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You can't seriously compare TES to Far cry...

Exactly.

That said, I'd still take FC3 over any of the three skyrim DLCs.
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That said, I'd still take FC3 over any of the three skyrim DLCs.

FC3 was fun and definitely redeemed the crap experience I had with FC2. The constant hallucinations and the battle with that thing was a turn off for me though. I also found driving a car still dumb and overly hard and the crafting limited though.
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But anyway, to those who complain about $20 DLC price for Skyrim, look at it this way. Dawnguard provides a few new locations, new gear, vampire lord ability, werewolf perk tree (I think that came from Dawnguard), and a main quest that takes 40-50 hours to complete the first time, and is worth playing through twice since you can choose to join vampires or Dawnguard. There's also a number of new side quests.

Dragonborn DLC on the other hand also adds new gear, new side quests, a new main quest, and more importantly, Solstheim, a new separate open world map that gives you a little taste of what Morrowind is like (without having to resort to a 2002 game that probably has awful controls and combat).

The detail of this DLC map exceeds your average open world game: more character interaction, hidden locations, scale and detail of these sublocations, side quests, etc, compared to an open world FPS in which hunting and murdering people in villages are responsible for "lasting appeal". lachen.gif

The main quest is shorter than Dawnguard, but altogether Dragonborn is more content-rich due to the new location. Awesome DLCs, worth every penny. Hearthfire is cool too, and only $5.

Compare the value of the DLC to say, The Witcher 2, a game that nobody had a problem paying $40 or more for, but it's only a 30 hour game. Or to all those people who paid $60 for generic FPS games that only provide a 4 hour single player campaign, and anywhere between 8-15 multiplayer maps that combined, obviously don't match the size or versatility of Skyrim. So what this means is, these DLCs have more content than many modern games. biggrin.gif
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Don't forget you can also download custom quests and locations from modders. biggrin.gif
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Don't forget you can also download custom quests and locations from modders. biggrin.gif

Yeah, you can't run out of things to do in Skyrim. To clarify things a bit, you won't find any massive highly detailed modded locations that compare to Solstheim, but still you'll find plenty of unique ones. Moonpath to Elsweyr is particularly impressive, and see ThirteenOranges' collection on workshop.
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Hearthfire annoyed me. Made me remember why I previously had the killable children mod installed. I hate how little effort was put into the house building and how little interactions I have with them and my spouse. It also really sucks that I can't share ownership of beds with followers. Either it is owned by them or by me.
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Is anyone able to play this in crossfire yet? just upgraded to 13.5 beta and crossfire still speeds up the game by 2 Xs, game plays fine single card but I'd like to be able to use both cards; this has to be an amd driver issue still I've done literally everything from using RP profiles to new install of os/drivers/steam/apps and still getting the same issue. Other than that anyone using Tropical Skyrim mod? http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/33017//?
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Also guys what is the benefit of becoming a werewolf? I really don't want to unless it is something amazing.
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faster, badder? I believe it doesn't have serious drawbacks unlike vampirism. I might be wrong though.redface.gif
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Also guys what is the benefit of becoming a werewolf? I really don't want to unless it is something amazing.

- People say you smell like wet dogs and ask if you have been tending your hounds
- People aggro you if you transform in front of them
- You cannot change back until its over so if you keep feeding it will last a while
- You are melee only, no spells or weapon usage
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