#eso Zainsipilu, Morrowind

I love the caves in ESO, they can be very pretty.  This one, in particular, is very striking with the contrast between the red and heat of the lava fall and the cool green lake areas.

all the elder scrolls

I don’t know what it is about this series but it’s kept me hooked for nigh on 20 years now…  Well probably something about the sneaking, the thieving, the freedom, the world… 😉 Anyway, I have been playing a LOT of ESO.  I have a regular Thursday evening dungeon group with friends which is always…

2014: the year of Elders Scrolls & Dragon Age

Well for the first three months of the year, all I could think about was Elder Scrolls.  Even to the extent of starting very enjoyable replays / noodling around of Morrowind, Oblivion & Skyrim.  I love this world so much – the freedom and exploration, the sneaking and thieving, killing things with a bow…  Finally, Elder Scrolls Online…

My character(s)

Post 16 of blaugust My main character is always a wood elf.  She is always a rogue type, either ranged or dual wielding. assuming of course the game gives you these choices.   For a RPG type game, I won’t play it at all if I don’t have at least have a gender choice.  I’ve got…

ES Lorebites ~ Birthsigns and Stones

In Morrowind and Oblivion you choose one of 13 birthsigns (each corresponding to a constellation) for your character which give bonuses to either attributes or magicka or give a unique ability.  These are a permanent unchangeable effect. For Skyrim, the birthsign system was changed to Standing Stones which represent one of the 13 constellations (which…

ES Lorebites ~ M’aiq the Liar

Introduced in Morrowind as an Easter Egg who comments on aspects of the games, particularly on features which did not make it in and they are often quite funny.  He also appears in Oblivion and Skyrim and is set to make an appearance in the Elder Scrolls Online.  (Click the links for full dialogue and…

ES Lorebites ~ the moons

Nirn has two moons which dominate the sky.  The larger red moon is known as Masser and the smaller silver moon is known as Secunda. The moons are not celestial bodies as we would understand them, but rather they are the remains of Lorkhan and we perceive the results of his death.  (I think I…