So i read that Valve has started selling Skyrim mods on steam and that this is a legal monetization agreement with Bethesda. The spirit of modding games has always been to provide free modifications for others in any particular gaming community to make use of and Valve doing this goes against this entire belief. 320 more words
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So what’s the deal with airline peanuts?
Or rather, in this case, the Valve/Steam Workshop situation. For those who are unaware, a few days ago the Steam-Valve team announced the Bloody Brilliant idea for allowing mod authors to charge money for SKYRIM MODS. 1,345 more words
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
There is some massive misinformation circulating about this monetized mods program Steam has just unleashed. People have the misconception that Valve is leeching money from the modders, sapping 75% of the income they garner for downloads of their mods. 95 more words
Steam has introduced a pay-model for some game mods in their Workshop area. In my Steam client it currently says ‘Paid items – Under Review’. The only game I’ve seen or read about to have this model is Skyrim, though that’s probably going to be quick to change. 408 more words