Just started playing Dark Souls II and really enjoying it. I only got about ten hours into Dark Souls so never got too deep, and recently found out I was now entirely unable to play my copy because of GFWL, so I can't go back and experience the lore that way. I've been looking around for a good primer on the entirety of the lore from the original game but haven't really found much that goes as in-depth as I'd like in a clear way; I began watching VaatiVidya's excellent videos but they seem to focus on a small element each, rather than starting with the basic story and then filling all that out either along the way or after. Does anyone know where I might find something like this? I kinda assumed a post like this would already exist, but I did a forum search that turned up nothing.
@gunslingerpanda: What error message do you get from Gfwl? I played Dark Souls yesterday and it updated and worked fine. I would recommend EpicNameBro's Youtube channel for Souls lore, he has a playlist with a plot synopsis and many in depth videos here:
Quelaag's videos are also filled with information:
@gunslingerpanda: What error message do you get from Gfwl? I played Dark Souls yesterday and it updated and worked fine.
It's not an error message, it's just that game is attached to my Live account which I no longer have access to and I can't play the game at all without doing so despite steam verifying my purchase. tl;dr: GFWL is fucking stupid. Doesn't matter, though, I'm happy to skip 1 and go straight to 2.
Thanks for the videos everyone, I'll eat them up today.
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