The FFXIV leg of Zam started days after the announcement when we didn't know anything but it was still fun to speculate and imagine. Now that we know the classes it is time to branch off the forums. It would be interesting to read posts from people with similar job interests as myself.
while thats all well and good, youre comparing an aspect of a game to an entire game. whereas the main FF14 forum is filled with anything from class discussions, to world discussions, to release dates, what would class forums be filled with that would require their own forums?
not much. if you look at the FF11 class forums, there are mechanics discussions, item builds, party setups, optimal leveling, banter threads....the works. having a dedicated class forum for FF14 wouldnt be able to accomplish any of that because, well, we dont *know* any of that. we dont know what items, spells, party setups, or what have you will be optimal (or preferred, or most fun, or whatever).
in short, there just arent enough topics to fill up specific class forums. plus the game is barely into beta; how do we know a class wont be added, or worse yet, removed, by the time the game is launched?
so, for now, the general forum suffices. im sure if you want to start a "thaumaturge" thread people will be happy to post in it and speculate (i might join you, as thaumaturge and marauder seem to appeal to me the most). but class forums themselves are dedicated to getting down into the nitty-gritty aspects of a class, something that we just arent capable of doing right now.
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