Elden Ring

Elden Ring gave me the confidence I needed to try Dark Souls again

Before elden ringI had played less than two hours of any other FromSoftware title. Comfortable in the world of FPS, the mechanics of Dark Souls or Bloodborne were too specific and too unforgiving for my often nervous reactions. the promise that Elden Ring would be more accessible than the Dark Souls games that scared me (thanks to its open world and flexible fast travel system) was the only thing that convinced me to give FromSoftware’s latest game a try.

I’ve now logged almost 75 hours of playtime with Elden Ring, and I’m taking my time to walk through The Lands Between. I have written about how I’m using summons to get through the game with the help of friends and strangers alike, and I’ve created a build so focused on magic that I can beat almost every encounter. But what does it look like when an Elden Ring player tries another FromSoftware title? Have I really learned anything to help me get over a franchise I’ve thrown tantrums about? It turns out that Elden Ring has gently turned me into (pause for effect) a fan of FromSoftware.

Become an Elden Lord

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