Jul 21, 2017
FFXIV Has It’s MMO Claws In Us
In this episode:
Fantasy is one of our favorite series. We play them and replay
them, and recently, FFXIV grabbed both of us and sank it's grubby
little MMO claws right into us. While neither of us tend to be big
MMOers these days, FFXIV has so much going for it that we really
can't resist it.
is in full swing for both of us in the middle of the summer gaming
slump. We’ve been playing at pretty much the exclusion to all
else for the past few weeks. Hear us geek out over an MMO for
the first time in a long time!
talk about what makes this MMO special (aside from it being Final
Fantasy), what it does right in terms of modernizing the genre, and
the kinds of things that keep us coming back. The mechanics feel
different and polished in a way that other MMOs just feel
talk about the characters that draw us in, how it's more of a Final
Fantasy game first than an MMO, and how despite neither of us
having played the 1.0 version, that we feel the game has a history
and story that's rich and we're a part of.
discuss different classes like Red Mage and Bard and how the length
of time we've played and when we started has influenced how we feel
about the game. Beej plays for the social aspect, while Void plays
for the story, but they can meet in the middle and see the value in
how it all ties together and makes a fantastic game that everyone
week, we are going to dig in on the expansions, Heavensward and
Stormblood, so if you have any questions or comments, please email,
tweet, or send them to us on the subreddit! We want to talk about
what you want to hear about!
got back to running, got hooked on mobile Final Fantasy games (FFV
and VI), and made some bad trampoline decisions.
watched a bunch of different things, rewatched some other movies
and TV, and determined the best of the bunch was
- NoClip's FFXIV Documentary we talk
about in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs0yQKI7Yw4
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