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got my xbox controller yesterday and started playing. Great game, so hard, but you know that course. I spend one and a half hour trying to kill the first Black Knight in Undead Burg. Made it to the first bell tower in Undead Parish or what it's called.
Already experienced some problems with GFWL. It ninja DC's me and my friends. We are still online on GWFL but all online features of the game are disabled. And we have trouble summoning each other. We are all in the Way of White covenant, it takes a few minutes for us to find each others soapstones, and sometime the summon will fail time after time and we can't join each other :/

Yeah the netcode for this game is garbage, sadly.
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Yeah the netcode for this game is garbage, sadly.

The netcode is garbage (so many failed summons), but not finding your friend is unfortunately not bad coding... it's intentional. For whatever reason FROM didn't want you playing with friends.
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On your build? go SL 125
minimum 40 VIT (or more) and imo lvl faith/int to where you can use the cheap pvp options (i.e. dark magic + STR scaling staff and that faith slow I can't remember its name)
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and/or a str/faith weapon buff.

Already got that.

Guess I'm now on the wall between a mix of faith and intelligence or just dumping it all (well most of it) into one, like intelligence.
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So I'm digging my build a ton for PvE and PvP. Only downside is if I go up against someone who knows how to parry in PvP I'm basically screwed. Oh well, no biggy. Moveset on the MSGS is still awesome especially when two handing, the upward cut is brutal.

I'm thinking of starting another character once I beat the game and going with a Dex build. Shouldn't take long since I've got all the area's down at this point.

Oh, and Oolacile Township is where it's at for PvP as long as you have the Dried Finger.

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Yeah I did notice the township was the one place I got invaded a few times randomly while playing. I assumed that it was just people there because it was new... but it actually is a fairly nice spot to fight in, and is easier to get to then the kiln.
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Yeah, way easier than the Kiln and the invasion spot is right next to the bonfire. Only had trouble with a Darkmoon that invaded me since he ran right past me and down to the Bloathead Sorcerer. Ended up luring the first Bloathead up the stairs, killed it, buffed my sword and did a running attack on them. Killed the Sorcerer instantly and was able to finish off the Darkmoon soon after.

Taunted him afterwards cause he sucks, lol.

EDIT: Also there's a ton of Red soapstone signs which is nice.
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Just bought Dark Souls today! After seeing Marin's screenshots and recommendations I did a bit of research, and bought it online 5 minutes later. biggrin.gif
    
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Just bought Dark Souls today! After seeing Marin's screenshots and recommendations I did a bit of research, and bought it online 5 minutes later. biggrin.gif


Prepare for the time of your gaming life thumb.gif
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Should be game of the forever.
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I started out as Pyromancer, grabbing the Masters Key. Loving it so far, though I can't get the hang of parries!
    
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