The final boss, and closing thoughts on Dark Souls! The story and endings, player challenges, and subsequent games. Also, revisiting old WoW achievements and Final Fantasy 7 spoilers.
The final 15min of Jay's no-death run, including a bit of an AI loop on Gwyn
Happyhob's clear of all 3 Souls games with no hits taken
The DLC content, including some of the more memorable boss fights now in the game, an encounter with a dog, the fourth Great Soul, the remaining optional boss, and some miscellaneous mechanics.
The third Great Soul, and the hidden Painted World.
Jay on "Don't Give Up, Skeleton"
Our friend Qelric with Souls-inspired art
Dark Souls art fan zine
We tackle two of the four endgame branches and recover the great souls of Seath the Scaleless and the Witch of Izalith. Also, scallops, and the Game of Thrones effect.
Two of most memorable levels, Sen's Fortress and Anor Londo, the notorious fight against Ornstein and Smough, and Melissa turning the corner on feeling good at this game.
We spend most of this episode traversing the infamous Blighttown, with its perilous ledges and poison snipers. Also some talk about the approach to learning combat and bosses in this game.
Next episode, in two weeks, should go approximately through the famous boss fight against Ornstein and Smough.
Game director Miyazaki quote about creature design
A Basilisk. Note the tiny eyes just above the mouth.
As we go from Undead Parish to the Depths, we focus more on the game's levels and early enemies. Also the humanity of rats, and how all games are variants of DDR.
Next episode, in two weeks, should take us through ringing the second Bell or slightly beyond.