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Description
SEE THE MANUAL DOWNLOADS SECTION FOR THE EXTERNAL LINK

THE FAQ IS LOCATED IN THE "DISCUSSIONS" TAB. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND READ IT.

Skyrim Unbound is an alternate start mod with a wide range of options. It allows the player to skip the opening sequence and choose whether or not to play as the Dragonborn.

Features:

• Choose your starting weapons, gear, and spells
• Select from dozens of starting locations in every hold, city, town, and inn (and more)
• Toggle dragons, random dragon spawns, dragon soul absorption, and shouts
• Avoid being forced into the main quest for non-Dragonborn characters
• Play through the Civil War quests right from the start of the game
• Removal of NPC dialogue regarding Helgen and the Dragonborn until the main quest has been started

! ! ! IMPORTANT ! ! !

BEFORE YOU COMMENT OR ASK FOR HELP, READ THROUGH THE ENTIRE MOD DESCRIPTION (INCLUDING THE FAQ) AND FOLLOW ALL THE STEPS IN THE TROUBLESHOOTING SECTION BELOW.

If you have questions about the mod, make sure you READ THE FAQ (now located in the discussions tab) first.

Skyrim Unbound does not require SkyUI to work. However, with it properly installed, you can more easily toggle settings during gameplay and have greater control over your starting options.

You can download SkyUI here:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=8122

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ THE SKYUI MOD DESCRIPTION BEFORE INSTALLING IT. Othwerise, you will not be able to open the mod configuration menu and Skyrim Unbound will not work.

If you do not use SkyUI, you will get a pop-up menu of options at game start. You will also get a shout that lets you toggle options during gameplay.

Skyrim Unbound needs to be as low in your load order as possible. If you have problems, SEE THE TROUBLESHOOTING SECTION BELOW.


DLC COMPATIBILITY

Skyrim Unbound is fully DLC compatible. DLC is not required.


MOD COMPATIBILITY

If you suspect Skyrim Unbound may be incompatible with other mods that you are running, place it below them in your load order. Especially:

Unnoficial Skyrim Patch: Skyrim Unbound absolutely must be lower than this in your load order. If it isn't, there will be game-breaking consequences.

Guard Dialogue Overhaul: As with the USKP, load this before Skyrim Unbound. You might hear random references regarding the Dragonborn right from the start of the game, but none of them will be directed at the player.


TROUBLESHOOTING

Unless I can reproduce the problem on my end, your setup is wrong or you are experiencing a mod conflict. Before you ask for help, please make sure of the following:

• You understand BASIC SKYRIM MOD CONFLICT TROUBLESHOOTING. If you are new to modding, you'll want to start Googling things instead of asking me for help.
• Skyrim Unbound is downloaded, installed, activated, and you are using the absolute latest version
• Skyrim Unbound is as far down your load order as possible - use BOSS to sort it (you can download it at http://boss-developers.github.io/)
• If you are using SkyUI, you have SKSE installed properly and are using skse_loader.exe
• You've tried starting a new game (not loading a save, even if at the start of the game) to make sure the features work (updates usually won't take effect otherwise)
• You have tried running it with all other mods disabled to make sure there are no conflicts (and try waiting until after Skyrim Unbound is finished loading a new character to enable other mods)

If all else fails, manually install the "loose scripts" version from the link below. (I recommend using a mod manager to do this.)


MANUAL DOWNLOAD/INSTALL / "LOOSE SCRIPTS" VERSION

You can always download the latest version here:
http://www.chinagreenelvis.com/gaming/mods/skyrim/skyrim_unbound/

I suggest you use the Nexus Mod Manager[skyrim.nexusmods.com] for installs of all mods that contain loose files, as it will tell you which mods you are overwriting when conflicts arise.


UNINSTALLING THE MOD

• Unsubscribe via the Steam Workshop
• Manually delete Skyrim Unbound.exp and Skyrim Unbound.bsa from your Skyrim/data directory
• If you installed the loose scripts version, make sure you delete the Skyrim Unbound script files from your Skyrim/data/scripts directory
• Begin a new game
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chinagreenelvis  [author] 2 hours ago 
Read the FAQ in the Discussions tab.
spartan6490 14 hours ago 
i started a game a while back and now i ant to start the main questline but it dosnt work is there a way to get it to work or do i have to restart my game. thank you btw this modis amazing
chinagreenelvis  [author] Dec 11 @ 4:50pm 
I'm not sure what you mean by "it doesn't work", but I suggest you read the FAQ and follow all of the steps in the troubleshooting section. You've got something set up wrong, and you'll have to figure out what.
J. Dec 11 @ 4:16pm 
When I run it SKSE and load up a new game it doesn't work. When I run Skyrim without SKSE it works.
chinagreenelvis  [author] Dec 11 @ 3:56pm 
Yes it does.
J. Dec 11 @ 3:23pm 
Doesn't work with SKSE
Cesaltionius Dec 8 @ 1:41am 
Nice picture, lol
chinagreenelvis  [author] Dec 6 @ 5:39pm 
DanRow: Yes.
DanRow Dec 6 @ 7:25am 
if you choose not to be dragonborn can you still do the dawngaurd qeustline?
P.S. sry for my bad english
Baconman117 Dec 5 @ 12:15pm 
giving the option to not be dragonborn was a stroke of genius