I dislike the ones that take anythign positive and push it to a negative point, just to derail and spread thier own whining through a thread. Those are trolls , fanboyism is also a form of trolling ( fanboyism= YOU hate the game so much go away and do somethign else cuase ya I love it). It just seems to me that every bad opinion gets responded to with a long winded version of like it or get out. Or how the praisers agree with the negative person until the person says it is enough to make them not play the game,then the people that play have ot make it known or they do not feel awesome or something , I don't know.
Sounds to me your just confused for the most part. As pointed out above, everyone knows about the issues, the issues or some will be fixed and some new features implemented in the up and coming patches.
1)and why I think the Game is unplayable is sp gain after 25. I played ff11 for years, no issue at all with slow lvling, but some progress would be awesome.
The game is strongly regarded as a group based MMO. I seen constant groups looking for people on Saronia for Copperbell etc etc for SP grind groups.
2)all the Dow play just like each other, just with different weapons.
I don't really have an issue with it.
3) no search feature for market wards. Yes I know it is coming but it is not here yet.
Sure it's a little tedious at first and a tad over whelming, but after a while, you get used to it. I can sift through Ul'dah and Gridania Dens in under 30 mins now days.
4) Lack of community out side of a ls
This is what I love about these types of MMO's. You grow with the people you group with, instead of grouping with new faces every day. Again, group based gaming after Rank 20 is a high priority.
5) broken stats
Hmmm, I wouldn't say they were broken, I'd point towards people trying to prove what certain stats really do with little to no long term parse data. So basically, alot of people not fully understanding how it all worked to begin with thinking it was broken.
SE released full information yesterday on what every type of stat does for every type of class in the game.
6) repairs frequency
Seriously not an Issue. I repair my weapon 2 times a day when grinding hard. Rest if my armor gets repaired every 3rd day or so. I repaired my accesories for the frist time yesterday in 6 days.
This has been pointed out before, people bite off more then they can chew using weapons that are 20 ranks above thier level to grind in costing them more Gil to repair then they make grinding.
Playing MMO's of this magnitude is like a mathematical art. You have to factor in how many mobs you can kill per hour, how much gil you can make per hour and how fast your weapon is degrading per hour. How much does it cost to repair and add it all up and see if your coming out on top. Being a new game none of this information is avialable which only leaves to player trial and error until a trivial understanding world wide is known and filters its way out amoung the plebs.
Couldn't be anymore vague if you tried. I like the current system and to increase the amount of Leve's that can be done in any 36 hours period will only increase the amount of Gil in the ecomomy and make things worse. As there is more Gil not exiting the ecomony, the more people will price things only making that your next argument, things cost too much.
8) Looking for Party interface clunky and not used unless your doing a leve or quest
Can't say I can relate cause I haven't used it as yet.
9) Laggy UI
Hmmm, I read a consierable amount of posts from people who have below par systems that complain about this, however, the only time my UI lags is when transfering items with my retainer, apart from that, its seems ok, just hate how you have to close down each window individually and can't do a multi close down by closing down the side window.
10) repetitive and unexciting monsters to fight.
Sounds to me you need a group (hug?) and need to start exploring dungeons.
Now remember you asked for the reasons, and to be honest there are probably more reasons i like the game, it is just to many things that bug me, and in my opinion makes this game , if not unplayable, unacceptable to pay to play, even though i cancelled my account already. I would also like to point out that it was not any one of these things on their own that made me leave the game but them all together as a whole. Lastly I do not hate the game , I still wish to be part of the community even if i do not feel SE deserves my money.
Edited, Nov 6th 2010 5:54am by BriktheImmortal
Like you said, this is your opinion.
I have 7 rl friends starting the game this week after what I have told them about the game and starting our own LS. Edited, Nov 6th 2010 6:54am by Taemek