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Wisdom of Nym is a Final Fantasy XIV column by Eliot Lefebvre. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]


Wisdom of Nym: Has Final Fantasy XIV had less stuff to do each patch in Endwalker?

Just to make a point, I am going to start off this column by answering the question factually, and the answer is "no." Final...
He's got a goal, bez.

Wisdom of Nym: Breaking down Final Fantasy XIV’s The Dark Throne storylines

So there are, in fact, a number of stories going on in Final Fantasy XIV's The Dark Throne patch, but there are only two...

Wisdom of Nym: Spoiler-free thoughts on Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.4’s content

Here we are with another Final Fantasy XIV patch to experience, and as is tradition, we're going to spend this week talking about the...

Wisdom of Nym: Top takeaways from Final Fantasy XIV’s The Dark Throne patch notes

I have to say that whole "preliminary" patch notes thing that Final Fantasy XIV has been pulling for years now has begun to wear...
He's got a goal, bez.

Wisdom of Nym: Looking ahead to Final Fantasy XIV’s The Dark Throne

It's almost here! Yes, I know, we have a little longer until Final Fantasy XIV's next patch properly arrives for the game since it's...
She's got a gun! I mean a scythe.

Wisdom of Nym: What happens at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s The Dark Throne?

So here's the situation as we know it right now: Either on May 23rd or May 30th, patch 6.4, The Dark Throne will release...

Wisdom of Nym: What to expect from 2023’s Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival

We've still got a couple months until Final Fantasy XIV's next fan festival, but it's already in an interesting place. In one sense, this...
Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: We don’t need another Final Fantasy XIV – we already have one

First of all, this one's for Bruno. He usually doesn't read these, but maybe he'll like this one. So we all know at this point...
Sing a song of madness.

Wisdom of Nym: Everything is broken – a tale of Final Fantasy XIV post-Calamity

"Marise? Are ye up there, girl?" The answer was yes, but she didn't much feel like answering. Actually, she didn't feel much liked doing anything...

Wisdom of Nym: This is how Final Fantasy XIV wants you to play, even if it doesn’t say so

It is not a surprise that Final Fantasy XIV wants you to play the game a certain way. There are mechanics in place to...

Wisdom of Nym: What we know so far about Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.4, the Dark Throne

I realize this means more to me than it does literally anyone reading this, but gosh, Square-Enix has gotten kind of terrible at dealing...

Wisdom of Nym: Recurring Final Fantasy XIV systems we could probably get rid of

At this point, Final Fantasy XIV has had a long time to get into a pretty reliable cadence that has not changed substantially beyond...
Finding even a halfway decent screenshot of this game is a mathematical impossibility, I swear.

Wisdom of Nym: What will a new producer mean for Final Fantasy XI?

So we were pretty surprised yesterday when Square-Enix announced Akihiko Matsui would step away as the producer of Final Fantasy XI after a decade...
Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: Potential destinations for Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion

Let me say this upfront: While I will occasionally point out that I probably know more than the average Final Fantasy XIV fan about...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 6.35 content is a mixed bag

So the patch is here! It brought a whole bunch of content! And the content is... actually kind of a mixed bag, if I'm...
No mom.

Wisdom of Nym: How is Final Fantasy XIV going to end?

A long while ago, I wrote an article about how your favorite MMO is going to die. This is because your favorite MMO is...

Wisdom of Nym: Where is Final Fantasy XIV’s story going post-6.3?

As we all know, at this point Final Fantasy XIV is the story of Zero and how we all absolutely want her to live...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s unseen character is (not) the Warrior of Light

In Final Fantasy XIV lore, the Convocation's overall lineup has changed a little bit as we've learned more. At first it was just a...
Big time.

Wisdom of Nym: Where else could we get a Final Fantasy XIV raid series from the franchise?

Let me start this particular column with an observation that should really accompany any and all discussion of future raid series for Final Fantasy...
Guess who's back. Back again.

Perfect Ten: 10 things I really dislike about Final Fantasy XI

You don't have to dig very far to find my articles saying nice things about Final Fantasy XI. I say them often. I'd be...