Skyrim Academy v0.7

v0.7

All right, so when I am working really hard on something, my estimates of time tend to be a little longer than things actually take, because I fail at taking breaks.

So here is Skyrim Academy v0.7, and this update is a pretty massive one.

Here’s a small list of SOME of the things that have been added with the 0.1 increase:

  • Added the bases for a couple of new areas. Nothing much yet, but the club building and the sports hall now exist.
  • This one should have been in the update notes for the last update, as well as this one, but added background music for all areas. Different areas have different tracks. I forgot to credit it in the readme, but all the music comes from the Persona 5 Fan OST.  If you like the tracks, you can listen to the whole massive compilation of music here: http://www.youtube.com/user/ATLUSxP5
  • FINISHED the main school building, including a main gate with some pretty LOD and some dirty little secrets which you can read about in the full changelog in the readme.
  • Did all kinds of optimisation, such as decreasing the number of shadow casters in the maps. This should pull some extra FPS for some, at the expense of a little realism.
  • Combined the .esp/.esm pair into one single .esp, and packed files into a compressed .bsa. This means the mod is now easier to install, and takes up 1/3 of the space on your hard drive. On top of that, I will be using the .bsa format from now on, so the mod will be simple to upgrade to future versions. HOWEVER, PLEASE READ THE UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS. They’re important this time.
  • You now get a spell to take you to the school, and can fast travel out of the main building, so no more developer console like a beta tester.
  • Lots of other little fixes, improvements and just general better-than-the-last-version-ness.

I also just wanted to take a moment this time around to offer a thanks to Higeyoshi. I’m sure some of you have seen his classroom studio mod. It was that mod which, in part, inspired this mod.

Here’s the download link, and I hope you all enjoy the update: http://mod.dysintropi.me/mods/Skyrim/SkyrimAcademy.7z

I don’t know when the next update will be, since I intend to take a little break from all this modding, but you can expect it sooner, rather than later.

Halo.


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9 Comments

  1. Mushahid March 7, 2013 4:54 pm  Reply

    Weirdly it still crashes my game.Are there any pre-requisites for this mod ? I’m on the latest version + dragonborn +unofficial patches.

    • Mushahid March 7, 2013 4:56 pm  Reply

      I fixed it after uninstall tera armors.Seems like the game had become too heavy.

  2. Mushahid March 7, 2013 5:06 pm  Reply

    nevertheless, what mod do you reccomend for better face lighting for screenshots ? facelight doesn’t seem to always work as planned especially when posing.

    • Halofarm March 7, 2013 5:27 pm  Reply

      I actually don’t use a mod. I just find a nice spot and use the area lighting to my advantage. I often find, especially in exterior cells, the time of day and the direction you’re facing can make a huge difference.

    • Faith March 8, 2013 9:37 pm  Reply

      I use facelight a lot, but it does have a lot of issues when posing. If I require fill in light I usually spawn a copy of my character at my postion, equip that copy a torch and then setactoralpha 0

      Great work on these mods Halo, they make excellent environments for screenshots :) Many, many thanks :)

  3. FiftyFourSeven March 11, 2013 4:29 am  Reply

    Tried it out, and it was fun doing a lot of capping by using Pinup. Works best with Anano’s school uniform set (or for that matter, any themed uniform set; I have a customized retexture kit for that, but can’t upload due to Nexus Rules).

    Now if it were possible to convert 3D Custom Girl costumes for Skyrim…

  4. Lunaria March 12, 2013 4:19 pm  Reply

    Nice Work!
    It looks like ‘artificial girl’ school :)
    Keep nice works please.

    Q. is there clothes in this update that you mentioned “Clothing and Armour”?

    • Halofarm March 12, 2013 10:17 pm  Reply

      No. The only clothing is the school swimsuit which has been in it all along. I was probably recommending something from my clothing download section.

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