The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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College Visitor's Pass
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Jul 30, 2013 @ 8:59pm
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College Visitor's Pass

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Allows you to enter the College of Winterhold without joining as a full member.

Have you ever been bothered that to finish the main story, or just to use any of the facilities of the College you had to be a fuly fledged member of the guild? Bothered that a warrior can join just by shouting at the floor?

Well I was, so I made this mod.

This mod changes the conversation with Faralda so that you can bri- donate money to the college to help further its research goals. This of course brings you special benefits, such as the ability to use the college's facilities without being a member. You will not gain access to member exclusive services such as skill training.
This allows you to complete quests that would otherwise require you to join the College to complete, despite being otherwise un-related to the College. Some quests however do require membership, I do not have a definitive list however.

Whilst doing this I remembered how you could become a member by proving that you are the Dragonborn, I was bothered by this and turned that into another way of gaining a visitor's pass. The shouting to get in route no longer makes you a full member of the college.

To become a full member after gaining a visitor's pass you must go back to Faralda and either persuade, or complete the test.

Compatibility issues and other minor strangeness:
Any mod that edits Faralda may be incompatible with this mod, I have not got any of those myself so feedback is welcome.

Any mods that add new people to the College who acknowledge your membership will, of course, not acknowledge that you are only a visitor.
Ancano, and other base game people, will occasionally mention you being a new member etc. I don't mind this because it is reasonable that they would mistake you for a member instead of a visitor. Adding new lines to change this would be terrible and removing existing lines may introduce more bugs. Certain people within the guild have their AI halted until you join fully, Ancano, Mirabelle, Tolfdir and the three students. These guys rely on you moving through the quest to start up, so they will just hang out where they start till then.

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Popular Discussions View All (1)
Mar 2, 2014 @ 4:21pm
Quests that need adding and/or problems with quests
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USB-Tree Jan 18 @ 8:23am 
Can you go to Enthir to get things like Daedra hearts?
DOIMO Mar 3, 2016 @ 9:51am 
You can proceed in the main quest and also the Dawnguard one without even going to winterhold, just head right to Septimus outpost and talk to him, you can even do the dawnguard part without being the dragonborn(not killing the first dragon)
Elfendrago Mar 23, 2015 @ 5:31am 
only thing i dislike is you deactivated the shouting entrance tests member ship because shouting is using dragon magic or a spoken spell so i dont see why you would do this anyway good idea for thieves assassins and warriors to be able to enter this way instead you should maybe add a class to teach members to use basic shouts like fus or yol or feim you know
AbadopolGrimspree Feb 12, 2015 @ 3:49pm 
Cool choice.
Zoron246 Jun 2, 2014 @ 7:42pm 
@Cry there is no female librarian,,,,,,the only one that works in the library is the orc lore keeper.
Teagon Oct 30, 2013 @ 6:28pm 
Last time it didn't work for me. I'm gonna re-subscribe now. Should this mod be at the bottom of the mods list?
Cry Sep 23, 2013 @ 6:42pm 
I hated joing. THEY ARE ANNOYING AS HELL! The libraraian wouldn't stop talking to me and she would stalk me.
Pandalorian Princes Aug 18, 2013 @ 7:15pm 
Great Idea. This kind of anoiyed me too. While you're doing college stuff, you might consider editing the diolog with the guy who runs the library (forget his name) regarding your seach for the elder scrolls. I was archmage before I did the main and dawngaurd quest lines. the convorsation went kind of like this:

librarian: thank you for saving the college archmage.
me: I need to find an elder scroll
librarian: why the hell do you want one of them for?
me: bitch I'm the fucking dragonborn!

"later in the convorsation)

me: I'm looking for a moth prist
librarian: A moth prist? why are you looking for a moth prist?
me: mind your own buisness!
Trigger Aug 12, 2013 @ 3:01pm 
awesome idea and i've favorited your mod for my next play through
Jokiros  [author] Aug 12, 2013 @ 2:35pm 
Yes, it should.