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MMORPG Columns

The Eorzea Prospect

In this weekly column, Jatobi takes a look at the world of FFXIV and the many things going on in the endless adventure.

Final Fantasy 14 Is Best Played Without FOMO

With so much endgame content and buyable items, Victoria chats finding zen in non-completionism.


First Look At Asura, The FFXIV FanFest Battle Challenge Trial

After the new Final Fantasy 14 expansion was announced, we got to take on one of its first bosses.


What Clearing FFXIV's Ultima Weapon Ultimate Raid As Black Mage Taught Me

It took over five months, but Final Fantasy 14 columnist Victoria's static cleared a raid of the highest level. But how?


Final Fantasy 14 Endgame: What to Do After the Story

Once you beat the FFXIV main story, there's plenty to explore in the endgame. We go over the top activities to try, from your standard raids to gameplay bingo.


How To Do Your First Multiplayer Final Fantasy 14 Dungeon, Trial or Raid

Despite efforts to ramp up solo player capabilities, FFXIV is an MMORPG, which means many duties require other players to join. We have some tips to help you prepare!


Should I Try (Or Return To) Final Fantasy 14 in 2023?

All eyes have been on FFXIV the past few years, but a new MMORPG can be intimidating. We go over what to keep in mind if you're looking to dive in!


As An Ex-MOBA Addict, FFXIV's Crystalline Conflict Is Great

Finally, after warding off PvP addiction, columnist Victoria is hooked on Crystalline Conflict. But why now, and why is it actually good?


Final Fantasy 6.3: Gods Revel, Lands Tremble Impressions

With new FFXIV MSQ chugging along and tons of side content to delve into, is patch 6.3 a good time to delve back into the critically-acclaimed MMORPG?


Nine New Year's Resolutions in Final Fantasy 14 to Tackle in 2023

Despite playing for over three years, there's a ton for our columnist Victoria to do in FFXIV-here's what she's hoping to tackle in the new year.


Final Fantasy XIV 2022 In Review

After the infamous launch of Endwalker last year, we review the moments that defined FFXIV in 2022.


Ten Creepy Things In Final Fantasy 14 You'll Find Year-Round

The Halloween quests are always a delight, but even outside of this season, there's plenty of spooky stuff to be found in FFXIV.


FFXIV Guide to Black Mage For Hot/Cool Babes-Part 1: Foundations

The foundations for playing Black Mage, one of the most infamous classes in Final Fantasy 14. How to stay hot and cold during your FFXIV fights.


FFXIV: I'm Actually Having Fun With Island Sanctuaries

Robin has never been interested in player housing. As a result, she really wasn't that interested in island sanctuary. However, since diving in she's been pleasantly surprised.


Final Fantasy 14 6.2 Impressions: Checking Out The Buried Memory

We've finally unearthed the Buried Memory, the latest patch for FFXIV, and with it comes plenty for fans who are sticking to the game to enjoy. Victoria breaks down what they like from the MMO's latest update.


FFXIV Patch 6.2 Content You'll Ignore For Island Sanctuary

Final Fantasy XIV's new post-Endwalker patch has the usual bulk of content, which we might as well talk about for a second before you all go farming.