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Ds vs Ds2 thread
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>>275913924
It's obvious that DS was better just by looking at your posts.
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Wow. Dark Souls 2 looks like shit! What happened here?
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>>275914143
B-TEAM
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Shit camera
shit world
fast travel
shit textures
shit balance
can't level at bonfires
no weapon crafting
less classes


Why would anybody pick ds2 over ds?
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Demon's Souls was the best game. But Dark Souls will age the best
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>b-bandai namco rushed it!
>i-it was just a slight hiccup!
>the n-next game will be better!
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>>275914445
That makes no sense. If it will be a better game 20 years from now, then it is a better game
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW
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>ds1
>half the game is rehashed from demon's
>half the features are not complete
>half the game is not complete

2 is better in every way that matters
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I think dark souls was better because it was challenging but never felt unfair except for a few exceptions(archers), and in dark souls 2 it just seems like instead of making it interesting with the level design, enemy placement, or enemy variety (the turtle knights were good I guess), they just have a bunch of enemies attack you at once, especially at the end of the game, and it was more a matter of running through the level to find a bonfire. I haven't played the dlc though, I heard they might be a bit better.
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>>275913924
ITT graphic whores
DeS has the best leveldesign
DaS2 has the best pvp
DaS1 has pretty vistas
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>>275914702
This, mgs5, no mans sky, and the evil within are why I am buying a ps4
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I like all Souls games.
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>>275914841
>and the evil within
wat
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>>275914776
Its the same fucking shit

You only notice it because its a sequel with more content. The Souls formula is just becoming tired.
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>>275914702

lel pcfags still butmad with the jelly
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Dark Souls is clearly superior. Dark Souls 2 had like, two minor mechanics improvements. And plenty of mechanics dis-improvements, plus inferior level design, inferior connectedness in the world, inferior lore and inferior presentation of lore to the player, no shiny armor, inferior NPCs, inferior covenants, inferior expansions and a re-release which will fucking split the player base.
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>>275914943
Did I stutter?
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>>275913924
What is this point supposed to prove? Those aren't really comparable locations. The DS one is in a forest while the DSII one is basically just a picture of the sky-box with a tiny part of a castle in the foreground.
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anyone knows if I have the beta thing selected everytime i start ds1 or is it only once to convert the saves?
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>>275915116
And in spite of all those things DS2 was still a good game. Just not as good as it should have been.
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DaS was the best game during your first playthrough, which is what matters the most. DaS2 had some improvements, but it also fucked up other things so it doesnt manage to beat DaS (nor DeS, for that matter).
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>>275915126
no, you just sounded absolutely retarded as no sane person would get anything specially for the evil with in.
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So, DS2 was a big disappointment. Would it be better if it was just a DS1 clone with the improvements that actual DS2 made?
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>>275915416
Except all the other games I mentioned.
Your reading comprehension is awful
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>>275914957
Idk I still think they could have done more to make it feel like less of a rehash. At some points it just seemed like they ran out of ideas, or were trying to pander to the people who played dark souls, like the re-use of a good amount of enemies, and items/bosses re-used from dark souls. I think maybe if they decided not to make it a sequel to dark souls but have its own original setting then they could've done more with it. And as for the difficulty, I think they misunderstood what made the first two games good, and just tried to make it really hard. I might be giving them too much credit here I just hope next time they try something different besides dark souls 3 or demon souls 2.
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>>275915978
okay, I think I didn't express myself properly. you'll get a ps4 specially, among other things, for the evil with in.
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The problem with DaS2 is the difficulty.
In DaS, when you die, its your own fault, it never felt cheap
In 2 however, you die all the time from ether rolling off a cliff because of the awful camera, or just beeing saturated with so many enemies, you just can't manage them all.
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Demon's Souls
Dark Souls
Bloodborne

Dark Souls 2 should never have existed, direct sequels don't play into the strengths of the series. Each game has a different name, this may seem trivial but it sets an important precedent that these games may share some similarities but are free to change up the formula in big ways. Dark Souls 2 didn't have this luxury which is why it is caught between adhering to Dark Souls 1 and doing it's own thing which is obviously unsatisfying. There were no interesting changes in Dark Souls 2, having slightly improved mechanics and fast travel from the start doesn't trump the open world/bonfires of Dark Souls or the complete setting change and combat overhaul of Bloodborne.
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>>275916895
>Never felt cheap.

This land is peaceful, it's inhabitants kind.
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>>275914841
All of them except Bloodborne are coming to PC
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>>275917343

>having problems with wheel skeletons

Get a load of this casual
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DaS feels a lot more broken than DaS 2.

At the same time the reverse is also true.

I feel like I should like DaS 2 more because it is arguably more advanced, but for some reason I like 1 more.

Also 1 is way more scary and depressing.
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>>275913924
DS2 doesn' t have a full second of input delay. That's nice.
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>Dark Souls
Prepare to die on this beautiful and challenging world that will deliver a hardcore experience that will reward you once you comprehend it

>Dark Souls II
YOU'RE GHOING TO DIE LOL DID I SAY DIE? HAAHA GIT GUD HAHA YOU'LL LOSE YOUR SOULS 2SPOOKY4U GET DED KIDDO HAHA MULTIPLE BOSSES WITH SHIT CAMERA AND MOBS THAT INFINITELY SPAM ATTACKS
WHY?
BECAUSE YOU DIE XD GIR GUF
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DaS 2 feels like way more less thought was put into it.


DaS 1 was rushed for sure but it had heart.

DaS 2 is still a great game but it feels a lot more like your standard game.

Also >>275917645
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>>275916895
>awful camera
huh? never had issues with the camera. isn't it the exact same as other souls games?
>so many enemies
don't run straight in to places idiot. just like the other games

anyway, DeS was the shittiest as far as bullshit difficulty. bad level design with overpowered enemies on cliffs. bosses you had to cheese, because if you tried to have fun and get good, you would die over and over and have to replay the ENTIRE level again.

DaS2 is the best in the series thus far. stay mad memesters.
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>>275917645
Pretty much this
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>>275917645
___________git_gud________
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>>275918017
>don't run straight in to places idiot. just like the other games

You can often see the multiple enemies from far away so it's not an issue of being caught unaware, it's the realization that a really tedious fight isn't far away.
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>>275913924
Why didn't you take a screenshot of the Brume Tower vs Demon Ruins if you were going for an obviously biased comparison.

I like DaS2 better than DaS but you never see me bad mouthing DaS around here, but i'm still forced to see those so very vocal "opinions" on DaS2 as if it was the Superman 64 of 2014 when anyone with a little bit of common sense would quickly notice how DaS2, even if it wasn't better than DaS1, it would still be a strong GOTY contender for 2014 instead of the world's biggest blunder.
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I've been replaying all the souls games over the past week and after playing them back to back I feel like the first game is definitely full of more bullshit parts and parts that are just tedious and unfun. But honestly all 3 souls games suffer from some glaring flaws and I feel like DS2 suffers from less (Demon's is best though)
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I like them equally for different reasons. They both have flaws in different areas but overall are still fun to play.
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>>275917645
>Those giant mace faggots with infinite stamina
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>>275917645
>DS1 Seath fight murders you unless you glitch the game and bypass it, then makes you walk on invisible bridges in the sky

>DS2 is completely beatable without dying once and rewards you for it

>DS1 fanboys still spounting LELE U DED xDDDD shit
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I booted up DaS again today, because of the steamworks integration and all, and I wanted to solo Artorias right away, since he was my favorite boss fight, but after looking all over my inventory, I couldn't find a since ascetic, then I realized that I would have to:

>Kill Gwyn
>Start NG+3
>Kill Asylum Demon, Quelaag, Taurus Demon, Bell Gargoyles, Iron Golem, O&S, Hydra and Sanctuary Guardian
>Plus all the walking invoved

Then I would be able to fight him once again, before having to kill the 4 lords and then gwyn and repeating the whole process if I wanted to fight him again.

No thanks, I guess I'll just pvp.

>Why the fuck would I pvp on DaS1 and not 2.

And then I was back at the BoB arena for the remainder of the day until now.
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I have DS1&2 on HDD,uninstalled.
Please dont kill me for wha Ill say,
Played DS1 on release, semidecent looking game, nothing to write home to, but feels when I realised how refined RPG fighting in this game was , I was in love instantly.

Then I played DS2 , on PC ofc., Majula is still by far, nicest and compfiest place ever made in video game history(and I take Witcher into account).

Fast forward a year or two, worms in my ass didnt gave me pease so I installed DS1 couple of days before.
It is the same game and all, but it feel somewhat unresponsive, something is not right, I cant put my finger on it but something is missing from DS1 that DS2 has, well that is my 2 cents.
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>>275919135
>Can walk away from the fight and spend your souls
>He won't even start attacking you the moment you step through the gate
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>>275914263
Come on, everyone already knows Tseldora looks fucking hideous.
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>>275917343
roll, nigga
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>>275919461
Fuck, I forgot about Demon Firesage and Centipede, sorry for forgetting such memorable bosses by Miyazaki.
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>>275919135
>Seath fight murders you unless you glitch the game and bypass it
WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?

NIGGA CIRCLE LEFT
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>mfw dark souls 2 is by far the best game in the series
>mfw the music is by FAR the most thematically fitting of the series and actually represents boss movements and tactics incredibly well
>mfw the level design is condensed with fun and consistent enemy placement
>mfw the pvp isn't barren and desolate because soul memory removes wooden level restrictions and you can invade hollows now
>mfw the weapon design, armour design and relative abundance of said things is the most consistent of the series in quality throughout the game
>mfw the atmospheric value of areas such as drangleic castle, shrine of amana and undead crypt including the other varieties of areas we were given, were simply outstanding for the relative problem from software have of succesfully putting atmospheric experience in their game design.
>mfw the bosses are the fairest and least mechanically bugged in the series as of yet.
>mfw the game offers the biggest quality of any vanilla souls title so far
>mfw the dlc for this game is coming out as post game completion created content, unlike artorias of the abyss which was ripped from pre-development
>mfw the only reason there is a massive wankforce is because people are having the same transition from demons souls whereby they realise just how uncreative from software are with their sequels and extended series
>mfw people might ACTUALLY think that demons souls is an original game
>mfw people are actually delusional enough to claim dark souls 1 is a better game than dark souls 2.
>mfw people actually claim that demons souls is anything other than the less realised bland skeleton the future souls games massively improved upon thematically.
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in DS2 they removed the giant girl with huge tits and added a spider world, doesn't take a genius to see which game was better
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>>275915126
You didn't but your game will
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>>275914320
Don't forget
>Shit hitboxes
>Shit bosses
>Shit weapon movesets
>Focuses on the "oh so difficult" aspect that you encounter shit like 8 enemies in one corridor to the boss
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Glad BEST Team got rid of all the gank squad and mandatory death bullshit.
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Images aren't directly comparable, but they're both what I consider to be my best looking screenshot from the game.
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>>275918017
>DeS 4-2 and 5-2

Those are the main reasons I can't finish NG+.
Those levels are so ridiculous unless I cheese them with magic.
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>>275914263
>that repeated pattern on the church
it's like a Windows 95 desktop
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>>275914785
>best pvp
It's the same laggy piece of shit it was since DeS
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>>275919135
Hey man did you know you can leave the first encounter with Seathe? Then on the elevator you can jump into the upper levels to bypass the prison.
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>>275915278
It was released during a time when tropical dong was its only worthy competition.
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>>275920135
Weird, the contrast didn't look that high in photoshop.
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>>275917343
The fucking hammer knights in dragon's aerie or whatever it's called are far worse in my opinion.
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>>275918017
>See multiple enemies
>"Oh, lets lure"
>Shoot one with arrow
>They all come
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>>275920135
The Brume tower must be the most beautiful designed area of any souls games, but places like Tower of Latria and Painted World have better atmosphere.
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>>275920487
DaS 2 never pits you in a fight you cannot win, even when it sends multiple enemies against you, they are always the kind of enemies you can handle more than one at a time.
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>>275920167
LOL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOh5vyBvffw
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The reason why I always preferred DS2 over DS1 is because I didn't need to mod DS2 to get it to work like a properly ported game.

I like DS1's bosses from what I've seen of them, the story as told by Fatty Vidya's Boobtube videos, and the armors you can acquire is fantastic. The problem is that there's input lag, garbage framerates, and shitty resolution. The most recent PVP fixes for DS1 that released today is only one step in fixing the problems DS1 has on the PC. They need far more extensive fixes to make it a great game.
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>>275919958
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>>275919958
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>>275920821
>autists think truth is bait
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>>275920101
I wonder if anyone's actually legit cleared that room.
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Mandatory material for all DS2 babbys on this and future threads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UScsme8didI
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>>275920101
>giant skeletons

SPOILER THAT SHIT MAN
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But anon! DS2 wasn't complete, please buy the Scholars of the first sin edition!
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ds2 sucks lol
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>>275921021
>mfw I recognize this shitty copy pasta bait
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>>275920135
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daily reminder that Alonne > Raime > False King Allant>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fartorias
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>>275921114
Demons souls is a boring, unfinished, uninspired kings field derivative with a less imaginative director who didn't really know what he was doing.

Dark souls was somewhat more realised and interesting, but still lacked focus and was generally uninteresting due to a huge rushed schedule.

Dark souls 2 is a polished, quality game that bought back core values of what makes games like this truly special, and I for one congratulate the team and Naotoshi Zin on accomplishing that.

Rating Bloodborne before it has been released is just silly.

You know that from are capable of masterpieces like Dark Souls 2, but if the hollowed, skeleton predecessor demons souls, or the rushed and flawed mess of dark souls 1 are anything to go by... well, I don't think it's wise to think from can strike gold twice.
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>>275921021
>Autists think piling tonnes of mobs into your boss fights makes for "the fairest and least mechanically bugged in the series" lol.
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>>275914702
>sickdark
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>>275920713


How is this supposed to prove him wrong ? He said that pvp was always shit even in DeS.

On the defensive there, brah.
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>>275920101
I really liked that this room was a fucking unwinnable nightmare. I wanted to explore and clear every inch of DS and tried so many tactics to no avail.

Are there any other places in vidya that you just leave the fuck alone like this one?
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I'm so glad DeS never had any cheap bullshit
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>>275921114
Oh boy its that guy who goes more or less like this:

>THIS GAME SHOULDN'T TRY TO COPY THE FIRST DARK SOULS
>THIS PART OF THE GAME IS BAD BECAUSE ITS NOT LIKE THE FIRST DARK SOULS
>MY OPINIONS ARE FACTS

Truly a masterpiece of our times.
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>>275921495
I honestly wanted to quit Anor Londo because of the fucking Dragon Lance Archers. As a non-magic user that shit was fucking ridiculous.
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>>275920403
fuuck i know
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>>275914320

Probably because despite those flaws, it still manages to be a better game overall.

Dark Souls babies have the most selective memory I've ever seen. You people are almost as bad as the DMC fans that think DMC4 is anything beyond irredeemable shit.
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>>275921409
>Autists think piling tonnes of bosses into your boss fights makes for "the fairest and least mechanically bugged in the series" lol.
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>>275921503
but those are easy as fuck

once they do the huge green orb attack walk back and then beat the shit out of them
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>>275921038
>I wonder if anyone's actually legit cleared that room.

What do you mean by legit?

Seems to me like everything that requires you to rethink your strategie/build is artificial difficulty to /v/
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>>275921341
No, its more like:

>Sir Alonne>False King Allant>Raime=Artorias
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>>275921815
You actually let more than 1 spawn at a time? How? By that point you'll have a +10 weapon which can easily drop the kings before another can spawn.
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>>275921495
But it is not unwinnable, use the spell/ring that silences your footsteps so the ones in the back won't notice you. If even that fails I suppose you could try casting spells/throwing fire bombs from where they can't reach you. You should really clear that, you will earn a greater divine ember that way.
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>>275921862
Fucking disgusting
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>>275915116

Almost all of that is wrong.

>inferior covenants
This is the point where no one should take you seriously.
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>>275921862
is the bottom one actually SLB?`
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>>275921341
>Smelter Demon > Alonne
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>>275921862
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Look at these production values
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>>275921038
Easy with Wrath of the Gods and still very possible with just your standard weapon. But the area should have a few less skeletons.
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>>275921823
they're all easy except for this particular spawn from hell
I beat the maneaters on the second try, this guy was harder
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>>275921815
If this boss fight was in Dark Souls 2 they all would have spawned at the same time.

Also the difference is that the 4kings have like 10 attacks while the average boss and mob in Dark Souls 2 have 2 attacks
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>>275919540

>breaking a set rule of your vidya just so it's only slightly bullshit and not total bullshit

I can also use the Ring of Sacrifice, that doesn't make the "forced" death any less of a stupid design choice.
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>>275917343
I'd like to show Priscilla how peaceful and kind I am.
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>>275921352
see>>275922115
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>>275922010
But Dark Souls had two covenants dedicated to serving waifus (three if you're into husbandos as well), while Dark Souls 2 had ZERO. So DaS was clearly superior.
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At From Software HQ, there is a huge board meeting discussing the next release title
>well as you can see our sales skyrocketed
>WAAAAY after production
>apparently were doing shit really right
>so, planning commity, what should we do?
>>275914320
>Sounds brilliant lets ship it
>mfw
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>>275921862
>the bottom left

what the fuck? why is having turds sticking out of your weapon a good idea?
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>>275921352
>Dark Souls 2
>polished

pick one
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Okay, guys. What really good HD mods still work? I want the game to not look like ass but I bet Steam's gotten in the way, hasn't it?
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>>275922169
>while the average boss and mob in Dark Souls 2 have 2 attacks
No, the average boss has 3 attacks you faggot
>Slow swing
>Fast swing
>Swing that turns into plesioth and hits you when you're no where near the attack
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>>275920403
I never had a problem with them. They're just big clumsy dickheads.
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>>275922323
nah
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>>275913924
Demon's Souls is the best souls game
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>>275919958
i can actually see someone reasonably having this opinion. DaS2 atmosphere didn't jive with me as much but at the same time you can't have that childlike wonder 2 times. I wonder if it will ever happen to me again. I already didn't expect anymore since 2010 and then DaS came out of nowhere. Maybe there is yet hope

but of course it can't happen two times with the same game
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>tfw DaS2 doesnt give a shit about the only things that made it seem interesting and does nothing with them
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Music: Dark souls 2
Game design: Dark souls 2
Combat: Dark souls 2
Weapon and armour variety: Dark souls 2
PvP: Dark souls 2
Npc's: Dark souls 2
Thematic substance through music, dialogue and area design: Dark souls 2
Enemy design and placement: Dark souls 2
Graphics: Dark souls 2
Optimisation: Dark souls 2
Magic system: Dark souls 2
NG+ mode: Dark souls 2
Bosses: Dark souls 2
Stat system: Dark souls 2
DLC: Dark souls 2
Area design: Dark souls 2
Atmosphere: Dark souls 2
World design: Dark souls
Unfair bullshit: Dark souls

Why do we hate dark souls 2 again?
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>>275915116
>inferior covenants
Its funny because covenants were supposed to be the biggest part of Dark Souls and they were added in at the last fucking moment. Sadly, although Dark Souls is awesome, was incredibly disappointing in the amount of promised content that never made it into the game.

PC DaS fags don't realize this because they weren't paying attention to the information being released in 2010

>Black Knights were supposed to wander around the world endlessly instead of standing still
>Bear armor
Fuck you Miyazaki
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>>275922115
>bu-bu the hitboxes are BAD!!!11
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>>275922284
I think it was something along the lines of
>Hey, sony's here again, they want to make another exclusive
>Sweet, put the Souls team on that
>But sir, what about dark souls 2?
>Ah, just put the QA team on it and put out lots of messages that it'll be hard, people will buy it in the truckload anyway
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>>275922323
>HD mods
>for an HD game

i dont understand
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>>275922115
just offline desynch, no big deal
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>>275922115
HIGH QUALITY
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>>275921862

CMW is inferior in DaS2 but the effects are much better than that.
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>>275922529
>Music
no
>Game design
no
>Combat
no
>Weapon Variety
Maybe
>PVP
Both sucked but i guess DS2 was better so i'll give you that
>NPCs
Fuck no
>Dialogue
Are you serious? Be-Se-Se-Le

Oh fuck off, jesus
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>>275922646
You call that high definition?
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>>275922705
Who the fuck decided it would be a good idea to put i-frames to a stat?
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>>275922660
No big deal he says
lel
what a fucking fanboy
go fucking kill yourself kek
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>>275922584
>swings a giant hammer as fast as a sword
>so badass omg lets make a boss with a greatsword and a katana too
Dark Souls 2 was abysmal to me simply for the fact that it does not take its own world seriously or logically, which Dark Souls 1 perfected
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>>275922584
Hitboxes in DaS2 are really hit or miss.

Most of them are good, but there are also many terrible ones.
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>>275921503
I think you meant to post a picture of the island in 5-2 with 4 or 5 giants.
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>>275922805
im pretty sure 720p is technically HD, semantics or no

i thought DaS looked pretty good anyways to be honest
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>>275914223
You say that because of the Dark Souls 1 bullshot at the bottom?
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>>275922169
>Also the difference is that the 4kings have like 10 attacks while the average boss and mob in Dark Souls 2 have 2 attacks

Even the Royal Swordsmen from Lost Bastille have a more diverse moveset than DaS bosses like the fat demons, the centipede demon, the taurus demon and the moonlight butterfly.

Also, Seath the Scaleless, a major boss has Far laser, close laser and tentacles, while Demon of Song, a minor boss has tree variations of melee combos, a grab attack, the belly drop, the slide, the water orbs and the leap.
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>>275922868
kekd your mom already last knigh lol
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>>275922938
Oh my fuck I think of all my hundreds and hundreds of hours in DeS I have never once even fucking thought about going over there
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>>275922938
They're not smack in the middle of a boss run on a tiny staircase
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>>275922529
>Music: Dark souls 2

Can someone BE this much pleb? It's some of the most blandest music Motoi has ever done that I thought at first that he wasn't even the composer on the game
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>>275921775
>Probably because despite those flaws, it still manages to be a better game overall.
>Citation Needed
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>>275922529
More like
Music: Tie
Game design: Dark souls 2
Combat: Dark souls 2
Weapon and armour variety: Dark souls, you do not know how disappointed I was with DS2's lack of variety and how many armor sets I wanted but either required multiple playthroughs or didn't actually exist (No Old Dragonslayer's Armor was the biggest fuck you ever).
PvP: Dark souls 2
Npc's: Dark souls
Thematic substance through music, dialogue and area design: Both are far too ambiguous holy fuck the entire series needs to be a tad more overt with things.
Enemy design and placement: Dark Souls
Graphics: Dark souls 2
Optimisation: Dark souls 2
Magic system: Dark souls 2
NG+ mode: ?????
Bosses: Dark souls
Stat system: Dark souls 2
DLC: ????????
Area design: Tie
Atmosphere: Dark souls
World design: Dark souls
Unfair bullshit: Dark souls
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>>275922802
The best music from dark souls 2:

>Darklurker
>Last giant
>Pursuer
>Chariot
>Looking glass knight
>Skeleton Lords
>Flexile sentry
>Lost sinner
>Ruin sentinels/smelter demon
>Rat vanguard
>Rat authority
>Mytha
>The rotten
>Old dragonslayer
>Old iron king
>Guardian dragon
>Velstadt
>Vendrick
>Ancient dragon
>Throne watcher/defender
>Nashandra
>Demon of song

The tracks are good, when you remember all the shit in DeS like storm king, the tower knight/penetrator theme, and the flamelurker theme, and then look in dark souls where nearly everything before ornstein and smough had very uninteresting themes like quelaag you remember that each game has standout tracks.

This game arguably has more with much better variation and inspiration, the brass use in the ruin sentinel/smelter demon theme, the attempt at actually making the flexile sentry theme seem incredibly dark and fitting the abandoned ship aesthetic, making the looking glass knight theme fit both his slow and predatory moveset, while also having transition themes that will often match his summoning ability, making the fight feel different when he summons.

The ruin sentinel/smelter demon theme is great as the rushing nature of the music comes nearly always at two distinct battle change points, that being when you kill the first sentinel or when the smelter demon sets his sword alight.

Mytha's theme can be compared in a sense to the same function the first game tried to serve with artorias's track, that being trying to feel corrupted and unnatural, hence why both didn't exactly come out as that memorable, yet served fantastic purposes for the fights.
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>>275919135
>and rewards you for it

Seriously? What happens if you beat DS2 without dying?
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>>275922862
That is not the problem. The hixboxes are just shit
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>>275922584
There are tons more bad hitbox webms and gifs than good ones.
Do you not remember when the game came out?
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>>275913924
Why are both games so much brighter than Demons Souls?

Dark fucking what.
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>>275914320
ya but
you can become human anywhere
pop all your consumable souls at once
wield your weapon in your left hand and shield in right
got rid of weapon crafting which was a crap shoot
10x more bosses and content to go through
varied environs and landscapes
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So has the steam conversion for PC been rolled out yet? It still prompts me to sign into windows live.
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>>275919135
>what is the ring of protection?
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>>275922981
I'm more accustomed to 1080p on this monitor is all. 720p is HD for Youtube videos you don't want to full screen.
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>>275923195
Alonne's, Sinh's, Aava's, Vendrick's and Nashandra's theme are better than anything in DeS or DaS except maybe gwyn's theme.
The music in DaS is garbage, almost all tracks are interchangeable and sound the same. A generic chorus and orchestra. DeS's music was forgettable too. DaS2 had by far the most varied and interesting soundtrack, especially the DLCs.
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>>275923195
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztPGThfD_GY
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I dont give a shit about hitboxes or pvp or any of that shit

DaS 2 fails for me because it isn't as interesting or captivating or as fun
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>>275923090
>play DeS
>explore fucking everything
>see the loot island, population giants
>i-it's probably just grass
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>>275923303
You get a ring that makes your weapon invisible.

Pretty neat for Saber fags
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>>275923303
One of the two rings that make your weapons invisible
The other one is obtained by never using a bonfire
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