Posts Tagged ‘mod’

Doof Wagon Rumbles Into Grand Theft Auto V

Say the words “a ‘Funny Vehicles Pack’ for Grand Theft Auto V” and I’ll grimace as visions of wheeled dicks and Internet memes roll through my mind. But wait, this one is actually quite cute! I like small, gentle gags like driving a tow truck which happens to be hauling a ripped-out ATM spitting money, or a car whose back pocket keeps bouncing open to reveal a corpse. Small gags are important.

Oh, and the mod’s other vehicles include a ramshackle version of the Doof Wagon out Mad Max: Fury Road, if you demand big and noisy. No subtlety, you lot.

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Fallout 4 Mod Adds Nuclear Winter (And Other Seasons)

If patrolling South Boston almost makes you wish for nuclear winter, you’re in luck—now there’s a mod for that. More specifically, there’s a mod to add every season to Fallout 4 [official site].

The verdant greens of spring. The warm touch of summer sunlight. The vibrant oranges of a New England autumn. And the absolute hellhole that is Boston in winter. They’re all here, in a new mod called the Fallout 4 Seasons Project.

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Grand Theft Uncle: GTA V’s Watch Dogs Mod

Note: Uncle optional.

The magical planet-hacking phone of Watch Underscore Dogs seemed a fine tool to play with in a sandbox world, but Ubisoft’s murderuncle simulator wants much fun as a sandbox. So hey, look, a mod brings Aiden Pearce’s fancy phone to Grand Theft Auto V [official site] – which has a wonderful world. You can now hack traffic lights, pop up traffic barriers, plunge the city into darkness, unlock cars, make trains freak out, rain money from ATMs, and pull other ctOS tricks.

Note: changing the player model to Aiden with his “iconic cap” is an optional, separate thing for hardcore uncle enthusiasts only.

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Sea Change: SOMA Mod Makes All Entities Non-Violent

What if you could talk to the monsters? The Wuss Mode: Monsters Won’t Attack mod for SOMA [official site] doesn’t quite allow you to hold conversations with the denizens of Frictional’s latest creation but it does prevent them from chasing you around the place until you die. I’m excited to try this because it might just improve the game significantly, simply by focusing on the fact that fear does not need to be followed by violence and death. Vague spoilers ahead for those who haven’t played.

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Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod In The Works

When I received definitive confirmation that Just Cause 3 [official site] wouldn’t have any multiplayer support out of the box, I felt like I’d been punched in the gut. If memory serves, I was talking to one of the game’s producers at the time so it’s entirely possible that I left the room wincing, with a wounded expression on my face. Later in the day, when I’d recovered, Avalanche told me that their dedication to modding support would allow for all manner of enjoyable shenanigans and, sure enough, the team behind the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod have released the first footage of Just Cause 3 Multiplayer. Delicious.

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XCOM Long War Modders Working On Standalone Strategy Game

XCOM’s Long War mod [official site] is, to many, the definitive version of Firaxis’ reboot of the alien-repelling strategy classic. As the title suggests, it extends the length of the campaign, making the fight against the invaders into a gruelling conflict rather than a streamlined series of missions. The campaign structure isn’t the only thing the mod changes – it’s like the biggest and most delicious expansion imaginable – and you can find all the details here, as well as download links.

Now, the team behind the mod have formed a studio and begun work on “a grand strategy game in which the player leads the defense of Earth during an alien invasion”.

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Mix-And-Match Murder In Fallout 4 Weapon Mods Mod

Ever been sat in front of a Weapons Workbench with a tonne of material, wishing you were free to craft whatever the hell you wanted? Sure you have. And with no crafting restrictions, you could teach those Super Mutant Ancient Behemoths obnoxiously roaming the Commonwealth a serious lesson. Imagine if you turned up with, I dunno, an Electrified Triple Barrel Minigun? They’d shit an irradiated brick for sure.

The Any Mod Any Weapon mod for Fallout 4 [official site] asks: what’s stopping you?

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