13:20 - Zaphod Also the reason I wanted to wait with getting all the awesome items in Skyrim until I had the right level so they would be the most powerful. But then I just ended up getting bored of the game before I ever got there.
13:18 - Zaphod Yeah, that's one of the things that made Morrowind a thousand times better than Skyrim.
13:02 - !J.O.O.E.! I loved Morrowing primarily for the fact you know you could hunt down legendary items from the off, and you could also walk into an area of enemies way beyond your level. Made exploration feel more real and worth it than Skyrim.
12:59 - !J.O.O.E.! I really hope they drop the whole enemies / equipment levelling with you like in Skyrim. Got sick of finding a high level piece of armour near the start to have it become totally useless and bettered by generic equipment later on.
12:55 - Zaphod Hadn't thought of the music. That'll likely be a problem. Not sure how I feel about the interface and leveling system of Skyrim in Morrowind...
12:51 - !J.O.O.E.! My main concern is the music; presumably they won't have the license for the original score, and also the UI, interface etc seems to be that of Skyrim, possibly the levelling system too.
12:48 - Zaphod Yeah, they have to retain the spirit of Morrowind's world and make it look new at the same time. Kind of.
It's pretty amusing when people try labeling black metal bands/fans as elitist, because these days that stereotype of the genre's bands and followers as striving to maintain that "trve and kvlt" attitude falls pretty easily when one just looks at the facts. In the past decade, black metal seems to have been branching out in all possible directions, incorporating seemingly any potential influences into the core of its traditional formula. Further testament to this increasing evolution comes in the form of Norway's Kvelertak, whose sound can best be described as some strange blackened pop punk of sorts. So as a disclaimer: if you're one of those people that think the aesthetics of black metal all boil down to corpsepaint, howling to the moon in ancient forests, and anti-Christianity, you'll probably want to go elsewhere. Otherwise, if you're someone like me who absolutely loves the ever-increasing creativity of the genre, then please continue.
This isn't really an album you break down the intricacies of (that's not to say there aren't any as the hybrid of styles is uncanny and very well executed). "Meir", much like their debut, is just good old-fashioned, ass-kicking fun. It's infectiously catchy, brutal at times, but most importantly it's just a blast to listen to. Roll around town with the windows down and a few buddies rockin' out to this shit and you'd be appreciating it at its fullest. I'm usually rather "high brow" in my taste but this shit is just too fun not to enjoy :-) Can't wait for the shitshow thats gonna be Kvelertak and Cancer Bats!
No other band manages to mix hardcore punk, hard rock and black metal in one melting pot to provide such a fine (and fun!) music. I liked their debut a bit more, but it might have been for the feeling of novelty. "Meir" didn't give a slap in the face, but this fact didn't prevent me from taking a great pleasure from listening to this album.