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  • Summary: For the first time in the Elder Scrolls universe, purchase land and build your own home from the ground up - from a simple one-room cottage to a sprawling compound complete with armory, alchemy laboratory, trophy room, and more! With Hearthfire, the possibilities of what you can build are endless.

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  1. PC Master (Greece)
    Feb 6, 2013
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    Even with its low price, Hearthfire is only for a handful of crazy fans of the game. [November 2012]
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  1. Dec 4, 2014
    5
    Hearthfire is a simply O.K DLC.

    It allows you to build your own house and "customize" it. The problem is, it's one massive time sink.
    Hearthfire is a simply O.K DLC.

    It allows you to build your own house and "customize" it.

    The problem is, it's one massive time sink.

    There isn't much true customization, and not a massive load gets added to the game. It does at least give you something extra to do or spend money in.

    For Role Players, I'd give it a 7/10 for adding something extra to RP with. But for other people I'd give it a 5/10.
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  2. Jul 4, 2014
    4
    Unless you're a huge fan of the base game and need everything related to Skyrim, or if you're an achievement hunter, there is really no reasonUnless you're a huge fan of the base game and need everything related to Skyrim, or if you're an achievement hunter, there is really no reason to get this DLC. Hearthfire simply adds the ability to build your own house. You get three separate, predetermined plots of land that you can buy and build a house. Each house will looks the same except for the three wings you can add. There are three choices for each win so you'll be able to build each wing once if you build up each of your houses. You can then decorate it, but you don't get to choose where to put the cosmetic things, that's all predetermined as well. You also now have the option to adopt up to 2 children There children will hang out at your house with your wife and sometimes gather gifts for you (such as ingredients, gems, clothing, etc) but will mostly just beg you to play 'tag" with them, give them gold, or buy them a gift. It's nice coming into your own house and seeing a somewhat personalized space where you can keep all your loot, but it's really not worth the price. Expand
  3. Sep 24, 2014
    3
    I love Dawnguard and Dragonborn.

    Hearthfire sucks. I thought that the ability to build your own house sounded awesome. It was implemented
    I love Dawnguard and Dragonborn.

    Hearthfire sucks. I thought that the ability to build your own house sounded awesome. It was implemented horribly. It is tedious, structured and limiting. There's very little you can do to customize your house. The locations are boring and you cannot change them. Gathering materials is a pain in the butt, just cheat them in, seriously. The interiors are rather bland and ugly, as are the exteriors. The original houses in Skyrim, while smaller, are more unique.
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