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post #11 of 22
there is a reason FF14 is free: its bloody awful. play a good game like lotro instead.
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No such thing as a good free game, lotro included. Plus you still have to pay, just not right away.
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post #13 of 22
ffxiv is definately improving!! Yoshi P the new producer took over control of "re developing" the UI and more or less the whole game. alot of the laggy menus have been fixed, improvements to the questing system, as well as a search feature in the market wards. theres still a bit of lag at some of the camps and wards but there are several more patches scheduled. give it a try and develope your own oppinion instead of asking lol
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post #14 of 22
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ffxiv is definately improving!! Yoshi P the new producer took over control of "re developing" the UI and more or less the whole game. alot of the laggy menus have been fixed, improvements to the questing system, as well as a search feature in the market wards. theres still a bit of lag at some of the camps and wards but there are several more patches scheduled. give it a try and develope your own oppinion instead of asking lol
I keep hearing that over and over, but have yet to hear one person say its much more fun.
If all they did was reduce the limit for the quests that isn't adding content or changing much other than the technical side of things.

I give it another year or so before its back on its feet, just like Vanguard: Saga of Heroes when it released it was horrible but now its doing ok.


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No such thing as a good free game, lotro included. Plus you still have to pay, just not right away.
LOTRO isn't a bad MMO, great community the only thing now is they are concentrating on newer players with all the in store stuff.
You can get all the way to level 50 without paying, and that is plenty of content to keep you busy.
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post #15 of 22
Well It is improving... just slowly. I remember FFXI before it started.... Wasn't awful as FFXIV started but wasn't decent before numberous patch to international.

Give it a year like you said LilChris and it will do better. Too bad last director was with the Xenogears team I loved that game like it was my own flesh and blood.

Edit: Still free
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post #16 of 22
I don't mean to thread jack, but you guys mentioned LoTR being free? I tried to play it and it took me to a sign up thing and I hda to be chosen to play free is that how it works out?
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post #17 of 22
Yes, the free trial period is still extended. The game had a lot of problems the last time I played it.
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I keep hearing that over and over, but have yet to hear one person say its much more fun.
If all they did was reduce the limit for the quests that isn't adding content or changing much other than the technical side of things.

I give it another year or so before its back on its feet, just like Vanguard: Saga of Heroes when it released it was horrible but now its doing ok.




LOTRO isn't a bad MMO, great community the only thing now is they are concentrating on newer players with all the in store stuff.
You can get all the way to level 50 without paying, and that is plenty of content to keep you busy.
Yes still free, but you need to purchase the game.

Yoshi P is taking the game in the direction it should have been going when it was released and when it was being developed. I had extremely high hopes for this game because i was hopelessly addicted to 11. Even with the "improvements," the game is still quite similar to what it always has been, and that is boring and not engaging, there is a reason it is still free right now , the game is still very horrible and just not fun, the development team knows this and is addressing the game and it flaws. I wont blow smoke up your ass and say its extremely fun just because i am an 11 fanboy, but yeah, i would wait until the game starts having a subscription because then it will be good, it will just take time to get good. SE understands what the players want and will eventually deliver it , or at least i hope so. I wanted to love this game, and right now i simply dont, i am keeping up with the dev team letters by yoshi and i am satisfied with the changes that will come and the changes they have implemented, i just wish this all never had to happen.
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SE understands what the players want and will eventually deliver it , or at least i hope so.
I wish this applied to the games they carelessly published out recently...
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do any of you guys still play it ? Im wanting to get back into it and wanna start playing daily now that the patches are rolling in .
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