We pulled our friend Nat into ESO; she’s not only an MMO newbie but also pretty new to video games in general. Maybe this was throwing her into the deep end a bit, but hey, she’s a good swimmer. So potemathewolfqueen and I rolled new toons, and she’s playing a Breton templar healer. I’m playing a Bosmer (yes […]
Read More Replaying the Pact with a friend
It’s like the Flying Dutchman made a wrong turn at Brigadoon and ended up in Tamriel.
Read More Out of the mist
We still haven’t really figured out what the deal is with them, when the become active or what triggers them. Maybe we aren;t high enough level? Maybe it’s not turned on in the beta (though I’m pretty sure that’s NOT true)? But anyway, we still feel a little frisson whenever we start poking around one, as if […]
Read More Flirting (again) with Dark Anchors
This is the kind of detailing and productive mystification that has always been part of what makes the worlds of Tamriel feel alive and like the have an existence beyond the game. Just a body lying in the path on a side of a mountain near one of the Dark Anchors. A mage’s staff by […]
Read More Dead guy.
And the queen even came along on one! Back to her old adventuring days. She’s good people.
Read More Dungeon delving in Auridon
Ok, I think I already posted something just like this the first time I found Nirnroot, but I can’t help myself. Even when I’m not doing alchemy in crafting I keep collecting the things, just in case they spring some, “Find 1066 nirnroots and bring them to me for a big reward” quest on me in […]
Read More More Nirnroot!
St. Theresa eat your heart out.
Read More Skyshard ecstacy
So this was a fun corner detail, in Skywatch I think. There were only 2 cats to begin with, then a third wandered in, then a forth. And then the cats were joined by the pet Dwemer spider, Has-Many-Legs: I thought “Aldarch Wuufren” was funny. Then there was the whole subplot of the bears attacking […]
Read More I tawt I taw a puddy tat. And dwemer spider…
I really appreciate the glow on the face, which I hadn’t noticed so much before when I was in well-lit areas but leapt out at me this time when we were in a cave: Of course, the effect on the weapons themselves is also pretty sweet. But I just thought the glow was such a […]
Read More Nice skill buff visuals: Molten Weapons