1. Tie breaker is probably just TSL feature (new function or something), so I don`t think this is possible.
But I could be wrong.
2. Hmm, Wrist Console uses TSL Patcher, so copying files will not work. And yes spells.2da must be in your override. Orginal or modified, it`s no difference for TSL Patcher.
It`s all written in Info.rtf, which is placed in wrist console archive\tslpatchdata.
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6. I find your lack of pants disturbing.