13.1 FINAL PATCH

  • Download the VISUALS – Conflict Resolution Patch from the guide’s mod page.
  • Place it below the CONFLICT RESOLUTION separator in Mod Organizer 2.

13.2 LOAD ORDER

  • Download Universal Load Order TXT manually from the guide’s mod page.
  • Open the archive and extract the loadorder.txt to Mod Organizer 2\profiles\{Your Profile}.
  • Overwrite when prompted.
  • Refresh (F5) Mod Organizer 2 and the load order changes will be applied.

13.3 MOD ORDER

Please ensure that the EARLY LOADER section in your mod order looks exactly as shown below.


13.3.1 Early Loader

  • Static Mesh Improvement Mod
  • DynDOLOD Resources SE
  • HD LOD Textures 1k – for DynDOLOD
  • HD LOD Textures 1k – Update
  • Skyrim High Definition LODs – Darker and Grassy
  • xLODGen – SSE-Terrain-Tamriel ESM

13.4 CHECK FOR OLD FORM VERSION

This is just a quick idiot check to make sure all your plugins are updated to form version 44.


13.4.1 Instructions

  • Launch SSEEdit through Mod Organizer 2.
  • Click OK when the plugin selection window comes up to select all plugins.
  • Click OK again when asked about mod groups.
  • Wait until xEdit returns Background loader: finished.
  • Right-click anywhere and select Apply script.
  • Select the Check for old form version script (you can search by typing the name in Filter).
  • Click OK.

13.5 MERGE

  • Merge the patches for Landscape Fixes for Grass Mods (instructions).

13.6 ENB LIGHT PATCHER

13.6.1 Preparations

  • Go to {Your Modding Folder}\ARCHIVE and find the ENB Lights archvie.
  • Open it and extract enbLightPatcher_zedit0.2.7z to {Your Modding Folder}\temp.
  • Right-click the archive and select Extract.
  • Repack the archive as ZIP. Unfortunately zEdit doesn’t appear to recognize other formats.

13.6.2 Installing the patcher

  • Launch zEdit through Mod Organizer 2.
  • Click Start Session and OK when the Load Order window comes up.
  • Click this icon in the upper right corner.
  • Select Install Module.
  • Navigate to {Your Modding Folder}\temp and double-click enbLightPatcher.zip.
  • zEdit will notify you that a restart is necessary for the changes to be applied. Click Restart now.
  • Once again, click Start Session and OK when the Load Order window comes up.
    • If it doesn’t restart automatically, go back to MO2 and start zEdit from there.

13.6.3 Running the patcher

  • When everything is loaded back up, click this icon in the upper right corner.
  • Select ENB Light Patcher in the list on the left to customize the patcher:
    • Torch Light Divisor: Set to 1 (this slightly increases the torch light radius so that it’s actually visible)
  • Click the blue Build button for the ENB Light Patcher.

13.6.4 Output

  • After generating your new ENBLight Patch.esp, you can close zEdit.
  • Save the new plugin when prompted.
  • Back in MO2, double-click your Overwrite and delete everything inside execpt for the new plugin.
  • Rght-click the Overwrite and select Create Mod.
  • Name your new mod ENB Light [Output].
  • Move the mod below the PATCHER OUTPUT separator in the left pane.
  • The plugin will appear at the very bottom of your load order where you should leave it.

13.7 LOD GENERATION

13.8 FIRST LAUNCH

THIS STEP IS NOT OPTIONAL. No, seriously. Go test your setup.


13.8.1 Start a new game

  • Make sure the DynDOLOD output is enabled (I keep forgetting that).
  • Launch SKSE through Mod Organizer 2.
  • In the main menu, select New.
  • After a loading screen, you will find yourself in the AS LAL cell where you can customize your character.
  • When done, talk to the Statue of Mara and select the I am camping in the woods option.
  • Go to the bed in the back of the cell and sleep.

13.8.2 Testing suggestions

  • You will spawn near Helgen in an area you probably know well. Take the time to look around.
  • Travel around Skyrim and visit your favorite locations. Keep an eye on your FPS meter.
    • Check out the console commands below.
  • Especially intense areas where you frame rate might drop are:
    • the southern forest, mostly when looking down at Falkreath
    • the swamp surrounding Morthal
    • the bridge looking at Riverwood
    • the Rift, particularly when approaching Riften from the south

13.8.3 Useful console commands

tgmtoggle god mode, you take no damage
tcltoggle collision, toggle it off to fly
player.setav speedmult {value}increase movement speed, default value is 100
tmm 1enables all map markers
showracemenuopens character creation menu

DONE!