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#1 Mar 08 2011 at 1:09 AM Rating: Excellent
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FINAL FANTASY XIV Forums Live Today!

Visit the official forums today to discuss all things FINAL FANTASY XIV with your fellow Eorzean adventurers!
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#2 Mar 08 2011 at 1:19 AM Rating: Excellent
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http://support.na.square-enix.com/rule.php?id=902&la=1&tag=forum

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Well if they actually moderate it well with this language, the forums should be pretty clean, but they have a lot of work to do, they can't have the same moderation they had during beta.
#3 Mar 08 2011 at 1:37 AM Rating: Good
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I am actually incredibly impressed by the official forums. They have an interesting structure, and if Square Enix keeps up with even half of the things they imply are going to be posted on there, it should be a spectacular resource. Granted, they'll have to actually use it for it to work, but if they do, it actually looks pretty impressive. I am particularly interested in the Dev Tracker, which brings up all posts by the Dev Team.
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If a post includes any of the following violations, we reserve the right to take action including, but not limited to, editing/deleting/locking/moving the content without notice, restricting your forum usage, temporarily suspending either your FINAL FANTASY XIV Account or Square Enix Account, or permanently banning either your FINAL FANTASY XIV Account or Square Enix Account.

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Well, there you have it. The remaining raison d'etre of FFXIV fan sites is discussions involving pot. At least they left you something.
#5 Mar 08 2011 at 1:47 AM Rating: Good
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I'm going to bring it up on the forums, but the one thing that I spotted right away that I wanted to have changed on the forums is they need to make it possible to filter the various devs that post in other languages. I hit the dev tracker and the first thing I get is like 5 pages of German and french community posts because they posted last. Its filtered on the first part, but not when you hit the actual tracker page. The rest of the sites design is actually pretty nice. Very simple yet intuitive. I also like that they made specific dev page for all the more controversial changes coming down the pipeline from the producer letters. The discussion on those topics can then be moderated for content that doesn't focus on the debate and should make it easier for a consensus to come about for the community organizers to use.
#6 Mar 08 2011 at 1:58 AM Rating: Good
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croythegreat wrote:
I'm going to bring it up on the forums, but the one thing that I spotted right away that I wanted to have changed on the forums is they need to make it possible to filter the various devs that post in other languages. I hit the dev tracker and the first thing I get is like 5 pages of German and french community posts because they posted last. Its filtered on the first part, but not when you hit the actual tracker page. The rest of the sites design is actually pretty nice. Very simple yet intuitive. I also like that they made specific dev page for all the more controversial changes coming down the pipeline from the producer letters. The discussion on those topics can then be moderated for content that doesn't focus on the debate and should make it easier for a consensus to come about for the community organizers to use.

I've already commented on this on the FFXI forums but redundant suggestions never hurt (okay, rarely hurt), hopefully they'll add something post haste. It's definitely something that will relieve quite a few headaches.
#7 Mar 08 2011 at 4:17 AM Rating: Default
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The ability to have your FFXIV account be locked sounds very enjoyable. Hopefully that will stop flamewars and stuff from starting. Lets hope they actually enforce those rules as strictly as most of the other things they're fierce about. I can't wait to see the first of the "I got banned from the forums and FFXIV" haha ^^
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#8 Mar 08 2011 at 4:23 AM Rating: Decent
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I have a doubts in regrds to accessing the official forums and theur new security measure for accounts in general...

I was wondering that if accessing the forums from a different IP than the one you use to play (work for example) would trigger this new measure, what you all think?

Also, would the use of the security token prevent this from happening or not?
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#9 Mar 08 2011 at 5:21 AM Rating: Good
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Hulan wrote:
croythegreat wrote:
I'm going to bring it up on the forums, but the one thing that I spotted right away that I wanted to have changed on the forums is they need to make it possible to filter the various devs that post in other languages. I hit the dev tracker and the first thing I get is like 5 pages of German and french community posts because they posted last. Its filtered on the first part, but not when you hit the actual tracker page. The rest of the sites design is actually pretty nice. Very simple yet intuitive. I also like that they made specific dev page for all the more controversial changes coming down the pipeline from the producer letters. The discussion on those topics can then be moderated for content that doesn't focus on the debate and should make it easier for a consensus to come about for the community organizers to use.

I've already commented on this on the FFXI forums but redundant suggestions never hurt (okay, rarely hurt), hopefully they'll add something post haste. It's definitely something that will relieve quite a few headaches.


Well some good news from how responsive the community reps are. They publicly talked about the issue just a second ago. Filters are coming soon :)
#10 Mar 08 2011 at 6:33 AM Rating: Decent
The forums seem ok, but I'm surprised at the amount of idiocy already on there. My biggest fear is once they start moderating all the trolls and downers will congregate back here and all the decent folk will stay away. Sites like ZAM could become the only place where these cess-bringers can voice their doom and gloom.

I think WE will have to assist the moderators by reporting threads and posts (little button on the bottom right, Report Post). Some will say the mods should do that on their own, but as a mod on another site I'll tell ya... if it's not 100% obvious that a thread should be lcked or a post deleted, it's very difficult to decide where to draw the line. If the community as a whole rates threads not with the green and red arrows, but by reporting the bad ones we will make it a lot easier for them to decide.

Having said that, I think I'll still be using ZAM more than the lodestone forums. Lodestone for information, ZAM for (hopefully) easy to sort through conversations and (hopefully) tactful debates/ideas.
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#11 Mar 08 2011 at 7:04 AM Rating: Decent
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Having said that, I think I'll still be using ZAM more than the lodestone forums. Lodestone for information, ZAM for (hopefully) easy to sort through conversations and (hopefully) tactful debates/ideas.


As much as I would love to come home from school and work to sit down and read such a thread. I think civility and tact are concepts that won't see the light of day around these parts for the foreseeable future. Rate up anyway though since that's what I like to see.

Edited, Mar 8th 2011 8:04am by ThePacster
#12 Mar 08 2011 at 8:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Odd. I have no log in option on the forums. It says "Click Square-Enix Account at the top right" but all I see is a link for Lodestone. I'm logged into that but still no dice.


Edit: Never mind, I found it. It's a black button on the black banner on the extreme top of the page. Was looking for something a little more obvious.

Edited, Mar 8th 2011 9:51am by Sephrick
#13 Mar 08 2011 at 8:58 AM Rating: Good
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Wow, Japanese players are not into signatures.
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#14 Mar 08 2011 at 9:23 AM Rating: Decent
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Wow, Japanese players are not into signatures.


Most Japanese boards lack the ability to do so (generic BBS style.)
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#15 Mar 08 2011 at 9:24 AM Rating: Excellent
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Holy crap...

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"I think FFXIV needs new classes, here are some I think it should have:"
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[suggestion] Bring back skillchains/magic bursts


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My head hurts...
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#16 Mar 08 2011 at 10:06 AM Rating: Default
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I like the looks of the forums, but so far there hasn't been as much moderation as here or FFXIVCore, and, surprise surprise, you don't need a FFXIV game account to post.

I just did. I logged in using my SE account that I set up for the beta, it asked me to pick a forum username and time zone, and voila.
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#17 Mar 08 2011 at 10:09 AM Rating: Excellent
I'm not seeing the otpion to upload avatars or images.

Anyway, thanks for the link Magnesium02.
#18 Mar 08 2011 at 10:40 AM Rating: Excellent
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For real. I need my token?

/facepalm

Now I gotta carry it with me to use the forums at work or anywhere else? I keep my token in one place only - on my computer keyboard, nestled right above the scroll lock button and it never leaves that place so I never lose it.

This is sorta sucky. I wonder if I can link my extra CE token to my one account so I can have two....
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#19 Mar 08 2011 at 12:44 PM Rating: Decent
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For real. I need my token?

/facepalm

Now I gotta carry it with me to use the forums at work or anywhere else? I keep my token in one place only - on my computer keyboard, nestled right above the scroll lock button and it never leaves that place so I never lose it.

This is sorta sucky. I wonder if I can link my extra CE token to my one account so I can have two....


I did forget to mention that is another heavy contributor to my staying on ZAM. Once PS3 release comes along, my token will be staying with whatever system I sued last, and if it was the PS3 I WILL NOT be going back down stairs to get it just for forum use.
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#20 Mar 08 2011 at 12:49 PM Rating: Decent
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Holy crap...

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"I think FFXIV needs new classes, here are some I think it should have:"
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[suggestion] Bring back skillchains/magic bursts


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My head hurts...



That is all that I have seen too. Crazy...
#21 Mar 08 2011 at 1:54 PM Rating: Good
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PerrinofSylph, ****** Superhero wrote:
The forums seem ok, but I'm surprised at the amount of idiocy already on there. My biggest fear is once they start moderating all the trolls and downers will congregate back here and all the decent folk will stay away. Sites like ZAM could become the only place where these cess-bringers can voice their doom and gloom.
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That is certainly different than it is now...
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#22 Mar 08 2011 at 2:21 PM Rating: Good
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That is certainly different than it is now...


The point is that potentially helpful posters (which we have quite a few of here if you can weed them out from the moaning threads) may move on to the official forums and then you won't have ANYTHING useful on ZAM other than the wiki. Right now we have amazing people testing certain things (some meticulousy some not) and sharing them here while involving us. We have people writing guides, we have people translating reviews, interviews, and early news releases, we have all sorts of awesome people here... it's just difficult some times to see the wheat from the chaff.

IF the Lodestone becomes the ideal place for these people to hang out THEN what I posted is the potential and it is much different than the current state of things on ZAM and other fan sites.
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While I can't say with any certainty whether I will use the official boards for posting, or just lurking to see what the development team says in response to threads or other things, I do want to take a moment to say that I appreciate how unlike the Alpha/Beta forums, they've allowed us to visibly see the forum sections for the Japanese, as well as French and German-speaking players.

While I don't foresee a lot of cross-cultural communication with people going from the NA board to the JP board or anything like that (and I also don't even know if it's possible, though the rules don't explicitly state to keep to your own boards when it comes to posting, nor have I tried to open a new thread), it will still be interesting to see what other people throughout the world have to say, without having to rely on secondhand information or hearsay through people that simply start off with, "Well, my mother's cousin's daughter who plays the JP version of FFXIV told me ...".

With the proper translations, of course. I'm looking at you, Elmer. :D
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#24Ostia, Posted: Mar 08 2011 at 2:56 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Woot! I is on the official forms! XD!
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PerrinofSylph, ****** Superhero wrote:
MinosGraedus wrote:
That is certainly different than it is now...


The point is that potentially helpful posters (which we have quite a few of here if you can weed them out from the moaning threads) may move on to the official forums and then you won't have ANYTHING useful on ZAM other than the wiki. Right now we have amazing people testing certain things (some meticulousy some not) and sharing them here while involving us. We have people writing guides, we have people translating reviews, interviews, and early news releases, we have all sorts of awesome people here... it's just difficult some times to see the wheat from the chaff.

IF the Lodestone becomes the ideal place for these people to hang out THEN what I posted is the potential and it is much different than the current state of things on ZAM and other fan sites.


And this is why it appears ZAM moderators have actually begun moderating recently. I've seen threads locked today that would not have been locked before. I know their policy has always been that the least amount of censorship is best, but there have to be limits, and the ZAM first page the day of patch 1.16 went far past that limit. There comes a point when the reputation of your forum is more important than allowing everyone and their brother to create threads on how they hope FFXIV dies.
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reptiletim wrote:
Holy crap...

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"I think FFXIV needs new classes, here are some I think it should have:"
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[suggestion] Bring back skillchains/magic bursts


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[suggestion]
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My head hurts...



That is all that I have seen too. Crazy...


And that's the majority of the FFXIV Offical boards now. The FFXI fanbois have basically taken it over. All I can say is, if S-E listens to these buffoons, /game over.
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And that's the majority of the FFXIV Offical boards now. The FFXI fanbois have basically taken it over. All I can say is, if S-E listens to these buffoons, /game over.


I agree, it's almost as if people want them to LEARN AND BUILD OFF of the SUCCESSFUL MMORPG they ran for 9 years.

Btw. Successful = The fact it pretty much funded every single Square Enix project the last decade due to the money it raked in.

Edited, Mar 9th 2011 7:09am by Theonehio
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Zorvan wrote:

And that's the majority of the FFXIV Offical boards now. The FFXI fanbois have basically taken it over. All I can say is, if S-E listens to these buffoons, /game over.


I agree, it's almost as if people want them to LEARN AND BUILD OFF of the SUCCESSFUL MMORPG they ran for 9 years.

Btw. Successful = The fact it pretty much funded every single Square Enix project the last decade due to the money it raked in.

Edited, Mar 9th 2011 7:09am by Theonehio


Have you read some of those suggestions? Some are blatantly asking for FFXI-2 and others are just terrible ideas. Look if I wanted to play a game with the same gameplay mechanics as SE's last MMO that they ran for 9 years wouldn't I, you know, go play that game instead?

Go look in the website feedback board. It's chock full of gameplay suggestion topics that have been moved. Seriously it's everywhere, in all topics and it's pretty much flooded the boards with all kinds of random suggestions from every kid who thinks he's got all the qualifications to be the game designer that brings FFXIV out of the gutter.

I have zero desire to go there now. The boards are completely useless right now, coupled with how SE flags my account for suspicious activity when I log in from my phone. It's just terrible.
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Mistress Theonehio wrote:
Zorvan wrote:

And that's the majority of the FFXIV Offical boards now. The FFXI fanbois have basically taken it over. All I can say is, if S-E listens to these buffoons, /game over.


I agree, it's almost as if people want them to LEARN AND BUILD OFF of the SUCCESSFUL MMORPG they ran for 9 years.

Btw. Successful = The fact it pretty much funded every single Square Enix project the last decade due to the money it raked in.

Edited, Mar 9th 2011 7:09am by Theonehio


Have you read some of those suggestions? Some are blatantly asking for FFXI-2 and others are just terrible ideas.


I did, it's not like it's any different than on other forums where people think they know what they want and will make the game better. It didn't stop me from reading legitimate suggestions like how they should redo the territory of enemies like how XI did it because XI's monster setup for the most part was great, XIV's? Not so much. For every handful of bad ideas there's always a good one that sadly get overlooked because it's generally more than 1 sentence long. As for the lockout thing, it's unfortunate but I do have a security token so maybe that's why it hasn't locked me out.

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Look if I wanted to play a game with the same gameplay mechanics as SE's last MMO that they ran for 9 years wouldn't I, you know, go play that game instead?


Doesn't stop people from playing every new MMO that feels like a certain 2004 one....Not to mention every game in a series generally retain mechanics that makes the series iconic or very rarely completely redo it that it's almost unrecognizable. They wanted to step away from XI which is all well and good, but you could do so while retaining what worked and make it better, e.g the Party search system, the linkshell system or **** even class diversity. It's nice you can "customize" yourself, but there were no class identity like in past FF job based games.


I digress, you're already playing a stripped down version of FFXI which is why people are wanting it to be "FFXI-2" because we were already given it but severely stripped down:

Guildleves = Fields of Valour with flavor text.
Main Scenario Quests = Flows exactly like XI's storyline flowed in vanilla.
Class Quests = AF quests without good rewards or even full backstory of your class most of the time.
NM Faction Leves = Hunt Registries.

So if I wanted to play a game exactly like x MMO, I'd play it instead, but the fact Square ran THREE MMOs and XIV dropped the ball this badly instead of building off of their last MMOs (Final Fantasy XI, Front Mission Online and Fantasy Earth before they just published it) means they really should have built a "FFXI-2" in the sense of what worked and we wouldn't have to wait for them to fix this one. They didn't have to fix FMO because they actually built off the FM base to the extent they didn't need to take a year+ to recapture it. As much as I want XIV to be it's own MMO, it just won't work if they don't build off what their last MMOs did better because everything XIV does XI does 100x better.

I guarantee Blizzard's "Titan" will be building off of WoW in some way.

The biggest problem I personally have with FFXIV is the fact it's called Final Fantasy XIV and doesn't build off of Final Fantasy at all, it may be similar to II on the smallest of levels but it really doesn't feel like a Final Fantasy game. If it was still code named Rapture I'm sure the "FFXI-2" people wouldn't be as much as wanting it as such, it's just...

Play FFXI, then play FFXIV. Notice how the basics are similar yet utterly broken in XIV? XIV was rushed out the door this is true, but the search system and linkshell system are such a step..sideways rather than backwards.

Edited, Mar 9th 2011 9:20am by Theonehio
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Theonehio, are you suggesting an MMO can't be successful unless it relies heavily on concepts from other MMOs on the market today? Or that FFXIV can't gain success unless it borrows many of its elements from FFXI? Regardless if you do or not, this statement is patently false. It is totally possible for FFXIV to be its own game and still be successful.

In my opinion it was SE's idea to bring FFXI players over that has been a weight on it from the beginning. So many people directly associate FFXIV with FFXI that they seem to almost expect it to be a continuation of XI and get disappointed everytime they see that it isn't. Now everytime XIV tries to be its own game we hear "hey that's not how its supposed to be". I can't entirely blame them, SE led them on to believe this is how it would be. These people won't be happy until the game is nothing but a graphical update to XI. Now these people are posting on the official forums and flooding it with suggestions.

I do play FFXI because it has elements I like, however I do not want to play FFXIV and feel like I'm playing XI with a graphics update. There's just no point in doing so.
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I don't really think there's much need for suggestions at this time.

First, I think the original development was on the right track. A unique, story-driven, challenging, fresh MMO was just what I wanted.

The problem? It wasn't done.

It was far from done.

The only things they need are time and resources.

Now, some of these ideas from FFXI veterans could be quick fixes that get the game up and running and cater to an established playerbase. I won't deny there's some use in that, especially since it seems unlikely that SE will give the FFXIV developers the time and resources they need.

That's tragic. It could have been wonderful, but instead it looks like it's gonna be a half-assed FFXI/WoW hybrid with sparse content and a clunky battle system.
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Theonehio, are you suggesting an MMO can't be successful unless it relies heavily on concepts from other MMOs on the market today? Or that FFXIV can't gain success unless it borrows many of its elements from FFXI? Regardless if you do or not, this statement is patently false. It is totally possible for FFXIV to be its own game and still be successful.


Nope, what I'm suggesting is if you're going to make an MMO named Final Fantasy XIV yet throw out everything Final Fantasy XI did and even move steps backwards and sideways, it feels like something went horribly wrong (it being rushed out also didn't help). Thus why I said:


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Play FFXI, then play FFXIV. Notice how the basics are similar yet utterly broken in XIV? XIV was rushed out the door this is true, but the search system and linkshell system are such a step..sideways rather than backwards.


Little things like this are why people are dumbfounded why they chose not to build off of what they established, and by build off I mean make better, not step away from and pretty much annoy the players with some designs (server side UI for example.)

I liked where XIV was heading, but certain design decisions just doesn't sit well especially after seeing what they've done in 3 previous MMOs, one of which Tanaka refers to as:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fantasy_XI#Development

So to see what happened with XIV, just isn't right. XI in itself was built off of EverQuest and became successful, while FFXIV was just..so incomplete and broken concept wise in some areas that it feels they tried a bit TOO hard to make it NOT like XI, which iirc, they even admit. So while the weight is there, it's there rightfully so because XIV started off well, but it did things that XI did so much better in even it's basics. EverQuest eventually had to come out, Ragnarok Online and Lineage II eventually had to be released, so my point isn't "original = not successful for MMOs" since if you actually knew me I'm the LAST person to want new MMOs to be like x MMO, but FFXIV building off of FFXI just made too much sense not to do because not only is it in the same series, a lot of XIV's concepts ontop of a solid base would have been a lot better received even with the bugs it suffered. If it built off of what XI did, at this same time like in 2002 with XI we would be getting closer to our first expansion pack rather than closer to our first actual content addition.


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#33 Mar 09 2011 at 4:46 PM Rating: Good
Current status of Official Forum:

#1 Topic = Jump - 6,302
#2 Topic = Aggro Icon - 4,498
#3 Topic = Airships and Chocobos - 3,496
#4 Topic = Surplus SP - 3,191
#5 Topic = New Classes - 3,112
#6 Topic = Male Miqote - 3,101
#7 Topic = Auction House - 3,082

I think the numbers speak for themselves.
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And for those curious about how it looks across the ocean: (I assume you were using views?)

Topic #1 - What do you think of the copy paste terrain - 32,528
Topic #2 - I will continue playing FF14!! - 12,698 (couldn't tell if it was serious or not from the first few posts)
Topic #3 - Do we need markers on aggresive monsters? - 11,281
Topic #4 - Requesting a PK system - 9,939
Topic #5 - They should shut down the servers and fix things (locked) - 9,710
Topic #6 - They should do away with regional and local leves - 9,139
Topic #7 - Regarding the changing of classes and addition of new classes - 8,832
#35 Mar 10 2011 at 11:51 AM Rating: Good
Thank you for posting that ThePacster.

If these are the main concerns of FFXIV fanbase majority... ouch, just ouch.

Hopefully, these are just the main concerns of the FFXIV fanbase majority-that-likes-to-respond-on-official-forums.

I forsee there will be trouble if SE listens too closely to that feedback.

"Shut the game down" [Locked] = double ouch
#36 Mar 10 2011 at 1:42 PM Rating: Good
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Does anyone else find it painfully annoying that we have to use our one-time password key to log in everytime we visit the forums and want to post?

I don't carry that thing around with me everywhere I go. There needs to be a way to not require it for the forums (if there isn't already?).



#37 Mar 10 2011 at 2:45 PM Rating: Good
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Woot 6 month after the game releases.. NEW RECORD!!
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WoW: we want to give players a more fun time with less grinding and generic quests
GW2: we want the player to feel like they are leveling while doing something fun
Final Fantasy XIV: we want less fun and more grinding
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