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returntothepit >> discuss >> Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by arilliusbm on Dec 13,2010 2:29pm
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toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Dec 13,2010 2:29pm
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/vga-10-tba-game-2/708369

(VIDEO TRAILER)


Looks like it's going to be sick. 11/11/11



toggletoggle post by sinistas at Dec 13,2010 2:30pm
Can't wait for this or Reckoning (first game from Curt Schilling's 38 Studios)



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Dec 13,2010 2:32pm
this is relevant to my interests



toggletoggle post by blessed offal at Dec 13,2010 2:33pm
will be great, but what a useless trailer



toggletoggle post by Slag NLI at Dec 13,2010 2:36pm
Seriously useless. But excited. Using a new engine also.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Dec 13,2010 2:48pm
ACTUAL SCREENSHOT




toggletoggle post by ark at Dec 13,2010 2:51pm
Psyched! Was wondering if they were going to use a new engine or recycle the same one again..



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Dec 13,2010 2:52pm
PSYCHEDD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

new engine, I read.



toggletoggle post by ark at Dec 13,2010 2:53pm
PSYYYYYYYYYYYYKE



toggletoggle post by ark at Dec 13,2010 2:54pm



toggletoggle post by blessed offal at Dec 13,2010 3:04pm
did anyone ever play any of the kings quest games by sierra? 5 was great.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Dec 13,2010 3:10pm
yeah...might and magic were awesome too



toggletoggle post by Slag at Dec 13,2010 3:11pm
Kings Quest/Space Quest /Indiana Jones/Day of the Tentacle so backed.



toggletoggle post by BobNOMAAMRooney nli at Dec 13,2010 3:11pm
DISCOVER THE FATE OF ATLANTIS YOU WON'T



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Dec 13,2010 3:12pm
this place makes my fav old school homage RPG games:

http://www.spiderwebsoftware.com/

Avernum FTW

for fans of:
Realmz
Exile Series
Warlords II

old school gamers



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Jan 18,2011 9:11am



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jan 18,2011 9:48am
i just got an exclusive preview quest demo CD of this...its incredible



toggletoggle post by Slag NLI at Jan 18,2011 10:05am
lol



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jan 18,2011 10:47am
im an hour into it... Total cult dungeon crawl



toggletoggle post by Slag NLI at Jan 18,2011 10:52am
oh... you were serious. How'd you get that?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jan 18,2011 11:10am
you have to talk to the old lady by the river in the shivering isles...she gives you a code you can enter on their website for a preview disc...



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Jan 18,2011 11:26am
I don't think I even go to the shivering isles



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jan 18,2011 11:40am
i'm completely lying here...

if there was a demo of it out, it'd be everywhere.

I barely played shivering isles too because my HD shit the bed and you had to play that expansion directly off the HD instead of the CD



toggletoggle post by Martins at Jan 18,2011 12:06pm
Been goofing around in Oblivion lately on my new machine. Tons of graphical mods on it.

Pretty excited for this.



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Jan 18,2011 12:07pm
I have morrowind sitting upstairs.



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toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jan 18,2011 12:15pm
OH EM GEE



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toggletoggle post by truequintessence at Feb 13,2011 6:54pm
Will buy..



toggletoggle post by DestroyYouAlot at Feb 13,2011 7:50pm
fucking hell... Bethesda kills it every time.



toggletoggle post by Doomkid at Feb 13,2011 7:52pm edited Feb 13,2011 7:52pm
I think I remember this image from my 2nd Edition AD+D players guide.



toggletoggle post by DestroyYouAlot at Feb 13,2011 7:53pm
"Smell it. Enjoy.

It's like God's vagina.

What, you wanna bathe in it?

I wanna live in here."



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Feb 13,2011 7:54pm
truequintessence said[orig][quote]
Will buy..


Frank?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Feb 13,2011 8:06pm
For those of you who are drooling about the graphics and will prefer to play this on Xbox 360... one can obtain a graphics card far superior to that of 360's on a PC..

FACT BOMB



toggletoggle post by dickbag at Feb 13,2011 8:17pm
Hopefully this is the best game ever. Morrowind and Oblivion could have been the best games ever but it seemed like the creators didn't put as much into the story and funness as they put into the cutting edge style of gameplay, especially Morrowind. Don't get me wrong. They're awesome games but it kind of seemed like frosting the best cake ever with just a very good frosting.



toggletoggle post by dickbag at Feb 13,2011 8:18pm
It's gay that the PC is getting phased out for gaming. Especially when WOW is earning billions of dollars. It just doesn't make sense.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Feb 13,2011 8:20pm
dickbag said[orig][quote]
It's gay that the PC is getting phased out for gaming.


Agreed. Steam is the new PC gaming.

I miss the old days of walking into an Electronic's Boutique and seeing a whole wall dedicated to PC Games. Now you're lucky to get one tiny shelf in the back. And it's all shitty games.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Feb 24,2011 12:29pm
New video, bitches



bennyhillifier

They brought the Morrowind music back!



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Feb 24,2011 12:30pm
bonersauce



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Feb 24,2011 12:39pm
looks sick



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Feb 24,2011 1:04pm
That's not a pokemon, that's a chinese myth dragon.



toggletoggle post by Slag NLI at Feb 24,2011 1:14pm
HARD IN MY PANTs



toggletoggle post by Blessed Offal at Feb 24,2011 1:18pm
fuck I wanna watch that new video but my phones not having it. Is there in game footage? Cuz the last trailer was useless.



toggletoggle post by C.dEAd at Feb 24,2011 1:30pm
There is actual gameplay this time and it was running on 360. Looks like a huge improvement.



toggletoggle post by BlessedOffal at Feb 24,2011 3:04pm
yea i just watched it. CANT WAIT



toggletoggle post by mattkings at Feb 24,2011 3:20pm
Amazing



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toggletoggle post by Slag at Jun 8,2011 5:59pm
ugh.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 8,2011 6:02pm
Pc Gaming is dead. I'm going to take my life with it.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Jun 8,2011 6:19pm
and then quit RTTP.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 8,2011 6:21pm
FREEEEEEEEEDDOOOOOOMMMM



toggletoggle post by BlessedOffalNLI at Jun 8,2011 6:31pm
BlessedOffal said[orig][quote]
CANT WAIT



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jun 8,2011 6:56pm



toggletoggle post by vaettir at Jun 8,2011 9:37pm
Just upgraded my video card and power supply for this. RPG=meant for PC



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 8,2011 9:43pm
vaettir said[orig][quote]
Just upgraded my video card and power supply for this. RPG=meant for PC


Backd



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Jun 8,2011 9:56pm
This is coming out a month after Dark Souls. I am going to live in a cave for a while.



toggletoggle post by vaettir at Jun 8,2011 10:44pm

bennyhillifier
Possibly relative to interests on this thread.




toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Jun 12,2011 10:12pm edited Jun 12,2011 10:18pm



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 12,2011 10:47pm
meh. looks like oblivion. reality simulation.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Jun 12,2011 10:51pm
ride a dragon or hockomock



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Jun 12,2011 10:53pm
I have morrowind sitting right in front of me.



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Jun 12,2011 11:05pm
it looks awesome. I hated the fighting of elder scrolls.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 12,2011 11:16pm
the_reverend said[orig][quote]
it looks awesome. I hated the fighting of elder scrolls.


I also hate when older scrolls stand up on my shelving unit and start fighting. The young ones just watch from afar.



toggletoggle post by truequintessence at Jun 13,2011 3:53am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
truequintessence said[orig][quote]
Will buy..


Frank?


Yes Jim what is it?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jun 13,2011 5:47am
Nothing really. Wasn't sure if you're Frankovhell as well



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard NLI at Jun 13,2011 7:56am
I've never even hear of Witcher...was it PC only?



toggletoggle post by C.dEAD at Jun 13,2011 8:56am
AndrewBastard%20NLI said[orig][quote]
I've never even hear of Witcher...was it PC only?


PC only. The Witcher 2 is coming to 360 though.



toggletoggle post by arkquimanthorn at Jun 13,2011 10:56am
The Witcher 2 is the best RPG since Oblivion and has far better storytelling. The world isn't as "open" but it doesn't hold your hand either. I didn't know it was coming out for 360 but that's good news because I know you'd like it Andrew.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jun 13,2011 2:43pm
y'all need to watch THIS gameplay video!



bennyhillifier



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Jul 5,2011 2:15pm
WATCH THIS VIDEO



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jul 5,2011 8:38pm
looks like an upgraded version of Oblivion



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Jul 5,2011 9:29pm
Who would've thunk?



toggletoggle post by Randy_Marsh at Jul 5,2011 9:33pm
im psyched this new one will actually have monsters you fight oppose to rats and skeletons, nonetheless its fun anyways.



toggletoggle post by vaettir at Jul 5,2011 9:55pm
arkquimanthorn said[orig][quote]
The Witcher 2 is the best RPG since Oblivion and has far better storytelling. The world isn't as "open" but it doesn't hold your hand either. I didn't know it was coming out for 360 but that's good news because I know you'd like it Andrew.


Brutally hard at times, but agreed, one of the best games in...forever. Well worth the video card upgrade.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Jul 6,2011 3:23am
Watched video. Came.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Jul 6,2011 8:23am
Wiped up with Ghost shirt.



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toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 4,2011 5:38pm
"5 major cities" ??? WTF is this shit. BRING BACK DAGGERFALL



toggletoggle post by ark at Aug 4,2011 6:03pm
oblivion had only one!



toggletoggle post by DestroyYouAlot at Aug 4,2011 6:06pm
Can't talk now, roaming an entire continent in Ultima IV from fucking 1985. Lemme know when technology catches up to 1985 standards, I'll get excited.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 4,2011 6:22pm
DestroyYouAlot said[orig][quote]
Can't talk now, roaming an entire continent in Ultima IV from fucking 1985. Lemme know when technology catches up to 1985 standards, I'll get excited.


lol. True. Daggerfall's map was the equivalent of the size of the UK



toggletoggle post by LucidCurse at Aug 4,2011 6:35pm
Cant fucking wait. playin the witcher 2 in the meantime



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 4,2011 8:32pm
look at the image gallery on that link....i just fap'd to it



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 4,2011 9:54pm edited Aug 4,2011 9:55pm


>





toggletoggle post by sinistas at Aug 4,2011 10:16pm
Damn, that's awesome.



toggletoggle post by Charles River at Aug 5,2011 12:08am
this game looks SOOO BAD. only posers would play it. fantasy dumb.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Aug 5,2011 12:32am
duel wielding spells sounds pretty cool , can't wait to quit my job and play this all winter.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Aug 17,2011 10:38pm



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 18,2011 9:03am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]


>




it actually looks like Eddie (maiden mascot, ya fag)



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 18,2011 9:20am
Haha it does



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 9:26am
Still debating getting it for PC or PS3. Bethesda said it would be more oriented towards consoles. I don't know how I feel about that, but I do like the idea of melting into my recliner to play it.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 18,2011 9:37am
Get a better computer chair.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 9:41am
actually *raises glasses up* i have one of these. it fucking rules.

http://www.hon.com/Products/Chairs/MAM1.aspx



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 18,2011 9:47am
get it for 360 and win



toggletoggle post by SLAAAAG NLI at Aug 18,2011 10:23am
get it for 360 if you like shitty graphics



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Aug 18,2011 10:26am
SLAAAAG%20NLI said[orig][quote]
get it for 360 if you like shitty graphics


Cards in PC are better. I think this argument is silly, although if it's made for 360 it might run smoother. I want to see comparison videos soon



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Aug 18,2011 10:30am
PC is the obvious choice. They're just saying that it'll be better for consoles so that I won't download it.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 10:33am
if fallouts and oblivion are any indication, they look infinitely better on PC. you can crank the settings, and the consoles just don't have the memory for the draw distance and better textures. ALSO remember that most games run in 720P which is ONLY 1280x720, usually you run PC games in at least 1600x900. there's really no comparison, the only difference is the way a TV projects it's image versus a computer monitor. TV projects in large format which makes "small" resolutions appear larger, but pixels are still easier to see in console games.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 10:35am
and if the argument is Xbox vs. PS3 then PS3's hardware is better and developers are squeezing more out of the PS3 these days. The Xbox came out in 2005 and PS3 in 2006, they are ancient in hardware age.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 18,2011 10:35am
FUCK ALL OF YOU...360 or Phalse



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 10:41am
fanboy gauntlet has been tossed



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Aug 18,2011 10:43am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
although if it's made for 360 it might run smoother.
i think they just mean the menus and control scheme will just be more "accessible", not really tuned to run better on anything.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 18,2011 10:46am
i'd play on console if i had a half way decent PC but I have a terrible laptop...



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Aug 18,2011 11:09am
A bunch of game devs have said that the control scheme is better on console than PC. PC controls for Oblivion were just fine, and when it comes to dual wielding and other commands, I have enough buttons on my mouse to handle everything. And my ps3 controller works on my PC if all else fails. What.



toggletoggle post by Blessed Offal NLI at Aug 18,2011 12:15pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
i'd play on console if i had a half way decent PC but I have a terrible laptop...
this statement CONFUSES AND ENRAGES ME



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Aug 18,2011 12:34pm
Blessed%20Offal%20NLI said[orig][quote]
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
i'd play on console if i had a half way decent PC but I have a terrible laptop...
this statement CONFUSES AND ENRAGES ME


it does that to me too...i wouldnt play on PC..only console is real.

Havent PC game'd since WCII/Diablo/Starcraft Blizzard Hey Days



toggletoggle post by Blessed Offal NLI at Aug 18,2011 12:48pm
yea me neither for the most part but I played alot of day of defeat and natural selection via Steam



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 11,2011 6:49am
One month away.
Fuck the Anthrax show, this is more important.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 11,2011 8:21am
SO PUMPED...perfect release for winter...much less reason to go outside!



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Oct 11,2011 9:28am
Just enough time for me to finish up Dead Island.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 11,2011 10:44am
is dead island on 360?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 11,2011 10:45am
oh nm...im thinking of a different game.

im not into zombie killing games



toggletoggle post by ark at Oct 17,2011 2:46pm
new shots...







toggletoggle post by ark at Oct 17,2011 2:46pm
orrrr just go here
http://imgur.com/a/qQnwM#2



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 17,2011 2:49pm
pre ordering on friday with paycheck



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 17,2011 2:51pm
also...masterbating to new screen shots



toggletoggle post by Martins at Oct 18,2011 7:49am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
also...masterbating to new screen shots


Apparently those screenshots are from the console versions. I wanna see some PC shots or get some minimum/recc'd specs for srsly.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 18,2011 7:57am
I'm playing it on xbox 360...always have so I'm pretty psyched.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 18,2011 8:13am
360 is inferior nigga



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 18,2011 8:40am
YEAH WELL I USE AN APPLE LAPTOP AT HOME SO "PC" ISN'T REALLY AN OPTION NOW IS IT?

I prefer it on console honestly. The only games I prefer on PCs are ones where you're using a mouse to do things, ie diablo, warcraft, command and conquer etc. I never understood how people played those on console...

But I preferred games like doom/duke nukem/q3e with a controller hooked up to my PC; why not just play on console?




toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 18,2011 8:47am
I guess it's just a matter of preference. I personally cant stand playing ANY 1st person game with a controller.
Also, the video card in 360 is outdated, although they made it for the console.
That was a major backstab to us PC fags because all previous Elder Scrolls games were designed as PC games first and foremost.



toggletoggle post by ark at Oct 18,2011 9:12am
the PC version won't suffer any. don't worry. xbox is the old crotchety console by now but it won't detract from the experience. I'm thinking about getting the ps3 version only to add to my collection, i've noticed PS3 stuff is holding it's value really well. I'll still play it on PC though.

There's a Metal Gear remastered collection coming out around the same time. Plus I'm thinking of dropping $ for the Skyrim collector's edition. Goddamm that's mad $$$.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 18,2011 9:28am
what comes with collectors edition? expansions?

I only just recently started playing Shivering Isles for Oblivion and its hard as a mother fucker!



toggletoggle post by ark at Oct 18,2011 9:30am
surprisingly, there is no DLC or expansion crap that you have to pay for. it just comes with cool boxes, an art book, and a sweet bookend.




toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 18,2011 9:30am
the bookend makes it all worth it...I may sack up and snag that too.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Oct 18,2011 12:13pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
oh nm...im thinking of a different game.

im not into zombie killing games
I actually just bought this 2 days ago and Im liking it alot. Its an open world rpg like oblivion and you kinda find survivors along the way to get quests and what not. Its holding me over until skyrim cuz deus ex was kinda boring.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 18,2011 4:39pm



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 18,2011 4:41pm
the PC version will have a HUGE community of turbonerds with endless free time to create mods and add-ons, just like morrowind and oblivion. consoles can't do that shit.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Oct 18,2011 4:46pm
old truths!



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Oct 18,2011 5:01pm
arktouros said[orig][quote]
the PC version will have a HUGE community of turbonerds with endless free time to create mods and add-ons, just like morrowind and oblivion. consoles can't do that shit.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Oct 18,2011 5:25pm
I'm one of those turbonerds :/



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Oct 20,2011 1:33pm
Just pre-ordered!!



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 20,2011 1:34pm
Beta plays great so far.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Oct 22,2011 10:54pm



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 28,2011 11:22am
I just caved and pre-ordered the collector's edition for PC.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 28,2011 11:24am
^^^^ that video..."this movie's gonna be good!" WTF?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 28,2011 12:19pm
Should have got AoW1 instead.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 28,2011 12:23pm
narkybark said[orig][quote]
I'm one of those turbonerds :/


what have you made? is there some sort of noob modding guide for the bethesda tech out there? i might get into modding for skyrim. ideally some sort of 2-4 player co-op mod, which i know was worked on for oblivion but i'm not sure how far the project went, or even just adding content.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Oct 28,2011 12:24pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Should have got AoW1 instead.


steam sales coming up sooner or later.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Oct 28,2011 12:27pm
Narkybark was Game Genie's programer.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 7:11am
One and a half weeks.

Also, I'ma change my name to Skyjim.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 1,2011 7:38am
OMG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm gonna get so fat and lazy this winter.


watch the game completely suck for some reason.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 7:55am
There is no way this will suck. Bethesda is too good.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 1,2011 8:06am
I knowwwww





toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 1,2011 9:15am
Just my luck, my computer just shat the bed.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 9:22am
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
Just my luck, my computer just shat the bed.


That's what happens when you illegally download music.



toggletoggle post by timma at Nov 1,2011 10:13am
So I've never played any of Elder Scrolls games, but I've always heard they've been good. Is it like a FF-type RPG or no? I generally don't get into RPG type games, but this one looks friggin ridiculous.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 1,2011 10:22am
timma i'd say the only way it's similar to FF is in the world map exploration. the big difference is that elder scrolls games emphasize going off the beaten path, and complete character customization. the combat is in real-time so it's action based, and you level up based on how you play - if you sneak around and use a bow, you get better at stealth and archery.


bennyhillifier


bennyhillifier



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 10:23am
It's not like a jrpg by any means. Think of it as a fantasy movie and youre the main character and can do what ever you want.
It has a linear main mission, but most of it is non linear.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 1,2011 10:23am
Watch out aril, I will post links to a cattle decapitation demo and call it Herugrim - Rituals (2012)



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 10:24am
boring gameplay movies look boring though.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 1,2011 10:27am
good new gameplay preview here too. sounds like a much better oblivion, psyched. [URL]http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/10/18/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-preview/[/URL] [quote]My coffee is stone cold. I donít even know how long Iíve had it, Iíve been so completely lost in Skyrim. Iíve been granted a generous chunk of time to play the very latest build of the full game Ė no restrictions on what I can do or where I can go. And Iíve only just finished creating my character. At the start of the game, youíre being led to your execution. Iíve skipped to just after you get out of that, when youíre given one last chance to choose your race, gender and appearance before being let out into this vast and frosty world. Bethesda donít want to spoil the main quest, and neither do I. The reason to be excited about Skyrim is your own story: the unique string of discoveries and adventures you run into. And because itís unique, I can tell you mine without spoiling yours. Mine was the story of a scarlet-plumed Argonian with manic staring eyes. As I say, I spent a long time in character creation. Argonians are lizard men, and theyíve had a major overhaul in Skyrim: they look more monstrous, leathery, dinosaurian. As in every Elder Scrolls game, you start as a prisoner with no history or status. But the war paint, scars and dirt you can add during character creation make it feel different this time. Theyíve made it easier to make a character who looks desperate, bedraggled and fierce. Every race looks leaner and meaner: previously adorable wood elves have piggy, dead black eyes. Previously goofy orcs look fierce and tribal. Once aloof high elves look withered and cruel. And dark elves- wait, no, dark elves always looked like jerks. My scary-eyed Argonian starts the game in a cave. At the other end, a dazzling light shines through chunks of blue ice, and as I step towards it, a prompt appears: ĎTo Skyrimí. Morrowind let you off a boat, into a misty fishing village overlooked by a giant tick. Oblivion let you out of a sewer, onto the shores of a shining lake. Skyrim lets you out of a cave, on the snowy slopes of a huge mountain. The craggy landscape stretches before you, half lost in the clouds. Itís one hell of a sight. I turn around and set off in the opposite direction. This is what I love about Elder Scrolls games. I love not doing what Iím told, avoiding what Iím pointed at, and going where I shouldnít. Anyone wanting to take the well-trodden path in Skyrim can head down that slope, discover the small town of Riverwood, and kill a boss spider in a dark cave. But weíve seen all that in the E3 demo Ė I want to see the rest of the world. A few minutes up the hill, I find a walled-off Nordic town Iím not allowed into. I hop on a few boulders and climb in anyway. Through a pair of heavy doors, I find subterranean torture chambers, and dead adventurers rotting in tiny cages. Only one seems worth looting Ė a robed guy with a book in his cell Ė but itís locked. Lockpicking is no longer a tumbler-tickling nightmare: you just swivel one pick to what you hope is a sweet spot, and try turning the lock with the other. Itíll turn a little if youíre close to the sweet spot, but turn too far in the wrong position and the pick snaps. Itís a system that works well in Fallout 3, and it feels slicker here. Persuasion, by the way, isnít a minigame at all this time. Certain dialogue options have Ď[Persuade]í in front of them, and your chance of success Ė which isnít shown Ė depends on your skill. I never succeeded at one. The wizard has nothing much on him, but the book is worth it: it teaches me Spark, a streaming lightning spell. I try it out on a ribcage: a crackle of white energy leaps from my hand, jolting it across the room, and doesnít stop. The roaring current keeps flowing as long as you hold the button. Itís an addictive feeling of power. Back out in the wilderness, I decide I need a destination. The map, when I bring it up, is beautiful: a birdís-eye-view of the world, in full 3D and rotatable to view its geography. Parts of it are swamped in mist because, apparently, itís actually misty there at this moment. I pan beyond the mountain Iím climbing now and look for the nearest city in this direction. Off to the east, the snowy slopes give way to milder forests running along a meandering river, and a few miles later the river leads to a city. Iím going to Riften. You canít fast-travel to cities you havenít visited already, but I want to walk it anyway. I havenít gone far up the slopes when it starts to snow Ė lightly, then heavily, then a full-on blizzard. A cold haze creeps over everything, and I can barely see where Iím going. I stumble on some carefully piled rocks, and follow a trail of these as best I can. Until I come to one thatís splattered with blood and decorated with human bones. Ah. My compass indicates some kind of thing nearby, so I head to it. I could use a thing about now. The thing turns out to be Orphan Rock, a huge mass of stone jutting out from the mountainside. Scrambling through the snow, I find a way to the top and peer out into the storm. All I can make out is what looks like a huge carcass to the east. I jump down to investigate, and realise itís a horse: dead and twisted next to an upturned cart. I Ďsearchí its Ďinventoryí and Ďcollectí some horse meat, then freeze at the sound of steel. I scan the wreckage for movement, and realise thereís a large, shaggily dressed warrior making his way around it, battleaxe drawn. So about the new dual-wielding system. In your inventory, you equip an item or spell by pressing the button you want to assign it to: left or right. There are virtually no restrictions on what you can mix, so Iíd mixed a flame spell in my left hand with the new lightning one in my right. And in the heat of the moment, itís pretty natural to just hold down both. The crackling torrent of fire and electricity takes even me by surprise. A separate stream shoots from each hand, but theyíre so thick and chaotic that it often looks like one vast beam of lightning and flame. I can barely see the warrior through the dazzling blaze, but when my magicka bar runs dry thereís only a corpse. At which point, a long sharp object zips past my head. Archers. Two of them, and I have no magicka. I will solve this by standing exactly behind a tree until I do. This is what they did for a cover system in fantasy times. Unfortunately, the warrior has a friend with a sword and shield, and he knows his way around a tree. I need something else to attack with, so I bring up my Favourites menu. Your inventory in Skyrim is like a web browser, in that you can bookmark items and bring that shortlist up in-game. Time is paused while you choose, so itís not like a hotkey system Ė a difference I was glad of in this tight spot. Iíd bookmarked my best onehanded sword, and I had two of them, so I hit the left and right buttons to put one in each hand. Melee combat is slightly more satisfying than in Oblivion, but light blows still feel a little unconvincing, and heavy ones still a little clumsy. My enemy was excellent at blocking, but I had a crucial advantage: I wasnít going to ever stop attacking for any reason. Eventually he just couldnít block all the blows from both my swords all the time, and he fell to his cuts. At which point, I had a full bar of magicka and my fire and lightning spells re-equipped. Charge! I am not a skilful man, so it took my whole magicka supply to keep my dual streams on the first archer long enough to burn him to the ground. Back to the favourites menu: two axes! Against a man with a bow, this fight goes better Ė it ends when I bring both axes crashing into either side of his head with a special dual power attack. Suddenly Iím alone in the blizzard, among the corpses of both the attackers and the travellers they evidently ambushed. I put my axes away and set off towards Riften. The blizzard doesnít let up, and itís getting dark. I start looking for another thing. My compass suggests thereís a boxy thing with lines in it to the north and a triangular thing to the west Ė Iím not yet familiar with what these icons represent. I head for the boxy thing, and by the time I arrive itís night. Itís a small shack, lit by lamplight from the inside, and pretty glowing insects buzzing around outside. I try to catch one. ĎSparkfly thorax collectedí. What?! No! I didnít mean- nevermind. Inside, I find the journal of an alchemist who lived here for a while. I use his apparatus to try mixing a few potions of my own: any two ingredients with a common effect will make a potion, but you have to eat one raw to find out any of their effects in advance. In the case of Nightshade and Deathís Bane, I decide to forego the taste test and just experiment. They produce a strong poison, which I apply to a sword I will forget to ever use again. Finally, I shut the door and decide to see if I can sleep through this storm Ė or at least the night. The next morning the sun is shining, I have a bonus to my health and magicka for sleeping in a good bed, and itís only a short trudge through the snow before it gives way to an autumnal forest: silver birches with rustling yellow leaves. Soon I reach a camp of half a dozen large tents, erected around a fire with a roasting spit. Imperial guardsmen are milling about in their Roman-looking armour, so I trade with their quartermaster and then try their cooking apparatus. Cooking is a new feature where, as soon as you bring up the interface, all the imperial guardsmen around you draw their weapons, start shouting, and then run up the hill behind you while you gently stir a pot. Wait, Iím not sure thatís meant to happen. I join the guards, but I canít see what theyíre reacting to. Following their gazes, I head up a hill outside camp, then finally see it: a Redguard woman in leathers on a high rock, raining arrows down on the camp below. I draw a newly purchased warhammer, itching to try out two-handed weaponry on someone relatively defenceless. She draws a battleaxe. She runs at me, storming down the hill. I draw my warhammer back. She draws her battleaxe back. I swing. She swings Ė and an arrow hits her in the side of the neck, sending her flying off my screen and tumbling gracelessly down the hill. Guys! I was having a dramatic hands-on preview moment! Back at camp, I get the hang of cooking, then blacksmithing: both are basically lists of things you can produce that pop up while your character looks busy in the background. Cooking turns raw food items into stews that give you long-lasting buffs, such as a venison stew that steadily regenerates your health for five minutes or so. Blacksmithing turns metal ores into armour and weapons, but better item types are locked off until you get the right blacksmithing perk. I also had a go on their grindstone: you can sharpen weapons for extra damage. Elsewhere, you can use enchanting shrines to add spell effects to any weapon, and even destroy magical weapons to learn their enchantments and apply them to something else. While I tinkered, a guard mentioned that the legion are always looking for help. It turns out you can actually join the Imperial Legion in Skyrim, and theyíre one of a few non-guild factions. Near the camp, I find a ruined temple of some kind, half-overgrown. Iím about to investigate when a halfnaked man runs up to me and gets my attention. Since this isnít Oblivion, that doesnít mean my head is sucked into his for a creepy conversation where his face fills the screen Ė Iím just turned to face him, rooted to the spot but free to look around while he talks. ďHere, hold on to this for me! I canít keep it, but Iíll be back for it later.Ē Since the item in question is a Battleaxe of Souls, I accept. Before the guy can even run off, a hunter appears. ďHave you seen a thief anywhere?Ē I look round at the thief, then back to the hunter, and consider the axe in my inventory. ďÖ no.Ē ďDamn. Well, if you see him, let me know, he has something of mine.Ē As soon as the conversation ends, the hunter sees the thief and draws his bow. Not wanting to be left out, I draw my new battleaxe and crush the thief with an overhanded power attack. I look at the hunter, then back to the stolen axe I just used in front of him, and crush him with it too. Iím still a long way out of Riften, and itís taken me an hour to cross a patch of snow that looks tiny on the map. There are, however, a few horses here at camp. On the one hand, theyíre not for sale and everyoneís watching me. On the other hand, woo! Horsey! You now steer horses the way you steer yourself Ė they donít use the vehicle-style controls of Oblivion. Itís not a dramatic change: horses are still just a reasonably fun speed boost, but one I badly needed to reach Riften. I make excellent time galloping along the leafy riverside road, and I even stop to say hi to some Rift Guards whoíve made camp by the river near the city gates. This, it turns out, is a mistake. The Rift Guards are a separate faction to the Imperial Legion, so they donít much care about the bounty on my head for stealing this horse. But when I get back on my horse, theyíre suddenly furious. Heís stealing the horse he rode in on! GET HIM! This sort of lunacy will be a familiar tale for anyone who horse-rustled in Oblivion. But in other ways, the crime system is more advanced: each city is its own faction, so crimes in one donít get you in trouble in the next. And if you can kill everyone who saw you commit a crime, youíll get a notification that there are no surviving witnesses, and your bounty has been cleared. Right now, though, this is bad. I gallop on to Riften inside of a minute, but arrive with arrows whizzing past my head and sticking in my horse. Two guards at the gates charge at me on sight. I try dismounting and putting my weapon away, the way you usually surrender to the guards in Skyrim, but they donít relent. As much to escape their blades as any actual desire to be here, I burst through the city gates. It gets rough. Guards are streaming in from every side street as I barge through the busy market in the centre of town, jump over fences and weave between bystanders. This is not how I wanted to see the city. I leg it through a gate in the walls. Outside, something bizarre is happening. The Imperial Guardsmen chasing me for the first time I stole the horse have run into the Rift Guards furious with me for the second time, and theyíre both much more furious with each other. A small war breaks out in front of the city walls, and for once Iím not under immediate attack. When thereís only one guard left among the bloodied corpses, I walk straight up to him, weapon sheathed: please, please arrest me. He arrests me. In Oblivion, a few of your skills would atrophy as you rotted in your cell. In Skyrim, this doesnít happen, but your progress towards your next point in a few skills will be reset. Itís a much milder penalty Ė I donít even notice which skills Iíve lost progress in. Finally exploring Riften without being stabbed, I find a remarkable city. A river runs through it, and in places the cobbled streets give way to sharp drops to the water below, wooden walkways running along the houses at street level. Below that, a network of piers connects the doors of grubbylooking subterranean dwellings, their doors almost at water level. From the chatter around town, I hear thereís a network down there called the ratways, where the Thieves Guild hide out. Rift Guards with ominous helmets that conceal their faces growl as I pass. In all kinds of ways, it reminds me of Vivec, Morrowindís intimidating capital. When I ask art director Matt Carafano about the other cities, he says theyíre all unique. ďWe worked really hard to make those feel distinct. So Riften is a rundown lake town, but itís set in the beautiful fall forest area. Whereas Markarth is built in an ancient dwarven ruin in cliff sides, so itís very different. Solitude is more like a castle city, kinda influenced by an imperial style. Windhelm is an ancient Nordic fortress, so itís full of really old Nordic architecture. And you have the city of Whiterun in the centre, which is a more classic Viking Ė almost mountain-style Ė city in the tundra.Ē Back in the market, a shifty-looking man runs up to me. Heís impressed that I saw through the corrupt guard at the north gate, but he thinks killing him was a little harsh. IÖ what? I deduce heís a thief with some kind of scam going with a guard. That guard must have been killed in the fracas I caused at the city gates, and heís assuming I rumbled his scheme and did it intentionally. Thatís wildly untrue, but heís so impressed with my instincts that I decide to accept the credit. Heís offering me work: he wants a vendor in town brought down, so he needs me to pickpocket a valuable ring, then place it in the vendorís private chest. Heíll create a distraction while I work. My new friend shouts to all the shoppers and vendors to gather round, and they do. My mark sits on a crate in front of some barrels, and as the thief rambles about a dragon elixir heís discovered, I sneak up behind the vendor and rifle through his pockets. The moment I take the ring, he screams ďThief!Ē and the guards flood in. I am new at this. I didnít know it at the time, but in Skyrim, your chance of successfully pickpocketing something depends partly on its value. Rifling through someoneís inventory is no longer a crime Ė at least, not a detectable one. But when you take something, the chance youíll get away with it depends on your pickpocketing skill, the weight of the item, and how much itís worth. People pay more attention to their valuables, this rule implies. I donít resist arrest, but Iím not willing to serve time for this. As in Oblivion, you wake up in jail with a single lockpick, somehow secreted about your person. Unlike Oblivion, it was actually enough. Before long, Iím out Ė no skill-progress reset. Man, I should be in the Thieves Guild. I decide to find the Thieves Guild. Not losing my skill progress pays off: soon I level up, and finally decide to rest. This is where Skyrim goes from exciting to a thing we need a new superlative for Ė not the resting, but the levelling up. Your skills improve as you use them, and improving enough skills increases your character level. That lets you choose a perk: a tweak to one of your skills that makes it more effective. So you have an element of choice, but you canít pick a high-level perk for a skill you havenít practised much: they have requirements. The selection is literally dizzying. I have a sort of buzz in my brain as I scamper around the menu reading up on all the options Iíll never unlock in the time I have left. I have two perks saved up Ė youíre not forced to spend them as soon as you level Ė so I put them both into Destruction magic. The first halves the cost of all low level destruction spells, including my fire and lightning ones. The next enables dual-casting: when you equip the same spell in both hands, you can fire both at once for a single, disproportionately more powerful beam. I blunder into a few dwellings before I find the ratways. They turn out to be a string of incredibly tight tunnels, dank and filthy. Almost immediately, I come out into a larger chamber and find a gaggle of thieves. Excellent! They demand all of my money. Dammit, I forgot that was the problem with thieves. Renegotiating, I suggest that I keep all of my money, and they instead take all of the fire Iím now shooting from my hands. Itís a tough sell: some of them feel I should take one or two of their arrows in return, and one thinks his fists should be part of the deal. Thereís only one thief left when I run out of magicka, so I bring out my warhammer and crumple him Dead, heís more generous: Iím suddenly the excited new owner of the Gloves of the Pugilist. +15 damage on your unarmed attacks wouldnít be much in another RPG, but Elder Scrolls games are stingy with stats. These gloves are a big deal. Itís not long before I get to try them out. My first punch smacks a huge chunk off of my attackerís hitpoint bar, so I try a power attack. I grab him, he disappears off screen, thereís a sickening crunch and I drop his limp body to the dirty ground. Until now I havenít seen many finishing moves, but with the gloves Iím doing them almost every fight. I stride through the ratways taking on all-comers, letting them close on me and then breaking them. I even discover you can mix spells with hand-to-hand combat: the funniest setup is to use a lightning spell in my left hand and keep my right as a fist. I shock people from a distance, then simply knock them out. Iím coming to the end of my time with Skyrim, and increasingly anxious that Iím not going to find the Thieves Guild before Bethesda haul me away. The ratways are long and intricate, and all Iím finding are big chambers dominated by tree roots and rampant undergrowth. Eventually I find an even bigger area with a lake of fetid water in the centre, a jetty with tables and chairs on the other side, and a fire glowing behind it. I creep around the edge of the chamber and see people sitting in some of the chairs. I realise itís an underground tavern. And the people here all seem ratherÖ thievey. Since the first rule of the Thieves Guild is that you donít tell everyone who wanders into the Thieves Guild that this is the Thieves Guild, I check with Bethesda Ė yep, this is the Thieves Guild. Iíve found it at last. Unfortunately, no one in the entire establishment wants anything to do with me. It suddenly occurs to me that the guy I failed the quest for earlier Ė you know, the thief Ė might have been a Thieves Guild member trying to recruit me. Whether because I messed that up, or simply because I donít have an Ďiní, the Thieves all treat me like dirt. I have about five minutes left. I put my gloves back on. Before playing it, I wasnít totally convinced Skyrim would be a huge leap forward from Oblivion. It is. For all the similarities, it feels like a new world, rendered at a new level of fidelity. More importantly, the new systems completely blow open the possibilities for evolving your character. I canít stop thinking about all the possible combinations of weapons and spells I want to try together when the game comes out Ė pouring out lightning and fire at the same time was a feeling of power I never had in Oblivion. And even more tantalising, the perks you can unlock open the way for ridiculous high-level characters. An archer who can slow time while he aims, knock people off their feet with his arrows, and run like the wind between shots. A conjurer who can bring his defeated opponents back to life, two at a time, to fight for him as zombies. Or a thief who can steal the armour off your back, pick a lock right in front of the guards, and even slip a poison into your bloodstream unnoticed. I canít shake the obsession Skyrim has left me with. Iím pulling screenshots up on my monitor just to feel like Iím playing again. Iím scribbling character builds on napkins. Iím replaying only the snowiest bits of Oblivion. And Iím wondering what the hell November is doing way over there.[/quote]



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 1,2011 10:27am
haha well that didn't go the way i thought.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 1,2011 10:28am



toggletoggle post by timma at Nov 1,2011 10:30am
Ah, I see. Seems pretty sweet. I forgot Bethesda did Fallout, and watching the gameplay it definitely looks very Fallout-ish, but better.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 10:30am
Meh.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 1,2011 10:32am
bleh



toggletoggle post by timma at Nov 1,2011 10:43am
Yeah, so I reaaaaaaaally want to punch the guy that wrote that article in the face.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 10:44am
This game rips off Daggerfall.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 9:22pm
Game leaked.

Someone at Bethesda must have slipped it out. Check the torrentz.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 1,2011 10:59pm
ILLEGAL



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 1,2011 11:02pm
I set you up. Well done.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 1,2011 11:19pm
YOUR ARRESTED



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 1,2011 11:25pm
Great, now I'm just a predictaril.



toggletoggle post by eddie at Nov 2,2011 3:42am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
This game rips off Daggerfall.


i can't tell if this is sarcasm.

You do know that daggerfall is elder scrolls II right?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 6:21am
Sarcasm.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:09am
new Horn of Valere song is going to be entirely Skyrim based...the drummer and I are both totally obsessed.


little know fact: When Horn of Valere were called Basiliskk and decided we were going to go in another direction and wanted to change names, we considered Mages Guild.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 8:12am
LOL at mages guild.
Who's drumming?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:22am
HoV lineup right now is all original...Adam, the other guitarist is back from Iraq for good. Jon the drummer has always been wanting to get it back together but we were always making excuses not to do it...but we're practicing this month for the first time since 2005.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:23am
not sure about bass or vocals yet...not sure if Jay Christraper will still want to do it now that he's down in Providence. I can pull off the vocals...bassists will be tried out once we've got a few rehearsals under our belt.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 8:25am
I made a fb pot the other day about how someone should book a black metal show with bands from like 6-7 years ago. that'd be great.
Good news, regardless. Hopefully it all works out.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:26am
would be fun...shows will probably wait until we write a new song or two. then we'll prob re-record 2 or 3 of the old songs with a couple new songs.

but with the release of Skyrim, we'll prob just never practice. I may quit my job and weld my door shut.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 8:27am
Korey said he might be interested.
I'd be interested in doing one or the other, if I have the time. I got a bass but no rig. Depends on the schedule.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:35am
we'll see...its a way away...



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 8:36am
Only practicing in Imperial City is real.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 8:46am
We rehearse in the Two Rivers.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 2,2011 9:45am
the elder scrolls series has a lot of mythology to it, some good material in there, but i have no idea what the story is about and i've played 2 of them a lot. all i know is patrick stewart died.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 10:00am
yeah, i dont know how much they all tie in together...

there are scrolls...that are old. and once I had to steal one. then fight a huge dragon/eagle thing...and got sweet armor in return.

then patrick stewart died.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 10:06am
You guys don't read the books you get in the game?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 2,2011 10:19am
I try to read whatever a good rpg gives me, but I don really remember all those books you pick up, they were all pretty random and disjointed



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 10:30am
hahah I read like 2 of them...I cant believe how many there are and how much work that was for the creators/writers.

So awesome.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 10:46am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Only practicing in Imperial City is real.

Practice in Kvatch would be better.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 10:50am
I wanna practice on top of that lighthouse in Anvil.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 2,2011 10:50am
Only gigging at the shrine of Sheogorath is real.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 10:51am
or where the Blades' fortress is north of Bruma



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 10:59am
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
or where the Blades' fortress is north of Bruma

Cloudruler Temple? Fuck yeah. Jauffre on guest vocals.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 11:03am
I got the biggest house you can get in Oblivion. It has a huge basement, would be awesome for shows.

Too bad it's much harder to get a house in real life. :(... all I did was kill ghosts to get a mansion.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 11:06am
that house is OK but everytime you try to sleep fuckin BAM! ghosts up your ass.

I had a random little cottage on a lake that a queen gave me for helping some Orc warrior chick discover her heritage. Humble, yet quaint. and no ghosts.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 11:16am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
I got the biggest house you can get in Oblivion. It has a huge basement, would be awesome for shows.

Too bad it's much harder to get a house in real life. :(... all I did was kill ghosts to get a mansion.


I got that house too. Still had to pay the 5,000 though. Then fuck up a demon in the basement.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 11:17am
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
that house is OK but everytime you try to sleep fuckin BAM! ghosts up your ass.

I had a random little cottage on a lake that a queen gave me for helping some Orc warrior chick discover her heritage. Humble, yet quaint. and no ghosts.


You have to find pick up a finger on the ground, bring it to the guy who sold you the house and convince him to come back to the house so you can break the curse.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 11:17am
haha, I think I had that one too. kinda like a shack, right?

I hope they use different voice actors in this game. Got so sick of the oblivion actors. they could have switched them up a bit. Funny thing was when you got a bum asking for money he sounds all homeless and drunk, then when you ask him for info, the voice sobers up and sounds normal. FUCK YOU FAKE BUM YOU AIN'T GETTING A COIN



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 11:20am
THANK YOU KIND SIR. bullshit



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 11:21am
I rested my head in the kult vampire basement most of the time...



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 11:23am
lol

also, yea it was kinda a shack. didnt know about the finger thing. I think I had a house in some shitty town that was overrun by a vampire cult that I saved a shopowners daughter from.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 11:25am
Skyrim takes place a couple hundred years after oblivion.. Rumor has it there may be firearms in the game?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 11:27am
I HOPE NOT.



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 2,2011 11:43am
Aril plays games made post 90s?



toggletoggle post by ARIL at Nov 2,2011 11:44am
That's not really me. Obvious troll is obvious.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 2,2011 11:45am
Select games.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 12:16pm
firearms = GAY

only killing trolls with magic inside a painting is real.



toggletoggle post by arkwo at Nov 2,2011 12:21pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
I hope they use different voice actors in this game. Got so sick of the oblivion actors. they could have switched them up a bit. Funny thing was when you got a bum asking for money he sounds all homeless and drunk, then when you ask him for info, the voice sobers up and sounds normal. FUCK YOU FAKE BUM YOU AIN'T GETTING A COIN


haha, yeah they ARE using many more voices and cohesive dialogue systems. todd howard said something about that somewhere. there's no longer set dialogue options for a bunch of people, but each NPC has seperate voices and responses.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 2,2011 12:25pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
firearms = GAY

only killing trolls with magic inside a painting is real.


I poisoned my longblade with turpentine and killed them that way. Had to do that quest 3 times because it kept glitching and the portal back wouldn't appear.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 12:29pm
I remember I'd be walking around somerville and every time I entered a new area I'd hear this in my head




toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 2,2011 12:49pm
i mean this



bennyhillifier



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 1:14pm
hahah thats awesome.


GOD I CANT FUCKING WAIT FOR THIS GAME.

can we go online and go on quests together, Ross?



toggletoggle post by arkwo at Nov 2,2011 1:16pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]

can we go online and go on quests together, Ross?

NOPE. bethesda says fuck multiplayer. the PC might get a mod for co-op, but xbox definitely will not!



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 2,2011 1:20pm edited Nov 2,2011 1:20pm
I'm ok with noline shit...I rarely play games online but it would be cool to roll with a buddy on xbox live and wreck shit.

Like going through the Oblivion Gates, those levels got hard and pretty intense...would have bee fun as shit with a real life partner (LOL AT LIFE PARTNER) to wage war by your side.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 2,2011 1:32pm
it's easy, just drop a white stone and have your friend summon you.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 2,2011 2:22pm
Wrong game narky, better, but wrong.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 10:48am
I want this with a pepperoni pizza, right now.



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 7,2011 11:04am
Patrolling the Mojave almost makes you wish for a nuclear winter.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 11:05am
I got a new fucking card for this game. Better look good.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 7,2011 11:06am
if game stop fucks up my pre-order...IM KILLIN NIGGAZ



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 7,2011 11:09am
I plan on leveling up my sneak skill by squat walking everywhere for the week then just stealing Skyrim. I have the hands of an illusionist.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 11:10am



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 7,2011 11:10am
I have the grey fox hood...bitches cant see SHIT when i be creepin.



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 7,2011 11:11am
Run everywhere to level up athleticism, stop going to the gym IRL for three months.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 11:12am
I have a dragon costume that pleases the 9 divines when I wear it and dance at the chinatown gate.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 7,2011 11:16am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
I have the grey fox hood...bitches cant see SHIT when i be creepin.


I love that shit, you take it off and the guards are like "oh hey there good buddy, you didnt happen to see a guy your height, race and build wearing the exact same clothes as you only with a hood on did you?" only thing is, then you're over-encumbered



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 7,2011 11:27am
Only shouting "By the Nine Divines" during intercourse is real



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 7,2011 11:52am
bobnomaamrooney said[orig][quote]
Only shouting "ZUG ZUG" when you're chosen for a team in basketball is real.



toggletoggle post by ork at Nov 7,2011 1:52pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
I got a new fucking card for this game. Better look good.


what did you get?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 1:54pm
geforce gtx 550 1gb



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 1:55pm
says it needs a 400w power supply. I'm hoping my 550w handle it, among other things



toggletoggle post by RichHorror at Nov 7,2011 1:56pm
DCUO opened my eyes to action RPG. I'm gonna check this out.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 2:00pm
That should handle this game just fine.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 2:04pm
My current card (Slag's old one) handled everything fine up until now. I bought Sonic Generations the other night and it wouldn't run. Needs a card that has 512MB and CUDA or whatever.



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 7,2011 3:07pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
For those of you who are drooling about the graphics and will prefer to play this on Xbox 360... one can obtain a graphics card far superior to that of 360's on a PC..

FACT BOMB


This is true, but a ps3/360 costs less than a mid range card does these days. In my opinion the cost of graphics hardware is what is killing pc gaming these days, not piracy. Some serious pc gamers are now buying 2, 3 or 4 top of the line cards to run in sli, or crossfire mode, plus the upgraded power requirements that come with it. Some pcs now have multiple power supplies just to power the graphics hardware. It's just costing too much to stay current on the pc. This combined with the ability to play games on your HDTV has made consoles more attractive.



toggletoggle post by ork at Nov 7,2011 3:09pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
geforce gtx 550 1gb


awesome. i have a geforce GTX 460 and i crank settings on every game without a problem.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 3:12pm
^same. And I make up for the price offset of the hardware by not paying for software, ever.



toggletoggle post by ork at Nov 7,2011 3:19pm
sigh said[orig][quote]
Some serious pc gamers are now buying 2, 3 or 4 top of the line cards to run in sli, or crossfire mode, plus the upgraded power requirements that come with it. Some pcs now have multiple power supplies just to power the graphics hardware. It's just costing too much to stay current on the pc. This combined with the ability to play games on your HDTV has made consoles more attractive.

I think a lot of that is overkill. PCs are easy to pour money into, but for a baseline system that can run everything very well these days, you don't need to spend over $400 for a complete system. I dropped $280 the other day for a brand new AMD processor, mainboard, and 8GB performance RAM. I can turn around and sell the 4-year old Intel hardware I have for almost that much! I think with PCs, the biggest barrier is knowledge of system building.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 3:40pm
Anyone want my (slag's) old card?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 7,2011 3:42pm
LOL AT VIDEO CARDS AND SILLY NON-CONSOLE SHIT.




toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 3:45pm edited Nov 7,2011 3:45pm
LOL AT YOUR SWORD SWINGING WITHOUT ANTIALIASING



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 7,2011 4:35pm
ork said[orig][quote]
I think a lot of that is overkill. PCs are easy to pour money into, but for a baseline system that can run everything very well these days, you don't need to spend over $400 for a complete system. I dropped $280 the other day for a brand new AMD processor, mainboard, and 8GB performance RAM. I can turn around and sell the 4-year old Intel hardware I have for almost that much! I think with PCs, the biggest barrier is knowledge of system building.


Completely agree it's easy to go overboard. My mainboard was probably about $280 alone when I first bought it. That being said, pc hardware has always driven game development and vice verse. Eventually, even with 4 dedicated graphics cards and 16gb of ram games will start to get choppy again and you'll have to stomach lowering your settings for the latest game.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 7,2011 4:37pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
LOL AT YOUR SWORD SWINGING WITHOUT ANTIALIASING


I DONT EVEN KNOW WHAT THAT IS SO WHO CARES?



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 4:40pm
$280 for a motherboard is dumb.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 4:41pm
Doesnt matter. Will probably look great on 360. It's too bad its not a sega genesis game



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 7,2011 4:47pm
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
$280 for a motherboard is dumb.


Motherboards are usually the one thing you don't want to skimp on. True these days you get over charged for a bunch of useless features you never use, but nothing is more obnoxious than chasing down system issues that are the result of a cheap board and shitty quality control.

It's only dropped about $80 since
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131644



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 7,2011 4:50pm
Just looks like a bunch of legos.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 7,2011 4:56pm
I'd be interested in how much you're actually using USB 3.0, overclocking features, 3 PCI-e ports, and that cadillac integrated soundcard they threw in to drive up the cost. Take away all that and you have a $100 mobo.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 7,2011 4:56pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Doesnt matter. Will probably look great on 360. It's too bad its not a sega genesis game


it is. its called Shining Force



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 7,2011 5:01pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not a piece of notebook paper folded into a triangle to use a football.



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 7,2011 5:12pm
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
I'd be interested in how much you're actually using USB 3.0, overclocking features, 3 PCI-e ports, and that cadillac integrated soundcard they threw in to drive up the cost. Take away all that and you have a $100 mobo.


The overclocking I have set to a moderate level. Overclocks on demand when needed and ratchets back down when not needed. Could probably run it much higher but I'm on air cooling with the stock AMD cooler right now. I may go back to water cooling just for the the sake of getting rid of the high rpm fan noise. The clear cmos button is a nice touch, removing the battery and jumper is old school and requires opening the case. Just don't push it unintentionally. Don't have any USB 3.0 devices yet but probably will someday. I don't upgrade my system that often so this one was built with the intent to last at least 5-7 years. The integrated sound card replaced my SB audigy 2 pci card that I've had for years. Running one PCI-e Radeon HD 5850 card right now.



toggletoggle post by BobNOMAAMRooney at Nov 7,2011 5:22pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not ball in a cup



toggletoggle post by Yeti at Nov 7,2011 5:23pm



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 7,2011 5:26pm
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not I Spy



toggletoggle post by BobNOMAAMRooney at Nov 7,2011 5:39pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not pre-Enlightenment backbreaking child labor



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 7,2011 8:06pm
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not a widespread communicable disease.



toggletoggle post by BobNOMAAMRooney at Nov 7,2011 8:07pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
BobNOMAAMRooney said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
It's too bad its not raviolis.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 8,2011 2:03am
sigh said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
For those of you who are drooling about the graphics and will prefer to play this on Xbox 360... one can obtain a graphics card far superior to that of 360's on a PC..

FACT BOMB


This is true, but a ps3/360 costs less than a mid range card does these days. In my opinion the cost of graphics hardware is what is killing pc gaming these days, not piracy. Some serious pc gamers are now buying 2, 3 or 4 top of the line cards to run in sli, or crossfire mode, plus the upgraded power requirements that come with it. Some pcs now have multiple power supplies just to power the graphics hardware. It's just costing too much to stay current on the pc. This combined with the ability to play games on your HDTV has made consoles more attractive.


This is exactly why I dont PC game anymore. i used to build rigs and be all into maxing out FPS's . The more they kept upgrading cards and graphics and adding more requirments of power supplies. It just seems really silly. The technology needs to intergrate all this stuff better. Its now like having a car with 5 motors and 3 gas tanks. Its a pain in the ass to learn about and Im lazy these days. A ps3 on a nice huge hd1080p tv looks just as good, costs less, and i can lay down and play on my couch. Win.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 8,2011 6:50am
yea. But no mouse.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 8,2011 8:18am
I'd be surprised if the ps3 will output this game on full 1080p. I built my system five years ago for around $500 (using the same case for a lot longer) and I've only upgraded the video card once. My ps3 on the other hand, is only used for DLNA streaming these days.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 8,2011 9:13am
Most (pretty much all) console games don't output 1080P. The console might but most games scale to 720P.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 8,2011 9:14am
The difference is 1280x720 vs 1920x1080



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 8,2011 9:15am
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
$280 for a motherboard is dumb.


you didn't read my post.
I bought a new CPU, 8GB RAM, AND a mobo for $280.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 8,2011 9:16am
^^ nevermind, i'm a dumbass.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 8,2011 9:19am
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
only used for DLNA streaming these days.


it would be amazing if this protocol actually worked 100% someday.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 8,2011 9:38am
I can stream standard def TV and movies no problem via PS3 Media Server (I think you recommended that? if so thanks). But most games that aren't in the vein of tetris gameplay will output in 720p, if that, to keep framerate up. PC > console with games like this.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 8,2011 9:44am
PC will always be ahead of the curb because it is the platform in which new technology is released. But it is expensive.
But I guess that doesn't matter to your average PC nerd who has no girlfriend or obligations outside of playing every new game, WoW, and constantly upgrading.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 8,2011 9:46am
yeah, i use a crossover cable from PC to PS3 so streaming HD video works pretty well. i can do some HD video over wireless but it depends.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 8,2011 9:46am
PS3 Media Server is awesome but sometimes it's a pain to get certain videos to work.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 8,2011 9:52am
Yeah, I pretty much max out at 576p bluray rips over wireless because I'm streaming from my room upstairs. For full HD, which I only really do when I have company over, I just bring my desktop down and hook up right to the receiver via HDMI.



toggletoggle post by Avalonwinds at Nov 9,2011 10:11am
Only attending the midnight release is real.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 9,2011 10:13am
only waiting for the UPS truck friday morning is real.
AWESOME video of the barbarian choir and voice acting:


http://youtu.be/QLnPwnJJcFQ



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 9,2011 10:15am
[YOUTUBE=type=addvideo&url=http://youtube.com/QLnPwnJJcFQ]



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 9,2011 10:15am
Only having to work on Friday is fffffffffuuuuuuuu



toggletoggle post by arktourOs at Nov 9,2011 10:16am edited Nov 9,2011 10:17am



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 9,2011 10:21am
YEP.

I was gonna go at midnight to pick it up but then I'd be playing ALL NIGHT



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 9,2011 10:23am
I'm gonna pick so many herbs when I get this game. Calcinators and alembics all up in this bitch.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 9,2011 10:25am
Bitches love nirnroot.



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 9,2011 10:28am
Ayo girrl, I can make you a salve that'll make ya pussy moist, ya hair silky and fortify yo illusion skill by 20 points for 120 seconds.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 9,2011 10:30am
Cant you get married in this one? Ripoff of Fable.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 9,2011 10:35am
http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Marriage

Gay marriage is also allowed. Too bad this isn't multiplayer, because we would make such a great couple, aril.



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 9,2011 10:39am
Pffft clearly fake aril, real aril knows Namco's Tales RPG series featured marriage and children back on SNES



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 10,2011 10:17am
TONIGHT MIDNIGHT IMA PLAY WITH DICK IN HAND



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 10,2011 11:29am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
TONIGHT MIDNIGHT IMA PLAY WITH DICK IN HAND


Yea I'm gonna hit gamestop on the way back from practice tonight at 12:01AM, then play 'til 8AM.



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 10,2011 11:32am
pre-loaded on steam. Fuck gamestop.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 10,2011 12:15pm
i will be chopping beef stew and waiting for the goddamm ups truck as of 5 this evening. wish i could have taken the pre-load route.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 10,2011 3:47pm
Ok, I'm pissing myself now. Will be getting this via telepathy as soon as I get home.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 10,2011 4:54pm
leaked by razor1911, apparently works...

http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/6808323



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 10,2011 4:56pm
Old news.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 10,2011 11:40pm
TICK TOCK TICK TOCK



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 10,2011 11:47pm
join a tong about it



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 10,2011 11:59pm
loading it up now.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 11,2011 2:25am
Skyrim, Tamriel.
Population: ma nillaz



toggletoggle post by Avalonwinds at Nov 11,2011 3:33am
Jebus christ, this game is going to get me fired.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 8:58am
didnt pick it up at midnight last night...they better not have sold my pre-ordered copy!

grabbing it after work tonight and not leaving my house ALL WEEKEND.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 9:14am
Fucking awesome so far. I had to start over though because a whole villiage was trying to kill me and I have no idea why. I'm always a Nord, but I'm not sure if I should be something else.
The menu takes a little while to get used to.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 11,2011 9:28am
I live in Brockton so I'm hoping all the gangsta's are too busy with MW3 because I didn't preorder my copy.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 9:34am
I'm usually a nord too

I know its going to take me 3 hours just to make my character hahah

cant fucking wait.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 9:36am
Its awesome. They have "war paint" and there's some old school corpse paint looking designs.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 9:48am
i wish you could upload your own face



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 9:52am
that would be LOL



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 11,2011 9:54am
This day at work is most painful. Found myself whistling the skyrim theme at the train station :|



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 10:15am
^^ YEP



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 11:09am
Yea I bought it this morning but I only had like an hour before I had to leave for work so I waited to start until I get home. Siked.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 11:11am
It's fookin sick.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 11:14am
i hope the menus arent too annoying to navigate...



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 11:18am
Its differnt. I keep picking up items that I dont mean to. You can tell they were designed for consoles.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 11,2011 11:29am
i played til 4am last night, fell upon a couple surreal places and warhammer'd some redguard in a barfight. it's as brilliant as i thought it would be. the menus do take a little to get used to on pc. settings maxed out. i'm gonna hook up my controller later and try that out.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 11:42am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
You can tell they it's way better for consoles.



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Nov 11,2011 11:45am
I'm waiting til I get a new TV before getting this.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 11:46am
ark said[orig][quote]
i warhammer'd some redguard in a barfight. it's as brilliant as i thought it would be.


This ia racist.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 11,2011 11:53am
TIL: when aril doesn't get enough sleep, his keyboard layout turns into the rev's.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 12:08pm
Fucking slide input. I need a better one. Fingers are too.big.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 11,2011 12:09pm
cliff racers or gtfo



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 11,2011 12:47pm
PS3 controller + PC graphics is the only way to play this. loving it.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 1:22pm



toggletoggle post by BradsauceNLI at Nov 11,2011 2:12pm
Longest day at work ever.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 2:16pm
BradsauceNLI said[orig][quote]
Longest day at work ever.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 11,2011 2:20pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
BradsauceNLI said[orig][quote]
Longest day at work ever.





toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 11,2011 2:44pm
It seems my hypothesis was correct. Brockton gangstas be too busy gettin' they DUTY on, SON! Was able to have them hold a copy for me. No sleep after the O'Brien's show tonight. I'm gonna get me some porphyric hemophilia.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 2:48pm
Racist. Brockton is full of Redgaurds..



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 11,2011 2:53pm
hahaha. Hammerfell = Cabo Verde



toggletoggle post by Bradsauce at Nov 11,2011 3:47pm
Offically about to rim it.....hard.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 7:40pm



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 11,2011 8:35pm
I wasn't even aware of this game two days ago. I'm not really that big into video games. But after seeing the game play I might have to go buy it.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Asscat at Nov 11,2011 8:49pm



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 9:04pm
I don't like that you can't see your character in the inventory menu, like when switching armor. Menu is a little clunky but better than oblivions. Remember how you used to have to scroll through like 8704043043 random books to get to your repair hammers in the "misc" section? This game rules.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 9:07pm
I feel like my life has come full circle with this game. Only being a nerd that all of the cool kids wont fuck with cuz Ill kill them and getting laid intermittently while sitting on your ass playing rpgs is real.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 10:08pm
I'm pretty bummed they took athletics and jump out. I used to love running around jumping everywhere til I could run super fast away from enemies and jum onto rooftops



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 10:17pm
Wtf



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 11,2011 10:23pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Wtf

wut



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 10:38pm
that pisses me off too.. no athletics. I was jumping around the whole time until I realized it.

great game so far, though. it's like an upgraded version of oblivion. If you've done the "Golden Claw" mission (one of the first ones you can do), you get to fight the Undead and waltz through a snowy cave with waterfalls. pretty epic.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 11,2011 10:45pm
how do they expect us to lose weight if there's no athletics.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 12,2011 1:29am
Arillius the Nord




toggletoggle post by Fake ARIL at Nov 12,2011 1:41am
Arillius the negro nord.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 12,2011 5:55am
Combat in this still looks horrible and button mashing, with no skill involved. They basicly just copied oblivion and added the fallout death scene thing. Original.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 12,2011 7:46am
frankovhell said[orig][quote]
Combat in this still looks horrible and button mashing, with no skill involved. They basicly just copied oblivion and added the fallout death scene thing. Original.


I dig it.



toggletoggle post by bobnomaamrooney at Nov 12,2011 7:48am
Fake%20ARIL said[orig][quote]
Arillius the negro nord.


They're called Redguards, all the same IP FARIL



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 12,2011 9:49am
Haha, I don't know why that came out so dark.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 12,2011 10:03am
burnsy said[orig][quote]
frankovhell said[orig][quote]
Combat in this still looks horrible and button mashing, with no skill involved. They basicly just copied oblivion and added the fallout death scene thing. Original.


I dig it.


yeah, i like the combat a lot. it's not dark souls caliber, but still far better than oblivion's. they added enough to keep it interesting. shield bash, dual wield anything, perks make it a bit deeper. there's a good sense of "weight" behind swings and spells. i've missed a heavy swing with a two-hander and fallen off a cliff more than once.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 12,2011 10:22am
The best battle system with swords was Jedi Knight II IMO.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 12,2011 11:53am
Try one of the Souls games and you'll see why we like the combat so much. Combat here is pretty much what I expected it to be, same as Oblivion essentially.

I do have to complain about the PC UI though. HOLY SHIT ITS ATROCIOUS.
I'm not speaking about the looks either, I'm speaking about maxed-out mouselook that's still really slow, keys that don't react once reassigned (neither the new key nor the old key will allow me to pick up a book, for example). The menu system also seems very counter-intuitive to me. I like not being able to use my CURSOR to choose items on screen... meh. Will take some getting used to.



toggletoggle post by Fake ARIL at Nov 12,2011 12:24pm
bobnomaamrooney said[orig][quote]
Fake%20ARIL said[orig][quote]
Arillius the negro nord.


They're called Redguards, all the same IP FARIL


In Skyrim, negros are called Redguards?

All the same ip bobnomaamrooney.




toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 12,2011 12:59pm
being outside on this beautiful fall day > skyrim



toggletoggle post by Spaldino at Nov 12,2011 1:18pm
how come Nords walk like this....


and Redguards walk like thiiiissss... awww yeah



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 12,2011 1:49pm
narkybark said[orig][quote]
I do have to complain about the PC UI though. HOLY SHIT ITS ATROCIOUS.


the WSAD menu switching just pissed me off. i had to switch to a controller...works far better.



toggletoggle post by FuckIsMySignature at Nov 12,2011 3:23pm
this game's fun to watch. my roommate shot a hawk with a bow and arrow. that was pretty rad. then there were zombie wolves.



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 12,2011 5:29pm
I bought the game this afternoon. So far I have enjoyed stealing a horse and riding it off of a mountain.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 13,2011 10:49am
I have the collector's edition strategy guide. It's HUGE and is like a highschool science book.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard NLI at Nov 13,2011 10:51am
level 14



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 13,2011 11:06am
thats it?



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 13,2011 11:26am
Got drunk last night (forever alone) and played this. Dangerously fun. I looked at the clock and it was nearly 5am. damn you bethesda



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 13,2011 11:30am



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 13,2011 11:32am
Level 16. Turning into badass nord cleric



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 13,2011 11:54am
I've been killed a bunch of times but digging this game big time.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 13,2011 12:57pm
I am a level 7 Negro Kitty. I have a woman that follows me around. If I walk up to her, she says "erhhh" or something similarly smart.

Why does this game not make use of the "shout, shout, let it all out" song? It would make the perfect 80's montage music for the trek up greybeard mountain.




toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 13,2011 1:05pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
that pisses me off too.. no athletics. I was jumping around the whole time until I realized it.

great game so far, though. it's like an upgraded version of oblivion. If you've done the "Golden Claw" mission (one of the first ones you can do), you get to fight the Undead and waltz through a snowy cave with waterfalls. pretty epic.


I also don't like how they dumbed down the speech and bartering system; however, the whole smithing thing is pretty cool, although I havn't really utilized it a whole lot. I've barely done quests, I've just been roaming around at random, robbing and killing people in the wilderness.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 13,2011 1:32pm
isn't that what you do in allston anyways?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 13,2011 1:50pm



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 13,2011 1:50pm
Level 12 Werewolf lol



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 13,2011 2:07pm
I love that the redguards arn't welcome in Whiterun. I'm way behind you guys in this because I had to record scratch tracks for slars drums all of yesterday.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard NLI at Nov 13,2011 2:16pm
Level; 16 Nord named Andrew.

stoned for the first time in months just to play this.

might not make Absu tonight.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 13,2011 2:19pm
LOL



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 14,2011 6:09am
Andrew in 3 months:

"So I don't have a job anymore, just got level 70 though. Still pooping in socks to save time..."



toggletoggle post by Bradsauce at Nov 14,2011 6:56am edited Nov 14,2011 6:57am
Lvl 20 Wood Elf werewolf assassin named Forss Fagerstrom, not much sleep.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 7:43am edited Nov 14,2011 8:29am
I fucked up so hard last night and didnt save in a good spot...I'm straight up STUCK in this house, no way to get out and the enemies are beating the shit out of me. If I go back to my last 'real' save, I lose like 2 HUGE missions I did last night...

FUCK MY FANTASY LIFE!



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 8:03am
this is Andrew the Nord:




found this hot hunter broad sun bathing



DO A RITUAL ABOUT IT








toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 8:24am edited Nov 14,2011 8:32am
Why do all of the children in Skyrim look the same?



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 8:25am
they really do...and all they want to do it play tag.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 8:29am
The dog "Stump" ftw



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 8:42am
Andrew, your character looks like a milkdrinker.



toggletoggle post by Spaldino at Nov 14,2011 8:45am
all the children look the same because its a metaphor or something.


like... get this man... we're all just that same child inside. the one that wants to forget about the cruel, harsh, cold world and play tag forever and stuff and junk.


WHOA.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 8:47am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Andrew, your character looks like a milkdrinker.


LOL. I AM!

I'm gonna be a huge milk drinker tonight and make the combat super easy just so i can get out of this damn quest im stuck on.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 8:51am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]

DO A RITUAL ABOUT IT


Haha is that the mission where the kid wants you kill the lady that runs the orphanage in riften? I killed the wrong lady first.





toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 8:54am
burnsy said[orig][quote]
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]

DO A RITUAL ABOUT IT


Haha is that the mission where the kid wants you kill the lady that runs the orphanage in riften? I killed the wrong lady first.




yeah!

you killed the nice lady? that sucks cause she gives you a side quest.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 9:00am
Yeah I walked in and that vapid cunt was telling the kids how worthless they were and then told them to go to bed. I went into sneak and saw a lady go into the room and went to sleep. Crept in and slashed her with my dual wielded scimitars. Oops. Cool story, bro.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 9:02am
i want to punch myself in the face right now...FUCK BEING AT WORK. how am I going to do this 5 days a week?


this game is ALL I THINK ABOUT.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 9:13am
You gotta get the collector's edition strategy guide.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 9:17am
Traveling for work this week. No skyrim til after midnight on Friday.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 9:21am
I dont like using strategy guides or anything...the ONLY reason I'm gonna puss out on this mission is because at the beginning of the mission I was supposed to give this dude a couple piece of my gear to use on the quest and I fucked up doing that so when it came time to get my gear from him and fight people, he didnt have anything for me so I'm fucking weaponless stuck in this mansion and the only way out is with this key that I cant pickpocket..I have to kill this wizard with no weapons, armor etc...

ONLY MAGIC.

FUUUUUUUUUU



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 9:21am
What, are you going to Hammerfell?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 9:29am
burnsy said[orig][quote]
Crept in and slashed her with my dual wielded scimitars. Oops. Cool story, bro.

careful next time you sleep bro!



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 9:30am
i've gone to sleep and woken up in different places twice so far.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 9:46am
I dont use guides either, but this one is so detailed and awesome. Not going to use it for missions



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 9:48am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
i want to punch myself in the face right now...FUCK BEING AT WORK.


skyrim withdrawal + ears ringing from never blow out the eastern candle = fuck today



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 9:49am
I've demolished the bathroom at work twice today.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 10:06am
ark said[orig][quote]
i've gone to sleep and woken up in different places twice so far.


a bug?



I did a drinking contest mission that ended up with me blacking out and waking up on the other side of the world...it turned into a huge ordeal.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 10:20am
nope. the drinking contest was one. finish that questline, it's a good one. another one was for the dark brotherhood. they are DARK in this game.



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 14,2011 10:23am
MACE OF MOLAG BAL



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 10:24am
Martins playing a non JRPG?



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 10:25am
Kind of disappointed that the textures aren't that detailed on the PC version. I guess we'll have to wait for a high res texture pack mod.

There are a few tweaks you can do to get the trees and water to look a little better though.

http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/11/11/the-elde...-disable-vsync-change-fov-and-more/



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 10:28am
http://www.skyrimnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=11

look at the info for the DX9 sharpen filter. HUGE DIFFERENCE. i have no complaints how it looks on the PC. some components are "outdated" like people wishing there were footprints on the snow, etc. come on...



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 10:32am
ark said[orig][quote]
narkybark said[orig][quote]
I do have to complain about the PC UI though. HOLY SHIT ITS ATROCIOUS.


the WSAD menu switching just pissed me off. i had to switch to a controller...works far better.


The controls for PC are very buggy. Don't try changing them from the defaults or shit gets all mixed up and stops working. The UI also doesn't get updated when you rebind keys. I can't believe game devs still get away with doing this. Seriously how hard is it to display the updated key bindings?



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 14,2011 10:35am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Martins playing a non JRPG?


And on PC? LOLWUT



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 10:36am
ark said[orig][quote]
http://www.skyrimnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=11

look at the info for the DX9 sharpen filter. HUGE DIFFERENCE. i have no complaints how it looks on the PC. some components are "outdated" like people wishing there were footprints on the snow, etc. come on...


The game overall looks very good and runs smooth for me on max settings. It's just when close up to certain things it doesn't look that impressive. You can tell they limited it to run better on consoles.



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 14,2011 10:40am
Is there a bemefit to sleeping and why do I need to eat when I can replenish my health with magic? Probably noob questions but I've only played for four hours and I'm a level 3.



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 14,2011 10:45am
Sleeping and waiting are just good for getting to a specific time of day faster. I think.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 10:46am
Sleeping in a bed thats not yours and sleeping in a bed you own is different in skyrim.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 10:51am
KEVORD said[orig][quote]
Is there a bemefit to sleeping and why do I need to eat when I can replenish my health with magic? Probably noob questions but I've only played for four hours and I'm a level 3.


sleeping in an owned bed gives you the "rested" effect which i think means you learn skills faster for a while. waiting is just for something like getting to a shop when they're not open. as for cooking, raw food doesn't give you much health, experimenting with recipies and cooked food gives you a lot more buffs (like increased stamina or magic regen for a while after eating a steak)



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 10:56am
i NEVER eat...




toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 11:01am
alchemy and cooking helps you out a lot. i always play on sadistic difficulty so i need all the help i can get.



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 14,2011 11:02am
Once I figured out I could use magic to replenish health I thought it was silly to carry around a ton of food.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 11:03am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
i NEVER eat...



Yea. You're a milk drinker.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 11:17am
I use alchemy a lot...whats up with cooking? I'm not sure I ever did that even in Morrowind or Oblivion.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 14,2011 11:20am
It's borrowed from Fallout, equally useless in this game unless you're playing on max difficulty which probably requires you to eat.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 11:39am
pretty much



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 11:41am
KEVORD said[orig][quote]
Is there a bemefit to sleeping and why do I need to eat when I can replenish my health with magic? Probably noob questions but I've only played for four hours and I'm a level 3.


in the last one you had to sleep to level up, so it was very important. all it does in SKYRIM is heal you. if you wait, you heal as well, so its pretty pointless. you dont need to eat, but if youre a mage then its good to have some potions to heal with so you dont have to use your mana on healing.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 14,2011 11:57am
mana
-lol

Also, this game has overtaken my life as predicted. I just sent aril an MMS while taking a shit of me holding a large roll of toilet paper that looked like a cheese wheel to me. Value: 1
Weight: 3



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 11:59am
dick reflection FTL



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 12:32pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]


in the last one you had to sleep to level up, so it was very important. .


"YOU SHOULD REST AND MEDITATE ON WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED"



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 14,2011 12:36pm
Barely want to be at work right now. I just wanna go around dual wielding maces killing forsworn or the silver hand or continuing to not head up to meet the greybeards.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 12:47pm
It's definitely not a waste to pay the greybeards a visit.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 14,2011 1:17pm
Greybeards - prepare to walk up a mountain for 2 hours.

Barbas the dog is a stellar tank. Fuck finishing the quest, I now have two followers.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 1:30pm
I mix it up like crazy...random quest to random quest stopping in between to fuck up a cave I discover or help some dude out here and there.

the quest menu is way better on this than on the past ES games...



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 1:49pm
Let me guess... someone stole your sweet roll?



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 1:51pm
burnsy said[orig][quote]
It's definitely not a waste to pay the greybeards a visit.


yea, in oblivion I didnt really follow the main quest, but that shit was epic as fuck. I got raped by that ice troll though :(



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 1:52pm
Large%20Negro%20Kitty said[orig][quote]
Greybeards - prepare to walk up a mountain for 2 hours.

.


yea but you need the whirlwind dash to clear certain dungeons I bet.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 2:03pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
Large%20Negro%20Kitty said[orig][quote]
Greybeards - prepare to walk up a mountain for 2 hours.

.


yea but you need the whirlwind dash to clear certain dungeons I bet.


YEP took me a while to figure this one out where I needed to use that. *HINT*Colored pillars *HINT*



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 2:18pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]

yea, in oblivion I didnt really follow the main quest, but that shit was epic as fuck. I got raped by that ice troll though :(

I have a companion I got from the jarl in whiterun. She's proven most helpful. We fucked that troll up good. She's also really helpful when fighting dragons because she's a great archer. Highly suggest, even though she acts like a dumb bitch and goes uhhhhh if you get too close.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 2:21pm
They never have fat people in these games.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 2:22pm
I never take on those companions...

I guess I should...i usually tell them to stay put.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 2:23pm
burnsy said[orig][quote]
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]

yea, in oblivion I didnt really follow the main quest, but that shit was epic as fuck. I got raped by that ice troll though :(

I have a companion I got from the jarl in whiterun. She's proven most helpful. We fucked that troll up good. She's also really helpful when fighting dragons because she's a great archer. Highly suggest, even though she acts like a dumb bitch and goes uhhhhh if you get too close.


yea thats what I did. bitches names Lydia. she walks between me wwhen i talk to people so i cant see who im talking to.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 2:28pm
elder scrolls games are always a circus with NPCs and companions. I wish they took a queue from Fallout: New Vegas where the companions actually worked, it was easy to give them orders, and they had their own backstory, quests and conversations. the only thing that took a step backward in skyrim is the companion system.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 14,2011 2:29pm
I haven't yet been able to give companions orders but then I just now realized it's probably that same key-switching nonsense so it won't work anymore.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 2:32pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
I never take on those companions...

I guess I should...i usually tell them to stay put.


you should take them, theyre really helpful. its one of the new aditions to the ES games that I really like so far. and you can make them do stuff, like wait places for you or attack random townspeople.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 2:35pm
You can tell them to pick shit up and make them carry shit for you as well.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 2:37pm
for the record, I'm still super bummed about no athletics




toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 2:38pm



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 2:58pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
for the record, I'm still super bummed about no athletics


i'm kinda glad they cut it out. everybody runs, seemed like a pointless skill. i was psyched sprinting made it in.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 3:01pm
i logged almost 20 hours this weekend. pretty sure it's my favorite western rpg since i dunno, your mom



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 3:04pm
ark said[orig][quote]
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
for the record, I'm still super bummed about no athletics


i'm kinda glad they cut it out. everybody runs, seemed like a pointless skill. i was psyched sprinting made it in.


no way, leveling up your jump was not only awesome for the obvious reasons, it was also really helpful when you got ambushed by a minotaur to be able to just jump onto a rooftop and run away. I am glad about sprint as well.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 3:06pm
was taking the long way to some quest and came across a sleeping dragon. I woke it, it killed my Lydia and then ii killed it, only to be COMPLETELY RAPED by some demon thing called Krosis. This guy is an asshole. I ended up dying like 8 times cuz his fireball kills me in 2 hits (and i had just used a bunch of items to increase frost resistance to kill that frost dragon) and then I just grabbed the shit outta his chest and ran like a bitch. My companion is suspiciously back at my side now.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 3:25pm
KROSIS, fuck that guy. I had to run. did you get the power words from the wall the dragon was sleeping on??



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 3:26pm
i've noticed the companion rarely dies, they just kneel and stay out of the fight if they don't get completely finished off. then they come find you i guess.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 3:28pm
i havent found this sleeping dragon yet...


should I just cancel my gym membership? I usually go after work but all I want to do is fucking PLAY.

its like a drug. better than drugs. I played this over absu/beers last night.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 14,2011 4:02pm
re: Krosis and other dragon priests
SPOILER TO KILLS Get the Priests to come out of their sarcophagus, run and rest for 1 hour. Come back and theyll be laying down in their tomb with the top off and are triggered just like any Draugr, so you can sneak up on it and get a crit sneak hit/kill



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 4:19pm
^ what a cheapo. I can't stand gamers that do that shit. I bet you were one of those game genie fags



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 4:27pm
hahaha. Krosis is too dumb to replace the lid on his sarcophagus.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 14,2011 4:29pm
Silver has better attack power against undead.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 14,2011 5:12pm
OMG!! PLAYING SOON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



toggletoggle post by eddienli at Nov 14,2011 5:21pm
so this is worth buying? thinking about going out of my video game hibernation for this.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 14,2011 5:24pm
Yeah Aril, cheating on easy mode sums up how I live most aspects of life.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 14,2011 5:53pm
ark said[orig][quote]
KROSIS, fuck that guy. I had to run. did you get the power words from the wall the dragon was sleeping on??


yea but I can't use it because it says I don't have dragon souls even though I JUST killed a dragon and got its soul.

oh and my companion ran off a high cliff and then reappeared. I got tired of her stupid face so I torched her. I wish I had her now for this dragon though :/



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 14,2011 6:04pm
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
ark said[orig][quote]
KROSIS, fuck that guy. I had to run. did you get the power words from the wall the dragon was sleeping on??


yea but I can't use it because it says I don't have dragon souls even though I JUST killed a dragon and got its soul.

Yeah, I got the ethereal thu'um and killed two dragons. Still saying it requires dragon souls. What gives?! Seriously wish I could've fit my xbox in my luggage.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 14,2011 6:46pm
i think when you're in the menu, you press X to spend the dragon souls...not sure if the interface shows you that, i had to mash some buttons 'til i figured it out. i didn't visit the greybeards yet.



toggletoggle post by SLAAAAGG NLI at Nov 14,2011 7:32pm
Coming out of my OCCCUPY REAL LIFE video game habit denial and ignoring you fucks to say that I am currently downloading this. May your souls burn in eternal purgatory and that you continue your never ending half - fuckwit chortling ways .



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 9:43pm
I have climbed the highest peak in Skyrim. Game over.




toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 14,2011 9:47pm



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 1:35am
Fucking Falmers.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 7:40am
I left off last night in a good spot. Got an army behind me about to storm some vampire leaders cage. Saved it just before entering and went to bed.

I WILL GO TO THE GYM TODAY AFTER WORK....then fuck up some faggy vampires.



toggletoggle post by Martins at Nov 15,2011 7:56am
Everywhere is out of the GTX 570 I want (for this and Battlefield 3 prettiness) and it's pissing me off.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 8:08am
XBOX USERS:

So I may be stuck in Pennsylvania for thanksgiving from Weds night to Saturday! *GASP*... I'm staying at my uncles and he has a 360 he never uses *THANK THE UNHOLY GOAT*...

my question: i saved my Skyrim game on the hard drive...can I transfer it to the a memory unit and just bring the disc and the MU to my uncles or do I have to bring the whole HD?


ITT: SERIOUS ISSUES.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 8:30am
Wouldnt be an issue if it WERE ON A COMPUTER!

Ooohhh!



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Nov 15,2011 8:35am
yeah, except whenever a new game comes out for the PS3, I put it in and play.
When a new games comes out for PC, I put it in and it tells me my videocard isn't good enough so then I replace that. Then my RAM isn't fast enough so I go to replace that and.. oh shit, I have to replace my CPU and MB cause they don't support the faster ram.
FUCK COMPUTER GAMERS.
I don't have the time/money to keep up with the joneses. I just want to play the games. and my that I mean watch 24/7 cut scenes.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 15,2011 8:40am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
can I transfer it to the a memory unit and just bring the disc and the MU to my uncles


YUP



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 8:41am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Wouldnt be an issue if it WERE ON A COMPUTER!

Ooohhh!


maybe if it was on a LAPTOP, sure...dont most of you PC gamers use desktops or is that old news?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 8:44am
the_reverend said[orig][quote]

FUCK COMPUTER GAMERS.
.


Fuck you.

And besides, all the best computer games came out in the 80s and 90s. Like metal.

my video card runs this game on high settings (looks better than 360) and was 130 bucks. instead of wasting money on faggy ipads, you could be playing games on a computer, the way they are meant to be post PSX.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 15,2011 8:48am
any laptop that could run new games costs twice as much as a better desktop, so desktops. rev has a good point, you really need to know a lot about PC hardware and how long the shelf life of a typical setup would be. i just upgraded my computer for the first time in 4 years and not because it wasn't performing, but because i stabbed my motherboard with a screwdriver. another reason PC isn't much more reliable than a red-ringing xbox. i still went through 3 xboxes all the same before i got rid of it.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 8:50am edited Nov 15,2011 8:51am
i'm never going to stop defending PC/Computer gaming, maize eaters. you guys all sold your souls a long time ago.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 15,2011 8:52am
pc gaming is making another comeback. skyrim is getting fantastic numbers on PC. SUPPROT



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 8:55am
When I die, all I want my gravestone to say is:

"PC Games > Modern Console Gaming"



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 9:23am edited Nov 15,2011 9:23am
Jim: so why did you say this:

arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Wouldnt be an issue if it WERE ON A COMPUTER!




bringing an entire desktop setup to my uncles would be easier than bringing my xbox disk and a tiny Memory Unit ?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 9:29am
Steam.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 9:34am
does that imply downloading it to my uncles computer?



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 9:36am
only cornering me proving a point that console gaming is easier is real.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 9:59am
I think you've done the opposite...

what are the chances my uncles computer can even run this game?...all this tech mumbo jumbo you guys are talking about required to play this game....



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 10:11am
8.7%



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 10:12am
meh. probably slim chance. and you can't just pop in the xbox disc either.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 10:13am
yeah i'd say 8.7%



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 10:15am
In a case such as that, if you had a laptop that could run it, you could play it ANYWHERE.

As you can see, pros and cons.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 10:16am
PROS AND CONS




BUT MORE PROS THAN CONS ON PC



toggletoggle post by Pires at Nov 15,2011 10:36am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
the_reverend said[orig][quote]

FUCK COMPUTER GAMERS.
.


Fuck you.

And besides, all the best computer games came out in the 80s and 90s. Like metal.

my video card runs this game on high settings (looks better than 360) and was 130 bucks. instead of wasting money on faggy ipads, you could be playing games on a computer, the way they are meant to be post PSX.


I never understood the iPad appeal. It doesn't run flash, yet it is supposed to act like a computer? FAIL.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 10:39am
ark said[orig][quote]
and you can't just pop in the xbox disc either.


what do you mean?



toggletoggle post by Pires at Nov 15,2011 10:41am
I'd take your hard drive just in case. It ain't that big and is worth taking if you're going to be there for a while.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 10:43am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
ark said[orig][quote]
and you can't just pop in the xbox disc either.


what do you mean?


meaning you'd either need to download a torrent for the PC version, buy it on Steam, or buy the retail PC DVD version. xbox discs only work on xbox.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 15,2011 10:57am
I've always been into PC gaming but I'm enjoying this just fine on xbox 360 so who gives a shit? ....back to skyrim....



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 11:03am edited Nov 15,2011 11:04am
Better graphics +use of a mouse + BETHESDA ORIGINALLY MADE ELDER SCROLLS GAMES FOR COMPUTERS ... That's who cares. Argument will never eeennnnnddd. Nevvvvvarrrr!!

Playing this game on xbox is like owning a rereleased Les Legions Noire album on CD. DOES NO COMPUTE



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 11:08am
ark said[orig][quote]
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
ark said[orig][quote]
and you can't just pop in the xbox disc either.


what do you mean?


meaning you'd either need to download a torrent for the PC version, buy it on Steam, or buy the retail PC DVD version. xbox discs only work on xbox.


oh I know that..but my uncle has an xbox so I can use that while I'm there...


Jim: I didnt realize you had all the LLN stuff on original demo tapes and not just mp3s we downloaded from DC++ LOLOLOLOOL



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 11:09am
lol.

Only a sole moevot copy is real



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 11:10am
you got me andy boy. BAD ANALOGY



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 11:11am
even if the skyrim interface sucks on PC (which i hope they fix) it still beats the hell out of oblivion's



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 11:13am
I love it now.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 11:19am
Andrew, how was it baked? I know you rarely smoke now..



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 11:20am
i love the way the menu works in this Vs Oblivions.

Morrowinds was the worse.




toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 11:36am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Andrew, how was it baked? I know you rarely smoke now..


i NEVER smoke these days...

I have a one hitter and I literally pack the tiniest bowl, take 2 solid hits and I'm friend for at least a mission, usually two missions.

I'm still technically off the pot though. When I smoke that shit while out partying it just puts me to sleep.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 12:51pm
Life was so much easier a week ago.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 12:54pm
How do you guys like the lock picking now? I love it. Fucking fun. Also, it seems like it is easier to obtain lock picks too.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 15,2011 1:02pm
I like that you can just get lockpicks anywhere, but I liked the system better in Oblivion.

When the dragons talk to each other, the language sounds like Jabbas language.

Oh and theres some chick named Delphine...... FUCK-A YOU, DELPHINNNNNE



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 1:04pm
It's getting easier to pick high level locks. At first it was damn near impossible to do a master lock, but I like that they give low level characters the opportunity to try. And where are you getting lockpicks? In Oblivion, merchants had a ton of them. Now they only have a few, if you're lucky.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 1:06pm
Just about every bandit (especially the silver douches) carry them. In oblivion, it was usually the goblins who had them.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 1:08pm
lock picks are everywhere!

but the whole system seems pretty much the same as in Oblivion to me minus the vibrating thumb stick which I kinda liked.

its way easier.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 1:09pm



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 1:10pm
hahah what the shit? whats that?

maybe playing on PC is better.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 1:11pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
the vibrating thumb stick which I kinda liked.

its way easier.


LOL'd



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 1:20pm
nude mods!
i got a sweet mod that changes the night sky to a high res real stellar photography background and keeps the constellations in the game there. another good one lets the game executable use 4GB of ram.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 1:22pm
if you can modify a game, chances are high that you'll see nude skins eventually. I made the first nude stripper mod for GTA: Vice City, it had a ton of downloads haha



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 15,2011 1:30pm
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
It's getting easier to pick high level locks. At first it was damn near impossible to do a master lock, but I like that they give low level characters the opportunity to try. And where are you getting lockpicks? In Oblivion, merchants had a ton of them. Now they only have a few, if you're lucky.


merchants didnt sell lockpicks, the only place you could buy them was from the thieves guild itself, or find them in random places.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 15,2011 1:33pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Just about every bandit (especially the silver douches) carry them. In oblivion, it was usually the goblins who had them.

Or you could have talked to shady Sam. He usually had 60 for sale.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 1:42pm
Yeah, my memory sucks. I had the skeleton key and then no care whatsoever



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 2:10pm
I love how all of us are fucking stuggling when we're at work.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 2:13pm
Girls wish we cared this much about them amirite



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 2:16pm
not sure what you're talking about, was playing earlier whilst patching servers



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 2:20pm



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 2:20pm
Hahaha way too big



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 15,2011 2:23pm
All I can make out from that pic is "SUBJECTIVITIES"



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 15,2011 2:27pm
SKYRIM IS GREATER THAN YOUR KEYBOARD?


i agree



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 15,2011 2:29pm
Damn, I had to sneak that picture because theres too many people around. That book is HUGE



toggletoggle post by the_reverend at Nov 15,2011 2:29pm
Pires said[orig][quote]
I never understood the iPad appeal. It doesn't run flash, yet it is supposed to act like a computer? FAIL.


then yo7u have never had one in your life. I love my iPad.
What world are you in where flash is a good thing?
FLASH SUCKS!



toggletoggle post by Lydia at Nov 15,2011 2:33pm
Huh?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 15,2011 3:19pm
the_reverend said[orig][quote]
FLASH SUCKS!
YEAH! SILVERLIGHT RULES!



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 15,2011 3:57pm
Lydia said[orig][quote]
Huh?

Haha I get so pissed when she does that shit.

Complaint about companions: they can mirror you when you sneak and draw your weapon but they can't follow when you jump on something.



toggletoggle post by Randy Marsh nli at Nov 16,2011 12:52am
This game is great so far. Makes me wanna rim the sky.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 7:37am
I had one of those down nights last night where I got like NOTHING done in this game even though I played for like 3-4 hours.

hate when that happens.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 8:06am
Just go to another city



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 8:20am
it wasnt that really...basically i took up the game invading a vampire cave for some mission....

I laid the smack down and completed that mission but then, without warning, I'm 3/4 of the way through another random mission and the sun comes up and I'm a fucking vampire...I had no idea so I had waited a bunch of different times and was deep into my vampirism so its a huge pain in the ass to un-do it so I went all the way back to my save from the day before and just skipped the vampire cave...that wasted like 3 hours. after all that BS I did like 2 tiny wack ass misc quests before I had to fall asleep.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 8:21am
NOTHING WORSE THAN AN UNPRODUCTIVE DAY IN SKYRIM.

fuck off real world.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 9:01am
Lol. At least you were mentally stimulated. Too bad there's no vibrating thumb sticks to make it physically stimulating.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 9:07am
kid, youre obviously jelly of the vib thumb stick...you didnt get that sensation with your stupid mouse.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 16,2011 9:11am
I finally figured out that I don't have to be all 'you wanna mess brah?' with every fucking falmer I came across. They're just belligerent Stevie Wonders.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 9:12am
What? I have a vibrating anal mouse.



toggletoggle post by Lydia at Nov 16,2011 10:43am
ehhh...



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 10:55am
finally hoofed it to meet the greybeards. BADASS.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 10:58am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
it wasnt that really...basically i took up the game invading a vampire cave for some mission....

I laid the smack down and completed that mission but then, without warning, I'm 3/4 of the way through another random mission and the sun comes up and I'm a fucking vampire...I had no idea so I had waited a bunch of different times and was deep into my vampirism so its a huge pain in the ass to un-do it so I went all the way back to my save from the day before and just skipped the vampire cave...that wasted like 3 hours. after all that BS I did like 2 tiny wack ass misc quests before I had to fall asleep.


does being a vampire suck that bad, it takes a lot for me to reload a save...if i sunk 3 hours into it by then i'd just play with the cards i was dealt.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 11:00am
i found a vampire cave but i didn't delve deep because the first real vampire was beating the shit out of me.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 11:10am
it doesnt suck but it hinders your other questing and I havent even scratched the surface of questing....certian people wont talk to you, you get chased out of towns and shit...

Its the type of thing you wanna do after you've done like everything else in the game...then just wreak havok cause youve got nothing to lose.







toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 16,2011 1:14pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
it doesnt suck but it hinders your other questing and I havent even scratched the surface of questing....certian people wont talk to you, you get chased out of towns and shit...

Its the type of thing you wanna do after you've done like everything else in the game...then just wreak havok cause youve got nothing to lose.






yea in oblivion I love jumping from rooftop to rooftop and vampirizing niggaz. it sucks when you wanna fast travel and its day out though.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 1:18pm
Fast travel? You fags fast travel?



toggletoggle post by Lydia at Nov 16,2011 1:19pm
You shouldn't be in here!



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 16,2011 1:26pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Fast travel? You fags fast travel?


I knew you were gonna say this.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 1:32pm
I've lost all respect for you fast travelling maize eaters.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 1:40pm
HAHAH I fast travel occasionally...when its a quick "give this letter to so and so" type of mission.

I always walk when its near by or in an area i dont frequent.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 16,2011 1:45pm
I only fast travel. No time to waste pissing on wolves.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 1:56pm
walking a couple miles from A to B never works out the way you plan.



toggletoggle post by FuckIsMySignature at Nov 16,2011 1:56pm
only riding a horse off of a mountain is real



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 16,2011 2:03pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Insert predictable generic elitist gamer comment here



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 2:06pm
sometimes a seemingly easy stroll from this town to that cave or whatever can turn into the most frustrating non-stop barrage of stupid attacks and its so hard to stop and rest with no enemies around out in the wild.


I swear the higher your level goes up, the more random attacks take place which I think is wack. it should always stay the same.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 16,2011 2:10pm
Only having maxed out Block perks and becoming the Juggernaut is real.



toggletoggle post by FuckIsMySignature at Nov 16,2011 2:13pm
kill some dragons about it



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 2:14pm
bears and cats sometimes make noise from far away so they can be easy to spot, but they're also sneaky motherfuckers. i find myself sneaking around if i have low visibility. remember if you know how to treat giants, they will help you. the attacks aren't really random but it depends on the area you're in (i.e. fields around whiterun, versus deep forest/away from roads)



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 2:20pm
how do you treat giants? i havent fucked with one yet...i keep steering clear when i see them in the distance.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 2:22pm
i remember in Morrowind you'd be strolling along and one of those stupid flying taradactyl looking things or like a fucking RAT would attack you and you'd fucking DIE (early on)...a fucking RAT! I'd be whacking it with a fucking mace repeatedly and it'd still kill me.

Glad they learned from that foolishness.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 2:23pm
they're extremely territorial. don't walk under their feet. don't fuck with their mammoths. don't take their stuff. put your weapon away if you walk through their camp. i noticed at one of their camps there was some purple tree that they let me harvest some goo from.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 16,2011 2:34pm
that wasn't a tree.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 2:35pm
lol



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 2:38pm
Roflcopter.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 16,2011 2:39pm
legit LOLing



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 16,2011 3:49pm
Ok i caved, and got this sooner than i planned because I happened to be right next to the gamestop and figured i would renew my 5 dollar reservation. Its a great game, more addicting than i thought it would be. My only issues are predictably with the combat system. Its needs a lock on feature when you are close up. 3rd person is feels retarded even though i prefer that viewpoint usually. I wish there was some way to dodge and have it take stamina. Also does hitting someone in the head do more damage?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 3:55pm
the combat is no dark souls for sure. it is different. i don't like 3rd person in this game. it's possible to dodge attacks but you have to predict how their swing is going and you don't get a speed bonus, you just have to be damn good. head damage does do more. i guess there's a reason you can't lock on, you are just supposed to land your hits and you don't get any help. i could be wrong, but dodging might be a perk in one of the skill trees. i know decapitations are in the "two-handed" skill tree. i think there's a quick dodge in the "sneak" skill tree but i'm not sure what it does.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 16,2011 3:57pm
All of these answers are in the book.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 4:09pm
i should have wrote that



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 16,2011 4:41pm
Large%20Negro%20Kitty said[orig][quote]

Barbas the dog is a stellar tank. Fuck finishing the quest, I now have two followers.


Am I the only one abusing Barbas this way? 3 man party with indestructible doggy tank that never dies = ez mode.

Although the dog gets annoying as hell in close hallways.




toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 16,2011 4:50pm
haven't met that dog yet. probably tastes great.



toggletoggle post by narkybark at Nov 16,2011 5:02pm
any follower I pick up always ends up walking in front of me and eating fiery death.



toggletoggle post by Randy_Marsh at Nov 16,2011 6:38pm
The award for best Anti-Girlfriend videogame goes to Skyrim.



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 16,2011 8:03pm
Oh snap, I killed Mirmulnir and now I'm Mother Fuckin Dragon Born.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 16,2011 8:08pm
KEVORD said[orig][quote]
Oh snap, I killed Mirmulnir and now I'm Mother Fuckin Dragon Born.

Fas ro dah muthafucka.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 16,2011 10:48pm
I keep noticing it looks like enemies are yielding to me but I just kill them. Is this also explained in the guide?



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 16,2011 10:54pm
I've noticed that as well. You mean they'll say something like "I can't best you," and stay on there hands and knees? I slice those fuckers up anyways.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 16,2011 11:48pm
yea is there a way to accept their yield? Not that I would do a faggy thing like that, but a friend of mine... Lets call her Lisa S. No thats too obvious. L. Simpson was wondering because shes a dick head and thinks life is precious.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 16,2011 11:50pm
Anyone who thinks life is precious has no place in Skyrim.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 16,2011 11:50pm
But I don't know a way to accept their yield short of just... going somewhere else. ha.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 17,2011 12:03am
A quick search yielded this http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/35219/how-do-i-accept-a-yield

I guess bandits are prone to scumfuckery. Shocker, I know.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 17,2011 12:05am
burnsy said[orig][quote]
Anyone who thinks life is precious has no place in Skyrim.
ive killed so many people and stolen so much shit and no thieves guild or dark broz :( game needz moar WMDs



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 17,2011 12:08am
A couple dark cool story bros have tried to take me out already and the thieves guild is in Riften. Could definitely use a holy hand grenade or two.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 17,2011 9:33am
Finally Boston bound. Skyrim awaits. I've been such a shitty hero traveling for work.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 17,2011 9:35am
I've been such a shitty dragonburns fast-traveling for work.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 17,2011 9:35am
Thank goodness - Lydia won't shut the fuck up about you!



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 9:42am
Slaughtering snobby Thalmor elves ffw



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 17,2011 9:45am



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 17,2011 9:49am
i like how they formed the civil war and imperial conflicts. i chose to join the stormcloaks but don't support everything they stand for. such is life.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 9:55am
Attn AndrewBastard, BlessedOffal

Click Ark's link a repeat the first sentence plz.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 17,2011 10:01am
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Attn AndrewBastard, BlessedOffal

Click Ark's link a repeat the first sentence plz.


Yes, but be sure not to read the comments after, as most contain complaints about how badly broken the PC interface is, and how the game appears to be another console version ported to PC as far as interface, display, and graphics are concerned.



toggletoggle post by arktouros at Nov 17,2011 10:04am
there's no doubt a few console genes that screw up the PC version. it's not THAT bad, not at all. i've noticed some quirks especially with the crafting windows.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 17,2011 10:04am
I've gotten used to the interface on PC. Looks way better than on console even before any tweaks. And I got a really good deal on it :!



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 17,2011 11:49am
Sabretooth tigers are annoying as fuck! Especially if there is more than one chasing you down.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 17,2011 11:55am
^^ yep



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 12:09pm
just go to shroud hearth barrow, you get a shout that will make animals not attack you.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 12:12pm
Leveling up skills is addicting. Ive been decapitating people now. Its awesome



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 17,2011 12:22pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
just go to shroud hearth barrow, you get a shout that will make animals not attack you.


I actually chose the power at the start to control animals but haven't been making use of it much. I'm trying to level up my conjuration so I can just summon a tank whenever I need one. Right now I can only conjure a familiar which is way too weak to do anything.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 12:23pm
Summon a what?



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 17,2011 12:24pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
just go to shroud hearth barrow, you get a shout that will make animals not attack you.
is that the same one that gets them to help you, i haven't figured out how to use that yet.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 17,2011 12:24pm edited Nov 17,2011 12:25pm
Spells that haven't been invented yet INCLUDE:

I'm trying to level up my conjuration so I can just summon a tank whenever I need one.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 12:31pm
PS: the nude patch sucks. The boobs and ass dont jiggle. DO NOT SUPPORT



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 12:52pm
I just started using destruction and conjuration magic. Pretty fun when dual wielded with melee. I still love sneaking with the bow though. and now I dont have to bother with a heavy ass shield.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 17,2011 12:55pm
Sniping with a poisoned fire-damage bow with 3x damage while sneaking feels so good. Until some high level dude hits me with a giant mallet.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 17,2011 2:02pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Leveling up skills is addicting. Ive been decapitating people now. Its awesome


yeah my dude did like this gnarly jump-stab finishing move a-la brad pit in Troy. was epic.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:03pm
so I'm lik e25 hours into this and have yet to see a single sign of any of those "standing stones." WTF



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:03pm
DOUBLE YOU TEA FUCK



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:05pm
sinistas said[orig][quote]
Can't wait for this or Reckoning (first game from Curt Schilling's 38 Studios)


also, churt schilling has a game studio? lolwut



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 3:07pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
so I'm lik e25 hours into this and have yet to see a single sign of any of those "standing stones." WTF


That's because you fast travel.



...ohhhhhhhh!



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 3:08pm
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
sinistas said[orig][quote]
Can't wait for this or Reckoning (first game from Curt Schilling's 38 Studios)


also, churt schilling has a game studio? lolwut


Yea. He's a huge rpg nerd. I applied to his company but never heard back. The game they're making looks sick.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:12pm
I wish there was a way to knock on locked doors.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:14pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
so I'm lik e25 hours into this and have yet to see a single sign of any of those "standing stones." WTF


That's because you fast travel.



...ohhhhhhhh!


I mainly meant that because once I had logged over 100 hours in Oblivion and found damn near all the locations I didnt see the need to take 45 minutes walking from one place to another. I only use it occasionally now. I even cheated and looked up where one of the stones was and looked for 30 minutes and found nothing. I AM FAIL



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 17,2011 3:27pm
I climbed the mountain to the Gray beards and got my new yells. Now I'm on the quest they sent me on. I got rocked by giant spiders and a fire floor before I gave up last night. I hope I'm not moving to fast through the game withought improving my abilities.



toggletoggle post by sigh at Nov 17,2011 3:30pm
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Summon a what?


A "tank" meaning any character strong enough to take the AI's focus off of me and attack them instead for an extended period of time. Right now the AI will attack the summoned wolf I have but it gets hit like once and dies.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:40pm
sigh said[orig][quote]
arilliusbm said[orig][quote]
Summon a what?


A "tank" meaning any character strong enough to take the AI's focus off of me and attack them instead for an extended period of time. Right now the AI will attack the summoned wolf I have but it gets hit like once and dies.


i hanvt come across any " ""s " as of yet.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 17,2011 3:47pm
KEVORD said[orig][quote]
I climbed the mountain to the Gray beards and got my new yells. Now I'm on the quest they sent me on. I got rocked by giant spiders and a fire floor before I gave up last night. I hope I'm not moving to fast through the game withought improving my abilities.


Run into the left corner, watch the small spiders die. The big spider is a bitch, but can be taken down with a spell easily. You can run from it too. But the horn aint there.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 3:48pm
I wish I had 2 tvs so I could dual wield Skyrim with Dr. Who



toggletoggle post by KEVORD at Nov 17,2011 3:50pm
The horn isn't there? Fuck me. Lydia got taken out by two wizards for nothing. ....but I aint mad.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 17,2011 4:41pm
For the guy looking for the tank:

Go to Falkreath. Walk outside town and find the talking dog, Barbas.

Don't complete his quest.

You now have a completely invincible dog that draws aggro like mad and doesn't count as a follower. So not only is he the perfect tank, but you can still bring another follower along to make a nice little party.

I finally finished the dog quest, and was amazed at how much harder the game/combat got without him.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 17,2011 4:45pm
At one point I went outside and walked into the kitchen. Didn't realize there was a dragon outside. I heard the commotion and ran back into the living room to find I was completely unharmed, whilst the doggy and Lydia had fought the dragon without me and killed it on their own.




toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 17,2011 4:46pm
LOL thats awesome.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 17,2011 9:00pm
Was outside whiterun doors and saw a party of 4 people walking, went to talk to them and realized it says "hired thug" they proceeded to gang bang the shit out of my poor corpse. I decided to get lydia to help me after that....



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 17,2011 10:54pm
yea those hired thugs are bitches though, when you see em coming just sneak attack. the dark broz ass's are even easier.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 12:12am
Lydia died during the first battle I took her into :|



toggletoggle post by frankovehell at Nov 18,2011 12:16am
Blessed_Offal said[orig][quote]
yea those hired thugs are bitches though, when you see em coming just sneak attack. the dark broz ass's are even easier.


The spook assasins looking for the girl? Yeah i gotta kill them. I plan on being in the dark brother hood though cause im going with that sort of character. I'm only level 8.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 12:28am
Good news though, because I just found the "Cats of Skyrim" book. Secret power: 100% sadness ward



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 18,2011 12:50am
Im gonna get the gf all drugged out on turkey and box wine til she passes out so I can play Skyrim all night.



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 18,2011 5:40am
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
Im gonna get the gf all drugged out on turkey and box wine til she passes out so I can play Skyrim all night.


Oh its worse when your GF wants to PLAY the game so she wont leave you alone.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 8:12am
my ex loved watching me play oblivion but didnt ever want to play which was cool.

I havent met this lydia bitch yet. Level 23 as of last night. Got a lot of work done and started a quest helping some dude find ancient Daedra artifacts from the Oblivion days. HAIL DAGON.

Layed the smack down on a dragon and found a silly sword: sword of cowardess or some shit...everyone i hit with it flees from the fight for 30 seconds hahah...its kinda stupid.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 18,2011 8:21am edited Nov 18,2011 8:22am
Any of you guys see the sanctuary yet? I had to get sap from a tree. It was beautiful. I took screen shots.

Ark, I upgraded it with the detailed faces and bodies patch. Do that up, they look way better. Only problem is that I had the nude patch and they dont agree. So right now the women have boobs that look like dirty skin with no nipples, and they have giant gaping assholes. LOL



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 8:27am
I did the sanctuary...took me a while to figure out that I had to cut at the roots to get past.



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 18,2011 8:31am
the ol' eldergleam tree? i didn't expect that place, that was awesome. haven't tried the n00ds yet.

i'm level 23 too. my girl likes watching RPGs. she only ever wants to play when there's butterflies or leeks to collect.

anybody who's done the companions quests, what's the first companions quest? they say they've given me work, but i forgot which quest they gave me! the only thing about the journal is it's not as detailed as it was in oblivion so it's easy to forget where you got quests from....



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 8:41am
I dont even see a journal!? I've looked before... in oblivion you could re-read the conversation you just had, couldnt you?





toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 18,2011 8:43am edited Nov 18,2011 8:44am
Yes, I've been werewolfing it up for some time. I can't remember what the first mission was. lvl 20 here. I've yet to see any ebony or glass weapons yet.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 8:47am
I found one ebony war axe...

no glass yet. only orc bows are real.



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 18,2011 9:36am
Alx_Casket said[orig][quote]
Lydia died during the first battle I took her into :|


Lydia's been my main bitch, FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS.

In all seriousness though, she hasn't died on me. I only got about 16 hours in due to not being home this week but she's proven to be a badass companion thus far.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 18,2011 9:40am
FUCK LYDIA. Theres better people that fight with you.

you can marry her, though



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 18,2011 9:52am
I'm sure you're right. She's workin' out for me for now though. One day I'll dig a ditch and bury the bitch.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 10:05am
Going through mage college (UMass Skyrim) missions so I can get J'zargo (a cat that's a master of destruction lol)



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 18,2011 10:06am
i need a mage companion.

andrew i guess the "journal" is just the quest log. i wish there was more detailed journals/logs like morrowind.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 10:21am
If you want a mage companion, you can also get one by completing the Black Star quest. I recommend you do this quest RIGHT AWAY if you do enchanting or use enchanted weapons. After you complete it you get either the black star - a refillable, reusable black soul gem or the Azuras Star - same thing, but it's a white soul gem. - black traps humanoid souls, white traps animal/creature souls

If you choose the azuras star ending (turn in at the altar) you get to keep the mage woman there as a companion.

I cannot say enough - do this quest EARLY as the higher level you get - the final fight of the quest can be IMPOSSIBLE. And the soul gem can be a huge game changer for people looking to do enchants. With a common soul gem, for example, I can enchant my armor for +2 health. The same enchant with the black star gives me +33 health. And it's REUSABLE.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 10:27am
burnsy said[orig][quote]
I'm sure you're right. She's workin' out for me for now though. One day I'll dig a ditch and bury the bitch.


Be aware - I've read online of at least two reports that it is possible
to have your house robbed by NPC's. Since learning this, I dismissed
Lydia and now she guards my house in whitecarl full time. Creepy thing
is, she has her own bedroom there but she hangs out in mine instead.
I think Lydia is into the inter-species sex thing. Once you go negro kitty,
you never go back.

Once you buy the house in Whiterun it will be her default home whether she's following you or not.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 10:49am
I never buy houses either...am i missing out? I usually just stash shit in a chest in a cave or fortress that I clear out.



toggletoggle post by arilliusbm at Nov 18,2011 10:54am
Yes. Although I share an apt with 2 hipsters in Riften



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 11:00am
petition to change Allston's name to Riften?



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 18,2011 11:15am
blessed%20offal%20nli said[orig][quote]
Im gonna get the gf all drugged out on turkey and box wine til she passes out so I can play Skyrim all night.


everyone missed the point




toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 11:25am
I started buying houses after I read the warning from bethesda that the only
way to guarantee your shit doesn't disappear is to buy a house. I dunno if it's
intentional or a bug, but bethesda even put a warning in the manual this time
around saying that using containers you do not own can cause your shit to
disappear. I'm not taking that risk. I've probably got 10,000 in weapons
stashed in my house.

Also, having your own alchemy lab in your house, shelves filled with all
your books, a blacksmith next door, all my crafting goods, etc... is more
convenient to me than jumping town to town to get stuff done.

Now I just wish I could get an enchanting lab in the house, so I can stop having to run to Anise's cabin to get my enchanting done.

Also, DO NOT SELL YOUR CRAPPY WEAPONS WITHOUT ENCHANTING THEM FIRST.

Even using crappy lesser and petty gems, you can create an iron dagger
worth 10G, enchant it with a petty gem, and it will sell for 700G instead of
10G. In other words, take 100 iron ore, 100 leather/strips, and you can
craft 100 iron daggers, raise your skill like 50 points, enchant them, and
sell them for about 70,000G depending on your speechcraft. All for around
1000G in materials.

If you've been skipping or selling your shitty iron daggers and such, you're
losing out.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 11:34am
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]

I havent met this lydia bitch yet. Level 23 as of last night.


WTF, isn't it one of the first quests in the main storyline?

You shouldn't veer off so quickly. The first few quests (graybeards, courier/black star quest, etc...) give you perks
that can be pretty integral as you level early on. For instance, the
black star wouldn't be nearly as useful once I was in elite armor and
done crafting/enchanting/leveling skills.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 11:41am
i did the first few grey beards quests but know nothing of this black star quest youre talking about.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:01pm
Trying to think of what happened.

I BELIEVE that when you do a shout outdoors the first time or something,
a courier brings you some sort of letter. Whatever it is, it puts Azura's temple
on my map. If you go there, you meet a mage who sends you on a daedric
quest chain that ends with you getting a daedric artifact - black star or Azuras
star.




toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:03pm
Lydia quest is started I believe the first time you visit the Jarl in Whiterun.
When you arrive in town his soldier lady (lydia) tells him they saw a Dragon.
He asks you to follow her and help her fight the dragon since you have the
most experience with dragons. When you finish that quest he gives you Lydia.




toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 18,2011 12:06pm
he probably just either walked right by lydia, or said no when she asked to come with. I killed that bitch anyway.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 12:06pm
I think I did that Lydia quest and then decline her invitation to join me?

I have tons of random notes from couriers I haven't read yet.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:09pm
Large%20Negro%20Kitty said[orig][quote]
Trying to think of what happened.

I BELIEVE that when you do a shout outdoors the first time or something,
a courier brings you some sort of letter. Whatever it is, it puts Azura's temple
on my map. If you go there, you meet a mage who sends you on a daedric
quest chain that ends with you getting a daedric artifact - black star or Azuras
star.



Actually, I think I'm confusing a bunch of quests together.

SOMETHING put the temple on my map. And when I walked there it started
the quest. I think the courier thing was something else.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:10pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
I think I did that Lydia quest and then decline her invitation to join me?

I have tons of random notes from couriers I haven't read yet.


Accept it. Even if you don't want her as a follower, she's like a free guard
dog for your house once you buy it. She's not a typical follower, she's a PRESENT. ;)






toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:13pm
What is the max level in this one?



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 12:16pm
Devs said 50, with a theoretical (DLC) limit of 70, if I recall.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:17pm
Fuck, FUCK fuck fuckity.



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 18,2011 12:23pm
ok question for xboxers: you can have 2 preset weapon sets on your d-pad left and right by going to favorites and holding either left or right, but when I try to set two things, say flames and sword, to one direction it just does either one or the other, not both, so when i click left or right on the d pad it will quick switch to only one weapon instead of dual wielding. this seems like either Im doing something wrong or its just a huge game design flaw, because if you cant quick switch to a dual wield then whats the point? you quick switch to say a sword and you still have to open the menu to select a shield? WTF



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:30pm
ur doin it wrong.

It's not for switching item sets. It's for, say, switching quickly to a weapon
with a Soul Trap enchant in time for the killing blow. Or say you're dual wielding
maces. You set your bow to left d-pad. Now you can hit one button and whip
out your bow, take a shot, then hit the same button and rush back in with your
maces in hand.




toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 18,2011 12:37pm
yea but if im dual wielding and i switch to bow, when i switch back its not dual wielding anymore, because it only lets you select one weapon per button



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 12:54pm
nope, if you hit the button again it goes back to exactly what you had before.

If yours doesn't it's a bug.



toggletoggle post by Lydia at Nov 18,2011 12:55pm
YOURE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE IN HERE!



toggletoggle post by Blessed_Offal at Nov 18,2011 1:03pm
yea I see it now. you can't set a specific dual wield, but whatever you were wielding last with the weapon/spell you have selected will show up.



toggletoggle post by Large Negro Kitty at Nov 18,2011 1:08pm
I love getting a quest for something I've already done.

Questgiver: Go get me this artifact in some dangerous cavern.
Large Negro Kitty: You mean THIS artifact right here?
QG: Wow, you really are the shit, my man! Here, take my money!



toggletoggle post by ark at Nov 18,2011 2:07pm
Large%20Negro%20Kitty said[orig][quote]
Trying to think of what happened.

I BELIEVE that when you do a shout outdoors the first time or something,
a courier brings you some sort of letter.


I got a letter from an interested party a while after I shouted the first time in Windhelm. Not sure if that's the same quest right now.



toggletoggle post by Alx_Casket at Nov 18,2011 2:12pm
Guards are telling me to stop shouting, it's making people nervous.



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard at Nov 18,2011 2:16pm
only the BLACK HANDPRINT letter is real "WE KNOW"



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 18,2011 2:19pm
AndrewBastard said[orig][quote]
only the BLACK HANDPRINT letter is real "WE KNOW"


Haha I got that soon after I slaughtered the nice lady at the orphanage.



toggletoggle post by Randy_Marsh at Nov 19,2011 11:57pm
Darkwater Pass, so sketchy.



toggletoggle post by bignig at Nov 20,2011 12:20am



toggletoggle post by AndrewBastard NLI at Nov 20,2011 10:44am
a lot of the dungeons are very Indiana Jones



toggletoggle post by sinistas at Nov 20,2011 10:56am
The courier quests give you "A Letter From A Friend" with locations of dungeons with new shout words. This is The Black Star: http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:The_Black_Star



toggletoggle post by eye_hate_hipsters at Nov 20,2011 10:50pm
so i've learned some new words and killed a bunch of dragons but I can only use 2 shouts. what's the deal? i'm too lazy to look it up online



toggletoggle post by burnsy at Nov 20,2011 11:06pm
eye_hate_hipsters said[orig][quote]
so i've learned some new words and killed a bunch of dragons but I can only use 2 shouts. what's the deal? i'm too lazy to look it up online


Had the same problem. Ark addressed it above but in the magic menu under shouts you hit x on the shout that's locked to spend a dragonsoul.



toggletoggle post by blessed offal nli at Nov 20,2011 11:09pm
you have to collect dragon souls (by killing dragons) and then you can 'spend' them by hitting x. once you have a soul, go to shouts and highlight it and hit 'x' or whatever button it says to spend it on whatever shout you want to use.

also, I really like the dungeons in this game, MUCHHHHH less repetitive dungeon crawling than in oblivion. bravo, bethesda. but seriously, no repair skills and weapon durability? GAY



toggletoggle post by frankovhell at Nov 21,2011 3:04am
Haha Drinking contest quest starting in whiterun funny as shit. Wake up across the world in some strange city. Got mad that the priestly types were making me clean up my mess that i made while black out drunk in their house so i proceed to pickpocket the head womens key and go into the inner secret area and steal religion artifacts, get caught , kill the priests, run through city laughing. This game is fun.



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