Category: Final Fantasy XI

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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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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2009’s FFXI 10大ニュース (Big 10 News)

Last year, JPButton asked FFXI players to submit their 「10大ニュース」”10-Dai News” or “Big 10 News” of the previous year. I didn’t do this last year and was looking forward to contributing this year, but Elmer and Corinth didn’t post an official post about it. … I’ll list mine anyway. Quoting Elmer’s post from last year:…

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Set Parties and Level Sync

One common thought on leveling jobs up is to use a “set” or “static” party. I find this to be the most efficient, provided the group can meet more than one or two days per week, since the time spent finding members is removed completely if the set is six members. Additionally, knowing who the…

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