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A master file to circumvent a CTD caused by too many effects on items.

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Name: Abbreviated Effects
Version: 1.0
Date: 4/16/2009
Category: Modder's Resource
Author(s): Unospazmatic
Source: http://www.fallout3nexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=5715

This mod is a master file that abbreviates all passive effects on gear in game. By doing so it circumvents the shortcoming of the PipBoy effects field character limit and allows users to create gear with more diverse effects. As of now I have safely tested this with eight effects, whereas in vanilla you would generally CTD from six effects.

The effect doesn't look quite right, I recommend downloading DUI here http://www.bethsoft.com/bgsforums/index.php?showtopic=976205

These are the abbreviations the master puts into effect.

Action Points - AP
Bloody Mess - BMS
Crit Chance - CRT
Melee Damage - MDM
Unarmed Damage - UAD

Damage Resist - DRS
Energy Resist - ERS
Fire Resist - FRS
Poison Resist - PRS
Rad Resist - RRS

Barter - BRT
Big Guns - BGS
Energy Weapons - ENW
Explosives - EXP
Lockpick - LKP
Medicine - MED
Melee Weapons - MEL
Repair - RPR
Science - SCI
Small Guns - SMG
Sneak - SNK
Speech - SPC
Throwing - THR
Unarmed - UNR

Carry Weight - CRW
Chameleon - STH
Detect Life Range - DLR
Ignore Cripple Effect - ICL
Invisibility - INV
Night Eye - IFR
Paralysis - PAR
Water Breathing - WBR

1. Copy the .esm file to (install folder)\Fallout 3\Data\
2. Start FOMM, click 'Data Files', place a checkmark beside the .esm file.

1. Start FOMM or the FO3 launcher, click Data Files, uncheck the .esm file.
2. Delete the .esm file from \Fallout 3\Data\
Note!: if you have a mod that creates an item with more than six effects you WILL suffer CTDs until either this .esm is restored or the additional effects are removed.

Known Issues or Bugs
None at this time, aside from CTDs of too many effects or improper installation.

1.0, 04-16-2009 - Initial release.

You can find me on the Bethesda Forum or FO3Nexus as Unospazmatic

Thanks to Bethesda for creating Fallout 3
Thanks to Fallout3Nexus.com for the a one-stop-shop resource for authors and players.
Thanks to LHammonds for the Readme Generator this file was based on.
Thanks to Melted Steel(on Bethesda forums) for the know-how to do this

Tools Used
FO3Edit - http://www.fallout3nexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=637 (I don't know if there is an official page for it or not :sad:)
Readme Generator - http://lhammonds.game-host.org/obmm/tools_readme_generator1.asp
Fallout Mod Manager - http://timeslip.chorrol.com/fomm.html


Anyone can use this mod if you credit me for the abbreviations. You can translate it, use it as a required file or just for personal use. If you release a mod using this one and credit me then you don't even have to pm me.