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What makes a game unmoddable?

No game is unmoddable. However there's a few reasons the barrier-to-entry might be higher for older games: Lack of interest. Most people are interested in playing newer games. Older games, especially ...
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Using 4K Skyrim Textures when running 1920 x 1080 display resolution?

A 4K texture, does not require a 4K monitor. In short, the graphics pipeline for getting "pretty pictures" on a screen is, with some hand-waving to simplify things: You have a 3D model, that looks ...
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Using 4K Skyrim Textures when running 1920 x 1080 display resolution?

I can't comment as I do not have the necessary reputation, but I wanted to add on to Bilkokuya's excellent answer. Two of the main important factors regarding whether you can see a difference with ...
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What is this end portal thingy?

It is a Flux Rift, and part of the Thaumcraft mod: The Flux Rift is an immobile entity added by Thaumcraft 6. It spawns when Flux in the local chunk's aura exceeds 75% of the chunk's Vis cap. ...
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I accidentally replace vanilla Sequin Dress with a mod. Is there any way to get it back without reinstalling the game?

If you installed the mod via NMM, simply deactivating it in the NMM interface should already restore the original file. NMM never deletes or overwrites existing files without backing them up first. ...
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What is an ENB?

ENB is a series of graphical enhancements for a variety of video games. It is developed and maintained by Boris Vorontsov. It is an extra set of rules appended to the Direct3D drawing process used by ...
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Can I still get Steam achievements after taking mods off?

If you go vanilla with newly created dragonborn and play the questline again then yes, you can get achievements. However, you can use this mod (link is to Nexus) to unlock achievements while using ...
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What makes a game unmoddable?

Another big thing that might trample any kind of modding, ESPECIALLY if it's an actively updated game, or fairly modern, is anticheat software. While yes, most anti-cheat systems have been ...
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Do original / Legendary Edition Skyrim mods work with the Special Edition?

No, the mods made for 32-bit Skyrim (original) will not work for the 64-bit Skyrim Special Edition. See here: Skyrim Special Edition makes the jump from 32-bit to 64-bit, rendering the original ...
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Can I still get Steam achievements after taking mods off?

With SSE Engine Fixes (which you should use anyway) achievements are enabled even when using mods. You can toggle it off if you want but the default is on. There is no point in also installing "...
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Is it possible to disable mods without removing them?

StarDew Valley ModManager is exactly what you're asking for. If you dont want to use it, you can always move the mod's folder in another subfolder (such as "Disabled mods" for example).
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Do KSP mods allow arbitrary code execution?

In theory, yes, a mod maker could use a mod to spread malware. This is true of pretty much any 3rd party program, regardless of intent or source. There are however a couple of safety measures you can ...
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Minecraft is blurry

You can see in the bottom right corner of your status-bar that you are dehydrated. Shift-Right click a water-source a bunch of times and it should become less blurry. It's not some error, it's part ...
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Which is the name of this HUD mod for ARK?

This appears to be the Stat Bars mod on Steam. The following image is from their community page.
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How dangerous are Minecraft mods?

Datapacks use Minecraft commands scripting which is very limited and should be safe. They can only damage your in-game assets. Mods are replacing core game files and can do anything to your computer (...
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How do you get mods for Breath of the Wild

You will have to install homebrew on your Switch. (Against Nintendo's Terms of Service) I myself would rather not go into detail about hacking a Switch but if you look, you can find guides on the ...
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How can I enable mods in Cities Skylines?

Windows OS To install mods in the Cities Skylines usually, I will do this. In the browser Log in to Steam and navigate to the mod, e.g. https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=...
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MInecraft not working with xbindkeys

You can set the side mouse button to the attack/destroy button in minecraft
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Any free codes to rollback Europa Universalis 4 and other Paradox games without using their official forum?

Unfortunately there isn't. The reason why they have that procedure in the first place is explained in this Steam Community post. All the Paradox games before October 1st 2018 were not compliant with ...
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Where are minecraft languages stored and how can I add a new one?

If you are writing a mod that will add language (therefore people with the mod will be able to choose this language), then all you need is to add your lang file as any other. If you add lang files ...
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Minecraft is blurry

EDIT: This is an issue caused by the ENhanced visuals mod. Removing the mod fixes it. (moved from edit by OP to question, where it doesn't belong, to an answer)
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Why are there mods for Skyrim LE that the game can't handle?

The strange thing though, is that I exceed the system requirements for the game. This baffles me. If Skyrim LE couldn't run any better on my system, then why do mods exist that my game can't handle? ...
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How to fight Targaryen dragons

This is Crusader Kings. Swear fealty, then plot/marry your way to the top or build up a strong enough alliance and start an independence revolt. Or get your own dragons if you want to spend more time ...
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A Minecraft PE mod is asking me if my device is 'rooted'. What does this mean?

Rooting a device involves modifying it to edit files that you shouldn't be able to, such as the operating system. This is often a violation of the user agreement, will void your warranty, and shouldn'...
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How to add plugins without Bukkit on a Minecraft 1.9.4 server?

You cannot add plugins if your server is vanilla for example the minecraft_server_1.9.X.jar found on minecraft.net. You need bukkit or a more recent artifact - as bukkit was somehow closed when ...
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How do I make a skyrim mod without creation kit?

You can make some fairly simple mods using only TES5Edit. You’re going to need that program for modding anyway, even if you use the Creation Kit. If you start with someone else’s custom race mod and ...
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Creating Skyrim mods for Xbox One?

First things first: SKSE (SKyrim Script Extender) is not really a tool to create mods. It's a tool that allows mods you create to be more powerful, you still need to make the mods in the creation kit ...
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How do you activate mods for the new Skyrim: Special Edition for Xbox One?

You first need to have a Bethesda account, head here to login or create one. Once you are logged in, you should be able to see the mods section in the menu (or click on this link which has the xbox ...
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You already have a follower

It sounds like you tried to port a modded original Skyrim file into Skyrim SE, which has been warned against. See this article which is aptly titled "How Skyrim Special Edition works (and doesn't)...
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