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Orc – Description, Racial Bonuses and Penalties

Orcs are one of the races of Tamriel. Some people also call them Orsimer, but the traditional name Orcs is more familiar. They belong to The Daggerfall Covenant so if you chose Orc your allies will be Bretons and Redguards. Orcs are huge and strong. They are one of the…

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Breton – Description, Racial Bonuses and Penalties

Bretons are a race of human. They came from High Rock and can be met everywhere now. Some people sometimes call them “Manmeri” (man-elf). They belong to The Daggerfall Covenant so if you chose Bretons your allies will be Orcs and Redguards. Their homeland is High Rock – western region…

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The Elder Scrolls:Visit the Tribunal Temple in Mournhold

Dress up your desktop with this stunning view of this sacred Dunmer temple. Pilgrims travel from all corners of Morrowind to offer their prayers and worship to the Tribunal, the living gods of the Dunmer people. Though their customs may seem strange to outlanders, the Dark Elves bring potent magic…

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The Elder Scrolls:Creating ESO: The Scamp

Discover more about the creatures of The Elder Scrolls Online in this look at the small but malevolent scamp. The creatures that inhabit Tamriel come in all shapes and sizes, from massive beasts like the wamasu to small—but still potentially deadly—enemies like the scamp. In this article, we’re going to…

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The Elder Scrolls:Ask Us Anything: Roleplaying

Like to roleplay? Then today’s Ask Us Anything is just for you! Roleplaying is an activity that we know many of you enjoy in MMORPGs. We’ve seen quite a few questions about how roleplaying will fit into The Elder Scrolls Online, so we decided to answer some of them here….

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ZeniMax talks Kwama, dungeon roles, and The Elder Scrolls Online beta invites

ZeniMax updated its Elder Scrolls Online website this week with a trio of articles touching on various aspects of the upcoming fantasy title. First up was a feature that examined player roles and AI behavior in TESO’s dungeons. Of particular interest here was the article’s contention that players can change…

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Matt Firor on The Elder Scrolls Online’s ’100% solo’ personal story

Games in the Elder Scrolls series have always been about giving players the opportunity to become the game’s hero, and it looks like The Elder Scrolls Online will be no different. The title’s game director, Matt Firor, has announced that each character’s main storyline in the game will be “100%…

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The Elder Scrolls Online factions profiled

Three alliances control the political scene in The Elder Scrolls Online’s Tamriel, and Game Informer is taking a closer look at all of them, starting with the Daggerfall Covenant and the Aldmeri Dominion. The Daggerfell Covenant is made up of the Orcs (also called Orsimer), Bretons, and Redguards — although…

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The Elder Scrolls Online using HeroEngine ‘as a whiteboard’

Fan outcry over the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online was long and loud, not just for the presumed MMOification of a beloved single-player franchise but for the toolset chosen by ZeniMax Online Studios to bring the world of Tamriel to its new audience. Game Informer confirms that ZeniMax is…

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The Elder Scrolls Online Ebonheart Pact faction profiled

The flashlight of knowledge has already been directed at two of The Elder Scroll Online’s three main political factions, and now the third is getting a little time in the light. We’ve already told you about the Daggerfall Covenant and the Aldmeri Dominion, and today Game Informer is closing out…