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#1 mitchondria

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:52 AM

I didnt see this posted on here, so im copying straight from my site Thumbstick Gamer.

This is for you PC gamers out there. Bethesda is giving away the Elder Scrolls 1 and 2 for free.

All you have to do is go to the following links:

Arena (Elder Scrolls 1): http://www.elderscrolls.com/arena/

Daggerfall (Elder Scrolls 2): http://www.elderscrolls.com/daggerfall/

Download and install.

The games look dated from the pictures I'm looking at, but for anyone looking to play them or interested on how the story began, here you go.

Enjoy all.


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#2 eugaet

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:55 AM

Thanks!

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#3 orcishlad

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:57 AM

I'm pretty sure Bethesda released these for free years ago.

#4 vince_carter

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:58 AM

I'm pretty sure Bethesda released these for free years ago.


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#5 spoderman

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:58 AM

This is ancient news.

#6 11440

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:06 AM

Already posted.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:11 AM

Thx for reminding me to re-download but they've been free for ages.
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#8 UnlockPotential

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:25 AM

I heard these have been free for a long time according to various people who posted before me.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:36 AM

Thanks for the heads up. I'll definitely download them tomorrow.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:00 AM

When they release the one that came before Skyrim... Call me.

#11 GameDemonKing

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:05 AM

Thanks

#12 motoki

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:17 AM

There's some info about getting Daggerfall to work on Android from the Gog forums but I haven't tried it yet.

http://www.gog.com/f...c_amaze_version

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#13 emperordahc

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:50 AM

This has been around a LONG time.

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#14 usrevenge

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:54 AM

ancient, but I guess it's good for those that don't know? it's a pain to get them to run on modern machines though, not worth it for me. it be cool if they remade the old games with their newest engine ( at least the basic plot and quest possiblities) but I heard daggerfall randomly generated everything...

#15 osso1

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:41 AM

Thanks OP did not know of this
Now I have 1 thru 5

#16 mitchondria

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:19 PM

glad i could help some. Ididnt know that this was ancient , but looks like its done some good

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#17 zzamaro

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

Thanks.

I lol'd at arena being 8MB while the other 149MB. It downloaded in just 2 seconds.
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#18 DirkBelig

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:18 PM

Already posted.

Though to be fair, who's going to scroll through the 331,826 threads posted in the 9-3/4 years since that was originally posted?

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#19 Esphyrian

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:34 PM

Never played any of the pre-Xbox Elder Scrolls, it'll be cool to start from the beginning. Thanks OP!

#20 rflagg

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:40 PM

Never played any of the pre-Xbox Elder Scrolls, it'll be cool to start from the beginning. Thanks OP!


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#21 manjuusheep

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:24 PM

Thanks, didn't know about these.

#22 AgentW

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:16 PM

just for fun, early Command and Conquer titles and the original GTAs are free from their publishers as well.

#23 dys006

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:48 PM

If you're looking to play these, I would recommend the following:

http://theelderscrol...:_ArenaSetup_EN

http://theelderscrol...gerfallSetup_EN

Pre-packaged installer ready to play on modern systems, along with tons of optional extras.
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#24 Tom Jane

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:37 AM

Daggerfall was an incredible game, especially in scope for its day. It was insanely huge, the entire continent of Tamirel. That was my first step into Elder Scrolls. I never played enough of Arena, though.

If you can put up with some 'archaic' graphics and methodology, then they're must plays. If you find Morrowind or even Oblivion 'grossly outdated', obviously avoid :lol:
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:30 AM

Thanks OP I would have not known of this without your post.

I think a few of you guys are being a little picky calling out a re-post considering the original post was in 2009.As if anyone would be scrolling through posts from 4 years ago.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

Spiffy! I hope to see Redguard someday. It was a freebie with my voodoo card back in the day, but I never got to play it.

Thanks for the post, mate.
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#27 osso1

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

Thanks OP did not know of this
Now I have 1 thru 5


Wow this was posted on DealNews.com
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The Elder Scrolls Arena and Daggerfall for PC downloads for free
Elder Scrolls offers downloads of The Elder Scrolls Arena for Windows (pictured) and The Elder Scrolls Chapter II: Daggerfall for Windows for free. That's the first such deal we've seen and the best price we could find for these fantasy adventure games.

Again Thanks for Posting