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Just picked up Skyrim again after a few months not playing. got dawnguard. I've had like 5 CTDs after a few hours of play. It's like launch week all over again.
    
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Haha, that kid is going to be a G. (hopefully). Dovakiin is a pretty sick name, it's not that bad considering what other parents name their child's.
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Haha, that kid is going to be a G. (hopefully). Dovakiin is a pretty sick name, it's not that bad considering what other parents name their child's.

How do you know he won't take an arrow to the knee when he goes to school? tongue.gif
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because...

FUS RO DAH!!!
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because...
FUS RO DAH!!!

Better yet...

YOL TOOR SHUL!!!!
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Hi guys, been playing with the game in less than a month and just had get the hang of it. I'm quite envious about the mods that were used here and some from the amazing screenies thread as well. I honestly don't know where to start. I want to experience great visuals too. I'm running the game on a max and native resolution of 1680x1050.

I found the savedatas and made a backup just in case. If I install the game on a different rig and copy/paste the savefiles to their correct locations would I be able to play it without experiencing any problem?

Can I use mods and load a saved (vanilla) game on a modded game?
Please recommend me some nice mods to use.

Are the mods tested on Win8?

Thanks!
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Hi guys, been playing with the game in less than a month and just had get the hang of it. I'm quite envious about the mods that were used here and some from the amazing screenies thread as well. I honestly don't know where to start. I want to experience great visuals too. I'm running the game on a max and native resolution of 1680x1050.
I found the savedatas and made a backup just in case. If I install the game on a different rig and copy/paste the savefiles to their correct locations would I be able to play it without experiencing any problem?
Can I use mods and load a saved (vanilla) game on a modded game?
Please recommend me some nice mods to use.
Are the mods tested on Win8?
Thanks!

hey mate. yeah you wont have any issues launching a vanilla game into mods. its the other way around that causes issues. like if you mod the game then change your save or machine or whatever and dont launch the save with the same mods, some things may not work. but its usually just mod specific, like weapons/armour disappearing or whatever. which makes sense, if they arnt there they wont appear.

as for mod recommendations, dude way too many to list some. http://skyrim.nexusmods.com

go there and look around, spend some time. modding skyrim is pretty personal depending on what you wanna add/change in the game.

imo best visuals start is the HD pack + Skyrim Realistic Overhaul + Project Reality's Climates of Tamriel + any character mods that increase texture res or definition.

theres heaps mate.
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Thanks for the help mate, another question... I'm on a 1680x1050 screen, would the HD pack make a difference?
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oh man i freaking love Skyrim, played all...hell i still own all of the Elder Scrolls games. i have put around 300-400hrs into the game. still play it every now and again got the game on release i literally ran home from the shops when i picked it up laughingsmiley.gif
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Thanks for the help mate, another question... I'm on a 1680x1050 screen, would the HD pack make a difference?

yeah man for sure, especially at that resolution. since its a lower res, adding more definition can only be a good thing smile.gif its easy enough to try, with the official HD pack once its download, unless you run the .BSA files in your mod list its not active anyway, so you can turn it on and off to see how it goes, same with most of the texture mods.

just make sure to use Nexus Mod Manager if you wanna chop/change texture mods all the time, otherwise you'll need to back up every original texture file first in another location if you plan to mod manually. then play the copy/paste/replace/repeat game. pain in the arse if you ask me haha.

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haha i just clocked 144hrs in Skyrim according to Steam, and i havnt even met the Greybeards yet... tried once cant find the path to climb the mountain haha.
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