Skyrim's a few days out, and like so many others, we're just dying to turn it inside out and spend hundreds upon hundreds of hours with everything it has to offer. If Bethesda's past games are any indication, Skyrim will be modded—and then some—once players are through with the vanilla content.
Ryan Patrick of Armada Studio says he's freaking out about Skyrim and got tired of waiting for the release date, so he decided to redo the game's skill trees with beautiful graphics. The result is pretty much what you'd expect from a graphic designer: gorgeous.
This guide was inspired by Ryan O'Nan's fantastic illustrations on his blog.
First up is the Restoration skill tree, which revolves around healing spells and buffs. Each upgrade on this tree helps to improve the effectiveness of your spells by reducing magicka usage and so forth.