The Morrowind Script Extender is open source software that welcomes contributions in the forms of ideas, bug fixes, and new features.

Visual Studio

Contributing to MWSE requires a copy of Visual Studio 2019, with the following features enabled:

  • Workloads:
    • Desktop development with C++
  • Individual components:
    • VC++ 2019 v142 toolset (x86,x64)
    • Windows 10 SDK for Desktop C++ [x86 and x64] (any version will do)


LuaJIT needs to be compiled once, and is included in the project. To compile, use Tools > Visual Studio Command Prompt and run the following:

cd deps\LuaJIT\src