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lmfao, I just came across a book in the game called The Lusty Argonian Maid, v1
It appeared in the earlier games as well, try to find the second book ;)
 
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Seeing a couple of these reports of memory leaks makes me feel lucky about what bugs I have encountered.
Plus being able to play the game on high settings enjoyably on my system lol.

The most recent one being, clicking on load or save causing the cursor to pause while the hard drive accesses something being resolved for the most part by a defrag.
 
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I think I broke my College of Winterhold quest line because a dragon attacked the college earlier when I started the tour and I ran away and did some other quests(oh yes I did) now when I talk to Mirabelle Ervine she does nothing but says I want to finish my tour(then pulls out a piece of bread and eats it forever) and when I talk to Tolfdir he only looks at me and does nothing.
 

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I think I broke my College of Winterhold quest line because a dragon attacked the college earlier when I started the tour and I ran away and did some other quests(oh yes I did) now when I talk to Mirabelle Ervine she does nothing but says I want to finish my tour(then pulls out a piece of bread and eats it forever) and when I talk to Tolfdir he only looks at me and does nothing.
i had a dragon turn up there too, i think it ate faralda so now i cant get destruction magic training >.>
 

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I think I broke my College of Winterhold quest line because a dragon attacked the college earlier when I started the tour and I ran away and did some other quests(oh yes I did) now when I talk to Mirabelle Ervine she does nothing but says I want to finish my tour(then pulls out a piece of bread and eats it forever) and when I talk to Tolfdir he only looks at me and does nothing.
same thing happened to me :shadedshu
 
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Great man:cool:

gotta find that book
I forget where I originally found it, some random little place on the side of a river. There's another copy in Riften, though, as well volume 2, in Haelga's Bunkhouse.
It appeared in the earlier games as well, try to find the second book ;)
I just found it actually and that's what I came back here for :laugh:

ACT VII, SCENE II, CONTINUED

Lifts-Her-Tail: My goodness, that's quite a loaf! But how ever shall it fit my oven?

Crantius Colto: This loaf isn't ready for baking, my sweet. It has yet to rise.

Lifts-Her-Tail: If only we could hurry that along. How would I accomplish such a task?

Crantius Colto: Oh, my foolish little Argonian maid, you must use your hands.

Lifts-Her-Tail: You wish me to kneed the loaf? Here?

Crantius Colto: Of course.

Lifts-Her-Tail: But what if the mistress catches me? Your loaf was meant to satisfy her appetite.

Crantius Colto: Don't fret, my delicate flower. I'll satisfy the mistress's cravings later.

Lifts-Her-Tail: Very well, but I'm afraid my oven isn't hot enough. It could take hours!

Crantius Colto: Plenty of time, my sweet. Plenty of time.

END OF ACT VII, SCENE II
 
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i had a similar experience, except that its in the Thieve's guild quest:

The time you got invited by Karliah along with Brynjolf to be Nightingales, just outside Riften, a damn Dragon started wreaking havoc and dialogue was cut off, both rushed to take down the dragon and both entered town lol, and when the dragon died,I tried talkin but the dialogue was not of the quest lol, tho i may still be able to enter the sanctuary and they could follow, i reloaded the game anyway...

I found that lusty argonian maid book from:
Mercer's mansion, lol he was eading that?
 

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so suddenly i am a vampire and wherever i go people try and kill me. thankfully i am strong enough to ward off just about any attack, but still...
 
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you have to feed on a sleeping NPC when you get to stage four vampirism before you go to towns etc or people will kill you... xD
 
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Maybe your vampiric character is ~sparkling~ and NPCs are programmed to get pissed whenever they see a sparkling vampire? >_>
*runs away
 
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lmao...
 
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Yes! Finally got 100 enchanting, took damn long enough going around killing mudcrabs for their souls and enchanting everything I could steal.
Anyway heres what I ended up with, still have 10 filled grand soul gems for recharging the weapons,.
Can't wait to test it out on some poor unsuspecting dragon.







 
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Another gripe : The UI. I use a mouse and keyboard, and sometimes the menus act up and I can't select the option I want in a conversation.
Tried an Xbox 360 controller, but it impacted the framerate and didn't feel right after prolonged mouse and keyboard use.
 
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I'm getting complete game lock ups to the point where I have to Alt-TAB out and close the game now and then.
They're pretty rare fortunately.

I also have the problem with the menus since I use mouse and keyboard.
Gets a bit annoying when you are trying to sell and buy items.
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Forgot to mention I have a complete Daedric Armor now. All on legendary. Still haven't enchanted them however, although I have Daedric Sword of Frost and Daedric Sword of Burning as my weapons.
 
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After a recent dungeon crawl, I got some sort of ghost blade. It looks fucking cool, but it kinda sucks really.
 

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Just got my shadows running at 10k/12k/8k with 14k distance, looks pretty nice and didn't see much of a performance hit.
 
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Hey guys I've switched off v-sync how ever I'd still like to cap my frame rate just so my gpu isn;t overworking any way I can do this?

I've tried iFPSClamp=60 in skyrimprefs but doesn't seem ow work.

Any ideas?

And don't say v-sync it really makes the game crawl when frame rate gets lower, with it off it gets kinda of jumpy but I still move at a normal rate which is a lot less annoying.
 

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Hey guys I've switched off v-sync how ever I'd still like to cap my frame rate just so my gpu isn;t overworking any way I can do this?

I've tried iFPSClamp=60 in skyrimprefs but doesn't seem ow work.

Any ideas?

And don't say v-sync it really makes the game crawl when frame rate gets lower, with it off it gets kinda of jumpy but I still move at a normal rate which is a lot less annoying.
This might work, I havent used it myself, just something I found.

http://www.skyrimnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=34
 
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Just got my shadows running at 10k/12k/8k with 14k distance, looks pretty nice and didn't see much of a performance hit.
with how much videoram? when i try to use 8192x, it is far more than 2gb and extreme stutter is the result :(
 

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with how much videoram? when i try to use 8192x, it is far more than 2gb and extreme stutter is the result :(
I toned it down, outdoors I was running fine even at 12k/16k/16k with 16k distance, but indoors was bad, and a small vendors house was crushing, even tried iShadowMapResolution=9000 but that was bad, so changed that to 8192, and it's better. Seems just can't go over that number on that setting or stutters really bad. The other 2 shadow settings I have at 12288 though and distance still at 14k and now it runs very nice. Also 2gb video ram.
 
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with how much videoram? when i try to use 8192x, it is far more than 2gb and extreme stutter is the result :(
LOL yeah vRAM becomes an issue. However the 8192 shadow resolution only causes great fps drops (it's 5-8 fps! LOL) in interior locations. Outside, no problems whatsoever. So I should be doing some other tweaking. But I'm too busy now so I just went back to 4096. The Dark Brotherhood awaits. lol
 

1Kurgan1

The Knife in your Back
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System Name My Comp | Fiancees Comp
Processor i7 5820k @ 4.6Ghz 1.285v| i5 2500k
Motherboard MSI x99 SLI Plus | AsRock Z77 Pro 3
Cooling Watercooled
Memory 16GB DDR4 2400 @ 2666 | 12GB DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) AMD R9 290x | MSI 5850 OC
Storage 128gb SSD + 2x 2TB | 2TB
Display(s) Asus 27" LCD | 25" Hanns G
Case CM Storm | CM Elite 430
Audio Device(s) Creative Recon 3D PCIe
Power Supply Enermax Galaxy 1250W | Rosewill 630w
Mouse Logitech G700s | Logitech G100s
Keyboard Logitech G901 | Logitech G105
Software Win 8.1 Ultimate x64 | Win 8.1 Ultimate x64
Benchmark Scores 3D Mark - Fire Strike Extreme - 4403
Anyone have a clue why Steam screenshot doesn't capture the FXAA mod tweaks? Turning that mod on and off and taking screens, both are exactly the same.