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1996 The Elder Scrolls game is re-released with modern controls, HD

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The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall is important for a number of reasons, for its pioneering place in a series that would include Morrowwind, Oversight and Skyrim to the fact that it was a Game of the Year winner in its own right. The thing is, the game is a 3D adventure from 1996, and trying to play it in 2022 sucks.

Not his fault! For the 90s, he was doing his thing. It’s just that early 3D games didn’t have the same universal fluidity and ease of movement that we associate with more modern titles, and so anyone who’s been more familiar with later games in the series trying to play daggerfall now would be in for a struggle, especially when it comes to fighting.

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall – Gameplay

Or, they would be if they tried to play the original 1996 release (above). What they could do instead is play the marvelous Daggerfall Unity – GOG Cup, which just released Good Old Games. This is not an official Bethesda release; it is rather the work of a team of modders whohis work was packed together for a window display:

Play a reimagined version of the all-time classic RPG from The Elder Scrolls series. Daggerfall Unity – GOG Cut brings this amazing experience to modern gamers. It was made possible thanks to a whole team of passionate creators working under the banner of Daggerfall Unit.

This ambitious project, started over a decade ago by Gavin “Interkarma” Clayton, aims to bring the unique experience of classic open-world RPG gaming to a new generation of gamers. Thanks to the efforts of GamerZakh, a classic-loving game content creator, you can now enjoy a special GOG Cut of the Daggerfall Unity title.

All you have to do is download the game and just launch it. The Daggerfall Unity GOG Cup does not require any special actions or updates from you. With settings and mods curated by GamerZakh, you can explore the rich world of Daggerfall with enhanced visuals and gameplay.

Some of the specific features of this remaster of the game are high resolution visuals (completely redone in Unityhence the name) with new lighting, much longer draw distances, mod support and most importantly a number of quality of life tweaks including smoother first person controls .

You can download the package freeand check out the full list of modders involved, on the GOG website.

We have modified a new “Remaster” of Daggerfall in 2022!

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