Character Customization in WoW and FFXIV: Pro and Cons

Any modern game developer who knows a thing or two about his customers - us, players - is aware that customization of your playable character is one of the cornerstones for the game experience. Even single player titles with pre-defined protagonist learned to do this: ranging from haircut changes to allowing transmog or skins of … Continue reading Character Customization in WoW and FFXIV: Pro and Cons

Trivia: WoW Sets Done & FFXIV Heavensward Complete

Another week, another reset, another review of my activities. WoW Most importantly, Sanctum of Domination for plate toons done, and they're benched! This was also the final set to complete: Well, I'm not done with the raid yet, but Sanctum is now definitely not the primary activity. Remnant and Sylvanas are left to get Pins … Continue reading Trivia: WoW Sets Done & FFXIV Heavensward Complete

Covenant Armor Recolors from 9.0: It’s Only Fae

Let's put it simple: Blizzard absolutely failed at their Special covenant buildings. The complexity and the amount of grind to get covenant armor recolors - the main reason behind the Special "mini-games" - varies drastically from covenant to covenant. The most prominent examples would be Night Fae, which only requires their building at level 5 … Continue reading Covenant Armor Recolors from 9.0: It’s Only Fae

Trivia: WoW Campaign Repetition on Alts and FFXIV Heavensward Main Story Done

This is reset day in WoW, and in an hour I'm checking gear vault, jumping into another (hopefully reduced) raid runs. As I've written in my previous post, I've finished my raid/renown duties by weekend this time. This left me with playing FFXIV and also made room for the annoying - at this stage of … Continue reading Trivia: WoW Campaign Repetition on Alts and FFXIV Heavensward Main Story Done

9.1.5. Quality of Life Improvements: My Thoughts

A streak of minor news considering each and every 9.1.5. feature, as well as announcement of PTR transpired this week throughout news sites. Of course Blizzard gets a shitstorm here too, but for a change, a number of positive reactions as well. The improvement numbers are really great and address so many issues, from new … Continue reading 9.1.5. Quality of Life Improvements: My Thoughts