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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Steam Review Ratings Sink After Paid Mods Change

By now, the news of Steam’s modding changes has spread like wildfire. Some mods for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can now be sold for cold, hard cash on the Steam Workshop and people have scorched entire parts of the internet as a result of it. 332 more words

Gaming

Lord Gaben Giveth and Taketh Away: Mod Madness

The PC master race is dead. I repeat, the PC master race is dead. Console commandos worldwide rejoice as the one feature that PC users have held over their heads for years has been snatched up from them by their lord and protector, Valve. 506 more words

Gaming

The Rise of the Skyrim Modding Community

Everyone has probably already heard of the new Paid Mod feature on the Steam Workshop. It has caused an incredible shitstorm on the internet, mostly within the Skyrim modding community. 719 more words

Skyrim

The Cherry Blossoms of Kenwood, April 12, 2015

Last year members of my support group for people who are separated or divorced were organizing a bike trip through this neighborhood in Bethesda, Maryland called Kenwood where the locals living in the Washington, DC area tend to go as… 652 more words

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95-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing from Bethesda Found

UPDATE: (April 27, 2015 9:56 a.m.) Gertrude Marion Haugan has been found and is safe, police say.

WASHINGTON — Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 95-year-old woman. 111 more words

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Monetising creation

Valve’s modding marketplace is grander than just a sales percentage, its an attempt to enclose a wild place of the internet

In PC games much is made of modding, where people change aspects of a title for fun and then give away the results. 961 more words

Gaming

Paid mods, and why that's a bad idea

A few days ago, Bethesda and Valve announced a new feature for the Steam Workshop: Paid mods. The reaction was pretty instant, ranging from “good idea, terrible execution” to “go f§%k yourselves!”, from modders pulling free mods from sites like the Nexus and putting them on Steam for money to, polar opposite, modders pulling mods from Steam and hiding the free versions on the Nexus in protest. 2,650 more words

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