dallasbracken Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:13pm
Can you have multiple characters in game?
I clicked "new" on the menu, and all it did was ask if i wanted to start a new game. I'm afraid to click yes, I just wanted to try out a different player class/playing style. help? :x
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Caps Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:21pm 
Yes, you can have multiple characters in Skyrim
dallasbracken Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:26pm 
How?
Caps Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:30pm 
By clicking new then yes
dallasbracken Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:32pm 
So, after you do that, how do you get back to your original character?
Caps Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:33pm 
By click esc the click load then click yes
jkm lynch Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:36pm 
Start a new game but use a clean save for your new character (not a bad idea to disable most of your mods until after Helgen too when you start a new game). There should be no plroblems as long as you do not save over a game that you have already started. I have three characters that I use for different aspects of the game and have never had a problem.
stabbykitteh Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:39pm 
It's hard to tell them apart though and any auto or quicksaves will be overwritten.

You could go to My Documents / My Games / Skyrim and make a copy of your saves folder. Name it after your character and store it in a backup folder. Then you won't have to worry about overwriting your old character's saves.
dallasbracken Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:46pm 
Thank you all. :)
rfzm Nov 20, 2012 @ 8:24am 
well you can have several save files but thats about it. No real system for multiple characters wich is very sadly (especially since its an RPG with the element of choice emphasized)

beware to not override your savefile if you have several characteres.
Aleitheo Nov 20, 2012 @ 8:30am 
You seem to be new to games.

When you click new you are making a new character, the old character doesn't go away unless you delete those things called saves (they save your character so you can play them again)
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