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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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 ...
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Questing addons in WOW

I'm considering using an quest-helper-addon to make my life easier. I saw that QuestHelper is rated number 1 by many websites. However one of my friends swears by Carbonite Quest. Which one of these ...
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How do I mod GLaDOS's voice in Portal 1?

As a pet project, I would like to use the original Portal to introduce people to gaming. However, I live in Italy and Italians are culturally not very comfortable with subtitles (not to mention the ...
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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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Can you turn weather off in Minecraft?

The arrival of Minecraft Beta 1.5 brought weather conditions. However, it can at times be inconvenient when you're trying to screenshot something and show it off (as it reduces lighting and obstructs ...
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SZ_GetSpace overflow in Paintball 2

When I try to start a match in Digital Paint: Paintball 2 I get a huge amount of error messages after I click 'Start Game'. The error message is: SZ_GetSpace: overflow WARNING: msg overflowed for ...
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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 I add Mods to Minecraft SMP Server

I am currently Using the Bukkit Server and a couple mods/plugins such as LocalShops, Craftbook, Iconomy, and so on. However, Far more interesting mods (in my opinion) are out there, and I have NO ...
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Is there a gun mod for Minecraft? [closed]

Can anyone help me find a gun mod for Minecraft that will work on an SMP (Bukkit) server?
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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 ...
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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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How do I add plugins to my Bukkit SMP server?

I was wondering how to add plugins to my Minecraft server. I am using Bukkit, and the things I would like to be able to do is spawn stuff, teleport to other players, set home locations, have an ...
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Playing Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge RA2 with White Boy's Rules Mod Online multiplayer mode

I love playing Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge with the White Boy's Rules 1.5 MOD. Two questions on this: Q1. How can I play online against other human players? What servers are there and how do I setup ...
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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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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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How do I mod Baldur's Gate 1 (GOG edition) with the widescreen mod?

I recently purchased Baldur's Gate 1 from GOG.com and would like to install the widescreen mod. I've looked all over the internet and can not find a decent tutorial on how to do it. Has anyone out ...
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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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Addon to assist with mage's Spellsteal

What are addons that assist with a mage's Spellsteal. Something that tell a mage there is a buff or spell that can be stolen from a mob.
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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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I want to play Oblivion. What mods do I need? [closed]

I played Oblivion when it first came out in 2004. By played I meant I did around 3 hours before getting bored. It seemed to lack... impetus, and the leveling system is, as everyone knows, messed up. ...
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Mods to install before starting Fallout New Vegas

I have just bought Fallout New Vegas. I read the patch notes and I saw that many bug as been fixed after the release. What I am wondering now is, if there are any known bugs and if there are mods I ...
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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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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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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 make Spell list in Oblivion smaller?

I have downloaded wz_inventory mod but it only compress the items inventory. How to make the spell list smaller so that i can view more spells without scrolling?
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Replaying Arcanum, what to install and in what order and why?

Are there mods or any types of improvements for Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura? Where can I find them, and which ones are essential? I'm hoping to play it on a widescreen and I'm hoping ...
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How can I change the difficulty during the game in The Witcher?

In the Witcher you choose a difficulty level at the start and can't change it thereafter. I've played through a fair way and would like to change difficulty without restarting and having to play ...
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Is there an alternative to Everyquest?

I liked to use the AddOn Everyquest pre-4.0.3a to be able to complete all quests. It was simply a list which showed you all quests you have not yet completed - grouped by zone. However, the AddOn was ...
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Where do Minecraft texture packs go on OS X?

I play Minecraft on OS X and for some reason clicking this button doesn't do anything. Where should I be putting my texture packs?
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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?