Casually Hardcore #2 - Forest of Fallen Giants

Casually Hardcore #2 - Forest of Fallen Giants

I’ve been harboring a bit of a hate-on for the game after some initial triumph. I was sure that finally figuring out where the hell to go (getting to Forest of Fallen Giants) was going to magically propel me forward in the game. Coincidentally…not true. I was actually stuck in the very beginning portion for quite a bit, dying over and over and over (and over). At one point, I even got kinda pissed at the developer of this game. I mean, what type of vindictive bastard would put a fellow human-being through something like this?!...

Casually Hardcore: Dark Souls 2 (Part One)

Casually Hardcore: Dark Souls 2 (Part One)

 

Let me preface this by saying: I am not a hardcore gamer. My idea of hardcore gaming is playing Lumines for hours at a time in a completely full-hearted attempt to earn every single achievement. (Sidenote: still haven’t done that, so…yeah, hopefully you see where this is going.)

Nevertheless, these are my Dark Souls II tales…