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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #60 on: February 15, 2011, 10:28:51 PM »
Having to write down stuff in games nowadays would never fly. They have to put compass directions, map labels, quest logs, etc on everything or nobody would play it. Or at least, not enough people.

But a lot of what you say is exactly why fans seem to prefer Morrowind over Oblivion. Nothing is a repetition, nothing scales with your level, the dungeons don't have random enemies or items, and every single quest was planned, penned, and executed without any random generation. What I don't like about Morrowind is the dice-roll combat system (you can be firing an arrow directly at an enemy, or swing and hit an enemy but if the dice-roll doesn't lie in your favour depending on your stats, you will miss), you can't recover arrows, the fact that magic never recovers automatically, and the Cliff Racers.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #61 on: February 16, 2011, 12:01:05 AM »
You forgot the atrociously bad draw distances.  ;)

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #62 on: February 16, 2011, 01:09:06 AM »
oh, man, yes, the leveling up system was another one of those things. I had to actually stop leveling up and lower the difficulty cause I was spending like 5 mins to kill any monster. Then I went online and read how broken the leveling system was, and so I stopped leveling.

Also, I reached a point in the game, about 40% in, where looting had no more meaning whatsoever, which took away one of the mechanics of what makes an rpg.

I started playing Morrowind a while back and I was enjoying it, but then I never got further than 5 hours playing it or so.

My fav RPG in recent memory was Demons' Souls. Now that was a game that I enjoyed immensely from beginning to end. One of the things I've always favored Japanese style RPG is the concept of great bosses, and Demons' Souls was very fresh because it was westernized, but keeping japanese elements in like. It was sort of a Diablo with great boss battles.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2011, 01:23:52 AM »
Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul goes a long way to making up for the deficiencies of Oblivion's levelling system. If you can find it, it might be worth giving that a go.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2011, 05:32:07 AM »
Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul goes a long way to making up for the deficiencies of Oblivion's levelling system. If you can find it, it might be worth giving that a go.

So I've heard.  Alas, not gonna happen on my 360.  ;)

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #65 on: February 16, 2011, 08:18:07 AM »
Looking at the screenshots all I can say is:

I want it.
NOW.

It's a shame about not being able to have it right now. :( It probably won't even run on my comp.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #66 on: February 24, 2011, 04:19:53 PM »

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #67 on: February 24, 2011, 04:36:12 PM »
That is such a nice version of the Morrowind theme...
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #68 on: February 24, 2011, 04:46:45 PM »
How did I not know, they were coming out with a new game? I love this game. Sometimes I go walking around and just to look at the scenery. :)

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #69 on: February 24, 2011, 09:52:12 PM »
BUMP!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awLh6BO8p_k

I need some new pants after watching that trailer. That was, like, amazing.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #70 on: February 25, 2011, 01:04:03 AM »
BUMP!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awLh6BO8p_k

I need some new pants after watching that trailer. That was, like, amazing.

Agreed.  That settles it.  I'm so getting a new computer to play this.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #71 on: February 25, 2011, 07:32:23 AM »
Awesome.  I hope to god the 360 can handle it without any technical hiccups.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #72 on: February 25, 2011, 11:33:54 AM »
Awesome.  I hope to god the 360 can handle it without any technical hiccups.

The PC is going to be the better platform. Which is most likely the system I'll be buying it for.
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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #73 on: February 25, 2011, 05:28:01 PM »
Awesome.  I hope to god the 360 can handle it without any technical hiccups.

The PC is going to be the better platform. Which is most likely the system I'll be buying it for.

Oh, I'm sure it will be.  However, I neither own, nor will own, a strong enough PC gaming rig for such a thing by this November.  So I'll have to settle down for slightly blurrier textures and maybe a reduced draw distance or two.  Hopefully the differences won't be too noticeable.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #74 on: February 25, 2011, 07:36:23 PM »
You know what would be cool?  A cake decorated like the Imperial City.  If I get married and gather enough money, I'd make that my wedding cake.

Amazing idea...!

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #75 on: February 25, 2011, 10:00:36 PM »
I'm very excited for this game. The trailer made the game look gorgeous.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #76 on: February 26, 2011, 12:25:30 PM »
Just found out that the trailer was recorded from the 360 version.  This makes me VERY happy.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #77 on: March 08, 2011, 04:19:34 AM »
When i have my Character and i go to a Town where i can Buy Clothes, this is a Clothes Mod that i would want someone to Create for me. :D

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #78 on: March 08, 2011, 08:26:31 AM »
Wrong thread, I think.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
« Reply #79 on: March 08, 2011, 08:28:04 AM »
No its not, i was just thinking out loud so to speak, as a Joke. :p

This is the Skyrim Thread right.  :suffer:
 

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