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“Enderal is a deeply satisfying game that is as masterful as it is impressive.”
Toms Hardware

“Enderal isn't without its flaws, but it's easily one of the very best total conversion mods ever made.”

“Die Total Conversion bietet alles, was sich Rollenspiel-Fans wünschen: Eine glaubhafte Welt, herrlich kauzige NPCs, erinnerungswürdige Quests und eine sich langsam verdichtende Storyline, die immer mehr mitreißt.”
89% – Gamestar

Feature List

  • An open world with its own lore and hand-crafted, detailed and diverse landscapes – explore deserts, heathlands, forests, jungles, mountains, and more.
  • An unconventional story with believable characters and psychological undercurrents.
  • German and English voice acting by professional voice over artists.
  • Multi-faceted, believable characters with own ambitions and motivations.
  • Overhauled gameplay with classes, experience points, survival mechanics and challenging combat.
  • An overhauled skill system with classes and new special abilities.
  • A housing system allowing the player to design their own homes.
  • 30 to hours of expected playtime.

Added in Forgotten Stories

  • Two "crafting classes" that utilize alchemy and enchanting for combat – use potions to shapeshift into a werewolf as the Lycantrope, use enchanting to craft spirit companions as the Phasmalist.
  • Improved performance and stability for a smooth experience.
  • Twelve new sidequests and two non-linear guild questlines: Work your way up the Golden Sickle, Enderal's merchants guild and infiltrate the ranks of the Rhalâta, the enigmatic cult ruling the Undercity.
  • Reworked and improved crafting, spells, and much more.

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About This Game

Enderal: Forgotten Stories is a total conversion for TES V: Skyrim: a game modification that is set in its own world with its own landscape, lore and story. It offers an immersive open world, all for the player to explore, overhauled skill systems and gameplay mechanics and a dark, psychological storyline with believable characters.

Enderal is free and can be played by anyone owning a legal copy of TES V: Skyrim. (No DLCs are necessary.) It is developed non-commercially by SureAI, the team behind the renowned Oblivion mod "Nehrim: At Fate´s Edge" (and various other projects).

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Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Some scenes in the game might be disturbing and not appropriate for all audiences, this includes: Violence, blood and gore, strong language.

System Requirements

    • OS: Win 7, Win 8, Win 10
    • Processor: Intel Core2Duo E CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX
    • DirectX: Version c
    • Storage: 16 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Skyrim Classic needed (no DLCs required), Skyrim Special Edition does not work
    • OS: Win 7, Win 8, Win 10
    • Processor: Intel i/AMD FX
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX
    • DirectX: Version c
    • Storage: 16 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Skyrim Classic needed (no DLCs required), Skyrim Special Edition does not work

Skyrim: The Top 15 Immersion Mods So Far

Players love Skyrim because of how immersive the play experience is. Getting lost in the vast, chilly province of Skyrim is probably the most enjoyable aspect of the game, and that level of immersion can be expanded on with a series of ultra-cool mods that inject new experiences into the game.

We've already covered the Top 10 Graphics and Audio Mods for Skyrim, so let's run down a list of the top Immersion Mods that can turn Skyrim from a fun exploration game into a full-fledged "I'm really there!" experience.

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Updated April 9th, by Anastasia Maillot: Skyrim has survived over a decade as a successful open-world fantasy RPG, and much of it is because of how active the modding community is, even on console. There's always new content and additional features players can try to spice up their gameplay experience. Over the years, increasing immersion has been one of the many goals of fans.

If you're looking to get back into Skyrim but feel like the vanilla experience just doesn't deliver enough, there's a few more additional mods recommended for PC players. Some of these changes might feel small, but in the end they make the biggest difference when it comes to gameplay.

15 Immersive Animated Looting

Animations in Skyrim definitely show just how outdated the game is. For players who enjoy Skyrim from a third-person perspective, it can be especially weird to see the lack of proper animations when opening doors or interacting with various objects around the world, such as looting a chest.

The Immersive Animated Looting mod introduces some fast yet realistic animations to fix this. Because the animations are relatively quick, they don't feel too intrusive either during gameplay. It also ensures the mod can run smoothly on low-end PCs as well.

14 Animated Clutter

On top of having animations for interacting with chests and doors, it's a shame that Skyrim didn't introduce animations to specific clutter that can be interacted with. Opening up a pouch or a knapsack doesn't actually animate on screen, but luckily there's a mod that adds some realism to clutter as well.

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Animated Clutter makes containers of all kind, and not just chests, actually open up in front of the player's eyes. From knapsacks to barrels, to even coffins and beehives, these small and light weight animations will give the game a more organic feel when adventuring.

13 Immersive Sounds - Compendium

While audio mods are sort of a thing on their own, this immersive sound mod is an absolute must-have on top of other immersion mods. That's because immersion isn't just about gameplay mechanics, but also the feel, sound and look of things. The sounds of Skyrim, although well-made, could use a coat of fresh paint after a decade.

The Immersive Sounds - Compendium mod introduces a massive variety of sounds for combat, nature and any other type of environment. Footsteps on different surfaces in particular will sound and feel vastly different, even coming from other creatures and beings.

12 Immersive Patrols

Random encounters and events are a huge part of Skyrim's immersive environment, but sadly the patrols that walk around the world feel a bit empty most of the time and devoid of any real purpose. Now, patrols actually have a true place and role in the game, thanks to their adjusted amount and better AI.

Immersive Patrols adds in more excitement when it comes to coming across groups of Thalmor, Stormcloaks or Imperials in the wild. Dawnguard patrols are also included. Sometimes, patrols can come to help the player and other times it can put you in the middle of a small civil war battle.

11 Zim's Immersive Artifacts

The Daedric artifacts in Skyrim are some of the coolest weapons in the game, but in truth, only a few of them actually feel worthwhile. If these weapons really were that epic, they would need to be more powerful, without being unbalanced and ridiculous at the same time.

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Zim's Immersive Artifacts brings that balance to life. Artifacts crafted by god-like beings will actually feel that way, as the mod removes the leveled aspect of such items. This makes collecting these rare artifacts that are only spoken of in legends and tales so much more rewarding and immersive.

10 Frostfall

Who doesn't like the idea of freezing their twig n' berries off to the point of severe hypothermia? That's what Frostfall is for! This uber-popular immersion mod adds temperature effects to Skyrim which can have drastic repercussions for your character. No longer can you stride through the northern tundra in a freezing blizzard with nothing but your skivvies on and expect no penalty.

Frostfall makes wearing the appropriate clothes and building up a tolerance to the cold a key component of gameplay. Failure to abide by Mother Nature's harsh rules, and you'll wind up a bipedal Popsicle that the Thalmor are sure to laugh at as they walk by.

9 Camping Lite

Only an impatient cad with an arrow in the knee would fast-travel to the nearest Inn when the sun goes down! Gamers who want real immersion will stop and build a campfire when the lights go out, which is exactly what Camping Lite was designed for.

This mod streamlines the campfire building process down to a few inventory abilities for ease of use, which makes it well suited for those who aren't necessarily after the hardest-core experience, but still want a bit of challenge and immersion during their adventures.

8 Immersive Citens - AI Overhaul

Vanilla NPCs don't have a lot going on upstairs, and that can break immersion, especially when you're wandering around towns and villages. Immersive Citizens - AI Overhaul seeks to remedy this by doing exactly as the name implies: smartening up the game's NPCs.

Combat AI, scheduling, travel and reactions to the surrounding environment and weather all get a bump in quality. It'll never be perfect, but this mod goes a long way to making the game's NPCs more believable.

7 Immersive Fallen Trees

The province of Skyrim is a lush, organic environment that feels very natural on its own.  Toss in a few graphical mods and it really comes alive, but why stop there? Immersive Fallen Trees adds a subtle but very important layer of immersion to Skyrim by injecting strategically placed fallen trees throughout the landscape to make the environment feel older and more organic.

RELATED: Skyrim: 5 Of The Best Areas (& 5 That Are Just Terrible)

Certain fallen trees can even be used to cross waterfalls. It may not seem like much, but this is one mod that can really enhance the game's immersion.

6 Skyrim Battle Aftermath

For a province supposedly in the midst of a civil war, it sure feels uneventful! Skyrim Battle Aftermath makes the conflict between the Stormcloaks and Imperials feel all-too real by adding battlefields across Skyrim that showcase the brutality of the feud.

Dead corpses litter the ground, helmets are thrusted on spikes, dead horses and carriages are strewn about, and arrows pinprick the landscape. It's always quite an experience to stumble onto one of these sites of carnage, which helps to drive home the immediacy of Skyrim's most notorious civil war.

5 Blowing In The Wind

Weather is a major part of the Skyrim experience, and with it comes a whole lotta' wind.  Blowing In The Wind is a simple mod that causes signs and lanterns to flap about in strong winds, creating a sense of realism when the weather gets brutal.

It's certainly a step up from the static nature of these elements in the vanilla game and creates another layer of immersion and realism to draw you in.

4 iNeed - Food, Water And Sleep

Left to their own devices, your Skyrim characters will last for years on end without having to gobble down so much as a single sweet-roll. What kind of realism is that? iNeed rectifies this problem by adding in real-world needs that you must take into account.

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Food, water and sleep are now vital not just to your survival, but your overall health as well. Where you sleep will affect how you feel the next day, and can have a direct impact on your stats. By measuring these things accordingly and keeping your player in tip-top shape, you'll be better equipped to handle the world around you.

3 YOT - Your Own Thoughts - First Person Messages

In love with the sound of your own voice? YOT (Your Own Thoughts) is a great mod that extends your inner monologue into Skyrim to add a subtle layer of immersion. No longer will the game give you third-person messages.

From now on, message prompts will talk exclusively in first-person so that you become a part of the narrative, rather than a semi-active onlooker. Surprisingly, this mod can draw a player in simply by shifting the focus of communication onto themselves.

2 Wet And Cold

Wet And Cold tacks on a variety of weather-focused effects onto your main character and other NPCs. Emerging from a body of water will cause you to drip all over the place, while breathing in cold weather will produce moisture from the mouth.

RELATED: Skyrim: The Top 10 Sound & Music Mods So Far

Snow can build up on your armor and clothing during a blizzard, while strong winds can have a deteriorating effect on your movement speed. Combined with Frostfall, this mod can really draw you into the harshness of Skyrim and its unpredictable weather patterns. It changes not just the physical aspects of your character, but your stats as well.

1 Visible Favorited Gear

The Favorites function of Skyrim allows you to quickly hot-swap a variety of items with a simple keyboard press. Why not take it a step further? Visible Favorited Gear actually displays your favorite items on your character, which greatly adds to the immersive experience.

Why shouldn't that huge broadsword be featured on your back along with the other items you've favorited? Naturally, this mod does require a bit of common sense, and it can be a tad finicky sometimes, but it's a great mod for showing off all that dangerous weaponry your character is packing!

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  1. Skyrim - Build Your Own Home I mentioned the other day that owing to some game complications (massive crashing issues and general instability) I had had to abandon my preferred house mods, and had ended up using Build Your Own Home while I ran the problems down.
  2. YOT - your own thoughts xb1 Master Skin fix Alternate start: live another life Colour patch remover mods, 98 mb left If you want to use this, it requires a hard reset, otherwise some mods wont funtion properly, they also require a new game (some mods simply wont activate).

Hello Folks!I really need your help. Today, when I started to playing Skyrim SE, it was everything OK. But later I reinstall mod.

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Creating your own Clan/Guild - posted in Skyrim Mod Requests: I saw trebtrebs Custom Sigils mod on nexus and I was thinking, is there a way to start a clan/guild with its own sigil under your banner. Seeing as Skyrim is in a state of civil war, I am surprised Bethesda didnt include other clans/guilds looking to grasp power. Perhaps a system where you can create your own guild/clan that can be.

When I did so, I set the the.esp in the load order, where it was before. After this, I get CTD's. First in Dragonsreach, when I wanted to go from a room to the War room.

And then it happens again, when I wanted to wait in the great hall, after I load a previous save game. I opened a previous safe game, where I was outside - far away from Whiterun - I tried quicksave and it comes CTD again.

I didn't know what happened, because I just reinstall one mod, what was installed before. I run Loot, I run again FNIS and I don't know now that what happens.My load order - newest. I don't know what VM is, but sure, I'll take a crack at it.

Have you run WryeBash? Orange boxes are bad, mm'kay?

Lol Easy to fix, though. And WryeBash is one way of verifying LOOT's accuracy.Generally, the consensus on a CTD on a quicksave is the RAM/VRAM use. Most times this is the culprit in this type of CTD. And just in case it was something so simple it was overlooked-did you install the x64 bit version of Hearthfires Multiple Adoptions? I use that mod, too. I just had to ask, though.

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Lol Sometimes, it's a case of Why isn't my computer running? Uh, did you plug it in?Seriously, though, what's your system specs? Let's eliminate that possibility first because it's easy. Did you run LOOT after installing it?

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You'll want to run WryeBash to make sure it's not orange.Hoping it's something simple for you. Thanks for your answer. Yes I did run Loot and yes I use x64bit version of it. I just reinstall in the NMM and that is.My System Spec.: (under Win7 Ultimate)Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO RProcessor: OctalCore AMD FX, MHzMemory: Kingston KVR16LN11/8Video Card: GIGABYTE GTX 4GB GDDR5 PCIEThe System Specs it's fine, that's what I'm sure about it. I install and run WryeBash then, I see what it says.If the game is CTD again, I begin a new game.

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I tried yesterday, I can quicksaving in new game.Thanks.Edited by JoanPesci, 17 November - AM. Pay it forward.Oh, so you can quicksave now, no problem? If so, those are the best kinds of problems-the ones that go away on their own. Lol And hopefully never come back.Yeah, you've got plenty of memory it looks like, so it's not a RAM or VRAM issue which eliminates other possibilities, too, so that's good. The less variables there are when troubleshooting, the better.I'd still run WryeBash, though, just to be on the safe side. I'd also consider running in the background (you can turn the UI on or off in-game), and that will tell you all the information you need as far as VRAM useage, FPS, etc. Then, if it CTDs, you'll have a better chance of knowing why if you see something happen in the telemetry.The only other possibility I can think of is that perhaps something in the INIs are jacked up.


Or it's trying to save to an invalid save path. You didn't touch your save folder, did you? I'd recommend for dealing with your INIs and cleaning up the stuff left behind by Bethesda (including invalid entries in the SkyrimPrefs.ini).Hopefully, this helps!EDIT: Also, apparently VM is frozen is just anything that pauses the game. That's why you'll get that in the papyrus log. Is the link I found that at.Edited by twowolves80, 17 November - AM.

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It’s freezing. I can't stop shivering. I’m in the middle of a snow-blighted wasteland, and everything is white. It would be hard to tell day from night if not for the fact that night is much colder.

My only source of heat is some threadbare clothing recently issued to me.

I'm exhausted and starving, but carrying precious little food. My school is not all that far off, but the last time I tried to take shelter there, a mob of criminals tried to kill me.

There is a world of safer, warmer places I could go, but I am on foot in this blizzard, and I don’t think I would survive the walk.

It doesn't help matters that we reptilians are especially sensitive to cold.

Argonian Archer character.

I'm playing "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim," but with a twist: I've activated its official "survival mode," which adds a slew of extra hindrances to the normal game experience.

My character can not only be hurt by the usual melee and magi, but by much more banal forces: hunger, fatigue and extreme temperatures. Skyrim's survival mode requires one’s would-be dragon-slaying adventurer to eat at regular intervals, keep the cold at bay, and sleep.

Argonian Archer character.

OK, fine, so you carry a lot of food, bundle up, and rest whenever you can. Except that survival mode also significantly reduces your character's maximum carrying capacity, so inventory management becomes an even bigger headache than it normally is. You also can’t just plop down on the ground and sleep; you have to find an inn or a friendly house or eventually learn how to craft camping supplies – supplies which, of course, use up carry weight.

You’d think the "Dragonborn" would be a little more, you know, hardy.

Survival mode = sweeter victories

Though often maddening, having the game layered with these additional handicaps has been oddly illuminating, and my victories – now much fewer and further between – are all the sweeter. 

Along with heightened difficulty, survival mode also brings a heavy helping of tedium. For example, the raw consumption of real-world time taken up by simply going from point A to point B. If you want to go from one major area to the other, you have to hoof it; there’s no "fast travel." So there's a good deal of planning that goes into every task.

You need to consider your current levels of fatigue, and decide whether to sleep first, and then take a guess at whether you might be able to find places to stop on the way to rest and restock on food and supplies.

Maybe your best fighting gear isn’t sufficient to hold back the elements, but you can only carry so much, so you have to choose. 

Argonian Archer wedding to a High Elf.

It's like planning for road trips, plotting out stops for food and overnight stays. Except you're not driving. And you might get killed by something called a Deathlord.

But because of the additional drudgery imposed by survival mode, I’ve found that I’ve done much more exploring than I had when I was much more powerful and less apt to get killed. Indeed, forced foot travel in Skyrim necessitates exploration, trudging one’s way across vast expanses of a fantasy world that has been littered with surprises and mysteries, many I had missed when playing under normal circumstances. 

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Argonian Archer in the field.

Even seemingly impossible quests have been deeply satisfying, in that they have asked much more of me as a strategist. No more can I trust in my character’s durability to withstand an onslaught of enemies, nor count on supernatural levels of stealth to save me. I had to take each chamber, each corridor, each corner as its own quest, always mitigated by my ever-dwindling resources.

Playing Skyrim on survival mode has helped me appreciate what's required of all of us when we want to accomplish anything meaningful. We don’t have unlimited resources or capacity. We need to make difficult choices about what we will keep and what we will leave behind; what we will dare to attempt, and what we must wait to pursue; what ideals we will hold fast to, and which ones we will have to abandon.

Sometimes the tedium does overpower the fun. But then I find a new location I'd never known about, or overcome some challenge I never thought I could, and I think of how much more meaningful those victories are.

And if my lizard-guy ever gets far enough to own a home, adopt a child, marry, earn a lordship or several – and maybe save the world I’ll know that for each of those triumphs – he'll have truly earned it.

Paul Fidalgo is a writer, performer, and communications professional living in Maine. Skyrim and Civilization VI are the games he's sunk the most time into, and you can find him on Twitch as IrregularPaul and on Twitter as @paulfidalgo.

The views and opinions expressed in this column are the author's and do not necessarily reflect those of USA TODAY.

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Skyrim: 10 Best Mods To Clean Up Your Quests

Questing in Skyrim is relatively straightforward, but the mechanics are becoming less desirable in an age when newer games are offering a more immersive experience. As such, the entire structure is feeling quite a bit dated and haphazard, but the modding community has come to the rescue to try and change that.

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There are a number of quest-related mods designed to clean up all of its facets. This can include delaying certain quests in order to keep the story from progressing too quickly, or introducing new elements to spice up the formula, and give seasoned players another reason to give Skyrim a shot in the modern age.

10 Headhunter - Bounties Redone

Questing in Skyrim means having the right mods in a load order that contributes to the overall immersion. Since a large chunk of the sideline quests involves pursuing bounties issued by various Jarls, it pays to keep the experience as fresh as possible. Headhunter - Bounties Redone completely overhauls this mechanic, to great effect.

Instead of claiming a reward based on word alone, players will now be expected to provide proof that quarry has been eliminated (bring the body back,

etc.) The mod also allows for the capturing of prisoners, throwing them in jail, and sparing targets from death if they yield. Overall, it's a nice way to tidy up an otherwise mundane and run-of-the-mill questing system.

9 Timing Is Everything SE

Many of the quests in Skyrim are absolutely fantastic, but the timing is something of a mixed bag. Even low leveled characters will get accosted by Miraak's henchmen in the Dragonborn DLC, or approached by Dawnguard soldiers looking for vampire hunter recruits. Sometimes, it's better these quests start later in the game, as opposed to right away.

Timing Is Everything does just that. It allows the player to delay the triggering of particularly important quests until they've reached a particular set of requirements. Not only does this allow separation of the main storyline from the DLC, but it also prevents too many big quests from starting simultaneously, which doesn't feel very story-like.

8 The Choice Is Yours

Similar to the Timing Is Everything mod, The Choice Is Yours is another add-on that allows players to have greater control and flexibility over quests. This mod focuses primarily on how particular quests are activated, as opposed to when they're triggered. Now, players will have to actually talk to NPCs to learn more about their particular needs, while refusing particular quests outright.

This is important, as it feels more dynamic and immersive, not to mention less aggressive. No longer will quests be thrown onto the player without any forewarning. Only by investigating and interacting with people will players get to pursue the various quests in the game, which makes them feel like part of the story.

7 At Your Own Pace

Some mods opt for a major overhaul of the questline structure, and At Your Own Pace is one of the biggest. On the surface, it may seem like another quest delay mod, but it's actually quite different. This mod alters how NPCs interact with the player by preventing them from waltzing straight into a quest scenario.

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For instance, after telling the Jarl of Whiterun about the dragon at Helgen, he'll thank the player for their help, and be on his way. Only by talking to others will it be revealed that the Jarl is in a bit of a bind, and needs help in dealing with the threat. Rushing the story is one of the biggest mistakes new Skyrim players make, which is why this mod is so welcome.

6 YOT - Your Own Thoughts SE

Skyrim's baseline narrative structure is told in the third person, which can become a bit tiresome after a while. For true immersion, mods like Your Own Thoughts exist to break up the mediocrity and give a fresh perspective on things. The mod's entire purpose is to approach the events of the game from the player's own perspective.

As such, text alerts and status updates will always be told from the first-person point of view. It also overhauls how some of the game's mechanics work. Instead of the standard text notification after saving a game, YOT will instead deliver a "Progress quickly scribbled" note to maintain the immersion.

5 Missives

One mod that helps clean up the sideline quest clutter, while introducing a bit of content at the same time is Missives. This mod is quickly gaining popularity as a means to expand on the various sideline missions involving kills, hunting, retrieving, gathering and courier duties.

Each hold has its own notification board that players can examine in order to learn what jobs are available. Having them centralized in one location is good, but the fact that they center around quests within each respective hold is even better. This compartmentalizes each region's mission lists, allowing players to scout the surrounding area, instead of fast-traveling all over Skyrim.

4 Stones Of Barenziah Quest Markers

The fact that this mod has been out for so long is a testament to how annoying the "No Stone Unturned" questline is. At first glance, it looks like a fun treasure hunt, but it soon decays into an irritating and near-impossible task of scouring the entirety of Skyrim for 24 identical stones.

Some brave masochists welcome the challenge, whilst others prefer to know where the infamous stones are hiding out. Stones of Barenziah Quest Markers helps point players in the right direction, easing the burden of having to keep their eyes peeled at all times for yet another red gem in a box.

3 Sidequests Of Skyrim

Similar in approach to Missives, this mod focuses more on individual NPCs, and how they interact with the player when it comes to offering new quests. Each NPC has a specific side quest that needs to be fulfilled, whether it's sharpening one of their weapons, running a package, or gathering ingredients for them.

Sidequests of Skyrim adds a little more interactivity with the regular stock of NPCs and can lead to friendship, marriage, or a solid business relationship. Quests can even be canceled simply by reading a note twice, which tears it in two. Immersion is a key factor here while keeping everything nice and tidy.

2 Civil War Overhaul - Redux

Skyrim's storyline includes a massive civil war between two opposing factions - the Stormcloaks that consider themselves rightful heirs to the province, and the Imperials, who are being pushed into it via the White-Gold Concordat. Unfortunately, that civil war isn't nearly as exciting in vanilla base game form.

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Luckily, Civil War Overhaul - Redux fixes all that by introducing a complete overhaul of the feud from top to bottom. It restores a jettisoned base game mechanic that involves taking and winning holds by force, in order to secure a foothold on enemy territory. Other additions include a spy infiltration system, disguises to sneak into enemy bases, and more.

1 Your Choices Matter - A Dark Brotherhood Expansion SSE

The Dark Brotherhood storyline is loaded with quests that make up the larger narrative, but there's only so much wiggle room players have. Your Choices Matter seeks to rejig the entire Dark Brotherhood plot by causing individual choices to have a meaningful impact.

This leads up to an alternate ending, which is a major step up from the original game. Not only does it give players the feeling of more freedom and flexibility in how they deal with the Dark Brotherhood, but it's great for those who are looking for a surprise during another playthrough.

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