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    It had to happen sometime.

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    Post by SlakeMoth Sun May 27, 2012 5:44 am

    I'm just not enjoying Dark Souls anymore. I think the reason is that I've hit the proverbial 'brick wall' with both my characters. Perhaps I'm trying too hard. I've been playing 'Skyrim' for a bit of light relief. Also it's nice to drop in on relatives, even if I have to kill 'em.
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    Post by Federally Sun May 27, 2012 5:48 am

    You only have 2 characters? Well that's your problem

    Side note, I can't stand Skyrim after DkS. The combat is so hollow and unfullfilling
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    Post by billy_bayonet Sun May 27, 2012 6:03 am

    im getting of the same mindset too not the skyrim part that game bores me to death lol
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    Post by Forum Pirate Sun May 27, 2012 6:15 am

    Take a break, create new characters. I'd still try to play once a week or so to prevent rust, but i tend to find that extended periods of time on any 1 thing wear me out, and I've got to play sparingly for a month or 2 to enjoy it again.

    @billy, if you use the chaos pike everywhere its a small wonder. I'd be bored poking everyone to death too.
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    Post by billy_bayonet Sun May 27, 2012 6:16 am

    i used chaos pike once?
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    Post by Forum Pirate Sun May 27, 2012 6:19 am

    Yeah, tore me appart too. nothing I could do about you just dodging out of my range and poking from the distance. knives, crossbow, wog, nothing. I'd have twoped you if i'd had it on me.
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    Post by billy_bayonet Sun May 27, 2012 6:22 am

    id have poked you and then parried you lol silly
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    Post by Federally Sun May 27, 2012 6:25 am

    billy_bayonet wrote:id have poked you and then parried you lol silly

    Yeah well people who get tired of DkS and don't play get rusty. Rusty players miss parries and get stabbed , IN THA FACE!
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    Post by billy_bayonet Sun May 27, 2012 6:28 am

    hmm your reasoning is absolutely flawless, soo therefore i cannot turn my back on it :O
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    Post by Forum Pirate Sun May 27, 2012 6:38 am

    billy_bayonet wrote:id have poked you and then parried you lol silly

    oh I'd have been vicious and wog bsd you with my dmb iaito. I was really frustrated. As is usually the case against good spear users, between lag, the range, the speed, and the dwgr you're all damn near impossible to do anything about without twop or a spear.
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    Post by Federally Sun May 27, 2012 6:41 am

    billy_bayonet wrote:hmm your reasoning is absolutely flawless, soo therefore i cannot turn my back on it :O

    I'm excited for the FC video that will be released in a few weeks. It will feature a rusty Billy being killed while you flail your shield wildly missing pairies!

    Point is you can't quit DkS
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    Post by sunbro Sun May 27, 2012 6:46 am

    wel try what I do
    make specific toon for the covenants you're going to roll with
    Then every time you play you have to adapt to a different style
    7 down one 3 to go

    Oh and I have dragons dogma on the side
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    Post by SlakeMoth Sun May 27, 2012 12:16 pm

    sunbro wrote:wel try what I do
    make specific toon for the covenants you're going to roll with
    Then every time you play you have to adapt to a different style
    7 down one 3 to go

    Oh and I have dragons dogma on the side

    That's a pretty good strategy actually but I might well just take a break for a while anyway. After all I've played hardly anything else since October 7th 2011.

    As for all you Skyrim haters. O.K. you don't like the game, fair enough but 'different strokes for different folks'. Quite why you think it is incumbent on you to sneer at someone else's game choice is beyond me, so quit.
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    Post by Serious_Much Sun May 27, 2012 12:20 pm

    Slake, take a break I think is the best thing. I have done so for over 2 months, and finally I am ready to return as two of my friends want me to play with them, and I'm gonna get in on the covenant action too big grin

    If you're shaky on a break, play it less, but do different things to what you've done so far, low level guy, pure caster, some kind of challenge run (scavenger I think looks good).

    I think just cutting down the DkS time will let you do other things and also reinvigorate your desire to play it after a while
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    Post by SlakeMoth Sun May 27, 2012 12:29 pm

    Thanks Serious. As usual you are the voice of reason and moderation.

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