Dark Souls
« on: December 10, 2013, 09:26:54 PM »

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2013, 09:33:04 PM »
Why did I sit through that?

Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013, 09:34:23 PM »
Why did I sit through that?

Because you're in a Dark Souls thread.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2013, 09:35:44 PM »
Why did I sit through that?

Because you're in a Dark Souls thread.

I guess... Fuck you.

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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2013, 09:40:02 PM »
So if I had bothered to read the Facebook posts down the bottom (which are usually frustrating), this dude accounts for Dark Souls on PC:

"I won't defend all bad PC ports (and there are plenty), but at least Dark Souls doesn't deserve the flack it gets. From Software never intended to do a PC port, and they were pretty up front about not knowing how. They only did it because a very vocal group asked for it, and when they did cave to those demands they said it wouldn't be optimized for PC. All the texture and frame-rate issues that were fixed by DS fix are in the console version of the game, at least to my knowledge (I played the console version and saw footage of the 'broken' PC version). It's an almost exact port of the game with the same quality that was in the console version, and came with the free DLC that the console gamers had to buy separately, so if anything I'd say it's very slightly better even pre-DS fix. Unfortunately when people say "I want a PC version of this game" what they actually mean is "I want an optimized PC version of this game that isn't built around the constraints of ancient 360 and PS3 hardware", and that's not something that From Software was in a position to deliver. People asked for a PC port of the console version, and they got a PC port of the console version."

So Jim Sterling dun goofed.

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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2013, 09:44:22 PM »
Yeah, when he said he didn't expect PC ports to be better than console versions, he clearly meant "I want my 1080p60 like in other PC ports", because without fixes the DaS port is essentially just the console game; not really better, but not worse either (not counting the fact that it came out with at the time exclusive content). I mean, it's completely fine to expect the PC version to be the best version, but he should just fucking say it.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2013, 09:50:36 PM »
Dork Souls
The Mastery.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2013, 10:39:40 PM »
I wonder how the PC version of number two will turn out.

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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2013, 11:01:10 PM »
I wonder how the PC version of number two will turn out.

Most likely better. The network test already seemed to have unlocked framerate, and that was on the PS3. So it seems promising.

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Re: Dark Souls
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2013, 04:25:16 AM »
why

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2013, 04:47:45 AM »
I can imagine it now.  Paying to unlock upgrading your equipment.  Paying to unlock joining factions.  Paying to unlock PvP.  There's a lot of potential for whoring this game out.

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2013, 04:50:23 AM »
stahp

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2013, 05:23:59 AM »
EA is buying Namco.  Once that's done, they'll release several shitty new games in the franchise before shutting the studio down permanently.  There will be hand-holding!  Quest markers!  Cinematic setpieces!  It will pander to the casuals!

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2013, 05:35:11 AM »
The PC port controls might not suck! The horror!

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2013, 12:57:14 PM »


Also, I'm still butthurt about Dark Souls. I might get over it and give it a proper try soon, though.
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2013, 01:56:28 PM »
Would you like to share the story of how you got butthurt?

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« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2013, 02:04:29 PM »
So if I had bothered to read the Facebook posts down the bottom (which are usually frustrating), this dude accounts for Dark Souls on PC:

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So Jim Sterling dun goofed.

Never played it on any platform but that sounds reasonable

Basically "We made a console game theat people liked, then loads of people baaaawwwed that it wasn't on PC, eventually we said 'Fine! It's on PC now, exactly as it is on the consoles, will you whinging crybabies STFU now?' then people whinged that it wasn't EVEN BETTAH than the console versions, so basically... STFU."

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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2013, 10:26:33 PM »
Would you like to share the story of how you got butthurt?
Sure. I played as the naked guy and I punched some guy in the dick at the campfire like 40 times and then he got angry with me and kept instagibbing me while being very pretentious about it. 0/10 terrible design 9.4/10 it's okay - IGN
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Re: Dark Souls
« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2013, 10:36:08 PM »
Would you like to share the story of how you got butthurt?
Sure. I played as the naked guy and I punched some guy in the dick at the campfire like 40 times and then he got angry with me and kept instagibbing me while being very pretentious about it. 0/10 terrible design 9.4/10 it's okay - IGN

Did you forget that I explicitly told you not to do that?