Oblivion, will it own you? (in Off-topic)

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] March 19 2006 7:12 PM EST

Just pre-ordered mine today, anyone else out there a Elder Scrolls follower?

DD34isback(justkidding) [Severswoed Accounting] March 19 2006 7:27 PM EST

yes i loved morrowind but sadly i don't have an xbox 360 :(

Ragatag March 19 2006 7:58 PM EST

its out on PC too..

Doom Lit Sky March 19 2006 8:25 PM EST

It will be amazing.

Maelstrom March 19 2006 9:25 PM EST

I'm an Elder Scrolls fan - I love the fact that they're designed for single player. CB was actually the first online game I've gotten into.

Sadly, my computer is too old to run Oblivion, but just today I had a serious hardware failure, so I may have an excuse to upgrade! ;)

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] March 19 2006 9:29 PM EST

on the xbox version, (and maybe PC version, dont know if it worked), i wonder if the stealing stuff from shops at the peak of your jump works in this new game, lol.

AdminShade March 20 2006 5:15 AM EST

Didn't order it yet, but I know a store which will have the Collector's Special Edition for the PC.

I will own that or it will own me :)

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] March 20 2006 5:48 AM EST

Better hurry and reserve it Shade, they only made a certain number of "collectors editions" and they are all sold out around where I live. Ok, granted I live in Seattle, and I'm sure that has something to do with why it's all sold out here.. lol

Arorrr March 20 2006 9:51 AM EST

I love ES and played it on PC. I cannot wait for this one to come out. I may buy XBOX360 just for this game only.

On another note, I never able to finish the ES game. 8^) I got lost so easy in that big city. Always quit when I hit it.

AdminShade March 20 2006 11:18 AM EST

which big city?

Arorrr March 20 2006 12:29 PM EST

It's the one that has a quest to track a thief in a sewer beneath the city. I cannot recall the name. However, that city is HUGE and discouraging. I quit like 3 times to that points. hihihi. I guess I'm not hardcore enough for the game.

I do love the ability to steal when jumping up on a ledge. It is a good exploit. 8^)

Wonder how many will buy oblivion? I'm going to buy it in summer with the XBOX360, when they have the stock.

Doom Lit Sky March 22 2006 10:28 PM EST

Just got my copy now, the xbox is starting up as I'm typing this. Be back in 4 days with an update...

AdminShade March 25 2006 10:07 AM EST

Got the special collector's edition, with a nice 10% discount even, and they had more of them

but actually I don't have it yet, but ordered it, should have it next week :)

DD34isback(justkidding) [Severswoed Accounting] March 25 2006 10:12 AM EST

i bought the game for the computer and the stupid thing wont download :(

Arorrr March 25 2006 10:48 AM EST

You buy a PC version and you have to download something?

I hate game that requires downloading stuff.

DD34isback(justkidding) [Severswoed Accounting] March 25 2006 10:52 AM EST

me too but i dont have a xbox 360 :(

AdminShade March 25 2006 10:53 AM EST

The pc version I am buying doesn't require anything to be downloaded, except perhaps when a patch comes out IF it requires one.

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] March 27 2006 12:45 PM EST

Wow, I pre-ordered it from Amazon and I just got it yesterday. It should have come with a warning: "May cause excess sleep loss".

It is a freaking beautiful game. Right before I exit the game to sleep, I happened to be staring at a door to somewhere. I noticed all the intricate shadows happily reflecting off this simple object, a door. It is one step closer to reality. A must buy for anyone!

My favorite parts so far:
1) Finding my first real weapon. Even though the fists are not a bad weapon themselves, you can even do some psuedo-kung fu moves if you move the mouse right.
2) Running charge attack into a rat. Nothing better then gutting a rat in one blaze of glory move.
3) Jumping up on the counter in the store and all the items falling onto the floor.

My least favorite parts so far:
1) My video codec drivers cause visual distortion problems in the opening video. I know its something specific to my video codec drivers too. I installed the special "K-lite" codecs for anyone that knows, so I could tweak the settings while I was watching videos. Now that is coming to bite me in the butt, I'm not sure what to do about that now. :(
2) With the sexy new physics engine, everything is movable, but you still can't pick up and throw townspeoples own items without them screaming "Theif!"
3) I haven't been able to break anything with my fists yet, but I did roll some logs over a bunch of goblins, that was neat.

Sir Leon [Soup Ream] March 27 2006 9:18 PM EST

I am getting it tomorrow!

/me cant wait.

And no it isnt the collectors edition obviously

Genius [MoneyTalks] March 28 2006 7:32 AM EST

it has already owned me...-_-

monkeh March 30 2006 5:54 AM EST

it owned me for 7 hours on a 2.5 metre projector w/ 5.1 surround sound yesterday...

in fact it may well own me again today and tomorrow :P

Arorrr March 30 2006 9:45 AM EST

darn, monkey, you are loaded.

QBOddBird March 30 2006 9:48 AM EST

Arorrr - you got lost in Vivec. The thief's not that tough to find, just takes forever.

I loved Elder Scrolls, but it is one of those games that just took too long. Started killing Dagoths and getting cool stuff, then quit.

AdminShade April 1 2006 9:37 AM EST

Own it now, the special collector's edition and I can actually play it! :)

DD34isback(justkidding) [Severswoed Accounting] April 1 2006 9:38 AM EST

I hate you guys :P still cant play gotta buy an xbox 360 just for the game

AdminShade April 1 2006 10:31 AM EST

forget about the xbox 360, get a decent pc like I have :p

WeaponX April 1 2006 10:33 AM EST

xbox 360 outpaces 75% of PC on the market. i would buy a 360 if i were him.

chappy [Soup Ream] April 1 2006 10:54 AM EST

Elder Scrolls was not as fun as it should have been. The map was huge .. thats good, but it lacked .... fun?? :P It got very old very fast...

Sir Leon [Soup Ream] April 1 2006 11:00 AM EST

my pc isnt good enough to play it :-/

All i have are pci slots. So its not like i can go out and buy a hella nice Card.

And for obvious reasons i cant take it back.

lol, guess ill sell it to one of my friends then.

AdminShade April 1 2006 1:04 PM EST


amazing game...

monkeh April 1 2006 2:59 PM EST

lol i wish i was loaded - was round a friends house and he has a homemade projector out of a TFT and a OHP with a stereo setup

and yes i got owned again... :P

AdminShade April 1 2006 4:22 PM EST

stereo setup or a surround sound setup?

ScY April 4 2006 7:45 PM EDT

now i am gonna hijack this thread and see who is active in the elder scrolls forums

YNM April 5 2006 8:14 PM EDT

Oh the beautifulyness of being able to hit every attack. Oh the beauty of slaying a rat with a wel placed charge attack. Oh the beauty of killing a rat in mid-air with my flare attack.


Own me...hellz nah....I won it for 5+ hours a day. My Halo friends are getting angry...

Maelstrom April 5 2006 10:59 PM EDT

*sniff* I want to play too! But I need several hundred dollars worth of upgrades to my PC to do so. Which I can't afford.

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