Can you screw up a character like you could in Oblivion?

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2 years ago#11
Rikiaz posted...
Why do people over exaggerate Oblivion's leveling system? It's really hard to screw up a character in Oblivion unless you do stupid things.


Yeah it wasn't that bad. But I guess compared to this game you could gimp your character pretty much right at the point of creation.
2 years ago#12
Rikiaz posted...
Why do people over exaggerate Oblivion's leveling system? It's really hard to screw up a character in Oblivion unless you do stupid things.


This ^

I remember making a godly female dark elf w/ 100 in all skills, 100 in all attributes, capped resist and 101% damage reflect.

Was NOT hard to do like...at all...
2 years ago#13
The only way you could screw up a build in Oblivion is if you didn't know how to make a hybrid class.
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2 years ago#14
Rikiaz posted...
Why do people over exaggerate Oblivion's leveling system? It's really hard to screw up a character in Oblivion unless you do stupid things.


I screwed it up having not played an Elder Scrolls game before Oblivion. After learning how the system worked playing and reading up on some suggested character builds I scrapped my first character and had a lot more fun with a better build for round two.
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2 years ago#15
Rikiaz posted...
Why do people over exaggerate Oblivion's leveling system? It's really hard to screw up a character in Oblivion unless you do stupid things.


Yes, it was easy to understand and overcome, but that was when I read up on it. Oblivion was my first ES game so I was just leveling what I wanted. The stat differences don't make a difference that much if you're trying to max or not, its only a point here or point there, but when you get two max level characters where one was trained to max out leveling while the other wasn't it makes a big difference.
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2 years ago#16
From: Ice_Shield | #015
Rikiaz posted...
Why do people over exaggerate Oblivion's leveling system? It's really hard to screw up a character in Oblivion unless you do stupid things.


Yes, it was easy to understand and overcome, but that was when I read up on it. Oblivion was my first ES game so I was just leveling what I wanted. The stat differences don't make a difference that much if you're trying to max or not, its only a point here or point there, but when you get two max level characters where one was trained to max out leveling while the other wasn't it makes a big difference.


Yes but who cares about min/maxing when it seriously isn't needed.

I played a Breton mage. Never put a single point into Endurance. I used the Necromancer's Amulet draining my endurance to a mere 6 points. Never had a problem with it even though I had almost no health. In fact, it made it even more fun knowing that I could die from pretty much anything.
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