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CONTEST Yet more contest news!

Hot news from the Modders Workshop! A new contest.... with a twist! Twisted Orthus tells us more...

Attention all modders!  We are in need of a new modders workshop host(s), and YOU could be just the person we are looking for! However, rather than just take in applications in the normal manner,…

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Added by Paul on September 18, 2014 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

POLL: What consoles or platforms do you use for gaming?

Now that we've sorted out who has the best profile page, its time to crack on with main poll for this week, and the question is a very simple one: Which consoles or platforms do you use?

The first thing to note is that this poll, unlike the majority of polls on the site, allows multiple answers. You can vote…

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Added by Paul on September 17, 2014 at 2:20am — 37 Comments

The Nords of Skyrim

This is to be my first addition to The Skyrim Blog. Not much to say about this. I guess I'll start that this was just an on-the-fly test run, and I decided to make my first post a poem about the hardy Nords. I hope all that read this enjoy.

Hardy north-men of snowy peaks,…

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Added by Jivusa on September 16, 2014 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

ROLE PLAYING The Black Market

Greetings Skyrim Bloggers - today we have a feature from the Role Playing Group. This is a thread from Oddball called 'The Black Market'. Here is what RP Host Borommokot has to…

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Added by Paul on September 16, 2014 at 3:35am — 7 Comments

Glimpses - The Arena

Glimpses - The Arena

By: Shimazu



'A fall from grace cannot be measured. What would you measure? How much money you had? How happy you were? How much respect you commanded? Maybe just how healthy you was? Well, if it can be measured, I am not the one to do so. I am not the one to judge anything, I am the judged.'



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A man sat on one of the wooden…

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Added by Shimazu on September 15, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

POLL Who has the coolest Profile Page?

OK, here we go. This is the poll to find the coolest and funkiest Profile Page on the site. Thanks everyone who nominated people in my post last week. I've been through them all and picked 10 for poll, and here they are...…

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Added by Paul on September 15, 2014 at 2:43am — 40 Comments

DEATHMATCH Which builds deserve to survive?

Hi, CB Host Billy Mays here with today's Deathmatch!  

This time, we have 8 builds to fight for your approval.  If a build doesn't get at least 20 likes or the most votes, it will be deleted from the site.  Remember, you can give a like to more than one build.  Here are our lovely contestants!…

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Added by Paul on September 14, 2014 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Marudil: Blood And Arrows Ch. 3

The sunrise that morning seemed devoid of its distinctively joyous Valenwood flair. The green of the trees was dull and lifeless, and the air seemed stiff and dry. It was not at all as Marudil had remembered it to be; he found that…

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Added by MarkusMasterThief on September 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

GROUP Introducing the General Gaming Group

In this first of an occasional feature on the many fine Groups that populate The Skyrim Blog we take a look at the General Gaming Group. Host Batman (aka Charlie) has given us a quick intro to the group:

The…

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Added by Paul on September 13, 2014 at 3:02am — No Comments

Fahmi Munjid of Alik'r - Part 1

<This appears to be the first page of this journal>

Sundas, 17th of Last Seed

This strange frozen land has been nothing but horrid luck since we've passed by its icy coastline... well to be fair, the sailors did state that the Sea of Ghosts would be the worse part of venture. None of…

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Added by Rasmus on September 13, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

The travels of Yuri Woodcutter part 19

Signing up to fight for the empire is all well and good, but having had a night to sleep on it there are a couple of things in Windhelm that Lydia and I should take care of before we mark our cards and find we're no longer welcome amongst the Nord fundamentalists. There are two possible ways to get to the windy city: follow the river out of the mountains and into the north; or go back to Whiterun and secure the services of a horse drawn carriage.



Both of course require we leave… Continue

Added by Paul M on September 13, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

The Seventh Path: Temple of Steel (Ch.10 Pt.3)

Silver followed Cassandra through the darkness of the Temple of Steel, nervously glancing in every direction to make sure there was no threat coming their way. The silence made him feel anxious: all he could hear were their steps; the same dull, repetitive sound over and over again. From time to time, he could briefly hear Miraak’s voice in the distance, but even that became monotonous. The area…

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Added by Armathyx on September 12, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Blog Post: More Haikus!!! Daeric Princes.

Here is part two of my haiku series, this time with our daedric princes!!!

Balancing the light/of bright sun and mystic moon/guided by her star

Ancestor of ash/cruel, fickle, like companionship/till the last one stands

You're tempted to deal/the soothing voice makes demands/take heed to the dog…

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Added by Nathan Retherford on September 12, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Ingoknin Chapter 14 – Crossroads

(We all follow the same roads; we just take different paths)

 

Aranni woke up with a dry mouth and a pounding head.  What in Oblivion happened last night?  He rolled over and noticed his linen cloth on the bed post, what the…  Realizing he was naked he shot up looking to see if he was alone! Thanks be to Y'ffre he was. But oh he should not have done that his head pounded ferociously.  “Oh Gods” he presses his hand to his head trying to remember what happened but he can’t it…

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Added by Laurie Bear on September 12, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

The Outlawed Hero- Chapter 3

Chapter  3

The heavy wooden door slammed open, smashing into the back of the soldier guarding it. We trampled over him, jumping through the opening into the storeroom. After killing the first guard, there was only…

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Added by Riggzon on September 12, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Road to Fortune Act 1 Chapter 2

Road to Fortune

Written by NIL…

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Added by NIL on September 12, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

HIDDEN GEM The Visionary

Welcome to the Hidden Gem Spotlight! This week Vazgen has chosen the Visionary by Matt Feeney.

The Visionary features one of the most prominent deities…

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Added by Paul on September 12, 2014 at 6:57am — 12 Comments

CONTEST Nominations needed for Profile Page Content

As flagged up last week, we are having a contest to find the best and coolest Profile Page here on the Ning 2.0 iteration of The Skyrim Blog.

The contest will be next week's poll  - and I need nominations for participants! I don't have the time (or the inclination, frankly) to trawl through…

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Added by Paul on September 12, 2014 at 3:30am — 18 Comments

Road to Fortune Act 1 Chapter 1

Road to Fortune

Act 1: The Past

Chapter 1:…

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Added by NIL on September 11, 2014 at 5:43pm — 2 Comments

Destiny Thief

Destiny Thief

a Cautionary Tale

"What is it?" Rang the deep voice in the darkness.

"He has gone too far,…

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Added by Borommakot on September 11, 2014 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

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