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This is a brief '''history of the site''' over the ages, at least as [[User:Daveh|I]] remember it. Much of the early details and dates are vague as there are no records available anymore.
This is a brief history of the site over the ages, at least as I remember it. Much of the early details and dates are vague as there are no records available anymore.  *'''Summer 1994 - First Glimpse of Arena''': My first experience with the ''Elder Scrolls'' games was with [[Arena:Arena|Arena ]] on a friends computer. I remember the scene well: A cityscape at night with snow slowing drifting down between the street lights. While I was just beginning to get into PC computer games at the time, I was seriously impressed. I actually want to push this date back further (almost a year further in the winter of '93) but that would be before Arena was released so I'm assuming my memory is just failing me.
*'''Fall 1994 - Bought Arena''': I was bored one weekend and was in a small computer shop which just happened to have one copy of Arena as one of its dozen games. It was all downhill from here... This was the second game I ever bought (the first being Doom).
*'''Fall 1994 - Started Daggerfall FAQ''': After playing and being very impressed with Arena, I started frequenting the Usenet newsgroups and soon found out about [[Daggerfall :Daggerfall|Daggerfall]] which was in early production at the time. Seeing the general lack of knowledge on the game I started a [[Daggerfall:Dag992.faq|text FAQ for Daggerfall ]] which was distributed regularily on Usenet.
*'''Winter 1995 - Daggerfall FAQ Grows''': The FAQ grew quickly and two other people joined me in gathering information and editing it (I'll have to dig up their names sometime).
*'''1997 - Site Moved''': I moved the site to the donated www.honesty.com/~jackel/ site (thanks to Moose) once the newforce server started charging based on bandwidth instead of a flat monthly charge (it would have increased the site fee from something like $10 to over $100 a month). I'm unsure of the exact move date.
*'''2000 - Site Moved, Again''': Due to problems at the donated honesty site, I moved to the donated www.m0use.net/~uesp/ site (which had its network connection graciously donated by [[General:Bethesda|Bethesda]], thanks!). Again, exact date is uncertain.
*'''January 2004 - Site Moved, Again''': After m0use being down for a few months, I purchased and moved the site to the www.uesp.net domain on a virtual server hosted by Canaca. Hopefully this will be the last move for a while.