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The Modders Bringing A Bunch Of Rockstar’s Cities Into GTA San Andreas

The Grand Theft Auto games’ massive cities are separate from one another. You can’t fly west from the Florida-based Vice City to the LA-inspired Los Santos. But one fan and his small team of modders are trying to make this possible, in GTA: San Andreas.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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System Shock Gets Its First Fan-Made Campaign Mod, 24 Years Later

A remake of the 1994 game System Shock by Night Dive Studios is due out sometime in the next few years, but fans who don’t want to wait can revisit the space horror game now in System Shock: ReWired, the first ever total campaign mod for the classic game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How To Fix Your Switch Pro Controller’s D-Pad

Over the last year, the Nintendo Switch has built up an impressive collection of 2D side-scrollers and classic arcade games. Unfortunately, those games rely heavily the D-Pad, and the D-Pad on the Switch Pro Controller can be frustratingly unreliable. Last weekend I fixed mine, and you can, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Struggle Over Gamers Who Use Mods To Create Racist Alternate Histories

Last December, a 22-year old modder who calls himself Ted52 purged the Steam forums for his Hearts of Iron IV mod, Millennium Dawn. Steam’s infrastructure made it difficult to remove unsavory threads individually, and he tells me he has more control of things over at his Discord channel, where he can eliminate any…Read more… Continue […]

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Fan-Made Prequel To Fallout: New Vegas Goes Into Beta After Nine Years In Development

Fallout: New California is a prequel mod to Fallout: New Vegas that fans of the early Fallout games began working on back in 20o9. Now, in the project’s most recent update, the makers say the game is finally playable from start to finish.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fan-Made Prequel To Fallout: New Vegas Goes Into Beta After Nine Years In Development

Fallout: New California is a prequel mod to Fallout: New Vegas that fans of the early Fallout games began working on back in 20o9. Now, in the project’s most recent update, the makers say the game is finally playable from start to finish.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Recreating Oblivion In Skyrim Means Paying Close Attention To Trees

Skyblivion is a project by a volunteer team of modders to recreate the map for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion inside Skyrim. It’s been years in the making, dating back to 2012, and the team recently released an updated trailer to showcase their accomplishments so far. Their progress will give you a new appreciation…Read more… […]

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Only One Joy-Con Was Harmed In The Modding Of This Switch

Nintendo’s Switch is an excellent gaming console, but it is noticeably not Watermelon Red and painfully un-transparent. Over the winter holiday I decided to fix both of those glaring issues. All it took was an inexpensive third-party shell replacement kit, and an extra set of Joy-Cons to replace the one I broke in the…Read more… […]

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Fans Put A Battle Royale Mode Into GTA: San Andreas, And It Works Really Well

After the huge success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, many big games have incorporated battle royale modes. But even older games are receiving battle royale-style updates thanks to the wonders of fan-made mods.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Most Popular and Influential GTA Mods Over The Last 20 Years

Over the last 20 years, modding has been a huge part of Grand Theft Auto’s culture. Not only do mods keep older GTA games alive, they allow large communities with different interests to form around the series. Here are some of the most popular, influential, and weirdest mods in GTA history.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Most Popular and Influential GTA Mods Over The Last 20 Years

Over the last 20 years, modding has been a huge part of Grand Theft Auto’s culture. Not only do mods keep older GTA games alive, they allow large communities with different interests to form around the series. Here are some of the most popular, influential, and weirdest mods in GTA history.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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