The fourth installment in Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls series, where the player takes on the role of the Champion of Cyrodiil against the forces of Mehrunes Dagon, Daedra Lord of Destruction.

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Possible houses in Oblivion?

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls games for many years and I have recently re-installed Oblivion after a break of more than a year. I'm using my savegame from that time and now I have problems ...
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Mod that makes dropped items stand out?

One thing that annoys me with Oblivion (even though it is realistic) is that when you kill a mob, and they drop their weapon(s), you have a hard time finding them in, say, tall grass. Especially when ...
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What level should I usually be on Oblivion TES4 to enter the first oblivion plane gate?

I just started playing Oblivion TES4 and chose a thief. I'm currently at the tower looking for the prisoner inside the first oblivion gate, but almost any enemy would 1-hit kill me. I'm still level 1. ...
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Should I use Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul when playing Oblivion for the first time?

I'm rather happy playing Morrowind*, but now I decided to finally have a look at Oblivion. I read lots of criticism from Morrowind fans (yeah, obviously it's not Morrowind 2) and now learned about ...
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How large is Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul, and is it free?

There is this mod called Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul that I would like to try out. Does anyone know how large it is (in Mb) and where I can download it, and is it free to download or should I first buy ...
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In theory, what is the maximum practical level for skills and attributes in Oblivion?

Given free use of the console to increase skills and attributes and objects/other effects held, used, obtained or invoked (e.g. a Fortify Attribute from a spell or birthsign) is there a maximum level ...
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Oblivion (quests and races)

Since Oblivion is the first of the Elder Scrolls games that I'm going to try I was wondering if somebody could recommend a tutorial or any web-page where I'd be able to find useful information. like ...
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I want to play Oblivion. What mods do I need? [closed]

I played Oblivion when it first came out in 2004. By played I meant I did around 3 hours before getting bored. It seemed to lack... impetus, and the leveling system is, as everyone knows, messed up. ...
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How to make Spell list in Oblivion smaller?

I have downloaded wz_inventory mod but it only compress the items inventory. How to make the spell list smaller so that i can view more spells without scrolling?
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How can I get the Honorblade of Chorrol back in Oblivion?

I am at level 4 in Oblivion and have completed the canvas of castle quest in Chorrol. The Honorblade is weightless and currently the most powerful sword available to me. If I give it to Fathis, the ...
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Playing a sneaky character in Oblivion

I've found quite difficult to use a sneaky character mostly because it's quite impossible for me to avoid close combat. What are the best strategies to 'one-shot' an enemy or to deal with a crowd?
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Gameplay differences between Morrowind and Oblivion?

I played the hell out of Morrowind, but that's not saying much - it's a massive game overflowing with additional user-generated content. I've never played Oblivion, nor had much interest in it once I ...
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is there a specific difficult scenario with the leveling problem in Oblivion?

I've read a few threads and wiki articles about the leveling problem in Oblivion. Found lots of good info at the UESP wiki. I thought I read about a specific quest where this issue makes it ...
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Workaround for bug in Oblivion “Scheduled for Execution” quest?

After completing the "Scheduled for Execution" quest in Oblivion, the game always tells me that a guard died and I have lost the bonus for that contract. The problem is, all the guards are alive, even ...
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Character Building tips for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion? [closed]

What are your good tips/strategies for making a good character build in Oblivion?
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Where can I find Grand Soul Gems on Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

In order to cure my character's vampirism, I need to find 5 Grand Soul Gems to give to the witch. Where can I find these?
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How do I find Shadowmere again if I lose her?

I dismounted Shadowmere during a fight in the woods and became separated from her. Now I can't find her. Is there any way to find her without wandering aimlessly through the woods?
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Technique to kill the painted trolls

I keep getting obliterated by the painted trolls in the painted forest. I blow through the turpentine in no time with little effect. Do they have another weakness? Or is there another trick to ...