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  1. Am i right in assuming you can't play Mercernaries in 3rd person mode?
  2. Just got back off holiday to find Volume 1 of the Official Guide waiting for me. Damn, thats a hefty tome! To be expected i suppose given the size and scope of the game. Just spent a good 20 mins pouring over the map trying to spot things I'd missed. Reckon I'll start a fresh playthrough before years end.
  3. Wo Long aka Nioh 3. RE4 Remake is a no-brainer. But truth be told, FF16 looks utterly spectacular and i'm not even a fan of the franchise.
  4. I felt the same way, especially because it moves so fast and there's so much to try and keep up with. A second viewing is a must.
  5. I booted this up for the first time in over a year. I had enough for 1 wish. I got Ganyu, who is a 5 star! I swear the algorithm is rigged so that it tries to lure you back into the game. I have no materials to level her, so the grind is definitely real.
  6. Endurance so you have more Stamina is not as important in this game, compared to other Souls. You only need it if you’re into really heavy weapons or gear. With regards to finding and forming a build; let the weapon dictate that. Keep playing until you find a weapon you truly love that suits your style of play then fashion your stats around it. The upgrade system in this game is great because you can even change the parameters so they match your set up (i.e. you can make a STR weapon Keen which has better DEX parameters etc). Keep playing, keep exploring more than following the story. You’ll find so many wondrous things out there….
  7. I'm gonna be on PSN doing random near & far summons, then later I'll be on the Discord trying to sort the wheat from the toxic chaff in the coop sub-folder. If anyone on here wants to meet up for shits & giggles, please, by all means message me. I roll back my save after every weekend drunked session. That way i can drop gear/materials for those who really need (and deserve) it, and never to those who join and immediately start begging for Rune dupes.
  8. I thought that too after accidentally evading for the one-millionth time. They should definitely give you the option to map parry to the block/L1 button.
  9. I'm not sure if i like it. Its very much like Sekiro, with its huge emphasis on deflecting, and the 'your turn/my turn' rhythm to the combat, which i don't enjoy at all. I also think they should replace the Spirit Attack button with a regular Heavy that doesn't cost gauge. It seems kinda pointless when you have the Martial Arts which consume the same amount of spirit and are far more deadly to end your combo with. I'll also echo what the entire internet is saying: the parry window is way too strict, and the healing takes way too long to respond and activate. Don't get me wrong, i'm still gonna buy the full release, just to see what it has to offer with regards to different playstlyles. I pefer not to delve too deep into demos.
  10. That certainly got my juices flowing. Cannot wait.
  11. This latest patch and the fact you can search the summoning pool 'near & far' is an absolute godsend. I've been getting summoned non-stop and the search time is maybe 30 seconds at most. Its the same for invasions if you're that way inclined. Its given the game a whole new lease of life.
  12. RRR I loved it. The direction and action choreography were so good, and really inventive in places. To my surprise i even enjoyed all the singing and dancing. It kinda felt like a live action adaptation of a 90's era Disney animation. So jolly! 4/5
  13. Damn! Thanks for the warning. I only went that direction because i remember buying it years ago but never actually playing it. Guess i'l wait for the PC re-release.
  14. I think i've only ever played the first hour of Snake Eater. I should remedy that! This thread has inspired me to do so. Downloading the HD Collection on Vita. Seems like the perfect fit.
  15. Season 3 just hit Hulu and the high seas.
  16. Well chuffed about this! Like everyone, i bought the original then Dark Arisen on basically every platform ever. Might re-visit my Max Level character on Switch, despite owning the PC version with all the funky mods.
  17. I've always thought this would be far more revered if the Alien name and franchise weren't attached - basically Jeunet does sci-fi. Yeah, its still bonkers, but i love it regardless.
  18. Despite my 4 different builds on the go, i fancy something with a little more spice/quirkiness. SL1 seems really easy given there's already a '1-shot all bosses at SL1' run out there. So following the build guide is dull after you have everything on the shopping list. Plus STR weapons are so boring. I was considering a no mount build, but my LH analogue stick and LH thumb would die waaayy before my character. I want to recreate 'Rhoy The Explorers' adventures from DS2. But unless you know of a fan-made patch for the PC version that adds Durability to this game, its not gonna be the same. Can you can beat the game without lighting any Grace points? Has that been done yet? Just bee-lining the main story bosses. I could do that i think. If you die...back to the tutorial. Answer below with exciting suggestions. *Edit* A Consumable Only run seems like a no-brainer. Its been done already, so its proven. But it'd give me a chance to delve into the Crafting aspects of this game, which we'll all admit we barely touched on our first run.
  19. I haven't laughed, cried, been flabbergasted by a movie that much since...i don't know when. Truly remarkable!
  20. Well i'm here for 8 weeks, and there are certain parts of the day where its too hot outside. So Air-Con and Elden Ring are a perfect combo!
  21. Really enjoying my Spellsword build. Level 50. Slowly building INT, so i can use the beefy spells later on. Dual-rocking Moonveil+6 in RH, and Meteoric Blade+6 in LH for powerstance business. Can't level them any higher yet because of 1.4.02 nerfs to shortcut abusing scenery. I'm also background levelling a regular Uchi (+15 at the moment) in preparation for anything that has damage negation against my magic attacks. Gotta say, Swift/Great Glintstone Shard spells have made mincemeat out of what i considered troublesome enemies and bosses first time aroud (specifically the rock hard Miners in the various Tunnels, and even moreso those Cuntish Cat Twins that're constantly in mid-air). Very happy to vapourise them with zero effort! Loving this game all over again! And i'm surprised how many locations i have completely forgotten about. I suppose thats bound to happen when you play Souls drunk. Oh shit! I nearly forgot to shoutout my Skeletal Bandit Spirit. That motherfucker does not die! I swear i heard the sound effect that you normally get when you kill a reviving skelly, but he still got up! Amazing summon early game. Highly recommended.
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