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#102 Aug 09 2013 at 3:00 PM Rating: Good
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I have noticed that a majority of our group will be playing as either CNJ/WHM or ACN/SCH so I don't believe we will ever be needing a healer for anything... kinda concerned about the DPS and tanking portion though I could have added it wrong from what ive seen ill edit once im at home to see what the ratio is... I know this really isn't that big of an issue but nice to know as well in my eyes :)

Edit... *After reviewing the thread and seeing all whom actually posted there main class/jobs it isnt that bad of a spread all around...

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Gld/Pld - 6
Pug/Mnk - 5
Lnc/Drg - 4
Arc/Brd - 3
Mrd/War - 2

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Cnj/Whm - 8
Thm/Blm - 5
Acn/Smn - 3
Acn/Sch - 1

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We had a few full time crafters but with everyone saying they would be lvling some sort of craft i didnt pay to much attention.

I know there will be many more to join and actually there were many whom didnt include what they would like to be doing... But for those who are number people like myself i found it quiet neat to see what we do have.




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#103 Aug 09 2013 at 3:43 PM Rating: Excellent
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I have noticed that a majority of our group will be playing as either CNJ/WHM or ACN/SCH so I don't believe we will ever be needing a healer for anything... kinda concerned about the DPS and tanking portion though I could have added it wrong from what ive seen ill edit once im at home to see what the ratio is... I know this really isn't that big of an issue but nice to know as well in my eyes :)

I wouldn't worry about it. A lot of the LS members aren't accounted for in this thread. There will probably be a whole bunch of friends and family members of active ZAM users to fill out the ranks.
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#104 Aug 09 2013 at 4:12 PM Rating: Excellent
I may start out as THM or Archer, just to take advantage of the number of people who will be leveling healing jobs early on.
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#105 Aug 09 2013 at 5:30 PM Rating: Excellent
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Count me in!

I'll be trying for the name: Raxion Gunsoul
Plan on starting as: Pugilist

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#106 Aug 10 2013 at 2:24 AM Rating: Good
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#107 Aug 10 2013 at 6:50 AM Rating: Excellent
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FrozenSherbet wrote:
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I have noticed that a majority of our group will be playing as either CNJ/WHM or ACN/SCH so I don't believe we will ever be needing a healer for anything... kinda concerned about the DPS and tanking portion though I could have added it wrong from what ive seen ill edit once im at home to see what the ratio is... I know this really isn't that big of an issue but nice to know as well in my eyes :)

I wouldn't worry about it. A lot of the LS members aren't accounted for in this thread. There will probably be a whole bunch of friends and family members of active ZAM users to fill out the ranks.


Indeed. I intended on bringing a couple of guys along with me (if that's still alright), to which, one of them is a diehard Archery nut, and the other will basically play everything but healer. I'm also sure that there are many more people who will join with others playing much different roles than themselves, so I don't think it'll ever come to pass that there's "too many" of anyone...maybe "too few" tanks at some point, but even that can be easily fixed in due time...
#108 Aug 10 2013 at 7:06 AM Rating: Good
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Thayos wrote:
I may start out as THM or Archer, just to take advantage of the number of people who will be leveling healing jobs early on.

This!!! ... I figure there will be a plethora of carby's running around in open beta, so i will most likely start out on ARC. I will have my own carby soon enough, but i'm thinking i will probably go the BRD route first.
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Teneleven wrote:
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I may start out as THM or Archer, just to take advantage of the number of people who will be leveling healing jobs early on.

This!!! ... I figure there will be a plethora of carby's running around in open beta, so i will most likely start out on ARC. I will have my own carby soon enough, but i'm thinking i will probably go the BRD route first.


Didn't Yoshi-P said that arcanist was considered a DPS role?
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#110 Aug 10 2013 at 2:14 PM Rating: Good
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Yes. .. yes he did. my only point was that i'll be doing something different. i like archer, and it is ranged dps whereas arcanist will not be ranged. At least, i don't think it is ranged. I know that not everyone will be doing arcanist to start, but there will prolly be a ton of them.
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I would love to join - stopped playing xi about 2 years ago and have been thinking about playing lately but don't want to go back to the grind of xi. Hope xiv has the magic that made me play xi for 6 years!

Nadaa xxxxxxx, haven't had to think of a last name before.... Likely a blm. Thanks!


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#112 Aug 11 2013 at 11:24 PM Rating: Good
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Please add me,regular reader of the forums.just joined up though.played ffxi for about 3 to 4 years as bard.i will be leveling archer and bard. No game name yet but it will be meatloaf or meatlofsan if applicable. East coast and ready for action
#113 Aug 12 2013 at 10:13 AM Rating: Good
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I would also like to join the ZAM Linkshell, not sure of a name yet but will be leveling a conjurer and then a white mage. Also, I'm hoping I can bring a friend along as well.

Thank you.
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#114 Aug 12 2013 at 11:22 AM Rating: Good
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ACLinjury wrote:
I would also like to join the ZAM Linkshell, not sure of a name yet but will be leveling a conjurer and then a white mage. Also, I'm hoping I can bring a friend along as well.

Thank you.


As far as I know it's open enrollment... no restrictions of any kind to join.

It's a linkshell to keep in touch with the folks from Zam... no matter what you go on to do in the game, whatever Free Company you join, etc...

Your friend should also be welcome. I could be wrong, in which case Bartel will hold me down while the rest of the guys beat me up like a Moogle Pinata... but that's a risk I'm prepared to take!

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#115 Aug 14 2013 at 9:14 AM Rating: Excellent
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I cleaned out my journal for you guys to use, you can view it here:

http://ffxiv.zam.com/journal.html?user=356033
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#116 Aug 14 2013 at 9:52 AM Rating: Excellent
Nice!

This will do just fine as we get started. After a week or two, I could even make a sticky for regularly scheduled linkshell events (something that wouldn't need to be updated very often).
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#117 Aug 14 2013 at 10:20 AM Rating: Excellent
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If this isn't acceptable I've offered use of my VPS that our LS forums are hosted on to let you guys use as well, so give this a try and if it's not working out I'll deploy some forums for you.
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#118 Aug 14 2013 at 10:47 AM Rating: Excellent
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Wint wrote:
If this isn't acceptable I've offered use of my VPS that our LS forums are hosted on to let you guys use as well, so give this a try and if it's not working out I'll deploy some forums for you.

The journal should be fine. I don't think we're going to need too much in terms of organization—maybe just a thread or two for gatherings. The more complicated stuff will probably be taken over by whatever free companies we join.

Anyway, thanks for letting us use your journal. It should come in handy for when people need help.
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#119 Aug 14 2013 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
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I would definitely like to join as well. Allakhazam was my main source of info for a couple of games years ago, so I've naturally come back to Zam as I get ready to dive back in to FFXIV.

Unfortunately, I am at a stage in my life where I can't be a hardcore end-game player anymore =(
My girlfriend has said she will play with me, but I don't see that lasting long (I won her over with the lalafells)
Because of this, I'm not sure yet what my job will be but should know shortly.

In-game name will be Rayve (something)
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#120 Aug 14 2013 at 2:30 PM Rating: Excellent
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Unfortunately, I am at a stage in my life where I can't be a hardcore end-game player anymore =(


Most of us are right there with you, imo.

I used to be a hardcore player... now I'm going to be more semi-hardcore. We're all more limited with our playtime.

The good thing is that we semi-hardcore players still possess the patience, skill and other assets that allow the more hardcore players to succeed... only we're forced to be more laid back now. :D In other words, I envision this becoming a very productive and helpful linkshell in the long run.
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#121 Aug 14 2013 at 2:38 PM Rating: Good
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Unfortunately, I am at a stage in my life where I can't be a hardcore end-game player anymore =(


Most of us are right there with you, imo.

I used to be a hardcore player... now I'm going to be more semi-hardcore. We're all more limited with our playtime.

The good thing is that we semi-hardcore players still possess the patience, skill and other assets that allow the more hardcore players to succeed... only we're forced to be more laid back now. :D In other words, I envision this becoming a very productive and helpful linkshell in the long run.


I think we should call it midcore™. And yeah, that's exactly what I envision the shell being.
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#122 Aug 15 2013 at 11:35 AM Rating: Excellent
Two things:

Wint, any chance we can get a sticky with the link to your journal, for people who arrive at the site and want to learn more about us? That way, we don't need to keep bumping this thread.


And also... I'm strongly considering a name change. My 1.0 character is Thayos Redblade, and he'll be living on Excalibur (at least until I can bring him to Ultros). I was going to play on Ultros in the meantime as Thayos Swiftblade, but the storyline nutcase in me is conflicted about creating two Thayoses that will have differing storylines (which may indirectly involve each other).

I'm trying to think of something really fun... I love the name Thayos, but for the sake of immersion, I'm thinking a new name might help me be at peace with not being able to carry on the story of my 1.0 character.
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#123 Aug 15 2013 at 11:50 AM Rating: Good
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You could always do something similar to Thayos, like Thanos or Taos or something.
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#124 Aug 15 2013 at 11:51 AM Rating: Good
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I'd love to join! :D

My in-game name would be Kalyna xxxxxxx (will update with last name later).

Archer/Bard main jobs.

Btw, do we have ventrilo?
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#125 Aug 15 2013 at 12:00 PM Rating: Good
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My fiancé and I will be there too, likely Sat. at the soonest if we can get in the game. We don't have names yet either but I'll repost when we do.
#126 Aug 15 2013 at 12:07 PM Rating: Excellent
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You guys should put a link to it in your sigs. Alternatively people can click on me and go to my user journal. I don't want to take any stickies down and we're at our limit, after early access starts I'll look at them again. We need someone to make the ONE STICKY TO RULE THEM ALL™ sticky.
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#127 Aug 15 2013 at 12:29 PM Rating: Excellent
I personally don't see the timezone sticky a very useful.. People tend to join servers for linkshells and guilds.
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#128 Aug 15 2013 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
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May I please have an invite too! Amat V'Curam is my Char name. DoW would be PLD but I'll be mining full time. Mebbe with a bit of dabbling in armorer.

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Thayos wrote:
I personally don't see the timezone sticky a very useful.. People tend to join servers for linkshells and guilds.


I'll replace it with the One Sticky To Rule Them All™ that you create Smiley: smile
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#130 Aug 15 2013 at 1:53 PM Rating: Decent
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I'll throw myself in too...was a long time hardcore FFXI player, but that changed when I played FFXI, got tired of HNMLS and Dynamis and decided to level BST to 75. I tried 1.0 but my old FFXI buddies weren't into it so I did not stay past the first free month. I've been playing the beta and have enjoyed it so far. I'm guessing I'll stick with the name Furious Mob and will probably try out pugilist and lancer. I tried out marauder and gladiator in the beta and archer in 1.0...so I really don't know what I'll stick with.
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#131 Aug 15 2013 at 3:47 PM Rating: Good
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Neat, it's my first ever sticky. I feel special.

edit: added link to the LS forums into the OP.

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#132 Aug 15 2013 at 7:03 PM Rating: Good
Just changed my name and edited my original post. I suck at names.
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#133 Aug 15 2013 at 8:14 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm going to be focusing on mining and culinary. Probably starting as Archer or Arcanist. ...or Marauder like last time. Only time will tell. Looking forward to seeing you guys in there!
#134 Aug 15 2013 at 10:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Add me plz..name should be Kutless McGee. :)
Will be leveling a Gld/Pld

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#135 Aug 15 2013 at 10:55 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok you got me. I'll join as Laguna Royce.
#136 Aug 16 2013 at 4:09 AM Rating: Decent
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On opening scene now... Character name is Mori Oni and my buddy that's here with me will be joining us and his name is Afuta Kai... See you all in a few seconds
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#137 Aug 16 2013 at 4:28 AM Rating: Decent
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Dot Com, just got into the game!!! And just got premium!

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#138 Aug 16 2013 at 4:29 AM Rating: Good
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Im sure some passerbyer took my name.. Zeath Janus was taken in character creation (my fault for posting it on here..) So my new name is Canibis Major if you want to go ahead and update the list of my ingame name
#139 Aug 16 2013 at 4:38 AM Rating: Good
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Hey guys, Bartel have created the Shell, please send a tell to him or me if you want an invite :) I will try to go through the list of name that we have a couple of time today to invite people up!
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#140 Aug 16 2013 at 4:40 AM Rating: Decent
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#141 Aug 16 2013 at 4:45 AM Rating: Decent
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#142 Aug 16 2013 at 5:15 AM Rating: Decent
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Hi guys. I would greatly appreciate an invite. Name is Mappo Runt. Cnj/archer.

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#143 Aug 16 2013 at 5:45 AM Rating: Decent
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Im guessing that the majority of the community is NA ?

im uk based so dont know if its worth joining ?
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#145 Aug 16 2013 at 6:14 AM Rating: Good
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ANNOUNCEMENT:

My Character name is Meat Mithkabob a Lancer, and my fiance is Crystal Light a conjurer.

Can't wait to see you guys later today after I get out of work... trying to get out early!
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#146 Aug 16 2013 at 6:19 AM Rating: Good
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#147 Aug 16 2013 at 6:27 AM Rating: Good
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I'd like to request an invite to the LS when you can - I won't be on till tomorrow though - maybe sporadically this AM but busy this afternoon.

Name: Egg Shen
CNJ for right now but plan on leveling a ton of stuff once I get to 20 or so.

Thanks - looking forward to Saturday
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#148 Aug 16 2013 at 6:55 AM Rating: Decent
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Hey feel free to add me as well, my main characters name is Dahlia Pridewarden.
I will most likely be leveling pugilist/lancer/gladiator to start with the aim of leveling everything eventually. :)
I will be playing with my fiancee as well, but she has not finalized her character name as of yet as she will be at work friday.

[EDIT] My fiancee is playing a Lafallel named Button Nightbrite, took a while due to the lockout the first day :(

Edited, Aug 17th 2013 8:37pm by Liannah
#149 Aug 16 2013 at 7:03 AM Rating: Decent
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Can I get a Shell Invite if someone has one up yet. Charlie Towser is the name
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#150 Aug 16 2013 at 7:11 AM Rating: Good
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Can I get an invite please!? Phoenix Daewyn.

Edit: Changed name

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#151 Aug 16 2013 at 7:16 AM Rating: Decent
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Please invite me :)
My name in game is Tiberius Silverblade

thanks!
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