well i started a roguish kahjit. after helgen, bleak falls barrow, and the first couple smithing assignments i was level 12 with 50 archery and 46 sneak, lol. seems like the opposite of most rpgs where the second run through goes so fast you end up underleveled. i was so proud of myself until i realised that enemies are going to be scaled way up relative to my damage output. my first guy was a thane with a house and a couple dragon shouts at level 11.
i tried the dense starfield and hi-res blood mods. only time i bothered to look at the sky at night it was overcast, and wow there's a lot more blood on the screen now.
the big ram patch feels like it makes the game load faster, but i don't see it actually using any more ram, and i don't think my c2d + 4670 have the balls to crank up the graphics too much.
have you guys seen these screenshots: http://deadendthrills.com/