Thread: Skyrim graphics
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Old 11-18-11, 08:03 PM   #106
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Default Re: Skyrim graphics

Originally Posted by Maverick123w View Post
Well Gotic 4, like everyone in the series, is a terrible game. Also the graphics is skyrim blow arcania out of the water. It takes 30 seconds in the ini to make the shadows look great.
Ok, lets not get carried away here. I've still yet to finish Arcania, but the first two Gothic games were some of the best rpgs ever made.

And nothing makes the shadows look great. You can either have nice looking shadows up close that disappear 5 feet in front of you or you have blocky shadows up close but for more distance. Bethesda absolutely dropped the ball when it comes to shadows.

Having said that, I don't think they alone make the game look horrible. Overall I think the game looks pretty damn nice.
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