This Guy Has Beaten Dark Souls Using Only His Voice As A Controller

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UNILAD dark37 This Guy Has Beaten Dark Souls Using Only His Voice As A Controller

If you thought Dark Souls was hard with a controlloer, try playing the game using only your voice. Yeah, nah.

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Luckily nobody ever has to do it now, because one intrepid verbaliser has done it for us! Hardcore Dark Souls fan (see also: lunatic) bearzly decided to take it upon himself, and beat the entire game with the strange technique. This isn’t the first time bearzly has beaten the game in a weird and wonderful way either; he’s previously used guitar and drum controllers from Rock Band, as well as Donkey Konga’s bongo set. Because reasons.

Speaking on reddit, bearzly said:

After finishing Dark Souls with a bunch of Rock Band controllers, it was about time to drop the physical controllers and play the game with 0 hands and a microphone. This run was suggested to me many times and I never knew if it would be possible, but after someone showed me a program that did the hard work of voice recognition for me I had to give it a shot.

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There is a 1.5 second delay between verbalising the command, and the character doing it on screen, forcing a considerable amount of forward planning, something that’s already ridiculously difficult on the rock-hard Dark Souls.

Finishing the game took him 30 hours and a pretty reasonable 485 deaths. Took me more than that to get out of the Northern Undead Asylum…

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Kotaku

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