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Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Makabb, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. Murk Arcane

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    I experienced this yesterday and thought it was cuz I had skype on in the background.

    From's incompetence is turning into a fucking meme. Poise-working-as-intended out of 10
     
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  2. praetor Arcane

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    i can confirm it's not true. hugged him many times and he used arrows many times (first time he killed me was when i hugged him and he did his arrowspam for the first time... i didn't know what it was so i rolled to the side, the arrows caught me and stunlocked to death. "good" times)
     
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  3. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    There's probably some luck involved IDK,
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    but he usually uses his bow when you're either too far away or hugging him, if you keep a small distance and you're within his scythe range, he'll go for his routine swing attacks which you can avoid, get behind him, land a couple of hits and then back up a bit again so he'll either do another swing, or teleport. That's not really easy to do and maybe it's not foolproof, but my mage guy was insta-killed by the arrow rain in the second phase, so I just really needed to avoid that.
     
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  4. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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    The arrows are super obvious anyways, the windup on that attack takes forever. Though I can see the second phase version being annoying if it targets your incompetant buddy and he drags them onto you.
     
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  5. Villagkouras Arbiter

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    If you get hit by the arrows, stay on the ground. You die if you try to get up again.
     
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  6. Lambach Arcane

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    Finally finished the damn thing today. Soul of Cinder really was a great fucking boss to close the series. That Gwyn theme that started playing during the second half of the fight.... completely unexpected and right in the feels, man. Right in the fucking feels.


    [​IMG]
     
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  7. AngryEddy Self-Ejected

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    OH MY GOD THEY REPASTED A 6 YEAR OLD BOSS MY DORK VIBES HNNNNNNGH


    Nasty little faggot.
     
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  8. Stabwound Arcane

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    Yeah I don't know why I thought DS3 might grab me when the original didn't. As much as I want to like it, I don't. It feels like trial and error and having to play though the same areas over and over and over to make 5% more progress and do it again is just not fun.

    I guess I'm just not hardcore enough of a gamer!!!!!! Back to Super Pokemans Rainbow!
     
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  9. Lambach Arcane

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    Ya know, if this were your run-o-the-mill forum, I might've even replied in a serious fashion. But this is the 'Dex, where every dumb cunt thinks he can out-edge the other dumb cunt, so I'll just post the theme to give you menstrual cramps.



    (he's even kinda doing the thumbs-up on the thumbnail :lol:)
     
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  10. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Well DS1 is easier than DS3, especially in the bosses department. But really co-op is part of the game too, so just summon some dude to help you.
     
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  11. Immortal Arcane

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    This isn't the norm.. Like there are tricky parts in the game but if you are scratching and crawling to get anywhere.. Probably time to start co-oping.. I wouldn't have fun doing that either.
     
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  12. Mozg Arcane

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    You can do eet stabbbb

    or not, whatever, it's a game.
     
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  13. Murk Arcane

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    Stabwound if you need help m8 lemme know where/what SL you are and i probably have a char in range
     
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  14. Raghar Arcane

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    He used it 5 times against me, and he also used soul spears during that. Thought he didn't when I defeated him, at least he didn't used soul spear more than once during arrow spam. He used it 3-5x when I defeated him. And I mean 3x that large arrow spam, not that small.

    Of course I was beeing killed by that scythe during last few fights so it didn't matter to me.
     
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  15. Dyskolos Cipher

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    This seems to be about the most reliable strategy, or at least the one that leaves you best positioned for responding to whatever he does. I just got through him on ng+ and a lot of it ended up patient stamina management - being able to run across the room when he teleports and have enough left to either outrun the 4+ second arrow storm or block a scythe swoop and still get a few attacks in before repeating.

    That's the bullshit combo I kept getting hit with too. And for some reason I can't dodge those spears to save my life.
     
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  16. Grimlorn Arcane

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  17. sullynathan Magister

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    About what level should I be at archdragon peak and grand archives? I'm level 77
     
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  18. sullynathan Magister

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    man, I swear to fucking god I hate this king of the storm. I fought the nameless king and died 6 times until I finally beat it. 5 times against king of the storm and once against the nameless king itself. I swear, the fight against the KOS is the epitome of bad camera angle in the entire series. FROM could have done a far better dragon boss fight here like they did with Kalameet or Slumbering Sinh, instead we have boss where you are expected to only attack the head and the boss's head just flings around everywhere and fucks up the lock on and takes forever to track where the boss is. I also don't know how staggering works against this boss. I staggered it the first fight and I was able visceral attack it, but every fight afterwards, the dragon just wouldn't stagger.

    The Nameless king boss itself is a fine fight, very aggressive and hits hard but at least his attacks are not too fast to be dodged, he's no champion gundyr. So far the toughest fight in the entire game and the most rage inducing boss since Fume Knight.
     
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  19. Perkel Arcane

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    Found on my own Smoldering Lake and what is later.
    Great areas

    It wasn't that hard to find though.

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    liked that there was quelana body near her sister, also capras and taurus deamons bodies layingaround everywhere. Kind of drives home DS3 theme of rotten/broken world. Where DS1 was just after age of fire DS3 shows that even with linking of fire world is changing toward worse.

    also i think in DLC we will see Cartus desert city. It was shown in one of the screen before game was released.
     
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  20. Mystary! Arcane

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    You've been playing for, what, a month? and only just now found Smouldering Lake?
    "It wasn't that hard to find"
    :excellent:
     
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  21. Perkel Arcane

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    Do you think i play non stop ds3 since release ? Also i don't use wiki for anything.

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    also noticed that smoldering is actually ash lake
     
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  22. toro Arcane

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    So, Vitality is useless in this game. Also I don't remember using any repair powder.

    I'm watching some utube videos about the NPCs questlines and I'm having a moment of rage realizing that most questlines are shit. Almost all of them feel unfinished.

    They could have done a much better job with them and the funny thing is: It's the part which require much less effort than anything else.

    I wish for something like this: to be able to support a NPC in his fight against other NPC therefore making the latter an enemy or simply have more NPCs scatter through-out the world instead of the fireshrine bullshit.
     
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  23. cvv Arcane Patron

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    Vitality is useful if you do a STR build. Them big weapons weigh a metric ton.

    And weapon deterioration is just another stump of a feature. Your gear repairs to full automatically everytime you sit at a bonfire. Shit can apparently break but only if you use weapon arts that consume durability, apart from that I don't see any realistic way for that to happen. I thought the Jailers' mist they're spreading around is corrosive but it doesn't seem so (no idea what it does actually).
     
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  24. toro Arcane

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    True but you can wear medium armor with 2 non big-weapons and not increase Vitality. A lot of pvp build are with Vitality 10.

    As for the repair powder I guess it's obvious: it's "working" as intended :P
     
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  25. Jaedar Arcane Patron

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    Project: Eternity Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    So I finally decided to finish this shit. Since people in this thread suggested sorcery was viable, I respecced back to sorcery with 55 int to try and kill lorian with it. Spoiler alert: it was still shit. So I just summoned someone to help and beat the boss.

    The final area felt out of nowhere. You get teleported after a strange cutscene, walk 10m to get teleported again, then walk another 50m and there's the boss in a field of flowers and swords because of.... bloodborne final boss area I guess?

    Final boss was pretty cool though. I like how he uses greatsword(s?), pyro, miracles and sorceries in the fight. It's funny that even the final boss has shitty sorcery though, even with the magic clutch ring and dusk hat, his stuff did barely any damage.

    I was considering replaying this. I've always had lots of fun replaying both DS1 and DS2 with meta knowledge of where to go to get stuff early on and so. Don't really feel like it with this though, as it seems the straight swords are just the best weapons EVAR and its not like there's any other meta knowledge to use. I am considering doing some sort of early dancer kill (supposedly she is very vulnerable to bleed?) but I don't know, I had enough issues killing her on high level.
     
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