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  • Skyrim 2020 Parallax by Pfuscher

    Skyrim 2020 Parallax by Pfuscher

    Last Update: 15 Jul 2021
    Author: Pfuscher
    Uploader: Pfuscher

    High Res Textures for cities, dungeons, clutter, armors, landscapes and much more. Going towards 2000 files, way more to come !This mod has over a thousand hours of work put into it. If you enjoy my work please consider supporting me at Patreon and / or Kofi.

    • 1.5GB
    • 56.6k
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    Skyrim 2020 Parallax by Pfuscher

    Last Update: 15 Jul 2021
    Author: Pfuscher

    High Res Textures for cities, dungeons, clutter, armors, landscapes and much more. Going towards 2000 files, way more to come !This mod has over a thousand hours of work put into it. If you enjoy my work please consider supporting me at Patreon and / or Kofi.

  • Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch

    Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch

    Last Update: 15 Jun 2021
    Author: Unofficial Patch Project Team
    Uploader: Arthmoor

    A comprehensive bugfixing mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition. The goal of the Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch (aka USSEP) is to eventually fix every bug with Skyrim Special Edition not officially resolved by the developers to the limits of the Creation Kit and community-developed tools, in one easy-to-install package.

    • 149.9MB
    • 220.5k
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    Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch

    Last Update: 15 Jun 2021
    Author: Arthmoor

    A comprehensive bugfixing mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition. The goal of the Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch (aka USSEP) is to eventually fix every bug with Skyrim Special Edition not officially resolved by the developers to the limits of the Creation Kit and community-developed tools, in one easy-to-install package.

  • Fores New Idles in Skyrim SE - FNIS SE

    Fores New Idles in Skyrim SE - FNIS SE

    Last Update: 19 Feb 2020
    Author: fore

    No custom animation possible for Skyrim? Wrong. FNIS Behaviors allows to add different types of animations to the game: idles/poses, sequenced, furniture, paired, killmoves, creatures, and others.

    • 3.6MB
    • 121.5k
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    Fores New Idles in Skyrim SE - FNIS SE

    Last Update: 19 Feb 2020

    No custom animation possible for Skyrim? Wrong. FNIS Behaviors allows to add different types of animations to the game: idles/poses, sequenced, furniture, paired, killmoves, creatures, and others.

  • SkyUI

    SkyUI

    Last Update: 03 Oct 2017
    Author: SkyUI Team
    Uploader: schlangster

    Elegant, PC-friendly interface mod with many advanced features.

    • 2.7MB
    • 208.0k
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    SkyUI

    Last Update: 03 Oct 2017
    Author: schlangster

    Elegant, PC-friendly interface mod with many advanced features.

  • Static Mesh Improvement Mod - SMIM

    Static Mesh Improvement Mod - SMIM

    Last Update: 04 Jul 2018
    Author: Brumbek
    Uploader: Brumbek

    A massive project to greatly improve the appearance of countless static 3D models in Skyrim. Basically, this is my attempt to make the Skyrim architecture, clutter, furniture, and landscaping much nicer.

    • 1,008.2MB
    • 150.3k
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    Static Mesh Improvement Mod - SMIM

    Last Update: 04 Jul 2018
    Author: Brumbek

    A massive project to greatly improve the appearance of countless static 3D models in Skyrim. Basically, this is my attempt to make the Skyrim architecture, clutter, furniture, and landscaping much nicer.

  • Ordinator - Perks of Skyrim

    Ordinator - Perks of Skyrim

    Last Update: 10 Apr 2021
    Author: Enai Siaion
    Uploader: EnaiSiaion

    Ordinator overhauls the perk trees of Skyrim to increase the depth and fun of character building. It is highly compatible with other mods and uses lightweight and clean scripting.

    • 11.1MB
    • 95.4k
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    Ordinator - Perks of Skyrim

    Last Update: 10 Apr 2021
    Author: EnaiSiaion

    Ordinator overhauls the perk trees of Skyrim to increase the depth and fun of character building. It is highly compatible with other mods and uses lightweight and clean scripting.

  • A Quality World Map

    A Quality World Map

    Last Update: 11 Dec 2016
    Author: IcePenguin
    Uploader: Chesko

    Provides a new set of highly-detailed 3D or paper world map textures, complete with roads! Also adds a detailed Solsteim map.

    • 20.7MB
    • 132.9k
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    A Quality World Map

    Last Update: 11 Dec 2016
    Author: Chesko

    Provides a new set of highly-detailed 3D or paper world map textures, complete with roads! Also adds a detailed Solsteim map.

  • Alternate Start - Live Another Life - SSE

    Alternate Start - Live Another Life - SSE

    Last Update: 23 Dec 2020
    Author: Arthmoor
    Uploader: Arthmoor

    Live Another Life provides an alternative means to start the game for those who do not wish to go through the lengthy intro sequence at Helgen.

    • 4.9MB
    • 117.8k
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    Alternate Start - Live Another Life - SSE

    Last Update: 23 Dec 2020
    Author: Arthmoor

    Live Another Life provides an alternative means to start the game for those who do not wish to go through the lengthy intro sequence at Helgen.

  • Immersive Armors

    Immersive Armors

    Last Update: 09 Nov 2016
    Author: Hothtrooper44
    Uploader: hothtrooper44

    Immersive Armors seeks to drastically enhance the variety of armors in the world of Skyrim in a lore friendly way. The goal of every set is to blend into the lore, balance, and feel of the game for the most immersive experience possible.

    • 1.0GB
    • 118.4k
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    Immersive Armors

    Last Update: 09 Nov 2016

    Immersive Armors seeks to drastically enhance the variety of armors in the world of Skyrim in a lore friendly way. The goal of every set is to blend into the lore, balance, and feel of the game for the most immersive experience possible.

  • Apocalypse - Magic of Skyrim

    Apocalypse - Magic of Skyrim

    Last Update: 31 Jul 2019
    Author: Enai Siaion
    Uploader: EnaiSiaion

    Apocalypse is the most popular Skyrim spell pack, adding 155 new spells that are unique, balanced, lore friendly, use high quality custom visuals and blend seamlessly into the vanilla magic system. Also includes scrolls and staves for the new spells.

    • 2KB
    • 77.8k
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    Apocalypse - Magic of Skyrim

    Last Update: 31 Jul 2019
    Author: EnaiSiaion

    Apocalypse is the most popular Skyrim spell pack, adding 155 new spells that are unique, balanced, lore friendly, use high quality custom visuals and blend seamlessly into the vanilla magic system. Also includes scrolls and staves for the new spells.

  • Realistic Water Two SE

    Realistic Water Two SE

    Last Update: 20 Aug 2021
    Author: isoku-TechAngel85-SparrowPrince
    Uploader: isoku

    With this mod creek, lake, marsh, pond, river, and ocean water are once again visually and aurally distinct from one another.

    • 77.6MB
    • 98.2k
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    Realistic Water Two SE

    Last Update: 20 Aug 2021
    Author: isoku

    With this mod creek, lake, marsh, pond, river, and ocean water are once again visually and aurally distinct from one another.

  • RaceMenu

    RaceMenu

    Last Update: 04 Oct 2020
    Author: Expired
    Uploader: expired6978

    Complete overhaul to the character creation menu including new customization features such as multiple RGBA warpaints, body paints, hand paint, and foot paints. (Requires SKSE)

    • 8.1MB
    • 89.1k
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    RaceMenu

    Last Update: 04 Oct 2020
    Author: expired6978

    Complete overhaul to the character creation menu including new customization features such as multiple RGBA warpaints, body paints, hand paint, and foot paints. (Requires SKSE)

  • Skyrim Flora Overhaul SE

    Skyrim Flora Overhaul SE

    Last Update: 06 Jun 2021
    Author: vurt
    Uploader: vurt

    * 18 new tree models * 65+ new grasses and plants* The green forest appear more deep and old - trees are much taller* Snowy trees are much more detailed with heavy snow, some are bent by the snow

    • 129.4MB
    • 91.8k
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    Skyrim Flora Overhaul SE

    Last Update: 06 Jun 2021
    Author: vurt

    * 18 new tree models * 65+ new grasses and plants* The green forest appear more deep and old - trees are much taller* Snowy trees are much more detailed with heavy snow, some are bent by the snow

  • Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO SE

    Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO SE

    Last Update: 20 Jan 2018
    Author: cloudedtruth
    Uploader: cloudedtruth

    Adds over 5,000 lines of completely voiced dialogue for NPCs using the original voices. Friends, followers, spouses, rivals, and others have much more to say. All default voices now have follower dialogue. Also fixes dialogue bugs and restores cut dialogue that has never been heard before!

    • 77.8MB
    • 72.8k
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    Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO SE

    Last Update: 20 Jan 2018
    Author: cloudedtruth

    Adds over 5,000 lines of completely voiced dialogue for NPCs using the original voices. Friends, followers, spouses, rivals, and others have much more to say. All default voices now have follower dialogue. Also fixes dialogue bugs and restores cut dialogue that has never been heard before!

  • SSE Engine Fixes (skse64 plugin)

    SSE Engine Fixes (skse64 plugin)

    Last Update: 23 Jan 2021
    Author: aers - Nukem - Ryan
    Uploader: aers

    skse64 plugin to fix various issues with the Skyrim Special Edition engine.

    • 407KB
    • 57.9k
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    SSE Engine Fixes (skse64 plugin)

    Last Update: 23 Jan 2021
    Author: aers

    skse64 plugin to fix various issues with the Skyrim Special Edition engine.

  • ApachiiSkyHair SSE

    ApachiiSkyHair SSE

    Last Update: 30 Oct 2020
    Author: Apachii
    Uploader: apachii

    New Female and Male Hairstyles for Humans, Elves and Orcs. Converted hair from Sims2 and Sims3.Standalone version.

    • 182.2MB
    • 62.3k
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    ApachiiSkyHair SSE

    Last Update: 30 Oct 2020
    Author: apachii

    New Female and Male Hairstyles for Humans, Elves and Orcs. Converted hair from Sims2 and Sims3.Standalone version.

  • Immersive Citizens  - AI Overhaul SE

    Immersive Citizens - AI Overhaul SE

    Last Update: 27 Mar 2018
    Author: Arnaud dOrchymont
    Uploader: Shurah

    Immersive Citizens - AI Overhaul is a mod whose purpose is to increase player in-game immersion by greatly improving Artificial Intelligence (AI) of friendly NPCs (citizens) in order to make them act and react like true humans in relation to their environment or to an aggressor.

    • 1.8MB
    • 109.7k
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    Immersive Citizens - AI Overhaul SE

    Last Update: 27 Mar 2018
    Author: Shurah

    Immersive Citizens - AI Overhaul is a mod whose purpose is to increase player in-game immersion by greatly improving Artificial Intelligence (AI) of friendly NPCs (citizens) in order to make them act and react like true humans in relation to their environment or to an aggressor.

  • Mod Organizer 2

    Mod Organizer 2

    Last Update: 11 May 2021
    Author: Tannin - MO2 Team
    Uploader: LePresidente

    Mod Organizer (MO) is a tool for managing mod collections of arbitrary size. It is specifically designed for people who like to experiment with mods and thus need an easy and reliable way to install and uninstall them.

    • 86.1MB
    • 158.2k
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    Mod Organizer 2

    Last Update: 11 May 2021
    Author: LePresidente

    Mod Organizer (MO) is a tool for managing mod collections of arbitrary size. It is specifically designed for people who like to experiment with mods and thus need an easy and reliable way to install and uninstall them.

  • BodySlide and Outfit Studio

    BodySlide and Outfit Studio

    Last Update: 17 Aug 2021
    Author: Ousnius and Caliente
    Uploader: ousnius

    An easy to use tool for customizing bodies and outfits, creating new bodies and outfits, and converting outfits between body types.

    • 10.7MB
    • 80.2k
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    BodySlide and Outfit Studio

    Last Update: 17 Aug 2021
    Author: ousnius

    An easy to use tool for customizing bodies and outfits, creating new bodies and outfits, and converting outfits between body types.

  • Total Character Makeover

    Total Character Makeover

    Last Update: 02 Nov 2016
    Author: Scarla
    Uploader: Scarla

    A collection of carefully curated and optimized character improvements.

    • 219.1MB
    • 77.9k
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    Total Character Makeover

    Last Update: 02 Nov 2016
    Author: Scarla

    A collection of carefully curated and optimized character improvements.

News & Updates

  • Collections - Preview and Tester Sign Up

    Collections - a project we've been working on aiming to make modding easier for everyone is reaching a testing stage in which we want to invite 100+ users to help us test. Anyone who is interested can apply to become a tester via the Google form linked below. We're now, for the first time, sharing more information and (alpha) footage of how the system will work. This should, hopefully, answer and address a lot of questions that have been raised, but if you feel there is more you'd like to know y...

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  • Win an RTX 3070 Ti and more with Republic of Gamers UK

    Do scalpers keep beating you to that new graphics card? Perhaps you're looking to upgrade that tired old keyboard and mouse? We might have just the thing for you! We've teamed up with Republic of Gamers UK to give you the chance to win an RTX 3070 Ti, one of two ROG accessory bundles or a £50 Steam gift card. 


    Nexus Mods was officially founded on 1 August 2001, so this month is extra special for us. We're celebrating our 20th anniversary! This event is a great way to celebrat...

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  • Mass Effect LE Modding: Legendary Explorer and more

    Mass Effect Legendary Edition dropped in May and since then almost 400 mods, saves and presets have already been shared with the community. While Bioware has not provided any official modding tools, the community found a way! Legendary Explorer (LEX) is a developer tool kit for ME:LE created and maintained entirely by fans of the series. It features around 30 powerful tools to make creating mods for Legendary Edition significantly easier. We've been talking with Mgamerz and Audemus about the ex...

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  • Win a copy of The Forgotten City

    It's official - TheModernStoryteller, a veteran of the modding scene is releasing The Forgotten City -  his very own, fully-fledged game on Steam, today 28 July 2021. It marks his full transition from modder to developer and the evolution of an idea that started out as a massively popular Skyrim mod, into a standalone game.



    The Forgotten City is a mystery adventure game of exploration and deduction, and a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed mod that won a nationa...

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  • Billing system and Premium pricing update

    Nexus Mods first started offering Premium Membership as an option to users all the way back in 2007. Since then, it has been an invaluable source of income for the site that has allowed us to continue to host our services, hire staff, create NMM and Vortex, expand to over 1,300 more games and give back to mod authors via our Donation Points system, among many other things. Without it, the site simply would not exist.


    Since we first started offering Premium Membership, our billi...

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  • An important notice and our future plans for collections

    TL;DR: It is our core belief that making modding easier is a noble goal, so more people can enjoy our joint hobby. We are convinced that our collections system, a project we have spent almost 2 years and many work-hours on, is the way to achieve this goal. For the benefit of this system we have to implement a change to how mod file deletions work. The change was announced to mod authors recently, and basically means that mod files are no longer deleted, but rather archived - which will make them...

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  • Win a copy of Siege Survival: Gloria Victis

    Siege Survival: Gloria Victis released on Steam last month and the good people at Koch Media have partnered with us to give away 35 copies of the game to the Nexus Mods community! 

    Siege Survival is a new resource management survival game set in the medieval world of Gloria Victis. You play as a small group of civilians trapped in the only remaining stronghold of your city which is under a brutal siege by an invading army. 

    The gameplay loop is split between a day and n...

    • 535 Comments
  • Morrowind May Modathon 2021

    It's that time of year again! The Morrowind May Modathon 2021 starts today celebrating 19 years of modding for The Elder Scrolls III. Upload a mod for Morrowind during the month for your chance to win prizes and unlock some special achievements. 

    As usual, here are the full details from darkelfguy:

    Celebrating Morrowind's 19th anniversary, today I'm announcing the seventh annual Morrowind May Modathon Month Modding Competition, one of the biggest annual modding competit...

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  • Epic Loot and epic UI - randyknapp

    Today we are talking to randyknapp, the author of many UI and quality of life mods for both Valheim and Subnautica, as well as the popular, ARPG inspired Valheim mod: Epic Loot.

    
    BigBizkit: Thank you for joining us today. First of all could you tell us a little bit about yourself?

    randyknapp: Thanks for having me! I'm Randy, I'm 33, I live in Seattle with my wife and kids. I'm a professional video game developer with 10 years of industry experience.

    <...

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  • Morrowind Spring Modjam 2021

    If Morrowind modding sounds like your jam, we have something special for you brought to you by organizer Danae123 - please take it away!

    The third edition of the Morrowind modding competition "MODJAM" is upon us and it's back with a revenge

    So basically...

    Come April 3rd (yes, this weekend!!), modders have 48 hours to make a mod based on a theme announced minutes before the jam begins. Simple enough, right?


    Modders can work alone or in te...

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  • Modding Bethesda Games on Game Pass - What we know so far

    As you might have heard, Microsoft has recently added some of our most popular games to their Game Pass subscription service including Skyrim Special Edition, Fallout 4, Oblivion and Morrowind. So we've put together this handy article with some details about what's new or different when it comes to modding these Bethesda titles on Game Pass for PC. 


    Do all mods work with Game Pass?

    No. Unfortunately, mods that rely on the popular script extenders (SKSE, F4SE, etc) ...

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  • Job opening: Community Manager position at Nexus Mods

    Update on 2021-04-12 - Applications are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has applied. We are currently going through all applications and hope to have our new community manager soon!

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    With Nexus Mods getting bigger and better every year, we're looking to bolster our ranks once again by recruiting a Junior Community Manager to work with our existing team to help us better serve our community.

    This position is based in our offices in Exeter in the UK an...

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  • New Notifications System Launch - 22nd March 2021

    Your notifications are getting a facelift! Starting on 22nd March 2021 all users will be upgraded to the shiny new system featuring easy access to their preferences, an improved design and more control directly in the notifications panel. We need to permanently remove all existing notifications with this change, so please use this time to check the ones you currently have if you care about them. There are a few things you need to know before the switch-over happens, so read on for more informati...

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  • And the winners of our Nexus Mods Trivia Quiz are...

    Two weeks ago we launched our Nexus Mods Trivia Quiz as a first of many community events for this year marking the 20 year anniversary of Nexus Mods. We all hope you enjoyed the quiz and if you weren't one of the lucky winners - don't worry. We're planning to do plenty of events like these spread throughout the year, building up to our site's birthday in August.

    And with that said, keep on reading to see all the correct answers and to learn who the lucky winners are...

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  • What's new in Vortex 1.4?

    Vortex 1.4 is here - fresh out the oven! A lot has happened since our last Vortex related news update in September. Our devs have been working through many of your feature suggestions and implemented some very handy new improvements that will make your modding lives a bit easier. Keep on reading if you'd like to know more about what's new in 1.4.

    Vortex 1.4. has been released on the beta branch on 10th February 2021. Go to your "Settings > Vortex > Update" and select "Beta" to ...

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  • Win a free game with GOG.com

    We all love games, that's one of the things everyone in this community has in common, so when our friends over at GOG.com asked us if we'd like to give away some game keys to you guys as part of their "We Love Games" celebration, we could hardly say no! 

    We have 5 copies of Lichtspeer, Sword of the Necromancer, Bonkies, Gods Will Fall and Project Wingman to give out to the 25 randomly chosen winners.




    There are a few rules you should be aware of b...

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  • Win MUG-nificent prizes in our Nexus Mods Trivia Quiz!

    I think I speak for pretty much everyone when I say we've got high hopes this year will be much better for everyone around the globe than 2020 was. With that said, it might come as a bit of a surprise to some of you, but did you know that we're actually going to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Nexus Mods come August 2021? That's right, Nexus Mods (and its predecessors going by other names) has now been around for almost two decades! Just to give you an idea of what that means: back then whe...

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  • New CDN service for Premium users

    TL;DR

    We have recently enabled a new download location for Premium Members that can potentially increase download speeds for any users who might have slower speeds than expected with their Premium Membership. If you're a Premium Member and you think you should be getting faster speeds then please try the "CDN" download location, which now defaults to this new provider.


    The long version

    If you’ve had the (mis)fortune of taking the time to read my year i...

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  • Buttering Up Calradia - Aragas

    In this feature, we're chatting with Aragas (aka Aragasas), one of our top Bannerlord mod authors. While you might not have heard of him, if you've played Mount & Blade II with mods there's a good chance you've used at least one of the mods he and the other members of the Bannerlord Unofficial Tools & Resources (BUTR) team have worked on.


    Thank you for taking the time to talk with us Aragas. To start off, can you tell us a bit about yourself? 

    I'm a Senior...

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  • The year in review

    Happy new year everyone.

    It has been a couple of years since I last updated you all on the more internal goings on at Nexus Mods so I've decided to drum up enough enthusiasm to write another of my long-winded, banal "blog posts" on the matter. I wasn't able to get around to doing one last year and I am aware that some of you actually like to punish yourselves, but if you're like me and just like to skim read, here's the TL;DR:

    Statistically we're doing better than ever. E...

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