ehhhhh, Skyrim, now what?

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  1. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    sooooooooo.. i decided to finally play it, like, all of it, to the end, and then i went to the nexus and.... bro, wtf, now what? i cant even begin to comprehend the mods there, its just too much!
    then i did a quick search here and found this: http://wiki.step-project.com/User:Neovalen/Skyrim_Revisited_-_Legendary_Edition dude really? wtf, its almost like in the next one they'll teach us coding and we'd have to make the game as we want from the scratch, wtf yo :p

    soooo... any shortcuts? so i dont spend a week on this, i just wanna play with eye candy galore and stuff?

    i was also thinking, since its 2018, maybe it woudnt hurt playing as, lets say, a female elf succubus vampire maid trap with cat ears and wearing glasses? its not like over the past decade i watched a fuckton of anime and got fully corrupted by it or anything, nuh-uh, i just feel like i should embrace these new times, right? :p
     
  2. Elf_Boy

    Elf_Boy 2[H]4U

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    You dont need mods to play.

    Pick 5 you like and stick with them. Adding mods isnt too much an issue. Removing mods can fubar a save game.
     
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  3. Island

    Island Gawd

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    I got addicted to modding skyrim like 4 years ago. Spent hours and hours trying to get the game to look perfect and beautiful. Spent so much time modding that I got burnt out and never actually played the game. I mean I did, but lost interest after all the modding issues and bugs. I never deleted it though and every now and again I fire it up just to admire the game and even to this day can't believe how beautiful it can look. Check out Gopher on youtube and his modding vids on Skyrim. Taught me alot
     
  4. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    tell that to Simplicia the Slow, im sure she'll be delighted to hear it :p

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  5. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    just saw some videos, and i decided if i am to spend a lot of time modding it, so be it! :p
     
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  6. Mchart

    Mchart 2[H]4U

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    I only run 3 mods

    The static mesh mod for the obvious visual improvements
    The disable vampire spawning script
    and the disable dragons spawning script.

    Both of the last two can easily be disabled whenever you want those things turned on again, but the vampire spawns which wipe out entire villages is super annoying when you're trying to 100% the game.
     
  7. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    so far i have the "Static Mesh Improvement Mod" and the "Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch". my god, it looks fucking hideous, maybe i was spoiled by the witcher 3? holy shit
     
  8. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    only mod I really used was the "growing pot" mod :)
     
  9. spaceman

    spaceman [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Keep going. It gets much better. Not as detailed as w3 but still lovely.
     
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  10. Armenius

    Armenius I Drive Myself to the [H]ospital

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    Play through the game for a couple hours with just the unofficial patches and make notes about what you don't like or think can be improved, and then go from there.
     
  11. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    staaaaaarting to look somewhat good now, plenty more to go, i think :p

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    zamardii12 2[H]4U

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    The only thing you should do is sort the mods by most endorsed and just pick the ones you want.
     
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  13. horrorshow

    horrorshow [H]ardness Supreme

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    I think this is all I'm using:

    Unofficial Skyrim Legendary Patch
    Unofficial High Resolution Patch
    SkyUI
    Skyrim HD
    Static Mesh Improvement
    A Quality World Map and Solstheim Map with Roads
    Alternate Start - Live Another Life

    And, I just realized your playing Special Edition.... Which is a shame IMO.
     
  14. Mchart

    Mchart 2[H]4U

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    Not really. Only way to not have a crash fest once you start loading on lots of texture mods.
     
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    Island Gawd

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    Here's what you can do with this game. I have about 40 mods running right now. I use real vision for my ENB and of course Nexus for all my mods, and the older Nexus mod manager. Still works best for me with Skyrim. Here are 2 vids I uploaded a few years ago. Think I was testing out the deadly dragon mods....





     
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    I have to admit I do like mods that make the world look better.

    Be nice if there were a comprehensive texture, city, plant, people and terrine patch.
     
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    hell on earth bro, and my character now looks like a pornstar... im thinking in starting with the mods all over again, sigh..

    but i know even if its an annoyance and give me a lot of work, i know it will be worth because after is done i will have hundreds of hours of gaming with all the graphic eye candy i could possibly want :p

    horrorshow yeah i saw the differences between the games after i got this one, then i thought in changing after i saw the mods, but i'll keep this one for now
    Island pretty cool, but not enough! i want more, i want it all!! :p

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  19. Elf_Boy

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    Elder scroll type games are really a two-fer, the game-game and the dick with the ini/mods game.
     
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    thanks. meh, i should had posted there instead of creating this thread, hehe

    that channel looks very good, will watch :D

    what im seeing here is a fuckton of broken mods because they have dependencies with other mods that were never ported correctly to the special edition, a lot of things are missing, and since the game looks like crap anyway (dated as hell) no matter what you do, im now thinking in just getting the ol'rim edition and just having fun, matter of fact, im downloading it right now :p
     
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  21. Yippee38

    Yippee38 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Skyrim Revisted - Legendary Edition is great. It's a really good and thorough modpack, and the instructions are fantastic for getting it all set up. It will, however, take you a while to get it all installed. Once you do though, the game runs great! I use that modpack because it's so good, and complete.
     
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    Is that different from the original? Are there 3 editions now? Original, SE, Legendary?
     
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    legendary is the old skyrim with the dlcs and a texture pack :p
     
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  26. spaceman

    spaceman [H]ardForum Junkie

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    That wiki is impressive. I forgot how involved modding gets. Props to those guys. I wish that I could just dL that modded version.
     
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  27. AceGoober

    AceGoober Live! Laug[H]! Overclock!

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    If any of you all need assistance modding Skyrim or Skyrim Special Edition, let me know. I think I've proven myself in FO4 and SSE as being a capable mod installer and troubleshooter. :D
     
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    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    ^^ Seriously. Hit this guy up. ;)
     
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  29. Hostile

    Hostile Gawd

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    You do realize that Skyrim was released over 6 years ago, right?
     
  30. AceGoober

    AceGoober Live! Laug[H]! Overclock!

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    Apologies, missed your post D4rkn3ss

    SMIM only improves the shape of objects to have a more natural look and less blocky. It does nothing to improve the textural appearance of the object. Since I don't know what your system specs are I'm only going to recommend a couple of mods which do indeed improve appearance with little system performance impact for Skyrim Special Edition.

    Enhanced Texture Details (UV Tweaks) - Alters stock texture appearance via UV layer.

    LeanWolf's Better-Shaped Weapons SE - Mucho better shaped weapons

    SSE Texture Pack - Greatly improved textures upped to 2k from stock

    There are many more location specific texture mods to choose from but these oughta be a good start for you.

     
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  31. D4rkn3ss

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    i married a succubus! omg im so happy!! :D :D :D

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    AceGoober thanks, no problem :) but i switched to the legendary edition so now i have the whole skyrim mod insanity at my disposal :p
     
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    Since you married a Succubus, that means you can still hoof it everywhere without a horse. :ROFLMAO:
     
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    SHE DOES NOT HAVE HOOFS! and no hairy legs either! its kawaii succubus and vampire, hmph!

    on the other hand, my character is also a werewolf, so i feel like this balance things, like all is fine in the world :p
     
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    god im having so much fun with this game, i started dawnguard and then this vampire-lord-dude wanted to bestow the dark gift onto me, said it would also purge my character lycanthropy, i considered, but then naaah, after all the work goring random people and eating their hearts to have a werewolf at a high level.. maybe next time :D
     
  35. AceGoober

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    You can still do vampirism later on by having a certain NPC bite you.
     
  36. spaceman

    spaceman [H]ardForum Junkie

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    How do you limit it to 60fps again? I am getting the bonkers physics and crashing bc of it. Stupid old game engine.
     
  37. Elf_Boy

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    I believe you need to use a 3rd party option - like one of the re-shaders. Perhaps other apps as well.
     
  38. AceGoober

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    For Skyrim original 32bit, you can use one of these options:

    Try this mod: FPS LImiter

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    Do the .ini edit

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    Download ENB and set the FPS limiter

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    Go through your video card drivers to set FPS limit specifically for the game.

     
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    Thanks. I was tired and about to go to bed and forgot that I use the driver option. Even though I have to reset it when I update. Nothing else works for me.