Yes that is indeed a riot
Don't get me wrong. I'd be crying about it if I expected any better ;/ Believe it or not, all my criticism is directed from a desire to see the game succeed. I love the FF franchise, and I think it has a lot of potential to be amazing. I don't see that happening, but I like to let my imagination run wild. At this point, I would settle for "above average." Unfortunately, I'm not sure we'll get there, either.
Based on what I've seen so far, I generously give it a 50% chance that it will be announced for going free to play before 2014. Unless they get really ballsy and go for a 3.0.
Hopefully they're just really holding out because it's alpha, but given the track record I just can't believe that.
Edited, Dec 8th 2012 10:47pm by Kachi
You are judging your opinions on a game you haven't played, only seen a few short videos of, and really have absolutely no experience with (other than a 1.0 designed and built by a completely different team, and is recognized by the team working on 2.0 as a complete failure). On top of that you seem to think the entire community agrees with you as to what would make XIV "above average", which seems more than a little arrogant to me. I think the game is going to be a hit. I guess we can bookmark this and see who's right in a year.