wisdom of nym

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

Trans rights city.

Wisdom of Nym: What the hey is up with Final Fantasy XIV’s Xbox pricing?

In another theoretical timeline, there's a place where Final Fantasy XIV really would have stepped in it when it subtly noted that the game's...
I used to float; now I just fall down.

Wisdom of Nym: The franchise references in the world of Final Fantasy XIV

There's a fan theory circulating that Final Fantasy XIV is the nexus of the franchise multiverse. Essentially, the idea is that Hydaelyn and Zodiark...
Voyage onward.

Wisdom of Nym: The franchise references for jobs in Final Fantasy XIV

There is not a single game in the history of the franchise that has not been referenced in some capacity by Final Fantasy XIV....
Looks nice enough, I guess.

Wisdom of Nym: Impressions of Final Fantasy XIV’s petite patch 6.55

There's an odd thing that keeps going back and forth in my head when I look at last week's patch 6.55 for Final Fantasy...
Michael Bay palette.

Wisdom of Nym: Dreaming about Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.55 during the day-long downtime

Somehow, the final Endwalker content patch has arrived. All right, maybe you could argue that's just the tiniest bit premature; technically we've still got...
Trans rights city.

Wisdom of Nym: The highs and lows of Final Fantasy XIV’s 2024 Tokyo fan festival

There's a certain dramatic irony in the idea that as the Tokyo fan festival started winding up the Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail hype, the...
There is another shore, you know.

Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Fan Festival: Pictomancer, lady Hrothgar, and release ambiguity

If you had been paying attention and looking forward to Final Fantasy XIV's third and final fan festival ahead of Dawntrail, you probably had...

Wisdom of Nym: What Final Fantasy XIV’s fan festival needs to accomplish

In just a few days, the last fan festival for Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming Dawntrail expansion will kick off, and on paper it looks...
He seems happy.

Wisdom of Nym: My Viper wishlist for Final Fantasy XIV

One of the things I like about Viper in Final Fantasy XIV is that it fills a gap that the game has heretofore been...
This is some Michael Bay contrast.

Wisdom of Nym: What I definitely do not want to see in Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail

We don't have very long left to go before the next Final Fantasy XIV fan festival; there's even a countdown clock on the official...
The future is dragons, as is the present.

Wisdom of Nym: Still talking about Final Fantasy XIV after 13 years

This column's title is not a typo: I have been writing about Final Fantasy XIV in a weekly column for... at least 13 years...
With strong eye contact.

Wisdom of Nym: Why Final Fantasy XIV fans look for messages in tea leaves from trailers

If you are not on the sinking ship that is Twitter Dot Com at this point, you have, objectively, made a good decision. But...
Never seen a bluer sky.

Wisdom of Nym: Why Final Fantasy XIV’s next limited job is (probably) not Pictomancer or Green Mage

Despite the fact that it is not coming out until significantly later, I'm willing to bet that a large part of the work for...

Wisdom of Nym: When will Final Fantasy XIV head back to the Void?

Some fans were not super happy with the amount of time that Final Fantasy XIV spent on our little trip through the Void with...
Dead on results.

Wisdom of Nym: The best stuff from Final Fantasy XIV 1.0 that’s already in the game

Whatever we were getting back from Final Fantasy XIV version 1.0 is already in the game. Period end. And let's be honest, there was...
Looks nice enough, I guess.

Wisdom of Nym: Illuminating Final Fantasy XIV’s 6.51 patch

As a general rule, Final Fantasy XIV does not offer much for players to do during the first minor patch after a major one....

Wisdom of Nym: What’s left on the table for Final Fantasy XIV’s Tokyo fan festival?

So what's still on the table for Final Fantasy XIV's third fan festival this cycle? (It's not really this year; the third one is...
He seems happy.

Wisdom of Nym: Reactions to Final Fantasy XIV’s London Fan Festival

So we've gotten 67% of the way through the fan festival cycle for Final Fantasy XIV, and that means taking a certain degree of...
Coarse air.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival London reveals: Viper, zones, and Echoes of Vana’diel

It's time for more reveals for the Final Fantasy XIV fans in the audience as the London Fan Festival has begun, and that means...
He's got a goal, bez.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s Growing Light story beats

Once again within this column, you will find spoilers for everything that occurred within Final Fantasy XIV's Growing Light patch, and I will not...