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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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Poopyhead pianoman ♫:

--- Quote from: greensteam on July 01, 2011, 11:05:04 AM ---I have a friend who recently bought Morrowind on steam to play it again before Skyrim since he's already played Oblivion a lot and he says Oblivion is better in every way.

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Really? In every way? I would expect graphics and mechanics to be improved with each new addition to a franchise but gameplay is the single, most important characteristic. Otherwise known as "fun". If they don't improve the fun, what's the point?

So I ask: is it really better in every way?

greensteam:
I will ask him again and get back to you with details! 

Superman:

--- Quote from: Poopyhead pianoman ♫ on July 02, 2011, 03:27:56 AM ---The developers seem to have taken this criticism to heart and kept hammering the point that there is less focus on these skill tables and more on the organic evolution of your abilities, i.e. your character evolves depending on how you play them but it's supposed to feel more natural.
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FFII style. I loved that idea.

greensteam:
My friend comparing Morrowind to Oblivion:

"Movement is eh, stealth isn't as good.  Dialogue is difficult, persuasion is insanely difficult.  There is a take all button but you still have to open everything up like a chest. (Including flowers)

In Morrowind if you hit something you don't know if you hit it because nothing happens half the time.  I hit stuff with my starting dagger and only like 1 in every 12 hits actually hit.   Then I upgraded to a sword which helped. 

In Oblivion you might not do a lot of damage, but if you hit something you hit it."

I asked how much more fun Obilvion is than Morrowind.

"About... 6"

Poopyhead pianoman ♫:
Lol, 6 times more fun than Morrowind? I just reinstalled Morrowind and am going to play through it again. I would definitely give the newer Oblivion and Skyrim a go, though.

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