ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

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ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by Havard » Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:43 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5xst39v8wE

I like the machine meets fantasy as illustrated here. I have often thought about using Elder Scrolls Dwarven Vaults as a representation for Blackmoor Technology.

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Re: ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by ripvanwormer » Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:00 pm

I thought the same thing. The Dwemer (dwarves) had a magic-based technology that modern people in that universe can barely begin to understand. A few people can understand the simplest Dwemer devices to create, say, more powerful crossbows, but a lot of what the Dwemer knew is still far beyond them. No one really knows how their constructs worked (they involved cogs, gears, dynamos, boilers, and soul gems but it's still something modern artificers can't replicate). In Skyrim, there's a sort of vast, complex orrery that can be used to imprint the information from a mind-shattering artifact into what's essentially a sort of magical steampunk hard drive.

I thought it might be a good model for how Blackmoor tech appears to people in present day Mystara. I like that it allows for an incredibly sophisticated tech without seeming like a copy of the tech from our 20th-21th century Earth.

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Re: ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by Hunter_Maddox » Thu May 18, 2017 11:47 pm

I think so as well - minus the black elves of course. I wish I had a better computer to play ESO on.

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Re: ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by willpell » Fri May 19, 2017 5:24 pm

"This video has been removed by the user. Sorry about that."

(Don't lie to me, Google. You're not sorry at all. Doubtless you never even noticed.)

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Re: ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by Havard » Fri May 19, 2017 6:17 pm

willpell wrote:"This video has been removed by the user. Sorry about that."
Try here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5xst39v8wE
:)

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Re: ESO Morrowind Trailer Good Illustration for Blackmoor?

Post by Angel Tarragon » Fri May 19, 2017 6:59 pm

Havard wrote:Try here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5xst39v8wE
:)

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:o That looks freaking epic!

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