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Well regarding the rumble pad part, you can try it out. It should work as well as the Xbox controller. If it doesn't, its up to you. But personally, after using a controller, I will never go back to mouse and keyboard for Skyrim smile.gif

Well, I'm a mouse and n52te kind of player, so I'll try it first my normal way, then the rumblepad, if I feel I need to. On Steam, is the Prima guide worth it for $15 more?
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Well, parking garage master, if you haven't already made up your mind, here's my opinion on Skyrim. I went into Skyrim with very low expectations. I played Morrowind on consoles and hated it, played Oblivion on consoles and hated it too. I've played Fallout 3 and New Vegas, hated both of them. They bored me incredibly quickly and I found there to be a very lackluster story and found it difficult to be immersed into the game. I hated the "here's a quest, go kill this, or go talk to this guy". It was boring and there was almost no story to me, really.

So, once I was into it the beginning wasn't very impressive to me, especially since my performance was horrible for awhile since there's no profiles yet. I did the first main quest and was told to go to a town. At that point I just saved and exited. I was like "Oh, here we go again... I'm not even going to waste my time". I didn't even give it a chance. So later that day a friend of mine on Skype said give it another try, except don't even follow the main quest, go do side quests. So I did that, I loaded back up and did the main quest until the point in which you don't need to and can go do misc / side quests. Well, let me tell you, it's the best game I've played in a very long time. I'm about 12-13 hours into the game and I'm in love with it. I'm so immersed into the side story and all of the things going on, it's incredible really. I mean, I believe I spent like... a good few hours just completing one group I signed up for (specifically the mage college). So, think about it... almost 14 hours into the game and I've barely even done a large amount of side quests.

I greatly recommend it. I love it.
Edited by pjBSOD - 11/20/11 at 10:15pm
post #33 of 42
One of the best rpgs i ever played.. and its hard to please me i never tried the earlier elder scrolls, fallout bored me too..

best rpgs hands down with dragon a ge orgins XD
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Well, I'm a mouse and n52te kind of player, so I'll try it first my normal way, then the rumblepad, if I feel I need to. On Steam, is the Prima guide worth it for $15 more?

O.O Didnt know there was a Prima Guide for it. But NOnonononononononoNO. Having a guide for Skyrim just makes the game alot more boring, knowing exactly what you will find from which quests, what rewards you will earn, what locations impt stuff are. You are supposed to discover as you travel around in Skyrim, and having a guide just reduces that sense of immersion and anticipation for a surprise around the corner by a lot.
    
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Well, for an extra $15, I did get the guide. Wound up being a coin toss as to whether I would get it or not. No big loss. I was sort of interested in the fact that the guide had a lot of lore of the Skyrim world and all, so I was looking forward to reading that.

Downloading it on my sig rig at 1.2 mb/s. Says about an hour or so. Too bad I'm not done work until 9am. frown.gif

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Oh, another thing to mention is the mod community is unbelievable. It took the game from incredible to breathtaking.
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Oh, another thing to mention is the mod community is unbelievable. It took the game from incredible to breathtaking.

Was gonna take a look through some of the threads here about mods, but do you have any off of the top of your head that you would recommend?
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I just downloaded the following, gonna load up Skyrim and get lost in it here in a few:

1. Enhanced Night Skyrim

2. Insane's water replacement.

3. Landscape Texture Pack

4. Enhanced Sunglare

Tons more out there, but that's just what I'm checking out. Oh, before you install any mods, make sure you grab this. It allows Skyrim to use more than 2GBs of RAM. It fixes CTD issues and of course helps the game perform better (also necessary for mods since you're basically visually increasing everything).

Gonna go play now, have fun when you get home smile.gif
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I just downloaded the following, gonna load up Skyrim and get lost in it here in a few:
1. Enhanced Night Skyrim
2. Insane's water replacement.
3. Landscape Texture Pack
4. Enhanced Sunglare
Tons more out there, but that's just what I'm checking out. Oh, before you install any mods, make sure you grab this. It allows Skyrim to use more than 2GBs of RAM. It fixes CTD issues and of course helps the game perform better (also necessary for mods since you're basically visually increasing everything).
Gonna go play now, have fun when you get home smile.gif

I plan on it, thanks! Have fun now!!!!
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those games are way better then skyrim, i love the stalker series, just cause, and LFD but i played skyrim for about 15-30 mins and i hated it so much i uninstalled it right away.
It was just intensley boring.

Not sure if serious ...
Skyrim is awesome, the game never ended, the concept of a mini-quest within a mini-quest (questception) is beyond unspeakable tongue.gif
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