UNtil the announcement of 5e I had no idea wtf this was. In fact, the only think that sparked my interest in the NYTimes article was the mention of Elder Scrolls. Primarily b/c I had no idea what it was. So I did some looking.
Its a game. I still don't really know what it is exactly, but the prom film looks awesome.
Now, from the wiki article, I found this tidbit fascinating, "where the more a skill is leveled, the more it helps to level the character. This shifted the focus away from character creation and more onto character development."
How to move xp to motivate roll play rather than killing. Then again, maybe killing is it.