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I dont mean just upgrade the Graphics, be detailed.
I would change the way the Ground and rocks. I i would change it to make it more 3d instead of the rocks on the floor being flat it looks ugly
 
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You're pretty much asking for tessellation, which I wholeheartedly agree with. WTB DX11 support *crosses fingers*

I dislike how jagged the shadows are, particularly coming from an open flame light source. That's the biggest obvious problem I keep noticing. I'm sure there will end up being a good mod to address it, just gonna take some time.

Follower AI could be improved, pathfinding in particular. I like to take the shortest route and my housecarl can't seem to grasp the concept of that.

I'm sure there are other things I can't think of right now, mostly little annoyances, but overall I'm quite pleased with how it turned out.
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I am happy with the way it looks to. ( i only saw it in youtube videos ) But it should had shipped with dx11 or at least 10 like comon its omost 2012
 
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I want to hear Esbern's voice.... Is any one else having this problem? It's as if Esbern is being skipped every time I talk to him... He is "skipped" so quickly I can never hear him speak, and I'm worried I'm missing fairly major parts of the story by not being able to hear what he says. I'm about to head to Alduin's Wall and want to hear how he describes the events of the previous Elder Scrolls games... I know what they are and all, but I want to see how the characters of Skyrim speak of them.

Any one have a fix to this, or have the problem them selves?

P.S. I was able to figure out that it's like he is being skipped by using subtitles. Normally I have subtitles and the crosshair off so my experience is as cinematic and immersive as possible. Works well to me, I can hardly ever stop playing Skyrim with my settings like that.
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I am happy with the way it looks to. ( i only saw it in youtube videos ) But it should had shipped with dx11 or at least 10 like comon its omost 2012

Wait, what? The game is only in Direct X 9 right now?
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I read an interview from one of the devs that said they wanted it to look and feel the same across all platforms. Disappointing for us PC gamers, I know. There's always hope for a patch later given enough demand, which there probably won't be. We're too much of a niche market these days.


-Edit @ rivaldog Yes it's DX9, because that's all consoles can manage.
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That's pretty lame... The PC is the superior plat form, and the devs should have honored that and proved it to the console fanboys so they wouldn't be so ignorant of the fact that PC's are more powerful than consoles. What platform is "better" is an opinion, but PC's are the most powerful, no way to argue against that.

Regardless, I was and still am stunned by how fantastic the game looks. Its a major improvement over Oblivion, and overall everything looks very sharp, clear, its great. Except for shadows as already mentioned. And I must say, the devs failed horribly at their goal of keeping the game looking the same across all platforms. I have the game on PC, and my brother has it on xbox, and PC looks miles better anyways. I'm not even sure how since they are both DX9, but it's just overall much cleaner and much easier to see on the PC. On the Xbox, there's a lot of blur it seems, and color contrast appears off. Both of us are playing in 1080p, but the xbox's 1080p is simulated from what I was told by a gamestop store manager.
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Wait, what? The game is only in Direct X 9 right now?

YEP, good old DX 9
 
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That's pretty lame... The PC is the superior plat form, and the devs should have honored that and proved it to the console fanboys so they wouldn't be so ignorant of the fact that PC's are more powerful than consoles. What platform is "better" is an opinion, but PC's are the most powerful, no way to argue against that.

Games companies are profit driven not brute horsepower technologly driven.
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I really think this game looks great and plays great the way it is. Who cares if it's DX9, as long as it looks awesome I don't care.

I'm about 16 hours into the game, killed 4 dragons and are at lvl 12. I must say, it is a long time since I've enjoyed myself as much with a PC game thumb.gif Awesome game!
    
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Games companies are profit driven not brute horsepower technologly driven.

I understand that, but really, out of 7 billion people, I'm sure they lost maybe a million sales or so because of supreme PC fanboys who refuse to buy any game that looks as good on console as it does on PC. Sure it would have cost them some extra cash to make the game superior graphically on the PC, but I personally believe they could have gotten more sales as well.

So no one has my Esbern problem?

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I want to hear Esbern's voice.... Is any one else having this problem? It's as if Esbern is being skipped every time I talk to him... He is "skipped" so quickly I can never hear him speak, and I'm worried I'm missing fairly major parts of the story by not being able to hear what he says. I'm about to head to Alduin's Wall and want to hear how he describes the events of the previous Elder Scrolls games... I know what they are and all, but I want to see how the characters of Skyrim speak of them.
Any one have a fix to this, or have the problem them selves?
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