Hey all,

I haven't been here in a while, and probably won't remain for long, but I figured I should at least give the ones that are still around a short explanation. And an official goodbye.

Back in November 2016, I used facebook as main means of communication with the core of my mods' fanbases. I used a dedicated page to interact with people and get myself motivated. I also had a Patreon going back then. It never got really big, but it was enough to keep me modding and updating PerMa and Darkest Dawn (a lesser known mod for Grim Dawn) on a monthly basis.

Anyway, facebook ended up deleting both my personal account and the page. That was a pretty low blow, following a series of pretty low blows I went through in real life. I won't repeat all that stuff here, but if you were a follower back then, you may remember a thing or two. Losing the page killed my remaining drive completely. I couldn't muster the strength for a serious attempt to rebuild the community.

Some of the battles from back then are still going on. I really enjoyed the time I spent here - all the way from back when SkyRe had a dozen dedicated endorsers/commenters that I all knew by name, until way after things blew up and I had a million downloads. The journey was fun. It's an experience that definitely left a mark. But as my life is right now, and most likely will remain for the next few years, there's no room for modding.

As great as it is, it also has a lot of soul-suckery going on. I'm not someone who can do things casually. I get obsessed. I learned that, and I do it with everything I like. Being obsessed with something that is as taxing as this doesn't leave room for much else. While I was modding actively, I neglected a lot of things, and while a lot of good came from, I also caused damage.

If there's a talented soul among you that officially wants to pick up the torch and fix the remaining bugs, feel free to contact me - either here via PM or on facebook (search for a guy called "Surinoshino" with a bird pic - no, not a real account). Or maybe Steam.

Most important info at the end: Some people delete their mods when they decide to go, but I'll leave mine up. A surprising amount of people still seem to download and enjoy them, so there's no need to take that away.

With that said, this is goodbye now. Thanks for everything.
   - T3nd0

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Fun fact - I work as a software developer nowadays, and used the mods as reference work. It worked despite the garbage code in my patchers ;)
Hopefully HR never ends up checking my FAQs.

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FAQ:
Q: You've been gone for months. Why post now?
A: I saw a mention of SkyRe in the comments section of a random youtube video, and it hit me in the feels.

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  1. T3nd0
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    Hey all,

    I haven't been here in a while, and probably won't remain for long, but I figured I should at least give the ones that are still around a short explanation. And an official goodbye.

    Back in November 2016, I used facebook as main means of communication with the core of my mods' fanbases. I used a dedicated page to interact with people and get myself motivated. I also had a Patreon going back then. It never got really big, but it was enough to keep me modding and updating PerMa and Darkest Dawn (a lesser known mod for Grim Dawn) on a monthly basis.

    Anyway, facebook ended up deleting both my personal account and the page. That was a pretty low blow, following a series of pretty low blows I went through in real life. I won't repeat all that stuff here, but if you were a follower back then, you may remember a thing or two. Losing the page killed my remaining drive completely. I couldn't muster the strength for a serious attempt to rebuild the community.

    Some of the battles from back then are still going on. I really enjoyed the time I spent here - all the way from back when SkyRe had a dozen dedicated endorsers/commenters that I all knew by name, until way after things blew up and I had a million downloads. The journey was fun. It's an experience that definitely left a mark. But as my life is right now, and most likely will remain for the next few years, there's no room for modding.

    As great as it is, it also has a lot of soul-suckery going on. I'm not someone who can do things casually. I get obsessed. I learned that, and I do it with everything I like. Being obsessed with something that is as taxing as this doesn't leave room for much else. While I was modding actively, I neglected a lot of things, and while a lot of good came from, I also caused damage.

    If there's a talented soul among you that officially wants to pick up the torch and fix the remaining bugs, feel free to contact me - either here via PM or on facebook (search for a guy called "Surinoshino" with a bird pic - no, not a real account).

    Most important info at the end: Some people delete their mods when they decide to go, but I'll leave mine up. A surprising amount of people still seem to download and enjoy them, so there's no need to take that away.

    With that said, this is goodbye now. Thanks for everything.
    - T3nd0

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    .
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    Fun fact - I work as a software developer nowadays, and used the mods as reference work. It worked despite the garbage code in my patchers
    Hopefully HR never ends up checking my FAQs.

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    .
    .
    .
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    .

    FAQ:
    Q: You've been gone for months. Why post now?
    A: I saw a mention of SkyRe in the comments section of a random youtube video, and it hit me in the feels.
    1. Galexpk
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      Good luck and take care man.
    2. Darmdos
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      Enjoy life, that's what it's all about.
    3. Sleepytime
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      sticky your comment to the top, i did not mean my reply to bump yours down

      Thank you for all the great mods and good luck with things
    4. tonycubed2
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      Fare ware, friend. Would,be great to,have perma on skyrim se but skse seems far far away if ever.

      In any case, I,appreciate all your mods and they made skyrim much much better.

      Most mod users, and most are great people, just don't know what it takes to mod longerm.
    5. Zedem_Monk
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      Thanks for making Skyrim a better and more replayable game with your overhaul and associated mods. Wishing you all the best with your future endeavours.

      (It''s cheesy but appropriate)
      Live Long, and Prosper! ????
  2. fallitout
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    pls come back ordinator sucks donkey dick compared to skyre
  3. KG3UNFORGN
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    Hey T3ndo, its 2018 and we still think about you and Skyredone. They took down Unoffical Skyrim Patch, so I might do a patch that makes Skyre with the updated USLEEP. Thank you for everything though.
  4. crolaa
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    Much love, we respect your choice. Have fun out there!
  5. Silvermuzzle
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    This may not be the right place to ask this, but I have given up all hope elsewhere.

    For the life of me, I can not get some things to work in perkus maximus. Mainly the crossbow upgrades, I have searched google, bing and yahoo trying to find a fix.

    last ditch effort here guys, help, please.
  6. burntphoenix
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    This is a bit late, but I felt like saying it anyway.

    It's sad that we won't get more of your great work anymore (or as much if you suddenly decide to come back), but if it's interfering with your life then I am happy to say goodbye than to hear someone whose work I enjoy is becoming miserable due to it.

    Also thank you for leaving the mods up, I find it understandable for modders to remove their mods since even with spotty reasons it's still their own work and they should have the right to remove it if they want, but I think we really do appreciate you still leaving them up for the fans and even potential future fans of your work.

    Good luck with whatever you're doing now/what you're going to be doing in the future, and thank you for all your hard work
  7. linadze
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    I´m with Skyre and Perkus Maximus from the beggining, thanks for countless greatly spent hours, good luck in your life
  8. divefr
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    Thanks so much for all your wonderful mods, and have a good life... hopefully all the bad things end up ending well!
  9. Saizetsu
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    Thank you for your work!
  10. ekimolaos
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    You will be missed, as you're a legend not only for your mods, but also your fun attitude (oh the FAQs, oh the fb page! ; but real life always goes first, so I hope you prosper with your new job and resolve all your problems in the future. And who knows? Maybe you will do a legendary comeback in The Elder Scrolls VI and leave us all in awe (for once more)! Even if not, take care and THANK YOU SO MUCH for all your work and effort!

    Love ya mate!!
    A diehard fan
  11. Tenshi252
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    i will say the same thing i said on your facebook page... you take care of you, honey. we love you, take care, darlin.
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