Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail release dates, event dates, and philosophy

Well let me be the first to say that I can most definitely live with this particular set of revelations from PAX East, so...

Wisdom of Nym: So how are we going to sort out Final Fantasy XIV’s Vana’diel crossover?

There is an odd relationship between Final Fantasy XIV and crossovers. There are, broadly, three categories of crossover that the game has engaged in. The...
There is another shore, you know.

Final Fantasy XIV will launch on Xbox on March 21

Well, it looks like the beta for Final Fantasy XIV on the Xbox Series X|S is not going to last particularly long after all....
With strong eye contact.

Wisdom of Nym: What people don’t really get about the Warrior of Light in Final Fantasy XIV

Not so long ago, I saw a very foolish comment complaining about Final Fantasy XIV from someone who did not play or think about...
This is some Michael Bay contrast.

Wisdom of Nym: How long until Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion based on patch 6.57?

I wasn't really thinking about Final Fantasy XIV's patch 6.57 in any real detail because... of course I wasn't. There are some things I...
I used to float; now I just fall down.

Wisdom of Nym: The franchise references in the world of Final Fantasy XIV

There's a fan theory circulating that Final Fantasy XIV is the nexus of the franchise multiverse. Essentially, the idea is that Hydaelyn and Zodiark...
Michael Bay palette.

Wisdom of Nym: Dreaming about Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.55 during the day-long downtime

Somehow, the final Endwalker content patch has arrived. All right, maybe you could argue that's just the tiniest bit premature; technically we've still got...

Final Fantasy XIV previews its new trial and more additions arriving in patch 6.55

More Manderville madness. A new trial. A wrap-up of the story. A tying together for the various tribal quests from the expansion. All of...
Trans rights city.

Wisdom of Nym: The highs and lows of Final Fantasy XIV’s 2024 Tokyo fan festival

There's a certain dramatic irony in the idea that as the Tokyo fan festival started winding up the Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail hype, the...
There is another shore, you know.

Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Fan Festival: Pictomancer, lady Hrothgar, and release ambiguity

If you had been paying attention and looking forward to Final Fantasy XIV's third and final fan festival ahead of Dawntrail, you probably had...

Wisdom of Nym: What Final Fantasy XIV’s fan festival needs to accomplish

In just a few days, the last fan festival for Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming Dawntrail expansion will kick off, and on paper it looks...
This is some Michael Bay contrast.

Wisdom of Nym: What I definitely do not want to see in Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail

We don't have very long left to go before the next Final Fantasy XIV fan festival; there's even a countdown clock on the official...

Vague Patch Notes: Waiting for the MMORPG endings that are never coming

It took some real courage for Naoki Yoshida to get up and announce that Final Fantasy XIV was ending. After an enormously successful run,...

Wisdom of Nym: When will Final Fantasy XIV head back to the Void?

Some fans were not super happy with the amount of time that Final Fantasy XIV spent on our little trip through the Void with...
I had to.

Final Fantasy XIV will run a cloud server stress test on November 20

Server hardware has been an ongoing thing for Final Fantasy XIV, so it's probably not a huge shock that the developers are seeing how...

Perfect Ten: The single best expansion from 10 MMOs

Holy crud, do I not know that I'm setting myself up for some major pushback today. Oh, I feel that to my core, friends!...

Wisdom of Nym: What’s left on the table for Final Fantasy XIV’s Tokyo fan festival?

So what's still on the table for Final Fantasy XIV's third fan festival this cycle? (It's not really this year; the third one is...
He's got a goal, bez.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s Growing Light story beats

Once again within this column, you will find spoilers for everything that occurred within Final Fantasy XIV's Growing Light patch, and I will not...

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s Growing Light group content (spoiler-free)

So, here we are at the end of the Endwalker patch cycle for Final Fantasy XIV. That isn't entirely true, of course; we all...
The scholar sees when you do not index things, and he is not impressed.

Final Fantasy XIV’s 6.5 Growing Light arrives with MSQ update, dungeon, and Island Sanctuary content

New World isn't the only top MMORPG with a big launch today: Final Fantasy XIV's patch 6.5, Growing Light, is officially rolling out to...