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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard

DAWNGUARD is the first official game add-on for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® - the 2011 Game of the Year. The Vampire Lord Harkon has returned to power. By using the Elder Scrolls, he seeks to do the unthinkable - to end the sun itself. Will you join the ancient order of the Dawnguard and stop him? Or will you become a Vampire Lord yourself? Featuring an all new faction questline and locations, the ultimate choice will be yours.
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3 out of 3100%of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
Review 1 for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
Crossbows and new Factions, better with Mods
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Posted on:11/11/12
Venatio
Location: Florida
This game is perfect for: hardcore gamers
As a piece of Downloadable content, Dawnguard is very flavorful (especially around Halloween). That said I would like to highlight the positive aspects of this DLC.
1. The new factions, the Volkihar Vampire Clan and the Dawnguard, are more fleshed out and enjoyable than their vanilla contemporaries, with better side quests, rewards and bases.
2. The Vampire Form and to some extent the upgraded Werewolf gameplay add new options for players to enjoy combat. They won't reach the level of a master artisan's armor set but they make rampages much funner.
3. Crossbows are more reliable than bows because every shot fired is fully charged, making them better for hectic short range encounters. Masterful bow users may have an easier time sniping distant enemies, but such encounters are rare. Crossbows have a more reliable rate of fire and advanced crossbows retain a 50% bonus against armor while still being fully enchantable. There is also nothing quite like hitting an enemy with the crossbow's stock before plating a bolt in them.
The negatives include tiresome quest lines and less than moderate pacing. If possible, don't buy this DLC at full price - there are plenty of download vendors across the web that you'll find it on sale sooner rather than later. If you are a steam user you can register said purchase and you'll be treated as if you bought it from Valve.
Review: A 7.5 on its own merits, +.5 with mod configuration = 8
A note about the mods, acquire one that distributes crossbows to other factions. It will make a replay all the more enjoyable to see said weapon being used more often. Indeed, PC users should stake out mods that enhance Dawnguard to get the full worth of this purchase. And for those wondering, No: Serana is not a marriage candidate.
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Review 2 for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
An amazing dlc for the most amazing game.
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Posted on:10/23/12
Pollo840
Location: JOliet, Il
This game is perfect for: hardcore gamers
Skyrim is my number 1 top game, i love all of it, their dlc, and specially the mods =). fantastic game.!!
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Review 3 for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
awesome game
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Posted on:8/30/12
movoss
This game is perfect for: casual gamers
i been playing the xbox version and later im gonna get the digital download for the computer its fun and cant wait to play online
the A.I's could be more advanced though
 
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