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Skyblivion - Oblivion in Skyrim

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Oblivion was so bad that it was/is used as an offence, "Oblivion with guns" came exactly from that. Skyrim is no masterpiece, but few games have a place in hell reserved in such a special way as Oblivion. Reading the Codex review thread is nostalgic.
 

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Even without mods, I personally prefer Skyrim over Oblivion. Cyrodiil is just the blandest province to set the game in.

No matter how bland the province is it could still be made interesting by competent developer, problem is that with Oblivion and all future games Bethesda proved that there is very few of competent people still working there.
 

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City design - the Imperial City shits on any of Skyrim’s isolated longhouse towns. The sewers, arena, and other districts. That is one of the big points for Oblivion over Skyrim, when you start you head right to the Imperial city and get intrigued. Skyrim starts with bumfuck towns and hiking.

The Imperial City is pretty to look at, but it doesn't feel like a real place. Like the rest of Cyrodiil. It's like Disneyland - fake and shiny. Skyrim feels much more like a real place were real people live - there are more farms, windmills, sawmills, people working at stuff.

I've had a ton of fun with modded Oblivion back in the day. And I think we will all agree that The Shivering Isles is one of the greatest DLC of all time. But I'm not sure I will ever want to go back to it again, because so much of it is so bland - the landscapes, the repetitive dungeons and the combat. I can always imagine myself going back to a nicely modded Morrowind or Skyrim, not so with Oblivion.
Of course, I might go back to it, if and when Skyblivion releases. The modding team seems to be making an excellent job of improving on all the bland aspects of Oblivion.
 

lukaszek

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Combat and magic mostly the same?
in skyrim casting required free hand. From my memory in oblivion you could throw fireballs from sword for example.
I quite liked the potential of doing magic+melee in skyrim but it didnt quite work in vanilla(as in wasnt worth it). It was much better in requiem. Still, one thing that sadly never took of was ditching shield in favor of well timed ward spell
 

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e: White Skin Tribe of Goblins sounds cool.
 
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What the fuck is the point of announcing something for release 2 years into the future.
 

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What the fuck is the point of announcing something for release 2 years into the future.
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