Caramel Frappe
Ryan Matthew   California, United States
I am 5.9 Feet tall, Have very dark brown hair, Mocha colored eyes, Caucasian, Born in the USA California, Part German and Irish, A Christian in Faith, and Overly Kind.

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Here's Fire Keeper having a Caramel Frappe. I admit, this is mainly an edit so I can show off the picture on my profile, but still worth it!
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Why can't I hold all these Human Effigies - Illusory Ring of a Conqueror Survival Guide
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Welcome to the Fight Club - Guide to Hosting Fight Clubs Right
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Do you have a moment to talk about our Lord and Savior, the Butcher's Knife - Guide to Overcome any PvP Match Up
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Ever wanted a weapon that could punish Havels, yet be fast enough to match the speeds of any Swordsman who spams the Sun Sword? How many times have you tried making an excellent build, only for a naked Undead duel wielding Mundane Daggers to wreck your cra
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If you had Skyrim: Legendary Edition for the PC, you probably got the Special Edition for free. While that's fine and all, we should never let that get in the way of how we view the game itself. So, is it better than the 2011 version by any chance? After playing it for 5 hours vanilla, then 1 hour modded, I can tell you the pros and cons now, along with differences between old Skyrim and this one.

  • SSE feels way smoother, with 60 frames a second. Better flow of gameplay / movement.
  • Graphics are improved, not to a serious degree but they're pretty nice.
  • Lighting and effects are much better, standing out compared to 2011 version.
  • Environment / background no longer stutters (where mountains / water freaks out)
  • Shadows are improved, some even reacting realistically to movement now
  • Particles and weather changes no longer cause FPS drops.
  • 3D Models seem a bit polished, along with other textures to cause better FPS performance.
  • Loading times are a lot faster, sometimes instant which is awesome.
  • Already has some great mods for use, to make the game FAR more fun.

  • HUD is absolute crap. It's really awful and the inventory menu is also horrible.
  • Same bugs / glitces that 2011 Skyrim had, no improvements on that.
  • Although game doesn't crash as often, it still crashes or freezes for no reason.
  • Combat is the same, with no improvements on spells or the mechanics at all.
  • Achievements are disabled if you download any mods ... really Bethesda?
  • No changes to the quests, characters, or touching the core game.
  • Charaacter models look bland, bad, and the NPCs can have seams on their necks.
  • Some content is still cut out, so you'll need to download Cutting Room Floor[] to get everything.

Personally, I believe Special Edition was meant for the console users since it's now portable to the Xbox One / PS4 with mod support, plus touched on graphics and lighting. However to my disappointment, nothing else has really changed. It's more stable, crashes less, and looks nice but doesn't offer much else for me to really consider it better than the 2011 version.

HOWEVER, I will say this: SSE is capable of topping 2011 once enough mods come out for it, due to how the game can handle much heavier scripts / heavy duty mods and can register much better than the old Skyrim with more mods and stable performance. In other words, this SSE is going to shine brightly since it has way more room for modders to make greater mods without the fear of limitations or quality drops from memory usage. Give it a year and i'm sure SSE will be better than 2011, but that'll take awhile. I'll also pray that the modding community can release SKSE because christ the HUD / inventory menu sucks so much.

Also hey it's free so no need for me to hate on the game. Still, Bethesda was a bit lazy to not improve other elements in the game but i'll take the open room for modding improvement / enhanced capabilitties without sacrificing the FPS or risk of crashes.

If you decide to play this game, PLEASE install Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch[] so half the problems vanilla has gets patched up.

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7.6 hrs on record
last played on Mar 4
OnionBro Jan 4 @ 10:42am 
+Rep, nice guy.:cupup:
Outplayedx Dec 29, 2017 @ 2:39am 
You've got a promising career in the arts! Also love (and live by) your personal motto on your escapist profile :okey:
Outplayedx Dec 29, 2017 @ 2:28am 
Yes sir! And have platinum'd SotFS on PS4 (at which point I asked myself how the hell I played through DS2 with a kb/m!). I'm embarassed to say I haven't played DS1. Even with dsfix I felt it to be too clunky, but I like to think that that's just coz I've been spoiled by the newer entries :/ Kudos for achieving the quadfecta!
There'sSerenitySomewhere Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:50pm 
Holy cow, those achievements mean you're some sort of masochist or just insanely good at games. Props to you. :thumbsup:
Kobe Bryant Sep 11, 2017 @ 7:03am 
A really great person made me genuienly happy.
killerboys May 10, 2017 @ 12:53am