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PostSubject: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:11 am

So, what's everyone's thoughts on being able to join the Imperial Legion? Razz
I'm looking forward to it. :B
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:30 pm

I'm curious about this as well, wonder if its all roll playing or what not. I'd bet for the requirements would have to be based on previous comments deciding if your more civil and a up stand citizen maybe.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:31 pm

Same here, that's my plan lol. Being a typical Imperial Warrior with no magic (for starts atleast) and joining the Legion and Warrior Companions. Wink

I wonder what all it will have though, mainquest related things or side quests such as arresting people??
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:21 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:42 am

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I'll be slaying you all as I take up the reigns of the Stormcloaks

Agreed.

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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:18 am

I'll for sure be a member of the legion.

Look at it this way guys, what's easier to conquer, a single, mighty empire? Or a bunch of disconnected and independent kingdoms that have already weakened each other through fighting?

Don't forget that the Black March and Elseweyr have already left the Empire, and the Summerset Isles is soon to follow. But none of them will be able to tackle Skyrim, Cyrodil and High Rock combined. But if Skyrim leaves the empire, then that leaves only two or three(If Morrowind decides to remain loyal too) provinces to fend off.

The Empire has enemies outside too. The Sloads, the Pyandoreans and the Akavari all have grudges against the empire too. It is vital that the Empire remain whole, so that when it's enemies do arrive, they will face the combined armies of the entire empire, rather then a few cnscripts and imperial legions already worn down from fighting.

I rest my case.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:45 am

^ Good point, but I will probably be joining whichever faction looks cooler or pays more Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:36 pm

im going to join the stormcloaks because i all ways hated hereing stop right there criminal scum right after i had killed somebody and was running away i would all ways think hahahaha there were no witness theres no way the guard will ever know that i killed him then out of the blue i here stop right there criminal scum witch really bugged me. the reason i wont join the legion is because i just could not do that to some nice person that just killed somebody
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:43 pm

I might join them, just to undo the Imperial Legion from the inside out. Replace all the food with poisoned food, murder them in their sleep and rob them of all supplies. Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:18 pm

Phaethon Rhadamanth wrote:
^ Good point, but I will probably be joining whichever faction looks cooler or pays more Razz

The Empire has the money to back up their words Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:27 pm

Algerin wrote:
Phaethon Rhadamanth wrote:
^ Good point, but I will probably be joining whichever faction looks cooler or pays more Razz

The Empire has the money to back up their words Wink

Not necessarily. Now of course I have not played Skyrim yet so I can't say for sure, but with the end of the rule of the Septims at the end of Oblivion, and the splintering of many of the old guilds who held political power in the empire, the empire has been weakened. Morrowind is hanging by a string, Skyrims king was killed and the nation is in civil war. The wise decision a military leader would do is to try to regain as much of the lost territories they have lost. To give the illusion of strength, the Imperial Legion might be stretched thin across most nations, setting up in little citadels and being stationed there, resources limited and reinforcements scarce. Politically the empire can intimidate its opponents by being present among every province. It's a weakening empire.
We'll see though.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:38 pm

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Phaethon Rhadamanth wrote:
^ Good point, but I will probably be joining whichever faction looks cooler or pays more Razz

The Empire has the money to back up their words Wink

Not necessarily. Now of course I have not played Skyrim yet so I can't say for sure, but with the end of the rule of the Septims at the end of Oblivion, and the splintering of many of the old guilds who held political power in the empire, the empire has been weakened. Morrowind is hanging by a string, Skyrims king was killed and the nation is in civil war. The wise decision a military leader would do is to try to regain as much of the lost territories they have lost. To give the illusion of strength, the Imperial Legion might be stretched thin across most nations, setting up in little citadels and being stationed there, resources limited and reinforcements scarce. Politically the empire can intimidate its opponents by being present among every province. It's a weakening empire.
We'll see though.

True, but the Empire would still be better equipped and trained. They're still gathering taxes from High Rock and the Heartland, so they can actually afford to outfit their legions with weapons and armor, buy territories or build forts. The fact that they can actually still put soldiers in every province is still impressive, since they could just as easily call the legions back to hold the border. It costs more to ship food, medicine and weapons to other provinces, as well as to keep the ships and caravans running.
The Empire still has the power to do all this. It's failing yes, but it's nowhere near gone.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:53 pm

The Empire in Nirn is making me think a lot about the Roman Empire on Earth. Perhaps they did that on purpose.

Let me quote something for you,

"For should the enemy strengthen his van, he will weaken; should he strengthen his rear, he will weaken his van; should he strengthen his left, he will weaken his right; should he strengthen his right, he will weaken his left. If he sends reinforcements everywhere, he will everywhere be weak."

Sun Tzu, Art Of War, Ch. 6, v. 17
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:02 pm

The Imperial Empire does draw a lot from the Roman Empire, right down to the use of Legions.

The problem is that if they don't have garrisons in Skyrim and Morrowind, people would complain that their Empire never does anything for them. If there's too much of a presence, then people complain that their overbearing and should just leave. In addition, without the presence of the Legions, then any political group or army could seize power unopposed. While it would make sense for the Empire to focus all their power in one area, they simply can't do that.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:01 pm

First play through I will likely go with the Stormcloaks. There must be a viable reason that a resistance has taken root. We must purge this land of the occupiers! Purify it with fire! And bacon!
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:26 pm

Trouble with Morrowind is that the Argonians have invaded it after the eruption of Red Mountain. Also, bad news but according to lore, the empire collapsed almost 200 years before Skyrim... so why in the world is there still an Imperial Legion and who is its leader?
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:49 pm

I think it will be interesting... in oblivion i've always wanted to be a gaurd, so i wonder if it will be like that... netherless, its another level of depth in one of the deepest oceans of games, so it'll probably be pretty cool geek
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:55 pm

The Empire hasn't collapsed, it's just been weakened. The new Emperor took the throne by force. Or am I incorrect?
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:30 am

Check this out: http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Lore:Fourth_Era

I'll look into it more myself as well.

I have a suspicion that only parts of the empire collapse and cyrodiil is still doing alright. Many territories have been lost and the Empire is trying to regain them asap
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:19 am

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I might join them, just to undo the Imperial Legion from the inside out. Replace all the food with poisoned food, murder them in their sleep and rob them of all supplies. Twisted Evil
The man's a genius.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:30 am

Lukezke wrote:
Nightblade wrote:
I might join them, just to undo the Imperial Legion from the inside out. Replace all the food with poisoned food, murder them in their sleep and rob them of all supplies. Twisted Evil
The man's a genius.

Thank you Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:22 am

We the Storm Cloaks shall send a man in the inside to give us informations.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:29 pm

I shall Fus Roh Dah all the stormcloaks off of a cliff! For the Empire! Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:59 pm

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STOP RIGHT THERE CRIMINAL SCUM.
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PostSubject: Re: Thoughts on being able to join The Imperial Legion in Skyrim?   Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:00 pm

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Jurgen Windcaller wrote:
I'll be slaying you all as I take up the reigns of the Stormcloaks


STOP RIGHT THERE CRIMINAL SCUM.

Since when are you a guard?!

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