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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Skyrim keyboard control reset

I accidentally changed the esc key to something else, now I can't get into the controls setting to change it back. How do I reset to the default key bindings?
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Weird lags in dungeons

I am running the game on medium settings, with textures set to high and AA, AF off. I have not seen any stutter or FPS drops outside or in cities, but certain dungeons are causing weird lag. Mostly ...
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Are same-sex marriages allowed?

If I started a new game as a woman would I be able to marry another woman? If not, is there a way (possibly using the console) to have a same-sex marriage?
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What are the pros and cons of siding with either the Nords or the Rieklings in their related Thirsk Mead Hall quests?

In the quest, Retaking Thirsk, you need to help a group of Nords kill all the Rieklings in the Thirsk Mead Hall. While in the quest, The Chief of Thirsk Hall, you need to help the Rieklings in the ...
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Broken quarry in Hearthfire

I'm on PC, and when I try to mine the stone quarry at the house near Falkreath it won't activate. Anyone else experiencing problems? Is there a way to fix it? Serana can use the quarry, and Hearthfire ...
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New quests aren't updating?

I have gotten to the point in the main story where I have completed 'Battle for Solitude'. I have completed everything else up to this point except misc. missions I have yet to discover. I want to ...
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How do I get started in the Hearthfire DLC? [on hold]

After buying the Hearthfire DLC for Skyrim (from Steam) and starting the game, nothing happened. I found out that a courier is supposed to deliver. I just used some console commands before the DLC, ...
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What books increase skills?

I've found a whole lot of libraries to 'borrow' from, but I'm not sure which books are worth stea..borrowing. Where can I find a list of books that increase skills when they are read? Preferably with ...
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Can I complete Blood on Ice if I finished Battle for Windhelm?

After taking over Windhelm in the Battle for Windhelm, I finally talked to Wuunferth the Unliving. Now it says to patrol the streets, even though the whole place is burned down. I'm still sitting at ...
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How do you get past the four levers and gate in Harmugstahl?

I tried to do one lever at a time but that didn't work. Then I tried many different patterns and nothing is working. It is one of the Trouble in Skyrim quests.
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When do merchants start paying the actual value of items without bonus effects and perks?

When you pick up items in Skyrim it tells you the value of each item. However when I go and sell the items the merchants are only paying 30% of this value, at best. Discounting any perks or other ...
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How can I sell items for a higher profit? [duplicate]

I've just started playing and am currently level 12. I would like to know if it's possible to sell items, particularly more expensive ones, such as dragon bones, for closer to the original value. ...
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Skyrim: Golden Claw - Turning in

So I went through the dungeon did the fight got the dragonstone but when i try to return the claw it forces the barter menu. Any idea what might fix it?
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Will items dropped on the ground ever disappear?

With the thieves guild missions to steal X amount worth of items from Y I find myself with a lot of useless items that aren't even worth selling. So usually I just stop and drop everything on the ...
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How do I manually install Skyrim mods while using PlayOnLinux?

I'm using PlayOnLinux and can't find the working mods folder for Skyrim. Help!
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Does my hair color in Skyrim affect my werewolf color?

Does my hair in Skyrim affect my werewolf color? Simple as that.
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Fifteen prison guards don't stop hating me after death [duplicate]

Every time I go to fifteen jail as soon as I spawn the guards attack me when I haven't moved an inch. Can someone help fix this?
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How do I get the Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows through console commands?

I was reading the UESP wiki's "Skyrim Glitches" article, when I came upon this gem: Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows These can only be acquired while on the quest Rise in the East, but ...
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How do I backup my saves on skyrim for a mod? [duplicate]

I want to get the "Burning Skies" dragon mod for skyrim, but it says you have to backup your saves first. It requires a lot of other things, but of course, it only has information about it on the ...
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Is it really worth hoarding all the loot you find?

By level 49, I have collected hundreds upon hundreds of various items during my quest. I have accumulated so much loot, in fact, that I need to use 6 barrels in Riverwood to categorize my wide ...
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What spells can not be found as loot in Skyrim?

Yes, I'm aware that spell books are rare loot and if you want them all, it is more useful to buy them. But I don't want to - it is a roleplaying thing. I'm not a mage anyway and don't have the maciga ...
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Where do I locate my Skyrim 'Saves' folder while using PlayOnLinux?

I need help in finding this Saves folder in Skyrim. I'm using PlayOnLinux (Wine, but made easier, I guess?) and have searched through every file I could find but I can't locate it.
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Every guard in Skyrim is after me [duplicate]

I can't get Skyrim guards to stop attacking me. I'm doing the Thieves Guild quest line and I'm just going into Markarth for the FIRST TIME, and the guards attack me immediately. All other guards in ...
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The game doesn't give me the choice to purchase a house [duplicate]

I finished the Blood On The Ice quest and I even collected the bounty for killing the dragon, but the steward isn't giving me the option to purchase hjerim in windhelm. WHAT DO I DO? I'm getting kind ...
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Is there any way to shout more often?

I'm a Dohvakiin. I can shout people to death, and it's awesome. I lament, however, that my voice can only shout every so often, usually requiring a cooldown of 30 seconds (or more!) before I can ...
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What can I do to fix my glitches? (Skyrim)

I have been playing Skyrim and the more I play the more glitchy my game is getting. I play on xbox 360. Note: I play 100% Vanilla with no DLC's Examples: Horses start climbing trees Dragons flying ...
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Can I loot other Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary doors?

In Skyrim I destroyed the Dark Brotherhood; can I get into the other sanctuary doors (without being in the Brotherhood) and loot them?
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Should I sell my Elder Scrolls?

I have completed the Dawguard quests and now the priest wants my Elder Scrolls. Should I sell them to him or are they of any use in the main quest ? I am up to recruiting for the Blades.
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What is the Black Soul Gem for?

How does a Black Soul Gem differ from any other soul gem? I have one with a grand soul in it, so clearly it can take Grand souls. And because soul gems can take souls that are smaller than the ...
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How do you get a crossbow?

I'm planning on buying Skyrim for the PS3. I want to get the best crossbow possible in the game but I don't know how. But also I would like any crossbow. If you only know how to get the normal one ...
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How can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item?

Can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item? What is the name of the skill for it?
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Why aren't armored huskies showing up after installation of Dawnguard?

In the Skyrim Dawnguard DLC expansion pack, there are supposed to be armored huskies and armored trolls as new companions, but when I look in the pen for the trolls and huskies, I only see the trolls. ...
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Will the Dawnguard attempt to kill me if I become a Vampire?

I have just completed the main Dawnguard Questline and have killed Harkon. I was considering turning into a vampire lord because Serana gives me the opportunity to become a vampire. Will the ...
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Why are my kids naked?

I was playing my old Hearthfire save in Skyrim when my kids were only wearing their underwear. I attempted to give them clothes, but they didn't do anything with them. Anyone else have the solution? ...
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What can I do with Dragon Bones and Scales?

I've started slaying dragons (like all good Dohvakiin must), and with each beastie I down, I'm getting close to 200 lbs of loot, mostly in the form of Dragon Bones and Scales. These two items are high ...
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How do I escape from the mode of giving follower commands?

Game: The elder srolls V - Skyrim with all official patches Yesterday I asked my follower in the game to do something. I forgot how this happened, but finally I found I am not able to escape to the ...
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Skyrim Dawnguard DLC Gone

I bought the DLC over a year ago now and originally began playing it on one console and putting my saves in the cloud, I had only done about half the dawnguard quests. I later moved to a different ...
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How do you kill one of The Companions?

I was in The Companions house and Njada was very rude too me. It's OK to be rude in this kind of game, but I would really like to kill her. How do I do it, so that I won't have to kill the whole ...
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How can I cancel the quest to kill Paarthurnax?

When the blades ask you to kill Paarthurnax (the dragon or the leader of the Greybeards) where are they located so that I can cancel that mission and tell them that I don't want to kill him.
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Skyrim miscellaneous quests point to wrong part of map

I'm playing Skyrim on PC. I've completed the main storyline, and I'm trying to complete a lot of unfinished Miscellaneous quests. But for some reason, my quest tracking is not working properly. ...
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Soul trap does not work - black soul gem

Soul trap does not work. I have the soul trap spell and I cast it on the enemy (human). The enemy shimmers and I kill them within a few seconds, but there's no further effect and my black soul gem is ...
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paarthunax delima [duplicate]

After Dragonborn return from killing alduin. Delphine and esbuern won't listen to the Dragonborn. Without the death of paarthunax first. I option to not kill him. Ps3 format. Is there a way to get ...
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Is there a faster way to level Speech in Skyrim? [duplicate]

There used to be a way to level Speech quick by talking to Ungrien in Riften and using the Persuade option many times, but it was patched. Is there any faster way of boosting Speech? I'm at 67 on ...
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Nettlebane lost due to clipping bug

I just killed the hagraven at Orphan's Rock after a hairy fight. Now I can't loot Nettlebane because when she died she clipped through the ground and her body disappeared. Is there any solution to ...
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When do Steam Workshop mods download/sync?

I currently have poor internet for downloading games or anything large (i.e. around 150 KB/s maximum download rate). When I subscribed to a very large Skyrim mod (SMIM) via the Workshop, the mod ...
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How do you join the Thieves guild and how do you lose a bounty of over 80000 gold [duplicate]

How do you join the theives guild I find it tricky And how do I lose my bounty with out going to jail I don't have the gold to pay it it's over 80000
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Does leveling skills in Skyrim increase strength or do I need to buy the perks?

I am level 51 in one-handed combat. However, I still cannot kill Trolls, Giants and some "Bandit" leaders easily. Do I need to buy perks to increase my strength? Or leveling only will guarantee my ...
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When should I enchant with Muffle instead of Sneak?

I have a pair of unenchanted boots, assorted gems filled with souls of questionable origin, and a burning desire to go unnoticed (because I get a 30x bonus to sneak attacks I'm shy) I can either put ...
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Hearthfire bugs?

I'm playing Skyrim on PS3 and bought every property available in the hearthfire expansion. I have one fully decked out manor near Solitude and one south of DawnStar livable but according to General ...
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Can I copy my mod configurations from a save to another?

The mod configuration menu (or MCM) included in SkyUI is amazing, but it resets all mods back to default settings every time I start a new character. I have a lot of mods and I'm forced to spend maybe ...