Part two of our 2019 retrospective is here! We start off with the mighty 5.0 expansion, Shadowbringers. We don’t dive into the details of the story because, let’s be honest, we all know what’s happening.

We spend the majority of this episode discussing the ups and downs (honestly mostly ups) about the initial 5.0 patch. With all the job adjustments and great content that was added we forget that it’s only been about 6 months since launch. The episode is capped off with the rest of the 5.X update thus far.


Christina Zammarrelli

Gaming has been a core part throughout Poptarts life. Though her specialty is JRPGs, she tries to branch out and try new things. Most of her time gets put into the MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV, but she still finds time to play new games.

Chip Locke

Chip has a boring adult day job and then burns as much free time as possible playing the videos james. Fond of a variety of MMOs, JRPGs, and action games without active time button mashing.

Kristen Allison

Began the gaming life with a game boy to be kept entertained during a vacation in the early 90s and forgot to put it down after that. Currently, most gaming time goes into FFXIV. Doing her best to prove she's not a robot.

Deanna Huber

Playing all kinds of games since she was a kid, Deanna is a big fan of many different genres of games. But the main focus has been FFXIV since May 2018. She occasionally strays to FPS or RPGs whenever one catches her attention.

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