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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:51 am 


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Watching that ST playthrough I have decided to buy a Japanese copy once the shipping restrictions ease up..

Maybe I will finish it this time.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:34 pm 


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Do you have some understanding of Japanese or a way to translate? Though the dialogue is often obscure and rarely helpful, there are more than a few occasions where I think the game would have been incredibly hard to figure out if I hadn't understood the text.


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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:38 pm 


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Sumez wrote:
Do you have some understanding of Japanese or a way to translate? Though the dialogue is often obscure and rarely helpful, there are more than a few occasions where I think the game would have been incredibly hard to figure out if I hadn't understood the text.


Well, I am watching his entire playthrough. Worst case I can check a guide.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:14 am 


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Well, I played some KF2jp last night. I fell asleep IRL while walking forward in the small mine. Came to and I was out of bounds. Just floating above the world :mrgreen:
I saw a hidden door with a closed chest behind it!? I got the other chest in small mine.

Anyway when looking for some area I could drop back down in (have no warp yet), it dumped me at that military checkpoint deeper into the game. So I ran back, scared. Burned a Rhombus key to get back, so i hope I haven't soft locked myself.

Couldn't find that bloody door back at small mine.

My thinking for future Mage only play-
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Get that fireball, then make a beeline straight for the Jail, get the dragon statue and unlock the red fountain. I'll have to re-look up where I got the first flask or the Jail key because despite doing it last week I've forgotten already.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:54 am 


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Well, I am watching his entire playthrough. Worst case I can check a guide.

I don't mean to sound judgmental, and I'm only saying this because I care about you ;) But watching someone else play through Shadow Tower really sounds like the worst possible way to experience that game to me. :\


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:58 am 


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lol word.
At least SteamDawg is actually gonna play for himself afterwards though.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:16 am 


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Yeah to me the biggest appeal of the game was just never knowing what would be around the next corner. The game kept surprising me, and is genuinely freaky at times.

You know, not unlike another From series :D


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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:32 am 


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Sumez wrote:
You know, not unlike another From series :D


oh yeah armored core! ;]
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
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The odds that I remember much by the time I get the game are pretty low lol. But it would be a good reference point if I got stuck. I dunno From is usually good at conveying how to progress through the game.
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Newest hot take about the DeS remaster!!

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Blinge wrote:
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Dude likes "pro" wrestling. Enough said.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
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https://youtu.be/-iyBJiwtfIM

The Jumping R2 Gang is back for this cursed cursed playthrough.
Blighttown Episode!


Also later in this session we discovered that Prepare to Die Edition can crash if you try to summon someone whose steam name is longer than the character limit formerly imposed by Windows Live. :lol:
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Can you get the red potions before needing to fight anything? You're not killing much with 30 MP.


YES! I just needed to kill one guard. I recorded this last night. I'm gonna record the whole game and do a heavily edited big boy video about it. I think doing the game magic only is entirely possible. It be easier than melee-only.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:06 am 


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Realtalk magic-only Necron took me 5 and a half minutes.

Edit: It is done - Final Boss of King's Field2 magic only.. was intense, and horrific. Nothing really hit him other than wind cutter.

It took 7 minutes, and I had to land 84 wind cutters, with my magic stat at around 104
(yes i counted)

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:21 am 


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:12 pm 


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Oh man, I didn’t even think about the magic absorbing bits that fly around at the end. Good stuff, looking forward to seeing that video!
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:34 am 


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Haha yep. In my regular practice playthrough, you can bait them towards you by firing spells at thin-air them smack them..

I'd just assumed maybe they absorb spells but also take damage from them?
Nope. In Magic-only they're there constantly, absorbing your shit, zapping your nuts. The damage racks up super quick.
Wind cutter was often quick enough to hit Guyra before they could warp over to his location for the absorb.

Hm. Maybe Fireball or Stone would've worked too but the latter has a longer cooldown. Hell fireball is potentially better cause it moves faster.. but there's the possibility that wind-cutter stays inside Guyra long enough for double hit, if you shoot through his body. It's hard to gauge.
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In some old dead argument I insisted Sekiro could be beaten without parrying.
Looks like it can be beaten without blocking too..

I mean, I don't know who would want to but there it is.

evidents: https://youtu.be/TzUXO--pAMo
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Blinge wrote:
In some old dead argument I insisted Sekiro could be beaten without parrying.
Looks like it can be beaten without blocking too..

I mean, I don't know who would want to but there it is.

evidents: https://youtu.be/TzUXO--pAMo


Absolute insanity.
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 Post subject: Re: From Software 'n such
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Yeah. That is impressive, but seriously didn't look like any fun at all.
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