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7.8

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GF Rating
10

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Oblivion: The New Era of Sandbox Gaming

posted by ParkerVox (TACOMA, WA) Apr 22, 2008

Member since Sep 2003

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Oblivion is, in my opinion, the 7th-Gen technology version of Ultima Online. The open-endedness of Oblivion is second-to-none: the character development makes individual avatars so unique that the only limit really is the player's imagination.

The initial character creation culminates at the end of the tutorial. Once you step into the open-ended world of Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the digital world is your oyster. You have a plethora of routes you can take. You can continue along the main quest line, building and leveling your character along the way, but the main quest line only encompasses around eight hours of play time. This doesn't sound like a very sandbox RPG does it? However, either before, during or after the main quest line, there are nearly a hundred hours of gameplay.

It is of course the player's prerogative to move quickly through the main quest line or to delay it's completion. It's good to know though, that once the main quest line is completed, the game itself doesn't end, the character is not set onto a shelf to digitally dust. The game continues until you choose it to end.

Gameplay is very fluid. As you play your character, you mainly gain points in your primary skills by using them, thus by playing the game. When all of your main skills increase one time, you level. It's simple, but of course the higher level you are the longer it takes to increase those skills.

I hope this brief summary will help people renting or buying this seminal RPG.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

OBLIVION

posted by RenoDAV (RENO, NV) Mar 20, 2008

Member since Mar 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Simply PUT its just the BEST 1st person RPG EVER PRODUCED! ...I've played since its enception I've won all the awards and I still keep finding new dungeons, caves, both above and below the waters ... The Shivering ISLES and Knights of the NINE ... I can only hope that the creators of this FABULIOUS GAME will continue to EXPAND IT!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

awesome game

posted by Christophr (VALATIE, NY) Mar 19, 2008

Member since Jan 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

this game is a very good game and you can have endless hours playing it and still have fun. I rented it for a week

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