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LordOfLore
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(06-02-2017, 03:15 PM)
Link.

A three-part documentary series on the incredible death and rebirth of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online. Coming soon. Subscribe to watch more video game documentaries.

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Excited for this.
Nakazato
(06-02-2017, 03:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordOfLore

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Excited for this.

Nice will watch on lunch. The whole rebirth of this game has been amazing.
Grim Patron
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(06-02-2017, 03:17 PM)
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Nice will watch on dinner
Nakazato
(06-02-2017, 03:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grim Patron

Nice will watch on dinner

I see what you did there
Aeana
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(06-02-2017, 03:18 PM)
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When is soon though?!
FHIZ
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(06-02-2017, 03:20 PM)
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Generally surprised a large publisher, let alone a Japanese one gave Danny the OK to do this they way he wants.
suzu
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(06-02-2017, 03:22 PM)
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Looking forward to it.

Originally Posted by Aeana

When is soon though?!

Before Stormblood drops I think.
Inviusx
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(06-02-2017, 03:22 PM)
Great subject. Can't wait!
Sgt. Kabukiman
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(06-02-2017, 03:23 PM)
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Wow, did not expect Danny to cover japanese games much, especially FF. There's so much to explore with XIV, I look forward to the videos.
jett
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(06-02-2017, 03:27 PM)
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Man this should be great.
kennyamr
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(06-02-2017, 03:27 PM)
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Oh nice one. I'd be looking forward to those 3 parts.

Fabulous game. Never played a MMO before it, fell in love immediately.
Grim Patron
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(06-02-2017, 03:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nakazato

I see what you did there

Wish you hadn't added the rest in your post lol

Originally Posted by Sgt. Kabukiman

Wow, did not expect Danny to cover japanese games much, especially FF. There's so much to explore with XIV, I look forward to the videos.

Same. Super excited. Ffxiv in particular has been really amazing. Can't wait to see how they saved it.
MilkBeard
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(06-02-2017, 03:35 PM)
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Would be interested in watching this.
Blam
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(06-02-2017, 03:36 PM)
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Oh this is awesome I can't wait to see this.
ViciousDS
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(06-02-2017, 03:40 PM)
fuck yes, love noclip
Foxxsoxx
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(06-02-2017, 03:47 PM)
Yes, give it to me Danny. Give it to me now.
LordOfLore
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(06-02-2017, 04:06 PM)
From twitter:

For those asking, the series includes interviews with Yoshi-P, Koji Fox, several of the developers, Matsuda-san (Square Enix CEO) and more.
It's a three-parter. The first focuses on 1.0, the second on the development of ARR, and the third on its reception and everything since.

show me your skeleton
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(06-02-2017, 04:23 PM)
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this sounds fantastic.
Twookie
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(06-02-2017, 04:26 PM)
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oh FUCK yes, dis gon be good

right into my veins right meow pls
Arkeband
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(06-02-2017, 04:28 PM)
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Hopefully after this is released, people can finally move past ARR's miraculous turnaround and focus on the actual ongoing development, which is often handwaved in favor of glorifying this particular instance.

We've just learned that they're releasing less planned content per patch for the second expansion in a row, which despite all of Stormblood's great changes, is worrisome.

FFXIV is more than August 24th, 2013.
Last edited by Arkeband; 06-02-2017 at 04:30 PM.
Granjinha
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(06-02-2017, 04:34 PM)
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Noclip is one the best things that happened recently. It's fucking amazing and has great insights. All of the subjects have been incredible and man, this one has the potential to be the best one yet.
panama chief
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(06-02-2017, 04:34 PM)
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I'm down.
Love 14
Lonestar
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(06-02-2017, 04:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Arkeband

Hopefully after this is released, people can finally move past ARR's miraculous turnaround and focus on the actual ongoing development, which is often handwaved in favor of glorifying this particular instance.

We've just learned that they're releasing less planned content per patch for the second expansion in a row, which despite all of Stormblood's great changes, is worrisome.

FFXIV is more than August 24th, 2013.

meh, if one less dungeon every odd patch results in a better designed dungeon instead of Sohm Al (Hard), I'm ok with that.
Asd202
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(06-02-2017, 04:49 PM)
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I'm so in for this.
killroy87
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(06-02-2017, 04:50 PM)
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Will watch this, because FF14 is one of the most fascinating stories in videogame history. Still, I'm curious to see what Danny can bring to the conversation that hasn't been told a million times over. FF14 has kind of been covered a ton.
AuthenticM
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(06-02-2017, 04:54 PM)
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I don't know how many people suggested to Danny the idea of doing a documentary on this game, nor do I know if they had a hand in his decision to do one or if he had already made up his mind long ago, but I was amongst those who made the suggestion. I had no idea he would tackle it so quickly. This is, what, his third documentary?

It cannot come soon enough.
JimPanzer
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(06-02-2017, 04:55 PM)
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can't wait.
hope this doesn't get me fixed to FFIX lol
AuthenticM
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(06-02-2017, 04:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lonestar

meh, if one less dungeon every odd patch results in a better designed dungeon instead of Sohm Al (Hard), I'm ok with that.

Yeah, I'm with you. Maybe the "less content" will actually result in less filler and more meaningful content. This would be better.
Granjinha
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(06-02-2017, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by AuthenticM

I don't know how many people suggested to Danny the idea of doing a documentary on this game, nor do I know if they had a hand in his decision to do one or if he had already made up his mind long ago, but I was amongst those who made the suggestion. I had no idea he would tackle it so quickly. This is, what, his third documentary?

It cannot come soon enough.

Fourth.
Ennosuke
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(06-02-2017, 04:59 PM)
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Really excited, I love documentaries such as this one. We need more stuff like this about the gaming industry.
BossDarkseid
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(06-02-2017, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aeana

When is soon though?!

Just be thankful its not SquareEnix "Soon".

Maybe the teaser should have ended with "Now in development"
Luminaire
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(06-02-2017, 05:06 PM)
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FFXIV + Danny? In.
Keasar
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(06-02-2017, 05:08 PM)
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It's quite amazing what a rebirth FFXIV did. I remember trying the Open Beta for the 1.0 version of the game and I had rarely been as angry at total failure of design as that game.

Now I am binging FFXIV:ARR, started last week or so, and having a blast.

A very impressive transformation.
isamu
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(06-02-2017, 05:10 PM)

Originally Posted by Asd202

I'm so in for this.

As am I. Hopefully they do a Ridge Racer documentary someday :p
SoundPulse
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(06-02-2017, 05:13 PM)
I'm in.

If you wanna watch a similar series right now, try out Speaker of Hydaelyn's Fall and Rise of Final Fantasy XIV.
Lonestar
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(06-02-2017, 05:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by AuthenticM

Yeah, I'm with you. Maybe the "less content" will actually result in less filler and more meaningful content. This would be better.

Any dungeon that avoids having the final boss being named "Lava Scorpion" is fine with me.
hamchan
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(06-02-2017, 05:29 PM)
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Wow Danny. You picked a hell of a good and interesting topic to make a doco on this time.
Asd202
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(06-02-2017, 05:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by SoundPulse

I'm in.

If you wanna watch a similar series right now, try out Speaker of Hydaelyn's Fall and Rise of Final Fantasy XIV.

Oh thanks will check this out.
SoundPulse
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(06-02-2017, 05:34 PM)

Originally Posted by Lonestar

Any dungeon that avoids having the final boss being named "Lava Scorpion" is fine with me.

hey

don't bully sohm al hard

it makes up for it by having bulbasaur be a boss
gillty
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(06-02-2017, 05:41 PM)
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I wonder if anything will be said towards the Tanaka Hiromichi's involvement in the initial release?

I think for many of us who experienced the alphas, betas, and 1.0 release we attribute much of that failure on Tanaka.

Yoshi-P did a hell of a job moving the company forward, but given it's been 5 years since Tanaka departed SE, I wonder if the company would be willing to candid about Tanaka's involvement as producer of the game.
Arkeband
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(06-02-2017, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by AuthenticM

Yeah, I'm with you. Maybe the "less content" will actually result in less filler and more meaningful content. This would be better.

That'd be great, but that was the same justification when we went from 3 down to 2, and their design might have gotten even more cookie cutter.
AuthenticM
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(06-02-2017, 06:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Arkeband

That'd be great, but that was the same justification when we went from 3 down to 2, and their design might have gotten even more cookie cutter.

On the other hand, the patch content of Heavensward was so much better than the patch content of 2.0.
Slater
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(06-02-2017, 06:06 PM)

Originally Posted by Arkeband

That'd be great, but that was the same justification when we went from 3 down to 2, and their design might have gotten even more cookie cutter.

I get you worries but palace of the dead and aqualipos were successful new content
Luminaire
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(06-02-2017, 06:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Keasar

It's quite amazing what a rebirth FFXIV did. I remember trying the Open Beta for the 1.0 version of the game and I had rarely been as angry at total failure of design as that game.

Now I am binging FFXIV:ARR, started last week or so, and having a blast.

A very impressive transformation.

You're in for a treat. Heavensward is even better. FFXIV is a love letter to FF fans of all eras.
Arkeband
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(06-02-2017, 06:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by AuthenticM

On the other hand, the patch content of Heavensward was so much better than the patch content of 2.0.

With the exception of Diadem and Lords of Verminion, sure.
Falchion
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(06-02-2017, 10:01 PM)
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NoClip stuff is an instant watch, looking forward to the whole series.
jediyoshi
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(06-02-2017, 10:04 PM)
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Awesome, must be the game with the craziest post launch arc he's covered so far
Wadiwasi
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(06-02-2017, 10:13 PM)
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Oh I love behind the scenes looks for the development of games, this one will be really interesting I think. And I just found out that I pre-ordered Jason's book. Had completely forgotten about it!
Arzehn
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(06-02-2017, 10:39 PM)
I will have to watch this to figure out what Yoshida did that actually deserves praise, from what I can tell he just had the team create a WoW clone.

#praisetanaka
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(06-02-2017, 11:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by SoundPulse

I'm in.

If you wanna watch a similar series right now, try out Speaker of Hydaelyn's Fall and Rise of Final Fantasy XIV.

Man, that interview with Tanaka...is like someone took his soul out of him.

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