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noSmokeFire: what's this? what's this?
NightValien28: oh fuck yeah alex stream
mtgzelda: what is this???
DiscordianTokkan: Hello all!
mtgzelda: hello
DiscordianTokkan: HERESY! Imean, Slasphemous!
simriel: This seems like Heresy...
simriel: Don't do a Heresy
DiscordianTokkan: *Blasphemous
Diabore: oh damn, pays to leave twitch on lrr
chaostreader: It’s not yet live so something might happen?
noSmokeFire: heresy? that's a paddlin'
TehAmelie: lrrSIN
simriel: Do we need some Inquisition in here?
Juliamon: lrrSIGNAL
Metric_Furlong: !panic
WolfgangCloud: Good Morning from Japan!
accountmadeforants: AH! Surprise stream!
TehAmelie: konbanwan from Sweden
NathanJay_GA: oh, neat!
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Metric_Furlong: oh hey Alex
DipneaDragon: Dam, I just started adams vod of this
Vanbael: oh goodie I love surprises
noSmokeFire: you're looking a little green, there
DipneaDragon: Time to hold off
ShaneLeeAtk: So majestic
TehAmelie: hi Alex!
noSmokeFire: but I like the hair
mtgzelda: we can't see
TehAmelie: oh no, gothic subs
noSmokeFire: General Grievous Miracle
Ukon_vasara: ooh, an alex lrrALEX
Vyous: Oh hey bonus stream?
DipneaDragon: Hype
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tastymcnuggett: Damn son
TehAmelie: that early mid 1990s rotoscopin
NathanJay_GA: Guilt is capitalized. Huh
ameliette: oh. that was a thing to start on
RebekahWSD: I have realized the themes of this game are probably not for me suddenly!
Metric_Furlong: see kids, this is why you shouldn't be too hard on yourself
DiscordianTokkan: Huh
tastymcnuggett: rip
kumatsu: It's Catholic Imagery O'Clock
noSmokeFire: the guilt is gilt
tastymcnuggett: f's in chat
ShaneLeeAtk: that escalated quickly
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RealGamerCow: Nice?
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aesir_blade: I gave the demo of this one a try and the movement felt reeeeal clunky, at least in comparison to Hollow KNight
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noSmokeFire: can MY guilt be a sword?
noSmokeFire: sweet pole-dancing jesus
DoodlestheGreat: And the salad dressing we made for it was called The Miracle Whip.
tastymcnuggett: big death
Pandoras_Mox: Hello there, friends
accountmadeforants: He pulled the sword from the stone lady, that makes him king! Of whatever this hellhole is!
NathanJay_GA: nice hat
kumatsu: so very much gore
Vyous: So this occurs right after the watchers DS III boss? Kappa
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blackwlf: The weed number! And Hi Alex! Always great to see you.
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noSmokeFire: content warnings include blood, violence, and female-presenting nipples
Pandoras_Mox: Is this game safe for my christian minecraft server?
TehAmelie: it's like a morbidity and mortality conference up in here
Robot_Bones: oh boy, at least on person understands the importance of a big hat
Genderi: There's an alex!
Metric_Furlong: well, guess I should do some painting while I watch
tastymcnuggett: This game runs so smoothly!!
Genderi: This Dead Cells texture pack looks really good!
Pandoras_Mox: Weak take
madmictlan: hi there chat! hi Alex!
mmsword: I love how you just smash the vials across your face and rub it in to heal.
noSmokeFire: zero to boss
NathanJay_GA: I think every game with platforming needs mantleing. It's just so nice to have a little bit of breathing room on jumps
tastymcnuggett: Wait. IS THIS DARK SOULS???!?!?
TehAmelie: look at the size of this holy man
accountmadeforants: The soundtrack is bangin
blackwlf: @tastymcnuggett It's not NOT dark souls.
Pandoras_Mox: This is the dark souls of video games
noSmokeFire: lol @ the bodies bouncing in the air
tastymcnuggett: Absolutely @blackwlf
Metric_Furlong: tastymcnuggett yeah looks to be one of them '"2-d Souls-esque' games
The_Ninjurai: This game looks pretty fun
accountmadeforants: Why dodge when you can block their strikes with your face?
TehAmelie: i'm trying to come up with an absolute dogma/ absolute unit pun but i got nothing
DipneaDragon: I wish people gave correct credit to Castlevania
Laserbeaks_Fury: Was that a roll or a back dash
atlas624: Your face is the ultimate shield
NightValien28: dark souls is basically castlevania
tastymcnuggett: I mean, @Metric_Furlong at least it doesn't seem impossible??
Mivair: "Hey idiot remember to dodge" thanks game
DipneaDragon: Exactly
Laserbeaks_Fury: Your souls?
blackwlf: Apparently this weekend is the Mac and Cheese festival in Halifax. I didn't know that was a thing.
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MehallD: nice
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Mivair: Nice
atlas624: That screen is up there with one of those "do you want to try easy mode?" screens from DMC
Pandoras_Mox: There's like 1 goodcastlevania game
blackwlf: @Pandoras_Mox I will fight you.
TehAmelie: why do you collect your guilt? just Elsa it
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CausticAcid: 57 glorious months!
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TehAmelie: that sounded demanding. to be clear i was talking to the man in the game, not Alex
noSmokeFire: it's really space jam in here
Robot_Bones: Get goomba stomped
Dhaunayne: @Pandoras_Mox at least 2
atlas624: He's just buttstomping you to death. I don't think you should feel guilty about that.
Pandoras_Mox: @blackwlf I will die happy as long as I die on this hill
Vanbael: F
blackwlf: I can name at least 4 right off.
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DipneaDragon: Okay, looks like it's time to buy this
Dhaunayne: i liked symphony of night and aria of sorrow. didn't much care for any nes or n64 castlevanias though
TehAmelie: wait, that zigzag symbol everywhere is a lot like Gut's demon brand
Laserbeaks_Fury: You feel BAD about DYING
tastymcnuggett: I like that the more you die, the easier to beat the boss it gets
TehAmelie: okay, a little like it
atlas624: @TehAmelie A lot of people have been pointing that out. I'm not sure if its intentional, but it definitely FEELS intentional
BrowneePoints: It's a Alex, playing a Pixel-Souls
madmictlan: @TehAmelie I was thinking the exact same thing
atlas624: More like Pixel-Berserk-Souls
blackwlf: The figure 8 symbol is pretty common.
TehAmelie: it is missing the central column, and the little fork at the bottom
AmeliaR: Ouuhhh, bonus stram
BrowneePoints: Achievo Get
Pandoras_Mox: Nicely done
blackwlf: lrrGOAT
Anubis169: 'ello Alex! lrrAWESOME
PhorrestGaze: benginTry
TehAmelie: lrrGOAT there
Mivair: Uhm
circusofkirkus: blood hat blood hat blood hat
NightValien28: that is not how you drink cool aid
blackwlf: Oooookay then.
Mivair: lrrFINE
tastymcnuggett: I love how Alex whispers under his breath "Lets concentrate now" and then fucking owns the boss
Fofo57007: wat
RealGamerCow: weird flex, but okay
Teangeolai: A literal bloodbath
CausticAcid: WELP
madmictlan: ooookay?
thraximore: Welcome to church
Mivair: F?
Pandoras_Mox: Why did you do that for, Alex?
TehAmelie: the word "bloodbath" has taken on a disturbing new meaning today
atlas624: That.....was a lot more metal than just collecting the bosses soul
mmsword: Mr. Bucket. He's buckets of fun.
therisingtithes_: not sure that's how you take communion, brother
blackwlf: Have to lubricate the helmet somehow. Thing chafes something fierce.
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ZeroArcana: UM
FortunaeRota: um does the pardonfuck command still work because thats definitely a pardonfuck
Anubis169: !pardonfuck
Anubis169: nope
atlas624: @therisingtithes_ And this is his blood. No actually though
NathanJay_GA: !findquote pardon
LRRbot: Could not find any matching quotes.
TehAmelie: if the mods can't do it, it can't be done
tastymcnuggett: I think all of those dead guys were the past guys that got killed by the boss
Laserbeaks_Fury: Eat At Joe's
Fizzicist13: Strong Hollow Knight vibes
Anubis169: Thou hath a bigger, pointier hat than mine...
Fizzicist13: more metal, of course
BrowneePoints: @LoadingReadyRun Soooo in Latin...Requiem Aeternam means "She Grants Eternal Rest" or close to
TehAmelie: ah so we are The Penitent One. i predict by the end of the game we will be Penance straight outta FFX
Anubis169: ohh that's a badass rope mask
RealGamerCow: This game is some real Seventh Seal vibe
flapjacksofwar: Pointy Hat Game is on point
blackwlf: So, does his head stop at the normal place, or does it fill the hat?
Mivair: Consider: Church hierarchy is decided by who has the pointiest hat
Anubis169: blackwlf: No clue, they could be like Beldar Conehead under there
Pandoras_Mox: I don't get it
Metric_Furlong: kinky
tastymcnuggett: @blackwlf it fills the hat. Its not metal but standing straight up
thraximore: 1. Middle school
TehAmelie: that's probably what "pontifex" means
flapjacksofwar: EXTERMINATUS
Anubis169: 2. First time
Gizmoloid: I'm both curious about and don't want to see what bondage he hides behind that scroll.
Laserbeaks_Fury: Remember when all you had to do was ring some bells
SquareDotCube: Hit reply all on an email?
thraximore: 3. Last time
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Vanbael: I um...what if you are into humiliation?
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Pandoras_Mox: Spill your pocket spaggetti all over the floor
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Djshire: Accidentally put a porn link on Ninja's old wait, that was intentional
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blackwlf: @Vanbael We don't shame here. Unless you're into that. In which case you are a dirty, dirty boy.
atlas624: That last one had MUCH more lead up that the first two. Like, god damn
Anubis169: Jondo, Jondon't
BrowneePoints: @TehAmelie more like POINTafex
Mivair: Someone had Way too much fun writing this
NightValien28: wat
RockPusher: hehehe… knob
atlas624: *shivers* I hate the way this guy says knob
Vanbael: apply thorn to side?
Djshire: This is what religious folk think about masturbation
TehAmelie: i'll buy that this is the Seventh Seal of videogames
RockPusher: lrrALEX FBCatch voxlunRad
atlas624: Collect thorns, make a fancy crown
flapjacksofwar: Kinkpunk, the Game
Djshire: !russel
circusofkirkus: time to parry god
TehAmelie: bonewheel, now with skin
atlas624: Bonewheel, the early years
Vyous: With perfect timing, it will stun and you can do a finisher.
Laserbeaks_Fury: maybe theres some rebind options?
PhorrestGaze: these guys are wheely hard to not take damage from
flapjacksofwar: Logarius _Wheel?
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marshacado: TEN MONTHS!
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DarkNacht: Can you remap?
TheExactSame: his name is Carrie Wheeler
Djshire: After this, your character is going to feel really....tired
blackwlf: Do those guys not even attack? They just walk slowly towards you with a knife and hope you just let them impale you?
Metric_Furlong: 10 months= gross and weird
TehAmelie: worst assassins ever
unusuallylargemoth: ohmigosh it's Alex! Hi alex!
Djshire: Alex, your hair is fab btw
unusuallylargemoth generates generic fan noises.
Djshire: Is this game about beating a dead horse?
TehAmelie: the music reminds me of this ridiculous movie for masochists called Ambiance someone's making that's going to be a month long
Vanbael: you got baby
AmeliaR: You found: a baby
Pteraspidomorphi: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 22:01.
RockPusher: was that… that was a baby in a jar!
TehAmelie: it has a two hour trailer set on the beach where the chess game in The Seventh Seal was shot so we're almost full circle
blackwlf: Free the babies! Wait, is this Michael Jackson Moonwalker now?
AmeliaR: It's hollow Knight grubs but people
Pteraspidomorphi: Oh, coincidence
Laserbeaks_Fury: This game is definitely trying to capture that Crucifixion vibe and they absolutely nailed it. Kappa
TheExactSame: I think there's a cream for that
Djshire: Laserbeaks_Fury lol
Mivair: So do we know the deal here?
thraximore: Tristram?
blackwlf: Damnit, I didn't get that until you lol'd.
Mivair: Or at least, part of the deal?
TehAmelie: <Monty Python voice> A cream for getting nailed to a piece of wood?
Yusephka: Good morning
blackwlf: Don't kiss festering wounds, kids.
Laserbeaks_Fury: They literally kiss it and make it better
tastymcnuggett: THEY KISS BOO BOO'S????
Vanbael: this...could have been a monty python sketch...
madmictlan: ^
TehAmelie: cold water therapy would be considered dangerously radical in this world. . .
AmeliaR: I love that they literally kiss booboos
RockPusher: Our order rubs our faces in pestilence… there aren't many of us left.
TehAmelie: also don't rinse festering wounds with running water nonstop until the infection stops, kids
wildpeaks: oh neat, bonus stream and even a good game too
Vanbael: secrets!?
thraximore: It's just a body part
tastymcnuggett: The glowing blue means Boss fight!!!
blackwlf: You collected a bone! Yay?
Djshire: BAWS
mmsword: Welcome to the bone zone.
AmeliaR: Oh, a trophy room!
Laserbeaks_Fury: Your thingy just poffed up there
Vanbael: trophy room?
SquareDotCube: oh boy, holy relics
Djshire: A sewer level?!?!?!
TehAmelie: this cistern is desecrated with poop. we need some holy shit
Vanbael: what's the worse that could happen?
v_nome: Gotta go to the graveyard and get the Great Scythe?
RockPusher: Desecrating the Cistern sounds like a good pooping euphemism
tastymcnuggett: Oh yeah Zelda Physics!!
unusuallylargemoth: the worst that can happen is you die horribly!
tastymcnuggett: Maybe you'll find some Rupees in there
tastymcnuggett: Parry this you filthy casual
AmeliaR: You found a fingie!
Vanbael: are we getting the entire skeleton?
TehAmelie: the shape of that health bar worries me, it looks like you're going to get 3-4 potions max
blackwlf: You need not worry about that.
AmeliaR: A bad time, or a GOOD time?
TehAmelie: stab the walls!
blackwlf: Always Be Stabbing.
TehAmelie: i hope we get a head stab attack. i hope it's our ultimate attack
wildpeaks: oh fiddlesticks
NightValien28: tunk
Vanbael: that bonk noise is great
NightValien28: lol
wildpeaks: booped the snoot
DiscordianTokkan: CLANG
JqlGirl: dong
RedGriffin42: Is that a giant broken bell??
KinoGami: they rung your bell
Djshire: LOL
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Djshire: DONK
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TehAmelie: hey, it took me like 15 years to figure out wall climbing in Super Metroid
Djshire: That guy was a Gemini
DiscordianTokkan: That... certainly is a monster
Juliamon: TehAmelie Why didn't you just use space jump? lrrFRUMP
TehAmelie: it's too early for Alucard's final form D:
AmeliaR: Oh, the babies bring you back to life
Djshire: AmeliaR Cherubs
TehAmelie: hoho, space jump was pretty hard to figure out too. my friend who was much better at button mashing than me was worse at it than me
TehAmelie: those guys have paid a lot for their boomerang skills eh
wildpeaks: odd
NightValien28: huh
KinoGami: maybe like the pursuer in DS2
tastymcnuggett: Did you ever put the thorn in your sword?
DiscordianTokkan: Huh. So, that was an optional boss maybe?
Vanbael: forever genuflecting
TehAmelie: "redeemer" is an auspicious name
thraximore: Yerp
DiscordianTokkan: Jondo is a gigantic bell-end, got it
NightValien28: yup
Djshire: DiscordianTokkan lol
1y1e: Janor Jondo?
CausticAcid: Praise Jondo?
Djshire: 1y1e lol
TehAmelie: hey, no falling damage at least
AmeliaR: Oh hey flagellants
tastymcnuggett: I'm fairly certain there was A chest at the top
SquareDotCube: Some days you're just held together by your genitals
Djshire: SHAME!
wildpeaks: are we lunch
TehAmelie: that one was just full of blood
TehAmelie: maybe time to fill up our helmet
havtorn_: This reminds me so much of the death metal album covers I thought were the shit back in high school.
TehAmelie: the albino monks are let out of the basement
wildpeaks: ow ow ow
Vanbael: ooof
thraximore: seabatPIT
TehAmelie: why did it have to be spikes
wildpeaks: extreme acupuncture
TehAmelie: (rhetorical question)
thraximore: seabatPIT, come on
DiscordianTokkan: Whoops
wildpeaks: and that delightful sound
thraximore: uh guilt fragment?
DiscordianTokkan: Guilty Gear: Spikes edition
havtorn_: @thraximore Because Souls Retrieved wasn't religious enough
thraximore: NICE
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GhassanPL: Praise the Sin!
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mmsword: It'll stay open.
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catora: Forgive me Alex, for my sub-baby has sinned
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blackwlf: Ominous.
DiscordianTokkan: The statues posing, as if to say... WHAT ARE THOSE
GhassanPL: So how's the game so far?
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HavenJunde: o hai Alex <3
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TehAmelie: i think we have to light it up. the statue seems to be about forcing the light into a sinner
circusofkirkus: dong
Wicker_Knight: Huh, this looks horrifying
TehAmelie: did it hurt like getitng punched in the face with an iron maiden? i think that's what those guys are wielding
havtorn_: @TehAmelie I think it's a broken bell?
TehAmelie: could be
Wicker_Knight: so, is this Castlevania - creepy weird stuff from Catholic apocrypha?
NightValien28: yup
Vanbael: shame lady really went off the deep end
thraximore: Ointment
Gizmoloid: bell, iron maiden, why not both?
Lord_ZYRK: Wicker_Knight I think you mean Catholvania Kappa
TehAmelie: rosemary is for remembering your sins
TehAmelie: i'm assuming
GhassanPL: This tastes very much like Dark Souls :)
kumatsu: There was another way in
Robot_Bones: secret secret secret tunnel
TehAmelie: well, you found a secret shortcut
GhassanPL: A minimap? Sold.
NightValien28: don't think you can
wildpeaks: unless there is an upgrade to jump on chains, seems too far to jump
KevinTheShark: Oh hey! 2D dark souls
DreadMighty: you should counter the red whip dudes
silenceaux: shunk
NightValien28: welp
Djshire: LOL
prince_infidel: so...spikes
DreadMighty: i dont think those saw dudes can hit you if you duck
Stoffern: quality screaming
Yusephka: that's your cross to bear
RealGamerCow: what happens if you flingle that dongle those statues are praying to?
Mr_Horrible: the Flagellation Sandwich
Robot_Bones: Kinky but please remember the safe word
TehAmelie: the sandwich no one wants to be the meat in
cuttlefishman: Is it like a Banh Mi
cuttlefishman: I'd kill for a Banh Mi
havtorn_: @RealGamerCow Nothing yet, but presumably it does something later
CausticAcid: DAMN
Mr_Horrible: Penitent One's tired of your shit
TehAmelie: stabbed with extra prejudice
wildpeaks: sliced and diced
NightValien28: hahhaha
DreadMighty: be very careful leaving this
TehAmelie: are we just collecting saint bits?
Trambampoline: this reminds me of those GBA megaman zero games
SpookyScary0_0: i'm not sure john the gambler is a saint
blackwlf: Is that like a Build a Bear thing?
Robot_Bones: That voice just now reminded me there is more Qwerpline coming and I am warm and fuzzy
NightValien28: build a saint
TehAmelie: there's surely a saint of gamblers, and it could be John
SquareDotCube: I dub thee Saint Skeletor
DreadMighty: it's a heart container
Mr_Horrible: I think you can hold down to drop from ledges
havtorn_: "St john the gambler" seems to be a country song.
NightValien28: huzzah?
Feminine_Desires: mirror is creepy.
DreadMighty: you do
Taveena: I like that Alex turns into a cat when he panics
DreadMighty: ring the bell
Karfsma778: Just got here. This feels very Castlevania
thraximore: That's what happens when you smack things with a sword alex
TehAmelie: we even have dudes using the Castlevania cross-boomerangs
AmeliaR: I think I might need to pick this up
Karfsma778: Oh, I absolutely meant it in the best way. This looks like a GOOD castlevania game
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Comeback323: That's some time
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long_bad_cutscene: i consider modern souls games to be the logical progression of metroidvania with a stronger focus on combat
DreadMighty: adds a rosary slot when you find the guy for it
long_bad_cutscene: this seems like a mid point between the two
Mr_Horrible: blood get!
DipneaDragon: A stronger focus on combat seems weird to say for castlevania
TehAmelie: three potion opera
TehAmelie: that sounds like a thing
havtorn_: I kind of want him to jump and have the hat get stuck to the ceiling, just once.
Djshire: I have missed Alex's "hablahblahblah"
Driosenth: "Is this art?"
CausticAcid: Eff them. I laugh every time you do that :P
Comeback323: nice block
silenceaux: Okay the bellheads are just amusing to me
DreadMighty: they knock you out of wallgrip
Djshire: silenceaux aggressive Quasimodo
Mr_Horrible: nicely done
Metric_Furlong: criticising someone for being 'bad at games' is quite ppointless. Like what's the worst thing that happens if someone's 'bad'? it's a game, not open-heart surgery
thraximore: wait get the baby
silenceaux: Look, Magic is a very emotional game
DreadMighty: you can get it, you need an up swing
Taveena: Aren't your weird noises a large part of your "character"'s appeal?
Vyous: No matter what you do, I think there will be complainers. I for one continue to enjoy your content, for what that's worth.
Mr_Horrible: yeyeyeye
Teangeolai: Baby collected!
wildpeaks: babby acquired
theneatestburrito: lrrGOAT
Vyous: 2 jar babies!
Vanbael: baby get!
Valhallan597: I enjoy your everybody wins deck
Teangeolai: Got that babby hat trick
Mr_Horrible: LUL
CausticAcid: Thud
AmeliaR: Almost there
DipneaDragon: So close
theneatestburrito: So close!
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TehAmelie: you're on a roll! a jar baby roll!
Karfsma778: Not bad for a first attempt
Mr_Horrible: pretty solid blind run, that
AmeliaR: That was kinda tense
Vanbael: *applauds* that was glorious!
TehAmelie: Belmont always gets you on the backturn
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Vanbael: uhoh
Mr_Horrible: well, we broke it
Mr_Horrible: but no-one saw, so it's okay
Vanbael: do we buy it?
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thraximore: where was the earth-shattering kaboom?
Alchemistmerlin: Can't a guy nap naked on the cold stone floor of a dungeon without some adventurer coming and bothering him
ThreeCatsInATrenchcoat: katesLurk katesLurk katesLurk
wildpeaks: snorks ?
silenceaux: Just bein' a frog
Vanbael: wut
Djshire: Leaping Lepers! :D
DreadMighty: if you dont trust that wakk
cynimo: you jsut got jabaited
Alchemistmerlin: well that was unexpected
Karfsma778: Oh, it's the flea-men, but grosser somehow
havtorn_: Ah, yes, the famous judeo-christian frog men
silenceaux: Oooh, the stone icon in the wall is really good / clever
Myrdin90: they're just normal frogs Alex
wildpeaks: :D
Mr_Horrible: we appear to have hit a... wall
TehAmelie: i think we have to call that getting Castlevania'd
Myrdin90: what's the big deal?
Mr_Horrible: *CSI sting*
blackwlf: Goddamn flea men.
silenceaux: They have poise on that tackle though
DreadMighty: beware the smoke!!
cynimo: so what's the blue bar f or?
Karfsma778: Oh, good, I'm not the only one who immediately thought of the flea men
Taveena: It's Specter Knight!
TehAmelie: it's way too early to kill Death. . .
wildpeaks: "ring ma bell"
DreadMighty: @cynimo fervor that cats spells
Vanbael: ring its bell!
wildpeaks: oh god they multiply
Pteraspidomorphi: These people are super into bells
cynimo: @dread thanks
DipneaDragon: Hell's Bells one might say
Shuukan: Hello hello Alex n' chat.
DreadMighty: dont touch them when they're spawning. you took 3/4ths your hp
richard_ermen: Blasphemous! Dark Souls in Spanish 2D!
richard_ermen: Sweet ^^
Mr_Horrible: "pain don't hurt"
GlennSeto: Oh hey, Alex is playing this little gem. :D
thraximore: Yo dawg I heard you like bells so we put some bells in your bells that's in a giant upside down bell
Djshire: Pteraspidomorphi its a....ringing endorsement :D
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Vanbael: time to go to confession
cynimo: Oh! so this is why the youtubers always want you to click the bell icon
wildpeaks: :D
kpiozero: The algorithim has gotten really weird now
Karfsma778: I... Recognize the tolling of that bell
wildpeaks: the two brothers, Like and Subscribe
TehAmelie: beware of Share
DreadMighty: your sword is very weak. you need to upgrade it
Myrdin90: froggo
Mysticman89: Some people just don't read their memos
Djshire: !quote git
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blackwlf: Wow, that fog HURT.
Djshire: !quote get good
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Karfsma778: Oh, neat, the bell doesn't appear to be part of the Hurtbox
Clench_Eastwood: Hello Alex and Chat o/
Metric_Furlong: "I've never played this game and am hundred of milometres away from the controller but here, let me try piloting it' - Chat, probably Kappa
Alchemistmerlin: Killing the boss appears to have pissed off its very many siblings
kpiozero: THe Algorithm has decreed that you have unclicked the bell icon
BrightstormRising: That sounds like Guy on the Internet.
GlennSeto: Plus the game is very non-linear, so telling people to do X might be very far off their current path.
Djshire: anyone have a link to the quote list?
Juliamon: !qdb
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thraximore: That's a lot of guilt
wildpeaks: :D
Leg3ndaryLink_: hello. are you far into the game?
silenceaux: Hey look, more guilt!
fredericosuave: what timing
Myrdin90: CoolStoryBob
BadAtStuff: And now there's just a little bit more guilt.
Juliamon: !backseat
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PleaseOneTime: Shouldn't have gone left
Djshire: !quote !#2317
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starlitdiscord: so much guilt
GlennSeto: XD
silenceaux: ?
Djshire: !quote #2317
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Tidom_Kamf: Flawless
blackwlf: !quote 2317
Djshire: !quote 2317
starlitdiscord: delicious delicious guilt
Ridgenator: Alex pls
silenceaux: This time, for real
GlennSeto: The insta-kill pits are... a thing that happened to me a lot in my time with this game.
Myrdin90: !quote #2
Metric_Furlong: in Catholicism? no
blackwlf: Well, it appears to eat your magic meter thing, so. . . that much, I guess?
wildpeaks: well hello highlight reel :D
BadAtStuff: Once more, with feeling.
GlennSeto: No idea ... I guess your magic meter just gets torn to shreds completely?
Baldrash: !uptime
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Izandai: Isn't GUILT the diseases from the Trauma Center games? Are we gonna literally actually need hospital?
Alchemistmerlin: "Is there a limit to how much guilt you can accumulate?" Conversations with my mother
Juliamon: Chat, it's "!quote 2317" but there's a cooldown.
TehAmelie: our guy has a nice crabcore stance, i just noticed
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GlennSeto: Plus I read guilt lowers the amount of "souls" you get per kill.
CommiePuddin: So is this game the new hotness? I've seen it around a bit.
Djshire: !quote 2317
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Lord_ZYRK: Just don't be guilty 4Head
BadAtStuff: As a lifelong catholic, let me assure you: Guilt stacks indefinitely.
baronsamedi23: yo this looks rad *adds to list*
GlennSeto: What, no "time to split"?
Djshire: BadAtStuff unless its against other religions, then no guilt at all! See: The Crusades
TehAmelie: i thought you had to dump it at confession to avoid overflow?
wildpeaks: ouch
silenceaux: toesies on the edge I guess, but yeah rude
Lord_ZYRK: You triggered its trap card NotLikeThis
TehAmelie: this collapsing stone platform has had enough of your shenans
GlennSeto: You might have tapped it with your toes before the jump, setting off the timer... happened to me a few times.
r10pez10: whuh? a bonus stream?
blackwlf: !quote 93
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Mysticman89: tell that to all the stardew players
CataclysmicReverb: That enemy's half the man he used to be
korvys: Do you upgrade at all?
Vyous: I think there's money, isn't there?
NightValien28: you say that but WoW classic is a thing
Feminine_Desires: Tell that to all teh WoW players.
havtorn_: WoW Classic is all the rage these days
Vyous: The thing in the top right?
Izandai: I don't mind farming if the associated gameplay is inherently engaging.
prince_infidel: Some people like farming...but we don't talk to them...
BadAtStuff: One of my friends loves to grind in games. I do not, and never will, understand why. But hey, who am I to say he's having fun wrong?
GlennSeto: Well, you can spend the points the accumulate on stuff and getting that stuff all at once could incentivize farming. But the game is very content with letting you just get enough by bumbling around.
TehAmelie: they built a dam around Blighttown, finally
wildpeaks: was watching a few Wow classic streams and that game sure seems to have a lot of farming
Anubis169: lrrSPOOP MAHP?
BadAtStuff: The thing turned to a y briefly
richard_ermen: I think there was a context button for the glowing thingy
PleaseOneTime: I enjoy farming in games about farming or grinding. When a game is desgined around the idea that you will be farming and tries to make that fun, it can be fun. Farming in games that aren't about farming is often tedious
Taveena: "AGH, MY HAT-"
wildpeaks: betrayed by our fancy hat
NightValien28: damn you tall hat
TehAmelie: i knew Hat would betray us eventually
Lord_ZYRK: Got donged in the dome seabatYIKES
GlennSeto: it IS a dunce hat...
richard_ermen: "You died"
ThreeCatsInATrenchcoat: clonk
Anubis169: Your bell's been rung Kappa
ContingentCat: Oh hey an Alex!
Porsgaard81: What is the point of going back in the game?
Anubis169: 'ello ContingentCat :D
wildpeaks: literal metalhead
Anubis169: getting stuffs Porsgaard81 :D
Clench_Eastwood: this is some of the better animation Ive seen in pixel art in a while
TehAmelie: have you seen the cutscenes?
Clench_Eastwood: not yet
TehAmelie: they're toight
Crad0k: i don't know that i'd call this pixel art, i'd just call it... art
ritchards: this is the same studio that previously did Last Door, a point and click horror (pixel) game
neacon: so is this like pixelated dark souls?
Anubis169: nah it's got a lot of influence from the souls series, but it's more metroid-like :)
Pteraspidomorphi: reminds me of salt and sanctuary
Anubis169: and salt and... yeah that
Clench_Eastwood: ya, Im not sure if this is techically pixal art or not. I dont know what defines something as pixal art
TehAmelie: we might as well call it a Salt & Sanctuarylike
silenceaux: Is there fast travel betwixt save points
Clench_Eastwood: looks awesome though
richard_ermen: But...but..SotN was....easier?
Izandai: @Anubis169 The Dark Souls of Metroidvanias? katesSass
neacon: ok, low res 2d dark souls, whatever
northos: worth noting that the souls series itself had a lot of inspiration from metroidvania games, so this is sort of full circle haha
Taveena: Isn't Dark Souls just as much a polygonal Castlevania-
GlennSeto: Plus this game is extremely light on Souls elements.
BadAtStuff: I mean, a good amount of people haven't played symphony of the night.
r10pez10: in love with the sound design
Djshire: Well, this is a Metrodvania
Wicker_Knight has only played a promo demo of symphony of the night >_>
RockPusher: Dark Souls - the original metroidvania lrrBEEJ
Homarid_Strike_The_Power: Dark Souls: A 3D Symphony of the Night
mmsword: Bonk
PleaseOneTime: I've always heard these style of games (2D action platformers with a single interconnected world) called "metroidvania" games.
RaklarLS: is it rogue-like as well, like dead cells?
Clench_Eastwood: Im guessing thats Latin for "You Died"
BrowneePoints: I mean, Dark Souls is a permutation of the Metroidvania,
mmsword: It is not a Rougelike.
Metric_Furlong: RaklarLS doesn't seem to be
Anubis169: Izandai: I tend not to use the term 'Metroidvania' due to... Castlevania being inspired by Metroid, Castlevania itself (and the dev's said so) takes a lot of inspiration from Metroid
BadAtStuff: Metroidvania is a decent term though sometimes you do have to split between the two.
Clench_Eastwood: You Diedicus
BrowneePoints: Uh...why wouldn't they like it? Metroid and Castlevania literally INVENTED THE GENRE!
richard_ermen: I remember playing Metroid on the original Game Boy, but not on the NES because I was a toddler back when that one was new
GlennSeto: The storytelling is very Souls-like, but that's bit of a different area of discussion.
Clench_Eastwood: Im not ok with whatever those things are
korvys: Describing games based on what games they draw from can be limiting, but often useful.
Amentur: I know one person that doesn't like the term since Castlevania is derived from Metroid
SquareDotCube: Rondo of Blood was semi-linear
CataclysmicReverb: Action/Adventure, since Adventure used to be a descriptor for exploration as a core mechnic?
RaklarLS: it seems very... christian.
Homarid_Strike_The_Power: Roguelike includes randomness, though many do have the same gameplay style as Metroisvania..
Crad0k: i really hate the term 'metroidvania', because it means that you have to have knowledge of two other games - neither of which have had any games released in at least ten years - to know what it means
BrowneePoints: Symphony was the first exploration one
Djshire: Clench_Eastwood because they have...split personalities? :D
BrowneePoints: (don't quote me on that)
neacon: also metroid didnt have naked cut in half people throwing razor blade boomerangs at you....
Izandai: I thought Symphony of the Night was the Castlevania generally meant when people talk about a Metroidvania.
richard_ermen: @RaklarLS It´s spanish, so catholic imagery is a given
MirandaArqayla: Simon's Quest is the first like that if you want to get weird about it
GlennSeto: Yeah, you're thinking of Symphony... which is actually fairly linear.
wildpeaks: nice combo
silenceaux: Combo'd
Djshire: Alex: most cite Symphony, but I go with Simon's Quest
Pteraspidomorphi: Not necessarily crad0k
TehAmelie: that guy's getting so many cheers from his buddies now
Anubis169: I like that it's unforgiving :)
r10pez10: fall damage, the most classic death
Pteraspidomorphi: You can just play two metroidvanias :p
Metric_Furlong: I remember hearing someone say once how it's kind of odd that Samus is still unusual in being a female protagonist in the genre
GlennSeto: I recently played Simon's Quest and the structural ideas were neat ... everything else just honked.
RaklarLS: @richard_ermen spanish spanish, or south american?
BadAtStuff: I mean, really, its your fault for getting in the way of their boomerang practice.
Djshire: Metric_Furlong because they're idiots?
Metric_Furlong: that was a couple of years ago though, so it might have changed
BrowneePoints: What!? Alex you should totes play one!
Wicker_Knight: the Prime series is still worth it
Izandai: @Crad0k I think that kind of etymology is acceptable when at least one of the games being referenced is such a titan of the medium.
MirandaArqayla: Simon's Quest is certainly a product of its time. Ambitious, but there's a lot we've learned about game design since then
richard_ermen: @RaklarLS Spanish spanish, as in from Spain.
NightValien28: we don't talk about other M
r10pez10: i'm here for late takes
Anubis169: first Metroid for the NES was really decent :)
Labjer: Japan!
Labjer: Well, everyone i guess
Taveena: I mean didn't they make Samus strip down to a bikini in the "good ending" of the original metroid
Djshire: the zero suit has been around since the first game, or something like it
Anubis169: eh.. didn't mind the Zero suit
Wicker_Knight: I mean, her introduction as a female character was sexualizing her (the swimsuit avatar for completing within a certain time)
Vyous: I mean, the unfortunate thing is 100%ing the first metroid put her in a bikini, so that ship sorta sailed from the start, which sucks :(
Homarid_Strike_The_Power: Zero Suit: For people who don't find a woman in full power armor sexy.
BrowneePoints: @LoadingReadyRun well, the zero suit isn't awful, but JESUS don't play Other M. it's the most sexist, patronizing writing for samus and it's AWFUL
silenceaux: Those little motes are definitely gonna be something later. (I have not played this game)
Izandai: Doesn't Samus wear a crop top and bootyshorts if you 100% Super Metroid?
Taveena: Not that sexualizing her is a GOOD thing
GlennSeto: Right there with ya. Zero Mission, Fusion and Other M all have icky bits of revisionism about them.
Djshire: Taveena for beating the game under 3 hours, yes
Taveena: but it's. also not a new thing. u_u
TehAmelie: Super Metroid still holds up. has a weirdly active modding community
Feminine_Desires: Other M is entirely based off of the manga/comic ...
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Taveena: I believe a woman is a Miserable Little Pile Of Secrets
wildpeaks: there is a subreddit for everything
BrowneePoints: @LoadingReadyRun Yea. Other M reeks of japanese male misogyny writing
havtorn_: Some sort of shellfish
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Feminine_Desires: Like everything in Other M was already pre-written a long time before its creation.
RockPusher: do they have a chitinous exoskeleton?
Myrdin90: if I know my etroidvanias, the stuff motes are probably platformes or double jump points or something, for later
Crad0k: Izandai except not necessarily, i hadn't heard of either until i played the first smash in 2000, and like i say, they're not exactly 'current' franchises
Pteraspidomorphi: Brutal
Metric_Furlong: Djshire I think it was a comment on how male protags are/were at the time still overly common in the genre
GlennSeto: Here's something extra sad: The sexism in Metroid got extra bad in the Japanese games, after the US-developed Prime series did nothing but portray her as independent, capable and cool.
PleaseOneTime: @RockPusher There are hard and soft shelled varieties
BadAtStuff: The zero suit was cool in zero mission, but its inclusion in other stuff in the series is ... not so good.
BrowneePoints: You should do a Metroid game on Play it Forward sometime Alex! Metroid also translated to 3D very well!
wildpeaks: the "bad women anatomy" one is quite hilarious too
wildpeaks: onwards, to adventure of course
mmsword: Fun fact: These saw enemies are based on a classic Christian matyrs who were sawed in half.
BrowneePoints: that I think of it....Metroid adapted to 3d surprisingly well...
silenceaux: The last time I replayed Metroid Prime, I felt like the control scheme had aged poorly, though the core concept was still good.
Izandai: @Crad0k Sure there's people who haven't even heard of Metroid, but that doesn't mean it isn't a titan of the medium. I'm sure that most people who've heard the term "Metroidvania" have enough familiarity with Metroid and/or Castlevania to have some idea of what the term means.
GlennSeto: Oh yeah, the Metroid Prime trilogy is excellent and a Switch release HAS to be right around the corner ... right? Right?!
Myrdin90: mmsworld holy goddamn!
TehAmelie: take all guilt onto yourself to make the world more rewarding to be in. that's how it works right?
BrowneePoints: Metroid Prime 3 suffers a bit from over-escalation a bit, and Metroid Prime 2 can be a bit brutal, but those games are still really solid
TehAmelie: mechanically?
GlennSeto: @BrowneePoints Agreed.
mmsword: Simon the Zealot is the most notable of said matyrs. There are wood cuts of this.
MirandaArqayla: as far as "flying heads what try to kill you" go, these aren't too bad
Izandai: @silenceaux I had an opportunity to pick up the first Metroid Prime a while back. I put it down two minutes later when I realized there was no way to aim vertically.
Metric_Furlong: Djshire I don't really follow the genre enough to know if that's an 'idiotic' statement or not. it sounded in-line with what I've seen as games as a whole, but could be different in that specific instance
RaklarLS: i like the design of the main character. somewhere between a conquistador and the garments from the holy week
silenceaux: Izandai I could swear there is, but it's really unintuitive?
GlennSeto: Got there.
neacon: so is your characters name beldar? he has that whole conehead thing going for him
wildpeaks: saved \o/
Izandai: @silenceaux There was none at all that I could find aside from targeting.
silenceaux: Like you have to hold a shoulder button or something
cynimo: good night Alex, good night chat.
Anubis169: night cynimo!
Izandai: Like, you could target enemies above you to shoot them, but so far as I could tell there was no way to freely look up.
ExhaustedElox: Hey, what up, Alex :)
Izandai: Long story short: I'm really hoping that rumored Prime Trilogy Remaster for Switch becomes a reality.
ExhaustedElox: I've been curious about this game, thoughts so far?
Crad0k: Izandai a genre name should be self explanatory, or at least relatively neutral; it's why 'doom clone' isn't used anymore, because that means you have to know what doom is
BrowneePoints: @Izandai i'm fairly sure that z or right shoulder let's you look up
KingKool2099: Howdy Alex
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RaklarLS: of course there's a minotaur. of course.
Crad0k: (this is also a huge problem i have with tvtropes; if i have to know about the specifics of a piece of work to understand a trop title, then it's a bad title)
SleepyDeveloper: that bell sound never gets old
silenceaux: Izandai Either way, the control scheme was lacking compared to modern console FPS games, and that made it drastically worse to play as you experienced.
havtorn_: @Crad0k That's not why Doom clone isn't used, it's because it became a term so broad it was useless
silenceaux: oh.
wildpeaks: oh wow
Izandai: @BrowneePoints You could be right. I bounced pretty hard once I realized you couldn't just use the C-stick to do it, so I might not've actually experimented that much.
GlennSeto: I didn't wanna say anything. XD
Pteraspidomorphi: Openworldsidescrollike?
BrowneePoints: @Izandai i'm fairly sure it's z or a shoulder button
ExhaustedElox: Cutscenes?!
GlennSeto: It really is.
Taveena: What did you say about my cracked ass
Coinman1863: Pointy Hat man has a new sword
BrowneePoints: There's a lot of Gothic Christian motifs going on and i'm so confused
Anubis169: btw, never read tvtropes if you want to continue to enjoy something you like... everybody gets too involved in cross-referencing tropes to just step back and enjoy the piece
GlennSeto: The stabby thing does more stabby.
ExhaustedElox: Interesting...
NightValien28: lol
NightValien28: BUT now we can get OP
Izandai: katesLol
MirandaArqayla: one of my favorite bits about this game is that the sword is named Mea Culpa
GlennSeto: Eventually everything.
SleepyDeveloper: the my bad statues danDerp
therisingtithes_: wait, what happened?
BrowneePoints: like, your sword is TOTALLY a reference to the Crown of Thorns
GlennSeto: But two upgrades are on the pricey side.
RaklarLS: the power of the Mea Culpa, that's so good haha
brainbosh: Everytime they say "The Penitent One" I flash back to Jones.
northos: isn't the character literally wearing a crown of thorns?
TehAmelie: a helmet of steel and thorns and blood
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silenceaux: therisingtithes_ Alex had access to this area hours ago, I think, and it holds a very key mechanic to upgrade Alex's character.
havtorn_: A dunce-hat of thorns
RaklarLS: a crown of thornes and a pointy hat from the penitent ones during the holy week
Anubis169: ooooooo charge attack
brainbosh: Closer to a dunce cap of thorns, tho?
Metric_Furlong: this game's imagery is a lot of things, but 'subtle' isn't really one of them Kappa
wildpeaks: this looks ominous
Izandai: @Crad0k People stopped using "Doom clone" because the FPS genre diversified drastically to the point that if it was still in use, we would likely be calling games that have almost nothing in common with Doom, like Portal and Slime Rancher, "Doom clones". The games captured under the umbrella of "Metroidvania", on the other hand, share several core gameplay elements (exploration, upgrades, etc.)
wildpeaks: oh, fast travel ?
BrowneePoints: @northos idk about the hat, but the thorns on the sword are very much modeled after renaissance painting of the Crown of Thorns
RaklarLS: the only thing that's missing is his back being flayed
therisingtithes_: I was about to ask why the save points weren't bonfires, but I guess it's because fast travel has to be *anotherr* ominous image instead
northos: @BrowneePoints yeah in the cutscene it looked like there was a ring of thorns around the base of the hat. but certains thorns all over the aesthetic, heh
silenceaux: Oh, that's actually really useful.
GlennSeto: Yep, you're taken care of.
MirandaArqayla: indulgences as a mechanic is great
Metric_Furlong: bonfires are more for heresy than blasphemy, iirc
Despoiler98: WELP
ExhaustedElox: We Castlevania now, boys!
wildpeaks: good ol' spikes
FireBasilisk53: man, F those candle sticks
silenceaux: There was a similar feature in Hollow Knight that I never made use of, but in this one I can see it being a bit more useful.
r10pez10: is it the ominous hum
RaklarLS: i wonder if getting the stigmatas is the ultimate upgrade
SquareDotCube: I wonder, what upgrade is "more jumps"
wildpeaks: but do they have wall meat
BrowneePoints: Hollow Knight is one of the best Metroidvanias ever. If you disagree, i love you, but fite me
BadAtStuff: Guilt, indulgences, pits full of spikes. This really is just a simulation of being catholic.
TehAmelie: now we just need parsley and sage
r10pez10: wall meat
GlennSeto: No one will know.
ContingentCat: delicious and nutritious wall meat
Izandai: Alex you KNOW this is going in the highlight reel.
ExhaustedElox: Wow...
Metric_Furlong: you Master Key'd yourself
NightValien28: we love you the way you are alex
BrowneePoints: @TehAmelie Rosemary and Thyme....REMEMBER ME! to the one who lives there....
auxv: yea, catacombs first
SquareDotCube: Is it a trading game?
TehAmelie: my progamer feels was that you knew you were close to something like this and went out of the way on purpose. . .
TheThromborax: Alex do you care about Deadly Premonition 2? is that up your alley?
Myrdin90: metroidvania
BadAtStuff: Not to back seat, but you could interact with that window back there.
SquareDotCube: Curiosity killed the Alex... many times
GlennSeto: Sadly, not... I was hoping for a Big Goron Sword type trading chain, but you do something with the linen fairly soon.
Metric_Furlong: secret tunnel, secret tunnel, away from the content
Feminine_Desires: Everyone is so newd anniGASM
BrowneePoints: Dear FromSoft...can we have Bloodborne 2? Sincerely....pweeeeeze
havtorn_: Hey, that's a 40k model that I used to have.
Invitare: ah Dugtrio
Izandai: It's Dugtrio!
r10pez10: lmao
SquareDotCube: Dugtrio used rock smash!
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Myrdin90: lol
GlennSeto: Oh hey, it's the starting area. ;)
BrowneePoints: more like DeadTrio
Izandai: I like that that lady's weapon is a statue of an angel that she's been tied to.
GlennSeto: (The nonlinearity is really neat.)
TehAmelie: yeah now we can see that was a high level area down there cause the metal floor spikes were an upgrade from the wood spikes here
wildpeaks: the art and soundtrack are excellent
DarkMorford: Ooh, bonus Alex?
ExhaustedElox: There's parrying in this game. Hope Adam doesn't find out.
Despoiler98: WHAT IS THAT slytqWTF slytqWTF slytqWTF
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silenceaux: It's a proper lady sitting on a giant's head?
GlennSeto: Who rules Bartertown?
ContingentCat: why are you?
TehAmelie: the gamer's dilemma: when you can see the path the game wants you to go and the path it doesn't but can't figure out if you're supposed to do what you're supposed to do or if it's reverse psychology
r10pez10: master rules bartertown
silenceaux: Not sure what it's wielding, looks like another purson.
BadAtStuff: Or an animal.
RaklarLS: oh, so the items are relics too? nice
northos: "uvula of proclamatian" >.>
Izandai: I guess the uvula probably isn't the weirdest part of a saint's body to be preserved as a holy relic.
RaklarLS: quite common for preachers
tehfewl: fun fact: cutting out the uvula can be a treatment for sleep apnea
r10pez10: yes real life is somehow weirder in that regard
ZeroArchaic: in italy there's the foreskin of a saint
ZeroArchaic: in a chapel
TehAmelie: nah i think the weirdest part is that lady's seventh head
ZeroArchaic: don't remember which or which saint
wildpeaks: BabyRage
Izandai: I wonder if this game calls the angel babies cherubs or puttos.
TehAmelie: everyone's probably seen that Qi episode where you learn of the saint who canonically had seven heads at one point
ExhaustedElox: Good, gotta drink that Estus, I mean, healing potion.
TheThromborax: I love how even the sun in the sky looks deformed
ExhaustedElox: Dammit!
Metric_Furlong: TehAmelie +1 point for the 'canonically' pun
Crad0k: TehAmelie points for the use of the original meaning of the word 'canon' :-p
TehAmelie: double score!
GlennSeto: I hear Commodore Hustle is coming along.
I_Am_Clockwork: heyho friends
thraximore: I think that's the thing in the basement
thraximore: Collecting body parts and such
silenceaux: A divine winch...?
thraximore: I've never played so I don't know for certain
Izandai: Better than a divine wench.
RaklarLS: does the death screen change if you get killed vs falling somewhere? it'd make sense to be excommunicated from killing yourself, but not being killed, right?
GlennSeto: Can you imagine Simon's Quest had been this deep in religious themes ... Nintendo would have dropkicked it into the Pacific.
wildpeaks: uhh
RaklarLS: yooo
thraximore: Is this the ninth circle?
Izandai: huh
Despoiler98: UM
northos: katesWat
TehAmelie: and then the world ended
TheThromborax: uh
r10pez10: ariamis
wildpeaks: well this is not terrifying at all
TheThromborax: come on twitch why are you doing this tome
I_Am_Clockwork: statuesm'n
Alephred: Trick or treat, smell my feet.
RaklarLS: oh, it's the homeless man who got his feet washed by jesus
Despoiler98: uuuuuuhhhh ok?
starlitdiscord: woah
r10pez10: ???
GlennSeto: "Also the vacuous spider over there is getting real uppity, so hurry it up."
The_Ninjurai: Why does this sound like Beej to me?
RaklarLS: yeah, this game is definitely spanish.
Serpens77: ok, there's... a lot ot unpack here
Despoiler98: *burp*
thraximore: Neat
I_Am_Clockwork: Forbidden Confessions, so those obtained in a way that's inadmissable in court?
thraximore: Insight gained
ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa: so you're saying this is a particularly salty sanctuary?
wildpeaks: ohh, neat
Izandai: huh
Anubis169: ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa... manLOL
TehAmelie: does the church care about dreamt sins? i mean it wouldn't surprise me
sing_o_muse: yay. thought sins
r10pez10: if this just makes the entire map scream...
I_Am_Clockwork: oh hey G
Despoiler98: G MONEY
Metric_Furlong: hey Graham
BrowneePoints: It's a Grahamdsome man!
TehAmelie: it's the holy Graham
RaklarLS: well, this is an extreme version of whatever sin is
Anubis169: hihi Graham lrrAWESOME
Dog_of_Myth: Hi Graham
I_Am_Clockwork: yeah we did a Heresy or som'it
starlitdiscord: woaaah
Driosenth: a heresy occured
TehAmelie: i feel the frames are somewhat generous here
Despoiler98: Heresy Happened
GlennSeto: It's not that bad ... I can do it and I regularly fuck up ripostes in Souls.
Lord_ZYRK: frame-close-enough parry
thraximore: Souls ripostes are a nightmare
thraximore: Sounds like a Souls game
Izandai: !uptime
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GlennSeto: But you made it through and that's kinda cool.
northos: Alex went to the cypt first :P
TehAmelie: you did beat up that ghost clone miniboss guy way over your level at least
thraximore: blood
ZeroArchaic: !updog
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silenceaux: Divine Bile or something
Crad0k: TehAmelie not really; it matters less what's in your mind as it does weather or not you act on it; so thinking bad thoughts isn't a sin, and involuntary thoughts such as dreams equally so; it does, however, depend on the exact flavour of church you belong to, though, some are stricter on thoughts than others
thraximore: This is true
thraximore: Didn't say it was bad; I absolutely adore Dark Souls
I_Am_Clockwork: you don't call shooters a "Doom thing"
BadAtStuff: It stops being a thing once dark souls fades from the collective memory
Izandai: O.o
ContingentCat: katesRip
Serpens77: it's ok, he was a sinner or whatever
r10pez10: AUGH
havtorn_: So, is there some significance to the fact that this is where we all the female enemies are? Apart from Dugtrio
Metric_Furlong: it's like when "wasd + mouselook" became a general thing, rather than game specific
TehAmelie: they're Brutal Doom grade executions too
silenceaux: I'm actually really curious what the ur-example of "dying leaves behind a resource, make it back there to grab it" is because it's a good one.
thraximore: haha no worries
SquareDotCube: That man is jelly now.
GlennSeto: You mean they're difficult to execute? Kappa
ghostvalv: lrrHORN
Izandai: This is the Dark Souls of Metroidvanias. katesSass
ContingentCat: wow big hat
Despoiler98: Hes very large
r10pez10: the face on that door
F1SHOR: I mean soulslike is just a description now like metroidvenia though people do use it rather broadly
Anubis169: Now that's a sturdy lookin' door
Vyous: Unfortunately, G missed the close-up of this guy
blackwlf: RIGID
Anubis169: hobbW
wench_tacular: phrasing?
BrowneePoints: I thought he said Sculpted Pokiness
blackwlf: His rigid staff of justice.
GlennSeto: I'm two bear asses in and still not sure WHY we do it.
RaklarLS: i wonder if there's a representation of the "oh hey, he's all the unspeakable stuff we did in the americas"
TheThromborax: that guy is pack one pick one in the Hat Draft
Mitchellsocks: Yall praise the lord?
prince_infidel: Graham! Do a rant! I love a Graham talk
TehAmelie: the people here seem to treat statues as literal gods. . .and sometimes they speak
Oliin: I mean, we still use 'metroidvania' for this style of back and forth map exploration after all these years. I expect 'souls-like' will probably stick around for a bit.
I_Am_Clockwork: the games astheticc on POINT
BrowneePoints: @LoadingReadyRun Watched Adam play it yesterday? ish. And it is really well made
GlennSeto: With a noble lady on the shoulder.
Despoiler98: Dont Kinkshame
GlennSeto: DAMN
TehAmelie: "/me slaps you around a bit with a large moose"
Izandai: sorry what
BadAtStuff: I don't want to kinkshame, but maybe don't involve a dead elk
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Serpens77: This game certainly has Some Imagery(tm)
silenceaux: They outlawed face-sitting because it was too powerful of a combination in melee range
ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa: called a Doomclone until Quake came out, then they were Quakeclones
BadAtStuff: It's not genre defining until the genre exists.
BrowneePoints: @LoadingReadyRun yea we talked about that in chat earlier Graham lol
Anubis169: There were a few legit Doom Clones... Hexen for example
SquareDotCube: Autochess got lucky in its genre naming
Rioxcon: I really hope it's all about being a mail man
RaklarLS: i love the shield is just a headless priest praying
northos: "dark-souls clone" also doesn't yet have a more descriptive genre tag in the way that "first person shooter" is for "Doom clone"
I_Am_Clockwork: sword hearts!
northos: and I don't know what that genre tag would be
Mitchellsocks: I was not expecting Death Stranding to have Farm Simulator vibes when it comes to relaxation level, but it seems to
Metric_Furlong: Izandai outlawed in porn produced there, technically
magicwiz: is pre pre release for mtg next week ?
ContingentCat: @magicwiz yup next friday
sing_o_muse: Lore!
magicwiz: k
I_Am_Clockwork: longer pary frames, but longer recovery?
TehAmelie: the sword is called Mea Culpa. maybe the worst name of anything to be stabbed with
Vyous: Is this the work of a blocking stand? Kappa
BadAtStuff: @magicwiz Next friday I believe.
Pteraspidomorphi: Ah, materia
silenceaux: shunk
Izandai: @Metric_Furlong ...Is that because it's also known as "queening"?
Stoffern: Our character is called the penitent one?
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
I_Am_Clockwork: spike are no joke
thraximore: seabatPIT
NightValien28: oh alex
theneatestburrito: Pit count: ???
prince_infidel: Spike!
GlennSeto: My first instinct was also to not equip it, lest I fuck up my routine with the harder block.
Anubis169: Oh yeah Graham, this game is really unforgiving lrrAWESOME
wildpeaks: there are many games trying different things, they just rarely get the marketing budget that Kojima has
sing_o_muse: We are the Penitent One wielding a sword named Mea Culpa
RaklarLS: @Stoffern yep, even has the appropriate pointy hat
Metric_Furlong: Izandai that was not an official reason given
ghostvalv: lrrGREED
Izandai: @Metric_Furlong Uh huh.
GlennSeto: Also apparently you gain less money while guilty.
Despoiler98: YAY Catholicism
thraximore: Oh man they got Indulgences in this game? I love that flavor
I_Am_Clockwork: I accidentally broke all the indulgence statues before I knew what they were :(
thraximore: Historical mechanics, yay
Vyous: Yeah, you gain less money for each guilt shard in the world.
BrowneePoints: I mean..the travel time back is a penalty itself
TehAmelie: the flavor is X-treme
thraximore: guilt and shame are ever so slightly distinct
Vyous: Another neat flip side is that getting back guilt shards heals you and gives you mana back.
Izandai: katesLol
sing_o_muse: F
silenceaux: incredible
Anubis169: LOL
F1SHOR: benginLol benginLol
RaklarLS: aaaaand reel.
thraximore: for example... you should be ashamed now.
Pteraspidomorphi: Nice
Darleysam: hey highlights
tehcrashxor: !updog
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prince_infidel: Damn!
wench_tacular: spikes, the ultimate nemesis
Anubis169: The guilt persists...
ghostvalv: lrrSPOOP
The_Ninjurai: Are there different weapons and armors in this game?
starlitdiscord: so much guilt
TehAmelie: hmm could you strategically die to leave guilt shards in boss fights?
NicTMagic: somebody clip that
Serpens77: Graham should see the BLOOD HAT sequence
Stoffern: What actually IS a calvary? other than misspelled cavalry?
Anubis169: Nicely done :D
ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa: as someone who is terminally shit at 2d action platformers but loved Salt & Sanctuary and Death's Gambit, I can't wait to be bad at this one too
thraximore: Calvary is a place
DoodlestheGreat: Well, like Graham said...
r10pez10: the sun lag in your eyes
Robot_Bones: Oh I thought that was the tree LUL
Izandai: @Stoffern Golgotha, or Calvary was, according to the Gospels, a site immediately outside Jerusalem's walls where Jesus was crucified.
I_Am_Clockwork: I love hat your sword is called Mea Culpa
Izandai: - Wikipedia
GlennSeto: um...
wildpeaks: in game or in the moonbase ? :D
Stoffern: Thanks Izandai
I_Am_Clockwork: are u ok, tree man?
ContingentCat: yikes
Izandai: @Stoffern np
Anubis169: oh jebus
frostownik: wrenn and sticks
RaklarLS: oh hey, it's saint sebastian
MirandaArqayla: everyone in this game is just having a real good time
Anubis169: Gémino took more than an arrow to the knee there... what in the world...
r10pez10: i mean i'm still fretting
Izandai: "I used to be a sinner like you, but then I took an arrow to the knee."
RaklarLS: it has to be right? he's the one that got arrowed
Vanbael: nobody is ok in this world it seems
therisingtithes_: why are so many of these NPCs so LORGE
TehAmelie: sometimes everybody hurts
Lord_ZYRK: therisingtithes_ because they're so full of sin
Anubis169: to atlantis! manGRY manFIST
GlennSeto: Other than the indulgent animation?
thraximore: This is true
Mysticman89: there is no more adam savidan, only boshy.
justshay99: is LRR planning for PAX South next year?
I_Am_Clockwork: small slide then stops
Vanbael: there's is a little initial slip
Anubis169: ohh that's interesting
I_Am_Clockwork: I much prefer that to wall jumping
TehAmelie: the game makes you count the XP points for each kill manually if you want to track what they're worth. apparently it changes with your guilt too
northos: I read that as "intense" garlic lol
ContingentCat: tasty cave garlic
Vanbael: getting all the herbs and spices
justshay99: that is fantastic news thank you
blackwlf: Garlic, olive oil, rosemary. . . you're making some good pasta sauce.
Anubis169: used for making incense casserole
Anubis169: manYES
RealGamerCow: Trio of Dougs.
RaklarLS: huh, he's self flagellating
TehAmelie: that hole has magnets in it
ContingentCat: welp
TehAmelie: which our giant hat can't escape
I_Am_Clockwork: this game def does the thing where there are areas you can't treverse until you have found an item that unlocks them. Very Castlevania
ContingentCat: !sir
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timiam: !next
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GlennSeto: Fun fact: When I met Gemino, he'd already frozen to death and I never got the quest. o_O
Izandai: There's definitely at least one saint who got his nipples turned into relics.
Anubis169: btw can I point out the beautiful piano in the OST for this game?
timiam: oh damn I didn't see this go live
northos: D:
I_Am_Clockwork: Blasphemous, A game about weaponizing catholic guilt into blood based super powers
theneatestburrito: Yeah, wonderful soundtrack. Love the Spanish guitar, too.
Earthenone: !time
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timiam: Is this a good game? I never know when it's Graham and Alex
TehAmelie: you'll get some item to untie knots would be my guess
havtorn_: I don't know about them having a lot of fun, tbh. What I've heard from the writer makes me think he takes himself _very_ seriously.
I_Am_Clockwork: all while looking rad af
Crad0k: man, i have missed watching the two of you streaming 'normal' games
RockPusher: foxmarFIRE
RaklarLS: bye la llorona
Anubis169: travLIGHT it's lit
timiam: it looks very cool
TehAmelie: the peaks are dead?
VTMonster: This is a very on brand game for Alex
I_Am_Clockwork: or is it where mountains are buried?
I_Am_Clockwork: dead mountains
TehAmelie: good drift
BadAtStuff: "just throw the bodies on the mountain. It'll sort itself out."
GlennSeto: The Penitent One just cries "Harder!" and all the enemies get really uncomfortable.
I_Am_Clockwork: corpsed mountains
Vanbael: shop?
therisingtithes_: don't you need those cage babies for something?
I_Am_Clockwork: ooh darksouls refference ahaead
Anubis169: What're ya buyin'? travBUTT
TehAmelie: you know i always thought it was pronounced penichent
Aztren: Strangah
GlennSeto: @I_Am_Clockwork I thought it was one too!
Anubis169: hobbT What're ya sellin'?
Homarid_Strike_The_Power: This voice is giving me flashbacks to the Witch in the first Diablo game.
r10pez10: 'one candleabra pls' *begins crying*
RaklarLS: def +
I_Am_Clockwork: Praise the Darksouls!
RealGamerCow: I hope Alex beats a boss while GTraham is there, so he can se the helmet of blood
GlennSeto: It totally is.
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northos: seems legit
TehAmelie: yeeah lets get embered
thraximore: She's already blind
Vanbael: that's a beautiful reference
Izandai: I do so like a game that wears its influences on its sleeve.
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I_Am_Clockwork: it lets you see healthbars
Metric_Furlong: she has a definite 'Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler' vibe
silenceaux: "The vital essence of enemies"
Vanbael: why are you carrying around a uvula?
I_Am_Clockwork: the bridal thing is a quest item I think?
Izandai: @Vanbael Why wouldn't we be carrying around a uvula?
I_Am_Clockwork: I haven't found a use for it yet, but I'm a horder, and jut hoover up whatever items I find
Nenluen: it appears to be a child in that cage... o_O
Anubis169: Vanbael: We just found it somewhere :)
Lord_ZYRK: Vanbael because it was there
Izandai: They're either cherubs or puttos.
Homarid_Strike_The_Power: Cage Baby Collectibles.
theneatestburrito: Beanie Babies! They're collectible.
RaklarLS: the elevator looks like the top part of a reliquary
r10pez10: i always find it funny that in ancient lands all the mechanisms work perfectly
I_Am_Clockwork: its a ring of sacrifice
I_Am_Clockwork: once use no guilt on dying
TehAmelie: is it the only bead in the world that's never been inside someone?
r10pez10: discomfort, amelie
silenceaux: I have a guess. It's something Nice, but not blessed or sacred in any way.
I_Am_Clockwork: shortcuts!
Izandai: Shortcuts!
RaklarLS: that's a big shortcut :o
richard_ermen: The shortest cut!
morgoth_bauglyr: skylevator
I_Am_Clockwork: thank you mysterious coffee hand!
r10pez10: the elevator to the sky of albero
thraximore: Seriously, this town music sounds so much like Tristram's theme
TehAmelie: coffee is now "incense garlic"
snowcookies: !findquote shortcut
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Vanbael: Would finishing the game without buying an indulgence be called 'Pulling a Martin Luther'?
RealGamerCow: I'm guessing you get a ranged weapon at some point
northos: Doom Metal AF
GlennSeto: Maybe a Play It Forward of this would be fun?
frostownik: there's a ranged skill on the tree
RaklarLS: no, Martin Luther is a protestant.
r10pez10: i might get this game
blackwlf: Just like in real church!
blackwlf: Oh hey, can you get that baby now?
Vanbael: oh yeah, that baby is right there
Driosenth: can you attack the cage baby when you are riding the elevator down?
RaklarLS: what do the babies do?
I_Am_Clockwork: ah but does it buy forgiveness? or merely alleviate the feeling of guilt that one feels?
Izandai: @RaklarLS Yes. He was in fact the first Protestant. Because he opposed, among other things, the selling of indulgences.
TehAmelie: is a deathless run just "literal Jesus"? case you're completely free from sin and stuff
GlennSeto: You're stuck in place during elevator rides.
blackwlf: Oh, equip your sword heart thing?
therisingtithes_: wait, did I see the map correctly? I think you still have guilt markers in the world? if so, neat
ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa: a "literal Jesus" run allows 1 death
I_Am_Clockwork: "sure I'm a murderous heretic, but I payed some money to a statue, so it's all good right?"
TehAmelie: of course
frostownik: you also get cash from smash now
RaklarLS: @Izandai yes, i meant it in the way that this game is aggressively catholic and spanish, so protestants would be a big no no haha
TehAmelie: but then you have to stop for 3 days
ContingentCat: @Vanbael I hope not doing indulgences can be called a protestant run
Vanbael: @ContingentCat perfect
havtorn_: So, not to be that guy, but... what's the plot here? What is our guy trying to do?
RaklarLS: no upgrades would definitely be a franciscan run though.
silenceaux: Booooones
TehAmelie: i think he wants to kill monsters to put their blood in his helmet
Serpens77: He's trying to do a penance
TehAmelie: it's unclear
Serpens77: he's the Penitent One
havtorn_: Yeah, that's about as much as I got as well
BrowneePoints: Good parallax is so good
thraximore: Whoops
silenceaux: wow splode
Izandai: oh
GlennSeto: He one-shots you.
flyingdelorion: Oofa doofa
Amentur: lrrCOW
GlennSeto: It's really not that explicit. I'm two bosses in and the character's motivation or objective are still vague at best.
I_Am_Clockwork: The Penitent man shall pass lrrBEEJ
lobiax: Story isn't always needed in a game
GlennSeto: Nah, if the plot amounts to anything, it's a nice bonus.
EndPixel5: what's the empty gauge?
Vanbael: is it a holy quest or a sacrilege quest in the end? we don't know so far
frostownik: you've unlocked some bling for the sword?
lobiax: no story is preferable to a bad story usually too
RaklarLS: wasn't there supposed to be a soul ghost thing therE?
silenceaux: Did you not leave a guilt ghost...? Odd.
seantheman2: what are we talking about here? I just got here
GlennSeto: The setting is very engrossing so far.
Vanbael: I feel like the lore in this game is good though, has a fair amount of depht
I_Am_Clockwork: The story in this game is one of my favorite kind. It meshes well with the art and gameplay mechanics, and encourages you to explore dark corners of the world and pay atention to already interesting art
markvd: but why the hat
TehAmelie: nothing makes sense but everything seems to mean something. which i'vee hard is how schizophrenia can feel
VTMonster: Everybody B hoppin
Vanbael: why not the hat?
ThirtyCubicFeetOfSalsa: DS1 being light on story worked because you were just some schmuck who fell into the whole thing by chance - a point I feel a lot of games citing it as inspiration (including 2 and 3) forget to account for
alphaman_: What are you playing on?
I_Am_Clockwork: it's used to connect already good parts of the game together without getting in the way of those pieces
RaklarLS: markvd look for pictures of the holy week in madrid or seville
GlennSeto: @TehAmelie That's disturbing, but also strangely apt for this world.
oyleslyck: RIP
I_Am_Clockwork: you have juked yourself
Amentur: Again no guilt from dying?
Kamotetop: Are we up to no good?
markvd: hmm.. some of those images are... kinda worrying
I_Am_Clockwork: @Amentur it's one of his Rosary items
Amentur: Ah
GlennSeto: Does the pearl just erase the guilt mechanic?
havtorn_: I guess I'm in the minority here for wanting some kind of motivation, but I probably would have stopped playing by now if it was just me, tbh.
silenceaux: Oh that's neat. I was sure it was another item to give to the salty foot washerman
aesir_blade: is it still there?
RaklarLS: @markvd now you know where the pointy hat comes from though
lobiax: those ripostes looked really satisfying
RaklarLS: is there a backstab mechanic?
I_Am_Clockwork: @RaklarLS no
silenceaux: Eh, if the Pearl actually does something already I wouldn't bother with a visit. I think he just makes ordinary item rewards into something special.
I_Am_Clockwork: well, there are some enemies who are armored from certain directions, but not an explicit "Backstab" mechanic like in Darksouls et al
silenceaux: *mundane items
GlennSeto: Is he ok?
Despoiler98: Nemesis
RaklarLS: so wait, we want to excommunicate everything?
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EndPixel5: what was he carrying a giant ltlle bell?
GlennSeto: How would you even do that, excommunicate everything?
Elaro_56: Hello Alex!
WasntFuzzyWuzzy: @GlennSeto Wouldn't that just be leaving to start your own religion?
Amentur: Put up a giant sign 'No you!"
RaklarLS: end religion i guesS?
Ba_Dum_Tish: Excommunicated ALL the things
Ba_Dum_Tish: then create your own religion with blackjack
GlennSeto: Or sever everyone's connection from the divine.
CataclysmicReverb: Music's giving me some good dead cells vibes
I_Am_Clockwork: the music in this game is quite good
RaklarLS: oh hey, more pointy hats
MechaKuuga: @LoadingReadyRun I just realized the spikes were coming out of floating platforms in that last room... how that work?
GlennSeto: @MechaKuuga God works in mysterious ways?
TehAmelie: a wizard did it
I_Am_Clockwork: Holy power of the Zoomies!
Kamotetop: Are your magic like hymns and songs here?
TehAmelie: is that a ghost pope?
frostownik: that's Daretti
I_Am_Clockwork: Prayers @Kamotetop
Akaiatana: He's swinging his sword at an incredible wraith!
GlennSeto: Nah, a ghost bishop at most.
RaklarLS: papa emeritus?
I_Am_Clockwork: each Prayer has the actual prayer in it's lore tab
I_Am_Clockwork: because this game is never not asthetic af
Lord_ZYRK: Just find a potion seller and ask for their strongest potion
Kamotetop: Thank you
IsThis___Art: !next
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GlennSeto: @RaklarLS Right, one of those actually exists right now.
I_Am_Clockwork: it's for the door that's locked back in the veeeery starting area
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I_Am_Clockwork: it unlockese one of the mobility relics
Akaiatana: What a financial moss
silenceaux: Seems like it'll be useful sooner or later.
r10pez10: buyer's remoss
GlennSeto: If those were death spikes, my controller would be in two different places by now.
RaklarLS: definitely a cardinal
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TehAmelie: talk about a high horse
the_bus_stirs: this game balls out of control
GlennSeto: @TehAmelie Thematically fitting, they can't do much to you when you're not beneath them.
migelino164: I saw this game in my recommended lists and wasn't sure about it, though it looks pretty sweet
I_Am_Clockwork: Cardinal Polearm meat Bishop Billhook
Vanbael: dawww
Myrdin90: oof
SquareDotCube: got poped to death
Akaiatana: I appreciate that the candle holders havean actualk skullet
GlennSeto: Your first spell is actually really good in that room.
RaklarLS: can't you hit the holy ghost projectiles?
GlennSeto: Buy you a coke, pope?
EndPixel5: short hop double slice
I_Am_Clockwork: oooh you have guilt now
I_Am_Clockwork: something has changed
silenceaux: Okay, but is _that_ a Madoka reference
GlennSeto: I wonder if you can fix it or if it has other uses now.
RaklarLS: oh, it's like the curse stones from the other games
TehAmelie: no protection against sin is forever eh
therisingtithes_: I think it has another use in this state but can't be sure
silenceaux: I would guess you could pay to refresh it at an absolutement statue. But again, a guess.
GlennSeto: If nothing else, you can probably drop it at an inn to reenact the opening cutscene of Diablo 2.
VTMonster: WOW
wujo444: this game is quite charming
RaklarLS: the hair swaying on those candelabra skulls is amazing
I_Am_Clockwork: boss herald! She shows up near boss rooms
r10pez10: is this the sister?
GlennSeto: Do you want advise?
RealGamerCow: Her voice sounds familiar
Teangeolai: What a great accent
RaklarLS: ghost assist?
Amentur: Odd asking that if you're not sure what the task is
MechaKuuga: So what is the Miracle again?
EndPixel5: I thought she was chained to the pillar for a sec there
I_Am_Clockwork: @Amentur it will become apparent shortly XD
I_Am_Clockwork: oh he so maaaaad
GlennSeto: @MechaKuuga I think their term for god or the divine.
Stripe_dog: Sick
RaklarLS: hah!
CataclysmicReverb: Ten pie dad?
SurfingTheEutectic: Knowing nothing about the game, I assume you get a different ending for never accepting boss help?
Pseudonymn: Ten pie dad.
v_nome: Dad has ten pies!
I_Am_Clockwork: lrrEFF I love this enemy design
RaklarLS: "have mercy"
RaklarLS: that's what it translates to
Vanbael: I've see him on a metal album cover before
I_Am_Clockwork: Leshens are one of my favorite folklore monsters
TheOldBadger: "How many pie dad?"
NightValien28: piedad
GlennSeto: "One of them days, dad ate ten whole pies for dinner ... that's what gluttony gets ya, kids."
flyingdelorion: Graham was right, this game is metal to the bone! Awesome!
Wicker_Knight: so, is he the Ten Peaces, or the Ten Feet?
EndPixel5: oh yeah? well my dad has eleven pies!
Baldrash: I swear he's doing a John Cena "You Can't See Me" when you heal.
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BrightstormRising: You appear to be fighting JarJar?
Mivair: Noice
I_Am_Clockwork: easy peasy
Akaiatana: Did it for the vine!
CataclysmicReverb: Now you get NO pies, dad!
GlennSeto: pro gamer
BrowneePoints: Those are crucifixion nails in it?
Mivair: Piedad stood no chance
Myrdin90: ez pz
Amentur: Oh I know that much I_Am_Clockwork, but without metaknowledge of hey it's boss time the question just gets a no *shrug*
Serpens77: benginTry
RaklarLS: eternal requiem? what?
space_turbulence: Weeeeeeee first try!!!
aesir_blade: Is that hurdy-gurdy music i hear in the soundtrack?
lilyoswald: ooh bonus
BrowneePoints: @RaklarLS "she who brings eternal rest"
RaklarLS: it's a wave of sin!
GorgonsMind: this looks... fine. No problems here.
GlennSeto: Oh look, it's the great wave of Okinawa.
r10pez10: he napp
I_Am_Clockwork: welcome to Body Wave, may I take your order
SurfingTheEutectic: hi!
silenceaux: well hello then
Myrdin90: wtf
northos: katesSir
kumatsu: homie partied hard last night
havtorn_: Zardoz!
starlitdiscord: oh hello
r10pez10: HAHA
I_Am_Clockwork: Scary Goldm'n
VTMonster: That guy...
I_Am_Clockwork: Such a good actor
BurgundyEagle: show me what you got
SquareDotCube: This is a real facemelter
VTMonster: sergeHolyMoly
r10pez10: WHAT body
I_Am_Clockwork: lrrEFF the designs in this game are sooo gooood
GlennSeto: "Actually it's pronounced pie-us..."
MechaKuuga: is it PIE-OUS?
TheOldBadger: Pee-us? Not Pie-us?
therisingtithes_: that's not how that word's pronounced?
tehlordofelves: did that thing just say "pee-us"?
TheOldBadger: Okay. Glad it's not just me
BrowneePoints: it's Pie-us
I_Am_Clockwork: It may be the spanish or latin pronuciation
BrowneePoints: just like Piedad is Pie-uh-dad (like piety)
GlennSeto: The again, his face was slathered in yellow liquid, so pee-us might be correct after all.
MechaKuuga: Sure are a lot of Giant Bishops/Priests up in this game
havtorn_: It was pretty humiliating for Piedad
Mivair: 1 down, 2 to go!
Blasteg: is that... to do list?
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SilentOptimist: what was that about prostate?
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lilyoswald: are we sure the priests are giant, are we just small?
I_Am_Clockwork: yeah, don't Prostate yourself before god, it's likely to end with a smiting
GlennSeto: They put a finger in to check your level of piety.
I_Am_Clockwork: ya know... unless god's into that
silenceaux: Do you need to use the magic door to unlock it or just look at it
RaklarLS: skulls with skullets
RealGamerCow: Prostrate Potentate Prostates sounds like a QWRP sponsor
GlennSeto: @silenceaux Excellent question.
MythosMagic: !advice
LRRbot: Just jam it in there.
GlennSeto: Good advice.
MythosMagic: Indeed
SilentOptimist: lrrbot on point, as always
CataclysmicReverb: @RealGamerCow They're good for posterity!
EricTheOrange: how goes self loathing the game?
Amentur: !badadvice
LRRbot: Have you tried turning it off?
wynternyghtynggale: !bad advise
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GorgonsMind: Clearly the solution to all these problems is more blood
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I_Am_Clockwork: LRL tonight, get hyped!
Vyous: Thanks so much for streaming this Alex!
RockPusher: Thank you Alex - take care out there lrrHEART
EricTheOrange: time for shanans. AGAIN!
Darleysam: bunch of fun watching this, so more would be grand!
silenceaux: Thank for strem
I_Am_Clockwork: thanks for the stream Alex!
wynternyghtynggale: lrrDARK
Vanbael: oh that thing, gonna hang around then!
GlennSeto: Thanks for the stream!
Amentur: See you later Alex lrrHEART
Baldrash: Thanks for the bonus stream Alex!
SilentOptimist: see yall in an hour
EJGRgunner: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: LoadingReadyLIVE at Sat 06:00 PM PDT (58m from now).
Vanbael: adding that game to my wishlist
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Lynks_9: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: LoadingReadyLIVE at Sat 06:00 PM PDT (57m from now).
r10pez10: this chat will remain humming in the meantime
kassy_13: !next
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Anaerin: Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm........
sekunder: bzzzzzzzzzzz
NightValien28: hmmmmmmm
midday_rendelnep: wub wub wub wub wub wub wub wub
RassilonDND: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: LoadingReadyLIVE at Sat 06:00 PM PDT (52m from now).
midday_rendelnep: wub wub wub wub *bang* hmmmmmmmmmmm
Juliamon: lotta Minecraft villagers in here
Anaerin: Well, r10pez10 did say chat would remain humming...
midday_rendelnep: that's actually my impression of my computer fan
r10pez10: matt wubbins
Anaerin: midday_rendelnep Your bearings are shot, you shuold replace that fan.
Juliamon: lrrFRUMP
Juliamon: It's not often I get occasion to use that emote twice in one day!
midday_rendelnep: I probably need to replace the whole thing... My PC has a graphics card that more DVI plugs than other formats