10 facts about Elder Scrolls games

The new expansion for The Elders Scrolls Online is almost here! Most of you probably can’t wait for some serious Dunmer adventure in a land where mushrooms are taller than trees and Great Houses rule the land. To give you a little preview of what you might expect from TES games, have a look at these 10 facts about The Elders Scrolls games that you should know.

Did you know that:

1. There were 20 Elders Scrolls games and expansions released.

2. TES II: Daggerfall was one of the first open world games.

3. TESO: Morrowind takes place almost 800 years before the events of the original Morrowind game.

4. The action of Skyrim: Dragonborn DLC and Morrowind: Bloodmoon takes place on the same island of Solstheim, but during different game eras.

5. There are being created fan-made mods for Skyrim that changes the entire game to Morrowind or Oblivion, called Skywind and Skyblivion.

6. There is a lore book in TESO called “I was Summoned by a Mortal” that is a diary of a Daedra that was… summoned by a Mortal.


7. The recipe for a sweetroll is:

1/2 tsp from Salt Pile
1/4 cup from Jug of Milk
2 cups from Sack of Flour
2 sticks (1 cup) of Butter
5 Chicken's Eggs
1 1/2  tablespoon Extract from Vanilla Plant
1 2/3  cups Moon Sugar (aka granulated sugar)

First of all, make sure all your ingredients have reached room temperature!

  • Preheat your oven to 350F / 180C
  • Mix butter with sugar and beat the mixture for at least five minutes or until fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one by one, stirring thoroughly.
  • Add your milk or cream and vanilla extract
  • Add your dry ingredients - flour and salt. Stir the whole thing gently until all ingredients are nicely incorporated.
  • Pour the mix into greased sweet roll pans and put in the oven for around 20 minutes, or until golden. Let them cool after taking out of the oven.

Be sure to not fast travel for at least two hours after consuming the rolls!

8. You should never attack a chicken in Skyrim… seriously don’t.

9. Morrowind was promoted as a game that had 5000 pages of unique dialogues.

10. Morrowind is 15 years old and Skyrim is six years old.

Do you know any more interesting facts about TES games? Write them in the comments below!