Originally Posted by FerDK
I loved Demon's Souls, my favorite Ps3 exclusive.
Just started Dark Souls a week ago (14 hrs of gameplay so far).
All I can say is that (IMHO), Dark Souls is slightly better, more immersive, innovative and harder than Demon's.
Totally recommend it.
When you have the opportunity to purchase Purging Stones buy them. The lady merchant at the end of the long sewer near Undead Burg sells them plus after you ring the 1st Bell you can buy them after.
The Depths was an area I would hate to play w/o purging stones. If you get cursed from the frogs you will die then your health will be half. Your humanity is gone now and you need to reverse the curse. Only 2 things that will work is purging stones or go to New Lando Ruins and get healed from Ingward. If you don't reverse the curse and get cursed again your life will go down half again. It will keep doing this until you are left with 1/8 of your health.
Many people have lost saves of this game cause they thought they didn't need to reverse the curse. Making to the Ingward on 1/8 of health is not going to be fun.
I hope From Software is going to make another Souls game. I could use an new one every couple years or so.
Enjoy this masterpiece.