Anyone else prefer the hotkey system in oblivion?

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User Info: HappynessPrsuit

HappynessPrsuit
3 years ago#1
You had 8 slots to choose from on the d-pad for whatever item/weapon you wanted, available in an instant even in the heat of a battle.
With the mini-menu system, it abruptly pauses the game for you to tediously scroll and find what you're looking for. Also, it's alphabetized, which is arguably awful, especially since you can't change it as far as I know.

Why did they change it? or rather, why didn't they give the option to use either systems?
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User Info: lunarsword

lunarsword
3 years ago#2
obviously. the whole inventory system was better in Oblivion/Morrowind.
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User Info: sunbro1

sunbro1
3 years ago#3
lunarsword posted...
obviously. the whole inventory system was better in Oblivion/Morrowind.
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User Info: SynysterSity

SynysterSity
3 years ago#4
sunbro1 posted...
lunarsword posted...
obviously. the whole inventory system was better in Oblivion/Morrowind.
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User Info: Kai_Laguna

Kai_Laguna
3 years ago#5
I've said it before, but a fusion of the two would be perfect. By tapping the d-pad you get the old Oblivion/Fallout hotkey menu. Hold it and you get the Skyrim favorites menu. They could even give each direction it's own list to help cut down on the massive clusterf*** the favorites menu can become.

User Info: RebelElite791

RebelElite791
3 years ago#6
No. In the year and a half this game has been out, nobody else has preferred that.

As for why, I'll let you know, I'm calling my uncle Tim Howard on the phone to ask.
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User Info: sunbro1

sunbro1
3 years ago#7
RebelElite791 posted...
No. In the year and a half this game has been out, nobody else has preferred that.

As for why, I'll let you know, I'm calling my uncle Tim Howard on the phone to ask.


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User Info: Tarentula

Tarentula
3 years ago#8
Yessss!! I hate the little pauses they break the flow of battle.

User Info: RebelElite791

RebelElite791
3 years ago#9
Tarentula posted...
Yessss!! I hate the little pauses they break the flow of battle.


So use the two hotkeys for stuff you use often.
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User Info: clone11

clone11
3 years ago#10
God no. Being able to favorite all my spells and shouts > Being able to hotkey 8 things. Especially considering the hotkeys in Oblivion did not work that well on a controller.

"Oh you wanted the heal spell you have hotkeyed to the bottom of the d-pad? Too bad, here's the water walking spell you have hotkeyed to the bottom-left of the d-pad, enjoy dying."
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