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Ive learned(also with oblivion) to save every 5 minutes just about....I love the game, had a blast but nothing is more annoying then running through a whole dungeon just to have an npc glitch or an enemy fall into a spot you cant search them for a key or whatever. So...I save constantly.

I have mine set to autosave every 5 min and I manually save whenever I feel like I'm in danger or a tricky part is coming up where I might need a save to fall back on if I die or something of that nature.
As for keys and things like quest items I really don't stress over them too much if they glitch out and I cannot find them (I can't count how many people I've shot through a wall lol) I just use the console to go into no clip mode and problem solved.
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Dragons are dying right now!
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Dragons are dying right now!

*Maniacal laughter*
ahahaha! Exterminate them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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lol I've prob killed at least 10 dragons... its honestly starting to get annoying, some of them just fly overhead and taunt you for 20 minutes and its impossible to shoot them with arrows redface.gif
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*Maniacal laughter*
ahahaha! Exterminate them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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lol I've prob killed at least 10 dragons... its honestly starting to get annoying, some of them just fly overhead and taunt you for 20 minutes and its impossible to shoot them with arrows redface.gif

I agree, I've wasted so many arrows doing that.

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I'm disappointed by the Master level Destruction spells.
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They require both hands to cast, deal less damage than a dual-cast Expert spell, have a 3 second charge up, and you CAN'T MOVE while casting them. What's the point?

But I'm really liking casting Destruction spells for free w/ 4x 25% cost reduction items.

Earlier tonight I came across 2 NPCs fighting eachother. One was named "Fire Wizard" and the other was named "Ice Wizard" - so I blasted them both with lightning biggrin.gif
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lol I've prob killed at least 10 dragons... its honestly starting to get annoying, some of them just fly overhead and taunt you for 20 minutes and its impossible to shoot them with arrows redface.gif

You can force them to land.
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You get a shout called "Dragonrend" part way through the main quest. As far as I can tell, it stuns them for a moment and forces them to land in the closest clearing that will fit their whole body (as in they'll fly over places where they can perch until they find someplace to land completely).

Edited by willis888 - 11/26/11 at 2:44am
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clear skys shout clears them no?

help - Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
my problem is Marketh (sp?) I killed the guards cos they wanted to pin the murders on me and now they all want a piece of me. i don't have a save to fall back on, is there a command to lower my bounty so they jail me rather than try and kill me?
I actually killed several guards before putting my weapon away and allowing them to arrest me. Don't worry, you're supposed to get arrested. You don't lose any items. It's part of the story. So go ahead and get arrested. You have to break Madanach out of jail. Even then, the Jarl will absolve you of all crimes when you're free.
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Thanks! Sadly that only leads to the question, which is the best? I guess I'm looking for a Tanky DPS. Either Shield and Sword, 2 swords or archer that can take lots of hits.
Don't need my follower dying like Lydia >_>
Yeah, think I might hit up the hotties in The Companions. Maybe get Falkas to follow me.
Btw, are there any Jarl's or important hot knights you can marry in Skyrim? If not, I don't think I want to get married in Skyrim lol.
Btw, is there a way to reduce cloud congestion in Skyrim? I don't mind clouds throughout the day, but at night, they really mess up the beautiful sky when they're heavily congested.

I've found, from my admittedly small pool of candidates, that Farkas and Aela from The Companions are my favorites. Aela is better for ranged backup while Farkas is more for DPS/Tank since he's a Heavy Armor/Two-Handed whereas Aela is a Light Armor/Archery type. I know that Vilkas and Aela are marriageable. In fact, there's a bug where wearing the Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Amulet of Mara (req'd for marriage) will result in Vilkas chasing you around Whiterun, sword drawn, asking if you are fond of him.

I chose Aela since hearing her say, "How are you, luv?" is completely out of character. Cracks me up every time. She also retains the follower faction association after marriage, at least in my experience.

As far as being able t marry important Jarls, I don't think you can. Knights? yes.
Relatively thorough lists can be found at UESP.net and Wikia.com.

For the night sky, is this perhaps what you were looking for?

Clear Skies doesn't work, tried it. It only clears minor tornado paths and poisonous gas in the area.

I've used Enhanced sky since my first day playing this game. That's not what I mean. I'm looking for a command/SkyrimPref.ini tweak to REDUCE the amount of CLOUDS in the game. I hate seeing clouds at night because I love seeing the sky. Seems lately there's just been tons of clouds and it's annoying.

Scary though @Vilkas. Wonder how many people turn him down and live to tell the tale, lol.
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lol I've prob killed at least 10 dragons... its honestly starting to get annoying, some of them just fly overhead and taunt you for 20 minutes and its impossible to shoot them with arrows redface.gif

I just shoot them with arrows when they come to a hover and breath on me. I also noticed if you go directly under them, they're more inclined to drop down and try and beat on you.

I've killed tons of dragons. I just unlocked the official "Frost Dragons" and dang, they're giving me a beating even as a Nord. A Blood Dragon might actually annihilate me in a single breath at this point in time. I'm level 22ish and really need to get better armor than Blades armor. Luckily I found some Dwarven boots with 50% fire reduction.

My character is starting to look goofy with all different types of armor on though.
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^...back to Markarth with me then to chop some guards! I did try killing a couple then putting my chibs away but they still wanted to fight...ran out of potions, then did the "brave Sir Robin Hood ran away. bravely ran away" redface.giftongue.gif

edit: ^ are you in the winter months? it could be there should be more clouds if so...would make sense
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^...back to Markarth with me then to chop some guards! I did try killing a couple then putting my chibs away but they still wanted to fight...ran out of potions, then did the "brave Sir Robin Hood ran away. bravely ran away" redface.giftongue.gif

edit: ^ are you in the winter months? it could be there should be more clouds if so...would make sense

Not sure if the month actually plays into weather. If it does that's really cool. I'm not sure if I'm in winter months, but I know that before I started modding my game there were almost no clouds ever at night and it was beautiful. Now there are so many clouds it really destroys the Enhanced Night Sky and northern lights.
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