[dropcap]M[/dropcap]orrowind is the third game in Bethesda’s epic Elder Scrolls series, and was released in 2002.  In spite of some complaints about game mechanics and a bit of bugginess in the early days, Morrowind was generally considered one of the best games in years and enjoys to this day a longevity that is really unparalleled by other games in its class. Among the innovations and refinements either introduced or greatly improved by Morrowind were: Open-ended play:  You never had to touch the primary storyline to spend hundreds of hours deeply engaged in the game.  This non-linear play style was pioneered by Bethesda in the earlier “Elder Scrolls” games, but the …

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Morrowind FPS Optimizer

An early version of the Balmora House mod.  It still looks the same but has moved a little.

For the LowGenius Morrowind Mods, see this page. [dropcap]As[/dropcap] amazing as it may seem, nearly a decade and a half after Morrowind was first launched, and almost a dozen years since I created the newsgroup, people continue to play.  I still pick up a couple hundred visitors a year to this site looking for my plugins and the Morrowind FPS Optimizer by Alexander Stasenko.  Apparently I’m about the only site online that’s held on to the original, without trying to package my own bloatware into it. I’ve condensed everything in to one page now, for the different versions of the optimizer and my own plugins. Morrowind FPS Optimizer This …

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Morrowind Mods

One of the hutches inside the Balmora House, with a display of helms and other armor.

The LowGenius Morrowind Mods If you’re looking for the Morrowind FPS Optimizer, click here. [dropcap]R[/dropcap]eleased in 2001, Morrowind was the single-player RPG.  That this Mods page and the FPS Optimizer continue to draw a couple hundred hits a month thirteen years after the game was released really says something.  I spent about three years playing it every spare moment I had, making new maps, mods, and even creating a newsgroup,, dedicated to the game. Of course much time has passed, and it seems like most of the traffic I get to these pages today is coming from very young people and poorer parts of the world where it’s not so easy to …

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