Last updated at 20:31, 14 Jul 2016 Uploaded at 16:51, 12 Dec 2012
Requires Skyrim version 22.214.171.124.8 or higher.
NOT SUPPORTED ON OLDER VERSIONS!!!
A small mod that makes citizens in a village or city run indoors during a random vampire attack. This includes eclipse attacks as well.
This was born out of frustration at seeing the citizens all trying to be a hero and rushing headlong to their doom attacking master vampires. Instead, the citizens will run to safety like smart people should when faced with the horrors of the undead. NPCs who live in the attack location who own a home there will retreat to it. If the attack location has an inn, NPCs who don't live there will flee to the inn, along with any NPCs who live outdoors. If no inn is present the game picks a random interior from the surrounding area and those NPCs will flee there instead.
This should work for any NPCs added by mods as well, up to a limit of 150 in the area. After that, they're on their own. The NPCs chosen are first come, first serve by the game engine.
Guards, members of The Companions, Vigilants of Stendaar, the Dawnguard, and the player's followers/teammates will not run, they will stand and fight. Farm animals will not run either, because they're stupid. That includes your horse.
Official Skyrim patch 126.96.36.199.8 or greater.
Official Dawnguard DLC.
Debug & Status MCM requires SKSE 1.7.1 (or higher) and SkyUI 4.1 (or higher) in order to use them.
These menus are not necessary for the mod to run if you don't have SKSE and SkyUI.
DO NOT EXTRACT YOUR BSA FILES! Doing so does nothing but cause problems and you will forfeit all expectation of support for this or any other of my mods. Skyrim is designed to load via the ESP+BSA combinations and deviating from that system is the cause of 90% of the issues that come up with mods.
Other Complementary Mods
Run For Your Lives - Handles dragon attacks on populated areas.
Wet and Cold - NPCs will seek shelter from bad weather.