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Allows you to make changes to INI settings without modifying the original Fallout4.ini

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I deeply apologize for not being able to update my mods. I have been quite sick to a point where it is very hard to use the computer.

Thank you for all who supported my work and I hope to return to participate more ASAP.

Instead of messing with your Fallout4.ini when testing new settings now you can do it on a separate file.

Some people call it SoftPatch

This mod contains only an empty Master file and a empty INI, the only thing you need to do is edit the INI with your desired configurations. There are plenty already available here on the NEXUS.

This way you can keep the original Fallout4.ini intact. The settings you use will take priority over the Fallout4.ini .

In the the future with better mods and scripting we might be able to go even further.

If you want to see an example how this is applied check my mod Zoom where I am using it to change camera settings.

This is also a Modders Resource for those using INI settings.


Unzip and drop both files, IniPatch.esm and IniPatch.ini in your Data Folder. 

You should do this manually has the managers available might not handle the ini file yet. I still need to confirm it.

For more info how to install plugins visit my tutorial page.


The main reason for this is to avoid messing your inis and to have a better control on mod conflict, as more and more mods are coming out with INI changes, you'll end up with conflicts, everybody says copy this, copy that, paste it in your Fallout4.ini. I had this happening with some of my mods and I don't have the all day to just answer questions on how to solve the problem of someone who download another mod that was conflicting with mine.Some people end up having to delete the Original INI because they don't know what is causing issues anymore. After they become frustrated because they lost some nice feature that was working previously.Not everybody is an expert on these settings and having a way for more control is just a bonus.About the  Fallout4Custom.Ini I haven't had the time to test it to be able to say it can be an alternative solution.

UPDATE (1, DEC 2015)

I am working on a huge mod (overhaul) and that has kept me pretty busy so the time to help, answer questions or update this mod is quite limited. 

The good news about this is I will release a mod that will overhaul a great part of the good possibilities that this game has to offer, simplifying a lot from crafting, settlements, game settings, combat strategies, bug fixes and merging it all in one file.

I can't spoil you yet with what's coming but from my tests it's already looking and feeling great. The mod is already up (hidden for testing) it's called FO4 Lab XT.

Anyhow, modders interested in this project and that are willing to participate, feel free to contact me privately and I will let you know the details and eventually participate.


This file is provided as is and the author holds no responsiblity for anything that may come to happen from using this file.

Use this file as you wish in any mod with some credit, just drop me a pm about it.

I also want to thank everyone for the awesome support!

Feel free to add images. 

If you like the mod please endorse or vote it so other people can find it that will encourage me to  make more.

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