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A reworked, highly detailed retexture of ruined books in 4k and 2k and 1k.

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Ruined Book Retexture

In celebration of reaching 1500 endorsements!!!!! :O I'm releasing a new update for this mod. (V 2.0)
Thank you all so much for your support, it means the world to me! <3

-31/03/2016 - Added Meshes in order to direct Skyrim to use the correct normal map. Thank you to Novem99 for pointing out the normal map issue                                          and Pfuscher for providing the solution. Updated both versions to 1.1
-19/06/2018 - Added the newest version of this mod. Texture work reimagined now with much more shading, detail and depth. Specular mapping               tweaked.

If you enjoy my work please endorse to let others know

Resolved detail HIiiiiii!
Clear, crispy, clean and inCredibly richly detailed retexturing work of the ruined books. Commonly found in dungeons and crypts
Bethesda created two different meshes, one has the full binding and the other has parts missing. (see images) The texture is used for both.
The paper seen in the images is another retexture. Which is now included in the mod.....Only took a couple of years ;)

-Ruined Book 4k diffuse with 2k normal 
-Ruined Book 2k diffuse with 2k normal 
-Ruined Book 1k diffuse with 1k normal
-Optional Ruined book paper 4k diffuse 2k normal
-Optional Ruined book paper 2k diffuse 2k normal
-Old versions

Not actually sure why this is a section...... Download and install through MO or NMM/Vortex or place in Data folder.

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Why I mod:
Back in 2012 I threw myself into the immersive mystical world that is Skyrim. yet as I played one thing began to irk me. The textures!
To put it plainly they suck. I tried to ignore it but over time it got to me so much that I literally forced myself to learn the art of creating textures just so I could fully immersive myself in glorious and copious amounts of detail.
Eventually I realised maybe other people would enjoy my creations. And so here I am sharing my many hours of trials and errors with this amazing community and if even one other person can enjoy them as I have I count that as a success!

Thank you to this amazing community of mod creators and users I am humbled to be counted as one of you.
Why I'm on Patreon:
As some of you may know or have guessed, creating mods take many hours, many more cups of tea and yet more cups of coffee. I do it because I love it and because I get excited to I share my creations with others who love it too.
That being said, if you shout me a coffee or a tea this will help me to cover my expenses like purchasing texture resources, my electricity bill and my sanity.

(Disclaimer: I will of course continue to create mods whether I receive support through patreon or not.)

"Heim Hin Miiraad Alun Amativ"

A huge shout out to Bethesda for creating the best game series of all time!