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The "definition of insanity" solution There appears to be a glitch in Hearthfire where giving your kids clothes can make them naked. The solution to this appears to be to give them more clothes. It's possible that an unrelated glitch made them naked in the first place, and then giving them clothes made them naked-er. Giving them another set might be ...


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The cap is two, regardless of which property you use. As a side note, I think you might even be able to divide the children between properties. Like having one live in Proudspire, one live in Lakeview, etc. By default you can adopt: Runa Fair-Shield Hroar Samuel Francois Beaufort However, there is a list towards the bottom of the Skyrim wiki, where it ...


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The Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages States that: In Skyrim, you have the option of marrying an NPC, regardless of race or gender. To do so, you must complete the quest The Bonds of Matrimony, which involves speaking with Maramal about marriage and wearing an Amulet of Mara which signifies that you are available to be married. Once you have found an NPC ...


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None of the characters make a "better" steward; they all behave exactly the same in that role. They also still work as followers: you can still ask them to follow you again, marry them, etc. The only thing that changes when you make a follower a steward is where they hang out when they stop following you. Like the housecarl for the appropriate hold, your ...


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The only known way to reset the house is to disable the DLC, load the game, save it, then reenable the DLC. There's no known way to reset or rebuild the house with different additions. Just remember to take out everything inside that you want to keep.


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In vanilla skyrim, here is a list of the 10 most expensive potions you can make (with and without requiring giant's toes): The only completely plantable potion in the list is the Creep Cluster + Mora Tapinella + Scaly Pholiota potion.


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Yes it is possible. Additionally, if you see an NPC you like but can't marry him/her, you can use a console command that changes their status. I think this is the command: Addfac <variable> 1 - Adds the selected NPC to a faction (e.g. addfac 19809 1 adds an NPC to the marriage-faction, allowing players to marry this NPC) Note: Be very careful when ...


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Yes it is possible, but a bit of a brainteaser to get it done. Using the console you can type: sqv byohhousepale sqv byohhousefalkreath sqv byohhousehjaalmarch This will show all "enable" & "disable" ID's of variables for specific rooms and room-items in groups. Then "just" with command prid "specific ID for room or item" select it remotely and ...


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By default, Hearthfire will only allow you to adopt up to two children. If you are playing on PC there are mods to allow for more. However, in order to adopt you must have a house (either a homestead or one of the houses obtained by being thane of a given city), and the house must have a bed and a chest for each child. This means either buying the Children's ...


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After doing some digging: http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/showthread.php?t=386051 http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/615803-/63954526 It turns out the glitch is caused by completing the Dark Brotherhood quest - Kill Helvard. Apparently, the Jarl of Falkreath knows you killed Helvard (even if you are sneaky about it). In fact, I killed Helvard ...


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I've managed to fix this bug. All you have to do is make sure you've given your kids a wooden sword and child's doll (sometimes they will be in the hidden chest in Salvius Farm outside Markarth). Give them the clothes while they're in action either playing with toys or sitting down. But you cant rush through, after you give them the clothes let the dialog ...


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Dawnguard has a minimum level requirement of 10. I'd recommend waiting until 15-20 though since some of the quests are long and tough (lots of trekking through falmer infested territory). Hearthfire can be started at any time as its simply a material collection quest to build a house. Though collecting all the materials may take a long time. To get the ...


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There are only a few NPCs that will sell you Sawn Logs (these are different from Firewood). The UESP has a handy list: It sounds like you may not be talking to Hod, but one of his employees (Faendal, perhaps?). If you can't find him, consider one of the other NPCs.


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Starting the Quest After watching this video on how to start the Hearthfire house quest, you should get a clear idea on what to do. If this video is deleted, you don't understand it or don't want to watch it, here are some excerpts from it. A courier should come and give you a notice to buy a house. (Citation needed?) If you already are the Thane of ...


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To answer your main question; yes. There are five achievements worth 50 points in total, details here - http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/elder-scrolls-v/achievements/ To correct your assumption, unless you have knowledge that nobody else seems to, the "30 days" that you quote is in relation to xBox exclusivity, and not to availability as a whole. ...


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First, you must go to Windhelm and talk to Aventus Aretino. He will reward you for killing Grelod. After this, you will receive a letter from a courier, from the Dark Brotherhood. This begins the quest "With Friends Like These...." After you get this note, sleep in a bed. You will be abducted by the Dark Brotherhood. After this, you either need to join the ...


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Try talking to the Steward during business hours (8AM-8PM). He should be in the halls or somewhere in Morthal. Yes, you must be a Thane in Morthal in order to purchase a house. If this does not help, here is a link that describes something similar to your problem.


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To start the Dawnguard main quest (and also the side quests) your character must either be at level 10 or above, or you need to go to Fort Dawnguard. You will get the quest by visiting a city and listening for rumors, someone will approach you to recruit you into the Dawnguard or by going to the fort and speaking with Isran. There is also a side quest (Lost ...


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The wood needed in the Hearthfire DLC is distinct from the wood you can obtain from any chopping block. You are looking for Sawn Logs. These can be purchased from several log merchants in the game: Aeri - Anga's Mill in the Pale Bolund - The wood mill in Falkreath Gilfre - Mixwater Mill in Eastmarch Grosta - Heartwood Mill in the Rift Hert - Half-Moon Mill ...


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The jarl of Dawnstar and the stewards of Folkreath and Morthal all have plots of land for sale. You can only purchase Morthal land if you are a thane of that hold. You can buy all 3 plots and build 3 new houses.


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You need to have a child's chest and bed for them to be able to move aswell. I have 2 children and it wouldn't let me move them until I had built 2 child's chests


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There is a Mod called Skyrim Unadoption Mod. I haven’t tried it yet.


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The Apiary provides you with Bees, Hive Husks, and Honeycombs, all rare-ish alchemy ingredients that can be a pain to acquire in other ways. Hive Husks in particular, due to a bug, are unavailable for purchase in the base game, unless you also install the Unofficial Skyrim Patch, which fixes the lists and allows them to randomly appear in the inventory sold ...


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Both Dawnguard and Dragonborn have new map areas added. When you start dealing with named vampire NPCs, that's Dawnguard (although there are a couple named vampires in the main game, but no major plots). If you traveled to Solstheim, that's Dragonborn. The DLC quests are independent of the main quests so you can't accidentally mix them up. Hearthfire don'...


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Talk to your spouse and children, there will be an option to have them move. The destination must have valid sleeping accommodations to appear as a choice.


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So I found the problem and I am answering for those that may encounter it too. It's certainly some kind of bug. Problem details: "When trying to give items to the kid (givable items of course) the items in the give menu were grayed out as if the kid was overencumbered and could not hold any more load" The bold part is actually the key to the solution. In ...


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Enemies won't attack your house unless you are in very close proximity. Avoid loitering around the immediate surroundings of your house, if you need to visit it - fast travel there directly, if you want to visit a nearby location, fast travel to the house and if the coast is clear walk to your destination. When you arrive at the house, use Detect life and ...


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I like to pick followers who are otherwise in inconvenient locations (e.g. Eola, who hangs out in a cave far off to the west end of Skyrim). Then I don't have to go out of my way when I want to get them as followers.


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Make sure you have a childrens' bedroom built to be able to adopt children. And also have a child's bed and chests otherwise your dialogue selection will say you don't have room for them right now.



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