Atlus’s Demon’s Souls strategy guide, which is bundled with the deluxe edition, is fairly elaborate. The guide is about the size of a PS3 box and it contains tons of charts. Just like Enterbrain’s guide, it also has a perfect run walkthrough.
Demon’s Souls has events that differ depending your character and world tendency, but there is a way to see all of the events in a single game and the guide explains it. The book also has a regular walkthrough in case the perfect run sounds too taxing.
One of the funnier points the guide makes is you can hunt and steal Crystal Lizards by entering other people’s games. Atlus’ official guide says, “if you’re a jerk, you can hunt down Crystal Lizards during your invasion in hopes of depriving that player of some of their drops.” Watch out for blue phantom thieves, people!