Oblivion? Worth a cog?

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Oblivion? Worth a cog?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:46 pm

I got this game years ago, pretty much when it came out, and at the time it didnt do it for me. I got nowhere in it, as I just didnt play on the xbox360 that much back then.

But since then I've heavily into Fallout games, in fact, FO3 is my favourite game ever. I'm pretty sure Oblivion is built the same way.....it is right?

So, what do y'all think? Should I dip into the scrolls?
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Re: Oblivion? Worth a cog?

Post by snowkatt » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:51 pm

it is but with out the guns or vats
if you like fall out 3 you shoudl really dip in to the scrolls and see how you like it

personally oblivion is one of my favorite games ever
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Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:59 pm

Good enough for me :D thanks pally!
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Post by ShadowMan » Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:17 pm

Its well worth giving another go. I'm not normally all that interested in RPG's but this one consumed all my playtime when it was released. I'm 220 hours into it and still haven't completed all the optional quests and DLC.
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Post by SoupDragon » Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:31 pm

Definately dip into the scrolls. I was never into RPGs until I played this. Flipping great game :wink:
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Post by thevulture » Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:32 pm

Dive in, don`t just dip your toe in.Superb game, go for the Shivering Isle exp.as well, utter genius setting over there.

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Post by RetroKingSimon » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:04 pm

What's a 'cog'? :|

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Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:10 pm

A go :)
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Post by snowkatt » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:24 pm

jump in
dive immerse your self
and if you have the pc version there are thousands of downloads to make a great game even greater
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Post by MattyC64c » Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:16 pm

I wasn't sure about Oblivion as RPG's weren't my bag either. However Oblivion was and is a fantastic game, when I first set eyes on it I was hooked. I must of devoted well over 200 hours to that game! You play it in different ways too. My first play I was like a warrior, but in the second play I was an Elf and my main weapon was a bow and arrow.

As others have said, if you enjoyed Fallout 3, you should love Oblivion too. When you do play, watch out for caves containing vampires, if you become infected, you'll become one too!

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Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:13 pm

Oh man! I am proper excited about this :P
Just ordered the game of the year edition online. I'll keep you posted as to how I get on with it, and thanks for the heads up on the caves - I'll try not to end up as one of The Lost Boys :D
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Post by Uaithne » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:17 pm

thevulture wrote:Dive in, don`t just dip your toe in.
I agree. I've only completed the tutorial as I haven't had the time to set aside for the whole thing - but definately something I want to do. Maybe over the Christmas/New Year break...
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Post by Sel Feena » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:25 pm

For me, there's just no contest between the two; Oblivion takes a long protracted dump all over Fallout, with varied environments and some ace quests (although the main story is poo). You deffo need to commit to the game to get the most out of it, though.

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Post by Overheat » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:34 pm

Ignore the advice about the caves, the exploration is the best part about the game - it's a totally immersive game world, even more so that Fallout 3 in my opinion and I'm a huge fan of the Fallout series. I strongly recommend playing as an archer and attacking from distance - it's immensely satisfying when you snipe an enemy from afar, just to see the ragdoll send them hurtling backwards in recoil - wonderful. In fact, I might play it again myself :D
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Re: Oblivion? Worth a cog?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:49 pm

The more you all add, the better it gets. The thought to playing this is getting me a little too excited.
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