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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn 

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  Nephelai

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Joined: 1/29/13
Posts: 168

8/27/13 8:21:30 AM#21
Originally posted by GeezerGamer
Originally posted by Nephelai

Just wasted $30 what a disappointment.

 

  • Intro is boring as hell with no sound its like you are watching a silent movie - cant even esc out of it and have to go thru it every  new char.
  • The world feels dead there are no worldly sounds just elevator music and footsteps
  • The abilities are slow
  • The mobs dumb
  • The quest interactions are slow with bubble chat - ain't nobody got time for that
  • Instanced city zones within instanced city zones..............
  • Graphics are what you'd expect from 3 years ago
  • Its basically re modeled / skinned Aion

 

I cant see how people are expected to get thru that rubbish on the promise that things get better later.

 

 

 

Wait......what??????

Did you really just post that about an MMORPG?

 

Yep there are far more efficient quest interaction systems than sitting there acknowledging chat bubble after chat bubble. Its typical of Asian MMORPG's.

 

The time should be spent in the doing not finding out what to do.

 

 

 

 

  Biskop

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Joined: 10/06/11
Posts: 731

8/27/13 8:50:43 AM#22

Seems to me people play and enjoy this game for one or more of the following reasons:

* They're FF fans

* They like the tried and tested "themepark 1A" formula

* They want to try the new major AAA title, i.e. the "new and shiny" logic

* "There is nothing else to play"

Nothing wrong with the first three reasons imho, the game is what it is and it never claimed it would change the genre or anything. Personally I'm not interested in this type of game but obviously a lot of people are. More power to them.

What I fail to understand though is how it can be so important for some gamers to always be playing an MMO that they will invest time and money in a title they would probably not play if there were other games around that they wanted to play.

I mean it's not like there's REALLY a severe lack of games in general, so the "there's nothing else to play" reason is just moot. I would never spend time playing a MMO I don't really like just because no other MMO grabs my interest at the moment. I can hardly find time to play the SP games I enjoy right now, so it would feel absurd to spend time on an MMO that's new and shiny because it just released, but bland and boring in every other aspect.

  User Deleted
8/27/13 9:10:58 AM#23

If a player can't do his/her own research then maybe you aren't even interested enough in the game to begin with. Seems somewhat arrogant and cocky to create what I view as a selfish thread then try to get people that do enjoy the game to try to "convince" OP to play even when this person possess dissenting opinion. I won't tell players like yourselves what you are missing out on. Keep judging every MMO by its cover, I would prefer you out of my games.

  Demmi77

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Joined: 2/20/08
Posts: 224

8/27/13 11:05:06 AM#24

it's just like every other themepark. Big differences are that crafting is pretty good, it's polished, it's breathtaking. If you are looking for innovation then no.

I am going to wait a while , maybe a year or so before investing money into it. I do love final fantasy but after beta testing a couple months i just don't see it worth the investment for me at the moment.

OP just ask yourself if you want a polished themepark game that gets off slowly but it's depth is what keeps you playing. If the answer is yes then play it, if not don't play it. 

  Sky.Falcon

Novice Member

Joined: 10/20/07
Posts: 53

 
OP  8/28/13 8:23:42 PM#25
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

  gessekai332

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Joined: 3/31/07
Posts: 882

8/28/13 8:37:13 PM#26
Originally posted by Sky.Falcon
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

sorry to hear that. its a shame really, because the youtube videos are deceptive and ffxiv is a really really great home. i havent felt this way in 10 years and i played every almost every single big mmorpg launch to date. good luck finding a new game.

Most memorable games: AoC(Tryanny PvP), RIFT, GW, GW2, Ragnarok Online, Aion, FFXI, FFXIV, Secret World, League of Legends (Silver II rank)

  Gallus85

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Joined: 3/13/11
Posts: 1115

8/29/13 2:08:39 AM#27
Originally posted by gessekai332
Originally posted by Sky.Falcon
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

sorry to hear that. its a shame really, because the youtube videos are deceptive and ffxiv is a really really great home. i havent felt this way in 10 years and i played every almost every single big mmorpg launch to date. good luck finding a new game.

I don't see how you can even say this.

How has FFXIV amazed you more than any other themepark MMORPG over the past 10 years?

There's zero exploration.  Everything is on rails and is your typical boring fetch/kill quests.  A billion of them.  You spend more time running letters back and forth, and picking up fruit than you do actually fighting mobs.

The game has forced solo instanced dungeons.  As if the lack of group content isn't enough, it forces you to do "Solo Dungeons" to further your typical boring "Save the world, Hero of the universe" quest line that's exactly the same as everyone else.  So the game doesn't just lack group content, it disrupts it whenever it can.

Extremely simplistic combat system.

Near no voice acting.

So-so graphics.

I mean, seriously.  You say you haven't felt this way in the past 10 years, which is ironic since FFARR is basically a re-skin of almost every single MMORPG that's launched in the past 10 years lol.

Do you mean to say that the last MMORPG you played was 10 years ago? Lol.

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  Distopia

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8/29/13 2:17:37 AM#28
Originally posted by Gallus85
Originally posted by gessekai332
Originally posted by Sky.Falcon
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

sorry to hear that. its a shame really, because the youtube videos are deceptive and ffxiv is a really really great home. i havent felt this way in 10 years and i played every almost every single big mmorpg launch to date. good luck finding a new game.

I don't see how you can even say this.

How has FFXIV amazed you more than any other themepark MMORPG over the past 10 years?

There's zero exploration.  Everything is on rails and is your typical boring fetch/kill quests.  A billion of them.  You spend more time running letters back and forth, and picking up fruit than you do actually fighting mobs.

The game has forced solo instanced dungeons.  As if the lack of group content isn't enough, it forces you to do "Solo Dungeons" to further your typical boring "Save the world, Hero of the universe" quest line that's exactly the same as everyone else.  So the game doesn't just lack group content, it disrupts it whenever it can.

Extremely simplistic combat system.

Near no voice acting.

So-so graphics.

I mean, seriously.  You say you haven't felt this way in the past 10 years, which is ironic since FFARR is basically a re-skin of almost every single MMORPG that's launched in the past 10 years lol.

Do you mean to say that the last MMORPG you played was 10 years ago? Lol.

Baffles me as well, it's a good game, but I don't see how it stands out from the pack in any significant way.

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  cybersurfr

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Joined: 10/13/04
Posts: 183

8/29/13 2:50:30 AM#29
Originally posted by Distopia
Originally posted by Gallus85
Originally posted by gessekai332
Originally posted by Sky.Falcon
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

sorry to hear that. its a shame really, because the youtube videos are deceptive and ffxiv is a really really great home. i havent felt this way in 10 years and i played every almost every single big mmorpg launch to date. good luck finding a new game.

I don't see how you can even say this.

-snip-

Baffles me as well, it's a good game, but I don't see how it stands out from the pack in any significant way.

I don't see him saying any thing about it standing out - he's just saying it's fun enough for him to call it his home MMO.

There's more to MMORPGs than 'boring quests' and combat in theme parks. There are intangibles like the feeling of being part of a world rather than simply being part of a rush to end-game with spreadsheets. It may be just his rush of being part of the launch, but there's not need to invalidate his opinion with your jaded one.

  Grailer

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Joined: 6/13/06
Posts: 852

8/29/13 4:59:07 AM#30
Originally posted by Gallus85
Originally posted by gessekai332
Originally posted by Sky.Falcon
Thanks for the input guys. After watching a few videos on youtube I think im going to hold off on this one. I am desperately in need of a home MMO. I feel like an orphan out here lol

sorry to hear that. its a shame really, because the youtube videos are deceptive and ffxiv is a really really great home. i havent felt this way in 10 years and i played every almost every single big mmorpg launch to date. good luck finding a new game.

I don't see how you can even say this.

How has FFXIV amazed you more than any other themepark MMORPG over the past 10 years?

There's zero exploration.  Everything is on rails and is your typical boring fetch/kill quests.  A billion of them.  You spend more time running letters back and forth, and picking up fruit than you do actually fighting mobs.

The game has forced solo instanced dungeons.  As if the lack of group content isn't enough, it forces you to do "Solo Dungeons" to further your typical boring "Save the world, Hero of the universe" quest line that's exactly the same as everyone else.  So the game doesn't just lack group content, it disrupts it whenever it can.

Extremely simplistic combat system.

Near no voice acting.

So-so graphics.

I mean, seriously.  You say you haven't felt this way in the past 10 years, which is ironic since FFARR is basically a re-skin of almost every single MMORPG that's launched in the past 10 years lol.

Do you mean to say that the last MMORPG you played was 10 years ago? Lol.

I kinda have to agree with you that everything feels like its on rails however most of these games you go from zone to zone levelling . This game seems to have various options for levelling .

 

FATE

Dungeons

Guildhests

Levels

Side quests

Story Quests

Grinding

 

probably a few more , there are SEALs to farm for items as well right ?  

  Knightblast

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Joined: 2/01/05
Posts: 1799

8/29/13 8:18:18 AM#31
It's not that it's innovative, it's that the world and game has a buzz to it that I have not seen at the launch of a game since vanilla WoW.  
  Shadanwolf

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Joined: 6/13/10
Posts: 1895

8/29/13 10:01:18 AM#32

OP

 

If you have to ask the question why play it....I wouldn't spend the money.

  Sky.Falcon

Novice Member

Joined: 10/20/07
Posts: 53

 
OP  8/29/13 2:17:21 PM#33
I disagree, I am a firm believer of asking questions. Just because I have to ask some questions on why this game would be fun for me doesnt mean it is not. 

  eowdaoc

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Joined: 6/10/08
Posts: 27

8/29/13 2:19:56 PM#34
Honestly, in my opinion it's a boring game and you probably shouldn't play it. The only reason I'm playing it is because I have a RL friend playing and it's fun to hang out and kill shit. Every time a new MMO comes out it makes me want to resub to DAoC, but it's hard for me to choke up $30 for two accounts (main account and buffbot account), which was admittedly one of the downsides to the game. Other than that, masterpiece of a game.
  Derros

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Joined: 2/16/09
Posts: 1026

8/29/13 2:25:07 PM#35

For me, after GW2, I really missed the trinity.  I'm done with WoW, and I could never really get into Rift, SWtOR, eh, I dont feel like starting that up again.  I saw my wife playing this so I gave it a shot, server issues aside, im having fun.

 

Also, because Wildstar is a ways away.

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