Yes this is another blog post and I apologize if I offend anyone with me putting it in here. Here are a few of my thoughts on the subject.
"....The UI was cumbersome, the retainer system was a failure, the system requirements were way too steep for what you got, the control scheme worked okay with a controller but pretty poorly with a keyboard and mouse, and the world had none of the appeal that made Final Fantasy XI such a popular and long lasting entry in the MMO world....."
If you care to read the whole thing click HERE. Warning: It is lengthy.
Edited, Oct 19th 2012 1:38pm by electromagnet83