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Don't remember seeing this posted yet.. Pretty funny read.
MaximumPC: Things I can't do in Skyrim

Sadly a lot of it's true, mainly the AI and how they act. I would always try and spare people if I could, but then they would end up just chasing me with their smidgen of health left. Also the navigation and companion you get are terrible, I wish Bethesda would actually allow NPCs to jump up ledges rather then try and run up and around them (Even if the jumping animations are slightly silly.)

(I'm also hoping for a modder or Bethesda to release a hardcore style difficulty that forces you to eat, spellbooks might not actually teach you that spell immediately ((Like learning the spell might depend on your mastery of... magic?)) etc.)
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Okay, now that was weird. Even though my swords were already legendary-grade, the game let me upgrade them once more, even though it wouldn't at first. The title remains "legendary", but the weapon stats and value definitely increased - normal glass swords at legendary level with the armsman perk at 4 (80% one-hander dmg increase) have a damage of 54. With this second legendary upgrade, I got them to 58.

[snip]

perhaps my overall level and/or other skills made an impact on the maximum item quality?
Yep.

You can improve your weapons and armor again as your smithing skill increases. This includes perks and enchantments. So if you upgraded that ebony sword before you had the ebony perk, you can upgrade it again to your newly doubled enhancement when you pick said perk up.

If you enhanced it a second time, but realized you weren't wearing your smithing ring? You can put the ring on and enhance it again.

And you can enhance it yet again if you decided to drink a +smithing potion in addition to your gear, armor, etc.
    
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It's not really a big deal to be honest.

I've actually found it quite useful to not have to mash random numbers while moving, at the same time I'm avoiding fireballs.

It gives a fast, neat and relaxed way to swap weapons/items/spells on the fly.
   
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Yep.
You can improve your weapons and armor again as your smithing skill increases. This includes perks and enchantments. So if you upgraded that ebony sword before you had the ebony perk, you can upgrade it again to your newly doubled enhancement when you pick said perk up.
If you enhanced it a second time, but realized you weren't wearing your smithing ring? You can put the ring on and enhance it again.
And you can enhance it yet again if you decided to drink a +smithing potion in addition to your gear, armor, etc.

I see, thanks for explaining.

In other news, I'm regretting going down the light smithing route. Daedric - heck, even Ebony - weapons are better than glass. I'll have to waste 4 points on the heavy route frown.gif
Edited by Hyoketsu - 11/17/11 at 12:20pm
     
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If anybody wants more realistic colors and is using the popular FXAA Post Process Injector, check out Hunin's "Himmelsrand Custom Shader Suite". I'm not sure why he named it that, it's really just a custom injFX_Settings.h file, but I found the colors to be much more "realistic" than the default settings. Combine with In Game AA + FXAA for best image quality.
Also, has anybody tried forcing 32x CSAA? I had to edit the drivers with nvidiaInspector to get it enabled, but when I did it created odd graphical issues, missing textures, particularly around the health bar. I've since just set it to 8x in the game's settings.

I just implemented this and it makes the colors alot more realistic. Thanks!
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I just implemented this and it makes the colors alot more realistic. Thanks!

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The screens contain not nearly enough brown. Everyone knows that Real is Brown lachen.gif
     
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Hey guys I'm new to the elder scrolls series and I've discovered I've been playing a mage according to google high elf with destruction dual casting. But I've been wanting to play a warrior. A class that has a shield, heavy armor, and a good one handed weapon.

Though I'm not sure how boring that can get in skyrim.

So I was wondering if you guys could give me some kinda tips on how to build one.

If the warrior is boring I'll probably play beserker which basically is a warrior just uses 2 handed weapons
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Don't remember seeing this posted yet.. Pretty funny read.

MaximumPC: Things I can't do in Skyrim
What? No custom spells? Guess I haven't gotten far enough to realize they aren't available. Skyrim just dropped down a bunch of point on my favorite list of games. That is the biggest travesty of the game at this point IMHO. What's the point of being a mage if I can't have a fire spell that does 100 dam/sec for 4 sec? Guess I'll go play Oblivion instead...
    
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What? No custom spells? Guess I haven't gotten far enough to realize they aren't available. Skyrim just dropped down a bunch of point on my favorite list of games. That is the biggest travesty of the game at this point IMHO. What's the point of being a mage if I can't have a fire spell that does 100 dam/sec for 4 sec? Guess I'll go play Oblivion instead...

I know.. that sucks however I'm still going to enjoy the many other aspects of this game. thumb.gif
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I just tested Skyrim on my work pc.. It handled it pretty well actually. I knew there was a reason I built it with a 5670 wink.gif Granted it's only 1400x900 but still, it will make the lunch hour go by quicker.
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