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Ambition will get you far, and 19-year-old Alexander J. Velicky has put his to good use. The Skyrim fan has poured approximately 2,000 hours into his Falskaar mod in hopes of landing a job at Bethesda.
Velicky's Falskaar mod boasts 25 hours of content, unique quests, a huge dungeon that takes an hour or two to best, and unique audio. The voice acting was handled via an audition process, with 29 actors in 54 roles. The score by Adamm Khuevrr is original also and can be heard on YouTube along with a bonus track heard in the gameplay trailer composed by Julian Shanahan.
Velicky had the help of family, with his father supporting his work. The young designer was allowed to work full-time on the project, living rent-free with his father.
If you're interested in checking out Falskaar for yourself, it's available at Skyrim Nexus.
[Source: PC Gamer]
Our TakeUsers have reported that Falskaar is good. Very good. Bethesda should absolutely pay attention to the quality of the mod, the unique voice acting and an original score, and the detail work on books similar to those that litter the original game.
As significant though is the way in which Velicky approached this endeavor. He used the mod tools as a training tool, devoting an average of 38 hours or so each week. It isn't hyperbole to consider his work on Falskaar a full-time job. Here's hoping we see Velicky's name in the credits of the next Elder Scrolls or Fallout title.
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Very impressive. He definitely deserves a job at Bethesda or any other AAA Studio.
He has a future in the industry.
Wish I could do that.
Good job, bro! I'm also 19 and working on something!
O_O I hope my computer can handle this epic mod. I will have to download this as soon as my steam games are done installing. He did a really good job it looks like and cant wait to see it.
Heard about this last week. Gotta say, a fan made mod that gives the player anywhere between 25-40 hours of DLC is really something. Would definitely be cool to see this persons name in the next ES or Fallout game.
This is INSANE! This is some extreme dedication right here. I don't know what he would do at Bethesda, but if this can't land you a job in the gaming industry...
Thats amazing, I know that guy will make it far, good luck!
That's very good, I wish the best of luck to Velicky; and I'll have to give this mod a try.
Amazing effort! I hope it pans out for him.
Holy moly! I'm gonna check it out.
Good luck to the guy
Well good for him,real dedication to something they love,props to the guys.I will have to check this out then..seems like an interesting story.
Lets hope Besthda will employ him for his efforts.
That's awesome. Hope he gets the job.
The mod is great! He deserves a job for this.
That's impressive. If Bethesda doesn't hire him someone else will.
Good for him. I hope he gets the job, talent and hard work should be rewarded.
good for him! i love to see people really working towards their goals. and i hope bethesda snaps this person up!
Come on Bethesda! Give this kid a job! I mean Kerbal Space Program hires modders for their game after seeing their skills. Do it! After all it is a waste to let good talent go to another company to where he most likely get his skills wasted on idiots....i.e EA.