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Am i the only one who got tired of Dark Souls long before the end? It's the same problem I had with Demons souls, after a while dying stops frustrating me and it gets boring to replay sections for the 100th time. Boredom makes me stop playing, frustration gets stuff done.
I dun know. I stopped sucking and can play through without dying.

Fun for me.
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Thats because the Souls series is geared towards Survival and Fighting tactics to guarantee success....Playing casually doesn't bring the challenge as every lesson learned from every death observed has a solution to avoid certain death....That what makes the Souls series rewarding to those that try....Its punishing is harsh yet the feel of great triumph upon every success and progress made.

>Tfw when I have DemonSouls (PS3), Dark Souls (PS3 and PC), and gonna pay full price for Darksouls 2 if it promises better PC performance and not locked frames and console resolution up-scaling...
I'm glad GFWL gone...
Edited by Roaches - 10/9/13 at 9:01pm
post #53 of 84
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SKS is good weapon b/c of it's length, but doesn't deal that much dmg. Winged spear for example is more powerful. Stay close to him, under his legs and he's not as far deadly.
Just got these SOB's after several attempts. I wasn't being opportunistic enough. Kept waiting for Ornstein to be far away to hit Smough once or twice. Instead I mostly ignored Ornstein except when he was too dangerous and cut down Smough to pieces in seconds. Then with Super Ornstein, I simply stayed really close to him, right between his legs. His attacks kept whiffing over my head and his only move that could damage me, the lightning slam, was easy to dodge because its AOE is much smaller than Smough's version. I just had to back a few steps away to dodge it. Fight was close though, made a few mistake and when I needed one strike to win, he hit me and I had about 1/5th of my life left with no Estus Flask or healing items. I gambled and rushed him with a two handed attack and got him right when he was about to hit. Epic finish. biggrin.gif

Never felt so happy. Took me a good 20 attempts all alone at low soul lv.
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I liked dark souls, but I do think the controls are very wonky, I´ve tried with kb+m and with a xbox controller.
just feels very weird imo, great game tho smile.gif need to log in more hours,
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I wish we would get a pic at the PC version. The alpha footage looked much better then this (this being run on a PS3 its to be expected). I'm very excited to get my hands on DS2 and FROM software did say that they where going to make a proper PC version this time.
    
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This is by far the game I am looking forward to the most and it will also be the last game I get on my ps3. When I think about great gaming moments the past 5 years it seems the Souls games always come up top. I wish more games would go to the souls style where you learn from your mistakes. It seems 95% of the games now just hold your hand and tell you exactly where to go.
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can't wait for this as well. i haven't played games all that much after mass effect 3. still haven't even finished borderlands 2 doh.gif. never played demon souls, and tbh, i don't really care to. really excited for this tho, and prolly a month before it releases, ill light up the bonfire on my steam version and have a refresh to prep me for 2.
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never played demon souls, and tbh, i don't really care to. really excited for this tho, and prolly a month before it releases, ill light up the bonfire on my steam version and have a refresh to prep me for 2.

I don't really understand how you can be excited for Dark Souls 2, and yet have no interest in Demons souls tongue.gif.
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I don't really understand how you can be excited for Dark Souls 2, and yet have no interest in Demons souls tongue.gif.
oh its because started with dark souls. yeah prolly should have mentioned that as well so my earlier comment wouldnt be so confusing
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I really need to give this game another chance. When I'd had tried it at a friend's house, the combat just seemed too uninituitive and lethargic for my liking. I hope that's only because I was as the beginning of the game, with maybe not the fastest of weapons. Will give this a try though.
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