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Qarl's Texture Pack 2 - File Description  

The purpose of this package is to make TES IV: Oblivion look even better than when you bought it. To do this I've created new textures and normal maps to replace a large number of those in the game with ones which are higher resolution and more photorealistic, while at the same time, still very close to the original feel of Bethesda's intentions. However, due to the increased resolution, machines with lower-end graphics cards may see a slight decrease in performance, but usually no more than a few frames per second.

This mod is extremely realistic. Thus far the game looks amazing with this mod. Although some people have experienced problems with this mod, it all works well. The comparison between the original and Qarl's are amazing. Qarl did a lot of Textures for Morrowind as well so if your interested in Morrowind check them out. I heop to see more from Qarl.

If you're running Oblivion on the lowest settings this mod is not for you. You're going to need some pretty good hardware to take advantage of this mod.
Unzip Qarls_Texture_Pack_2.zip to your desktop.
Double-click on Qarls_Texture_Pack_2.exe (a self-extracting 7zip file) and extract it to your OblivionData folder.

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Total comments: 64 | Last comment: 02-02-2010 at 07:44

 #1 - AWESOME - 06-20-2006 at 06:25
Joined: June 13th, 2006
Posts: 18
Spectacular looking well done 10/10 smile

 #2 - 06-20-2006 at 07:32
Joined: August 12th, 2004
Posts: 100
Wow. That's...pretty outrageously good.

 #3 - 06-20-2006 at 08:27
From: (Dagenham)
Joined: January 11th, 2004
Posts: 84
Very nice...shame I can't bloody download it! eek!

10 / 10 - If I can download it... stick out tongue

Are the servers down or something?

 #4 - 06-20-2006 at 08:54
Joined: December 7th, 2004
Posts: 182
yeah I can't connect either, mad noticed it says Texture pack 2, is there a Texture Pack 1 ? , or is that the one for Morrowind.mad

 #5 - 06-20-2006 at 09:06
From: (Flevoland)
Joined: November 30th, 2005
Posts: 1267
Everyone I would like to say that the most newest servers lately on ALL filefronts are getting errors when they are just newly posted.
I myself experienced that it took like a week before it worked properly for me again.
I have no idea what it is about that, only out high admins do, and I'm just a staff member smile.

Note: This doesn't mean it happens all the time, but on some files it happens and like I said, I have no idea why.
Belgian and Australian servers might work though, you should try them as much as our american one.

 #6 - 06-20-2006 at 10:25
From: (San Diego, California)
Joined: September 7th, 2005
Posts: 27
Wonderful work, shame i cant download it (damn satelite internet connection) but i will keep trying. I love hi-res texture packs they really make a great game a little better (especially the ones for Half-Life 2)

Keep it up

 #7 - Screenshots... - 06-20-2006 at 10:34
Joined: February 17th, 2003
Posts: 293
Looking at the screenshots, makes me wonder if this is worth the download.
I can see where the 'improvements' are, but actually stopping to think about it: are they 'improvements'?

The fort wall is meant to look degraded, worn and old - the new texture makes it look almost new, albeit rough - but still, new.
The existing wood in the fence looks worn, roughly cut and weathered (like wood does when it's not treated).
The mod makes it look cut by a saw (very sharp, straight edges), then burnt (I'm refering to the pattern of the wood - it is less like a grain, more like the flaking of burnt wood).
Also, the new snowy ground looks like it was wrapped in plastic.

Nice effort though.

 #8 - 06-20-2006 at 13:03
Joined: April 20th, 2006
Posts: 4
Unfortunately, I don't have a supercomputer!

 #9 - 06-20-2006 at 14:18
Joined: May 3rd, 2005
Posts: 551
Yeah. I hate my GeForce 6200... It's barely supported stick out tongue.

 #10 - 06-20-2006 at 15:27
Joined: August 12th, 2004
Posts: 100
I'm having some trouble installing it. I do everything the included readme says, but the bloody thing won't work. I got the mod manager, checked what I was supposed to check, all with the textures in the right place. And it still uses the default textures. Qarl, if you're reading these, please help.

 #11 - 06-20-2006 at 15:49
Joined: June 19th, 2006
Posts: 16
Did somebody break the internet?

 #12 - 06-20-2006 at 17:21
Joined: December 7th, 2004
Posts: 182
I "googled" for another link , got it, installed it, nice work

 #13 - 06-20-2006 at 18:17
Joined: August 12th, 2004
Posts: 100
Chiming in for time 3; I got it to work. Ignore my last post.

 #14 - NOOOO!!! it look great! - 06-21-2006 at 23:03
Joined: June 13th, 2006
Posts: 18
My computer is not good enough for so much great content that is coming on frown I mean ive seen heaps of these great mods for Oblivion and my stupid comp has backflips trying to make it work!!

Great job! Real nice work Beer! Beer!Hmmm Donut!

 #15 - Natural Environments - 06-24-2006 at 21:23
Joined: May 14th, 2006
Posts: 4
will this work if Natural Environments (2.1.2v) is installed.

 #16 - Nice - 06-25-2006 at 06:04
From: (West Auckland County Durham)
Joined: June 18th, 2006
Posts: 14
I've just installed the MOD (took about half an hour to download this files huge.)
anyway it makes most of the game textures look awesome, the new fort textures are by far my favourites.

Also in response to malik22's comment it works fine with the natural environments MOD.smile

 #17 - 07-12-2006 at 01:53
From: (Melbourne, Victoria)
Joined: August 10th, 2004
Posts: 624
I have a problem in which my program doesn't recognize 7zip files. In fact I've never heard of them, ever.
Is it possible this can be done in a simple .ZIP file or something?

 #18 - 07-16-2006 at 05:39
From: (WA)
Joined: February 20th, 2006
Posts: 501
You should either get winrar, winzip, or even power zip. Try Download.com

 #19 - DAMMIT IM GONNA TRY - 07-27-2006 at 08:46
From: (E.P., You'll know)
Joined: June 21st, 2006
Posts: 118
Running this with a crappy PC, it looks gooooooood!

 #20 - Having dialup is bad. Being stuck with it is even worse. - 08-14-2006 at 20:58
From: (OR)
Joined: October 30th, 2005
Posts: 412
i HATE dialup

I've been downloading this file for 2 1/2 days and I just now come back to find out that it stopped at 94% because my weak-sauce internet couldn't hold on a little longer
mad mad

Can someone please put up a torrent of this file?
lol, I doubt anyone would do it but I'm desperate. and torrents are pretty much the only way I can get big files like this Cry

 #21 - GREAT! - 08-21-2006 at 19:11
Joined: October 22nd, 2005
Posts: 105
this mod is great for me considering i get over 120 fos on max settings already and have adsl2+ (24,000kb/s) Rock

 #22 - fps - 08-21-2006 at 19:12
Joined: October 22nd, 2005
Posts: 105
i meant fps (frames per second) Roll Eyes (sarcastic)

 #23 - 08-22-2006 at 16:24
From: (Surrey, BC)
Joined: May 9th, 2006
Posts: 32
Makes my game a bit laggy, but it lagged abit in some places. 10/10 Two Thumbs Up!Two Thumbs Up!

 #24 - Hellknight - 08-24-2006 at 23:08
From: (NJ)
Joined: August 2nd, 2006
Posts: 410
What are your specs? im trying to upgrade my comp so that i can get at least 45fps with all high settings. i have a geforce 7600 gt oc, but that doesnt seem to be enough....

 #25 - 09-02-2006 at 20:31
Joined: August 17th, 2006
Posts: 44
My spec are a X2 4200 cpu, 590 sli mbo, an evga 7950 gx2, and a X-FI soundcard and I'm kicken ass.RockPimp!Rock

 #26 - *downloading* - 10-04-2006 at 13:01
From: (Mariager)
Joined: June 19th, 2006
Posts: 40
wov! im downloading it right now!

excellent workRock

 #27 - rar file seems to be broken - 10-11-2006 at 17:38
Joined: July 22nd, 2006
Posts: 1
when downlaoded i just get error saying it courrpeted

 #28 - 11-06-2006 at 11:04
From: (Vessen (noord-brabant))
Joined: November 6th, 2006
Posts: 9
OOOOOOOOWWW MY GOD super mod woot im downloading it right now!
Beer! Beer!Beer! Beer!Beer! Beer!

 #29 - hmmm - 11-08-2006 at 21:25
Joined: November 8th, 2006
Posts: 3
I really do think its impossiable to even touch 100 FPS just while walking around and general questing let along in battles, because most of the game testers and reviewers never even got past 65 FPS. But then again I could be wrong and you might have an absolute beast of a computer stick out tongue

 #30 - 11-09-2006 at 20:54
Joined: November 8th, 2006
Posts: 3
I wanted to know about one thing, I installed this mod and the boxes all changed because of the new textures, one of the box type is a heavily red / tanned box and really doesnt match any of the other boxes

 #31 - 11-20-2006 at 08:05
From: (New Milton)
Joined: August 7th, 2006
Posts: 81
Ok, i dont see how you can have over 100 fps in this game really, i have 1 gb ram, a geforce 7300 gs 256mb and an amd athlon 64 3500 and i can play on the highest settings at about 60fps indoors and 30 fps outside.

But i guess if you have sli 7950 gtx 1gb x 2 its possible.

Looks amazing but im gona download at the weekend... because it will take like 45 minutes.

 #32 - 11-20-2006 at 08:07
From: (New Milton)
Joined: August 7th, 2006
Posts: 81
just adding onto that -
#24 your gfx card is fine, my 7300 runs perfectly.
I duno how much RAM you have but its probably that, either that or your processor.

 #33 - 12-01-2006 at 20:32
Joined: April 27th, 2005
Posts: 459
hey, im just wondering here if theres any point in downloading this,
when im inside, my FPS ranges anywhere from 60-30 mostly in high 30s-low 40s
when im outside. its anywhere fom 30-15 mostly in the 20s and it VERY rarely goes down to 7 for a second,
is there any point in downloading this?

 #34 - 12-04-2006 at 04:21
From: (Istanbul)
Joined: December 4th, 2006
Posts: 68

thats nice stick out tongue

 #35 - 12-05-2006 at 11:38
From: (New Milton)
Joined: August 7th, 2006
Posts: 81
#33 i think you should try it, as the textures will barely change your fps, the only thing which really affects a reasonably beefy computer is anti-antialising, HDR/Bloom and reflections.

 #36 - 01-03-2007 at 11:41
From: (Hoensbroek)
Joined: September 13th, 2006
Posts: 16
nice and everyone SHUT UP ABOUT YOUR COMPUTERS AND EVRYTHING because I DONT CARE so pls stop with it 10/10

 #37 - 02-24-2007 at 15:54
Joined: March 27th, 2006
Posts: 27
Finally, the bricks look proper!

 #38 - Lol - 02-26-2007 at 01:11
From: (Tassie!!!)
Joined: February 3rd, 2007
Posts: 87
Oblivion works pretty well on medium setting with my ATI radeon x300frown so no download for me till I can raise up 400 bucks

 #39 - Question - 02-27-2007 at 16:48
From: (New York)
Joined: November 1st, 2005
Posts: 44
I have a 7600 EVGA Nvidia and 2 GB Ram, would this mod slow down my performance?

 #40 - 02-27-2007 at 17:58
From: (New York)
Joined: July 12th, 2005
Posts: 12
Hm. I downloaded this, and got a .rar, not an .exe. I extracted the .rar to obliviondata, and it seems to have worked.


 #41 - I'm very impressed - 03-03-2007 at 04:27
From: (The Heartlands)
Joined: November 5th, 2006
Posts: 334
good job 10/10 Rock

 #42 - 03-06-2007 at 09:25
Joined: March 6th, 2007
Posts: 2
downloading nowRock

 #43 - 03-06-2007 at 09:29
Joined: March 6th, 2007
Posts: 2
madits not downloading

 #44 - Whats wrong? - 03-20-2007 at 00:41
Joined: March 20th, 2007
Posts: 1
I think this mod caused it, but now all the ropes in the game are pink and the trim of the houses is pink. Whats going on?

 #45 - texture problem? - 03-24-2007 at 01:33
Joined: March 24th, 2007
Posts: 1
I'm not certain it's this mod, but now the ground looks like a purple world map. And I can't see this mod in oblivion mod manager.

 #46 - ... - 03-24-2007 at 03:44
Joined: October 22nd, 2005
Posts: 105
btw i get 120 fps inside and 50 - 60 fps outside on 1280 x and #45 and #44 u didn't install the files correctly! u are missing some of the texture files.....

 #47 - 03-24-2007 at 15:26
Joined: October 22nd, 2005
Posts: 105
erm.....just one more thing....this texture pack has alot larger texture sizes therefore taking up much more graphics memory... if your card is not even 256mb.... you will start to get crashes... huge fps slowdowns and incompatibilty probs.... i suggest getting a 256 mb video card so it can cache all of these textures properly....or just put 90% tuxture compression on...then they'll look worse than before frown

 #48 - Startin' to ***** me off! - 04-07-2007 at 17:40
Joined: November 18th, 2006
Posts: 1
File downloaded good thumbsup:
Extract files to desktop Two Thumbs Up!
7zip file shows its self as empty (ya my archiver shows nothin in there so it won't unzip) Two Thumbs Down!
Can someone tell me what I can use to get this file to unzip completely plz?

 #49 - Beautiful - 04-11-2007 at 17:38
From: (New York)
Joined: July 12th, 2005
Posts: 12
Since the day I purchased Oblivion, I've used this and Natural Environments. Together, they make the game something beautiful.

 #50 - 05-19-2007 at 19:46
From: (Tassie!!!)
Joined: February 3rd, 2007
Posts: 87
HAHA Im gonna try shove this in my morrowind folder and see what happens big grin

 #51 - 05-28-2007 at 10:38
From: (Kolobrzeg)
Joined: July 21st, 2005
Posts: 1174
i suggest getting a 256 mb video card so it can cache all of these textures properly
So I don't get it for what normal RAM mem is used? Not for textures then for what? Sound?! 80% of this game are textures and they're supposed to fit into these 256 MB's and what about normal RAM then ?! Aaargh!!!
Don't like such mods, which kills-your-fps-instatly.

 #52 - would love to use it - 06-11-2007 at 14:32
Joined: June 10th, 2007
Posts: 1
HEY compared to everyone i guess im a noob but i dont know how to open this firle i have winrar and i have that mod manager thing and i have a computer that can handle this with almost to problem on ultimite detail. can any of u without loling at me give me a hand.

 #53 - 06-23-2007 at 17:03
Joined: February 2nd, 2005
Posts: 257
Ok, there should be two folders inside the archive: Meshed and Textures. You just cut & paste these folders into your Oblivion/Data directory.

 #54 - 2 questions... - 07-03-2007 at 21:19
Joined: July 3rd, 2007
Posts: 1
Will this work with the lastest 1.2 patch for oblivion? And does this include everything texture pack 1 has or do you have to download pack 1 aswell to get the "whole package"?

 #55 - 07-14-2007 at 08:16
Joined: June 26th, 2007
Posts: 31
There is a texture pack 3 on http://planetelderscrolls.gamespy.com/ .

 #56 - lol.. - 07-25-2007 at 04:36
Joined: October 22nd, 2005
Posts: 105
i get 120 fps on max settings (on 640 x 480) stick out tongue

 #57 - lol - 07-26-2007 at 05:55
From: (Kolobrzeg)
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 218
640x480? Dude! Such res is irrelevant!

 #58 - 08-16-2007 at 00:30
From: (Hasselt)
Joined: July 5th, 2007
Posts: 318
I think this is called art or something

 #59 - 08-27-2007 at 02:10
Joined: June 20th, 2007
Posts: 6
Why isn't Qarl's Texture Pack III hosted here?


 #60 - nice - 09-04-2007 at 05:11
Joined: September 4th, 2007
Posts: 1
really cool and realistic ..this mod is cool

 #61 - 10-20-2007 at 04:43
Joined: August 30th, 2007
Posts: 2
do you think it will run on my computer? GeForce 8800GTS 320MB, Core 2 duo 6300, 2046 mb RAM?

 #62 - 10-26-2007 at 08:38
From: (Kolobrzeg)
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 218
Highly unlikely stick out tongue

 #63 - Don't buy Packard bell computers... - 04-17-2008 at 10:15
Joined: April 17th, 2008
Posts: 13
The guts of my computer: Cpu: intel 2 Core Quad 2.4 GHz. Ram: 3Gib. Graphcard: Nvidia GeForce 8600GS 512 Mb and I only get 50 fps inside and 30 outside madmad PACKARD BELL THE ROOT OF EVILAaargh!!!

 #64 - 02-02-2010 at 07:44
Joined: October 27th, 2009
Posts: 1536
"Only" get 50 FPS inside and 30 FPS outside? It's a good frame rate for your rubbish computer.

Packard bell computers are good. Mine can play Crysis on absolute highest without problems. GO AWAY, CRY BABIES.

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