Scribe Michael – pt 1: Brotherhood without the steel

I have been playing Fallout 4 ever since its release and have become obsessed with creating unique characters, as I tend to do with Bethesda games. Similar to my character builds in Skyrim; Pom Pom the Illusionist, Puck the Prospector,  Sandora the Shieldmaiden, Nicole the Traveling Merchant, & Bael the Thief,  my Fallout 4 character builds will be…

Developers: forever gamers

Over the weekend I went to the birthday party of a friend whom I had worked with while at Naughty Dog Inc. We spent the first few minutes discussing our careers’ trajectories, what had changed in our lives since we had worked together, etc. As soon as we had moved beyond the typical talking points…

Sandora the Shieldmaiden – part 1: Inspiration

This is the third of many character articles I will be producing about my own personal character builds in Skyrim; today I’m introducing Sandora the Shieldmaiden. Uthgerd’s best friend I have played through the beginning levels of Skyrim countless times, I acquire followers in a fairly regular pattern starting with Faendal or Sven in Riverwood and then switching to…

Puck the Prospector – part 1: inspiration

As I was wandering through the caves of Skyrim I came across a pickaxe, a common tool used for mining ore.  It can be equipped as a weapon in the game, however, it isn’t seriously considered as a viable weapon.  This along with having very little interest in mining or blacksmithing, I never got into…

Pom Pom the Illusionist – part 1: Inspiration

In today’s article I am describing my past experiences with the Elder Scrolls franchise, and the change in approach I am using to create compelling characters and for my playthroughs of Skyrim Special Edition. This is the first of many character articles I will be producing about my own personal character builds in Skyrim; we begin with Pom Pom…