Would you play a remade Morrowind?

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#51 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5885 posts) -

fuck year. 

#52 Posted by ComradeKhan (696 posts) -

Would I play a remade Morrowind?... Of cousre!!! why? do you have one?!?!?? Give it to me!!!!

#53 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

Would there be Cliff Racers?

#54 Posted by triviaman09 (816 posts) -

If they could make Morrowind fun, then sure. Currently, Morrowind is not fun. Neither is Fallout 3 for that matter.

#55 Posted by Brendan (8810 posts) -

This seems like such an easy question to answer "yes" to, that I wonder why it was asked in the first place.

#56 Posted by Slay3r1583 (683 posts) -

If they made it I'd play it. Do I think they should make it? Absolutely not. I'd much rather see Elder Scrolls VI: Hammerfell (just an example) or Fallout 4.

#57 Posted by Malarkain (111 posts) -

I don't know if I want to experience this in HD.

#58 Posted by Inkerman (1492 posts) -

@Brendan said:

This seems like such an easy question to answer "yes" to, that I wonder why it was asked in the first place.

We've so far has two no's by my count. Some people like the many different armour options, the strider travel rather than fast travel, etc. Others just aren't interested in going back to Morrowind.

#59 Posted by Zekhariah (700 posts) -

I would consider it (presumably Bethesda would farm it out to some other studio to re-make it).

But I guess it seems less necessary with the modding. Kind of like how a Doom 1 update would probably be pointless when ZDoom already exists. Or KQM for quake II.

#60 Posted by HH (866 posts) -

yes, as long as there was hardcore modes, and fuck that fast travel bullshit.

#61 Posted by Terramagi (1168 posts) -

No. God knows they'd fuck it up somehow.

#62 Edited by WinterSnowblind (7597 posts) -

Only if they kept the gameplay mechanics the same. If they turned it into Skyrim, it would detract from much of what made Morrowind so much better.

I wouldn't mind the combat being updated to be a bit more active, but changing the skill system and adding fast travel or scaling enemies, etc., would ruin it. The universal dumbing down is why none of the later games will ever be as good as Morrowind.

#63 Posted by phampire (292 posts) -

Morroblivion looks pretty neat, I might check it out.

#64 Posted by mandude (2670 posts) -

It's the engine and voice-overs I can't stand in their new games. Remaking it would just cast those horrible features onto a classic.

#65 Posted by Somnus (89 posts) -

yes, please.

#66 Posted by TwilitEnd656 (610 posts) -
#67 Posted by GetEveryone (4531 posts) -

@MooseyMcMan said:

@Video_Game_King: Nah. That show isn't even any good.

You are objectively wrong.

#68 Posted by Deranged (1944 posts) -

No, but I'm not exactly sold on the Elder Scrolls but I love the lore behind the games and the beautiful worlds each game produces.

#69 Posted by Hizang (9359 posts) -

I never played it, so hell yes.

#70 Posted by ToTheNines (1119 posts) -


#71 Posted by onarum (2547 posts) -

Oh yes, but no fast travel please, or rather keep the fast travel the way it was in morrowind, where you couldn't just click a point on  a map and be magically transferred there, you had to actually plan your travel route (so I take the silt strider here to this coastal village here, and from there I can take a boat to this village here where I'll walk to my destination).

#72 Edited by StarvingGamer (9191 posts) -

Only if they could make it a good game, and by good I mean the first Elder Scrolls game to have fun, engaging combat.

#73 Posted by BongChilla (268 posts) -

I would love this, but I would keep the fast travel the same as it was in morrowind with the silt striders. I don't like the fast travel systems in Oblivion and Skyrim, I rely on it too much and it makes the world seem smaller. The game world in Morrowind was the smallest in the series but it felt bigger because of the lack of a fast travel system.

#74 Posted by Morrow (1870 posts) -

OMG yes. Like, totally. I loved this game so hard back when I was a PC gamer. Everything, the story, mood, setting, hell everything.

#75 Posted by Morrow (1870 posts) -

@Cloudenvy said:

Give me a new Fallout on the Skyrim engine instead!

I'm a newb when it comes to game development and engines, so if you don't mind me asking, would that really make such a difference?

#76 Posted by Mamba219 (170 posts) -

No, because I don't like many of the new mechanics introduced in Oblivion and Skyrim, and I don't care about the graphics.

I dislike the fast travel, the revamped combat system, the lessened emphasis on skills. I find that it is still the best open-world RPG gameplay wise that there is.

#77 Posted by JasonR86 (10031 posts) -

I think the original Morrowind with mods is great. New mechanics would just make the game seem less unique to me. What I want Bethesda to do is keep looking forward and keep improving. Don't go down the well of nostalgia like so many other developers.

#78 Posted by Hizang (9359 posts) -

I never played Morrowind, so I would not get the nostalgia out of it. But even so I would still be up for playing some. But all I really want is to go back to The Shivering Isle with more land to explore.

#79 Posted by Kyreo (4683 posts) -

@Cloudenvy said:

Give me a new Fallout on the Skyrim engine instead!

Yeah man, this! After matching my time in Fallout with my hours in Skyrim (350 hours in each game) I have come to the conclusion that I prefer Fallout to Elder Scrolls but only by a slight margin.

#80 Edited by Terramagi (1168 posts) -


I don't trust them to not fuck it up.

#81 Posted by YOU_DIED (712 posts) -

No, because it would be the exact same game, just like Skyrim was the exact same game as all the previous TES entries with all the same problems. Poor combat, NPCs with buckets of uninteresting dialogue that you eventually end up skipping, etc.

#82 Edited by PokeIkzai (405 posts) -

I might be a weirdo but I would hope they wouldn't add in fast travel. I liked the travel routes by the silt striders. :D But yeah I would play it and probably love it anyway.

EDIT: I would, however, definitely want quest markers of some kind. I absolutely hate the directions the NPCs would give you in Morrowind...

#83 Posted by ThePaleKing (613 posts) -

It may have already been said, but, mods have already done - possibly better than, considering a number of the HD collections that have come out recently - whatever an official re-release could do. Unless you are talking about remaking the entire game in the updated (Skyrim) engine, but that is really somewhat unnecessary.

#84 Posted by Kaowas (131 posts) -

I'd play a remade Morrowind in the Skyrim engine, sure. But if they consolidate the body armour into one thing instead of giving me shirt, pauldrons and pants options I'd be a little disappointed. I know it sounds trivial, but I really enjoyed making a weird mish-mash character with whatever armour I find, and it made my character look far more unique. My younger brother and I both played it when we were teens, and we loved how different our characters were. I was all axes and big armour (with a robe draped over the whole thing and mismatched pieces of armour, of course) and he had magic swords and light armour (and he kept his character looking really uniform). It is understandable, though, that they changed this feature since not everyone likes micromanaging encumbrance and what pieces of armour go where. Having to add pauldrons, top and leg armour can be annoying, but I really want to have that heavy armour with a robe kind of deal going again.

With that said, I'd still play a remade Morrowind even if they change the armour stuff. It's a part of my teenage years that I'd love to revisit now that I'm 10 years older. Heck, I'm thinking of picking up Painkiller HD for similar reasons, and Fallout 3 was me reliving the time I spent as a 12 year old kid watching my older cousin run through Fallout 2 (which I later played when I was 16 or so). Everything old is new and different and I find it exciting!

#85 Posted by believer258 (12974 posts) -

@Terramagi said:


I don't trust them to not fuck it up.

I'm just asking if you knew that you made a very similar comment 3 months ago on the same page. If not, it's kind of humorous.

Anyway, I've already said that I would in this thread, but all I would really want is better graphics, better quest directions (not markers, just something better than "find this tiny MacGuffin in this general area"), the ability to move at a decent speed from the start without using up stamina, and (probably the most controversial) Skyrim's actual combat mechanics. I don't mean skills and stuff, I mean actually swinging your sword and actually hitting stuff. There are mods that can kind of do those sorts of things but it still doesn't look, sound, or feel good at all.

Otherwise, I'd rather it stay the same. No fast travel, a lot more text instead of speaking, no actual quest markers, a lot more options for armor and weapons, a lot more magic spells, no need to keep towns separate from the world so that you levitate over them or something crazy like that, etc.

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