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  1. i know Oblivion is thirteen years old but I legitimately don't know how anyone can prefer this piece of banana to Skyrim, everything in Oblivion is contrived and Cyrodill is the most boring game world I've ever played in

    about 6 months ago from web
    1. @mrmattimation Oh please, Morrowind is at least 15 times better than TES 4 and 5 combined on the basis alone that it makes you feel like an adventurer. Unless if you do not see the beauty of being on the bottom of the food chain and want to see if you can crawl out I guess.

      The fall of Elder Scrolls as far as I am concerned happened LONG before Ken Rolston was kinda only hired to be a yes-men for Oblivion's design. The game HAD TO appeal to a broader audience, with 2.86 million sales of Morrowind versus 4.47 million sales of Oblivion even though the playerbase has grown a LOT more. The game simply made you feel 'too special'. Something which they only doubled down on as they made you 'The Dragonborn'.

      I no longer feel like I am a part of the game in those games, I feel like I am a god, I can do everything and that is before I even think about turning on the cheats. I would rather be immersed in the story while knowing that the combat totally sucks. Something Skyrim still did not fix

      about 6 months ago from web
      1. @drinkingpony I really enjoyed Morrowwind as well. Never played much of Oblivion, but could say it seemed too cluttered. Skyrim was at least a modern clutter.

        about 6 months ago from web
        1. @firestormdangerdash What do you even DO in Skyrim ? Most people I know just take up a profession as one of the FIRST things they do, grind it to perfection, and then go raid dungeons hoping to forge some legendary sword but it needs materials or something. It never struck me as something a Dragonborn would DO.

          about 6 months ago from web
          1. @drinkingpony I think for the most part, in Skyrim you install mods and make videos set to Benny Hill music? I have never played.

            about 6 months ago from web
          2. @drinkingpony myself? 100% all quests.... i uh. It took me years. Many years. Same for Fallout 3.

            about 6 months ago from web
            1. @firestormdangerdash Hmm, I actually liked Fallout 3. You play as an ordinary vault dweller, nothing special and you are going to do great things. Then when you played the game a few times you realize that the game is quite lineair and ruggid at its lineairness. It is nothing like Fallout 1 or 2, but still enjoyable. Then New Vegas happened and that was great as well, more options, more guns, factions, it felt more 'alive' with deathclaws being actually deadly. Still pretty lineair but really enjoyable with multiple branches to take leading to the ends of the game.

              And then Fallout 4 happened, just what went wrong in the creative process I will never know but for the love of gaming, that game is more lineair than an original Doom level is flat. Only being able to say either "Yes" , "Not now", "Sarcastic yes" or "inquire to more information" on all quest NPC's. Might as well have been a book. And that is exactly how I feel about TES 4 and 5. Flat.

              about 6 months ago from web