Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

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Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby Urobolos » Wed May 04, 2016 5:55 pm

http://imgur.com/gallery/zyhZGsD

I haven't played Dark Souls 3 yet (no spoilers please) but I came across this .gif on imgur, anyone else think that thing looks like it could be a lesser finger horror or influenced by it?
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Re: Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby Synch » Thu May 05, 2016 4:13 am

Looks more like a giant Facehugger from Aliens than Mr Fingers.
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Re: Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby RocketScientist » Thu May 05, 2016 10:18 pm

I don't know, but I'm throwing that thing in the dumpster with #teamnope. :shudder:
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Re: Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby Like-A-Horse » Mon May 23, 2016 11:47 pm

Saw this guy couple days ago. He surely isn't a reference to Goblins, but he does look similar. It's because people from From Software changed their attitude towards enemy concepts after Bloodborne. Speaking plainly - the sicker the design, the better.

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Re: Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby Urobolos » Wed May 25, 2016 7:37 am

The souls games have always been heavily influenced by Berserk. Bloodborne was a lot of Brotherhood of the Wolf aesthetic coupled with a healthy dose of Lovecraft mythos. I haven't had a chance to pick up DS3 yet myself, but I'm looking forward to seeing what they've incorporated from the lessons learned in Bloodborne.
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Re: Possible (unlikely) Goblins Reference in DS3?

Postby Like-A-Horse » Wed May 25, 2016 9:53 am

Well, it sure makes you adopt this face every time you face an opponent, even those (mostly... kind of... vaguely...) humanoid.

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