Friday, February 10, 2012

Skyrim DLC?

Well, no not quite. But this week at DICE 2012, they showed a clip reel of the stuff they have been working on after skyrim was complete and some of the stuff is pretty impressive.

A short recap of the potential features and the video after the jump!



Spears - Could be cool, but the combat doesn't really need to be any easier
Kill Cams for Magic and Ranged Combat - How about an option to turn them off?
Paralysis runes - Again, this would be cool against larger groups as a caster. But 1v1, they don't really need any help
Dark dungeons - Is that going to make the game more fun?
New commands for followers: Combat style, etc. - This might be interesting. It could make followers good for more than carrying loot and taking hits
Set favorite equipment settings for followers - Good times. That way they don't equip the dwarven battlehammer of soul devouring... When they are a mage
Adopt a child - ...
Build your own home - Awesome, do I get to take out the trash too?!?!?
Spell combinations - Use flame and raise zombie to create a fire zombie - This should've been in the original game imo. You could craft crazy spells in the previous games and this game was definitely missing that.
Goblins - Goblins!!!
High-level Draugrs - Awesome! Like I have been saying. The game reached a certain point where everything was easy. It was after I got the stun perk as my caster and after I got a decent weapon as my Orc. I literally just waded through all the enemies. Which is fun, but can get boring. More powerful enemies would help alleviate that.
Mounted combat - This seems cheesy. Most things can't move fast enough to catch you on a horse. Drive by attacks would be lame
Dragon mounts - While this would be freakin awesome for a while, I don't know how this would balance out in the game.
Kinect voice-activated shouts - Nah man. Just nah. Some people may want to pretend they are the dragon born and shout at their tv, but not me.
Fat giants - This made me lol
Ice and Fire arrows - I've never used arrows so far, but it would be cool if you could combine them with spells as above.
Werebear - FUCK AND YES!!! The werewolf is kind of whatever, but with this and the potential lycanthropy perk set... I would werebear all god damn day!
Lycanthropy skill tree - Awesome sauce
Become a flying vampire lord - This would make being a vampire slightly worth it. Right now it's slightly meh.
Giant mudcrab enemy - Make sure you watch the end of the video. Epic mudcrab is epic!

5 comments:

  1. Dark dungeons sound like a terrible idea. I already got stuck in a couple cause the switch for a door was on an unlit section of a wall, the only way I could see it was to mouse over it. The rest of this sounds pretty awesome.

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  2. You get to take out the trash at places you don't even live. Wouldn't the trash be more interesting and filled with corpses or magic?

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  3. Are you saying you're going to start filling the trash with corpses to make it more interesting? Now that's love!

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