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Incline Skyrim is getting The Most Definitive Re-re-re-release once again at 11.11.2021

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by Hafnar the Jester, Aug 22, 2021.

  1. Stella Brando Arcane

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    What happened with Zenimax?
     
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  2. unseeingeye Cleric/Mage Patron

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    I was mainly referring to the way in which Robert Altman got the original founder of Bethesda (Christopher Weaver, with whom he co-founded Zenimax itself) fired from his own company, the consequent suit and countersuits, and his background of involvement with the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) which ended in a settlement that required his being permanently banned from banking. The BCCI regularly provided banking services for drug cartels, terrorists, dictators, and very likely human traffickers, basically the black market, silenced people, paid off officials, &c. The BCCI auditor discovered what he described as "probably one of the most complex deceptions in banking history". This information is publicly available - just imagine what we don't know? His swan song was certainly the sale to Microsoft, and the little eulogy Todd shared when he died earlier this year was classic, acting like the guy was a hero.
     
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  3. Caim Arcane

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    Also she's married and a mom now. What have you achieved in your life since Skyrim released?

     
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  4. Fenix Arcane Vatnik

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    It. Is. A Joke?
    Just tell me.
     
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  5. Razor Arcane

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  6. Bliblablubb Arcane

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    Todd Howard: "I rereleased Skyrim now for the 4th time at full price. It just works."
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    :negative:
     
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  7. RNGsus Arcane

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  8. Fenix Arcane Vatnik

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    Why audio is being interraptd at every turn with bazinga! and other shit? It's because of copyrigth or something?
    It's not very accessible for the foreighner's ear in the first place, so this pretty irritating.
     
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  9. Ash Arcane

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    So with all these rereleases it must have come a long way and must surely be a good, deep, engaging & worthwhile game now, right?

    :negative:
     
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  10. Ash Arcane

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    Yes.

    No?
     
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  11. Caim Arcane

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    The intentionally vaguely worded promise of more content might make the game significantly better, but then again I also might win the lottery this week. Both are possible, but neither are very likely.
     
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  12. RNGsus Arcane

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    That's why I quit listening two minutes in. Its garbage. They interrupt each other with retarded jokes as well. I couldn't find any more videos though, there used to be a lot more, but they were scrubbed or buried because they talked about 9/11 and the US navy's investigation into BCCI.
     
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  13. unseeingeye Cleric/Mage Patron

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    Thanks for the heads up, I won't bother wasting my time listening to this if that's the case.

    I haven't thought about the BCCI or the Altman bullshit in a while but it is a profoundly grotesque affair and ought to be more widely known, but as with most ugly or inconvenient truths it is unwelcome information. I can't even recall if I've seen a video covering that topic before so I was planning to check this one out; I believe I only ever read about it. You can be sure that Zenimax and Bethesda went out of their way to keep that association buried, as well as the beef with Weaver.
     
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  14. unseeingeye Cleric/Mage Patron

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    I found video of Altman's initial testimony before congress, in case anyone is interested in seeing the professional thief who ruined the Elder Scrolls lie under oath; in the video here it unfortunately cuts off with Clifford's opening and doesn't include Altman's statements nor could I find the rest of the video within YouTube, however the link below contains the entire morning session, and Altman begins to testify at approximately 2:27:00.

    (I'm not sure how to embed this, unfortunately):

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?21165-1/bcci-investigation-day-1
     
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  15. Fenix Arcane Vatnik

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    Could someone write in text what they say? or at least tldr version.
     
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  16. unseeingeye Cleric/Mage Patron

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    I'm working at the moment but I'll try to put something comprehensive together eventually.
     
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  17. LarryTyphoid Learned

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    I wish I lived in the alternate timeline where Bethesda constantly updates and rereleases Daggerfall instead
     
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  18. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    ESO combat, animation canceling aside, is much better than Skyrim's. I'd probably play a Skyrim with ESO combat..
     
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  19. arcanum Literate

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    There is something fishy about this release.
     
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    Skyrim: Imperial Decline Edition.
     
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    There is nothing fishy about pilfering the money of degenerates for the fourth time.
     
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  22. LarryTyphoid Learned

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    I've only bought Skyrim once, so I feel pretty left out.

    Well, unless you count when my mom bought the Xbox 360 version for me at GameStop :lol:
     
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  24. Trippy Literate

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    Very fascinating. You've led me down quite a rabbit hole here -- especially so since I initially thought you were referring to Robert Altman the filmmaker and really didn't get how he fit into all this.

    Kinda speaks to how the 'decline' everyone feels is located not so much in the creatives, but the shadowy financing part of the industry, no? One can debate the vagaries of gameplay mechanics ad nauseum, but the fact that one of the biggest drivers of modern AAA design was financed literally by one of the biggest financial swindlers in modern history is... much more telling.
     
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