Live-Action Skyrim Ad Makes LARPing Look Cool

… especially when you get the opportunity to stare down a giant, CGI dragon.

Erik Norrisby Erik Norris


Bethesda has unleashed a new live-action trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, pitting a “Dragonborn” against a mighty, CGI dragon. The ad doesn’t run too long, but its production value deserves some recognition. Everything from the costumes, to the setting to the, yes, massive dragon require a tip of the hat for sure. Bethesda is really going all out for the next entry in the Elder Scrolls franchise, and this latest ad is proof of that.


If live-action role-playing where this awesome, we’d be on the pretend battlefield right this instance. Instead, it looks something like this, and that’s why we’re going to stay the hell away…