In Which the Dragonborn Hunts for Fun and Profit

No particular goal to yesterday’s Skyrim playing, really; I wanted another break from the bigger quests, and to see what I could do about building a gold reserve to go buy Proudspire Manor. Plus, I wanted to use the elven bow for a while to hunt things and refill some of my soul gems. But even though I had no particular quest-related goal, I did have a few interesting encounters!

So what I wound up doing included:

  • Another hunting run in the plains around Whiterun
  • Encountered M’aiq the Liar
  • Encountered a jester-type character called Cicero
  • Additional smithing and potion crafting to sell stuff
  • Following up on a treasure map I’d come across to find a treasure near Riverwood
  • Killing another dragon (like you do, if you’re the Dragonborn)
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Yeah okay Skyrim IS pretty awesome

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve turned into a console gamer thanks to Paul giving me a Switch!

And I gotta say, while Animal Crossing continues to be highly entertaining, I’m getting just as much enjoyment out of playing Skyrim. I’ve been doing play by plays of my progress on both Facebook and Twitter, since multiple people are telling me they’re highly enjoying experiencing Skyrim again through my first-time eyes.

So I’m not going to go into the play by plays here, but what I will do is talk some about overall things I’m really enjoying about the game play experience. Continue reading “Yeah okay Skyrim IS pretty awesome”