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The Raimdelle Codex Alces

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Anwyll

Things have been pretty quiet on the “published things” front lately. Uncharacteristic quietness on my part usually means that I’ve receded into a Matoya-like cave with thousands of loose sheets of parchment in an attempt to forge order from some great chaos or another. I’ll re-emerge when I’ve come up with something worth sharing or just give up and set the stack of papers ablaze while dancing around it ritualisti—That part’s not important. Anyroad… This time? Not an exception.

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Lorecraft: Floating Continent and the Warring Triad

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Since Heavensward was announced back in October during the Las Vegas Fan Festival, we were told that we would see the Floating Continent from Final Fantasy VI. At the time, many people assumed it would become the new 24 man raid just as Final Fantasy III’s Crystal Tower had been the raid for A Realm Reborn. At PAX East, a new trailer was released. The Tour of the North gave us a look at some of the locations that we …

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Lorecrafting: Before The Fall Of Nanamo Ul Namo…?

In Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Ever since the ending of Patch 2.4’s Main Scenario, there were those in the community that had accquired a sense of dread surrounding the future of both Ul’dah and her Sultana. Next week, Patch 2.5 arrives. Titled “Before the Fall” the logo, seen animated in the newly released trailer, features a falling goblet. This, in addition to other scenes seen in the trailer make that sense of dread even more real. What can the patch logo and trailer tell us about everyone’s …

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Lorecrafting: Dark Knight And Floating Continent

In Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

The announcement of Heavensward along with the tease of a new job brings us to today’s Lorecrafting! A job based off one of Director Nolan’s Batman films and a floating continent that you might recognize from games such as FFVI and… FFVI. But what could this mean? How could they be implemented into the world of Hydaelyn? Let’s take a look!

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Lorecast 1: Concerning Primals, Summons and Deities

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV, Lorecast by Fusionx

Today we’re excited to announce Lorecast from Aetheryte Radio! Lorecast will be accompanying future entries of our Lore Train and Lore Crafting columns as our resident lore experts discuss the contents of the articles and everything surrounding their facts and theories. Being a part of Aetheryte Radio, you’ll be able to download episodes and get into contact with us the same way you always have. You can download Lorecast episodes right off our Aetheryte Radio feed, and you can e-mail …

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Lore Crafting: Concerning Primals, Summons and Deities

In Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Occupying the realm as what the Garleans refer to as the Eikons or false gods, the Adventurer’s of Eorzea have had to combat a threat that emerged upon the conclusion of the Battle of Silvertear skies. The Primals that are summoned by Eorzea’s beastmen pose a large threat that is unlike that of the Garlean Empire because once defeated, these creatures of the aether can simply be re-summoned, regaining their form and strength (which can even be increased) in order …

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Lore Crafting: What’s In An Ascian Name?

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Those of you who read the site are more than likely already familiar with our Lore Train column. The Lore Train pieces consist of factual information which has been confirmed by Fernehalwes either directly with us, or via posts on the official forums. However, there are also many other puzzles in Eorzea to which we lack all of the pieces. This new Lore Crafting column will delve into topics about which people raise an eyebrow when first noticed, in an …