Skyrim is a beautifully vast and sweeping game. Also vast: the possibility of its modding potential. The nomadic fans of Morrowind are crossing those rolling plains of creation, as part of their quest to settle within the safety and shelter of this newer game's engine. Their journey started
just over a year ago
, and now - while still far from the home stretch - they've made great progress. They've even released a trailer showing just how far they've come.
Skywind is currently on version 0.91, and,
according to its makers
, still very much in alpha. "You can move around the world, interact with a few things, but the full content of questing, gameplay and many other various elements are not part of the game yet," they write. "These Alpha releases are more for getting people interested, inspired and up-to-date with development so they can help with the project."
Nevertheless, it's a fantastically ambitious project that appears to be progressing nicely. You can download Skywind from the
, stopping only briefly to appreciate how great the word "Morroblivion" is. To play it, you'll need both Skyrim
Morrowind (along with the Tribunal and Bloodmoon expansions) installed on your computer.