User:EssArrBee/FalloutNewVegas Changelog

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  • January 26th, 2017
    1. Modified the Merge Plugin Standalone instructions to use the correct profile wording.
    2. Removed AK-105 by MAIBATSU due to mod not being available anymore.
  • January 4,2017
    1. Added alternate download source and instructions for DarnUI.
  • May 26, 2016
    1. Updated version numbers and installation instructions for several mods.
  • February 20, 2016
    1. Made a number of minor changes to sorting instructions.
  • February 11, 2016
    1. Entire guide is now ported over to the standalone Merge Plugins application. All the xEdit script that have already been done are fine, so there is no need to redo any of them.
    2. Dropped xEdit Merge Script.
    3. Moved Game Tweaks from end of guide to the Fixes sections. It is now a mod that can be downloaded or created manually.
  • February 5, 2016
    1. Removed section about cleaning vanilla DLC master files. It is unnecessary. If they are already cleaned, it is fine.
    2. Added FN M1905 pocket pistol to Millenia's Additional Weapons page.
  • February 4, 2016
    1. General guide maintenance. Updated all Copy links to Mega.
    2. Dropped Nevada Skies - Weather Effects. May return later on a separate weather page.
    3. Added Realistic Wasteland Lighting Enhancement.
  • September 19, 2015
    1. Removed the Glowing Ghouls optional plugin from the Fallout Character Overhaul installation instructions due to widely known issues with its script.
    2. Added an important new section to the Post Installation Checklist to Generate Bash Tags so that all plugins in the guide have their bash tags properly set before creating a bashed patch.
    3. Modified instructions in Running FNVLODGen to include downloading and installing the FNVLODGen Resources main file.
  • September 18, 2015
    1. Updated the NVSR .ini settings to include an important comment about the bHookLightCriticalSections function.
  • September 17, 2015
    1. Added a useful extra Fallout.ini setting that will bypass the unnecessary startup splash screens by replacing them with a short loading screen and require zero keystrokes to get to the main menu as efficiently as possible.
    2. Updated the ENBoost enblocal.ini setup instructions.
    3. Dropped OWB Sonic Emitter Projectile Fix. Integrated into YUP v10.1.
    4. Updated Willow - A Better Companion Experience and Roberts Male Body installation instructions due to new version requirements.
    5. Updated many other mod descriptions to display the latest versions (a few are currently still outdated).
  • August 14, 2015
    1. Updated "Creating A Bashed Patch" guide section to include a step for reactivating plugins tagged "NoMerge" after creating/re-creating the Bashed Patch.
  • July 25, 2015
    1. Dropped REPCONN Test Site Fixes. Now integrated into YUP.
  • July 18, 2015
    1. Dropped Gun Runners Arsenal GRA - The Right to Bear Arms. The mod may return if a patch is made for it, but it currently brings with it some issues that are better left avoided.
  • June 22, 2015
    1. Updated merging instructions for Sandbox6's mods. Returning users should re-install New Vegas Uncut 1 and 5 before re-merging.
  • June 21, 2015
    1. General maintenance.
    2. Dropped Project Nevada - Extra Options -- Implant box texture fix - No longer needed with latest version of Project Nevada Extra Options
    3. Dropped Project Nevada - Extra Options - MCM Fix - No longer needed with latest version of Project Nevada Extra Options
  • March 18, 2015
    1. Began updating the plugin merging sections to be up-to-date with the latest version of Merge Plugin Script. First four in guide are updated. Returning users do not need to redo their merges.
    2. Added Audleys Misc Textures
  • February 16, 2015
    1. Changed the Setting up Mod Organizer section to add LOOT argument that will force FNV version to load if other game version was used last.
  • January 4, 2015
    1. Added BSA Extraction instructions to three mods in the Yukichigai Gameplay Tweaks section.
      • "If game was not starting up because of those three BSAs, a thousand pardons." - EssArrBee
    2. Added New Vegas-Enhanced Camera.
      • Can be added to any existing game as long as WAR is updated as well.
    3. Updated the Weapon Animation Replacers install instructions to fix iron sights bug with some rifles and to be compatible with Enhanced Camera.
      • Returning users will need to reinstall with the new recommended setting.
    4. Added WAR-Enhanced Camera compatibility pack.
    5. Added A Few More Map Markers.
      • Can be installed on an existing game without issue.
    6. Added Extended Dialogue - Vulpes Inculta.
      • If the Nipton scene with Vulpes Inculta has already been done then installing this mod in a current game will do nothing.
    7. Dropped Burning Campfires. Needed to save plugin spot and this mod has been known to mess up saves.
    8. Dropped KFE - Refill Water Bottles. There is a message that pops up which randomly from this mod and after about level 5 it just is not needed. May add it back at a later date.
    9. Dropped You take a sip from your trusty Vault 13 canteen. Was not really ever used since the pre-order packs are included in the leveled lists now.
  • December 28, 2014
    1. Updated Wrye Flash NV install instruction for the latest version.
  • December 21, 2014
    1. Updated the install instructions of the Advanced Recon mods. Returning users DO NOT need to reinstall these mods.
    2. Added Dead Money - More and Better Crafted Knives to Yuki Gameplay Tweaks section.
    3. Added Sentry Bot Toy Attacks to Yuki Gameplay Tweaks section.
      • Both of the above mods have been adding the merging instructions for the Yuki Gameplay Tweaks.
  • October 11, 2014
    1. Dropped NVR3 temporarily until it is re-added to the nexus for download. Users that already have NVR3 installed can ignore this and just keep the mod until it is re-added.
  • October 5, 2014
    1. Moved ILO after NV Interiors Project for the ILO installer to work correctly. Updated the ILO install instructions.
    2. Added merging instructions for ILO patches. Mod cleaning instructions and bash tagging instructions have not been added yet, so users should clean mods before merging.
  • September 27, 2014
    1. Fixed FCO directions (finally).
    2. Added Additional Weapons sub-section. This is going to be for separate pages that users can go to and are optional.
  • September 22, 2014
    1. Updated Fallout Character Overhaul directions to latest version. Uninstall the mod before installing the new version.
  • September 17, 2014
    1. Remove New Vegas Uncut 8 - Welcome to Fabulous New Vegas. Nasty bug popped up that was not there during testing. Will troubleshoot and see if it can be added back.
      • NV Uncut Merging instruction mended to show removal of this mod.
  • September 15, 2014
    1. Added new INI tweak for light distance fade. May also help a bit with z-fighting.
    2. Added BSA extraction instruction to New Steve Bison Hotel and NVInteriors Project to get the guide back under the limit. Game will not start without extracting more BSAs.
  • September 9, 2014
    1. Added merge plugin instructions for Tutorial Killer.
    2. General guide maintenance has been going on for the last week including: making current install instructions easier to understand, adding new install instructions for mods that need them, and moving around mods that were out of order do to requirements.
  • September 5, 2014
    1. Added New Vegas Redesigned 3. Be aware of change to FCO installation instructions for compatibility with NVR3.
  • September 1, 2014
    1. Updated FNVEdit instructions for vanilla ESMs. If plugins are already cleaned then disregard.
  • August 27, 2014
    1. Switched from BOOS to LOOT. All directions should be listed for LOOT now.
    2. Added LOOT. Will replace BOSS from now on.
    3. Removed BOSS. Replaced by LOOT.
    4. Removed BUM. No longer needed without BOSS.
  • August 25, 2014
    1. Removed Better Metal Impact VFX. Included in latest version of EVE.
  • August 22, 2014
    1. PDF version updated, link above.
  • August 19, 2014
    1. Removed Collision Mesh Overhaul WIP. No longer on nexus.
    2. Removed Ragdoll Overhaul. No longer on nexus.
    3. Removed Animated Fan. No longer on nexus.
    4. Added Pip-Boy Light Colours. Split off from ILO into separate mod.
  • August 18, 2014
    1. Added ENBoost. ENB recommendations will come soon, next couple days.
    2. Added Lutana NVSE Plugin required for latest version of CASM.
  • August 17, 2014
    1. Added Fallout 3 Equivalent mods where applicable, not all done yet, but now people can get cross game mods.
  • July 30, 2014
    1. Added DDSopt to Utilities for upcoming DDSopt section.
  • June 28, 2014
    • From today on, changelog links will not link to the mod's nexus pages, they will be in page links that to go straight to the mod on this page.
    1. Added new INI Tweaks section.
    2. Updated ADAM instructions.
  • June 25, 2014
    1. ADAM instructions and link updated. Reinstalling the mod with the complete plugin will make current saves lose all ADAM gear.
  • June 24, 2014
    1. Switched BSA section to a different part of the guide for better visibility.
    2. Mod Organizer description and setup updated. Added small another step to setup for DLC priority to handle MO v1.2.5's new mechanism and photo of the new mod's look in the mod pane.
    3. Removed PB-6P9. Weapons of the New Millenia now covers this mod.
    4. Updated install instructions of many mods:
    5. Updated Bashed Patch instructions with a minor adjustment to reflect the latest bash tags from the BOSS/LOOT masterlist.
  • June 21, 2014
    • PDF version will get update on 22nd.
    1. Updated BOSS instructions for some mods that were added to the masterlist.
    2. Added KFE - Refill Water Bottles.
  • June 14, 2014
    1. Updated NVAC directions to v6.5.0.0 with INI edit for grass render distance.
    2. Updated Fallout Character Overhaul directions to reflect v2.1 FOMOD installer.
    3. General aesthetic changes.
  • June 13, 2014
    1. Updated Mod Organizer instructions with instructions for Windows 8 users. May also help other users who have Archive Invalidation problems.
  • June 4, 2014
    1. Added instructions for NVAC beta's new grass draw distance.
  • May 24, 2014
    1. Added a PDF copy, link above.
  • May 1, 2014
    1. Added section for Xpadder support if using a Xbox 360 controller with F&L in NV.
  • April 18, 2014
    1. Removed many BUM instructions that are no longer necessary now that all the mods in the guide should be in the BOSS masterlist. Thanks to WilliamImm for updating the BOSS masterlist.
    2. Added a small section about the 140 plugin limit after the intro.
  • April 6, 2014
    1. Removed WMX-POPMerged.esp from WMX directions. No longer needed.
    2. Changed link on Courier Stash Integration to a version that supports WMX and latest version of YUP. Shout out to WilliamImm for this update.
  • April 2, 2014
    1. Dropped Rifle 1st person Accuracy Fix, included in Weapon Animation Replacers. Thanks to users that reported the redundancy.
    2. General guide maintenance.
    3. Updated the name of Bornagain Book of Water to aMidianBorn NV Book Of Water to reflect recent change in mod's name.
  • March 31, 2014
    1. Added Reload Speed Game Start Fix back in because it was not redundant even though BOSS said otherwise. Thanks to WilliamImm for bringing it up.
  • March 30, 2014
    1. Dropped Black Mountain Rhonda Fix, included in YUP v8.
    2. Dropped Hall of Face for the time being since FCO has been added. Will re-evaluate with both at a later date.
    3. Added Fallout Character Overhaul.
    4. Update install instructions of YUP to be in line with v8.
    5. Switched POCO BUENO and NMC to see how that looks, may switch back.
    6. Updated POCO BUENO install instructions.
    7. Added a POCO BUENO LOD Patch to install instructions for Vurts WFO.
  • March 28, 2014
    1. Added Fallout Mod Manager - FOMM - Fork to the Utilities section and it will now replace NMM.
    2. Dropped Nexus Mod Manager for FOMM Fork, it allows easier installation than the current NMM section has.
    3. Due to the switch from NMM to FOMM for certain mod installation, the User Interface section will no longer be two sections and instead will be combined into the first section of actual in game mods that is installed using a mix of MO and FOMM - Fork.
      • This also means that most of the mods that were installed with NMM now have different install instructions.
    4. Moved section, Setting up Mod Organizer, before the Extenders section.
    5. Added Textures Over Time.
    6. Added Casino Exchange All.
    7. Added Improved Casinos.
  • March 21, 2014
    1. Temporarily removed some NVSR info so novice users don't mess up anything and till heap replacement can be tested further.
  • March 20, 2014
    1. Reorder a few sections to make them alphabetical.
      • Anything not in alphabetical order is like that on purpose, do to overwrites or logical install order that is affected by patching and really complicated directions. MO can actually do away with all that since it has the nifty hide feature, but that would add a lot more work.
    2. General guide updates, graphics and other things to make the guide look and flow better.
  • March 19, 2014
    1. Updated Setting Up Mod Organizer section for adding Wrye Flash NV directions.
    2. Changed Intro section a little to match direction of this guide vs what was originally planned.
    3. Created a small section about BSAs and using them with MO.
    4. Updated NVSR with details about the INI.
    5. Added CONELRAD 640-1240 - Civil Defense Radio.
  • March 16, 2014
    1. Added Half Hansified Holorifle back into the guide now that it is updated.
    2. Fixed the DarnUI font tweak to use the right category ([Fonts] as opposed to [Font]). (Edit made by WilliamImm)
  • March 15, 2014
    1. Dropped Half Hansified Holorifle because I added it to earlier before being updated to work with WMX's latest version.
    2. Dropped 4GB Fallout New Vegas for newer version.
    3. Added 4GB Fallout New Vegas Updated.
    4. Added Traits Menu DarNified.
    5. Changed wrong BUM directions for ILO.
    6. Correct install instructions for Roberts Male Body, did not have DLC patches listed and the instructions were irrelevant.
    7. Added the Cristine's Rifle file to WRP instructions.
    8. Changed WMX instructions to include the Pre-Order Pack version, duh!
  • March 13, 2014
    1. Changed directions for The Mod Configuration Menu to work better with NMM.
    2. Changed directions for One HUD to work better with NMM.
    3. Changed directions for Weapon Mod Menu to work better with MO.
    4. Added second The Mod Configuration Menu entry in Fixes for a bugfix file to make the NMM Import section smaller.
      • Thanks to rootsrat for bringing all these needed changed to my attention.
    5. Added Requirements info for many mods.
    6. Added section for cleaning DLC ESMs.
  • February 28, 2014
    1. Changed link and directions for Weapon Animation Replacers.
    2. Changed link for ADAM, same mod.
    3. Changed link for Super Mutant Mesh Replacer, same mod.
    4. Changed directions for Enhanced Blood Textures.