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Just keeps looking better and better! I'm not gonna lie, for a few days at least, I'll be no-lifing me some Skyrim!
Ive got a half day from work on friday and the following week off, just for skyrim.

I've been extra social the last month just to make up for how anti-social im going to be that week.
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I get a 3 day weekend starting on friday


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..Yeah there is seriously no way that I can make any valid speculation based off of a review coming from a person that has that opinion. if the game is nothing like morrowind or oblivion, it could be radically worse or radically better...there's no way of knowing yet though.
I don't even

Do people even realize that Morrowind was TES 3?

Sigh.
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So do I! I just wish I could see the damn article.
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I don't even

Do people even realize that Morrowind was TES 3?

Sigh.
No most think it all started at Morrowind for some reason. Dang kids!
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Reviewer says Oblivion and Morrowind were responsible for him being completely turned off by RPG gaming, then says Skyrim is a worthy successor to the previous titles...

Article credits ID with development.

Oh well, anything about Skyrim is an interesting read.


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Fail review.

I sadly have to work Friday, so the earliest I can play it is 7:30PM. I can't wait.
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For people who have played previous games in the Elderscrolls series, I felt this review was not very good. While I have not looked into Skyrim that much, I felt the review kept repeating what I already knew, a very large portion from previous Elderscrolls games. The review felt more like a broad summary of the game rather than actually critically evaluating the game itself with an occasional comment here and there.

What really disturbed me though was the reviewer in the first paragraph was that he said he disliked Oblivion and Morrowind. Ok, that's great and all but he never said why he hated the previous Elderscrolls game. Never did he once every describe any difference between prior Elderscrolls games and Skyrim. This put me under the impression that he actually may have never even played Morrowind or Oblivion, especially considering how the review highlighted many aspects of Skyrim that have been in Elderscrolls games for quite some time.

Overall, There's not much to take from this review if you have played Oblivion or Morrowind. Perhaps if you have no experience the series, this review may be helpful; But you should skip it if you understand what TES is about.
 
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I hope that the AI and dialog issues are better than in Fallout 3. Like the reviewer said, that pales in comparison to the game, but they bothered me a bit on Fallout 3.
    
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For people who have played previous games in the Elderscrolls series, I felt this review was not very good. While I have not looked into Skyrim that much, I felt the review kept repeating what I already knew, a very large portion from previous Elderscrolls games. The review felt more like a broad summary of the game rather than actually critically evaluating the game itself with an occasional comment here and there.

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Overall, There's not much to take from this review if you have played Oblivion or Morrowind. Perhaps if you have no experience the series, this review may be helpful; But you should skip it if you understand what TES is about.

i agree, it was a pretty bad read. i'm still looking forward to Skyrim very much though.
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