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December 9th, 2013, 12:32
Originally Posted by DArtagnan View Post
I did forget that levels are randomly generated in Diablo, that's true. Since I'm not that much into architecture - and much more into finding and interacting with stuff, I don't think the exploration varies THAT much in Dark Souls from random levels. But if you're into architecture and nice (often) empty vistas - I understand why'd disagree.
You're just contradicting yourself. You like exploration but you don't like architecture? The 3D architecture of polygons that makes up the whole world? But you like finding and interacting with stuff? Finding, as in discovering and using a secret? What dark souls is all about?

Originally Posted by DArtagnan View Post
Well, if time and resources were infinite - I would take combat to a much, much higher level than Dark Souls.
Me too. Which is much, much, much, much, much higher than Witcher 2 or Skyrim.
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But what I'm saying is that if Witcher 3 could be Witcher and have more significant loot distinction, I'd be fine with it. It's not a big deal to me, because I don't expect Dark Souls when I play Witcher.
Ok, so you actually agree with me all along?

Originally Posted by DArtagnan View Post
Personally, I get bored with dark, dark, dark and gritty, gritty, gritty. I like variety - and I love lush forests and stuff like that.
Well, dark and gritty with two "evil" options is pretty much Witcher. Maybe you don't like Witcher any more than I do?
Originally Posted by DArtagnan View Post
Dark Souls + Skyrim in an ideal world would be better than just Skyrim - but not that much better.
Better enough, though.
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As I said, I think Skyrim has much better stealth - and it also has MUCH better archery. I also MUCH prefer the perks over dreary stats - and I know that stats matter a lot in Dark Souls.
Stats? Not really. I've won the game with a level 1 - never raising my stats. Because Its mostly a game about…
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I like new toys in my progression - not incremental increases.
New toys. Loot. The same loot I hope Witcher3 gets. Loot that changes gameplay in the same way Dark Souls weapons change it.
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Skyrim is a much, much better games for my tastes than Dark Souls could ever hope to be, but to each his own.
You don't know that.
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It doesn't trump Skyrim when it comes to stealth, archery or mounted combat - now does it?
Not really, no.
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Probably why I got sick of Dark Souls so quickly, because I'd already played Demon's Souls until I couldn't take it anymore.
A lot has been tweaked to make the game less frustrating. Like unlimited carry weight so you can collect every item, the Estus Flask instead of grinding for grass.
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