Battle-mechanics

06.17.14
Final Fantasy XIV previews Frontline
06.17.14

Final Fantasy XIV previews Frontline

Carteneau, the site of the final clash before the Calamity in Final Fantasy XIV, is now a smolderin...

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02.21.13
The battle is joined: Starting new and fighting through Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch
02.21.13

The battle is joined: Starting new and fighting through Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch

I know a lot about Final Fantasy XIV. This is surprising to no one; there's a reason Joystiq sent...

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07.23.11
The Mog Log: Proof of concept
07.23.11

The Mog Log: Proof of concept

Final Fantasy XIV's last major patch was back in March, when 1.16 brought out the first iteration...

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07.06.11
Final Fantasy XIV outlines changes to the enmity systems
07.06.11

Final Fantasy XIV outlines changes to the enmity systems

Enmity, hate, threat, or whatever term you prefer is a big part of combat in any MMO. It's the pr...

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05.28.11
The Mog Log: Pre-reaction
05.28.11

The Mog Log: Pre-reaction

So Naoki Yoshida's producer's letter came just a bit too late last week for me to rewrite my colu...

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02.01.11
New producer's letter and battle mechanic changes for Final Fantasy XIV
02.01.11

New producer's letter and battle mechanic changes for Final Fantasy XIV

Naoki Yoshida has been bringing change to Final Fantasy XIV, and while the previous changes have b...

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12.18.10
The Mog Log: Stare too long into the Abyssea
12.18.10

The Mog Log: Stare too long into the Abyssea

The first of two December version updates has hit the community, and as a result I'm torn. On the o...

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07.30.10
Party like a rock star in Final Fantasy XIV
07.30.10

Party like a rock star in Final Fantasy XIV

There are players out there who might be dreading parties in Final Fantasy XIV. Well, not precisely...

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07.22.10
Our tour through Final Fantasy XI's June update and Visions of Abyssea
07.22.10

Our tour through Final Fantasy XI's June update and Visions of Abyssea

One of the weaknesses that players have always associated with Final Fantasy XI is the nature of co...

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