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Skyrim - The Elder Scrolls V

Discussion in 'All Other Games' started by PeteAtoms, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. PeteAtoms

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    A continuation of the speculation thread, This is a thread about the upcoming game, Skyrim, to be released 11/11/11.

    Browsing the official forums, I found out that Skyrim will be using an autosave system of 3 alternating slots. This was confirmed (via Twitter) by one of the guys working on the project, Pete Hines.

     
  2. salty mud

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    No more regressing 2 hours when you forget to save and get stuck in a rock then. Thank God.
     
  3. Arakhor

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    Let's hope that we are allowed to perform that ancient technique known as "naming your savefile", unlike Oblivion.
     
  4. PeteAtoms

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    Goodgolly, yes, I agree. Being able to separate saves based on character would be awesome.
     
  5. Dreadnought

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    I'm getting it for PC, for the modding capabilities. Anyone else?
     
  6. Wolfbeckett

    Wolfbeckett Jerkin' and nonsense.

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    If I get it at all, it will be for PC, yes. If it's anything like Oblivion it will require mods to even be playable :p.
     
  7. Mustakrakish

    Mustakrakish In 'Node' We Trust

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    Oh that's good. I drained down the toilet so many hours by forgetting to save.

    And of course I'll get it on PC. Upgrading my PC now almost just for that. :) It's gonna be a monster :D
     
  8. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    And 3 autosaves for when I mess up spectacularly. Awesome.
     
  9. Maniacal

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    They should just steal the system Dragon Age and Mass Effect use (except make it faster) where you select the character and then you get to view it's saves (all of which can be custom named). It was a great way of sorting them out :)
     
  10. Mustakrakish

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    Is there any new videos, info lately? Apart from preset faces, I believe it was the latest juicy info... Wasn't there some game convention yet again lately?
     
  11. Maniacal

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    The most recent stuff is whatever was shown off at PAX.
     
  12. salty mud

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    Lots of WA-TER, WA-TER, WA-TER.
     
  13. PeteAtoms

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    I think I heard that some demo shown at QuakeCon will be shown, I'm not sure how old this is though. There is a series of threads about it at the official forums. They're on thread no. 8 now. :confused:

    And people are just guessing how much new footage will be included and how soon it will be made public.
     
  14. PeteAtoms

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    Xbox360achievements.org preview indicates that the Imperial Legion will be a joinable faction:

    Also, some perk info:

    A dragon shout for summoning wild animals

     
  15. SouthernKing

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    I do not own an Elder Scrolls game, but considering that I love Fallout, which is made by the same people (at least 3 and NV were) I might consider getting this one.
     
  16. Maniacal

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    New Vegas was made by Obsidian, not Bethesda.
     
  17. PeteAtoms

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    I was dismayed to see this on Pete Hines' Twitter feed:

    Me disappoint :(
     
  18. Kozmos

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    I fully expect them to continue watering down The Elder Scrolls with each successive installment. They will remove a buttload of things to make it even more accessible to casuals. Not mainsteam, no. Accessible. Oh yes. That is a word they like to use. <snip>
     
  19. Double A

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    It's killing the PR of so many once-great companies. If Skyrim is more watered down than I think it is, I probably won't get TES VI. However, most of the streamlining I've seen so far is good streamlining and actually makes sense. Perks also sound nice.
     
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