After pounding Elden Ring 100 times, this Tarnished is still locating absurd means to play

Elden Ring

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“I spend a lot of time thinking about them. I look at the wiki to try to come up with restrictions that will make fun runs,” he states. “I do have a master list so that I don’t forget any ideas that I come up with. I don’t usually poll viewers, but sometimes I get a comment that seems like a fun challenge run and will add it to the list of potential runs. I’m having fun doing them for now, challenges just seem like a good way of making games more fun for longer periods of time. I’m currently working on some challenges for God of War Ragnarok, but I don’t think there’s as much challenge run potential there.” 

Bushy states his favored clear is a toss-up in between his one-hit run and also the hitless run. “The restrictions give so many interesting problem solving opportunities,” he keeps in mind. As you would certainly anticipate, the hitless run is likewise amongst his hardest difficulties, however it’s much from the only ruthless one. 

“Kick only was also very difficult; the max damage on a kick is about 25 so boss attempts took a long time to complete,” Bushy clarifies. “I believe one attempt for the final boss took around one hour. I’d say I’m more proud of the hitless run though, it was always soul crushing to get hit and have to go all the way back to the beginning to do all the setup again. So I’m glad that I persevered through that.” 

Elden Ring Maliketh

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If you enjoy sufficient of Bushy’s video clips, you’ll begin to see some patterns arise. Tricks of the profession that he utilizes to manage in spite of bonkers restrictions. Necessary ventures, time-saving problems, inventive approaches, and more. You can truly discover a great deal concerning the game from the means he offers and also deals with points. In a weird means, Bushy’s huge initiatives can also be encouraging for gamers that are battling to play Elden Ring usually. It’s tough to state points are as well hard when you have actually simply seen a person climb the hill you’re stuck on with their feet stapled to their ears. While ablaze. While cosplaying your mom (opens up in brand-new tab)

“The advice I always like to give is ‘if you think you got bullshitted, you probably just made a mistake,'” he states when I ask what he would certainly inform battling gamers. “Obviously this isn’t always the case, but as a rule of thumb I think it’s a good way to approach the game to maximize the chance that you enjoy it, and even though that’s brutal and unforgiving, I also think it’s very empowering. I think that’s why this genre of games is so loved, because even though they’re very difficult, the lesson that they try to teach you is that you can control even the most difficult of things and overcome those challenges.”

I was likewise interested concerning Bushy’s favored and also the very least favored Elden Ring managers provided the number of times he’s battled them. He’s a large follower of Mohg, Maliketh (based), and also Radagon. He thinks Renalla is the simplest primary manager, and also as anticipated, he despises the Godskin Duo, that are a persisting problem wall surface in his difficulties. 

“Fights with multiple enemies and the Souls combat system don’t mix together very well, and more importantly don’t scale very well with time and skill,” he states of the well known duo, resembling the ideas of numerous gamers. “With two enemies in the room their move potential is so much more unpredictable than even the hardest standalone boss. And when it comes to these difficult challenge runs, predictability and control is everything. If we’re excluding gank fights, then Malenia is the hardest boss, but I don’t think that’s going to be much of a surprise.” 

Elden Ring is formally the fastest-selling multiplatform Japanese game of all time



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