Very low-key session in which I did only a little actual adventuring, really—and a lot of crafting to work on leveling up.Continue reading “In Which Merawen Continues General Adventuring”
Most of the action of this session was just general adventuring and crafting—up to the part where I got back to Markarth, and ran the Forsworn Conspiracy/No One Escapes Cidhna Mine! plot again.Continue reading “In Which Merawen Foils a Conspiracy and Escapes Cidhna Mine”
I boinged around a lot in this session, but in between all of the fast traveling, I did actually also revisit the main plot! Which meant taking the Dragon Elder Scroll up to the top of the Throat of the World, learning Dragonrend, and having the first round of fighting with Alduin.
And Alduin was only one of the dragons I fought in this session, though unlike the two Revered Dragons and the Ancient one, he actually survived the fight!
Next to that, doing the Mind of Madness quest and getting the Wabbajack from Sheogorath was a relaxing vacation. :DContinue reading “In Which Merawen Finally Fights Alduin and Also Acquires the Wabbajack”
Another “general adventuring” kind of session, with the two main points being finishing the quest to get the sword for the ghost in the Old Hroldan Inn, and then going to Volunruud and getting what I’m pretty sure is my last available Shout word off a Word Wall.Continue reading “In Which Merawen Recovers a Ghost’s Sword and Goes to Volunruud”
This session was yet more “let’s see if Anna can find more new things to do before she has to commit to finishing up the main plot” action! Answer: yes, yes I could find more things to do.
Main action of this session was the Rise in the East plot in Windhelm, but I also explored three areas that were new to me, Yorgrim Overlook, an Abandoned Prison and a cavern system called Darkshade.
And, got in plenty of crafting and magic practice!Continue reading “In Which Merawen Battles Pirates and Explores the Land”
This session was actually a couple of smaller sessions on the same day with a break between, but for purposes of this post, I’m still calling it one session. And this cycle of play started fairly low-key—but finished with a bang!
Because I finally became thane of Hjaalmarch, not a terribly difficult thing to do when I was level 65. And then I finally finished up the main Dragonborn plot, and took out Miraak!Continue reading “In Which Merawen Becomes Thane of Hjaalmarch and Also Defeats Miraak”
This was a shorter session than expected for a play session on a Saturday night–in no small part because I’d had to work Saturday afternoon, and I was pretty fried. If I’m yawning my damn fool head off every couple of minutes, no matter how much I want to, I can’t really effectively stay up until stupid-o’clock playing Skyrim!
So I only stayed up until slightly-foolish-o’clock. ;)Continue reading “In Which Merawen Clears Benkongerike and Slays the Dragon Viinturuth”
Low-key session for the most part, mostly with the goal of satisfying the Briarheart Necropsy quest. And what I had time for aside from that was basically hitting all my houses and doing a loot check, and selling things in various places, before finally returning to Solstheim.Continue reading “In Which Merawen Does a Circuit Around Skyrim”
This session was predominantly about doing side quests for the Dawnguard—but with a side helping of getting the party started for the Dragonborn plotline as well. Because Merawen’s now visited Solstheim a second time, and she’s experienced firsthand some of the creepiness involved with what’s going on with the All-Maker Stones there. Muahaha.Continue reading “In Which Merawen Saves a Priest of Arkay and Returns to Solstheim”
This session got a little more random than I planned going in! But this was kind of cool regardless, as I did some wandering around on foot to try to see if I could have anything interesting happen–and to get opportunities to exercise the Heavy Armor skill. I was pleased to find at least one totally brand new location I never saw during Alarrah’s run!
With the exception of finding the Lunar Forge, though, this was all familiar territory. So again, I’ll be focusing on the bits that were different this time vs. what happened when Alarrah did them.