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[FFXIV] Moonfire Faire 2018

Rakuno with the Moonfire Faire 2018 outfit

Post #5 for Blaugust Reborn

I think this is the second time I did the Moonfire Faire event and it definitely became my favorite seasonal event in the game.  It is after all the event for my favorite season of the year, Summer. Plus it has been cold here where I live (Brazil if anyone is curious) in the last few days. Well, cold by our standards anyway. For people in the northern hemisphere it is probably chilly at best. :p

Another reason why I like it is that it has a pretty good mixture of silliness and light drama. This seems to apply to almost all of the seasonal events in Final Fantasy XIV too but for some reason it just seems more light-hearted during Moonfire Faire. It is probably the beach setting. Beachs makes everything feels more relaxed for me.

I did get slightly worried when I heard that we had to do a jumping puzzle to get the rewards this year. Fortunately my worries weren’t warranted this time. 🙂

WARNING: Spoilers for the Moonfire Faire 2018 event ahead!

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Hoarding in Skyrim and Fallout 4

My inventory in Skyrim

Post #4 for Blaugust Reborn

In my last post I talked about my inventory woes in Final Fantasy XIV. I wanted to talk about how I handle the subject in single-player games too but due to length I decided to save it for this post instead.

Actually, it isn’t about inventory woes in single-player games as much as in Skyrim and Fallout 4 (although this applies to pretty much every other Bethesda developed games too). Simply because most other games are, generally speaking, sensible in terms of loot and inventory. But not those two. Those two always make me into a looting monster for some reason.

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Inventory Woes

Rakuno's messu inventory in Final Fantasy XIV

This is post #3 for Blaugust Reborn

Last Saturday Baghpuss, of Inventory Full, suggested some blog prompts as part of Blaugust. One of them was to talk about inventory management. 

Apparently the  topic was popular enough that some other bloggers decided to write about it too! I will just shamelessly copy StarShadow and list them here:

I already wrote something on the topic back in… 2012?!? Yikes. I didn’t realize it has been that long. Anyhoo, I figured it would be interesting to have a look at I am dealing with it nowadays.

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The WordPress plugins I use

The WordPress Logo

This is post #2 of Blaugust Reborn

This time I am going to use a topic idea that Chestnut suggested some days ago in the Blaugust Reborn discord channel. It was basically this:

Make a list of the plug ins/widgets that you use on your blog

I changed the quote a little to fit the context a bit better. :p

I try to use only as many plugins as I actually need due to performance reasons. And thankfully WordPress makes it so I don’t need that many to begin with.

This is my short list of them:

P.S.: I am not listing Akismet since it already comes with a default install of WordPress. You just need to enable it, which I recommend since it is a pretty good anti-spam plugin.

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[FFXIV] How I became a Delivery Postmiqo’te

Rakuno wearing his postmoogle hat

This is post #1 for Blaugust Reborn

Ah, the things I do for fashion. Or the Fashion Report in this case.

To get 100 points in last week’s Fashion Report required a hat (the one pictured above) I had never seem before. That got me curious enough to google where it came from and how hard it would be to get. It was the reward from a quest I somehow missed and seemed easy enough to get. Or so I thought at first. As I found out a little later that quest was the last part of a very long questline.

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Participating in Blaugust

Blaugust Reborn 2018 Logo

I wanted to make this announcement earlier but I also didn’t want to just make a post about this and then have another two weeks of silence. But since the “Prep Week” for Blaugust Reborn is starting I figured I might as well do it now.

As the title says, I am participating on Blaugust this year. Or rather, Blaugust Reborn as it’s been called.

If you never heard of it before the original Blaugust was a challenge, created by Belghast of the Tales of Aggronaut blog, to bloggers to write every day during the month of August. I guess the intention was to help them get into the habit of regularly posting. It was an event I was always tempting to participated in but never did because I know I’d fail spectacularly.

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