Archive for November, 2011

  • What kind of character did you create on Skyrim?  What skills have you honed?  What does your character look like? As a long time advocate and hard core fan of the Elder Scrolls saga I have devoted considerable NERD TREK resources to covering SKYRIM.  Delving into the game was something I had been awaiting for quite some time. Now that I have spent significant time in the world of Skyrim, I would like to share my character Kwusiel with you. Kwusiel Khajiit Level 30 Focus: Stealth Three Highest Skills: Stealth 100 Lockpicking 100 Archery 65 Weapon of Choice:  Glass Bow of Shocks Spell of Choice:  Healing Magical Item of Choice:  Glass Bow of Shocks Attitude:  “If you fight for good […]

    Share your Skyrim Character

    What kind of character did you create on Skyrim?  What skills have you honed?  What does your character look like? As a long time advocate and hard core fan of the Elder Scrolls saga I have devoted considerable NERD TREK resources to covering SKYRIM.  Delving into the game was something I had been awaiting for quite some time. Now that I have spent significant time in the world of Skyrim, I would like to share my character Kwusiel with you. Kwusiel Khajiit Level 30 Focus: Stealth Three Highest Skills: Stealth 100 Lockpicking 100 Archery 65 Weapon of Choice:  Glass Bow of Shocks Spell of Choice:  Healing Magical Item of Choice:  Glass Bow of Shocks Attitude:  “If you fight for good […]

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  • Paizo Licenses Pathfinder MMO Rights Goblinworks to Produce Next-Generation Fantasy Sandbox MMO Paizo Publishing, LLC has licensed the MMORPG electronic gaming rights to its smash-hit Pathfinder Roleplaying Game intellectual property to Goblinworks, a Redmond, Washington game developer and publisher that will create Pathfinder Online, a next-generation fantasy sandbox massively multiplayer online game. Founded by Paizo co-owner Lisa Stevens (Pathfinder RPG, Vampire: The Masquerade, Magic: The Gathering), game industry veteran Ryan S. Dancey (Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition, EVE Online), and experienced MMO developer Mark Kalmes (Microsoft, Cryptic Studios, CCP), Goblinworks is an independent company that will work with Paizo Publishing to bring the award-winning world and adventures of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game to the online gaming market. The process has only just begun, and there is plenty of opportunity for gamers to get in on the ground floor of this […]

    Pathfinder Online MMO

    Paizo Licenses Pathfinder MMO Rights Goblinworks to Produce Next-Generation Fantasy Sandbox MMO Paizo Publishing, LLC has licensed the MMORPG electronic gaming rights to its smash-hit Pathfinder Roleplaying Game intellectual property to Goblinworks, a Redmond, Washington game developer and publisher that will create Pathfinder Online, a next-generation fantasy sandbox massively multiplayer online game. Founded by Paizo co-owner Lisa Stevens (Pathfinder RPG, Vampire: The Masquerade, Magic: The Gathering), game industry veteran Ryan S. Dancey (Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition, EVE Online), and experienced MMO developer Mark Kalmes (Microsoft, Cryptic Studios, CCP), Goblinworks is an independent company that will work with Paizo Publishing to bring the award-winning world and adventures of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game to the online gaming market. The process has only just begun, and there is plenty of opportunity for gamers to get in on the ground floor of this […]

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  • Here is a collection of tips, tricks, and cheats for fellow Skyrim fanatics looking for an edge in the game! Easy experience After you enter the Keep with Hadvar and Ralof at the beginning of the game, have Hadvar cut the bindings of your hands. Grab the iron sword off the wall in the room. Then, simply keep hitting Hadvar with the sword as he stands by the door to keep leveling up the One-Handed skill. Once you knock him down, make sure to not hit him anymore until he gets back up. To level up the Sneak skill, keep sneaking up on Hadvar while he stands by the door, and then attack him with the sword. Do this for […]

    Skyrim: Tips, Tricks, and Cheats!

    Here is a collection of tips, tricks, and cheats for fellow Skyrim fanatics looking for an edge in the game! Easy experience After you enter the Keep with Hadvar and Ralof at the beginning of the game, have Hadvar cut the bindings of your hands. Grab the iron sword off the wall in the room. Then, simply keep hitting Hadvar with the sword as he stands by the door to keep leveling up the One-Handed skill. Once you knock him down, make sure to not hit him anymore until he gets back up. To level up the Sneak skill, keep sneaking up on Hadvar while he stands by the door, and then attack him with the sword. Do this for […]

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  • My 9 year-old nephew Justice loved it, I liked it, and lots of “hardcore gamers” I know HATE it.  I say “to each their own.” In yet another case of “what are you looking for in a game?” Here’s an in-depth review worth reading: The video game X-Men: Destiny is based on the X-Men comic book series.  Mike Carey (writer from the X-Men: Legacy comic book series) wrote the story for the game.  It flows really well with the X-Men story arcs before the current Schism/Regenesis stories. When you start playing X-Men: Destiny you choose to be one of three all new characters (Aimi Yoshida, Grant Alexander, and Adrian Luca) and you get one of three new mutant powers (Energy […]

    X-Men: Destiny

    My 9 year-old nephew Justice loved it, I liked it, and lots of “hardcore gamers” I know HATE it.  I say “to each their own.” In yet another case of “what are you looking for in a game?” Here’s an in-depth review worth reading: The video game X-Men: Destiny is based on the X-Men comic book series.  Mike Carey (writer from the X-Men: Legacy comic book series) wrote the story for the game.  It flows really well with the X-Men story arcs before the current Schism/Regenesis stories. When you start playing X-Men: Destiny you choose to be one of three all new characters (Aimi Yoshida, Grant Alexander, and Adrian Luca) and you get one of three new mutant powers (Energy […]

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  • As the latest Twilight installment is set to be released I am fighting back hurling every time I see the previews for this cinematic disaster.  Before I get too far into this, let me start by saying I could only stomach half of the first Twilight movie until my stomach was in pain.  A few months ago I wrote an article on my top 10 B movies in which I would have loved to rip on Twilight; however, Twilight doesn’t fall under that category since it was a high budget film.  Yet, if I had my way with Twilight I would definitely place it at the number 1 position for worst A-list movies ever made.  I realize there are millions […]

    Why I Can’t Stop Hating Twilight

    As the latest Twilight installment is set to be released I am fighting back hurling every time I see the previews for this cinematic disaster.  Before I get too far into this, let me start by saying I could only stomach half of the first Twilight movie until my stomach was in pain.  A few months ago I wrote an article on my top 10 B movies in which I would have loved to rip on Twilight; however, Twilight doesn’t fall under that category since it was a high budget film.  Yet, if I had my way with Twilight I would definitely place it at the number 1 position for worst A-list movies ever made.  I realize there are millions […]

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  • 9pm on November 10 could not come early enough! I was set up with a gaming online site Steam.com and could start playing at midnight eastern time.  I am so glad that I live on the west coast.  I have been waiting just like everyone else, but now my precious was here.  SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT!  The introduction to the game: you are a criminal being transported to be executed.  While you are traveling in this horse cart, you are taught how to use the different controls in order to move.  You are then lined up and called out.  Since you have not made your character yet you define what your character is and how it should look.  The […]

    Bill’s Log: Skyrim Day 1

    9pm on November 10 could not come early enough! I was set up with a gaming online site Steam.com and could start playing at midnight eastern time.  I am so glad that I live on the west coast.  I have been waiting just like everyone else, but now my precious was here.  SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT!  The introduction to the game: you are a criminal being transported to be executed.  While you are traveling in this horse cart, you are taught how to use the different controls in order to move.  You are then lined up and called out.  Since you have not made your character yet you define what your character is and how it should look.  The […]

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  • The title of this article does not reflect upon the success of the game but, rather, it is a reference to a few glitches that I experienced while playing this magnificent piece of art. Let me start off by saying that I have currently clocked in around 30 hours on Skyrim and I absolutely love it. The ability to wander such a vast map and enjoy all that it has to offer can feel overwhelming at times, but nonetheless it is an amazing experience to behold. Yet, an experience that comes with bugs along the way.   That’s right. Everyone’s favorite things about these games: glitches. Now I have read about some bad bugs that people have found, but to be […]

    Skyrim: A Home Run Hitter

    The title of this article does not reflect upon the success of the game but, rather, it is a reference to a few glitches that I experienced while playing this magnificent piece of art. Let me start off by saying that I have currently clocked in around 30 hours on Skyrim and I absolutely love it. The ability to wander such a vast map and enjoy all that it has to offer can feel overwhelming at times, but nonetheless it is an amazing experience to behold. Yet, an experience that comes with bugs along the way.   That’s right. Everyone’s favorite things about these games: glitches. Now I have read about some bad bugs that people have found, but to be […]

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  • Malware, Spyware, Viruses are everywhere.  Here are some ways to keep your computer safe while surfing the net. If you’re running Windows and you’re connected to the internet, you have a good chance of having spyware or viruses and not knowing it.  Obviously removing these will greatly help system performance. www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/ Is actually a very good, completely free anti-virus program. It has a very good detection engine. Even better for gamers, it has a very small footprint. That means it won’t eat up resources and slow down your computer. This will run on XP, Vista, and 7, so long as you have a legit copy of Windows. If you are a dirty pirate, I shouldn’t be helping you out, but […]

    How to protect your computer

    Malware, Spyware, Viruses are everywhere.  Here are some ways to keep your computer safe while surfing the net. If you’re running Windows and you’re connected to the internet, you have a good chance of having spyware or viruses and not knowing it.  Obviously removing these will greatly help system performance. www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/ Is actually a very good, completely free anti-virus program. It has a very good detection engine. Even better for gamers, it has a very small footprint. That means it won’t eat up resources and slow down your computer. This will run on XP, Vista, and 7, so long as you have a legit copy of Windows. If you are a dirty pirate, I shouldn’t be helping you out, but […]

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  • This article contains cheats for Skyrim. You may obtain any weapon you wish and utilize all of the shouts obtainable in the game.   SPOILER ALERT! THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS!!! If you enjoy a challenge please do not read this article.  In many ways these cheats will ruin the total game experience.  I highly suggest completing the main quest at normal difficulty before performing these cheats. To enter all cheats you must USE YOUR CONSOLE TILDE “~” KEY, enter the code, and press ENTER. If a BASE ID has a ‘O’ or a ‘I’ (what looks like an I) it is probably a ZERO or a ONE. DRAGON SOULS COMMAND (MAXIMUM VALUE 16 MILLION) USE YOUR CONSOLE TILDE “~” […]

    Skyrim: Cheats!

    This article contains cheats for Skyrim. You may obtain any weapon you wish and utilize all of the shouts obtainable in the game.   SPOILER ALERT! THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS!!! If you enjoy a challenge please do not read this article.  In many ways these cheats will ruin the total game experience.  I highly suggest completing the main quest at normal difficulty before performing these cheats. To enter all cheats you must USE YOUR CONSOLE TILDE “~” KEY, enter the code, and press ENTER. If a BASE ID has a ‘O’ or a ‘I’ (what looks like an I) it is probably a ZERO or a ONE. DRAGON SOULS COMMAND (MAXIMUM VALUE 16 MILLION) USE YOUR CONSOLE TILDE “~” […]

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  • CPT Picard always remained calm and collective, regardless of the circumstances in which he found himself.  Many viewers take this for granted but it calls for a refined analysis as opposed to just brushing it off as Patrick Stewart’s acting style. 1)      The original Star Trek never had to deal with such a powerful force as Q.  The omnipotent Q should have been in the first Star Trek series in the 1960’s, however I could see CBS pulling the plug on the show much quicker due to the moral questions he posed on the crew of the Enterprise.  Yet, had he been on the original series, I could have easily imagined CPT Kirk dealing with him in the best way […]

    Why Picard is my favorite Star Trek Captain

    CPT Picard always remained calm and collective, regardless of the circumstances in which he found himself.  Many viewers take this for granted but it calls for a refined analysis as opposed to just brushing it off as Patrick Stewart’s acting style. 1)      The original Star Trek never had to deal with such a powerful force as Q.  The omnipotent Q should have been in the first Star Trek series in the 1960’s, however I could see CBS pulling the plug on the show much quicker due to the moral questions he posed on the crew of the Enterprise.  Yet, had he been on the original series, I could have easily imagined CPT Kirk dealing with him in the best way […]

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  • Thanks to Lucavi000 on the Gamefaqs.com forums for this fix to jagged shadows! He did all the work and thus deserves all the praise!  Nice work Lucavi000!! If you don’t understand how to make these changes please check out my post Skyrim Tweaks for PC. For “shaking” or “twitching” shadows, set iBlurDeferredShadowMask=0 iShadowMaskQuarter=0

    Skyrim: Jagged Shadows Fix

    Thanks to Lucavi000 on the Gamefaqs.com forums for this fix to jagged shadows! He did all the work and thus deserves all the praise!  Nice work Lucavi000!! If you don’t understand how to make these changes please check out my post Skyrim Tweaks for PC. For “shaking” or “twitching” shadows, set iBlurDeferredShadowMask=0 iShadowMaskQuarter=0

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  • Nintendo was well-known in the videogame industry during the NES era for their restrictive licensing agreements. Third-party developers were obligated to set limits on the number of titles they produced per year (typically five) to avoid flooding the market with similar games, as well as agreeing that their games would be available exclusively on Nintendo systems for a certain period of time (typically two years). Restrictions of this kind allowed Nintendo to maintain a degree of control over both the number of games produced and the content of those games. Nintendo also had a relatively strict policy regarding sexual content, violence, language, and other mature content; and developers were required to hew closely to Nintendo’s standards in order to keep […]

    Nintendo’s Restrictive Licensing History

    Nintendo was well-known in the videogame industry during the NES era for their restrictive licensing agreements. Third-party developers were obligated to set limits on the number of titles they produced per year (typically five) to avoid flooding the market with similar games, as well as agreeing that their games would be available exclusively on Nintendo systems for a certain period of time (typically two years). Restrictions of this kind allowed Nintendo to maintain a degree of control over both the number of games produced and the content of those games. Nintendo also had a relatively strict policy regarding sexual content, violence, language, and other mature content; and developers were required to hew closely to Nintendo’s standards in order to keep […]

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  • Combat Skill Trainers Heavy Armor Journeyman Trainer Find Hermir Strongheart in the Windhelm. Expert Trainer Find Gharol of Dushnikh Yal in The Reach. Master Trainer Find Farkas of The Companions in Whiterun. Block Skill Trainers Expert Trainer Find Njade Stonearm of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Larak of Mor Khazgur in The Reach. Two-Handed Trainers Expert Trainer Find Torbjorn Shatter-Shield in Windhelm. Master Trainer Find Vilkas of The Companions in Whiterun. One-Handed Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Amren in Whiterun. Expert Trainer Find Athis of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Burguk of Dushnikh Yal in The Reach. Archery Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Faendal in Riverwood. Expert Trainer Find Aela the Huntress of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Niruin of The Thieves Guild in Riften. Smithing Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Ghorza in Markarth. Expert Trainer Find […]

    Skyrim: Combat Skill Trainers

    Combat Skill Trainers Heavy Armor Journeyman Trainer Find Hermir Strongheart in the Windhelm. Expert Trainer Find Gharol of Dushnikh Yal in The Reach. Master Trainer Find Farkas of The Companions in Whiterun. Block Skill Trainers Expert Trainer Find Njade Stonearm of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Larak of Mor Khazgur in The Reach. Two-Handed Trainers Expert Trainer Find Torbjorn Shatter-Shield in Windhelm. Master Trainer Find Vilkas of The Companions in Whiterun. One-Handed Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Amren in Whiterun. Expert Trainer Find Athis of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Burguk of Dushnikh Yal in The Reach. Archery Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Faendal in Riverwood. Expert Trainer Find Aela the Huntress of The Companions in Whiterun. Master Trainer Find Niruin of The Thieves Guild in Riften. Smithing Trainers Journeyman Trainer Find Ghorza in Markarth. Expert Trainer Find […]

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  • Skyrim .ini Tweaks – Graphics and Performance Go to Documents/My Games/Skyrim and find ‘SkyrimPrefs.ini’ file. First, to be on the safe side, make a copy of this file and save it on your desktop.  Then rename the original file “SkyrimPrefs_ORIG.ini” just in case so you don’t accidentally copy over it should you need it in the future. Open the “SkyrimPrefs.ini” you saved on your desktop with any text editor (I use Notepad++) and find these lines to tweak them per your requirement.  We will walk you through the effects of changing these configuration variables – what benefits they bring at how much system resource. If you are tweaking Skyrim for performance, you may need to find a good balance between eye […]

    Skyrim: Tweaks for PC

    Skyrim .ini Tweaks – Graphics and Performance Go to Documents/My Games/Skyrim and find ‘SkyrimPrefs.ini’ file. First, to be on the safe side, make a copy of this file and save it on your desktop.  Then rename the original file “SkyrimPrefs_ORIG.ini” just in case so you don’t accidentally copy over it should you need it in the future. Open the “SkyrimPrefs.ini” you saved on your desktop with any text editor (I use Notepad++) and find these lines to tweak them per your requirement.  We will walk you through the effects of changing these configuration variables – what benefits they bring at how much system resource. If you are tweaking Skyrim for performance, you may need to find a good balance between eye […]

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  • Bethesda Softworks has worked tirelessly to bring us the latest installment in the Elder Scrolls saga.  Using the latest technology and a brand new graphics engine they have pushed the boundaries of gaming on multiple levels. Although the hype surrounding this game brought unrealistic expectations from many, I have tried to stay level-headed in my expectations.  Bethesda has brought us an amazing game and with this game comes both good and bad. Here are my first impressions including both my praises and my gripes. Take in mind that overall this game is amazing, thus my gripes should be taken lightly.   Five Gripes about Skyrim:   1.  The game is buggy on PC The game is buggy in places, although […]

    SKYRIM: First Impressions

    Bethesda Softworks has worked tirelessly to bring us the latest installment in the Elder Scrolls saga.  Using the latest technology and a brand new graphics engine they have pushed the boundaries of gaming on multiple levels. Although the hype surrounding this game brought unrealistic expectations from many, I have tried to stay level-headed in my expectations.  Bethesda has brought us an amazing game and with this game comes both good and bad. Here are my first impressions including both my praises and my gripes. Take in mind that overall this game is amazing, thus my gripes should be taken lightly.   Five Gripes about Skyrim:   1.  The game is buggy on PC The game is buggy in places, although […]

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  •   When choosing your race on Skyrim you should consider what class you want to be later on.  Although Skyrim moves away from the class based system of previous Elder Scrolls releases, your race will still put you on the fast track toward specific disciplines.  For example, if I want to focus on stealth and rogue-like abilities an Argonian or Kajiit might be good selections.  If I wanted to create a burly warrior either an Orc or Redguard would be a good choice. When deciding what race you will choose when starting Skyrim refer to this chart.  By looking at the skill bonuses each race starts with you will be better equipped to begin character creation in the Elder Scrolls V: […]

    SKYRIM: Which race should I choose?

      When choosing your race on Skyrim you should consider what class you want to be later on.  Although Skyrim moves away from the class based system of previous Elder Scrolls releases, your race will still put you on the fast track toward specific disciplines.  For example, if I want to focus on stealth and rogue-like abilities an Argonian or Kajiit might be good selections.  If I wanted to create a burly warrior either an Orc or Redguard would be a good choice. When deciding what race you will choose when starting Skyrim refer to this chart.  By looking at the skill bonuses each race starts with you will be better equipped to begin character creation in the Elder Scrolls V: […]

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  • My wife has come to know my phases of obsession well.  Sometimes it’s listening to the same Radiohead album for 2 months straight, other times it’s researching the true origin of the human race in the misinterpreted Masoretic text and symbolism. For the past 6 months it’s been drinking KOMBUCHA. Kombucha is this tasty drink made from tea fermented using bacteria culture.  It may sound gross, but I’m telling you: it’s a hell of a lot better for you than that crappy soda you keep drinking!  In fact, Kombucha IS good for you.  There are numerous independent claims that it improves health while clinical tests show no such benefits.  It has cured my gastrointestinal problems including acid reflux so bad I was […]

    Kombucha – my latest obsession

    My wife has come to know my phases of obsession well.  Sometimes it’s listening to the same Radiohead album for 2 months straight, other times it’s researching the true origin of the human race in the misinterpreted Masoretic text and symbolism. For the past 6 months it’s been drinking KOMBUCHA. Kombucha is this tasty drink made from tea fermented using bacteria culture.  It may sound gross, but I’m telling you: it’s a hell of a lot better for you than that crappy soda you keep drinking!  In fact, Kombucha IS good for you.  There are numerous independent claims that it improves health while clinical tests show no such benefits.  It has cured my gastrointestinal problems including acid reflux so bad I was […]

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  • Which Elder Scrolls game is your favorite?   Tell us which of the five Elder Scrolls games tops your list and why in the comments section! Arena The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a first-person role-playing game, in which you must rescue the Emperor from his dimensional prison by recovering the eight pieces of the Staff of Chaos.   Daggerfall Daggerfall seizes the player and thrusts them into a non-linear world full of plotting, conspiracy and political intrigue.  Armed with their wits and their blade, and magic if they so wish to use it, the player is drawn into one of the most immersive worlds ever to grace the PC.   Morrowind The central quests concern the deity Dagoth Ur, housed […]

    Which Elder Scrolls is your favorite?

    Which Elder Scrolls game is your favorite?   Tell us which of the five Elder Scrolls games tops your list and why in the comments section! Arena The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a first-person role-playing game, in which you must rescue the Emperor from his dimensional prison by recovering the eight pieces of the Staff of Chaos.   Daggerfall Daggerfall seizes the player and thrusts them into a non-linear world full of plotting, conspiracy and political intrigue.  Armed with their wits and their blade, and magic if they so wish to use it, the player is drawn into one of the most immersive worlds ever to grace the PC.   Morrowind The central quests concern the deity Dagoth Ur, housed […]

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  • 11/9/2011 we are 1 day and 18 hours away from the physical launch of SKYRIM. If you’re a Steam subscriber and have pre-ordered through their system you’ll have the game rolling on your PC 3 hours earlier than those of us who wait in line for a midnight release! I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the history of the Elder Scrolls game series released by Bethesda Softworks over the years.  Most of us started playing right around Morrowind, others Oblivion, but the history goes much deeper than that.  Today we will dig up the old skeleton overlords living in Bethesda’s closet and take a look back at what made Bethesda what it is today. […]

    SKYRIM: 1 day left! ~ The Elder Scrolls: A Look Back…

    11/9/2011 we are 1 day and 18 hours away from the physical launch of SKYRIM. If you’re a Steam subscriber and have pre-ordered through their system you’ll have the game rolling on your PC 3 hours earlier than those of us who wait in line for a midnight release! I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the history of the Elder Scrolls game series released by Bethesda Softworks over the years.  Most of us started playing right around Morrowind, others Oblivion, but the history goes much deeper than that.  Today we will dig up the old skeleton overlords living in Bethesda’s closet and take a look back at what made Bethesda what it is today. […]

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  • While I do not support downloading the game for free, there’s no harm in getting a sneak peek!  Check out these links to snag the leaked Skyrim gameplay footage (new as of 11-8-11!)  Then pre-order your copy below! Skyrim Leaked HD Gameplay Footage – Part 1  Skyrim Leaked HD Gameplay Footage – Part 2

    SKYRIM: Leaked HD Gameplay!

    While I do not support downloading the game for free, there’s no harm in getting a sneak peek!  Check out these links to snag the leaked Skyrim gameplay footage (new as of 11-8-11!)  Then pre-order your copy below! Skyrim Leaked HD Gameplay Footage – Part 1  Skyrim Leaked HD Gameplay Footage – Part 2

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  • Dragonborn Dragonborn by his honour is sworn to keep evil forever at bay and the fiercest foes rout when they hear triumph’s shout Dragonborn for your blessing we pray and the scrolls have fortold of black wings in the cold that when brothers wage war come unfurled Alduin bane of kings ancient shadow unbound with a hunger to swallow the world ~ Dovahkiin Dovahkiin Naal ok zin los vahriin wah dein vokul mahfaeraak ahst vaal ahrk fin norok paal graan fod nust hon zindro zaan Dovahkiin fah hin kogaan mu draal ahrk fin kel lost prodah do ved viing ko fin krah tol fod zeymah win kein meyz fundein Alduin feyn do jun kruziik vokun staadnau voth aan bahlok wah […]

    SKYRIM: 2 days!

    Dragonborn Dragonborn by his honour is sworn to keep evil forever at bay and the fiercest foes rout when they hear triumph’s shout Dragonborn for your blessing we pray and the scrolls have fortold of black wings in the cold that when brothers wage war come unfurled Alduin bane of kings ancient shadow unbound with a hunger to swallow the world ~ Dovahkiin Dovahkiin Naal ok zin los vahriin wah dein vokul mahfaeraak ahst vaal ahrk fin norok paal graan fod nust hon zindro zaan Dovahkiin fah hin kogaan mu draal ahrk fin kel lost prodah do ved viing ko fin krah tol fod zeymah win kein meyz fundein Alduin feyn do jun kruziik vokun staadnau voth aan bahlok wah […]

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  •   Night Owl Games Presents: Dungeon Overlord   When it comes to games of competition that are a worthwhile investment of time, Night Owl Games has hit the mark with their new game Dungeon Overlord. Dungeon Overlord is a completely free to play Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) through Facebook. The game is set up through a Facebook account. If you feel like making your advancements quicker, to be able to attack your neighbors and rivals, you can purchase upgrades with Facebook points. These points are purchased through Facebook and can be used for available upgrades.   When I first saw how this operated I thought of Farmville, then I posed that question.  I felt after it was explained to the […]

    Dungeon Overlord

      Night Owl Games Presents: Dungeon Overlord   When it comes to games of competition that are a worthwhile investment of time, Night Owl Games has hit the mark with their new game Dungeon Overlord. Dungeon Overlord is a completely free to play Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) through Facebook. The game is set up through a Facebook account. If you feel like making your advancements quicker, to be able to attack your neighbors and rivals, you can purchase upgrades with Facebook points. These points are purchased through Facebook and can be used for available upgrades.   When I first saw how this operated I thought of Farmville, then I posed that question.  I felt after it was explained to the […]

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  • THIS IS THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!  Let’s celebrate t-minus 3 days with a screenshot and NT link extravaganza!  It’s time to drool my friends! Skyrim Mods Skyrim Answers from Bethesda (NERD TREK Exclusive!) Skyrim Interview with Todd Howard Skyrim at E3  [nggallery id=7]

    SKYRIM: 3 days left!

    THIS IS THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!  Let’s celebrate t-minus 3 days with a screenshot and NT link extravaganza!  It’s time to drool my friends! Skyrim Mods Skyrim Answers from Bethesda (NERD TREK Exclusive!) Skyrim Interview with Todd Howard Skyrim at E3  [nggallery id=7]

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  • I’m going to turn this into an opinion piece in 2 seconds flat. In the past if I stumbled upon a torrent on Piratebay for the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim I would have jumped at the chance to get an early start.  I mean, I’ve been waiting for this game ever since Oblivion.  I have watched every single trailer, drooled over the giant dragon at PAX Prime, even got to play it for 2 hours while the guys interviewed Art Director Matt Carofano.  But I’m not going to download it.  Why not?  For the same reason hundreds of other Piratebay users are refusing to download.  WE LOVE BETHESDA. The forum at the Skyrim torrent on Piratebay has gone wild with […]

    Skyrim torrent leaked for Xbox 360 prior to launch!

    I’m going to turn this into an opinion piece in 2 seconds flat. In the past if I stumbled upon a torrent on Piratebay for the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim I would have jumped at the chance to get an early start.  I mean, I’ve been waiting for this game ever since Oblivion.  I have watched every single trailer, drooled over the giant dragon at PAX Prime, even got to play it for 2 hours while the guys interviewed Art Director Matt Carofano.  But I’m not going to download it.  Why not?  For the same reason hundreds of other Piratebay users are refusing to download.  WE LOVE BETHESDA. The forum at the Skyrim torrent on Piratebay has gone wild with […]

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  • Agent Johnson frantically reached for the built-in computer panel along the side of the park bench.  Just over his shoulder he could see the group of twelve men in pursuit; another set of six men spread in a circle that must have been at least a hundred meter radius from his position.  Johnson already knew what they were doing, most likely setting up a perimeter to keep observers away so they could capture the agent.  The twelve men were now making a mad dash toward him while trying to home in on his location with their micro-fix weapons (a tool that utilizes ultra-dense vibrations to ‘fix’ an object).  He knew that a second or two more and then we would […]

    The Code of Recall

    Agent Johnson frantically reached for the built-in computer panel along the side of the park bench.  Just over his shoulder he could see the group of twelve men in pursuit; another set of six men spread in a circle that must have been at least a hundred meter radius from his position.  Johnson already knew what they were doing, most likely setting up a perimeter to keep observers away so they could capture the agent.  The twelve men were now making a mad dash toward him while trying to home in on his location with their micro-fix weapons (a tool that utilizes ultra-dense vibrations to ‘fix’ an object).  He knew that a second or two more and then we would […]

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  • Anyone who has read any of my previous NERDTREK posts should know one thing by now, I HATE REBOOTS! Of course, for every rule, there is an exception. Thus, my love of the recently re-released Ico/Shadowof the Colossus package. I’m not sure whether or not I would actually call this a reboot, moreover a hi-def makeover of two epic and underrated games from team Ico. Unlike a lot of other games that get pushed onto consumers over and over again, like Mario Galaxy Seventeen blah blah blah, these two games needed to be re-released, so younger gamers can experience the beauty and wonder they provide. And, what better way to play them than the two games getting redone to look […]

    A Reboot Worth Talking About

    Anyone who has read any of my previous NERDTREK posts should know one thing by now, I HATE REBOOTS! Of course, for every rule, there is an exception. Thus, my love of the recently re-released Ico/Shadowof the Colossus package. I’m not sure whether or not I would actually call this a reboot, moreover a hi-def makeover of two epic and underrated games from team Ico. Unlike a lot of other games that get pushed onto consumers over and over again, like Mario Galaxy Seventeen blah blah blah, these two games needed to be re-released, so younger gamers can experience the beauty and wonder they provide. And, what better way to play them than the two games getting redone to look […]

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  • Only 4 days left until SKYRIM!!!!  We’re almost there guys!  What will your first character be?  Race?  Class focus?  Please share in the comments below!!!  

    SKYRIM: Only 4 days left!

    Only 4 days left until SKYRIM!!!!  We’re almost there guys!  What will your first character be?  Race?  Class focus?  Please share in the comments below!!!  

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