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On Skyrim, it seems very difficult to manage multiple characters. Their quicksaves overwrite each other and you have to trace back the date of when you last did a "full save" to load a different character.

Outside of swapping the save files, is there a better way to manage multiple characters?

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Use the Skyrim Character Manager.

It modifies your ini file upon startup and lets you choose between characters.

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+1 There are sooo many things in Skyrim I am ignorant of. –  ヴァイシャリ Dec 22 '11 at 3:29
    
I am seeing some mixed reviews about it. Support seems to have stopped a few months after this answer. –  mattblang Dec 7 '13 at 3:00

You could also use the Profile Manager it works the same way as the Skyrim Character manager, but has more features and works on more games.

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Wrye Bash have a profile feature, that not only manage the saves, but also the mods activated with them.

To use it, got to the save tab, right click on a column header, then profile->manage profile. This allows you to create new profiles. You can then move or copy saves to a profile, and it will remember the activated mods when switching.

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