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The Official Elder Scrolls V : Skyrim Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by Kreij, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. MxPhenom 216

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    thats what i need to start doing is make a back up saves file on my storage drive
     
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    of everything but skyrim, yeah...


    my my docs folder should be intact with the saves, but unsure if they'll work without the same mods.
     
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    You can use Wrye bash to see which mods were exactly installed in the Savegame so there is no problem man :toast:

    You are fine ;)
     
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    saves still work without the mods. I tried it earlier today when i installed a different lighting mod instead of the enhanced shaders and the same saved worked.
     
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    If you are installing something that hasn't an .ESP or ESM then it doesn't make any change in the savegame, those are just replacers. ;)
     
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    It'll say "some files are missing, do you want to continue?" when you start the same save without mods. But it'll load without a problem usually.

    I'm starting a new game. What race should I go with? I've been dark elf and nord. I was very happy with my dark elf, I can stand in fire and not take any damage. But since I can't seem to find a fix for my problem that doesn't involve going back to a save where I'm only at level 20, I'm just gonna start over.

    I'm also gonna be a girl this go round. girly orcs don't look very good...
     
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    Only issue ive found with this lighting mod is some lighting draws in.

    So wait. a Save game that when played used a ESp file. if you try to load that save again without that ESP file it wont work?

    Nevermind the light draw in thing is apparently a game issue.
     
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    it depends on the complexity of the mod. For some it will only give a warning that some elements are no longer present, for more complex mods (like race, quest, story, script mods) it may break the game. I remember in oblivion crashing the game when it loads due to missing mod file, wrye bash can detect some issues if i remember correctly.
     
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    Yes, Viper is right, also if you are loading a save inside a cell that is not modified by an esp/esm then you can proceed to load it without any problem.
    Problems arise if you try to load a save that's located inside an house added by esp and the esp is deactivated, chances are that you won't be able to load it without a CTD.
     
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    I'm getting occasional CTDs since the latest patch.
    Seems to only happen when opening/examining something (chests, bodies, books, etc).
    It happens intermittently (not time played based) and not often enough for me to detect a trend (like how full inventory was at the time, etc).
    I never got a CTD proir to this update. The only mods I use are SkyUI (with SKSE) and the Dovahkiin Hideout.

    Looking forward to poking around with the toolkit when it's available.
     
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    Yeah saw pics of someone's attempt at an "attractive female orc". It was hilarious.
     
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    Has anyone else had any problems using the Enhanced Shaders mod from the S.T.E.P. ? It messed up my lighting horribly for some reason and I am really looking for a good shadow/lighting mod.
     
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    get that shadow one i uploaded. Ive gone away from FXAA and ENBseries. One because the coloring and stuff with those is really overly saturated and they kill FPS. check this out. Its what Irony and I are currently using. a New version is coming out either today or tomorrow to fix the java script to update the .esp when you change values in the .ini file.

    http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=7654

    EDIT: nvm 2.1 is out now so itll all work if you change the .ini files and run the java script to update the esp
     
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    I tried to make an attractive female high elf... Check my avatar.. :wtf:

    :laugh:
     
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    Hmm, i got nice female High elf, used one of the default faces, which was quite nice, plus Better females by Bella.
    Ah, btw, on playground.ru i actually saw pretty orc. Some guy spend some time (2 hours i think) with character editor.
    Yours BP is not bad imho.
     
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    Oh yeah...duh. Though thought maybe a Bosmer actually. Pretty good job, indeed.
     
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    out of interest, can you load someone elses save file and use that as your own?
     
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    I do believe that you can, Twick. It would be no different than moving the saves to another of your own computers with Skyrim on it.
     
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    Giving it a shot right now :D
     
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    Sure though if they had a bunch of mods could be hairy. Various saves are even made available for download for games like this such as at Fileplanet. At least there was for Morrowind and Oblivion.
     
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    Yes, you can. You can safely ignore things like texture mods, but those, who change gameplay can screw up the save game.
    I think this looks quite nice, no?
     

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    ok so there was a blog thingy written by two people playing skyrim with each others save, and swapping after an hour.


    anyone seen that? i lost the link in my OS crash, and cant find it via google.
     
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