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Using Skyrim Creation Kit, how to have an NPC stopped by a guard?

I am making a mod using the Skyrim Creation Kit. At some point in my quest, the Player must steal a statue that I created, then, as soon as it's done, the next stage begins, asking the player to place ...
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I made a quest in Creation Kit. Testing it, Quest Log and Quest Marker do not appear. Why is that, and how do I fix this?

I made a quest in Creation Kit. Testing it, Quest Log and Quest Marker do not appear. Why is that, and how do I fix this? I have made a quest object in Creation Kit, including stages, quest log ("...
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How can I make the sound files work again when using the Creation Kit for Special Edition?

When using the CreationKit 64bit for Skyrim Special Edition, the scenes and dialogues break and don't show up properly in game. What happens and how do I fix it?
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Why do I get a "Validation Failed" error, and how do I fix it?

I'm trying to re-compile a mod to which I have made edits, but when I do so, I get this error ...
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What causes the error "Code not loaded" when editing a quest?

In my quest object (the yellow container for the quest logic), when I open it, on the right side, I see in my fragment window: "Code not loaded" What ...
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Optimal way to find the closest entity to player with a restricted set of functions

The scripting engine of Skyrim (and Fallout 4) has an interesting function called FindClosestActor(x,y,z,radius). If you call it with x,y,z center coordinates and a radius, it returns the closest ...
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Skyrim Mods: Making sense of the REFR Change Form

I'm trying to parse a Skyrim SE save file, in order to determine where specific items, say Alchemy or Smithing ressources, are located in my containers in the world. I have been able to parse REFR ...
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How do I edit an outdated SKSE plugin for Skyrim LE?

I am attempting to confirm whether an SKSE plugin file in .dll format can be re-opened, edited, and recompiled to work with the latest SKSE. My attempts thus far, as guided by the Nexus and other ...
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Skyrim:Papyrus Possible Conflict Error [18+?]

I am working with a friend of mine to create a mod that relies on a mod called Devious devices, which would allow BDSM be utilized in Skyrim's combat by allowing the assailants to have special weapons ...
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How can we modify all of the human bone items in Skyrim?

I have the models, but I am wondering which object_id I need to modify. Is there a single object_id for every skeleton part, or each parts have several variants and several object_id? Is there a list ...
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How do we convert a pex file to a psc file?

How do we convert a pex file to a psc file? https://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=2909 There used to be a file here that allegedly converted pex files to psc files, but it's no longer ...
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How do we add a spell in Skyrim with the Creation Kit that can spawn several variants of the same NPC?

I am thinking of adding a spell that can summon a Nord, but I want it to have a random chance of spawning a female nord. I also want the NPC to appear in different armors, have different tattoos and ...
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How to change the Art of the Catch script in order to spawn random items?

I've downloaded the mod Art of the Catch and I was wondering how I could change the scripts in order to spawn three new category of items: any ingredient (dragon bones) any non-enchanted craftable ...
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How to port a Skyrim Legendary Edition mod to Skyrim Special Edition, and vice-versa?

There are a lot of mods I want to port, but I don't know how to go about it and do it properly to avoid crashes, etc. Could you put all of the steps and relevant information here so I can use it as a ...
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How can I open the map in Skyrim using Papyrus or SKSE?

While making a mod for Skyrim, I'd like to allow a player to chose a location to teleport to. Essentially, I'll be: enabling Fast Travel if disabled changing fast travel speed so that the travel ...
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How do Inventories work?

I am trying to create a inventory screen / system for my game. And I don't know how it will work. I'm creating it in unity. I was thinking of making a database of all items and a database of items in ...
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What record stores the inventory in a Skyrim savegame file?

For The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, I'm looking for a way to read the player's inventory without having to go into the game to do it. I've scoured the pages from the UESP wiki on save file format but I ...
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Skyrim/Papyrus: Random Actor Patrol

I saw this question and was hopeful to find the answer to my question, but no such luck: How do I make someone walk in Skyrim? I want to, using papyrus ONLY, make Actors that I spawn to travel/patrol ...
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How to make animals Playable in Skyrim

I have some experience with the Skyrim Creation Kit, and have made some small mods. I am really interested in creating new races, and have already made a mod that allows the player to create an old ...
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How to figure out hidden fields in an .ini file?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I can't think of anywhere else that would fit better. Fallout 4 has just recently released, and I'm wondering what exactly can I edit in the ...
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How to get NPC to Find and Follow Path to other NPC?

Problem: I am using Skyrim Creation Kit to create a very simple mod. I want the mod to make one NPC follow another NPC. My first problem is that I am not really 100% sure where to start. The second ...
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Website within Skyrim

I'm new to the Skyrim Creation kit but I've been through a few tutorials and looked through the documentation but I couldn't see a way to do this. Is it possible to display an HTML page within the ...
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How can I carry around an inventory in my inventory?

I'm working on a mod for soul gems in Skyrim and want to add something like a Bag of Holding from souls. The most simplyfied strategy I can come up with is Create an invisible Black Soul Gem to ...
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Skyrim Creation Kit - Call External DLL Method [closed]

I've been developing for a few years now but I'm fairly new to creating Skyrim mods. I'm wanting to build a custom DLL and call the methods from scripts in Skyrim. Can I do this and if so, how do I ...
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How can I make location-based spells which create soil patches on the ground?

I'm making a spell that'll place a soil patch on the ground in skyrim, and I cannot get it to work. I would like some help. When I tested the spell in game, no soil patch appeared on the ground. I ...
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How can I make a player-interactable bookshelf?

In the player's house Interiors->WhiterunBrezeehouse (FormID 000165A8) I duplicated a bookshelf (...
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How can I "stick" objects to tables in Skyrim and still allow those objects to be player-interactable?

I'm trying to place a non-static pot (RuinsPot01) on a table (RuinsAltar) with the Havok simulation. I place the pot a little ...
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Can you move items made in the Skyrim Creation Kit on PC to the Xbox version?

I'm a pretty technically illiterate gamer but after several annoying glitches I finally went out and got the PC version of Skyrim. After a little bit of practice I got the hang of transferring my Xbox ...
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How do I make someone walk in Skyrim?

I'm coding a mod for Skyrim with Papyrus and the Creation Kit. I can't seem to get an Actor to move from point A to point B. I know there's a function to teleport an actor, but how can I make them ...
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What does Skyrim Creation Kit's NPC class do?

I'm trying to change it with the setclass console command Based on the UESP wiki it looks like it just governs stat gain for leveling, but based on the Elder Scrolls wiki it seems to only control ...
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Skyrim Creation Kit with Xbox 360

I posted this on stackoverflow but was advised to post here (here is a link to the stackoverflow question). I'm hoping for constructive feedback on its plausibility. Update on progress: It looks like ...
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Custom Music in Skyrim's Creation Kit?

Can you bring in external music such as mp3s? If so, how? I didn't see anything about this in the wiki Bethesda released. Also how does this work with regards to the Steam Workshop? Don't ...
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