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kvn
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(05-10-2013, 11:01 AM)
http://darksouls.fromsoftware.jp/online/

There's a new announcement on the official dark souls page that a new patch (1.09) will be delivered soon to flix the flickering problems.

edit:
Should have said that it's for the PS3 version.

Fucking finally.
Dictator93
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(05-10-2013, 11:02 AM)
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I beat the game on PC with Durante mod and do not remember any flickering.
Did it manifest only in console versions? Or just in specific areas?
kvn
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(05-10-2013, 11:04 AM)
It's a PS3 exclusive feature which came up (again) last Monday.
deddonpachi
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(05-10-2013, 11:21 AM)
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nice! pvp with invisible spells was horror
Panipal2009
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(05-10-2013, 11:25 AM)
Probably an attempt to do away with that new game-breaking exploit (not the BB glitch).
SixFourMike
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(05-10-2013, 11:27 AM)

Originally Posted by Panipal2009

Probably an attempt to do away with that new game-breaking exploit (not the BB glitch).

New exploit, you say? I'm not familiar.
Birathen
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(05-10-2013, 11:29 AM)
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Oh, I thought it was just on mine, that something got messed up after I installed the expansion. Cool, then I can finally continue playing.
john tv
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(05-10-2013, 12:04 PM)
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How the heck has it taken this long and it's STILL not fixed?
Seance
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(05-10-2013, 12:06 PM)

Originally Posted by kvn

It's a PS3 exclusive feature

No fair, PC still getting shafted even now.
I'm an expert
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(05-10-2013, 12:06 PM)
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This is a newly introduced bug with last week's patch. Was not there prior (minus launch).
Lost Fragment
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(05-10-2013, 12:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Panipal2009

Probably an attempt to do away with that new game-breaking exploit (not the BB glitch).

You mean the one they fixed in 1.08 that fucked up the particle effects that led to them having to do a 1.09 a few weeks later?
Seance
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(05-10-2013, 12:23 PM)

Originally Posted by Lost Fragment

You mean the one they fixed in 1.08 that fucked up the particle effects that led to them having to do a 1.09 a few weeks later?

Mega mule? Though i'm not sure if that can be "patched out". It's no glitch.
KennyLinder
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(05-10-2013, 06:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seance

Mega mule? Though i'm not sure if that can be "patched out". It's no glitch.


What is it?
MoonsaultSlayer
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(05-10-2013, 08:00 PM)
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It's funny because this hadn't happened to me, but I read a post about it in the Dark Souls OT a couple weeks back and was glad it wasn't happening to me. Then I booted it up the other day and *flicka. Glad a fix is coming. I'm sure there would have been backlash come DS2 time how From don't support or fix their games.
S0N0S
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(05-10-2013, 08:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seance

Mega mule? Though i'm not sure if that can be "patched out". It's no glitch.

Not mega mule, which is more recent, but it was a hack akin to Demon's Souls soul suck. This was was a save-breaking exploit/hack and, IIRC, a remnant from Demon's Souls which allowed one player to essentially "level-down" another. Unlike DeS, the Dark Souls exploit only harmed your stats and not your soul level. Any victims of this would be stuck with a broken character, as you would be forever handicapped compared to every other player at that soullevel.

A critical issue if it spread outside of Japan, to say the least, so I'm glad they not only fixed it(on 360, PS3, and PC) but they also followed up to fix the fix on PS3.
AlucardGV
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(05-10-2013, 08:17 PM)
flickering? nerf that dark magic, from!
Persona7
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(05-10-2013, 08:18 PM)

Originally Posted by worldrevolution

This is a newly introduced bug with last week's patch. Was not there prior (minus launch).

I thought this bug was there when the DLC came out
Ashler
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(05-10-2013, 11:53 PM)
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Jesus christ, not a moment too soon. Dealing with gankers with dark magic in the forestvis bad enough. Not being able to see it makes it impossible to play.
KennyLinder
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(05-11-2013, 06:34 PM)
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Sorry to bump without patch news, but I looked into what Mega Mule was and found this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbY0sW6H9X4


THE FUCK?!

So, it's a totally hacked save file? Thats crazy! Could be fun to play about with, but I would imagine people are going into SL1 PVP and causing major headaches for other users.

LOL at the Soul count though :D
Sub_Level
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(05-11-2013, 06:45 PM)
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Just beat it for the first time last night. Such a great game. Moving on to Demon's Souls next.
Forceatowulf
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(05-11-2013, 07:34 PM)
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So glad this is finally being fixed. This game was crack to my system and then it went all Bathesda on me. ugh

In the end though, I would have never bought Dragons Dogma had it not crapped out on me.. so maybe this was one of those good problems.
Psycho_Mantis
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(05-11-2013, 07:39 PM)
OMG I thought I fucked up my copy because I did not exit before quitting the game. Made the game unplayable for me. Glad they are fixing it though. A bit too late sadly. I playing DD now.
Kallor
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(05-11-2013, 07:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sub_Level

Just beat it for the first time last night. Such a great game. Moving on to Demon's Souls next.

I want to watch.
AlexBasch
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(05-11-2013, 07:43 PM)
Good thing they're fixing this so (relatively) fast. I haven't been enjoying Dark Souls that much and having that shit as soon I entered Blighttown didn't help either.

I even started my third playthrough of DeS instead, lol.
Violater
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(05-11-2013, 07:48 PM)
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I just beat demon's had beat dark before now I'm not sure if I should NG+ one of them, go through my backlog or get Dragons Dogma
Backfoggen
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(05-11-2013, 07:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by KennyLinder

Sorry to bump without patch news, but I looked into what Mega Mule was and found this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbY0sW6H9X4


THE FUCK?!

So, it's a totally hacked save file? Thats crazy! Could be fun to play about with, but I would imagine people are going into SL1 PVP and causing major headaches for other users.

LOL at the Soul count though :D

I hope they start encrypting the save games with Dark Souls 2.
Baldwin_the_First
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(05-11-2013, 07:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Violater

I just beat demon's had beat dark before now I'm not sure if I should NG+ one of them, go through my backlog or get Dragons Dogma

Dragon's Dogma was only good for me since I had that big urge to play a current gen Berserk game. It doesn't come close to the Souls games but it is still relatively good.

I'm still waiting for a awesome Berserk game though.
H_Prestige
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(05-11-2013, 07:53 PM)

Originally Posted by KennyLinder

Sorry to bump without patch news, but I looked into what Mega Mule was and found this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbY0sW6H9X4


THE FUCK?!

So, it's a totally hacked save file? Thats crazy! Could be fun to play about with, but I would imagine people are going into SL1 PVP and causing major headaches for other users.

LOL at the Soul count though :D

I think I'm gonna try this today. As long as you use a different profile/account your original saves will be untouched. Should be fun to try out some new builds.
KennyLinder
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(05-11-2013, 07:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by H_Prestige

I think I'm gonna try this today. As long as you use a different profile/account your original saves will be untouched. Should be fun to try out some new builds.

Definitely untouched? Would love to give it a go for a laugh!
jimi_dini
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(05-11-2013, 08:01 PM)

Originally Posted by Backfoggen

I hope they start encrypting the save games with Dark Souls 2.

I guess it's encrypted - it's at least normally not accessible and definitely encrypted on harddrive. But thanks to custom firmware and all the hacks, the keys are known. Normally you wouldn't even be able to backup your save file except to PSN+ servers. Which means noone except Sony and the developers would have raw access to Demon's/Dark Souls save data. And PS3 harddrives are definitely encrypted - even per system.

So you can indirectly thank that Geo-rapper for all of this.
Violater
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(05-11-2013, 10:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by KennyLinder

Sorry to bump without patch news, but I looked into what Mega Mule was and found this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbY0sW6H9X4


THE FUCK?!

So, it's a totally hacked save file? Thats crazy! Could be fun to play about with, but I would imagine people are going into SL1 PVP and causing major headaches for other users.

LOL at the Soul count though :D

Ohh boy.
Game broken now and wtf at the flickering in the game how did this happen.
Ok I thought one shotting a black knight would be more fun.
KennyLinder
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(05-12-2013, 10:41 AM)
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I tried this out last night with a new user account on my PS3 and it did indeed work. It was funny for 5 minutes scrolling up to 99 on VIT etc and looking at all of the items in the game, but it really would take the fun out of the game if you were to play it like that.
zerokoolpsx
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(05-12-2013, 10:53 AM)
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Glad From is finally patching the flickering issue again. Had no idea about the deleveling glitch though, but I have heard of the mega mule. Even Undead Burg isn't safe at very low levels anymore.

Its fun to test every possible build out there for a while at least.
Bboy AJ
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(05-12-2013, 11:08 AM)
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Fucking finally. This glitch has been the bane of my existence.
sublimit
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(05-12-2013, 10:04 PM)
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So when is the patch coming?is it this month?
Ghazi
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(05-12-2013, 10:13 PM)
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So this is not an issue on the 360? I'm clear to buy the DLC for that too without any issues?
Bboy AJ
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(05-12-2013, 10:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by sublimit

So when is the patch coming?is it this month?

Yeah, when? I can't see item drops and any enemy that uses fire or any glowing magic is difficult. What a pain.
sublimit
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(05-12-2013, 10:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bboy AJ

Yeah, when? I can't see item drops and any enemy that uses fire or any glowing magic is difficult. What a pain.

Yup.It's really bad. :/
TheSeks
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(05-12-2013, 10:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by DJ Ghazi

So this is not an issue on the 360? I'm clear to buy the DLC for that too without any issues?

The DLC on PS3 is fine. The issue is that the message textures will flicker. It's nothing game-breaking.

Edit: Ah, it seems some aren't able to see drops. Yeah that's gamebreaking. But the DLC files aren't the problem. It's something with the patch from 1.07 to 1.08
sublimit
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(05-12-2013, 10:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheSeks

The DLC on PS3 is fine. The issue is that the message textures will flicker. It's nothing game-breaking.

Edit: Ah, it seems some aren't able to see drops. Yeah that's gamebreaking. But the DLC files aren't the problem. It's something with the patch from 1.07 to 1.08

Fire seems to disappear as well.
Bboy AJ
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(05-12-2013, 10:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by sublimit

Fire seems to disappear as well.

Yup. And game hints, summon signs. You and I got screwed. Anything that glows, basically. It's not gamebreaking but it is game frustrating. I have slowed my play because I can't see items. I'm going to go through the Painted World all over again because who knows what I missed.
Kazerei
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(05-12-2013, 10:43 PM)
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I'm glad they're still supporting the game by working on patches, but I really wish this was fixed sooner (or not introduced at all).
Kwixotik
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(05-12-2013, 10:45 PM)
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I'm in the depths right now and the game is unplayable. Invisible curse clouds everywhere
sublimit
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(05-12-2013, 10:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

I'm glad they're still supporting the game by working on patches, but I really wish this was fixed sooner.

This wasn't an issue before...from what i understand a previous patch triggered this bug.
Master_Funk
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(05-12-2013, 10:45 PM)
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Finding quelaag very difficult to beat because the lava keeps on flickering on and off. Dying over and over from invisible lava !
Red Liquorice
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(05-12-2013, 10:48 PM)
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It's only when you play online, offline it doesn't happen. But glad they're fixing it so soon (again).

The megamule save really hasn't changed much, you still got low level invaders using end game gear, it just made it quicker to do so. The real purpose of the save hack is to make new builds for PvP quickly.

If you use all the souls in the counter you can have an instant approx SL620 character. I tried that for fun a couple of weeks back and was surpised to get instantly invaded in the Burg, I had no idea there would be so much action at that high a level.
TheSeks
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(05-12-2013, 10:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Red Liquorice

If you use all the souls in the counter you can have an instant approx SL620 character. I tried that for fun a couple of weeks back and was surpised to get instantly invaded in the Burg, I had no idea there would be so much action at that high a level.

There wasn't when I abused that 1.05 Dragonhead glitch with that 10K soul item to level up for shits and giggles (and to blow through for Platinum). It seems the Mega Mule file must've done that since people didn't want to lose that many souls.
ekim
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(05-14-2013, 05:06 PM)
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TheJollyCorner
(05-14-2013, 05:08 PM)
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oh good. Glad it wasn't just me (thought my PS3 was shitting out on me).


Man... playing through Blighttown with that flickering problem was a goddamn nightmare. :/

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