How much Skyrim have you played? As much as Emily? Check out her epic examination of this epic game: 376 hours: deers and loathing in Skyrim.
Oh, right, in case you haven’t already read this: I have played a lot of Skyrim and the piece linked to above goes a lot of the way to explaining how and why I still don’t love the game, despite this.
All of the screens in this piece are ones that I took during my last few character play throughs.
I think Bethesda should have made a bit more effort on how they configured the Rieklings in Skyrim Dragonborn DLC. Just told a Riekling companion to head back to the tribe and the game said “your pet returns home”… I hadn’t been viewing the character as an animal up to this…
I was enjoying the Skyrim Dragonborn DLC until…
I think Bethesda should have made a bit more effort on how they configured the Rieklings in Skyrim Dragonborn DLC. Just told a Riekling companion to head back to the tribe and the game said “your pet returns home”… I hadn’t been viewing the character as an animal up to this point and this one line suddenly brings on a whole load of icky colonialism depth to the DLC, considering the tribal and pygmy like representation of the Riekling in the DLC. Ugh.
Am I really playing fewer games?
Yesterday I went on Raptr for the first time in ages. I felt like I’d been neglecting the service and I do like it, so I did some spring cleaning and then discovered my unread gaming report for 2013. It was an interesting read, and several points from it really stuck out for me. (more…)
Having just started replaying Skyrim this weekend gone, seeing this Skyrim themed take on the opening sequence to Game of Thrones…
Welcome to the second episode of Nerds Assemble Extra. As you know, the heaters are on, the mugs are warm and outside is getting colder.
What are your thoughts on the use of snow and ice in videogames? I really like it when it’s not just a design choice, but that it affects the narrative as well.