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Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's list of the 10 bestselling games for the week on their Steam service:

  1. Counter-Strike Glopal Offensive
  2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
  3. Arma II Combined Operations
  4. Borderlands 2
  5. Orcs Must Die! 2
  6. Counter-Strike Complete
  7. PAYDAY: The Heist
  8. Sleeping Dogs
  9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  10. Legends of Pegasus

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40. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 13, 2012, 12:58 Verno
 
Bethesda have never been good at quest design and the only good writer they had, MK, left after Morrowind. blah blah nostalgia goggles blah

Nah my nostalgia goggles only seem to kick in for things 10+ years old. Oblivion had some very notable quests and so did Fallout 3. Very few Skyrim quests stand out by comparison, there was a greater focus on quantity over quality. The murder mystery at the lighthouse (which quickly turns generic) and the Thieves Guild stuff were the only ones I can even recall as memorable offhand. Just even doing a basic comparison between something like the Mage Guild questlines in the various games is pretty telling.

Writing quality is a different story but it's hard to determine whether this is just very weak writing or the writing is poor because the structure has to accommodate the poor variety of quest types. Maybe a little from both. I do agree that Obsidian with Bethesda's tech is RPG bliss, I loved New Vegas and you're right that FO3 had better exploration.

This comment was edited on Aug 13, 2012, 13:03.
 
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