Tag: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

A fan-made Skyrim pillow greets you with your demise each morning
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A fan-made Skyrim pillow greets you with your demise each morning

The opening scene of Skyrim is pretty iconic. You wake up to find yourself bundled into the back of a cart headed for Helgen – and your execution – alongside rebel leader Ulfric Stormcloak and fellow prisoner Ralof of Riverwood. Earlier this year, one fan even recreated it as a text-based RPG in dating app Tinder. Now, another fan has recreated it in another medium – as a pillow. Ready to greet you as you awaken. read more

This Skyrim mod lets you play the whole Daggerfall main quest in the modern engine
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This Skyrim mod lets you play the whole Daggerfall main quest in the modern engine

For many Elder Scrolls fans, the series essentially begins with Morrowind. But there are two massive, sprawling procedural worlds that preceded it, and Daggerfall in particular introduced of Tamriel’s most important lore. If that game’s often-fiddly old-school role-playing was too much for you to deal with, and you’re not already occupied with some of the other best Skyrim mods, a new mod transplants Daggerfall’s main story into Skyrim. read more

This Skyrim mod lets dragons talk
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This Skyrim mod lets dragons talk

Skyrim has a lot of dragons, and it has a lot of you learning dragon language so you can yell at them. But it doesn’t give dragons very many opportunities to talk to you. One modder thinks that’s a bit weird given that dragons are intelligent creatures fully capable of common speech, so now there’s a mod to make dragons chattier. There’s something for all occasions among the best Skyrim mods, after all. read more

This Skyrim mod adds Baldur’s Gate-style NPCs to Tamriel
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This Skyrim mod adds Baldur’s Gate-style NPCs to Tamriel

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an extremely modern RPG, despite being nearly eight years old, and while that’s helped it attain extreme mainstream success, it’s lost the lengthy, intricate NPC dialog that makes games like Baldur’s Gate so memorable. If you haven’t already spent enough time with the best Skyrim mods, a fresh mod full of old-school RPG dialog is here to add new depth to your next playthrough. read more

Skyrim’s murky seas finally get an overhaul with this underwater mod
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Skyrim’s murky seas finally get an overhaul with this underwater mod

In the eight years (!) since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim came out, mod makers have been hard at work transforming the game. We’ve had grand new areas and adventures created entirely from scratch, multiplayer expansions for co-op dragonslaying, and even GPS trackers for those elusive companions. Beyond that, seemingly every part of the game has been remastered, from the flowers to the weather to the entire look of the game. read more