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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #135 on: January 16, 2012, 06:59:01 PM »
Goodness I hate it when there's a dragon flying around above me and I'm shooting and shouting at it like crazy, then it just flies off!
Anyone got any helpful tips regarding attracting the attention of a dragon?

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #136 on: January 17, 2012, 01:48:52 PM »
Goodness I hate it when there's a dragon flying around above me and I'm shooting and shouting at it like crazy, then it just flies off!
Anyone got any helpful tips regarding attracting the attention of a dragon?

A couple of things:

- If the dragon is also battling something else nearby - say a pair of trolls - it will be more focused on them than you, and when they're dead or the dragon gets bored it will leave.  (I.e. The dragon never really cared about you anyway!  :LOL: )  You can tell that this is happening because the dragon never hovers or lands really close to you or facing you for very long.

- Some seem to need to be back at their mountain peaks, it seems, and will break off attack and head up there if they get any chance (after being wounded.) It's likely that that dragon may be part of another quest - like one of the Dragon Priests.  So until you've killed all of them and their dragons, you may run into that problem.

- Dragonrend is your friend!  Get this shout ASAP!  Once you've pinned a dragon down on the ground he's all yours! (Be sure to REPEAT the shout after every third or so attack you make on the downed dragon, too) Note: Hitting a dragon (with the shout) that is flying a fair distance away will not always ground them, but  it WILL get their attention - if they can see/find you, so....

- DON'T HIDE FROM THEM! (until they've landed or start hovering, that is!) Get some place that's fairly open. (That will help you to dodge his attacks, too.) A large field with a few trees or rock outcroppings is perfect.

- Don't sneak! / No inviso'! - at least until you've got him locked in.



And one bit of advice for when you DO have him downed: Hide behind something! Move out and cast/shoot him and then duck back instantly and recharge/reload, then repeat.

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Note: It seems that all dragons are males....  ::)  I wonder how they ever reproduced?!?!   :winkgrin:

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #137 on: January 22, 2012, 10:43:08 PM »
Now that I have completed the main story line, I think I am going to make my second character to go and do everything in the game. Some do it with their first, but I do it with my second, because I usually do something wrong, or something that changes the way the game is played (like choosing Stormcloaks or Imperialists).

First time through I played as a stealth Nord archer. It was pretty cool sneaking around shooting monsters/undead/people and they go to investigate and never see me. :LOL: I had them come right in front of me (took a couple steps back) and they dont see me. :clint: I did the Dark Brotherhood line (makes sense with a stealth toon) and most of The Companions and Mage Guild. Didn't do Thieves Guild, oddly enough.



For my second character, I dont know if I want to go Mage or Warrior ... thoughts?

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #138 on: January 23, 2012, 03:31:10 PM »
Dual Wield one of the elements and take the stagger perk... congratulations you are now practically invincible to creatures in melee.

I found magic is a lot of fun although because of the way it is set up there is not a lot of variety to the spells which I thought was half the adventure. I guess hacking at stuff with a sword isn't exactly variety though. Magic is cool :)


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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #139 on: January 23, 2012, 05:39:34 PM »
Lol, I haven't specialised at all! I use a bit of anything, swords, bows, magic etc, whenever it suits me :D

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #140 on: February 03, 2012, 11:52:44 PM »
Well I just got it today, and I played four hours straight :eek: This game is absolutely amazing. I haven't specialized either (not on purpose anyway), but I guess I have as I haven't really used magic at all yet. I do want to become a mage/archer though. I really like the sound of that. I haven't taken a look at the Level up bar either yet. I am super excited to play again, but I think I am going to load a save from earlier in the game so I can kind of restart. I went off randomly and got completely lost, and so know I have no where to start.

I watched a Let's Play episode, and now I have a general idea of where to go :)



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Btw just cuz Ben1 haz a higher pitched voice doesn't make him better than meh D:

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #141 on: February 04, 2012, 05:57:45 AM »
OK, so I have just discovered the awesomeness of magic :D I usually go roaming now with a Flame in my left hand and an Iron sword or battleaxe in my right :D  I WUV SKYRIM!!! BEST GAME EVER!

Edit: I also need a bit of help with lock picking, I can only do novice or w/e it's called, but I have done one Expert. The thing is, I am not quite sure how to do it? Do i need to find the right spot with the pick and the just press a? Or do I need to find a few different spots and loosen them up?
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Btw just cuz Ben1 haz a higher pitched voice doesn't make him better than meh D:

I miss mah squeakeh voice D: Its harder to be the stereotypical kid on Xbox now :(

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #142 on: February 04, 2012, 06:52:36 AM »
with lockpicking, you just got to find the right spot, i just tap it to the left or right in a couple of random places until it moves then you know where to be aiming for ;D
























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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #143 on: February 04, 2012, 06:59:44 AM »
Ahh, OK, thanks man :)



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Btw just cuz Ben1 haz a higher pitched voice doesn't make him better than meh D:

I miss mah squeakeh voice D: Its harder to be the stereotypical kid on Xbox now :(

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Re: Skyrim (The time is here!)
« Reply #144 on: August 16, 2012, 05:06:06 PM »
bit of a bump but just wondering if anyone else has picked up dawnguard yet?
I got it off steam Wednesday and havn't been able to stop playing it since
























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01/Jul/10 - First attempt at recruitment
07/Nov/10 - Second attempt at recruitment ;D
19/Dec/10 - Given Vent
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26/Aug/11 - Promoted to Corporal
07/Feb/12 - Promoted to Sergeant
02/Nov/12 - Promoted to Lieutenant


Thankyou Lucky and Slayton


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