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Mods make games better, whether they're correcting design oversights, adding improved textures or a whole new story that the developers never envisioned. And if you're after a mod, ModDB is the home for just about every decent one under the sun.
The modding repository recently kicked off voting for their top 100 mods of the year. So if you're not in the mood to buy a new game over the holidays, or you'd just like to explore something different in a universe you already loved, the awards are a great chance to do that. And to help you out, here's a few picks from the top 100.
I know it's a tad impossible, but hear me out. Let's go back to the launch of Aliens: Colonial Marines (ACM). Remember the fury, the outrage, the disappointment. Most of all, remember what was missing.
Now think back to that time, but with one difference. What if Aliens: Colonial Marines was balanced, suspenseful, and enjoyable to play?
Any PC fan will tell you that mods can extend, improve or revive a game's prospects, and the ModDB repository is the home for just about every decent mod under the sun.
As is the case every year, the site nominates its top 100 mods and then opens the doors for fans to vote. But more importantly, it's a chance to catch up with some of the best mods from the last 12 months.
Thief: The Dark Project is genuinely acknowledged as one of the greatest stealth games of all time. The only times when it isn't is generally because people are nominating the sequel instead. But the original hasn't held up particularly well - although this mod does a damn good job of changing that.
As a fan of space combat sims, my gut twisted as I watched the massive battle between the Reapers and everyone else play out via cut scene in Mass Effect 3. I wanted to control it. Phoenix Interactive's Mass Effect Reborn mod for Homeworld 2 gives me that chance.
Last year, it was Black Mesa. Which mod did the community choose as their favourite this year? Let's find out.