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The WORST Elden Ring Hot Takes

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  • The Act Man
    The Act Man  5 개월 전 +3015

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    I found some of The WORST Elden Ring Hot Takes and I'm going to make fun of them for your amusement. ENJOY!!
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    • Lex Luther S
      Lex Luther S 개월 전

      Quantum TV is someone that would call god hand shit because it's graphics and brutally hard instead of the absolute masterpiece we lost to time.

    • Problem?Let's talk!~No?Let's chat!
      Problem?Let's talk!~No?Let's chat! 개월 전

      As sb. who got the chance to play elden ring on my friends xbox recently (he was far in the gane btw.) I actually menaged to end the boss who'd been giving him major problems and he never menaged to beat...I menafed to end the boss on 7th try and man...that shit was great af.

    • AaronTheAmazing
      AaronTheAmazing 개월 전

      @John Diaz True Honestly im a developer and i loved the game so much i decided to make something inspired by it.

    • John Diaz
      John Diaz 개월 전

      You can always tell when they've made something up to be mad about because the devs didn't submit to the whining of communists.

    • AaronTheAmazing
      AaronTheAmazing 개월 전

      i was inspired by elden ring and loved looking at vids of it so instead of being jealous i just tried to make something inspired

  • Schpit
    Schpit 5 개월 전 +15977

    Quantum is exactly the type of person ubisoft makes its games for.

    • Zion Zix
      Zion Zix 13 일 전

      I hope they don't want him

    • LoV.2.G
      LoV.2.G 25 일 전

      you just burn the whole village XD

    • Krypyic
      Krypyic 28 일 전

      never heard such an effective insult

  • Richard
    Richard 개월 전 +266

    The fact that quantum's entire career got literally destroyed because his take was THAT BAD speaks a volume and a half.

    • Vespene Gas
      Vespene Gas 6 일 전 +3

      @Youhavetoguessit It was like watching "Man digging his own grave live". I'm still not sure what outcome was supposed to be according to keikaku...

    • Vespene Gas
      Vespene Gas 15 일 전 +21

      Quantum's content wasn't made for everyone so it shouldn't have been made at all

  • Couchside Commentary
    Couchside Commentary 2 개월 전 +900

    The "This game is bad because I died a lot" arguement is hilarious.
    Imagine back in 1997 if everyone just said "Oddworld is awful man, all you do is die."

    • Charles Ray
      Charles Ray 7 일 전

      Oddworld was also a puzzle type of game with a certain rhythm to it. And its definitely a far cry different than any souls game, so I really do not get the point here.

    • Chuky Uniqul
      Chuky Uniqul 9 일 전

      @ZeeHero you ever went back and played smb or smb3? I have with smb3. And thank fuck I grew up with them cuz its controls feel very unintuitive to modern sensibilities, took me a while to dust off the skills. It's still got a wonderful feeling of going on a journey and adventure, mind, but that's besides the point. We're used to platforming where the skill comes from inputting commands quickly and well timed with proper response, thinking of celeste and ori primarily. Back then you had to think out and feel your commands and use finesse rather than raw reflexes. Different skills, comparable difficulty.

    • JRLM
      JRLM 9 일 전

      i gave the game a few hundred hours... Didnt like it. I wanted to like it but the way the story is told... i couldn't finish it. Fromsoft games are just not for me. the fact that it sold all these millions of copys dont mean a thing to me. Call of duty sells billions of copys and i never liked it.

  • ChrisMania
    ChrisMania 2 개월 전 +597

    My ten year old son has recently started playing it after watching me and deciding it's the coolest looking thing he's ever seen. It took him a while to get a grip with the From way, but watching it click for him and see him start to GIT GUD was a super proud parenting moment.
    The first major wall he hit was (as I'm sure it was for many) against Margit. Did he trash the game? Blame his many, many deaths on the controls or the design philosophy? No. He immediately started watching other videos on how to overcome this monster. He researched, he trained, he died again and again. And then, he did it. He felled him. I was in the kitchen making coffee and I heard the unmistakable sound of triumph. He fucked Margit up and he felt good about it. Now, he's in Haligtree, fast approaching Malenia.
    This kid is 10 and was able to look past his failures and learn from his mistakes and appreciate the masterpiece that it is.
    My point is... I'm not even sure. I just wanted to voice my proudness. And possibly implicate that my son is more man than some of these reviewers.

    • Grant Bauman
      Grant Bauman 일 전

      Absolutely hilarious that a ten year old is more mature than an actual grown man lol

    • Cloud
      Cloud 3 일 전

      w son

    • LucidFlame X
      LucidFlame X 6 일 전

      Hopefully, Malenia was swift in knowing defeat at the hands of your little warrior.

    • HawaiizHunter Z
      HawaiizHunter Z 7 일 전

      what a strong young tarnished indeed thou a fitting choice for the next Elden Lord

  • Ari Spade
    Ari Spade 2 개월 전 +122

    “There’s no super dramatic cutscenes that dazzle and dazzle and break the mold” so this guy didn’t even get far enough to fight Maliketh 😭

  • Woolie
    Woolie 5 개월 전 +7784

    how anyone could dislike, let alone HATE Elden Ring's art-direction is just astounding. what's more their style? Fortnite?

    • Lynx
      Lynx 2 개월 전

      Please don't tell me you think you're better because you play elden ring and not fortnite or liking fortnite somehow makes you lesser

    • The Jewles
      The Jewles 2 개월 전

      @SPARTAN Games Chris Benoit, summoner by Pat, shall keep them safe brother. Keep the faith.

    • Stephen Church
      Stephen Church 2 개월 전

      @Captain Chainsaw then just enjoy it. People will disagree with you (myself included) but if you enjoy the game then it's a good game for you. Nobody knows which games shake up the industry until a decade after so just play what you like and don't worry about its legacy

    • Stephen Church
      Stephen Church 2 개월 전

      Some people are really hung up on resolution. Souls games (other than Sekiro) aren't the pinnacle of hi res textures when zoomed in. I'd argue that that's a very intentional artistic choice like soft focus in photography designed to keep you focused on the relevant details

    • levi evil
      levi evil 3 개월 전

      Shots fired

  • ShotZ onYOU
    ShotZ onYOU 2 개월 전 +138

    A day before I knew what Elden Rings was I asked my friend what difficulty he was playing on. He laughed and said “what difficulty?”
    Now I understand…. And I love it.
    The feeling of beating a boss after they used you like toilet paper is glorious!
    Truly Maidenless behavior from some of these reviewers.

    • Nour Djaoui
      Nour Djaoui 7 일 전 +1

      @Taihus open world in its purest form

    • Taihus
      Taihus 23 일 전 +7

      There's so many ways to beat a boss too, freedom to explore and grow in power.

  • Dylan Smith
    Dylan Smith 2 개월 전 +69

    Quantum was too used to playing story mode that he didn't relies that you either come into the game humble or Miyazaki will humble you, for you.

  • MuRIOK
    MuRIOK 개월 전 +62

    "Why did the guy I stabbed start swinging back" 😆 🤣 love that line

  • Lycan4
    Lycan4 2 개월 전 +113

    Wow. Quantum's take was the biggest case of sour grapes I've ever seen.
    First off, his take made my head hurt more and more the longer he talked. The only good thing I can say about it is that, when he got to the 'fair use' part, I laughed at the same moment you did. i haven't had something make me burst out laughing like that in quite a while, so that was the teeny tiny little half a raindrop of gold in this cow-pie of a review.
    Personally, I'm not into the Souls games. I recognize that they're not my type of game. I'm a casual gamer who mainly focuses on shit like Pokemon or Stardew Valley. The hardest I've ever worked in a video game was fully completing the Spyro Reignited Trilogy (All the achievements, collected every collectable, just... did everything in all three games). I've never been interested in the Souls games because I'm not really into what I call 'meat-grinder games'. I love learning about all of the lore behind them, though, and I know a lot of people who enjoy the games. However, while it may not be my thing, I'm not two years old. I recognize that I don't have the skillset to go very far in this game, and I'm not going to just rag on the people who do have those skills and call them weird... what, vampire mutants, or something? "Oh, the game was made to be hard." YES! That's the point of the franchise! You braindead labradoodle! Not everything has to cater to you, and not everything has to be made with everyone involved! Just admit that you didn't make it past the first random monster you ran into and move on. Stop crying worse than my 1-year-old niece.
    Actually, him ragging on the game kinda makes me want to go out and buy the game. I don't even care if I ever play it, but I'd be giving the developers more money to make cool stuff like this. Also, one last point: The game looks beautiful. If that's dog shit, someone needs to check his dog, because it's shitting out gold bricks.

    • Ol' Extra Regular Bass
      Ol' Extra Regular Bass 18 일 전 +1

      @Lycan4 Your start sounds way more productive than mine, I was just trying to kill everything I saw that got aggressive. Didn't go well.

    • Lycan4
      Lycan4 18 일 전 +5

      @Ol' Extra Regular Bass Actually haven't played much, but the game so far is gorgeous! Once getting past the tutorial, I actually spent ten minutes just taking in the scenery. This game is total eye-candy!
      As far as gameplay... I've actually only died so far because I was dumb. lolz. I died three times to the tutorial boss. Once because I forgot to block, the second because I forgot to dodge, and the third time because I forgot I could heal. The fourth time, I didn't even get hit, and beat him. It was actually really fun!
      I then snuck past the guy on the horse, killed some foot-soldiers for runes, and then went into a dark cave and got ambushed and killed by wolves. lolz. That was my bad, too. Should have had a torch. Haven't gotten mad at any of my deaths yet, because I know that I was being dumb at the time.
      The game's beautiful, and I'm actually having a lot of fun with it so far! It gives me a thrill when I beat an enemy in this. It feels good.

    • Ol' Extra Regular Bass
      Ol' Extra Regular Bass 18 일 전 +1

      @Lycan4 How're you doing so far?

    • Matt Sherman
      Matt Sherman 개월 전 +3

      More people need to learn from your example bro! I respect the hell out of not liking something but also not being an ass to the people who do like it. You rock dude!

    • Darío Ruiz
      Darío Ruiz 개월 전 +2

      @Lycan4 You should try it!
      Years ago I bought DS1 on sale without knowing anything about it. Got my ass handed to me in the tutorial. Didn't touch the game for months, kinda building courage to try it again. It's now one of my favorite series.
      Yeah it's hard but finally being able to overcome the challenge this games present is one of the best and greatest feelings I got from gaming.

  • commander392
    commander392 4 개월 전 +2667

    Quantum: "This man has no family cause he plays elden ring."
    Also Quantum: "Lemme harass his mom real quick."

    • FushiTheImmortal
      FushiTheImmortal 2 개월 전

      @Jötunn ah I see, thx

    • Jötunn
      Jötunn 2 개월 전 +2

      @FushiTheImmortal A sycophant is essentially a person who follows someone else without question. Never questioning them and always doing exactly what they say and never hesitating to defend that person

    • The Engineer2
      The Engineer2 2 개월 전 +1

      Meanwhile me with friends, loving family who plays elden ring with me and a gf who tried and didnt feel like its her type of game: “guess ill stop existing”

    • Hogger
      Hogger 3 개월 전

      @Nobunaga That's some copium of a comment if I've ever seen any. You have to manually copy right strike videos like that and report them

  • Ted Ragus
    Ted Ragus 2 개월 전 +26

    Quantum has taught me to never give a pathological liar attention

  • Soluble Quill5
    Soluble Quill5 10 일 전 +5

    It's funny when the game first came out I got it as a new member of the franchise and I fell in love with it I didn't even think about the difficulty level 😂😅

  • I'm 【hiding】
    I'm 【hiding】 개월 전 +34

    My gf played like 30-40 hours of Dark Souls 1, found it cool but got stuck at 4 kings and kinda abandonned.
    When Elden Ring came out, I bought it, and she tried it out. 10 - 20 hours, she beat Godrick on her first try. Right now she's 90 - 95 hours in, still having a blast and absolutely destroying some really hard bosses, while she really wasn't that good at Dark Souls. She got gud at Elden Ring, and that guy should too before telling stupid things.

    • High Octane SynX
      High Octane SynX 13 일 전 +1

      Tell her to get back to dark souls she is probably better now

    • cruel_ oath153
      cruel_ oath153 17 일 전

      How was Margit for her?

    • SD
      SD 23 일 전 +2

      Once you master timing for blocks and dodges, the world (in between) is your oyster.

  • Kyhtus
    Kyhtus 개월 전 +35

    I like how when Act Man laughs hysterically, his dog looks at him like he's a mad man.

    • SD
      SD 23 일 전

      That laugh looked fake as hell....like he was trying to artificially amplify a chuckle

    • Scipio Africanus
      Scipio Africanus 개월 전 +1

      Tbh, that is a relatable feeling for many dog owners

  • Critical Nobody
    Critical Nobody 5 개월 전 +10495

    “A game that’s not made for everyone isn’t a game that should be made”
    The paradox of this statement is that if you dumbed down Elden Ring to be for babies, then you’d turn away all the fans that love the challenge, ergo, it’s not for them anymore. There is literally no way to achieve this standard for anything ever, game or otherwise.
    But Quantum abuses DMCA to silence criticism so fuck whatever he has to say anyway.

    • RPG Fanatic
      RPG Fanatic 8 일 전

      @Austin Sultenfuss That doesn't mean the player is definitively going to find good spirit summons like he would "easy mode" in a menu.

    • RPG Fanatic
      RPG Fanatic 8 일 전

      For the case of dumbing down elden ring to be made for babies, yes you can achieve this and satisfy everyone, all you have to do is add difficulty options, this goes for a lot of shit this game is absent of just to suit "hardcore players" instead of offering gamer friendly options, like points of interest or even a fucking quest log.

    • jerry fletcher
      jerry fletcher 개월 전

      People who think like that are the sheep of humanity. Life is not fair. They have a long road to travel lol.

  • TDE 44
    TDE 44 2 개월 전 +77

    “Like, homie, you can’t just ignore literally everything the game is trying to tell you, and then blame the game.”
    *GameGrumps sweating profusely*

    • Blublle
      Blublle 13 일 전

      Lmao arins playthrough of DS3 was so painful to watch. Still love the guys but geez.

    • HoneyGangter
      HoneyGangter 18 일 전


    • Aurelius Red
      Aurelius Red 23 일 전 +3

      @TDE 44 Oh sure, and he knows that. That’s him for you.
      You know that Sequelitis video (I think) where he applauded Mega Man X for teaching players through gameplay instead of text instruction? That’s his personality type. Don’t say, game, just naturally guide. And I get that.
      Hence why he liked Elden Ring. ER (problematic initials, those) is super not-hand-hold-y, for a modern game. And unlike the old days of gaming, there’s no instruction manual.
      Me, on the other hand, I always actually read (past tense) game manuals when those were still things.

    • TDE 44
      TDE 44 23 일 전 +5

      @Aurelius Red Oh, I don’t mean Elden Ring, that’s probably the first game that actively punished him for doing that (of the content I’ve seen). But like 99% of the other games he’s played, yeah, he digs his own grave a LOT. Look at TTYD and the whole Shine Sprite thing~ XD

    • Aurelius Red
      Aurelius Red 23 일 전 +1

      Arin actually did fairly well, I thought.

  • PickleChin Azzboi
    PickleChin Azzboi 개월 전 +13

    There is an easy mode, level up your vigor, upgrade your weapons, explore old areas or new areas and come back later. The game is as easy as you want it to be

  • Kenny Hopper
    Kenny Hopper 2 개월 전 +35

    Out of all the KRcliprs who are here for clout can we just take a second to thank the act man for being an funny charismatic loving his fan base and just doing research and being honest and not telling everyone because I feel this way you guys should thank you act man for being an amazing KRclipr

  • Brian Barfield
    Brian Barfield 14 일 전 +3

    I just started this game a couple weeks ago and completed most of the first area and the peninsula underneath. I barely beat the dragon in lakes of lumiria. I was taking shelter behind a rock while it was breathing fire at me and when it finished I jumped over the rock and swung the sword in mid air at it’s head. This game is great.

  • Venomous Pool
    Venomous Pool 5 개월 전 +9653

    That first guy didn’t attack Varre on “accident” he called him maidenless and was hurt by the truth bomb Varre dropped on him

    • MasterJake1012
      MasterJake1012 3 개월 전

      I leveled up and went back and killed Varre for that reason.

    • Victor Prati
      Victor Prati 3 개월 전

      Fr tho that guy was trolling really hard

    • the4GIVEN
      the4GIVEN 3 개월 전

      @trïstan didnt kill him 1st run because i though he would have either more tips if i get stuck or would have an interesting questline.

    • trïstan
      trïstan 3 개월 전

      @the4GIVEN 2nd run? Am I one of the only ppl that killed him 1st run being entirely new the guy is just bad

    • Chesè Hunter
      Chesè Hunter 3 개월 전

      When i heard varrè calling me maidenless i was like "Never have i been so offended by something i 100% agree with."

  • Memevondank
    Memevondank 개월 전 +7

    I love how people think adding an easy mode to games takes 5 minutes when in reality adding new difficulties can be a nightmare since every Enemy and boss needs their stats and animations edited or you need to redesign every level
    And the same people that demand these options always complain “The game makes me feel bad cause I have to play easy mode”

    • SD
      SD 23 일 전

      As a former coder, they would need to include a factor to nerf or buff every stat for every enemy depending on the difficulty level chosen.
      This is not including AI changes, which are probably considerably more work and probably cause all levels of disagreement when they decide which tweaks are for "easy" vs "hard"

  • Nightmare Animator
    Nightmare Animator 29 일 전 +4

    I have gotten nothing but help and support from players in this game

  • Ryan Godfrey
    Ryan Godfrey 2 개월 전 +5

    I struggled with Elden Ring for maybe the first few days. But I was trying to learn the controls and interface. I did alot of research. I actually played every starter class because the tutorial area was kinda fun. It really helped me get skilled at the movement and combat. I rarely die. Because I don't attempt stupid stuff. This game is amazing in that it really follows the Art of War. Win first then go to battle.

  • Amimm
    Amimm 2 개월 전 +5

    Watching this after all the controversy and playing Elden ring for the first time is surreal.
    Shoutouts to fromsoft for making a game so good it caused an integer overflow and broke people's brains.

  • Jacob Holt
    Jacob Holt 5 개월 전 +1163

    "Why are you attacking me? This is a fighting game!" I died laughing.

  • Janblu The Derg
    Janblu The Derg 2 개월 전 +3

    As someone who hasn't played a lot of 3rd person games, and no FromSoft game, Elden Ring is incredible and provides so many options to tackle a problem that really the only excuses to for not getting gud are "Can't physically play the game" or "Not bothered to"

  • Alfred Banks
    Alfred Banks 2 개월 전 +5

    Never played any soul games. Elden Ring was my first and went through the game to its very end. Loved every bit of it. Had some difficulty but never thought it was overbearing.

  • Aidan McSweeney
    Aidan McSweeney 개월 전 +1

    This was my first from software game, and the first game I’ve played on a controller. I had so much fun, learning how to play while exploring the phenomenal world they’ve created, and got better and better. When I first got in I was getting wiped by one single soldier near stormgate. On my second play-through I was downing bosses on my first or second try and I’m still having fun trying different builds and strategies… These people are stubborn and delusional.

  • Mason Hall
    Mason Hall 2 개월 전 +10

    Here's my hot take.
    Elden Ring is the BEST Action RPG to be made in the last decade or more. No RPG since Skyrim has instilled me with such a feeling of wonder and amazement as Elden Ring did. The open world is beautifully detailed and full of content and places to explore. And Elden Ring is absolutely GORGEOUS, the single most visually beautiful game I have ever played.
    If Elden Ring was half as good as it is, it would STILLA be an EASY 9 out of 10.
    These garbage takes all obviously come from people who think Ubisoft games are the most unique open world experiences in gaming.

  • Philip Olesen
    Philip Olesen 5 개월 전 +2606

    As a friendless orphan, I'm so happy the evil Japanese made this torture device for me to spend 10000 hours on. Luckily, I have that time because of the lack of distraction by anyone

  • Bourbon Brisk
    Bourbon Brisk 3 일 전 +1

    Lack of an easy mode actually makes me feel better when I win, because I know everyone is is going up against the same thing. Also I suck at the game, but I've only played for a few days just grinding.

  • SonicTennyson
    SonicTennyson 2 개월 전 +6

    Little did Act Man know that this seemingly harmless video would spiral into one of the most infamous cases of copyright abuse in KRclip History.

  • Majima gaming
    Majima gaming 개월 전 +18

    Quantum Tv: “The Elden ring fandom is being childish its just my opinion”
    Also Quantum Tv: “If you play Elden ring you have no family, no friends, you’re a loser”

    • Kishin Asura
      Kishin Asura 28 일 전 +2

      The community in a *space marine voice* : we will like to know your multiplayer password please.
      Quantum: why so you can abuse me?
      The Community: yes........

  • Max Bernhardt
    Max Bernhardt 2 개월 전 +15

    What kind of gets me is the hostility. Like there's lots of negative to say about Elden Ring, but the overly negative reviews tend to just be incredibly hostile toward the game, devs, and players.

  • Christopher Cox
    Christopher Cox 5 개월 전 +1319

    My cynicism just sees desperate reviewers trying to gain clicks through outrage. Sometimes it pays off, sometimes not. There's a reason he kept making videos on the game. It got clicks.

    • Slobodan Praljak
      Slobodan Praljak 3 개월 전

      @Urukosh ! you still living in 2019 bro.

    • MasterOfNothing
      MasterOfNothing 5 개월 전 +2

      That's true but how he's doing it is gonna ruin him later

    • AmbiDex
      AmbiDex 5 개월 전 +1

      @Chris what the hell are you even talking about 😆

    • AmbiDex
      AmbiDex 5 개월 전

      @WhirlwindT QuantumTV is the name of the channel

  • Shanye
    Shanye 2 개월 전 +5

    Elden Ring was actually my first Souls game. 80+ hours later in NG+ with two characters, and I'm still enjoying it.

  • Sha 1
    Sha 1 13 일 전 +1

    Elden Ring is the first souls-type game I’ve ever played. At first I was expecting to get wrecked and assumed I’d probably give up after realising I wouldn’t be good enough but that really wasn’t the case. This game is accessible to ALL players. You just have to learn how the game works. Practice. Get good. And finally, reap the rewards of your efforts. I’ve now finished Ranni’s questline and am excited to continue onwards. Probably my favourite game I’ve played in a long-ass time. Amazing game. The feeling you get after beating a boss who has defeated you numerous times is so satisfying

  • Korrupt
    Korrupt 개월 전 +4

    Favorite line was “You don’t insult people to make friends, you insult them after you become friends” TheActMan laying out those facts.

  • FeuerMusic
    FeuerMusic 개월 전 +1

    I've literally never touched any other souls game, and I absolutely love Elden Ring. Did I have trouble to learn the controls and mechanics of the game? Absolutely. That being said, the absolutely massive open world gives any player plenty of room to learn everything about the game

  • Qave
    Qave 5 개월 전 +2467

    “If a game isnt made for everyone, it shouldnt be made at all” there goes literally every game on the planet

    • Vengeance
      Vengeance 개월 전

      A game that would catter to everyone would take atleast 25 years to make. A game which had every genre in it. Cutting edge graphics. Perfect 9000 fps. But it would be atleast 1TB and people would still complain because that's too much. And i bet ppl who think like quantum would say "why make a game so big, there wasn't a need to make it so big" so at the end of the day. IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE A VIDEO GAME OR PRODUCT THAT APPEALS TO EVERYONE, that's not how things work.

    • Bully Maguire
      Bully Maguire 개월 전

      @Kiernan Leary The big chungus meme has been around for longer than 2 years.

    • levi evil
      levi evil 3 개월 전

      Minecraft: huh I’m still here

    • Under Noob
      Under Noob 3 개월 전

      @Tux Northpoler wrong, wow doesn't try to be for everyone. Maybe it tries to be for every mmo fan but more people don't play mmos than those who do play mmos
      A lot of people like mmos but the number of people who like mmo is still smaller than the majority who don't like mmos.

    • Lucky Strikez
      Lucky Strikez 3 개월 전

      Every painting ever drawn should just be a black dot in the center of the canvas. That way everyone can appreciate it.

  • Iggy Wiggy
    Iggy Wiggy 개월 전 +1

    This game is my first souls game, never hated it and I knew that these type of games were hard so I knew it was gonna be a challenge and I beat the game with about 50 hours of gameplay. That quantam tv guy just plays straight forward games.

  • Aridaios
    Aridaios 2 개월 전 +3

    I, also, immediately thought about how tampons aren’t made for me after quantum said “a game that’s not made for everyone, shouldn’t be made…”
    Great minds think alike, Act Man.

  • Tony Kaye
    Tony Kaye 2 개월 전 +17

    Who would’ve thought this video would lead to easily one of the most intense and heated KRclip feuds in recent memory?
    Also congrats on getting your monetization back!

  • Zion Zix
    Zion Zix 개월 전 +1

    "you lose everything you collected... everything!" well, kinda... if *all* you collected were runes... but you can get those back, unless you die again... which is part of the experience with a From Software game.

  • stillMeNZa
    stillMeNZa 5 개월 전 +1442

    I feel sorry for the people in quantum’s life. Imagine dealing with him daily

    • Isa Scarparo
      Isa Scarparo 개월 전

      It has to be a curse.

    • Dimitri Warchief
      Dimitri Warchief 4 개월 전

      “Quantum stop shitting on elden ring. Please”
      But it’s trash you should return it
      “No fuck off”

    • cbdawg9712
      cbdawg9712 5 개월 전 +1

      @540マンモス That's who I thought he was for a bit 💀

    • 540マンモス
      540マンモス 5 개월 전 +2

      Can we start calling him VeganGames

    • FullMetal B
      FullMetal B 5 개월 전

      @Brellik I'm sorry.....what? Deadpool costume?!

  • Zion Zix
    Zion Zix 개월 전 +2

    Learning the controls is fun for me. I usually ignore the turorial if I can, and just learn on the fly... mostly a bad idea, but always fun.

  • HayesForSheriff
    HayesForSheriff 23 일 전 +1

    “Comparison is the thief of joy” - Teddy Roosevelt. My favorite quote. Good stuff, Mr. Acting Man.

  • Ultra
    Ultra 개월 전

    Elden ring was my first real dive into a “souls” game, and it wasn’t even that difficult for a newcomer to experience. I loved the game, and beat it twice.

  • Cursed Paladin
    Cursed Paladin 2 개월 전 +2

    20:50 I gotta comment on this. As a long time souls vet over 70% of my time spent playing is as a phantom, all I do is help bro. I've showed at least 5 people this week the tree spirit fight in Stormveil. People get so excited finding a secret/optional paths. I've learnt the route so well I stop beside the items now so they don't miss them. Now I don't get crap for killing the mini-boss, like 4000 runes? Less then helping someone kill Godrick, but it's a extra heal for a noob, so it's worth.

  • Qu
    Qu 5 개월 전 +1054

    I laughed out loud when I found out the developer ragging on Elden Ring for having bad UX was a UX designer for Battlefield 2042. My dude, you are in no position to tell anyone a damn thing about UX.

    • My World
      My World 개월 전

      @Caleb OKAY it’s more like xenophobia. Lots of Japanese companies hate foreign companies.

    • guardian of the toasters
      guardian of the toasters 4 개월 전

      @Dislike button feel bad for you guys out there. There will be a time but I'm sure as hell it will be long

    • Nate9807
      Nate9807 5 개월 전 +3

      He's that jelous now, imagine if Elden ring released with a scoreboard.

    • Ifirespondiamstupid
      Ifirespondiamstupid 5 개월 전 +3

      @Dislike button Its disgusting really...

    • Tokio Miller
      Tokio Miller 5 개월 전 +3

      Especially when there's LESS THAN 1000 people playing 2042 right now. 😂🤣

  • hollow tavo
    hollow tavo 개월 전 +2

    Kinda relate to the "after work" argument cuz when I started working full time I realized quick asf tht spending a couple hrs on a boss was rly sum I couldn't afford to do anymore sucked man

  • Mohammed Barakeh
    Mohammed Barakeh 개월 전 +2

    As someone who played Elden ring as their first souls like game ( I played all of them afterwards) this game was amazing and trying a boss many times makes the feeling of winning incredible. Plus just all the options of how to play is something else

  • Joebobjon112
    Joebobjon112 27 일 전 +1

    Elden Ring is my first FromSoftware game. I had no first person experience with this game but I’ve seen enough videos of their previous games to understand what I was getting into. There were only 4-5 enemies that I thought were complete garbage to fight, and half of them have become manageable at this point. This 150 hour game in a genre(?) that I have no experience with became deeply investing in my first 4 hours and I’ve had a blast since.

  • Vincent Marcellino
    Vincent Marcellino 2 개월 전 +1

    I died lots of times in DS2 to that guy with the big blue sword because I wanted his sword more than I wanted him to continue living. But it was on me for aggroing a nonhostile NPC with a giant fuck-off sword. Eventually I decided to level up a bit more before trying to claim his sword. I've noticed a lot of non hostile NPCs that don't sell you stuff are actually pretty strong in these games. That's a lesson I learned

  • Thomas Leung
    Thomas Leung 5 개월 전 +1701

    “A game that’s not made for everyone isn’t a game that should be made.”
    If you try to appeal to everyone, you appeal to no one.

    • Henry Crabs
      Henry Crabs 4 개월 전

      Ok boomer

    • Triangle Moebius
      Triangle Moebius 5 개월 전

      ​@MR II That's exactly my point. Gmod is the "game for everyone" but it's not that in the rite of its developer or core mechanics.
      My point is you shouldn't set out with the goal to please everyone, because you can't force that. It can happen, but it has to happen organically.
      EDIT: basically, I'm saying unless you strike the jackpot with community engagement, you're not going to make a "game for everyone". You should make what you want, and if you do that well enough, well "if you build it, they will come" - Having the upfront goal of your game being "for everyone" is going to fail.

    • MR II
      MR II 5 개월 전

      @Triangle Moebius dude, gmod is literally a mod for the half life engine. it was made to cater to a specific niche of players, i.e. people who like to f*ck around. it's a playground for people who want to get creative it's not exactly made to cater for everyone. you can say the same for Roblox, but again, any game that has a platform for creativity isn't catering to everyone. people make mods or games for specific genres but none of them appeal to everyone by themselves.

    • Triangle Moebius
      Triangle Moebius 5 개월 전

      Ironically, "appealing to no one" can be done well. I like to think Gmod has no appeal to anyone really on its own merit (remember: vanilla gmod is three open maps, a handful of NPC's, HL2 guns and two tools) but people MADE it appeal to them, both through gmod being totally moldable, use of source engine games, and a close relationship between Gary and the community.
      The issue is that's not something you can inorganically create. Gmod started as a "fuck around" project by Gary, and then people came naturally. It's not something you can DEMAND, but something that must HAPPEN.

  • MegaRhettButler
    MegaRhettButler 개월 전

    When I see someone reacting with incoherent frustration to a game that is just too hard for them I can sympathize. I did the exact same thing when I first played Elden Ring. No game has made me angrier. I stuck with it and got good... ok not good but good enough that I can't remember what was so hard about it or what my problem was. It was worth it. Get good. Just stop complaining and get good.
    How do you get good? Just keep playing and it happens. You don't need guides or dedicated practice. It just happens on its own from playing more.

  • Just Someone
    Just Someone 개월 전 +2

    I would love an easy mode for Elden ring… But instead of making it easier it makes it 10x harder

  • Caleb Hilderbrand
    Caleb Hilderbrand 2 개월 전 +1

    It’s my first souls game and “the graphics are” just makes no sense when I walked out of the tutorial it felt good and yea I had a hard time but even if your new you’ll get the hang of it I just beat Astel today after dying 50 times and it felt amazing but anyways these critics make no sense

  • Revan
    Revan 2 개월 전 +5

    Elden ring did have some performance problems on pc on launch but those are long since patched. Though I do think the souls community can be kind of toxic and elitist sometimes (not overall nor a majority, I generally love our community), especially towards newcomers. Getting over the challenge and earning a place in the community is part of the experience. Some just don't

  • Triston
    Triston 5 개월 전 +2320

    The art coming out of the community is so good man. So much talented people out there

    • Urukosh !
      Urukosh ! 5 개월 전

      Ok Elden Ring simp.

    • Urukosh !
      Urukosh ! 5 개월 전 +1

      Ok Elden Ring simp.

    • cha cha real smooth
      cha cha real smooth 5 개월 전

      Especially the uh…….the ummm……you know

      RENGOKIRI 5 개월 전 +1

      Oh yeah, all the ranni “art” is reaaaal good 😩

    • Light of Inirida
      Light of Inirida 5 개월 전

      @TheMellonMan how Can I search for that Background?

  • Leon
    Leon 2 개월 전 +14

    I had never played a Soulsborne game before Elden Ring. Of course whenI first started it I was terrible and died a lot. I've now beaten the game about 6 different times and tried a bunch of different playstyles.
    Hating on a game because you're bad at it is so dumb, because there is a very simple solution to that problem. Get better.

    • ravenwda007
      ravenwda007 18 일 전

      @Zu Nil I don’t think so. I’m done with Godrick. Killed him first try for my current knight character. Now I’m over at Castle Morne and probably finish the rest of the underground lake after.

    • [Secret Name]
      [Secret Name] 18 일 전

      Some would say..... "Git Gut"

    • Zu Nil
      Zu Nil 개월 전

      @Leon yep now I know, but after 40 hours the game becomes extremely boring and repetitive and you quit :P would not recommend buy if ur a real gamer

    • Leon
      Leon 개월 전 +1

      @Zu Nil 10 hours until I fully understood the mechanics.

    • ravenwda007
      ravenwda007 개월 전 +1

      @Zu Nil 20 hrs I'd say.

  • PrettyPants
    PrettyPants 개월 전 +1

    Quantum the type of guy at a restaurant to yell at the waiter/waitress when his food wasn't cooked right

  • jthablaidd
    jthablaidd 2 개월 전 +1

    He definitely is the type to rob someone’s house then when they get shot they go”hey stop being toxic!”

  • SilentRogueFox
    SilentRogueFox 개월 전 +3

    Elden Ring is such a landmark game. I hope everyone in the gaming industry talking the open world genre is taking notes because their games WILL be compared to and held up next to Elden Ring

  • That Random Guy
    That Random Guy 5 개월 전 +1288

    "insulting people doesn't make friends, you insult them after you've become friends"
    Act Man with the best kind of life lessons huh

    • Rodeezy
      Rodeezy 5 개월 전 +7

      If I don’t make fun of you, you aren’t really my friend

    • un kimochi
      un kimochi 5 개월 전 +1

      Anyone know his yt channel?

    • Echo 1
      Echo 1 5 개월 전 +4

      Tis a true fact

    • Keanan Knight
      Keanan Knight 5 개월 전 +62

      I mean he's not wrong that is exactly how it goes

  • gooHero
    gooHero 2 개월 전

    One of my greivances with the game was the weapon clipping through walls and floors. That shit messed me up so many times. Especially if you encountered that trap chest transporting you to the crystal mines. Holy wakazolé I died a lot in there :-D couldn't help but try clearing it out anyway =P had no graphical issues or lagging though... not at all but I played it on PC.

  • Vapor
    Vapor 개월 전 +1

    i love that most complaints about the game can legitimately be answered with "get good" and its about as valid as their points. Because a lot of their issues seem to just stem from being bad at the game.

  • Swordslinger1999
    Swordslinger1999 2 개월 전 +1

    Speaking from personal experience Act Man, Elden Ring is in fact the easiest of the Souls mainly because when you die (quite often than not) you only temporarily lose all your runes but unlike demon and dark souls your health bar isn’t halved and no way to return it to full strength. All you have to do is make it back to where you died without dying a second time and you can reclaim your hard earned currency. That’s why it’s now on my top ten RPGs ever. Tough as nails but far more forgiving. Easy mode would be a bad idea because it would gimp the already masterpiece game.

  • HanFei
    HanFei 개월 전

    Actually his point of “fromsoft needs learn to welcome players” is exactly what has transpired since dark souls 3. OG DS, DS 1 & 2 were absolutely dogshit to me (mostly the controls), but dark souls 3 immediately clicked with me and I’ve been a fan of the franchise since. Elden Ring made it more so since it was such an accessible installment to the genre.

  • Sqoad
    Sqoad 3 개월 전 +1345

    "A game that is not for everyone is a game that should not be made."
    There it is. That's the worst take. You could have ended the video there. That's the only thing this video needed.

    • Morgan Edgy
      Morgan Edgy 2 개월 전

      @Anti - Ethnic Cleansing you what, now?

    • Fiend Matador Slayer of a Thousand Noobs
      Fiend Matador Slayer of a Thousand Noobs 2 개월 전

      Basically saying all forms of entertainment-not just videogames, even something as simple as enjoying nature- should be outlawed and banned.

    • Machine16
      Machine16 2 개월 전

      @Christopher Regan What game would even fall under those specifications? Every game I can think of has a sense of purpose, direction, and identity.

    • Christopher Regan
      Christopher Regan 2 개월 전 +1

      It should actually be: "A game that has no sense of purpose, direction, and identity is a game that should not be made."

    • ncr ranger
      ncr ranger 3 개월 전

      @M o u n t a i n D e w look though the community post he said four days ago he’s still going to make video

  • Chicken Man1
    Chicken Man1 2 개월 전

    Honestly I love how it doesn’t have any easy modes but when I am fighting bosses and constantly die I wish it had an easy mode

  • Bran Boi
    Bran Boi 2 개월 전 +2

    Rewatching the video and hearing the graphics point after playing the game, I played on PS4 and it was still beautiful (though it wasnt consistent fps but that never bothered me)

  • Aaron Higham
    Aaron Higham 2 개월 전 +1

    Watched this about 6 times since release and every time he empties his shelf of games I die 🤣

  • lolimancer
    lolimancer 2 개월 전 +1

    As someone that has never played a dark souls game , elden ring is one of the best games I have ever played

  • Robert Etchells
    Robert Etchells 5 개월 전 +1858

    Never played a souls game and was intimidated by the “difficulty”. 130 hrs later and it’s one of my favorites of all time, right up there with RDR2, Skyrim and New Vegas.

    • Slobodan Praljak
      Slobodan Praljak 3 개월 전

      @Earthrealm Skyrim’s combat is worse and it’s graphics are also worse.

    • Los
      Los 5 개월 전

      My experience and sentiments exactly

    • Zypalitra
      Zypalitra 5 개월 전

      As my first Souls game, I'm really enjoying this. I think that the game drops off right towards the end (around the introduction of Mountaintops of the Giants/Consecrated Snowfields) but other than that it slaps crazy hard.

    • Vague Luminary
      Vague Luminary 5 개월 전

      Welcome to the FromSoft cult. >:)

      GUNNY MARU 5 개월 전

      I was going to make an argument with you, but you mentioned NEW VEGAS. So I've unfortunately fallen in love with you.

  • Alex Cromar
    Alex Cromar 개월 전 +7

    I don't understand the graphics argument. Many have criticized them but personally I found myself looking at areas in the game or bosses in awe because it looked so good.

    • Perc 31
      Perc 31 4 일 전

      Fr the game is literally beautiful

  • Lively
    Lively 22 일 전 +1

    I ignored the entire tutorial and then just learned the controls over time through a combination of trial and error and a few memories of Demon's Souls

  • Vivid Venge
    Vivid Venge 개월 전 +1

    I have never played a dark Souls game and my friend said elden ring would slap me in the face for breathing too hard so I tried it got frustrated a ton but I kept coming back because I love the challenge

  • Samuel Eeles
    Samuel Eeles 2 개월 전

    No other game makes me angry and then extremely excited like elden ring does and that's why I love it!! The setting, combat and enemy design are only scratching the surface to how amazing this game is.
    A serious goty contender in my opinion!

  • Mike Tike
    Mike Tike 3 개월 전 +1491

    Quantum TV: "I die after two hits in Elden Ring, it sucks."
    Actman: "Level Vigor."
    A child vs. a rational adult.

    • Tracker T
      Tracker T 23 일 전

      the problem is that you still die in 2 hits after maxing vigor LMAO

    • Krizgobunz
      Krizgobunz 개월 전

      Vigor whats that i just dump all my points in arc

    • Manol Georgiev
      Manol Georgiev 개월 전

      Basically a 7 year old complaining to an 11 year old.

    • Mitsxru
      Mitsxru 2 개월 전

      Meanwhile I do the opposite and level DEX to do more damage XD

    • ZeeHero
      ZeeHero 2 개월 전 +1

      To be fair it doesn't matter how much vigor you have in late game you'll be 2 hit anyway. but fortunately, we have something called dodge roll, and backstep dodge, and jump.

  • Tyrant
    Tyrant 10 일 전

    "level up vigor" killed me at 17.17 I can't stop laughing because that sums it all up. People try and play with a giant weapon and no vigor or strength and think the game sucks because my giant bonking stick isn't bonking, or my magic stick isn't amazing because of my unintelligent smooth brain.

  • Jon Mann
    Jon Mann 2 개월 전 +1

    It’s not very often I’ll be playing a game and consciously notice the environment around me but elden ring definitely has made me notice it multiple times

  • Vig
    Vig 2 개월 전 +1

    I haven't played any of the souls games, Elden Ring was my first and I absolutely adore it. I'll definitely play the other ones if I ever get tired of this one. It just screams quality everywhere, definitely GOTY material.

  • Parker173
    Parker173 2 개월 전 +1

    I played Dark Souls III Remastered for like 2 weeks before playing elden ring to get a feel for the dark souls industry or whatever and I didn’t get past the 1st area. But when Quantum said “You can’t play the game without a million times first”… I am sitting now with over 250 hrs into elden ring and it was very hard but it was so enjoyable when you beat a difficult boss. And then he also “The controls are shitty.” I skipped the cave of knowledge bc my game glitched and it didn’t show me the usual “The cave knowledge lies below” and I learned the controls within maybe 10-20 mins…

  • The Editor AMVs
    The Editor AMVs 3 개월 전 +952

    "A game that is not for everyone is a game that should not be made" is in one sentence everything that is wrong with the modern gaming industry.

    • Sniper4Life XD
      Sniper4Life XD 29 일 전 +1

      @gmu_alum08 might as well play cookie clicker

    • Nobody 1945
      Nobody 1945 개월 전

      Not for the gaming industry, it's for all western society

    • John Diaz
      John Diaz 개월 전

      @IFD2 mate I work 50ish hours as a welder... GIT GUD

    • John Diaz
      John Diaz 개월 전

      Shaves head
      Dons track suit
      ONE OF US

  • Seth
    Seth 개월 전 +8

    Watching this in retrospect with quantum calling people childish when he CALLED A MAN'S MOM over internet beef is so fucking crazy

    • Travis Slade
      Travis Slade 4 일 전

      This is the first I’ve heard of this drama but if he really called someone’s mom I’m going to lose my shit.
      Researching this embarrassment now.

  • M.k. Scott
    M.k. Scott 2 개월 전

    I am absolutely in love with this game…so much so I play it alone in the dark😳

  • Cliffdog252
    Cliffdog252 개월 전 +2

    Here’s my review of this game:
    When I first heard of it I thought it was a Lord of the Rings Game. (I was in the middle of reading Return of the King when this game released) and after 2 minutes of research I was disappointed. I bought the game a few mother after release when I got a PS5. This was the first Dark souls game I played, and it is also my favorite game of all time.

    • Chameleon
      Chameleon 개월 전 +3

      Thats nice but where’s the review

  • Stephen Irvine
    Stephen Irvine 2 개월 전 +1

    Now Im craving my Blood in a Cup! Im not the biggest fan of soul’s games. I had an incredibly hard time with Dark Souls 2, but by gods the look of Elden Ring is amazing, that alone is giving me an urge to at least try the game. People like Quantum seem to fundamentally misunderstand games and my brain hurt listening :( but loved your video Act Man.

  • Sam
    Sam 5 개월 전 +1091

    “A game that’s not for everyone, is a game that shouldn’t be made” 😂😂😂😂 That actually blew my mind

    • Beater Beater
      Beater Beater 5 개월 전


    • Zetto
      Zetto 5 개월 전

      This is the first opinion I’ve heard that is just objectively wrong

    • Martin Adams
      Martin Adams 5 개월 전

      @red rover117 Infinite warfare campaign was actually incredible though, guarantee if it wasn't a cod game and just a space fps more people would praise it. Which is pretty sad cause it honestly deserves a sequel.

    • LuKe Lucky nBlue
      LuKe Lucky nBlue 5 개월 전

      Imagine thinkin that music artist gonna ask his FANS and people around the world what MUSIC should he do for them so they will LIKE IT
      god damn this world completely lost touch with brain :D

  • Feliks Hiller
    Feliks Hiller 2 개월 전 +4

    Elden Ring is my first souls type game and i understand everything without outside help

  • Eyal Porat
    Eyal Porat 개월 전

    14:50 elden ring is my first soulsborne game that i played and after maybe 5 - 10 hours i already understood the combat system very well


    If there is one thing I love most out of The Act Man's videos are his edits of references and music choices. Perfection. Every time.

  • GroovyGotMilk
    GroovyGotMilk 2 개월 전 +1

    I attacked the first npc too 😂 but I got away first try and came back at lvl 50 and killed him 😎

  • ObesetoBeast
    ObesetoBeast 5 개월 전 +152

    Jesus these reviews are great... For you to turn into content lol

  • Philipp Lettau
    Philipp Lettau 개월 전 +1

    This dude is hilarious. Type of guy to pick up a basketball for the first time ever, not balling like a pro and then be like man Basketball sucks nobody should ever play that stupid game. I shared Elden Ring with a really good friend of mine and the very moment he came out of that tourorial area he was like damn this game looks so beautiful. He never played a From Software game before, now He doesn't want to play anything else and in the beginning he didn't want to play it at all because of the difficulty but i told him don't worry i got your back we're going to get you gud. Basically the same way i got introduced to Dark Souls 1 back then.

  • The Grave
    The Grave 16 일 전

    My first souls game is elden ring and I'm having a pretty good time with it. I firstly got killed by the Tree sentinel a few time and so I stepped back a little... Because I'm into exploring more and level up as fast as I can I defeated Margit, godrick and rennala in 25 hours with just a few tries. Well just shows what dedication and actually pratice can bring instead of complaining about things that aren't really problems.

  • eddie ford
    eddie ford 개월 전

    As someone who takes pride in organization, my heart was in physical pain watching you toss your collection around.