History Trivia / TheElderScrollsIVOblivion

8th Apr '16 3:31:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Creator/PatrickStewart is Emperor Uriel Septim.
** Creator/SeanBean is Martin Septim.
** [[Main/SupermanII General Zod]] is Mankar Camoran.
** WonderWoman is every female Orc and Nord in the game. And this potentially includes your own character if you choose to play as either of these.
** In the French dubbing, every male Khajiit has the voice of Captain Haddock from the 1990's cartoon adaptation of ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}''.
5th Dec '15 9:31:38 PM RomanBowler
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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Ralph Cosham, who voiced all the Breton males in the game, died on September 30th, 2014 due to an illness.
5th Jan '15 11:12:12 AM nombretomado
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* TheOtherDarrin: Uriel Septim was played by a different, unnamed local actor in ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall's]]'' opening cutscene, in ''Oblivion'' he is played by PatrickStewart [[note]]probably chewing up a chunk of the voice acting budget: there are many, many characters, and few voices.[[/note]]

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* TheOtherDarrin: Uriel Septim was played by a different, unnamed local actor in ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall's]]'' opening cutscene, in ''Oblivion'' he is played by PatrickStewart Creator/PatrickStewart [[note]]probably chewing up a chunk of the voice acting budget: there are many, many characters, and few voices.[[/note]]
2nd Dec '14 4:50:03 PM Bauglir100
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** WonderWoman is every female Orc and Nord in the game!

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** WonderWoman is every female Orc and Nord in the game!game. And this potentially includes your own character if you choose to play as either of these.
27th Jul '14 9:22:26 AM DannWoolf
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* {{Blooper}} A handful of mistakes by the voice actors [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Oblivion:Minor_Glitches#Audio_Glitches were accidentally left in the game.]]

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* {{Blooper}} {{Blooper}}: A handful of mistakes by the voice actors [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Oblivion:Minor_Glitches#Audio_Glitches were accidentally left in the game.]]
25th Jul '14 9:38:25 PM DannWoolf
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* StupidStatementDanceMix: The infamous "Stop right there, criminal scum !" cries of the guards [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yieYXj5cDKE received one]].

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* StupidStatementDanceMix: The infamous "Stop right there, criminal scum !" scum!" cries of the guards [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yieYXj5cDKE received one]].
11th Jul '14 4:07:32 PM ZemplinTemplar
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* StupidStatementDanceMix: The infamous "Stop right there, criminal scum !" cries of the guards [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yieYXj5cDKE received one]].
7th Jul '14 10:53:26 AM justanid
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* {{Blooper}} A handful of mistakes by the voice actors [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Oblivion:Minor_Glitches#Audio_Glitches were accidentally left in the game.]]



** [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Jean-Luc]] [[PatrickStewart Picard]] is Emperor Uriel Septim.
** [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Boromir]] is Martin Septim. In other words, [[GameOfThrones Oblivion is coming]].

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** [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Jean-Luc]] [[PatrickStewart Picard]] **Creator/PatrickStewart is Emperor Uriel Septim.
** [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Boromir]] Creator/SeanBean is Martin Septim. In other words, [[GameOfThrones Oblivion is coming]].Septim.



** Wonder Woman is every female Orc and Nord in the game!

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** Wonder Woman WonderWoman is every female Orc and Nord in the game!



* TheOtherDarrin: Uriel Septim was played by an entirely different actor whose name was never revealed in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall's'' opening cutscene.

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* TheOtherDarrin: Uriel Septim was played by an entirely different a different, unnamed local actor whose name was never revealed in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall's'' ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall's]]'' opening cutscene.cutscene, in ''Oblivion'' he is played by PatrickStewart [[note]]probably chewing up a chunk of the voice acting budget: there are many, many characters, and few voices.[[/note]]
* TalkingToHimself: An unfortunate side effect of Bethesda's decision to have the game be fully voiced, while hiring only a handful of actors to voice over 1000 characters. It's quite possible you'll be hearing two [=NPCs=] conversing to each other ''with the exact same voice!''
** One VA for all Imperial Males, one VA for all Orc and Nord females, one VA for all Orc and Nord males and so forth.
5th Apr '13 12:32:36 PM StarSword
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* TheOtherDarrin: Uriel Septim was played by an entirely different actor whose name was never revealed in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall's'' opening cutscene.
2nd Jan '13 5:27:59 AM lu127
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* HeyItsThatVoice: [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Jean-Luc]] [[PatrickStewart Picard]] is Emperor Uriel Septim.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: HeyItsThatVoice:
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[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Jean-Luc]] [[PatrickStewart Picard]] is Emperor Uriel Septim.



** in the French dubbing, every male Khajiit has the voice of Captain Haddock from the 1990's cartoon adaptation of ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Books in {{Skyrim}} about the events of Oblivion (dubbed the Oblivion Crisis) describe the events of it much different (and arguably, better) terms, making it a lot more appealing. Bethesda's writing has always been in the Lore. The game itself? Not so much.
** In the other direction, the initial descriptions of Cyrodiil in Redguard/Morrowind were much stranger and more fanciful than what ended up in the game, featuring river dragons, singing priests covered in robes made of moths, and living topiaries of the dead emperors that could speak and move their bodies with the help of birds. The retcon was only vaguely alluded to within the byzantine Mythic Dawn Commentaries, though it's more explicit in the more lore-savvy Skyrim, incorporating an extracanonical explanation written by the writer who had described much of the original Cyrodiil to begin with.

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** in In the French dubbing, every male Khajiit has the voice of Captain Haddock from the 1990's cartoon adaptation of ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Books in {{Skyrim}} about the events of Oblivion (dubbed the Oblivion Crisis) describe the events of it much different (and arguably, better) terms, making it a lot more appealing. Bethesda's writing has always been in the Lore. The game itself? Not so much.
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In the other direction, the initial descriptions of Cyrodiil in Redguard/Morrowind were much stranger and more fanciful than what ended up in the game, featuring river dragons, singing priests covered in robes made of moths, and living topiaries of the dead emperors that could speak and move their bodies with the help of birds. The retcon was only vaguely alluded to within the byzantine Mythic Dawn Commentaries, though it's more explicit in the more lore-savvy Skyrim, incorporating an extracanonical explanation written by the writer who had described much of the original Cyrodiil to begin with.with.
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