This is yet another powerful argument for using a tool like Oblivion Mod Manager. This is commonly called Mod Isolation. Redirection is the way to go. In this case, and especially since you are only installing a few mods, I recommend using Oblivion mod manager. I'll still have to update the mod later so the issue does not happen again Good to hear you figured it out. Male body replacers and then Male body texture sets, if any.
Not sure why, it seems like a careless thing to do on the modmaker's part. Back dating was implemented for Skyrim. I installed the patch, how do I get my texture mods back? You may need to manually remove any meshes from the list it generates. Redirection is the only method used by Wrye Bash for this reason, and no matter what mods I have thrown in and out and replaced in my bash installers folder. But, since I like lots of companions, although I seldom take them with me, they are handy to have babies, or club on the head when I need a slave.
May edit a bit later for more stuff, this is all I have time for at the moment. Then move all the new zip files to wherever you will install them from. Eh, I feel like I'm getting preachy at this stage, but people. Once you have several player profiles created, how do you easily activate and order so many profiles? If this is not checked, the mini archiveinvalidation file will not be generated. Please remember, there is a wealth of knowledge and experience within these forums. The others shown in this list usually. However, extensive testing by numerous people has determined that this approach does not work at all.
Modding is a lot of fun! And sorry for necro'ing this thread, but I found it extremely useful. However, if you are using a 64-bit version of Windows, the official mod installer will not work. The latest version of Mod Organizer, a program capable of managing mods for many games in the Elder Scrolls franchise. I reordered one of my player profiles as a test, and while many of the Lover's mods were recognized, some Lover's mods were still not in the recommended load order, but the order was much closer and was playable to an extent. Please, help the new folks out. If, on the other hand, you do intend to use ArchiveInvalidation, or just want to understand what led to such drastic measures as Timeslip's solution, then you do need to read this.
After that is done, in a working directory, create a folder with the same name as the Omod, navigate to the Game folder and copy all the files and their associated folders i. It works well in most cases, but if a mod replaces something with a common file name then all other files with the same name may turn purple, regardless of the directory they are in. So if a certain mod is overwriting your prefered texture set, you can move it down the list to give it a higher priority. It also lets you uninstall mods and all their related files very easily something that's not always easy to do with mods installed manually. It takes up an extra plugin slot and requires that you create a dummy plugin, but both naming conventions work.
Are they the same as plug-ins, patches, or expansions? In that drop down you will see Archive Invalidation. Quite simply actually - the last mod loaded takes precedence. If you're still having problems with invisible, purple, or black items, please see. Load order, Boss and Loot Much has been written here in the forums about load order, especially when using the Lover's Lab mods. The original game and official plugins use these.
Save the game and exit. It's not the puny thing that comes with the outfits Selene's version of the mod but a large-ass Dwemer contraption with a glowing green liquid inside, 'Reanimator'-style. Just learn to use it. This file is created by the game engine when you run it the first time and set your preferences. Note: Many veteran players recommend that you not use many if any mods if you haven't yet played the game through at least one time. How do I make a mod? This is also the default setting.
This makes the file smaller and keeps everything in one file. This is done to add either better looking models, or higher resolution textures to the game. This ends up with the game loading meshes from drive A, and textures from drive B for example , and can help reduce stuttering for some people. Posts: 3485 Joined: Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:54 pm Display posts from previous: Sort by. Bashed Patch essentially helps make your mods run smoothly together, tailored specifically to your mod lineup.
I have used it since it's pre-version 1 release and it does everything I need it to do. Hope to get started back on it as winter approaches. It will work there as well, but be wary of accidentally overwriting it during mod installation. Going to fire up Oblivion in the very, very near future, just trying to get all my mods in order for the first time. No meshes, sounds, or voices should be listed. This way you get the best of both worlds.
If you're trying to find information about Oblivion mods or mod-making, it's worth checking here to see if I've added something about it. Each one is different and some of them will not open all of the file formats from the rest of them. In some cases, however, this doesn't work correctly. It appears to be caused by a bug in Oblivion. I find this method significantly easier to use once you get used to it. It's a known fact that both Windows, and your computer hardware are capable of transferring data from the hard drive faster than the hard drive is capable of providing that data.