FFXIV’s most recent housing opening wasn’t a disaster, but it was the same problems all over again. Calling it a disaster is not calling it out as the product of a system that people have said for years does not work. And the more that the development team treats this as simply a fact of life, the bigger the problem gets. It’s working perfectly as designed, but the problem is that it’s a bad design, and throwing more effort after the same design is just going to exacerbate the flaws rather than fix the underlying problem. … [Read more...] about Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV has a serious housing problem for basically no reason
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The last we heard from the UK in terms of possible loot box regulations, the Gambling Authority stated that loot boxes are not gambling because there is no real money payout system. Not too long afterward the Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee had a sit down with some representatives resulting in what might be the most embarrassing statements to ever come out of the mouth of the gaming industry. EA’s Kerry Hopkins stated that FIFA’s Ultimate Team packs were “quite ethical and quite fun” while Epic went even deeper into propaganda territory by stating “I would disagree with the statement that Epic makes money from people playing the games.” … [Read more...] about UK Reverses Course On Gambling Thanks To EA’s Tone Deaf Argument
In both cases, it looks like the filings are pretty recent — within the last month. Neither seem to be approved as of yet. So, it may be a while before we find out what Daybreak is up to. But, if you’re interested, you can keep track of the trademarks here. … [Read more...] about Two New Trademarks Filed By Daybreak Games Company
The Fight for Housing Mateus is one of those servers where getting housing means you snag whatever lot you possibly can, often while fighting off others who are also trying to click the same placard for how many ever hours it takes before the timer drops off. This timer thing is the bane of my existence, seriously. … [Read more...] about FFXIV: Mateus Housing Savage – Round 2!
Using the space for my characters’ private rooms, I’ve also designed Amon’s Secret Lab, a small Ball Room, and a Recreation Room (I haven’t posted about yet). Over the past weekend, I’ve more or less finished what I call the FC house Guest Quarters. … [Read more...] about FFXIV: FC House Guest Quarters