Am I worthy to get Dark Souls?

#1 Posted by Sackmanjones (4739 posts) -

So today I was lucky enough to stumble upon a $25 gift card for Gamestop. Also today I watched the Dark Souls quick look which got me thinking and putting two and two together. Now I have played Demon's Souls and I think I only beat 2 bosses before I kinda gave up on the game. However, for the time I played it I enjoyed it, and I have heard many say the game is a bit easier than that and the checkpoints really help. I would say the worst thing for me in Demon's Souls was always starting at the very beginning of a level, so from my prior experience would you recommend this game? Thanks duders!

#2 Posted by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -

I have the Demon's Souls platinum. Dark Souls makes it look like My Little Pony: My First Game Edition.
#3 Posted by Sackmanjones (4739 posts) -
@xaLieNxGrEyx:  I see, it seems like a mixed bag of some people think its easier and some think its harder
#4 Posted by subyman (646 posts) -

Dark Souls can be pretty brutal at first, but once you get some decent gear, create shortcuts, stoke a few bonfires, and learn the ropes, it tappers off in difficulty. One of the hardest boss fights for me was one of the first ones, on the bridge because my gear was horrible. Demon Souls gets exponentially harder as you progress through the game.

#5 Posted by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -
@subyman said:

Dark Souls can be pretty brutal at first, but once you get some decent gear, create shortcuts, stoke a few bonfires, and learn the ropes, it tappers off in difficulty. One of the hardest boss fights for me was one of the first ones, on the bridge because my gear was horrible. Demon Souls gets exponentially harder as you progress through the game.


Incorrect imo,  Dark Souls gets absolutly insane after Anor Londo.
#6 Posted by SpunkyHePanda (1700 posts) -

I haven't played it yet, but if the distance between checkpoints is roughly the same as one level in Demon's Souls, you'll probably have the same problem.

#7 Posted by Nadril (534 posts) -
@subyman said:

Dark Souls can be pretty brutal at first, but once you get some decent gear, create shortcuts, stoke a few bonfires, and learn the ropes, it tappers off in difficulty. One of the hardest boss fights for me was one of the first ones, on the bridge because my gear was horrible. Demon Souls gets exponentially harder as you progress through the game.

Honestly demon souls was the same way; especially if you did like most people did and went to 4-1 after 1-1 to get that sword. 
 
For what its worth too I find fights in demon souls were a lot easier to cheese. 
#8 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19371 posts) -
@Sackmanjones said:
@xaLieNxGrEyx:  I see, it seems like a mixed bag of some people think its easier and some think its harder
Not too sure about that. Most people are saying Dark Souls is harder, which I tend to agree with.
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#9 Posted by granderojo (1792 posts) -

@Sackmanjones:

#10 Posted by Maajin (1074 posts) -

I'm finding Dark Souls to be incredibly harder. Maybe it's because I'm playing with a mostly melee class this time, but yeah, no question to me.

#11 Posted by slantedwindows (272 posts) -

stop being a pussy

#12 Posted by Grillbar (1872 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

So today I was lucky enough to stumble upon a $25 gift card for Gamestop. Also today I watched the Dark Souls quick look which got me thinking and putting two and two together. Now I have played Demon's Souls and I think I only beat 2 bosses before I kinda gave up on the game. However, for the time I played it I enjoyed it, and I have heard many say the game is a bit easier than that and the checkpoints really help. I would say the worst thing for me in Demon's Souls was always starting at the very beginning of a level, so from my prior experience would you recommend this game? Thanks duders!

i personally think that demon's soul was really easy since you could cheat every boss and kill them with either magic or arrows without dying, dark souls is a bit harder when it comes to bosses but allso more fair.

if your a person who dont buy games often then dont buy this one it will last you a loong time but only if you like it alot. so save your money on something els. if your willing to take a chance and it sounds like it then buy it right away.

@xaLieNxGrEyx said:

I have the Demon's Souls platinum. Dark Souls makes it look like My Little Pony: My First Game Edition.

holy shit you got a plat in it, either you cheated alot to get every item by getting people to drop it for you or your really dedicated.

i still need alot of the best weapons trophy and the item trophy, since i after about 100 or so farming runs for that pure bladestone or what ever got tired of it.

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