Friday, April 1, 2011

Morrowind

Today i'm presenting you a milestone in the RPG genre. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. It's the predecessor to TES IV: Oblivion, which is very popular as well. Morrwind is a 3D-Action-RPG with mostly used first person view. (3rd person is available too, but not very playable) 2 Addons and a lot of user created mods are released.

The game starts in the cargo hold of a slave ship. You get released in a small town called "Seyda Neen" with the mission to deliver a packet to an Imperial officer in Balmora. From this point in the game you have full control over your destiny. You don't have to deliver this packet, you don't have to go to Balmora, you don't have to do anything. But you have a lot of options to do. You can join diffent guilds, you can just go and kill everyone in sight, you can run through the woods to collect plants/flowers to mix some potions, and many more possibilities.



As soon the ship arrives in Seyda Neen, you have to answer different questions to create your character. There is also an "What would you do in this situation"-Q&A game integrated, that chooses the class that fits you best. One of the greatest things in character creation is the possibility to mix different skills, so you don't have to choose a "pure warrior". You can create a polearm-wielding, cloth-wearing rogue with the ability to sneak around and pick some locks. Even if you chose the wrong abilities, you just can train other abilities - by using them or by paying a trainer - to improve your character.

The great island of Morrowind with lots of dungeons and places to explore, the many NPCs and quests, the huge pile of items to collect, the possibilities to create your own potions, spells, enchants and even build a stronghold makes Morrowind not only a game with a massive amount of freedom, but a place where you can spend days and hours.

27 comments:

  1. Haven't picked up this game before, looks good though!

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  2. this game took about 12 days away from me, I don't regret it.

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  3. Played it a long time ago, pretty good game actully worth the money.

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  4. I love this game, it pretty much stole a month of my life. It's my number 1 game on any platform in any genre.

    In fact I think I'll reinstall it right now.

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  5. All I did was pop the game in, go try to kill an old lady. Get beat. Trained to get stronger. Ran back into her house. Kill her. Turn off game. That was the final boss. END!

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  6. I want.

    Loved Oblivion, never played this.

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  7. I played this way too much. Love the game and the addons are awsome!

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  8. TES games were always amazing. Let's hope V is fantastic!

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  9. I can't wait for the new morrowind game! It looks so good.

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  10. This was a great game. I hope the next one is great as well.

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  11. i cant wait for the new one! i was very dissapointed by oblivion actually, but i think the new one is going to be absolutely amazing. also i cant wait for the witcher 2, but i dont think it will run smooth on my system =/

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  12. Almost definitely my favorite game. Ever

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  13. Not my cup of tea. Splendid review though!

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  14. Never thought about this game before, though not an RPG fan.

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  15. Morrowind! This game takes me back a few years...

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  16. i havnt had an rpg for a while but i think i might get this one

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  17. Played this a while ago, recently got in for steam just not had the time to play the damn thing. Really need to find the time its an awesome game.

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  18. I always tried to get into morrowind when it first came out, however constantly missing my attacks prove to frustrating. But Oblivion is one of my favorite games.

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  19. Love the blog style! Keep up this good work!

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  20. I loved morrowind and oblivion. Looking forward to skyrim!

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  21. I never played before but by the sounds of it it's like mount and blade you should check that one out.

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  22. Contemplating a playthrough of this and oblivion before Skyrim hits.

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