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Favourite race in TES games?

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by fantadomat, Sep 2, 2017.

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Favourite rase in Elder scrools games?

  1. Imperials

    9 vote(s)
    5.7%
  2. Breton

    17 vote(s)
    10.7%
  3. Nord

    16 vote(s)
    10.1%
  4. African American

    19 vote(s)
    11.9%
  5. Altmer

    14 vote(s)
    8.8%
  6. Bosmer

    8 vote(s)
    5.0%
  7. Dunmer

    41 vote(s)
    25.8%
  8. Ork

    3 vote(s)
    1.9%
  9. Lizards

    17 vote(s)
    10.7%
  10. Cats

    15 vote(s)
    9.4%
  1. Deuce Traveler Prestigious Gentleman 2012 Newfag Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin Torment: Tides of Numenera Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    I thought that was interesting, too. I almost always play Dunmers since I usually go with a stealth/archer/illusionist hybrid and its the best race for it in Morrowind and pretty good at it in the other TES games. The only time I deviated from this was in Battlespire, where stealth wasn't nearly as useful.
     
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  2. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Imperials partly cause i always make my first play as diplo-warrior and partly to be all :obviously: playing as TES Roman and to carry this burden of civilized man in lands full of Frogs and Sandniggers, Jew like Elves, Prosper land and Snow Niggeria. Also to fuck Elves; fuck them all they are all assholes in TES; Only Orcs are bros they join the Legions and make cool armaments; Honorary Imperials. :hero:
     
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  3. Sigourn Futa Lover

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    Dunmer. I find their culture fascinating.
     
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  4. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    :russiastronk:
     
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  5. Fedora Master Arcane Patron Edgy

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    Is this thread a honeypot to get 'Dexers to admit that they played Oblivion/Skyrim?
     
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  6. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    Maybe!
     
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  7. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Nord Master Race, the original humans (lol African Americans aren't even human in this world)

    Also Dunmer. You fucking n'wah.
     
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  8. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    The Colovians (the more manly and not decadent Imperials) are literally Russian Slavs:

    http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Rislav_the_Righteous

    That's literally like story from Russian Chronicles from time of Northern ''Crusades'' or Mongol invasion; even tactic used to defeat the Invaders is one Slavs used:

    He defeated superior in numbers, training and armament army using the land itself; this is how we Russians thrumphed over Livonian Knights, Swedish Carolingians, Napoleon troops and Shtilerite Invaders. :russia:
     
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  9. Mark Richard Arcane

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    Kitteh, though it bothers me that the clothing is never altered to compensate for the tail.
     
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  10. PorkyThePaladin Arcane

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    Look, Bethesda has its own logic due to their severe level of incompetence when it comes to game development. Normally, you would select a race based on the stats and bonuses, but in Bethesda games, one must take into account that most of them look horrifyingly ugly. For example, while the Altmer sound cool in principle (ancient magic wielding race), they always look like 8 foot tall balding BLOOM emitting weirdos in the games. So if you all remember the character generator in Oblivion, the more modifications you made to the vanilla face, the uglier it looked. Going by this Bethesdian logic, I proclaim Imperials to be my favorite race as they are the "vanilla" face.
     
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  11. deuxhero Arcane

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    Mechanically Bretons are the only race that is consistently, across all 5 main games (no idea about Battlespire), useful. Altmer are a runner up (but in some games that magic weakness is pretty crippling). The reason is pretty simple: It's always reasonable to use multiple fields of magic on a mage, but a warrior really only wants 1 weapon skill and 1 armor skill.
     
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    Altmer in Oblivion look like sentient asparagus
     
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  13. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    How can they be useful in a game where you are a god tier strong after a few hours gameplay?Race bonuses are useless,just chose the best looking.
     
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    This is my favourite race in TES

     
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    Bosmers because they're the only race that isn't wish fulfillment. They're even shorter than their females (but don't complain about it :dealwithit:)

    With all that throat mucus they must give heavanly bjs
     
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    Female dunmer always and forever.
     
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    That's beside the point. All races can become stupidly strong, yes, but my point was that Breton were most efficient at becoming stupidly strong.
     
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    ork cause bix nood kill yt
     
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  19. Mojomancer Novice

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    Dunmer, Morrowind was my first RPG and I decided to play a Dunmer cause it was set in their swamp.

    Consistently played as a Dunmer in each game since.
     
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  21. KateMicucci Learned

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    Whichever race has the prettiest girls.
     
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    If I had to rate the chicks...

    Bosmer=Dunmer>Nords>Everyone Else

    Pre-Lolbiblions of course, everyone looks like a :prosper: since that game.
     
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  23. Beastro Arcane

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    Picked Dunmer for Morrowind since they seemed to fit best first go around, been my default since then mainly since races are increasingly cosmetic and I find deforming Dunmer in the character editor the most amusing for some reason.
     
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  24. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Dunmer because they are the most unique and interesting. Morrowind is the only (visited) region of Tamriel that feels fresh rather than a Tolkien rehash. Archetype-wise they also tend to be the sort of resourceful generalist scrapper which fits much better as an adventurer than the races which are clearly only for one thing. Also the women are sluts.

    Imperials I'd probably play for similar reasons (and to larp as Romans) had Oblivion not retconned fucking everything to make them Generic McEveryone Persons.

    Morrowind: Orc because Morrowind's a bit broken and races get speed bonuses the heavier and taller they are. Saves tons of time in the walking simulator.
     
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  25. Multiple Sarcasm Arcane

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    Daedra, because mortal races are too petty and fun to fuck with.
    Dwemer, because most civilized and :obviously: mortal race.
    Mudcrab, because degenerates avoid them whenever they can.

    But if we're going for playable races, it's a toughie - they're all garbage in one way or another:
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    Imperials are jews.
    Bretons are betas.
    Nords are hillbillies.
    African Americans are African Americans.
    Altmer are fops.
    Bosmer are elves.
    Dunmer are butthurt.
    Orcs are green African Americans.
    Lizards are scalies.
    Kittehs are furries.
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    lol LARPers
    And in the end, TES always made race inconsequential with its inclooosiveness, so why care.
    But eh, would probably pick Nord if I had to, since they wuz original humans n shiet. Doesn't matter, would be playing a floating camera demigod within a dozen hours anyway.
     
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