Video game addicts...

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by EvilGenius, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    So, I just recently started playing Civilization 5 again. Good time waster there. Also I bought Duke Nukem:Forever while it was on sale for 6 dollars on Steam. Fun game so far, I don't know why people ragged on it so bad when it came out. No, its not "The Best Game Evar!" but it is fun. I think living in the shadow of the last Duke game (what, 13 years ago?) is what hurt this newest one so much. That said, I have only played about 30 minutes worth (definitely not something I am playing in front of the kids!) This game has shown me that my PC is a little dated, but I refuse to spend money on it at this point, because I would have to build a new one! (New processor requires new motherboard requires new memory and might as well get a new video card as well)

    I will get Skyrim eventually, but I don't have time for it right now, and I will want to play once I get it, so I refrain...
  2. Skippii

    Skippii Milkshakes, my lad.

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    The more I play this game, the harder it gets. I reached level 25 last night, and at this point a bandit cheif can kill me with one single hit. i'm afraid to do any more smithing or enchanting or anything because it seems like if I level up anymore, the enemies will level up even faster.
  3. RUOK

    RUOK no, no I guess not

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    Sweet! Just started that quest, looks like I have something to look forward too


    I disenchanted some weaker items early on, seems to affect how much I can enchant custom gear, or maybe I need to apply more perks to my enchanting skills, ( boy does that sentence make me sound like a nerd:lol3 )
  4. ScorpioVI

    ScorpioVI Some people juggle geese.

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  5. Bonnie Abbzug

    Bonnie Abbzug Property of Hayduke

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  6. ScorpioVI

    ScorpioVI Some people juggle geese.

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  7. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    So I take it you have complete wardrobes for making potions, then change in to another and take a potion to smth, and do it once more to enchant? I may spend the time to do it when I get level 100 in them all.
    Can you change enchants on an item, or do I need to find another ebony bow and hold on to it for later?
  8. ScorpioVI

    ScorpioVI Some people juggle geese.

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    4 pieces of armor/jewelry for smithing, plus smithing potions .

    3 pieces of armor/jewelry for alchemy.

    I don't believe there's any piece of armor/jewelry to enhance enchantment though. Best you can do is buy the Enchanter's Elixir (+50% Enchant).

    You can't re-enchant an already enchanted item, or add another enchant to it even with the two-enchants perk.
  9. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    If I remember right, I stumbled over some bracers enhancing enchantments 20%. I am too lazy to use them anyways. :lol3
  10. NikonsAndVStroms

    NikonsAndVStroms Beastly Photographer

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    I might have to check out Skyrim soon.....I haven't seen this thread dominated by a single game like this before.
  11. RUOK

    RUOK no, no I guess not

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    Prepare to lose a few hundred hours of your life :D
  12. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    It's happened a few times, I think. Mass Effect, Borderlands, Fallout 3...
  13. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Gotta admit, these geeks got me wondering.

    Never played any sort of elder scrolls game before.
  14. Skippii

    Skippii Milkshakes, my lad.

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    I don't seem to be able to progess any more at this poin using my current strategy of being a pure mage. I'm getting my ass kicked by everyone. One hit and I'm dead. Does the game continue to get harder and harder, or at some point do you gain more than your enemies when you level up?

    Or is there something like at a certain point, (like, once you hit level 25, which I just did) where the enemies suddenly get extra killing power?

    I'm debating now if I want to start getting some armor to help me survive the bad guys, or if I want to develop a chemical dependacy in the game as well by mixing together all sort of feel-good potions and painkillers. Just worried that leveling up anymore is gonna make this game even harder.

    Of course, I could just change the skill level, come to think of it.
  15. Skippii

    Skippii Milkshakes, my lad.

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    Okay everyone post up your character info!

    • Name: Lord Skippii
    • Difficulty Level: Adept
    • Level: 25
    • Race: High Elf
    • Primary Attacks: Destruction/Conjuration
      Highest Skill: Destruction @ 64
    • Armor: None (Mage Robes)
    • Dragon Souls: 7
    • Max Bounty: 40 (Only because the bandit attacked me first, but I accidentally sheathed my weapon and then cast a spell on her to kill her, and the game thought it I was offering a truce and listed it as a murder!)
    • Murders: 1 (see above)
  16. SteelJM1

    SteelJM1 Undercover KTM rider

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    World of Tanks.

    OH my yes. Now i need to build a new gaming rig.
  17. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    • Name: ThePikeman
    • Difficulty Level: Adept
    • Level: 54
    • Race: Nord
    • Primary Attacks: Daedric War Axe / Chain Lightning
      Highest Skill: Smithing, Heavy Armor, One Handed
    • Lowest Skill: Illussion 28
    • Armor: Daedric Armor/Gauntlets, Ebony Helmet /Boots
    • Dragon Souls: 6 (39 in all)
    • Shouts: 18 (11 complete)
    • Fav. Shout: Clear Skies (I am annoyed by that snow)
    • Max Bounty: 6040 (don't ask)
    • Murders: 20
  18. Skippii

    Skippii Milkshakes, my lad.

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    I wonder how many people's character names are the same as their ADV Moniker...
  19. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Um, where do I find it?
  20. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Yeah, my best bow is at 69. :cry


    I'll work towards that. I think both my enchant and smithing are almost 90 now. I finally found something enchanted with fortify alchemy to learn that one, still haven't found anything for smithing. I'll start working on getting my alchemy up there as well. It's only in the mid 50's right now.