Now this may at first seem to be a very personal blog, and it is, but give me time because I will swing thi around to Dark Souls.
I recently got out of a pretty bad break up, and it tore up both parties. The relationship was in the deep end, and was about to become marriage, and when it came to a crunching halt, I had to take the time to sit and figure out my life.
I lost where I was living, and help with paying some of my expenses. Life felt like I was trying to run through Blight Town at SL 1 with an unupgraded Longsword. Everything that was easy and simple became difficult and confusing. I've only felt this way once before, and that was when my first wife and I seperated and I was away from my son.
The only good thing about this situation …Read more >
"Not for everyone" is how I normally describe the experience that is Dark Souls. It has been one that has caused me often times more stress than happiness, and God only knows the reasons I return to it for new challenges and ideas. (The verdict is still out, but were leaning toward "glutton for punishment").
Now, before any of you avid fans out there get upset with me, let me explain. I begin with saying this experience is not for everyone, because in reality, it really is not. Difficulty aside, it is a game that plays and handles unlike any other game I have ever touched. It isn't a game that has a tutorial, or any real explanation of what you need to do, unless you pay close attention to both dialogue from NPCs, and the lore attached to i…Read more >