Graphics - Looks amazingly beautiful if you enable hdr (or bloom) water effects high quality textures.
Dungeons - tons of them, they respawn in time, and enemies are usually the same level as you.
The rest remind me of an answering machine message, spouting out information without actually hearing or interacting with the player.
Or will I just have to buy a hard copy?
I like having stats (attributes) and skills.
Combat : pretty straight forward and fun with melee, bows, and stealth.
Difficulty is basically anything you want with an adjustment slider.
Many allied npcs can be killed by 'friendly fire' when they throw themselves in front of you in combat.
You can basically go anywhere you want, as fast or as slow as you want, and the game will mostly adapt.
Definitely has some distant Roman-empire influence in the location and characters centralized in the imperial capital (and dealings with the empire and council - being vague to avoid spoilers).
In a sense, it has the opposite problem of Morrowind - being too far directed toward pre-defined ends and making your character into a Mary Sue that always is the.
Now, there are a lot of reviews out there already for this game.
That being said, the game is another attempt at a sandbox style rpg, and creates a limited illusion of a world, working really well if you want to play "the.
I've looked on the official Bethesda website and there doesn't seem to have a link to download.
Forget about complex dialogs or saying something aggressive or threatening to an npc, it's almost always a choice of "yes ma'am I'll do the quest, or "no ma'am, I don't.
To throw out a counter example, recent gta games, while being just as linear, have much much more characterization and memorable dialogue while still offering a large sandbox.
So yea, if you're a little fascinated by the Romans, the Imperial City might be interesting to you.