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Lopov
I found such thread in the Skyrim forums but not here so I'm starting one, the main purpose is not to clutter the regular screenshot thread because as new pics are posted there, some pics are hard to find after awhile. Feel free to post any kind of homes of your characters.

I'll start with Oberon's home northeast of Bruma, namely Snowdrift Manor. While this house is added by Better Cities, it's called Reagan's House by default and you can't own it. I removed its owner with the CS, renamed it to Snowdrift Manor and made Oberon as its owner.

Here are some pics:

The manor northeast of Bruma

From the other side

Coming home

Sun sets on Snowdrift Manor

Sunset from the balcony

Oberon on the balcony

Oberon behind his desk

More pics of the interiors follow.
mirocu
Oh, that is quite a posh place biggrin.gif


First I thought it was a thread to discuss the homes our characters could have. I guess that´s ok too? Not that I have too much to say, but still biggrin.gif
Acadian
Lopov - Nice to see some pix of Oberon's new manor overlooking Bruma!

SubRosa - Oh, I remember your customized 'Persephone's Tower'!
Renee
Wow, what a great idea. I will add some too. Just wait'll you see RG3's cozy little cottage.

Acadian
Buffy never stops moving. . . so her 'home' is under the moons and stars wherever she sets it up for the night. Screenshot.
mirocu
I too remember Persephone´s tower. Quite nice, but I think the roof is leaking... laugh.gif

QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 15 2016, 01:53 AM) *

Ooh, cyrodiilic Buffy!! Haven´t seen you in such a long time! happy.gif

That´s a nice bravilian style tent, don´t think I´ve seen that before goodjob.gif
Lopov
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jan 14 2016, 11:07 PM) *
First I thought it was a thread to discuss the homes our characters could have. I guess that´s ok too? Not that I have too much to say, but still biggrin.gif
Of course! But I expect some pix from Lothran' house in Bruma, house in Bravil, house in the Imperial City and his tent. wink.gif

@SubRosa - so nice that Persephone's lair is in fact in an exterior cell. View from the observation post must be great. And the one featured in Living the high life is spectacular as well.

@Acadian - I was thinking about Buffy earlier, wondering whether she owns an actual home or not. For some reason I thought that she owns a house in Bravil. But her home is under the moons and stars is even better.

@Renee - I didn't know that Renee (not you but the other Renee) has a cottage! And we want to see Snaat Rayag's manor too.

I'm still "tidying up" Snowdrift Manor whenever he's at home which is unfortunately not often. There's a lot of alchemical clutter left behind and he doesn't have any use for it. Not to mention there are like thirty copies of Fundaments of Alchemy and Manual of Spellcraft all over the manor. The basement is in a complete disarray too but maybe it'll even stay that way, he doesn't care much about the basement.
Acadian
Mirocu – Thanks! That tent is from the mod Camping by Maskar. The mod provides tents that differ in size and ‘city coloring’.


Lopov – You are right.

At the close of Buffy’s book ‘Do You Know the Way to Kvatch?’ she was broken, despondent and heading for Valenwood to perhaps find herself. At the time she did indeed own the house in Bravil – and her dear archery master Daenlin was paying the taxes on it. Off the record, she did return to Bravil but ran into severe depression problems, too much Tamikas, poor choices, self-destructive behavior. . . . Daenlin and Kud-Ei conducted an ‘intervention’ that included selling her house (to Winter Wolf’s character) and forcing her to live in the Mages Guild under 'supervision' for awhile. It worked and Buffy did emerge strong enough to actually have a tiny role in garnering support from various cities to help Martin and Champion Sir Mazoga end the Oblivion Crisis.

After the crisis, she ended up primarily based out of the University, where Boderi agreed to share her apartment upstairs in the Mystic Archives whenever Buffy needed a place to stay (custom mod by King Coin called ‘Buffy’s Apartment’). Here is a screenshot from inside the apartment. You can see the shield of Savlian Matius behind her near the window.

Good luck as Oberon goes about the fun task of making Snowdrift Manor his own!
Grits

Lopov, Snowdrift Manor is beautiful! What a view. I like the picture of Oberon at his desk the best.

SubRosa, Persephone’s open-air lair suits her perfectly. High Life is my favorite. I love her spirit.

Acadian, I love that you captured the nirnroot in Buffy’s camp picture. I can imagine it singing her to sleep. happy.gif What a beautiful shot of Buffy inside her apartment!

I love seeing how characters choose and decorate their living spaces. smile.gif
mirocu
Buffy is so beautiful in that dress! wub.gif


Edit: Inspired by this thread I decided to talk about Lothran´s homes in his own thread. Something I should have done already but for some reason decided against it.
Renee
QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 14 2016, 07:53 PM) *

Buffy never stops moving. . . so her 'home' is under the moons and stars wherever she sets it up for the night. Screenshot.

This is Lady Saga too. The only homes she's got are under the stars, mostly. And she 'rents' the slave houses at Lord Drad's place.

Lopov: I love the sunset pictures.

SubRosa: Love the guest beds!
Renee
Here are a couple from Joan of Arkay's game. She owns Battlehorn Castle. viking.gif

Grand Hallway

Courtyard

It's hard to take pics of Battlehorn; it's hard to make an entire portion of it fit in a camera shot! ... No tfc command on Xbox.
Acadian
Oh I like seeing those shots of Battlehorn! That is the one DLC that I don't have. It came out after my 'all in one' DLC disc was released.
Renee
QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 15 2016, 07:51 PM) *

Oh I like seeing those shots of Battlehorn! That is the one DLC that I don't have. It came out after my 'all in one' DLC disc was released.

From what I've gathered, most people weren't thrilled by this DLC, but my Joanie loves the place. It's like all the sudden, she's realizing Battlehorn is hers, know what I mean?

mirocu
I´m with Acadian here. My sealed copy of the DLC disc doesn´t have Battlehorn either, so it´s fun to see the castle at long last biggrin.gif
ghastley
When Clark was made Earl of Gweden, he also acquired the home of the late Jakben, Earl of Imbel, now known as Imbel Manor. The furnishings differ a little, as his tastes weren't quite the same as the previous vampire owner, and of course the cellar connection to the catacombs has been blocked off.

His bedroom is in the dome.
There are extra display cases and bookshelves in the entry way near the desk.

It's all a long way from his first shack on the waterfront where he discovered that these doors led to a cellar cave where a pair of strange sisters were hiding.

He doesn't count most of the other places he lives as his home. The sisters took over Arborwatch, and bought Rosethorn Hall, so even though he has a stake in those properties, he considers them theirs. Eyja lives at Rosethorn, and takes care of the place for them. She much prefers her new employment to working for Gunder, especially with the smart new uniform. (Please excuse the somewhat blurred image.)

He has a bed at Gweden, and another at the Red Dragon Club, but those are best described as shared. biggrin.gif

He has accommodations in Moonshadow (exterior, interior, Winged Twilight attendant) and Evergloam when he visits those realms, but Drelka and Cyndil are using those, so they're their homes, rather than his.
Acadian
Nice tour of Clark's properties, ghastley. Seems he never has to crawl into a cold bed! tongue.gif
Renee
Yes, nice to see some ... some. blink.gif Phew lordy!

Time to play some TES IV whoo hoo!

tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 17 2016, 02:29 AM) *

Time to play some TES IV whoo hoo!


Seconded. But I'm stuck for a while batch running tes4ll on Tamriel Heightmaps to rebuild the neglected landscape, takes a while, so reading forums to get in the mood.

As for homes, I usually hang out at Emma's Aleswell Cottage, nothing grand, just a very cosy mod, with a great view. But my current character is an Argonian and I'm afraid she thinks that the Waterside Shack is the best thing going. Well, at least it's cheap.
Acadian
I like homes that are simple and cozy so a cottage in Aleswell sounds like a good choice. And with Emma's name on it, I'm sure it is a nice mod. goodjob.gif
tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 17 2016, 03:03 AM) *

I like homes that are simple and cozy so a cottage in Aleswell sounds like a good choice. And with Emma's name on it, I'm sure it is a nice mod. goodjob.gif


I recommend it highly. And it has Fingerbowl Cave out in the back yard for a bit of convenient dungeon diving. It's pretty cheap, but you have to do the Zero Visibility quest first (which ain't exactly hard).
Renee

I have Aleswell Cottage in one of my games too. I have yet to find out how to move in though. I think the Waterfront shack is perfect for an Argonian. ha ye.

tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 17 2016, 06:31 AM) *

I have Aleswell Cottage in one of my games too. I have yet to find out how to move in though.


Oh, you do the Zero Visibility quest, and then go talk to Diram Serethi, who offers it to you at (dunno) 3000, 5000 septims, whatever.

[Damn, we need a unicode septim character, trying to think what it would look like. Maybe a pipe | with a tilde ~ superimposed. Sort of like a dragon mebbe. Ish.]
Renee
QUOTE(tegeus-Cromis @ Jan 16 2016, 11:45 PM) *

Oh, you do the Zero Visibility quest, and then go talk to Diram Serethi, who offers it to you at (dunno) 3000, 5000 septims, whatever.

Gah gah gah.. spoilers! panic.gif Sorry man, I wanted to figure this on my own! I'm old-skool like that.
tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 17 2016, 05:25 PM) *

Gah gah gah.. spoilers! panic.gif Sorry man, I wanted to figure this on my own! I'm old-skool like that.


Oh. But it's in the mod's readme, right there in the first section! (Mind you, readmes can be a little casual about spoilers. Which is not as bad a sin as not providing a readme at all. I hate trying to figure out what an oddly-named installer I downloaded 3 months ago and forgotten about is supposed to do, when a short note would have told me instantly.)

Oh, and it's 3,000 drakes. Very underpriced.
Lopov
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 17 2016, 04:25 PM) *

QUOTE(tegeus-Cromis @ Jan 16 2016, 11:45 PM) *

Oh, you do the Zero Visibility quest, and then go talk to Diram Serethi, who offers it to you at (dunno) 3000, 5000 septims, whatever.

Gah gah gah.. spoilers! panic.gif Sorry man, I wanted to figure this on my own! I'm old-skool like that.

Hey, it's not like they're 10 ten quests available in Aleswell and you have to do the right one to get the cottage. biggrin.gif
Renee
I don't read Readmes for spoiler info though. I might read one for installation / compatibility info, but not for spoilers.

I've got several potential homes and potential quests (potential followers, whatever) in my games, and I have no idea how to start these potentials moving, because I'd rather stumble across the answer on my own, you see? I like surprises that happen real-time.
tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 18 2016, 03:00 AM) *

I don't read Readmes for spoiler info though. I might read one for installation / compatibility info, but not for spoilers.


I read all readmes religiously (many mod authors' single biggest complaint is that a huge percentage of users don't read the readmes at all, leading to a lot of pointless online questions). I don't, however, read the spoilers if they're 'below the fold' and flagged as such or (preferably) in a separate document. In this case, the info is near the top of the document, in the 5th para; and it is also in the 5th para of the Nexus page. (In fact, I just don't think Emma was setting this up as a kinda quest thing, all she was doing was adding one small condition to the home purchase.)

OK, Renee, I'm sort of trying to assure you that I do not do spoilers...
mirocu
I have written about Lothran´s homes in his fanfic thread but here´s a short summary: First he got the Imperial City waterfront shack for storage purposes, then he got the house in Bruma since Bruma quickly became his new home town and finally he got the house in Bravil because he needed a place to store collectibles from Shivering Isles.

I don´t have many good shots of his homes but I´ll try to rectify that at some point.
Renee
Interesting, crow. RG3 also uses the Waterfront Shack more for storage than living.

QUOTE(tegeus-Cromis @ Jan 17 2016, 08:34 PM) *

OK, Renee, I'm sort of trying to assure you that I do not do spoilers...

biggrin.gif It's okay man, I don't do spoilers if I can help it, that's how I role (see what happened there ha ha).

I have a pretty bad memory. Chances are one day I'll go into Aleswell and find a quest waiting for me that I didn't expect.
tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Renee @ Jan 18 2016, 02:36 PM) *

Interesting, crow. RG3 also uses the Waterfront Shack more for storage than living.

I have a pretty bad memory. Chances are one day I'll go into Aleswell and find a quest waiting for me that I didn't expect.


Actually, I used to do this too, leaving mods strewn round the landscape, used to have lots of mysterious houses and inns from stuff I'd forgotten I installed. Unfortunately I know what it all is now, I rather miss the mystery.

As regards house quests, not sure what the biggest one is, since I don't much care for really grand houses. (Never quite finished the Verona House questline, but I like to have the mod there for the town). I think the biggest and questiest I've owned is Hoarfrost Castle, a fine questline, great castle and location, but I haven't had a character want to actually live there. Too draughty maybe...

As for the Waterside Shack, my Argonian (who is no primitive, Mages Guild and everything) wonders how your people can neglect such a prime bit of real estate in favour of all those ghastly dry places they like to live in (if you're lucky, all you get is a little bit of rising damp). It's a bit small, but that hardly matters when the whole of Lake Rumare is your back garden.
Grits
Jerric loves his Waterfront Shack. It stands in for his imaginary Anvil beach hut.

One pic

Two pic
Acadian
Grits, so nice to see Jerric in his Anvil beach cottage. I have always considered your use of fast travel to support that arrangement to be the most creative idea for fast travel I have heard. Indeed, I have mentioned it a couple times during some of those delightfully cordial BethSoft forum threads about fast travel. wink.gif
SubRosa
The shack looks a lot nicer than I remember it! Maybe its because Chris Hemsworth is standing in it! laugh.gif
tegeus-Cromis
QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 19 2016, 12:29 AM) *

...those delightfully cordial BethSoft forum threads about fast travel. wink.gif


Someone should make a list of phrases of that ilk (so Oblivion threads could come with trigger warnings). Off the top of my head:

Fast travel
Efficient levelling
Beat(ing) the game
Minmaxing
Nexus Mod Manager
Horse armor DLC
Skyrim
Metagaming

[Actually all fiction is metafiction and all gaming is metagaming. IMO. And so it begins wink.gif]
Grits
QUOTE(SubRosa @ Jan 18 2016, 06:19 PM) *

The shack looks a lot nicer than I remember it! Maybe its because Chris Hemsworth is standing in it! laugh.gif

That would be my number 1 most favorite decoration! laugh.gif

Acadian, that made me grin. Delightfully cordial indeed. tongue.gif I confess I usually don’t have the nerve to peek into those discussions!

tegeus-Chromis, I think “toon” deserves a place on the list. It hurts me to even type it, but I know that for some it’s a term of endearment.

In housing news, I have a picture or two somewhere of Lil’s Shetcombe Farm from when she lived there. I just need to rummage around a little. Abiene lives in the Chorrol chapel somewhere, but I don’t think she’s decorated at all. I’ll take a look and see if she spread any of her stuff around. I’m pretty sure she at least put out some flowers.
mirocu
How nice and neat Jerric´s home looks, Grits. Lothran´s is full of things all over the place tongue.gif
Grits
Yeah, Vania the cleaning lady must have just come by. tongue.gif Jerric isn’t a collector. Most of the things in his inventory are for giving to other people.

I expect that Lothran also has a low table and chair(s) in front of the fire. Jerric didn’t buy all of the furnishings. He needs room to move. biggrin.gif
Lopov
I really like Jerric's shack, it's small but cozy and it's not too cluttered. Very creative to use it as an imaginary shack on Anvil Coast, I didn't know about this until now.
Darkness Eternal
Shavaash is lame. He bought some cheap house in Leyawiin and later purchased more homes.

Never had the ability to, uh, modify his abode. indifferent.gif sad.gif
Acadian
DE, I didn't realize that you had brought Shavaash from your wonderful story into Cyrodiil as a playing character. Kewl! goodjob.gif
Darkness Eternal
QUOTE(Acadian @ Jan 19 2016, 06:49 PM) *

DE, I didn't realize that you had brought Shavaash from your wonderful story into Cyrodiil as a playing character. Kewl! goodjob.gif

Shavaash is too cool for slavery biggrin.gif

Leyawiin is good due to the khajiit population. And the fact that it once belonged to Elsweyr.
Lopov
Upstairs of the Snowdrift Manor - Oberon going to bed in his white night gown.

The rest of interiors will be shown once I finish the MQ because he's still decorating Snowdrift Manor with various stuff.
mirocu
Ooh, it´s such a nice looking place biggrin.gif


Acadian
The slanted roof line and deep window really enforces the point that Oberon's bedroom is way up in the top of his manor.
mirocu
For anyone interested, I have now added pictures of Lothran´s homes in his Fan Fiction section thread smile.gif


Time travel and loading of postcards was needed tongue.gif
Decrepit
As is well known, my avatar considers Weye Manor in Weye Village his primary residence. He spends more nights there than anywhere else.

The red-roofed Manor seen from Talos Bridge.

The first-floor foyer. My avatar spends many an evening at its fireplace before retiring to his upstairs bedroom.

Dining with the Manor staff.

Seated on his third-floor private balcony. He often eats breakfast and late evening snacks here, and enjoys its view of the Imperial City and Lake Rumare.

At Weye stables, where their mounts and Groucho are kept.

My avatar owns no 'city' homes save one, Benirus Manor. Here he is with Vil in its foyer and also at table in the dining room.

They own farm properly between the Imperial City and Cheydinhal but spend no time there to speak of.

My avatar in his first incarnation claimed Verona House as his chief abode.
mirocu
Such a nice collection of pictures from the Tireless Crusader´s homes! smile.gif


I really like the balcony at Weye manor, I understand why he often eats his breakfast there. But I did miss the pic where the sun glares at the manor through the Imperial City. That pic is amazing happy.gif
Renee
I really like the balcony pic. So pastoral. And also the pic of them all sitting around the table looks like fun.

Lopov: Where did yours get that white nightgown? RG3 wants that big-time.

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