Version: Taller DC Skyscrapers v4.0
As a humble-mostly-lurking custodian, I am pleased to provide everyone with an updated version of ‘Taller DC – True Skyscrapers’ courtesy of skibadaa. The two LOD problems that plagued the previous versions in 'The Mall' and 'The Washington Monument' and it’s immediate surrounds, are now solved (thanks again to skibadaa).
This little-known gem was found on Fallout 3 Nexus a while ago (2014-ish?) and it just had to be converted and made available (just straight converted, for the most part) for Tale of Two Wastelands. It was created by a fellow called naugrim04. This mod adds skyscrapers to the DC City Ruins, adding a tremendous amount of (not entirely lore friendly) atmosphere to the game and makes it ACTUALLY feel like a gods-for-honest city.
Whilst you're trying this mod out, please don't forget to show the actual creator a visit on his mod page: https://www.nexusmods.com/fallout3/mods/20540, post a comment if you wish and most importantly endorse his mod (and yes, I have naugrim04's permission, you'll find it in the comments section of his mod). I’m not sure if naugrim04 is still active, but all users – if you enjoy the mod – should validate his efforts regardless. On a side note, it was really pleasing to see that he achieved Mod of the Month at Nexus in April 2015.
It is encouraged that you generate your own LOD with the current version. You can do this by using FNVLODGen. It can be downloaded here, courtesy of zilav.
I have also included a separate download for v4.0 that contains a LOD that I generated using vanilla Tale of Two Wastelands v2.9.4 if you do not feel confident with making your own. It will conflict with any landscape altering mods that you're using (so build your own if you are).
The LOD download I've provided only contains the necessary meshes to make the skyscrapers visible at a distance in the relevant DC Areas. It won't conflict or alter texture packs - it just contains the meshes. I spent an evening testing it (the Mall and Monument essentially), and it works as the Fallout 3 version does (skyscraper flickering included - it's a bug noted by naugrim04). On a side note, for safety, I also used the FO3LODGen ESP (converted to TTW) alongside the FNVLODGen ESP to generate it (there were a few edits that FNVLODGen's ESP didn't have in it).
If you want to generate your own LOD for this mod and are having trouble, please feel free to post in this thread to receive help from myself, skibadaa, and / or other forum members.