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Old 20-12-2012, 11:37
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it didnt appeal to me last year but i thought what the heck,

and tips from Skyrim veterans?
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Old 20-12-2012, 16:38
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Don't pester the Giants until you are a rather high level.

Same with mammoths.

Watch the skies.

Master the art of running the hell away whilst screaming.
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Old 20-12-2012, 17:17
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Originally Posted by LightningIguana;63091804[B
Don't pester the Giants until you are a rather high level.
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Same with mammoths.

Watch the skies.

Master the art of running the hell away whilst screaming.
Wrong.... Arrow them on top of a place they can't get to you at
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Old 20-12-2012, 17:36
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Dont try to fill all your skill trees, just pick a couple to concentrate on depending on your style of play same could be said of the quests, to many at once just gets confusing.
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Old 20-12-2012, 18:12
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I picked it up for 8 at my local cash convertors on Monday but I doubt I'll get very far on it with the world ending tomorrow.
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Old 20-12-2012, 18:16
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Beware of arrows to the knee
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Old 20-12-2012, 19:31
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Beware of arrows to the knee
Was playing Borderlands 2 last night. A random comment from an NPC.

"I wanted to be a Vault Hunter just like you, but I took a bullet to the knee."
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Old 20-12-2012, 22:34
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Put it on easy
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Old 21-12-2012, 08:46
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Don't pester the Giants until you are a rather high level.

Same with mammoths.
Do pester them at low level, it's all part of the game.
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Old 21-12-2012, 09:27
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If you bought it on PS3 you may as well give up already.
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Old 21-12-2012, 11:35
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Put it on hard
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Old 21-12-2012, 11:57
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I bought this game awhile ago but never got around 2 playing it ... Have all the glitches on the xbox360 version been ironed out? Might give it a shot sometime.
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Old 21-12-2012, 12:39
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Our local Asda had some excellent deals on games. 20 for lego LOTR is one I noticed. We paid 37 for it from game ouch.
Forza Horizon was 25.
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Old 21-12-2012, 13:15
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Few tips:

* Don't pick fights with "dumb" animals/creatures like Ice Wraiths, Polar Bears and Frost Trolls until you are at a reasonable level. I struggled with them for ages
* Bolster your archery skill right from the beginning. I physically could not have defeated some of the dungeon bosses if it wasn't for the fact I never got into close combat with them. Back-pedal and shoot!
* Be very careful with enchanting - while it might seem tempting to destroy every enchanted item you get in order to learn the enchantment, some of them you simply will never be a high enough level to enchant to that standard unless you put all your perks into it. Case in point, my character is still wearing a Steel Helmet of Eminent Archery for a 30% archery bonus. I could never enchant to that level (16% was the highest I could achieve). If you want to learn an enchantment, best wait until you have at least two items with it and you can destroy the lesser one
* Forget about good vs. bad. Skyrim offers very few meaningful choices compared to Fallout 3. Always take the bad route if you want to get the associated items and weapons; it will have no bearing on how others view or interact with your character, so why wouldn't you?
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Old 21-12-2012, 14:41
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Level sneak and archery, put your points into the skills that give you extra bow and backstab damage and one-shot your way to glory! Or put them into conjuration, and make cups of tea whilst your summons kill everything.
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Old 21-12-2012, 15:03
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If you bought it on PS3 you may as well give up already.
I play it on PS3, and yes, at first it was very bugged, but the patches released afterwards fixed it(for me anyway). I have had no problems on the PS3 since then and I've played games lasting well over 100 hours.

As for tips OP?..just play your own way...its the sort of game where finding things out yourself is part of the 'fun'..imo anyway. and sometimes, other people methods arent the methods you might choose yourself.
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Old 21-12-2012, 15:09
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lol, yes. spend ages improving your weapons...or ignore all that and put it on easy or very easy.(Novice)

Its like trying to steal off people. Either spend ages getting your sneak etc skills high enough. Or.....just put a bucket on their heads and steal all their stuff right from start of game . ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmI799kEOSk )
The game lets your choose many ways of doing things..If you like the hard graft to get something, fine...or if you cant be arsed, just find an exploit or drop the difficulty. something for everyone.
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Old 21-12-2012, 15:47
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Was playing Borderlands 2 last night. A random comment from an NPC.

"I wanted to be a Vault Hunter just like you, but I took a bullet to the knee."
I heard a similar line in Lego Lord of the Rings recently

But having played some 150+ hours of Skyrim, I think I only actually heard the line in the game a couple of times.
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Old 21-12-2012, 16:41
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Ok, my previous silly answer aside I'd recommend investigating online which perks you can do without on all the skill trees. Some might look tempting, but be rather useless when it comes down to it.

For example, my first character has a lot in the lockpick tree, my second has maybe one and can still pick locks like a pro. Have a look on youtube for lockpicking tips if you need help.

Try to aim for getting the house in Whiterun so you have somewhere to dump items until you can sell or upgrade them.

If you want to pester Giants and mammoths, you can, but make sure they can't reach you so get up high on ledges or ruins. They will send you to orbit if they get in a swing or too.

In the end, though, it's up to you.

I still like my running away screaming suggestion however
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Old 21-12-2012, 16:59
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If you bought it on PS3 you may as well give up already.
Why the unhelpfull and frankly stupid comment? The game plays fine on PS3 since being patched.
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Old 21-12-2012, 21:59
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thanks people, my lad is on it now....he seems to know what he is doing
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Old 21-12-2012, 23:11
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It got repetitive for me after 2 weeks
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