FFXIV: Version 5.5 Update

It’s hard to think that this time last year I had all but quit playing Final Fantasy XIV. A lot has changed since then, and I’m not just talking about the game itself. For starters, my wife has recently started playing again after an almost eight year hiatus. In fact, so has my son! But …
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FFXIV: Version 5.4 Update

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve talked in detail about Final Fantasy XIV. I suppose that’s because I took a year off from the game! I know, that’s pretty hard to believe. Ever since the original launch of FFXIV 1.0, I’ve been an avid player. But after nine years of consistent playing, both the …
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A note about Final Fantasy XIV

After nearly ten years, I have finally decided to retire from Final Fantasy XIV. The Final Fantasy series has always been special to me, and always will be. I’ve loved every single game in the series thus far. When Final Fantasy XI was first announced, I scoffed at the idea of it being a subscription-based …
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FFXIV: Version 4.5 Update

Well, the latest FFXIV patch has been out for a few weeks now and I’ve had plenty of time to dive into all of the new content. I know I’ve recently expressed a slight dissatisfaction with the game lately. So, I’m happy to report that this patch has done quite a bit to address many …
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FFXIV: The Current State of Final Fantasy XIV

I just completed a post discussing the most recent update to Final Fantasy XIV. But I wanted to take a moment to talk a bit about the current state of the game. Final Fantasy XIV has been very much an emotional rollercoaster since its release. Like everyone else, I was excited when the game was …
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FFXIV: Version 4.4 Update

It’s been just shy of a month since the latest Final Fantasy XIV update was released. Historically, I’ve always burned through new content at a rapid pace. However, with some of these more recent releases, things have slowed down for me. To be completely honest, I fear my interest in the game is waning. But, …
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FFXIV: Version 4.3 Update

Real life got me again! It’s been almost a month since patch 4.3 for Final Fantasy XIV was released. I’ve finally found enough time to dive into the new content and I’m ready to share my thoughts.  First, I’m pleased to say that this update is actually quite substantial! There’s a good bit of new …
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FFXIV: Version 4.2 Update

I’m little late getting this post in, but I’ve finally had time to dive into the latest update for Final Fantasy XIV. Like most point releases, this patch adds several new things to the game. But sadly, one of the biggest pieces of content will have to wait a little while longer. The addition of …
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It Came From Netflix: Final Fantasy XIV – Dad of Light

Welcome to the very first “It Came From Netflix…” post! If you’re not sure what this is all about, you can read my announcement here: “It Came From Netflix…” – In my first review for this new feature, I will be discussing an interesting Japanese drama; Final Fantasy XIV – Dad of Light.  Since Final Fantasy …
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