Planet Elder Scrolls Hall of Fame — March Entries

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APY at Planet Elder Scrolls has announced the latest Hall of Fame mods. Get these installed…stat!

Oblivion Mods

  • First Person Sitting Perspective Fix by Kirel: Now when you sit down in first-person mode, the camera will follow your movement.
  • Dark Green Glass Armor by Ohanzee: This mod gives a new look to glass armor — featuring a dark green tint.
  • Hoarfrost Castle by Antistar: A new castle mod (pictured above) that features an outstanding view over the Great Forest, the Heartlands, and the Nibenay basin: from Bruma, to Chorrol – to the Imperial City.

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Goodbye TESting, My Old Friend

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All good things must come to an end, and that includes TESting Your Knowledge. After posing eleven brain-slaying Elder Scrolls trivia questions to the masses, we have one final puzzle to answer:

Who or what is responsible for killing human tribes in Black Marsh during the Second Era?

Duncan Booker of Vancouver, British Columbia will take home the last signed copy of Greg Keyes’ “The Infernal City” for correctly answering the “Knahaten Flu.” And that’s that.

Our thanks to The Imperial Library for putting this contest together, to Greg Keyes and the Bethesda team for their contributions, and to all the fans that participated. If you enjoyed TESting, be sure to revisit the Bethblog for more contests and trivia in the future.

TESting Your Knowledge XI: Final Exam

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It’s been a good run, Elder Scrolls fans, but TESting Your Knowledge is finally coming to a close. After 11 weeks of Google-busting trivia, we have reached the final question.

We asked you about Potentates, and we quizzed you on calendar snakes. You remembered King Wulfhart, and you cursed the Hoonding. Many books were won, and good times were had by most. Now, only one puzzle remains:

11. Who or what is responsible for killing human tribes in Black Marsh during the Second Era?

If you have the answer, you could win our last signed copy of Greg Keyes’ Elder Scrolls novel “The Infernal City.”

Contest rules and instructions on how to enter follow. Good luck!

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TESting Your Knowledge Wrap-up

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In our penultimate Elder Scrolls trivia question, we asked you guys to answer the following:

What was the Yokudan name of the first batallion of Redguard soldiers that set foot in Hammerfell?

The answer, as it turns out, is simple. The Yokudan called the Redguards “Ra Gada,” which was eventually corrupted to the present “Redguard.”

Michael Mauro of Lancaster, PA was our big winner. Congrats to him. To the rest: you have one more chance to win on Friday. Make it count.

TESting Your Knowledge Volume X: Yokuda Been A Contender

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Welcome back to TESting Your Knowledge, the weekly game show where we test both your knowledge of Elder Scrolls lore and your tolerance for bad puns.

On this week’s episode, we have a real cooker of a question regarding the Redguard:

What was the Yokudan name of the first batallion of Redguard soldiers that set foot in Hammerfell?

If you have the answer, you could win a fabulous signed copy of Greg Keyes’ Elder Scrolls novel “The Infernal City.”

Contest rules and instructions on how to enter follow.

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TESting Wrap-up: Wabbajacks Hunted

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Alright. So we may have lost our bet. Somebody out there knew the author of Daggerfall’s “Wabbajack.” In fact, a lot of you did. Okay, almost all of you.

To recap, here’s what we asked last Friday:

In Daggerfall, there is a book titled “Wabbajack” which is a first hand account of the summoning of Sheogorath. Even though it’s credited to “Anonymous,” who wrote it?

Tadd Brooket of Onsted, MI correctly answered Emperor Pelagius Septim III, or “Pelagius the Mad.” The book itself contains a helpful clue: “Then why, or wherefore do people keep calling me mad?”

A copy of “The Infernal City” goes to Tadd. As always, thanks to everyone that entered. The next question will be up on Friday.

TESting Your Knowledge Volume IX: Hunting for Wabbajacks

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So you thought you knew everything there was to know about The Elder Scrolls. Think again.

In fact, we’re betting you don’t know jack about Wabbajack. We’re so sure, we’re willing to wager a signed copy of Greg Keyes “The Infernal City” on it. Beg to differ? Try this on for size:

In Daggerfall, there is a book titled “Wabbajack” which is a first hand account of the summoning of Sheogorath. Even though it’s credited to “Anonymous,” who wrote it?

Exactly. You’re totally sunk. But please send us your haphazard guesses, anyway. We enjoy reading them. And laughing.

Contest rules and instructions on how to enter follow.

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TESting Wrap-up: Snakes on a Calendar

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It was a tough week here on TESting Your Knowledge. First, the Elder Scrolls trivia we posed to you last Friday:

When the sun rises near one of the constellations, it is that constellation’s season. Each constellation has a season of approximately one month. There are twelve months, and thirteen constellations. Which month does the serpent belong too?

As many of you wisely detected, this was one of those nasty trick questions. In fact, the serpent belongs to no month; according to The Imperial Library, “The Serpent has no season, for it moves about in the heavens, usually threatening one of the other Constellations.”

Our big winner this week was Katy Grove of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A signed copy of Greg Keyes’ “The Infernal City” to her, and a thanks to those that entered. Check back on Friday for the next chance to play.

TESting Your Knowledge Volume 8: Snake?! Snaaaaake!

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This week’s Elder Scrolls trivia question is one of stellar proportions. Do you have what it takes to decipher the constellation-based nomenclature of the Tamriel calendar? Then venture forth into our quizzical dungeon:

When the sun rises near one of the constellations, it is that constellation’s season. Each constellation has a season of approximately one month. There are twelve months, and thirteen constellations. Which month does the serpent belong too?

Think you know the answer? You could win a copy of “The Infernal City” by Greg Keyes. Click through to find out how to enter.

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Shezarr Played Guitar

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Last week’s Elder Scrolls trivia question took a turn for the divine, with our friends at the Imperial Library asking:

Long before Talos, the people of Cyrodiil worshipped a different Ninth Divine. What was his name?

Well, I’ll tell you: Shezarr, from Shezarr and the Divines, was the original Ninth Divine. Now you know. More useful knowledge: “Shezarr and the Divines” makes a great Rock Band group name.

Reijo Niemi of Turku, Finland was our big winner this week. He’ll take home a copy of Greg Keyes’ “The Infernal City,” as well as “TESting Your Knowledge: The Home Game.”*

Thanks to everyone that wrote in with their answers — nearly all of you had this one. Check back later this week for the next quiz, which promises to be a real humdinger.

*May not exist