New article from The Escapist: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/7.317892-Skyrim-Beaten-In-Just-Over-Two-Hours
"One of Bethesda's QA testers has beaten the highly anticipated RPG in an impressive two hours and sixteen minutes.
To a given value of "beaten," of course. Presumably QA tester Sam Bernstein didn't see too much of Skyrim's verdant scenery as he scuttled from quest to quest in a bid to beat development team rep Jeff Browne to the end credits. Bernstein's final time was a lightning-fast 2:16:10 - twenty seconds faster than Browne's effort. The speed run competition was held to celebrate Skyrim's imminent launch and cheats were not allowed. Bernstein, who can be seen basking in the august rays of victory above, received a sm…Read more >
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I was wonder if it was possible to have some type of perk calculator, to allow you to plan out your perk progression and see what skills you would need to focus on first. I imagine it would be fun just to mess around with and I could see it getting a lot of use. We already have a place on each skill page to briefly list perks and the perk chart (with mouse over tips, :)) on the perk page, but what is the harm in adding a bit more? I also understand that its way too early to complete this, but I figured this would be the time to start laying down some ground work on this if we were going to have it up and running shortly after the release of the game. I would be happy to work on this myself, but I am afraid that I don’t even know where …
To be fair, it reads well and has a couple details I havent heard of before. Something about alchemy and what happens when you level, check it out.
QuakeCon 2011: We take a new character on a woodland killing spree during our hands-on time with Skyrim.
By Maxwell McGee, GameSpot
QuakeCon 2011 is in full swing here in Dallas, Texas, despite the record-setting heat wave sweeping the Lone Star State. Naturally, this means we've been staying inside and checking out all of the games on display, including Bethesda Softworks' latest entry in The Elder Scrolls series: Skyrim. This open-world role-playing game is filled with tough choices to overcome, but we had to make the hardest dec…
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