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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1170 on: January 15, 2013, 10:09:25 PM »
do monsters respawn when you die?

Generally mini-boss don't respawn. Late in the game you will encounter earlier mini-boss that now respawn.....because the game hates you. Of course, look at the bright side, you can now farm them.

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« Reply #1171 on: January 16, 2013, 09:01:30 PM »
for me it's a game i'd tell most people to at least try. the brutally hard hype made me think twice about getting demons souls but i'm glad i gave it a shot cause it's probably my favorite series this gen. rent it at the very least. for some people the risk/reward system in this game is a solid hook, for others not so much, but you'll never know unless you try.

The hook for me was the same thing that hooked me with the King's Field games (and Shadow Tower and Eternal Ring). Exploration, constant dread, an element of survival horror, and immense atmospherics.

I mean I think that if you liked Ico and Shadow of the colossus -- especially SotC -- it'd be up your alley.
Totally those were hooks for me as well. I had trouble with the controls on SotC so I stopped playing but I really need to go back and give it another shot.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1172 on: January 16, 2013, 09:20:26 PM »
i like SotC but im more interested in fun engaging combat. that said im not interested in this at time unless i can get it cheap. like $30 or so.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1173 on: January 16, 2013, 09:24:12 PM »
$20 on Amazon for Dark Souls.  If you're into good combat, Dragon's Dogma has the best action RPG combat to date.  Being able to manually control climbing onto large enemies adds a layer of depth missing from a lot of action RPGs.  Both games are completely worth playing.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1174 on: January 17, 2013, 04:58:33 PM »
$20 on Amazon for Dark Souls.  If you're into good combat, Dragon's Dogma has the best action RPG combat to date.  Being able to manually control climbing onto large enemies adds a layer of depth missing from a lot of action RPGs.  Both games are completely worth playing.
i'd concur, DD is combat is fun too i just wish there were more monsters in that game and a little better story too. demon's souls is on psn for 20$ as well.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1175 on: January 18, 2013, 09:21:35 PM »
$20 on Amazon for Dark Souls.  If you're into good combat, Dragon's Dogma has the best action RPG combat to date.  Being able to manually control climbing onto large enemies adds a layer of depth missing from a lot of action RPGs.  Both games are completely worth playing.

Great deal, though I definitely think Dark Souls takes the trophy for "best action RPG combat" :)
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1176 on: January 18, 2013, 09:39:44 PM »
They kind of do different things anyway: Dark Souls is like if you took what Zelda OoT introduced, and refined it to be a fantastic, hardcore system, whereas Dragon's Dogma is more like if you replaced Elder Scrolls lame combat system with Devil May Cry's, then threw mechanics for climbing monsters because grappling a griffing mid-flight while hacking away at it is way more awesome when you do it through the base game mechanics rather than some QTE crap.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1177 on: January 18, 2013, 11:29:10 PM »
Uhhh

Went to Darkroot Garden, did some stuff, died.

Went back and suddenly everything seems completely different. I'm getting mobbed by a group of three plant guys that weren't active till I searched a corpse near them, and they won't deactivate.
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1178 on: January 18, 2013, 11:48:47 PM »
Uhhh

Went to Darkroot Garden, did some stuff, died.

Went back and suddenly everything seems completely different. I'm getting mobbed by a group of three plant guys that weren't active till I searched a corpse near them, and they won't deactivate.

Fire is especially useful on them. Try some of the item that enflames your weapon or some pyromancy, if you have it. Stand back, and don't let them do their 'grab' attack. They can hit from beneath you like Starcraft Lurkers, so be careful.
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1179 on: January 28, 2013, 07:43:11 PM »
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1180 on: April 13, 2013, 07:52:16 AM »
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1181 on: April 19, 2013, 12:03:45 PM »
I'm sure you guys knew this already but Pop Fiction is fun to watch

http://www.gametrailers.com/full-episodes/2z052q/pop-fiction-episode-34--dark-souls-pendant

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1182 on: April 21, 2013, 07:06:12 PM »


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Re: Dark Souls
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Re: Dark Souls
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