Read Every Book In ‘Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim’

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Read Every Book in Skyrim

Part of the fun of reading books in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is getting back-story on all the characters and lands contained within Bethesda’s world, but really that pales in comparison to the stat bonuses simply reading the books gives the player. However, with a world as large as Skyrim, and with probably thousands of books to steal/acquire throughout the world, some may never even know just how deep the literature of the game gets.

Thankfully, one clever gamer has compiled a comprehensive of every book in Skyrim, and has transcribed all the information contained within them. Unfortunately, the dedicated fan that put together this virtual library only compiled the books in .epub and .mobi form, which means they are meant for either a Nook or a Kindle.

Nonetheless, if you own either of these e-devices, or if you download the kindle app for PC, you should have no problem diving headfirst into the lore of Skyrim. The only downside is that all of those cool bonuses that come with reading books, including one exploit that can result in leveling your character very fast, are not possible.

There’s much more to Skyrim than just reading books, or even slaying the game’s infinite number of dragons, but just seeing that one fan can compile a “library” of every book within the game shows just how extensive of a world Bethesda has created.

From the game’s many guilds, to its dungeons, to its new and improved menus, there are so many features that, on their own, would be worth exploring for hours, that it makes just being away from the game make you want to do nothing than play the game.

And now, if you want to read up on your Skyrim lore whilst traveling over the holidays or just because, you can.

Which of the books that you’ve read so far in Skyrim has been the most interesting? Do you think more games should incorporate reading books for back-story?

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is available now for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

Source: Capane

TAGS: Bethesda, PC, PS3, Skyrim, The Elder Scrolls

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  1. Very well made. The ebook I mean. (Or should I say books?)

    The format is very easy on the eyes once put on the Kindle itself. I’m very excited to sit back and get in touch with my inner Nord scholar.

    • Nord Nerd Scholar, that’s a tshirt waiting to happen

  2. Free Epub reader available for Firefox…

  3. You can also view it using Calibre on a PC if you so wished. or by using any number of apps on an Android or IOS device… probably a Blackberry or WP7 too.

  4. Damn, talk about over achiever lol

  5. I was literally saying earlier today that someone should compile all of the books in the Elder Scrolls universe into one book. Cool. Wish I could get it in paper though.

  6. My favorite book is The Lusty Argonian Maid, Vol1

  7. the book about Wabbajack cracks me up everytime

    • gotto read that book yet. I figured it would be funny.

  8. I never learned how to Read! jking My favorite book is the one that gave me a level up in one of my main skills :D

  9. I like the book, olaf and the dragon. I think that was the choose your own path book.

  10. I haven’t started on it yet, mostly because I’m missing book 3 of the collection of I hope only 7 books, but it’s The Wolf Queen. I only really read the 6th one (because thats the one I found first) and its also a quest item… for something.

  11. you guys should really play skyrim.its the best game ever

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