Which Elder Scrolls Game is the best for Role Playing?

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User Info: ProjectX26

ProjectX26
4 years ago#1
Which one? - Results (76 votes)
The Elder Scrolls: Arena
1.32% (1 votes)
1
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
5.26% (4 votes)
4
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
38.16% (29 votes)
29
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
9.21% (7 votes)
7
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
46.05% (35 votes)
35
This poll is now closed.
Hmm, feel free to debate.
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User Info: Ajd_King

Ajd_King
4 years ago#2
Morrowind.

Or New Vegas.
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User Info: JohnRyan1228

JohnRyan1228
4 years ago#3
I cant answer for the first two. I never felt there were enough role playing aspects in 3 or 4. I would say skyrim. Although I can see putting morrowind ahead cause their are more factions. Still I tgink skyrim wins cause of the mire mundane activities you can perform.
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User Info: gunsndroses

gunsndroses
4 years ago#4
I voted Arena, but quickly realized I should have voted Daggerfall.

Daggerfall has the hardest-core (spelling?) experience, and thus the most possibility for role-playing.
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SoulOfFayth
4 years ago#5
I only played this and Oblivion but imo Skyrim is much better for roleplaying. I guess that's just because the world in Skyrim seems more alive and I like to really get into a character and how he interacts with people. But also because of the perk trees which allows/forces you to map out a character, and there are a lot of useful perks that make it possible to play a character who, for example, relies mostly on pickpocketing to survive. I tried rping in Oblivion but somehow it just felt meaningless because at the end of the day you have to resort to melee or magic combat, since sneak attacks weren't as powerful either.
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User Info: JohnRyan1228

JohnRyan1228
4 years ago#6
Would the guy who voted for oblivion care to elaborate?

Not judging, I'm genuinely interested why they voted for it.
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User Info: ProjectX26

ProjectX26
4 years ago#7
JohnRyan1228 posted...
Would the guy who voted for oblivion care to elaborate?

Not judging, I'm genuinely interested why they voted for it.


I didn't vote for it, but Oblivion is my ideal world to role play in.

Unfortunately it's mechanics in that regard are the worst of the last three.
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User Info: JohnRyan1228

JohnRyan1228
4 years ago#8
ProjectX26 posted...
JohnRyan1228 posted...
Would the guy who voted for oblivion care to elaborate?

Not judging, I'm genuinely interested why they voted for it.


I didn't vote for it, but Oblivion is my ideal world to role play in.

Unfortunately it's mechanics in that regard are the worst of the last three.


No the worst mechanics is morrowind by far.

So that's just it? The world? I guess I understand that, even if I far from agree with it.
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User Info: Lord Hugo

Lord Hugo
4 years ago#9
Morrowind. Tons of options, and it has the benefit of being 100% an RPG, and being fairly polished.
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