Funny to think that SE billed FFXI as a global community where players from all over the world could truly mingle, yet did not allow non-JP players the means to communicate freely. Auto-translator can only do so much...
Well considering they are playing a computer game that requires them to chat, they know Romanji. Now im not sure how well they can read romanji because to me when i try, it just looks like a jumbled mess. im assuming to someone more skilled in japanese... say a native speaker, they would be able to read it just fine.
But nonetheless, they do know romanji so its not like we just cant communicate at all with JP players if SE doesnt offer japanese IME support. Although, when i switched from the JP version to the NA version (when NA was released) i did miss my cool looking macros. NA's got screwed in that respect, lol. Edited, Jul 22nd 2010 6:31pm by Raionn
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