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My only prior experience was the dos version and other dos western rpgs.

I bought morrowind bundled with the expansion packs. Created a character, interacted with the environment, so far so good. Very good graphics and voice acting. Then comes the 1st mission: go to that town.

I started walking. 5 minutes, no town. 10 minutes, no town. 15 minutes, no town. After half an hour i reached the town. During the way i was supposed to admire the scenery,gather mushrooms and fight two toads.
I uninstalled the game and never bothered with it again due to the boredom shock.
In the dos rpg things are more fast and straightforward.
rotflmao!

You do know there were a bunch of other stuff right in front of your face?

You mean you didn't talk to anyone in town? Didn't explore off the road a little to see the cave to the right of the road or the dead body of the tax collector to the left along the coast? Or maybe during the walk from town (about 45 seconds away) the guy falling from the sky right in front of you?

Wow, you missed the whole start of the game. Good job. I am not sure how you even managed to do that.
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My only prior experience was the dos version and other dos western rpgs.

I bought morrowind bundled with the expansion packs. Created a character, interacted with the environment, so far so good. Very good graphics and voice acting. Then comes the 1st mission: go to that town.

I started walking. 5 minutes, no town. 10 minutes, no town. 15 minutes, no town. After half an hour i reached the town. During the way i was supposed to admire the scenery,gather mushrooms and fight two toads.
I uninstalled the game and never bothered with it again due to the boredom shock.
In the dos rpg things are more fast and straightforward.
Seems like someone didn't figure out how to fast travel.
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post #13 of 27
I lost many hours of my life to Morrowind. I loved that game. I played all the Elder Scrolls games that came after including Oblivion as well. Skyrim, needless to say, is definitely on my list of must have games.
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I think Todd Howard coming out and saying that the game is all hand-crafted again is a huge selling point for me. Morrowind was so awesome to explore! It just felt like it was built with love. I still liked Oblivion, but it didn't feel the same to explore.

Definitely the game I am looking forward to the most this year.
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I absolutely loved oblivion It's the game I've spent the most time in. It's the game that I loved the most.. I'm currently starting out morrowind, looking great so far aside from a few issues with the gameplay style. Not a huge deal.

Skyrim just might prove to be my favourite game ever...
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I loved qarl's texture pack 3 for es iv.
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Step 1: Steal things in the starting town
Step 2: Sell them to get some money
Step 3: Take the Silt Strider. You're there.
Stealing? Selling? I'd rather play GTA!
Ok, i'll give it a try next time, whenever that is.
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Step 1: Steal things in the starting town
Step 2: Sell them to get some money
Step 3: Take the Silt Strider. You're there.
So much fun stealing that huge golden plate (or w/e it was) in the jail area in morrowind when you are just getting your papers in order.

Hopefully I can enjoy this game as much as morrowind since I didn't like oblivion all that much.
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Yep, stole everything that wasn't bolted down in Seyda Neen. Morrowind is probably my favorite game of all time. I've played it through several times and with the huge modding community it had, there was always something new to do.

I didn't enjoy Oblivion quite as much; it was just harder for modders to add new content. Hopefully, Skyrim will be better but I'm looking forward to playing it regardless.
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In the morrow we shall mourn the morrowind...
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