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#1 Jun 19 2013 at 5:51 AM Rating: Decent
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Do they exist in ff14 and do they work the same way? Thanks

Edited, Jun 19th 2013 7:52am by LemurZombie
#2 Jun 19 2013 at 6:05 AM Rating: Excellent
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Nope. There are limit breaks which are party based attacks similar to FFVII's.
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#3 Jun 19 2013 at 6:07 AM Rating: Good
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XIV has self combos and a party Limit Break system.

Self combos add effects to chains of abilities that aren't available when used alone.

The Limit Break system is a three-tier gauge that fills as party members use a variety of skills. Players may then use powerful abilities depending on the role their job fills.
#4 Jun 19 2013 at 10:43 PM Rating: Good
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That's a shame. Even though it largely fell into disuse later through it's own evolution, XI's chain/burst model was incredibly enjoyable.
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#5 Jun 19 2013 at 11:25 PM Rating: Good
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FFXIV originally had a Skill chain/Magic burst system where you stacked up actions and then released it. I forgot the name of it but it was really awful and unintuitive, and it also prevented you from doing any further attacks/actions until someone triggered it.

The combo system they replaced it with when they added auto-attack was much better, and the limit break system looks way better as well.

Edit: I remember now. It was called Battle Regimen.

Edited, Jun 20th 2013 6:35am by UltKnightGrover
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#6 Jun 20 2013 at 4:05 PM Rating: Good
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You can't do skillchains and magicbursts in FFXIV cause the combat is too fast for it. And I'd rather not do skillchains and magic bursts if it meant combat = autoattack once every 5-10 seconds till TP is built up and time 2 weaponskills together.
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