Even as the servers are down in the midst of the disasters in Japan, the Final Fantasy XIV official forums have been filled with discussions since launching nearly a week ago. As the new forums neared their launch date, many wondered what would happen to online communities such as ZAM. In this editorial, I share my response to that question. I'm sure some of you will disagree, but I wouldn't have it any other way.
You can check out my editorial here.
Discuss here! What do you think of the official forums so far, and what do you think about the ongoing roles of community fan sites such as ZAM?