A modification of any kind to a game, attempting to improve its look and feel, its interface, its gameplay elements or its balance. Questions about custom maps, custom game modes, custom UIs or even official but temporary modifications by the game developers themselves fall under this tag.

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Replacing the mouse click in Morrowind

Are there any mod which can replace left/right click button for various action, I need this because I am a person suffered from a rsi injury of my right index finger and I hate clicking but yet I ...
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How can I modify the appearance of Melon vines?

I've been playing Minecraft with a texture mod lately - I like it over "classic" minecraft on many levels, but I find there's still aspects of it that bug me, like this: The sprouts of melon seeds ...
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What are the abilities of the “Special Infected” in Left 2 Die?

Blizzard's Left 2 Die custom map, a mashup of Left 4 Dead and their own Outbreak campaign mission, starts out with familiar zerg units (from the campaign, if not from multiplayer) assaulting your ...
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How to install GLSL shader mod on Minecraft 1.5.2?

I tried installing the GLSL Shaders Mod, but no matter what I try, it just uses the default lighting. I'm using Minecraft 1.5.2 with Magic Launcher 1.1.4 and I have these mods installed (in order): ...
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Just cause 2 collectibles/destructibles increased visibility mod

I just saw a glitch that turned out to be a feature. The collectible items icons where visible from much farther that usual and the range of the minimap was larger. I liked it so much!, but it only ...
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How do you add more players in WWE Raw Total Edition?

I have downloaded a mod for WWE Raw Total Edition. It has lots of images of WWE's superstars and arenas, but I don't know how to use them. How can I add them to the game? Is there any tool by which we ...
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How can I use the Winter Version of Summoners Rift?

In December 2011 there was a Winter Version of Summoners Rift. For those of you who don't know what I'm talking about here's a picture to jog your memory: [Image Credit: LoL Wiki] The map (since it's ...
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TES IV: Oblivion + Nehrim - save game corruption

Lately I've been playing Oblivion with Nehrim, the total conversion mod, and it has started to crash at various times and corrupt most of my newly created games. I'm running Steam GoTY version (which ...
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Can the Quake games on Steam be modded just as easily as the retail versions?

Is it possible to use different source engines and mods on the Steam versions of Quake, Quake 2, and Quake 3 Arena? Are they any more difficult to implement than on the retail, boxed version of the ...
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Single Player Commands “java.lang.StackOverflowError”

I am using Single Player Commands to assist me while making a map. I am trying to use the /butcher command (this kills all mobs near the player), but I keep getting this error: ...
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How do I properly install mods for Morrowind?

I've tried to install a several mods and they all mess up, causing problems. I use Nexus Mod Manager to install the mods from Planet Elder Scrolls. When I'm installing the mod, a dialog appeared, ...
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When should I sell towers?

There's probably a reason we're given the option to sell towers in Squadron TD, but I never sell them because I don't wish to waste what I've spent. For instance, after wave 20, is a Dark Mage worth ...
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Which version of the Discovery mod for freelancer should I pick?

The discovery mod seems to be quite a recommendation, but it's available in versions 4.85, 4.84 and 4.83 and each readme states a different year in which the new story takes place, and in 4.85 openSP ...
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Modding the Witcher 2

There seem to be some mods already floating around, the ones I saw were for enlarging the item tooltips and for increasing/eliminating the inventory limit. The mods themselves were just XML files that ...
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Are there any mods that make the helicopters in Crysis behave in a more “realistic” manner? [closed]

I've recently picked up Crysis on Steam and have noticed that the helicopters exhibit some very annoying behaviour. They seem to be able to spot you from miles away, regardless of whether you are ...
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Healer add-ons for end-game raiding in WoW?

As a followup to my earlier question, what add-ons are available to assist healers in end-game raiding? How do they work with limited screen real estate? (I already use Skada, BadKitty, DBM, ...
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How do I enchant un-enchantable items?

I recently came across the map which had an enchanted Blaze Rod and Book. I've searched the forums, and nothing seems to clarify this. How can one enchant an un-enchantable item, e.g. Blaze Rod, Cyan ...
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Should I use Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul when playing Oblivion for the first time?

I'm rather happy playing Morrowind*, but now I decided to finally have a look at Oblivion. I read lots of criticism from Morrowind fans (yeah, obviously it's not Morrowind 2) and now learned about ...
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Mod that makes dropped items stand out?

One thing that annoys me with Oblivion (even though it is realistic) is that when you kill a mob, and they drop their weapon(s), you have a hard time finding them in, say, tall grass. Especially when ...
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External Mods to locate specific blocks? [closed]

I'm looking for clay blocks, and they are quite hard to find. I know that I could simply edit my inventory and add more clay blocks, but that doesn't quite have the same "fun" factor as setting out in ...
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How do you uninstall Modloader for Minecraft?

I was trying to install a mod for Minecraft, and it told me to install Modloader. I already had Forge installed, but I installed Modloader anyway, not knowing that the two mod loaders would clash. ...
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How to launch Civilization IV with a desired mod automatically loaded?

I am playing Rise of Mankind mod for Civilization IV Beyond The Sword, Steam version. But every time I launch the game it starts without any mod loaded. Is it possible to setup the launcher so that ...
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Can I write a stable MystCraft age that has dense ores?

I've been trying to write the perfect MystCraft age for me to plunder for its resources, but unfortunately including the Dense Ores symbol invariably seems to make it unstable. At least I get hit with ...
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Can I run a Fallout mod launcher and have Steam think it's the original game executable?

Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas have a great modding community, but most mods require launching the game through a mod manager like Fallout Mod Manager (FOMM), or by launching the Fallout Script ...
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Is there any way to limit cinematics in Fallout 3?

I love V.A.T.S. except for the cinematic part... So two ghouls attack me, racing up a long flight of stairs. I pick a headshot on the first one. The other is entirely hidden behind it so I can't ...
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Would switching all my mods from the Steam Workshop to Nexus affect my current saves?

I currently use workshop for some mods but recently installed nexus. Both systems work fine side by side. However, I would like to switch to using nexus only. I'd prefer just using one modding app for ...
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Will I be banned for using mods or skins?

I downloaded TF2 yesterday. I am liking this game. I found out that there are mods and skins available online. I also found tutorials to use these. But I am not sure if I will get banned for using ...
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What does 'Show ENDOOM Screen' mean?

I recently got ChexQuest III and was customizing the mouse sensitivity and video options when I saw a rather cryptic option: 'Show ENDOOM Screen'. It was set to OFF and I set it to ON just to see what ...
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Nexus Mod Manager says "Unable to get write permissions for: C:\Games\Nexus Mod Manager\Skyrim\Install Info

I downloaded Skyrim from Steam, and I have a few mods from the Steam Workshop. I decided to start using the Nexus Mod Manager (0.46.0) only to find that when it scanned my games it showed the error ...
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How do I find mods for Civilization 5?

I've been interested in playing mods for Civilization 5 lately. How do I go about finding them?
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Changing the strings “chem” to “drug” in Fallout and Fallout 2

I've been trying to get the most authentic Fallout experience; and one of the things I remember hearing about is changing the string "drug" to "chem" in Fallout and Fallout 2. I'd like to change the ...
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Is there a mod that removes kingdomless lords?

After you take over every castle and town of a kingdom, often their lords (consisting of a party of 1) end up running around raiding all your villages by themselves. This is annoying because they are ...
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How do I progress in the “Mori Mountain Estate” mod?

Before I say anything, here is a link to the mod that I am referencing: http://planetelderscrolls.gamespy.com/View.php?view=mods.detail&id=275 So, there's this mod called "Mori Mountain Estate". ...
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How can I turn mods on and off with Modloader without uninstalling them?

I keep several different .jar's in my .minecraft folder for different mods. ModA.jar works fine, but when opening ModB.jar, Modloader crashes because it's trying to load Mod A. How can I tell it to ...
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How do I resolve this error when installing the Forge source? [closed]

I try to install the forge source (build number 953) but when I run install.cmd it shows this error: ================ Forge ModLoader Setup Start =================== MCP Detected already, not ...
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How can I export all item ID's, Metadata and Names?

I am attempting to export a list of all item IDs, and metadata from minecraft. I am using the FTB Unleashed pack. What I want is to write to file: 351:1 Ink Sac 351:2 Rose Red ... 368:0 Ender Pearl ...
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How can I heal my villagers?

I'm using MineColony to get some useful NPCs. When they first spawned, their bars overhead all said 20 hp, but now, most are down to 10 hp or less. I don't want my workers to die. How can I get ...
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How can I get the Steam overlay on Skyrim, if I am using the SKSE.exe to launch the game?

I am playing Skyrim modded, and would like to have the Steam overlay in the game, so that I can chat with users and such. I have purchased the game and activated it in Steam, but since I am launching ...
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Is it possible to use Equivalent Exchange to convert Cobblestone to Wood in Minecraft?

I'm working on setting up an 'everything' factory in minecraft using equivalent exchange and buildcraft. However, I would like the sole source material to be cobblestone, and it seems there's no way ...
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How to manage Skryim (Workshop vs Nexus)

After buying Skyrim in Steam I would like to know which is the preferred or most used way to add mods to the game. For what I've been reading, it seems the Nexus Manager it's the best solution to ...
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NWN2 multiplayer on original campaign

Me and my friends have the Neverwinter Nights 2 game with expansions but haven't played it in a while. I was wondering if it is possible, and under what circumstances, to play the original published ...
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How do I give Wheatley a custom skin in Portal 2?

I really love to edit my skins in games, but Portal 2 is using .vpk package files where it takes the skins from so I can not easily just put the .vtf files into the Portal 2 map. How do I give ...
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Is there an “inventory mod” that doesn't allow cheating?

I've used TMI and NEI many times in my SMP adventures, but I always find myself thinking "Well, I can just cheat in a few Stone to build this house. I mean.. I can get it easily anyhow so it's not ...
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Where does Rei's Minimap store your waypoints?

In what file does Rei's Minimap store its waypoint data? I recently updated a server's modpack (from FTB Beta to Direwolf20's pack) and the waypoints disappeared in the process. I've combed through ...
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Minecraft convert block to entity form

I play minecraft with Industrial Craft^2, Buildcraft(with Extra Buildcraft Pipes), RedPower and Equivalent Exchange. I want to build a automatic cobblestone factory that could fill a chest with ...
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How do I put mods on my minecraft server?

I know how to set a Minecraft server and I already know about plugins, but how do I install mods on it? For example; Deathchest, Pokemobs, Mo' Creatures, Recipe Book, TooManyItems, and all the ...
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How do you install Minecraft mods on a Mac?

I've seen videos for Minecraft mods which add features like oil, pipes and guns. Where can I find these mods, and how do I install them on a Mac?
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Is there a single mod that fixes many bugs in Dragon Age Origins?

The latest Dragon Age version for PC seems to still have a respectable number of bugs: http://dragonage.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Bugs I've seen some mods that can fix this or that bug, but I'm ...
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What changes are required to create my own Dwarf Fortress graphics?

What files do I need to change to create my own Dwarf Fortress graphics? Is it only the bitmaps? Related: Dwarf Fortress Character and Graphics Sets
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Furniture turned purple, help?

All the small circle tables and most benches suddenly turned purple. How can I fix that (without restarting the game, I'm months into it)? I've been thinking about uninstalling and reinstalling all ...