Skyrim Enhanced Terrain mod increases detail of distant textures
Jan 16, 2013
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Being Dragonborn hath its privileges. For one, you have tons of time for heroic gazes across Skyrim's arboreal vistas, a Nordic breeze whipping your victory braids while a Hans Zimmer track (optionally) plays in the background. Skyrim's stock textures, however, tend to get smudgy at extreme ranges, and that just won't do for a warrior destined to save everyone and everything. The
HD Enhanced Terrain Mod
, then, returns the ruggedness to far-off ground with high-resolution grass effects.
Modder Hritik Vaishnav updated ground textures with a 2048x2048 canvas of grass-like foliage noise, a definite upgrade from Skyrim's dive in terrain quality at distance. He offers two versions
: a high-detail, high-noise variation and a slightly less-detailed alternative that ties more seamlessly into existing textures.
The simplicity of the mod and the ease of its installation makes it a worthy addition to your collection. Looking for more? Check out
a bunch of other mods
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