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Why are my kids naked?

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. ...
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How many children can I adopt?

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 ...
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Are same-sex marriages allowed?

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 ...
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How many children can I adopt?

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 ...
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Are same-sex marriages allowed?

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 -...
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Why are my kids naked?

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). ...
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Why can't I adopt kids despite already having killed Grelod the Kind?

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 ...
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Is there an order to playing Skyrim and the DLCs?

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 ...
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How do I buy a house in Morthal?

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, ...
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How much cash will I need to build three complete houses?

You'll need to do some questing to earn the rights to purchase the plots. But the Plots will cost 5000 each. As part of the purchase price the plot will already have an anvil, lumber pile and a ...
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Is there an order to playing Skyrim and the DLCs?

In general, each DLC adds content to the game and they can all be safely installed and played at the same time. The fact that some of the foes you'll face in the wilds of Solstheim are a little ...
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My family has gone tragically missing

You have two possible solutions for this. I know that this is a bug in the game. My family left me too (twice). :'-( (kidding) The first time they disappeared, they ran around my house in the forest....
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How do I move my family to Windhelm?

If you want your family to move, you will need to accommodate them in the new abode - A bed for your partner, (wife/husband) and a bed for each child. Speak to the Steward of the Hold (for WindHelm, ...
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Why can't I adopt children?

Adoption have requirements : Having a house with a child bedroom or a second room in a self-built house. Finishing the Innocence Lost quest As you said, you have the bedroom. Have you finished the ...
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Lucia is gone. Just gone

To find Lucia, or really any missing NPC: Figure out their ref ID (not base ID). For a lot of NPCs, you can find this on their UESP Wiki page. The page for Lucia says that her ref ID is xx003F5E. ...
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Do all the houses you build look the same?

The three Hearthfire construction properties, with regards to the house, are identical. However, each of the site have a single unique property: Heljarchen Hall: grain mill Lakeview Manor: apiary ...
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Proventus Avenicci is no longer selling the alchemy lab upgrade to Breezehome

If you buy the "child's bedroom", it does lock out the "alchemy lab". The same thing happened to me on my first time buying the house, the worst part is, you can't change it back. Hope I was helpful ...
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How do I unadopt my children? (preferably without killing them)

There are 2 ways to unadopt children. Unadoption Mod Download here If, like me, as soon as you installed Hearthfires you went to the Orphanage and adopted two children, before realizing that ...
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Can I re-marry?

If you're playing on the PC, you should be able to remarry by using the console: Make a backup save Select your spouse (either by entering prid <spouse's refID> in the console or by clicking ...
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My family has gone tragically missing

So, uh, this is embarrassing. I found my family totally by accident a few minutes ago. They were in Hjerim. I assume they were there because I misclicked- "Hjerim" instead of "Heljarchen Hall". ...
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Where is the land in Falkreath Hold in skyrim hearthfire

Lakeview Manor is located to the east of Falkreath, approximately halfway between Falkreath and Helgen. If you follow the road, you'll come across Pinewatch, turn north here and you'll find your land....
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Proventus Avenicci is no longer selling the alchemy lab upgrade to Breezehome

There are several bugs associated with Breezehome listed on UESP and The Elderscolls Wikia. Some bugs and possible workarounds relating to the alchemy lab: -[PC] [360] The Steward may not sell ...
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"Speak to the jarl of Falkreath" still on my journal

According to UESP: This bug is fixed by version 2.0.5 of the Unofficial Hearthfire Patch. You can fix this using the console command: SetObjectiveCompleted BYOHHouseFalkreath 15 1. Note ...
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Mannequin Duplication glitch

In this thread, user Malac'ra wrote down the following pure gameplay solution based on this video: Take all duplicated armor off of mannequin. Leave the area and come back (I went in and out ...
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Can I dimiss or kill my steward but keep my bard?

Your bard is not tied to your Steward. You can replace your Steward with whatever method you find suitable and it does not affect the Bard.
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Why won't my family move to a new house?

You can't always tell if your spouse is moving to a house or not. Try travelling to the house you want you and your spouse to move in and he or she'll be there. If this still happens, try to wait a ...
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Where are all the Khajiits?

No one seems to have addressed his primary question which is: I wanted a Khajiit stewart for my house because that would be awesome Unfortunately, in the base game, none of the possible Stewards are ...
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Is there any way with commands, to have 2 Armories on your house?

No, there is no way to have 2 armories in one house. Hearthfire buildings are collections of disabled world objects that get enabled when built by the player, in order for a second armory to be ...
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How do I fix the broken land around my Falkreath home?

There's a 2.0.1 patch for Seasons of Skyrim that fixes this issue. Go to: http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/46628 Click Files. Scroll down to the listing for 2.0.1 and download it Install ...
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