Patch Day Paranoia

Dear Abby, Help! There’s a 24 hour patch coming up what am I supposed to do? My life is all about this game. What do other people do on patch day? Sincerely, Obsessed Oliver   Dear Obsessed Oliver, ...

Crazy For Change

Dear Abby, I have a severe Fantasia addiction. I’ll buy three at a time and sometimes go through them within a week. Sometimes, I’ll even swap genders, which then (of course) requires a name change, and I know...

Through the Ashes

DEAR ABBY: So I love the Binding Coil. The battles are fun and I had an absolute blast clearing it for the first time with my friends. However, since we were clearing so quickly, I had to skip all of the cutsc...

Leaf Becomes a Tree: Stories of a Sproutling

Leaf Becomes a Tree: Stories of a Sproutling by Felix Walker   Every day that a new player joins the FFXIV community, a new adventurer is born. As players who have broken out of our days of having a l...

Tales of a Postmoogle

Tales of a Postmoogle by Abigail Adustio   To my smartest kupo, I’m sorry for the shorter letter this time, kupo! Between meeting all the new people and preparing for our future mission, I had complete...

Odin and the Shroud

DEAR ABBY: I was working through some side quests, and I was wondering a few questions. Why are there two Odins? There’s this random FATE in Gridania that I beat a few weeks ago, but there’s also this Trial. W...

So Much To Do, So Little Time

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been playing FFXIV for a few months now, and I’m happy to say that I’ve finally caught up to the most recent content patch, Soul Surrender!  However, as excited as I am to be able to play wit...

A Chocobo by Any Other Name

DEAR ABBY: How do I turn my in-game friend into MORE than just a friend? We raid together, do everything together, are on Discord most of the day, and we even message each other often when we’re not playing th...

Boned on Frontal Cones

DEAR ABBY: I have the hardest time with dodging front cone AOE’s. My friends always say I have two left feet. I always end up too far back or smack in the middle of a fiery unfriendly foe. Do you have any advi...

Cleric Stance Dance

DEAR ABBY: I love to heal, but why do people yell at me for not DPSing? Sincerely, The Regen Giver   DEAR REGEN GIVER: I’m sure you have seen this wonderful gem from the Conjurer quest line. ...