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Maybe I wasn't clear enough.
Back in the days Oblivion was released, it was visually beautiful and pushing computers to the limit.
When Skyrim was released, they did so even without high res textures. And even with them, the game was nowhere as impressive. It did not push PCs to the limit.


Edited by hakz - 1/12/13 at 11:44am
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Maybe I wasn't clear enough.
Back in the days Oblivion was released, it was visually beautiful and pushing computers to the limit.
When Skyrim was released, they did so even without high res textures. And even with them, the game was nowhere as impressive. It did not push PCs to the limit.
Which is why there's a modding community to do that. Both games are ports; they're aren't going to push graphics and PCs to their limits. And it's not like everyone plays Skyrim with it's horrific vanilla look. The best part about Skyrim, Oblivion, Fallout 3, New Vegas, etc. is that it's a canvas for mods; it's untapped vanilla look with low-res textures gives modders opportunity to make the game look great, which often puts some pressure on your PC. So why does it matter which game looks more impressive w/ vanilla graphics years after they were released?
Edited by AbdullahG - 1/12/13 at 2:28pm
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I wonder if anyone here could be of assistance. By most accounts, the quarry stone nodes near building sites provide a large amount of resources before being expent (4000, I'm told), and yet every quarry site I've found has just given a handful, 40 or so, and then acted like any other depleted node. Can't click on it, etc. I thought maybe it was a mod problem but I tried with a fresh install/no mods and still the same. I presume I am doing something silly-wrong or overlooking something. That said, the clay nodes do seem to be working as intended, providing a ton of clay. Just not the quarrystone.

I googled the crap out of this and found no similar discussion of such an issue. It is hindering my dreams of home ownership.
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I wonder if anyone here could be of assistance. By most accounts, the quarry stone nodes near building sites provide a large amount of resources before being expent (4000, I'm told), and yet every quarry site I've found has just given a handful, 40 or so, and then acted like any other depleted node. Can't click on it, etc. I thought maybe it was a mod problem but I tried with a fresh install/no mods and still the same. I presume I am doing something silly-wrong or overlooking something. That said, the clay nodes do seem to be working as intended, providing a ton of clay. Just not the quarrystone.

I googled the crap out of this and found no similar discussion of such an issue. It is hindering my dreams of home ownership.

Are you actually trying to mine your resources ala Minecraft or did you just want the resources no matter how?
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I think alot of people were impressed by Oblivion when it first released. It was a great looking game for its day (it still is with the right mods). However if anyone seriously isn't impressed by that first screenshot posted by AbdullahG then that person must be very hard person to please

I'm not impressed... but that's because I don't like Opethfeldt 's ENB tongue.gif And that grass mod in the 2nd screenshot isn't something you can actually get in Skyrim. Unreal just puts that in manually for his own screenshots. Keeps saying he'll release it as a mod but he's been saying that for a while now tongue.gif

Regardless, with the right mods, Skyrim is definitely one of the best looking games to date... provided you aren't looking at terrain rendered beyond 100 meters smile.gif
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I honestly think your memory might be playing tricks on you. Search up some Oblivion pictures and compare them to some of the screenshots in the Awesome Pictures thread and make a side by side comparison. I promise you the differences are significant!

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Not quite sure what you point you are going for here?
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I'm not sure what this whole thread is going for right now. It got derailed by 1 person saying they aren't impressed with the graphics based on 1 guys close-up interior screenshots that basically show nothing. Who cares. Let that person continue being unimpressed while the rest of us enjoy the game smile.gif
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Not quite sure what you point you are going for here?

Comic relief?

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Lol
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