FFXIV modder turns Fat Cat plushie into a mount controller

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While some Final Fantasy XIV mounts showcase a explicit feat you’ve completed, simpler to acquire mounts could be simply as fashionable as a consequence of how excessive they’re. Take the Fat Cat mount, for instance – it’s fats, and it’s a cat. That’s wonderful. So super is that this mount that Square Enix sells a chonking huge plushie model of it on the shop, which one fan has now determined to show into a controller, bringing us full circle.

YouTuber Louis ‘Super Louis 64’ Hamilton explains that the way in which all of it works is fairly easy – his Warrior of Light hops on their mount when he sits on the plushie after which hops off if Hamilton will get off his Fat Cat. If you need to get technical, Hamilton has woven some sensors into a blanket that triggers a macro within the game when he sits on the plushie or will get off of it.

“That’s pretty much it!” he explains on Twitter. “The board is completely open to add joysticks, buttons, and what not if I want it to take it one step further for a Fat Cat battle controller, but we’ll see!”

Here’s the video, for those who fancy checking it out:

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Hamilton has made a number of FFXIV-related controllers now. The modder ran throughout Eorzea in two hours utilizing the Ring Fit Adventure controller and connected an Xbox Kinect to boogie down whereas taking part in the Dancer job. If he needs to take a load off by sitting on a Fat Cat plushie, we predict he’s earned it.

The FFXIV Endwalker launch date is about for December, so new content material isn’t far-off. We’ve received guides on the brand new FFXIV Reaper and Sage jobs for those who’re eager to study extra in regards to the new lessons.