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[Skyrim] & [The Elder Scrolls] Skyrim's second update may bork the game! Be wary!

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  • FiggyFiggy Registered User regular
    Since I just reinstalled windows, I've yet to update to Service Pack 3. Could this have something to do with this Skyrim shit?

    XBL : Figment3 · SteamID : Figment
  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    Something about Elder Scrolls games makes me want to do whatever a Daedra says.

    I always feel guilty killing giants.

  • WavechaserWavechaser Registered User regular
    edited November 2011
    So Lydia died again today for the 13 billionth time. Finally, I opted to say 'F It' and let her stay dead. She did nothing but ruin my sneaking anyways.

    Can someone recommend a companion who is really good at sneaking? I miss having a pack mule...

    Wavechaser on
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  • DashuiDashui Registered User regular
    The only times my Lydia has died (and I quickly reload my saves; I'm cheap) is when I accidentally kill her through a poorly placed swing or rune. She hasn't died to any actual enemies yet.

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  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Figgy wrote:
    Figgy wrote:
    Okay. What.The.Fuck.

    Had to reinstall windows. Now, Steam is saying Skyrim is unavailable.

    Restarted Steam.
    Verified Cache.
    Restarted again.

    Any ideas?

    Edit: Same shit in offline mode. What the hell? Steam! Why have you turned retarded all of a sudden?

    It tells me Skyrim is unavailable all the time now. I just flick Steam on and off, on and off, until it finally decides to work again. It takes a while, but it tends to work for me.

    Flick what off? Like offline/online? Or close/open?

    Exit and restart.

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  • TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    So my friend brought Skyrim over the other night for our Thanksgiving dinner and I played it and loved it had no fun whatsoever. So I bought it tonight. The weirdest thing though, was after I slept in the inn in the first town, I woke up and walked around, and the dog was just lying dead in the street and the prank loving boy was just standing there by it.

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  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Spoilers for Possible... Buffs? For Your Character:

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  • MitsuhideMitsuhide Registered User
    edited November 2011
    Arthil wrote:
    Mitsuhide wrote:
    I discovered that Faendal in Riverwood (the Dark Elf) is an Archery trainer. I got him to be my companion so now I can...

    1. Ask for training
    2. Tell him to follow me
    3. Take back my gold
    4. Repeat.

    :)

    Faendal is a Wood Elf.

    Oh, is he?

    I haven't seen him in awhile, I must have gotten my Elves mixed up. :P

    Mitsuhide on
  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Mitsuhide wrote:
    Arthil wrote:
    Mitsuhide wrote:
    I discovered that Faendal in Riverwood (the Dark Elf) is an Archery trainer. I got him to be my companion so now I can...

    1. Ask for training
    2. Tell him to follow me
    3. Take back my gold
    4. Repeat.

    :)

    Faendal is a Wood Elf.

    Oh, is he?

    I haven't seen him in awhile, I must have gotten my Elves mixed up. :P

    Who cares? They're elves.

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  • SeguerSeguer Registered User regular
    Spoilers for Possible... Buffs? For Your Character:

    HAHAHAH

    Was not expecting that :lol:

  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    People in towns keep giving me grief about spells.

    But I'm not casting anything... and I don't have any summons following me around right now?

    what the fuck?

  • AegisAegis Not Quite TorontoRegistered User regular
    korodullin wrote:
    Couscous wrote:
    Is paralyzing as much instant win as it was in the previous games?

    More or less. It's arguably deadlier in spell form than it is in enchant form, since it's now an Alteration spell, lasts practically an eternity (15 seconds), is a ranged spell (unlike soul trap, bizarrely), and is resisted by few things.

    Hold on, what?! Alteration!?

    This is the best news all year (I am not focusing on Illusion but was waffling on focusing much on Alteration).

    We'll see how long this blog lasts
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    [5e] Dural Melairkyn - AC 18 | HP 40 | Melee +5/1d8+3 | Spell +4/DC 12
  • Caveman PawsCaveman Paws Registered User regular
    My crappy tv that needs a fan to keep it from over heating over heated anyway and I think it is really broken.

    Luckily it waited until I had finished all the Thieves guild missions. Sadly, I still have 79% of the game left to play!

    Cheap tv season cannot come quickly enough.

  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    By the way, did anybody else know that (this will break some of you):
    The dwarves are actually elves?
    When I learned that I seriously dropped all of my dwarven armor in my chest and never looked back.

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  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    People in towns keep giving me grief about spells.

    But I'm not casting anything... and I don't have any summons following me around right now?

    what the fuck?

    They just do that. If you have spells equipped, but not out, they will constantly feel compelled to remind you that "YOU'RE A WIZARD!".

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  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    Dude, Orcs are actually elves.

  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    Dude, Orcs are actually elves.

    ... *drops all of his Orcish armor all over the floor*

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  • Caveman PawsCaveman Paws Registered User regular
    edited November 2011
    All elves look the same to me.

    Caveman Paws on
  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    People in towns keep giving me grief about spells.

    But I'm not casting anything... and I don't have any summons following me around right now?

    what the fuck?

    They just do that. If you have spells equipped, but not out, they will constantly feel compelled to remind you that "YOU'RE A WIZARD!".

    I have my 2H sword equipped right now...

  • Caveman PawsCaveman Paws Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    Dude, Orcs are actually elves.

    ... *drops all of his Orcish armor all over the floor*

    Excuse me! I noticed you dropped this armor back there, may I keep it?

  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    Al_wat wrote:
    People in towns keep giving me grief about spells.

    But I'm not casting anything... and I don't have any summons following me around right now?

    what the fuck?

    They just do that. If you have spells equipped, but not out, they will constantly feel compelled to remind you that "YOU'RE A WIZARD!".

    I have my 2H sword equipped right now...

    Then I guess it's just if you're educated in the school to any degree.

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  • General PengwinGeneral Pengwin Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    Dude, Orcs are actually elves.

    ... *drops all of his Orcish armor all over the floor*

    Excuse me! I noticed you dropped this armor back there, may I keep it?

    But of course my boy! Only if you desire the patterns of the INFERIOR race.

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  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited November 2011
    Oh my gosh oh my gosh an entire embassy filled with Altmer I am going to murder all of them and then kill their corpses

    Basil on
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  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    Al_wat wrote:
    People in towns keep giving me grief about spells.

    But I'm not casting anything... and I don't have any summons following me around right now?

    what the fuck?

    They just do that. If you have spells equipped, but not out, they will constantly feel compelled to remind you that "YOU'RE A WIZARD!".

    I have my 2H sword equipped right now...

    Then I guess it's just if you're educated in the school to any degree.

    No, I think this is a glitch. This isn't just guards saying shit like "ooh magic la dee dah"

    Everyone, and I mean everyone, is saying "That magic looks dangerous keep away!" or "uhhh mind toning down that magic" or "keep that spell away from me". This only started when I began bringing summons into towns. So I stopped, basically I would kill them or summon a temporary thing to make them go away.

    Only now, its always happening. No summons active. Not even a spell equipped.

  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    You have magic leprosy now.

    You are a magical leper.

    You should kill everyone.

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  • ArthilArthil Registered User regular
    Wavechaser wrote:
    So Lydia died again today for the 13 billionth time. Finally, I opted to say 'F It' and let her stay dead. She did nothing but ruin my sneaking anyways.

    Can someone recommend a companion who is really good at sneaking? I miss having a pack mule...

    Gonna hate me, but.

    Lydia.

    Like I checked on her page for one of the wikis, her skill? Sneaking.

    PSN: Honishimo Steam UPlay: Arthil
  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    Basil wrote:
    You have magic leprosy now.

    You are a magical leper.

    You should kill everyone.

    This is rapidly becoming the option I want to choose

    Its like...

    Lady I'm not using magic.

    I said I have no magic. This is a sword. Shut up

    SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP

    AAHHHH YOU DIE NOW

  • Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    huh. Killing half the town made it stop.

  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    one thing I like about skyrim

    you definitely get the goods for being evil

    I seem to have inadvertently descended into demon worship

  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote:
    huh. Killing half the town made it stop.

    I can't stop laughing.

    I guess violence does solve everything. <3

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  • GalactusGoGalactusGo Registered User
    If you are looking for a sneak thief companion I highly recommend Janessa...she's the dark elf in the hunter shop in whiterun. Give her a good bow and dragon scale armour and you're set. I went through 4 companions who all kept getting killed before her...prob around 40 hours with her an only had to reload once.

  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    Seguer wrote:
    Spoilers for Possible... Buffs? For Your Character:

    HAHAHAH

    Was not expecting that :lol:

    I laughed way too hard at that.
    Elendil wrote:
    one thing I like about skyrim

    you definitely get the goods for being evil

    I seem to have inadvertently descended into demon worship

    Seriously.

    I've accidentally stumbled into so many disturbing professions it's not even funny. I mean, I tried to start off as a good character, but one chat box later, I'm a cannibalistic, demon worshiping, werewolf thane, that will kill anyone and everyone for the slightest promise of gold. Help me.

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  • WavechaserWavechaser Registered User regular
    Arthil wrote:
    Wavechaser wrote:
    So Lydia died again today for the 13 billionth time. Finally, I opted to say 'F It' and let her stay dead. She did nothing but ruin my sneaking anyways.

    Can someone recommend a companion who is really good at sneaking? I miss having a pack mule...

    Gonna hate me, but.

    Lydia.

    Like I checked on her page for one of the wikis, her skill? Sneaking.

    You're right. I do hate you.

    Damnit...

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    People still do the anal thing?
  • CaptainNemoCaptainNemo Registered User regular
    Can you get Thalmor robes that aren't hooded, or are those only for NPCs? And can you get those awesome blades the Redguards carry?

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    Can you get Thalmor robes that aren't hooded, or are those only for NPCs? And can you get those awesome blades the Redguards carry?

    Every now and then you can find some random npcs with the redguard blades and then kill them for it. Or if you follow the "Find the Redguard Woman" quest in Whiterun, you can:
    Stealth kill some of the guards in the cave before talking to the chief

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  • FreiFrei A French Prometheus Unbound Registered User regular
    Something kind of cool, you can equip a torch in your offhand, use a weapon in the other and block with the torch. You can also do a bash with the torch that sets things on fire. Nice touch.

    Seems like it could be a decent base for allowing dual wield to block with a mod. The animation is there.

    Are you the magic man?
  • FightTestFightTest Registered User regular
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    That was fucking great. Especially as someone who never got that particular.. perk so I didn't realize what was happening at first.

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    Frei wrote:
    Something kind of cool, you can equip a torch in your offhand, use a weapon in the other and block with the torch. You can also do a bash with the torch that sets things on fire. Nice touch.

    Seems like it could be a decent base for allowing dual wield to block with a mod. The animation is there.

    You can bash and block with torches? woah

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  • FiggyFiggy Registered User regular
    I really don't know what the shit is going on with my game, now. Unavailable all the time. I deleted the .exes and re-downloaded via validation in case some mod was messing with it.... but nothing.

    XBL : Figment3 · SteamID : Figment
  • XagarXagar Registered User regular
    Started a Master playthough, and what the heck is up with the difficulty spike at like level 12? A dragon lands and firebreathes for about 130, which is 75% of my health...

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