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Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit

The Bethesda Blog announces the release of the promised Creation Kit for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, providing modification support for their RPG sequel. They also announce Steam now features a Skyrim High Resolution Texture Pack as free DLC, confirming indications that such a graphics upgrade was the "surprise" recently hinted at by Bethesda. Here's a tutorial video introducing the creation kit, and here's word:

Modders rejoice! We’re pleased to announce that the Skyrim Creation Kit is now available!

With the Creation Kit’s release, fans can now upload, download, and install custom content through the Skyrim Workshop on Steam. Get a crash course by reading level designer Joel Burgess’ blog post, and be sure to read up on our list of best practices for modding. Need more help? Don’t forget to to check out the official Wiki at www.CreationKit.com. In the coming days and weeks, we’ll be sharing tutorial videos for beginners and experts alike. Check out the first tutorial above, and visit the Bethesda Game Studios YouTube Channel for more.

In addition to releasing the Creation Kit and Skyrim Workshop, today we’re allowing players to experience Skyrim as you’ve never seen it before with the Skyrim High-Resolution Texture Pack. Before downloading it from Steam, make sure your system requirements exceed Skyrim’s recommended specs before attempting to install, including Windows Vista/7, a minimum of 4GB of system RAM, and a DirectX 9.0c compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with at least 1 GB of RAM and the latest drivers.

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22. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 7, 2012, 15:33 justice7
 
I have been playing Skyrim (PC Version) with the 360 controller, hooked up to my home theatre system (via HDMI). The experience has been something incredible. It took a while to get used to the idea that i'm not using a mouse, but the game was really designed to be played with the controller. The feedback, variable walk speed and menu's/ui all work better with the wireless 360 controller on PC.

So I'm getting the best of both worlds, PC Graphics/Modding with console controls on the tv/couch setup. Epic barely scratches the surface of how fun it is.

I also use and released some camera mod settings, to make the game far more cinematic

Click here for the 3rd person camera mod page


Then, I've turned off the compass in skyrimprefs.ini in your mydocuments/my games/skyrim folder.

Turn difficulty to Masterful, and you've got yourself one hell of a game.

This comment was edited on Feb 7, 2012, 15:39.
 
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