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8 hours ago, koefoed said:

Realised I must buy the last three expansions now, just hit level 60 and can't progress any further until I buy the next expansion.

 

 

FYI - you only need to buy and register Endwalker (the latest expansion) and you'll have access to the previous two expansions.

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11 hours ago, fragglerock said:

All the expansions do have inconsistent pacing at times... I hope it does grab you when it gets going though!


Do remember to do side stuff and crafting etc if the msq grind is getting to you for a bit. trying a different battle class can be interesting too!

 

I will power through, takes a bit longer with Heavensward as I actually watch and read most cutscenes. Having a bit of a hard time following everything in the story, too many dragons, crazy priests and mysterious men. 😁 But I think I have a grasp over the bigger picture.

 

Had to change all my bars too as it turns out I haven't really understood what all the spells do, there are maybe a bit too many different passives and statuses to keep track of. And everything is so bizarrely named making it even harder to understand what it does.

 

But really enjoying the game so far, my old record was about level 24 and I must say the game becomes much better after the first main game is done.

 

Looking forward to the rest as I bought Endwalker yesterday.

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Heavensward done. People found and dragons slain. Was a nice story but I still hope for more combat and less teleporting only to watch a 3 minutes cutscene.

 

Almost level 64 on my black mage! 🙂

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  • 3 weeks later...

It's taken me a long time, but I finally finished Endwalker.

 

I really enjoyed most of it, there were some moments that really got me 

Spoiler

Urianger and Moenbrydas parents, the voices in the final zone when you're alone.

 

But not 100% sure it earned certain other big plot points.

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  • 3 weeks later...

Anyone in here going for the two volume encyclopaedia of Eorzea books and kept up to date with previews or reviews or anything like that? My mum asked me what I want for my birthday and my mind just keeps whispering the two volume encyclopaedia of Eorzea books. I’m going to be 40 😳

 

I don’t really even play the game anymore. Will finally play through Endwalker perhaps over summer. Just wonder if reading the encyclopaedia will trigger massive FOMO just like playing the game purely for MSQ bizness does 😞 

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I am very tempted... but then I would need the earlier ones, and if I got those it would be a crime not to get the art books, and I don't have space or money for that!

 

You want to have played EW before looking too at the books too much... spoilers abound even in the advertising material!

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I've been away since Endwalker as well, and wondering if its worth hopping back in yet. What story/side quest content has been dropped so far since Endwalker (without spoiling it, obvs)? And is there a new MSQ yet?

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  • 2 weeks later...

A erm "nightclub" on FFXIV have actually bought a billboard. Correction, four billboards. To advertise their ERP nightclub

 

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I started playing (again, again) a few weeks ago and this time it actually stuck!  I’m a level 64 summoner on Spriggan where I got the XP boost and I’m part way through the patch content before Heavensward.  I LOVE this game.

 

I think I might see about levelling an alt class a bit, not sure what yet though.  Of course I have Scholar at level 64 too (such a neat idea that) so would aim for something a bit different, one that starts at 30 or 50 I guess.

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I got this up and running on my new Steam Deck and am very impressed with how the whole thing runs. Finally, my dream of running levelling roulette dungeons on the sofa while my wife watches TV is a reality. I haven't been able to copy over my controller hotbar layouts to the Deck, despite Google telling me I should be able to. I've uploaded the config on my PS5 and then downloaded them on the Deck, but I can't see how to apply them. What am I missing? 

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On 16/07/2022 at 09:23, sprite said:

I started playing (again, again) a few weeks ago and this time it actually stuck!  I’m a level 64 summoner on Spriggan where I got the XP boost and I’m part way through the patch content before Heavensward.  I LOVE this game.

 

I think I might see about levelling an alt class a bit, not sure what yet though.  Of course I have Scholar at level 64 too (such a neat idea that) so would aim for something a bit different, one that starts at 30 or 50 I guess.

Red Mage is alot of fun, it's dps rather than healer but also combines melee and casting (you can also cure and rez), it's my second job.

 

I also run this Discord for anyone looking for people to chat/play with

 

https://discord.gg/EaHg8FNqqy

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41 minutes ago, Pungee said:

I got this up and running on my new Steam Deck and am very impressed with how the whole thing runs. Finally, my dream of running levelling roulette dungeons on the sofa while my wife watches TV is a reality. I haven't been able to copy over my controller hotbar layouts to the Deck, despite Google telling me I should be able to. I've uploaded the config on my PS5 and then downloaded them on the Deck, but I can't see how to apply them. What am I missing? 


I need to do this. So it now runs well enough on the Steam Deck to buy with confidence? Previously it would just hang on the title screen or someshite.

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Oh, and I never figured a way to copy hotbar layouts between different devices. I play mostly on a PS5 but occasionally on my old PS4 handed down to my sister if I was back visiting my family. I used to manually set it all up again, a particular ballache any time I unlocked a new ability for my rotations that I wanted to assign to the hotbar.

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4 minutes ago, Pungee said:

Yep! I followed this guide: https://goatcorp.github.io/faq/steamdeck.html


Great. So is it just the £9-odd ‘base game’ plus the £30-odd Endwalker expansion (Steam versions obv) that I’d need to buy to access everything again? 
 

What would happen if I just got the base game and logged in with my usual account & character? I’m partway through Endwalker on PS5, would my man’s just wake up in Ul’Dah and be locked out of all the Endwalker content whenever I logged in via Steam Deck? 🤔 I suppose I’d also be locked out of Stormblood and Shadowbringers content.


Anyone else ever played using the same account across different platforms while only owning the expansions on one of them? Curious how it would work in terms of accessing items, gear etc. I’d imagine it’s a mess.

 

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16 minutes ago, Calashnikov said:


Great. So is it just the £9-odd ‘base game’ plus the £30-odd Endwalker expansion (Steam versions obv) that I’d need to buy to access everything again? 
 

What would happen if I just got the base game and logged in with my usual account & character? I’m partway through Endwalker on PS5, would my man’s just wake up in Ul’Dah and be locked out of all the Endwalker content whenever I logged in via Steam Deck? 🤔 I suppose I’d also be locked out of Stormblood and Shadowbringers content.


Anyone else ever played using the same account across different platforms while only owning the expansions on one of them? Curious how it would work in terms of accessing items, gear etc. I’d imagine it’s a mess.

 

I'm have the non-Steam Windows version registered on my account, but that's basically it, yeah. Maybe you don't even need XIVLauncher if you have the Steam versions...

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38 minutes ago, Calashnikov said:

Oh, and I never figured a way to copy hotbar layouts between different devices. I play mostly on a PS5 but occasionally on my old PS4 handed down to my sister if I was back visiting my family. I used to manually set it all up again, a particular ballache any time I unlocked a new ability for my rotations that I wanted to assign to the hotbar.

 

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It's using the server backup function.

 

12 minutes ago, Calashnikov said:

Anyone else ever played using the same account across different platforms while only owning the expansions on one of them? Curious how it would work in terms of accessing items, gear etc. I’d imagine it’s a mess.

 

 

It's been a while I just used it to level low level jobs and do some crafting, sure I did some low level roulettes as well but no major issues with it. Only annoying thing was if I logged out in an expansion area, as then you can't login with the non expansion platform.

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