July 2021 Archives

Sims 4: The Time I Failed at Sims

Posted on July 30, 2021

A while back, I expressed my disappointment with how the Sims Cottage Living pack would not contain horses. While I’m still disappointed in this (despite the devs answering why), that didn’t stop me from picking up the pack last weekend.

FFXIV: How to Win Fashion Report to Earn MGP in the Gold Saucer

Posted on July 20, 2021

Every week, the Gold Saucer hosts the Fashion Report mini game. With this, you can earn up to 60,000 MGP (90,000 MGP during a Make it Rain event), for very little time and effort invested.

FFXIV: A BLU Weekend

Posted on July 19, 2021

It was somewhat embarrassing to post Ben’s FFXIV card to show that I’ve leveled all my jobs to 80 (with no skips!)… and Blue Mage is sitting there all alone at level 1.

FFXIV: My Alt Characters and Why I Play Them

Posted on July 13, 2021

See that image above? Every character except for the Elezen and the Hyur to the very left belongs to me. These are many of my FFXIV alts… but not all of them.

FFXIV: When WoW Streamers Playing FFXIV Inspire!

Posted on July 12, 2021

As of late, the FFXIV community has seen a influx of players trying the game (thanks to the FREE TRIAL that includes the entirety of A Realm Reborn AND the award-winning Heavensward expansion up to level 60 with no restrictions on playtime…) specifically, WoW players.

FFXIV: Endwalker Benchmark Cometh!

Posted on July 10, 2021

Friday’s Live Letter opened up with a video that I almost instantly knew was the Benchmark for Endwalker. Just like the expansions before it, the Benchmark gives little hints of what’s to come while testing your system’s ability to handle the load.

MMO & Story: So, Story Does Matter!

Posted on July 7, 2021

Not too long ago, I ran across a post that I wrote six years ago – MMOs & Story: Accepting Mediocrity – and re-read it.

Locked Out! Getting my Glyph Account Back

Posted on July 1, 2021

This is a cautionary tale for folks that have an old Glyph account hanging around. This launcher is for games such as Rift, ArcheAge and Trove.