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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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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Steam download - skip most of the content?

I had oblivion on a disc for a long time. I recently moved and lost the disc. So I decided I'd buy it on steam so I never have this problem again. Well now I'm on really poor internet, and am looking ...
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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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Who or what is Mystara?

In TES IV: Oblivion, beggars will occasionally say "Blessings of [one of the Nine Divines] upon ye" after you have conversed with them. They will also occasionally say "Blessings of Mystara upon ye". ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can NPCs or non/semi-aquatic creatures (no 'Water Breathing' ability) drown?

Note: This question is about TES IV: Oblivion, not Skyrim. Can NPCs or non/semi-aquatic creatures (no 'Water Breathing' ability) drown? (Aquatic creatures have 'Water Breathing' as an ability.) ...
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How do I prevent freezes or FPS drops when in combat?

I have tried different settings in the game but nothing solves the problem. The game runs perfectly at high settings when I'm not in combat but when I fight with more than 2 enemies, the game no ...