An idea for jail....

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User Info: Rawe

Rawe
5 years ago#1
Not sure if this has been posted before but I was thinking, for crimes and such....lets say your a menace and go on some stealing and killing spree in Elder Scrolls 5. Instead of paying the fine or resisting arrest you agree to jail. Except if you have a crazy bounty and crime record, you are sentenced to execution. After a day or 2 in game you are taken out to be executed, but can escape and such if you want. I dunno, maybe I'm over thinking things.
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User Info: TheKingOfCarmel

TheKingOfCarmel
5 years ago#2
I actually really like that idea. And maybe your guild mates can be out in the audience of the public execution and help you escape.
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User Info: rollingrandy

rollingrandy
5 years ago#3
I think it would make a cool quest, but I don't think it should happen every time my bounty is high.
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User Info: ramrod24xxx

ramrod24xxx
5 years ago#4
Nah, if you were to be executed that would be dumb. even if you escaped you'd get caught and thrown back un the guillotine.

I had an idea that depending on the crime, if you break free the guards wont come after you after a certain said amount of in game time. say you murder 1 person, you break free, it would be an in game week for the guards to not care, and you couldnt go into any cities until that time was over, unless you want to be arrested. and its 2 weeks for 2 people and goes up a week per person. also stealing and all is maybe 3-5 days id say. and you can also just pay the fine or go to jail and serve your sentence.
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User Info: quadruplesword

quadruplesword
5 years ago#5
That's one thing that bothered me about Oblivion. I could massacre an entire city and all I have to do is pay my bounty or serve my time in jail and I'm home free. I'm pretty sure murdering innocent people would have a heftier punishment attached to it than "pay 1000 gold and you're forgiven".
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User Info: Rawe

Rawe
5 years ago#6
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User Info: ramrod24xxx

ramrod24xxx
5 years ago#7
How was I being a jerk? I just said I don't agree, to me it seems pointless to escape an execution because they would eventually capture you and try again. It would be too unrealistic if they forget about executions after you escape. I was just stating a idea that may make the law system somewhat better than having to either pay, go to jail, or resist arrest.
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the_c0vert
5 years ago#8
Thanks ramrod for being a jerk and voicing your own OPINION.

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JINJ0
5 years ago#9
Nonsense! This is Skyrim, home of warriors, realm of the brave! The laws are simpler here. If you make a nuisance of yourself and the people don't like it, then they'll deal with you as they see fit. If you insult a warlord you'd better know how to handle yourself in a fight -- it's off to the gladiatorial prisoner games for you. And if you make it out alive, then maybe you'll even catch the eyes of the bards, and be immortalized in song. Welcome to the land where men become Nords, hearthlander.
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Z-911-Z
5 years ago#10

From: Rawe
Not sure if this has been posted before but I was thinking, for crimes and such....lets say your a menace and go on some stealing and killing spree in Elder Scrolls 5. Instead of paying the fine or resisting arrest you agree to jail. Except if you have a crazy bounty and crime record, you are sentenced to execution. After a day or 2 in game you are taken out to be executed, but can escape and such if you want. I dunno, maybe I'm over thinking things.


Then if the execution goes through, your saved game is erased? Or maybe Death appears before you and you can pay him off or something, then you'll reawake in a garbage heap or rise from a grave....
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