Should i play Oblivion before this?

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4 years ago#1
Long story short, i got my xbox much after oblivion's release so i never looked into it. However i've played fallout 3 + new vegas and loved them, and as far as i know oblivion/skyrim is just like a medieval version (with skyrim obviously being a billion times better than all of them)

but yeah i was just wondering whether it would be better if i beat oblivion before playing skyrim, or if it shouldn't make a difference really.
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4 years ago#2
Honestly it wouldnt hurt. They are "not related" according to many interviews but oblivion can still get you up to date on some of the lore and details. Plus its fun and like 20 bucks. Pick it up if you have the chance. Good way to pass the time until skyrim comes out.
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4 years ago#3
kinda doesnt matter but it can kinda get you familiar how the system works and stuff but goty edition is only like 30 bucks and it was one of my fav titles for the 360 so ill recommend it
4 years ago#4

It wont tie into skyrim but it's a great game and I recommend buying it, you'll definetly be occupied til skyrim's release.

4 years ago#5
Gman44a posted...
It wont tie into skyrim but it's a great game and I recommend buying it, you'll definetly be occupied til skyrim's release.

Occupied for like half an hour maybe.
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4 years ago#6
Buy skyrim, play it, kill a few monsters, bring it back to me. rinse wash repeat. it's the whole meaning of the game.... Fetch questing.
4 years ago#7

King_Of_Spam posted...
Gman44a posted...
It wont tie into skyrim but it's a great game and I recommend buying it, you'll definetly be occupied til skyrim's release.

Occupied for like half an hour maybe.
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4 years ago#8
Buy Oblivion and mod it into, well, oblivion.

Boom, 5 years of entertainment right there.
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4 years ago#9
Not on consoles.



God forbid your faith in the series is ruined from playing a mediocre installment in the series with no way of fixing it.
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4 years ago#10
No difference at all really.
All Elder Scrolls games tend to be self-enclosed with peppered references to past games here and there in books and whatnot.
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