What really impresses me about The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is that even after ten years, the game isn't done surprising me. Even if you think you've conquered every last challenge and solved every last mystery, chances are you haven't.
There's always some new secret feature or hidden detail just waiting around the corner to change everything you thought you knew. Truly, Bethesda's 2011 RPG is the gift that keeps on giving, and will probably continue to do so forever. Or at least until The Elder Scrolls VI launches, which would roughly be around the same length of time.
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Over on Reddit, one fan has discovered after ten years that it's possible to go full-on Indiana Jones while exploring the many tombs and ruins of Skyrim - and it's kind of blown my mind too. It's also made me feel a little dumb for not working out something that seems so obvious in hindsight.
You'll no doubt be aware that these ancient Nordic tombs are filled to the brim with both traps and treasure. Pressure plates, tripwires, explosives, and more make pilfering these dungeons of their loot all the more dangerous.
Occasionally you'll find a pedestal atop which rests some treasure or other. These are almost always traps, and removing the treasure results in a barrage of crossbow bolts to the face. If you're tough enough you can take these hits easily enough, but it turns out you don't need to.
As you can see in the video below, it's possible to pull out an item from your inventory and place it on the pressure plate so that removing the treasure from the pedestal doesn't activate the trap.
Impressive, right? If nothing else, this is a pretty handy use for all those potions you're too afraid to use.
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