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BP is a bug exploiter. :shadedshu

:laugh:
Lol here he is for a glimpse:


Him getting caught in the door is one of the glitches I love. I don't know how I could have defeated him otherwise...
 
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I am yet to encounter another Dragon Priest besides the one you would eventually encounter if you do the main questline.
 

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You know what, this game has actually helped me decide that I'm not upgrading my rig in the new year straight away. I think I'll get a decent 1080p monitor instead first.

Performance is very smooth with Ultra everything apart from shadows(High), 16xAF 2xAA. If I go to 1080p I figure I can negate the hit by turning off AA right? I'm using the 11.11c drivers and very minimal stutter if any. This game is going to keep me engrossed for hours and hours.

Any decent 1080p monitor recommendations would be much appreciated :)
 

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You know what, this game has actually helped me decide that I'm not upgrading my rig in the new year straight away. I think I'll get a decent 1080p monitor instead first.

Performance is very smooth with Ultra everything apart from shadows(High), 16xAF 2xAA. If I go to 1080p I figure I can negate the hit by turning off AA right? I'm using the 11.11c drivers and very minimal stutter if any. This game is going to keep me engrossed for hours and hours.

Any decent 1080p monitor recommendations would be much appreciated :)
You might change your mind if you do some ini tweaks and get some texture packs, more power in general and more vram will help a lot. If you don't ever plan on modding, you should be set, but if texture packs and increase shadow distance sounds good to you, I would suggest a beefier card.
 

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You might change your mind if you do some ini tweaks and get some texture packs, more power in general and more vram will help a lot. If you don't ever plan on modding, you should be set, but if texture packs and increase shadow distance sounds good to you, I would suggest a beefier card.
Well to me, at the minute, it looks and plays great so I want to have a few run throughs first with different characters....Then, when I do upgrade to a beast, I can hopefully mod the sheet out of it.:D :rockout:

So...looks like I'm going to start a monitor recommendation thread :)
 
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I am yet to encounter another Dragon Priest besides the one you would eventually encounter if you do the main questline.
I have found three and they are pretty fun to kill :) though I hated the one for the Staff from the Winterhold series.
 

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Am I the only one who thinks the mouse is terribly slow, even when maxed out?
 
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Has anyone encountered Morokei yet?
I think he's the hardest thing to defeat, worse than 10 dragons put together.
Yeah he was hard but not the worst. I've got all the dragon priest masks. Played 70+ hours because I'm a bit of a sad SOB. :)

The pics below show the assemblage of masks where they belong at
labyrinthian, well, just off in the place where you find the wooden mask
and the final mask on my head.

Me with wooden mask, final mask visible in the background.

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And me wearing it.

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I use to play skyrim a lot














Then i took an arrow to the knee.
 
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Am I the only one who thinks the mouse is terribly slow, even when maxed out?
No, I have to turn up the DPI on my mouse when I play. Then I have to turn it down when I pick locks :laugh:

edit: I haven't touched the mouse settings in-game though.
 
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HAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!! BEST FUCKING SKYRIM VIDEO YET.
Thanks so much for sharing, I don't think I've ever grinned so much watching something on youtube, it was building up and then as soon as the shout happened I was in silent hysterics lol
 
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No, I have to turn up the DPI on my mouse when I play. Then I have to turn it down when I pick locks :laugh:

edit: I haven't touched the mouse settings in-game though.
I've been using my XBOX 360 for computer controller since my mouse is a shitty Acer wired but optical one. Was given to me. If I ever did buy another mouse, which I will eventually, it'll still be wired and with the infra-red optical thingy. After I get a better GPU, Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB unlockable to 6970 without DiRT 3, instead of using the IGP 4290, better monitor which for now is a CRT connected via VGA (can't even use the DVI-to-VGA adaptor) and the one I'm wanting to buy is already listed. Keyboard and mouse are the last two. But for them I'd need to go to Fry's Electronics, especially for the keyboard, for a hands-on decision.
I'm thinking my monitor with DVI-to-VGA adaptor on the Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB unlocked to 6970 will be able to use 1600x1200. I think but I'm not entirely certain. No idea if nVidia will take my fried 8400GS, the fan is screwed due to the Compaq being Micro ATX, so I can have another GPU solely for PhysX.
Sucks being poor and a part by part upgrader. But hey, at least I can run SKYRIM in 800x600 with 2x on both AA and AS thingy at good framerates on nearly completed Atomik Monkey. My desk isn't even large enough for EyeFinity but I could use one in Portrait so I could use CDisplay on it. 8GB RAM for now and eventually 16GB just because my 890GX has the slots for it and it's irritating me they don't have RAM chips/cards there.
 
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thanks so much for sharing, i don't think i've ever grinned so much watching something on youtube, it was building up and then as soon as the shout happened i was in silent hysterics lol
lol!!

Must-tard-jar!!! O:<
 

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They have not made the change I kinda hope they would have: Make it an RPG. Instead it's an open world adventure with light roleplaying elements. I think I'll give up on RPG's, nobody makes them anymore.

And the interface is god awful.
 
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There is should be able to find it on the steam skyrim tweak thread : ]
yeah its ok, just got it from google.. funny because there was no result if you search for skyrim, so I used oblivion's instead.. still worked from the looks of it..

set timescale to <number>

sets the in game time speed. 30 is the default. Setting to 1.0 will make it go realtime
 

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edit: whats with those masks? i have some, but didnt realise you could collect them. do you get some uber mask with all their powers combined or something if you pokemon them all?
 
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Anyone else like filling small rooms with loads of things?

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Had to Shout at her to snap out of it.

They have not made the change I kinda hope they would have: Make it an RPG. Instead it's an open world adventure with light roleplaying elements. I think I'll give up on RPG's, nobody makes them anymore.

And the interface is god awful.
Found after 1.2 patch I had to increase the mouse speed in game.
Annoying that I can not turn as fast when I'm sprinting but it's something I encountered in various other games so I assume it was done like that for a reason.
 
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UGH! I have been playing Steam in offline mode because I don't want to patch up. My steam restarts and goes online it randomly installs the patch even though It's set to never do that. Now I have deleted Skyrim and reinstalled from my disk.

The worst part is you can not install from disk with no internet I tried unplugging it so it wouldn't update. turns out the second you start installing it from disk with internet this comes up so now once it gets done you can not play the game until you resume pause because it knows there is a update!

 
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That's strange.....
I wonder why you have less to install.
Maybe I do not remember how much data on disk was installed the first time round.

I made a steam backup and found when I reinstalled, it was 5700mb I think.

But still reinstalling from backup, I had to install the latest patch as well as be online.
 

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i took this for you guys, knowing how much you'd love it:

 
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What do the follower Skills apply to????

It says in the guide that Aela, for instance, is skilled in archery, sneak, speech and one handed weapons...

How do you benefit from her "speech" or "sneak" skills... ???