YouTuber Uses More Than 260 Modifications To Recreate ‘Game Of Thrones’ Trailer In Skyrim

By Vittorio Hernandez , Updated Nov 21, 2016 10:24 AM EST

Because of the similarities between “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim,” an action-role playing game, and “Game of Thrones,” an American fantasy drama TV series, a YouTuber recreated the TV show’s season 1 trailer on “Skyrim.” To achieve that, UpIsNotJump used more than 260 modifications to recreate Westeroos and its perilous inhabitants.

The two medieval fantasy worlds are known for its strong focus on dragons, politics and acts of war using the sword. The YouTuber noticed the crossover potential between "Game of Thrones: and "Skyrim" and recreated the “Game of Thrones” season 1 trailer. He used 260 modifications from NexusMod, a website that hosts thousands of user-created modifications for the game.

Large Number Of Mods Used

The large number of mods he used made the YouTuber skip posting the modifications he utilized. GameRant observed that the finished products “is a pretty spot on recreation” of the popular TV series. But observers with an eye for details would notice that a giant, Wun Wun, is walking casually around Winterfell in one of the Bran scenes.

Likewise, UpIsNotJump trimmed down scenes with prominent characters such as Cersei since he could not place some characters who look like their respective actors. When he set Cersei’s jaw and eyes to look like in real life, the YouTuber experienced clipping issues within the game and he had to compromise.

Not Perfect, Yet “Pretty Damn Good”

Kotaku pointed out that the season 1 trailer recreation is not 100 percent perfect became of the old game’s limitation and its original engine. Nevertheless, the website found the trailer “pretty damn good.”

The recreation of “Game of Thrones’” ambience was evident in the Starks will attired in their signatures northern furs, the brothel of Littlefinger still shady and the majestic look of Jaime Lannister in his armor. Owners of the “Skyrim Special Edition” could download the modifications, however, those who use PS4 or Xbox One could not access the full catalogue.


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