The Elden Rings skeletons have a significant tradition to live up to; FromSoftware has been making excellent skellies since the 2009 Demons Souls franchise, and the bone boys from the subsequent Dark Souls franchise are some of the best video gamings. I took a deep dive into the history of games'' greatest mindless minions.
Skeletons have long become a fascination of humanity. The Grim Reaper, as do the woodcuts of the danse macabre. In 1963, films such as Jason and the Argonauts etched skeletons into reality. This time, Gary Gygax and his company transformed the skeleton into a basic adversary of role playing games.
These are the foundations for the modern video game skeleton, and they go a long way towards energizing why Elden Rings are so recognizable. In this video, you can learn all of that and more in the video at the top of this post, and if you like it, be sure to check out all of our videos over on our YouTube channel!