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What's the best FOV for a 1920x1080 monitor? I'm currently using 82.5, but in CS:S, the default is 90 and never gives me any headache without making it look like a fish-eye view.

I use 75. Bigger than that seems too "fish-eyed" to me.
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I use 75. Bigger than that seems too "fish-eyed" to me.

It depends on the person. For me, FOV 90 is perfect. Anything larger and the edges of the screen are too skewed.
    
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I use 85, no fish eye as far as I can tell :l
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Can someone advise me please on the difficulty settings in the SkyrimPrefs ini files. I've started to wonder if my gameplay setting of 'Master' difficulty is actually at master difficulty or not, even though it says so. Or whether it could be glitched or if there's conflicting instructions in the ini files. Because combat seems too easy. It might well be because of my level and weapons damage of course, but I need to check.

There's two SkyrimPrefs.ini files, one in my root folder which says iDifficulty=2, and the other in my my games/Skyrim, which says iDifficulty=4. Is that how it should be?


edit: since posting this, I found this, so I guess it's all as should be then?

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Damn! There are a truckload of recommended mods, fixes, and tweaks in the S.T.E.P. guide. I think I'll stick to the core for now, if I can make it through all of them. tongue.gif
EDIT: I'm adding the first mod files (HQ shields) to the skyrim directory but I'm a bit confused about where to put it. According to the readme, I should put the files in Data folder (from the .zip file) into the "Skyrim directory"., but of course the default data folder already exists in the skyrim directory, so should I add the files in the .zip (the folders/files within the data folder in the .zip) to the preexisting data folder n the directory or just add those folders/files to the directory itself (not in the data folder)?
EDIT2: Do all graphical mod files/folder get added to the skyrim/Data folder or just in the /skyrim directory?
EDIT3: Don't make fun mad.gif ... but please answer edit2!

For the most part mods will go into your Skyrim/Data folder and be split amongst the texture, meshes, interface, scripts, strings folders. also for the most part this is automatic when you transfer them there as long as you know how to do that. (unrar, extract texture folder xxx to skyrim/data. not unrar, extract data folder containing texture folder xx to skyrim/data.)

Some mods..or ...more over game enhances (skyboost,script dragon,skse) will go to your skyrim directory (same folder as the exe)

Honestly it seems daunting at first, but its not. It is simply drag and drop for the most part. Only time it can get complicated installing manually is when a mod has been designed to be installed via an installer because of custimization options, etc, but if you are following STEP, he even explains which ones need to be installed using that method.


Here's my 2 pennies though for ANYONE considering modding Skyrim, especially those following STEP. Don't just install 150 mods because a list tells you to. Stop and ask yourself how YOU wanna play. What I mean is why on earth is a 2 handed berserker warrior downloading 20 different MAGIC mods??? Its needlessly eating up your HDD,VRAM,RAM, etc. Fixes I understand regardless of play style because they help stability. Just stop and ask yourself some questions as you mod. "Do I even use this when I play?? How many times have I ACTUALLY run across,used,needed item X??? So do I NEED to have it at 4096 resolution because a list told me to install it?? Get what I'm saying?

If ya need anymore help modding skyrim feel free to ask, because honestly MODDING SKYRIM is the REAL game, playing skyrim, well thats just silly thumb.gif
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Here's my 2 pennies though for ANYONE considering modding Skyrim, especially those following STEP. Don't just install 150 mods because a list tells you to. Stop and ask yourself how YOU wanna play. What I mean is why on earth is a 2 handed berserker warrior downloading 20 different MAGIC mods??? Its needlessly eating up your HDD,VRAM,RAM, etc. Fixes I understand regardless of play style because they help stability. Just stop and ask yourself some questions as you mod. "Do I even use this when I play?? How many times have I ACTUALLY run across,used,needed item X??? So do I NEED to have it at 4096 resolution because a list told me to install it?? Get what I'm saying?



I agree, just use it as a guide and add the things you want from it.

 

 

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I use 75. Bigger than that seems too "fish-eyed" to me.

I just use default because fov 90 is horrid for me.
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Oh wait. Is 75 the default? I remember using something bigger than the default... maybe it was 85? It's been some time since I last played biggrin.gif
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What's the best FOV for a 1920x1080 monitor? I'm currently using 82.5, but in CS:S, the default is 90 and never gives me any headache without making it look like a fish-eye view.

I use 75. Bigger than that seems too "fish-eyed" to me.

I use 90.
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Well 90 is alright on my 47" because i don't notice the peripheral vision technique as seen on FOV 90, however why use a synthetic peripheral vision when we have our own?
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