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Must have mods for Skyrim?

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I plan on trying to finally beat Skyrim once I've finished Far Cry 3. Do any of you guys know of some must have mods? They can improve graphics, performance, more character customization or whatever. I'd prefer if they were all done through the steam workshop. I don't want any of those 'THESE GIRLS HAVE HIGHLY DETAILED BODIES AND BIG TITS' mods though. I'll be playing a manly Nord male.

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    Buy me Skyrim and I will find some great mods for you...Deal??
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    Go to skyrim nexus and pick the stuff you like. Top rated mods are mostly ones that improve the graphics so those are a must. For the rest, its a matter of taste.
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    > **Posted by Crash**

    > Go to skyrim nexus and pick the stuff you like. Top rated mods are mostly ones that improve the graphics so those are a must. For the rest, its a matter of taste.

    To elaborate, you can actually filter per category, so if you're looking for utilities, tick that category.
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    ok here is a long but good list
    0.SKSE
    1.sharpshooters enb
    2.SkyUI by SkyUI Team
    3.A Quality World Map - With Roads by IcePenguin
    4.ApachiiSkyHair by Apachi
    5.Immersive Armors by hothtrooper44
    6.Skyrim HD - 2K Textures by NebuLa
    7.JaySuS Swords by JaySuS
    8.UFO - Ultimate Follower Overhaul by fLokii
    8.Better Females by Bella by BellaGail
    9.Enhanced Blood Textures by dDefinder
    10.Deadly Dragons by 3JIou
    11.Categorized Favorites Menu by favmenumodder
    12.Calientes Female Body Mod Big Bottom Edition -CBBE- by Caliente
    13.Adult Show XXX - ASX by ASX Team
    14.Animated Prostitution - Skyrim by JoshNZ
    and ive played skyrim for 250 hours and only have gotten like 13 main missions done LOL. but the mods i listed are the best of the best mods.
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    A single ENB series graphics injector would always enhance the game drastically. I would recommend the SuperI3 ENB as well as Sharpshooter's, but the overbright effect is just not my taste. It actually depends on what kind of style you want for your Skyrim. I would always recommend you the HD texture mods if you want to stick with the game's lore.
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    Thanks for all the help.
    I'm nearly done with Far Cry 3 I believe, so I should be starting my skyrim game over soon.
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    > **Posted by Tobbit**

    > A single ENB series graphics injector would always enhance the game drastically. I would recommend thd SuperI3 ENB as well as Sharpshooter's, but the overbright effect is just not my taste. It actually depends on what kind of style you want for your Skyrim. I would always recommend you the HD texture mods if want to stick with the game's lore.

    Do you know how to get rid of the blur effect on everything on the background when you look at something?
    I used the sharpshooter's one.

    Edit: Or how to make it less strong.

    Edit Edit: It also makes parts of rooms and stuff insanely dark..Is there any way to change that?
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    > **Posted by Amen**

    > > **Posted by Tobbit**
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    > > A single ENB series graphics injector would always enhance the game drastically. I would recommend thd SuperI3 ENB as well as Sharpshooter's, but the overbright effect is just not my taste. It actually depends on what kind of style you want for your Skyrim. I would always recommend you the HD texture mods if want to stick with the game's lore.
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    > Do you know how to get rid of the blur effect on everything on the background when you look at something?
    > I used the sharpshooter's one.
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    > Edit: Or how to make it less strong.
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    > Edit Edit: It also makes parts of rooms and stuff insanely dark..Is there any way to change that?

    As far as I know, there's an ENB manager for that. With this, you can edit your installed ENB quite a lot easier whether you want to make your game brighter or darker (according to day/night), bokeh filter on or off, activating or deactivating ambient occlusions, and many more.

    There's also a plug-in wherin you can activate or deactivate your ENB in-game (forgot what it's called).
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    only ONLY, HD Female Nude Pack. :D
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    Go to skyrim nexus and download basically all of the top-endorsed mods (and the mod manager they host)

    To name a few

    Climates Of Tamriel

    Blaze Of Eventide

    Immersive armors
    http://www.eswgamingclan.net/
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    > **Posted by Amen**

    > > **Posted by Tobbit**
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    > > A single ENB series graphics injector would always enhance the game drastically. I would recommend thd SuperI3 ENB as well as Sharpshooter's, but the overbright effect is just not my taste. It actually depends on what kind of style you want for your Skyrim. I would always recommend you the HD texture mods if want to stick with the game's lore.
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    > Do you know how to get rid of the blur effect on everything on the background when you look at something?
    > I used the sharpshooter's one.
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    > Edit: Or how to make it less strong.
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    > Edit Edit: It also makes parts of rooms and stuff insanely dark..Is there any way to change that?

    no sorry i could do it some time later
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    > **Posted by Mak3ttaja**

    > only ONLY, HD Female Nude Pack. :D

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    > **Posted by simple rule 02516**

    > [Snip]

    Did you really find it necesarry to bump up a month old thread by showing censored pictures of a mod already mentioned?
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    > **Posted by birjolaxew**

    > > **Posted by simple rule 02516**
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    > > [Snip]
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    > Did you really find it necesarry to bump up a month old thread by showing censored pictures of a mod already mentioned?

    yes
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    > **Posted by zamphire**

    > > **Posted by birjolaxew**
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    > > > **Posted by simple rule 02516**
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    > > > [Snip]
    > >
    > > Did you really find it necesarry to bump up a month old thread by showing censored pictures of a mod already mentioned?
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    > yes

    man, you need to get laid

    unless you're like, 10, then you need to go to bed :P
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    > **Posted by GuMNade**

    > > **Posted by zamphire**
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    > > > **Posted by birjolaxew**
    > >
    > > > > **Posted by simple rule 02516**
    > > >
    > > > > [Snip]
    > > >
    > > > Did you really find it necesarry to bump up a month old thread by showing censored pictures of a mod already mentioned?
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    > > yes
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    > man, you need to get laid
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    > unless you're like, 10, then you need to go to bed :P

    i was joking was wasn't the bumper -.-
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    i would recommend you any plug-in that avoids your horse to be attacked by dragons.
    "Better Horses" , "Improved Horses" or summonable Horses.
    Search for "Horse" @ http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/

    Fight well or die well.
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    A word of caution

    Mods can screw your savegame, my 40 hr+ game was corrupted and now I have to start over.

    Back up your saves before modding.
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