One fine day our hero was innocently perusing an ancient Daedric ruin, when… I’ve got a bad feeling about this. Just walk away slowly, like you didn’t see anything. Aw, man, not a skellie again?! I hate that sound I make when I’m a skellie and I run.Or walk. Or move at all.
Read More Clavicus Vile, that is not funny!
I changed my mind and went for a big change at level 42. It was all about the hat. I found a drop set item (the medium armor helm from the Stygian set) that looked just like the Ancient Nord helm from Skyrim. And I got all excited thinking (mistakenly, as it turns out) that […]
Read More The White Witch
And when you can’t beat ’em, join ’em—with a little topless blacksmithing!
Read More Whole lotta naked goin’ on
Thessaly’s look has really evolved, especially in the past few months since the dye stations were added in Update 3, which increased my ability to customize her dramatically. I’ve taken great pleasure in finding unexpected or striking color palettes to go with interesting combinations of racial motifs in the armor and weapons themselves. Hopefully all […]
Read More Evolution of a tank, part deux: Dye, scum!
At some point I really want to do some compare-and-contrast (or “then-and-now”) images of key locations in ESO and Skyrim or Oblivion. Windhelm would definitely be a great choice. Riften even more so—I’m pretty impressed with what they did there to kind of rewind time on that city, to ungrow it in a way and […]
Read More Good morning, Windhelm
Thessaly illustrates the Allegory of the Cave.
Read More Plato’s Republic of Tamriel
Looks pretty spooky eh? Did the lighting myself. Let me set the scene: The tendrils of mist glowed with an unearthly backlight on the terrifying but beautiful monster of undeath who glided, silently, from the crypt where she wandered in eternal wakefulness. Eldritch runes— One always has to use the word “eldritch” in stories like […]
Read More If I were a Lich Queen this would be my lair
I was actually picking Nirnroot, but the camera swung around in just such a way and well it was a fortuitous screen grab. Ah, some more glowing plant life, this one from a ways back in the Crow’s Wood:
Read More By the light of a fairy ring
Ok, the horse didn’t really fall down, at least not all the way. It’s just…leaning… However, nothing would do anything about the fact that I got myself stuck in that there crevasse, no Skyrim-style climbing and jumping and climbing out some more to scale high peaks etc.
Read More Horsie fall down go boom