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PROJECT REALITY:CLIMATES OF TAMRIEL

release build: 4.0.5
release version: v1.0b
mod type: weather & lighting overhaul
author: jjc71

WEATHER OVERHAULED AND REMASTERED
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-Adds a massive 506 new and unique weather systems
-Adds 2024 stunning & unique days, nights, sunrises and sunsets
-Adds new high quality cloud textures creating realistic skies
-Adds individual atmospheric conditions to each of the 7 climates
-Adds fork lightning visuals to the sky above
-Adds auroras that now move across the sky
-Adds new thunder sounds
-Adds new sun and sunglare

LIGHTING OVERHAULED & REMASTERED
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-Adds new and unique lighting created entirely from scratch
-Adds natural, atmospheric and fantasy lighting techniques
-Adds realistic nights

FULLY TESTED BY TOP MOD AUTHORS & NO FPS LOSS


DETAILED INTRODUCTION
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climates of tamriel replaces the vanilla weather & lighting in the 7 climates of skyrim. the 7 climates are coast, fall forest, snow, reach, tundra, volcanic tundra and tundra marsh.

each climate has it's own unique 28 clear weathers & 28 cloudy weathers totalling 392 clear and cloudy weather systems.

foggy weather, windy weather, overcast weather, heavy rainy, light rain, light snow, heavy snow and storm snow are used across all the climates where appropriate.

there are also 28 clear interior weathers used primarily for inside markarth which cancels directional ambience from the sun due to it being a built up city.

riften has it's own set of foggy weather bringing the grand total of unique weather system to 506, all with unique days, dawns, nights & dusks.

there is a symetry between all weathers, allowing a seamless transition cycle. transition times are now twice as long.

auroras will now follow the suns position across the night sky as it follows the suns position.

I have introduces a new sun and sunglare which have been designed to create visually please colour bleeding especially at dawn and dusk.

all in all, there are a total of 107 new custom texture files in direct draw format.

finally, I have added new thunder sounds.
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PERFORMANCE
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climates of tamriel is fps friendly. The mod was tested by a number of people with different machines and all reported no fps loss.


INSTALLATION
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climates of tamriel is available from the skyrimnexus and steam workshop.

skyrimnexus:
it is recommended that you install the mod using the nexus mod manager. this application is available to download free from any of the nexus sites. the nexus mod manager file version contains climates of tamriel.esm and climates of tamriel.bsa
there will also be a manually installion file available extract this file to your skyrim/data folder and activate the mod.


FEEDBACK
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if you have read this far then kudos to you. Because the mod is large it is virtually impossible to fully test everything although great care and attention was taken during the entire development process.

if you have any feedback to make regarding the mod then you are free to post it on the comments page or if you have signed up to the nexus you can p.m. me.

FINALLY
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it is not allowed to upload the mod to any other site without my permission. it is not permitted to use any of the assets included in the mod. you have been warned!!!

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