Giskard (sometimes Giskarduk) is, or perhaps was a modder for Elder Scrolls games. Due to a severe case of USI, he has been banned from Nexus, Bethesda's Forums, and pretty much every other modding community due to the excessive drama his mental illness brings to the community. As such, he had to found his own little hugbox called The Engineering Guild (TEG).
A long history of fail
Despite modding for a living, Giskard has a complete failure of understanding of how the games he mods actually work, or how to correctly use modding tools. Any attempts to correct this misconceptions on his part have been met with insane levels of rage. This eventually led not only to him being banned from Nexusmods, it led to all discussion of his mods being banned.
The war vs Reddit
/r/modpiracy/ is a Subreddit that formed as a heroic response to Bethesda's move to monetize modding. Once Bethesda realized that was an insanely stupid idea, the Subreddit members made it their duty to preserve and share mods that authors have yanked after being banned or just because they were throwing a tantrum in general. Giskard was a primo target. Once the call went out, it didn't take long for people to share all of his Elder Scrolls mods.
Giskard's measured and rational response was to try to have Reddit shut down. and posted my ip and one of my friends openly on his site The Scout
—Giskard, who doesn't understand how police jurisdiction works
—Giskard, Who doesn't understand this clearly is a stupid sentiment. The Scout.
—Giskard, who doesn't know when to quit.
What the fuss is all about
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