Our newest TES Modding interview features Sarah, a.k.a. Stuporstar from the Official Bethesda Forums.
Hailing from Canada, Sarah is a trained jeweler, illustrator, graphic designer, editor, and writer who currently works as a freelance fiction editor and book cover designer. Some of her most popular Morrowind mods include Uvirith’s Legacy, Books of Vvardenfell, and recently The Tea Mod and Uvirith’s Legacy (released after the time of this interview) for Morrowind.
How did you get involved with modding?
My brother gave me a copy of Morrowind in 2006, and I later bought both expansions for it. At the time, I’d been making minor mods and maps for Civilization IV, but never got heavily into it. I played Morrowind for a week or two before delving into modding. I was disappointed with the first stronghold I got in the game, Rethan Manor, so it didn’t take long for me to jump into the Construction Set to try to improve it. My first mod was a mess, and so was the next–unpublishable–but while learning I discovered the modding community. I remember distinctly how Fliggerty made me the most welcome and helped answer my most complicated scripting questions. I’ve tried to pay it forward ever since.
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Following the release of last week’s PvP trailer, the newest “Creating ESO” feature reveals how the ZeniMax Online team built keeps that invite exciting large-scale conflicts for both the defenders and assailants.
Learn more at ElderScrollsOnline.com.
UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who participated! Our winner has been selected and we will post the results as soon as they receive their copy.
Looking for the perfect TES gift for a friend or loved one (or just yourself)? This week we’re giving away a signed copy of The Elder Scrolls Anthology — signed by Todd Howard!
How to enter? To start, follow Bethesda Softworks on Instagram and repost our TES Anthology contest image with the hashtag #TESGiveaway. After posting, use Instagram’s “Copy/Share URL” option to send us your Instagram post and send an email to email@example.com.
For full contest details, read the sweepstakes rules after the break. Good luck!
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‘Tis the season to save on our PC Games…
Between today and January 2nd, you can save on our entire Steam catalog. Games like DOOM, Skyrim, Fallout 3, RAGE, and QUAKE are all 50%, and additional savings will come by way of daily deals. As a part the sale’s first day, you can purchase Dishonored today for only $7.49!
For more savings, hit up Steam. Happy Holidays!
Nothing says the holidays like Boxman — so much so that we put him under the Christmas tree. Today we’re gifting more Boxman screenshots, as well as a previously unseen piece of concept art for The Evil Within.
Visit Russian artist SapeginM92’s deviantART page to check out his 10-page Dishonored comic which incredibly recreates Corvo’s escape from Coldridge Prison. Elsewhere on his page, check out additional tributes to Dishonored and The Elder Scrolls.
Discover one of the rewards only the most powerful in Tamriel can claim — the emperor’s armor! Visit ElderScrollsOnline.com for the full image and more details.
As tradition, we wanted to share this year’s Bethesda Holiday card. With 2014 already on the brain, this year’s card pays tribute to next year’s lineup.
For more holiday cheer, check out the Ghosts of Christmas Card Past.
The next Elder Scrolls adventure is nearly here! Today we released our latest gameplay video, War in Cyrodiil, and with it we announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will arrive worldwide for PC and Mac players on April 4, 2014. PlayStation 4 & Xbox One will launch in June 2014.
Regardless of the platform you choose, your online adventures will be here before you know it. As you plan out which alliance you join, watch our all-new gameplay trailer showcasing PvP combat and how you will be able to battle with and against your friends in Cyrodiil.
For more information on ESO and its launch plans, read a personal update from Game Director, Matt Firor at elderscrollsonline.com.