The game starts to revolve more around the character and less around inventory management and gold-farming. I haven't done it in Skyrim, yet, because so far I've found interesting ways to use the main quest for my character. Now, when I'm wandering through the countryside, I just enjoy it. Dalisi and many Whiterun guardsmen drew the attention of the beast away from population centers and to a guard tower. At the risk of spamming I'll make this my last comment! This resource provides character journals, character builds and a roleplaying guide. I just want to experience this game as it should be. She takes after her father.). She will refuse to become a werewolf and will not kill anyone she doesn't absolutely need to kill. Later that night in the inn Roran read "You are no brother of skyrim,you imperial dog!" First time reading your posts Juice and I got to say I like it. @dannyglovepred2: You weren't kidding: that's a pretty dark story. This cuts down a lot on time I used to spend underground compulsively looking for every last coin. You can even combine food items in cooking pots to create new dishes or hunt, skin, and roast your own meat. The character is an Imperial who works for the Thalmor like Gissur who was also a human who worked for them. In a few days he'd finished most of the main questlines and I'd barely gotten out of Whiterun. You're not interested in every character that you read about or see on tv, even if they do have a detailed backstory. That's when I remember why I bother playing games at all, but I dunno, maybe that's just me! Not going to name them here, but you can find them easly yourself. and shoot at windmills and chickens as if they were Alduin, etc. I can tell you more if you want... :). jabdar felt something wrong. If you want to roleplay as a werewolf who is not fully in control of their transformations and newfound abilities, keeping the ring instead of completing the quest might be a good idea. If you want to you could join my site and we could roleplay on there as well as dicuss plot ideas. He drinks at a peak of a mountain getting drunk and falling to his death, only to be ressurected afterwards by his brothers of doom and despair (LOAD PEOPLE.) However, she is not ready to throw in her lot with the Stormcloaks at this point. Changed my way of playing skyrim. Velus had been born in the Imperial City to a prostitute named Sylvia. It's nice and informative. As for the modding, I have the Creation Kit, but have no clue how to use it? Having herself been sold to a Thalmor sorcerer, she seeks the release of the Grey-Mane captive, the death of the Thalmor, and vengeance against the Battle-Borns. Apply as you wish. The best way to liven up a playthrough of Skyrim is to try something new! I'd like to give a bit of a mention to Bandolier - Bags and Pouches as well. The scars and damaged eye stand out and she does what she can to conceal them. She was able to infiltrate and kill several bandits, but had to flee from overwhelming force. He hopes to learn from the guilds in order to push his power further, but prefrs a solitary life in a village. Eslam yosef from Egypt on December 18, 2014: Biku Barat from India on September 04, 2014: Whoops! Once she can manage to get herself on her feet in Skyrim, she wants to visit Lokir's family, if she can find them, in Rorikstead, and explain what happened to him. No manual saves, except when quitting the game. Her mother is a nord and her father is an imperial. Have a hunting bow and iron/steel arrows, plus an iron or steel dagger. Just search 'role playing tips skyrim' . If I'm making an iron dagger or brewing a potion, I might only wait an hour. Suddenly, his father became ill with the many diseases in the marsh, and found of a healer in Skyrim that could help. Tell me what you think! You may not attack while sneaking/hiding. In his mid twenties, after reading a book on conjouration, his natural born powers (Of conjouration, being in his family for generations. I do the same as you with difficulties as well, ramp it up as high as it'll go, even if it means dying a few times before I crack it. However, adding this mod will increase the number of Stormcloak,… Community content is available under. Unsurprisingly, as she grew older, she grew more powerful and more resentful. For this reason he is a decent smith, and enjoys the satisfaction of killing an enemy with a blade he made. He found spells called flames and restoration and set off until he arrived at skyrim. See how much Mead or Wine you can drink in one night, (from sunset to sunrise). The second character is a Redguard witch who had a vision of her destiny as a Dragon-in-Human-Form during her initiation rites and has been sent by her mentor to Skyrim to seek her destiny. Hey j-u-i-c-e, I've read all of your Skyrim stuff and the one armor thing, I thought only pick it up if the same race is wearing it, and if the same race is, and you want the armor, pick it up go to a river and WASH all the guts off. Eat regulary and wash your clothes in pools of water and dry them out, When swimming wear simple clothes and not armour, Travel by day and sleep at inns or camps at night if you don't make it, If you do something that would most likely change your lifestyle: Skooma, Murder, etc. Someone tipped guards off and caught her at the border to Skyrim, where she was taken prisoner to Helgen. They heard rumors about trouble in skyrim and went to support the stormcloacks, leaving their beloved Aria behind. He stuck to the shadows, and traveled by night. it works with wasd but as soon as i plug the usb controller in it runs instead, help? Possible use of 'Hardcore' Mods. - Happy skyrimming, and keep your knees well armored. If you go too long without tending to your Dragonborn's needs, (s)he will start to incur penalties, such as slower hp or magicka regeneration. The heartbeat and heavy breathing will show you when you are out of stamina and health. He usually sold his meat to other nearby hamlets, but when he returned to the first town he stumbled upon, it was just a smoldering ruin, likely the Deadra's doing. How do they respond if a merchant tries to cheat them? That weaponsmiths or enchanters can't forge me a weapon/armor (providing I've supplied the components) or enchant said weapon or armor for a set price. WILDMAN. There was a sort of mismatch between my concept of the character and the way the game responded to his actions. Skills 7. Thanks! Basic Mechanics and Restrictions With your summoned Dremora lords you can have 4 followers once you max conjuration. Do generally "Good" things for people. Once you believe that you have a lot of money, made from killing Giants, retire and live a humble life in your favorite city. This thread is archived. That's part of what makes Skyrim so amazing. Occupation: makes money for the family by selling fresh pelts and armor, but will dip into thief/assassin at night to make some extra coin, without the partner knowing. The aim is to reflect the healthy fear and wariness of the public around these cursed individuals. Ultimately: does your character interest you? Here, just figured I'd share; Whadaya think? j-u-i-c-e (author) from Waterloo, On on August 05, 2012: @erkikle: You can make your characters less similar by making different gameplay decisions. If she's used to getting by on her looks and charm, she's probably more likely to use things to enhance her bartering skills than engage in menial tasks herself. Possibly download a mod allowing the player to kill essential characters. Does your character have any weird habits like only eating raw meat or traveling only at night? Even all this, he is still an average villager, for he never had formal combat training, but hopes to become a master alchemist and healer, in hopes to meet the healer he was destined to find. Never wear armor looted straight off of bodies. You can change the settings to have a "sleep in" functionality, so that when your character awakes, (s)he can relax in bed for a few moments. You use the scitimar and bow to make an HONEST living. Designing a good character is half the battle. You have to dig as deep as a writer digs when creating a character for a movie or novel. Gaining favour with General Tullius will eventually mean that House Redoran will be able to call on the Legion's assistance. I'll warn you guys in advance that modding is incredibly addictive. On a separate note I apply the idea of resting after fights to rest so my magica. As the Reachmen easily breached the walls and hacked through the starving, weak soldiers, the Barbarians ruthlessly slaughtered the common townsfolk, taking anything of value out of houses then setting fire to them. It also adds an "ambush" functionality on sleeping or sitting characters, so that your first attack against them will catch them unawares and do extra damage. He still uses bows, arrows, iron swords, and fireballs, but uses the powerful potions and poisons and magics to fight his way through the world. Your characters' preferences will help to establish their identity. She made enough from her job for them to be able to live in a small hut near the docks of the Imperial city, where most of the destitute resided. The Orc residents wept. There are other mods which do the same thing as some of these, some of those mods are even more popular, but these ones work really well for me. I have characters that never pick locks and characters that never use magic, and I think it's a good way to make different play-throughs distinctive. They left skyrim and had a daughter and raised her to make her own decisions. I did that with the main quest in Oblivion all the time: my characters often had 'forgetting' spells cast on them that made them 'forget' to pursue the main quest. Like that. Yes, I'm sure this thread has been made many a time, but I'm completley out of ideas. Kazadure took all the supplies and equipment he could and some conjuration spells. The first two look like more typical backpacks, and can be set to have no inventory effect, if you want a pure novelty appearance item. Her intelligence, grace, and exotic (to Morrowind) nature allowed her to become a highly sought after courtesan by the time she reached her teenage years. Favorite Foods 13. Realistic Fatigue was the one mod I couldn't play without. Some of them go so far as to delete their save file. Roam around Skyrim making your fortune by killing Giants. Does he leave flowers or other objects? I'm still thinking about what my Skyrim Special Edition character should be like but when the time comes I bet it will be interesting. (Please note that I am making up the smaller details as I type them now. And thanks for -all- your advice, Skyrim is a new game for me :). Sarah Forester from Australia on February 13, 2014: To get number 7 into my head I literally had to write a sticky note on my computer while playing. Without the leading of the King, the rabble of troops took refuge in the Kings court, on request from He that they buy him a few hours. Likewise, she'd probably rather ride or take a cart than walk everywhere, and would probably often have a traveling companion when not on missions, though she might change her followers all the time. It also changes the values for many of the food items in the game. Most of her inventory will be potions. She will most likely only steal lesser or empty soul gems and rare ingredients from people who won't miss them, while Aria takes everything of value and then some. Her day to day activities include, sleeping at the tavern till five AM, going for a quick dip in the river, getting dressed, having a meal, she then works from eight am till six am from Monday to Friday, on saturday she visits Whiterun or a day, and sleeps till Sunday, and on Sunday she goes fishing! These roleplaying ideas are more to enhance further playthroughs of the game. The High King was powerless to help his people, and a rather aggravated man charged into the court and brutally murdered the King. @Weaverward I just got the creation kit, myself, and I'm trying my hardest to figure it out. For example, it could give you a prompt like: "Read? The only clue he had was a bloodstained Elven dagger, impaled in his father's chest. Tarlus is not one to take sides, he sees no point in the war. They murdered Bayak's brother, who had impersonated him. For one thing, I am really going to figure out her family. Thanks to the co-operation of the townsfolk, Ullrog had Velus' description and was biting at his heels. Just yesterday I started to create a new character and after reading a few of your posts I realized I was already doing a lot of things you mentioned. It doesn't have to be anything complex, just three or four key points that help define how your character is going to relate to the world. Her dancing and elegance have left her proficient in close combat with light daggers. Hagard got offered to join a vigilante group killing bandits and marauders and decided to join and put his skills to the test. Predators is highly customizable. Tarlus' childhood was sad to say the least, bandits killed his parents, took his belongings and burned his family farm. You can also give them preferences about the kind of loot that they will take. Master Conjuror: I tried this using Conjuration and a little restoration. As stated before, he trained in combat with Farkas so he is unmatched at one-handed and block against anyone in Whiterun Hold. He grew up to be a fine warrior, and on his 18th birthday he was to challenge his father for the position of Chief. That way, you could crank up the damage for both and find a good challenge with a realistic amount of damage. The point being: motivation, backstory, and quirks are great, but it's important to also recognize a characters response to the vast array of unimaginable terrors you'll undoubtedly force upon them. How would you roleplay a wedding in skyrim? you can have ay companion because they could be mercenaries you hired as guards, you can hoard stuff as an adventurer, use multiple companion glitches to form a caravan to rival the kahjit caravans. The difference now is that I'm still playing and loving it and he's moved on. What do you think? She had no knowledge of who the father could possibly be, so she was forced to make do and care for the child herself. Her magical gifts are only beginning to be uncovered, but she has an incredible affinity for destruction magic, fueled by her hatred and rage. I hope I gave you a good idea, and remember to NEVER GIVE UP. Keep in mind when reading through these tips that they are merely meant to serve as suggestions. Not much genuinely scares Velus, with the exception of one thing: Bears. The kits come with various supplies, such as a tent, chairs, campfire, bedrolls, etc. So, after Sonia's Grandfather was banished to Oblivion for his treachery, (Sonia wasn't even born yet, mind you) and Sonia's father escaped the ruined city, being chased by the Deadra. Skyrim Roleplay Ideas. It was then Kazadure knew where he had go. If somebody tells you you're 'doing it wrong,' you are . I did number 4 before reading this. Have fun! He picked it up (Noticing, unfortuanatly, the probable parents dead a few paces away). He's a very talented thief and knows it, and he very much enjoys the work he does. Great article, I was already employing some of these elements for my third character, but now I want to go back and try doing all of them from the start (it's okay, I've only put like 8 hours into this play through). My character is an orc, he has lived in the secluded mountains for his entire life, he is his tibes greatest beserker and blacksmith, but he was an assassin in secret, he trained in steath at night and became very good, he used his stealth abilities to murder his opponents in secret and keep up his rule, he got caught trying to kill a tribe leader with high respect and was forced to fight, he killed the whole tribe and banished himself out of shame, he was crossing to skyrim to sell his abilities as an assassin and a mercenary, he resents all men and makes a point to kill all he finds, he does this either in his beserking rage or in his werewolf form, as he was bitten by a werewolf during a dark brotherhood contract, he crafted himself legendary daedric armour and now prowls the land killing all dragons he may find and liberates all non humans from service. Lengthy timescales make it a real pain when you have a 'meet me here at night' quest, so with this I can read a book for an hour or two, or spend a bit of time fine-tuning a bow - the possibilities are endless! One of the things that I always hated about the default time in Skyrim was how quickly it seemed to pass while I was walking around shopping and talking to people in the towns. Now Kazadure could hunt down the DARK ORCS!!!!! ;). -MagellanicandStuff. Even though I purposely 'gimp' myself, I can still play the game and enjoy it immensely. If your character hasn't chosen a side, how does she stand to profit from the conflict? Nords are a race of tall and fair-haired humans from Skyrim, who are known for their incredible resistance to cold and even magical frost. It greatly increased the experience. Best example is if the character carrying the sword, i wanna see hes having the scabbard attached to his belt. Some lives will be spared because I may feel they should be. Of course, you won't see the rewards of your role-playing until you get out there in the world and start making decisions about where to go, who to believe, and what to do about it. If it's okay with you, I'm going to add that to the article when I update it. Also, she has decided to become a werewolf so she will not need to worry about diseases and to become a Companion. I do it sometimes if I find a good place to camp. He yelled for the guards as he ran to help Velus. I also like the checklist idea. By choosing three or four interesting quirks, you can breathe life into a character that will sustain you for hundreds of hours of immersive role-playing. this may not work for some characters or celebrities in a more modern setting in so far as immersion, but it could still make the game more enjoyable on a comedic level. ), Bows, Heavy Armour and restoration magic. ================================================. 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