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post #11 of 27
I might end up getting it too, I'm interested. I'm not sure though
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Oh and also check this out. Use the closed captions as those have subtitles.
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post #13 of 27
Um? game of the year was game of the year! How can you ever think about not getting it after all the positive feedback from people on OCN and all over the world. The game is a bit dated now on graphics but the MODS people mentioned above make it simply amazing. Buy it...play it...beat it. and come back and tell me how epic you thought it was. Cause we all know you will.
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I don't have anything to add that hasn't already been said, just wanted to give my vote for getting this game. Definitely worth it.
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post #15 of 27
I got my copy from Steam like a year ago for that same price, with all the downloadable content. I also have a copy for the PS3 which I bought the first day Oblivion came out
(for the PS3)

I have around 75 hours in the PS3 version and 21 in the PC version. I love the game.

Main story line for me was around 10 hours, closing each gate carefully and completely, etc. If this is your first time, then 20 hours will do it.

Buy it and have fun!
     
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post #16 of 27
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
I played it at a friends house 4 years ago on the Xbox and I remember I enjoyed it, I just never got around to buying it.

Now it's only $20 so I could get it on PC or I could even get it on the Xbox.

Around how much play time could I expect to beat the game? Also, how exactly do you beat the game? Do you just finish the main quest?
Playtime. Well some people who never really pay the game like it should only get a few hundred hours, but over the past 5 years i easily have 500 - 600 hours in the game, and thats without mods. With mods its endless. No its not like Failout where the game ends when the quest does, there are hundreds of sidequests and other main quests to be done.
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It requires a crap load of CPU power though, All those NPC's and my Phenom 2 x6 1075T chokes..
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post #18 of 27
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It requires a crap load of CPU power though, All those NPC's and my Phenom 2 x6 1075T chokes..
Really? I don't recall issues when I played it using my x4..that was a while ago though.
post #19 of 27
Buy Oblivion and download Nehrim for it, it's way better than Oblivion in my opinion. The dialogue is german which is pretty sad, but it's alright when there's subtitles. There's no recycled dungeons or randomly generated forests in Nehrim etc.

If you like Oblivion you should definitely check it out. After the first cave I guarantee you'll be hooked. Everything is just so well done and I only just started playing it.

Overall a much better game utilizing the same engine, but that's just me.
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One of the best games I've ever played I have around 60-70 hours on Xbox 360 and had around 200 hours on pc...sadly I forgot to move the saves over to the new computer.
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