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Villains: Is This Deep Enough For You?

Everybody knows that your first time playing Demon�s Souls is tough. If you you are like me and have an undying commitment to un-funny jokes, you spent all your time harvesting all the sticky white stuff in the game and didn�t spend enough time increasing your endurance or strength for the climax of an archstone�s world, so all you had was a leather shield and wizard's clothes against the flamelurker. Luckily, soul arrows were put in the game for losers like me.

However, in my bumbling and stumbling through the land of Boletaria, I came across a profound moment I'd like to share with the three readers of this blog. If you haven't already clicked the link to get back to the blog roll, get ready for some super-deep* reflection on one of the villains of this great game (which I recently beat).

This isn�t my game. I got the picture from vMoonSTERv on youtube, dawg

At that point I felt quite terrible for doing what I did, and realized how great it was. It reminded me of playing Shadow of the Colossus, even though Demon�s Souls fight was less morally ambiguous. I think that proves that the design behind the entire sequence is even better, since it got me to see what the developer�s may have intended me to see, without having to have me fill in ambiguous blanks with my personal preferences like SotC did. The entire �boss fight� is a testament to the level of detail From Software put into the design in this game. I can only hope that Dark Souls can deliver as great as an experience as the whole of Demon�s Souls.

Now this is where I ask if others saw what I saw. Is this deep* enough for you, or am I just dumb? As a man of science, be they social or natural, I have low confidence in my ability to analyze anything plot related. When I finished playing the final part of the Valley of Defilement, I knew I really liked it, but I wondered if it�s just because of my mental deficiency or something. I�d really like to hear others� thoughts on the fight or the Valley, or if they had a boss battle that they thought was even better experience! It doesn�t even have to be from Demon�s Souls! Maybe writing this was a bad idea , but I just wanted to share my thoughts with the two of you who will read this! :D
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About HandsomeBeastone of us since 6:44 PM on 07.14.2010

I can't resist an oppurtunity to write about myself. I'm a fungi and I don't like to party. I prefer a cool damp place to chill in cuz I'm cool and damp. You can find me just vegetating in my house which is actually my parents' house. Having no income other than government reparation checks, I figured crashing with my old man and old lady will help alleviate the pressures of their life as they near twilight. I never get out and I don't plan on doing so in the near future. I thought this place could use some good looking me grace the c-blogs, having spent the last decade or so modeling for big corporations pro bono. I actually discovered Destructoid through reccomendations from one of my many fans.

If you can see my recently posted header, I'm a 69 years old Polynesian man living vicariously through the internet. After retiring from the drug game, I decided to lay low and assume a more humble lifestyle as to avoid cops. As a result, I came across this cave where nuclear scientists created an electronic tennis game from an oscilloscope. I've secretly followed the world of video games ever since then.

I didn't actually play any vidja games with my hands until 1997, having been imprisoned since the '40s by the U.S. government for stumbling onto their nuclear science project all those years ago. It was a Super Nintendo, and I played Super Mario World until the cartridge would bleed. To cut it some slack, I also played Super Mario All-Stars, Pinocchio, Super Street Fighter II, Extra Innings, and Donkey Kong Country 2.

I progressively continued playing Nintendo stuff because the world of war and corrupt state prison had made me a peaceful man, and I did not favor the more mature, violent alternative systems. Fast-forward to 2007 when I discovered Destructoid after the Nintendo forums were shut down. I've been watching you closely and have come to care for your community of intelligents and rogue thugs, so I decided to share my story with all of you- something I've never shared with a member of the animal kingdom with the ability to talk.

Hope I see you around, and you comment on my stuff, cuz it's like crack to me when I read somebody's input on my ramblings ;(
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