The Importance of Storytelling within Final Fantasy XIV

An essay exploring the close relationship between the story and the gameplay found within Final Fantasy XIV. The essay argues that the story enhances the gameplay and vice verca. The essay looks at ludonarrative cohesion with game-mechanics, the consistency of the setting's rules and how regional differences in dialogue help to keep the player invested in the game.


  • Ellie-Jane Milne

Awards & Shortlists

  • critical-perspective (shortlisted)