The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Race Creation Tutorial V1.0 By: Tito13KFM Purpose: To show you how to quickly and easily make your own race to use in Morrowind Method: I will provide a step by step walkthrough of creating a sample race and you can adjust it to meet your needs. Conventions: File->Data Files means go to the File menu, and click on Data files. Object Window: The main window of the editor. It contains lists of information. In this Tutorial we will be creating a new race called Dwarf. Revision History: V1.0 First Tutorial, will update as needed. Contact information at bottom for suggestions. *Step by Step Walkthrough* 1. Load the main data set 1.1 Start TES Construction Set 1.2 File->Data Files. 1.3 Double Click Morrowind.esm, click OK 2. Use the art files from the construction set CD. 2.1 File->Preferences 2.2 Place check mark on "Use Data Files on CD-Rom" 2.3 Place Construction Set CD (CD #2) in the CD-Rom drive. 2.4 Click OK 3. Enter base stats and special abilities of race 3.1 Character->Race... 3.2 Click New 3.3 Type Dwarf and click OK 3.4 In the name text box type Dwarf. 3.5 Under Skill Bonus click the drop-down box and choose the following (the number following goes in the text box next to the drop-down box.) 3.5.1 Axe (15) 3.5.2 Hand-to-Hand (10) 3.5.3 Heavy Armor (10) 3.5.4 Armorer (5) 3.5.5 Unarmored (5) 3.6 For gameplay balance issues I kept the total of these bonuses to 45. 3.7 Under Base Attributes enter the following Male Female Str 50 40 Int 30 30 Wil 40 40 Agi 30 40 Spd 35 35 End 50 50 Per 35 35 Luc 40 40 3.8 Rest of the stats Male: Height: .80 Weight:1.25 Female: Height: .85 Weight: 1.15 Playable: Check Beast Race: No Check 3.9 Place the Specials 3.9.1 On the Object Window (look above in the preface if you can't find it) click on Spellmaking tab. *Note: The Race window will still be open. 3.9.2 For organizational sake Click on the Name column to sort by name. 3.9.3 Scroll down until you find Resist Fire (ID: Resist Fire_50) 3.9.4 Click and drag this ability onto the Race window, to the Specials section. 3.9.5 Do the same for: Resist Frost_50, Resist Magicka_25, Adrenaline Rush, Weakness to Poison 3.10 In Description enter: "Short in stature, dwarves generally only reach a Dunmer's shoulder in height but can weigh as much. They have immense strength and endurance which accounts for their fearsome reputation in battle." 3.11 Click OK 4. Assign art files for the game to render the Dwarf with. 4.1 In the Object Window click on the Body Part tab. 4.2 For organizational sake Click on Race to sort by race. 4.3 Scroll down until you find the files for the race of Breton. 4.4 The first one listed is b_n_breton_f_ankle 4.4.1 The b is for body part, the n is for npc, breton is the race, f is for female, and ankle is the body part. 4.5 Double click on b_n_breton_f_ankle 4.5.1 In the ID box change it to read b_n_dwarf_f_ankle. 4.5.2 Under Skin Info change the race to Dwarf. 4.5.3 Click Save 4.5.4 A new dialogue box which says "Old ID: etcetera, etcetera.. Create a new object?" appears. 4.5.5 click Yes 4.6 Do the same for b_n_breton_f_chest, b_n_breton_f_foot, b_n_breton_f_forearm, and so on and so forth until you run out of Breton parts.. you know you have gone to far if under Skin Info the selections are greyed out. 4.7 Scroll down to where the entries for Dwarf are listed and count them.. if you didn't miss any there will be 51 of them. 5. Save this as a mod and apply it to the game. 5.1 File->Save 5.2 Name it Dwarf and click Save 5.3 Place your Morrowind Play CD (CD1) back into the drive . 5.4 If the autorun screen doesn't appear click start->run and type d:\AutoRunMorrowind.exe 5.5 Choose Data Files and double click Dwarf.esp. 5.6 Click OK. That is it.. Now you can start a new game and Dwarf should be a new choice for your race. Contact information: Tito13KFM@hotmail.com Please include Race Creation Tutorial in the subject or I may not read it. Also, any email that contains file attachments will not be opened under any circumstances. Any comments/suggestions/critisisms/corrections are greatly appreciated. Copyrights: Morrowind, TES: Construction Set, Elder Scrolls, Dunmer, Breton are all copyrights of Bethesda Software. This document is Copyright 2002 Tito13KFM It may be freely distributed to anybody who wants it. It may only be posted at GAMEFAQS.COM Thanks to: Everybody on the Gamefaqs.com message boards. Bethesda for making me believe that true rpg's can happen. To Phil Morris for making Marlboro's.