Bethesda has announced a Hero’s Guide for Elder Scrolls Online, this a is a limited run of only 10,000 copies being produced with help from Dark Horse Comics, exclusively for the Bethesda Store.
The guide will contain 272 pages of original writing and illustrations spread across three books in a heavy-duty clamshell that contains a miniature lithograph in a numbered portfolio. This is being written by David S. J. Hodgson and features art by Brynn Metheney, Roberto Gomes, David Keen and Caio Cacau.
The set consists of tomes from across Tamriel during the Second Era and each book presents different facets of the world like:
A trek across the provinces by a group of Nord hunters in honor of the Sky Goddess Kyne; an Imperial catalog of weapons and armor used by the great races; and the journal of a wizard’s apprentice, focusing on alchemical studies.
books were all brought together for you to experience stories from the realm as you make your own explorations across the Starry Heart.”
The list of books you will receive upon purchase are:
Kyne’s Challenge: A Hunter’s Companion Hardcover bestiary bound in faux-leather, with full emboss/deboss and spot foil on cover and spine. 168 gold gilded pages with a ribbon marker and 156 original illustrations by Brynn Metheney, Roberto Gomes, and David Keen.
Gathering Force: Arms and Armor of Tamriel Soft touch fighter’s guide with rounded spine, embossed cover, and silver foil on front and back cover. 56 deckled pages with a ribbon marker and 96 original illustrations by Caio Cacau
Agents and Reagents: The Bounty of Mundus Envelope-wrapped alchemical notebook with cord closure and embossed cover. 48 deckled pages with 47 original illustrations by Brynn Metheney.
The guide can be pre-ordered from the Bethesda Store for a price of $100 with an expected ship date of April 14, 2014. A nice feature by going to the site is that you can preview PDF samples of each book.
This is very cool guide Bethesda is releasing in about a month for Elder Scrolls Online and it could be something worthwhile if you like collecting special books from games.
You can leave a comment below with your thoughts on the guide and if you plan to purchase the guide alongside the Elder Scrolls Online or just the guide separately.