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The UK had a profoundly regular one final Saturday, when King Charles III, ol’ Chucky 3, grew to become the fortieth British monarch topped at Westminster Abbey in a ceremony that includes all method of storied orbs, robes, gloves and knick-knacks. There was additionally a giant rock that the suffragettes as soon as bombed, in order that’s all very thrilling.

However right here at PC Gamer, we solely pay homage to 1 King, so the glitz and glamour of the coronation aren’t notably fascinating to us. What’s fascinating, although, is the sheer profusion of memes that the coronation’s incongruous and archaic rituals introduced into being on social media. The final coronation occurred in 1953, 58 years earlier than the discharge of Darkish Souls, which meant Twitter did not have a lot to say about it on the time. However now? I could not even do my ordinary Sunday morning doomscrolling with out encountering games-related gags concerning the occasion, which I’ve in any other case tried to keep away from.

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Given the coronation’s thumping orchestral soundtrack and its withered, velvet-clad visitors, many of the jokes and memes have been Soulsborne-related. Though Darkish Souls’ imaginative and prescient of decaying kingdoms dominated over by more and more insular and delusional cliques of rulers completely obsessive about guarding their energy on the expense of everybody else bears no resemblance by any means to the trendy United Kingdom, it simply appeared to chime with the pomp and circumstance of the ceremony by some means. 

Thus, many jibes concerning the aged attendees on the coronation regretting their Religion/INT builds, feedback on the boss battle music that performed all through key moments, and hypothesis on the exact nature of the stat boosts conferred by gadgets just like the Sovereign’s Ring. Congratulations to King Charles, by the best way, for the +0.3 month-to-month piety and +2 courtroom grandeur granted by these splinters of the True Cross. That stuff provides up.

Listed below are a couple of of my favorite memes from the coronation. Shoutout particularly to Twitter person kindekuma, who managed to slide a Resident Evil 4 reference in among the many limitless Soulsborne jokes.

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