Dave Conway Piano





Guild Wars 2:

Tomato Yesterday




All articles tagged "Games"

Dave Hates Games: Final Fantasy XIV's 7th Astral Era Quests

I've played Final Fantasy XIV before. It is, in short, a very story-focused World of Warcraft clone that does several things exceedingly well and equally many things exceedingly poorly, but its late-game encounter design is so good that it largely allows the game's low points to be overlooked ...

Dave Hates Games: I Am Setsuna

2016, developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, published by Square Enix, $40

If I had to pick a single word that encompasses the entire nature of I Am Setsuna, I would fail. But if I had to pick two words, I would pick "bleak" and "austere." Bleaksterity permeates every facet of ...

I Was Right About FFXIV:HW and Now the Rest of the World Is Finally Catching up to Me

Hey, remember when I wrote about how shitty Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward's endgame is? I do. To refresh your memory:

  1. Horrible pacing of gear progression
  2. Everyday content is incredibly boring
  3. There is no middle-difficulty content

I have additional updates to this list, as well:

  • Leveling from 50-60 on alt ...

Why Tidus Is Ruining FFX for Me

I'm actually a pretty shit-tier Final Fantasy fan if you go by the games in the series that I've completed, a collection which comprises the following Roman numerals (one with an Arabic numeral modifier): I, IV, VI, VII, XIII, XIII-2. But in the spirit of rectifying that, I ...

Three Problems with FFXIV: Heavensward's Endgame

I'm just gonna pop a big old disclaimer at the beginning here and say that yes, I know that there is a ton of shit to do in FFXIV. Crafting, gathering, so many jobs to level...these are specifically my issues with the current endgame for combat classes. We ...

So You Think You Can Machinist: Hardcore Tunnel Vision Edition

Sometimes I write goofy class guides for Final Fantasy XIV on the FFXIV subreddit. In the interest of getting anything up on this site, I've reposted the entire thing here.