Author: Jukor

Vana’diel to Eorzea and Back Again

Apologies to J. R. R. Tolkien for mangling “There and Back Again” for this post’s title. By the end of March, after a few weeks of slogging through Vana’diel mostly on my own or with a couple of friends, relegated to being RDM or a rather gimp non-relic DRK, later on a very underequipped, underskilled,…

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The Beast Within

This week I paid for two Fell Cleave parties to get my Blue Mage from 30 to 99, so I have quite a bit of catching up to do for spells and skills. I had enough merits stored after the second FC to max Assimilation, so I will be able to easily set desirable traits…

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Current Leveling Priorities!

The time has arrived for me to get down to business and actually level stuff up. Since completing the Level 99 Limit Break quest, I have a need to sit down and get both “main” jobs and “support” jobs up to snuff. First priority is to get Red Mage to 99, followed by DRK to…

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Magians and Miscellany

The Magian Moogles are going to see a lot of me as things progress. Between getting my AF3 and some AF2 upgraded, I am working on a few weapons for various purposes: a STR Shikargar for my eventual Almace offhand, Almace itself, the Occasionally Attacks Twice Fulgurante, the Occasionally Attacks 2 to 4 Times Ogresse,…

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Finding Oneself

Sometimes one has to fall further than they ever have to find where they should be. {removed} I entertained returning to WoW, playing The Old Republic, or merely returning to the addiction of Quake 3 Arena, Counter-Strike, or some similar FPS. However, in the end, just over $600 and a new machine later, I returned…

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For the Alliance!

After quitting FFXI back in March, I decided to devote my MMO time entirely to World of Warcraft. I’d been playing it between events in XI for a month or so, and the constant prodding of a friend of mine, coupled with SE’s gigantic “EFF YOU” to most of the playerbase in raising the cap…

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The End of the Line?

“There ain’t no gettin’ offa this train we’re on.” -Final Fantasy VII This past weekend’s VanaFest saw Square Enix make a series of announcements that will forever change the face of Vana’diel. The one most people are reacting to is the announcement of the level cap being raised to 99 from 75. The last time…

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HQ Relic Armor and the Future

In +1’ing my Duelist’s Chapeau, I now permanently have -5 inventory as I am 99.9% sure I will never get another NQ one. While having Duelist’s Armor claim slip as a key item was fun for a while, not missing out on another 3 MND for Slow II reallly is worth the inventory space loss.…

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