It’s our spooptacular Halloween special! Which is to say our regularly scheduled fifth episode that happened to occur around the holiday. We talk about the haunting effects of the ongoing DDoS against Final Fantasy XIV which have been causing monstrous lag spikes and killing connections. In case these puns are scaring you away, fear not! We didn’t really make any Halloween jokes in the show. They’re all here instead for your booing pleasure.

Also we talk more about crafting and gathering (surprise!) and how scrips work as you approach endgame. There’s the common airiing of grievances around tough breaks in group content, although mostly just for Pan too! We talk about the surprise of salty players in casual content ruining the magic of seasonal events for those around them and how not to be a jerk to people for no discernible reason.

Finally, we pronounce an NPC name probably pretty well and everyone gets points but we somehow fail to discuss the point situation or the shocking tied score that will surely become contentious in the next episode.


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.

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