sorry i swore i responded more recently to this and saw it hadn't been addressed in a while, so here goes:
Tookie and I were playing on Balmung(Legacy) for some time, however we stopped playing for a bit, picked it back up before the expansion, Heavensward, and then it toned down a bit. I still play there from time to time, however there was never an established TA presence on Balmung(Legacy), as its a Legacy server, meaning it was available to players of the original FFXIV to copy characters from to ARR to continue play. I myself had a heck of a time getting a spot on Balmung(Legacy) within the first few days of ARR's launch, and there are still strict transfer restrictions and character creation restrictions in place with nearly all Legacy and other highly populated servers. Needless to say getting a spot on Balmung(Legacy) now is near impossible if you don't already have one.
I personally am part of a small Free Company (guild), as is Tookie even tho he hasn't been around in a while, that is not too terribly different from TA, just perhaps a bit younger, as most are couples either with young families or returning to college, and want a pleasant atmosphere of like-minded people to socialize with and play with from time to time.
But yeah...as far as tookie and i, we kinda ventured into FFXIV: ARR as a side project during LOTRO days, no real aspirations to plant a TA flag, as it didn't seem to fit the demographic of enough of our members, or their schedules.
I meant to ask if there's still a TA-affiliated FFXIV group running on the Balmung server, or if everybody did move onto other activities as this thread came up as the most recent, and was dated for more than a year ago.
I'm on another server, but if the activity is there I could see moving over.
The group is still going, though we are spread among many different activities at the moment. I think most are still awaiting the drop of Everquest Next. As for the last post, the member and guest section show different activity streams.
Hey Rook! I'm not sure how keen you are on having multiple chars to play given the way the system is set up with FFXIV: ARR, but Tookie and I play on Balmung (Legacy) , given its a Legacy server there are no transfers to them, so you would indeed have to roll a new one. We are in our Mid/Upper 30's (taking the game slow and smelling the roses) while playing other games too. I play a Paladin (Gladiator base) & WhiteMage (Conjurere base) near tandum, while Tookie's top is a Monk (Pugalist base), and his Summoner (Arcanist base) is not far behind. Tookie is in a 'Guild' with players from his FFXI days, and I could join them if I asked I suppose, but I also have a standing invite from another, but its a 'racist' Miqo'te only one, heh.
Between the two chocies of where you can go, I suppose Jariath and Luci would provide a more reliable play time? While Tookie and I play whenever its convenient, together for story, but we hang out in the TA TS3 server, I'm almost always there when online, period.
Luci and I are on the Coeurl server (spelling?). We are in Phoenix Down (PHXDN). She has a 50 Black Mage and I a 50 Bard. The guild is looking for a few more for the second raiding team for Bahamut's Coil (the one Luci and I are in).