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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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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Why are my mods gone?

I used MCpatcher to run Misa's texture pack and all my mods except for TooManyItems were gone! Why did this happen? For the record, I saved them and I have reinstalled SinglePlayerCommands and will ...
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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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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 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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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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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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What would be historically correct manpower/citysize/tax values for the Indonesian islands?

What would be historically correct manpower/citysize/tax values for the Indonesian islands at or around the game start of Europa Universalis III in 1399? The game as shipped tends to under-value ...
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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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How do we set up a minecraft lan server to support the Aether mod?

Minecraft servers normally use a dedicated .jar file that the dedicated server calls all its data from.. where is this located so i can incorperate the Aether Support, or is there other means of ...
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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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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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Scriptable 2D platformer [closed]

Does anyone know a highly scriptable 2D platformer? one that allows creation of entirely new characters, modification of the behavior of the already existing characters, etc. It doesn't really matter ...
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How do I keep two different versions of Minecraft installed?

When a major version of Minecraft is released, it takes a while before mods are updated to work with it. It can happen that you want to install the new version, but keep a copy of the old version with ...
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A good program to get the game data from Diablo 2

Looking for a tool to get current character data (hp,mana,exp,gold, etc.) from the current version (1.13) of Diablo 2. Its fine if it just works for single player, and even an out of date tool is ...
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Gmod addon trouble?

A few days ago I joined a Gmod server. It had an addon that removes your 3rd person from vehicles and adds realistic first person. I wouldn't have a problem with that if it hadn't made all my pills ...
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Minecraft “Cauldron” (Custom Item Creation) + iConomy

I'm aware of bukkit plugins that allow you to "combine" items into new items, like the default settings in the linked plugin lets you combine a red flower and a white wool block into a red wool block. ...
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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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Who is Brigit in Fall from Heaven II?

In the Civ IV mod Fall from Heaven II, there are a number of "Uniques Features" on the map. One of them is called the Ring of Carcer, a magic ring holding an angel called Brigit. The tooltip only says ...
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My dog keeps catching on fire, what should I do?

My dogs keep walking through fires and dying. Is there a mod that makes them try and avoid it, or put themselves out (by heading for water) when they're on fire? I've lost countless dogs like this.
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I want to be able to die, but I can't. How do I die?

I have infinite health (due to hacking with WorldEdit, or possibly TooManyItems, I'm not sure how I did it). This is on an adventure map, so this is not desirable. How can I reverse the effect?
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How can I tell if two Minecraft mods are compatible?

If I want to use two mods together, e.g. SinglePlayerCommands and TooManyItems (which don't state compatibility with one another), how can I tell if they will work together (and not break Minecraft - ...
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What is a Minecraft mod really, and how can I sanely manage them?

I have found a few mods for minecraft I like a lot. I know you cant use them all at the same time. I know that some go together well, so how do I find out what goes with what? Is there a way to load ...
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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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Making Mob Spawners with WorldEdit

I'm trying to make Mob Spawners with WorldEdit. According to their wiki: Mob spawner mob type The mob spawner mob type can be specified after a pipe symbol (|). Example: Setting mob type ...
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How can I disable creepers block damage on my Minecraft server?

Please note that these are NOT acceptable solutions: Completely disabling monsters (peaceful mode) Completely removing creepers Completely disabling explosions (TNT + Creepers) Disabling creeper ...
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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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Good Add-on to show coordinates in World of Warcraft

What is a simple Add-on that shows coordinates in WoW? I found information about Koordinator and Cartographer in the Web, but both does not work (they are outdated, at least the versions I found) ...
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How to fly in minecraft

I see a lot of videos where peoples building big building and villages in a time lapse. When I see them, they are flying so they can reach the spot faster. How they do that, is it a Bukkit mod ? Is ...
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What does “unit production” mean in the post-game stats after playing DotA?

I know the main ranking list is the one shown when the game ends, but it's bothering me why some heroes almost always have the most unit production value. Since no one can really create units in DotA, ...
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Mech build order for Squadron TD (Starcraft 2 mod)? [closed]

Does anyone know a good build order for the mech race in the Squadron TD mod for Starcraft 2? I've read through their forums. There's one thread for Mech and the BOs listed in there don't work.
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Internal view Mod for X3: Terran Conflict?

Anyone knows a Mod for a Internal View in X3: Terran Conflict ? I mean, from inside the Ship. Sorry for my crappy English.
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What addons are common in Garry's mod? [closed]

I have been playing Garry's mod for a while now, I wonder which addons are used for on a large number of servers or if the community expects more people to have certain mods. If anyone knows any ...
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Mods for GTA IV

I recently discovered Garry's Mod for Source and it seems really cool. Then I saw some youtube videos of people playing around with GTA IV's gravity and friction settings (for the PC presumably). This ...
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Where can I find Portal 2 mods?

I obviously don't own Portal 2 yet but am considering buying since it's on sale on Steam at the moment. My question is - I've heard that the SDK has been released some weeks ago so one would expect ...
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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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Anyone know how to solve the Missing Mesh signs when using Harvest Flora Mod?

I've dug up Oblivion again and installed my favorite mods. Among other things "Harvest Flora". Unfortunately I get a lot of these ugly yellow exclamation marks ingame (they go away if I disable the ...
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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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Is there a mod for X3TC to play the old games in the new graphics?

The blog brought my attention to X3: Terran Conflict. Since I haven't played the predecessors but I'd like to know the whole story I wonder if there is a possibility to play them with X3TC's graphic ...
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Why does my bed explode when I try to sleep on it in the Nether, and how do I disable it?

After I read the changelog for Minecraft 1.6, I saw that one of the few items that were fixed was beds in the nether. However, when trying to sleep in one, it explodes. Is this purely intentional, and ...
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How does Fallout handle modded savegames after removing the mod?

If you add mods to your Fallout game and after some playing time remove the mod (deleting it from data folder), then play the game some more, will your save file still consist the progression of the ...
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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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Is there a mod / bukkit plugin to fine-tune mobspawners in SMP?

Using WorldEdit I can create a mobspawner of arbitrary kind (except that it still spawns client-only ghost-pigs that haunt me 'till I reconnect). Unfortunately they work too good so rooms get ...
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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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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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How to disable Amazon shouts in Diablo 2?

I'm replaying Diablo2 once again and I would like to leave music and SFX sounds, but I want to mute the Amazon, her constant shouts when she shoots are going on my nerves. Does anyone knows how to ...
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Which patches and mods should I install before playing Fallout 1?

I want to revisit Fallout 1, because I've never finished it. Time has passed and I'm on Windows 7 x64. I know the site No Mutants Allowed, however there's so much content there that I just feel ...
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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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How large is Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul, and is it free?

There is this mod called Oscuro's Oblivion Overhaul that I would like to try out. Does anyone know how large it is (in Mb) and where I can download it, and is it free to download or should I first buy ...
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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 ...