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post #31 of 95
All the negative people need to realize the game will still look amazing, and quit the QQ.
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Hey, the way I look at it, if it is close to Morrowind with far greater exploratory areas (not that stupid Oblivion procedural BS) and has at least Oblivion graphics, then I am totally sold. Hell, and when the modding community releases high resolution texture mods, I will simply enjoying it more. Have you seen some of the Oblivion mods out there? Beautiful!
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I felt the earth shake when I heard so many haters scream when this first showed up on my news feed.

No one is giving it a chance. For shame.
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post #34 of 95
Does this mean that if I make a mod for the PC version anyone can just take it and install on their console version of Skyrim?
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No one is giving it a chance. For shame.
You can bet I will. I love the ES series! In fact, this is one of those rare situations where I buy a game on release day without a care about what anyone else has to say. In fact, I'll be one of the first people to pre-order.
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You need to add the entire title mate . But I wonder how this game would fair against older hardware if it indeed is mostly a dx9 game.
Not well. The general trend is to not optimize your game to run on anything except the consoles, and rely on the brute force of modern PC hardware to run your terribly coded game. Expect Portal 2 level visuals at five times the computational cost.
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Maybe PC gamers should actually buy games before complaining about developers who cater to the people who actually ... buy their games.
yeah i mean theres 0% piracy on consoles, its a well known fact. if u have console u must buy game
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yeah i mean theres 0% piracy on consoles, its a well known fact. if u have console u must buy game
I really hope your being sarcastic. lol

All this talk about skyrim looking the same on both pc and console is a little upsetting. But, the good thing is that I don't have to worry about upgrading my pc for at least another 5 years. lol Consoles will continue to drag the pc gaming market down until a new generation of consoles is introduced.

All of that aside, I will most likely be buying this game on release, just because I love the TES series so damn much.
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Not well. The general trend is to not optimize your game to run on anything except the consoles, and rely on the brute force of modern PC hardware to run your terribly coded game. Expect Portal 2 level visuals at five times the computational cost.
That's annoying.Is it some kind of plan to force people to upgrade? I mean if a game doesn't use the latest graphical technology,why force the consumer to upgrade? If it's a DX9 game surely it should work on older hardware...
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Why is this surprising to anyone? You all know Rage is dx9 only right...?
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