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I'm just mad I missed the Warriors stone for the first 30 hours.
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Check my above post. I was so excited when I found it. The 100 carry weight is worth it alone but the fact that it negates all movement penaltys from armor just puts it over the top. The difference is definitely noticeable if your wearing heavy armor.

Oh, didn't see that. Thanks biggrin.gif

Whats a good stone for an archer/assassin/thief?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qirpzMToxos

Spikedoors are rather fun when they work, lol. Sure are effective.
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Oh, didn't see that. Thanks biggrin.gif
Whats a good stone for an archer/assassin/thief?

Either the lover stone located here:

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Or the Thief Stone located here:

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Originally Posted by welly321 View Post

I found the lovers stone as well and I really wouldnt recommend using it. I find I level fast enough as it is. A really useful stone to use however is the Steed, especially if you rock heavy armor. The steed adds +100 carry weight capacity and also negates any movement penalty from armor. Its by far the best stone I've found.

I completely disagree with this mentality.
The steed stone is basically useless, 100 carry capacity is irrelevant especially when using a companion, but money in general is pretty useless.
The 0 movement penalty is basically a wash as well since there is a heavy armor perk that does just that.
I don't see any reason to pick up the steed stone over any of the various increased level-up stones. Other than you just want to be a pack mule to the detriment of your development.
Edited by Grief - 11/15/11 at 6:02pm
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I've given up on companions totally so I'm happy to take the 100+. smile.gif
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Either the lover stone located here:
TESV_2011_11_15_11_18_54_483.png
Or the Thief Stone located here:
2011-11-15_00001.jpg
I completely disagree with this mentality.
The steed stone is basically useless, 100 carry capacity is irrelevant especially when using a companion, but money in general is pretty useless.
The 0 movement penalty is basically a wash as well since there is a heavy armor perk that does just that.
I don't see any reason to pick up the steed stone over any of the various increased level-up stones. Other than you just want to be a pack mule to the detriment of your development.

I dont see the bonus in leveling up faster, atleast at lower levels. I would rather not gain a level every twenty minutes. Also I see your point about companions carrying stuff but I like to lug a lot of stuff around and ya once you get the perk for no movement penalty, you dont need the steed stone anymore.For me Skyrim isnt a game about min maxing. So stones that increase leveling are basically useless. In fact I've been thinking of getting a mod to slow down leveling.
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I'm just mad I missed the Warriors stone for the first 30 hours.

Seconded. I can't believe I missed that.
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That's because there is no strength stat, nor agility, intelligence, etc.

You've got health, stamina, magicka and your skills/perks.

Skyrim is a dungeon crawler/action RPG, not an in-depth RPG like Morrowind was.

Yeah, but they did a good job streamlining it. It's nice that they got rid of all the tedious things you have in other RPG's, like arranging equipment on your character model or tons of points to spec out at level up. It seems to help keep the action up and less downtime fiddling with your character.

Actually the stats are still there as I've spent my first eight hours just fiddling with different races to see what kind of character to play and some run faster than others, etc.

It is nice to have them hidden from the player though - no more min/maxing. In Morrowind it used to take me about 15 minutes to level up because I'd have to calculate the most beneficial way to spend the points. By the end if the game my character was a God who killed the main boss in about 3 blows.

What I've figured out is that in this game its best just to pick a race based on a combo of play style and role playing.

I went wood elf in the end so I could play a dual dagger welding, poison using, assassin.

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Never seen any evidence of stats.
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Here's some screens with Ambient Occlusion on High Quality mixed with 32x CSAA & 8x Supersampling and of course FXAA Post Process Injector.
Trust me the pictures doesn't do just.
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I've given up on companions totally so I'm happy to take the 100+. smile.gif

What? why? Don't you like the companions taking damage for you? I sure do! thumb.gif
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