Skyrim Special Edition

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Adds a snowy visual effect to the player and NPCs when snow is falling.
Effects all live and deceased NPCs and wildlife with-in a set radius.

SSE Conversion of the popular mod by Hoax2, with Obsidian Weathers and Wet&Cold compatibility.

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The original Get Snowy mod was open for conversion, so here it is!
The original description follows (amended to be relevant with the SSE version)...

While I wholeheartedly endorse valve I do not endorse the upload of my mods to SteamWorkshop, please respect this decision.
Special thanks to Chesko for his support and allowing me to tweak FrostFall's shader
If you like this mod, you might also like Wet & Cold by isoku.

Adds a snowy visual effect to the player and NPCs when snow is falling.
Effects all live and deceased NPCs and wildlife with-in a set radius.
Version 4+ entire character gets snowy.
Version 5.5+ no snow on skin (not as consistent as ver4).

Keeping it simple philosophy:
Get Snowy doesn't do everything, and it never will because it doesn't use scripts at all.
Meaning No Save-Bloat, No Crash to desktop, No need for SKSE, and a simple safe uninstall.

Recommended - Brawl Bugs Patch
It's not required to run Get Snowy but it stops brawls from bugging into real fights.

PCgamer Review: v2 The 25 best Skyrim mods
Youtube Review: v2 Skyrim Mod Showcase: Week #10
Youtube Review: v1 Skyrim Mod Showcase: #9
Youtube Review: v1 Skyrim Modding - Bits 'n' Bobs - #15

Known bugs:
- Some items (from other mods) do not receive the effect. (See FAQ-2 below)
- Snow Effect appears while in ash-rain from DragonBorn-DLC. [Install Wet&Cold and the provided Get Snowy patch]
- Invisibility can combine with the snow to make some weird effects. [Can't fix]

- Install the Brawl Bugs Patch to avoid issues with brawls.
- FYI: To temporarily remove the effect if you need to, follow the directions in the screenshot.

- Survival: Fully compatible 
- Alternative Frost Effect:´╗┐ Fully compatible. It will change the snowy effect. See user images in Images tab to know how it looks like. 
- SSE Character Specular Lighting Fix:´╗┐ Fully compatible. For full compatibility remove the Lighting Fix from your load order, save while using Get Snowy, re-enable Lighting Fix. 
- ELFX: Fully compatible if loaded after ELFX.
No Edge Glow - Magic and Transformations: Fully compatible. 
- Wet & Cold: Fully compatible.
- Wet & Cold - Ashes: Compatibility patch by UnmeiX [supplied on this download page]
- Obsidian Weathers: ´╗┐Compatibility patch by grvulture [supplied on this download page]
- FrostFall: Fully compatible by Chesko (if he adds compatibility like in the LE version)
- Footprints: This should be below/after Footprints in load-order. I don't actually know why. [via lendellprime]
- Subsurface Scattering Shaders:´╗┐ Semi-compatible. The skin snow can glitch out in shadows, but the effect refreshes every time you exit/enter third person. 
- ApachiiSkyHair: Snow does not appear on the hair [See FAQ-2 below]

- Glow Be Gone SSE: Not compatible. Use the Updated version and add Get Snowy to the exclusion list.

- This will work with all weather mods, provided that the precipitation classification is set to "snow"
- DragonBorn DLC: Bugged in ash rain -- Bethesda set their Ash to Snow *derp. (see FAQ-4 below) [Install Wet&Cold and the provided Get Snowy patch]

Not fully compatible with other mods that add skin shaders. Compatibility may vary.

  • Should be compatible with pretty much anything else.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q2: "The effect doesn't appear, or looks strange, on [x] item from [x] mod."
---- This is a defect with the model, not the behaviour of the membrane shader applied by this mod.
Please contact the mod/model author and supply them with screen shots. There
is literally nothing I can do to my mod to resolve this issue. (I think
you'll find it's the same with the vanilla frost-magic effects too.)

Q3: "Can you change the effect to be more/less snowy?"
---- I can't appease everyone.

Q4: "The snow effect appears in the Ash rain from DragonBorn. Why wont you fix it?"
---- Install Wet&Cold and the provided Get Snowy patch
---- It's only an issue because Bethesda lazily set-up their ash-rain as
snow, rather than making a new precipitation-classification.

I recommend saving inside, out of the snow, first.
Copy the contents of the archive to your Skyrim Data Directory
Load Order should be:
Obsidian Weathers
getSnowy_WnC-Ashes Patch.esp

You should only use the patches for the mods you are using, but it's absolutely necessary that the Obsidian patch loads before the Wet&Cold patch. Both should load after the main file.

Bug reporting:
If you think you've found a bug:
- Thanks for taking the time to help make this mod better
- what version of get snowy are you using?
- please post a screen shot.
- What is the location?
- in console type "isSnowing" does it return 1 or 0?
- in console type "player.isInInterior" what does it say?

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