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Overcoming Tanking Anxiety in FFXIV

Beginning the journey

One of the common posts on the FFXIV subreddit seems to be from new tanks or players learning to tank for the first time who are struggling with anxiety about the tank role. While it’s front and center and in the spotlight, I firmly believe that the role of tank is one of the easiest…

Switched Off: Why I’ll Wait and See on the Switch

I’m a big Nintendo fan. Zelda, Pokemon, and Mario were some of my constant companions from my childhood through today. I’ve taken chances on Nintendo hardware in the past, such as buying Wii U relatively early, and I’ve owned at least 5 DS and 3DS devices since they came out. Nevertheless, I haven’t purchased a…

HONK HONK – Jiffy Cleared A12S

Alexander Prime Defeated

At 2:35 a.m. Eastern time on January 24, 2017, just 25 minutes before weekly reset, we finally got it! Jiffy of Cactuar cleared A12S! We did it! It was a long, long raid night. We started our raid around 8:30 p.m. as usual, but we felt we were getting so close to the clear that…

New Year, New Priorities

It’s hilarious looking back just about one year ago, when I was devising some arcane complicated formula for how I would score my monthly progress in working on my backlog of games, especially since 90+% of my gaming time this past year has been focused on Final Fantasy XIV. Since my FFXIV character is basically…

Sophia Ex Cleared!

In our first major milestone of the 3.4 Patch of FFXIV: Soul Surrender, the Jiffy Raiders of Cactuar defeated Sophia in Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme) on what was going to be our last pull of the night at 10:48 P.M. Eastern time on Thursday, September 29th. It wasn’t necessarily a clean kill, we had a…

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