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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-20 17:44:20 Reply

At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.

Book? Do you mean spell tomes?


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-20 17:50:55 Reply

At 8/20/13 05:44 PM, Cooler1114 wrote:
At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.
Book? Do you mean spell tomes?

No, he'll mean books, like "The Lusty Argonian Mage" volumes 1-4.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-20 21:00:53 Reply

At 8/20/13 05:50 PM, iMini wrote:
At 8/20/13 05:44 PM, Cooler1114 wrote:
At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.
Book? Do you mean spell tomes?
No, he'll mean books, like "The Lusty Argonian Mage" volumes 1-4.

I believe you mean "The Lusty Argonian Maid" and there are only 2 volumes.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-20 21:46:12 Reply

At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.

I guess the "Oghma Infinium"(If you can call it a book). Why? It gives you a choice to level up 5 class-related skills 5 times. Like warrior would get, for example, one handed, mage would get destruction, and thief would get sneak. Also, it is a daedric artifact, but its one-use.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 03:31:40 Reply

At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.

"The Real Barenziah" book series was very intriguing and funny at certain points.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 05:31:03 Reply

At 8/20/13 09:46 PM, Cooler1114 wrote:
At 8/20/13 03:52 PM, kisame wrote: What's your favorite book in the elder scrolls and why.
I guess the "Oghma Infinium"(If you can call it a book). Why? It gives you a choice to level up 5 class-related skills 5 times. Like warrior would get, for example, one handed, mage would get destruction, and thief would get sneak. Also, it is a daedric artifact, but its one-use.

But you can't exactly read it, though I will agree it was a pretty cool artifact.

I know there was a time where I started reading all the books I found but I can't say as I remember the names of any that I particularly enjoyed, though I know there were some.

I'm currently playing Oblivion for PC with an overhaul mod and it's like a whole new game.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 13:22:19 Reply

Who do you think would win in a battle between Alduin and Ridley?

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 14:35:16 Reply

At 8/21/13 01:22 PM, Whoshotdabear wrote: Who do you think would win in a battle between Alduin and Ridley?

Ridley, Alduin was too easy to kill in my opinion.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 18:24:31 Reply

At 8/21/13 04:38 PM, IdiLogicSavant wrote:
You can still still do the Oghma glitch if you delete your updates and play offline.

I did it on one of my other characters, it's a lot of fun being such a badass.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 18:56:15 Reply

At 8/21/13 06:49 PM, ultragame10 wrote: I got the Dragonborn DLC for Skyrim, and i am fucking ADDICTED. Everything that makes a good DLC was carved to fit Skyrim and made into one of the best add-ons i've ever played. All the new features and weapons and armour, and getting to ride dragons? Awesome. And the plot for it is just genius. Go get it.

I can't say I thought as highly of it as you, though I definitely enjoyed it much more than Dawnguard and thought it was a pretty interesting story, if a little short.

Nothing is ever going to beat the Shivering Isles though.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 19:16:28 Reply

Holy shit this game is nearly 2 years old.

So for someone who hasn't played this game since 2011 and thought it was absolute mindless, soulless grey monotonus sludgey bullshit and the worst Beth game to date (yet still got 1000G), would there be any point at all in getting Dragonborn or any chance it could change my mind? I'm sort of in the mood for this kind of thing but I might just try to play one of Morrowind's expansions instead.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 19:43:46 Reply

At 8/21/13 07:16 PM, Jackho wrote: Holy shit this game is nearly 2 years old.

So for someone who hasn't played this game since 2011 and thought it was absolute mindless, soulless grey monotonus sludgey bullshit and the worst Beth game to date (yet still got 1000G), would there be any point at all in getting Dragonborn or any chance it could change my mind? I'm sort of in the mood for this kind of thing but I might just try to play one of Morrowind's expansions instead.

Depends. Personally, I don't think that Dragonborn is that great. The dragon riding is lack luster and as last DLC, it's a bit disappointing and in my opinion by far not on the level that Shivering Isles for Oblivion was. I guess many mods were released while you didn't play this game, though many just revolve around improving the graphics - something that is not really needed.

I agree with your sentiments. The stunning visualy aside, my overall experience in Skyrim was surprisingly unimpressive. The world is huge, the side quests are good but at no point do I feel like I care about it - it doesn't manage to create NPC's that you care for and your decisions have no real impact on the game world, aside from if Stormcloaks or Imperials roam around the cities.

And don't get me started on the horrible Dark Brotherhood questline. Uff.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-08-21 19:52:28 Reply

At 8/21/13 06:56 PM, Snuff wrote:
At 8/21/13 06:49 PM, ultragame10 wrote: I got the Dragonborn DLC for Skyrim, and i am fucking ADDICTED. Everything that makes a good DLC was carved to fit Skyrim and made into one of the best add-ons i've ever played. All the new features and weapons and armour, and getting to ride dragons? Awesome. And the plot for it is just genius. Go get it.
I can't say I thought as highly of it as you, though I definitely enjoyed it much more than Dawnguard and thought it was a pretty interesting story, if a little short.

Coincidentally, I finished Dragonborn two days ago and I don't think as highly of it either. It has some nice side quests, but I felt that the main quest line was quite disappointing. Too short and the antagonists didn't turn out to be all that interesting in the end.

I'm not so sure whether it's really that much better than Dawnguard. Dawnguard does add some very neat things to Skyrim (crossbows, new dragons, etc.) and it has a more satisfying main quest in my opinion.

Nothing is ever going to beat the Shivering Isles though.

I agree that Shivering Isles for Oblivion was a better expansion than any of Skyrim's DLC.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-09-22 03:12:16 Reply

New rule Bethesda don't call your game a legendary edition of any game if said game still suffers from the Same problems as the original.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2013-11-28 07:51:22 Reply

At 8/21/13 07:52 PM, Auz wrote: I'm not so sure whether it's really that much better than Dawnguard. Dawnguard does add some very neat things to Skyrim (crossbows, new dragons, etc.) and it has a more satisfying main quest in my opinion.

Ah, Dragonborn adds a new type of dragon too, and while I had a hard time riding dragons, I would say that's neater than crossbows.

Level 86. Not finished Dawnguard or Dragonborn. I am about to, if I wish, but I want to get all the perks before stepping up to Lord Hakron, Miraak and the Ebony Knight.


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At 11/28/13 07:51 AM, ZeroAsALimit wrote:
At 8/21/13 07:52 PM, Auz wrote: I'm not so sure whether it's really that much better than Dawnguard. Dawnguard does add some very neat things to Skyrim (crossbows, new dragons, etc.) and it has a more satisfying main quest in my opinion.
Ah, Dragonborn adds a new type of dragon too, and while I had a hard time riding dragons, I would say that's neater than crossbows.

Well I liked the idea of riding dragons, but it just feels a bit useless. You can't really get anywhere and it's hard to dispatch of enemies.

Level 86. Not finished Dawnguard or Dragonborn.

I'm at level 79 myself and still playing frequently, even though I have done about every single quest in the game by now.

I am about to, if I wish, but I want to get all the perks before stepping up to Lord Hakron, Miraak and the Ebony Knight.

Have you defeated Karstaag yet?

I tried once, but it seems like you have almost no chance of success as a mage character.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-22 10:42:55 Reply

At 11/30/13 06:00 AM, LauriJ wrote: I just got Skyrim yesterday. However, I use a Mac and there seems to be problem emulating it under WINE...

Only faggots use emulators.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 08:00:27 Reply

At 3/25/14 07:42 AM, LauriJ wrote: So, do you have any suggestions of which race I should start as when I finally get to play this game?

It doesn't really matter, because even though some races are more adaptable to become certain classes with time even an orc can become a master wizard (orcs are usually heavy fighters btw).

But I guess thar Dunmers/Dark Elves is the best starter for new players. They start with the most varied skill set. Having the good fortune to good at fighting, magic and sneaking.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 12:23:18 Reply

At 3/25/14 08:25 AM, LauriJ wrote:
At 3/25/14 08:00 AM, Mismo wrote:
It doesn't really matter, because even though some races are more adaptable to become certain classes with time even an orc can become a master wizard (orcs are usually heavy fighters btw).

But I guess thar Dunmers/Dark Elves is the best starter for new players. They start with the most varied skill set. Having the good fortune to good at fighting, magic and sneaking.
I see. To be honest, I might start as a Khajiit simply because I find it cool to play as a cat.

I had briefly started a new game a while back as a black and white Khajiit and was planning on being as evil as possible with him, but I never even did everything with my first character. I came up with a Khajiit name for him, too, after looking up a bit of info on their names and meanings and stuff.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 12:35:26 Reply

At 3/25/14 07:42 AM, LauriJ wrote: So, do you have any suggestions of which race I should start as when I finally get to play this game?

Argonians are pretty cool, hardly get poisoned and can breath underwater.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 13:34:17 Reply

At 3/25/14 12:35 PM, simon wrote:
At 3/25/14 07:42 AM, LauriJ wrote: So, do you have any suggestions of which race I should start as when I finally get to play this game?
Argonians are pretty cool, hardly get poisoned and can breath underwater.

iirc they're completely immune to poison. The breathing underwater thing is great too.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 13:37:02 Reply

At 3/25/14 01:34 PM, Snuff wrote:
At 3/25/14 12:35 PM, simon wrote:
At 3/25/14 07:42 AM, LauriJ wrote: So, do you have any suggestions of which race I should start as when I finally get to play this game?
Argonians are pretty cool, hardly get poisoned and can breath underwater.
iirc they're completely immune to poison. The breathing underwater thing is great too.

Argonians don't have any poison resistance but they do have 50% disease resistance.

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-25 18:29:31 Reply

At 3/25/14 01:37 PM, Valjylmyr wrote: Argonians don't have any poison resistance but they do have 50% disease resistance.

Aye, that's what I meant. Far too many times have I forgot to go to a shrine just to develop some disease, also getting Sanguinare Vampiris is fucking annoying.


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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-26 01:28:20 Reply

Making my first post here, I'm rediscovering my skyrim addiction and now that there are DLCs, I wanna know which ones to get. Can anyone tell me what perks dawnguard offers for werewolves, in terms of the skills tree and quest lines?

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Response to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2014-03-26 09:13:27 Reply

At 3/25/14 12:23 PM, Sense-Offender wrote: I came up with a Khajiit name for him, too, after looking up a bit of info on their names and meanings and stuff.

What did you name him (if you remember)? As you did I also looked up Khajiit names and meanings and named my Khajiit character "Qa`Zhirr" which means if I remember correctly "unknown thief" or something. Thought it was fitting since the PC usually is a blank slate and nobody knows anything about him/her. Oh yeah, he was a thief also.


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ITS RELEASED IN CASE YOU HAVENT NOTICED

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At 3/26/14 09:13 AM, Mismo wrote:
At 3/25/14 12:23 PM, Sense-Offender wrote: I came up with a Khajiit name for him, too, after looking up a bit of info on their names and meanings and stuff.
What did you name him (if you remember)? As you did I also looked up Khajiit names and meanings and named my Khajiit character "Qa`Zhirr" which means if I remember correctly "unknown thief" or something. Thought it was fitting since the PC usually is a blank slate and nobody knows anything about him/her. Oh yeah, he was a thief also.

Krindo'Qadar. Almost definitely not correctly adhering to convention. Probably didn't take much looking into before coming up with it.


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At 3/26/14 09:54 AM, MaxUchiha wrote: ITS RELEASED IN CASE YOU HAVENT NOTICED

are you fucking stupid


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At 3/26/14 10:47 PM, kazumazkan wrote:
At 3/26/14 09:54 AM, MaxUchiha wrote: ITS RELEASED IN CASE YOU HAVENT NOTICED
are you fucking stupid

he's got a point why are we talking about this game it came out nearly 3 years ago

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At 3/27/14 04:58 AM, Snuff wrote:
At 3/26/14 10:47 PM, kazumazkan wrote:
At 3/26/14 09:54 AM, MaxUchiha wrote: ITS RELEASED IN CASE YOU HAVENT NOTICED
are you fucking stupid
he's got a point why are we talking about this game it came out nearly 3 years ago

Some people are still playing it, and others have just begun playing. So especially for those that have just started playing the game, discussing it is actually very relevant.


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