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We've been down too long in the midnight sea
Max and I decided to start a playthrough of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as the late Ronnie James Dio, the heavy metal legend who had a music video that kinda looks like Skyrim. There's only one problem; Max can't remember any Dio lyrics correctly. It's okay though; we had good beer and bad tacos. read feature

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Skyrim promoted blog

What Skyrim taught me about pushing my best friend off a mountain


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Aug 16
[Dtoid community blogger and artist MeanderBot shares this wonderful story and comic from his time with Skyrim. (Check below for the full comic.) Want to see your own work appear on the front page? Go write something! --Mr An... read
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Skyrim is finally worth it
Usually I just poke fun at Skyrim modders for rendering photo realistic horse vaginas, but I may finally play Skyrim just to play this mod aiming to recreate the first four levels of the tragically abandoned classic MediEvil.  MediEvil 3 and Bushido Blade 3. C'mon, guys. Needs to happen.   read feature

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Oblivion is also coming to Skyrim thanks to modders


Skyblivion
May 16
The folks doing impressive work over at The Elder Scrolls Renewal Project aren't merely bringing the content of Morrowind into Skyrim with Skywind -- they're also giving Oblivion (and its DLC) the same treatment with a proje... read
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Skyrim

Glean some interesting facts about Skyrim from this Did You Know Gaming? video


You know, aside from the lyrics to the main theme
May 13
I don't watch too many YouTube video series, but I quite enjoy some of the facts Did You Know Gaming? serves up. Sometimes I actually walk away having learned a little something. I ended up liking the latest entry to the DYK... read
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Mods

The mod that's bringing Morrowind into Skyrim is coming along nicely


The best-looking Elder Scrolls project right now
Apr 18
Devise a lofty goal for fans to work toward and they'll come together to create something truly remarkable. This is Skywind, an in-progress mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that intends to bring the content of Morrowind i... read
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Skyrim / BioShock Infinite & Borderlands 2 / Dishonored


New bundles from 2K and Bethesda
Jan 17
2K and Bethesda Softworks are buddying up to release two new combo bundles of their recent hit games. One bundle combines The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim & BioShock Infinite while the other includes Borderlands 2 & Dishon... read
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Skyrim

Turns out blacksmithing is tougher than in Skyrim


Who'd have ever guessed?
Jan 13
I don't think that anyone really thought that Skyrim provided an accurate depiction of a blacksmith's trade. I mean, those dudes have to hit stuff for a really long time. It looks too tedious to be fun. Unless they have... read
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Skywind

Skywind modders release first developer video


Yes, mods can have dev diaries too
Jan 06
Last month saw the alpha release of Skywind, a Skyrim mod that transports players back to the land of Morrowind. More than just a rehash of old content, the developers have reworked and altered much of the original game's me... read
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Sexy cabbage

Skyrim gets sexy with cabbage


Curiously cruciferous
Dec 20
I know this cole gallery isn't new to some of you, but it bares repeating. I love bienni-all of these magestic cabbage shots. I'm losing my head over them. The grandeur just makes this seem a magical savoyage. I do believe I'... read
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Skyrim mod

Skyrim mod restores content cut by Bethesda


Cutting Room Floor
Dec 17
Skyrim modder Arthmoor managed to find some content that didn't make it into the game's release, and he has done his best to add it back into the game. He released the Cutting Room Floor mod to restore a few NPCs, some quest... read
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Skywind

Download the Skywind alpha and play Morrowind in Skyrim


There goes my weekend
Dec 06
Just hearing the Morrowind theme fills me with the need for adventure, and seeing the streets of Balmora makes me feel at home. Now I have a chance to revisit my favorite Elder Scrolls game as a mod for Skyrim. The epic mod... read
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Mods

This image of Skyrim modding made my day


Sven's face says it all
Nov 26
I don't feel it's inherently necessary to explain why this image is worth sharing -- does it not speak for itself? -- and I've already paid my debt with a serious story about the benefits of modding The Elder Scrolls V: Skyri... read
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Mods

That 19-year-old Skyrim modder landed a dream job


But not at Bethesda!
Nov 26
Alexander Velicky's massive Falskaar mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim impressed us back in July. What got me the most was that a large part of his motivation for this mod was to get a job at Bethesda. While that hasn't hap... read
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Skyrim officially comes to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition


As paid DLC, naturally
Nov 01
It can be difficult to keep up with all of the content 4J Studios pumps out for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and the millions of people that seem to own that version of the game. This seems like a big one, though. It's a DLC p... read
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Zelda

Next Zelda won't take inspiration from Skyrim


Aonuma tried the game because of its name
Sep 09
When The Legend of Zelda director Eiji Aonuma said that he had played The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in an interview, word got out that he was using the Bethesda title as inspiration for the next Zelda. Naturally, that got ... read
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The Dragonborn fights vampires and Necromancers


Another great live-action take on Skyrim
Aug 23
Remember that awesome live-action Fallout movie from Machinima Prime? It was the start of a series of live-action takes on videogames, and the latest one has finally arrived. This one is based on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and sees the Dragonborn has been weakened by a vampire's curse. The Dark Brotherhood captures him, and offer to cure hi if he rescues another vamprie from the Necromancers. read
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Every Bethesda and id game is on sale on Steam right now


Skyrim, Fallout, Quake, and so much more
Aug 01
[Update: I somehow missed this earlier, but ALL the games on sale here can be yours for $89.99 in the QuakeCon pack. That's 44 games, folks!] QuakeCon is happening down in Texas this week! For those of you that can't make it,... read
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Here's a Skyrim fan film just because


All the props and costumes were made with just a $100 budget
Jul 19
Skyrim: Journey's End is a little fan movie starring the Dragonborn taking on a Necromancer and a couple of undead bandits. It's an impressive short, and it's made even more impressive due to the fact that the costumes and props were all made with just a $100 budget. [Thanks, Shannon!] read
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Buy an Xbox 360, get a free copy of Skyrim Legendary


FUS-RO-DEALS!
Jul 19
Are you in the market for an Xbox 360? Are you that one person that still hasn't played The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? Well GameStop is going to help you correct that mistake, by offering a free copy of The Elder Scrolls V: Sky... read
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19-year-old spent a year making this amazing Skyrim mod


Featuring 25 hours of new content
Jul 17
Skyrim mods are the best, like the one we just featured that brings in Dishonored powers into Skyrim. This one, though, takes the cake. Falskaar is a new mod and it features nearly 25 hours of new content. That's new charact... read
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Skyrim mod

New mod brings the powers of Dishonored to Skyrim


You can now wield Corvo's arsenal, including the handy Blink power
Jul 16
The Skyrim modding community continues to impress; this time it's a new mod entitled The Gift of the Outsider which has brought the powers wielded by Dishonored's protaganist Corvo into Skyrim. Blink, Devouring Swarm, Wind B... read
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Fiddling around with that tablet PC gaming thing
Your old buddy Jim Sterling has borrowed a Razer Edge with which to do all sorts of videogame things. You can watch me have a bit of a play on Skyrim, Crysis, Castle Crashers, and Darksiders II if you want. I try to make it ... read feature

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The Villager pays a visit to Skyrim


Oh god no
Jul 06
Such innocence and bloodshed, yet that smile never goes away. read
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Smash things with the real life Skyrim Orc Axe


Another custom creation by the Man at Arms
Jul 02
Man At Arms latest videogame inspired creation is the Orc Axe from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The coolest aspect of this creation is how the blacksmith made the weapon look as if an actual orc would make it given that they wouldn't have access to power tools and the like. Neat! read
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Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Dark Souls 2 is all about going in, guns blazing, and hoping to God it works. Oh dear. Namco Bandai's PR chief recently shone a spectacular light on the broken mentality of "AAA" publishers, describing the promotion of ... read feature

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Elder Kings mod

Elder Kings mod brings Tamriel to Crusader Kings II


Rule the land of Skyrim
May 13
With the Elder Kings mod you can now bring the rich world of The Elder Scrolls into Crusader Kings II. Everyone from Argonians, Dunmer, Nords, Falmer, Khajit, Bosmer, and the Empire are here and playable in Paradox Devel... read
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Offbeat

Halo, Modern Warfare 2, & Skyrim brought together


In a little musical medley, that is
Apr 26
Musician Sarah Schachner did a little arrangement where she covered the Halo, Modern Warfare 2, and Skyrim themes back-to-back. The covers sound wonderful, and it's all even more impressive once you see that Sarah played every instrument herself. [Via The Awesomer] read
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Obvious "GOTY" release is obvious
Bethesda has today announced The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition. Can you guess what that means? Did you guess a rerelease of Skyrim with all of the downloadable content? Wow, you're psychic! Released on June 7 for ... read feature

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Skyrim

The horrific Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mod for Skyrim


Can't look away
Apr 19
Bethesda may be done with Skyrim now, but the fans will never be stop. Mods will continue to come, like this latest one by modder Higeyoshi that adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Skyrim. I'm not going to be sleeping we... read
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The Destructoid Show can see through your clothes
Hello boys and girls, here's today's Destructoid Show for you to rub your dirty little eyeballs all over. Mmmm. Yes, just like that. Bethesda is done with Skyrim, and they've now begun teasing their next exciting mystery pro... read feature

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How Dishonored, Skyrim and Fallout find success where none should be
The game industry tells us many things in order to justify its various activities. Multiplayer is added to so many games because solo experiences are dying. Online passes are needed because used games are killing creativity. ... read feature







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