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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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Is there a way to play as another faction (i.e. Bandit) on Skyrim for PC?

There's a (free) mod called Live Another Life which gives you a number of starting options - one of which is to start as a bandit. This sounds like it'll be exactly what you are looking for. From the ...
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Would 1.6.4 mods work in an 1.7.2 modpack?

To paraphrase Martin Sojka: No. The reason is that, unlike what Timelord suggested, minecraft mods don't alter assets. Most mods for games take the existing level data, or textures, or data files and ...
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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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Could I load the Playstation OS on a computer hard drive, and play with a controller?

Short answer - no PS3 has a completely different hardware, different cpu architecture, different everything. Theoretically, you could emulate the PS3 hardware, but you would need an insane PC from ...
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In in the Skyrim inventory, what do the 3 symbols mean?

The white diamond means that the game thinks this is the best item you own for it's slot (for armor this tends to be the item with the highest armor value). The yellow star is as you already figured ...
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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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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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How many Nexus Mods can Skyrim run before breaking?

The absolute upper-limit is 253 total mods. This only counts certain types of mods, though; specifically, ones that add a .esm or .esp file so they can change actual data in-game (i.e. not mods that ...
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Is it possible to collide planets?

Planets and moons are "on rails". You can not affect them or their orbits with the physics engine. However, you can change their orbits with the mod Hyperedit. You can also use this to put two ...
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Can you change or create your own ending story?

This can be edited, but you don't need a mod to do so. This story can be found in a text file, found in assets/minecraft/texts/end.txt. Using a resource pack can change the appearance of it, but as ...
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How do I stop NEI from cheating in blocks?

You can open the player inventory and you will find a button in the bottom right-hand corner that alternates the mode of the NEI, and you want "Recipe Mode" the others are "Cheat Mode" and "Usage Mode"...
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Is there a way I can kill all while dead in Minecraft?

Try downloading MCEdit and opening up your world. You should see the mobs represented as red boxes around your bed; highlight them by clicking and dragging a selection around them, and then press ...
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Do I need to install Yuri's Revenge and Red Alert 2 to use the Apocalypse mod?

Yuri's Revenge is the expansion for Red Alert 2. You need Red Alert 2 in order to install/play Yuri's Revenge. The Apocalypse mod is for Yuri's Revenge, so you need both of the games installed in ...
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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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What is the best way to get rid of mobs in minecraft with mods?

There are allot of mods (and a lot of methods) that come to mind. I'll try to list some of the easy to build and fun to see. From the mod : ICBM The gun and laser turret. These are specifically ...
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Are there any features Auctioneer has that TradeSkillMaster (TSM) does not?

The answer is going to undoubtedly be "yes" simply because they're different products. But that's not a useful answer -- the better answer is whether or not the differences matter. Unfortunately, ...
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Will Minecraft LAN with friend work if both have same mods installed?

Yes, but you have to have exactly the same mods, with all the exact same version numbers and configuration, except for some mods that are client-side only (e.g. minimaps, Optifine, MAtmos, etc.) which ...
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What mod added this little yellow icon to Skyrim's HUD?

That is from the mod Clean up your Corpses, you can disable or move it via the mod configuration menu, "CUYC" and the widget tab there.
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Do I have to run SKSE to launch Skyrim every time?

SKSE is required for some 3rd party mods to function. It will usually indicate on the mod's download page whether SKSE is required (at least on sites like Nexus.) If you're happy to play Skyrim ...
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Is modding Xbox 360 games difficult or dangerous to the game/system/saved files?

It is impossible to mod Xbox 360 (or more general, any console) games without jailbreaking it to allow unsigned content to run. Besides that, games on PC have the advantage of being capable of ...
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How to play a map on skyrim

It depends on the mod itself how it's launched or where it's located. A Stanley Paradox Head over to Sleeping Giants Inn and read the scroll See the 'Stanley Paradox' description Windfall ...
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How to run OptiFine and shaders at the same time in Minecraft for PC?

As of OptiFine 1.8.8 HD U F2 (changelog) shader support is integrated, that means, you no longer need to install Forge and GLSL Shaders mod to have shaders in-game. The shader options are the same as ...
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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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