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Elder Scrolls Will the Elder Scrolls 6 have more depth than Morrowind

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by the mole, May 8, 2020.

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Can it get worse

  1. No

    28 vote(s)
    12.7%
  2. Yes

    177 vote(s)
    80.5%
  3. No but it wont get much better

    15 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. Gerrard Arcane

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    Even on the Codex you have autists who would rather have a themepark map than "empty space".
     
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  2. Avarize Savant

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    And the towns dotting the map are all too small. Say what you will about Witcher 3 but at least Novigrad felt like a city.
     
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  3. jungl Arbiter

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    My prediction its going be assasin creeds scroll.
     
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  4. user Learned

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    At least x4 times the depth and x4 times the size. :mixedemotions:
     
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  5. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    Bethesda are the king of AAA jank. They'll never cross over to other kind of AAA garbage because the latter is usually a lot more professionally made.
     
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  6. Poseidon00 Prophet

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    It will have less depth than Skyrim.
     
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  7. Caim Arcane

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    Expect even more skill compression. Illusion and Conjuration will be folded into Alteration and Destruction respectively. Block, Light Armor and Heavy Armor become one skill. Lockpicking and Pickpocketing get folded into Sneak. Sneaking and sneak attacks now drain Stamina in a poor attempt to balance out the mess that was stealth archery in Skyrim. Birthsigns become meaningless buffs. The thing that makes you special this time around is that you discover lost weeaboo fighting arts that let you use a canned special attack for more damage. You know, the fighting style one Redoran used alongside his billion times folded curved sword to cut an atom and accidentally sink the ancestral Redoran lands? That will be used as a callback to the old days to appease the grognards.
     
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  8. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    I bet ya the skills gonna be like renamed to "Magic Stuff", "Fight Stuff", "Illegal Stuff", "Armor Stuff" and just be perks LOL
     
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  9. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    in TES 6 the cities will be 4 houses tops, and 15 NPC's staring into walls
     
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  10. CappenVarra phase-based phantasmist Patron

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    more depth?

    morrowind water breathing - up to ~50m of diving depth? (fucking dreugh)

    TES 6 - up to ~100m of diving depth (into Todd's rectum)?
     
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  11. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    Morrowind wasn't even good to begin with. You can add lots of extra fluff like flying and water breathing and whatnot, but those things need the game to make them worthwhile. There needed to be underwater dungeons and castles in the sky and stuff. EQ did all that earlier than Morrowind and with all the difficulties of online. Beth could have developed it into something meaningful in later games, but instead they just removed it all. But like I said before, I don't even care if they want to make it into an action game, but at least give me good and exciting action. Either that or a deep RPG. Currently it is trying to be both and fails at both.
     
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  12. TemplarGR Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    I agree. Purchased it day 1, it was a decent RPG but nothing super-special, people were mostly impressed by the open-world aspect and the graphics. Aside from that it wasn't that special, and looking back it is easy to see its faults

    Oblivion tried to improve many aspects, and in many ways succeeded, but it also fundamentally destroyed a core part of what makes a good CRPG (ESPECIALLY the level scaling) and thus was even worse than Morrowind in the aggregate.

    Fallout 3 was really the first game from Bethesda that deserved the GOTY award.
     
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  13. Krivol Liturgist

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    Oh, I found you playing on your super rig on youtube!

     
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  14. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    I'm with you on all that. Oblivion did a great job of not looking like an ugly brown RPG anymore. It was beautiful, lush green grass, pretty villages, much better ui, more modern controls etc. They did good. There's nothing wrong with an open world RPG in an FPS type engine. They just removed too much depth either because they wanted it to be simpler or because they spent so much time/money on the engine/ui/presentation overhaul. And Piccard's voice! But since then they got bought by Zenimax I think? And then Zenimax got bought by freakin money bags Microsoft. So budget is not gonna be a concern this time. I'm optimistic.
     
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  15. Assisted Living Godzilla Liturgist

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    Oblivion may very well be one of the the most rapid cases of a game being considered visual impressive to the visuals being seen as a joke. The choice to go with weird bloated pancake faces for everyone was difinitely a strange visual direction to take characters.
     
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  16. user Learned

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    Budget is dependent on the studio's profit afaik and its benefactor won't just hand them money if they don't return it with interest, so unless their current products + Starfield are deemed profitable enough, I am very pessimistic about the budget constraints.
     
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  17. Nifft Batuff Arbiter

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    Why hasn't this thread moved in the general gaming forum?
     
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  18. Wunderbar Arcane

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    Starfield is going to be Todd's redemption arc, TES6 will be a further incline.
    Less stats, less depth? Wtf are you guys talking about. With the power of next gen consoles Bethesda can now make the game of their dreams. No more dreaded technological limitations!

    Hail Todd!



    DIS GON B GUD
     
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  19. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    [​IMG]
     
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  20. Zariusz Learned

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    More depth? Well maybe if we are talking about depth of holes in the code.
     
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  21. sys0nar Educated

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    People still care about Elder Scrolls?

    Elder Scrolls died 15 March 2001 with the release of Gothic.

    [​IMG]
     
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  22. Avarize Savant

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    Todd could probably produce a great RPG if he wanted to. But he's out to make money, not RPGs.
     
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  23. Gerrard Arcane

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    Hanlon's razor.
     
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  24. Avarize Savant

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    Making money for your shareholders is neither malicious nor stupid.
     
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  25. Gerrard Arcane

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    Dumbing a game down on purpose for broader appeal vs dumbing it down because you're dumb.
     
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