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#1 Oct 12 2010 at 11:04 AM Rating: Good
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Ok there's been a lot of negative stuff about FF14, I love this game so i'd like to hear what everyone loves the most about FF14.

I love every small detail SE devs put into this game, when they say they poured their souls into this game I believe them. Probably the thing that I love the most is the detail. I mean every zone I've been too is the most beautiful scenery i've ever seen in an mmo, when it's thundering or raining it's so **** realistic! But my favorite is crafting, I mean every mat you use in a recipe shows up on the armor weapon etc! so amazing!

I believe once the little many things gets fixed this will be the top mmo out there hands down.
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being banned for no reason is #1 for me
#3 Oct 12 2010 at 11:12 AM Rating: Default
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I appreciate that it made me stop being a fanboy and I don't have to waste anymore money on SE products in the future.
#4 Oct 12 2010 at 11:13 AM Rating: Default
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I appreciate getting to play the release client in Open Beta to inform whether or not I would purchase the game.
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The logout button :)

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#6 Oct 12 2010 at 11:27 AM Rating: Default
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I appreciate that it made me LOL alot.

It also made me realize how much better American and European publishers are than Japanese ones. I appreciate that.
#7 Oct 12 2010 at 11:30 AM Rating: Good
It was a very beautiful game. I liked the idea behind having a complex player controlled crafting system in the theme of EVE where players make up all the segments from collection to making parts to assembling them and selling them. I wish they had followed through with the idea and made an auction house so it could have happened. I like the idea of the classes and being able to mix and match abilities to make a class style customized to how you want to play.
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#8 Oct 12 2010 at 11:30 AM Rating: Good
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Wow everyone is jumping on the hate band-wagon.

Personally I appreciate the world they created, and see its amazing potential. I enjoy developing my character and can't wait to get new skills. I really love that aesthetically all your gear is visible including rings and earrings, very nice touch. I love crafting, a lot of people have complained about the system but its really rewarding for me. I love being able to create my class the way I want, right now I'm playing a Dark Archer (Archer / Thaumaturge Skills)

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#9 Oct 12 2010 at 11:31 AM Rating: Decent
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I appreciate that FF14 made me think more of FF11 and realise that no matter how old the game is it's still better than games released 10 years later, even though they look very pretty(although completely souless and uninspiring).
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What a pathetic group of people, to literally go out of their way and post a bunch of negative one-liner derail responses.

To the OP: I have to agree with the things you listed. I especially like the crafting system and the attention to detail and complexity they put behind it. There is no "steamroll" leveling with the crafting system, it's built fairly well (mechanically) in requiring you take the time to really plan out what you're doing rather than just steamroll mats into the synthesis window for quick ranks.

To everyone else: If you don't have anything good to say in a thread asking about...what's that? Oh yea, the good they've come across in the game, learn to hold your tongue. As if lashing out in a fan site community is going to win you anything other than fueling flame war after flame war. It's a fan site...that's right, fan site. No one is reading this forum to garner your oh-so-wise advise and insight regarding the game. If you don't like it, don't play it. Find something worth while to complain about, or to invest your time in...rather than stewing in your self-involved need to hear yourself speak for no reason whatsoever.

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#11 Oct 12 2010 at 11:33 AM Rating: Decent
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Wait a minute... How was what I said in any way negative?
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Well, the "any job on one character" thing has always been a big draw for me, as it was back in FFXI. Being able to pick and choose abilities from each class is icing on that cake.

I've always liked the portrayal of the characters. It strikes a nice balance right in between realism and cartoon fantasy. The armor and weapons all help that effect as well (minus subligars).

Love the big zones (i'm too oblivious to usually notice the copypasta). Love the unique city layouts. Love that Ul'dah is reminiscent of the Hagia Sophia.

So yeah, I guess art direction is one of the biggest draws for me.
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#13 Oct 12 2010 at 11:36 AM Rating: Excellent
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The graphics.

#14 Oct 12 2010 at 11:37 AM Rating: Good
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I appreciate the Galka psych emote
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Whenever I'm stuck on autorun between camps so that I don't waste my anima travelling, I am reminded how gorgeous the game is.

I also love the class system very much. My gladiator / thaumaturge hybrid is really kicking ***.
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#16 Oct 12 2010 at 11:38 AM Rating: Default
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Honestly the thing I appreciate most is that it actually is THIS BAD of an MMO. I know I won't have an addiction to it.
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I appreciate how bad it is. It gives me more free time to spend with family and do things around the house.
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#18 Oct 12 2010 at 11:48 AM Rating: Good
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I like the things that they improved on from FFXI:

Graphics/art direction

Story

The somewhat more casual nature

Teleports

More involved, better crafting and gathering.

Faster health regen

EXP gain from crafting and gathering

Quicker combat

More abilities

Almost forgot: no exp loss on death, or leveling down!

Potential





Edited, Oct 12th 2010 2:26pm by Kierk
#19 Oct 12 2010 at 11:52 AM Rating: Excellent
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The character and items models obviously show a lot of detail and attention. Aside from the obscene copy-pasting, the environments are beautiful.

The idea of easily changing jobs and having a separate physical level is interesting, though if your physical level is always capped to your job rank I don't know why they chose to have it at all. We need a better item management system to maintain all the various items associated with various jobs.

The fact that your leave mobs are instanced is good.

The amount of gil rewarded is good in relation to the cost of items/repairs.

Crafting jobs being interconnected is good, though without a centralized way to buy/sell, people are hording and trying to make everything they need themselves and getting frustrated.

Crafting/Gathering mini-games is interesting, but crafting in large quantities is tedious.

*edit- I've really enjoyed the (sparse) story so far- the cut scenes are interesting and engaging.

Overall, I really think the game has a ton of potential but is being held back by serious flaws. Those of us who are criticizing the game aren't here just to bash it for the **** of it- we're mostly still playing or want to play once issues are addressed. We want the game to do well. And we know it can be amazing.

Edited, Oct 12th 2010 1:53pm by robywar
#20 Oct 12 2010 at 2:30 PM Rating: Excellent
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Clothing looks amazing in this game
Lalafell look great and their emotes are so funny
Cutscenes are awesome
Character emotions are very well done
Weather effects are amazing
The difference between night & day is very obvious graphically
Crafting system is very well done
Battles are engaging and conjurer is fun to play

SE has created a very enjoyable game with huge potential. I love it.

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#21 Oct 12 2010 at 3:03 PM Rating: Excellent
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I like when you are indoors and looking out during bright days it is "really" bright. It makes me squint even though the actual light coming from my monitor isn't too much for my eyes. It is just a very realistic rendering of the change in light levels. Overall, the graphics are really good, though I wish I had a better machine to run it on. I am waiting until the PS3 version comes out and I will get it for my wife, hopefully it will look as good and run smoother.
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#22 Oct 12 2010 at 3:07 PM Rating: Default
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This should be moved to the complaint department. If you can't complain you shouldn't be able to compliment.
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I like the gathering classes. Wish there was a little more variation between them. I'm on Besaid too and play a good bit.
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#24 Oct 12 2010 at 3:33 PM Rating: Excellent
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Changing jobs easily in the field.
Being able to teleport.
No exp loss on death.
Being able to wear armor as soon as you get it, even if it's not the optimal level.
Getting skill up points with every successful craft.
Being told where the next harvesting point is and being able to actually see it.
Not having to carry multiple sets of armor and switch them each time you use an ability.
No blink tanking.
Being able to play for an hour or two / solo / duo and still feel like you've accomplished something.

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Brushy wrote:
This should be moved to the complaint department. If you can't complain you shouldn't be able to compliment.


Agreed. Don't clutter our forums with your complimenting. It's really annoying to those of us who think the game sucks.
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That they made the game unplayable. I now don't feel any great need to spend $50 + $13/month on it. SE saving the economy one person at a time.
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Personaly, I love the graphics, the world is beautiful
I also like how they made it so you can not level too fast. 1 big thing for me in every MMO ive played is that it was too easy to level, and that in itself created issues.
However thats a double edged sword as alot of people want that simplicity.....
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Sonnette wrote:
Brushy wrote:
This should be moved to the complaint department. If you can't complain you shouldn't be able to compliment.


Agreed. Don't clutter our forums with your complimenting. It's really annoying to those of us who think the game sucks.



lol

I didn't say that! I didn't want to imply that.

Just saying Zam should be fair and equal and not show favoritism or sides on a board.

Of course now I retract everything I said above and have no opinion for the sake of me being fair and equal.

Edited, Oct 12th 2010 10:27pm by Brushy
#29 Oct 12 2010 at 8:37 PM Rating: Decent
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I appreciate FFXIV being the laughing stock of the MMO world. I have had many LOLs the past few weeks over this game on other boards, and just about during/after every review I read.

OH! Another thing I appreciate is the music. I can't possibly play through that unfinished mess to listen to the music, but I appreciate the new tracks I was able to download. Very well done :D
#30 Oct 12 2010 at 9:06 PM Rating: Excellent
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I like the underlying complexity a LOT. I find myself fascinated with the detailed crafting trees and that you have to think about what you want, and how to get there. Accomplishing something... feels like you accomplished something. That's the part I'm enjoying most.
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What was the last time you were harvesting a resource along with another player, and they got a level, and you said [Congrats!] (What was the last time you said ANYTHING to another person farming materials that wasn't a four-letter expletive?) Say what you like about the game's problems, and they're not trivial, but mining/logging/fishing/etc. are tremendously better in this game than in other MMOs. The items are limited by extraction time rather than by making the extraction points rare and competitive; I'd much rather play the little hot-cold minigame rather than spend half an hour running around looking for nodes, only to get beat to them by high-level players literally dropping from the sky onto them.

(It also means that, relatively speaking, resources are abundant. Yes, this means we're all feeling the inventory pinch more than we might otherwise, but I'd rather have to decide which pile of stuff I'd rather keep, if the other option is to have an empty bag! And yeah, even that will improve once we get the tools we need to get our surpluses into the hands of people who want them.)

The crafting system is a joy. It's complicated enough to be interesting - it's not just a matter of "lol gather this pile of materials, buy recipe x from vendor y, hit "craft repeatedly" until level zzz, go to step 44". It's got a lot of interesting interdependencies. (To be sure, that's annoying when hardly anyone on the server has critical jobs available. But even this early, I've made a lot of LS-members happy because I was the guy who had some glue or some dye or some rivets on hand... and their joy is often expressed in gil, which I ain't complaining about, no sah.)

I like the experience of crafting. I like how some recipes are just bloody time-consuming, so that even when there are level 40-50 crafters running around, I'm still going to be able to find stuff to craft - even once the market gets working, a handful of high-level crafters can't possibly fill all niches. I like being able to repair my stuff in the field (and my buddy's stuff too!) I like how I get some exp every time I craft something, even if I blow it.

That's why I'm enjoying the game, honestly. Yeah, as a marmot-killing simulator, it's pretty meh. The combat isn't as deep as some other MMOs. There's still some bugs that need to be worked out, the UI lag needs some serious love, and the market wards desperately need a search feature. A manual that actually told me how to play the game would have been a nice touch! But these are things that are getting in the way of the fun I'm having; I'd rather have it this way than to have a seamless, flawlessly-polished experience which just wasn't any fun.

Mind you, I'd love a seamless, flawlessly-polished experience on top of what I've got! But there's reason to have some hope there - SE's already made a couple changes to fix some nasty bugs, and at least one UI issue which was annoying me a lot has already had a fix put in (the craft window/chat thing). Clearly they're doing actual work on the game, not just keeping it in a holding pattern until the PS3 version hits.
#32 Oct 13 2010 at 7:33 AM Rating: Excellent
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I love love love making a piece of clothes or jewelry, like a copper circlet, putting it on my character and zooming in to marvel at how beautiful she is... :3
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I love love love making a piece of clothes or jewelry, like a copper circlet, putting it on my character and zooming in to marvel at how beautiful she is... :3


Yeah, I was very pleasantly surprised to see that jewelry is displayed on the character model. Though there are faults it's the little things that I enjoy about this game.
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Alt+Tabbing out to crash it so i can play starcraft 2.
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I'm glad SE decided to make a different MMO than what is currently out there. I've played a few and it seems like many of the systems in FFXIV are pretty unique. I also appreciate the graphical and audio quality in the game.

You also have to appreciate SE giving all these bored children something to do in their lives. I don't know what these people would do with their lives if SE hadn't made a game they hated. Instead of simply putting down the controller, saying "Gee I kinda hate this game", either finding a new game, learning a new trade/skill, picking up a book, helping loved ones, etc. etc.

LOL who am I kidding, there I go dreaming again, ZOMG! this game suuuucccckkkksss and I HAVE to let EVERYONE know about it multiple times a DAY!!!!
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--No exp penalty on death
--exp based on relational level after every synth instead of spending 1.2M on mats and praying for a .1
--crarfting tools/gear/food that enhance your crafting ability
--Non competitive HELM spawns
--No Dragon's aery
--Instanced leve mobs
--Items that stack to 99 (or 999)
--On the fly job change
--Connectivity and reliance between crafting classes
--Running speed is faster than XI
--Not resting for 3 minutes to recover MP after a fight
--Being able to use abilities from other jobs leveled
--Missions
--guild mark rewards
--The leveling system not promoting a style of play that won't give me time to even take a drink during a 4 hour bird pt
--Visuals
--Voice overs (haven't run in to a Vanille yet at least)
--character customization
--race not determining your ideal class
--physical level being advanced by fighting/crafting/gathering
--Not being forced into an alliance to get stuff done (at least not yet)
--Level appropriate armor as a reward from leves
--the music
--bows, earrings, and shields showing up on the player
--making a bit of gil while skilling a craft instead of farming 999 hours to afford a crafting skill level
--a ton of other stuff


What I like most? The fact that when they add an auction house and fix targeting I'll be 50 in all crafts and ready to fleece the **** out of people who were too lazy to gather their own mats or hunt them down, choosing to spend hours and hours posting about how bad this game is instead of spending 10 minutes looking or shouting for an item they need.
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Wow everyone is jumping on the hate band-wagon.


It's been the trendy thing to do for the past few years on the net, it sucks. I don't even want to log on some times...

But, On Topic...

I really love that some members of the community have begun to PT and try things for hours even if some times it doesn't work. They persevere and then we end up with some pretty awesome threads here because of that.

Of special note are the Solo and Group Camp Guides, The Attribute Test threads, Wint and a few others making tools for the community to assist or ease their enjoyment of the game, The 90% of the time BR fix thread, and the Serious Discussion thread where suprisingly almost every one stayed on topic and didn't spam hate of the game.

So game wise, I have a few things I like... but it's community things that make me the happiest. XI had an amazing community, some became very elitist around the time I quit... but in general the majority was friendly and willing to group up with random strangers to accomplish things. As the days go on, and there are more and more worthwhile threads on the first page... my hopes grow for XIV. It's got some casual elements that I truly require with my current IRL commitments (non-gaming wife, living in a Foriegn Country that I need to explore with said wife, and random work hours), it's got beauty (and hopefully in the next few months depth), and it's got the beginings of what should be an amazing story (you know, the one thing that most MMO's put as job 2 or 3 and made a lot of people perservere((sp?)) with the difficulties of XI for so many years).
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Graphical excellence. Enhanced greatly by playing on a 50" Plasma HDTV.

I like how they designed for playing with a controller. Smooth and easy. (If they add a copy/paste button to the Macro configuration, I wouldn't need the mouse at all.)

The Class system is brilliant. We are seeing hybrids of all types! You get two Gladiators in a party and they have differring and often complimentary abilities. Everyone can get Second Wind (Pugilist Rank 6), and I highly suggest you do so!

Crafting. I've never enjoyed crafting so much. My wife and son call this the "Tink-Tink-Tink" game because I'm crafting more often than fighting!

It's been two weeks and no one has hit the level cap yet. Is it OK to be happy about that?

The players. From trading crafting materials to sharing a resounding defeat on a Rank 20 Battle Leve, the players are having a great time in both success and defeat in these early exploratory phases.

Updates. Coming in all the time. Having played briefly in Phase 2 Beta, the improvement from then until now is striking. Keep 'em coming!

Thanks Abhy, for trying to shift some of the focus to the positive aspects of FFXIV.
#39 Oct 13 2010 at 1:51 PM Rating: Decent
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What a pathetic group of people, to literally go out of their way and post a bunch of negative one-liner derail responses.

To the OP: I have to agree with the things you listed. I especially like the crafting system and the attention to detail and complexity they put behind it. There is no "steamroll" leveling with the crafting system, it's built fairly well (mechanically) in requiring you take the time to really plan out what you're doing rather than just steamroll mats into the synthesis window for quick ranks.

To everyone else: If you don't have anything good to say in a thread asking about...what's that? Oh yea, the good they've come across in the game, learn to hold your tongue. As if lashing out in a fan site community is going to win you anything other than fueling flame war after flame war. It's a fan site...that's right, fan site. No one is reading this forum to garner your oh-so-wise advise and insight regarding the game. If you don't like it, don't play it. Find something worth while to complain about, or to invest your time in...rather than stewing in your self-involved need to hear yourself speak for no reason whatsoever.

Edited, Oct 12th 2010 1:33pm by Ryneguy


Right, fans like that are the ones that help so much on helping developers make something better. Wake up a fan knows when something work and something that doesnt saying everything is good/everything works doesnt help the developers to fix stuff an not make mediocre works

Anyway i like the class system and the crafting system
#40 Oct 13 2010 at 2:12 PM Rating: Decent
Ryneguy wrote:
What a pathetic group of people, to literally go out of their way and post a bunch of negative one-liner derail responses.

To the OP: I have to agree with the things you listed. I especially like the crafting system and the attention to detail and complexity they put behind it. There is no "steamroll" leveling with the crafting system, it's built fairly well (mechanically) in requiring you take the time to really plan out what you're doing rather than just steamroll mats into the synthesis window for quick ranks.

To everyone else: If you don't have anything good to say in a thread asking about...what's that? Oh yea, the good they've come across in the game, learn to hold your tongue. As if lashing out in a fan site community is going to win you anything other than fueling flame war after flame war. It's a fan site...that's right, fan site. No one is reading this forum to garner your oh-so-wise advise and insight regarding the game. If you don't like it, don't play it. Find something worth while to complain about, or to invest your time in...rather than stewing in your self-involved need to hear yourself speak for no reason whatsoever.

Edited, Oct 12th 2010 1:33pm by Ryneguy

I couldn't have said it better myself. I am absolutely disgusted at some of the responses in this thread. Some people are so angry that they will try to infest an attempt at a truly positive thread with a load of negativity. It's just unbelievable to me that people can't find anything nice to say. You aren't being clever or funny; you're being rude and a detriment to this community. If you have nothing good to say, fine; nobody is making you like the game. But keep it out of here, where people are trying to focus on what they enjoy.

Voltaire once said: "I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it." This is how I feel about the complaints here; I don't want people to get the wrong idea from me, because I am the first to acknowledge that the game has major problems, and anyone has the right to express how they feel. HOWEVER, there is an appropriate time and place for such comments, and this is neither. Let's have some respect for each other and this community and not take every possible opportunity to tear others down.
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#41 Oct 13 2010 at 2:18 PM Rating: Decent
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Dodo birds and Ewes

well...my daughter likes them.

I am not allowed to kill them.
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I appreciate the fact that all the sheep will be back playing lolWOW once Cataclysm is out, leaving us in peace and not have to listen to their ranting BS all the time.

Seriously, if you all hate the game so much, go away and leave the people that love it enjoy it in peace. We really don't give a flying f*@k if you hate the game.

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Simool wrote:
Dodo birds and Ewes

well...my daughter likes them.

I am not allowed to kill them.


Lmao +3

On a side note raging Ram in FFXIV look so meh compare to FFXI

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I appreciate the fact that all the sheep will be back playing lolWOW once Cataclysm is out, leaving us in peace and not have to listen to their ranting BS all the time.

Seriously, if you all hate the game so much, go away and leave the people that love it enjoy it in peace. We really don't give a flying f*@k if you hate the game.



If you dont care, why are you nerd raging?
and why here ?
you should log in
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Talwin wrote:
I appreciate the fact that all the sheep will be back playing lolWOW once Cataclysm is out, leaving us in peace and not have to listen to their ranting BS all the time.

Seriously, if you all hate the game so much, go away and leave the people that love it enjoy it in peace. We really don't give a flying f*@k if you hate the game.



If you dont care, why are you nerd raging?
and why here ?
you should log in


Not nerd raging. I'm just sick of having to sift through mountains of BS when reading these threads.
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Just like the games of old, FFXIV is complex. It takes time, patience and thought to play. The content is rich and so is the mundane grind. While I love the cross-skill dependency of the crafting system, I am not so thrilled about the one single ingredient that is -/+ 20 levels higher than all others. While I love the storyline quests I do not like that lack of content, thus, allowing me to finish in a little amount of time. While I love the leves, I long for the little NPC quests that gave away some shiny new bauble. I love this game and I look forward to more and more and more things to keep me going. The one great thing I always loved about FFXI was that it was not over in 3 months, I as able to find something to do everyday for 5 years. And.... I had to work for it and everything I worked for was precious, making the game that much more meaningful for the time spent on it. The instant gratification that many feel this game lacks is to me, one of its greatest attributes.

I did not want a game that forced me to grind and grind and/or wear me down with quest after quest after quest.. they accomplished that and I am so happy.. but now I am crafting .. crafting .. crafting... grinding grinding grinding, leves..... crafting crafting crafting, grinding, grinding, grinding.. leves!!!... story.... wash rinse repeat.
It seems that while there is one thing I love about this game, there is an equal hate item lingering behind it.
I also find it very upsetting that I must spend HOURS sifting through retainers. The item search of players is casual and commendable as well as familiar. But somehow.. standing amidst a multitude of sellers with lack single window or keystroke options makes for a very, very long day.

However ladies and gentlemen,

....... Rome was not built in a day.

I love:
the story
the animation
the graphics
the rewards
crafting
killing mobs
getting lots of gil from a single leve every other day
making my retainer work it for me *ohhh baby sell that moko grass!
the soloability
the party system
emotes
teleporting with a piggyback ride!

I hate:
That I have to say your whole bloody name to /tell you something!!!! >.<
retainers reatainers reatainers, one up the other.. at least stand at arms length!
SLOW AS (BLEEP)UI rate. my granny clicks through things faster!


#48 Oct 13 2010 at 3:56 PM Rating: Good
The graphics I suppose, that's about it at this point.
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#49 Oct 13 2010 at 4:05 PM Rating: Good
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Simool wrote:
Dodo birds and Ewes

well...my daughter likes them.

I am not allowed to kill them.


Hahaha, I have the same problem.

Daughter: "Daddy, why are you killing that squirrel?"
Me: "So, I can get stronger."
Daughter: "Is he a bad squirrel?"
Me: "Uh, no. Not really."
Daughter: "Well, why are you killing it then?"

The pathetic sound the Ewes make causes my kids to look at me like I'm the bad guy.

*sigh* I'll be glad when I get to monsters that look a bit more menacing.

#50 Oct 13 2010 at 4:09 PM Rating: Good
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forgivers wrote:
**Fast logout** compared to XI


Perhaps people are taking this the wrong way, considering how the thread started.

I also greatly appreciate the lack of the 30 second Logout wait (that is in FFXI) when I am ready for bed.

Staring at your character for 30 seconds when you are dead tired is pretty lame.
#51 Oct 13 2010 at 4:47 PM Rating: Good
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I love the way the gathering and crafting works. Just love it.
TBH, I think its the best way I ever saw in any MMO so far.

Can I add what I hate? Server side menu. And useless clicks. Seriously, 8 clicks so I can craft anything requested for a levequest? Dumb menu is dumb.
Oh, and doors not opening. And lag when I cast anything.

I dont have that much of a problem with the bazaar. I rented a tent on the first floor and, although I have to pay 500g a day for it to be there, I usually get way more money in a daily basis. So, yeah, ppl are buying from me. And, so far, I was able to get what I wanted, though not the way I wanted.
If they implement a search, at least for the floor, I would be happy enough to forget the existence of AH. I played Ragnarok for several years, so not having an AH is not much of a problem to me.
And I can even open 2 games at the same time, so I can hire a bazzar and go to the middle of the city and let my character there selling too while I play another game (like Puzzle Quest or whatever).
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