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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Are there any mods for writing notes on paper or books?

Builders of adventure maps often use separate text files or maps (the item) to display the storyline. This seems a little silly since there are books in minecraft, but you can't write in them. ...
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When using graphics mods such as OptiFine, do I need to patch server or only client?

I found a mod for Minecraft that adds a lot of adjustments and optimizations to the graphics handling, OptiFine. However, I'm a bit unclear whether I need to patch the server in addition to the ...
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Is it possible to farm rubber?

I'm using the Technic Pack, and one thing I'm finding tedious is getting Rubber. I've got a patch of rubber trees, but I have to get the rubber by hand. Is there a way of automating the process?
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Official mutations on left 4 dead 2

I just bought Left 4 Dead 2, and I noticed there's a "mutation" (mod) to play, but only one per week (I think it's per week). Is there a way to play past official mutations, or is it intended for ...
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Does the Zan's Minimap mod work with Minecraft 1.6.6?

Does the Zan's Minimap mod work with Minecraft 1.6.6? When I try to use it it always appears to throw an error when I try to load my game (but the message disappears too fast for me to read it), and ...
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Install Mods for Unreal Tournament 2004

My college will not let me get to other forums where this information is available, but ... How do you install *.ut4mod files for Unreal Tournament 2004 when double-clicking no longer works? After ...
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Using Curse to install Minecraft mods

As the "computer guy" in the family, I am the default person to ask computer questions. My 10 year old nephew wants to install a Minecraft mods and asked me how to do it. I have never played ...
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Can I realistically use Forestry without Buildcraft?

Forestry is a large Minecraft mod which adds new items, machines, and ores to the game, many of which are used in farming. Forestry also adds bees, beekeeping, and bee breeding. It was designed for ...
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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 to properly cool Combustion Engines

I have set up three combustion engines to a quarry, all three of them are cooled by one pipe coming from two pumps. P - Pump Q - Quarry E - Engine P+ +--E +-+-EQ P+ +--E Sometimes the engines ...
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What add-on(s) can change World of Warcraft's default font?

What is an add-on that will change Blizzard's font, both size and type, in World of Warcraft? It has to affect both the built-in Combat Scrolling Text and speech bubble. It has to be an add-on that ...
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How to increase city distance limit to greater than 4?

In Civ 5 you can't build two cities near 4 tiles, is it possible to increase this limit to 8? E.g. You can't build two cities within 8 or less tiles between. I feel in late game the continent map is ...
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Unoffical Skyrim Patch: How do I test if it's installed and working?

I recently bought Skyrim for PC. I have installed the SkyUI mod which is working fine. I also want to use the Unofficial Skyrim Patch mod, because it fixes tons of stuff in the game. I've got the ...
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What are the implications of using mods in minecraft?

I'd like to install the Redpower mod, but every time that this comes to my mind I try to imagine the situation after I installed it and I feel like minecraft wouldn't be pure anymore, full or risks ...
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How to prevent sc2gears from loading all replays every time it opens

sc2gears is such a nice tool (despite some unavoidable inaccuracies), but there is one thing that bothers me. When I open the app, and I want to look at my latest few replays, I double-click on "SC2 ...
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Does Civilization 5 have a mod including spies? [closed]

I was wondering, are there mods which include a spy unit, as they appeared in older versions?
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Burnout Paradise addons for PC

I'm thinking about buying Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box on Steam. I also want the addons to the game, such as Big Surf Island and Cops and Robbers. Are they available for PC or only for consoles? ...
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Does a Mutation count as a campaign?

In left 4 dead 2, there's currently a mutation called Four Swordsmen, where you can only use a sword to play the level. I was wondering if finishing a level would award me the Confederacy Of Crunches ...
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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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Annabelle with Missile High Explosive

How can I use those two things together, Annabelle(Missile Launcher) can use High Velocity Missiles, but cant use the High Explosive. Is there any way to make it use those too? Will it work with ...
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Is it possible to change XML values using Firetuner?

I was wondering if it is possible to change values predefined in the core XML files in a running game using Firetuner (or some other method) without having to restart the game?
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Does bloom ever destroy resources or improvements?

Bloom is a spell in Fall From Heaven 2 that creates a New Forest. This doesn't immediately remove resources or improvements. Are conflicting resources or improvements removed if and when the new ...
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How do you make steel weapons and armor in Dwarf Fortress Masterwork Mod?

In the Masterwork Mod for Dwarf Fortress, there are lots of new buildings and some old buildings disappeared. The manual says that weapons are made at "Forge". How do you build a forge in Masterwork? ...
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Is it possible to get mods to run on the GOG Mac version of Fallout?

I want to install Fixt on Fallout 1 for mac, but I cant seem to find anything that allows me to do that. Is it possibe?
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Why Won't Garry's Mod Load my Addons?

I opened Garry's Mod earlier, and noticed that all of my addons (installed from the Steam Workshop) were missing. Not disabled, but missing: it says "None Found!" when I open the addons menu. The ...
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Better alternative to tab targeting?

Decided to start playing through all the classes from scratch to experience firsthand the changes that 5.0.4 have wrought. I'm now up to a Warlock, and I've become painfully reminded of just how ...
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Failed to enumerate subscribed files-no mods

I got the "Failed to enumerate subscribed files" error, which I know means that I have over 50 subscribed files. Thing is, I didn't. I thought one of them was bugged, so I favorited them all and ...
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Alternative to Bukkit's world-edit?

I play on a minecraft server. The admin likes a plugin that uses /sp. I aksed him to install world edit, so he did. He then uninstalled it when he realised that it overwrote /sp. So I'm looking for a ...
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What is the best way to get rid of mobs in minecraft with mods?

This is a follow-up question to a previous question I asked earlier, only I want to know what the absolute best way is to destroy mobs with mods automatically. I would really like to protect my ...
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Are there any remakes of Thief 1/2 using the Thief 3 engine? [closed]

Since playing the first two parts makes playing the third one a nicer experience but the graphics have aged not too little, is there any Total Conversion that allows one to play the first two parts ...
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Minecraft Mod: look through nether portal (gl nether mod)

I watched this video Etho Plays Minecraft - Episode 200: 200th Special . At about 23 minutes he mentions a mod called something like "gl nether mod". This mod looks really cool, but i can't find it ...
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How can I play Minecolony in SMP?

Minecolony is a nice SSP mod that adds some NPCs like a farmer and a miner. How can I make that work on SMP as well? I can put the ingredients for the items together but not craft them, and using give ...
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Way to make Minecraft less grind-y?

I enjoy all the engineering mods, and I wanna spend my time setting up stuff like factories and breeding facilities, but I found that I'm mostly mining for various crap. I don't wanna switch over to ...
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Can I Use a Vanilla Torchlight 2 Character With a Modded TL2?

So I have a higher level Berserker and wanted to create a mod myself to change some minor things. The problem is as soon as I load the mod I don't have access to my vanilla character. Can I somehow ...
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How can I get Nexus Mod Manager to recognize my Skyrim installation?

I bought Skyrim off of Steam and use mods by subscribing to them using the Skyrim Nexus Mod Manager. However, neither the mod manager nor any of the Nexus mods or files I've downloaded are working. I ...
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Track the changes made by mods?

Is there any tool that can track the changes made by any mod? This is because my speedmult value keeps randomly changing to 31 and 175. I have over 60 mods installed.
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How do you make a water portal in Minecraft?

I was recently on a server with these things that looked like portals except with water, it was before the aether mod. I was wondering, how do you build them? I don't want the Aether or Portal mods.
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How can I have more than three gang members in my vehicle?

I can have up to seven gang members following me but I can't find any vehicle that allows me to drive more than three of them with me. Can it be done in anyway, be it by finding a vehicle in the game ...
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Automatically crafting Buildcraft Mining Wells

Minecraft Version: 1.2.5 Mods: Buildcraft plus additional pipes plus logistics pipes, equivalent exchange, thaumcraft, IndustrialCraft, Forestry, RedPower2 Using the Buildcraft automatic crafting ...
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Freelancer TNG 2.7.6 Mod help?

I'm trying to find the Ancient's base in The Next Generation mod, but I can't seem to locate a jumpgate to the Void system from the Omicron Theta system. I know this is a bit of a longshot that ...
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Can I force remove mods in minecraft forge?

I want to remove some mods after I played and build some mod's stuffs (like pipe in buildcraft). If I just delete mod, minecraft launcher will get error at start (It say something like missing block ...
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Copying WoW Addon settings between characters

I have several alts, and I try to keep all the addon settings consistent between them. With the exception of ones like Gatherer on my tailor/enchanter all the addons are on for all the characters. ...
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How do I fix an “Invalid Program gbuffers_textured_lit” error in Minecraft - GLSL Shaders?

I installed the GLSL Shaders Mod for Minecraft 1.5.2 with Magic Launcher. When I try to open a ShaderPack(SEUS v10.0 Lite.zip), I get a message: "[Shaders] Error: Invalid program ...
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How do the different color tokens work for materials?

What color tokens determine the color of material tiles such as walls, doors, and barrels? When modding Dwarf Fortress raw files, the format of a color token is fairly simple: [COLOR:8:7:0] ...
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Is there any way to play a custom map in multiplayer?

Civilization 5's multiplayer does not support any form of modding aside from changing the .lua scripts associated with existing multiplayer map options. They consider pre-generated maps 'modding' in ...
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Garry's Mod Gamemode Without Weapons

I have a kid who loves Minecraft and I think he would enjoy Garry's Mod in terms of building maps, contraptions and so on. However, I don't particularly want him being able to use weapons and 'mobs' ...
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How can I turn off fast running on the Smart Moving mod?

We have smart moving installed on my server. It has a feature that if you press 'O' or 'I' you move speed can be increased by a percentage. I've tested this and I've moved across the map at 3000%+ the ...
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How to add Minecraft client mods to Spout / Spoutcraft?

Spout is a bukkit plugin that allows some nice interaction with the modified client Spoutcraft, for example using server-side defined texture packs and which mods the client will use. This does ...
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Why are zombie pigmen attacking for no reason?

It's a well known fact, that zombie pigmen are passive mobs. I was always relying on that, and recently one of them attacked me for no reason. As soon as I showed up in his line of sight, he started ...
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Minecraft 1.6.4 - Different mods on different profiles on the same version [Linux]

As it is right now, my brother has version 1.6.4 with Feed The Beast, I used to play vanilla 1.7.4, but after seeing the Vein Miner mod, I decided to switch over to 1.6.4 just for that. However, a ...