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Final Fantasy 14.
« on: July 16, 2010, 05:06:18 PM »
So, anyone else here gonna play?  Like Final Fantasy 11, this one will be an MMORPG.  Release date on PC is September 22nd if you order the special edition, September 29th otherwise, and sometime in March on PS3.

I'm raring to go with a Lalafell... whatever the healing class will be.


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Re: Final Fantasy 14.
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2010, 10:01:34 PM »
I skipped 11.  I really don't have a problem with Memorpagas (see Zero Punctuation if you don't get that joke) on their face, but I can't stand plopping down $50.00+ for a game, $30.00+ for each add-on, and still have to pay $10.00+ a month just to play the thing.  On top of all that, the thing is useless once they decide they're going to shut down the server.  At least you can still play Diablo by yourself, or with friends now that Battle.Net shut down the official servers...well, as long as you can figure out how to get around the whole IPX dealie.  I hate software that's "online only;" I didn't pay for the game just to have it become more useless than the old AOL mail-out discs once THEY decide they're done with it.
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Re: Final Fantasy 14.
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2010, 10:31:06 PM »
I skipped 11.  I really don't have a problem with Memorpagas (see Zero Punctuation if you don't get that joke) on their face, but I can't stand plopping down $50.00+ for a game, $30.00+ for each add-on, and still have to pay $10.00+ a month just to play the thing.  On top of all that, the thing is useless once they decide they're going to shut down the server.  At least you can still play Diablo by yourself, or with friends now that Battle.Net shut down the official servers...well, as long as you can figure out how to get around the whole IPX dealie.  I hate software that's "online only;" I didn't pay for the game just to have it become more useless than the old AOL mail-out discs once THEY decide they're done with it.

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Re: Final Fantasy 14.
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2010, 05:09:07 AM »
I skipped 11.  I really don't have a problem with Memorpagas (see Zero Punctuation if you don't get that joke) on their face, but I can't stand plopping down $50.00+ for a game, $30.00+ for each add-on, and still have to pay $10.00+ a month just to play the thing.  On top of all that, the thing is useless once they decide they're going to shut down the server.  At least you can still play Diablo by yourself, or with friends now that Battle.Net shut down the official servers...well, as long as you can figure out how to get around the whole IPX dealie.  I hate software that's "online only;" I didn't pay for the game just to have it become more useless than the old AOL mail-out discs once THEY decide they're done with it.

I understand that.  MMORPGs are definitely not for everyone.  Though Final Fantasy 11 is still going after 7 years.  Way I hear it, Ultima Online and Everquest have been going on longer still.  Everyone I've known got tired of the game and quit before now.  I look at it as a money savings personally.  For, I think $17 a month, Final Fantasy 11 was just about the only game I played for 4 years.  And had great fun with other people doing it. 


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Re: Final Fantasy 14.
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2010, 07:55:32 AM »
A friend at work still plays Everquest.  The first one!

And I'd probably only play a console MMO on the Ps3.  Can you imagine the kind of voice chat you'd get with FF on the Xbox. 

That said, after my limited experience with 13, I really couldn't care less about the kind of games that Square Enix makes with that particular franchise.


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Re: Final Fantasy 14.
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2010, 04:42:15 AM »
Yeah, Squeenix has kind of fallen out of favour with me. They're having a lot of trouble doing anything right lately.

I used to be into MMOs, way back in the early days (Everquest, Dark Age of Camelot). I played WoW briefly when it first launched. But I got tired of all of them quickly, and realized I was wasting my time and money.

So really, FF14 has two points against it in my book. ;)

Besides, we usually stick to console games now. Gaming in the living room is more social and group-activity-y than gaming in the computer room. It's much more fun to share the experience. :)
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