Final Fantasy XIV: Stories from the Regulars

Posted on Tue 24 October 2017 in video games • Tagged with Stories

I've been playing Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) for more than half a year now. I can say without doubt that I have yet to run out of interesting stories to experience. The game is just so packed full with activities and seemingly none of them come without their own stories …

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stories about Fellowship

Posted on Sat 05 August 2017 in video games • Tagged with Stories

I started playing Final Fantasy XIV (FF) in February when my disappointment about the many quirks of Black Desert Online (BDO) reached an all-time high. After feeling that a lot of things were unpolished in BDO I wanted to try an MMO with monthly subscription - the assumption being that the …

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Stellaris: Stories about an Empire

Posted on Sat 17 June 2017 in video games • Tagged with Stories

I had the chance to play more Stellaris when Final Fantasy XIV was in maintenance mode to prepare for the release and Early Access period of its expansion, Stormblood. This time I took some notes. While the storytelling of Stellaris tends to be very direct, I find it fascinating to …

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Black Desert Online: Stories about Travel

Posted on Fri 27 January 2017 in video games • Tagged with Stories

There are two quotes I frequently think about when playing Black Desert Online (BDO).

People need stories, more than bread, itself.

This first one I got from "Storyteller" by Secret Archives of the Vatican. Some minutes of research tell me that the quote is actually from Arabian Nights which in …

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