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Are they any guides out there for modding Skyrim and only enhancing the graphics? I am looking to push the bar as much as possible and get a beautiful background in my game. I do not want to change the gameplay or add any extra content. I am looking for immersion! I am looking to enhanced clothing, environment, textures, weather, misc items, animals?, and more!
I am currently running 2k textures, lush grass, lush trees, deadly spells impact, crimson tide [enhanced blood], enhanced night skys, footprints, get snowy, improved npc clothing, rainbows, realistic lighting, skyrim flora overhaul, SMIM, WATER, and Maximum skeleton.
As you can see, I am really pushing the realistic feel to the game. Any suggestions or comments, please send them over~!

Search on Skyrim Nexus for something called STEP
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oc'ing noob, I have looked into STEP before. What makes it so special? The screenshots doesn't really make it look amazing. Why do you like it so much?

I'll look at that link later, can't view it from work. :S
 
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oc'ing noob, I have looked into STEP before. What makes it so special? The screenshots doesn't really make it look amazing. Why do you like it so much?
I'll look at that link later, can't view it from work. :S

It is a comprehensive, step by step guide that includes links, compatibility issues, tutorials/guides from other sources, ect, all in one single PDF file. You have to remember that the guide itself won't really make it look realistic. To make it look pretty, you need a combination of high resolution texture packs and ENB for different lighting and shaders, but the basics of setting that up is all included in STEP. In addition, as an NV user, you can also use Ambient Occlusion for better lighting and UGrid7 for better and more complete background/distant terrain loading, also included in STEP. Making the game look pretty is all about textures/meshes and what shaders and lighting you use.
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It is a comprehensive, step by step guide that includes links, compatibility issues, tutorials/guides from other sources, ect, all in one single PDF file. You have to remember that the guide itself won't really make it look realistic. To make it look pretty, you need a combination of high resolution texture packs and ENB for different lighting and shaders, but the basics of setting that up is all included in STEP. In addition, as an NV user, you can also use Ambient Occlusion for better lighting and UGrid7 for better and more complete background/distant terrain loading, also included in STEP. Making the game look pretty is all about textures/meshes and what shaders and lighting you use.

AMD doesn't get ambient occlusion? Or does it just render worse? I'm currently on nvidia still, but plan on getting a 7950 here shortly.
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AMD doesn't get ambient occlusion? Or does it just render worse? I'm currently on nvidia still, but plan on getting a 7950 here shortly.

My understanding is that the ability to force AO was only an Nvidia feature. I don't know if AMD has implement their own AO solution yet since the game's release.
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Hi, i'm having a bit of an issue with Project ENB's sunshafts\godrays - for some reason they are super dense and ultra-white.

If anyone has any insight into fixing this and making it less intense and more orange\yellow like its supposed to be, please help! I've googled my balls off to no avail.
The issue occurs in version 113 and 119 of ENB, with Project ENB and numerous other ENB's i've tried.
Here's a screenshot:
http://i.imgur.com/MOZYr.jpg

This is what its supposed to look like (and it used to but I'm unsure what caused it to break?)
http://static.skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/images/20781-1-1343205493.jpg
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Can't wait to get my new pc up and running. I'll be back to play 100 hours of skyrim a week biggrin.gif
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Can't wait to get my new pc up and running. I'll be back to play 100 hours of skyrim a week biggrin.gif
As will I. I see a GTX 670 and a new monitor in my future within the next few days.

UPDATE: Just bought Skyrim with both DLCs for under $60! biggrin.gif
Edited by AbdullahG - 11/21/12 at 1:38pm
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As will I. I see a GTX 670 and a new monitor in my future within the next few days.
UPDATE: Just bought Skyrim with both DLCs for under $60! biggrin.gif

How? I am really interested in cheap DLCs. biggrin.gif I really really want that dragonborn DLC.
 
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How? I am really interested in cheap DLCs. biggrin.gif I really really want that dragonborn DLC.
Steam Thanksgiving Sale has Skyrim for $40 and Hearthfire and Dawnguard for around $17.
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