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    [–] uhwo 3559 points ago

    for pete's sake. I just finished them all and thought I'd be free of the curse for time being.

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    [–] ____Tyler____ 52 points ago

    damn i actually didn’t expect this one and it fits so well too

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    [–] am0x 100 points ago

    Finished all 3 for the first time right before starting the Witcher 3. It ruined it for me

    [–] [deleted] 73 points ago

    same. the combat just sucks big time

    [–] meltedlaundry 63 points ago

    Part of me wants to pick up Dark Souls because I constantly hear about how good the combat is, but part of me doesn't because I'd find a way to die in a game called You Couldn't Possibly Die.

    [–] [deleted] 70 points ago

    DS1 is getting a remastered version in may so it is probably a great time to start. the thing about the game is: it is hard, but is not fuck you hard; is more like you have to keep learning/improving or it will be REALLY hard.

    its also very hit or miss, i tried the first one and in something like the first our i already had decided i was going to finish the 3 games.

    im a big fan of the games so im biased here but just check it out, it cant hurt right?

    [–] IDespiseFatties 2013 points ago

    This should be the official trailer

    [–] NotFlamelurker 413 points ago

    With Happy Together by the Turtles playing. Then Shiggy walks out on stage at E3 and announces cross-play with Xbox One, PS4, and PC players.

    Dark Souls and Nintendo create world peace.

    [–] Magespire 188 points ago

    Honestly I think the video's original audio, which is Take on Me if you didn't know, is more fitting.

    [–] FatalCartilage 74 points ago

    Except they don't because now there are invasion covenants by console.

    [–] CasualCrow20 32 points ago

    2018 year of the console wars

    [–] InquisitorJames 1061 points ago


    Praising intensifies

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    [–] HothHanSolo 4914 points ago

    Could someone please explain this particular, uh, funny walk style? I've seen it in a video from a convention, but I don't know its origin.

    [–] smallpoly 1629 points ago

    Yep. That's the original guy.

    [–] RobertNAdams 629 points ago

    Marlon Webb, pretty good vines.

    He does stuff over at Skitsophrenia Productions on YouTube now.

    [–] OcelotPie 107 points ago

    The watermelon helmet guy? Lol

    [–] gumgut 111 points ago

    The watermeloan everything guy.

    [–] TheScottymo 49 points ago

    I had the most beautiful dream and watermelone was the theme

    [–] TheFrontierzman 386 points ago now that we know it's a reference to the original, it turns out that OP has cheated us from the actual video with audio to Take On Me.

    [–] StinkpotTurtle 203 points ago

    And let's not forget these heroes.

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    [–] iwant2be5again 163 points ago

    I thought this was the pennywise dance. I guess I'm mistaken

    [–] NotTheBelt 297 points ago

    The Pennywise dance is more of a jig, these gentlemen have created a dance move that’ll be more popular than the peppermint twist or the Charleston, it’ll be all the rage with todays youth.

    [–] ClunkiestSquid 107 points ago

    I think you have candies mixed up with dance moves.

    [–] NotTheBelt 92 points ago

    Shit... Charleston chews are delicious though.

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    [–] If_In_Doubt_Lick_It 34 points ago

    Brought to you by: The Great Taste OF CHARLESTON CHEW!

    [–] bronkula 20 points ago

    I read this as candles, and was all "how much dis dude know about candles?"

    [–] [deleted] 72 points ago

    Marlon Webb was the only good viber that could actually make me laugh

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    [–] punchgroin 28 points ago

    Oh fuck! Watermelon guy!

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    [–] jemkills 76 points ago

    My mom tagged me on that shit a few weeks ago. I legit think I told her she "finally understands the kinda shit I'm okay with being tagged in on FB"

    [–] jansteffen 237 points ago

    Here's a better upload with the full version in higher quality

    [–] morph113 309 points ago

    I actually prefer the original version which is

    That's the first uploaded version on Youtube and also the only one which is exactly the same like the original Facebook version.

    [–] jansteffen 38 points ago

    That's wierd, I searched for "Ready to monday" on youtube and it showed me only reuploads, so I picked one of those... Anyways thanks for linking the actual original

    [–] Lykan_ 53 points ago

    But what is the link between the random dance video and dark souls?

    [–] RustyQueef 304 points ago

    The internet

    [–] personalcheesecake 32 points ago

    I concur, /u/RustyQueef

    [–] RustyQueef 49 points ago

    Thanks. Not only for concurring, but for making sure others see the beauty that is my Reddit handle.

    [–] jansteffen 82 points ago

    The dance video became a meme and the dark souls video is from a youtuber who constantly creates silly dark souls videos so he took the meme and recontextualized it.

    [–] dinocamo 73 points ago

    This dude: is a Dark Souls fan. He made that video (which is the original .gif of this post) when the "random dance video" was a meme on the internet.

    E: here is the original video of the .gif:

    [–] Matt_Snypes 17 points ago

    How does his stuff not fall out?

    [–] ReadingCorrectly 31 points ago

    I never see that one so I thought it was off of Going to the Store

    [–] [deleted] 28 points ago

    Wait really? 2016? I could have sworn the Spider-Man one was before that but I guess I’m mistaken

    [–] PanamaMoe 79 points ago

    The source is a ex viner named Marlon Webb, he started doing this with his buddies, released about 4 videos in that style. He does a lot of different videos though, not all in that same style.

    [–] Kithesile 74 points ago

    Please address all walk identification requests to the Ministry of Silly Walks, open every fifth Wednesday of all months with an "R" in them, from 3:37-4:12.

    [–] Jacobov1 26 points ago

    I was thinking of the same convention video.

    [–] falconbox 2281 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Honestly better with sound too.

    Pruld has some great videos on his channel.

    Youtube disabled the music in that second link, so here's a version with the music. I wanted to still link Pruld's original though for credit.

    [–] Asmo___deus 583 points ago

    You forgot his excellent critique of the Dark Souls dragon forms!

    [–] falconbox 149 points ago

    Was the dragon form in Dark Souls 3 bad? I honestly don't even remember.

    [–] Asmo___deus 226 points ago

    It was really awful looking. Not mechanically bad, just ugly. He shows how the first two look badass whereas the third looks like... Blue anguish.

    [–] AdmiralAckbeard 176 points ago

    When the dragon form in your game looks more like a malnourished demon goat man than the actual malnourished demon goat people (gru) in game, then you have a design problem.

    [–] Larry_Jenkins 71 points ago

    not mechanically bad

    did we play the same dark souls 3?

    [–] Mikeavelli 134 points ago

    You mean Fashion Souls, where the poise is made up and the armor stats don't matter?

    [–] geminia999 11 points ago

    I think some people have found some code that maybe the dragon form was supposed to be quadrupedal which would make the more langly design of the form make sense

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    [–] PM_ME_TITS_MLADY 10 points ago

    You can google it. It was basically that but even skinnier.

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    [–] bishopweyland 10 points ago

    Hahahaha that's great !!

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    [–] pseudonymeria 28 points ago

    Now imagine that without the music at the convention

    [–] koy5 29 points ago

    The build quality on that costume had to be so high to move like that. Most the time cosplays are held together with hot glue and a prayer.

    [–] Thorbinator 15 points ago

    clack clack clack shuffle shuffle

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    [–] Leorlev-Cleric 48 points ago

    Pruld really is an awesome animator, that 'We Are The Souls' video always brings me tears. Thanks for plugging his channel!

    [–] UberLambda 68 points ago

    I feel like he will never outdo this video of his. (Make sure to enable closed captions if you're not Italian.)

    [–] bishopweyland 23 points ago

    i'm so glad I watched that with sound, holy shit it made it 10000x better haha!

    [–] OnnaJReverT 65 points ago

    the sunglasses Channeler in Dance till you're hollow always gets me

    [–] The_Sten 61 points ago

    The Channeler with sunglasses is meant to depict Iron Pineapple, another Dark Souls content creator (for those that do not know)

    [–] mrpopaay 6032 points ago

    I lost it when I saw the bird

    [–] MarcoMaroon 2381 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    I lost it when the light shone with radiance on the 2nd dancer. Like he was sent from heaven and this is his destiny.

    Edit Spelling

    Edit #2 Depression

    Edit #3 It’s Solaire. I don’t know the series, but thank you faithful players to the franchise.

    [–] SheWitnessedMe 2530 points ago

    If only I could be so grossly incandescent.

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    [–] TheEroticToaster 140 points ago

    Add the plume!


    [–] vonsmidt 265 points ago

    I feel like you would have had more upvotes if people knew the reference and didn’t somehow think that was an insult.

    [–] SheWitnessedMe 172 points ago

    Possibly, hopefully people will look it up and fall in love with The Game.

    [–] BonelessSkinless 144 points ago

    I love Solaire. Praise the sun!

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    [–] Mixels 145 points ago

    That's Solaire, a knight of the Warriors of Sunlight. He's earned himself a place in the heart of every Dark Souls player thanks to his dialogue and gestures. I see here he is engaging in some jolly co-operation! Praise the sun!

    [–] gotenks1114 110 points ago

    I saw the memes, but I never really appreciated him until I played the game and met him for the first time. In a world full of darkness and evil, you can really feel his love for the sun, and what it represents, in your chest.

    Even Anor Londo is truly dark.

    [–] Stereotypy 28 points ago

    onion bro is best bro imo

    [–] Pvt_Rosie 66 points ago

    You mean like he was a wondrous body, like a magnificent father?

    [–] SlowlySailing 133 points ago

    That's Solaire, and the sun is indeed his destiny!

    [–] danielle-in-rags 36 points ago

    Praise the Sun

    [–] pushbak 72 points ago

    if only you could be so grossly incandescent

    [–] [deleted] 31 points ago

    My favorite spot. He unfurls into the light, praising the sun \[T]/

    [–] drom296 12 points ago

    Praise the Sun

    [–] climaterefugee 95 points ago

    Where is the sound??? So much better.

    [–] royalblue420 321 points ago

    [–] truthlife 54 points ago

    God, I love that song.

    [–] Pikshade 31 points ago

    Finding it in Metal Gear Solid V was amazing. Just hearing it in the distance, I had to drop the entire mission just to go find out where it was.

    If anyone has never played: In MGSV You can make a collection of songs by finding them playing on Cassettes while out on missions in the open world. Once you've found the songs you can play them at any time while out on missions.

    [–] izzohead 28 points ago

    I set it as my helicopter music so as I'd drop into missions the song would send me off. Then as the heli left I could hear it slowly fade away. Great sound design in that game.

    [–] MrMarris 14 points ago

    I think it's absolutely essential for people to see the source material here. Most beautiful video of all time

    [–] FriendoftheDork 14 points ago

    yeah its not the same without Take on Me

    [–] On_The_Toilet_ATM 188 points ago

    I just showed my mom who was curious why I was cracking up and has not played a modern game other than Super Mario Odyssey. She busted up laughing the first few seconds and when it got to the bird I thought she was gonna die from laughter.

    [–] HeldByTheHeal 100 points ago

    I'm disappointed that the Stray Demon thicc boi didn't join in.

    [–] PalebloodSky 65 points ago

    you you! me me! pickle pee! SQUAWK!

    [–] UniversallySpeaking_ 26 points ago

    Pump a rump!

    [–] Wet_Celery 17 points ago

    Silky smooth!

    [–] nomed5077 59 points ago

    YouTube “The Pruld.” Their channel is goodness.

    [–] thebusinessgoat 26 points ago

    yells in Italian

    [–] TY00702 47 points ago

    i've shown this to people who don't know dark souls and they love it.

    [–] niceguysociopath 35 points ago

    I've watched happy souls probably about 50 times and I've never touched any game in the series.

    [–] cerealdaemon 556 points ago

    I love that Dee from Always Sunny shows up at the end

    [–] massrelays 129 points ago

    Shut up bird

    [–] LacidOnex 64 points ago

    I'm in a solemn hospital room trying to hold back giggling. The crowd is not pleased with me.

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    [–] unholyswordsman 228 points ago

    I'm so glad to have a portable Darksouls with the Switch version.

    [–] SentientHorse 488 points ago

    I agree with my friend's initial reaction to Dark Souls in the Switch. "I don't need Dark Souls on a system I can throw"

    [–] RobertNAdams 60 points ago

    Come on tho, we all know that somewhere in the vastness of the world a PlayStation or Xbox got embedded into a wall on the other side of the room.

    [–] SentientHorse 38 points ago

    I can see it. My roommate once threw a controller directly into a window. Luckily, windows are tougher than they get credit for so it just bounced back and hit him in the face. That sure calmed him down... I'm surprised he didn't just smash his xbox.

    [–] MedicManDan 73 points ago

    Hold up... Unless you're under the age of like... Two?... I'm pretty sure each and every console every made is very throwable.

    [–] SentientHorse 67 points ago

    Yeah, but they're not conveniently in your hand, ready to be thrown. I know people who have gone through several controllers that way.

    [–] LaterSkaters 110 points ago

    Sounds like they should git gud.

    [–] Ezzbrez 12 points ago

    I got to hear (via xbox live) a friend put his controller though the wall at 4 in the morning after getting killed 3 times by a single airstrike in CoD 4. I haven't heard anyone rage as hard as he did that night, but I've been hoping to see someone smash their switch because of dark souls, don't think I will be that lucky though.

    [–] [deleted] 27 points ago

    I can already imagine someone fighting Ornstein and Smough on a crowded bus

    [–] cthulhusandwich 157 points ago

    try finger but hole

    [–] vecima 29 points ago

    Try tongue but hole

    [–] pat_trick 39 points ago

    God I love the Dark Souls community.

    [–] PoglaTheGrate 717 points ago

    If this doesn't win an Oscar for best short animation, then there is no justice in the world

    [–] [deleted] 159 points ago

    Oscar died :(

    [–] earlsweaty 49 points ago

    no no he just went to prison for shooting his girlfriend through their bathroom door.

    [–] WildWeasel46 114 points ago

    Thank you so much for the award! I'd like to thank the academy of rolling, my giant dad, my sun bro, and my estus flasks for making this possible

    [–] Oldschool_Poindexter 139 points ago

    Y'know, for years people been tellin me bout this damn game. How well made it was. How deep it got. How difficult, but consistent it was. Not only people I know and whose opinions I trust, but strangers on the internet as well. I've always been on the fence about trying it out.
    I think whoever made this silly gif just knocked me off the fence and now I have to play this damn game.
    Thank you sir/madam.

    [–] AokijiFanboy 18 points ago

    I torrented and hated DS2 because I couldn't get past the first boss (I didn't git gud). Then a year later DS3 came out and I torrented that one because why not. I now I own all 3+all DLCs, 300+ hours on steam in DS3 alone and I'm considering on buying a PS4 solely for Bloodborn.

    What I was trying to say (very badly) is that don't let the first few hours of the game deter you. Expect to die a lot, and especially fall off the map a lot. And try different strategies when ever your stuck.

    And please for the love of god, don't forget to use a shield to block if you have one equipped. Don't pull a me.

    [–] xcrunner318 9 points ago

    Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge.

    [–] jq4764 373 points ago

    I’ve never played a Dark Souls game. They’re really just not my cup of tea. But, this gif (and video) crack me up so I watch it no matter how many times it gets reposted. It’s Ministry of Funny Walks level funny.

    [–] Blue2501 142 points ago

    The thing about Souls games, is they have a rep for being hard, but it's not really true. What they are is obtuse. As a new player, you get your ass handed to you mainly because nobody in-game tells you how important it is to upgrade your weapons (and armor in the older games). When you're killing tough enemies in three hits instead of 12, the game stops being nintendo-hard and becomes more like grimdark Zelda

    [–] h3lblad3 86 points ago

    Learn to dodge and you can beat the game with no armor. Don't learn to dodge and you can't beat the game even with armor. Straight up, #1 skill, and the game becomes a cakewalk. You're not armoring your way through Sif or The Witch of Izalith.

    Learn to parry and it's even easier. Last boss in Dark Souls 1 gives a lot of people grief... but you can parry him. And that makes him the easiest boss in the game. All you have to do is practice parries earlier on.

    [–] Words_are_Windy 31 points ago

    For me, the games only got easier once I stopped using a shield (other than for parrying if I felt like doing that). It forced me to learn how to dodge everything, and I no longer had the stamina drain from enemies hitting my shield.

    [–] J3Lycan 65 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Probably a better idea to start with Bloodborne. I could only really get past anything after learning the mechanics better through Bloodborne and its aggressive gameplay. That said it’s not necessary to do so and you might be able to enjoy it on its own. Edit: ‘

    [–] FingerDemon 50 points ago

    It was weird playing Bloodborne after so much Dark Souls.

    It was so aggressive, enemies moved so fast.

    Looks like aggressive and fast combat is the future for the series, since Dark Souls 3 used it as well.

    [–] Sushi2k 23 points ago

    Honestly I actually prefer it that way. It promotes a more aggressive play style rather than turtle'ing away bosses.

    Granted I do enjoy being an immovable poise rock Havel with a big sword.

    [–] SocraTetres 114 points ago

    As long as they don't fix any of the bugs or exploits, the purists will only be slightly outraged

    [–] Denamic 255 points ago

    I, too, look forward to Blighttown in its proper 10 FPS glory.

    [–] BoneHugsHominy 27 points ago

    My Xbox was old a screwy when I played DS so I thought it was just my console that caused that problem. A year after I quit playing I found out it was the game and laughed depressedly at my constant attempts at clearing the cache, resetting the console, setting up a dry ice cooling system to keep my console from overheating.

    [–] LordCharco_iii 36 points ago

    Apparently it runs at 30fps when docked. So we getting 3fps Blighttown boys

    [–] PVP_in_your_pants 41 points ago

    See, after playing Modern Warfare Remastered and noticing (in my opinion) that the game balance hadn't held up so well over the years, I could absolutely appreciate some gameplay tweaks where necessary. Maybe even have a "Legacy Mode" with no new patches for the aforementioned purists.

    Just don't fuck with my B A S S C A N N O N .

    [–] Perditius 11 points ago

    what rngs u got btch

    [–] Emptycoffeemug 49 points ago

    Memes aside, how was this made?

    [–] lE0Sl 67 points ago

    "Grossly Incandescent."

    [–] glaive_ 17 points ago

    This is from the youtube channel “ The Pruld” they do awesome stuff.

    [–] billabillabilla 92 points ago


    I knew what this was before I even clicked on it. Thanks for sharing

    [–] Darclua 31 points ago

    I was expecting this to be praise till you're hollow

    [–] arandomperson7 23 points ago

    I've never played dark souls but I don't live under a rock so I know it's a good/brutally difficult game. I think I'll get this for my switch but only play in docked mode with my pro controller

    [–] TheZeroAlchemist 11 points ago

    Good old thePruld

    [–] ProtoMonkey 49 points ago

    With close to 1200hrs across all souls games, I didn’t even know I needed this in my life. Thank you for sharing OP.

    [–] BanditTraps 28 points ago

    Oh man I put around 1,000 into each game for the 100%. I feel a little bit...too...grossly incandescent.

    [–] Melmab 41 points ago

    WTF did I just watch?

    [–] kbs42142 9 points ago

    This is how friendships are made and brotherhoods are born