September 20, 2006

Oblivion: The End!

Well, it's been a long, hard slog, but...

I FINISHED OBLIVION!!!

Well, at least the main quest anyway. I've become the Champion of Cyrodil, I've saved the world from Mehrunes Dagon's evil plans, I reinstalled an Emperor on the Throne (well...), and all is right with the world.

Well, not exactly. There are still necromancers to deal with, and the Blackwater Company to snuff out, and... and... and...

Do you get the idea that there's a lot to do in this game? It's amazing just how much STUFF there is. It goes up there with the Civilization series as "games that I can't stop playing." In fact, I've GOT Civ IV, and I've hardly touched it, and it's one of the reasons I GOT Chiyo-chan, my new computer.

I've always upgraded my 'puter when a new entry in the Civ series has come out (I've usually had to, just to play them), and I've been distracted by Oblivion. It's THAT good.

Sure, there are flaws. The leveling system is a little wonky, and the game has some... interesting AI issues (the two Imperial Guards I saw peppering each other with arrows, apparently fighting over the dead deer between them, for example), but those are minor in comparison to the overwhelming fun factor of the rest of the game.

If you game, get Oblivion. You won't regret it.

Posted by: Wonderduck at 07:45 PM | Comments (1) | Add Comment
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1 I hated it. Flower-picking simulator, as one reviewer put it.

Give me Baldur's Gate III!!! Or even Neverwinter Nights 2, which we'll actually get soon.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at September 21, 2006 04:00 PM (FRalS)

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