One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 43 – In the Data Mines of FFXI + Nintendo Direct Quick Hits

This week I talk more about Final Fantasy XI data mining and cut content as well as quickly go over the Nintendo Direct announcements.

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One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 38 – 2018 and More Xenoblade Chronicles 2

This week I talk about my article plans for 2018 and the world design of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

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Final Fantasy XI: How the East Transformed Vana’diel

Like any live game, Final Fantasy XI has changed significantly over its fifteen year life. In my five years –  plus some – with the game, I can’t think of a single bigger turning point than the release of the expansion Treasures of Aht Urhgan. The shift in design re-invigorated the game, as well as lightened the oppressive reputation the MMO had built.

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