living up to the hype. I can't wait for FXIV to come out. I was considering coming back to XI but unsure because what else can I really accomplish before XIV comes out . I mean now its like pulling teeth to get help with missions and other quests. It would seem like a waste of time...so yeah undecided. but as far as time spent I can be found on XB360 live and PS3 .
#48 Oct 18 2009 at 9:26 AM Rating: Excellent
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Left in June 2009 - waiting for FFXIV release next year. Currently playing COD4 - lol how far different could that be from FFXI?
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#49 Oct 20 2009 at 1:43 PM Rating: Good
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By internet standards, it's been ages since I've posted on Alla. The last time I logged into XI was about 5 months ago, I think. I had quit for a brief period before that - about 3 months a year ago - but came back to play with my roomies at the time. After graduation, I just found myself logging in every day and camping the AH, leveling subcrafts, etc. I think I went for 2 months without being in a party even once before I finally just stopped logging in and canceled my account. I started playing WoW shortly after due to friends who play. It has been enjoyable thus far just because it's relatively new and different.

I had no intention of playing FFXIV until my old roomies contacted me again and suggested they would be joining when it was released. Then I decided to look at the website that's currently up for it. Oi. Looks like I'll be playing WoW til then (perhaps) and then jumping ship again. Oh well. At least XIV looks pretty and looks like it will have solved some of the problems that plagued XI for so many years. I'll likely play the beta; hopefully I'll see some positive results.
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#50 Oct 20 2009 at 9:33 PM Rating: Decent
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I quit a few months ago and really haven't missed it at all. For several months prior to quitting I found I was logging on for a couple hours a week just for my Nyzul perma, and hated even playing that much. Since then I have been playing EVE Online and am really enjoying it. I'm looking forward to their release of Dust 514 as well. I'm not even certain I will play FFXIV when it releases, but I'm keeping an open mind since I like what I've seen so far. Other than the fact that SE will still be running it.
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#51 Oct 21 2009 at 1:34 AM Rating: Good
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I'm currently at the very least taking a break from FFXI. No one reason, other than I'm just bored in game. The draw of the big shiny items isn't enough to keep me logging in for the end game grind, and my actual good friends have either quit or just rarely log in anymore.

Right now I'm messing around with DnD online. Kinda funish, we'll see though. I'm not a big fan of free to play + cash shop. Also starting on playing all the PS1 FFs in reverse order. I've never actually finished IX even tho I love the game. This should hold me over till the (hopefully awesome) release of Star Trek Online.

Anyone have any MMO suggestions incase I get bored with DDO? I would prefer an awesome crafting system and either 0 or pointless + optional PvP.
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