OpenTESArena: an open re-implementation of The Elder Scrolls: Arena

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OpenTESArena is an open source reimplementation of The Elder Scrolls: Arena. It is inspired by similar projects like OpenXcom and OpenMW. This fun graphics engine has a new release with some improvements. The goal of this project is to have a clean, cross-platform version, and it seems to be working. But there are still a lot of features that need to be implemented before it is playable enough to be enjoyable.

As I said, it is from open source, so if you are interested in obtaining it, see the source code, and even contribute to this development, you already know that you can do it from GitHub. There you will also find information and everything you need to know about the project and its developer.

For those who do not know what it is about The Elder Scrolls: Arena, and therefore they do not know well what they will find with this project, to say that it was a role-playing video game from 1994 for Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system. Lovers of the classics have been running it on emulators on more modern operating systems, in order to satisfy their nostalgia and be able to play a few games in this Bethesda Softworks development.

What made it special at that time was the freedom that this video game offered, never seen before in other titles of the time. The player could walk around the entire empire doing whatever he wanted, that is, like the current open universe games. It could go from entering dungeons, helping citizens, saving a traveler, seeking employment, fighting, etc. A whole gigantic digital stage at your disposal that now you can also relive on Linux thanks to OpenTESArena ...


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