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Final Fantasy Xi: Wings of the Goddess, The Past is the the future
post May 12 2007, 08:41 AM
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The development of "Wings of the Goddess", a new FINAL FANTASY XI expansion disc, was announced today at the SQUARE ENIX PARTY 2007.
In conjunction with this announcement, a new site has been created to provide the latest development details as they become available, as well as give fans the opportunity to view exclusive images from the expansion.

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post Nov 7 2007, 07:04 PM
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Open Mog House! (11/07/2007)

Perhaps you would simply like to enjoy a quiet cup of tea alone with a close friend. Maybe you finally arranged all of your furniture just so, and feel compelled to show it off to that special someone. Or perhaps you are the entertaining type, and want nothing more than to play host to a special guest of honor.

If any of the above applies to you, then look no further!

Following a dramatic reworking of official Mog House Management Union (herein referred to as the MHMU) policy, players will now be able to freely invite guests into their Mog Houses.

This most recent improvement to Mog Houses across Vana'diel comes at the behest of Prince Trion, Lion of the Kingdom of San d'Oria:

"Those familiar with my quarters in the Chateau d'Oraguille are aware that they are being constantly and freely visited by adventurers at their leisure, ofttimes unannounced. Contrast this with the Mog Houses of these very same adventurers, where dated regulations strictly prohibit the entry of any but the sole resident. Why, I ask you, are these private residences managed in the same manner as our wartime barracks?

"And so I, as a member of the royal line of d'Oraguille, decree with the strongest of convictions that this state of affairs is both unfair, and unjust!

"Our adventurers should be able to open their private domains to the public, should they so desire. The discretion, nay, the very right to invite and entertain guests should lie with none other than the adventurers themselves."

Despite the somewhat strong personal nature of the prince's proposal, the heads of the three nations eagerly expressed their immediate approval. They had, in fact, been searching since last year for a way to reward Vana'diel's adventurers for their continued service.

At first, the MHMU opposed the opening of Mog Houses to guests, citing concern for the safety and welfare of adventurers everywhere. However, recognizing the ultimate necessity and precedence of individual freedom, they conceded at last, and adventurers can now rest assured in the fact that their latest Mog House renovation has the full sanctioning of the MHMU.

So what new use will you find for your Mog House? A museum of sorts to showcase all of your precious collectibles? A relaxed sit-in café with just the right ambience? Or perhaps even a base of operations to discuss your party's battle strategy?

The choice is yours!

Illustration by Mitsuhiro Arita

Up until now, players have been unable to welcome other characters into their Mog Houses. The Mog House was initially established as an isolated area where players could not only escape the hustle and bustle of the city, but also where bandwidth could be reduced to an absolute minimum for those inside, thereby reducing the overall burden on the servers. This would also reduce client-side load as well, since there would be less characters than in the city areas, ultimately reducing overall CPU time.

However, it has now been five years since FINAL FANTASY XI service began, and the three nations of San d'Oria, Bastok, and Windurst have seen a dramatic decentralization of their populations to other urban centers. This, combined with the server hardware upgrade planned to coincide with the release of the Wings of the Goddess expansion, has brought about a marked increase in our servers' capacities. This allowed for a rethinking of Mog House functionality, and resulted in this new feature.

This new feature does not require the Wings of the Goddess expansion, and will be available to all players.

FFXI is about to become a breeding place for creepy cyber kids.
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Knightsword   Final Fantasy Xi: Wings of the Goddess   May 12 2007, 08:41 AM
Crushinator   The time travel thing seems cool, it will be inter...   May 14 2007, 03:04 PM
Knightsword   no, also a lot of these "timezones" are ...   May 14 2007, 04:28 PM
DarkEpyon   Of course it'll take two years after its relea...   May 14 2007, 07:14 PM
AC9breaker   QUOTE(DarkEpyon @ May 14 2007, 09:14 PM) ...   May 14 2007, 09:11 PM
Alisha   QUOTE(DarkEpyon @ May 14 2007, 09:14 PM) ...   Jun 6 2007, 02:01 PM
Crushinator   QUOTE(Alisha @ Jun 6 2007, 02:01 PM) 2725...   Jun 6 2007, 07:42 PM
DarkEpyon   QUOTE(Crushinator @ Jun 6 2007, 09:42 PM)...   Jun 8 2007, 07:17 AM
HC82   LOL, bitter ffxi sentiment. It's like a bad m...   May 14 2007, 09:59 PM
tanshin   [i'm chargin mah lasers!] can't someon...   May 15 2007, 03:36 PM
Wiryu   The worst last resort macro i've ever heard wa...   May 15 2007, 04:23 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Wiryu @ May 15 2007, 02:23 PM) 2713...   May 16 2007, 01:27 AM
DarkEpyon   It could be something like the chemist from FF5, w...   May 16 2007, 05:51 AM
Wiryu   Didn't chemist also have the ability to use ty...   May 16 2007, 08:10 AM
Crushinator   Another thing with the Chemist possiblity is that ...   May 16 2007, 08:33 AM
tanshin   QUOTE(Crushinator @ May 16 2007, 06:33 AM...   May 16 2007, 08:15 PM
Wiryu   It depends on the abilities. A WHM with the abilit...   May 16 2007, 08:22 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Wiryu @ May 16 2007, 06:22 PM) 2713...   May 17 2007, 02:31 AM
Crushinator   Maybe to differ the class from WHM, chemist wouldn...   May 17 2007, 01:25 AM
Henge   <satire> This game causes so much drama...   May 17 2007, 02:51 AM
Wiryu   I'm finally ready to feel the sting of getting...   May 17 2007, 07:34 AM
Knightsword   Opposed to being kicked in favor of a rdm/whm?   May 17 2007, 05:15 PM
Wiryu   Well i'll be honest, that's never happened...   May 17 2007, 06:41 PM
Knightsword   Check out my brand new gloves   Jun 6 2007, 09:47 PM
Knightsword   Tons of new screenshots at Alla http://ffxi.allak...   Sep 21 2007, 10:13 PM
Knightsword   The new trailer   Sep 24 2007, 05:36 AM
Crushinator   Looks kinda cool, but shouldn't they add more than...   Sep 24 2007, 09:24 AM
DarkEpyon   I believe that date of 11/20 came from Wal-Mart.   Sep 24 2007, 04:56 PM
Crushinator   WARNING New challenger approaching!!!! A Scholar ...   Nov 3 2007, 04:51 PM
Wiryu   I think they plan to drop one more job, but in the...   Nov 3 2007, 05:49 PM
DarkEpyon   My guess is it could be another melee job. I must ...   Nov 4 2007, 06:28 PM
Crushinator   The rumor is it will be another tank.   Nov 4 2007, 11:33 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Crushinator @ Nov 4 2007, 10:33 PM)...   Nov 6 2007, 02:26 AM
Wiryu   QUOTEOpen Mog House! (11/07/2007) Perhaps you wou...   Nov 7 2007, 07:04 PM
Retehi   QUOTE(Wiryu @ Nov 7 2007, 05:04 PM) FFXI ...   Nov 7 2007, 07:14 PM
Wiryu   QUOTE(Retehi @ Nov 7 2007, 08:14 PM) QUOT...   Nov 7 2007, 08:25 PM
Crushinator   Oh god, what did I just click?   Nov 8 2007, 12:40 AM
omega71   I just got that in my mailbox   Nov 8 2007, 10:23 PM
tanshin   If I saw someone trying to fight battles in a grad...   Nov 10 2007, 02:22 PM
Alisha   dancer animations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5...   Nov 13 2007, 09:35 AM
DarkEpyon   HHAHAHAHA! That was definitely great stuff. I swea...   Nov 13 2007, 11:18 AM
Crushinator   Wow, those dances are goofy as hell. So 1 pt memb...   Nov 13 2007, 06:24 PM

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