How to install Mods
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Steam version or standard install?
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I can never understand how to install mods, so I downloaded the Mod Manager.
Heres a link to download it, if your interested. I think 1.3 is the latest version:
After you install the manager, I guess you just select the mod. (Like the Oblivion Lost .zip) then has an "Installing" thing for awhile, and eventually says "Updating" and then you win.
Regular version. And thanks.
I must be doing something wrong. I installed the mod helper and nothing happened.
Did you click the "Install" button, select the proper thing (.zip or from a folder) and click the mod wherever its saved?
Theres also a disable and Enable button if you did install it.. Make sure that didn't switch to Disabled.
Other than that, I'm not sure. :S
When I click on it from the download site, it gives me the option to either open it or save it. I saved it to the Mods folder under the SHOC folder. Where is the option to install the mod?
Use this tool...
After you unpack all the .db files, a "gamedata" folder should be created, this is where your mods will go.
Click on fsgame.ltx and change this line to read $game_data$=true|true|$fs_root$|gamedata\
Now your ready to start using mods. Once you have it downloaded a mod just copy the file and place it in the corresponding folder. For example, you download a mod to increase the carrying capacity of your character. Take the "config" folder and overwrite the one in your "gamedata" folder. Hope this helps.
It's always a good idea to back up any files you plan on modding, too.
For the mod manager, you download it to wherever (I guess the default place it wants to go)
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