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Podcast 017 – Dark Souls 2 lore on grave of Saints and The Gutter.

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This week’s listener question:

What is your least favourite area in the game and why?

 

Show Notes:

All the reviews we had no idea existed.

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Podcast 016 – Dark Souls 2 lore on Brightstone Cove Tseldora.

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Competition winners!

Congratulations Jim. His entry will be our new avatar moving forward. For more of Jim’s work check out his website here. Or his instagram here.

Also, congratulations James. For more of James’ work check out his website here.

Also, let us know if you would be interested in purchasing a tshirt of similar design to either of these:

This week’s listener question:

What is your favourite theory or own idea on who/what the writhing ruin is?

 

Show Notes:

BloodBorne gameplay trailer.
BloodBorne 7minute gameplay footage.
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– Screen shot of navigation table in the Lord’s Private Chambers and the one on the ship in No Man’s Wharf.

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All avatar competition submissions so far.

***Competition now closed***

Congratulations Jim. His entry will be our new avatar moving forward:

For more of Jim’s work check out his website here. Or his instagram here.

 

ALSO! Congratulations James for being an unexpected winner. We’re holding this design for future merchandise. Let us know if you’d wear a shirt styled similar to the ones in this album:

For more of James’ work check out his website here.

What a turnout we’ve had. Much to our pleasure this got more attention than we ever expected. Thank you so much to anyone that took the time out of their day to bring a smile to our face. And to anyone else still working on one you have until the 17th of August to get them in. If you really can’t get it complete by then we’ll still be keen to see works in progress.

Without further ado, and in no particular order, our submissions so far:








Let us know which ones are your favourite.

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New BloodBorne gameplay trailer, and golly does the environment look exceptional.

FROM officially released a new trailer yesterday including a closer look at gameplay than we’ve so far had. And gracious does it look good. Dark Souls 2 is certainly a pretty game, but damn, the attention to detail and effort put into the environments with Bloodborne almost makes Dark Souls feel barren by comparison.

Also, pay attention to the familiar voice at the end:

Church’s quoted response after I showed him the above footage yesterday: “Holy shit. We need to be an authority on that”. So there you have it folks.

Have some HQ images:

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Podcast 015 – Dark Souls 2 lore on The Doors of Pharros. Plus the opening of Brightstone Cove Tseldora.

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GET YOUR SUBMISSIONS IN FOR “The Dark Souls Two want a new avatar competition”

– Entries due 17th August 2014.

All guidelines listed here.

This week’s listener question:

We value feedback of all kinds. If you have constructive criticism or suggestions this episode is a designated time to send it through.

 

Show Notes:

Presumed inspiration for the Doors of Pharros – The Giant’s Causeway and Fingal’s Cave.
MetaCap v1.12 by MoonDoggie42

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Podcast 014 – Dark Souls 2 lore on The Shaded Woods. Plus first DLC!

Avatar Competition guidelines!

This week’s listener question:

What is your theory as to why a second Flexile Sentry appears in the Shaded Woods on the run up to the Shrine of Winter?

 

 

Show Notes:

Basilisk eyes
Alternate Shaded Woods Moss Texture by YarHar707

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The Dark Souls Two want a new avatar competition!!!

***Competition now closed. Congratulations to Jim and James. Check out all the entries here***

It’s time for a new avatar and we want to see what you, the listeners can, do.

– Submissions close 17th August 2014.

– The Winning entrant will receive the Season Pass DLC on the platform of their choice. If the entrant already has the DLC an official Dark Souls 2 guide book will be offered in its place.

– Something no smaller than 1024×576 is desirable, but the larger, and higher quality the better.

– While the avatar will be square for the podcast, we would also hope to use it for Youtube and other media. As such it would be best to focus on a 16:9 ratio with a background that can be cropped to be square.

– If you are looking to use our current font it is called Optimus Princepts and can be found online. The winning entry does not however require it to be considered.

– Entries can be submitted to info@thedarksoulstwo.com, twitter.com/thedarksoulstwo or facebook.com/thedarksoulstwo.

– If you would like more information feel free to  ask.

Edit: here is an album of us for those that requested it however using these images is in no way necessary for a successful entry:

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Podcast 013 – Dark Souls 2 lore on second half of The Iron Keep. Plus we’re hosting a competition!

The Dark Souls Two want a new avatar competition:

It’s time for a new avatar and we want to see what you, the listeners, can do.

– Submissions close 17th August 2014.

– The Winning entrant will receive the Season Pass DLC on the platform of their choice. If the entrant already has the DLC an official Dark Souls 2 guide book will be offered in its place.

– Something no smaller than 1024×576 is desirable, but the larger, and higher quality the better.

– While the avatar will be square for the podcast, we would also hope to use it for Youtube and other media. As such it would be best to focus on a 16:9 ratio with a background that can be cropped to be square.

– If you are looking to use our current font it is called Optimus Princepts and can be found online. The winning entry does not however require it to be considered.

– Entries can be submitted to info@thedarksoulstwo.com, twitter.com/thedarksoulstwo or facebook.com/thedarksoulstwo.

– If you would like more information feel free to  ask.

This week’s listener question:

Tell us your story of what got you hooked on the Dark Souls universe. Was it a glass shattering moment, or a slow rise that snuck up on you?

Show Notes:

Regulation patch 1.08
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Podcast 012 – Dark Souls 2 lore on first half of The Iron Keep. Plus the flame salamander pit.

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– Youtube link for HQ recordings of the stream so far.

This week’s listener question:

What is you favourite boss in the game and why? If you’ve not completed the game what is your favourite so far?

 

Show Notes:

DLC season pass for all three future downloads now on steam
KBAM Interface Icons by Hollowatcher
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Podcast 011 – Dark Souls 2 lore on Earthen Peak. Plus BloodBorne talk!

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This week’s listener question (much to taboo_’s displeasure as he thinks it’s too easy):

How many of you are aware that almost every episode has had a stupid out-take hidden after the credits?

 

Show Notes:

Dark Souls 2 Deadzone Fix by MTaye
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