Lockpicking in this game sucks!

#1banone779Posted 11/16/2011 5:32:40 PM
The lockpicking system in Oblivion was so much better. They need to patch it in this game.
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#2RyureilPosted 11/16/2011 5:33:15 PM
LOL. I totally disagree.
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#3CthulhuDagonPosted 11/16/2011 5:33:35 PM
How does it suck? I can put on some +lockpicking gear with no perks in it and still open master locks with enough precision and being careful.
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#4BobbySpokanePosted 11/16/2011 5:34:54 PM
TC, do you think it sucks because you're not good at it?
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#5RatedRCharismaPosted 11/16/2011 5:36:05 PM
I think it is better than Oblivion. Yes, took time to get used to it but all and all it is pretty damn good.
#6GnomestonePosted 11/16/2011 5:36:35 PM
It's great I can open master locks with no perks. It's most based on skill.
#7lubmelubyouPosted 11/16/2011 5:36:56 PM
It is the best in this game because if you are good enough you can pick master locks at a low lockpick level. It rewards skill, and if you aren't skilled then you can level up to make it easier or spend perk points.
#8MC2011Posted 11/16/2011 5:38:42 PM
I bet it's either because of...

A) Not as interactive as Oblivion's was...

or

B) Can't spam X to break lockpicks until I get it.

or

C) Harder than FO3/NV.
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#9banone779(Topic Creator)Posted 11/16/2011 6:30:22 PM
In Oblivion you could actually see what you were doing when picking locks and there was more precision to it, picking one tumbler at a time. In Skyrim you're picking the locks blind and the control is very imprecise, you can pretty much move the pick to three spots, left, center, and right, and if you try to turn the lock it instantly breaks your pick. I never spammed X in Oblivion, there was no need because I could pick the locks without much difficulty. I've never played Fallout so I don't know what the lockpicking was like in those games.
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#10prewittz77Posted 11/16/2011 6:31:40 PM
Its not that the controls are imprecise.... i think its more the user in this case
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