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COVERS GLACIERS FLOATING AND STANDING, FLOES, AND PILES (SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED)
This is a semi-transparent glacier with parallax multilayer + parallax bump mapping making pieces look solid 3d (hand-paint parallax) with no parallax stretches from flat 2d image:

All the meshes are tweaked individually & use unique textures for maximum variety. Covered both glaciers and floes (with piles and rubble - about 30 edited meshes). White glacier but with detail, alot of ice cracks. Each single pile is unique and different. Floes/piles/rubble use alot of different textures than glacier. 

perfomance: alot of stuff for the first time have been resized down below vanilla levels, glaciers don't need them so I don't like waste. Same goes for internal layers. 

piles:




Mesh is a tweaked Mindlux that he made after my request on enbdev. GaiusFatCat has given me animated meshes to compliment the mod. I have remade a mesh as in P.G. mod (glaciertrim)



rubble showcase:

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 showcase floes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q39XGmmc0zE&feature=youtu.be
                                                



Requirements:

HD LODs for white lods of glacier
~ Other requirements are soft and can be ignored, however they look great (check forum FAQ), I do recommend a realistic enb for pumping alot of light during the day
also reflection outdoor settings and good specularity settings in enbseries, advanced enbs should cover this well. 
                                                                                    

~ Like with all newly installed texture mods it's best to be in an area without such texture then load the area afresh, or let it CTD  few times so the cache will clear (it's a fail safe: didn't happen on my setup on won't happen to you, just a general rule valid for all textures/mods)
~ If u stutter resize the mod, the different in quality is substancial between 2k and 1k (thank Bethesda meshes), less so between 4k and 2k, u can remove steveo_p for more perfomance so the mod will not use parallax (which is heavier than modern tesselation)

FAQ and Information detailed


early version 1.6:

                                                                            


                                                                                                                              Compatibility: 

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if you feel you have problems with screen image go into color correction settings of enb series:

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shimmer or noise problem on ice: 

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some praise that helps the modder on mental level:

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thanks to  all of you! Ty master Renfield, this for u:

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Resources
~ Animated glacier mesh is from P. G. by Gaius FaT Cat, all other meshes are directly from Mindflux.
Since 2.7.4. added steveo's diffuse icefloes.dds from Y.A.L.O. (made new normal for it) and tweaked diffuse called steveo.dds.
~ Apart steveo.dds in 2.7.4. and onwards,  all diffuses/normalmaps are tweaked by me (source Genetica 4.0 by spiralgraphics textures or Bethesda SSE). alpha is made from nothing, normalmap parts are tweaked/painted.

The normals have injected Dyndolod beautiful random artifacts. What others consider garbage I consider beauty.

~ Mindlux meshes included in Misc as standalone mod for usage only with other mods - they bring out detail lost with SSS or sun - vanilla or enb. That's why I included them in my mod. For instance they allow to see the transparency better and the making of a white glacier instead of dark grey as it was until now. 
 
Endorse:
Y.A.L.O.
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/78745/?
GAIUS
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/81932/?
Genetica (support and help develop): http://spiralgraphics.biz/genetica.htm
ShmooZ for 'glacierslab on water' texture 4k

my take on ENB/Skyrim performance Guide: http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/79057?

plz be patient, this is landscape overhaul of large scale, very difficult to keep working togheter (WIP but a working one), I also don't have the possibility to test this on vanilla or other enbs than mine.

Thx to Nexus board/''mods'':

                                                                      
                                                                               


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