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1) Does the sensitivity drop when you shoot your bow like in Skyrim. I hate how it is in Skyrim. Currently the only fix is using a higher dpi everytime you want to aim and shoot.

2) Does the game support 1920x1080

3) What is the biggest combat difference between Morrowind and Oblivion. People keep saying Oblivion have better combat system, but never explain why.

I already have Skyrim. I just want to give the previous game a try.
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2) Natively, the game doesn't support 1920x1080, but installing MGSO 3.0 will ensure you to have any resolution. Being a complete overhaul mod it does change the original visuals of the game. It does have the same art-style to it, however.
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1) I forgot.

2) Not by default, but plenty of mods enable it.

3) Morrowind's combat is a strange mix of stat-based dice-roll and action combat. It's... weird and not very good, but there's a mod that takes away the dice-roll factor to make it more like Skyrim and Oblivion.

Just buy it, it's incredible. The terrain/landscape is so much more interesting. Use these mods:

http://www.gnd-tech.com/threads/63873-The-Elder-Scrolls-III-Morrowind-Modding-Guide

Most people would recommend MGSO over MGE XE, but chances are the former doesn't work with Morrowind Rebirth which is more important than both of those. Save yourself the headache and go with MGE XE instead.
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1) I forgot.

2) Not by default, but plenty of mods enable it.

3) Morrowind's combat is a strange mix of stat-based dice-roll and action combat. It's... weird and not very good, but there's a mod that takes away the dice-roll factor to make it more like Skyrim and Oblivion.

Just buy it, it's incredible. The terrain/landscape is so much more interesting. Use these mods:

http://www.gnd-tech.com/threads/63873-The-Elder-Scrolls-III-Morrowind-Modding-Guide

Most people would recommend MGSO over MGE XE, but chances are the former doesn't work with Morrowind Rebirth which is more important than both of those. Save yourself the headache and go with MGE XE instead.

Thanks a lot for that guide! It got tedious when I tried MGSO and my fps dropped down to 45 looking straight into a wall. And I really didn't want to grind my expertise in weapons on insects I barely hit because I hadn't chosen any weapon type as a main perk.
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What about project skywind? I've only played Oblivion and Skyrim. Should I wait for Skywind to be done before I play morrowind?
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What about project skywind? I've only played Oblivion and Skyrim. Should I wait for Skywind to be done before I play morrowind?

I asked myself the same question. The obvious answer for me is to first play Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim, most likely heavily modded, and then play Skywind being in a future, stable and updates version and relive Morrowind's nature in a engine better for the gameplay and visuals.
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I asked myself the same question. The obvious answer for me is to first play Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim, most likely heavily modded, and then play Skywind being in a future, stable and updates version and relive Morrowind's nature in a engine better for the gameplay and visuals.

This is the way to go. Skywind is incomplete and unstable, and will likely remain this way for years to come.
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This is the way to go. Skywind is incomplete and unstable, and will likely remain this way for years to come.

From what I've seen from vids it looks rather promising. They've got a pretty big team and all that will most likely only grow with the fact of how hyped it is. Hopefully, this won't hurt it. However, as I understand it you need a copy of Morrowind to play the mod? Have Bethesda copy-righted the environment or is it because they are using the original game's assets as a base for their creation?

PhotonFanatic, Don't forget about all the "oh, I remember this. Wow, it looks amazing" and other jaw-dropping moments because you're replaying it in a engine that can comprehend greater graphics everything (except the feeling of playing an old game).
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From what I've seen from vids it looks rather promising. They've got a pretty big team and all that will most likely only grow with the fact of how hyped it is. Hopefully, this won't hurt it. However, as I understand it you need a copy of Morrowind to play the mod? Have Bethesda copy-righted the environment or is it because they are using the original game's assets as a base for their creation?

PhotonFanatic, Don't forget about all the "oh, I remember this. Wow, it looks amazing" and other jaw-dropping moments because you're replaying it in a engine that can comprehend greater graphics everything (except the feeling of playing an old game).

I don't know why, but you do need Morrowind in order to play Skywind. It probably is for legal purposes, since in my brief time playing it I didn't see any graphical assets that looked like they were from 2002. The way they remade the world is fantastic, it seems to be perfectly remade with the same layout as Morrowind but new models, more vegetation coverage, improved terrain, etc. They seem really intent on making something better than Morrowind, just like the devs of Black Mesa are making it exceed the original Half Life. When it's finished, there may be no need to play Morrowind at all.
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