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This Skyrim Mod Gives You Utterly Horrifying Followers

Why did someone make this? Why? Remember that horrifying Thomas The Tank Engine mod for Skyrim? The one that turned dragons in howling, demon-possessed husks of the childhood favourite? Yeah, well Trainwiz’s Funny Followers mod does it one better.

Steam 'Review Bombing' Is A Problem

In recent times, people have taken to flooding games’ Steam pages with (typically negative) reviews and tags to protest, well, lots of things. New features, viewpoints of creators, messages in the games themselves. But why? And does it actually work?

Some People Are Pissed That Skyrim's Paid Mods Are Gone

The era of paid Steam mods ended almost as quickly as it began. Some people are pleased. Others are even more upset than they were before.

The Pros And Cons Of Paid Steam Mods

That was some week for PC gamers, huh? Last Thursday, Valve announced a new feature that would let Steam users charge for Skyrim mods. By Monday, following severe backlash, it was gone.

Steam's Most Popular Skyrim Mod Is A Protest Against Paid Mods

The best way to critique Steam’s new paid mod section? Turns out it’s making mods.

Valve Cancels Paid Mods For Skyrim

Well, that was fast. Less than a week after implementing the arrangement, Valve and Bethesda have decided to cancel their paid mods scheme for Skyrim, and issue refunds to anyone who paid for one.

In Skyrim, Looting Is Not A Democracy

Looting in video games. It’s hardly a meritocracy, that’s a major part of what makes it compelling: it’s unfair and you have no bloody idea what you’re gonna get next.

Skyrim Modder Considers Quitting After Steam Controversy

Skyrim modder Chesko didn’t have express permission to use an animation system from another modder in his paid Steam Workshop mod, but he did it anyway. Then he removed it because the other modder got upset. End of story? Hardly. That was just the beginning.

The Most Ridiculous Skyrim Mods People Are Trying To Sell On Steam

Since Valve enabled users to charge money for mods on Steam, people have uploaded all sorts of wild things onto the Steam Workshop. Some are serious. Some are jokes. And some are actively taking a jab at Valve for having the ‘gall’ to do something like this.

Steam Users See Big Problems With Charging For Mods

Today, Valve changed the mod-making game bigtime: creators can now charge for modifications to pre-existing games on Steam Workshop. Some people are hopeful, others are worried — and even infuriated.

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