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Dwarven Condenser
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Category: Magic, Weapons
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May 22, 2012 @ 5:38pm
Jul 20, 2012 @ 10:50pm
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Description
Update: The staff's enchantment now lasts longer.

Features:
1. Custom Model with animation for an exciting and unique addition to the game.
2. Custom enchantment that fires the Dwarven Steam Breath
3. Balanced and effected for mid-game to late-game play (will make adjustments as needed)
4. Hand-Placed in the world with custom notes to explain the lore behind the object (locations at end of post, to avoid spoilers)

Bugs:
1. The steam effect disappears after using it for a certain amount of time (a second or two).
2. It gets a little wonky in kill cams, but this seems to be a problem with Skyrim, as most spells that shoot a damaging stream (like flames) seem to have this problem.

Future Plans:
New Texture

The video is by insane0hflex on YouTube, he does mod videos and I included the video so you could see the animation. A big thanks to insane0hflex.

This is the first mod I made and eventually I plan to do a lot more with the model, but for now I am happy with this version and while I want to do more with this staff it will likely be a separate mod.

Note: The steam disappearing is a problem with the original steam effect and I have yet to find a single modder who has found the source and/or fixed it. I did fix a few problems that others ignored though, like the sounds cutting out, and am overall proud of my work adapting the effect to the staff. I think I narrowed the source of the issue to the steam effect's nif (referenced in the projectile file for the dwarven steam breath) so if anyone who is experienced with nifs would like to check it out that would be great. Also, the current texture is a placeholder and if any experienced texture artists would like to do a texture for it (mainly the spinning bits need work) I can give you the correct texture files to do one (the current version uses the wrong template, but I am a terrible artist and it looks ok enough until I can get a new one).

Locations:
1. The Museum in Markarth, for thief types.
2. Blackreach, at the throne above the dwemer city in there
3. Treva's Watch, in a room at the top of a spiral stair case, by an enchanter.

Check out my other mod:
Double Hand Axes-->http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=72604810
17 Comments
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G20 Nov 3, 2014 @ 8:54am 
Brilliant!!!
I've added this to a little collection.
I thought you might like to know :)
with respect.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=329889868
Hoping it brings you some more deserved attention. you might like to lend your thumb too ;)
Orain  [author] Mar 18, 2013 @ 12:54pm 
This does not require skse
Natedawg231 Mar 16, 2013 @ 8:50pm 
is an skse needed
goliath001 Feb 17, 2013 @ 9:34pm 
Thank you for the mod!
Tellou Dec 19, 2012 @ 7:15pm 
@Oraln just do a spoiler waring, and post a link to the screenshots. If you going to tell us to look at a wiki, give a link.
Lowest Common Fornicator Aug 9, 2012 @ 9:23pm 
Ah! A Dwarven Steam weapon that doesn't require downloading the massive Blackreach Railroad and fighting that huge ass Centurion! Thanks a lot for making this mod Oraln!
Kenni Jun 1, 2012 @ 1:57am 
okay (
Orain  [author] May 31, 2012 @ 10:46am 
If you need to find the locations, look them up on the wiki, I will not provide screenshots because I do not want to spoil finding them for anyone.
Kenni May 31, 2012 @ 1:33am 
Сan you make screen shots of these places ?
EldritchSyntax May 27, 2012 @ 5:59pm 
Awesome.. I've been thinking about this temporary blast thing. What if you made a flame spell that used colorful blue flames, shot the instant you cast it, and ran out like this one does. Also, make it more powerful, and possibly change the position of the hand when you use it.