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Morrowind May Modathon Month 2022 - A Modding Competition for the Community!

May 1st - June 2nd!

Looking to participate? Use the Modathon Logo in your mod description! Also, use the Achievement Banner! Stop by the Discord for regular updates!

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Participating Mods:

  1. Mehrunes' Razor Extended By Revacholiere
  2. MultiEnchant By Archimag
  3. AntiBunny By Archimag
  4. Parkour By Archimag
  5. Pacifist By Archimag
  6. ShieldsUp By Archimag
  7. PvP By Archimag
  8. Melchior's Excellent Grazelands Acacia By Melchior Dahrk
  9. Less Lame Leveled Spawns By NullCascade
  10. On the Cusp - A Birthsign Mod By Juidius Xentao
  11. Decomposition of a Taxman By Discontinuous Qualia
  12. Bal'laku - The Lonely Towers By Kalinter
  13. Training Menu and Training Manual By Krimson
  14. MWSE Satchels and Bags By FrummYonda Safebox
  15. (TES3MP) Riders for Players By Vidi_Aquam
  16. Infectious Sewers - MWSE By Spammer
  17. Mr. Smiley Face Rock By MwGek
  18. Dark Ordinator Armour By UnderSunAndSky
  19. The Gray Fox By Krimson
  20. A Conjurer's Calling By Mark
  21. The Iron Fist - A Hand-to-hand Overhaul (MWSE) By Spammer
  22. HD Loading Screens By Insanity
  23. MWSE Loading Splash Screens By Rfuzzo
  24. Choice and Consequence - Fargoth By Drockman64
  25. Gateway to Skyrim By Agiletek
  26. FPM - First Person Messages By Endify
  27. Aspect of Azura By Melchior Dahrk
  28. Muck Shovel Mode By Billyfighter
  29. The Achievement Framework By Safebox
  30. Assarnud Overhaul By Jsp25
  31. MUSE Music Expansion - Sixth House By Scipio
  32. Smarter Strike Sounds By NullCascade
  33. Glowing Khajiit Eyes By GrumblingVomit
  34. Stripes the Cat By Stripes
  35. MWSE Compare Tooltips By rfuzzo
  36. Pickpocketers of Vvardenfell - MWSE By Spammer
  37. Ald-ruhn Mages Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  38. Ald-ruhn Fighters Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  39. Balmora Fighters Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  40. Balmora Mages Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  41. Selection Details By NullCascade
  42. (TES3MP) Regional Bounties By Vidi_Aquam
  43. Reputation Fixes By ModManSam
  44. Bethesda Official Plugins Naturalized By PikachunoTM
  45. Wolverine Hall Mages Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  46. Wolverine Hall Fighters Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  47. Vivec Fighters Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  48. Vivec Mages Guild - Cloud Storage Upgrade Addon By The Wanderer
  49. The Marksman Challenge By Spammer
  50. Nchurdamz Falls By GrumblingVomit
  51. Rundown House By dietbob196045
  52. Replica Crafting MWSE By Revacholiere
  53. Old Barn By The Wanderer
  54. The Banshee - Player home - New dock and Boat travel from Gnisis By The Wanderer
  55. The Banshee - Dockside Clutter addon By The Wanderer
  56. The Banshee - Cloud Storage Compatibility Addon By The Wanderer
  57. Erengard Mine Redux By Graphite and Denina
  58. Imperium - Castle Ebonheart By Endoran
  59. Immortal Essentials By Krimson
  60. Immersive Bosmer Corpse Disposal By rfuzzo
  61. Enchant Drain - MWSE By Spammer
  62. Immersive Compass By Lucevar - Safebox - Remiros
  63. Morag Tong Secret Identity By VitruvianGuar
  64. Polearms RESPECted By Discontinuous Qualia
  65. Vampire Blade - Poludipsios By GrumblingVomit
  66. BDC-Seyda Neen By Enclavekiller
  67. Matching Manuscripts By NullCascade
  68. Seyda Neen Tradehouse Basement By Tizzo
  69. Boethiah's Bloodhound By Revacholiere
  70. Animal Extinction - MWSE By Spammer
  71. Unruiend Ruins By dietbob196045
  72. Saint's Black Sword Replacer By Trancemaster_1988
  73. Marksman's Eye By johnnyhostile
  74. Bone Racers By Hoju
  75. CCCP Magicka Regen By Necrolesian
  76. Cloud Storage for Silt Strider Ports By The Wanderer
  77. Cloud Storage for Boat Travel Ports By The Wanderer
  78. Hein's Morag Tong Armors By Heinrich Ruffin Vangarr and Caeris
  79. Balmora Player Home - Cloud Storage Compatibility addon By The Wanderer
  80. Vivec Goran Manor - Cloud Storage Compatibility addon By The Wanderer
  81. Elemental Projectile Hits - MWSE By Spammer
  82. The Witchhunter of Balmora By AlandroSul
  83. Hero or Villain By AliceL93
  84. Tel Branora - Domain of the Mad Mistress By Kalinter
  85. Races Reimagined By Trancemaster_1988
  86. Blades Hideout Player Home By jacobp561
  87. Slof's Daedric Mansion By Trylobit and AlienSlof
  88. Special Occasions By RedConversation
  89. Animal Tamer By TheDrunkenMudcrab
  90. Auto Harvest By Krimson
  91. Haunted Skies - the Wraiths By Aphiteth
  92. Attribute Effect Tweaks By Necrolesian
  93. Duskmoth Ruins By Billyfighter
  94. Wingback Chairs and Curtains By The Wanderer
  95. Critical Lockpicking and Trap Disarming - MWSE By Spammer
  96. The Flooded Grotto By Ketsugo
  97. Modern Clean Reshade By Mike Burns
  98. MUSE Music Expansion - Dwemer By Scipio
  99. A Merchant's Whim By PikachunoTM
  100. Test of Faith By Kindi
  101. mtrQuests - Blood and Faith By MTR
  102. Repopulated Morrowind By GrumblingVomit
  103. St. Meris' Rest By Markond
  104. Simple Renamer MWSE By Revacholiere
  105. Spire of Scars By The Bean Team
  106. Ma'Kaari's Concern Pelagiad Player Home By Cjs378
  107. Xerxes By Volundur
  108. Of Eggs and Dwarves - Gnisis Eggmine and Bethamez Overhaul By Seelof and Greatness7
  109. Vanilla Hairs as Wigs By AlandroSul
  110. Choice and Consequence - Rogues of Pelagiad By Drockman64
  111. Indoor - Outdoor Camera Switching By Corsair83 and Safebox
  112. Harder to Kill Hard-Heart By Ogachi
  113. Heaven and Hell Difficulty By TheDrunkenMudcrab
  114. Hell and Hell Difficulty By TheDrunkenMudcrab
  115. Main Quest for Divayth Fyr By AliceL93 and Caeris
  116. QuickKeys Hotbar - MWSE By Spammer
  117. Quest for Tarhiel By crdgdr
  118. Weight of the World By Necrolesian
  119. Cast on Hit Bows Lua By Krimson
  120. Signpost Fast Travel (MWSE) By Kindi
  121. Flying Ghosts - Ghosts Fly not Walk By Aphiteth
  122. Manmeri Physique - A Breton Body Mod By Discontinuous Qualia
  123. Ahnassi REEinvisioned By Juidius Xentao
  124. Caldera Mages Guild Basement By Billyfighter
  125. Femgoth By Tizzo
  126. Vampiric Bloodline Visages By Stripes
  127. DB Female Heads By dietbob196045
  128. Dapper Dan By Ignatious
  129. Fashionwind - MWSE Horns and Antlers By Ruffin Vangarr
  130. Magic Diversity Patch for BtB's Game Improvements By micros24
  131. Necrocraft - A Comprehensive Necromancy Gameplay And Quests Mod. By VitruvianGuar
  132. Halberds Chop By Boggalog
  133. Training Rebalance - MWSE By Spammer
  134. Westly's Faces Refurbished By Merch_Lis
  135. Astrologian's Guild By Billyfighter
  136. Better Caves and Caverns By PikachunoTM
  137. Wigs and Things By The Wanderer
  138. Secret Recipes By Taiyaka
  139. Sixth House Pirates By AliceL93
  140. OpenHud - MWSE Port By Spammer
  141. Zeddy's Void Spear By FishermanZeddy
  142. GV's Armor Expansion By GrumblingVomit
  143. PR Voice Overhaul By Phoenix Rime
  144. Sorcerer of Alteration By Kindi
  145. Dallara Suran By Dallara1000
  146. Textured Vanilla Experiments By Cyreb
  147. Faustenix Manor By Ketsugo
  148. mtrQuests - Vanity and Alteration By MTR
  149. Ingredient Boxes By The Wanderer
  150. Helm of Cursed Beauty By GrumblingVomit
  151. Dynamic Distant Details (OpenMW only) By Hemaris
  152. Get Wrecked - Shipwreck Overhaul By Cerebulon
  153. Poisoner By Revacholiere
  154. Ration Names Lite By Necrolesian
  155. Attend Me By Urm
  156. Ghost in the Machine By dietbob196045
  157. DRIP - Dynamic Randomised Item Properties By Merlord
  158. Automatic Weapon Readied - MWSE By Spammer
  159. Relentless Dark Brotherhood By Stripes
  160. Vampire Hunters but They Want to Reintroduce You to Death By Ketsugo
  161. Summon Creature Followers By Krimson
  162. Weaponry of Resdayn Rebalanced By Rosynant
  163. Boots of Daedric Speed By GayXenomorph
  164. Deja Vu By Safebox
  165. Enchantment Services Redone - ESR By Virnetch
  166. The Honor of Being - Hircine's Prey By Aphiteth
  167. Restyled Helmet Replacer By Ruffin Vangarr
  168. MUSE Music Expansion - Ashlander By Scipio
  169. Your Own Ashlander Tribe By AliceL93
  170. Knuckles - A weapon for Hand to Hand combat By The Wanderer
  171. Haunted Mausoleum By The Wanderer
  172. Haunted House By dietbob196045
  173. Branded as a Criminal By AliceL93
  174. Jawohl Onehanded Spears and Variety 1.0 By Jawohlca
  175. Caldera South Estate 1.1 By Jawohlca
  176. Vanish From Sight By inpv
  177. EKM Vanilla-Based Ashlander Lanterns By Erikaimar
  178. Barber Shop By The Wanderer
  179. Only daedric weapons for summoned Dremora By Phoenix Rime
  180. Smart Ammo for OpenMW-Lua By johnnyhostile

Description:

"The Road goes ever on and on down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, and I must follow, if I can, pursuing it with eager feet, until it joins some larger way where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say." - J.R.R. Tolkien

 

Twenty years, a generation ago, a lifetime ago, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind was released in the early days of May 2002, bringing with it a strange new alien world, full of mystery and wonder, a world quite unlike anything we had seen before. Morrowind was a foreign shore, home to countless strange and unusual sights, from the very first silt strider, to the very last beat of a cliff racer's wings. It was full of danger but also beauty, giving us the freedom to explore and to build our own path in this wondrous alien land.

 

Now, twenty years later, the alien is far more familiar, and far from being foreign, Morrowind is home, a home that we come back to, again and again, each time discovering something new, or adding something that was missing before. For Morrowind was one of the first games to truly fully embrace modding, giving us, the players, the ability to craft whole new adventures, build whole new worlds, and to improve upon every aspect of what was there before. After 20 years, Morrowind is home to a growing, bustling modding community that not only continues to thrive, but which has grown remarkably over the past few years, with over a thousand new mods released each year!

 

So today, in order to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this truly remarkable and one-of-a-kind game that we all know and love, we're once again hosting a May Modathon Month, the 8th Annual Modding Competition for the community, which has become the largest annual modding competition in the entire TES modding scene! Throughout the entire month of May, participating modders on the Nexus who submit Morrowind mods could get a chance to win indie or AAA games each week. Likewise, all participating mods will be entered to win one of the Masteries, by becoming the most popular mod in a particular category!

 

Not only that, but all winners will get trailers, special showcases, and numerous video features on Morrowind Modding Showcases. And the winners of the category Masteries will naturally get featured in our Mod of the Month series, celebrating the best mods released for Morrowind each month. Not only that, but this year we're once again handing out achievements, little badges that you can unlock and plug into your mod download pages!

 

The 2021 Modathon was one of the biggest modding competitions held for an Elder Scrolls game, with about 230 new mods getting submitted by dozens of different modders, and with your help, we can make this year an even bigger success! The best games never die, so let's make Morrowind better than ever before with tons of new mods!

 

Achievements:

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Once again this year, we're including achievements that you can earn and unlock by releasing mods! These are little badges that you can plug into your mod download pages, and we have over 70 achievements that you can unlock! Release a quest mod? Achievement Unlocked! Get over 100 downloads? Achievement Unlocked! See the full list of achievements down below. Some of these achievements are rare or unique, others are common, and still more are hidden and can only be unlocked by accident or chance. Try and collect as many as you can and become a Modding Master of Madness!

 

Full Achievement List:

 

Gold Achievements:

  1. Champion of Legends - Release the most popular Quest or Guilds & Factions Mod
  2. Champion of the World - Release the most popular Landscape or Landmass Mod
  3. Champion of Life - Release the most popular Companion, Creature, or NPC Mod
  4. Champion of Artistry - Release the most popular Graphics, Animations, or Audio Mod
  5. Champion of Comfort - Release the most popular Player Home Mod
  6. Champion of Clutter - Release the most popular Items Mod
  7. Champion of Enhancement - Release the most popular Gameplay, Bug Fix, Patch, or UI Mod
  8. Champion of Culture - Release the most popular Towns and Cities Mod
  9. Champion of Dungeoneering - Release the most popular Dungeon Mod
  10. Champion of Immersion - Release the most popular Immersion Mod
  11. Champion of the Community - Release the most popular Modder's Resource or Utility
  12. The People's Choice - Most Endorsed Mod
  13. Numbers Matter - Most Downloaded Mod
  14. Army of One - Most Prolific Modder
  15. Emperor, King, and Justice, Citizen - Achieve the highest cumulative number of endorsements for all mods released for the Modathon
  16. A Warrior's Legacy - Unlock all Silver and Copper Achievements
  17. Master of Madness - Earn the highest number of unique achievements
  18. Challenge Accepted - Unlock All Challenge-Based Achievements

Rare (Silver) Achievements:

  1. A Show Of Power - Achieve at least 25 endorsements and 250 downloads with a Modathon Mod
  2. You Are A Credit To Your House - Achieve at least 25 endorsements on a Modathon Mod
  3. Cliff Racer Fly So High - Release at least 5 mods for the Modathon
  4. The Nine Divines - Release at least 9 mods for the Modathon
  5. Lesh Make A Deal - Achieve over 250 downloads on a Modathon Mod
  6. Destined for Great Things - Achieve 500 combined downloads for all mods released for the Modathon
  7. Cult of Personality - Achieve 50 combined endorsements for all mods released for the Modathon

Uncommon (Bronze) Achievements:

  1. Let Me Tell You A Story - Achieve at least 10 endorsements on a Modathon Mod
  2. Triple Threat - Release at least 3 mods for the Modathon
  3. I'm Creeping! - Achieve over 100 downloads on a Modathon Mod
  4. Jack-Of-All-Trades - Release a separate mod in at least 4 categories
  5. Improve My Effectiveness - Release a mod which qualifies for at least 5 achievements upon initial release
  6. Available For Hire - Cooperate with at least two different modders on two different mods

Challenge Achievements

  1. Blood & Faith - Release a mod for the optional "Blood & Faith" modding challenge in Week 1.
  2. Vanity & Alteration - Release a mod for the optional "Vanity & Alteration" modding challenge in Week 2.
  3. Hunted & Chaos - Release a mod for the optional "Hunted & Chaos" modding challenge in Week 3.
  4. Love & Crime - Release a mod for the optional "Love & Crime" modding challenge in Week 4.
  5. Secret & Escape - Release a mod for the optional "Secret & Escape" modding challenge in Week 5.

Common Achievements:

  1. Double Trouble - Release at least 2 mods for the Modathon
  2. Back for Another Round - Release Two Mods in the Same Category
  3. Backup Plan - Release two or more mods within 48 hours of each other.
  4. No N'Wah Allowed - Release a mod using only vanilla assets
  5. Tamriel Imports - Release a mod that requires either OAAB Data or Tamriel Data
  6. Adventures Await - Release a Quest or Guild/Faction Mod for the Modathon
  7. New Horizons - Release a Landscape or Landmass Mod for the Modathon
  8. Im-Leet and Rolf the Uber - Release a Companion, Creature or NPC Mod for the Modathon
  9. I Like the Way You Look - Release a Graphics, Animation or Audio Mod for the Modathon
  10. Morrowind is Home - Release a House Mod for the Modathon
  11. Cluttermonkey - Release an Items Mod for the Modathon
  12. Let Me Tweak That - Release a Gameplay, Bug Fix, Patch or UI Mod for the Modathon
  13. The Only Game In Town - Release a Town Mod for the Modathon
  14. Better Take A Torch - Release a Dungeon Mod for the Modathon
  15. Let Me Immerse You - Release an Immersion Mod for the Modathon
  16. You and I Are About to Become Very Close - Cooperate with at least one other modder to release a Modathon Mod
  17. Novice of Madness - Release a mod in your first Modathon
  18. Veteran of Madness - Release a mod in two or more Modathons
  19. CHIMming It - Release a mod in three or more Modathons
  20. The Lusty Argonian Maid - Release a Resource for the Community
  21. Ahh Yes, We've Been Expecting You - Release a Mod on May 1st
  22. May The Fourth Be With You - Release a Mod on May 4th
  23. May The Ides Be Ever In Your Favor - Release a Mod on May 15th
  24. Cutting It Close - Release a Mod between June 1st and June 2nd.

Hidden Achievements:

  1. The Hope of the Redoran
  2. Ice And Chitin
  3. Dreams And Visions
  4. A Friend In Deed
  5. AIIEEE
  6. What's Mine is Mine
  7. Exterminator
  8. Dunmer Cooking Secrets
  9. Nothing Left
  10. Fundamental Attributes
  11. The Good Daedra
  12. The Stranger
  13. Barbarian's Sad Tale
  14. Meow
  15. Strange Devices
  16. Friend or Traitor
  17. Blood Ties

Challenges:

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New this year are weekly, optional, theme-based modding challenges that will be running throughout this month's competition, with new achievements to unlock and new prizes to win! I must emphasize that these are OPTIONAL challenges, the Morrowind May Modathon has always been and will continue to be a free-for-all modding competition where all are welcome, regardless of themes, but if you'd like to unlock some additional cheevos and get a chance to win some additional prizes, you can try your hand at making a mod to fit one of the weekly themed challenges below.

  1. Week 1: May 1st-7th, Make a mod that fits the theme of "Blood & Faith" (Use the header image here to participate)
  2. Week 2: May 8th-14th, Make a mod that fits the theme of "Vanity & Alteration" (Use the header image here to participate)
  3. Week 3: May 15th-21st, Make a mod that fits the theme of "Hunted & Chaos" (Use the header image here to participate)
  4. Week 4: May 22nd-28th, Make a mod that fits the theme of "Love & Crime" (Use the header image here to participate)
  5. Week 5: May 29th-June 2nd, Make a mod that fits the theme of "Secret & Escape" (Use the header image here to participate)

Can you make a mod to match each theme? Each of these challenges are deliberately designed to be fairly broad and open to interpretation, potentially fitting any of a wide variety of mods, allowing you to let your creativity go wild!

 

Participation and How it Works:

 

You can participate by leaving a short note in the mod description page of your mod at Morrowind Nexus that includes "Part of the May Modathon Month" somewhere near the top of the description or use the "Modathon 2022" tag to mark your mod as a competition entry.

 

Every week, at least five different modders will be selected at random to win a single AAA or Indie game, and the way this works is that we'll compose a list of all participating mods released that week, plug them into a random number generator, and the first five results we get back will be the winners for that week.

 

If you win in one of these weekly drawings, I'll send you a message on the Nexus or Discord notifying you that you've won and providing a list of games you can choose from as your prize. We have over 500 games to give away, so hopefully you'll find something you want on there!

 

Unlike in past years, we'll be deterring the \winners of the Modathon by category, so the mods with the highest endorsements in each of our competition categories by June 30th will be declared the winners.

 

We'll be going by whichever categories you upload your mods on the Nexus to, and obviously, some categories (like Weapons and Armor) will be counted under broader categories like "Items". If you have any questions regarding how this will all work, exactly, feel free to post them below!

 

In total, there's 11 categories with Masteries (and other categories of mods will be included under one of the existing categories, if you're posting a mod to Miscellaneous for example, we'll include it under the category that makes sense, depending on the mod, or you can include what category you want it to be included under in the mod description):

  1. Companions/Creatures/NPCs
  2. Dungeons
  3. Gameplay Mods/Bug Fixes/Patches/UI (Depends on UI mod, some may be categorized as Graphics)
  4. Graphics Mods/Animations/Audio/Shaders
  5. Immersion Mods
  6. Items/Weapons/Armor/Books/Etc...
  7. Landscapes/Landmasses
  8. Modder's Resources/Utilities
  9. Player Homes
  10. Quests/Guilds&Factions
  11. Towns and Cities

Rules:

 

Overall this competition and giveaway is pretty easy to understand, and there aren't a whole lot of rules involved, but there are a few things we should clear up just in case.

 

First, all types of mods are perfectly acceptable. From texture replacers to gameplay tweaks to content mods like house mods, quest mods, or dungeon mods. All of those are fine and will be accepted for the competition! The only kind of mod that will NOT be accepted is cheat mods, i.e. placing a barrel full of loot in the middle of Seyda Neen or placing a Daedric longsword in the Census and Excise Office. Cheat mods like that will not be considered for the competition.

 

Also, we accept both tes3mp and OpenMW mods, as well as MWSE Lua mods! Regardless of which platform your mod is designed to work with, all will be accepted!

 

Second, all submitted mods must be, at least for the most part, safe for work. Questionable content is acceptable so long as it isn't the entire mod, remember we have to showcase these and we can't showcase adult-themed mods on the channel!

 

Also, it should be pointed out that for larger mod projects, you can submit a demo or playable beta of your mod as part of the competition and it'll be perfectly acceptable. I do need to stress that it must absolutely be playable though. Any mod that crashes to desktop upon loading the game will not be considered.

 

In addition, we ask that all participating modders please only release a maximum of 5 mods per day, there were some issues in past years with mods immediately getting buried, and we want everyone to have a chance to have their mods get seen! Also, we won't be counting very quick CS edit mods as counting towards achievements, in order to encourage less spam.

 

Remember, this only applies to mods released in May, so let's all get to modding and make this the big 20th Anniversary that Morrowind truly deserves!

 

If you don't know how to mod, check out our Let's Mod Morrowind series for a visual guide to modding - including interiors, basic scripting, and quest design.

 

If you have any questions about this event, please leave a comment or send me a message!

 

Want to check out our past Modathons? You can find playlists of the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Modathon competitions down below!

  1. Modathon 2015 - The First Annual Modathon - 15 Mods Released
  2. Modathon 2016 - The Second Annual Modathon - 29 Mods Released
  3. Modathon 2017 - The Third Annual Modathon - 29 Mods Released
  4. Modathon 2018 - The Fourth Annual Modathon - 89 Mods Released
  5. Modathon 2019 - The Fifth Annual Modathon - 240 Mods Released
  6. Modathon 2020 - The Sixth Annual Modathon - 231 Mods Released
  7. Modathon 2021 - The Seventh Annual Modathon - 236 Mods Released

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