ARR Developers’ Blog: Once More Unto the Breach

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Greetings everyone! For those of you who don’t know me from the Lodestone Forums, this is Fernehalwes—translator of tomes, lover of lore, and as of today, poster of posts here on the developers’ blog! From now until the launch of A Realm Reborn (and hopefully well beyond), I and my trusty partner-in-crime, the mysterious and lovely project manager ‘M’, will be bringing you irregular updates on the inner workings of the FINAL FANTASY XIV development team. This includes, but is …

Regarding FFXIV: A Realm Reborn & The NDA

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With FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn preparing to enter the first phase of alpha testing, we here at Gamer Escape would like to reiterate our stance on the NDA of SQUARE ENIX. Just as we have with the previous alpha and beta tests for FINAL FANTASY XIV, we will be supporting the NDA. This means that we will not allow users to post leaked information (text descriptions, images etc) on Gamer Escape forums or our FFXIV Wiki. The only …

Final Save Maintenance Schedule

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The following times have been decided upon for the final save maintenance.

Final Fantasy XIV : Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Lodestone : Wednesday October 31, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
*Read on for more details.

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Changes to Existing Items and the Monetary System

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As we transition from the game’s current version to FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, existing game content will be undergoing a number of changes. This post will detail such changes coming to items and the monetary system.

Read on for the details.

Discontinued Achievements in FINAL FANTASY XIV: ARR (Updated)

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As previously announced on this space, spearfishing will be phased out upon the release of A Realm Reborn, and the existing fishing system revamped. The list of achievements that will become unattainable has been amended to reflect these forthcoming changes.   Learn more about content that will be removed from the game.

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Arcanist and Summoner (intentionally) Revealed

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After the prior, unintentional, reveal of Arcanist and Summoner, now we have what appears to be an intentional reveal.  The official site has been updated with these two pages (Summoner and Arcanist), complete with the new concept art (that we previously posted about).  While Yoshida has previously been tight lipped about whether there would be any new classes/jobs with the release of A Realm Reborn, the addition of these to the official website would seem to suggest that they will …