Elden Ring: The release of DLC made me less eager to fight Malenia
After Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree DLC was announced, it received a lot of extensive adulation. However, it has special significance for JPNB. During the day, JPNB's occupation is a teacher. Usually, he has been working hard to fight with Elden Ring Megaboss Malenia, Blade of Miquella, until the official announced the Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree expansion.
"That day, I was listening to an audiobook and was on the way to work. As a result, my friend called me on Discord," JPNB said that he was the moment he knew the announcement. "For a moment, I felt unprecedentedly relaxed, as if all the troubles were gone. But, I was a little sad, because I have been working hard for so long."
As a FromSoft fan, you must be familiar with mad displays of devotion. In Elden Ring, there are rich mechanisms, open, mysterious stories and various challenging challenges, which will make you obsessed with this game. Moreover, its huge charm is enough to continuously excavate knowledge and data, as well as those seemingly unreasonable boss challenges. For JPNB, Elden Ring Daily Update is a fan ritual, indicating that he is output. There is a series on YouTube. After Elden Ring's initial E3 2019 reveal, it remained silent for a long time. During the silence, you will find a new video uploaded to YouTube every day. "Until today, there is still no news related to Elden Ring," many videos think so. However, as the game gradually approaches the release time, the scattered operation time spikes corresponding to the emergency news give way to a stable stream of the actual updates.
For those tests in Elden Ring, JPNB has a lot of ideas. One of them is to play such a role, that is, "a student who always puts in as little effort as possible but has no reason to get high scores." JPNB has a guess, that is, they "may be a user of Rivers of Blood." This refers to the bloody and edgy theme of this game, and a katana with a powerful power before. In May 2022, JPNB began to build the first build. In addition, this building can prove that this unhygienic samurai sword once had its glory days, and the feature is the build with the theme of "Ultra Instinct Melina".
In fact, what really made JPNB's output stands out of this incident: its build diversity. Because the files can be saved before the battle, and for providing the respec-providing defeated boss Rennala, players can easily access it, so these make every battle of Malenia have a new role style. For his day 61 build, I am his fan. At that time, his initial character was wearing a fashionable Fingerprint Armor, Iron Kasa and Twinned set ensemble, and wielded Rivers of Blood. However, from day 59, I think this pure caster is also very good, as well as the cosplays of the blind swordsman teachers of Malenia, Morgott, ST. Trina and other lore characters.
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"I have an electronic table, all of which are my plan, but I have never completed them," JPNB said that he never needs such a planned future video plan. "Now, I decide to do a Sister Friede build from Dark Souls 3. All you have to do is hide in a corner and wait for your summon to defeat Malenia. "
JPNB's previous challenges were once a day, but now they are once a week, as he made commitments to many of his more pressing real-life priorities, as well as variety, and he had to keep them. "Now, I find myself losing much time with my daughter," JPNB explained. "I won’t grind out my builds, and I don't want to take much damage from those powerful bosses." This matter is very important, because as a teacher, he will shape and mentor the students.
Nevertheless, JPNB is still very grateful for this unforgettable experience: "Actually, I have been thinking about whether I can be a responsible and good father, so when I found out that I was about to become a father, I filmed this video series to do some kind of therapy on myself. One of the things that helps stop those intrusive thoughts is doing a difficult challenge every week."
Previously, JPNB had a weekly duel with the toughest boss in the Souls series, and the matchup was creative. I really miss more Elden Ring Runes. However, when they have completed their courses and achieved their original purpose, it is a good situation that this matter is over. After all, JPNB needs to teach his students and also needs to raise his children.
Here, there's one more person who's still working on a bit or fan ritual much like this. In Dark Souls 3, there is a final boss that is Slave Knight Gael. YouTuber lellollo, on the other hand, throws himself into this easier battle every day than Malenia. However, it is not that easy. They've promised themselves that they'll keep doing that until the day Shadow of the Erdtree is released. I've found that whenever there's an official announcement about a pending FromSoft reveal in any form, there are always going to be some players doing something really weird to mark the passage of time.