NPC's text is garbled/doesn't make senseThe Problem:
Have you installed a few new mods and suddenly the text in the game seems scrambled? (Is Anomen spouting Lilarcor's lines? Does your quarterstaff +2 have the description for the fireball spell?, etc.)
More than likely, you have installed a non-WeiDU mod (such as The Darkest Day, Darkside of the Sword Coast, etc.), Baldurdash, or a game patch *after* installing other mods. When you do this, the file that contains most of the game's text (dialog.tlk) has been overwritten completely, instead of being appended. This erases any changes made by more compatible mods, such as most NPC, quest, or tweak mods.
Hopefully you have made a clean install with a backup
. If so, follow the instructions here
to restore your installation to its pre-mod state.
If not, you can try uninstalling *all* of your mods and then follow the instructions here
. Sometimes, unfortunately, this may not always solve the problem(s), and you may have to reinstall the game from scratch (using these instructions