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  • Bio Hello! I'm Atvelonis, an administrator and bureaucrat on The Elder Scrolls Wiki, and a member of Wikia's Community Council.
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    It's that time of year again, when we all excitedly rush as fast as possible to Steam's front page to catch some sick deals, only to see it crash miserably due to the traffic. Yes, you guessed right—it's the annual Steam Summer Sale! This year, you can catch a good number of games in The Elder Scrolls series for a discount of 25-50%, as follows:

    • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (Game of the Year Edition) – 50% off (originally $14.99, now $7.49)
    • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Game of the Year Edition) – 50% off (originally $14.99, now $7.49)
      • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Game of the Year Edition Deluxe) – 50% off (originally $19.99, now $9.99)
    • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition50% off (originally $39.99, now $19.99)

    • ESO: Morrowind (expansion on…

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    Hi all, Atvelonis here. I'm writing this blog to clarify and elaborate upon some ambiguous points in the wiki's policies on character images. For the purposes of this blog, I will be speaking mainly about the more recent games, such as Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim, and Online; many older titles, such as Arena and Daggerfall, cannot conform to these standards. Images from such games are considered exceptions to the following rules.

    We do not have a specific requirement for the resolution of a character image, as long as the height of the image is 720 vertical pixels or greater. Formerly, the requirement was that all character images in applicable games must be exactly 600×1000 pixels. However, we decided several months ago that this rule prevented ed…

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  • Atvelonis

    As of today, June 1st, 2017, The Game of the Year Deluxe Edition of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the fourth game in The Elder Scrolls series, is available for purchase DRM-free on the GOG ("Good Old Games") store, which is a similar platform to Steam.

    Oblivion is the sixth title in the series to be sold on GOG, alongside The Elder Scrolls: Arena (1994), The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall (1996) An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire (1997), The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard (1998), and The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (2002).

    As the version on GOG is DRM-free, you do not require any sort of activation or internet connection whatsoever to play the game. This is not the case with most Steam games, in which you are simply borrowing the software from the…

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    Update: the NDA is now lifted, as the early access servers have been opened to PC/Mac players.

    As of today, April 17th, 2017, ZeniMax has officially begun the closed beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind. If you were invited, you should have received an email from ZeniMax and an invitation to a private forum to report bugs encountered in the upcoming expansion.

    Please note, however, that by accepting the invitation, you are agreeing not to discuss anything about your experience playing the expansion until the NDA (non-disclosure agreement) is lifted. This extends to adding information to the wiki; any closed beta content that is found on the wiki will be removed.

    You can access the PTS (Public Test Server) on which the expansion is set …

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    As of today, February 6th, 2017, the Homestead update—part of Update 13—for The Elder Scrolls Online is released for players on PC/Mac. The update will be released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on February 21st.

    Update 13 adds several homes purchasable by players in many different provinces and for a variety of prices. You can see a list of the available homes here. After obtaining relevant achievements, the houses may be purchased with in-game gold , or alternatively you can buy a house directly with Crowns from the Crown Store.

    An overview of the other additions that come alongside homesteads in Update 13 can be found here, or from the original Patch Notes.

    • Homestead is Now Live for PC & Mac! – 6 February 2017
    • Homestead: Basics Guide – 6 Feb…
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