Oblivion (Elder Scrolls IV)

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Oblivion (Elder Scrolls IV)

Post by Apoptosis » Sun Mar 19, 2006 3:34 pm

Anyone here waiting on this to come out?

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Post by pcrobot » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:08 pm

I don't think my video card is supported. :|

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Post by Apoptosis » Sun Mar 19, 2006 9:24 pm

a 6600GT will be supported

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Post by Kerii » Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:42 pm

Specs as listed here: http://www.elderscrolls.com/games/oblivion_faq.htm

Recommended:
3 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
1 GB System RAM

ATI X800 series, NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series, or higher video card

Minimum System Requirements:
Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP 64-bit
512MB System RAM
2 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
128MB Direct3D compatible video card
and DirectX 9.0 compatible driver;
8x DVD-ROM drive
4.6 GB free hard disk space

DirectX 9.0c (included)
DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card
Keyboard, Mouse

Supported Video Card Chipsets:
ATI X1900 series
ATI X1800 series
ATI X1600 series
ATI X1300 series
ATI X850 series
ATI x800 series
ATI x700 series
ATI x600 series
ATI Radeon 9800 series
ATI Radeon 9700 series
ATI Radeon 9600 series
ATI Radeon 9500 series
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 series
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 series
NVIDIA GeForce 6200 series
NVIDIA GeForce FX series

Yeah, you read that right, you WILL need a DVD drive, it's a DVD only release. :P

And the other thread here: http://forums.legitreviews.com/viewtopic.php?t=4999 :mrgreen:
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Post by liqnit » Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:21 am

this game will be huge
i cant wait until it comes out and until i will make my hardware run it

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Post by Soliex » Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:13 pm

Pre-Ordered, picking it up on my way home from work tommarow.

Will be addicted for months

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Post by FZ1 » Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:14 pm

Is this an RPG?
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Post by Soliex » Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:48 pm

Yeah it is, check it out http://www.elderscrolls.com

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Post by FZ1 » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:09 pm

I'm not into RPG's at all (obviously).
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Post by Soliex » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:26 pm

I think its going to be the new Graphical benchmark as well, such as F.E.A.R and Doom3

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Post by Kerii » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:27 pm

The Elder Scrolls series actually cuts out a lot of the normal mundaneness for normal RPGs by eliminating the experience points system. You simply get better at whatever you do a lot of, be it spell casting, sword fighting, or whatever.

Also played in a first or third person perpective, so battles are actually interactive. You're actually in control of your sword and shield, bow, magic staff, etc etc etc :P
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Post by Soliex » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:44 pm

Not to mention the Psyhics, seems pretty bad-ass, shoot a bucket with arrows and watch it react, or shoot it on stone and watch it reflect, and then go back and pick your arrows up. Horseback riding, and instant travel for those who want face paced action.

Procedurely generated forests for a unique feel to the enviornment, over 200 artist designed dungeons, radiant AI, Evil or good, Vampires, Assassins, Mages, Warriors, Rogues And Much Much More!

Can you tell i have been waiting for this?

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Post by Apoptosis » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:48 pm

Is this something Legit Reviews should order and use as a benchmark?

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Post by Kerii » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:56 pm

Apoptosis wrote:Is this something Legit Reviews should order and use as a benchmark?
I'd say so. :P :mrgreen:

The footage is just amazing.
http://browse.files.filefront.com/Elder ... files.html
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Post by FZ1 » Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:27 am

Damn, that does look really nice.
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Post by FZ1 » Tue Mar 21, 2006 11:11 am

Did this actually get released today? How come when I go the site for this it keeps prompting me for a password etc?

**EDIT**
Well, I went out and picked it up today. If I get hooked and neglect my work, school and family I'm holding all of you responsible! If I hate it, someone can buy it for cheap :mrgreen:
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Post by NAiLs » Wed Mar 22, 2006 11:06 am

I'll probably buy this when I build a new computer, or atleast upgrade to a PCI-e setup. My 9800 Pro on my desktop is nice, but isn't going to be very nice with this game at decent resolutions! :P I could also try playing another game besides WoW and not worry about the upgrade.

I never understood how to play #3, so hopefully this one will be easier to get to learn to play. I always got my ass kicked by anything I tried killing.
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Post by -mogwai » Wed Mar 22, 2006 3:15 pm

all i know is that i'm proud as hell because this game was made right by my hometown. i live about 15 mins away from bethesda.
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Post by Topher » Wed Mar 22, 2006 7:31 pm

I didn't realize they were here in St. Louis.
I wonder if they are hiring....

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Post by -mogwai » Wed Mar 22, 2006 9:20 pm

Topher wrote:I didn't realize they were here in St. Louis.
I wonder if they are hiring....
my hometown = olney, md.

bethesda = maryland suburb of dc.
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