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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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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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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What's The Significance of the House in “Crack in Stoney Port”?

I just finished "Crack in Stoney Port", but I don't get why the house is there. The notes said that I "felt that was the right place" and that "whatever was happening had something to do with this ...
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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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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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External Mods to locate specific blocks?

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 exactly do I install Minecraft Mods and what is Forge?

I'm having a really, really hard time figuring out how to install mods on Minecraft. I've looked everywhere I can think of for help but the information is almost always outdated or unhelpful. I've ...
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Is it possible to play Prop Hunt in GMod without CS:S?

I've got GMod and just about every mainstream Valve game excepting CS:S. I'd like to play Prop Hunt, a GMod game mode. Is it possible to play Prop Hunt without CS:S, possibly by obtaining the files?
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Any good mods for the original Fallout 2 game? [closed]

since i loved the original Fallout 2 game, i'm looking for mods/fan made sequels or things like that. I liked the atmosphere of the old game, so i'm looking for something that would just try to extend ...
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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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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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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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Mod to disable monster level scaling?

Is there anything similar to Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul that makes monster difficulty more realistic? That Oblivion mod did so mainly by removing monster level scaling with player level. Monsters were ...
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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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Find coordinates of fallen items in minecraft

In my single player world, I landed my airship (pchan3's mod) to kill a few endermen, instead, I got killed by some mobs and lost a bunch of stuff. My spaceship is still out there (and probably my ...
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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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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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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 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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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 do I resolve this error when installing the Forge source?

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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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What items in Skyrim's Bandolier mod grant the most carrying capacity?

My current game of Skyrim has been augmented with the Bandolier mod – a mod that allows you to craft leather pouches, bags, and belts that increase your carrying capacity. Items appear to be equipped ...
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How can I download the version 1.6.4 “minecraft_server.jar” for Minecraft?

I am a YouTuber and I'm thinking of making a modded series with my friend. I went to the Minecraft website to download v1.64 of the server, but they don't have it. So I then searched via Google and ...
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Can I play hotseat with mods?

Maybe there is a hack or something that enables mods in the hotseat mode? I want to play with a friend but we want to use mods.
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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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Is it possible to get the Return to Castle Wolfenstein prequel maps on the PC?

In the PS2 and Xbox versions of the game, (Subtitled Operation Resurrection and Tides of War respectively), There are a few Prequel missions based in a small town and ancient catacombs in Egypt. ...
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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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Starcraft 2 AI Mods

Is it possible to create a custom AI in a Starcraft 2 mod? If so, how?
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Is there a way to add furniture to Minecraft SMP?

I've already investigated the mod FancyPack, and it is only for single-player. Is there any way to add furniture to Minecraft SMP? Just to make it clear, as I'm being pinged once a month by someone ...
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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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Where can I find information on the Spell ID for a spell used by the WoW API?

I need to know what the spell id is supposed to be for certain spells for my WoW addon, but I'm not sure where to find information on the spells. Is there a goto list somewhere? I read on wowwiki ...