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One Designer's 15-Year Journey to Ship The 'Doom' Mod He Started as a Teen

At 14 years old, 'Total Chaos' was an experiment. By 2018, Sam Prebble was haunted by an attempt to push, pull, and break John Carmack's engine in ways it was never intended.
Patrick Klepek
11.28.18
Mods

This Game Developer Turned 'Fallout 4' Into His Personal Tabletop RPG

Bethesda made a sandbox. With mods, spreadsheets, dice rolls, rules, and records, he made it his own world.
Austin Walker
7.27.18
Modders

This Modder Has Spent Years Turning 'Prison Architect' Into a Soviet Gulag

Since 2014, ApolloLV has been chipping away at a mod attempting to convey one of the great horrors of the USSR.
Patrick Klepek
2.12.18
Feature

The Doom Mod That Best Describes Our Uncanny Reality

Welcome to the Zone.
Liz Ryerson
1.29.18
Modders

This 'Civ VI' Mod is Translating Trump's Real-Life Policies into the Game

When Trump proposes budget cuts to science, that's going to impact what it's like to play as Trump in the game, too.
Patrick Klepek
1.29.18
Modders

This 'Battlefront II' Modder's First Creation Was a Middle Finger to EA

EA didn't want a pink Darth Vader, so this modder made it for them.
Patrick Klepek
1.4.18
Modders

The ‘Divinity: Original Sin 2’ Modder Who Made a Jar of Farts Salesperson

Don't let anyone tell you modders don't add value to a video game.
Patrick Klepek
12.6.17
Modders

The Modder Who's Finally Translating 'Dragon Quest' into Arabic

The NES isn't even capable of scrolling text from right-to-left, but that hasn't stopped him.
Patrick Klepek
5.18.17
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The Modder Slowly Translating 'Stardew Valley' into a Language Most Games Ignore

Most games are released in English in Indonesia, leaving players to struggle through with their second language.
Patrick Klepek
5.11.17
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The Modder Who Spends Hundreds of Hours Building Trees for 'Cities: Skylines'

The influence of Bob Ross knows no bounds.
Patrick Klepek
5.4.17
Modders

The 16-Year-Old Modder Who Decided 'Crusader Kings II' Wasn't Jewish Enough

A hardcore strategy game about medieval life gets even more hardcore.
Patrick Klepek
4.19.17
Modders

The Modders Who Decided to Overhaul the AI in 'Civilization V'

It's one thing to modify part of a game, but a core component? That's something else.
Patrick Klepek
4.13.17
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