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Dark Souls 2: To wait or not to wait..

 
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:26 am    Post subject: Dark Souls 2: To wait or not to wait.. Reply with quote

Hi guys, so I've really gotten into Dark Souls lately and I'm not not sure how far I am into the game (I'm currently stuck on Sif the wolf), but Dark Souls II has just came out and I want to hop on board right now, rather than wait till I finish Dark Souls, which could take a while. But I realize if I did get it now I probably wouldn't ever finish the original. So I'm in a bit of a predicament, any advice?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd wait. I desperately want to get both Dark Souls and Dark Souls II but I have yet to even finish Demon's Souls. I know if I were to get either they would sit on the shelf for quite some time or Demon's Souls would be pushed to the side and never finished. Either way, I'd be wasting money. Plus by the time you finish Dark Souls, if it takes you a while, Dark Souls II could be picked up for a decent price as a pre-owned copy.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're actually pretty close to beating it by now, assuming you've gone through Anor Londo and all of that, so you might as well keep going through it.

Also, like Lethean said, you might as well go through it and Demon's Souls while the price goes down.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Get Dark Souls II now so you can be a part of the early joined play experience. If you get it late you'll be just some dude reading some other motherfucker's FAQ instead of finding the secrets and strategies for yourself.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd say get Dark Souls II now while there are plenty of others playing multiplayer together and you can take part in discovering the game's secrets and such.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wait for PC version?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I say wait. its not going anywhere any time soon.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dude Dark Souls sucks. Get FF13 man it fucking rules!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ha, I'm just waiting for Longo's response here...
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been playing Dark Souls II, and it does suck.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
I've been playing Dark Souls II, pencil it does suck.


Really? What sucks about it? Did they make it *too* accessible?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nah, not really.

It's just that the weapon degredation system has been kicked into high gear, so your stuff breaks too easily, and the "lose 5% of your health when you die" system is really, really stupid. I even liked the soul form in Demon's Souls, too.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't you lose a percentage of your health in Demon's Souls and you regained it if you successfully reclaimed your soul? Or is there no more soul form and when you die you just lose 5% of your health?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's like the way it is in Demon's Souls, except in Demon's Souls your damage increases when you're in soul form. So it's simply a trade off.

Now it's just to make things hardcore.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm gonna wait I reckon. I've already got a few games to play and Dark Souls II will be arriving to PC this month, so I might grab it for PC.

On PC I'm guessing it'll be cheaper than console, may perform better and then there's MODs.
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