Skyrim could augment its free-roaming if, for example, it was just a huge map that you could look around in -- as it is in the "Map in full 3D" mod. As the name suggests, this mod gives you full control of the in-game map, allowing you to zoom "almost to the ground" and experience the whole world bear-free.

PC Gamer compares it to Google Street View, which makes this the perfect way to role-play a Californian engineer in a Prius.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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