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My Favorite Skyrim Mods To Make The Game Look Beautiful

So in this post, I will tell you guys my favorite skyrim mods. If you don’t know how to mod look at this tutorial http://pcgamingandtutorials.com/how-to-mod-skyrim.html

Textures

Skyrim HD – 2k Textures – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/607/                                     This will overhaul all the textures of Skyrim. Thing of this as the base of all the textures

Make sure to click files and download all of the mods – aMidianBorn Book of Silence – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/24909/?                                                                               Makes some Skyrim textures more pretty.

Improved NPC Clothing – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/2674/?                                Makes the NPC clothing look way better then any mod I’ve used.

Realistic Water Two – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/41076/?                                      Makes the water look amazing, and changes the color of the water. Makes it look realistic

Serious HD Retexure – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/2146/?                                      Just adds more beautiful textures.

Better Goats – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/16611/?                                                    Makes the goats look better.

Enhanced Night Skyrim – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/85/?                                     Adds a nice night sky.

High Definition Ivy – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/30971/?                                        Adds nice ivy textures.

Noble Skyrim Mod HD 2K – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/45807/?                           Just more re textures.

Ruins Clutter Improved – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/14227/?                              Makes the random stuff in the ruins look way better.

Nicer Snowflakes – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/296/?                                               Adds better snowflakes.

No More Blocky Faces – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/30/?                                         Makes the default, blocky Skyrim faces, look better.

HiRes Legible Road Signs – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/436/?                               Makes the road signs look better.

Enhanced Blood Textures – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/60/?                                 Makes the blood textures look better.

Environmental

The Ruffled Feather – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/13268/?                                     Makes the environment look alot better.

If you want more grass – Grass Field – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/50875/?     Adds more beautiful grass.

If you want bigger trees – Skyrim Bigger Trees – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/17168/?                                                                               Adds bigger trees.

You can pick different a summer edition if you click files – Skyrim Flora Overhaul – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/141/?                                                                                    Makes all the enviorment in skyrim look better.

If you want trees in cities – Trees In Cities – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/55065/?                                                                               Adds trees on cities.

Real Clouds – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/39450/?                                                      Makes the clouds look better.

Lighting

Enchanced Lights And FX – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/27043/?                           Makes the lights more realistic

Relighting Skyrim – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/17609/?                                          Just Relights Skyrim.

Other

Dust Effects – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/44201/?                                                      Adds dust effects.

Remove Interior Fog V2 – http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/29253/?                              Removes the interior fog.

This is what your game should look similar too:

How To Mod Skyrim

So, there are many amazing Skyrim mods, if you want to get some for your PC version of Skyrim, just follow this tutorial.

So there is a way to mod Skyrim with mod organizer, but I am going to show you how to mod Skyrim with Nexus Mod Manager. First, go to http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/modmanager/? and click download for whatever version of Windows you have. then it will ask you to register a account. Click Register a free account, when you get to that page, click register on the right side. A lot of people get confused with this, you don’t have to choose a paid account unless you want to, just don’t select anything, go to the bottom, and click create account. Once you’re done making you’re account, go back to that link at the top of this post, and click download for whatever version of Windows you have, run the installer, and get into the program. Now, pick a mod you want on the Nexus website, and click download (NMM) and now it should ask you what you want to do and click launch application. Now it will launch Nexus Mod Manager. Now once it’s downloaded, double click the folder where its downloaded to in Nexus Mod Manager and double click the mod and now its’ activated! Some mods when you download them, say what other mods you need to run the mod, make sure you have those. As well, most mods need SKSE, which you get from here http://skse.silverlock.org/  click installer, it should download and then just run the installer. Now launch Skyrim, and have some fun!

Best Sony Vegas Rendering Settings!

So these are the settings I use for Sony Vegas 13, and I think its these settings as the best because I feel like the settings are small enough, but still really good looking.

So start up Sony Vegas, and put your video clips on the time line. Beside the video preview, there should be a little button that looks like this 8a09c4a124123feaf225442173de0875 Click that, and it should pop up with a window like this57d6f6e07dc4531200434d71d367bacb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So make the width 1920, and the height 1080 if you want 1080p video, if you want 720p  video, make the width 1280 and the height 720, not make the field order none, and the pixel aspect ratio to 1 and the output rotation to 0 degrees.

If you want 30 fps video, put the frame rate to 29.970 fps and if you want 60 fps video, put it to 59.940 and put stereoscopic 3D mode to off.

now put pixel format to 32 bit, Put motion blur type to gaussian and deinterlace method to blend fields. Finally, turn off adjust source media to better match project or render settings, and make sure start all new projects with these settings. Now click apply and OK.

Now, go to options at the top, and then preference and then click video and if you can, make sure to set GPU acceleration of video processing to your graphics card.

Once your ready to render the video, click file, and then render as. It will pop up with a window like thisfbad18b9a9053e9c17cf283f934ff698

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the drop down menu for mainconcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4 .avc) and click on internet HD 1080p or 720p depending on what resolution you want to render in, click it and then click customize template. Now, it will pop up with a window like this

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Now, click on frame size, either select 1080p or 720p depending on what you want to render in, now make sure profile is on main, now click frame rate, and put it to ethier 29.970 fps for 30 fps or 59.940 for 60 fps and tick off allow source to adjust frame rate.

For field order make sure its none and for pixel aspect ratio make sure its 1. Make sure to have variable bit rate instead of constant bit rate (bps) and make the maximum 24,000,000 and averege 12,000,000 and make number of slices 4. Tick on enable progressive download.

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Now go to system, and click check GPU. if it says CUDA is available or I’m pretty sure it can say openGL is available. Then go back to video and put encode mode to whatever it says, if nothings available click on render using CPU only. Now click on audio at the bottom, and you should see thisf3ab57f5ddcf530b6e7312197caa700f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now, click include audio if you want audio in the video, and now to find your sample rate click on the arrow at the bottom right of your task bar and then right click the sound icon and click recording devices and then right click your mic and click properties and then click advanced and it will say default format and however many hz it says there put how many hzs, for me its 44,100 hz. and put the bit rate to 128,000

Now click project at the bottom

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Click the drop down menu for video rendering quality and select good or best depending on how long you want it to take to render and file size, the higher the better looking and bigger file sizes, and times to render. put stereoscopic 3D mode to use project settings, or whatever you set it to too earlier in the project properties. Now select the color space to default.

Now click OK and then render.

That’s all! you should have a good sized file and good looking recording!

Written by Jaiden

How To Record In Shadowplay

Shadowplay is one of the best programs to record with on PC. It has compresses files, but just enough to not look bad, but have small files.

Simple version:

  1. Click the arrow on your task bar and right click the Nvidia logo and click “Open NVIDIA Geforce Experience”
  2. Click Shadowplay in the top right
  3. Click mode and click manual
  4. Click quality and click custom and turn the bit rate all the way up and put your frame rate to what you want it to be and Resolution to what you want it to be, Now click audio and set it to what audio you want it to record.
  5. Click on the gears below the switch and under overlays if you want one of those overlays click on it and to the right of it there will be a grid and click on where you want the overlay to be, if you don’t want one click off
  6. To the right of the grid it will say “Allow desktop capture” turn that off unless you are recording a window borderless or a window mode program or game or if you want to record your desktop
  7. Put microphone always on unless you want to use push to talk which if so you have to set a key for push to talk under keyboard shortcuts
  8. Under keyboard shortcuts it will say “Toggle manual recording on/off and save” to the left of that there will be a box click it and press the key you want to start and stop recordings with.
  9. Under recordings you can change the location where your videos save at.
  10. Now go into your game or game, and click the start key! Once your done click the same key

Detailed version:

So first, you have to have a Nvidia graphics card. To know, click the arrow on the very right of your task bar, if you see a Nvidia logo, you have a Nvidia GPU, if you don’t, then your out of luck and I recommend using OBS. So right click that Nvidia logo and click “Open NVIDIA Geforce Experience” Now, you will be in the Nvidia Geforce Experience program. In the top right of the program it will say “Shadowplay” click that, now you will be in the Shadowplay program. Click the switch on the left side of Shadowplay, and let it load. On the right side it will say “Audio” click on that and click the audio you want to record. Click quality and click custom, put the bit rate to the max which is 50, and click “Frame rate” and click 60 or 30 depending on what you want to record and how powerful your PC is and beside the frame rate button click the “Resolution” and click the resolution you want, if you have a bad PC click around the 1280×720 resolution and if you have a good PC click 1920×1080 now go back to the Shadowplay program. Click mode beside shadow time and and put it on manual. Under the switch there is a gear, click that, Now, under keyboard shortcuts there should be a place that says “Toggle manual recording on/off and save” and click the box and press the key to start and stop recording recording. There should be an area saying recording, under that if you want you can change the place where your recordings save. At the very top of that window there should be an area that says overlays, if you want one of those overlays click the one you want and click the position you want on the grid beside it. If you don’t want one click the off button. To the right of that make sure “Allow desktop capture” off unless your playing a windowed or windowed borderless game. Last but not least, under microphone click always on unless you want push to talk which if you do you have to set a key for it under keyboard shortcuts. Now your ready to record. Click your record key when your ready to record

YouTube tutorial:

Written by Jaiden

How to make a frag movie for a pro player or team in CS:GO

So you want to make a frag movie eh? A example is like my frag movie here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBSlgUbv5tI

 

So first, you want to find the demos. There is many demo database websites but the one I use is http://www.hltv.org/?pageid=28 you pick a event by clicking the “events” tab under the gallery button or the maps button beside the events tab or you can search for teams beside that. Once you find a demo you want, click on it and click “DOWNLOAD DEMO” now, put the file inside that folder into your CS:GO folder which is at this place unless you installed it to a different place which you would know where it is in that case. Click Program Files (x86) > Steam > SteamApps > Common > Counter-Strike Global Offensive > csgo and now put the demo into there.

Now go into CS:GO, and enable the console by going to options in the top right > Game settings > Enable developer console > now click the grave button in the top left of your keyboard under the escape key.

Now type these commands in there                                                                                                             sv_cheats “1”
mat_disable_bloom “1”
mat_colorcorrection “0”
mat_postprocess_enable “0”
fog_enable “0”
fog_override “1”
fov_cs_debug “100”
sv_skyname “vertigoblue_hdr”
cl_draw_only_deathnotices 1                                                                                                                               If you don’t like how the view model looks, change fov_cs_debug “100” back to 0

Credit to Nerdgazm’s video that is how I found these commands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6JslkQTsRo                                                               His channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC39UBW8moYNnLRmX5ZLaIoA                 Check him out he’s an awesome guy!

Now, load the demo to record by typing in the console: playdemo “demo name here”             Now that your in game, type demoui into the console and fast forward untill you find the clip you want. Then hit record.

Now just import it into your editing software (Sony Vegas in my case) and do your edits, put in the music, or whatever else.

If you’d like a tutorial for how to edit a frag movie in Sony Vegas, just comment on this post.

Have a great day!

Written by Jaiden