Best Fallout 3 and Skyrim graphic mods

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#1 Edited by Megadrivemike (24 posts) -

Hi people,

I have some time booked off work next month and i'm looking to either start playing Fallout 3 or Skyrim again from scratch!

I would just like to know if anyone knows of some really good graphic mods that will make the games look beautiful and make my rig work its pants off?

Looking for high res texture packs that are available through steam if possible

#2 Posted by kraken2109 (13075 posts) -

Fallout 3 I recommend the fallout wanderers edition mod for gameplay and NMC's texture pack. Basically the top 5 mods on the nexus:

http://fallout3.nexusmods.com/mods/topalltime/?adult=2

Skyrim has steam workshop support which makes things easier. There are official texture packs to try first, but you will probably find better ones from the community. There's also plenty of other graphics mods like weather, water, ice etc

#3 Edited by Megadrivemike (24 posts) -

Will I still be able to use those fallout 3 mods from nexus even though I have purchased Fallout 3 and installed it through steam???

Thanks

#4 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4139 posts) -

@Megadrivemike said:

Will I still be able to use those fallout 3 mods from nexus even though I have purchased Fallout 3 and installed it through steam???

Thanks

Yes. the folder is just a little more difficult to get to.

#5 Edited by Megadrivemike (24 posts) -

@Toxic-Seahorse: @kraken2109 thanks guys im going to give it ago and try and have a shiny looking fallout 3 for when ive got a week off work

#6 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4139 posts) -

@Megadrivemike said:

@Toxic-Seahorse: @kraken2109 thanks guys im going to give it ago and try and have a shiny looking fallout 3 for when ive got a week off work

Good luck getting it to run even half decent. I can't play FO3 for more than 15 minutes without it crashing. I hope you have better luck than I do.

#7 Edited by kraken2109 (13075 posts) -

If you go on youtube watch some of 'gopher's modding fallout 3 videos, he explains things like you're 5 years old and ensures nothing will go wrong.