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As my copy of Skyrim is coming tommorow, I'd like to know of some mods that greatly improve the game, and the best, and funnest, mods. Also what race is good for a mage/warrior? Any random tips will be great too! (the only one I know of is the online one, which sounds really cool)

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As my copy of Skyrim is coming tommorow, I'd like to know of some mods that greatly improve the game, and the best, and funnest, mods. Also what race is good for a mage/warrior? Any random tips will be great too! (the only one I know of is the online one, which sounds really cool)
Thanks!

Definitely get Skyrim HD (either Lite or Full depending how your PC handles it). Don't bother with the Official Hi-Res texture pack. Get Enhanced Blood, Open Cities, Improved Map. You can find all these either on the Steam Workshop or over at http://skyrim.nexusmods.com.

For a Warrior I'd go Orc. They have Beserker Rage which can be really handy in tough situations. I have a 56 Orc Warrior and I love it. For a Mage it really depends what type of magic you want to use, check out the Skyrim Wiki (a quick Google will find that) for the racial bonuses.
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I like the tytanis and the JaySus mod, it add swords and other gameplay items. I also use the road map mod, it adds roads to the map

http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=1601
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=1002
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=4929

war in skyrim is also pretty good, but for low level players it might get dangerous soonhttp://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=6176

for magic there is midas magic mod, it add more spells and stuff. http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=3413

there is also deadly dragons, it makes dragons even more deadly, don't install at low levels.http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=3829

as for graphics mods, look for the HQ texture pack from bethesda and Skyrim HD
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=607

SkyUI make the UI waaaay better
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=3863

if you want a mage/warrior I'd go for a breton or altmer, go altmer if you want to heal only with magic
   
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Follow S.T.E.P 2.0 on nexus......opens cities is fun too but my CPU can't handle the demand...your 2600K should ok though thumb.gif
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