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#102 Sep 30 2010 at 2:44 PM Rating: Decent
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You know you can still play FFXI if you want?
#103 Sep 30 2010 at 2:49 PM Rating: Good
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RufuSwho wrote:
You know you can still play FFXI if you want?


Completely aware, thanks. But as some of us have spent monies in the hundreds it's nice to (Final) fantasise about what we could have had.
#104 Sep 30 2010 at 3:05 PM Rating: Good
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Everything that is in FFXI is available to play now. Today. No waiting.

Why play FFXIV if the features you want are in FFXI?
#105 Sep 30 2010 at 3:11 PM Rating: Decent
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To be honest, that's why I'm not playing. I'm seriously contemplating going back. But still keep looking for that last glimmer of hope. Something - some some morsel of information - which would pique my interest again and make me *want* to log in again. That's why I'm on this forum and not FFXI.
#106 Sep 30 2010 at 3:14 PM Rating: Good
My charachter from FFXI lol. And yes an AH.
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#107 Sep 30 2010 at 6:22 PM Rating: Good
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I would like the friend list plus function.
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#108 Sep 30 2010 at 7:50 PM Rating: Good
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RufuSwho wrote:
Everything that is in FFXI is available to play now. Today. No waiting.

Why play FFXIV if the features you want are in FFXI?
Because I have grown tired of that game after almost 8 years. Just because it's another game doesn't mean it didn't get some things right and there's nothing wrong with wishing they had implemented a similar feature in their latest MMO. I've heard the same argument said about WoW, and it really applies to any game. Fact of the matter is, a lot of people playing this game at this point are probably once FFXI players and it's a common ground we can all discuss over together.
#109 Sep 30 2010 at 8:40 PM Rating: Decent
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good incentive to play in group and to go along with what, good party related functions (search, seek, comment etc.)
Feeling a bit alone atm

A better chat system (not cutting you out every 3s) would go a long way in increasing the interactions too.


#110 Sep 30 2010 at 8:51 PM Rating: Default
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I'm sure they're reading this and adding them in their "to-do" list for the upcoming patches.
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#111 Oct 09 2010 at 11:01 PM Rating: Good
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Overpriced vendor weapons.


Good news! They added those in retail. Vendors now sell weapons beyond starting weapons for excessive pricing.

For example, the Bronze dagger, which is 4k-9k from a player sells from a vendor for ~22k.
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#112 Oct 09 2010 at 11:06 PM Rating: Decent
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i wish i can login i hate this error stuff starting to think wasting my money buying this game. :(
#113 Oct 09 2010 at 11:08 PM Rating: Good
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Pretty much everything from FFXI, except graphics. ****, just scrap XIV and reskin XI with XIV graphics (except the copy/paste bs), drop PS2 support and make it PC (and PS3, though I question PS3 even with FFXIV, its going to end up limiting FFXIV in the future, just as XI is limited by the PS2) only, then add all the things to XI they never could due to PS2 limitations.

What? I'm gonna go play FFXI now ...

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#114 Oct 10 2010 at 12:20 AM Rating: Decent
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#115 Oct 10 2010 at 12:38 AM Rating: Decent
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Moghouse or something that looks like it.
#116 Oct 10 2010 at 4:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Auction House... honestly, what were they thinking?

I don't understand how SE can try to appeal to more casual gamers without including an Auction House. Some people are very limited in the time thay have to play. If they have to spend 2 hours hunting through the market wards to find a particular item I'm sure they're not going to be very happy about it.

Retainers are all well and good, but in addition to the AH, not instead of!

Edited, Oct 10th 2010 7:24am by Mince
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#117 Oct 10 2010 at 5:01 AM Rating: Excellent
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You know you can still play FFXI if you want?


At a time like this when the general playerbase is upset with the game and everybody's worried about the quick death of a highly anticipated MMO...

Isn't it kind of silly for the believers to be pushing away everybody on the fence?

You're hurting the game even more when you try to reduce FFXIV subscriptions.
#118 Oct 10 2010 at 5:09 AM Rating: Excellent
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Mog house.

I always like when you can get player housing in MMO's. It makes it seem like your character belongs in that world, since they have a place of their own. Without housing, it feels like you're playing a tourist.
#119 Oct 10 2010 at 5:27 AM Rating: Good
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redpoop wrote:
IF you could have 1 option from FFXI the same on FFXIV what would it be?

I'll start by adding... please an Auction House. This is really dumb


A game would be nice
#120 Oct 10 2010 at 6:48 AM Rating: Good
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Auction House Mailbox Decent party mechanics Targeting system that works worth a **** Keyboard shortcuts Player search and /sea all A dev team with more than half a dozen functional brain cells between them.

Of course, that was only a recent addition to FFXI, so I'm not sure if that counts.
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#121 Oct 10 2010 at 6:51 AM Rating: Decent
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I would say scythe... it's just so awesome. Than I can use my most epic one liner that I used when I played DRK "It's harvesting time" lol lame I know!

Edit Note: Wait a second we have scythes in this game and I can say that line... just doesn't seem fitting to say it cutting down some tall grass... sigh THANKS SE ruining this one thing I had!

Edited, Oct 10th 2010 8:55am by crazyorc
#122 Oct 10 2010 at 7:05 AM Rating: Decent
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Samurai.


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#123 Oct 10 2010 at 7:12 AM Rating: Good
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I would bring over the way that not every single thing you do has to go through server. It would get rid of 90% of the UI lag, which is horrible.
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#124 Oct 10 2010 at 7:28 AM Rating: Excellent
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If I could port one thing over from FFXI to FFXIV it would have to be,hmm....

Fun?
#125 Oct 10 2010 at 9:00 AM Rating: Good
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Wyverns- though since they would only serve to increase the lag, for now I'd have to go with the mog house. That way everybody can craft in their house, instead of in the middle of the city- that should cut down on the lag some, right? ;_;

On that note though, has anybody noticed the guards at the Market Wards talk about a Merchant Homes section that you can't warp to yet (at least in Ul'dah)? Maybe they're planning on implementing it there?
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