Oblivion and Fallout 3 eGuides


I recently received word from David Hodgson that Prima’s Game Guide for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition is available as an eGuide on their site for $24.99. Highlights of the guide include:

  • This digital guide features easy-to-use clickable navigation on every page.
  • Covers all available content for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Shivering Isles, Knights of the Nine, and downloadable content.
  • Detailed maps for every part of the world and every major city, plus special maps for every key section of the main quest.
  • Specific chapters on how to create your character and maximize your abilities and skills.
  • Over 450 full-color pages packed with information on everything you need to know about the massive gameworld of Oblivion.
  • Walkthroughs for every quest in every part of the Oblivion world, including the main quest, as well as miscellaneous and freeform quests.
  • Sections on various gameplay systems including stealth, combat, magic, spellmaking and enchanting, alchemy, and more.

For more details and a chance to check out parts of the guide for free, head to Prima’s site.

In related news, David has a new blog post up about the Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition Game Guide. While you can still purchase a physical copy of the guide, it’s also available as an eGuide for $26.99.

Reader Comments

  1. I guess this is a good thing for people that want the official thing and can’t get to somewhere selling it/can’t get it mailed to them for cheaper (like on Amazon), but all the info’s on gaming sites and forums. Why bother, really?

  2. While I do partially agree with Phoenix on this one, I feel compelled to say how well Prima did on the Oblivion guide. I got much inspiration (for characters, and mods especially) and learned a lot about quests, etc., … that I had already done. Also, after reading this it got me to play my characters and level them, versus before I just played Oblivion for the story. Also, it makes me feel cool that I have a book that looks like the Mysterium Xarxes in the Bethesda Altar in my Temple…. erm…. bedroom.

  3. I wish they would just print out more physical guides. I guess I’m just not a fan of ‘e-guides’. There are already quite a few great web sites that serve the purpose already!

  4. Yeah, there are lots of online resources, but I agree with Erik. They did a fabulous job with both guides. They’re really very helpful.

    Besides, if you’re in the middle of playing the game, you don’t want to quit the game to look up something on the internet. It’s great to have a physical copy right there for referring to!

    New Fallout 3 GOTY guide is the best, though, because it has an index, which is a huge help.

    Wish they’d put out an anniversary edition or something of the Oblivion GOTY guide though, with the same new features as the new Fallout guide: glossy pages for awesomeness, hardcover for durability and long-lasting-ness, and of course the extremely helpful index, which makes it way faster to find stuff.