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5-17-2009 @ 6:20PM
Just what the game needs. Yet another blood elf rogue. Is it any surprise he's into Final Fantasy?
5-17-2009 @ 5:18PM
The game he came from ff11 is actually pretty difficult and definately not as casual friendly as WoW. Considering that he though to ask this question I think WoW could use more blood elf rogues just like him.
5-17-2009 @ 5:38PM
I don't know...is it any surprise that yet another WoW player has a sh**ty, elitist comment to make about someone playing another game or having different tastes in classes?
5-17-2009 @ 5:43PM
@Manic SoulI barely play anymore. The game jumped the shark when WotLK came out. I just log in and do dailies while the majority of the population levels blood elf paladins, rogues, and priests.
5-17-2009 @ 5:49PM
Sounds like a waste of money if you don't even enjoy it and just do dailies. Still doesn't give you room to sh*t talk anyone for making a preference like that, though. But, I hear you about Wrath not being great - I liked Vanilla and BC more.
5-17-2009 @ 6:07PM
Stuff it! Hater.
5-18-2009 @ 7:43AM
It's been said before, but I thought I'd hammer in the point a little more....Final Fantasy XI is about the least casual-friendly game that I've played or otherwise personally seen. Getting a class to the level cap in that game takes about two months if you're pretty speedy about it, up to a year if you choose an unpopular class or try to play in blocks of time less than 4-6 hours. It's a Japanese game, and the Japanese value of patience permeates every bit of that game. At its worst, some parts of their endgame involves world boss spawns that can pop anywhere from three to seven DAYS apart. The economy is utter crap, to the point where even buying a good piece of equipment from auction can take a solid month of farming. The playerbase is also particularly elitist, as there is one right way and a LOT of wrong ways to gear and play each class; there is no room to be a beautiful or unique snowflake unless you want a game-destroying bad reputation.A Final Fantasy XI player is someone you want in your guild. If they were even a little successful in that game, they have a dedication far above and beyond most native WoW players.(Before anyone pounces me, I like WoW better, even though I played FFXI long enough to build up an extremely respectable character. I'm not starting a which-game-is-better argument here. Because apparently, I'm a troll. Who knew?)
5-18-2009 @ 12:08PM
@AyaJulia:Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. FFXI was my first MMO (though I played MUDs for years and years before that). Your average huntard on WoW wouldn't even make it to levelcap on FFXI. They wouldn't have the patience for it. More importantly, FFXI is almost entirely based around partying, it's probably the least solo-friendly MMO in existence. If you want to get anywhere, you are pretty much forced to group from like, 10 onwards. And, like you said, the endgame is just brutal.I know I sound biased, but any WoW raiding guild would be lucky to have an FFXI alum in their ranks. The type of mentality it takes to be a successful endgame player on FFXI translates beautifully into raiding on WoW.-- a formerly RDM/WHM and sometimes RDM/NIN of Midgardsormr!
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