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Paid Mods: Thoughts and Opinions

So it has been a long time since I have updated this blog, over a month in fact. I did have one article I was going to post but I never got around to doing so. 796 more words

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For-Pay Mods: The Good And Bad

Valve and Bethesda’s announcement that they’re letting people charge for mods on Steam has certainly gotten strong reactions. I think a lot of those reactions however miss some of the details of both this change and the environment that already exists on Steam. 911 more words


I Fear for the Future of Modding Games

Have you heard about the recent news regarding mods on the Steam Workshop? If not, here is the official page about it – http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/aboutpaidcontent/

Before I begin though, I would like to take a moment to say that this is my first ever attempt at a blog ever and will probably come out as some sort of messy angry rant. 2,080 more words


The Death of Modding in Gaming?

Hi all,

I will warn you now: this post will probably not be a happy one. This will probably be quite a ‘rant-y’ post about the recent news that mod files that are hosted on the Steam Workshop can now be made to be pay to access, which has spawned considerable controversy in the gaming world and, as I expected, has lead to a considerable number of mods being classified as ‘paid content’. 804 more words


Opinion: The Future of Modding with Paid Mods

Rarely have I felt so passionate about a subject like this.

Game mods, for me, have been my primary source of creative output since I was 10 years old – I’ll be turning 27 this November. 2,104 more words

LT_Commander's Stuff

Some boys cry wolf, some cry the death of modding.

By Josh Ennor

AN: I will preface this by saying that I have never made, nor used a mod for Skyrim. I could not even begin to imagine how much work would go into it, and I’m not going to pretend to. 846 more words


Pay for Skyrim mods?


Steam is allowing Modders to charge for their mods now.  Does anyone think this is a bad idea? Making mods and custom content for games that you love was never about making money. 34 more words