After learning a certain amount about the lore of Skyrim (specifically the Great War) and playing the Civil War quests, then hearing General Tullius, and then Ulfric, drop what I interpreted as major hints from the developers, the fact that there was never a Second Great War questline bothers me. It seems to me to be the elephant in the room. So much of what is going on in Skyrim-quests, miscellaneous and scripted dialog, random encounters with Thalmor Justiciars, Heimskr screaming his lungs out 24/7 about Talos in the middle of the Wind District of Whiterun-revolves around the actions of the Third Almeri Dominion and the terms of the White-Gold Concordat that it seems like the quesline's absence leaves a gaping void in the game.
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Loot is found almost everywhere. It can be obtained during quests, pickpocketing NPCs, stealing, clearing dungeons, killing creatures, located in containers, as rewards for completing miscellaneous objectives, and from many other sources. Loot can come in the form of gold, weapons, apparel, soul gems, mineral ore or Ingots, and many other items.
The best way to find loot is by clearing a difficult dungeon or camp. The best and most rewarding loot is generally found in the most dangerous or well-hidden places. If an area is occupied by several difficult enemies, it is more than likely a great place to find loot afterwards.
There are other methods of acquiring loot, of course. Stealing, for example, whether by pickpocketing, breaking into someo…Read more >