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Old 10-05-2011, 08:10 PM
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All right i said i would come back and give you guys my 2 cents about this game and here it is, but first a link to the game for people that want to know more about it: http://preparetodie.com/ As the game is quite bloody dont forge your age on that site if your NOT of age.
None of what i will speak of is story related in anyway, everything i talk about is the basics of the game. So no warning is needed.

For the people that have played DEMON SOULS you will find that Dark Souls has the same exact interface layout, might have one or two new adds but thats it. You will also see that the classes you can choose are the same, they have the norm like Warrior and Knight but now they have (to say two) Pyromancer and Deprived(hardcore players only). Also, upon making your new character you can also choose a GIFT to take on your adventure into the dark souls world, stuff like a Ring or a Binoculars but i wont say what they can or cant do (not sure myself for some of them, ok the Bino's you know what they do lol).

The tutorial area in this game is not hard in anyway, so its a good area to get the hang of combat (players of Demon Souls wont need this though b/c combat is the same) this area will tell you what you need to know then after that you will have to figure the rest out on your own (this game does not hold your hand or baby you in anyway, not that ive seen yet but i doubt it will).

What i can tell you after the tutorial area is, if the enemies are just very god like then you either have gone the wrong way or you are not putting in the attribute points in the right areas for your class build in which case could mean you have a very tough road ahead of you. But there are some enemies in the beginning areas that are MEANT to be AVOIDED for later in the game, but at the same time these enemies can be defeated with a long (20 min plus) fight to get some items early in the game that will be of great help. Even though i have played the game for 2 plus hours i have not even beaten the first area in the game or have come close to it, this will be a long bloody tough road of a game to play and even worse to beat (New Game + HARDER).

Things that are different in Dark Souls, Besides the GIFT and Classes you can choose at the beginning of the game i have seen a few (in my opinion) improvments. There are BONFIRES scattered around the Dark Souls world that you use to replenish health, level up and do other things at but if you use a Bonfire then the enemies in that area come back to life so you will have to fight them again (meaning you can get souls to level up in this game easier then in Demon Souls). You will also see that you will have a health bottle that has charges and everytime you use the bottle a charge depletes, you refill this bottle at the Bonfire, so that is how you restore your health in the game, besides using the Bonfires. The number of charges that this bottle holds can be increased but that is talked about in game so i wont say (not hard at all to get the increases). That is as far as i have gotten in the game, im sure their are more new features to come but hopfully this has peaked some of your interests for this game and will give it a look at.

One last thing, This game is way more beginner friendly, then demon souls, so dont let what i have said scare you off, do check the game out if it sounds like a game you would like.
I am no expert but i do have THE GUIDE (lol) so ask me any Q's and i will tell you what i can, also i do not believe any of what i have said to be SPOILERS as nothing i have said relates to, exposes or talks about the story of the game or anything other then the basics of the game. So that is way i have not put a warning in the title of this post or title of this thread.

Last edited by woody8917 : 10-05-2011 at 09:55 PM.
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