Train2Game news: Official Skyrim mod tools now available via Steam

Train2Game students can now get their hands on official modding tools for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  The Skyrim Creation Kit allows modders to create in-game assets using the same tools that developer Bethesda used to make the full-game.

The release of Skyrim modding tools also sees the Steam integrated Skyrim workshop go live, allowing Skyrim modders to create, download and upload mods more simply than ever before.

To celebrate the launch of the Skyrim Creation Kit, Bethesda has released a High Resolution Pack which is available to download through Steam. Valve have also released a Skyrim mod, Fall of the Space Core, Vol. 1 which sees Portal 2’s  Nolan North voiced Space Core join you in Skyrim.

Train2Game students can access the Skyrim workshop by visiting www.mods.elderscrolls.com

You can see the official Skyrim mod tools in action in the trailer below.

Much more information about the modding tools is available on The Elder Scrolls community page.

A number of Train2Game students have been lookingforward to making Skyrim mods using Bethesda’s Creation Kit, and if you can get involved too. See this thread on the Train2Game forum for more information.

The Train2Game Blog has previously shown you some of the stranger Skyrim mods, including ones that let you turn Dragons into My Little Pony or “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and a mod that turns Mudcrabs into Futurama’s Doctor Zoidberg.

Keep reading The Train2Game Blog for the latest news about modding and how it could benefit you.

Will any Train2Game Blog readers be grabbing the Skyrim mod tools? Do you have any ideas for creations?

Leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or on the Train2Game forum.

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