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What is your favorite Skyrim hold?

Whiterun
58
24%
Hjaalmarch (Morthal)
9
4%
Falkreath
24
10%
The Pale (Dawnstar)
4
2%
The Reach (Markarth)
32
13%
Haafingar (Solitude)
40
17%
Eastmarch (Windhelm)
17
7%
Winterhold
18
7%
The Rift (Riften)
39
16%
 
Total votes : 241

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The Skyrim/Elder Scrolls thread

Postby The Wolven League » Sat Dec 10, 2016 5:28 am

Welcome! This thread will be a place to discuss all of the Elder Scrolls games, their expansions, mods, and spin-offs. However, because of the popularity of Skyrim in particular, it'll probably end up being the overall most-discussed game, especially with the recent release of Special Edition. I also expect a bit of talk about Elder Scrolls Online, if that's even still a thing. New polls will be up every once and a while.

Also a place to ponder the location of Elder Scrolls 6 ;)
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:27 am

I liked Skyrim the most out of the four Elder Scrolls games ive played, which are Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim and Online.

Online i played the beta for it, thought it was alright, i generally dont play MMO's that much anyway, so never went back to it. Morrowind i just could not get into, tried several times when i was younger and could just not get into it. Oblivion and Skyrim i played the hell out of and loved both of them, but i preferred skyrim, and still go back every few months or so to play it again now that i have it on the PC as i dont have my 360 any more and dont feel the need to buy the new version of it.
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Postby Barboneia » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:22 am

Skyrim is a good game, but a shitty RPG, much like Fallout 4. They dumbed down basically everything from Oblivion, which had already been dumbed down from Morrowind.

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Postby Abserdia » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:45 pm

Morrowind remake when?
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Postby The Wolven League » Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:45 pm

Barboneia wrote:Skyrim is a good game, but a shitty RPG, much like Fallout 4. They dumbed down basically everything from Oblivion, which had already been dumbed down from Morrowind.

Eh, somewhat have to agree with you, but I would say that Skyrim's role playing was... average, at best, and not necessarily bad.
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Postby The first Galactic Republic » Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:46 pm

Every Elder Scrolls after the one I like is dumb downed trash.

Every Elder Scrolls before the one I like is old shit.
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Postby Skyhooked » Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:56 pm

I liked more than one game from series. Actually Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim. Never played Arena, and tried Daggerfall for a bit.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:06 pm

The first Galactic Republic wrote:Every Elder Scrolls after the one I like is dumb downed trash.

Every Elder Scrolls before the one I like is old shit.

Let me guess: Morrowind?
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Postby The first Galactic Republic » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:07 pm

The Wolven League wrote:
The first Galactic Republic wrote:Every Elder Scrolls after the one I like is dumb downed trash.

Every Elder Scrolls before the one I like is old shit.

Let me guess: Morrowind?

Redguard.

But seriously I'm just making fun of a common sentiment among Elder Scrolls fans. It can apply to most of the games.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:12 pm

The first Galactic Republic wrote:
The Wolven League wrote:Let me guess: Morrowind?

Redguard.

But seriously I'm just making fun of a common sentiment among Elder Scrolls fans. It can apply to most of the games.

nah it's definitely battlespire
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Postby Vadral » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:17 pm

I hope Elder Scrolls VI takes place in the Summerset Isles. It would be a refreshing change from Oblivion and Skyrim with new architecture, culture, and a different political climate.

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Postby The first Galactic Republic » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:18 pm

I do think it's cool that Redguard is set around Tiber Septim's rule. They should make a game set then that expands upon his rise to power.

Maybe they could do branching endings and have non-canon player determined endings where the player can help different factions rise to power instead. I think it could be a great opportunity.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:19 pm

Vadral wrote:I hope Elder Scrolls VI takes place in the Summerset Isles. It would be a refreshing change from Oblivion and Skyrim with new architecture, culture, and a different political climate.

Nah fam, Elsweyr would be the best.

I mean, TES in a half-jungle, half-desert world? Sign me up!
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Postby Vadral » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:39 pm

The Wolven League wrote:
Vadral wrote:I hope Elder Scrolls VI takes place in the Summerset Isles. It would be a refreshing change from Oblivion and Skyrim with new architecture, culture, and a different political climate.

Nah fam, Elsweyr would be the best.

I mean, TES in a half-jungle, half-desert world? Sign me up!

Nah fam, I mean, a magical and elven cultured island? Sign me up!

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Postby Abserdia » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:20 pm

Vadral wrote:
The Wolven League wrote:Nah fam, Elsweyr would be the best.

I mean, TES in a half-jungle, half-desert world? Sign me up!

Nah fam, I mean, a magical and elven cultured island? Sign me up!

I want it to be in either Elsweyr or Black Marsh. Either one would be pretty dang cool.

But please, Bethesda, give us a bit more freedom when it comes to decisions during quests.
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Postby Anywhere Else But Here » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:44 am

Want Summerset. Want to kill/join the elf Nazis.

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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:05 am

Anywhere Else But Here wrote:Want Summerset. Want to kill/join the elf Nazis.

I too would like to kill Elf nazis.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:02 pm

Black Marsh would be interesting, but they would have to twist the lore a bit to make the inner swamps playable, because IIRC, the inner swamps are basically just complete hellholes that only Argonians can survive in.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:03 pm

Vadral wrote:
The Wolven League wrote:Nah fam, Elsweyr would be the best.

I mean, TES in a half-jungle, half-desert world? Sign me up!

Nah fam, I mean, a magical and elven cultured island? Sign me up!

I'd imagine it to be similar to things we've already seen in term of environment. Elsweyr is a radically unique province.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:05 pm

Oh, and is Special Edition any good? Probably getting it soon for my PS4 (very excited! I absolutely love the Hearthfire expansion, but never got to play the other two when I played Skyrim on PC years ago). Heard some mixed things about it, though.
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Postby Abserdia » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:06 pm

The Wolven League wrote:Oh, and is Special Edition any good? Probably getting it soon for my PS4 (very excited! I absolutely love the Hearthfire expansion, but never got to play the other two when I played Skyrim on PC years ago). Heard some mixed things about it, though.

As a console peasant, YESYESYESYESYES.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:12 pm

Abserdia wrote:
The Wolven League wrote:Oh, and is Special Edition any good? Probably getting it soon for my PS4 (very excited! I absolutely love the Hearthfire expansion, but never got to play the other two when I played Skyrim on PC years ago). Heard some mixed things about it, though.

As a console peasant, YESYESYESYESYES.

I'm half-peasant, so that's good news.

Think I'll do Stormcloak this time. Used to always go Imperial, but I find myself becoming more and more sympathetic to the Stormcloak cause.

Also, since I built my house in Morthal when I last played the game years ago, I think I'll build mine in either Dawnstar or Falkreath. Anyone have any opinions about those build sites?

Oh, and are Dawnguard and Dragonborn good? Never got them on PC.
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Postby The first Galactic Republic » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:12 pm

The Wolven League wrote:Black Marsh would be interesting, but they would have to twist the lore a bit to make the inner swamps playable, because IIRC, the inner swamps are basically just complete hellholes that only Argonians can survive in.

Cyrodiil used to be a jungle.
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Postby The Wolven League » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:14 pm

The first Galactic Republic wrote:
The Wolven League wrote:Black Marsh would be interesting, but they would have to twist the lore a bit to make the inner swamps playable, because IIRC, the inner swamps are basically just complete hellholes that only Argonians can survive in.

Cyrodiil used to be a jungle.

wot
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Postby Abserdia » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:14 pm

The Wolven League wrote:
Abserdia wrote:As a console peasant, YESYESYESYESYES.

I'm half-peasant, so that's good news.

Think I'll do Stormcloak this time. Used to always go Imperial, but I find myself becoming more and more sympathetic to the Stormcloak cause.

Also, since I built my house in Morthal when I last played the game years ago, I think I'll build mine in either Dawnstar or Falkreath. Anyone have any opinions about those build sites?

Oh, and are Dawnguard and Dragonborn good? Never got them on PC.

I like Falkreath the most. It's very green and has a nice view made better with a few mods.

Haven't played much of DG or DB, though.
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