A fantasy action RPG from 2011 by Bethesda Game Studios. It is the fifth game from the main line of the "Elder Scrolls" series.

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How do I quicksave on the PS3?

Saving in Skyrim on the PS3 seems to be very complicated (Menu --> Save ... etc). This is frustrating, especially in Dungeons. Is there any quicksave / fastsave feature on the PS3?
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When determines when one gets a magic or bow killcam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines when you do a finishing move? Skyrim updated to 1.5 but no 'cinematic killcam' In the latest Skyrim update, killcams for bow/arrows and magic was ...
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How do I enter cheat codes on Xbox 360?

I'm trying enter a cheat code for finding something in Skyrim, but I don't know how to enter the cheat codes on the Xbox 360. Where and how do I do it?
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Under New Management - How do I get the One with the Shadows achievement?

I've completed all the side quests and main quests for the guild but still haven't received the achievement for returning the thieves guild to its former glory. When I try to speak to Brynjolf he ...
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Will eating raw food have a negative effect?

Just getting started with this Skyrim thing. I have some raw meat items which categorize as food, but I don't see an obvious way to cook them (I assume that will come later). If I eat them raw is ...
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Boethiah's Calling Sacrifice

At the moment all of my followers keep dying off. During Boethiah's Calling, I am at the part where I sacrifice a follower. Since I don't want to take the time to get another follower, I was ...
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Is there a way to increase/decrease casting speed?

I need to know if there is a console command to change how fast I cast spells. I know that you can set your walking/running speed and your regen speed with console commands, but is there any way to ...
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Is there a way to tell which Stone of Barenziah is found where?

I'm trying to finish the "No Stone Unturned" quest and have so far found 22 of the 24 stones. Since I have yet to purchase Proudspire Manor and I haven't been in there by any other means I know where ...
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Chain Lightning: How many times does it 'leap' to a new target? Does it hit non-hostile enemies? Does it have a priority on who it 'leaps' to?

The destruction spell, Chain Lightning, is described as a: Lightning bolt that does 40 points of shock damage to Health and half to Magicka, then leaps to a new target: How many times does Chain ...
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Maurice Jondrelle died on me and now I can't use my companion?

I had this useless guy with me for a quest and he was killed by a dragon. Now my husband/Companion tells me that I already have someone with me and will not follow me. How do I fix this?
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What is the point of the Thieves Guild ledger?

I've recently become the Guild Master of the Thieves Guild in Skyrim, and I was wondering if the business ledger in the guild had any use outside of cosmetic purposes? I've tried using it, but nothing ...
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Would I take friendly fire damage if I had a mage as companion?

I'm playing Skyrim as a battle mage. Thus I focus on heavy armor, desctruction magic and one-handed. At the moment my companion is Lydia. She always runs in the line of fire and tells me to stop ...
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How do I change follower level cap with console commands?

You know how they cap at either 30 or 50? How do I change that to 81? I looked it up and got 2 different results: setlevel 1000,0,1,81 setlevel 1000 0 1 81 Is it with commas or without? Has ...
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Where is the second word of power for Kyne's peace?

I found the first word during a companion's quest but cant find the others.
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How can I find Morokei?

I found Morokei (Mask) and wasn't using it, so I gave it to my follower. I think she then died. I know where she died (if she did), but when I go there her body isn't there. And I'm on XBox 360 so ...
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What happend to my follower, Lydia, with all my stuff? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find my follower if and when they leave me? I lost my follower? So I am pretty far in the game, and is currently completing the Stormcloack questline. I approach ...
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Skyrim see through textures.

Every since I updated my CCC for my AMD Radeon I have been able to see through my character's Armor, Hair, and other creature (creatures? features?). This has happened in Skyrim and World of Warcraft. ...
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How do you beat frost dragons in Skyrim? [duplicate]

I find these types of Dragons really difficult to face. One strike with their frost breath wipes out most of my health. I have beaten some before, but I need easier ways, so feel free to tell me ...
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How do the player.setav absorbchance and reflectdamage commands work?

Is it 100 for 100% of the time or 1? (Is it the % or a decimal?)
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Skyrim won't do anything

After I start the game and choose new game it just displays an statue, hides my mouse and just lets me rotate the statue with the mouse, while displaying random text messages, but the game never ...
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Does creating a second potion with Sinderion's Serendipity give me twice the XP?

I reached Blackreach last night, and I found the first Crimson Nirnroot - apparently this is part of a quest that will give me a particular perk if I can find 30 of these Crimson Nirnroots. The perk ...
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How do Shadow Warrior and Shadowcloak of Nocturnal compare?

I've completed the Thieves' Guild quest line, and been awarded my choice of abilities. One of these abilities is the "Shadowcloak of Nocturnal" which causes me to become invisible if I crouch, but ...
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Skyrim updated to 1.5 but no 'cinematic killcam'

One thing I loved about Fallout 3 was the slow motion cinematic killcams. So when I heard they were coming to Skyrim I was made up. Yesterday my copy of Skyrim (PC) updated itself in Steam. I ...
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Heavy performance issues after location changes

I bought Skyrim recently. As the title suggests, my performance drops after entering and leaving houses a couple of times. My build is Intel i5 quad core processor, NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti from Gigabyte (...
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In the game Skyrim, can I get Lydia back after accidentally killing her? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resurrecting companions I killed Lydia by accident and now I want to know how to get her back...
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Cannot save games after migrating PlayStation 3 save files

My PS3 recently YLOD, but I got it going long enough (via online video tutorials) to transfer my saved Skyrim data to a new PS3. However, it says, "This user already has Skyrim saved data". It allows ...
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I killed Sinding and got his skin. Is there anyway I can get the Ring Of Hircine again?

I did the quest to get the ring of Hircine but I thought I was meant to kill Sinding. Now I have completed the quest and only have his skin. Is there any way that I can re-do the quest or go on ...
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my follower died and her dead body follows me instead

My follower from the companions unfortunately died while on a quest. For some reason whenever I walk through a door or fast travel her dead body follows me. I can't search her body to get my ...
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How do I figure out how to get to new locations?

I love exploring in Skyrim. There's just nothing like forging a trail through the wilderness and discovering a brand new location, loaded down with treasures, monsters, and surprises. However, ...
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Unusual Gem in Skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I bring the Unusual Gem to an appraiser? I bought a house in Solitude and when I was exploring it I found and unusual gem. I took it to the appraiser named Moul but ...
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Gaining Hjerim with a peace treaty

Is it possible to gain Hjerim if you negotiate a peace treaty in the "Season Unending" quest without taking sides? The wiki says that in order to gain Hjerim, you must complete certain quests for ...
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Fastest way to level pickpocket [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to improve pickpocketing? So i have done lots and lots of research on how to level pickpocket fast, but im already a level 90 so im not going to pay ...
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Can my items be stolen if I leave them somewhere? [duplicate]

I haven't bought a house, but I have my own quarters as: If I put some items in a chest by the bed, will they stay there permanently until I remove them, or could they be stolen by NPCs, disappear ...
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How do I get the pillars to rotate in Geirmund's Hall?

I am right in the middle of doing the "Forbidden Legend" quest. I am in Geirmund's Hall and the pillars to open the gate will not rotate. I cannot get out and cannot start the game in an earlier spot ...
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Why is everyone suspicious of me?

A lot of NPCs say, "I don't have to take this from the likes of you!" as I walk around although I haven't done anything provocative. I play a sneak Thief/Assassin with a little magical assistance, but ...
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My Skyrim horse can only gallop (sprint) for a few seconds, same as me. Why is this?

Being a horse, one would expect they could "sprint", ie. gallop, for a decent period of time. Mine (the first one I bought, at Whiterun stables), can only sprint for about as long as I can. That is, ...
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Where can I find a Forsworn Briar Heart? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Repairing the white phial quest broken? I'm level 75 at Skyrim, with nearly all skills at 100, all the side quest of guild are done. The quest from the Alchemy seller in ...
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How do I upgrade the Blades Sword to Exquisite?

I want to upgrade my Blades Sword to "Exquisite," but the game keeps telling me that I "lack the skill." What do I need in order to improve this weapon further?
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The Aspect of Peryite came out of nowhere and insisted on talking with my character.. forever - How do I stop him?

I experienced a gameplay-killing and savegame persistent bug, where the 'Aspect of Peryite' initiates a conversation and will initiate again after finishing or if you tabbed out of it. My last ...
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Can't see underwater in Skyrim

As of patch 1.5, I am completely unable to see underwater in Skyrim. It's not even that it's murky or dark - it's just a solid grey or green screen. I can still skim across the surface and see into ...
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Using a spell in my main hand and dagger in my left hand

I was wondering if it was necessary to wield spells in my offhand and daggers in my main hand to be an effective nightblade. I'm currently using spells with my right hand and daggers with my left hand....
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Where is the guard that gives you the 'Blood on the Ice' quest?

Susanna the Wicked is dead, and has been dead for a while. Her body is currently lying, haf naked, in the cememtary. The three NPCs I'm supposed to question are also surrounding her body, and keep ...
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Is there any way I can cancel the Stormcloak quest(s)

I joined the Stormcloaks only for the ability to gain a Trophy (PS3) but figured I would continue with the quests for the hell of it. When I found that I had to attack the town of Whiterun, I quickly ...
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How do I guarantee a Finishing Move animation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines when you do a finishing move? Is there any way I can guarantee that my next Killing Blow will trigger a Finishing Move Scene? I am making a Skyrim Video ...
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How does value affect the gain of smithing experience?

As of Skyrim's 1.5 patch, you get differing values for smithing items in part due to their value. More expensive, more experience. UPDATE 1.5 (all platforms unless noted) NEW FEATURES ...
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Do I gain any bonuses for filling out the Smithing perk tree?

So I have reached level 100 for smithing, and I have created dragon armor and raised it to legendary. I did this by filling out the right side of the smithing tree (orcish, dwarven, ebony, etc). ...
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Dumb Guards Attack Me for No Reason [closed]

I swear I didn't do anything. The Guards of Whiterun attack me for no reason. I don't know why. I don't have any bounty. Can anyone help me? This has happened in Solitude the first time I went there, ...
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Who can I safely kill with the Ebony Blade?

I want to empower the Ebony Blade, and I understand that means I need to kill NPCs that trust me, but I don't want to miss out on any quests or advantages. Several NPCs will become followers, ...
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How do I enchant my gear so I can cast spells for free?

I found out that you can enchant armor to reduce the Magicka cost of a certain magic school to zero. What are the requirements to do this, other than 100 Enchanting? Do I need certain perks to do this,...
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Do moral choices affect gameplay?

I've been playing a while now and I'm kind of roleplaying a lawful good character, and I'm wondering what the impact of doing "evil" quests are? I have one for Boethia about lieing to a priest to then ...