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Saying Farewell To Skyrim

As always, you may click on images to view larger versions. My Skyrim character, Nhazki, has completed the game’s main quest line, which I had arbitrarily chosen as the point at which I would be finished with the game. There … Continue reading

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Finding The Grind In Skyrim

As always, you may click on images to view larger versions. The concept of “grind” appears often when discussing games, especially role-playing games. It refers to performing repetitive tasks, over and over again, for incremental gains, and typically derided as … Continue reading

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The Enduring Appeal Of Skyrim

As always, you may click on images to view larger versions. When I decided to return to Skyrim, I was planning to take a more critical stance on the game. My writings during my first stint with the game focused … Continue reading

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Race And Gender In The Elder Scrolls

As always, you can click on images to view larger versions. There aren’t many games that let you play as a black woman. Skyrim is one of them.

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Returning To Skyrim: Mod Time

As always, you may click on images to view larger versions. I always intended to return to Skyrim. While I spent a lot of time playing it not long after release, and wrote several posts about it here on this … Continue reading

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Country Life

Earlier I wrote about Skryim’s cities, and how I found them much more interesting than the cities in previous Elder Scrolls games. The same is true of Skyrim’s countryside, but not in the way I was expecting. In many respects, … Continue reading

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City Life

My Skyrim character has now been to seven of Skyrim’s nine cities, although two of those were more like villages. I’ve heard a lot of complaints from players about the cities, but I’ve actually quite enjoyed them so far. Cities … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking: Bandit RPG

It’s the start of a new series! Well, maybe that’s a bit optimistic as I’ve only thought of two entries for it so far, and I might not even get around to writing the second one for a while. But … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Tweaks

A desire to fiddle with things is one of the main reasons I prefer to game on PC. I understand why consoles are so popular: console games tend to simply work without problems (although technical issues have become more common … Continue reading

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Taking It Easy

In my last post, I mentioned that I’ll likely be playing Skyrim for a while. This is partly because Skyrim is a huge game with tons of different things to do, and I anticipate I’ll want to try most of … Continue reading

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