Is Final Fantasy 14 Hard To Get Into?

Our Final Fantasy 14 journey continues! In today's video, we discuss the challenges many new players face when trying to get into FFXIV.
Ladies and Gentleman, welcome back to Tiny Blue Games! My name is Csaw or Chris, and today we are discussing job quests. Specifically, we are talking about whether or not FFXIV is a hard game to "get into". This is one of the most common topics I see when browsing Reddit or the forums, where new players will frequently ask why it is so difficult for them to fall in love with the game? There are many different possible problems that could be impacting a new player's initial impression of the game, and we discuss many ways to cope with these problems in the video. One of the biggest issues most new players face (including myself) is deal with the tremendous amount of required main scenario quests early on in the game. This is an issue that the developers are aware of and have stated needs some love, I'm certainly excited to see how they will go about altering it in the future.

As a relatively new ffxiv player, I have been enjoying giving my first impressions for the many different pieces of content this game has to offer. If you are interested in exploring the game yourself I suggest you check out the Final Fantasy 14 free trial. This trial lets you play the base game all the way to level 35, with no time restrictions. It was ultimately the free trial that convinced me to dive into the full game and the new Shadowbringers expansion!

👀 Do you think FFXIV is hard to get into? What tips helped you enjoy the slower start to the game?

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  1. Averi James

    Averi Jamesヶ月 前

    It's kinda funny, ffxiv was my 2nd ff game to play and as a veteran player of 2 and a half years, I have been introduced to most of the final fantasy references and iconic bosses and such through it instead of the earlier games. So when I go back and play the older ones I get this weird reverse nostalgia where I'm playing something memorable and shit but that's because I played the newer game first.(I'm looking at you, ARR and SB alliance raids)

  2. SeniorDerpFace

    SeniorDerpFace2 ヶ月 前

    I see a game without a token like wow quite a big turn on myself :3 means nobody can without risks buy a considerable advantage over others you can say gold is worthless and all that but the one that bought game currency will have the advantage of without lifting a finger in game afford all consumables, glamour, leveling gear , houses and mount while someone else worked hard for it and sure work in a office or mowing a lawn or whatever you do irl should count for nothing in a video game imo

  3. Wim Gressens

    Wim Gressens2 ヶ月 前

    I don't understand why everyone is saying its easy to get into. I played it for months and months but you never catch up (even in endgame) and maybe thats also a good thing for players that play it for many years. But its way to late to get into if you want to experience all what it can bring.

  4. ranmashin

    ranmashin2 ヶ月 前

    Ff14 is extremely easy to get into.

  5. Zeri

    Zeriヶ月 前

    Ehhh... for me, I did not find the start of the game fun at all. As someone who likes lore and all, I would've dealt with it up to lvl50, but it wasn't for me until after that point so I literally watched gameplay and read up the lore up to lvl50. Yes I skipped the story to lvl50 but it was definitely a better experience after ARR.

  6. Nick Tapalan

    Nick Tapalan3 ヶ月 前

    No but it's hard to stay

  7. Icy Blade

    Icy Blade3 ヶ月 前

    I remember I started the game feeling unsure about it all, I hit a roadblock in MSQ where I could not progress until I bought the game, ended up buying the game literally just to finish what I started not even because I really wanted to. I started just "liking" the game, but around the final moments of ARR (finally ARR feels long af) and the start and set up to Heavensward I just fell in love with the game. The game just improved significantly from that point onwards. FF14 is the embodiment of "Just hang in there, it gets good".

  8. Benderdick Cumbersnatch

    Benderdick Cumbersnatch3 ヶ月 前

    @TinyBlueGames By the way bluegames, square made the leveling in old content go very fast so you *will* outlevel the main story. And when you have really vastly outleveled the main quest (my 42 warrior vs 27 mainstory quest level) it is a great time to level an alt class. Took only about 7 hours to get a new class to 27 thanks to the +30% xp ring from The Smith novice hall training thingy and the fact that you get 2x XP when you level any class that is lower than your other classes. So now I am an archer and am loving the game so much more than when I was warrior. Archer is super fast and dynamic!

  9. Benderdick Cumbersnatch

    Benderdick Cumbersnatch3 ヶ月 前

    Interesting that you say "just hang in there", that is how I play the game too. I am level 42 so far and my mainquest is at level 27, so I started leveling another class which is now 27 and is doing the main quest. And square said that in patch 5.3 they will cut out the bad stuff so that "hang in there" will not be necessary. Wish it was already fixed hehe, but at least it will be greatly improved in the near future.

  10. Icy Blade

    Icy Blade3 ヶ月 前

    @TinyBlueGames 👌always looking forward to watching one of your videos. Keep at it my guy.

  11. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    That really does seem to sum it up haha "Just hang in there" ! That's exactly what I plan to do. Thanks for watching, and sharing your experiences with the game :)

  12. Benderdick Cumbersnatch

    Benderdick Cumbersnatch3 ヶ月 前

    At level 15 when dungeons and guildhests and class trials unlock is when I became a hooker. Hooked on ff14 that is. The main story does waffle on a bit and go up and down in quality where I am right now (rescuing sylphs) but it is still fun and I look forward to the expansion stories which people say is epic. PS you sound Californian.

  13. Benderdick Cumbersnatch

    Benderdick Cumbersnatch3 ヶ月 前

    @TinyBlueGames Hhehee :D By the way, I just found out that they are cutting out the bad, dragged-out quests in Patch 5.3 (summer 2020). They said that they will trim away all the useless filler-steps in a lot of the main story quests. That's gonna make the game a lot better. Even though I love the world and care about discovering the story, it does grate on me a bit. Just wish they had done those changes before I joined the game. :D

  14. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Thanks for the great comment! I'm glad you are hooked. I've never heard that I sound Californian before, but that's cool haha. Thanks for watching :)

  15. Benderdick Cumbersnatch

    Benderdick Cumbersnatch3 ヶ月 前

    Oh and I fully agree with the need to shorten the main quest. There is so much "okay the elder is lost... Go help the city to earn their trust. Go fetch lost yarn and cloth. Kill some monsters. Dance with the villagers. Okay you are trusted. Now go find the person you originally wanted to find. To do that, go ask around in the world. Get some honey. Get some water. Give it to someone. Splash water on someone else. Get q clue to a dungeon. Go to a dungeon etcetc". It is fucking nuts. I do not at all like those parts. And the chatter in those quests is inane and waffling on and on. But there is still some magic to it and I wanna complete this garbage stuff to get to the good stuff.

  16. Colton Pan

    Colton Pan3 ヶ月 前

    I joined right after shadowbringer was announced. My biggest regret was trying to rush to end game so I can start shadowbringer right away when it was released. Nonetheless, I enjoyed the hell out of this game.

  17. Anthony Cavalieri

    Anthony Cavalieri3 ヶ月 前

    the major problem with this game is that you class doesn't get even a little bit fun to play twil 50+ so playing for free to 35 your still gona hate it most likely also if you care about pvp even a tiny bit this isn't the game for you other than that its a great pve mmo with a good amount of content and the only thing that keeps me from subbing long term is that pvp is big for me and it just doesn't exist in this game.

  18. sageverd

    sageverd3 ヶ月 前

    MSQ was the best part of this game!! why would i do a dungeon or raid without knowing why?

  19. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    I really have enjoyed this aspect of the MSQ! It feels like so much of the content in this game is directly linked to the story, which makes it more enjoyable! Thanks for watching and commenting :)

  20. Matt G

    Matt G3 ヶ月 前

    #1 issue is the cliche 1-50 ARR storyline grind. After that its a whole other world. One of the best RPGs of all time

  21. bakasheru

    bakasheru3 ヶ月 前

    The questing is a sort of a road block, if you hate it.. you're left with 2 horrible options. Option a. Do the quest anyway and skip all the story... two things might happen: one, you get interested in it half way and dread that you skipped moments that explained stuff. two, you still hate it and keep skipping to the point you might quit. Option b. You buy a level skip and then have no freaking clue what to do, where to find what or how things work. From that point even the most veteran mentor will shrug their shoulders and leave or be amazed that a lvl 70ish character does not even know what a primal is. In the end, you see this reflect in the community, a majority of the fans are invested and interested in most facets of the game and it filters out those that are purely in for just one asset that the game offers. And I think that's the goal of Square Enix in the end. Verdict: Just bite the bullet, and try to just do the main quests and treat them like a TV show, that's what I did. And it worked out for me.

  22. BhBraaq

    BhBraaq3 ヶ月 前

    Story early? Awful, like BDO awful. Combat early? Horribly boring and clunky. I leveled a toon to 60 and found it to be the most boring MMO I've tried. I just dont get the hype at all. I gladly went back to ESO.

  23. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    I think like any great game it's not going to feel "great" for everyone that plays it. We are all looking for different things in MMOs, and it's completely fine to be someone that doesn't like what FFXIV had to offer. ESO is one of the few big MMOs haven't tried much, so I can't really compare the two games myself. Thanks for watching, and sharing your thoughts!

  24. SageJMP

    SageJMP3 ヶ月 前

    I love this game, however, this is a lore heavy game. If you don't care about lore and only want to rush to end game, then I would not recommend this game. The story/world pretty much revolves around your character, unlike say WoW, where you are just along for the ride and world still moves along even if you aren't there. It is still Final Fantasy, even if it is MMO style gameplay. I also, personally, never recommend buying story skip either.

  25. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes, for good or bad, the story is a very present part of this game. I think it is often people trying to focus purely on content, as opposed to story, that really don't find the game very interesting. Thanks for watching and commenting :)

  26. WingZero616

    WingZero6163 ヶ月 前

    massive story, free class choice forever, best weapons possible to get (better than somewhere else), nice graphic (runs also on older pc!!), big crafting system with good ingame currency income (really nice, also possible to craft hard stuff which gains alot gold!), and FF-Franchise is cult. :)

  27. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Greats points! And you are correct, FFXIV was one of the games that ran the best on my old laptop! Thanks for watching, and commenting :)

  28. Jokel Lastname

    Jokel Lastname3 ヶ月 前

    I’ve been in the game for 4 years but like you’ve heard already it gets better. Make sure you post another video when you reach HW.

  29. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Oh I'll definitely keep posting videos as I progress through the game. I'm very excited to see the expansion content! Thanks for watching :)

  30. MrErosgt

    MrErosgt3 ヶ月 前

    It is super hard to get into. I tried and failed twice, could not go past the 2 hours incredibly boring tutorial. But I found the game+expansions+1 month at around 15 euro and now I am forcing myself to play for a the full month and see if the game is actually good. Day 3, lvl 26 marauder. let's see if I can keep it going.

  31. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    It is can be difficult to fall in love with some aspects of the game, just try and really appreciate the little things along your journey! Thanks for watching :)

  32. Friar Ruse

    Friar Ruse3 ヶ月 前

    Yeah. Prepare for 100+ hours of tab target slowness as you slog through the MSQ

  33. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    100+ hours can be a good or bad thing depending on how you choose to experience it. I would highly recommend spending the extra time to read through and understand the story as it goes on. The combat can feel slow, especially when you are missing some core skills at the start of the game. Thanks for watching :)

  34. Eyrrll

    Eyrrll3 ヶ月 前

    Friar Ruse man I hope that’s true. I started the free trial a few days ago and so far I have been pretty impressed with the questing. I like it enough that I went out last night a bought my first Xbox controller.

  35. NatoRadeX

    NatoRadeX3 ヶ月 前

    Then enjoy the 1000 hours+ of re grinding your gear and progression/levels every major patch and expac xD

  36. tidus yuna

    tidus yuna3 ヶ月 前

    I'm new to ff14. (I am a FF fan) But I agree the MSQ from 2.0 to 2.5 is that it IS super(!) fatiguing. But as soon as I got to Heavensward its feeling alot better and I'm already almost done with the MSQ :)

  37. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    I'm so excited for Heavensward and the other expansions! I'm really excited to see how the story evolves. Thanks for watching and commenting :)

  38. SylMH

    SylMH3 ヶ月 前

    I think it’s worth paying to play because there is sooooo much content to clear. Only problem is if you don’t have much time then don’t play it because you have to spend a lot of time to do everything and maybe that fee isn’t really well spent. Free trial is a really good way to make you decide if you want to play or if you really enjoy the game. Personally, i like every aspect of the game and if i get bored of running dungeons, i can craft and gather stuff. Imo a very good way to get introduced to MMOs

  39. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes, there are a time of activities to try out! And the free try is a very open-ended way of exploring many different parts of the game. Thanks for watching and sharing you experiences with everyone :)

  40. 619ver1

    619ver13 ヶ月 前

    Big issue is that most do not take the exp boosts they can get easily (creating on prefered world and playing a class other then your starting class) and withouth those its such a slog. Having played a fair number of MMO one gets a feeling of how quickly or not leveling should be. Yes there are some mmo on the quicker side, some on the slower but when i first started FF14 it took me ages to get to level 10, at which point i uninstalled the game. After that it took a second try to get me hooked. What i have to agree on, the combat and gameplay is boring till you get your job -.-

  41. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes, the combat can feel very slow at the start when you are missing a lot of skills that give your class/job its proper identity. Thanks for watching and sharing your thoughts. :)

  42. Belias

    Belias3 ヶ月 前

    if you face any troubles or have any particular questions, feel free to ask :) you're more than welcome in our FF family dude!

  43. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Thank you, I've felt nothing but support from this wonderful community :) thanks for watching!

  44. Siara Almandine

    Siara Almandine3 ヶ月 前

    Nope but then again I'm a former FFXI player.back then my favorite class was Dancer and still is to this day 😊😊😊.

  45. Siara Almandine

    Siara Almandine3 ヶ月 前

    @TinyBlueGames Yes I actually cried with happiness watching the job action trailer for it.when i came out lol.

  46. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Haha, I assume you were very happy when Dancer came out with Shadowbringers? Thanks for watching :)

  47. Morrigan Renfield

    Morrigan Renfield3 ヶ月 前

    Yes it really is hard to get into... I've tried four different times... The leveling process at least pre any expansion is exceedingly boring and long

  48. NatoRadeX

    NatoRadeX3 ヶ月 前

    Even after that phase, enjoy them throwing out your hard earned savage gear every major patch and have to regrind again or do new story that I could care less about. I came to this for 2 reasons. 1. Cats 2. Dungeon spam The gathering is a let down and slow and too much work... The leveling of new jobs is tedious and slow even with palace of the dead and duty finder daily spams Every new patch making all your past achievemnts and gear null and void is just horrible, WoW did this but at least it wasnt that harsh and annoying because it came yearly or more. FF14 has maybe a major patch every 2 or 3 months making gear changes and new dungeons(more new gear). Also please for god sake change how the retainers work and the market.. I am so sick of how you have to search items to figure prices the way it is, I want to put the item in and it pops with the recent average price and I can adjust accordingly.. The market is just so annoying. Overall I cant see spending 15$ a month on a game that plays you rather than you play it.

  49. dsgrsggjgfj

    dsgrsggjgfj3 ヶ月 前

    personally I starting liking it when you get to do dungeons which is about level 15. But it seems like most people like it after ARR. Still new so I cant say much.

  50. Emjay G Jozf

    Emjay G Jozf3 ヶ月 前

    As much as I love this game, I 💯% agree! Once you get over that, it is sooooo worth getting into 👌🏾 Great video.

  51. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Glad you enjoyed it, thanks for watching and commenting :)

  52. Tryck Spot

    Tryck Spot3 ヶ月 前

    I simply fail to understand why the story and quests are such a problem for people to the point that they believe it needs to be changed. That belief tells me that those people have never played a final fantasy, or just about any JRPG before this. Every JRPG has a static story that must be followed to completion. That's what they are - story games. Why the hell would anyone be all shocked and disappointed with FFXIV then? It's a mmoRPG. If you dont like RPGs, then you're probably not going to like FFXIV. Which is fine, there are tons of other games out there.

  53. heylookitsnana

    heylookitsnana22 日 前

    Because people have serious criticism of the story itself. I and my group of friends were deeply disappointed in the story and how it's told in ARR. It and the villains felt pretty generic. There was a lot of feeling of, "where is this going and why should I care." I don't connect to these locations or characters as quickly as others. I didn't like Allisaie or Alphinaud until SHB. I was happy when certain characters stopped being part of the main cast because I really didn't care for them. Some of the dialogue is unnecessary and fluff. Since ARR they've obviously improved on their story telling and now I'm actually interested in various characters, groups, and locations but it took a long time.

  54. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    This is a great point, and I think the big issue comes when people are used to how a lot of other MMOs play. I, for example, never played a FF game before and the amount of story content in this game definitely came as a shock to me. It was a shock, but I'm actually really happy to see FFXIV doing something different than other MMOs. Thanks for watching and commenting :)

  55. Willias

    Willias3 ヶ月 前

    Something to keep in mind as you progress through content: You're more or less seeing the game's development strategy develop over time. When ARR first started into its patch content, they weren't really sure what they should be including in each patch. They knew they wanted to do releases every 3 months, but they weren't sure what players were wanting out of the patches. So the early patch content sucks, and they really don't find any sort of stride until you start pushing towards the Heavensward content, and really didn't start nailing things with their patch updates until a couple of patches past the base Heavensward story.

  56. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes, I'm sure that this is part of the issue as well. Games take a while to really figure themselves out! Thanks for sharing your thoughts and watching :)

  57. İrem Tanrıgöz

    İrem Tanrıgöz3 ヶ月 前

    Do you have to read all those long dialogs when you're picking up a new quest to enjoy and understand the story? If I just watch the cutscenes would I still understand the story?

  58. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    You can also rewatch some cutscenes at the inns, if you feel like you have missed anything really important. I found this to be an awesome tool! Thanks for watching :)

  59. Willias

    Willias3 ヶ月 前

    A lot of the early ARR dialogs are overly verbose. Do what most players do: don't pay attention to the dialog much until quest objectives start catching your attention. If you start asking why you're doing certain things, it's not a bad idea to start actually paying attention. In my case, that happened around level 30.

  60. Bongwater

    Bongwater3 ヶ月 前

    So I just got into FFXIV about a month ago and let me tell you guys who have not yet touched this game, the main story is really not engaging or interesting like at all, I’ve played other FF games and in my opinion there are some free FF games on the phone with a better story. Now everyone tells me the story at level 50 is one of the best in Final Fantasy and I’m willing to grind through but if it still sucks that’s really gonna kill it for me. I play other MMOs and to be honest every aspect of the game is outstanding (not including the main story) the community is very well alive and are eager to help newcomers, and to there is plenty of content for players like me who just like to role play sometimes or level without doing combat.

  61. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes! The community is one of the best MMO communities that I have ever experienced, they are very friendly to new players. Thank you for watching and sharing your experience :)

  62. Safer Murderweapon

    Safer Murderweapon3 ヶ月 前

    The excessively dialogue-ridden narrative is a huge turn-off for me. Story's good when plot's actually moving along. But at times, even during Shadowbringers, I have a hard time maintaining interest. It's tempting to skip only to realize that you have no idea what's going on when you get to the good bits. So I dropped the game.

  63. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    As someone who usually skips the text boxes in most MMOs, this was one of the hardest things for me to overcome for sure. What game are you playing now? Thanks for watching :)

  64. A Salty Lapis

    A Salty Lapis3 ヶ月 前

    Also I really do hope they fix ARR because once you get to heavenward onwards you just see ARR as a complete joke and if I ever was to convince a friend to play it with me they'd have to go through the slogfest that is ARR which is unfortunate.

  65. A Salty Lapis

    A Salty Lapis3 ヶ月 前

    I still don't understand why they don't do a yearly sub fee like how Xbox and playstation/nintendo does that's cheaper than the monthly sub In the long run.

  66. Archduke Xolotl

    Archduke Xolotl3 ヶ月 前

    Tl,dr the game is garbage. It is about the journey.. but lol there's not enough to explore. Everything is instance based and there isn't enough to do in the open world.

  67. Motorola Samurai

    Motorola Samurai3 ヶ月 前

    Wait you pay more if you have more than one character?

  68. World Adventurer

    World Adventurer3 ヶ月 前

    FFXIV isn’t a hard game to get into. The only issue is real life commitments.

  69. ruiner down

    ruiner down3 ヶ月 前

    got it on black Friday, going for long game style

  70. Sam Anderson

    Sam Anderson3 ヶ月 前

    You don't need to play other Final Fantasys, but the homages are so much better with that experience. Give them a try!

  71. JenJN79

    JenJN793 ヶ月 前

    I started playing in Jan ‘19. So almost a year. I really knew nothing of MMOs or FF. I started cuz someone else I knew started playing. They ended up quitting after a few weeks when they realized that you couldn’t just buy a house immediately or have cool mounts or glams. I stopped playing a for a bit then came back and haven’t stopped since. I didn’t initially pay much attention to the story since I didn’t realize what a huge thing it was. Now I hang on every cut scene lol. But ARR msq can be a bit of a slog. People were always telling me just wait till you get to HW. And they’re right. MSQ after that is much better. But I think for most people if they try the trial and hate it, that is not going to change. If they find the gameplay interesting but things are slow then telling them to push to the HW content is worth it.

  72. MysticSunSeed

    MysticSunSeed3 ヶ月 前

    Got the trial after about a week bought it during -50% Black friday sale. Seems like a great gas me so far.

  73. Arturius

    Arturius3 ヶ月 前

    I have to remind myself that XIV is FF....it really doesnt feel anything like FF honestly. But I love it

  74. Ansilo's adventures

    Ansilo's adventures3 ヶ月 前

    that UI though

  75. Phage Highspirits

    Phage Highspirits3 ヶ月 前

    If you buy a story skip/jump potion you're going to have a bad time. You'll be terrible at your job and won't know any of the recurring battle mechanics they introduce as you progress that you see all the time. On top of that if you end up falling in love with the game and/or the world you'll end up wanting to do the campaign anyway in New Game+ or on an alt. tldr just suffer thru ARR it's worth it.

  76. Roy

    Roy3 ヶ月 前

    I'm going to be a little sad when the intro no longer rhymes. "Final fantasy 14...in 2020-teen"

  77. BraveLT766

    BraveLT7663 ヶ月 前

    I have been playing this game since the beta. This is by far one of the best games out there. The community is great, the gameplay is great, the dungeons are fun, the raids are fun, everything is beautiful and the main story is good. It is VERY apparent that the dev team poured their heart and souls into this. I have seen this game in many states, and right now, the game is in the best state it has ever been. Side note, the combat does kind of suck until you get to max level. But once you get there pretty much every job flows very nicely. But as a new player experiencing everything for the first time, you might not even really notice lol.

  78. Mr. Bastos

    Mr. Bastos3 ヶ月 前

    I started last Thursday on a whim because I missed playing an MMO. I'm pretty hooked already. Don't have as much time to play because of work and my family, but already level 19 in the little time I have. Not much story just yet, but still has been interesting experiences.

  79. Tommy Thionatan

    Tommy Thionatan3 ヶ月 前

    Keep going, bcause ARR msq is pretty boring but, after that, the stories are good, especially Shadowbringers

  80. LightAccel

    LightAccel3 ヶ月 前

    honestly every MMORPG is hard to get into nowadays thats why the industry is dying everyone just wants the quick dopamine rush from things such as mobile games instead of putting work be it to experience the story, gear up etc. in an MMORPG mobile games killed MMORPGs

  81. Ironwards808

    Ironwards8083 ヶ月 前

    Just started playing this last week. Got up to level 32 as a Lancer. MSQ is tedious, I'm willing to push through to the end because I hear the story is really good.

  82. Joey Sanmarco

    Joey Sanmarco3 ヶ月 前

    I really enjoy Final Fantasy and the story. But I would say it’s hard to get into. ARR is boring and telling people it gets better after over 100 quest is not a good thing.

  83. Divan Marx

    Divan Marx3 ヶ月 前

    the problem with most well known mmo these days like Swtor or ff14 rly is that the leveling experience is just boring, mostly due to difficulty change due to new expansion or something like that like with swtor or WoW even, but hey atleast ff14 got some engaging story if not close to ARR lvl 50 mai nstory quest to heavensward

  84. Anuwat Keadkaew

    Anuwat Keadkaew3 ヶ月 前

    Just find a couple of veteran players that idle around and talk to them often. You'll be friend with them eventually and the game will be much more fun.

  85. Blue sang

    Blue sang3 ヶ月 前

    As someone who took a break from the game back in Heavensward (1st expansion) and came back for Shadowbringers (3rd expansion) and is at endgame content, Ill tell you that 1-50 and finishing the quests between the base game and Heavensward is probably the hardest barrier of entry. Everything that awaits beyond it (all the expansions) is so worth it though. The jump in quality of EVERYTHING is so good. I will say though that do take it at your own time but maybe try to rush up to Heavensward. If in 5months you are still level 45-50 its gonna take some time for you to get to the latest expansion. Thankfully all content in the game is active content and populated thanks to the roullete system. Enjoy the ride and best of luck!

  86. Luke Kovacs

    Luke Kovacs3 ヶ月 前

    Truth be told, I feel you need more of a understanding of pop culture then FF experience. SE has a habit of creating references to famous pop culture for example Chris De Burgh and the Lady in Red. I feel it adds an extra appreciating to the game.

  87. Drummer Locnar

    Drummer Locnar3 ヶ月 前

    if you do /sit while fishing, you pull out a little stool to sit on

  88. Michael Pate

    Michael Pate3 ヶ月 前

    I actually thought it was kind of fun knowing I was starting late and that I would have lots of content to get through to level it up to 80, but not 120 levels worth. I do feel a little sad that I missed out on some things when they were relevant but honestly I haven't done a lot of Endgame yet because I have been focused on leveling everything up to at least 50 to start. FFXIV is different in that you don't skip the storylines during the patches the way you would leveling in WoW but there are so many things (I' haven't done much in the Gold Saucer, I haven't unlocked Heaven on High and I really don't understand what Eureka is, there are multiple alliance raids I haven't been in yet) yet to experience.

  89. Ekodin

    Ekodin3 ヶ月 前

    Best thing about xiv lore is- just like every other final fantasy game- its a new story and new universe which makes each game easy getting into. Just gotta know that bahamut blew up the world cus the 1.0 devs made a shitty game xD

  90. Retarded Faggot

    Retarded Faggot3 ヶ月 前

    I just started FFXIV a few months ago and ARR was absolutely brutal to get through, the story is so boring and slow and you have to keep going back to your gangs hideout and it doesnt have a fast travel thing. fucking sucked. the expansions are bangers though.

  91. Hedition

    Hedition3 ヶ月 前

    There are many things I do not like about the game. I am a few days into the free trial but I don't see myself getting it.

  92. Rina Aria

    Rina Aria3 ヶ月 前

    Free trial is just tutorial phase. The actual game is beyond that but don't worry, you have the right to not get into the game if it isn't to your preference.

  93. kevin timperley

    kevin timperley3 ヶ月 前

    The MSQ was a slog i skipped so many cutscenes not because i wasn't interested in the story i just wanted to get to end game, having to do certain dungeons and raids to progress to me was insanity but i stuck with it and i feel glad i did.

  94. Glen Cain

    Glen Cain3 ヶ月 前

    Now no. But back when 2.0 was fresh omg there was so much less hand holding

  95. Nick Mozzicato

    Nick Mozzicato3 ヶ月 前

    I still remember my first day in 1.0. Just entering the world and walking around instantly captivated me I found it beautiful. And when I got the main story to travel by airship to the other nations and discovered limsa for the first time, I felt like I was home. I started to take screenshots as I unlocked arcanist so I could keep a visual story of my journey as I explored Limsa on a new second class.

  96. Nick Mozzicato

    Nick Mozzicato3 ヶ月 前

    @agidyne967 the dreaded 1.0 we aren't suppose to talk about. It's like fight club :)

  97. agidyne967

    agidyne9673 ヶ月 前

    Nick Mozzicato 1.0? Isn’t that when Bahamut razed everything to the ground?

  98. Maxx Nieves

    Maxx Nieves3 ヶ月 前

    I do think it takes too long to gain access to the real combat system, at least that's how I would put it because the jobs really don't come fully together until like level 50ish I would say, that's when you have loads of combos and options and the unique feel of FF15 vs other MMOs, really hits. Like Black Mage below level 50 and beyond level 50 are so different it's ridiculous and I think the slow feel in the beginning turns a lot of people off before they have a chance to get hooked because it takes so long to get to the content that really sells people on the game.

  99. Maxx Nieves

    Maxx Nieves3 ヶ月 前

    @Netalium Fingers crossed, if they can condense it down or make a bunch of the filler quests optional, it would help a lot.

  100. Netalium

    Netalium3 ヶ月 前

    @Maxx Nieves can only hope arr prune covers it

  101. Maxx Nieves

    Maxx Nieves3 ヶ月 前

    @Netalium There needs to be a middle ground, honestly, the leveling wouldn't be an issue if the story before Heavenward, wasn't so bloated. You have a ridiculous amount of bloat in the MSQ and you'll most likely be way higher level than the story quests but just stuck with the underwhelming base kit for a huge amount of time, and when you compare to how much jobs change every 10 levels between 50-80, it really shows that below 50 takes way too long to come online. If you go in duty roulette with low level dungeons it feels very repetitive and not unique at all really, but then suddenly around Heavenward, you finally get access to so much, there should not be such a massive time investment needed to get to the point where the strong points of the game show. Especially when you also consider that leveling multiple jobs on 1 character is supposed to be a selling point but it takes so long for new players to get 1 job to the point in the game that hooks the vast majority. I dunno what the answer is but something has to be done to help cut the massive time investment before Heavenward because it's a huge turn off to a lot of players. If you ask most FF14 players, they'll almost all know someone they could never get into the game because of how long you have to go through MSQ and slow combat to get to the real meat of the game.

  102. Netalium

    Netalium3 ヶ月 前

    I agree and disagree and I'll start with disagree points so I end on a high note :) So let's look at the opposite case, where one would have most of their core rotation at say 30, right as you get your job. This means that for the other 50 levels after this point, nothing really changes. I'm going to use wow as an example of an mmo that does this. In wow you have most of your core rotation before even being halfway into the game and you repeat this all the way through the end game. To be honest, after levelling that way i get sick of the class long before i get to end game because nothing has changed in my rotation. It takes the progression of skill feeling away from levelling if you get your core rotation too quickly. I also think that ff14 uses your garbage set of skills in the beginning as a good story point. You are new to the world and therefore you kinda stink at everything and you're supposed to. This is poignant and it really makes you feel like you're becoming the hero over time. I do agree though that it starts rather slow with, like you said, many jobs not feeling even remotely complete until 50. I think the best solution is really to just speed up the 1-50 time rather than slap skills on faster than they usually come. In this way we feel that same progression from nothing to hero, the rotation changes over time, we earn our power etc. but we don't struggle for one new ability every 5-6 main story quests. This may be something coming in the ARR rework/prune but who knows.

  103. Scammer Station

    Scammer Station3 ヶ月 前

    Couldn't do it. Combat was WAY too slow. If you can get passed the slower combat, its a great game. I just couldn't. Everyone says it picks up later on, but then i watch livestreams of people who are doing end game content and it really doesn't look much faster. Seems like it only gets .3 seconds faster. Its very possible that if this wasn't your first MMO, you may need to put all you other thoughts of MMOs aside to enjoy this.

  104. opinion

    opinion3 ヶ月 前

    FFXI combat is slow as well. It's just how SE has implemented combat. It's not for everyone. People who want shorter skill cooldowns will probably be happier with other MMOs such as WoW. Others who don't care or who love the FF series will stick with FFXIV (and FFXI).

  105. terminus2495

    terminus24953 ヶ月 前

    I really feel like FFXIV is a mixed bag of sorts when you're trying to get into it. On one hand, it really does a great job of helping you get your bearings, especially if you're new to the genre, but on the other, both the gameplay and story are really slow up until you near the end of the base game, and and even after that there's the infamous 100 main story quests you must complete before being able to get to the first expansion, Heavensward. Those quests can really feel like a slog for the first 1/2 to 2/3 of the way through, especially since you can't get new job abilities because your job quests are locked behind progressing into the Heavensward story, and even if you stick through and complete the base game, we do lose a lot of new players in those quests. However, once you get into Heavensward, the game really picks up in every aspect and never goes back to how it was in ARR, and if you can make it that far, you'll probably be hooked. Anyways, yes, I've been watching your videos for a while, and yes, I've come to terms with how slowly you're progressing through the main story... But that doesn't mean I'm not upset with you over it! If you're enjoying the game this much and you still aren't at the first expansion, I have a feeling you'll love that and everything after it, and I can't wait to see your reactions to it! Keep up the great work and have fun!

  106. Zeri

    Zeriヶ月 前

    @Payadopa It wasn't about the destination for me either, but when the gameplay up to lvl50 got so boring and tedious, I just couldn't handle it any longer so I just got the skip. And as a lore person, I just watched a video about it so I wouldn't get lost later on.

  107. Payadopa

    Payadopa3 ヶ月 前

    I get what you're saying but I myself haven't finished Shadowbringers yet and I've been playing since 1.0 closed alpha. For me it's not about the destination. Also, for me it's weird to have NPCs talk to me like I haven't seen them in years when I just finished the prior quest 2 seconds ago. lol That's just me, though.

  108. Ariancia Adelsdotter

    Ariancia Adelsdotter3 ヶ月 前

    You moved the HUD around I'm so proud of you!!!

  109. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Awwwe thanks! I thought I would try changing things up, I might actually do a video about it in the coming weeks. Specifically, I want to see if people have any suggestions or improvements to the way I have changed the HUD so far. Thanks for noticing, and for watching :)

  110. Ariancia Adelsdotter

    Ariancia Adelsdotter3 ヶ月 前

    @Mr. Bastos Just touching it at all shows you found it, and thinking about how to make it better for yourself. That's the difference between a visitor in ffxiv and a native, so welcome to the soul and heart of the ffxiv tribe =D

  111. Mr. Bastos

    Mr. Bastos3 ヶ月 前

    I've only started messing around with the HUD. I'm not sure what I need and where I want it just yet haha

  112. 1ToDream

    1ToDream3 ヶ月 前

    Great video and a very fair assessment. I know it's been said so many times, but the story and pacing definitely get better. As someone who loves the journey in any RPG, I'm so glad that I gave this game a shot. You have such a great style! Keep up the good work!

  113. Lycon Xero

    Lycon Xero3 ヶ月 前

    I personally didn’t have any trouble getting through the base 2.0 content once I picked a job and stuck to it. It’s the 2.x content that’s very daunting and the thing which needs the most pruning. From Heavensward onward it’s really not bad and I’m currently re-playing through all the expansions with new game plus.

  114. Plutia :3

    Plutia :33 ヶ月 前

    All i want is for the base game to be free, it is the most tedious part but it is important for worldbuilding, by making it free people will not feel rushed and will take their time to enjoy it . Also to streamline ARR questing, maybe cut some fetch quests but please dont touch the story.

  115. Proc of the Dawn

    Proc of the Dawn3 ヶ月 前

    When I first started playing the game 6 years ago, I kinda skipped through most of the 2.0 story because it just didn't interest me and I couldn't really get into it, but I finished the main story up through level 50 anyway. When the story finally picked up, I wished I had a better idea of who each of these characters were and what had gone on, so I actually made an alt and went back through it, enjoying it much more the second time around since I was already invested in the lore. My brother, on the other hand, went through the 2.0 story about a year or so ago and really enjoyed it all the way through, getting to know all the worldbuilding details and minutiae.

  116. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    I think it is really enjoyable to take your time and appreciate the details if you know there is going to be a great payoff. If I didn't have a bunch of people telling me that the story gets really good I probably would have ended up rushing through it a lot more. Thanks for sharing your experiences, and for watching :)

  117. Maxine Evergreen

    Maxine Evergreen3 ヶ月 前

    while I agree ARR's msq can be overly tedious and drawn out, I feel like a lot of the negative criticism for how "hard" ffxiv is to get into is people expecting it to play like wow. yes you can just grind and get to endgame in wow if that's what you want to do, but in ffxiv the msq Is the game. ffxiv is all about the journey. there might be a lot of other content to do, but it's a story-driven game like other final fantasy titles and I think that's something a lot of new players struggle to grasp or gripe with I've known new players who don't touch msq, don't do class or job quests (therefore don't have their full kit), and just grind on extremely low dungeons and fates (because they have not unlocked level-appropriate content and actions through msq and job quests) and then go "this game is so slow and grindy, combat is boring" because they don't understand that the game progresses through msq! that said, the changes to ARR msq are needed and welcome, but I also think new players need to come to terms with "this doesn't play like wow, the story is integral to progression, the story is progression" before getting into it and being negative because they expected something different. even if ARR is tedious to get through in it's current state, the events of the msq continue to matter. the changes to ARR msq are not to "make it easier/quicker to rush to endgame" like I've seen some people hoping and worrying in equal parts, it's to make it less of a slog to get the story. here's to hoping the ARR rework means it's easier for new players to get into ffxiv and recognize this

  118. Rina Aria

    Rina Aria3 ヶ月 前

    @Arsal Kidwai There is all sort of story out there and it is okay to not click with FFXIV story. But yeah, yeah, standard anime story sure isn't your cup of tea but it could be someone else's cup of tea. I like FFXIV since they're clear on their MSQ that we're involved and not just 'Hey player you're legendary hero now help us do this and that' while keeping us out of the narrative. So ARR was slow but actually nice for me (the quest is tiring since there are just all sort of pointless quest) since I like reading through the story and experience it first without generalizing it as 'typical anime fantasy' story.

  119. Arsal Kidwai

    Arsal Kidwai3 ヶ月 前

    @Maxine Evergreen nah, post arr isn't that great either. And if you want a good fantasy story you certainly don't need to put yourself through the torture of ARR in order to experience what is a standard fantasy anime story.

  120. Maxine Evergreen

    Maxine Evergreen3 ヶ月 前

    @Arsal Kidwai I'm not even disagreeing w/ you that ARR has a lot of fetch quests, but I'm speaking from firsthand experience of new players I know personally who didn't do msq b/c they didn't understand that it was necessary, not because they thought it was boring. the most damning example of this is a wow refugee I know that got to lvl 70 on ninja, through northern thanalan fates alone while being on lvl 40 msq

  121. dividedbyzero4

    dividedbyzero43 ヶ月 前

    @Arsal Kidwai not even close to being true unless you stopped playing at like lv30 or only read complaints thread on reddit instead of playing the game, although i would be lying if i said the lv1~50 msq does not have a lot of worthless fillers that needs to be removed.

  122. Arsal Kidwai

    Arsal Kidwai3 ヶ月 前

    They don't do the MSQ cuz it's a bunch of repetitive fetch quests with generic fantasy text attached to it. This game is literally just a long linear series of boring fetch quests with a generic anime fantasy plot

  123. Aurelijus Langvinis

    Aurelijus Langvinis3 ヶ月 前

    Artstyle. Yes, artstyle is the major problem for me. and ofc its not open world. these 2 things always discoreges me to play FF14. I just cant look at this game, everything looks so stiff. way too many straight lines in architecture. I mean nothing is that straight but for some reason in FF14 most of the models looks like a 3d block. im not even going to mention textures.... they are so repetitive, for example textures on rocks, mountains. omg they look ugly. or bricks on buildings. there is way to little variety in them. yeah and the next problem is open world. I hate loading screens. 2020 and still loading screens in mmo. sad

  124. Aurelijus Langvinis

    Aurelijus Langvinis3 ヶ月 前

    ​@Rina Aria yeah it's just artstyle. Next summer I will pick up FF14 again. I will force my self to play it in hopes of maybe it could grow on me you know? I think it would be cool to have sombody to play with. like an adventure you know? to quest together and so on. I will try to find somebody.

  125. Rina Aria

    Rina Aria3 ヶ月 前

    I guess if it is to the basic thing like preference in artstyle then it can't be helped. Everyone have their own like and dislike. Since I was raised by JRPG, I always think that Open World is a bit too overhyped. I don't mind if it is a bigger zone or seamless mapping but open world has always been daunting me since I never have the will power to actually explore (I know I know I'm lazy af). I do agree that there are some graphical problem on the game in regards to things. I remember that I mentally commented that the NPC doesn't bring anything when they give something to characters in the Event over the course of ARR. Simple example: A - I bring letter for you *stretch hand out* B - *taking something* Oh yeah thank you Me - WHAT LETTER!? WHERE DID THEY GET THE LETTER!? It is harmless complain actually and I did enjoy my commentary at things. But I get that some graphical problem in FFXIV is annoying. I wanted to think that it was the engine problem but I don't know if it is feasible for the developer team to change their game engine by now. I do like the way they design the area, since everything always looks pretty.

  126. Aurelijus Langvinis

    Aurelijus Langvinis3 ヶ月 前

    @Michał Kwiatkowski hahahah. ! Adena plz adena plz. !PK NEAR ANTHARAS LAIR. help plz. lol

  127. Michał Kwiatkowski

    Michał Kwiatkowski3 ヶ月 前

    @Aurelijus Langvinis lineage 2 ohhh lord yes those were the days (WTS SSD 16A)

  128. Aurelijus Langvinis

    Aurelijus Langvinis3 ヶ月 前

    @Michał Kwiatkowski true. but it sucks when the game is great and I cant enjoy it because of very specific things. shit happens I gues. That thing you mentioned about wow is TRUE. I also hate it. But the biggest thing in WoW that makes me quit from time to time is fckin addons. I HATE EM. if you want to compete you have to play with addons but the game stats to look like those first computers in history. millions of screens, graphcs, buttons. so confusing and ugly. My perfect mmo used to be Lineage2 C4 in a private server when I was a kid. those were the times lol.

  129. Turntapeover

    Turntapeover3 ヶ月 前

    Just a little thing I want to put out there. You do realize that MSQ is part of the reason why this community is so awesome right? Because it filters those people on the fly. Toxic Hardcores, Obnixious kids, Lazy ass scrubs who just wanna get carried through. Because Toxic Hardcores will have 4 expansions to get through, Kids need to pay a sub, and Lazy ass cant get carried through MSQ. So.. not to be an elitist, but to be "One of Us" MSQ is the test you have to pass. If you fail, you fail, if you get into Shadowbringers, you will 1- Regret saying MSQ is tedious because of the feels train its gonna take you on, 2- You will feel that sentiment of accomplishment you get when you complete something. And I know people pressure you and all...but...they are right. Listen to them, and finish ARR. It's thrash, THEN you will be able to enjoy the part of the journey that's enjoyable. Because of course its easy to think its tedious when all you've seen of it is ARR. IT IS, THATS WHY PEOPLE TELL YOU TO HURRY!

  130. Kwon-Ryoon Lee

    Kwon-Ryoon Lee3 ヶ月 前

    I listen to JPgo on my phone. And I tend to do other things at the same time. I can barely hear your video even with the volume turned so the way up in my phone. Turn up the volume on your videos. I can barely hear you as is.

  131. UwU OwO UwU III

    UwU OwO UwU III3 ヶ月 前

    Buy a new phone, I can hear it just fine

  132. Michał Kwiatkowski

    Michał Kwiatkowski3 ヶ月 前

    Buy new phone then

  133. RossMirage

    RossMirage3 ヶ月 前

    The closest I can compare the ARR story to is having to play Warcraft 3 before being able to play WoW. It will help you understand the world and its backstory better, but the plot doesn't truly begin until the first expansion. Heavensward is a massive jump in story content. ARR is a chore, yes, but skipping it is more detrimental. Imagine playing WotLK and not knowing or caring who Arthas is/was.

  134. alexvandu1

    alexvandu13 ヶ月 前

    I got into it this summer and rushed AAR and started getting into the story at Heavensward and onward. No regrets best choice I’ve ever made

  135. alexvandu1

    alexvandu12 ヶ月 前

    J J your queues are going to be amazing. Remember to help a dps with his queues

  136. J J

    J J2 ヶ月 前

    I chose paladin and just got to heavensward. Was paladin a good choice for job?? 😆

  137. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    I'm super excited to get to Heavensward! And I definitely think it's fine for people to rush as well, both sides have their pros and cons. Thanks for watching and commenting :)

  138. Sonic Rose

    Sonic Rose3 ヶ月 前

    Knowledge of previous Final Fantasies is absolutely optional going into XIV. While it may help explain certain things and FF fans will nod knowingly and smile at some of the references and name drops, the Final Fantasy series has traditionally been self-contained within its own games. Each FF game has its own world and lore, with certain overlapping elements or themes - the Classes, some skills, spells, potions, enemies, summons, Moogles, Chocobos and Cactuar, Tonberries Titan and Odin, the Moon and/or Crystals playing some part in the story, some inventive person named Cid... These elements are carried through the games, but no two are alike. I feel like, in order to BE a Final Fantasy game, certain elements have to exist, but how they are expressed can be vastly different from one to another. In most FF games, Chocobos can be encountered in the wild (usually in a forest) and when you get off their backs, they disappear. In some games, you have variants that do different things like fly or walk over oceans, sometimes there's a fat chocobo that acts as a storage system etc. As enemies they are uncommonly tough if not outright impossible to best, and in some games they even act as summons. Sometimes they are plot essential like FFV, sometimes they are involved in mini games like a Hot Cold game in 8 and a racing game in 7. Basic thing that remains the same through each iteration - Horsebird that can be ridden from point A to B in relative peace. Does FFXIV fulfill this criteria? Absolutely, and then some. You have the Grand Company Bird Horse that can be customized cosmetically (both its feather color and equipment), it can become a summonable combat pet, and it can eventually Fly (Sorry, spoilers??). There's the Chocobo Porters that allow you to rent one or have one auto-path to established destinations, there's a special Racing Chocobo you can have for a minigame like one in the original Gold Saucer of FFVII, there's a special wedding Birdhorse for weddings which is a two-seater, an automatically flying Birdhorse you gain via story in Heaven's Ward, and (for the collector's edition) a Chubby Chocobo, complete with its own variant of the Chocobo theme. - This is just one example of elements that satisfy Final Fantasy fans. And even if you aren't, isn't having your own personal bird horse kinda neat? There is also a character named Cid. He's inventive. Cid is often (though not always) associated with airships. XIV has a Cid. He's inventive, and (depending on how far you are or not) I can neither confirm nor deny that he is associated with airships. The Cid in FFVI was not associated with airships, but was something of a mad scientist, the one in IX was definitely associated with airships, the one in 7 ran like he had a cactaur up his rear end, but you bet he was inventive and tied to airships. Cid in IV was kind of associated with airships, and was inventive. So, XIV delivers on the tradition, fan base is satisfied and new players will probably like him. (News flash, I absolutely despise the Cid from 7, could care less about the one in 9, the one in 6 I kinda cared about, the one in 4 I really liked and wish he'd stayed in my party longer, the one in 15 looks interesting and the one in 14 is my favorite Cid). Is Final Fantasy hard to get into? It depends on what game you're talking about and what you're looking for. For me, Final Fantasy XIV does an exquisite job with the lore, both for newcomers and veterans. It explains itself well enough for people with no prior experience with the franchise (Something 13 failed miserably at) and each nod and reference to previous games in the series feels very naturally woven into XIV's on world and lore. I've personally noted references to 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, (hnn... trying to think if 10 got any love. I know Yuna and Tidus' outfits are on the cash shop... but I'm trying not to count that), 11, 12 and if there's anything aside the cash shop stuff for 13, I have no idea. I'm sure there's Final Fantasy 2 references I'm probably missing and 15 recently had a tie-in event so I'm not counting that either really. I mean, it's an overt reference yes, but it doesn't really have bearing on the overall lore of the current game. It was "A thing that happened". The references and nods I'm mainly pointing to are things that are involved in the actual plot of the game. A character from FF1 appears as a significant character in Heaven's Ward along with another character from 5 as an example. The Magitek Armor from Final Fantasy 6 is also present and I consider it well woven into the lore and has plot relevance. These are people, places and things that were unique to those games and have been adapted into XIV at a lore level and do not feel out of place in the world of FFXIV. I hope I wasn't too redundant with that paragraph but I hope I got my point across. I'm not looking at Chocobos and Tonberries and going "OHGODWHY?" I'm going "YAY! Chocobos are here... oh god, the tonberrie's going to kill me with Everyone's Grudge...." Ok maybe I am looking at the tonberries and going "OHGODWHY!?" but not because XIV messed them up, but rather, represented them well. OHGODWHY.... *whips out the Chef's Knife and goes to My Blue Heaven for a while...* Ahem... in closing, I am a nerd. I love Final Fantasy and I love what they've done with this game. Hah... Hah hahah.... hah.... um... the quests... hahaha... hah... oh. Um, so, have you been to the Waking Sands since you got back from the Navel? I can see you're finally playing with the HUD. GG..... GG.... *hands out a player commendation*

  139. Rina Aria

    Rina Aria3 ヶ月 前

    About the FFX reference, I think the Shiva raid has FFX reference. The way she is summoned (the cystal stuff) then the finger click and heel click. It is a minor thing sure but I guess better than nothing?

  140. 7x9000

    7x90003 ヶ月 前

    All of the Wild Rose stuff is a FF2 reference, iirc. You can get a wind-up Firion, Firion's (Wild Rose) armor, and Wild Rose barding for your horsebird. Plus all of the usage of 'wild rose' in the ARR MSQ. There was also a 13 crossover event a long time ago, as well as an 11 crossover even. 15 had one, too, and we all loved it. There's probably a ton of minor stuff around, too, but I will admit to only really having played 14, so I don't get most of 'em.

  141. Farrell Swain

    Farrell Swain3 ヶ月 前

    FFXIV is honestly one of two things either way, a investment of time and friends made and storyline, or a level gate and money drain, grind to end game or a chance to find lore not normally found when you play through for the first time, there is so much you can do in ffxiv that its impossible to do everything in one sitting. There is honestly no one right way to play the game and no one best class to play or race, the best thing anyone can do is start out as a group of friends who want to play through together or even just someone who's willing to party up to help the other out and theres no end to random people willing to help out

  142. voledae

    voledae3 ヶ月 前

    the free trial is definitely good enough to see if players like the game enough to buy into. i only spent a few days on the free trial before buying ffxiv and it's been 5 months of pure joy and fun i haven't experienced in years. if people don't like lots of reading than ffxiv is not going to be very enjoyable. the expansions do add more voice acting each expansion but it can definitely be hard to get through novels and novels of reading.

  143. TinyBlueGames

    TinyBlueGames3 ヶ月 前

    Yes, the reading is a large part of the MSQ gameplay at the start of the game. I am really excited for there to be more voice acting in the future. For the many problems I have with GW2, the way they voice act their story content really gets me into the story, even if the story itself isn't that great sometimes. I think voice acting goes a long way! Thanks for watching :)

  144. WC1376C

    WC1376C3 ヶ月 前

    Csaw....you are the Road Warrior (hero) that FFXIV needs. Every last video you produce on this game is positive, to the point and relevant to new/incoming players of XIV. I have yet to find a bad thing to comment about. not sure why the one dork down voted you....might be worth further investigation.

  145. DAromanov S

    DAromanov S3 ヶ月 前

    Wait what's the sub fee if you only have one character and the one for more? Do the characters have to be in the same world for a higher fee to apply?

  146. DAromanov S

    DAromanov S3 ヶ月 前

    Thank you so much!

  147. Logan

    Logan3 ヶ月 前

    There is a sub tier, Entry, which restricts you to having only one charactrr on any given server, but can have up to 8 characters total (8 characters spread over 8 servers). Entry can only be paid under a 30 day option. The other tier, Standard, allows up to 8 characters on a single server and a max of 40 characters. This can be paid in different blocks, 30, 90 or 180 days, with each offering a slight discount (but you pay in advance all at once). Can check out the official page for info under Service Fees: na.finalfantasyxiv.com/product/#usage_fee