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#1 Oct 24 2010 at 3:13 PM Rating: Default
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just wondering. do people still play this or did everyone quit? honest question
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#2 Oct 24 2010 at 3:18 PM Rating: Good
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Everyone quit, the 60k people logged on at any given time are all fake.
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No offense " garbage" but you can't judge a games popularity by the threads you see on Zam. Yes people are still playing. Populations are still going strong too. Maybe ask around November 22nd.

Now can we stop making retarded threads with the sole purpose of flooding the first page of the forums with negative titles in order to drive away potential players?

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#4 Oct 24 2010 at 3:44 PM Rating: Default
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well it was an honest question , we all paid the 60-75 bucks for the game here and I was just wondering if people are gonna keep paying for it or if they quit.
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Noone is paying yet.
incase you hadn't heard, the trail period was extended another 30 days for all characters purchased before midnight of tomorrow.

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#6 Oct 24 2010 at 3:55 PM Rating: Good
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just wondering. do people still play this or did everyone quit? honest question


Why must people who don't like the game,that don't believe anyone should be playing it.That can't even fathom in there little brains how anyone can find enjoyment in this game.Still come on to a forum and ask questions about the game?

Now thats an honest question and please anyone who has ever made a thread like this enlighten me?
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just wondering. do people still play this or did everyone quit? honest stupid question


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just wondering. do people still play this or did everyone quit? honest question


Why must people who don't like the game,that don't believe anyone should be playing it.That can't even fathom in there little brains how anyone can find enjoyment in this game.Still come on to a forum and ask questions about the game?

Now thats an honest question and please anyone who has ever made a thread like this enlighten me?


I'll answer for you because I'm one of them I suppose. I come here a couple times a week still in the hope of hearing something has actually changed and the game got good. My gf insisted we get the game even after being in beta and me hating it and her being disappointed with it. So she is currently playing and I keep trying to once in awhile, so I keep an eye on the forums even though I don't consider myself a player.

I try to keep hope alive...

I've played FF since the first one came out and have always been a Square Soft > Square Enix guy and have even suffered through a couple of their failures. This one however, I can't even begin to comprehend wtf they were thinking, and yet I keep hoping due to all of the amazing things they've done before. Stupid of me to continue to hope I know, but **** it's hard for me to see such horrid ideas come from them.

That's why at least some of us keep coming here. We have a small glimmer of hope left over from some early childhood nostalgia towards SE and we WANT to play this one, but we can't justify it or get into it at all. We come here in the hopes of seeing some major change.
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well it was an honest question , we all paid the 60-75 bucks for the game here and I was just wondering if people are gonna keep paying for it or if they quit.


It wasn't an honest question. The only reason you would make this thread is to make it seem, to those skimming the forums, as if the game were dead. If that wasent your purpose than you are an idiot. Actually either way you are an idiot.
#10 Oct 24 2010 at 5:51 PM Rating: Good
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Such a dumb question
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****** thread is retarded.
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It's sad and pathetic how you got attacked for asking a relevant question.
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Brushy wrote:

It's sad and pathetic how you got attacked for asking a relevant question.


Pathetic! Sad! Well I guess were all just fanboys then hmm? It isn't relevant whatsoever so stop trying to save face.

Yes everybody left, you caught us! The servers are dead one month into the game. Every one posting on the forums are just putting on a show, none of us play anymore.

No AAA MMO has died within the free to play period, let alone the first 6 months. It was a retarded question.

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I can't see this game die consider ps3 population isn't even here.

The game require high spec PC that not many can offer, therefore rule out most of the players from FFXI who still use older pc and other type.

Then you get players from never play PC games join into ps3 version and also when PC become cheaper in say 6 months.

I assume 10% players do quit after the extended period. If those who keep jabbing quit quit quit, then they should been already quited and not playing this game for the next month even if there is free extended period.

There is roughly 30k online @ any given peak time, japanese/american time, so 60k online is a good estimate. around 1 out of 5 logged in then you have around 300k players worldwide.

While PS3 release i am pretty sure it can add 100-200k to that list.

I assume if everyone started to enjoy the game as SE add more by Ps3 release, we would see 500-1 million growth. Which is what SE would consider a "profitable" range i assume if they are still keeping FFXI when it is @ 500k population for years and still say "we are making a profit" Economic of scale will tells as times go.
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Honest question, but stupid question. "It's been a month, SE's made another month free, do people still play?"

I can see that question for 10-15 year old games, but not for one that's a MONTH OLD.
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#16 Oct 24 2010 at 9:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Gadhelyn wrote:
Honest question, but stupid question. "It's been a month, SE's made another month free, do people still play?"

I can see that question for 10-15 year old games, but not for one that's a MONTH OLD.
Or, you know, when the OP clicked on the FFXIV general forum and saw that EVERY SINGLE POST ON THE FRONT PAGE WAS YELLOW/ACTIVE TODAY, any intelligent person (apparently not the OP) would have deduced that YES, this game still has players. Obvious troll is so obvious, yet fills me with so much rage.
#17 Oct 24 2010 at 11:41 PM Rating: Good
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Quick question, how many servers are there?

A few people in this thread keep quoting an estimate of 30,000 - 60,000 people online at any given time. Yet, I have not seen more than 1400 people on my server in the last two weeks. I'm on the Melmond sever. Not sure when peak JP time is but this last Friday at ~10pm there were just under 1300 on.

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Quick question, how many servers are there? A few people in this thread keep quoting an estimate of 30,000 - 60,000 people online at any given time. Yet, I have not seen more than 1400 people on my server in the last two weeks.

18, if the link at the top of this page is any indication.

That means that if your server is average, during peak time there are 25,000 people playing, probably not the highest it gets, but still hardly a low number. Keep in mind that if 25,000 people are playing, then probably a few hundred thousand more are asleep or at work, or just... not playing. That's a high enough number to be perfectly healthy if a majority stick around after the free period. That's a big "if," mind you...
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double post, sorry

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Yeah, I'm seeing nobody on. Oh wait sorry that was Hello Kitty's Island adventure. Yep looks like ALOT of people on the server for FFXIV..wow i count at least 100 at this camp alone.

As a side note OP I think Hello Kitty's Island adventure would be a great game for you to play.
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#23 Oct 25 2010 at 1:02 AM Rating: Decent
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No offense " garbage" but you can't judge a games popularity by the threads you see on Zam. Yes people are still playing. Populations are still going strong too. Maybe ask around November 22nd.

Now can we stop making retarded threads with the sole purpose of flooding the first page of the forums with negative titles in order to drive away potential players?

Edited, Oct 24th 2010 5:23pm by Wloire

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People don't need to go to the forums to be driven away from the game. Playing the game once or twice is enough. Then they can come to the forums to vent their disappointment or rage.

And only the French can make the word garbage sound lovely. In fact "Final Fantasy XIV: Poubelle", would be an appropriate name for the game.

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 3:04am by NoOneHereAlive
#24 Oct 25 2010 at 1:10 AM Rating: Default
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Im noting a trend in naysayers to this game. They tend to fit into One Or more of the following criteria

1. Under 30 posts
2. New Account
3. Not a Scholar/Sage (mostly applies to older accounts
4. People with a history of trolling
5. Undercover Reps from World of Warcraft(Tinfoil Hat Engage!)


So yeah. all of you HEY GUYS I RAGEQUIT THE GAME AND SO SHULD U! people need to GTFO
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#25 Oct 25 2010 at 1:14 AM Rating: Decent
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1 and 2 is true. I am baiting, but generally I'm not a troll. Being ripped off tends to do that to me. BUT I am venting my disappointment and rage and being cheated out of 80 bucks and I AM baiting the imbeciles who think this game is good. Don't you worry, I'll go away soon.

Oh, and while I am a bad example you truly must be retarded to think the post count has anything to do with having anything valid to say. Idiots can post thousands of times and still be idiots.

Oh yeah, another thing, I'm doing my fellow man a huge favour by saying the game is crap and so are the rest of us negative nellies, saving someone from buying this piece of crap is doing a good deed.

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 3:16am by NoOneHereAlive

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#27 Oct 25 2010 at 1:39 AM Rating: Decent
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1 and 2 is true. I am baiting, but generally I'm not a troll. Being ripped off tends to do that to me. BUT I am venting my disappointment and rage and being cheated out of 80 bucks and I AM baiting the imbeciles who think this game is good. Don't you worry, I'll go away soon.

Oh, and while I am a bad example you truly must be retarded to think the post count has anything to do with having anything valid to say. Idiots can post thousands of times and still be idiots.

Oh yeah, another thing, I'm doing my fellow man a huge favour by saying the game is crap and so are the rest of us negative nellies, saving someone from buying this piece of crap is doing a good deed.

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 3:16am by NoOneHereAlive

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 3:20am by NoOneHereAlive


1) If you have complaints, there's a place for it right on top of this forum.

http://ffxiv.zam.com/forum.html?game=268&mid=1286816918312899321&page=1

Save yourself, and everyone else time, energy, and braincells by simply adding in your complaints there. I think anyone browsing the forums would be smart to notice stickies on the top of a forum.

2) God forbid you'd like your disappointment and rage to be constructive... oh look there's a place for that too!
http://ffxiv.zam.com/forum.html?forum=173

I feel these posts really are starting to get a little... めんどうくさい
#28 Oct 25 2010 at 2:48 AM Rating: Good
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Noone is paying yet.
incase you hadn't heard, the trail period was extended another 30 days for all characters purchased before midnight of tomorrow.

Edited, Oct 24th 2010 5:53pm by Faaeng


Yes we all paid, and if u think about we all aswell paid for the "free days".

But for the PO: Yes people still playing it and many people will play it for a long time. Things get better and better. So i would say its worth a look again end November when first major update is there.

Other people like me which are playing right now without any changes done, we just do things that work and we have fun with. Thats all. If i feel go outside and mow the greens in my garden i will do so. If not.... not...
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I can't see this game die consider ps3 population isn't even here.


There is strong indication that many of these players who would have been joining for PS3(that includes me) are reconsidering. Given how bad the game was at release and how bad it is now a month after release, it isn't surprising. SE asked for a month and gave you the Oct 22 update. That day will forever go down in history as the most epic update ever.


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I assume 10% players do quit after the extended period. If those who keep jabbing quit quit quit, then they should been already quited and not playing this game for the next month even if there is free extended period.

If the poll on the front page is any indicator then it'll be closer to 50%. I'll assume that after two months of no solid updates and people then being asked to pay, they will smarten up and leave. Those who stick around will be the few who enjoy the punishment and the rest will be those who want the game all to themselves.

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wow people got really mad over this.

yes I know that the free trial got extended so I guess I shouldn't have asked if you're paying for it...

but I mean like, are you still logging in regularly and do you feel like it's a fun use of your time and are you happy with your purchase? and do you think you'll really keep paying when the free trial extension is over?

im guessing a lot of people forced themselves to play this for a bit being final fantasy fanboys but that can only take you so far, if it's not fun you won't be able to force yourself to log on and grind and im at that stage now.

sorry jeez.
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I wonder how you've forced yourself to log on here just to bait people.
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wow people got really mad over this.

yes I know that the free trial got extended so I guess I shouldn't have asked if you're paying for it...

but I mean like, are you still logging in regularly and do you feel like it's a fun use of your time and are you happy with your purchase? and do you think you'll really keep paying when the free trial extension is over?

im guessing a lot of people forced themselves to play this for a bit being final fantasy fanboys but that can only take you so far, if it's not fun you won't be able to force yourself to log on and grind and im at that stage now.

sorry jeez.


I'm surprised. THAT was an entirely different question from your OP or from the title and a completely valid one at that. I will be playing past my pay date and I'm not what you would consider an SE "fanboy" (why does my iPod insist I mean tanboy?) I came into this game thinking it would be a sh*tty WoW clone and was pleasantly surprised by how FFXI-2 it is.

The reason you see so many negative threads is that for many this game was supposed to be the big one, they thought this game, at launch, was going to be bigger than WoW and save them from their boredom and woes. They put down money on a new computer and then even AFTER playing the open beta which was a strong indication of how the actual game was going to be, they put down 80 dollars on the CE. Then we get @#%^s (iPod insists I mean washouts, same deal I guess), like "NoOneHereAlive" who think because they were an absolute idiot and bought a game they knew they wouldn't like, that they owe the world something by trolling the forums flinging sh*t everywhere.

The people defending the game aren't fanboys, they are MMO vets and realists who see potential and understand what a release is like. The "negative nancies" you see above are the fanboys who feel so strongly jilted by their new love that they must talk sh*t until they drag it to the grave.

The game is doing fine so far Poubelle, expect to see a decent drop in players following the end of freetrial, I'm not going to make up a percentage, followed by some server mergers. It won't be too drastic (an Internet poll on ZAM that started at 80% stay before the <10 post accounts came rushing in doesn't really mean much). I hope this answers your question.


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just cancelled my account, i guess i'm just burnt out of the MMO world
there's just nothing in the game to keep me going, i don't have the will.
I thought ffxiv was going to be different for some reason, guess not.
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I still play. I am enjoying myself immensely. I see lots of other people around me so I suppose I'm not alone - Wutai server.

I will be paying my $12.99 a month when the trial is up and if retainers are in, prolly $13.99. I hope that helps with your question(s).
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I'm still playing - but the more I play, the more i see just how many issues there are with the game and the less likely it seems that SE will ever address them all.

Some of the bugs and technical issues are forgivable for a new MMO but there are a multitude of poorly-implemented game mechanics and staggeringly horrible design choices that really make you wonder if XIV is worth the hassle. Looking in the feedback forum is depressing because every gripe and issue posted there is based in some paying customer's gameplay experience and subsequent dissatisfaction - and likely they are ALL being ignored.

My server supposedly has a 20k population but I have never EVER seen as many as 2k people logged in, not even 1.5k. I think any first-aid-damage-control SE does at this point is going to be too little, too late for most players.

I do enjoy certain aspects of XIV and I'm sticking around through the free trial to see how it goes but I am not optimistic.


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Yup, still playing and most likely going to continue after the extension ends. I enjoy playingthe game.
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Hey Timorith, what are these "staggeringly bad unfixable poorly implemented design choices"? Are you sure they aren't just your inabilityto adapt to different systems?

The retainer system is clearly a hassle but I don't see it being unfxable even if it takes an 11th hour AH addition.

The UI is subjective, FFXI was no better and look at the rave reviews that game got.

The grind is a tradition in ALL MMOs and once you all get past the "omg my gladiator takes so fricking long to get to level 19!!!1!1!" you will realize the grind is the same as Early FFXI or everquest and better than Aion.

The SP system might be the only "unfixable" design problem on this game and it's clearly not that bad considering we already have a rank 50 archer running around.
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im not defending the op im just commenting on this particular post below

Wloire wrote:

No AAA MMO has died within the free to play period, let alone the first 6 months. It was a retarded question.

*Cough* A.P.B. *Cough*
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I have a question to the OP. Are you still playing this? If not then why are you posting? Are you trying to get people to talk you into playing again or trying to convince people to quit? If you don't like it just move on to something else.
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Hey Timorith, what are these "staggeringly bad unfixable poorly implemented design choices"? Are you sure they aren't just your inabilityto adapt to different systems? The SP system might be the only "unfixable" design ...
Where did i say 'unfixable' in my post anywhere? I didn't mention anything specific at all, YOU came up with that list yourself.

Sure, I will freely admit I'm not the world's best gamer and I may be struggling to adapt to different systems - but is the same thing true of everyone who posted an issue in the feedback forums? Is everyone who finds fault with XIV simply unable to adapt? Do the stupid customers just need to STFU, L2P and conform with SE's vision?

And besides that, what, are you going to take offense and attack me because I am disappointed in the game?
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Not sure about other people, but I haven't played in about a week. That is due to time constraints and not because I am quitting. I want to finish Fallout New Vegas first.
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#43 Oct 25 2010 at 11:47 AM Rating: Decent
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Who's attacking you? I apologize the "adapt to new systems comment" was aggressive but I didn't mean it as such. I genuinely would like to know what you consider to be these poor design decisions.

The list was my own doing but made up of the common complaints one would see on theseforums, feel free to add any missed.

Yes, actually, I will go there. Most people that play MMOs and videogames in general, he'll most human beings, are completely incapable of changing their way of doing things without complainig and whining. It's a fact of life that most, yes most, no exaggeration, human being's, especially us westerners are lazy, spoiled and set in our ways. So yes most of the complaints I've seen amount to "this game isn't how I would like it to be please change it to my specifications". It doesent matter if one hundred thousand people say the same thing it doesent make them right.

Returning to the top though, you have done nothing to lose my respect and as such I do not wish to attack you. Your preferences andfewlings about the game are yours. It would be nice if you could elborate on the issues you are having though.
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Yes, actually, I will go there. Most people that play MMOs and videogames in general, he'll most human beings, are completely incapable of changing their way of doing things without complainig and whining. It's a fact of life that most, yes most, no exaggeration, human being's, especially us westerners are lazy, spoiled and set in our ways. So yes most of the complaints I've seen amount to "this game isn't how I would like it to be please change it to my specifications". It doesent matter if one hundred thousand people say the same thing it doesent make them right.


I'd be happy if SE changed what they released to fit the specifications they told us the game would have.
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Yes, actually, I will go there. Most people that play MMOs and videogames in general, he'll most human beings, are completely incapable of changing their way of doing things without complainig and whining. It's a fact of life that most, yes most, no exaggeration, human being's, especially us westerners are lazy, spoiled and set in our ways. So yes most of the complaints I've seen amount to "this game isn't how I would like it to be please change it to my specifications". It doesent matter if one hundred thousand people say the same thing it doesent make them right.


I'd be happy if SE changed what they released to fit the specifications they told us the game would have.


That's the funny thing about MMO hype, when they say their game has a super awesome crafting system or battle effects that are off the hizzy, they might actually mean it's the same minigame over and over again or that the lights go out and you begin to glow for every single weaponskill. It's all very subjective. Unfortunately that's how marketing for an MMO works.

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I genuinely would like to know what you consider to be these poor design decisions...

It would be nice if you could elborate on the issues you are having though.

Probably the same issues anyone should have with the design. They've been beaten to death, but I'll name a few for you:

User interface- Incredibly poor design. Navigating the menus is tedious, time consuming and unnecessary. The lag complicates it even more. You can't walk and chat at the same time. ****, you can't walk and do anything at the same time. If you want to check a bazaar, invite someone to a group or linkshell you need to be standing on top of them. Equipment window is a pain and durability should be displayed properly instead of how it is now. I can't sort my inventory which makes crafting items take much longer than they should. I can't alt-tab which is a basic feature of windows, really? Is it absolutely necessary for menus to disappear and be replaced by other menus? If it takes 5-10 seconds for this to happen, why not just have one menu load with tabs so you can change between buying/selling items? Too much memory for a PS3 to have the vendors wares and my inventory screen open at the same time? Drag and ******* drop... {Can you hear me?} Keyboard and mouse controls are lacking, which are the basic peripherals of a computer for how long? **** like this just makes me shake my head.

I could keep going and this is mostly just about the UI. There are many other issues affecting other areas of gameplay. It has nothing at all to do with adapting. Adapting is something you normally do when something is new. If it's 90 degrees in my house I don't just sit there and adapt. I get off my sweaty *** and turn the AC on. In this case SE needs to make the changes.




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Who's attacking you? I apologize the "adapt to new systems comment" was aggressive but I didn't mean it as such. I genuinely would like to know what you consider to be these poor design decisions.

The list was my own doing but made up of the common complaints one would see on theseforums, feel free to add any missed.

Yes, actually, I will go there. Most people that play MMOs and videogames in general, he'll most human beings, are completely incapable of changing their way of doing things without complainig and whining. It's a fact of life that most, yes most, no exaggeration, human being's, especially us westerners are lazy, spoiled and set in our ways. So yes most of the complaints I've seen amount to "this game isn't how I would like it to be please change it to my specifications". It doesent matter if one hundred thousand people say the same thing it doesent make them right.

Returning to the top though, you have done nothing to lose my respect and as such I do not wish to attack you. Your preferences andfewlings about the game are yours. It would be nice if you could elborate on the issues you are having though.

I won't deny that people as a whole are lazy and spoiled. Perhaps some of it is the difference between how Eastern and Western cultures view businesses and such. I'm really not sure. It's important to remember what we are talking about. This is a game. Something to be done for enjoyment and recreation. It would tend to make sense that a customer would complain if they aren't finding either. Especially with something like FFXIV where it seems many people had put a lot of hope. It may end up being one of those deals where it's best for those not having fun to call it a day and go but they still hope things can change for the better but would like to see some real signs of it. Having people (especially if it's a fair number but there's no way to know real figures) pack up and call it a day in an MMO is bad. Both from the loss of money for SE as well just having fewer people to play with.

Looks like many of the people who said they are staying in other threads are doing so in the hopes of what this game can be and not that they're having so much fun they can't put the game down. I'm not sure either way. Some days I have fun.. Some days I don't.
#48 Oct 25 2010 at 1:47 PM Rating: Decent
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so I tried logging in and playing today, me and someone I found while exploring partnered up and trying to look for dodos for over an hour.. no idea how long exactly, but we were never able to find a suitable exp spot in uldah, so then we did my leves and during the middle of the leve he went to friend request me and his UI froze and he couldnt attack so we had to surrender the leve.

the whole experience makes me sad. also finding plentiful monsters to kill outside of leves is way harder than it should be, it's like... worse than 11...

i mean... really it's just very hard to have fun. and todays experience is exactly why I made the OP.

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 3:49pm by Poubelle
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#49wrongfeifong, Posted: Oct 25 2010 at 1:57 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Did you try seek a group as a dark knight?
#50 Oct 25 2010 at 2:02 PM Rating: Good
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Poubelle wrote:
so I tried logging in and playing today, me and someone I found while exploring partnered up and trying to look for dodos for over an hour.. no idea how long exactly, but we were never able to find a suitable exp spot in uldah, so then we did my leves and during the middle of the leve he went to friend request me and his UI froze and he couldnt attack so we had to surrender the leve.

the whole experience makes me sad. also finding plentiful monsters to kill outside of leves is way harder than it should be, it's like... worse than 11...

i mean... really it's just very hard to have fun. and todays experience is exactly why I made the OP.


Instead of sounding semi emo, you could have provided what rank you are and I am sure someone, if not me, could tell you where good camps are for duo/trio/etc.

You are upset that your hand is not held and you do need to look around for decent camps and mobs.

I'd give you a tissue, but, my wife is out of town tonight and I will need them.

#51 Oct 25 2010 at 3:18 PM Rating: Default
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crushgroove wrote:
Poubelle wrote:
so I tried logging in and playing today, me and someone I found while exploring partnered up and trying to look for dodos for over an hour.. no idea how long exactly, but we were never able to find a suitable exp spot in uldah, so then we did my leves and during the middle of the leve he went to friend request me and his UI froze and he couldnt attack so we had to surrender the leve.

the whole experience makes me sad. also finding plentiful monsters to kill outside of leves is way harder than it should be, it's like... worse than 11...

i mean... really it's just very hard to have fun. and todays experience is exactly why I made the OP.


Instead of sounding semi emo, you could have provided what rank you are and I am sure someone, if not me, could tell you where good camps are for duo/trio/etc.

You are upset that your hand is not held and you do need to look around for decent camps and mobs.

I'd give you a tissue, but, my wife is out of town tonight and I will need them.



i probably sound semi emo cuz, I'm tired, and cranky, and I don't have the time to log onto a freakin mmorpg and run around for an hour and a half tryign to find a monster to kill, then i finally get around to doing SOMETHING other than roaming around repetitive desert wasteland scenery, i get screwed over due to technical problems.

btw I was on rank 12 gladiator in ul'dah .

and you're defending the game i know but you think this is some problem with me wanting my "hand held", it shouldnt really be such a rarity to find exp monsters, and dont try and act like its somehow my fault..

Edited, Oct 25th 2010 5:21pm by Poubelle
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