Sure, a lot of nice Skyrim house mods offer mannequins and the odd dragon claw or dragonpriest mask display. But what do you do with all those other nifty items that you don’t want to toss? Stick them in a chest somewhere and never look at them again?
Only a select few house mods cater to the truly OCD collector, and offer ways to display these unique items. Here they are in alphabetical order, with a detailed inventory of every unique display option per house.
If you know of any other house mods that offer this level of display magnificence, please post! I’d love to check them out and add them! Big thanks to the posters in this thread for setting me on this path!
Aemer’s Refuge Continued
Theme: Magical Dwemer ruin
Location: Entrance at the Imperial camp south of Ivarstead
Highlights: Crafting amenities (including Atronach Forge) linked to storage and a lot of fun secrets to discover. Teleporter to all the vanilla homes (requires those homes’ keys) and faction headquarters. Follower friendly with plenty of extra beds. Effects and design are just super polished. Well-lit for a Dwemer structure, and a gorgeous view from outside.
Drawbacks: Easy to get lost at first. Imperial camp at entrance could be a hassle for a Stormcloak.
Extra requirements: Dawnguard + Dragonborn for the OPTIONAL addon
Display options: Plenty of mannequins and racks for non-uniques in a nice display hall. Unique displays in a hidden vault. A few notable omissions for now such as White Phial and some of the more obscure miscellaneous objects.
Expand for full list of Unique Displays
LIST LAST UPDATED 7.28.14
- Black Books
- Bug jars
- Dragon priest masks
- Dragon claws
- Elder Scrolls
… and …
- Aetherium Artifact
- Amulet of Articulation
- Auriel’s Bow
- Auriel’s Shield
- Azura’s Star
- Blade of Sacrifice
- Blade of Woe
- Bloodskaal Blade
- Bolar’s Oathblade
- Bow of the Hunt
- Dawnguard Rune Axe
- Dawnguard Rune Hammer
- Dawnguard Rune Shield
- Ebony Blade
- Ebony Mail
- Gauldur Amulet
- Helm of Yngol
- Hrothmund’s Axe
- Initiate’s Ewer
- Kahvozein’s Fang
- Left Eye of the Falmer
- Mace of Molag Bal
- Masque of Clavicus Vile
- Mehrunes’ Razor
- Necromancer’s Amulet
- Nightingale Blade
- Nightingale Bow
- Right Eye of the Falmer
- Ring of Hircine
- Ring of Namira
- Rueful Axe (appears regardless of choice you make)
- Saerek’s Skull Key
- Sanguine Rose
- Savior’s Hide
- Shield of Ysgramor
- Sigil Stone
- Skull of Corruption
- Staff of Magnus
- Targe of the Blooded
- Torsten’s Skull Key
- Woodcutter’s Axe
So the Best Skyrim House Mods for Collectors compilation now reflects the latest updates to all the mods. I also added another home to it, Pinetree Lodge.
Next on my to-do list is to update my Immersion Modding for Noobs guide with the latest file versions, and make one or two small additions. Excelsior!
Minimal modding for maximum results.
With Dragon Age: Inquisition releasing in October, another Origins>DA2 playthrough feels appropriate. Dragon Age Keep technically removes the need to replace my lost saves, but fuck it, there are still endings I haven’t seen.
Didn’t want to get too crazy with modding but the default character models aren’t … aging well (and were kinda fugly even brand new) so there are a few I couldn’t play without. Since I had to rebuild my mod list due to harddrive failure anyway, here’s what made my stripped down, lore-friendly cut.
For manual install
Unzip mods to C:\Users\xxxxxxx\Documents\BioWare\Dragon Age\packages\core\override, where the xxxx is your username.
In general, put them in individual folders inside the override folder.
This is both tidier and makes sure you don’t screw up anything with a chargenmorph file. Dragon Age Redesigned will put some loose files in there, and that’s OK.
So, I really wanted to leave commenting open without making people register, but sorting through literally hundreds of spam comments a day searching for the one or two real ones is soul-sucking. I have better things to do with my free time. So gonna try the register route, see how that works out.
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Or, “How you can stop sucking at it and start having fun.” Whether it’s that rare resource, that elusive achievement or some other carrot that’s lured you out of the safe zones, understand that whether or not you enjoy yourself in Player vs. Player depends largely on mindset and expectations.
So if you just got PvPed and you’re not happy about it, here’s what you do:
Don’t be this guy.
- NO: Blame everything but yourself, including — but not limited to — hax, class imbalance and lag, while complaining in zone chat.
- YES: Ask what you could have done differently.
If it’s possible to contact your nemesis directly, do it! If you’re civil, many PvPers are happy to explain why you were an easy kill.. If that’s not an option, take it to the forums — just don’t be a whiny bitch about it. You’ll never improve until you get some practice and stop making excuses. And remember, all complaining does is paint an EVEN BIGGER TARGET on your ass.
Got a beta key for Elder Scrolls Online, and of course before I went any further than the character creation screen, I needed to know two things:
ESO female orc
Skyrim female orc
1. Were the orc ladies all troglodytes?
2. Did they have lipgloss?
The answers were reasonably satisfactory (not terribly so, and YES) so I decided to see what I could do to mimic my favorite Skyrim character.
Update: Now all three parts are 100 percent up-to-date. Some nifty new additions, check it out!
I have been slowly going through and updating the immersion modding guide. There is now a changelog tab on each page so that you fine ladies and gentlemen can see what’s changed. At a minimum, I’m going to try to get all the links fixed that the last Nexus update broke within the next day.
In actually exciting shit, isoku is back on the modding scene and I’m testing some of his new stuff for inclusion. The one I’m most excited about is Wet and Cold: Holidays which makes NPCs celebrate lore-appropriate holidays and helps make it feel like time is actually passing, but there are a couple of other good ones too, including a less-invasive option for drink/eat/sleep requirements I’m looking it.
Some other mods have been added (Reading Takes Time is a new addition) while some have been pared down for either simplicity (no bashed patches required) or quality control.
Got permission from the author of the original Winterheart II to upload my updated INIs so that ENBoost memory functions can be used with it. Woo hoo!
Now that I can make this public, “Ultimate Ravenloft Experience” mod list soon. :B
Nexus download link
Thanks again to WoodManGamer for giving me permission to release it!
DUN DUN DUNNNNNN. <insert horror music>
Haven’t played Dawnguard. Want to play Dawnguard. Come up with concept of asshole vampire/monster slayer. Realize beautiful, go-to Seasons of Skyrim ENB isn’t creepy enough. Discover moody-as-hell Winterheart II ENB/Weather mod. Update said ENB to use ENBoost features.
* Disclaimer: I’ve never played the Ravenloft DnD games. Don’t bitch me out if I’m using the term incorrectly, because I don’t care.
Big thanks to the wonderful STEP Community for helping me work through updating the ENB. Still a WIP, but I’m getting there! These are just a few quick screencaps from my Alternate Start. Might update.
Got more suggestions for added Ravenloft-ness? COMMENT, BIOTCH.