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The Ashlands
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Published: April 2, 2014
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Morrowind nostalgia!

I loved that game so much. I feel than no other TES title managed to convey such a unique atmosphere.

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Lesliewifeofbath's avatar
This is amazing.  Brings back a great deal:)
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :)
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isissousa2|Professional Digital Artist
This is very spooky! Cool stuff!
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Gi1t's avatar
The music starts playing in your head as soon as you look at it. :D (And that weird noise the Silt Striders make.)

Still my favorite Elder Scrolls game. :)
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
:D - Don't forget the wind!
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eastcorkpainter| Traditional Artist
This is spooky and atmospheric Eleni, well done.  Haven't played the game myself.
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! It's a wonderful game. A lot of inspiration for my art has come from a select few games I've played since my teens, and Morrowind is definitely among the top 5.
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Morrowind! Oh my goodness I would spend hours on that game and wonder where the time went. I would look out the window and go, why is it dark out? I just sat down to play! Love the red sand you've got going. Very nice.
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
I know, right? :D Once I had spent an entire session just reading everything from the library of Vivec. Then again, I was younger and with more time on my hands. Still, every region had such a unique flair. Loved it.
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It still amazes me the amount of lore and detail Bethesda puts into the Elder Scrolls games. I actually did the beta test for Elder Scrolls Online, but ultimately I didn't think it was worth the cost of 15 dollars a month and then having to pay for the game as well. It is a very well put together game, but I've been spoiled with free to play MMOs like Rift.

Have you ever played some of the later games like Oblivion and Skyrim? Oblivion was good, but you could definitely skip it. Skyrim on the other hand is a masterpiece.
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
I played both Oblivion and Skyrim. Oblivion was fine. I really liked its spellcasting system - you could exploit it to stack effects that would result in devastating spells. :D I was sad they took that feature away in Skyrim.

Skyrim had also great atmosphere... almost, though not quite, on par with Morrowind. But I hated its interface. :( I play on PC, and seeing the interface tailored for consoles, making it a clunky, ugly, cumbersome thing for a PC user annoyed me to no end. But it was still great!

I'm curious about ESO, but I don't play MMORPGs. They're such a huge time sink!
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FaatiBomBom|Student Digital Artist
Looks really cool! Very nice atmosphere, and the composition pulls me right in 8-) maybe its cool to leave something in foreground, or another element from morrowind to tell a little bit more story, now its only the silt strider (hope i typed that right), but its really nice! 
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! You're quite right, there could be a Dunmer peering in the storm, eyes shielded. Maybe with a cliff racer looming over him, about to catch him unawares. ;) I'll keep it in mind for a future scene!
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FaatiBomBom|Student Digital Artist
Haha, omg cliff racers, hated them so much! that sounds like a good idea!
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eilidh|Professional Digital Artist
Everyone hates cliff racers. XD
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