Skyrim can now be played on a TI84 graphing calculator

first_imgSkyrim has found great success on a variety of platforms. It was a top seller on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC (where it can be purchased in box or downloaded from Steam). The latest installment of the Elder Scrolls franchise isn’t, however, stopping there. The game is now available on a mobile device — but it isn’t the Vita, 3DS, or iPhone. The latest gizmo to support Skyrim is a TI-84 graphing calculator.Of course this isn’t, by any means, an official release from Bethesda. In fact it only bears a passing resemblance to the actual Skyrim. YouTube user no9sniper has used the 2011 Game of the Year as inspiration for a version of Skyrim that is text-based with simple illustrations. The calculator game lends itself more to 80’s text-based adventures Zork and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy than it does The Elder Scrolls.That doesn’t, however, take away from what no9sniper has done. He obviously put a lot of work into his creation. You get to choose general actions by pressing a corresponding number (like 1. Fight, 2. Flee). There is a general store to shop in, a wilderness to explore, weapons and potions to buy, and hit points to upgrade. It may not resemble the actual Skyrim, but this is a full-fledged RPG that you can play on a calculator:The best part? no9sniper is giving away his work for free (that should help him to avoid receiving threatening letters from Bethesda’s lawyers). Bored high school math students can pick up the necessary 8xp files from here.via Kotakulast_img read more

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