wisdom of nym

Wisdom of Nym is a Final Fantasy XIV column by Eliot Lefebvre. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: We don’t need another Final Fantasy XIV – we already have one

First of all, this one's for Bruno. He usually doesn't read these, but maybe he'll like this one. So we all know at this point...
Sing a song of madness.

Wisdom of Nym: Everything is broken – a tale of Final Fantasy XIV post-Calamity

"Marise? Are ye up there, girl?" The answer was yes, but she didn't much feel like answering. Actually, she didn't feel much liked doing anything...

Wisdom of Nym: This is how Final Fantasy XIV wants you to play, even if it doesn’t say so

It is not a surprise that Final Fantasy XIV wants you to play the game a certain way. There are mechanics in place to...

Wisdom of Nym: What we know so far about Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.4, the Dark Throne

I realize this means more to me than it does literally anyone reading this, but gosh, Square-Enix has gotten kind of terrible at dealing...

Wisdom of Nym: Recurring Final Fantasy XIV systems we could probably get rid of

At this point, Final Fantasy XIV has had a long time to get into a pretty reliable cadence that has not changed substantially beyond...
Finding even a halfway decent screenshot of this game is a mathematical impossibility, I swear.

Wisdom of Nym: What will a new producer mean for Final Fantasy XI?

So we were pretty surprised yesterday when Square-Enix announced Akihiko Matsui would step away as the producer of Final Fantasy XI after a decade...
Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: Potential destinations for Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion

Let me say this upfront: While I will occasionally point out that I probably know more than the average Final Fantasy XIV fan about...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 6.35 content is a mixed bag

So the patch is here! It brought a whole bunch of content! And the content is... actually kind of a mixed bag, if I'm...
No mom.

Wisdom of Nym: How is Final Fantasy XIV going to end?

A long while ago, I wrote an article about how your favorite MMO is going to die. This is because your favorite MMO is...

Wisdom of Nym: Where is Final Fantasy XIV’s story going post-6.3?

As we all know, at this point Final Fantasy XIV is the story of Zero and how we all absolutely want her to live...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s unseen character is (not) the Warrior of Light

In Final Fantasy XIV lore, the Convocation's overall lineup has changed a little bit as we've learned more. At first it was just a...
Big time.

Wisdom of Nym: Where else could we get a Final Fantasy XIV raid series from the franchise?

Let me start this particular column with an observation that should really accompany any and all discussion of future raid series for Final Fantasy...
Guess who's back. Back again.

Perfect Ten: 10 things I really dislike about Final Fantasy XI

You don't have to dig very far to find my articles saying nice things about Final Fantasy XI. I say them often. I'd be...
Trying to find a hammer.

Wisdom of Nym: The powerful stuff in Final Fantasy XIV that went missing in action

First things first: This article is not about your favorite ability that has been removed from Final Fantasy XIV over the years. No, even...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV addon cheaters undermine the game – and themselves

It is baffling to me - utterly baffling - that I have to write this column at all. But let's start by taking a...
Alas and alack.

Wisdom of Nym: In praise of Final Fantasy XIV’s Ultimate content

As basically everyone who has read this column for a long period of time knows, I have not done the latest bit of Ultimate...

Wisdom of Nym: Impressions of Final Fantasy XIV Gods Revel, Lands Tremble’s story beats

Considering how I've had to spend my last week and change, I am really glad that this patch hit when it did. I wouldn't...
She's got a gun! I mean a scythe.

Wisdom of Nym: First impressions of Final Fantasy XIV’s Gods Revel, Lands Tremble content

So patch 6.3 is live in Final Fantasy XIV, and as always, that means a hefty does of new content and even more on...
Whaling on the moon.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 6.3 job changes

It's kind of a good thing that my life changes have involved a massive shift to my overall schedule because that was very useful...

Wisdom of Nym: Takeaways from the Final Fantasy XIV 6.3 preliminary patch notes

Here we are, a day before the first major Final Fantasy XIV patch of the year... which is also very, very early in the...