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Thinking of getting it.
Any good?
What are these fixes that are being released and how many fixes are out?
Where can I download them?
What are the graphics like and what options do we have?

Thank you!
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Thinking of getting it.
Any good?
What are these fixes that are being released and how many fixes are out?
Where can I download them?
What are the graphics like and what options do we have?

Thank you!
Games pretty good, quite annoyingly hard though, fixes are just for vsync and the internal rendering resolution, i think they are up to version 5 of the fix right now, i just googled dark souls resolution fix to find it, I'd be more helpful but this post is via mobile, the graphics are still pretty terrible though and the only options are motion blur and anti aliasing..which you'll have to disable in order for the internal rendering fix to work
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Thanks for the info. I might give this game a miss.
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Oh and one more thing, be sure to play with a controller for a more pleasant experience.
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Oh and one more thing, be sure to play with a controller for a more pleasant experience.

I was told the same for darksidersII. Ended up liking the kb and mouse more lol. Thanks, but I might give the game a miss. cheers anyway!
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Thanks for the info. I might give this game a miss.

Then you're missing out big.

One of the best games ever IMO, so much depth, thought and inovative ideas - not to mention the great combat gameplay.

It's a real experience, not just "go here go there become overpowered and get bored in 1 week.
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Then you're missing out big.
One of the best games ever IMO, so much depth, thought and inovative ideas - not to mention the great combat gameplay.
It's a real experience, not just "go here go there become overpowered and get bored in 1 week.

^^^ This ^^^

It is a great game. It's a crappy port and you have to play with an xbox controller, but the resolution fix actually makes the game look pretty good. The gameplay is amazing, one of the best rpg's ever in that respect. That said, it is a brutally difficult game. You will die, and die alot. You will want to smash your controller but you will keep coming back because the game is soo good.
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Thinking of getting it.
Any good?
What are these fixes that are being released and how many fixes are out?
Where can I download them?
What are the graphics like and what options do we have?
Thank you!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1297368/dark-souls-prepare-to-die-edition
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I heard the mouse and keyboard are really buggy on PC.. I recommend using a controller...
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It would pay to wait until its 75% on steam. Otherwise you are just wasting money paying full price for a bug infested game. If there were regular patches (which I highly doubt as many developers only release 2 or 3 after the base game is released), it may be worth purchasing earlier.
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