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  1. Great video. Very concise explanation. Also nice to get a first look for me in the Daggerfall Covenant lands, haven't rolled that faction yet. Seems a bit more beautiful than when I visited the provinces back in Daggerfall :P
  2. ESO Classes

    I've had the same problem. The only problem I've had with ESO so far is the stress that all the possible choices put in front of you. Maybe it's just the Min/Maxer in me, I don't know. Of course, it isn't the short coming of the game, it's just being afraid to make it to veteran ranks with one class and find out it's subpar. Only time will tell for now.
  3. ESO Classes

    So ESO has had a fair time out of the gate already. Most people haven't got to the end game content yet, so in the mean time, we'd like to know what class and build you are running on your characters. Did you have a hard time choosing between different classes/builds and how does your class build flow in combat.   I spent many hours switching between a Nightblade, Sorcerer and Dragonknight. I finally settled in with a Dual Wielding, Heavy armor Dragonknight where I use flame spells and dip into Dragon for healing/defensive CDs. I still get this nagging feeling that I might like Sorcerer better but for now, I'm focusing on Dragonknight.   My Dragonknight build has a nice combination of damage output and tankiness that allows me to not only do solo content well but group content like Dark Anchors or map bosses.
  4. I'm still not convinced what I will level first. I'm thinking about taking my Nightblade to max first and maybe work on my Dragonknight some other time. Also still trying to decide if I want to roll Dark Elf for my Dragonknight since the bonus to fire damage will synergize well with the Dragonknight.
  5. Is ESO only for PvPers?

    Well we don't know much about the end game yet. However, Zenimax claims that there is a lot for PvEers to do and definitely there is alot of lore to work with. However, they have put alot of effort into promoting the PvP aspect of the game so we shall see.
  6. Will EJ have a guild in ESO?

    I'll be looking for you Arxkanite this weekend then :P   I've had Bronchitis the last few weeks so I missed the last beta weekend so that hampered my data collection.
  7. Yeah, I'm still waiting to see what kind of bonuses that an Imperial gives my character and see if it synergizes with any of my class builds.
  8. Will EJ have a guild in ESO?

    I'm Ebonheart Pact through and through. So that's where my guild will be seated.
  9. Crafting

    So this last beta weekend, I worked heavily on mastering crafting and I have to say, I think it's going to be one of the selling points for me playing ESO and I hope some of it's features get added to the next TES game.   So the way you gain new crafting styles is from crafting books, which are found at random around the world in containers but have a higher chance in bookcases and nightstands. Also, it's best to get to working on traits asap when playing ESO. Each trait takes several hours to research but are well worth it. What makes crafting so good is for instance, I can make a sword with my level, the trait I want such as "4% increased attack speed" and then after you finish the weapon, you can add an enchantment to the weapon for another effect.   Now you have a strong weapon but why stop there? Then you can add tempers to the weapon. One type of temper will turn the weapon from a white item to a green weapon. Then another will turn the green weapon to a blue weapon and so on. I crafted a blue text weapon (superior I think is what it's called) and then added a trait and enchantment to it and I just tore through my opposition.
  10. Classes

    I tried out a sorcerer archer a bit on the beta but I think I started to wear myself a little thin and I started to get bored with it. I'm not sure if I just didn't like the playstyle or I didn't give it a chance. I think I'll work on it more the next beta.
  11. Sounds very promising. It's definitely unique, I haven't run into anyone else with the same build. I tried out 2h with Nightblade. The damage output is incredible as with the mobility but I opted to go medium armor for extra damage though less survivability.   Points into Teleport Strike to allow for gap closing through magicka and my main damage output from stamina was Uppercut from the 2h skill line. It would allow me to rain strikes on the enemy at all times. If out of magicka, I'd spam Uppercut, if out of stamina I would unleash hell with my magicka skills.   Our two builds would make a devastating combo in Cyrodiil with duo damage output with offheals.
  12. Will EJ have a guild in ESO?

    I'm not sure if there will be an official EJ guild for ESO but I have a guild I'll be running in ESO.
  13. So we found out what the bonuses are for ESO if you preorder and/or get the collector's edition and I personally am excited for the bonuses and at the same time are troubled by them. I found that being able to be any race in any alliance to be a big bonus. So if you preorder, you can play as a High Elf in the Ebonheart Pact if you wish. I know that many people will find it unfair that if they don't preorder, they won't be able to do it so I see some controversy there.   However, the rewards that I feel will have the biggest affect on gameplay is Imperial being a playable race if you buy the collectors edition and the rings of mara. I am fine with it (though I do feel it's extortionate to say the least) but others may feel that ZOS is taking advantage of people who want to play imperial. The rings of mara let you and a friend perform a ritual that will increase your exp gain if you play together.   What are your thoughts on the bonuses from the Preorder/collector's edition. If you haven't seen them yet, head to ESO website and check them out.
  14. Crafting

    Hmm, I was under the impression that factions couldn't go to the other factions zones at all. Guess Zenimax must have changed their stance on it at some point. If that is true, then that will really expand the crafting choices we can have at max level.
  15. Crafting

    Oh so if the weapon/armor styles are locked to their regions, then that means that if you are in the Ebonheart pact, you are limited to Dunmer, Nord and Argonian armor styles at this time since factions can't go into the other factions regions, at least at launch.