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Poll Results: Do you fast travel in Skyrim? (or Oblivion, Fallout etc)

 
  • 53% (104)
    Yes, always.
  • 32% (63)
    Rarely. Only when I have to go a REALLY long ways.
  • 3% (6)
    What is fast travel?
  • 6% (13)
    Never.
  • 3% (7)
    After reading this I will never fast travel again.
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post #11 of 64
I fast travel, because level grinding and side questing would be too tedious if I don't.
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post #12 of 64
I have only fast travelled a few times. usually when I go off exploring and find myself over the other side of the map from my next objective. it is so easy to go off on tangents in this game.
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post #13 of 64
I'm already going to invest heavily into Skyrim... Talking about several hundred hours in one playthrough not mentioning the time quests mods are gonna add to it when CK arrives.

I fast travel for two reasons. First, I really don't want to spend 20 minutes just holding the W key (kinda). And second if I travel nomally I'd never finish any quests, cause I'd "have to" avoid every new location I'd see on the compass (which I do already) cause then I'd have to explore it. I just want to do as much as I can in it... and time spent walking for dozens of minutes kinda makes game itsy bitsy boring when it's unnecessary. And there's no acrobatics/athletics.

It's not that I want to finish the game as quickly as possible. I still love those walks during nights in an unexplored area, just am amazed by it and immersed more than in any other game. Those vistas be it day or night are astonishing. And it's not "always, fast travel". For the first big part of the game, you have to travel almost anywhere on feet wish it or not. btw I almost never used carriages. And I see where you're getting at, still it's too time consuming.

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post #14 of 64
My 2nd play through, my more true "Nord Warrior" play through - i haven't and never will touch the fast travel (besides paying the wagoners from time to time)

Its completely added to the immersion, i've discovered new interesting things and have generally found a new appreciation for the game.
post #15 of 64
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Originally Posted by dizzy4 View Post

Does that scroll of jumping right outside the first town count? (I forget the name, but you could jump a LONG way and just hoped you landed in water)

Scroll of Icarian flight I think it was called. Dropped by the wizard that dropped himself while you traveled towards Balmora from Seeyda Neen in the first part of the game. I feel like a loser putting that much time into Morrowind...but it was the best of the series that I've played.
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post #16 of 64
I fast travel because I'm more into post-apocalyptic games, like Stalker and Fallout.
I don't feel like walking around and watching the nature in a game.
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post #17 of 64
When I started I spend about 40 hours exploring the map and doing some side quests so later on I don't have to walk to everywhere again.

Not a whole lot happens for me to always walk and the graphics are nice but not ground braking so I would say I'm more immersed with exploring outside quests where the point is just to find things and see what's there.

When doing quests now I fast travel always pretty much.
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post #18 of 64
No sometimes poll choice? Don't need 4 "No" options... anyways, I fast travel from time to time. What I would have liked would have been if they limited where you could fast travel, like maybe just to certain towns and villages instead of jumping from one small cave to another on the other side. I've found out that every time I made a new character I used less and less fast travel. More than likely when I make my 4th one I'll never use it, simply because I'll be in no hurry to complete quest by then.
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post #19 of 64
Walking from Dead Crone Rock to Broken Helm Hollow (cross-country) takes a mere 46 mins.. What's the point in fast travelling then. tongue.gif
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post #20 of 64
I have no choice but to walk everywhere. Everytime I fast travel my game crashes.
     
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