On Skyrim III: Questing for Perfection

  05:18:02 pm, by   , 902 words  
Viewed 24634 times since 18/03/11
Categories: Games, Elder Scrolls, UESP
Of all the new features introduced in TES V: Skyrim, the one that has UESP's active editors simultaneously wriggling with delight and squirming with horror is "Radiant Story". At its most basic level, this seems to be a way of avoiding the problem with… more »

Dead Money but Not Dead Enough

  04:43:50 pm, by   , 1842 words  
Viewed 438331 times since 14/03/11
Categories: Games, Fallout
Back in October last year (my how time flies!) I wrote a post about Fallout: New Vegas, in which I described my disappointment with the game. My final paragraph contained the phrase "If I give it a few more hours, I might like it too", which turned out… more »

On Skyrim II: Location, location, location

  04:38:31 pm, by   , 409 words  
Viewed 48431 times since 09/03/11
Categories: Games, Elder Scrolls
For me, one of the best bits of news about Skyrim is that the whole map is being hand-generated rather than using a generator for much of it. I've described elsewhere that my initial to leaving the initial Oblivion sewer was "Wow!", and that I had a… more »

It MUST be said

  07:28:10 pm, by   , 43 words  
Viewed 10186 times since 26/02/11
Categories: Elder Scrolls
The bit of the teaser trailer where the music changes to the new version of Reign of the Septims and the dragon takes off? Well it brings a tear to my eye. Yes, I'm an old softy. But... wow... *sniff* more »

Soule Music

  06:15:29 pm, by   , 588 words  
Viewed 7552 times since 26/02/11
Categories: Elder Scrolls
It's an oft-overlooked aspect of The Elder Scrolls, but the music in the games is incredibly important. The latest update to elderscrolls.com has allowed us all to look back to the dark days when, to be frank, music wasn't an important part of gameplay.… more »