As much as I'm enjoying this game, there's one thing that keeps poking in to that whole "suspension of disbelief" thing for me.
The entire cast talks like Motörhead roadies.
No, really. Half the characters speak in an accent just like this, and the native people are called the Nords. One of the towns is named Hrothgar, after the Danish king of the Scylding line. Whiterun is ruled by a Jarl, and one of the mead halls is called Jorrvaskur, which basically means "spunky pony."
It quickly becomes obvious that Skyrim is little more than a thinly-veiled piece of anti-Scandinavian …