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Trauma in the Desert: How One Mod Defined an Entire Series

Trauma in the Desert: How One Mod Defined an Entire Series

Saying that modding is one of the great advantages of PC gaming is an understatement. Mod(ification)s take many forms, from ‘unofficial’ patches that fix problems developers can’t or won’t deal with, to adding in totally new content or modifying existing content. Sometimes though, they go a step further and radically change the way a game looks, plays and feels, like the Super Skyrim Brothers mod for Skyrim, which exchanges the grim barbarians and frozen tundra of the latest Elder Scrolls for bouncy, colourful Mario cuteness. Sometimes, mods make the base game inarguably better than the ‘vanilla’ version of the game. [...]

December 3, 2014 Neurotic Editorials, Varia 1

Monday’s Mod: After TNM

Monday’s Mod: After TNM

The Nameless Mod (TNM) which was released in 2009, was a gigantic single player mod for the original Deus Ex game from 2000. It featured a completely new setting, over 59 new levels and even custom sounds and weapons. The mod was named Editor’s choice from ModDB as the Best Singleplayer Mod of 2009, (disclaimer: this author was one of the many volunteers on The Nameless Mod project) Jonas Waever was the Lead Designer/Project Director on TNM, and we had the opportunity to sit down and talk shop, and find out “Is there life after modding?” XP4T: How did you [...]

December 1, 2014 J.J. Costello Editorials, Interviews 0

Company of Heroes: Custom Maps

Company of Heroes: Custom Maps

Company of Heroes (New Steam Version!) boasts some mighty impressive custom maps that are all user created.  It’s pretty easy to set up if you know what you’re doing, so here’s our XP4T simple guide. Open steam Go to your  “library” tab Right click “Company of Heroes (New Steam Version)” Go to “Properties” Go to  “Set Launch Options” In the “Set Launch Options” window,  type in “-dev” (Make sure there isn’t a space before the minus symbol, and don’t use the quotes). Download custom maps: You can get a bunch of custom maps on Filefront or here on the steam forum. Unpack [...]

February 7, 2014 J.J. Costello Varia Comments Off on Company of Heroes: Custom Maps