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maniac-kun
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(01-06-2014, 08:31 PM)
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So who can point out thats wrong in this picture?

Control Elder Scrolls

Elder Scrolls are artifacts of immense power that aid an alliance in the ongoing battle to control Tamriel by conferring bonuses to every member of that alliance. Each alliance has a special stronghold in Cyrodiil where their Elder Scrolls are kept and protected – but enemy alliances can break in and take them if they are not guarded properly. Once access is gained and a Scroll taken, it must be taken back across Cyrodiil and placed in the alliance’s stronghold. Only then are the bonuses of the Scroll bestowed upon all the members of that alliance.

Capture an Elder Scroll, protect it, and return it to your alliance’s stronghold to wield its power and gain bonuses.

http://elderscrollsonline.com/en/gam...e-alliance-war

You mean the scroll that turns you blind and insane when you read them?

From the Elder Scrolls Wiki:

The Elder Scrolls are artifacts of unknown origin and quantity, being simultaneously archives of historic, past and future events. The prophecies of the Elder Scrolls and the Heroes are interdependent; one cannot exist without the other. They are also known as the "Aedric Prophecies", suggesting that they may have been created by the Aedra. [1]. Without technological aid, Elder Scrolls cannot be read without extreme side-effects, among which are blindness and insanity.

Azih
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(01-06-2014, 08:33 PM)
So they have technological aid then. WHAT'S THE PROBLEM? other than the fact the game exists of course
king grimlock
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(01-06-2014, 08:34 PM)
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aren't argonians resistant to poison?
UltraGunner
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(01-06-2014, 08:34 PM)
I weep for the poor lore that they have to butcher to try and fit MMO mechanics into this series.
James93
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(01-06-2014, 08:35 PM)
It also looks like shit to
Syril
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(01-06-2014, 08:37 PM)

Originally Posted by king grimlock

aren't argonians resistant to poison?

At least the game wasn't asking you to save her from drowning.
Camp Lo
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(01-06-2014, 08:37 PM)
That sucks but I'll still give it a month or two then utter abandonment
BattleMonkey
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(01-06-2014, 08:37 PM)
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Theres a huge list of things wrong with ESO that surpass that
phanboy4
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(01-06-2014, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by UltraGunner

I weep for the poor lore that they have to butcher to try and fit MMO mechanics into this series.

They've been butchering lore to fit cliched genre conventions since Oblivion, so eh.
Darklord
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(01-06-2014, 08:38 PM)
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You realize you stole and in fact can read an Elder Scroll in Oblivion right?

Nugg
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(01-06-2014, 08:38 PM)
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I've been on a total TESO blackout until now. Am I reading this right? They turned the Elder Scrolls into some kind of capture the flag bullshit?
James93
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(01-06-2014, 08:39 PM)

Originally Posted by Nugg

I've been on a total TESO blackout until now. Am I reading this right? They turned the Elder Scrolls into some kind of capture the flag bullshit?

No its just your run of the mill mmo
SJRB
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(01-06-2014, 08:40 PM)
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So what exactly is wrong with the picture?
Nokterian
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(01-06-2014, 08:40 PM)
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This is a huge trainwreck.
Jarmel
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(01-06-2014, 08:40 PM)
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Can't wait to hear the full breakdown of the development costs.
Camp Lo
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(01-06-2014, 08:41 PM)

Originally Posted by SJRB

So what exactly is wrong with the picture?

The lizards are immuned to poison.
Jawmuncher
(01-06-2014, 08:41 PM)
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This game every time it pops up it's never good news.
While It might not turn out to bad, I see it flopping just like SWTOR. Don't even think the console versions will help it out.
Mondy
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(01-06-2014, 08:42 PM)
I'll tell you what's wrong with Elder Scrolls Online.

It's Elder Scrolls, and it's an MMO.
Olli128
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(01-06-2014, 08:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by king grimlock

aren't argonians resistant to poison?

In oblivion, but scrapped in Skyrim I think?
Vyse The Legend
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(01-06-2014, 08:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darklord

You realize you stole and in fact can read an Elder Scroll in Oblivion right?

There's one in Skyrim also.
TheMan
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(01-06-2014, 08:46 PM)
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if a universe as popular as star wars failed to support an MMO twice, then Elder scrolls has no chance. is this game being developed in place of ESVI or is ESVI being developed by a different team?

edit: stupid roman numerals
maniac-kun
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(01-06-2014, 08:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheMan

if a universe as popular as star wars failed to support an MMO twice, then Elder scrolls has no chance. is this game being developed in place of ESIV or is ESIV being developed by a different team?

Completly different team. Not even the same company.
jcracken
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(01-06-2014, 08:47 PM)

Originally Posted by TheMan

if a universe as popular as star wars failed to support an MMO twice, then Elder scrolls has no chance. is this game being developed in place of ESIV or is ESIV being developed by a different team?

ESVI*
Taruranto
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(01-06-2014, 08:48 PM)
I doubt the average Skyrim player even knows the lore or that there are TES before Oblivion anyway.
Shadow Hog
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(01-06-2014, 08:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Olli128

In oblivion, but scrapped in Skyrim I think?

They're still resistant to poison in Skyrim, no change there.

Originally Posted by TheMan

if a universe as popular as star wars failed to support an MMO twice, then Elder scrolls has no chance. is this game being developed in place of ESIV or is ESIV being developed by a different team?

The Elder Scrolls IV came out ages ago. You may know it as Oblivion.

But I recall hearing that this is being handled by a separate team, so I doubt The Elder Scrolls VI is in any danger. (I kind of hope they crib the character maker from this game, though. Seemed more involved than what Skyrim had.)
Baraka in the White House
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(01-06-2014, 08:49 PM)
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What's wrong with Elder Scrolls Online is that hardly no one asked for Elder Scrolls Online.
Annubis
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(01-06-2014, 08:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vyse The Legend

There's one in Skyrim also.

Don't you nearly go blind in Skyrim when you check it out?
The guy who reads it does go blind.
daviyoung
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(01-06-2014, 08:49 PM)
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nevermind
SeventhSon
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(01-06-2014, 08:50 PM)
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Argonians are immune to poison.

But there hasn't been Argonians or Kaijiit in Elder Scrolls since Morrowind.
2San
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(01-06-2014, 08:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheMan

if a universe as popular as star wars failed to support an MMO twice, then Elder scrolls has no chance. is this game being developed in place of ESIV or is ESIV being developed by a different team?

SWG lasted for a decent while and was profitable afaik. Just, because it didn't last forever doesn't mean it failed.
King_Moc
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(01-06-2014, 08:50 PM)
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The problem it'll really have is the lack of interactivity in the world. In order to accommodate other players, you just aren't going to have the freedom to do things that Elder Scrolls games normally let you do. When you take that away, is it even really an Elder Scrolls game anymore?
Olli128
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(01-06-2014, 08:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shadow Hog

They're still resistant to poison in Skyrim, no change there.

Unless this is out of date / wrong http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:Argonian they aren't. I played as an Orc so I can't be sure. (The notes part says "Argonians are no longer resistant to Poison like they were in previous games")
andregnreis
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(01-06-2014, 08:52 PM)
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I was also disappointed after trying the beta. Wildstar, on the other hand, was a pleasant surprise.
Shadow Hog
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(01-06-2014, 08:52 PM)
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Also, I'm not entirely sure I see what point the OP is trying to make with the Elder Scroll kidnapping. Stealing a Scroll is not equivalent to reading a Scroll.

Originally Posted by SeventhSon

Argonians are immune to poison.

But there hasn't been Argonians or Kaijiit in Elder Scrolls since Morrowind.

Huh? There are totally Argonians and Khajiit in Oblivion and Skyrim. I'm playing Skyrim as a Khajiit, myself.

Originally Posted by Olli128

Unless this is out of date / wrong http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:Argonian they aren't. I played as an Orc so I can't be sure. (The notes part says "Argonians are no longer resistant to Poison like they were in previous games")

My mistake. I guess I conflated their "Resist Disease" race perk with "Resist Poison".
rasberryjam
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(01-06-2014, 08:54 PM)
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Why the hell do Argonians have breasts? I mean, aside for them not wanting to make new armor models.
jcracken
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(01-06-2014, 08:55 PM)

Originally Posted by Annubis

Don't you nearly go blind in Skyrim when you check it out?
The guy who reads it does go blind.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...JEbHxMSzQ#t=66
SJRB
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(01-06-2014, 08:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Camp Lo

The lizards are immuned to poison.

Are you serious? Holy shit that's amazing.
mnannola
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(01-06-2014, 08:56 PM)
They could have made a sweet game where you could end up being your own shopkeeper and start off with a little shack. Possibly move your way up into the big cities if you make enough money by selling goods. Maybe set up shop outside of known dungeons if your willing to risk monsters coming out of their home to jack your stuff. You would have no police protection either, so another player could come by and take your stuff unless you have taken some measures to prevent that.

Maybe you could be a blacksmith or alchemist, spending your days trying to perfect the perfect potion, or make a helmet with some rare metal that you bought from a traveling merchant. Not just the same helmet that everyone else has in their UI, something unique that took actual skill to make.

What about being part of the city guard? In a MMO elder scrolls game, I would imagine the guards would be plenty busy with people stealing and killing all over the place in towns. You could join the guard and work your way up the ranks.

I'm not an elder scrolls expert, or an expert on this game, but I imagine you can not do any of this stuff above. Elder Scrolls could be an awesome setting for a persistent universe, but instead it looks like we get WoW with Skyrim graphics. I expect this to bomb, but hopefully a true Elder Scrolls MMO can be built in the future.
yaesir
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(01-06-2014, 08:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by SeventhSon

But there hasn't been Argonians or Kaijiit in Elder Scrolls since Morrowind.

I don't even...

ESO has a lifespan of about 3 months after release, anyone who hasn't realized that soon will.
Terra
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(01-06-2014, 08:58 PM)
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Oh...god. I had almost forgot about this wreck that is TES:Online.

Please, just cancel this title.
Timeaisis
(01-06-2014, 08:58 PM)
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I thought the issue was that your only conversation options are "What Happened?" and "Goodbye". But I guess the poison thing, too.
king grimlock
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(01-06-2014, 08:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by SeventhSon

Argonians are immune to poison.

But there hasn't been Argonians or Kaijiit in Elder Scrolls since Morrowind.

wut
maniac-kun
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(01-06-2014, 08:59 PM)
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Ok double checked that was a temporaray effect ._.
Terra
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(01-06-2014, 08:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by yaesir

ESO has a lifespan of about 3 months after release, anyone who hasn't realized that soon will.

That is true. How can anyone not be able to see that this is going to be a huge fiasco?
SeventhSon
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(01-06-2014, 09:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shadow Hog

Huh? There are totally Argonians and Khajiit in Oblivion and Skyrim. I'm playing Skyrim as a Khajiit, myself.

You're playing a human wearing a cat mask. :D

Kaijiit and Argonians walk differently and can't wear human boots. They are beastmen. Not humans wearing a Halloween mask.

unbias
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(01-06-2014, 09:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by phanboy4

They've been butchering lore to fit cliched genre conventions since Oblivion, so eh.

The lore in Skyrim was actually pretty good. Even though the plot was generic at face value, the lore itself held up well from Morrowind to this one. Oblivion is the biggest problem in the series and helped do a lot of damage.
Mesoian
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(01-06-2014, 09:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vyse The Legend

There's one in Skyrim also.

There's 3 in skyrim,.

But if you try to read them improperly, you're blinded for a certain amount of in game time.

In the quest required to read one of the scrolls, the guy who actually ends up reading it is blinded, seemingly for life (but somehow still welds a two handed katana).
shaowebb
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(01-06-2014, 09:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darklord

You realize you stole and in fact can read an Elder Scroll in Oblivion right?

That post makes me feel crazy for some reason...and blind.
Kai Dracon
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(01-06-2014, 09:01 PM)
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Now available on the Store! ESBOOSTx10

[Ten (10) pack of Elder Scrolls, assorted with guaranteed gold Rare Scroll. 100 CD (CyroDollars).]
MetroidPrimeRib
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(01-06-2014, 09:03 PM)
"Praise Sithis!"
Oh fuck off no one would ever say his name aloud in praise in public and Argonians worship the Hist so he must be Dark Brotherhood which makes it even more stupid.
Also Argonians are immune/resistant to poisons

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