Tips - Practise all your
skills to improve them, as every time you rest the skills
you have practised recently will increase. Your character
has to be of a high level (6/7) before the main quest is
started properly, as at this point a letter will be given
to you telling you to go and see someone. Practise your
primary and major skills to increase your character level.
Some creatures can not be harmed with the basic steel or
iron weapons, so you must try and get hold of weapons made
from better material (Elven or Dwarven metal (Dwarven to
kill harpies). Better weapons are made available in the
shops as your character improves, they can also be found
in the bigger dungeons (found in quests).
Go to any store, loiter till bout 24:00, then save and reload
the game. Everything is free for the taking! Click on your
charachers head (not in the 3d world) then on your attributes,
its like gaining a level. These cheats work on 1.0.
In daggerfall control f4 makes you invulnerable and the
brackets  can teleport you to a place in a dungeon that
might be what you're looking for........