Corporal Cluckinton Mar 16, 2014 @ 1:28pm
Some ground textures are black
So lately I've had this problem with Skyrim were the ground (flat ground most ground is ok like paths) is black I can't seem to fix it which is annoying because I can't play this game when it's like this.

P.S - Also there's another problem when the screen goes black for no reason, the HUD is still there and I can acess the map, skills menu and I can still hear sound, it's just everything else goes black.
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Corporal Cluckinton Mar 16, 2014 @ 1:31pm 
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=239144565

Here is the picture of the ground being black >:(
Ryika Mar 16, 2014 @ 2:55pm 
Looks like a lighting-related mod is bugging out, try to deactivate them and see if that helps.
If you're not using any lighting-mods, try verifiing your game files. Right click the game in your library, then go to properties -> local files and click "verify integrity of game cache".
Last edited by Ryika; Mar 16, 2014 @ 3:23pm
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 16, 2014 @ 3:20pm 
Would a weather mod affect it the ground?
Hamsterbytes , bits and nibbles Mar 16, 2014 @ 7:47pm 
Originally posted by Corporal Cluckinton:
Would a weather mod affect it the ground?
Yes !!
G20 Mar 17, 2014 @ 3:58am 
This has happened to me alot, I could never work out exactly what does it, it fixes it's self for me, sometimes after enter and exit a cell, sometimes after a couple of days, I'd like to hear if it's the same for you.
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 10:08am 
Yes !!

Well I'll try and unsubscribe the weather mod and see if it works :)
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 10:13am 
Originally posted by G20:
This has happened to me alot, I could never work out exactly what does it, it fixes it's self for me, sometimes after enter and exit a cell, sometimes after a couple of days, I'd like to hear if it's the same for you.
Well the glitch has happened for more than a week also it doesn't fix it self when I enter and exit a cell
10000001 Mar 17, 2014 @ 11:47am 
Originally posted by Corporal Cluckinton:
So lately I've had this problem with Skyrim were the ground (flat ground most ground is ok like paths) is black I can't seem to fix it which is annoying because I can't play this game when it's like this.

P.S - Also there's another problem when the screen goes black for no reason, the HUD is still there and I can acess the map, skills menu and I can still hear sound, it's just everything else goes black.

Try to install SKSE and run Skyrim from the SKSE launcher.

Dr. Shocks . DO Mar 17, 2014 @ 12:07pm 
I've heard black textures means your VRAM is full.
Hopefully others can chime in and give more info
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 1:25pm 
Originally posted by Meloni:
Originally posted by Corporal Cluckinton:
So lately I've had this problem with Skyrim were the ground (flat ground most ground is ok like paths) is black I can't seem to fix it which is annoying because I can't play this game when it's like this.

P.S - Also there's another problem when the screen goes black for no reason, the HUD is still there and I can acess the map, skills menu and I can still hear sound, it's just everything else goes black.

Try to install SKSE and run Skyrim from the SKSE launcher.
I tried to install SKSE once but it broke my Skyrim completely and had to reinstall the whole game again.
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 1:27pm 
Originally posted by Shocks -The Elsweyr Trader-:
I've heard black textures means your VRAM is full.
Hopefully others can chime in and give more info
Do you know what would be the recommended VRAM?
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 1:30pm 
Also I tired to unistall the weather mod I had but it had no effect :(
Ryika Mar 17, 2014 @ 2:37pm 
Vanilla Skyrim needs at least 512mb of vram. If you're using a lot of mods that add high-res-textures (like the optional bethesda-dlc), you'll probably need up to ~1,5gb or even more if you're going nuts with 4k texture mods. ^^ If you're running out of vram that can indeed lead to black textures or even ctds. Antialiasing generally also needs tons of vram, so disabling texture-mods and lowering the AA in the launcher might fix your problem.
Corporal Cluckinton Mar 17, 2014 @ 5:43pm 
Ok I'll try that, see if that works
Zefram Cochrane Mar 17, 2014 @ 6:11pm 
Black textures mean a texture isnt' loading for the landscape surface... I get it if I try and use too many textures in a cell in CK, game engine only supports so many. This on the other hand could be a Vram issue, certainly worth a shot.
Last edited by Zefram Cochrane; Mar 17, 2014 @ 6:13pm
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