Tomorrow night *gets goosebumps* Skyrim will be out. Just imagine it, as you slowly walk through the mountain ice cave and get a glimpse of your new world. What will you do first? Will you run around and get a feel for the controls? Will you do the mainquest? Will you join the faction that suits your character best? worse? Or will you faint at the thought of no longer waiting? The first thing I'll do is explore. I might spent a half hour just looking at the map. I'll get some familiarity with the world, and train one-handed while I'm at it.Read more >
The first 20 minutes of Skyrim were leaked today. Unfortunately, the videos were removed. And even if they werent, posting the vid link would be illegal. I got there just in time to see the first half, so I can describe the very beginning of the game in detail.
WARNING: MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD. STOP READING NOW IF YOU CANT BEAR THE THOUGHT OF SPOILING YOUR SKYRIM EXPERIENCE.
The game begins as you awake on a carriage going down a mountain to Helgen. You were unfortunate enough to stumble across an imperial raid on rebels while crossing the border and were arrested with other Stormcloaks, a horse thief, and Ulfric Stormcloak himself. Everyone assumes correctly that they are being led to their execution. When you arrive in Helgen, you hear a bo…Read more >