Character re-design mod

Post » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:24 am

Are there any graphical mods that make the characters in Morrowind and/or Oblivion look, well, less ugly? It's not a resolution problem since the landscapes, buildings, monsters and so on look fine but the designs of the NPCs, especially the Orcs and beast races are kind of a turnoff for me. :/ They don't have to look like Skyrim characters (that style of character probably wouldn't fit too well with the design of the rest of the game anyway) but any suggestion to touch up the potato head humans and elves, bad Shrek cosplay Orcs and whatever the Argonians and Khajiit are would be much appreciated. :)

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Stu Clarke
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Post » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:56 pm should be exactly what you're looking for, friend. This is the most popular face overhaul for Oblivion these days, and for very good reason. Thank Talos for nuska's gracious efforts.

As for Morrowind, the huge graphical mod compilation has a mod built into the main package that makes the faces a lot more appealing to look at, although I'm not sure if you're looking for a standalone mod.

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Post » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:51 pm

Just what I was after for both games. :goodjob: Thanks!

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Post » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:41 am

Another (and newer) face mod you might take a look at is I personally like OCO better, but it can never hurt to have more options. :)

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Post » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:16 am

MGSO (by the why on earth is it officially called "Morrowind Overhaul - Sounds and Graphics" when written out, but MGSO for short? I've also seen MSGO used, but on the and they call it MGSO) is certainly alright but not very up to date, and they did not get permission to use some of the best and most popular mods in it. So you may want to take a look at, which is my personal favorite, as well as Head Pack for the Khajiits. More recently, have become quite popular. I personally can't stand them because I find them lifeless and somewhat creepy, but many people seem to like them, so it would be unfair not to mention them, and they were certainly made with a lot of skill and effort.

If you are going to use MGSO (you can still install the other heads on top of it if you like), you will also want to improve the bodies in addition to the faces. Of course, there is still (as well as to go with it), but now there are also, although I haven't tried them myself, yet (the author,, has also made a number of armor mods for better bodies you should take a look at).

That should get you startet for the moment. For everything beyond that, you should probably go to the Morrowind section and create a new topic there.

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Post » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:36 pm

I like potato heads so I don't use OCO or Enhanced Genetics. COBL TNR Races is enough of an enhancement to vanilla faces for me, but if you are looking for an overhaul to faces that removes the potato face look, OCO and EGO are the two most popular from what I can tell.

Regarding MGSO 3.0, it is outdated and has quite a few bugs. Instructions for updating it and links to bug fixes are in this

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Post » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:55 pm

I second Westly's Pluginless Head Replacer, but there is also his Master Head Pack, which is required for Morrowind Comes Alive 6.x to 7.x (MCA). is Westly's mod collection on MMH and is his mods on GHF-DL.

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