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That impressive Morrowind mod for Skyrim is coming along

Even if a game doesn't have groundbreaking progress to share, sometimes it's nice just to check in and hear that it's still in production. That goes double for passion projects like the mod Skywind. The folks behind this Morrowind mod for T...   read

 
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Morrowind-in-Skyrim mod Skywind is looking great in this new update video

Skywind is a full-conversion mod that aims to recreate the much-loved Morrowind and all of its content in the newer, shinier Skyrim engine. It's been in development since what feels like the dawn of time, but things are shaping up pretty n...   read

 
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Bethesda sitting on unreleased Skyrim port for Xbox One

In twilight of 2013, Nintendo put out a remastered The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker for Wii U. One of the key reasons cited for the project's existence was it allowed the Zelda team to experiment and familiarize itself with the new ...   read

 
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Watch a 79-year-old grandmother play Skyrim, and have your heart warmed

Grandma Shirley, aka Shirley Curry, is a 79-year-old grandmother who "just had a beast of a gaming computer built," allowing her to "play like a Boss! LOL" according to her description on her YouTube channel. Shirley's first let's play of ...   read

 
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Skyrim Script Extender is now on Steam, so you can easily fix Skyrim

If you’ve done any level of Skyrim modding, you’ve probably come across Skyrim Script Extender. It’s an add-on which massively increases what mods can impact, and a lot of more intensive game-changing mods require it. Unfo...   read

 
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Gabe Newell defends paid mods against the fury of an angry Internet

The PC gaming community has been up in arms ever since Valve announced a few days ago that the Skyrim Steam Workshop would start allowing modders to charge money for previously free user-created mods. To the surprise of absolutely no one, t...   read

 
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The first paid Skyrim mod has been pulled

Who'd have ever thought selling mods which include other people's work would be a bad idea? It turns out the very first paid Skyrim mod on the Steam Workshop has been removed after accusations that it contained work from other people's free...   read

 
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No more file size limit for Skyrim mods on Steam Workshop

Bethesda will be removing the 100MB file size limitation from Steam Workshop mods in an upcoming patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  Finally, all those gorgeous gigantic textures can be installed from Steam itself, instead of from ...   read

 
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Dio in Skyrim: Part 3 - Don't "Taco" To Strangers

In the third part of our ongoing investigative series on what it would be like if heavy metal pioneer Ronnie James Dio was, in fact, a mage in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. In this installment, we forget more lyrics, and Max's girlfriend ge...   read

 
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Dio in Skyrim - What did you do the day Dio died?

Continuing our adventures through Skyrim; Max lays out the lengthy tale of what he did the day Dio died. Max's romp involved bottomless mimosas, a 40oz of malt liquor with a condom taped to it, and a deformed raccoon named 'Scary'. I don't...   read

 
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Skyrim can only get better when you play it as Ronnie James Dio

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 co...   read

 
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Oblivion is also coming to Skyrim thanks to modders

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 project called Skybl...   read

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

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 DYKG series about ...   read

 
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Skywind modders release first developer video

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 meshes and textur...   read

 
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Skyrim mod restores content cut by Bethesda

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 quests, and a couple...   read

 
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Watch Thomas the Tank Engine terrorize Skyrim

That cold, dead look in his eyes as he relentlessly attacks the village; that menacing bellow as he terrorizes the sky; the unforgiving nature of his assault. The legends are true.   read

 
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This image of Skyrim modding made my day

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: Skyrim, so my consci...   read

 
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Here's a Skyrim fan film just because

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 m...   read

 
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Buy an Xbox 360, get a free copy of Skyrim Legendary

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: Skyrim Legendary E...   read

 
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Storm's Adventure with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Here I am again, the sweaty, fat kid running back up to Destructoid, saying, "No, wait, I got another." So I held this voting event a while ago on YouTube called "Tell Storm What To Play 2012", and this is the true end result. The Elder Sc...   read

 
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The horrific Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mod for Skyrim

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 well after seeing...   read

 
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Skyrim Legendary Edition possibly coming in June

All Games Beta posted a link to an image of a Polish store page that lists The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. We can safely assume that this is going to be a game of the year edition ...   read

 
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Bethesda officially done with Skyrim, moving on

Bethesda has today announced that its The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is officially done. Its team has wrapped up, and will be moving on to new projects. Although there'll be no major additions, minor updates are still promised for the foreseea...   read

 
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Limited Dragonborn statues are hand-crafted, pricey

If your mantel is in need of a protector from pesky dragons, then look no further than artist Alejandro Pereira's 1/6 scale replica statue of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dovahkiin, the Dragonborn. This hand-crafted, hand-painted statue wa...   read

 
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Bethesda updates Skyrim to version 1.9 Beta on Steam

Good news, weary travelers of Skyrim! Bethesda has just updated the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to 1.9 beta for you to test out, if you so wish. It looks like console adventurers will have to wait a little while longer, but th...   read

 
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A conversation with one of Skyrim's top modders

Callum Macarthur, AKA ThirteenOranges, has worked as a professional level designer for Ubisoft, but these days he spends his time creating mods for Skyrim, and they are among the best content available for the game. He is responsible f...   read

 
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Top game-changing mods for Skyrim on the Steam Workshop

The Steam Workshop is a great way to install mods for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. If you are getting tired of the gameplay, here are some mods that will changes some of the mechanics to give you a different experience. Maybe you want ...   read

 
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Dragonborn's amazing content held back by glitches on PC

Almost two months after coming out on the Xbox 360, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's latest DLC, Dragonborn, has made its way onto the PC. The content here is amazing, as Chris already explained in his review back in December. He only encounte...   read

 
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Bethesda puts out improved HD textures for Skyrim DLC

While it would have been nice to see Dragonborn for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim hit PC earlier than it did, the Steam release is now behind us, and Bethesda has a nice bonus on top of it. For those users who can handle high-resolution textu...   read

 
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The Skyrim theme gets covered by ... Tay Zonday?

Remember Tay Zonday? The Chocolate Rain guy? Well apparently he's been making music videos ever since and his latest is a cover of the Skyrim theme. And you know what? It's actually pretty good. Go figure.   read

 
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Skyrim's Nightingale armor looks great in real life

Skyrim is starting to become my favorite game in terms of all the awesome cosplay that it's inspired. I was most impressed with the Dovahkiin Daedric armor cosplay, and the same goes for the Nightingale Armor created and modeled by Beebichu...   read

 
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Bethesda confirms PS3 release dates for Skyrim DLC

Praise Hermaeus Mora! After a lot of deliberation, a lot of delays, and a lot of doubt, Bethesda has confirmed that all of the current Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC is coming to the PS3 in the month of February. Dragonborn will drop on Februa...   read

 
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Feast your eyes on this amazingly detailed Skyrim armor

deviantART user Chris "Zerios88" Wolvie states on his page that he's a "little noob cosplayer." Sir, I beg to differ. Chris custom made his own Dovahkiin Daedric armor from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and it's just stunning. It's incredibly...   read

 
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Skyrim: Dragonborn DLC coming to XBL on December 4

Skyrim: Dragonborn is the next downloadable chapter in the Skyrim story, revealed today via a suitably dramatic new trailer. Yet again, it is only announced for Xbox Live at this time, with the PC version likely coming sometime later, and ...   read

 
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Steam Workshop's one-year anniversary has arrived!

In one year's time, what started off as an easier way for players to access new user-created content for Team Fortress 2 has grown to encompass more than just sweet hats and guns, with a touch of J.C. Leyendecker or Norman Rockwel...   read

 
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Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC may never come to PS3

Bethesda has confessed that, due to an unnamed development problem, PS3 users may never get access to Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC, missing out on the extra content altogether.  "Skyrim is a massive and dynamic game that requires a lot of re...   read

 
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Home is where the Hearthfire is in newest Skyrim DLC

Next week, in defiance of all reasonable expectation, Bethesda will be releasing yet another massive content package for Skyrim. The Hearthfire DLC enables the player to purchase land, build their own house on it and equip that house with ...   read

 
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Skyrim feels the wrath of Conan O'Brien and Mr. Buttons

A month ago, talk show host Conan O'Brien decided to throw his hat in the game reviewers' ring with a new web series called Clueless Gamer. After ripping apart Michael Phelps: Push The Limit, he has ticked Kinect Star Wars and Minecraft of...   read

 
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The world of Skyrim: It all looks rather splendid

As if to mock us mere mortals who have yet to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Bethesda have thrown another video our way. There's not much action, but there is a lot of scene setting. It goes a long way to show how much more diverse Skyr...   read

 

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