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Elder Scrolls Battle For Tamriel

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Elder Scrolls Battle For Tamriel

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"The Gods have not forsaken us, but we have forsaken the Gods! When Daedra first invaded Tamriel, did we submit to their wisdom and give thanks when they delivered us from evil? No! Instead, we believed the lies fed to us by those in power, those who caused the problems in the first place. Men and Mer should not worship crowns of gold, scraps of paper, or festering bloodlines. Neither should they allow foul cultists to infect all of Nirn with their evil!"

Lowering her blade, the Imperial woman removed her steel helmet with the other hand. For others it might have been a gesture of camaraderie. A way to present herself without the trappings of rank. For a lieutanent in the Triumphant, it served a different purpose. Metal covered the left half of her face, but sunken flesh showed the terrifying injury underneath. An that once belonged to some Dwemer monstrosity dropped the helm to the ground as she faced the crowd.

"The Empire would have you believe a mortal man defeated one of the Daedric Princes, full in his power! As if it was possible to approach the powers of a god. Those in the Dominion are no better, claiming that some great arcane secret closed the gates. So we lauded these false heroes, while the Eight stood silent." Her audience nodded, clapped, and a some even cheered. A few dozen in number, they consisted of most races in Tamriel, ranging from the brutish Orsimer to the golden skinned Aldmeri.

"They stood silent when the monstrous dragons reappeared, when the vampiric menace spread across these lands, when the dead rose from their graves to terrorize. Only when we needed them did their divine light shine on us, leading us from these darkest hours, empowering the heroes who sought only their own glory. But now they speak. They reveal to us the enemies in our midst and I say they deserve thanks!" A great cheer erupted from the small crowd. Zealotry shined in their eyes and a few licked their lips as if tasting blood in the air.

Eight people were chained behind her, all of varying ages and species. You are among them, your hands and legs manacled. The woman raised her blade and spoke, filling the air with an intense light. Burning your Daedric self emerges. Down the line you can see it happen to the rest, their skin strange shades, horns growing from their heads, odd shadows flickering behind them. A few in the audience screamed in horror, though they sounded more practiced than anything else.

"Thank you may Eight for showing me the correct path! Thank you for revealing to me the true enemy! And thank you for delivering me from this foul evil! Divines be praised!" Her voice reached a crescendo alongside the light. Finally the woman turned to face you. The madness and pleasure in her one eye was only eclipsed by the hatred. In that moment you know two things. One, she was going to kill you. And two, she was going to enjoy it.

Things to Know
Obviously this is an Elder Scrolls Campaign set in a non-canon time. There are a few things to read before you should submit a character.

Game Description:

This is a 5e game using Michael Bonar's Unofficial Elder Scrolls Conversion, the pdf for which can be found here. Players are a rare combination of Daedra and mortal, which have been appearing all across Tamriel. No one is sure why, but the answer is most certainly bad. An order known as the Triumphant have formed in response and captured you.

History wise it takes place ten years after the events of Skyrim. Dragons remain a problem and have slowly spread across Tamriel. Peace begins to crack as the Empire and Dominion ready for war. Undead remain have never been more widespread and there are rumors the Black Worm have returned under an even more powerful leader.

Character Creation
Fill out an character in the Application thread.
Ability Scores
Use an array of 18, 14, 14, 12, 10, and 8.
You can be any Elder Scrolls race and you do have the Half-Daedra Template. That can be found below.
You may be any Elder Scrolls class and start at 5th level.
Multiclassing and feats are allowed.
You may roll twice and choose one.
Start with 2000 gold to purchase items in addition to your classes/backgrounds starting gold.
Hit Points
Max at first average after that.
Details must include origin, appearance, and personality. Create two of the following NPCs, naming a race, quick description, and class. Mentor, True Love, Rival, Nemesis, Fast Friend, Charge (orphan or child), Faction Representative, Childhood Friend, Fan, Former Ally, Sibling, or Frenemy. I will create an appropriate third, possibly a secret at your discretion.

For Queen Fragg and her mighty state of Hysteria!
Out of curiosity: can we play non-half-Daedra characters? I'm definitely interested in some Tamriel gaming, either way!

Please note the DM who posted this game advertisement hasn't visited the site since Jan 12. It may be postponed.

Oh god. It's so beautiful though. I want to yoink all the information and run it haha.

Huge fan of TES games/lore but can't manage gaming at present. Looks AWESOME! Happy Gaming!

Originally Posted by ObviouslyTrolling View Post
Oh god. It's so beautiful though. I want to yoink all the information and run it haha.
I'd say go for it at this point haha I'd be happy to resubmit my character if you do.

Hmmmm. I would twist it. Take out the half daedra. Actually.... hmm.

Okay there’s a few things going on in my head. Let me think.

Anyone adverse to me removing smithing rules? I really don’t want to have to enter that system in haha

The DM who created this game hasn't been on since Jan 12. I would doubt this game is going to happen.

Originally Posted by Shadeus View Post
The DM who created this game hasn't been on since Jan 12. I would doubt this game is going to happen.
ObviouslyTrolling is discussing running the game minus the half-Daedra aspect, ergo the continued dialogue

Huh. The rules look awesome. Too bad it isn't going to happen.

Good luck if someone else is making it work.


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