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Is it okay to play Dark Souls before/instead of Demon's Souls?

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Would I miss out on anything? IIRC, the second game is more of a spiritual successor to the first, as opposed to a direct sequel.
    
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only gameplay "style" is similar with both...
otherwise, they have NOTHING to do with each other...

so... yes you can...
even if it WERE a direct sequel, why not?
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only gameplay "style" is similar with both...
otherwise, they have NOTHING to do with each other...

so... yes you can...
even if it WERE a direct sequel, why not?

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I'd try Demons Souls first, as its cheaper so if you dont like the gameplay style then you wont have forked out all that much for it.
    
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Yeah the only reason to try demon souls first is because it's cheap. If you like one you'll like the other.
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Demon Souls would be the one to play first to get used to the brutal, in a good way, gameplay style. Once you play Dark Souls, you won't want to play Demon Souls simply because Dark Souls irons out a lot of the bugs Demon Souls had and is a little more forgiving when you die.

Both games have a very high potential of making you break your controller if you don't have patience, but have a short temper.
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