Skyrim

About this mod

New Look For Unique NPC. Makeover for 100+ Men & Women of Skyrim

Requirements
Permissions and credits
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Made compatible for Legendary from original NL4 U NPC SE

Introduction:

NL4 U NPC will change the appearance for all included NPC and also makes some non-appearance changes for some as well such as weight, outfit worn, raising level cap for some followers etc

After taking a break from Skyrim I came back, I always come back. This time for SE and wanted a different setup then I had been using for Legacy. So I decided not to use the many NPC mods that I normally use. This meant of course that I was back to original faces. If I wanted to change their appearance I could not use someone elses mod and had to make the change myself. Who would I change? What would they look like?
Part self challenge, Part fun and also it has been years since I had looked at their original faces so maybe part nostalgia. This mod is the current result of this little adventure of mine. I decided to share these so others who like them could use it as well if they want and will update in the future if I change more of them



Modding is not a Competitive Sport:

Let me make this very clear since I am releasing this mod in a very crowded category. I did not make this to compete with, look better, or be more popular then other mods that cover any of these same NPC. So comments asking why I changed such and such NPC that is already done by who and what is not helpful or relevant. Your favorite colour is Red, you find your favorite Red Dress here and get into game and are in love. Now you play with that and 1000 hours and 10 sessions later how good is that dress for you? You go back and find someone made a Blue Dress that looks very different, it is not your favorite colour or design but you still like how it looks and more importantly it is new and different then what you have been staring at for a very long time. NL4 is the Blue Dress



Some Assembly Required:

After installation go to your data folder. Under textures\NL4\FitBody\
You need to manually place in a texture file named femalebody_1_msn
This change was made to give some female NPC a more Fit Athletic look

This should be an alternate "Muscular" normal of your choice that is either pre-made or one you blend yourself that works with the texture set you use as replacer for female

If this is a change you do not want then just place a copy of your default normal from textures\actors\character\female\



NEW GAME ONLY

Not for use on existing saves. This is due to how the game handles data for NPC for the last plugin that modified their actor record. Could be a mod or the game itself it matters not. Once you start a game the information from the last plugin that modifies an NPC actor record gets baked in your save. Changing the plugin that modifies an NPC midgame by adding or removing mods or even changing load order will usually cause issues for them in your game. For this reason it is important to have your NPC mods in the order you want with all compatibility issues resolved for any that edit the same NPC BEFORE you start your game



Warning:

It is not safe to add or remove this midgame

It is not safe to edit the record with Creation Kit. Use Xedit "TES5edit" for this version of game

It is not safe to extract this BSA and use as loose files in your game as you will break this and possibly other mods as well. There will be no support for any who do this and DO NOT advise this for other users on this page!



NPC Changed:
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Compatibility & Load Order:

You are expected to read this before asking or offering help regarding issues such as blackfaced NPC that are the result of using this alongside other conflicting mods

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FAQ:

Q: Why does this mod have so many requirements?

A: That is how I made the mod for myself even before deciding to share it. I also do not include assets from other mods if I dont have to. If I did include them the size would greatly increase to an unreasonable amount simply due to the number of NPC this mod covers

Q: There are many hairs I do not wish to scroll through when making my character, how can I fix that?

A: The hair mods do add alot of hairs to your game. By default these are all usable by you the player as well so they of course show up in your character creation. You cannot delete hairs you dont like but you can remove them so you do not have to see them when making your character. For your own game you can choose to either modify the hair mod plugin directly or preferably create a patched plugin ( so you can share it ) that sets them as master that loads after. Now for each hair you do not like and know you will never use for your player remove the playable flag. NPC will still be able to reference them and could care less whether or not they are playable and in fact there are many in the game that are used by NPC and not player already. Any hair that you do that for will no longer show up in your character creation menu and you will have only the ones you like and will use visible



Advanced Info for getting the face you want when using multiple mods that edit the same NPC:

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Modders Resource List:

No assets are included from any mod listed here but they were used to help create the facegen

Ethereal Elven Overhaul by nuska

Freckle Mania 2 by tetrodoxin

Ravens Warpaint by Raven

XCE - Warpaint and Dirt by Xenius

Better Makeup for SKSE by Diethardt

Weathered and Worn Warpaints by Diethardt

2k Lip Tints - All Races - Better Coverage by Miriam

Aesthetic Elves by Ruddy88

Realistic Hair Colors by Redprincess79

RaceMenu by Expired

Fair Skin Complexion by HHaleyy
NSFW Adult Mod Nudity

Caliente's Beautiful Bodies Enhancer -CBBE- by Ousnius and Caliente
NSFW Adult Mod Nudity

SAM Light by VectorPlexus and KouLeifoh
NSFW Adult Mod Nudity

KS Hair Transparency Fix SSE by Kalilies Stealthic Artsick Custom22 Ruhadre

Eyes AO Clipping Fix by Artsick



Permission:

You may not upload this to other sites, if I want it there ill put it there myself

You may host a patched esp to get NL4 compatible with mods that alter non-appearance stats such as AI/Combat/lvls/outfits/class etc, if you do this add NL4 to your Requirements that way it is hot linked on both our pages without the need for me to add it myself

For anything else just ask me via PM