- Nov 4, 2017
Wish I could play it single player without a subscription. The MMO nature gives me anxiety.
So you missed FFXI and Tactics? Not a good look
Unless you can point out specific evidence, this seems like a huge and frankly, ridiculous reach.
I can understand, I was pretty damn anxious the first time I did a dungeon, but the community of FFXIV is probably the chillest and most forgiving of all. I've only met one toxic dude in what... 600h of gameplay? Just tell the others that it's your first time in x dungeon or trial, and if there's something that's worth sharing they'll probably tell you. Don't let this keep you from playing this amazing game, seriously
You don’t need to play with others to do the story missions. The ones that do require people, you can use the dungeon finder for.
Either the Complete Edition ($60), or the Starter Edition ($20) now and Shadowbringers ($40) later. Shadowbringers includes the previous two expansions.
In these types of games I usually like to do endgame stuff if possible, and friend told me they can be pretty long. I need the ability to pause/sleep mode a game pretty often, and I don't want to waste others' time having to wait on me. Going through the story would take long too even if I'm goin' solo, just not possible for me to always play on a console/PC cause of work and other commitments.
If you've played a classic Final Fantasy game, and WoW, then you know exactly what I mean.
Aside from healers literally who is complaining about overall balance?
I would quote more people but at this point I'm sure people are annoyed of me filling their mentions today. To point to your post as an example ARR was built upon the shambling horror of a corpse that was FFXIV 1.0 and due to that was heavily restricted and revolved almost entirely on asset reuse as they were working on it simultaneously while patching and fixing FFXIV 1.0.
I think for some people, and I can only speak for myself here, the content of the story is more important than the production values and cinematic quality that modern gaming gets a hard on for.I play FFXIV a ton, and I don't agree, X, VIII and XII are all better. In Shadowbringers The piano theme they play is really good, but some of the old overused ffxiv characters are long past their expiration and my interest. I am a little confused on peoples obsession over the story in this expansion. It's pretty decent, but it sill lacks the production and quality of a mainline series game to me. It's an mmo through and through, albeit a really good one, but not really a FF mainline game. I enjoyed FFXI a lot more back in the day, though it was a massive time sink.
You get what you pay for. I get the complaint but with a sub fee not only are there steady, reliable, meaty updates but also a ton of support between each expansions, and can be stopped and started at any time without penalty minus owning a house ingame. Events that continue to come out steadily, always adding things to do, regular changes, etc. A nice and welcome change from say GW2 where I bought the game once and the living story and other content was...not great.
Found the weeb :P
All the tactics bosses were soooo good. Definitely the best of the Ivalice raids.Yeah, actually. I would still put Tactics over it, personally.
There's some cool Tactics fanservice in there from that time they had Matsuno write some raids, though.
You can, but you shouldn't. The story builds upon itself from the very start, and it'd be like jumping to the last third of a book.
I can't comprehend how anyone can think that, but kudos for having a unique opinion. Can you add anything that explains why you think that way?
I feel like anyone who says this has never played an mmo since 11 and is yelling at the clouds as to why modern MMO's aren't stabbing them in their eye balls every 10 seconds and why other people don't enjoy mmo's stabbing them in their eyeballs.
11 had a lot of charm past the more... painful parts of it. There were the good struggles, too. Stuff you can't really make better through QoL improvements or modern technology. Most people are nostalgic about the fact that it was way more "open world," and basically everything you did had a lot more risk and tougher consequences were you to fail.
NGL, I shouted when I realized that was my girl Agrias, lol.
Orlandeau was amazing