Christmas came early for the forward-looking Final Fantasy XIV
player this year. I know some people are upset at the fact that there were more revelations in the Japanese fan festival than in the ones in Vegas or London, but the timing is different. (I'd also point out that the expansion was announced
in Las Vegas.) We've gone from having only a dim view of what's coming to having a pretty clear picture of what awaits through the next few month.
One of the things that awaits is, of course, endless yelling about Machinist. Because boy
So let's start unpacking the stuff we learned from Tokyo. I say "start" because there is no
way to get everything in one column, certainly not with deadlines and other considerations to take center stage. It's going to be a few months, but there's a lot to chew on just about 2.5, even if we ignore all of the expansion stuff, which I have no intention of doing.