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Nehrim English – printable DVD cover

I made a quick (unofficial) DVD cover for the English version of Nehrim… Printable: 1.8Mb, saved at 80% JPEG compression, 2882 x 4309 pixels. Click on the picture to download the full-size version.

Nehrim walkthrough – English version

My unofficial “starter” walkthrough, for the English version of the Oblivion total conversion, Nehrim: At Fate’s Edge. (3Mb, PDF file). Version 1.0, September 2010. It covers the prologue in/at Shadow Song Mine, and the Tirin Abbey locale and quests. If a German walkthrough appears at some point (no sign of one yet), I’ll translate it […]

Nehrim widescreen screenshots

I’ve worked my way through the prologue (Schatten und Licht / “Shadows and Light”) in Nehrim, and have some widescreen screenshots at 1920 x 1200 pixels… No texture glitches, no crashes, no painfully game-stopping moments — very enjoyable. I have yet to optimise the draw-distance and video settings for exteriors. Perhaps with some irony, the […]

Nehrim English version – install and troubleshooting guide.

1. Install a retail copy of Oblivion, ideally the PC DVD version. (If you have the Steam version, find the Nehrim readme.txt online before you install from the .exe file). I’m assuming you’re gaming with an Nvidia graphics card. 2. Ensure Oblivion is patched to the latest patch version 1.2.0416 (Oblivion_v1.2.0416English.exe). Nehrim cannot install/run unless […]

ICO and Shadow of the Colossus getting makeovers

News just in… “PlayStation 2 classics ICO and Shadow of the Colossus have been given full HD and 3D support and will be re-released on a single blu-ray disc for PlayStation 3. The collection is due mid to late next year.”

Nehrim – English-language release

The English version of Nehrim: At Fate’s Edge is out now. It’s a chunky 1.6Gb download. Many thanks to the team and translators for this highly-polished free game.

The art history of games

Now online: videos from the art history of games symposium, which took place in February 2010 in Atlanta, USA.