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Plese, someone tell me what would happen if I kill everybody I see?
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This is my first Bethesda game (unless you count 30 minutes in Oblivion), I'm loving it so far. Literally about half the people in my dorm bought the game, so you can go to any room and watch people playing different parts of the game. The scale is enormous and it's incredibly fun to play. The graphics aren't the best IMO (especially some of the textures, hopefully a modder will fix this), but the art direction is so good it makes up for the technical lack.
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Im having an annoying problem where my card will not stay overclocked in game.
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Where can I sell stolen Elven sword and greatwords? Thanks.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
You'll need to join the Thieves Guild in Rifton, and once you do the first couple of quests you'll be able to speak to a "fence" who will buy your stolen goods.
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Why do you need Steam? If I went and bought a copy at Best Buy, I'd have to use Steam to play it?

It's a Steamworks game, so yes. What's wrong with Steam? It's awesome.... once you have it, you own it forever.


Just wondering what kind of performance I can expect with my sig rig. i7-930 @4.0 and GTX470 @850mhz. Debating between this and BF3 right now.
Ultra settings, 1920x1080, smooth gameplay. biggrin.gif
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nevermind, just read that they nerfed the entire leveling up system to make it more noob friendly......*sigh*

How do you know if you have contracted a disease????
Bring up the spell-type menu (press p) and go to active effects and you should see the negative effects of the disease listed there if you have it currently.
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Anyone? smile.gif

I haven't played it on a mechanical hard drive so I can't compare, but I do notice that on the splash screens that display when it's loading something, they have a random picture and "tip", and I can never finish reading the tip before the screen goes away and I'm back in the game. Not sure if it's the same for those with mechanical hard drives.
I have mine installed on a 500GB F3 and most of the loading screens are too quick for me to read the tips or take a good look at the model (for those of you who didn't know, hold down left click and move the mouse to look around them). I'm considering moving Skyrim to my SSD just because my hard drive makes more noise, but then I'd only have about 1.7GB free. frown.gif
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Plese, someone tell me what would happen if I kill everybody I see?
The guards would come running after you and try to arrest and/or kill you.
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Anyone else having problems where certain textures aren't appearing? It started with a certain helmet I was wearing and is now becoming fairly obtrusive.

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This is my first Bethesda game (unless you count 30 minutes in Oblivion), I'm loving it so far. Literally about half the people in my dorm bought the game, so you can go to any room and watch people playing different parts of the game. The scale is enormous and it's incredibly fun to play. The graphics aren't the best IMO (especially some of the textures, hopefully a modder will fix this), but the art direction is so good it makes up for the technical lack.

Honestly, if you apply all the tweaks, this game is stunningly beautiful, especially at night!

Here is my SkyrimPrefs.ini file from documents\my games\skyrim- http://pastebin.com/KvQUhNaN
If you modified your SkyrimPrefs.ini in the skyrim install folder, you should restore it back to the default- http://pastebin.com/XVNXUJVF

Amazing graphics using these settings so far, and a steady 60fps 95% of the time. Once in a while I'll hit vram cap when first going outside after being in a building but then it smooths right out at 60 fps again. If that bothers you, try setting multisample to 4 instead of 8.
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Plese, someone tell me what would happen if I kill everybody I see?
Guards will kill you.
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Anyone else having problems where certain textures aren't appearing? It started with a certain helmet I was wearing and is now becoming fairly obtrusive.
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Looks like a vram/ram limitation?
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Kill the dragon in white run, talk to the jarl, become a thane, get a lady servant, then talk to a guy in dragons reach. His name, I have no idea, something like Orvatrish Pithavic.
Buy decorations too because the house is garbage when you get it. It's called Breezehome and pretty close to the entrance of the city. So if it gets invaded you're totally screwed. Thanks a lot Jarl.

His name is Proventus Avenicci. Thanks.
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Anyone else having problems where certain textures aren't appearing? It started with a certain helmet I was wearing and is now becoming fairly obtrusive.
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I'm gonna have nightmares now. Thanks!


haha, no but I do randomly get disappearing textures on occasion sometimes it's a door or two that shows up purple or an entire model like my first encounter with the dragon(it was purple!). rolleyes.gif


EDIT: and this freaking crashing to desktop HAS to be fixed! i just defeated my second dragon and soon as I get ready to absorb the soul it crashed! mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif
Edited by SM0k3 - 11/12/11 at 9:37pm
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is there a way to create arrows or are you just relegated to buying them? i love playing as an archer, but i am stuck with using steel arrows on everything unless its like a major enemy and then i switch to elven or dwarfish arrows
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