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This should bring a MASSIVE improvement in performance, even over the boost mods (because they use real time translation).

This! I can't wait for the patch!
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Spells that shoot out of your hands, like fireball, should go straight where you aim them.

Say you are strafing directly left. If you cast a spell aiming straight ahead while you are still moving, the spell effect will not go straight, but will continue moving to the left. So if I am strafing my enemy from a moderate distance, aiming directly at him means my shots will drift in the direction I'm strafing by the time it arrives. I was trying to hit a person on a balcony with fireballs while strafing (dead on aim) and missing every single one until I stopped moving when I fired and it would peg him every time.

This brings me much sadness =(

Metaphysical Inertia? lol I have a solution for you. Don't strafe, Stand and Fight! (I've been playing my Orc too much!)



On another note. When you are done with the main quest line, is the game over, or can you still run around a tromp stuff, etc...?
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Metaphysical Inertia? lol I have a solution for you. Don't strafe, Stand and Fight! (I've been playing my Orc too much!)
On another note. When you are done with the main quest line, is the game over, or can you still run around a tromp stuff, etc...?

Standing and fighting with a squishy mage usually is not a good idea. I find it easier to run straight backwards while dodging arrows and hitting them with either runes or if I was already high enough level, impact spells.

You keep on playing. The main quest line is really just another quest line. I would argue that some of the faction quests feel longer than the main quest.
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hey guys dunno if you've seen this already, i may have even found the link here at one point so sorry if its a repost

http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/01/17/the-25-best-skyrim-mods/

25 Best Skyrim Mods Thanks to PC Gamer

its their opinion of course but i found it to be a really awesome article, i got a few of those mods thanks to that and i love them, especially the mod for Proudspire Mansion. you've probably all heard of them already but for new-comers to modding Skyrim and everyone in general really, i think its a very good selection and makes the game a lot better.
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It is really is like crack rock when you start upping the ugrids. Really rethinking my mod useage and taking the advice found here of 1024 for your small items (bugs etc) 2048 for armors and stuffs and 4096 or so for your landscapes or big items. Hopefully DDSOPT works out its issues (although I only had the blood textures one).

I apologize for the lengthy post. For those who aren't into optimizing their textures or reducing the size of their texture folder, you can skip this post. Otherwise read on, spoiler contains the majority of the post! Downsized for the folks not wanting to read it.

Hey there majin662, are you referring to my comment about resizing textures using DDSOpt? I ended up resizing the textures the day after writing that post. Honestly, I didn't think that my solution was going to work at first. Given that many people have had problems with the new versions of DDSOpt and some people just got broken textures after running their texture folder, I was very skeptical. But still I went ahead and compressed my folder as I said I would in the post and I'm back to post my findings and report what the results have been thus far.

Please bear with me, I promise that this is a post you'll want to read.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
So first thing I did was limit most folders to 1024 excluding architecture, landscape, dungeons, and terrain. Architecture and dungeons were limited to 2048 and landscape and terrain were limited to 4098 for some of the rock and ground textures (otherwise they looked rather sparse). The folders I did NOT touch are blood, effects, impactdecals, sky, and water (these folders gave me the only glitches I saw after compressing).

Note that I used the latest version 0.70 for this write-up. Using the settings listed in the picture below and turning off all of the Skip options in the Settings tab, I processed my textures folder by folder. At the end my results were 5.4 GB → 3.58 GB. 33% reduction! Let's see how it fared in-game. Note I tried to normalize variables as much as possible to not skew results. I used MSI Afterburner to track my Memory usage on my second monitor. I used ENB's FPS counter to monitor framerate.

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Notice that this is with MSAA 4x+FXAA HQ injected, 1080p, 1024x2048 shadow maps with ultra shadows tweaked in, UGridsToLoad=9, and ENB turned on. So the majority of my memory was going to AA, shadows, and ugridstoload.

15 minutes of gameplay in Whiterun tundra, east of Falkreath, and outside of Solitude. 1717MB Max Usage (versus 1791 MB with original folder). Note that I didn't compress landscape or architecture that much, so saving here are going to be sparse and ugridstoload=9 takes it toll as well.

15 minutes of gameplay in Whiterun including Breezehome, Jorrvaskr, Dragonsreach, and the Bannered Mare. 1863MB Max usage (versus 1995MB with original folder, probably maxed out). I think it could be a cell buffer thing that only Bethesda can fix seeing as how some houses seem to share the same cell as Whiterun itself.... Hopefully that's included in the memory optimizations.

Here are some comparison pics of using the stock mod texture folder (top) and my optimized folder (bottom). Only difference I see is a slight loss of clarity in the wood poles in Dragonreach.

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Conclusion: With a 33% reduction in size, at least a 100 MB of VRAM saved in towns, and not many noticeable degradations in quality. I'm going to have to recommend recompressing textures at this time. But I would hold off until DDSOpt gets a stable release out before the average person uses it. Feel free to experiment with it yourself, and remember to backup your Texture folder!

Edited by modinn - 1/19/12 at 3:46pm
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hey guys dunno if you've seen this already, i may have even found the link here at one point so sorry if its a repost
http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/01/17/the-25-best-skyrim-mods/
25 Best Skyrim Mods Thanks to PC Gamer
its their opinion of course but i found it to be a really awesome article, i got a few of those mods thanks to that and i love them, especially the mod for Proudspire Mansion. you've probably all heard of them already but for new-comers to modding Skyrim and everyone in general really, i think its a very good selection and makes the game a lot better.

Thanks!
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I really hope this patch truly does some amazing things. I love how they are working with the modding community to make the game better. The game as it stands is a fantastic game but has MANY issue's especially performance problems. The 1.4 Patch sounds amazing & I pray that it lives up to what its supposed to be. I really hope I will be able to uninstall Skyboost because they got everything up to par

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OK I am curious. I have the Breezehome in Whiterun. And I was not fond of having all the dishes, cups food and all that spread out everywhere. I wanted it more organized. So I stripped the shelves, cupborads and table of everything. Now I can't get stuff to stack in the cupborad shelves. Is there a way to do it?
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Has anyone increased their uGrid value in the skyrim ini? And if so what value is the one to use to keep the game stable? Thanks
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