Hard Karma Run

PC, PS4, XB1 - Released 10/06/2021
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Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:54 am

Putting myself to torture once again. Streaming the attempts for like 5 ppl that might watch the VODs. I couldn't figure out how to restream the 1st session to YT but you didn't miss much.
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by JTB123 » Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:33 am

Awesome :biggrin: Looking forward to watching live when I can.

Best of luck :thumb: Are you going to be using equipment on this run?
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:59 am

I am already forced to. Using the NG3 costume for sure for speeding bosses. Also an ET normally doesnt kill at white ninja sometimes with plain costume? I dont think this was the case in the PS3 game, maybe a change? The NG3 costume makes sure that I get the ET kills on the 2nd fight but now wearing the white helmet to tone down the damage so I dont get double kills when trying to farm UTs like fight 3.
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by kelll » Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:06 am

I'll be watching you. :ninja: Good luck on your run.
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:26 am

Current progress. NGS+ = NGS master collection. NGS = My run on the PS3 version.

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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Bigalski » Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:12 pm

Glad you're doing this. Just make sure to have a little fun this time! LOL
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:14 pm

Thanks Bigalski and actually you are right. I need to relax definitely. chapter 4 and 6 were huge pains because I had to redo them cause I missed the chapter time limit and you can tell especially in chp4 i didnt go for the max karma strats because they are PITA especially since you have to do multiple fights w/o saving. I am dreading chapter 11 at the military base because of the insane bow controls and chapter 12 since the Dabi clone will block your dabi UTs. Hopefully, everything else will be relatively smooth afterwards.
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Mon Aug 16, 2021 4:43 pm

Done with chapter 12. I did figure out a good strategy of getting UTs from the Dabi clone with the incendiary shuriken. This run is now about 1m and 30 sec faster than old run so I don't think game time will be an issue.

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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:35 am

chp 15 done. I am not happy because I had to go back to the shop after the staircase fight which added a lot of time. Score is lower since I saved the monastery annex fiend soldier fight for chp 16. I do predict that I will finish chp 16 at 34 minutes, which would make this run on pace for 6h 50m like the ps3 run. The main reason is that I saved after the 1st two tairon fights because getting good scores on the 1st three fights before the save point at the lily door is really tough. Let's hope the game does behave I expected but I am going to be honest and say that I will not do another karma run on the MC version of NGS for the forseable future.

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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Alhazard » Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:34 pm

just finshed the 1st ghost fish fight in chp 17 what an awful fight. however, I am going to take a hiatus on this KR not enjoying the grind right now.
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Re: Hard Karma Run

Post by Bigalski » Fri Oct 01, 2021 4:00 am

Sorry to hear that but it is understandable. Relax and you'll come back strong.
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