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Re: Elder Scrolls Skyrim thread

Post by Daehawk » Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:17 pm

Geez I was awake nearly 2 days and all I do is toss and turn this morning dreaming of missing textures in the world and wake up 2 hours later wide awake. Not fun.

Also Im thinking my load order may be to blame. Ive run LOOT of course but Ill have to check the order for any npc, face, hair stuff that might cause that.
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Post by Daehawk » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:02 pm

After another few hours of trouble shooting I almost deleted it all and called it done. I quit for now. I turned off almost ALL the mods and still that npc is black faced. So I dont feel like fooling with it any longer.

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Post by Blackhawk » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:39 pm

Were you, at some point, running one of the Apachii mods? Hairs, perhaps?

Somewhere you installed a mod to alter NPCs appearances (hair, 'makeover', etc) that either conflicted with another mod with that same thing, had a bug, or the game was loaded with it out of place in the load order.
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Post by Daehawk » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:46 pm

Yes an npc follower forced me to use a apachi hair mod. Didn't want to use that one. Personally think that is a silly looking mod. But I took it back out.

EDIT: After I replied to your post I looked it up and the normal Skyrim Apachi version actually has fixes for black face/head due to their hair. But not the SE one. Im going to try that fix anyways. Isn't like it will hurt.
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Post by Daehawk » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:20 pm

Im done. Heard it fixed it to turn off the mod and start a new game. Well when I start a new game the wagon is back to bouncing all over and flipping with wheels flying around in the air. Hate that bug. Im done . Deleted it all .Will never touch that game again or any Bethesda Elder Scrolls.

Maybe one day when Im not mad...haven't deleted yet..but may. Tired of it all.
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Post by Smoove_B » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:29 pm

I saw on your profile you had like 8+ hours of play time. How much of that was spent tweaking mods vs actually playing? :wink:

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Post by Octavious » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:44 pm

I'm not sure he's ever actually played a single game since mods were invented. :lol:
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Post by Brian » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:58 pm

And here I played the game all the way through, twice, without mods like some kind of chump.
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Post by Blackhawk » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:06 pm

Well, if you ever get the itch again, I'd give a few suggestions:

1. Be pickier in your choice of mods. In my experience, mods that fiddle with vast numbers of NPCs are the ones that are the most problematic, as are things that make changes to their skeletons and animations. There is a reason I recommend the STEP guide.

2. Make sure you read everything before you install everything. A lot of the issues I see come from some combination of not getting some install detail right, not having the right prerequisites, or having multiple mods with documented conflicts. A lot of them come from not understanding how the mods really work (like our conversation about whether a bashed patch was actually necessary.)

3. Never, ever set up your mods for an in-progress game*. Mod for a new game, and be very, very careful about adding or removing mods once the game has started. Adding isn't really an issue as long as the documentation doesn't mention any, but removing mods from an active game is one of the easiest ways to seriously screw things up *permanently.* Removing a mod from the install does not remove the mod from your save file, which absolutely will break things, and it may not be apparent until hours later when all you have are unexplained crashes.

*It is fine to use an existing save for testing, just don't use that save for playing.

If you do some reading ahead of time and are picky with what you change, a heavily modded Elder Scrolls game can be cleaner, more stable, and run more smoothly than a vanilla installation.
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Post by Daehawk » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:42 pm

I just cancelled Star Wars. I told my wife and a friend yesterday that I seem to enjoy buying, installing, and deleting games more than actually playing them these days. I really do get a satisfaction from deleting a game and cleaning my hard drives.
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Post by Daehawk » Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:13 pm

Never mind. Cleaned the hd up and deleted it along with a bunch of other stuff Im not messing with for now.
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Post by Jag » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:39 am

Just started the Special Edition again and was looking for some top mod recommendations. I don't want to go nuts, just install a few good graphic and quality of life enhancements. I honestly don't want to spend more than a few minutes fiddling with it. I'm using the in game mod menu from Bethesda.net.

The mod I'm looking for the most is a good UI inventory mod. I hate the stock one.

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Post by TheMix » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:42 am

My 'go-to' is to log into the appropriate game page on Nexus, click the link for Most Popular/Best (whatever it's called), then start going down the list until I'm "bored".

The basic assumption that I'm making is that if a mod is "good", then a lot of people will have downloaded it. That also tends to make it safe.

Now, I don't know anything about an in game menu from Bethesda....
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Post by Fitzy » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:10 pm

Jag wrote:
The mod I'm looking for the most is a good UI inventory mod. I hate the stock one.
Doesn't exist yet. For a long time the lack of Skyrim Script Extender(SKSE)was holding back SE mods. However, with SKSE seemingly indefinitely delayed modders are doing workarounds that are popping up the last week or so. Maybe someone will do so with a UI mod.

There are videos on how to get SkyUI 2.2 working. It might fit your needs.

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Re: Elder Scrolls Skyrim thread

Post by Dave Allen » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:37 am

Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

Jesus also said, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”[John 6:40] Eternal life is conditional.

His disciple John wrote, "Whoever has the Son has eternal life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have eternal life. [1 John 5:12] Eternal life is optional.

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