Dark Souls Full Play | Episode 18 – Iron Golems Don’t Like Lightning

Iron Golems and Lightning just don’t mix.  Who would’ve guessed?  In this episode I take on the Iron Golem as he attempts to block the way to Anor Londo and ultimately fails.

As I keep moving forward in this game, I continue to be filled with a very deep satisfaction of my progress.  I know it’s just a game, but as the game is very difficult, when you are able to make a lot of progress it all feels a lot more rewarding.  Situations and fights that would have meant instant death for me before, are now becoming easier and common place.  Sure, there are still some very difficult parts, but I feel like I have the tools necessary to continue and succeed.  This kind of feeling is definitely a tad bit different than other games that I play, so it’s very refreshing to go through this and document it.

The concept of the full game playthrough is that a new video will be uploaded every weekday, Monday thru Friday. I will continue to do this until I have beaten the game in question. For my first time out, a poll was administered on our Facebook Page, and our fans determined that I would be playing the punishing, but entertaining game, Dark Souls.

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Here are some of the highlights of Episode 18.

  • Boss Fight: Iron Golem | 00:25
  • Death: Overhead axe smash to the head | 02:20
  • Boss Fight: Iron Golem | 04:35
  • Death: Only a pixel of life left and rolled off the platform | 07:45
  • Boss Fight: Iron Golem | 10:10
  • Gameplay: Golem destroyed, on our way to Anor Londo | 13:25
  • Gameplay: Wait these giant guards are NORMAL enemies here? | 16:00
  • Gameplay: New woman to improve your Estus Flasks | 17:15
  • Gameplay: Fighting giant guards and mimics | 19:50
  • WTF?!: The noise that a mimic makes is nightmare worthy! | 22:40
  • Gameplay: Area that requires the Lordvessel | 24:45
  • Gameplay: Off to explore more of Anor Londo | 26:30
  • Mini-Boss Fight: Gargoyle | 27:25
  • Gameplay: Going to level up and rest up | 30:50

Dark Souls Full Play Checklist

Total Deaths for Dark Souls Full Play: 51

Major Tasks

  • Leave the Asylum
  • Ring the First Bell
  • Ring the Second Bell
  • Survive Sen’s Fortress
  • Return to the Asylum
  • Enter the Painted World
  • Acquire the Lordvessel
  • Defeat Gwyn

Major Bosses

  • Asylum Demon
  • Taurus Demon
  • Bell Gargoyle
  • Capra Demon
  • Moonlight Butterfly
  • Gaping Dragon
  • Chaos Witch Quelaag
  • Ceaseless Discharge
  • Centipede Demon
  • Stray Demon
  • Great Grey Wolf Sif
  • Pinwheel
  • Iron Golem
  • Crossbreed Priscilla
  • Ornstein and Smough
  • Dark Sun Gwyndolin
  • Four Kings
  • Demon Firesage
  • The Bed of Chaos
  • Seath The Scaleless
  • Nito
  • Gwyn Lord of Cinder

Mini Bosses

  • Armored Boar
  • Black Hydra
  • Black Phantom
  • Butcher (2 of 2)
  • Giant Cat (3 of 3)
  • Giant Rat
  • Golden Crystal Golem
  • Havel The Rock
  • Hydra
  • Parasitic Wall Hugger
  • Ricard the Archer
  • The Black Knight (5 of 7)
  • The Bridge Wyvern
  • The Channeler (2 of 3)
  • The Tower Knight
  • Titanite Demon
  • Undead Dragon

Joseph Valenti

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