Author Archives: Gin

wrap-up for no weason

Heh, whenever I listen to FFXIV-themed podcasts, the hosts generally like to ask each other, “So, what have you done this week?” They start rattling off the things that have been shiny to them, to which I have to pause … Continue reading

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Bad DF! Bad! *smacks it with a newspaper*

Yesterday. Oh my glob, so full of fail. I got my main’s NIN job to 50+, so I’ve been doing stuff mainly on that class, in particular the roulettes. Yesterday, oh man. Run #1: In-Progress Qarn NM, 24 minute queue … Continue reading

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the end

Yesterday was hard. This whole thing’s been hard. Wow. Yeah. Asheron’s Call. What a trip. Sorry, I’ll try to stop typing in disjointed sentences. It was announced in very late December that the game was going to be sunsetted on … Continue reading

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the lifestone flinches

I won’t use this tag very often, but today’s blithering is centered around the first MMO I ever played, Asheron’s Call. Warner Brothers, who owns the content, is shutting the servers down tomorrow. I figured this day would come, they … Continue reading

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the things, let me sum you up them

So, Patch 3.5 dropped. There are some new quality-of-life improvements, some shinies, and of course as is the case with most major short-digit patches, dungeons. All the old expert roulette duties are now shuffled into the level 60 stuffs, and … Continue reading

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it’s been a day

(Hi Raist!) It’s been an eventful day, and so I thought I’d yack about it. First thing this morning, I got online to find that tanky green friend Raist was online and in a mood to do roulettes. We hopped … Continue reading

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another DF story

So, Momo (BLM) and I (SMN) had a little span of time to play together, and Momo mentioned needing a couple things from Alexander 10 and 11 normal mode. 11 popped first, and we headed in to do the things. … Continue reading

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another brain dump

Been a while, so let me tell you the things. I’ve been working randomly on three characters, Gin@Cactuar when [Momo] is around, Woo@Cactuar when Momo isn’t around, and Woo@Behemoth when I’m tired of the Cactuar alts or I wanna spend … Continue reading

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eight tries later…

Those HeavenSWARD dungeons, though. Solm Al, the Aery, the Vault, and the Library really kick it up a notch–no longer can certain mechanics be ignored, no longer can people fall asleep and watch Netflix while reflexively pushing their buttons or … Continue reading

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took an Aery to the knee

Today’s DF story is ultimately a good one, featuring me-as-Summoner, a MNK, a PLD, and a WHM tearing around in the Aery. The PLD was new-ish, the MNK was seasoned, and the WHM was very, VERY new. The PLD was … Continue reading

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