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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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It’s Hard Work Turning A Skyrim Mod Into A Standalone Game

The last time we spoke to Nick Pearce, he was flying on a high: The Forgotten City, a mod that he’d spent more than 1700 hours building, had just won an Australian Writers’ Guild award. It was the first national screenwriting award given to a video game, a staggering accomplishment given it was a mod […]

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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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Modders Keep Finding Ways To Make GTA V’s Violence More Intense

Even without mods, Grand Theft Auto V is a violent game. You can run over human beings and animals, shoot people with powerful long range rifles, burn police officers alive with molotovs or even beat someone to death with a baseball bat. But some players desire more realistic and sometimes gory details.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Paper Shredder Upgraded With a Scary-Powerful Motor Looks Like It Could Rip Off an Arm

Destroying sensitive documents using a paper shredder is a long and boring process because most of the machines are woefully underpowered. Destruction is supposed to be fun, so a gifted Danish hardware hacker upgraded a run-of-the-mill shredder with a 44,400-RPM brushless motor, letting the machine tear through a page…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ambitious Mod Reworks Breath of the Wild To Make Zelda The Hero

Princess Zelda spends most of Breath of the Wild sealed away in Hyrule Castle along with Calamity Ganon but an ongoing mod project is working hard to give her an adventure of her own. The Zelda Conversion project will let players explore the world as Zelda, adding new armor and story tweaks.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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