Okay, Skyrim looks great with mods but what about its sound? Well, great news for everyone as ‘Sounds of Skyrim’ is a promising sound overhaul for Skyrim that adds around 460 new sound effects to enhance your audio experience. The additions cover the game’s three areas (The Wilds, The Dungeons and Civilization) along with special sounds tied to certain quests and events. Now you might think that this mod does not deserve your attention, but you would be wrong. This is a must-have mod and if you don’t believe us, give a go to the following video. You’ll be amazed!
The team behind it has released “The Dungeons”, that includes 90+ sound effects to add life to the dungeons. The enemy type that inhabits a dungeon will make itself heard. In an undead infested dungeon, zombies moan and spirits yell. In Dwemer ruins inhabited by the Falmer, listen as you hear their distant, echoed screams. At dungeons’ entrances, you also hear the exterior weather. If there’s a thunderstorm raging outside, you’ll hear the thunder rumbling in the fort or cave.
The three other parts of Sounds of Skyrim are Civilization, The Wilds and Special Events.
The other main feature is being able to hear the outside from the inside. If you get close to windows inside buildings, you’ll hear what’s going on outside. If you’re in a wilderness cabin on a rainy day, you’ll hear the rain’s impact on the wooden roof. If you’re in the entrance of a cave and look outside, you’ll hear the birds and other animals outside going about their lives. If you’re fleeing from a dragon and run inside a house, you’ll hear the dragon flying above and far from your safety zone. Awesome.
All sounds can be heard from inside if you’re in a building where you can hear them. For instance, if you’re in a farm in the wilderness at night, you’ll hear the farm animals present, wolves howling, owls, crickets and other nightlife animals.