Tamriel Rebuilt is an formidable mod undertaking that goals so as to add the complete mainland of Morrowind to The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind, which was set on the big island of Vvardenfell. It has been in growth for a whopping 20 years now. The final we heard from the group was through an up to date growth roadmap in late 2021, however as we speak the builders launched a brand new update that provides two main new areas to the game world: Dominions of Mud, and Embers of Empire.
Dominions of Mud is centered on the Home Hlaalhu commerce port of Andothren, which sits southwest of Vvardenfell on the Interior Sea. The sparsely populated however harmful borderlands to the west of Andothren are contested by Hlaalu and their rival, Home Redoran. The area can be dwelling to the peaks and valleys of the Velothi Mountains, as soon as a stronghold of the long-lost Dwemer, whereas Clan Ishanuran continues its nomadic methods within the Armun Ashlands to the south, an space devastated by the eruption of Purple Mountain.
Embers of Empire is an entire overhaul of the western shore of the Telvanni peninsula, and contains the final remaining symbols of Imperial energy in what’s the most hostile area of Morrowind: The settlements of Firewatch and Helnim, and the outpost of Nivalis on the island of Althoa, one of many few surviving navy forts within the area.
Between them, Dominions of Mud and Embers of Empire add two new Ashlander clans and a joinable vampire clan referred to as the Orlukh, greater than 200 new or reworked quests, and provide a land mass triple the scale of the Morrowind enlargement Bloodmoon. There are additionally “many a whole bunch of bugfixes and consistency enhancements to our older content material, together with main enhancements to exteriors, interiors, and property, in addition to a number of new quests in our older areas.”
This map lays out the location and scale of the brand new additions:
It is a really spectacular addition and the brand new cities look unbelievable, however work on the Tamriel Rebuilt mod is way from over: The variety of quests within the mod is now roughly equal to that of Morrowind and its expansions, however the growth group mentioned that solely about half of the mainland is at present playable. In line with the up to date roadmap launched in 2021, Dominions of Mud and Embers of Empire will likely be adopted by Thirr Valley, a Hlaalu-dominated area to the southeast of the Dominion of Mud, the Sundered Scar area east of Outdated Ebonheart, after which the desert highland space of Shipal-Shin simply south of Thirr Valley.
So sure, all very formidable, however after 20 years of labor—and many to indicate for it—I do not doubt that it’s going to occur. The Tamriel Rebuilt mod, set up directions, and different supporting information can all be had at tamriel-rebuilt.org.