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I hadn't bought it for myself because I've been really into BF3 lately and I've just never really been into the Elder Scrolls series, but all my friends and the whole interwebs have nothing but good things to say about it, so yay! Any suggestions on what type of character I should play?
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A modded one. tongue.gif

Skyrim isn't like the previous games. You don't choose a class, you just advance youjr skills. So, you can change direction if you don't like what you've done so far.
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yes you can jump around and level different things but at lowere levels it would be better to try and stick to a central theme, you have magic archery or swords. Two handed or single with a shield .
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yea, play the non-stream version and you should be happy as can be. such a great game
and look up online about each perk of the different classes. there may be one you really like
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Droogie View Post

A modded one. tongue.gif
Skyrim isn't like the previous games. You don't choose a class, you just advance youjr skills. So, you can change direction if you don't like what you've done so far.

he may have meant race? though I haven't played it so I'm unsure on if that'd affect anything either.
All I know is my collectors edition is put up to collect dust for many a year lol.
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Build yourself a Conan (arnold style) nord, 2 hand, greatsword, light armor, thief style. Get to Riften asap and hire Marcurio ftw. This will cover all the firepower you need. Marcurio is probably the best ranged magic npc. Also, check nexus for the Conan sword textures, haha luv this game.
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Excellent smile.gif. Too bad I can't play till I get back home to my PC. I'm excited though! Thanks for the tips everyone.
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game is fantastic. just remember a few words

1. what is that over there
2. what do i feel like doing.

if you dont' mind answering those for yourself, and like exploring, then skyrim is basically a giant playground. i was on the fence, bought it, and have 113 hours across 2 playthroughs. i feel like i've done maybe 40% of what i want to do. the world is MASSIVE.
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I play a Nord female (very sexy!) specialised in infiltration and archery. My follower is Solitude's sexy housecarl given to me by the Jarl for becoming Thane. I also have a lesbian wife. Got to love Skyrim! wink.gif
    
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