The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind® Game of the Year Edition
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind® Game of the Year Edition includes Morrowind plus all of the content from the Bloodmoon and Tribunal expansions. The original Mod Construction Set is not included in this package. An epic, open-ended single-player RPG, Morrowind allows you to create and play any kind of character imaginable.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,401 reviews) - 95% of the 5,401 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 29, 2002

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The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind® Game of the Year Edition includes Morrowind plus all of the content from the Bloodmoon and Tribunal expansions. The original Mod Construction Set is not included in this package.
An epic, open-ended single-player RPG, Morrowind allows you to create and play any kind of character imaginable. You can choose to follow the main storyline and find the source of the evil blight that plagues the land, or set off on your own to explore strange locations and develop your character based on their actions throughout the game. Featuring stunning 3D graphics, open-ended gameplay, and an incredible level of detail and interactivity, Morrowind offers a gameplay experience like no other.
In Tribunal, you journey to the capital city of Morrowind, called Mournhold, to meet the other two god-kings of Morrowind, Almalexia and Sotha Sil. Your journey will lead you to the Clockwork City of Sotha Sil and massive, epic-sized dungeons, where strange and deadly creatures await you, including goblins, lich lords, and the mysterious Fabricants.
Bloodmoon takes you to the frozen Island of Solstheim where you'll experience snow, blizzards, and new creatures, including frost trolls, ice minions, and wolves... just to name a few. You'll have a choice of stories to follow and have the opportunity to defend the colony, take control over how the colony is built up, and eliminate the werewolves. Or, you can decide to join the werewolves and become one of them, opening up a whole new style of gameplay.
Key features:
  • Players can take their existing Morrowind characters and save games and continue their adventures in the Morrowind GotY edition
  • Adds up to 80 hours of new gameplay and quests for current Morrowind players
  • Explore the forests, caves, and snow-covered wastelands of the island of Solstheim
  • Delve into new, epic-sized dungeons and visit the Capital City of Mournhold and the Clockwork City of Sotha Sil
  • Fight new creatures including bears and wolves, lich lords and goblins, ice minions and spriggans
  • Direct the construction of a mining colony and face the threat of savage werewolves
  • Become a werewolf and indulge your thirst for the hunt
  • New armor and weapons including Nordic Mail and Ice blades

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows ME/98/XP/2000
    • Processor: 500 MHz Intel Pentium III, Celeron, or AMD Athlon
    • Memory: 256 MB
    • Graphics: 32MB Direct3D Compatible video card with 32-bit color support and DirectX 8.1
    • DirectX®: 8.1
    • Hard Drive: 1GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card
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artisticennui
0.3 hrs
Posted: August 30
Tried to hit a crab, couldn't hit the crab. The crab killed me. I cried and then demanded a refund.
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Madonna
63.2 hrs
Posted: August 30
This help me wade through my deep and darkening depression. I purchased this game after a nasty breakup with my ex. I was an empty shell of a human being and suddenly after i hit the purchase button my heart was no longer a black and lifeless void. I knew my destiny lies within this game. My relationship with this game... excuse me.. Work of art grows stronger and stronger. Are relationship is more meaningful than when i was with that...Evil..Evil Woman...Oh the emotions. I cant express the O-rgasmic moments i feel when i explore the vast landscapes of this fine artistic world. Purely a Sexual experience. IF you want to feel pure euphoria and a psychedelic experience, Acid is not your answer but morrowind is.
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Ned Flanders
192.0 hrs
Posted: August 30
Ah, Mournhold! City of Light! City of Magic!
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sfcroedel
273.8 hrs
Posted: August 30
Best rpg ever created. Mod it and itll look better then oblivion.
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Willdaddy09
57.5 hrs
Posted: August 29
Get used to delayed gratification. It'll be hella frustrating in the beginning, but it is oh, so satisfying in the end.
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Blakon
135.2 hrs
Posted: August 29
First I would say this game has quite a learning curve. I would consider 30 hours a "college try". So If you're trying to get into the game it has some commitment to it.

Pick your race, which has benefits/weaknesses, pick your major and minor skills, which decide how fast/slow you level and progress. Melee combat may seem dated but is a very complex system based on dice rolls factoring everything from your fatigue when you swing to the condition of your weapon before it calculates damage. Magic system is leagues above future titles(looking at you Skyrim) with thousands of spells that you can create. Tons of gear choices with 3 classes of armor and unarmored as well. Lots of skills, some of which are more rewarding than others. The game is less balanced than future titles but thats part of the charm.

Quests and travel really set this game apart from most games. No hand holding here. You really have to read and comprehend your goals before you can set off acomplishing tasks. There is usually several ways to organically complete quest, for instance one of the first quest in the Thieves guild has you stealing a diamon from a local shopkeeper but you can just purchase it and lie to the guild when you turn in the quest.

Graphics are the most dated part of this game, but there is good news. Its an Elder Scrolls title which of coarse means MODs! One in paticular called Morrowind Sound and Graphics Overhaul or MGSO for short is a complete package of graphical updates with loads of bug fixes added as well. The Installer for MGSO is fairly simple and I've recommended it to several people (including a 51 year old computer illiterate co worker) and they havent had any trouble installing it.

I love Morrowind and recommend it fullheartedly. 9.9/10

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Tony Colella
2.5 hrs
Posted: August 28
I LOVE THIS GAME!


#NOMANSKYRANDOMHATEHASHTAG
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James
0.5 hrs
Posted: August 28
honestly my favourite ever game
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Connor Anderton
6.9 hrs
Posted: August 27
One of the greatest computer games I have ever, ever played. To write paragraph upon paragraph about why I think as such would waste valuable time that you could be using to experience it. Do not be fooled at the current 6 hours Steam says I've been at it.

A truly enchanting, rich, memorable masterpiece.





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Legate Rjeloff
126.6 hrs
Posted: August 27
My first five minutes in-game I take a peice of armor and guards chase me until I get to the ghost gate well this game isn't very friendly to Forien's
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this game ruined my life
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Posted: August 2
Nobody in game likes me just like in real life.
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10.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
Over the past few years, I've played a good 90 hours or so, mostly through borrowing my friend's xbox. Over that time I went back and forth on my opinion of this until I finally managed to settle on a solid answer: This game is worth the money. However, you may struggle a bit getting into it. SInce I'm not going to compare this to the other games in the series, I'll just give a pros and cons list and a summary.

Pros:

1. Interesting story.
It's not always easy to find an rpg with a good story. I can safely say that Morrowind does a decent job with this, and it tells a compelling story.

2. Real RPG mechanics.
As much as I sometimes have trouble with it, the hit/miss system is much more in line with a tabletop rpg, which I feel like bethesda was going for. take this one as you will, as it isn't for everyone.

3.Vast and creative world.
This was one of the first games I came across when I was younger that actually had a unique world, immersive lore, and sheer size to it. Even after all my time playing I still haven't explored everything, and that's part of the fun!

4. Mod support.
I don't know about anyone else, but I love mods! They have the potential to breathe new life into older games through many means such as dlc-like quests, new armors, graphical overhauls, and even sound packs! Some even give new playerhomes and worldspaces to explore. If you don't mind searching through pages of cringeworthy nude patches on the Morrowind Nexus, this is a huge plus!

Cons:

1. Dated graphics.
I get that this was top of the line when it came out, and honestly it doesn't hold up too poorly, but these can be an issue sometimes. not being able to tell if what you're looking at is an argonian or a bunch of triangles can be pretty jarring. If you truly can't stand older 3d graphics, stay away from Morrowind.

2.Real RPG mechanics.
"But you put that in the pros column! How can it possibly be bad AND good?" The answer is this, my friends: inflated difficulty and painfully slow traveling! The hit/miss mechanics are genuinely more like tabletop RPGs, but there's a reason they aren't commonly used. when you're in a 3d world space and you stab someone in the face with a sword, you would probably expect the sword to do damage when it actually visibly collides with the enemies' face. In Morrowind, actually hitting them only gives you a CHANCE to hit when this occurs. This makes for an insanely difficult beginning to the game, so be warned. Also, YOUR STAMINA DEPLETES WHEN MOVING!

3.NO NAVIGATION
I know that a lot of the hardcore fans of the game love this aspect, but the map of Vvardenfel is really bad, there's no fast travel (which to be honest isn't all that horrible,) and there is NO compass to help you through questing. A lot of the Morrowind fanboy crowd would say "You don't NEED a compass, the quest givers and NPCs will give you directions! It's called immersion!" But the problem with this oh so horrible excuse is this: Npc directions are frequently wrong! I don't know if this was an intentional "Immersion" trait, or if the devs just typed it wrong, but there are numerous quests that have no correct directions, making it nearly impossible to find the objective! Quest markers were added for a reason, people! Mod this in!

Summary:

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind has its flaws, but it makes up for them in creativity, exploration, and just downright fun! As long as you can find where you're going, the game is really good and worth every penny!
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27 of 29 people (93%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
63.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
It's not an easy game. If you're used to Oblivion and Skyrim, it seems rather clunky and obsolete at first. It took me several tries before I could really get into it.

But man, when I got into it, I got into it hard.

Underneath the supposedly clunky mechanics lies an RPG experience so deep and rewarding that it has yet to be matched to this day. It's a game that allows for a level of player freedom that the later Elder Scrolls games could not match. Not to mention the land of Morrowind is still, to this day, a beautiful and unique world with a culture worth discovering. There are many stories to be told on this land, and once you climb over the the initial barrier to entry you will find yourself making many of your own.

Morrowind is, without a doubt, a masterpiece.
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
This is THE Elder Scrolls to me

I can still remember when I played this first time in 2003. It was my first sandbox rpg, my first rpg love. It was love at first sight. In Morrowind it felt like I could do almost anything, and world was rewarding and interesting. Dungeons that could be filled with pitiful rats or something scary that could kill me with one hit. Finding artifact was fun and felt like really something. No level scaling, no cringy dialog (I'm looking at you Fallout 4) and no disappointing dlc. Morrowind is still the best work of Bethesda.

Of course there are some flaws. Since this is game of Bugthesda, there is bugs and glitches. Combat can feel bit clunky at first, but it's easy to get past it.

And those god damn cliffracers...
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27 of 36 people (75%) found this review helpful
18 people found this review funny
Recommended
34.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 11
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333/10
Hoping for a remake!
Ignore all the hate, please. I used to hate this game until i got used to this game.
Useful Information in this game: I recommend you choose the Steed sign, and increase Speed and Agility more often.
Fact: A Dumner's favorite movie is Dumb and Dumner!

Pros:
Great soundtrack
Great gameplay
Beautiful graphics
Interesting creature design
You can move menus like webpages! Even when you're not in the menu!

Cons:
Diseases
Vampirism
Chances to hit an enemy
Can't really fast travel unless you find a Silt Strider
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
36.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Better than No Mans Sky
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
60.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
Put speechcraft down as a major skill

you'll thank me later

Oh and dont join the fighter's and thieve's guilds at the same time
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
I haven't put much time into this game yet, but I am in love already. I got into the series on Oblivion and that was on PS3, I also played Skyrim on PS3 so I am used to the low fps. I am on Windows 10 and it works so don't worry. I recommend this game to anyone that loves RPG's and the Elder Scrolls.

My friend told me about a secret companion in the game called the Cliff Racer, and I want to go check that out later. Wish me luck!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 26
Morrowind has to be my favourite game of all time. Yes, it has crappy combat. Yes, it has sucky graphics. But if you can get past those flaws than you will immersive yourself in one of the most detailed and interesting fantasy worlds.

(If the graphics still bother you, search for 'MGSO 3.0' on the morrowind nexus. MGSO will improve the graphics significantly)
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