What race will your first character be?

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#1  Edited By Ulquiorra

I'll probably choose Nord or Imperial. 
 
Because I'm racist like that...

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#2  Edited By valrog

Same.

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#3  Edited By EvilTwin

When in Skyrim do as the Nords do.

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#4  Edited By Skald

Argonian or Breton.

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#5  Edited By capt_ventris

Nord. Who would not want to be a dragon slaying Viking? 

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#6  Edited By Enigma777

Gnome

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#7  Edited By imsh_pl

Worgen.
 
Oops, wrong game.
 
I don't even know all the races :-p

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#8  Edited By ch3burashka

American.

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#9  Edited By Aronman789

I'll either play as a beserker Orc named Glush or an Argonian mage named Percy

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#10  Edited By adoggz

hm......... maybe I'll be a uh....... a thingy

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#11  Edited By NoCookiesForYou

What are the race options? Same as Oblivion?

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#12  Edited By Mars_Cleric

well I was Imperial for my first Oblivion playthrough so I'll probably be Nord for this one 
but then on my second playthrough I will go to the old standard Redguard
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#13  Edited By ahoodedfigure

Lizard folks for me too.  I tend to play Argonians...  even when they have hair on their head.
 
@Verb4tim: Hey, is that the Neuromancer cover as part of your icon?  
 
The races haven't been announced, but supposedly there are more choices than usual.

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Dark Elf.

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#15  Edited By shiftymagician

I'm tossing between a Dark Elf or a High Elf.  Dark Elf for the massive fire resistance that race always has, and High Elf for the increased magicka pool at the cost of 100% weakness to magic.  There have been ways to alleviate that huge weakness, so when that is taken care of it will always end up as a really powerful spellcaster race in the latter end of the game.

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#16  Edited By unchained

I've played Nord as my main / first character in every Elder Scrolls game I'm looking forward to playing in the homeland. Though I'm interested to see what the orcs are going to be like in Skyrim. If they are a playable race, I'll definitely consider one. 

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#17  Edited By NoCookiesForYou
@ahoodedfigure said:
@Verb4tim: Hey, is that the Neuromancer cover as part of your icon?    The races haven't been announced, but supposedly there are more choices than usual. "
Yeah it is, love that book. 
 
I might play as a Nord or High/Dark Elf. Hoping for more variables in appearance sliders.
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#18  Edited By Soap

Which ever one looks the coolest, regardless of their abilities or how they compliment my play style. (Basically how I play Street Fighter as well :D) 

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#19  Edited By Zereta
@Capt_Ventris said:
" Nord. Who would not want to be a dragon slaying Viking?  "
No one I want to know.
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#20  Edited By the_hiro_abides

I usually play as a Breton, because of magical resistance! Same reason I roll with a drow in D&D games.

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#22  Edited By Shinri
@drag said:
" whatever helps me the most to steal every plate in the city  "
I agree, the ability to steal cutlery and other such objects is vital.
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#23  Edited By Bollard

Hooray for being the only person who plays Khajiit! Thieves Guild ftw!

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#24  Edited By TorMasturba

I was an Ogre on my first playthrough of Oblivion, but then about 3 hours in I decided it wasn't for me and restarted as a Dark Elf guy that has a mix of expertise in magic and combat, a war-mage or something like, I forget the name that's listed in the game.

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Dark Elf probably.

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#26  Edited By Marz

imperial

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#27  Edited By Frenchie108

dark elf, same as in oblivion

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Khajit, as usual.
 
Then a Nord warrior after.

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#29  Edited By AlexW00d

Dunmer Spellsword. 
I am assuming it will be the same races, as I saw it posted that there will be 10, which is the same number as Oblivion. 

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#30  Edited By Pibo47

I heard there are going to be more races..so ill have to wait and see whats up. But probly imperial. I always have, so ill probly continue with it. Then from there ill play around with the races.

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#31  Edited By Bennyishere

Being a Scandinavian, choosing anything but Nord seems like treachery.

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#32  Edited By moelarrycurly

Redguard

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#33  Edited By AuthenticM

Nord, and fuck the Argonians. Those lizard motherfuckers invaded Morrowind in the aftermath of the volcano erruption. I really hope a race war happens where we slaughter them fucks.

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#34  Edited By MikkaQ

Nord battlemage, especially now that you can wield a spell and a weapon at the same time. 

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#35  Edited By jorbear

Seabiscuit. 

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#36  Edited By Jimbo

Probably a hot Viking chick with a massive Viking beard.

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#37  Edited By natetodamax

Redguard, just like I did for my first playthrough in Oblivion.

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#38  Edited By GunslingerPanda

Nord because Skyrim, duh.

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#39  Edited By JP_Russell

Depends on how the races differ in this game and what kind of advantages they each have (and how significant those advantages are in the context of the game).  But I'm predisposed to start as a Wood Elf.  Archery is fun.
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#40  Edited By fudge91

Probaly wood elf, due to its bonus stats to markmanship and sneaking. I've always preferred the sneaky bow+arrow combat style in TES, and i've alwyas enjoyed breaking in to houses at night and stealing as much valuable stuff as i could.

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#41  Edited By NakAttack

Nord easily.

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#42  Edited By Atlas

High Elf (Altmer).

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#43  Edited By Spoonman671

I usually prefer magic characters so I'll probably pick a High Elf.  If the main storyline is a lot stronger than previous games, then I might be inclined to roll with a Nord.
 
Still waiting on Bethesda to bring real dwarves into the fold.

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#44  Edited By grilledcheez

Not sure yet, but I was a Dark Elf in Oblivion

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#45  Edited By Pie

Dark elf, there good spell/melee guys right?

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#46  Edited By benjaebe

I usually go with Nord, so it seems even more appropriate to do so in Skyrim.

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#47  Edited By Aus_azn

I'll go with Dark Elf if they improved the model quality from Oblivion. If not, back to Nord, probably.

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#48  Edited By Drakhir

Maybe an Argonian, as it was the main race I played with in Oblivion.

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#49  Edited By General_D23

Usually go Dark Elf.  Did a magic/stealth hybrid that worked out for me really well in Oblivion, and with the way the skills seem to go now, looks like it might go even better.
 
Nord does seem like the obvious choice for Skyrim, though. And it's been awhile since I've done a pure warrior in, well, any RPG.

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#50  Edited By vaiz

Possibly an Orc. I was never really into Orcs till I started a Morrowind playthrough as one as a joke. Then I started taking it seriously, and now my Orc can kill almost anything in one hit with an axe. It's pretty badass.
 
If not that, a Breton. Or, hell, maybe I'll play as something I've never played as before. A magic central character might be a challenge.

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