Setting for Elder Scrolls 5?

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#1 Posted by Atlas (2430 posts) -

So we all know there will be an Elder Scrolls 5, and my question is where do you think they will set the next incarnation? I'd be surprised if they did Cyrodiil again, and I don't think we are quite ready for a game that takes place in all of Tamriel.

My guess right now would be Summerset Isles. There are hints that major things are happening in the province, including the Psyjic Order becoming a big deal, Daedra worship and the such, and they could also do a Sload invasion story. I also say this out of wish because I love the Altmer, and maybe if they thought Summerset Isle was too small they could include quests on the seas, and maybe you get to visit Anvil and the coastlines of Hammerfell and Valenwood. That would be so badass.

#2 Posted by HistoryInRust (6274 posts) -

I feel you know much more about the mythos of this series than I do, which leaves me with a rather impertinent opinion on the matter.

Let's just say I enjoyed Morrowind, loved Oblivion, and skipped past every tome of backstory I found.  It doesn't make me a bad person, I swear.  Just lazy.

(By the way, I was going to give you the "all of Tamriel" answer.  Just bring back the Silt Striders and I think everything would even out from there.  Haha.)

#3 Posted by Chocobo_Blitzer (303 posts) -

Yeah everyone is dead set on Summerset being the next location for elder scrolls, people said that was going to be the Oblivion expansion. Eh.

I didn't play the first two games, so I have no idea what they already covered, I know it involves Hammerfell, anyways.  I'm not too particular on where they go next as long as it's exotic. That's the thing I loved about Morrowind, it felt really alien. But even once you've settled in that world it could still feel very foreign, with the different factions and their wildly different architecture. As long as the next game captures that diversity, i'll be happy.

#4 Posted by Batman (1016 posts) -

Fallout 3 might as well be Elder Scrolls 5.

#5 Posted by vvArToRN (12 posts) -

akivir that would be awesome (I hope i spelled that right)

#6 Posted by jakob187 (21642 posts) -

How about no?

#7 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

All of Tamriel.

#8 Posted by jakob187 (21642 posts) -
Tarsier said:
"Somewhere new?"
TOTALLY, LIKE A DUMPSTER!!! -_-
#9 Posted by Bulldog19892 (1795 posts) -
Tarsier said:
"Somewhere new?"
Elder Scrolls... in SPAAAAAAAAaaaaaaccce!
#10 Posted by bwooduhs (1616 posts) -

If it comes out next gen i would hope for something huge.

#11 Posted by breton (1437 posts) -
bwooduhs said:
"next gen"
*shakes head*
#12 Edited by Rain_Dog (219 posts) -
Bulldog19892 said:
"Tarsier said:
"Somewhere new?"
Elder Scrolls... in SPAAAAAAAAaaaaaaccce!"
Yes! Like Jason X, except Elder Scrolls X. They could have "Bodies" by Drowning Pool as the main theme.
#13 Posted by Black_Raven (1759 posts) -

It should be set in the present time, with guns and cars so you can drive around and shoot people!

#14 Posted by Red (5994 posts) -

New York.




Time travel baby!

#15 Posted by banned8921 (1246 posts) -

The elder scrolls 5: Soulja boy tellem.

#16 Posted by Pibo47 (3166 posts) -
Levio91 said:
"The elder scrolls 5: Soulja boy tellem."
Wtf?
#17 Posted by encinoman (1 posts) -

Elder Scrolls is a fantasy based game in a fantasy world. It has no ties to this world (earth 21 century). So to make the game have guns or anything of the sort would completely ruin the original intent of the fantasy world created.

#18 Posted by Matfei90 (1288 posts) -

I've said Summerset Isles ever since I thought about an ES5.

Let's hope it's true. Then again, exploring the forests of Elsweyer would be interesting, from the lore I've read about that region. Perhaps a combination Khajiit/Argonian realms gameworld?

#19 Posted by JJOR64 (18906 posts) -

The new Elder Scrolls game will be in Africa, that's the new thing that everyone is doing now.

#20 Posted by Superchris129 (379 posts) -

Hopefully the Mushroom Kingdom.

#21 Posted by Pazy (2561 posts) -

It would never happen but an awesome "Collecters Edition" bonus would be in addition to the new area they ported Morrowind (and maybe Oblivion) to the new game engine. Even without new textures, or the old quests/weapons/items just give me that world to walk around in as well as the new area.

Though as a side note, didnt Arena (the first game) cover all of tamriel? I think it did but im not sure since I havent managed to leave the first dungeon ever...........

#22 Posted by Sticky_Pennies (2019 posts) -

All of Tamriel. Make it an MMO. Done.

#23 Posted by Pie (7053 posts) -

By the time it comes out next gen will probably be hear so either a very very big region or a medium sized region but extremely detailed and lots of cities and dunguens.

#24 Posted by Pazy (2561 posts) -
AnimZero said:
"All of Tamriel. Make it an MMO. Done."

That would ruin it for me, what I love about Elder Scrolls is the fact that I am the centre. In an MMO they can give me a big grand quest but I always know it changes nothing but in Elder Scrolls if I do something it sticks. As well as the fact that because it single player they can put in a lot more detail than an MMO has.
#25 Posted by shrig32 (151 posts) -

Skyrim, probably =)

#26 Posted by Sirelik (2 posts) -

I heard it would be Skyrim too

i'm a little dissapointed but it'll still be great

#27 Posted by ponyslayer (164 posts) -

on the floating island of New Chicago

#28 Edited by pandemic (111 posts) -

I've sort of absorbed a great deal of the mythos into my head without knowing it, really.  I guess I can thank Morrowind and Oblivion for that.  And while it's all pretty cool, I wouldn't be too heartbroken if they decided to put that particular universe to bed.  When you break it down to the component parts it's really just another pseudo-medieval era story with magic.  We already have plenty of games like that.  Time for something new.

You know what I'd like to see?   A wild west era RPG.  You could rob trains, get into shootouts...pan for gold?

Just my two cents.

edit:  What if they made an entire RPG built strictly on the premise of panning for gold?  Best selling material right there.

#29 Posted by kitsune_conundrum (1202 posts) -

If only its like daggerfall, 100000 locations ftw.

#30 Posted by Drebin_893 (2899 posts) -

Summerset Isle.

#31 Posted by shrig32 (151 posts) -
@pandemic said:
"You know what I'd like to see?   A wild west era RPG.  You could rob trains, get into shootouts...pan for gold?Just my two cents."
Rockstar are working on something like this. Forgot it's name, though.. The trailer was exactly what you describe and more
#32 Posted by pandemic (111 posts) -
@shrig32 said:
"
@pandemic said:
"You know what I'd like to see?   A wild west era RPG.  You could rob trains, get into shootouts...pan for gold?Just my two cents."
Rockstar are working on something like this. Forgot it's name, though.. The trailer was exactly what you describe and more "
Well shit, this is exactly what I was thinking about.  I had no idea this was being made...and by rockstar no less.  Hell yeah!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Dead_Redemption

Just one problem though.  I've done as much research as is currently possible, and no one but me seems interested in knowing if Red Dead will have a panning-for-gold mini game.  That'll be the deal breaker right there.
#33 Posted by atejas (3057 posts) -
@Sir_Ragnarok said:
"

I feel you know much more about the mythos of this series than I do, which leaves me with a rather impertinent opinion on the matter.

Let's just say I enjoyed Morrowind, loved Oblivion, and skipped past every tome of backstory I found.  It doesn't make me a bad person, I swear.  Just lazy.

(By the way, I was going to give you the "all of Tamriel" answer.  Just bring back the Silt Striders and I think everything would even out from there.  Haha.)

"
Arena was in all of Tamriel, you know.


Also they've trademarked the name Skyrim.
#34 Posted by baba2 (275 posts) -

Skyrim wouldn't be so bad.

#35 Posted by rafoXxX (71 posts) -

Akavir. Exotic. Chance for new content, like new races for example (aren´t akavirians some sort of oriental dragon like people?).
 
That or an MMO encompassing all of Tamriel. An instanced MMO kinda like Guild Wars would be acceptable. An MMO like WoW not. No. Uh-uh. 
 
Summerset Isles, Skyrim, or any other specific province only would just outright suck, even thought I´d play the hell out of it anyway.

#36 Posted by XLR87T3 (29 posts) -

@pazy said:

AnimZero

said:

"All of Tamriel. Make it an MMO. Done."

That would ruin it for me, what I love about Elder Scrolls is the fact that I am the centre. In an MMO they can give me a big grand quest but I always know it changes nothing but in Elder Scrolls if I do something it sticks. As well as the fact that because it single player they can put in a lot more detail than an MMO has.

Sorry guys, but wish granted:

#37 Edited by devilzrule27 (1239 posts) -

@xlr87t3: I'm so glad a thread that was 3 years dead was necro'd for the breaking news that they're making an Elder Scrolls MMO that was announced over a year ago.

#38 Edited by XLR87T3 (29 posts) -

@devilzrule27: Well I have 100 in conjuration (Ok bumping this was a mistake).

#39 Posted by PandaBear (1301 posts) -

Tamriel.

More specifically, New York City.

#40 Edited by Hunter5024 (5538 posts) -

This thread is such a strange time capsule.

#41 Posted by BeachThunder (11689 posts) -

I'm willing to put all of my money on it being Skyrim.

#42 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4152 posts) -

Feudal Japan.

#43 Posted by BisonHero (6159 posts) -

@hunter5024 said:

This thread is such a strange time capsule.

I know, right? Someone forgets the name of Red Dead Redemption because it hadn't come out yet.

Online
#44 Posted by tsutohiro (364 posts) -

I'm hoping ES6 focuses on Hammerfell. It probably will right?

#45 Posted by Stete (722 posts) -

Ever since I heard the merchant Khajitt outside of Whiterun talk about his homeland, I would love to see a game based in Elsweyr. But most likely it will be Summerset Isles and the Almeri Dominion/Thalmor will be the main focus of the story.

#46 Posted by Gruff182 (852 posts) -

Skyrim, with snow and shit.

#47 Posted by geirr (2476 posts) -

Considering Skyrim sales, it'll probably be like Skyrim with an even shittier UI.

#48 Posted by Matt_F606 (297 posts) -

I just hope it's somewhere further south than the setting for Skyrim. I thought the game was really well put together and enjoyed working through it but everything being set in such a cold, bleak place did bore me after a while.

#49 Edited by leebmx (2215 posts) -

There seem to be lots of new faces necroing old threads at the moment. Is this some weird internet thing that I don't know about?

Also Elder Scrolls 5 will take place in Neo-New York

#50 Posted by Fattony12000 (7037 posts) -

Japan.

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