I just want to clarify that there are more issues to consoles than just performance limitations. Palmer Luckey and the rest of the team mentioned the Rift is a new technology that is expect to be iterated on and expanded greatly as time progresses and new hardware components are available out there. This conflicts… Read more
If it's any consolation, Steam Machines are not too far from now!
That comic is old as sin, particularly that panel. I believe that's back even before the 2-2 classes (Monk, Crusader, etc.). I get teary eyed remembering those days.
What made it different though is that while it didn't hold your hand, it still did an awesome job of explaining what to do next by requiring you - through good level design - to utilize each new technique before you can progress, all in a fluid and "baby step" fashion. Egoraptor's Sequelitis showcased this well in his…
You mean cities with loading screens? At least we have Open Cities mod for both Oblivion and Skyrim that remedies that. :)
Honestly I could see mods working in an MMO environment. Ragnarok Online is particularly famous for have been heavily modded on private servers despite having not originally been designed for such. Of course the only problem is the private server issue, which doesn't bring income in for the original… Read more
Coverkhajiit does alter the textures a wee bit in order to fix texture glitches and some other awkward features of the vanilla textures, but for the most part yes it is very much true to the originals. I don't disagree that Bethesda did good with the actual designs, but they were not translated very well into the 3d… Read more
I think wombat covers everything you spoke of rather well (quote below). Plus, in addition to what he said, the Skyrim artbook showed huge towns in their concept design and noted that the reason why they were drastically reduced in size was purely because the consoles wouldn't be able to hack it. So console… Read more
Very observant. I know it was nabbed from another mod but I'm quite confident the face is from the Coverkhajiit mod. At the very least the textures are too high res to be otherwise, let alone the actual design.