Reign of Chaos (Formerly known as Project Tharn) is an RPing series, with its own continuity and sub lore. Its main contributers are Psychomantis108, SkyrimShillelagh, Eilonwyn, Lazarus Grimm, Sithfanjedi, DaedraBorn101, Apollo42, The Retroriffic Man, and Helios7719. It is a retelling of The Elder Scrolls: Arena.

The idea was to make The Elder Scrolls 1 and 2 accessible to more people, though the games are free, they're difficult to people with little to no Dos Experience to boot up and if you are able to get the game start the game's interface is rather clunky and dated.

This is why Arena's story was remade, in order to bring the story back to life but to make it through a more accessible medium. The title was renamed to 'Reign of Chaos,' a reference to Tharn's highjacking of the throne which was achieved with the staff of Chaos, which becomes the main focus of the game/RP, the original name 'Arena' didn't feel very fitting as the game struggle to reference it at all.

It was later revealed that the artwork was done before the game and that the game was originally supposed to be set in a gladiator's arena, the title was eventually crowbarred into the introduction to explain its presence, saying that Tamriel feels more like an 'Arena' and is nicknamed such, after Tiber Septim's rappid expansion, though the name is never mentioned again in any of Tes' Lore and was consiquently removed from Reign of Chaos' introduction.

The story will take place over the span of ten years as the group travel from province to province, searching for the pieces of the staff of chaos.


The Story of Project Tharn follows the Original TeS: Arena game, with the exception of some minor tweaks for transition and modernization purposes. The overall plot and characters will mostly stay the same, though there maybe a few recurring characters from later/earlier games and several original characters as well as the original story is somewhat lacking in those, when it comes to side quests.

"For centuries different factions battled in petty wars and border conflicts, until 2E 896, when Tiber Septim crushed all opposition and took control, proclaiming himself as Emperor.

Though the wounds of war took a great deal of time to heal, the Septim Dynasty ruled with a steady hand, keeping balance and peace across the land.

Though it was not perfect, for the first time in generations, the land was finally worthy of the name Tamriel, Elvish for 'Dawn's Beauty' as the Septim's reign of order began.

Now, 492 years after Tiber Septim took control and kept the peace, the land of Tamriel has a new threat. The Emperor, Urial Septim VII celebrates his forty-third birthday. But treacherous hearts desire the throne and plot his downfall.

It is said that hope flies on death's wings.

Prepare! For the Elder Scrolls Foretold it will be here that your adventure begins...

Uriel Septimg VII, Emperor of Tamriel, stands with Talin Warhaft I, leader of the Imperial Guards.

They have been summoned by Jagar Tharn, Imperial Battle Mage of the Empire, on rumors of treachery...

The Emperor is Betrayed...

And Transported to a Dimension of Tharn's Choosing...

After months of preperation, Jagar Tharn takes the throne...

Ria Silmane, once Tharn's apprentice is murdered before she can warn the Elder Council of the Imperial Battle Mage's treachery...

Manipulating the essence of magic, Tharn prepares to take the true Emperor's place as ruler of the known land...

The Imperial Wizard wastes no time in gathering his servants...

And turning them into twisted counterparts of the Emperor's guard...

Tharn's Reign of Chaos has begun...'"



Chapter 1 - High Rock

Chapter 2: Skyrim

Chapter 3: Elsweyr

Chapter 4: Valenwood

Chapter 5: Summerset

Chapter 6: Hammerfell

Chapter 7: Morrowind

Chapter 8: Black Marsh

Chapter 9: Cyrodiil

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