A Look Back at the Gaming Heads Skyrim Dragonborn StatueAugust 23, 2014
Although nearly three years have passed since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released on gaming consoles and the PC, Bethesdas magnum opus retains the distinction of being one of the fantasy role-playing genres truly defining games. For Skyrim’s most devoted enthusiasts, theres no better way to eternally commemorate the countless hours of venturesome exploits in Tamriels perilous northern expanse, than with the Gaming Heads Skyrim Dragonborn Statue.
Gaming Heads creative team has imbued the polystone Dragonborn statue with a complement of features that range from remarkably genuine to stunning. In particular, the clothing adorning the figure bears the look and feel of real fur and animal hides, while the hand-painted armor and weaponry show a commitment to recreating the in-game assets with painstaking fidelity. Beyond the sculpted sixth scale figure’s detailed trappings, the foundation of the Dragonborn statue has been given considerable attention as well. Individually numbered by hand, it is cast in the form of a mountain summit with the tail of a dragon encircling it. With the Dragonborn figure permanently affixed atop the base, the statue rises to an imposing height of roughly 16″.
As with other releases, Gaming Heads offered both regular and exclusive versions of the Skyrim Dragonborn statue. In addition to an extra unhelmeted portrait, the Gaming Heads-exclusive version shipped with an interchangeable arm with a light-up fireball in-hand that flickers to simulate the appearance of a flame. Its an impressive addition to the sword-wielding appendage (included with both versions) and with only 500 pieces produced worldwide, it remains especially rare.
Setting the stage for the impressive line-up of pieces inspired by The Elder Scrolls universe (including the , , and ) that would follow, the Gaming Heads Skyrim Dragonborn Statue remains the unequivocal cornerstone in the franchises collectible universe that fans of the series should not be without.