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Allright, I give...I give.. this game is to damn incredible not to talk about, spoilers be damned. But please at least TRY not to give away information if your gonna post in this thread ok? Man, I can't remember the last time i've had such a freaking awesome gaming experience that im litterally jumping up and down in my chair wanting to talk about it! I think it was KOTOR back in day!

Just last night I encountered Blood Dragons for the first time way up in the mountains somewhere. I was still figuring out some of my spells and the rail wasn't very big with lots of rocks in my way, so it was a real pain to try to run away from him to get my magicka to recharge.

After a few hits, he flew down a canyon of sorts that I hadn't explored yet and then for several seconds, then 15 and then 30 seconds, he never came back. I was like "what the hell?" So I walked over to the edge and the dragon was fighting this mob of skeletons that appeared outa nowhere and were ganking the dragon from all sides! I started to laugh and thought "Awesome, i'll just watch and let them soften the big boy up for me!"

Well, the dragon had enough of the skeletons after a bit and started his fire breath, making short work with them and then he looked right up at me pretty far away up on the cliff and I was like "You can't reach me bud with your little fire breath, im way up here" Then all of a sudden, he fires a big ass firebolt which i've never had a dragon do before, nearly knocking me off the cliff and then comes swooping up in front of me as if saying "Your next little mage"

Totally unexpected and awesome moment!


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Very awkward at the time
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Holy crap!! I just had an insane experience!!! I got done and got out of submerged castle with my companion that I finally decided to try playing with for a bit, plus shes kinda hot and maybe I can get lucky.. he he

Anyway, we got back to Riverwood and another freaking Blood Dragon appeared! Holy crap, the entire town went insane!! Kids and woman were screaming all over the place, the guards were firing arrows and shouting at eachother, my companion was busy trying to get the dragons attention the entire time, though she kept getting the frost breath instead, lol!

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I was running around trying to get good shots of the dragon attack and zap him with my chain lighting and then the dragon started to take interest in me and I had to run for cover several times to recoupe my health and magika, this guy was not going down easy!

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If you remember the wife of the local blacksmith, she was holding a knife under the store canopy the entire time and cursing at the dragon. I thought it was funny, until the dragon landed on the street and she went straight for the dragon with the freaking knife!!

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I was like "Oh this is not gonna end well....." and sure enough, she tooks some hits from the dragons breath and then he grabbed her in his mouth and threw her across the level! Then her husband went totally crazy and started pounding away at the dragon with a HUGE hammer, screaming and cursing at the dragon! I was completely blown away by how the AI in this game reacts to everything!! Now everyone in town was attacking the dragon to avenge her death and he finally died in a bloody mess on the street after gave him a final lighting bolt.

Wow..WOW... WOW WOW is all I can say about this game! Freaking wow!!!!

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When I killed a chicken and had the whole town trying to murder me. I literally said "Wow! That was so dumb!"

Then I continued playing and realized just how cool this game was. I'm not one for RPGs usually: I dabbled in The Elder Scrolls for a bit, and Fable 1 for Xbox, but that was pretty much it. I have to say, this game is pretty damn sweet. I really like the smithing aspect -- such a cool concept. Graphics are also really good.
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The entire winterhold mage college quest chain...all the scripted sequences, puzzles and dungeons were inspired...


One of the puzzles: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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The second dragon I went up against was pretty awesome. After fighting the first one (the story one when you go to the tower early in the game) I though it was pretty week since I could just chill at the top of the tower and use my bow on him while he was messing around with the guards. The second encounter though, which was with a random dragon, was way way better!

I was making my way just exploring when it came out of no where, but didn't see me. There were those giants and mammoths I had been sneaking by and the dragon just swoops in and stars destroying them. When I got a good distance away I started sending in some arrows and then the dragon flies about 50 feet to the other side of me and starts going at it with a bear! So I decide to bring out my sword to get some slashes in and I notice arrows coming down near me and there are bandits shooting at the dragon too! After a few hacks the dragon goes back in the air and I'm stuck face to face with a big oh' bear and barely fight it off. Then the dragon focus's on the bandits and I finish it off, then duke it out with the remain bandits.

Was really cool how it's usually me vrs gaints vrs mammoths vrs animals vrs rebels, yet a dragon swoops in and we all focus on it and sort of team up... till it's gone and we resort back to killing each other haha.

When I encountered my third dragon it was pretty funny. I had taken a ride to Riften and was trying to get in (guard trying to bribe me) and mid sentence he stops cause a dragon pops up. Funny thing though, as soon as the dragon is killed he turns to me and continues trying to bribe me even though I just saved his butt. Too bad I only had to pursuade him, should have been an option to "I should of let the dragon eat you, oh well, how's my fire breath?"
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I'm being constantly wowed by this game! Look at what happened to me last night, everything in this game wants to kill you!


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I'm being constantly wowed by this game! Look at what happened to me last night, everything in this game wants to kill you!

your mud crabs looks more realistic looking than the mudcrabs in my skyrim... they look a lot smaller is what im saying. is that the xbox version?
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Blackreach. When you get there, you'll know.
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