Also, I'm not at all convinced that XIV won't go F2P. I think if they don't do a damn good job with the combat system, it's practically a certainty. And the fact that they seem to be modelling the game after other games which have gone F2P doesn't bode well at all for a P2P model.
Ok, now we're going to get slash fiction of Wint x Kachi somehere... rule 34 and all...
Never confuse your inference as the listener for an implication of the speaker.
Good games are subjective like good food is subjective. You're not going to seriously tell me that there's not a psychological basis for why pizza is great and lutefisk is revolting. The thing about subjectivity is that, as subjects go, humans actually have a great deal in common.