Date: February 03, 2021
“Today we have an Interview with Ted Peterson one of the original creators of The Elder Scrolls Series. In this interview we will talk about Ted Petersons time at Bethesda Game Studios, his opinion on Skyrim gameplay and lore, Morrowind, Oblivion, Arena, Daggerfall, Skyrim mods, The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO), it’s DLC, Tamriel’s other locations like Akavir and Yokudaand, the Dwemer and what he wants to see in The Elder Scrolls 6!
The 2nd half of the Podcast interview we will discuss Ted Petersons new studio ‘Once Lost Games’ and their new Elder Scrolls spiritual successor game ‘The Wayward Realms’. The studio Once Lost Games is composed of the same 3 original creators of TES; Ted Peterson, Julian Le Fay and Vijay Lackshman. You can follow the progress of their new game.
The team are currently looking for 3D Artists and Animators: firstname.lastname@example.org
➖ Time Stamps ➖
0:00 Important Context
2:04 How did you start working at bethesda
9:47 For those that don’t know what was your role on the elder scrolls series.
12:18 How Arena became an RPG
13:44 Daggerfall VS Arena
16:34 LORE: Dragonbreaks & Daggerfalls Endings and their effect on The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
23:15 What’s Your favourite book you wrote?
26:05 Exploring The Other Continents & Lore/World Building
30:03 Did Yokuda Sink?
32:30 LORE: Daedric Prince Malacath & Orcs
37:05 D&D Elder Scrolls Sessions
39:10 Was Shaogorath Role Play Inspired
42:05 Who is Shaogorath to you?
43:17 Do You Like Shaogorath in the current games?
45:00 Skyrim: What’s Your Favourite piece of lore you did not write?
48:23 Re-Published Books & The Lusty Argonian Maid
50:16 Is M’aiq the Liar is Akatosh?
52:09 The Origin of The God Akatosh
54:56 What do you think of Skyrim?
1:00:05 Did You Try Any Skyrim Mods?
1:04:18 What do you think of The Elder Scrolls Online
1:07:41 What’s Your Favourite Elder Scrolls Game you did not works on
1:09:31 Why did you leave so much of Daggerfall Secret?
1:13:15 Are you Excited for The Elder Scrolls 6
1:15:25 If you will still working at Bethesda where would you base The Elder Scrolls 6
1:17:25 What would you want to see in The Elder Scrolls 6
1:23:00 Why did the Dwemer Disappear
THE NEW GAME
1:25:40 The Wayward Realms
1:26:06 Tell Us About Your New Studio & Who Works Their?
1:29:38 How will the game look Graphically?
1:31:38 LORE: Where is the Wayward Realms Set?
1:33:40 LORE: The Great Library of Logos?
1:36:40 LORE ART: Who are the Faction Leaders Within The Library?
1:39:15 How Long will you be in the Library?
1:40:01 LORE ART: Secret Language
1:43:10 Working Culture at Bethesda VS Now
1:45:32 LORE ART: Moons
1:48:28 TES MORROWIND Simplified Character Creation
1:49:32 LORE ART: Tell me about the Wall?
1:51:58 Language Skills like in Daggerfall
1:53:50 Denouncing ARENA’s Front Cover
1:55:41 Language Translations
1:56:51 Morrowind included a lore encyclopaedia, will you?
1:59:32 Playable Races: Cambion
2:02:11 Playable Races: Orcs
2:05:00 Character Creation: Race Identity
2:09:55 What is the Tentacle Lore Master?
2:10:27 Who are the Inquisition faction?
2:13:02 COMBAT: Realistic Weapons
2:17:50 COMBAT: Magic Systems
2:19:59 Will You Have Spell Crafting?
2:21:17 How Will Combat Feel?
2:26:06 Using Machine Learning g to Create AI
2:31:02 Can You Get Godlike Powers?
2:36:57 Faction Systems
2:40:37 Will Factions Battle Each Other Unscripted?
2:45:38 Issues With Procedurally Generated Quests?
2:51:56 How Big are cities be?
2:53:38 Castle Sieges VS. Skyrim
2:56:42 Voice Acting
3:01:35 Can You have groups or companions
3:05:05 Can You Have Relationships
3:08:34 Can You become a Whereboar or Vampire?
3:12:54 Will You Have Modding Support?
3:16:31 Will You Have Paid Mods like Bethesda?
3:17:50 Working With Fans
3:20:52 D&D Sessions for The Wayward Realms”