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It's an amazing game. The character creation and progression is yours. There is no defined gameplay, you play how YOU want to play. You can be a noble character, who steals trinkets just to get away with it. You can be a powerful mage, who also likes to use a warhammer. You can be like Conan, and as fierce as you are with your sword, you are revered as a magical healer. I could go on and on.
Needless to say, there are hundreds of side quests, a pretty interesting main story, a vast map to explore, hunt, harvest, dungeon run, giants, dragons, mammoths, wolves, bears, giant spiders...oh hell...just buy it. It's well worth the money, and the mods for it are apparently amazing as well. (I have yet to use any. I like it fine vanilla.)

-i too appreciate the game at vanilla but i have installed a HDR mod and a nightingale armor mod and they really bring the game that much more towards a PC feel.

-Battlemage here biggrin.gif and id say im more of a chaotic evil than anything. i do nice things whent he opportunity arises, but being evil is much more fun to me tongue.gif ....when the daedric princes ask me to be their champion by killing somebody..i say who should i kill? biggrin.gif
 
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It's an amazing game. The character creation and progression is yours. There is no defined gameplay, you play how YOU want to play. You can be a noble character, who steals trinkets just to get away with it. You can be a powerful mage, who also likes to use a warhammer. You can be like Conan, and as fierce as you are with your sword, you are revered as a magical healer. I could go on and on.
Needless to say, there are hundreds of side quests, a pretty interesting main story, a vast map to explore, hunt, harvest, dungeon run, giants, dragons, mammoths, wolves, bears, giant spiders...oh hell...just buy it. It's well worth the money, and the mods for it are apparently amazing as well. (I have yet to use any. I like it fine vanilla.)

And that development is even more pronounced on the PC where console commands can change how your character works in seconds.
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And that development is even more pronounced on the PC where console commands can change how your character works in seconds.

console commands ruin the fun
 
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It's well worth the money, and the mods for it are apparently amazing as well. (I have yet to use any. I like it fine vanilla.)
 


You really need to start using mods then. Even if none of the radical ones. Things like the forced FXAA Injector make the color look so much better. I didn't realize how black and white Skyrim seemed until I used it. All the mods relating to foliage are well worth it too.

 

I thought the game was perfectly fine but it wasn't until I started having problems (that needed fixes) that I started using mods. I was afraid it was a pain in the butt but it really wasn't. Most of all of the mods on SkyrimNexus can be installed, removed, downloaded, etc# with their client. It's really nothing more than a single install, additional line in your .ini, and a few tickboxes away from being much better.

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console commands ruin the fun

They actually do indeed. I'll admit, I played it for a little while, and was getting my ass handed to me on a regular basis. So, I used some console commands to get all the stuff I'd need to grind to 100 armorsmith, and made my own Legendary armor. Also game myself a bit more gold. But found then the game had no challenge.

So I started a fresh character, no cheats. wink.gif
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You really need to start using mods then. Even if none of the radical ones. Things like the forced FXAA Injector make the color look so much better. I didn't realize how black and white Skyrim seemed until I used it. All the mods relating to foliage are well worth it too.

I thought the game was perfectly fine but it wasn't until I started having problems (that needed fixes) that I started using mods. I was afraid it was a pain in the butt but it really wasn't. Most of all of the mods on SkyrimNexus can be installed, removed, downloaded, etc# with their client. It's really nothing more than a single install, additional line in your .ini, and a few tickboxes away from being much better.

That mod in particular I think makes the colors TOO vivid for a game like this. I feel it's supposed to be bleak somewhat.
Edited by Demented - 12/3/11 at 11:03pm
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console commands ruin the fun

Not really. I have over 100 hours invested in my character. Instead of restarting it at this point in the game just to change its looks I can just change him with the console.
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They actually do indeed. I'll admit, I played it for a little while, and was getting my ass handed to me on a regular basis. So, I used some console commands to get all the stuff I'd need to grind to 100 armorsmith, and made my own Legendary armor. Also game myself a bit more gold. But found then the game had no challenge.
So I started a fresh character, no cheats. wink.gif
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It gets quite a bit less one-sided after you get the last push shout and the speed one.
The Last push shout can blow giants back like paper.

Edited by Quesenek - 12/3/11 at 11:10pm
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No not trolling.

Yeah I'm guess I'm the opposite PC gamer. I've always been about multiplayer elite FPS gameplay. Fast paced, score board, stats to show off. Maybe I'm just completely egotistical.

Single players could never hold my attention span.I liked WoW though.

From all the games I have, modern warefare 2 and 3, battelfield, starcraft, batman arkham city, and so on and so on - I never touched the single player campaign smile.gif
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thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif.... jelly. I won't be able to play it for a couple weeks.
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I'm never been into single player games. I mean, no one can ever really see your stats and such and you can't pwn real players which is what brings me excitement.

So what's with all the hype with this game?

I love kicking back and getting into some Skyrim. It kind of has that "civilization" effect on me where I lose a few hours doing " 1 more quest". Also if I play nothing but multiplayer I get burned out. I think I have played maybe 3 matches of BF3 in the last week( I have over 100 hrs into it total though) but 44 hours of Skyrim since I got the game on Nov. 23rd. I don't really care about showing off stats and after 4 finals and 2 research papers this past week theres nothing like taking out a witch coven in Skyrim to relax me. thumb.gif
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Skyrim is a beautiful game, I found it more impressive than the first crysis no joke.

Trudat!
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