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April 19, 2004 at 6:16 pm #3124AnonymousInactive
June 11, 2004 at 2:27 pm #12670AnonymousInactive
Pity we have yet to receive the game, eh ronny. I played it when I was in the states last summer and its very very good. the only thing is, as with all MMORPG is that you need a sack full of free time to enjoy it and more importantly gain respect from your onlin piers….I’m sticking with Warcraft 3 for the mo….
June 11, 2004 at 3:37 pm #12676AnonymousInactive
City of Heroes (CoH) has gone down quite well here.
I am not too interested in MMOG’s, but if I was the choose one it would be either World of Warcraft, CoH or perhaps that Guild Wars one from Ex-Blizzard folk ArenaNet.
[EDIT Check out their renders: http://www.guildwars.com/images/JPG/artwork/gwrender-001-lrg.jpg from: http://www.guildwars.com/gallery/artwork-page1.html]
June 13, 2004 at 2:08 pm #12679AnonymousInactive
Ya, as I said you need masses of time, which some (working)people just don’t have… although I would manage to find the time for FF XI, it just rocks!.
In saying that though when Halo 2 comes out in Novenmber I’m taking a week of college so that I can play it all day every day
June 22, 2004 at 3:30 pm #12875AnonymousInactive
……For instance, any surface in the game (including parts of the character models) can be tagged as cloth, and the level designers can control the wind in any part of the level. So, on a calm sunny day banners on castle walls and character’s cloaks may gently rustle in the breeze, whereas on a stormy day, plain tattered flags and streamers will whip about in the storm. [/quote:1e14595d73]
June 24, 2004 at 11:15 am #12920AnonymousInactive
July 6, 2004 at 2:46 pm #13180AnonymousInactive
News from the east…
Square Enix Ltd, the recently reorganised European division of the giant Japanese publisher, has announced that massively multiplayer title Final Fantasy XI will be available across Europe in September.
The title, which already has over half a million subscribers in Japan and the USA, will arrive for the PC platform along with the Chains of Promarthia expansion pack – which will cost extra for Japanese and US players, but will be bundled free with the European version of the game, as will the first expansion, Rise of the Zilart.
This will be the first title to be self-published by Square Enix in Europe; the company recently began a major expansion program in the area, and last week formally announced that formr Atlus USA president and CEO John Yamamoto is set to take over the reins of the European division.
No news has yet been forthcoming concerning the PS2 version of Final Fantasy XI in Europe; it was launched in the USA earlier this year, along with the PS2 hard drive, but with no sign of the hard drive ever being officially launched in Europe, the future of the PS2 title seems uncertain in this territory.
Like their Japanese and American counterparts, FFXI players in Europe will share a set of global servers – allowing them to play alongside players from other countries and continents. It’s not yet known whether the European version of the game will extend the automatic translation system, which currently only translates between English and Japanese, to cover other major languages.
July 6, 2004 at 2:55 pm #13181AnonymousInactive
Great news, if only I could afford it…….*sigh*
July 7, 2004 at 7:49 pm #13211AnonymousInactive
I wonder if there has been a price drop since its launch in Japan?
July 14, 2004 at 12:46 pm #13354AnonymousInactive
So, FFxi will hit in september, excellent I must set myself up with a gaff that has Broadband. Definatly joining this Online community. can’t wait.
2 exspansions with the European release too…excellent!
August 9, 2004 at 7:50 am #13902AnonymousInactive
September 16th, thats the offical European date for Squares online Opus, I was just wondering will anyone on the boards be getting it?, I know I willl be along with a few of my mates. I must say that this has taken over in anticipation from Halo 2, I simply cannot wait to start venturing in Vana’Diel. Hope to see some of you there.
August 11, 2004 at 1:43 pm #13978AnonymousInactive
I see still no replies……oh well, thank god my bank account balance is on a high for a change!
only a few weeks to go./…
August 11, 2004 at 2:20 pm #13979AnonymousInactive
Tis to expensive for me, though should a friend of mine get it expect me to be living at his house for a few months. ;)
August 11, 2004 at 2:36 pm #13980AnonymousInactive
Hey ronny boy!, ya you should get it, how’s France treating you?
August 13, 2004 at 1:53 pm #14045AnonymousInactive
I’ll be sure to look into it, no doubt it will be great.
France was fantastic! Came home to Belfast a couple of days ago and it was only 20 degrees! Bloody freezing! ;)
August 16, 2004 at 10:10 am #14096AnonymousInactive
October 18, 2004 at 5:15 pm #15188AnonymousInactive
Sorry for reviving such an old thread, but as I have been playing FF xi for nearly a month now I wanted to post this so that any other players who might visit this site would know of my Link Shell, if they wished to join.
In game charcater name: Omegasdust
Character jobs and lvl’s: R/mage lvl 17/ Warrior lvl 11
Nation: San Do’ria
And most importantly linkshell: Irishlegion.
If anyone happens to browse this thread and wishes to join or contact my linkshell which currently has 14 members( 4 Irish, 4 English, 2 Japanese, 1 Singaporean, 2 American, and last but not least 1 Welsh) Please look for me(Omegasdust) or Coldcarrot on the Unicorn server in San D’oria. Everyone is welcome.
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