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The Five Games of Brenda Romero | Podcast
The Five Games of Brenda Romero | Podcast
We speak to the long-running developer about early RPGs, social games, modding, and raising a young game developer
Become a viking wizard with this Valheim mod Skyheim
Become a viking wizard with this Valheim mod Skyheim
Valheim already has its own sort of magic with the forsaken powers you get from each boss, but if you're more into to slinging fireballs around you may want to try out Skyheim.
You can now pet the Dragonborn's best friend with this Skyrim pet the dog mod
You can now pet the Dragonborn's best friend with this Skyrim pet the dog mod
Thanks to the endless work of prolific modders, is there anything you can't do in Skyrim? Not anymore, no.
Terraria has added Steam Workshop support for easier modding
Terraria has added Steam Workshop support for easier modding
The terrific Terraria added Steam Workshop support in a patch yesterday, making it easier to install mods and share worlds with other players.
CS:GO fan makes Nuke lore-inspired ‘Tales of Cedar Creek’ weapon skin line
CS:GO fan makes Nuke lore-inspired ‘Tales of Cedar Creek’ weapon skin line
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has a thriving modding scene, with a raft of fan-made maps and weapon skins hitting the FPS game's Steam Workshop every week.
This Fallout 4 mod gives you a Destiny 2-style ghost
This Fallout 4 mod gives you a Destiny 2-style ghost
Thanks to the ever-thriving Fallout 4 modding scene, you can pretty much take on the RPG game's post-apocalyptic Commonwealth in whatever way you like.
Batman: Arkham Origins fans are modding back multiplayer support
Batman: Arkham Origins fans are modding back multiplayer support
You might have forgotten Batman: Arkham Origins had multiplayer.
New Age of Empires 3 DE patch overhauls modding and takes away Portugal’s cows
New Age of Empires 3 DE patch overhauls modding and takes away Portugal’s cows
Another update has rolled around for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, and it brings a whole range of changes, from new quality of life features, to improvements and modding.
The Bus is a bus simulator with ambition
The Bus is a bus simulator with ambition
Multiplayer, modding tools and more
Which game has or had the best modding community?
This fan-made CS:GO map looks like it was plucked out of Far Cry 5
This fan-made CS:GO map looks like it was plucked out of Far Cry 5
As you'll know if you're into giving the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community's handcrafted creations a whirl, the FPS game's modding scene is thriving.
Humankind developers are planning modding tools to edit AI and more
Humankind devs are taking the 4X game’s modding capabilities “a step further”
Humankind devs are taking the 4X game’s modding capabilities “a step further”
If you've been wondering what we can expect in the way of modding support when the Humankind release date rolls around, developer Amplitude has the answer.
This huge Valheim mod adds a bunch of modifiers, advanced building, and editing
This huge Valheim mod adds a bunch of modifiers, advanced building, and editing
Now that Valheim is out in Steam Early Access - and making one Hel of a splash, too - the Viking-style survival game's modding scene is starting to bubble up.
New fan-made CS:GO training map helps you nail your aim and movement
New fan-made CS:GO training map helps you nail your aim and movement
If you're a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fan, you'll know the FPS game's got a thriving modding community, with custom maps and skins popping up on its Steam Workshop page daily.
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Might Support Existing Mods for Original Trilogy
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Might Support Existing Mods for Original Trilogy
BioWare is working to "set the modding community up for success going forward."
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Fixes Potential Hacking Vulnerability for Modders
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Fixes Potential Hacking Vulnerability for Modders
CD Projekt Red has released a PC hotfix for Cyberpunk 2077, closing a vulnerability that could have left those modding the game open to malicious hackers.
BioWare is working with the modding community on Mass Effect: Legendary Edition compatibility
BioWare is working with the modding community on Mass Effect: Legendary Edition compatibility
"It’s ongoing, and we’ll discuss in more detail by launch."
Cyberpunk 2077 dev warns that mods can allow code execution exploits
Cyberpunk 2077 dev warns that mods can allow code execution exploits
CD Projekt Red has urged PC players to be cautious when modding or using custom saves in Cyberpunk 2077.
Keanu Reeves Cyberpunk 2077 Sex Mod Removed, CDPR Clarifies Stance on Modding Models of Real People
Keanu Reeves Cyberpunk 2077 Sex Mod Removed, CDPR Clarifies Stance on Modding Models of Real People
A Cyberpunk 2077 mod that let players swap models and have sex with characters such as Keanu Reeves has been removed by CD Projekt Red.
CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 now has official modding support
CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 now has official modding support
Admittedly, the launch of CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 has been less than smooth.
CD Projekt Red releases official Cyberpunk 2077 modding resources
CD Projekt Red releases official Cyberpunk 2077 modding resources
A quick browse through Nexus Mods will tell you that modders have already been getting pretty busy with Cyberpunk 2077, but CD Projekt Red yesterday released the first batch of official modding resources - and it should help modders create the tools they need to mod the game more efficiently.
Cyberpunk 2077: Official Modding Tools Released
Cyberpunk 2077: Official Modding Tools Released
CD Projekt Red has begun releasing official modding support tools for Cyberpunk 2077, paving the way for more complex mods of the PC version.
Cyberpunk 2077 adds official modding tools and support
Cyberpunk 2077 adds official modding tools and support
Though the modkit is a little light right now
Cyberpunk 2077 official modding tools have (sort of) arrived
Cyberpunk 2077 official modding tools have (sort of) arrived
The first official modding tools have arrived for Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk 2077 adds official modding support
Cyberpunk 2077 adds official modding support
This should make things easier for Cyberpunk 2077's busy modding community.
People are modding Cyberpunk 2077 to have sex with Keanu Reeves' character
People are modding Cyberpunk 2077 to have sex with Keanu Reeves' character
Well, I suppose it was inevitable, but less than two months after the release of Cyberpunk 2077 PC modders have found a way to swap character models - and naturally, people are using it for naughty purposes.
Cyberpunk 2077 Official Modding Tools Now Available
Cyberpunk 2077 Official Modding Tools Now Available
These will be updated alongside upcoming patches to ensure future compatibility.
New Skyblivion trailer shows off a classic Oblivion quest
New Skyblivion trailer shows off a classic Oblivion quest
Another extremely ambitious modding project based on a Bethesda title is in the works, and we’ve just gotten a fresh look at it. Skyblivion, the mod that combines the world of Oblivion with the looks of Skyrim, is still in the works.
Sims 4 CC guide: how to find, download, and install custom content
Sims 4 CC guide: how to find, download, and install custom content
Looking to get started with Sims 4 CC, but not sure where to look for it and how to get it running on your PC? The Sims has enjoyed an incredibly active modding community since it’s first iteration all the way back in 2000. In a series about simulating whatever you can imagine, or being whoever you want to be, The Sims’ modding community has been there to fill the gaps left by Maxis to ensure that statement really is possible.
New Mod Brings Another Massive Chunk Of Skyrim To 2002's Morrowind
New Mod Brings Another Massive Chunk Of Skyrim To 2002's Morrowind
The main Elder Scrolls series consist of five games released across nearly two decades, and as a result the game’s fans have spent much of that time modding pieces of the older games into the newer ones.
Skyrim modders are getting creative with this AI text to speech tool
Skyrim modders are getting creative with this AI text to speech tool
The magic of AI-powered text to speech continues as Skyrim modders get their hands on an application that generates speech from text based on voice samples from Bethesda games.
Enormous Fallout: New Vegas mod The Frontier launches today
Enormous Fallout: New Vegas mod The Frontier launches today
Fallout: The Frontier is a huge expansion-sized mod for Fallout: New Vegas that’s been in the works for years now.
Massive Fallout: New Vegas mod The Frontier is finally out after 7 years
Massive Fallout: New Vegas mod The Frontier is finally out after 7 years
The Fallout modding community is buzzing today thanks to the release of Fallout - The Frontier, a gigantic mod project for Fallout: New Vegas that adds a full new game's worth of content to Obsidian's iconic RPG game. Fallout - The Frontier moves the action to the snowy streets of Portland, Oregon.
Fighting Games Have Come A Long Way
Fighting Games Have Come A Long Way
It’s common knowledge that fighting game sprites have grown larger and more refined as technology has improved, at least in those rare few games that still use them.
Fortnite's Creative Mode is getting an Unreal upgrade next year
Fortnite's Creative Mode is getting an Unreal upgrade next year
Epic Games are the Fortnite company, sure.
Cities: Skylines is a free for a day on the Epic Games Store
Cities: Skylines is a free for a day on the Epic Games Store
Cities: Skylines has been out for many years at this point, but the city-building sim has held onto its popularity thanks to its vast modding community, and continued support from the devs with semi-regular expansions.
These Cyberpunk 2077 mods turn Night City into a ghost town
These Cyberpunk 2077 mods turn Night City into a ghost town
Not only is Witcher 3 modding project WolvenKit being prepped to support CD Projekt Red's latest behemoth RPG game by its creators - Cyberpunk 2077 mods are now starting to roll onto sites like Nexus Mods in earnest.
Witcher 3 modding project WolvenKit is being prepped to support Cyberpunk 2077
Witcher 3 modding project WolvenKit is being prepped to support Cyberpunk 2077
Given The Witcher 3 has a thriving modding scene, even five years on from the RPG game's launch, many are no doubt excited about the prospect of tweaking and tinkering with CD Projekt Red's next behemoth title.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's co-op future may lie with modders
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's co-op future may lie with modders
With Halo 4 done and dusted and dropped onto PC, you’d be forgiven for thinking 343’s work here was done.
This Teardown modder wants to help you smash up the real world
This Teardown modder wants to help you smash up the real world
Outside of Teardown, most of us will never know the thrill of bombing industrial lots or driving a dump-truck into a billionaire’s mansion.
Fable fan launches “The Lost Content” modding project
Fable fan launches “The Lost Content” modding project
Over the many years since Fable: The Lost Chapters was launched, nuggets of information have bubbled up giving us an idea of content that never made it into the finished version.
Mass Effect modders have been unofficially remastering the trilogy for years
Mass Effect modders have been unofficially remastering the trilogy for years
It’s been seven years since the original Mass Effect trilogy ended, and even now modders are working on all kinds of additions and improvements to Commander Shepard’s adventures.
Go spook yourself with Amnesia: Rebirth's new modding tools
Go spook yourself with Amnesia: Rebirth's new modding tools
So, you’ve grit your teeth, bit your nails, and mustered up the courage to see Amnesia: Rebirth through to completion.
GTA 5 heads to Chicago in this massive modding project
GTA 5 heads to Chicago in this massive modding project
When you think about it, there are surprisingly few open-world games set in Chicago.
A Total War Saga: Troy: Blood & Glory drowns its ancient battles in gore
A Total War Saga: Troy: Blood & Glory drowns its ancient battles in gore
Feeling squeamish? If so, A Total War Saga: Troy‘s latest DLC probably isn’t for you.
No, this Mortal Engines-themed Planet Coaster build won't eat your rides
No, this Mortal Engines-themed Planet Coaster build won't eat your rides
Alright, listen. The 2018 Mortal Engines adaptation might’ve been largely forgettable, but it did a damn fine job of bringing the book series’ ridiculous towns-turned-monster-trucks to life.
Fallout 4's New Vegas remake mod saddles up for a slick new trailer
Fallout 4's New Vegas remake mod saddles up for a slick new trailer
If I remember correctly, one of the bigger complaints against Fallout 4 on release was that it wasn’t Fallout: New Vegas.
Nintendo Goes After Zelda Fan Game For Violating Copyright
Nintendo Goes After Zelda Fan Game For Violating Copyright
The Missing Link, a new Zelda fan game made by a team that led by prominent Mario modder Kaze Emanuar, has had its website and trailers taken down by Nintendo. Read more...
These modders are building a “direct sequel” to Dark Souls
These modders are building a “direct sequel” to Dark Souls
There’s nothing quite like the first time you play Dark Souls.
A Total War Saga: Troy will be moddable via Epic later this month
A Total War Saga: Troy will be moddable via Epic later this month
As a strategy retelling of an ancient Homeric epic, the events of A Total War Saga: Troy are certainly up for reinterpretation – with one foot firmly rooted in myths while the other tentatively tiptoes around historical fact.
Skyrim modders are bringing The Elder Scrolls: Valenwood to life
Skyrim modders are bringing The Elder Scrolls: Valenwood to life
Beyond Skyrim is an enormous modding project aiming to bring basically every region of Tamriel to life in Bethesda's 2011 RPG.
Total War: Troy mods are coming this month
Total War: Troy mods are coming this month
The Total War series is known for its vibrant modding community - whether that’s creating crossovers with The Witcher, Lord of the Rings, and Runescape, or adding more playable races to the Old World in Total War: Warhammer 2. However, Total War Saga: Troy has started its life completely modless, partially due to the fact that it’s a limited-time Epic Games Store exclusive.
Official Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord modding tools available now
Official Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord modding tools available now
TaleWorlds Entertainment’s support for Mount & Blade II: Bannerlords continues. Fol
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord finally gets proper mod tools
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord finally gets proper mod tools
Muster the mod-makers! Official modding tools have finally arrived in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord with bespoke editors and toolsets for the feudal romp entering open beta today. Whi
Bannerlord’s modding tools have arrived
Bannerlord’s modding tools have arrived
It's an important day in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord history: official modding tools have arrived, which means it's time for the Mount & Blade community's diligent army of modders to start going to town on every element of the open-world game they can get their hands on. The too
Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord's first official modding tools are out now
Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord's first official modding tools are out now
It's a beta release, but there's still plenty for you to fiddle with.
XCOM Long War mod creators are making their own 4X strategy game
XCOM Long War mod creators are making their own 4X strategy game
Pavonis Interactive, the same team that made the Long War and Long War 2 mods for both XCOM and XCOM 2 respectively, is developing a grand strategy game called Terra Invicta, which you can back now on Kickstarter. Chances are that if you had any passing interest in modding Firaxis’s excellent turn-based strategy games, you’ll have heard of Long War.
Amnesia becomes open source for the modding community
Amnesia becomes open source for the modding community
Amnesia as a series is now 10 years old, and developer Frictional Games has decided to release the code for open source use, including modding.
The Fallout Miami mod is looking hot in its environments trailer
The Fallout Miami mod is looking hot in its environments trailer
These ghouls certainly don’t need any more sun, but perhaps your Vault 111 escapee could use a bit of heat to even out those dweller tan lines.
Total War Saga: Troy mod support “has been delayed by at least a month”
Total War Saga: Troy mod support “has been delayed by at least a month”
The Total War series is known for its lively modding scene.
Crusader Kings III vs Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Is Exactly The Kind Of Mod We Need
Crusader Kings III vs Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Is Exactly The Kind Of Mod We Need
The modding scene for Crusader Kings III is still very much in its early days—we’re a while off from seeing Westeros, for example—fans are still coming up with cool little tweaks and additions. Read more...
What if Halo 3's multiplayer was flooded with rats, though?
What if Halo 3's multiplayer was flooded with rats, though?
343 are finally getting weird with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and that’s great.
Crusader Kings 3 already has a Bronze Age full conversion mod
Crusader Kings 3 already has a Bronze Age full conversion mod
While we're still incredibly early into the life cycle of Crusader Kings 3, the modding community is already in full flow.
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Returning To Dragon Age: Origins
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Returning To Dragon Age: Origins
I knew this would happen. The second I saw that Dragon Age 4 video at Gamescom, I knew I’d be back on my particular brand of Dragon Age bullshit.
This mod lets you conquer Skyrim with a horde of tiny Fall Guys
This mod lets you conquer Skyrim with a horde of tiny Fall Guys
What’s your favourite Fall Guys minigame? See Saw? Door Dash? That weird thing with the eggs? I, for one, prefer the one where your merry band of tic-tacs slay the elder dragon Alduin.
This huge Fallout: New Vegas mod replaces 145 NPC voices with new actors
This huge Fallout: New Vegas mod replaces 145 NPC voices with new actors
If you’ve played Fallout: New Vegas a handful of times you’ve almost certainly done a double take once or twice when you recognise the voice of a character.
Official Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord modding tools are coming late August
Official Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord modding tools are coming late August
Official support for modding tools will be a reality come the end of August, prepare your creativity.
Morrowind-to-Skyrim overhaul Skywind returns with a new trailer
Morrowind-to-Skyrim overhaul Skywind returns with a new trailer
Crikey, it’s been a hot minute since we last heard anything about Skywind, hasn’t it? Nevertheless, the colossal task of bringing all of Morrowind into Skyrim is still well underway, with the modders behind the project releasing our first look at the ambitious mod in over a year, by way of a spruced-up return to […]
Can modding and overclocking improve Crysis Remastered on Switch?
Can modding and overclocking improve Crysis Remastered on Switch?
Few games have an almost legendary reputation for monstering gaming hardware in the way that the original Crysis does - which made its recent release on Nintendo Switch all the more remarkable.
This new Witcher 3 mod lets you wield an iconic Skyrim sword
This new Witcher 3 mod lets you wield an iconic Skyrim sword
Crossover mods are nothing new for the best PC games, but they have always been a crowd favourite within the modding scene.
Epic Games Store adds modding support
Epic Games Store adds modding support
MechWarrior 5 is the first title to beta test new feature
Mario Modder Creates All-New Zelda Game In Ocarina Of Time's Engine
Mario Modder Creates All-New Zelda Game In Ocarina Of Time's Engine
Kaze Emanuar, who we normally post about thanks to his astounding work modding Mario games, has with the help of some friends only gone and made an all-new Legend of Zelda game. Read more...
Best Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord mods
Best Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord mods
Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord has been around for a little while now, but its enormous popularity has been maintained by one very exciting thing: mods.
Microsoft Flight Simulator will have an in-game marketplace for add-ons
Microsoft Flight Simulator will have an in-game marketplace for add-ons
Microsoft Flight Simulator is going to be so darn large that you’ll be able to fly all over the world and land on a gagillion airstrips but the world is not enough, eh Mr.
SnowRunner season one adds a Russian map and free map-modding tools
SnowRunner season one adds a Russian map and free map-modding tools
Vehicular disaster simulator SnowRunner has launched its first chunk of seasonal content today.
Mow down bosses with a boomstick in this Dark Souls 3 mod
Mow down bosses with a boomstick in this Dark Souls 3 mod
What was your last build in Dark Souls 3? I’m partial to axes myself, though I’ve had a lot of success in moving to whopping huge greatswords as of late.
Skater XL will include three community maps at launch
Skater XL will include three community maps at launch
Skater XL has been coasting around in early access on Steam for about a year and a half now, and during that time it's attracted a respectable modding community.
Of course somebody recreated PT as a VR mod for Half-Life: Alyx
Of course somebody recreated PT as a VR mod for Half-Life: Alyx
Half-Life ‘s always had horror in its veins.
Handheld Doom Lets You Manually Crank The Chaingun
Handheld Doom Lets You Manually Crank The Chaingun
It’s a well-known fact that the 1993 classic Doom will be ported to everything, eventually.
Hytale’s character customisation overhaul will make modding easier
Hytale’s character customisation overhaul will make modding easier
Hytale, the upcoming Minecraft-like sandbox adventure from Hypixel Studios, will give you plenty of scope to customise your characters to your little heart's content, the studio has revealed.
Play Half-Life: Alyx as a more traditional shooter in this VR-free mod
Play Half-Life: Alyx as a more traditional shooter in this VR-free mod
Since the moment Half-Life: Alyx launched in VR, folks have been trying to detach it from its headset requirements.
Best Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord mods so far
Best Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord mods so far
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord has been around for a little while now, but its enormous popularity has been maintained by one very exciting thing: mods. At
EA is releasing Command & Conquer: Remastered's source code at launch
EA is releasing Command & Conquer: Remastered's source code at launch
When Command & Conquer: Remastered Collection launches next month, it’ll arrive with a lovely little gift for the modding community. Thi
Command & Conquer Remastered source code will be released to support modding
Command & Conquer Remastered source code will be released to support modding
To show off what can be done, Petroglyph has created a nuke tank.
EA Is Releasing Command & Conquer And Red Alert's Source Code
EA Is Releasing Command & Conquer And Red Alert's Source Code
We’re all very used to seeing modern games ignore or even remove mod support, so it’s nice to see that EA of all publishers is going the extra mile for the modding community with the upcoming re-releases of the original Command & Conquer and Red Alert. Read more...
Enter for a chance to win a custom Intel gaming PC like no other
Enter for a chance to win a custom Intel gaming PC like no other
This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to bag a brand new gaming PC custom-built by a system-modding legend to ensure no other human being on the planet will ever have a machine quite like yours
Valve adds Steam Workshop modding support for Half-Life: Alyx
Valve adds Steam Workshop modding support for Half-Life: Alyx
Half-Life: Alyx may already be an awesome experience in VR, but with mods, things will only get better with official support.
Terraria's massive final update, Journey's End, is out today
Terraria's massive final update, Journey's End, is out today
Let it not be said that Terraria failed to go out with a bang.
Half-Life: Alyx gets proper mod tools and Steam Workshop support
Half-Life: Alyx gets proper mod tools and Steam Workshop support
Half-Life and modding are basically synonymous.