The Mog Log: Stuff I'm going to miss from Final Fantasy XIV 1.0
Posted by Massively [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 November 2012, 2:00 pm

Filed under: , , , , , ,

The Mog Log header by A. Fienemann
The end of Final Fantasy XIV as we know it provoked a lot of emotions from me, as did the trailer released concurrently. I felt a great deal of sorrow, both for the end of the world and the end of my character's story at the time (which is tied into a lot of roleplaying you don't need to hear about). I felt a stirring of hope for the changes coming to the game and the world. I felt inspiration at the sweep and movement of the events surrounding the conclusion and a sense of awe at what had been done.

I also felt a great deal of frustration at the game's servers and the rather lackluster event itself, but that's kind of an irrelevant discussion. It's a lesson to learn for a next time that won't happen.

Amidst all of these other feelings, I also felt a sense of sadness about certain parts of the game that are going away when it relaunches. There are aspects I'm going to miss about Final Fantasy XIV's first version, even if I know why those aspects need to be removed from a design standpoint. Today, I'm going to look back at those elements, things that we're going to be rid of that I'm still going to sort of miss in the long run.

Continue reading The Mog Log: Stuff I'm going to miss from Final Fantasy XIV 1.0

MassivelyThe Mog Log: Stuff I'm going to miss from Final Fantasy XIV 1.0 originally appeared on Massively on Sat, 17 Nov 2012 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments





    · Older Entries >>

    Show: [ALL] [NEWS] [BLOGS] [PODCASTS]

    Updated Today:
    DDOcast [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Gamers with Jobs [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Massively [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Reign of Gaming [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Sweet Flag [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Ancient Gaming Noob [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Tobold [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Zen of Design [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Updated this Week:
    Bethesda Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Bioware TOR Dev Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    GWJ Conference Call [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Joystiq MMO [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Lineage II [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Lost In The Grind [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MmoQuests.com [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MMORPG.COM News [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Mystic Worlds [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Split and Defiled [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Star Wars: The Blog Republic [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Terra Nova [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Instance [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Troll Racials are Overpowered [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    World of Warcast [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Updated this Month:
    A Green Mushroom [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Cloth 5 [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Heartless Gamer [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    kfsone's pittance [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Lost Garden [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Low Elo [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MMO Gamer Chick [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    mmocam! [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Morphisat's Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    No Prisoners, No Mercy [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Raph Koster [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Old Republic News from Bioware [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Write the Game [HTML] [XML] [FULL]