Monday, 24 December 2012

Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas!

Since I never played last year, I missed out on some festive fun, so I played a ton of events this year to make up for it. Finally, a complete Santa outfit, yay!

The quest to create the Orchestrion, a device capable of playing a mix of FFXI music tracks in your Mog House, was also quite a challenge. It requires 3 items from each starter city's Christmas events, which you can only obtain by completing each event's "Advanced" mode. I am terrible at memory games and the Windurst event was just trial, error, luck, and method of elimination. I got really lucky on it.

While it's great to be able to listen to a range of custom FFXI tracks while crafting in my Mog House, the fact the music-switching target takes priority over the doorway upon exiting is really a pain in the ass when trying to quickly get out. Bah humbug!

This year was probably the most productive year in my FFXI career. Coming back after a 2-3 year break in April, I managed to accomplish so much stuff in such a small timeframe. The majority of which was completely solo or duo-able! Here's my highlights:

Full sets of +2 Abyssea gear for PUP and DRK
15/15 Nyzul Isle Uncharted gear
A whole bunch of completed Salvage gear
WoTG completion
All mini-expansion completion
Carpenter's Signboard

Thanks to everyone for all the help on some of the above. FFXI wouldn't be fun at all if it wasn't for all of you! Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year!

See you in 2013 for even more adventures!