The Elder Scrolls: A Promise Unfulfilled | Complete Elder Scrolls Documentary, History and Analysis

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In my very first feature-length documentary/analysis video, I take a look at the best-selling RPG series: The Elder Scrolls, from its humble beginnings in Arena, through #Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion and #Skyrim, as well as the spinoff games: Battlespire, Redguard, The Elder Scrolls Online and even Shadowkey.

I hope you enjoy this complete Elder Scrolls documentary and opinion piece on how the series evolved.

Arena — 2:39
Daggerfall — 7:06
Battlespire — 14:17
Redguard — 19:00
The road to Morrowind — 22:00
Morrowind — 25:34
Oblivion — 34:28
Skyrim — 47:52
The Elder Scrolls Online — 1:02:30
Elder Scrolls: Legends — 1:07:44
The Creation Kit and modding — 1:08:27
The Elder Scrolls that could have been — 1:11:22

Watch my full interview with Julian LeFay here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGLGi...



MUSIC CREDITS

Arena and Daggerfall soundtracks by Eric Heberling
Battlespire and Redguard soundtracks by Absolute Pitch
Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim and ESO soundtracks by Jeremy Soule

Elder Scrolls arrangements by Dan Goodale, Fredrik Eriksson, Karl Christmas, Ramon Molesworth, Robert Hood and Zenogias.
http://teatimecoder.com/daggerfall-music

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind "The Final Stage" by Freemind
http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01207

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion "Beyond the Imperial Prison" by HyperDuck SoundWorks
https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03522

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim "Legends Around the Fire" by RebeccaETripp
http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03712



FOOTAGE CREDITS

Beyond Skyrim: Three Kingdoms and Elsweyr footage by McFearless.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJU_p...
Beyond Skyrim Project | https://beyondskyrim.org/
Daggerfall Unity | https://www.youtube.com/user/sragon67
Castle Master | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXNCp...
Dungeon Master | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOaE...
Elite (1984) | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJvdZ...
No One Lives Forever | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm0k...
Crysis | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_lg...
COD WW2 | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpAU1...
Pirates of the Caribbean | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3e34...
GameStar Todd Howard interview | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Mpu...
Todd Howard interview with Game Informer | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6ZOu...
Robert Altman footage | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN5ZJ...
BGS tour | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8UmV...
Ken Rolston interview | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7lzD...
Emil Pagliarulo talk | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi51-...
Bruce Nesmith talk | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ou6SB...
Chris Weaver talk | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDC-w...
Battlespire multiplayer | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlEZ-...
Elder Scrolls Shadowkey footage by N-Gage Video Archive | http://ngage.arhn.eu/
Daggerfall spellcrafting, Morrowind: Bloodmoon and Morrowind: Tribunal | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyy8...
Morrowind spellmaking | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdPs6...
Knights of the Nine | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGoz...
Shivering Isles | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuLNb...
Dawnguard | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip5mK...
Skyrim VR | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCwji...
Dragonborn | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FahBt...
Forbidden Magic Spell Pack | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQJBr...
Houses of Morrowind art | https://www.artstation.com/artwork/mG43Z



SOURCES

http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news...
http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/
https://www.imperial-library.info/con...
https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/2...
http://en.uesp.net/
http://www.mobygames.com/
https://venturebeat.com/2012/01/27/be...
https://web.archive.org/web/200706091...
https://www.reddit.com/r/ElderScrolls...
https://www.imperial-library.info/con...
https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/2...
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/artic...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/...
https://web.archive.org/web/201307210...
https://alchetron.com



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