Occasionally, I'll be running down a corridor, or through the woods, and I'll hear a sound along with a quick "burst" graphic, and suddenly my 10 Estus Flasks will be 11 Estus Flasks, even though I haven't kindled any of the bonfires past 10 Flasks. What is causing this? My first guess would be that a message was rated, but I'll check my messages with the Orange Soap Stone, andthey will all have zero ratings.
I guess I'm going to have to keep waiting on the message thing... so far, that's the only thing I don't like about this game compared to Demon's Souls; leaving messages in Demon's Souls actually resulted in something, where in Dark Souls, either nobody is rating messages, or there is something wrong with how they are being saved, because I have yet to see any message rated higher than nine.
Actually, scratch that... there is a second thing; I'm over twenty hours in, and I haven't been invaded, or been able to invade, a single time.
I'm conflicted on whether I like Dark Souls or Demon's Souls better; almost everything in Dark Souls is an improvement, but the multiplayer and messaging systems in Demon's Souls was one of the best parts of it, and Dark Souls is a huge step backwards in that aspect. They are still my two favorite games of all time.