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Old February 7, 2012, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by muse108dc View Post
but for Skyrim I'd say gameplay is the walking around the map killing stuff/questing/talking, its not just the killing stuff.
>questing

>questing leads to killing stuff

>talking

>talking leads to questing

>questing leads to killing stuff

The "Core" gameplay itself is the combat. That's where all other options will (almost) always lead to. This is why IGN argues that RPGs are "gameplay-lacking", when the core mechanic the game revolves around is quite frankly boring. I won't say Skyrim is a bad game, I enjoyed it up until the whole M1+W realization, but in terms of raw gameplay, there's a lot to be desired.

I will agree the review really overhyped it, but it seems to be an opinion shared by a lot of people that the game is, in fact, great.
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