Static parties seem to be the way to go post-40 or so. This was a big part of the reason I left Gilgamesh... the group I belonged to were very quickly advancing and I was working a night job at the time and unable to keep up with them... dragoons don't get many invites, either. I suspect the same is true of warriors and monks. Damage dealers tend to be thought of strictly as black mages and dark knights. Getting the peregrine was cool though... too bad I was never experienced enough to use it.
This time around, though, I'm doing a lot of things I never did while I was on Gilgamesh. I never got most of the extended jobs there (just DRG, DRK, and SAM), I had very low fame in most of the cities. I brought my warrior to 30, not white mage... so being a healer was a totally new experience for me. I made San d'Oria my home, not Bastok. And I got involved with a group that enjoys roleplaying and having fun rather than constantly trying to one-up each other. I think that's the biggest perk.
But I digress...
I would look for a static party. I hope to be able to do the same thing myself this time around when I get my dragoon past 30-40. If you need advice on higher-level Samurai tactics, my friend (here and RL) Hektor had a 70+ Samurai on Carbuncle. He may have some words of wisdom to share...
(edited for typos)
Edited, Wed Sep 1 08:43:47 2004 by Dyterium
Jobs: Dragoon 75 | Dark Knight 75 | Black Mage 75
White Mage 61 | Red Mage 51 | Summoner 52 | Paladin 36
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