Last Update: 10.01.2017
Sadly, I don't have a graphic of my character
anymore. I also can't remember the European Server I was on.
My name was Marcus Livius and I was an Elezan Archer.
Final Fantasy XIV, A Realm Reborn, is a lovely MMO. I stopped playing only because of time -- so many games, so little time.
If, however, you have the time, enjoy your basic trinity combat system and medieval fantasy, then I heartily recommend FF14.
I spent six months in the original FF14, before the "ARR" part. That game was clunky as all hell, with a horrid UID and bugs out the wazoo. Still ... even back then, its lovely potential was obvious and it was with deep regret that I stopped.
But the most important reason for my positive opinion of FF14 is the admin. Square Enix (SE) did something with FF14 that is unprecedented in the MMO industry: they admitted that their first attempt at FF14 (which we popularly labeled "FF14 1.0") was a mistake. They apologized to the user community for a product that was "unworthy of SE". Then they took the game completely offline for about a year to fix it.
Stop reading for a moment and think about that.
Now imagine a USA-based MMO company facing the same issues ... do you think, for even a moment, that they would go the admit-apologize-go-offline-and-fix route? You're not that naive, are you?
And then SE relaunched FF14 under the "ARR" label. The result was nothing short of sensational.
I wish I had the time to play every MMO that deserves my time. When I do, FF14 ARR is on the top of my list of "MMOs to Which I Will Return."