posted on Oct, 13 2013 @ 08:04 PM
If your constantly getting killed by certain creatures, either do hit and run tactics, hit back off, hit again...
of use magic spells from afar, just blast him, run off, blast him again, when your magic runs out, let it recharge.
You also have quest, there is the main quest and side quest. The radiant system is pretty clever, some quest you just can't do until you level up.
If I were you, I would stick to a town and stay there, talk with the people and they will give you small sub quest that will reward you with money and
items. Stick close to town when you venture out, sometimes the only baddies you'll face in these moments will be skeever's (rats) and a couple of
Experiment with the controls, go outside the city walls and try stuff out, like spells, weapon draws, blocking with a shield. eventually you'll
IMHO, I think you should start out in Riften, its located SE of the map, on the other side of that huge mountain your talking about getting killed by
the troll (sasquatch). In that city, you'll be introduced to the thieves guild, so a lot of the missions you due will have you sneaking around and
breaking into houses, looting all you see, with minimal combat, just enough to give you a feel on fighting enemies, a great way to level up.
Just keep at it, once you've attained a pretty good level, 15-20 and you got some good weapons and armor with a nice arrangement of spells, you'll
do just find by going out. Find companions and they will follow you into combat, that helps a lot.
My character is Nord, built like a battle mage (that class is not available, only in oblivion, but you can build you characters in such manner), Lv.
80, maxed out spells and skills.
You'll get there.