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#1 Nov 29 2010 at 6:36 PM Rating: Excellent
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I am so tired of all the complaints about a game that seems different from the norm. Why do people insist on playing the same games over and over just with different titles.
Maybe I am a bit different than most MMO players but I do like to do things slowly so I can actually experience each level and explore each area I encounter. FYI I also love the solo aspect. BeastMaster being my job of choice in FFXI.
Below is a list of things I like about this game:

Able to change jobs without having to go to a city.
Experimenting with different actions from different jobs. ie: love protect on my pug and archer.
The ability to journey solo fairly easily.
The animations for the Fishing etc.
All crafts and how they are intertwined.
The fact that it is not all about the fighting and dying
No exp loss!
I can log on for 30 min or 4 hours and still feel like I accomplished something.
The leve system for fishing, mining and botany.


To me it doesn't matter how many years it takes to level any job. At this time I love logging in and can decide what kinda mood I am in. Sometimes I just like to do repetitive crafting--sometimes I like to take out my pug and just hit stuff! Nice thing is I can do this with or without a party and I love it.

There is no way you can please everyone all the time or even some of the time. I just enjoy the game.

I come to this forum for information and hate all the complaints so felt I would write a possitive one.
#2 Nov 29 2010 at 6:39 PM Rating: Excellent
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A lot of people are behind you in this thought.

What you are experiencing is what I did a few weeks ago,

the people who like something are usually less vocal than the ones that have an issue with something.

People don't have anything to say if things are working and players are enjoying what they are doing.

Thus, the forums are full of opinions and complaints about FFXIV because the general consensus is that people are unhappy and/or let down.

Personally, I'm having a blast ^.^

Edited, Nov 29th 2010 7:40pm by DoctorMog
#3 Nov 29 2010 at 7:04 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm enjoying the game as well, but that doesn't mean there's no room for improvement.

The more we inform Square of what's wrong, the better they can fix the issues so that the game won't be horrible when the PS3 release rolls around.
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#4 Nov 29 2010 at 7:23 PM Rating: Excellent
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I too am enjoying my time with FF XIV. I love being able to solo with the option of group play (my main in FF XI was Thief and though I did party my way to 75 I spent a majority of time soloing since Thief was very good for that end game, and that I found was the most fun for me). I'm leveling Marauder and Lancer side by side along with leathercraft and armory. Though leves are pretty straight forward and simple I love being able to go kill this for a reward type of stuff to do and on a 36 hour reset I find myself with plenty of things to do between each reset.

I'm glad posts like this are starting to appear, I was kind of getting tired of all the "I don't like the game for these reasons which are the same reasons everyone else has been talking about but I'm wording it this way which makes my opinion more valid than everyone else and if you still like the game you are a worthless lolfanboy and don't know what a real game is mentality posts." I understand people don't like the game but your opinion is YOUR opinion, not everyone's opinion. I have my own opinions about this game and no matter what you say about how horrible this game is it will not change my own opinion. If you don't like the game that much stop playing it, stop talking about it so much and go do something else already.

Much love for my fellow gamers who are enjoying this game!

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#5 Nov 29 2010 at 8:44 PM Rating: Good
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I am loving it also. I will admit the game lacks content and needs a lot of things but i enjoy what we have now. They just need to remember all the little things about FFXI that made it so special and try to go that way. I do however kind of enjoy being able to casually level up while there isn't much else to do. This way, when/if they do let us ride chocobos, airships, adv classes, etc etc etc i will be ready. My only real complaint about the game is the system requirements since im running this on a dual core -.- but that is my problem haha.

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#6 Nov 29 2010 at 8:54 PM Rating: Decent
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The game is great and getting better. It is definitely the best thing out there. Most of the complainers just don't like to adapt to anything different. If it is not what they are used too it sucks. I am happy with FFXIV at this stage.
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#7 Nov 29 2010 at 9:03 PM Rating: Excellent
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I think the game has a really solid foundation to build on, even if it is a bit bare at the moment. So far SE has shown a new face as far as I'm concerned when it comes to this game, and most of the things that drove me nuts about XI seem to have been addressed. They've actually been taking steps to communicate changes, the billing isn't as much of a monstrosity and I like being able to duo. It has caused a few complaints, but I love the new SP system. Before it my SO would out rank me when we were duoing by a level or two, now we don't have to worry about uneven gains.

I'm dying for more quest content, houses, birds and bazaar search as much as the next person, but based on the last patch I'm convinced that they'll get to everything that needs to be done.
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#8 Nov 29 2010 at 9:08 PM Rating: Good
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The game is great and getting better. It is definitely the best thing out there. Most of the complainers just don't like to adapt to anything different. If it is not what they are used too it sucks. I am happy with FFXIV at this stage.


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#9 Nov 29 2010 at 9:09 PM Rating: Decent
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I fail to see the lack of content. I always feel behind there is so much to do. over 500 quests so far.. Keeping up with 30s archer random other teens and some craft classes in the 20's has def kept me plenty busy and I'm not near the end of even the leveling journey. Even the players with a 50 now are just shells of a character. Noone has even come close to fleshing one out all the way. Content indeed. You are not prepared.
#10 Nov 29 2010 at 9:20 PM Rating: Decent
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I fail to see the lack of content. I always feel behind there is so much to do. over 500 quests so far.. Keeping up with 30s archer random other teens and some craft classes in the 20's has def kept me plenty busy and I'm not near the end of even the leveling journey. Even the players with a 50 now are just shells of a character. Noone has even come close to fleshing one out all the way. Content indeed. You are not prepared.

500 quests, sure. But how many are you actually doing? So far it's essentially "grind these same 8 quests every 36 hours" and not much beyond that. And even with "500 quests" it surely doesn't help that when you have time, like a weekend, to do them you get limited to an arbitrary number for absolutely no justifiable reason and the only way to progress is to run around killing every helpless animal in sight for max SP, just to get those 5 ranks needed to continue the story...

Honestly I do have fun with the game, but at the same time I do complain *because* i like the game. I want to see it actually improve and get better. Only focusing on the games good points is probably worse than focusing on the bad. At least complaining gets us somewhere (see: version updates).

Honestly, how many of us can truthfully recommend this game to a friend right now?

EDIT: even with 500 quests it's hard to call that "a large amount of content" when almost all of it is simple copy/paste, and that's even by MMO standards.

Edited, Nov 29th 2010 10:23pm by Arquis001
#11 Nov 29 2010 at 10:12 PM Rating: Good
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BritCrey wrote:

Experimenting with different actions from different jobs. ie: love protect on my pug and archer.


Dude, you could totally do this in FFXI too. MNK/WHM and RNG/WHM pwned or ghetto PLD it up with WAR/WHM.

Lol joking but I'm glad you're enjoying the game. May want to get checked for brain tumors though (jk jk).

But seriously, happy to hear you're enjoying things.
#12 Nov 29 2010 at 10:20 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'll be the first to admit some of us had unrealistic expectations for this game and a lot of our frustrations stem from disappointments that aren't fair to players who didn't have these same preconceived notions. Coming from FFXI, I am 100% completely forthcoming in stating that I simply expected FFXI with better graphics, and have been nothing short of angry toward this game when it didn't deliver what I unfairly thought it should have delivered.

That being said, most of us complain because we do indeed want this game to get better. We realize that no matter how much we loved FFXI, this isn't it and that new, exciting playstyles and experiences need to be discovered and learned. But you can't completely discredit what's being voiced as problematic in the game right now - even with a fresh perspective, there are very troublesome flaws in FFXIV that need correcting in order to guarantee us a realm to explore for many years to come.


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#13 Nov 29 2010 at 10:23 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm another one of those less-vocal players who are enjoying the game as it is. Yes, there are minor issues here and there (and a few bugs to iron out still), but the game is a lot of fun and fits well with my more casual lifestyle. Unfortunately, im a parent so I have to tend to my daughter as well. Being able to log in, get some EXP and then log off is a massive incentive to keep playing FFXIV.

I hope it always remains solo-friendly, but team play should always be actively encouraged.
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#14 Nov 29 2010 at 10:25 PM Rating: Good
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It started rough for me, but the November patch definitely kept me playin. There are a lot of things that I really love about this game and I just absolutely cannot wait until they add some more beefy content down the line. Being able to watch this game grow and mature from the ground up is exactly what I wanted when I first decided I would play this game, and I couldn't be happier that I am now going to be able to do that thanks to SE actually putting the effort into correcting their missteps. I think the future is very bright for FFXIV.

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#15 Nov 29 2010 at 10:29 PM Rating: Excellent
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I actually love the game. Yeah, there isn't much to do right now besides the basic leves, especially at the level I am, but I can see how great the game could be and love that SE is taking constructive criticism and doing something about it. Basically I think that those who stick to the game until the PS3 launch are ultimately playing the Beta v.2 and will have the upper hand once the game is honed. I look forward to seeing what they do in the coming months and will be for the years to come. I loved FFXI, and let's face it, although the game didn't launch and meet many people's expectations, most of which were based off of FFXI, understand that at one point FFXI was a work in progress. SE knows what worked in FFXI and at the WORST case scenario if they can't improve on it, which they are attempting to do, they can always just clone it to try to appease the fanboys.
#16 Nov 29 2010 at 11:02 PM Rating: Good
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I actually agree with the OP. Albeit, I think the game will be completely livable once the december update happens, but I am having fun, and even moreso since the november update.
#17 Nov 30 2010 at 12:01 AM Rating: Excellent
Totally agree with the OP on this. I haven't been a staunch defender of the game publicly because who am I to comment on someone elses opinion of a game? However in my own little way I have been having fun and am starting to get addicted again like I did with FFXI (One reason I quit •Smiley: drunk). I have been having fun and even though there are not that many quests, I have still had a varied amount of things to do. Maybe because I only play between 1-4 hours per day (not as much or as little as some), I have found that I'm never just standing around in a city/area waiting for something to happen or something to do. I was most happy yesterday when I got to redo a faction leve that I thought I had lost. Apparently if you don't trade it after the reset you get to attempt it again. There have been so many things I have enjoyed and each time SE tweak things the game seems to improve a little more for me. Thank you OP for this positive post and its about time some of us people who enjoy the game speak up in a non-confrontational way. :)
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#18 Nov 30 2010 at 1:33 AM Rating: Decent
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While I do sympathize with the OP post THIS is just too thick.

zoltanrs wrote:
I fail to see the lack of content. I always feel behind there is so much to do. over 500 quests so far.. Keeping up with 30s archer random other teens and some craft classes in the 20's has def kept me plenty busy and I'm not near the end of even the leveling journey. Even the players with a 50 now are just shells of a character. Noone has even come close to fleshing one out all the way. Content indeed. You are not prepared.




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Where can I find these quests! Seriously I want to know.

I already did the one near the cyan rock but haven't found any other quests.

*Zoltanrs is provoked. I'm out of TP!*



#19 Nov 30 2010 at 4:56 AM Rating: Good
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I'm having a lot of fun too. I think the December update will really help the game and make me enjoy my time in FFXIV even more than I am currently.

Thanks for a positive thread!
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#20 Nov 30 2010 at 7:58 AM Rating: Decent
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I've seen people complaining about lack of endgame content when the game is really still in a semi-beta mode until March 2011.

I am loving this game. WoW PvP is awesome but for a great PvE game, I feel SE will not be beat. I can't wait for the endgame stuff to come.


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#21 Nov 30 2010 at 8:12 AM Rating: Decent
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as the Op post said, the game do lack "new thing" to do and that hopefully will be at december, because atm the thing you do is basicly dejavu and if you think about it as "work" the game will fall down to the ground

ps: i am lf a thread like this, instead of full of complain, there should be more of this type of thread and tell if we are happy in some field
#22 Nov 30 2010 at 8:28 AM Rating: Decent
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I also like FFXIV. I stil feel the FF spirit behind it and I do like the slow pace of combats rather than the usual genocide of monsters in other MMOs. Since the update, the UI has greatly improved it response time which makes everything so much easier for the nerves (I can even have fun crafting now). Now, they have to adress the issue with the SP (and the retainer crap thing XD): lol for getting 600+ SP doing a rank1 leve at rank1 when needing 570 to rank up and giving around 100 SP for a rank30 leve when needing 38k to rank up, makes not much sense :/
Also, too bad the party SP is bad now but well, looks like it's time to rank new job/craft as this is how to get fast rank as well as pump up the physical level. I am even starting to think SE did that on purpose to stop players from reaching rank50 in a few weeks only and 'make' everyone rank up lower jobs. Add to that the fact that the number of online people have now been hidden, seeing all those low rank people seems like they are more people now playing the game, which I guess is attracting to keep new players ingame.
All that to say that there is still a lot of optimization to be done but the spirit is here and I have great hopes that it will become an awesome game as FFXI is (and I still remember that FFXIV was release in Europe with two expansions so that it must have been comparable to FFXIV at its launch). Indeed, FF is different from the norm and that's why I like it. I just miss the feeling of accomplishment I had in FFXI but I am sure it will come soon enough (I'm not talking about NMs as I see the open land ones being camped soon enough by hardcore players/RMTs) but more missions/quests (real quests, <yes, please>).
Right now is the time to get ready when the time comes and surf along the wave of testing/modification SE brings with their updates until a balance is found.
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#23 Nov 30 2010 at 8:41 AM Rating: Decent
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The bottom line is that the game was released too early, and things like UI lag and inconsistent skill gains scared a lot of people, including myself. However, since the last patch it feels like a different game, what with HP dropping when you are actually hit, rather than 3 seconds later and all. Those seemingly small 2 things make up a huge difference in my opnion of the game; even though I was already committed to it, there were some glaring issues. I'm super pumped to keep playing now, I've taken my Conjurer from 17-20 in 2 days, which is awesome.

Seeing things like airship ports, chocobos, and...well...Ishgard make me super excited to see whats coming down the pipe.
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#24 Nov 30 2010 at 9:49 AM Rating: Good
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Nice to see the people enjoying the game.

In reply to "get your brain checked" I can confirm I do not have a brain tumor. LOL

Playing Pug I use Con spells, Marauder and Lancer in the combination. That cannot be done with /whm in FFXI. Don't get me wrong I liked FFXI too or I wouldn't have played over 6 years. I do remember almost quitting at level 15 when i found out I needed Fame in all cities. I thought OMG not another round of repeatable quests to get my fame up! I think people forgot what it was like to start FFXI at NA release.

FFXIV needs tweeks and everyone knows that. I just wanted to let people know and give people the opportunity to post in a positive thread. There are many threads that give constuctive critism that in my opinion are not negative but stating facts which are important.



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Thanks for the positive thread.

I am also enjoying the game very much. I thought it was good since the beginning, but then I got a nice linkshell and that made the game great. Partying with the shell for the first time made the game really shine for me. Sure there are problems, but what 3 month old MMO doesn't?

Just wanted to say thanks and it will only get better from here.
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#26 Nov 30 2010 at 10:24 AM Rating: Good
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I agree with the OP, to an extent, about the negativity. While its still present in these forums now, its not nearly as bad as it has been after launch and a good period before the November update released. I don't know if those most vocal with complaints (constructive or not) have moved on, or are satisfied enough that we don't see half of general discussion with the same topic and a bandwagon of people wanting SE's blood.

Anyway I agree with the points you make, and especially after the Nov. update i'm willing to bank on SE turning this around and continuing to make welcome and needed changes that will appease the playerbase that is still around. I'm in this for the long haul and enjoy logging in and enjoying what is there atm.
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#27 Nov 30 2010 at 10:36 AM Rating: Good
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i made a whole knew char for the update for the **** of it and the anima favorites system and the new UI functions make playing much more enjoyable.
im really excited for the future of this game as it seems like its only going to get better plus i do have two good friends waiting for PS3 launch.
heres hoping for a server transfer service to begin by PS3 launch lol
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i made a whole knew char for the update for the **** of it and the anima favorites system and the new UI functions make playing much more enjoyable.
im really excited for the future of this game as it seems like its only going to get better plus i do have two good friends waiting for PS3 launch.
heres hoping for a server transfer service to begin by PS3 launch lol


Can't your PS3 friends just start on your server?
#29 Nov 30 2010 at 11:16 AM Rating: Excellent
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A lot of people are behind you in this thought.

What you are experiencing is what I did a few weeks ago,

the people who like something are usually less vocal than the ones that have an issue with something.

People don't have anything to say if things are working and players are enjoying what they are doing.

Thus, the forums are full of opinions and complaints about FFXIV because the general consensus is that people are unhappy and/or let down.

Personally, I'm having a blast ^.^

Edited, Nov 29th 2010 7:40pm by DoctorMog


Most of the polls held recently seem to support this. And the negativity is diminishing. There are a lot of people on these forums who either lurk or don't post often who are quite happy with FFXIV. As some have said, I think most of us feel there are areas where the game can be improved, but I would say the majority of people in this community are more positive about the game now than they are negative. They might not be the vocal majority, but polls seem to suggest that they are the very clear majority all the same. And that doesn't include the thousands of English speaking people in the game who don't frequent this (or other) forums regularly.

FFXIV is doing better than some people would want us to believe. It might still be an up hill climb, but a lot of progress has been made already, and I believe this game will one day thrive to the extent that FFXI did.
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#30 Nov 30 2010 at 11:47 AM Rating: Excellent
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To be honest, a lot of the threads spewing bile and hate at people who enjoy the game for no other reason have all but disappeared recently. People still post about the flaws in the game, but the forum has taken a significantly more positive tone in the last week or two. People are generally more friendly and helpful when they can be. I'm starting to enjoy the forum again.

As for the game, I haven't had much time to check out the updates in the last week, but I enjoyed what little I played. I still have certain things I'm not crazy about. Still don't like amount of crafting failures, still hate the repair system in general. Still not impressed with the lack of variety in leves. Fortunately for me a lot of those issues will be addressed again in DEC. I'm pretty optimistic about the game, but still not entirely ready to buy into a paid subscription yet.
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#31 Nov 30 2010 at 12:17 PM Rating: Excellent
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I don't think you are in the minority for liking this game. It may just feel that way because people tend to be more vocal when they are not satisfied with something. Take a real life example - when you go to a nice restuarant and have a pleasant experience you may tell one or two people about it, but if you had a terrible experience, you are likely to tell ten. Restuarants know this and thats why good places will always refund your meal if its not satisfactory. How is this any different from SE? The free subscription is not aimed at people who enjoy this game (tho its an added perk).. its clearly aimed at people who have been very disappointed thus far. Whether or not it will help those players stay is completely up to the individual, but it should not have any impact on the way you enjoy the game.

I do however, agree that forums should be a place for information and discussion, not a venue to vent ones frustration. On that note, i don't think we really need positive threads to try and balance all the negative ones. Instead, contribute to the many useful guides and discussions you'll find on these forums, or start your own. You tend to find a lot more open minded folks in those topics anyways.
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Last night I was fishing at the ferry dock in thanalan, and the sky was clear with moonlight on the rippling waters. Across the bay there is a small island with a building on it. Warm light came from it's windows. The stars wheeled overhead. It was gorgeous. As I fished and chatted with my LS mates, I wondered about the building and the island, and thought about how exciting it will be when I find out who lives there - and visit it on one of my quests.

The fact is the world is full of details like that which I am looking forward to exploring. I have no doubt that as I play over the years all of these mysterious bits of the world will be interwoven as part of a larger story.

For now, I am just content fishing. I have my short term goals - and I know that meeting those goals will help me explore content as it is released in the future.

I have 10 different fishing baits and lures on me right now. Each fishing spot has lures and baits that work best. I am rewarded for using the right lure. I actually feel like a fisher when I am standing on the deck of the ferry, casting into the shimmering waters. This is enough for me right now. I'm working towards fisher 20. Then I can explore new fishing holes - discovering which baits and lures work where - learning which fish I can get in each place, and gradually seeing patterns as to what each fish "looks" like before I pull it from the waves.

I love this game.
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#33 Nov 30 2010 at 12:54 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm really liking what this game has become in terms of the improvement presented by the November update. I was one of the people who were very pessimistic about the poor launch of the game and Square-Enix's mishandling of their version of XIV that was released in September, but after this last update, they proved that they take their customers seriously and are just as intent on creating an enjoyable experience for its users as much as we're intent on wanting to play.

Long story short, I'm liking the game and I'm excited/hopeful about future changes and additions!
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#34 Nov 30 2010 at 12:58 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm really liking what this game has become in terms of the improvement presented by the November update. I was one of the people who were very pessimistic about the poor launch of the game and Square-Enix's mishandling of their version of XIV that was released in September, but after this last update, they proved that they take their customers seriously and are just as intent on creating an enjoyable experience for its users as much as we're intent on wanting to play.

Long story short, I'm liking the game and I'm excited/hopeful about future changes and additions!


I concur. Let us look forward to the enhancement of the game. I personally am looking forward to the eventual transformation into a game I really enjoy.

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The game is great for a sandbox MMO right now, all the systems are in place.

I enjoy it as it is, but know it'll be even better when more content is added.

Until then I have no problem slowly but surely raising all my jobs ;)

I'd hate to cap out and them to add heaps of cool leveling content _b
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#36 Nov 30 2010 at 1:40 PM Rating: Good
That last update really set them up for some stability that's for sure. Just a few SP tweaks here and there, and content should be good to go. Funny how the UI alone makes this game 10x more enjoyable, unfortuante they lost so many at the start, but I think with the PS3, they'll recover and set us up with a good expansion.
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The trouble is that mature games like wow and FFXI, made xping so easy, because so many were already at endgame, and did not want to repeat the process over and over on their alts. We have had this from both games for a few good years.

Some had forgotten what it was like to beginning a brand new game with brand new characters. That very slow painful push to engame we all had to endure once. Some have never even experinced such a cirrcumstance.

The growth process for any MMO takes time. At least 1 year to bloom into a full fledged endgame MMO. No game has ever done otherwise. Because it is a learning process for both players and devs. Sure SE has one MMO under it's belt, but it doesn't have one this graphically intense, it changes the system of priorities in which the game is developed.

There were 2 other games that were just as graphically intense, one didn't make it, it hit financial diaster, the game was so badly glitched, the servers were bad. It was literally unplayable, and they didn't have the money to fix it. Anyone remember Vanguard?

The second game was AOC, it took almost 2 years to make that game playable. Fucom did turn it around to a playable and fun MMO. (Fun for those that like the violence and the Conan stories)

Because of the graphic intensity these games are at, makes development all that more difficult. However, SE did learn something from both Vangaurds and AOC's biggest flaws at the beginning. The servers, they released a barebones game and tweaked the heck out of the servers.

I bought the game the day of its Official release, the non ce edition, I installed patched and played it in 20 minutes, no crashing, no glitching, the only problem I had was some city lag. Very nice on their part, very very smart.

They took alot of heat for this, but no less heat than any MMO has succomed to the day of it's release. Now we have the three patches, givings us class balance content, UI fixes, and response to player requests. And free game time, which no pay to play MMO has done. Very very smart.

Now we all know SE delivers on their endgame, they probably are one the best at endgame challenges. The fights are nothing short of epic. That is the final piece to tie everyting togather. The have some very unique aspects for an MMO and I cannot wait to see where they take it.
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#38 Nov 30 2010 at 6:43 PM Rating: Decent
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Just would like to add my comment that I like to play FFXIV too. I'm also not in a rush to get all jobs to 50 soon. In FFXI it took me almost 6 years to get my main job (rdm) to lvl 75 and on a side note after 2 weeks being a lvl 75 it was announced that they would raise the cap to 99.

What I really like about FFXIV is the crafting, in FFXI I never was drawn to crafting, but here I like being able to improve my crafting by getting the right tools and armor by either trying to craft it or buy it.
It can be frustrating to have to be a level way above your current level to be able to make some stuff but you can always settle for an easier option or buy stuff (if you can find it). So yeah, I like that it isn't to easy to be a top notch crafter. You sometimes have to settle for less.
#39 Nov 30 2010 at 9:23 PM Rating: Good
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When FFXIV first came out I enjoyed it for sure, but since the November patch I am outright addicted. The UI is tons better and I am advancing quite nicely. I have very limited amounts of time so I love that I can get on briefly and still feel like I accomplished something. I used to get so frustrated when I used to play XI and would actually be worse off for getting on during the brief few minutes I had, because I died and lost exp. I am looking forward to the next patch and future content!
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#40 Nov 30 2010 at 9:26 PM Rating: Default
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Basically this game is all about going out and killing animals for no reason. Really, there's no real purpose to it all. At least in most rpgs you have some kind of tangible enemy you're working against or ultimate objective. In this game it's some uninspiring cutscene every 10 levels, no boss fights or anything interesting. I'm not sure how anyone can find that worthwhile in the long term.
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