Elder Scrolls Lorebites

Short introductory posts to the lore of Elder Scrolls, links to further information are provided. Why do I start as a prisoner? What are the Elder Scrolls? Nirnroots the Moons M’aiq the Liar Birthsigns and Stones Further Reading

panoramic screenshots

I’ve been messing around with Hugin and trying to create some panoramic screenshots.  I think I still need to finetune the process but it’s fun.   As ever, click for full size images 😉

ES Lorebites ~ Nirnroot

As far as I can tell, Nirnroots only appeared in Oblivion and Skyrim (and will be present in The Elder Scrolls Online too).  In both games the amount you collect is tracked under the achievements page, there are quests associated with them and they can be used for alchemy too.  The Elder Scrolls is set…

ES lorebites ~ what are the Elder Scrolls?

Simply put they are ‘Tamriel’s mystical tomes of knowledge that told of its past, present, and future’.  For a full definition, I’m just going to quote from the UESP : [they] are scrolls of unknown origin and number which simultaneously archive both past and future events. The number of the Scrolls is unknown not because of…

Elder Scrolls lorebites

I’ve decided to start writing some short posts about the lore of the Elder Scrolls (with links for further information) as I’ve realised that in all this time, a lot of the lore hasn’t actually sunk in 😛   Seriously, I’ve been playing a Bosmer (wood elf) since 1996 and I only found out a few…

yet another ESO beta impressions post :P

When I had initially heard that there was going to be an Elder Scrolls MMO, my initial reaction was ugh no!  I always play a sneaky thief type and I love being on my own in these games, to the extent that I never used the companion in Skyrim and didn’t even want a co-op…

Ca’ial Breal and surrounding areas

Whitefawn Retreat was the first place I saw in Vanguard, and I felt at home immediately.  I loved the architecture, which grew more intricate as you travelled from Whitefawn Retreat, through to Shimmerlake Garrison and finally to Ca’ial Breal.  Ca’ial Breal always reminded me of a rustic Lothlórien, multi-levelled with flets and the architecture blending…

weekly screenshot

Popped into lotro and vanguard recently,  I’m still finding it hard to settle in any game.  While I’m waiting for the Elder Scrolls online, I’m going to check out SW:ToR and DDO, it’s fun having time to check out other MMOs at least 🙂