Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy Elezen, Player perspective

An Unexpected Elezen

As I explained in my previous post, the Endwalker trailer and social media posts from FFXIV FanFest inspired me to create my first Elezen character, a man named Romarique Vremaix. His name is a tweak on a random that came up, so he's definitely not the only character named Romarique. But that doesn't make him… Continue reading An Unexpected Elezen

Final Fantasy, gaming, Player perspective

From Azeroth to Eorzea

I've been playing World of Warcraft since the winter of 2008. I took a few years off here and there but otherwise my playing has been pretty consistent. I love WoW and I always will, but Shadowlands proved to be disappointing and the anima grind quickly turned me off. There isn't a new patch due… Continue reading From Azeroth to Eorzea

gaming, Player perspective, Warcraft, Warcraft Shadowlands, Warcraft Shaman, Warcraft Writing

Hexaggerated Change

Sometimes when facing a daunting task, it helps to break it down into smaller, more manageable pieces. Playing shaman has reinforced this idea in that while I can play melee on my goatem Fiadeya, she's not as indestructible as my blood elf pally Resora. Thus I have to get creative when facing a particularly nasty… Continue reading Hexaggerated Change

gaming, Player perspective, Warcraft Shaman, Warcraft Writing

Go-Getter Goatem

For many years, I struggled to level any character in the shaman class. I think the first shaman I ever made was a female draenei and I played her for a while but lost interest around Legion. Then I made a vulpera shammy that I was sure I was going to level all the way… Continue reading Go-Getter Goatem

Player perspective, Questing, Warcraft, Warcraft Hunters, Warcraft Shadowlands, Warcraft Writing

Adorable Ardenweald and Ravenous Revendreth

From what I'd seen of Shadowlands beta previews, I expected Ardenweald to be my favorite new zone and I was mostly right. But I have to say that Revendreth ranks right up there with its gothic feel, vampires, and shadowy atmosphere. I found one flaw in Ardenweald and that's how laggy it is for me,… Continue reading Adorable Ardenweald and Ravenous Revendreth