FF14GILHUB Goal is to Better FFXIV Gil Service,Cheaper Final Fantasy XIV Gil!

My first suggestion would actually be: "extreme" people in here than in FFXIV itself

Your're not wrong about the vitriol on these site. At times I wonder if some people literally do nothing but post about how terrible everything is (some, I'm pretty sure, actually do), but there are also quite a few truly knowledgeable about generous posters, as well. Take the vitriol with a grain of salt since there is often a small bit of truth in it, but don't treat every criticism as a personal attack. That's my two cents on that topic. As for your questions:

1) I would gladly take a safe, flexible player over anyone else in my party. It doesn't matter how much you've memorized the perfect rotation or fight if you can't adapt when a mistake happens. Things go wrong, and sometimes it's no one's fault in particular. That said, I'm not encouraging players to not know their class (please, BLMs, use more than Blizz 1 and Fire 1!) but rather encouraging people to not bottleneck themselves into one playstyle of having the perfect rotation 100% of the time and damn everything else. No class can do anything if they're dead, after all.

 

2) It depends. There are people who won't take less than perfection and others who won't care so long as you have a general understanding and are adequately geared, and gearing to i200 or i210 isn't too difficult anyway. Beyond that, if your friends play well (not perfectly, mind you) then most people won't even say anything about their gear. Just let them know that if they hop into EX content, check the minimum item level requirement in the duty finder for it. I'd suggest they try to get a few levels higher than the minimum unless they feel very confident in their abilities. And don't join a farm group if they're new--that never ends well for anyone.

 

3) Practice, practice, practice! There's no real way to introduce them to higher level content without, well, dropping them in. This game has a lot of entry level content and high level content, but is sorely lacking in mid level content. I'd have them try Void Ark or Bismark EX if they want to experience 24-man raids and EX Primals in HW, if only because they're more populated. After those, try out Gordias and Midas normal. Keep them away from Midas Savage unless they really want to get their feet wet.

 

4) Well, you kinda said it youself: "arguably bad developer decisions". I've heard people blame other players and others call for Yoshi-P's job. Frankly, they're both wrong, but that's not quite the point. We tend to blame the playerbase because the developers react directly to how we're playing the content they give us. For example, Midas Savage clear rates are VERY low compared to their expectations. So they're making the Creator Savage easier on us in 3.4. However, the higher difficulty of Alexander Savage was, itself, a response to people saying Coil was too easy!

 

Whether we like it or not, the developers want as many people as possible to experience as much content as possible in this game. Yes, they'll make some difficult fights, and yes they'll also nerf the hell out of earlier content, but that's all to help people experience the game. Whether you agree with that or not is up to you--far be it for me to judge--but regardless it comes down to if you want a game where only the top 25% play, or one where everyone can have a shot.

 

I hope I was at least somewhat coherent with my answers. Just keep helping your friends out and don't let them be afraid to try new things. I had a few people in my FC be terrified of Coil and EX Primals back in 2.0, and now they do nothing but bird farms for the HW EX Primals!

Related News
02
May

A FFXIV Summoner Guide part1:The most difficult class?

For most, Final Fantasy XIV Summoner(SMN) is arguably the most difficult class to be good at. Every single decision will impact your Final Fantasy XIV DPS

23
Mar

ff14gilhub:What Class, City-State, and Grand Company to Choose in Final Fantasy XIV

The thing is though, narrative wise your character actually is not from that nation or even Eorzea period - canonically they're a 'foreigner' from somewhere else in Hydaelyn who has made the journey to Eorzea to take up work as an adventurer inspired.

18
Jun

The Square Enix booths and play a little Final Fantasy XIV

Throughout E3, we’ve had a few opportunities to drop by the Square Enix booths and play a little Final Fantasy XIV. I know, Early Access drops in a matter of days and by this point you already have plenty of answers to “What does it do?”

20
Aug

FFXIV Dungeons should be more dynamic/difficult!

I've thought about this a long time and FFXIV's dungeons could really use some consideration. First of all, 2 dungeons is not enough for "expert roulette

10
May

Pre Order Bonuses For Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

As you can tell by the deals we have on Final Fantasy XIV Gil, we are very excited for Stormblood. But some of the cool items that have been confirmed to be pre order bonuses.

04
Nov

FINAL FANTASY XIV Game Master Team

My account was compromised sometime after May 1, 2015. (This hack was done by someone I know. They were able to delete my toon because they had access to my cell phone and computer while I was out of the country

Leave A Reply

FF14GILHUB Top News

02
May

Final Fantasy XIV Post Level 60 Paladin Guide

Hey guys, we must say that we are really digging what Square Enix have done with Final Fantasy XIV and we could not be any more excited for Stormblood.

28
Apr

Some Of The Problems We Have With Final Fantasy XIV's PvP!

Hey guys, we are not just here to offering you a safe place to buy Final Fantasy XIV Gil online. We also love to share with you fellow FFXIV players

13
Mar

How to Get ffxiv gil Fast in the Final Fantasy XIV

As we know ffxiv gil is very important in Final Fantasy XIV, you can use them to buy gears, mounts, equipment, armor, weapon, bags etc. Many things need to cost your gil, so you always feel your ffxiv gil not enough. Today, let's summary of how to fast farm ffxiv gil quickly in the Final Fantasy XIV.