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Wisdom of Nym is a Final Fantasy XIV column by Eliot Lefebvre. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – side stories, part one

Those of you who don't remember the last time I did this particular column series (which is understandable, it was two years ago) should...
Collide.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood in review – The main scenario

All right. It's all over but the waiting, and that means it's time to start picking apart the Final Fantasy XIV expansion we're...
Cold analysis.

Wisdom of Nym: Why Final Fantasy XIV may have needed Hrothgar and Viera now

All right. It's been three weeks, but yes, I do actually have a theory about why Final Fantasy XIV is adding two gender-locked races...
What are we even doing here?

Wisdom of Nym: A measured response to Naoki Yoshida’s mystery project

Well hello there, news on April 1st. I really have a tendency not to put much stock in anything revealed on April Fools' Day because...
We know it's going south.

Wisdom of Nym: Thoughts on the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.x story

So now we've gotten the ending. And... gosh, sometimes these patches really do not merit splitting up, which is kind of the case for Final...
And ANOTHER goddamn thing!

Wisdom of Nym: All of the shards in Final Fantasy XIV

Look, the date of this article is a complete coincidence. Obviously, we're going to the First in Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion. We know...
The other side

Wisdom of Nym: Reactions to the Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Fan Festival

So we've now had our final fan festival for Final Fantasy XIV, and for heaven's sake we managed to get one big hype-derailing...
Speculate!

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the Tokyo Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival

This one feels as if it took half of forever. Combined with the leaks, the lack of hints, the speculation, and the general lack...
Your manager says you should shut up.

Wisdom of Nym: The rotating rewards of Final Fantasy XIV’s seasonal events

I'm not going to lie here: I'm really pretty disappointed with the rewards on offer for Granblue Fantasy's anniversary event. An event summon that functionally...
Collide.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers overhaul jobs, part two

It's a testament to how well the balancing on Final Fantasy XIV works that none of the jobs discussed this week or last week...
I am not throwing away my shot.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers overhaul jobs, part one

There are four jobs that we know of which are getting some major reworking in Shadowbringers. For a game with fifteen jobs, that's not so...
Now the story can be told...

Wisdom of Nym: The system changes I’d like to see in Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

We don't yet know everything we're going to learn at the Tokyo fan festival about Shadowbringers, but we can be reasonably confident that...
lolwut

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s mysterious Hrothgar text has no good explanation

It was just supposed to be a minor patch for Final Fantasy XIV and it's touched off a huge flurry of confusion. Someone in...
Sing a song of madness.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s pre-Shadowbringers roadmap

We're almost done with the fan festival hype cycle, and to be honest, that's kind of a relief. Not that I don't enjoy looking...
Speculate!

Wisdom of Nym: Impressions from the second Final Fantasy XIV fan festival

The experience of a Final Fantasy XIV fan festival is a distinct one, a strange beast that sort of creeps into your existence...

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers launches July 2 with Gunbreaker job and playable Viera

We still don't know where we're going for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. The keynote from the stage at the Paris Fan Festival didn't...
Forty-six & 2

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the the European Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival

Originally I hadn't actually planned to do this particular column, and had instead figured that I'd just go down on reactions to the fan...
Here comes trouble.

Wisdom of Nym: Analyzing and overthinking Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.5 revelations

I wonder if we're actually going to find out our destination for the next expansion in February. Remember, we still don't actually know where...
Never seen a bluer sky.

Wisdom of Nym: A measured evaluation of Final Fantasy XIV’s Blue Mage

It's fair to say that a lot was riding on the first limited job for Final Fantasy XIV. It's not just that the job...
Deep cut.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 4.5 in review

Ah, that's the good stuff. I'm not going to lie, I was honestly a bit concerned about this patch for Final Fantasy XIV. Not just...

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