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So ehm, Dragonborn DLC worth it?

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by circ, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. circ Arcane

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    Worth picking up u gaiz?

    I tried Dawnguard, absolutely hated it - from retarded vampires and perks to vampire attacks on towns killing quest givers - OH U SO FUN. And Soul Cairn - HATE. HATE. The only positive thing about it was some side-quest where you explored some yawn inducing samey dwemer ruin with a ghost companion - who was actually good unlike shut the fuck up Serena. DG would have been playable had it only included that said dwemer ruin and ghost companion. Oh wait, I found myself quite enjoying seeing falmer in another location than goddamn dwemer ruins, and that part was ok too.

    So, does DB have stupid perks, a Soul Cairn equivalent, a stupid as fuck companion, more samey dungeons? Or is there some good stuff? Also are half the quests bugged to shit (ala vanilla Skyrim)?
     
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  2. Finding a vampire with an elder scroll and not immediately killing it because it says "pls no kil", or being beaten unconscious by a couple scabby guards using batons when you're wearing power armor and have plasma rifles and nuke launchers and shit. Which is worse and why??? Discuss!!!

    (i've heard dragonborn is more fun than dawnguard but i haven't played it yet myself. as much as i played skyrim i haven't even touched dragonborn and never finished dawnguard)
     
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  3. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    All Betheserp DLC are pretty terrible.
     
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  4. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    circ, is there a game you like? Play that instead.

    I don't keep txts but I don't remember a gaming related post of yours that wasn't something along the lines of "I hate this fucking game, but I'm playing it anyway". Why?

    #codexrealtalk
     
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  5. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    If you like Skyrim Dragonborn is more of it, done as well as the main game. Bonus points for Morrowind nostalgia and an arguably better set of locations.

    Dawnguard is largely a piece of shit.
     
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    Chances are you won't like it. Why? Because you are Metro.
     
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  7. Whisky The Solution

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    I haven't played it myself but from what I gather it's on par with the main game. Dawnguard was stupid as shit, but at least it gave you crossbows (Even though the "HURR. WUTS A CRUSHBOW?" was pretty painful having played Morrowind).
     
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  8. Night Goat The Immovable Autism Patron No Fun Allowed

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    I finished it the other day and thought it was decent. The southern half of Solstheim is like Morrowind's ashlands in miniature, which is good for nostalgia but kind of made me wish I was playing Morrowind instead. You also get to go to Hermaeus Mora's realm, which I thought was pretty cool. The main villain, Miraak, was kind of a let down though. I get the impression that the main quest was rushed, it starts out pretty interesting but by the end I still don't feel like I know what Miraak's goal was or why I should have been involved. Some of the sidequests were fun though, and Neloth is probably the best Bethesda character since Morrowind, which he also appeared in. I haven't played much of Dawnguard so I don't know how it compares, but there isn't anything as dumb as the random vampire attacks everywhere.

    So, should you play it? I don't know. If you don't have anything better to do and at least kind of like Skyrim, I'd say maybe.
     
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  9. Akratus Self-loathing fascist drunken misogynist asshole Patron

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    I wouldn't recommend it. With Requiem I would though.
     
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  10. Xeon Augur

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    You get to learn to ride a dragon all derp like. I think Night Goat said everything that needs to be said.

    Oh and Tentacles man
     
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  11. Crevice tab Savant

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    Dragonborn is good compared to most Skyrim content so if you were by and large ok with Skyrim you'll probably like it. The Morrowind references are cool and the main story is a bit less :popamole:than Skyrim's main quest.
     
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    There's a Requiem patch for Dragonborn. I haven't experienced it yet, though.
     
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  13. gaudaost Arcane

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    1. Dawnguard actually brought quite a few interesting artifacts to skyrim, something it was somewhat lacking in before.
    2. Seems like not many people noticed this.
     
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  14. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    Wait for the inevitable Humble Bethesda bundle and get everything for a dorra. Then you probably can say you got your money's worth.
     
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  15. Jugashvili 管官的官 Patron

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    Yes, but only if you can get it cheap. I mainly got it because I know the assets will be used in mods, not because I expected anything from the expansion per se. The MW references are quaint (though the Dunmer still use Chim Chimney-speak), but the overall gameplay is weak. The biggest disappointment was the whole "you get to visit Apocrypha" thing, since they just made the place a bunch of derpy action platformer sequences with no interaction whatsoever. A huge, demonic library where people go mad from the amount of knowledge available? Yeah, fuck that, let's just add some "librarian" enemies and containers that spawn random books.
     
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  16. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Only thing I liked in Dawnguard was look of Dawnguard fort even if the odds of such castle being in pristine conditions after at least 600 years of neglect are nil... Oh and Crossbows were back.
     
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  17. 2house2fly Erudite

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    dragonborn had an interesting concept for the villain, or so it sounded in the trailers. Another dragonborn! He's like an evil mirror version of you! Maybe his combat abilities will vary based on yours like the clone in Mass Effect 3: Citadel, or maybe he'll call you out on shit you've done like Ulysses in Fallout: Lonesome Road! Then it turned out he just waits for you to kill a dragon then steals its soul from you, then you walk through the book dimension and kill him, then go back to Solstheim to decorate your new house. Classic stuff.

    Also after 100+ hours I was getting a bit bored of constant snowy tundra and was excited to explore a new environment. Then half of the new area was still covered in fucking snow anyway. So I resent dragonborn a bit.
     
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  18. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    Well, it's not like you can adequately represent that place, or any of the planes, according to their text descriptions. Azura's realm for example, is supposed to be so beautiful that it blinds you. Imagine Beth doing that, they'd just fill a cavern with flowers and bloom (which would make you go blind, at least).
     
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  19. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    I expected that after I heard it was the same island as Bloodmoon though. And over half the island looks different, and it even gave us Telvani assets.
     
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  21. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    The Bloom be with You! :lol: BTW What is this shit with 3000 years old ruins located not only in jungle forest but in the most populated province of the Empire BTW... Before People will start to show pictures of Palmyra or Thumgutti both are located in arid desert and Arabs had custom of not settling in Roman Towns.
     
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