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The Official Elder Scrolls V : Skyrim Thread

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

  1. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :laugh: What, where is your sense of excitement bro??????? Hmm? :roll:

    I guess you have a hell of a point there my friend. :p
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    Skyrim Dawnguard is out!!! (though only for xbox 360 for now)

    who's playing it? did you choose vampire, or vampire hunter?

    if you need instructions on how to start the dawnguard quests:
    Skyrim Dawnguard Walkthrough

    also info in the wiki:
    Skyrim: Dawnguard
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    Won't be playing for a month, when it drops on PC.

    As for the walkthrough: thanks, but no thanks. These things kill your fun and should only be resorted to if you are well and truely stumped.
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    What he said. Who uses walkthroughs. If you need one, why did you play the game in the first place.
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    I just wish I had the game to play again :(
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    I vow to never use a walkthrough. I broke that on some of the truth glyphs in AC2...but we won't speak of that.

    When is dawnguard supposed to be out on PC?
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    You had it and now don't? What happened?
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    Hey Kreij, did you get the PM I sent you bro?
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    Anything new in the skyrim genre?
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    I haven't played in a while but have been lurking at the nexus from time to time only to find, there isn't really that much going on.

    Probably have to wait till Dawnguard comes out before modders get back into the game.
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    Idk about you guys but that Shadow fix never really worked for me.. What I ended up doing was turning up:
    iShadowMapResolution=6144
    Now I finally have smooth outlines on my player shadows, indoors.
    I can take a screenshot, I just now figured it out after a couple hours of tinkering in the inis.
    All those other res made no difference to my players shadow.

    I tried to go higher than that res but anything higher started causing me instant issues.. So far it's running fine and I haven't noticed an fps issue.
    I can't vouch for the long term yet.. I wouldn't recommend you try this without an "Ultra" based system.

    Also idk, maybe I'm crazy but I think sometimes you might have to move around to get the new shadow setting to kick in.. Likely I'm crazy, or different light sources cast different resolution shadows sometimes.. idk..
    Something is odd, that's for sure..
    I had perfect shadows in everything else but my players shadows were absolute crap?
    Odd.. :shadedshu
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    just get an ENB config and use the new shadow filter it has.
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    I don't feel like testing if that works.. lol..
    I know what I did works. Also I don't think it will be compatible with this new mod.
    I didn't know this was out til today but might be a nice mod. ^^
    http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/17802
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    Yeah well Prohject Reality is compadible with ENB. Look in the optionals section of that mod theres an ENB config for it.

    And these are my shadow settings that dont have much performance hit, and then I use an ENB for the Per Pixel Shadow filter

    iBlurDeferredShadowMask=5
    fInteriorShadowDistance=2500.0000
    fShadowDistance=4000.0000
    iShadowMapResolutionSecondary=4096
    iShadowMapResolutionPrimary=8192

    Setting your ishadowmapresolution thats lower down in the skyrimprefs file isn't going to really help you all that much other then kill your FPS. what I have posted is your best bet for quality shadows if you dont use a ENB with the shadow filter turned on.
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    I would love to talk about dawnguard but I can't get it to work on my xbox :(

    Supposed to be crossbow & vampire mania though.
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    That is not a viable way of fixing the under water thing. There is a mod on nexus that fixes it and im pretty sure the most recent update fixes it too.
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    Lol how u gonna tell me it's not viable? If you go right now this very second and turn off depth of field I bet you your water goes invisible when your submerged.
    A lot of people unwittingly disable DOF because it's part of a mod package or they just plain don't like DOF. I always disable it.

    Who wants a mod for something as simple as fixing one line in an ini?
    That's overkill if in case, this is whats causing the issue for you.

    PS: Being "pretty sure" means you're not sure at all...lol..
    I can't help but laugh a little when I spend like 6 hours testing the ini, line by line, then I post in the forums and someone tries to dismantle the statement, with speculation.

    Also disregard what I said about the Exteriorcellbuffer, turns out I had a partially corrupted save file I'm pretty sure..
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    Finally steam got it 50% off and I bought it, can't wait to install.Any suggestions on my first steps in game,should i install any mods or any other improvements to game?
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    First step is to download the official HD texture pack.
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    where to get it - found it on steam as DLC :)? and what about this The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Dawnguard is it only for xbox?
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    It is only out for Xbox currently but will be available for PC soon for around ~$15-20 i believe. The HD texture pack is found on steam and i do believe it is listed as DLC :)
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    Question for you guys: I have just started playin Skyrim again after quite a few months... When I was still playing, I used to install my mods manually, I didn't use NEXUX Mod Manager...

    Now I would like to use NMM and use it's advantages... But I've got all my former mods installed in different folders... textures and whatnot... And NMM (now installed) doesn't have em added to the mod list...

    Must I Re-install every single mod thru NMM again, in order to have it in the list???
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    Might be doing a big overhaul of the mods I have installed! Deleting a lot of waht I already have and reinstalling new and better ones. For one Pure Waters(looks way better and more like a natural water then W.A.T.E.R) and Texture combiner for land scape

    Wow I really should have been using Nexus Mod Manager from the beginning. This is going to be a bitch to reinstall EVERYTHING!
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