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Using sneak is also useful in killing the king in rags.

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I have recently started a new walkthrough trying to be a dual-wield/archer assassin.. and am too lazy to look through over 9000 posts. Is there any fix for the dual wielding improved favorite weapon bug?
basically: 2 iron daggers. hotkey to 2. double click 2 and dual wield daggers. 2 iron (fine) daggers. hotkey to 2. double click 2 and all it does is equip then unequip one dagger (fine); same with 2 weapons with the exact same enchantment on it. I know I could just favorite them both and then equip through the favorites menu, but I would really like to dual wield through hotkeys if possible at all. thanks for the help.

add: also, is there a fix for the flashing water? from what I have seen, it happens if your fps is high, would like to run @120 (my monitors default) and fix the water issue too if possible.
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Isn't the game capped at 60fps due to how the games physics works? Sure I read that somewhere, making it run any faster causes weird effects and stuff to fly everywhere
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Isn't the game capped at 60fps due to how the games physics works? Sure I read that somewhere, making it run any faster causes weird effects and stuff to fly everywhere
it isn't capped, by default it runs for me @120. but yes, the physics are terrible at that. I have chickens and wolves falling from the sky, and 'poltergeists' following behind me, knocking everything over around me. I thought it was just a buggy game, until I started searching for a fix to the water flashes, and found out it was because of frames lol.
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it isn't capped, by default it runs for me @120. but yes, the physics are terrible at that. I have chickens and wolves falling from the sky, and 'poltergeists' following behind me, knocking everything over around me. I thought it was just a buggy game, until I started searching for a fix to the water flashes, and found out it was because of frames lol.

Well the physics do that with the game defaulting to 60 refresh as well, I remember early on walking into a shovel and killing myself when it bounced off a wall and hit me. From what I have read turning the vsync off does make the physics worse. Google "Skyrim vsync" and you'll find lots of info on how to disable it if you want to try it, you have to edit one of the games .ini files as I recall. Is your game fully patched? I seem to recall more random flying crap issues in the past and not so much now.

When I get water flashing restarting the game usually "fixes" it, at least for a while. Seems to mostly happen on large bodies of water and in low light for me. I've had this issue with 2 different video cards and numerous drivers versions.
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Well the physics do that with the game defaulting to 60 refresh as well, I remember early on walking into a shovel and killing myself when it bounced off a wall and hit me. From what I have read turning the vsync off does make the physics worse. Google "Skyrim vsync" and you'll find lots of info on how to disable it if you want to try it, you have to edit one of the games .ini files as I recall. Is your game fully patched? I seem to recall more random flying crap issues in the past and not so much now.

When I get water flashing restarting the game usually "fixes" it, at least for a while. Seems to mostly happen on large bodies of water and in low light for me. I've had this issue with 2 different video cards and numerous drivers versions.
I have turned on AdaptiveVsync, half-refresh in my nvidia control panel, which seems to have fixed the problem. I have a 120hz monitor, so skyrim was running at 120 and almost all the water all the time would flash as soon as I would start the game. I am fully patched to current version, was hoping to be able to run at 120, but if there is no real fix, 60 will be fine.
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Yea it's something to do with the game engine. Physics go crazy if you pass 60 fps. Also going above 60 fps will cause the 'water flashes' if you are in a cell with water (which is most of the outdoors, and some dungeon/caves).

Also, from what I can tell, there is no fix for the bug about hot-keying improved weapons of the same name.
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Mod selection help... Okay I would love to make this game look like it does in the thread about Awesome Screenshots but I do NOT want to mess with loading up 100 mods and then having my game play slow to a crawl.

What is the most efficient mod list for a great looking game with minimal mods installed?
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Mod selection help... Okay I would love to make this game look like it does in the thread about Awesome Screenshots but I do NOT want to mess with loading up 100 mods and then having my game play slow to a crawl.

What is the most efficient mod list for a great looking game with minimal mods installed?
Some basics that have a great impact:

Lighting Mods
Climates of Tamriel

Textures
Skyrim HD
Alt. Rock and Mountains
Alt. Snow

Characters
XCE - Xenius Character Enhancement

Environment
Skyrim Flora Overhaul

Armor and Weapons
aMidianBorn Book of Silence

These are great mods to start with.
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I'm getting my own hard copy of skyrim+key today (already a day late) and will join skyrim nexus for mods. Is there really 4k textures? I want to make the graphics look amazing.
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