tetsuol Dec 8, 2012 @ 8:24am
Carbuncle
Game is dead wish i knew that before reactivating. if you are on carby send me a friend request this game sucks solo
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Kedaro Jan 11, 2013 @ 10:53am 
The game's not dead, you just need to know some people, Leviathan is busy as all heck.
Volkai Jan 18, 2013 @ 6:44am 
FFXI is not dead, but you do want a group to do things. Try poking around in the official XI forum ( http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxi/forum.php ) and I'm sure you can find some people to group up with.
tetsuol Jan 18, 2013 @ 8:11am 
and thats why it took over a month to get any replies? cause the game is alive and striving? lol
Volkai Jan 18, 2013 @ 8:32am 
Because you're posting on Steam Discussions instead of on the official forum or blugartr or an active Group page is why it took over a month to get any replies.
Volkai Jan 18, 2013 @ 8:34am 
FFXI has been around for a decade, long before Steam Discussions existed. The player community congregates mostly around long established locations, the only major exception being the relatively new Official FFXI Forums - and those only because, well, they're official. The dev and community relations teams are active there.

Allakazham, blugartr, FFXIAH, KillingIfrit - these (among others) are the places where you will find the FFXI community alive and kicking.
Volkai Jan 18, 2013 @ 8:37am 
Hopefully, Tetsuol, this explains to you why the FFXI community - and FFXI itself - is far from dead or even dormant, yet you still did not receive a response in this particular location for slightly more than a month. This is not a major location of gathering and community for FFXI.

Though, when Seekers of Adoulin comes out, there is a (small) possibility that might change - but it takes players acting to make this an active part of the greater FFXI community.
Volkai Jan 18, 2013 @ 10:18pm 
I take it "Grampa" is your character, Tetsuol, and that's not someone else's video?

Well, I first want to offer you my heartfelt congratulations on beating Maat! It's a mark of passage that every veteran FFXI player has completed, and I'm glad to welcome you to the ranks of Maat Mashers.


However, I'm afraid I have to burst your bubble a little bit -- the BCNM clear time records are reset every time there's a server maintenance, unfortunately. It's really annoying.
I know that can be disappointing to find out, because I had the same thing happen to me with Warrior G5.


But seriously, congrats!

Wait... you can use a testimony more than once now?
tetsuol Jan 19, 2013 @ 1:08am 
can use it 3x now
Robbie V Oct 5, 2013 @ 2:53pm 
I'd like to hang out with you... though I quit this game in 2007.

Nice game overall. Not the best MMO out there, but it does have a solid fan base. So much that even Square can't get away with the "FFXI +1" attempt that was FF XIV.

I'm starting to miss it somewhat again, but that's probably because of school and life getting back to a slow pace after the dust settles for a bit.
Not enough to re-activate still, though. I doubt if I ever will... although, if by chance I got notice that my old LS is getting back into the game, I'd be there for sure!
Fat chance of that as well: my old server (Pandy) is no more.

So whenever I get that itch to re-activate, all I do is go to Allakazam (sp) and read a few posts from people that decided to quit playing and I remember my resolve once more. Keeps me going. That and some great single-player games, lol

Tbh I just have it because it came with one of those Steam sales done during X-mas where there's a bunch of games thrown into a bundle.

Anyway, good luck on Carby server. Never been.
:)
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