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Got a question for anyone that's explored around Winterhold, Fort Kastav to be precise:
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There's a Thief that was on the path outside of Fort Kastav. Does he offer any form of side quests by interacting more with him or anything?
I couldn't be bothered giving him whatever and to be honest, I don't think my character would do that, but I feel kinda bad for saying "I'd rather die!" and set my Dog, my Horse and Lydia onto him. Lawl.

Other times I've done the "I'd rather die!" option, I end up missing on a quest opportunity and/or getting the guards of the entire city on my case (Markath for example, you have to get arrested to see the dude in the prison). Meh.
 
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Was his name just "Thief" or did he have an actual name?

I've run into a thief a couple times since I finished the Thief guild quest line and....
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The thief basically ran right up to me and said something like "ever since you became our leader our god has given me good fortune, here is our cut" and handed me 500 gold and then ran off into the woods.
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I just stated the game again to go through it slowly. I leaned a bit of blacksmithing in Whiterun. Now what else do i learn to improve my heavy armor and weapons?
Enchanting is quite useful - just make sure to de-enchant any enchanted items you find that you're not keeping so you can learn their effect, and keep recharging your magical items with soul gems, as both of these are good ways of levelling up your enchanting skill at lower levels.

Oh, and to increase your smithing skill fairly easily, grab a bow and go and shoot down some deer etc. for their pelts. Then make it into leather and use the leather to make armour, then you can go on to improve the armour at a workbench as well. Not to mention, you'll grab some cash along the way and gain a few levels in your speechcraft skill. biggrin.gif
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Was his name just "Thief" or did he have an actual name?

I've run into a thief a couple times since I finished the Thief guild quest line and....
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The thief basically ran right up to me and said something like "ever since you became our leader our god has given me good fortune, here is our cut" and handed me 500 gold and then ran off into the woods.

Just "A Thief", he was just randomly there before the Fort, I just had the option to either pansy out and say "take whatever", intimidate him (which didn't work, he just went "you can't fool me" and the dialogue box appeared again, this time missing the intimidate option), "I don't have time for this" and "I'd rather die!".

I should just go to the previous save down the road, and see. I'm just curious as to whether if I pansy out or something, it might have other options, I'll check.
I can imagine a Bandit or something, but a Thief, just off the road, no camp, in snowy mountains, just before a Fort Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
of Mages and Skeletons
just makes no sense. That's Banditry, and there aint many travellers.... Lol.
 
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I just got Skyrim a few hours ago and am loving it. I can already see I'm not going to be getting much sleep. Classes are out till Tuesday thought and thankfully this semester is almost over with. I always play through it without mods at 1st but am looking forward to trying some of them out later on. Already had 1 CTD. Hopefully I can find a way to fix that if it starts to happen often. O well back to Skyrim!
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I'm still trying to fix my game after the problems with the patch, I'm actually maxing out my VRAM now on a 1680x1050 monitor, time to turn some tweaks off I think.
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I don't really understand when you come across an enchanted gear/weapon which has a more powerful enchant on it, but you can't disenchant it because you have that enchant already even though it's a weaker version....confused.gif
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I don't really understand when you come across an enchanted gear/weapon which has a more powerful enchant on it, but you can't disenchant it because you have that enchant already even though it's a weaker version....confused.gif

That's not how it works. When you disenchant something you learn the enchantment and the strength of that enchants is based on what size soul stone you use (grand > greater > common > lesser > petty), your skillevel in enchanting, and the perks that you have taken in enchanting. So if you disenchant something with +10% 2hand, it would have like +1% with a petty soul stone and no perks and zero skillevel, and up to 35% if you're using a grand soulstone with maxed out enchanting and the perks that boost it.
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