At least in Dark Souls, you only have to deal with a few annoying grunts before facing certain death in the face of the Asylum Demon. That’s one lesson in environmental observation out of the way as you venture to Firelink Shrine. Taking a left to the graveyard full of skeletons? Death. Undead Burg? The fodder can overwhelm if you’re complacent while the Black Knights bring the real pain. It only escalates the further you go.