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 Triumph of the mod - Salon
From now on in computer gaming, there were to be no real barriers between creator and audience, or producer and consumer.
Mods have been with the game industry for at least a decade, but as the inclusion of "Day of Defeat" on Steam proves, they've truly come into their own.
For the millions who play computer games, the same ethos of volunteerism and shared ownership that characterizes free software has helped utterly transform the gaming experience and the $8 billion-plus gaming industry.
dir.salon.com /story/tech/feature/2002/04/16/modding/index.html   (884 words)

  
 Mod (computer gaming) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For cross-platform games, mods written for the Windows version have not always been compatible with the OS X and/or GNU/Linux ports of the game.
Deus Ex is a unique game in terms of the development of its modding community, as the majority of the game's popular mods were released roughly 18 months after the initial release of the game.
A number of large-scale mods are still in production stages, including at least one total conversion, numerous partial conversions, asset modifiers, and an attempt to recreate the game in its entirety as a mod for Unreal Tournament 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mod_(computer_gaming)   (5239 words)

  
 Computer Gaming PC - LAN Party with Windows XP
Computer Gaming PC - LAN Party with Windows XP Throw a LAN Party with Windows XP Multiplayer gaming is the key to a given game's long-term success.
Mods like Team Fortress Classic and Counter Strike have kept it alive for years since its initial release.
The computer name must be unique, so have each player use something like his last name or his first name with his last initial.
www.widowpc.com /computergamingpc-lan_party_with_windows_xp.html   (1585 words)

  
 Mod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Mod (or, to use its full name, Modernism) is a lifestyle based around fashion and music that developed in London in the late 1950s.
A mod is a festival of Gaelic language arts and culture in Scotland.
Mods (short for modifications) are changes and additions created with editing tools for computer games, particularly for first-person shooters.
mod.kiwiki.homeip.net   (383 words)

  
 Computer gaming
The kind of games where you run split-screen aren't half as fun because you have to put up with so much less viewport, but racing alongside of each other on a dinner table, school desk, beach, or back yard is a blast.
My favourite HL mod is Day of Defeat, which is a multiplayer game set in various parts of France and Germany during the 2nd world war, and you can choose between playing as Allies or Axis.
This game is very unlikely to breed "school shooters", rather it draws interest to the history of the war, and inevitably respect to the humans who fought it.
g-b.dk /jan/gaming.htm   (3237 words)

  
 Metroactive Features | Gaming
Charge people to play a game that they can play on their home computers over the Internet for free--if they are among the one in every 10 Americans who own a home gaming system.
Yet computer gaming continues to do battle with its image as a violent teen distraction, a solitary male pursuit that, if it doesn't make you go blind, might certainly impair your eyesight and your social skills.
Wright, who expanded his professional focus from poverty and homelessness, says he became fascinated by the sociology of computer games after encountering what he calls "the spatial metaphor." By this he means a social connectedness that occurs when people play computer games with each other.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/10.23.03/gaming-0343.html   (2244 words)

  
 GAME MOD's - Tech Jamaica - Jamaica's Technology Portal Forums
Game Mods have been a very important part of game creation.
One of the most popular game MOD is Counter Strike which is a MOD of Half Life.
I have to agree with you there N, MOD have totally revolutionised the way of games are placed.
www.techjamaica.com /forums/showthread.php?t=4699   (283 words)

  
 Gaming - Salon
John Romero's game design studio was the most maligned company in the business.
Speed, acid, pot: As computer gaming enters the mainstream, its drug subculture is also coming of age.
The soft-porn fixation embarrassingly displayed at computer gaming's biggest convention, E3, is dooming the $6 billion industry to the nerd-geek ghetto.
dir.salon.com /topics/gaming/index.html?ti=40   (324 words)

  
 Chopper Computers - Chopper Motorcycle Styled, Water Cooled Gaming Computers, Custom Gaming Computers, Custom Computer ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Chopper Computers are open air, water cooled, modified gaming computers designed for pc gamers and motorcycle riders alike.
Modifying computers (modding) into unique works of art has been a hobby of computer enthusiasts for years but this is the first time true computer mods have been offered to the public.
The Chopper Computer has been designed as a water cooled gaming computer to benefit from the value of pushing your computer beyond normal limits.
www.choppercomputers.com   (378 words)

  
 What is mod? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
The term mod is derived from the act of modifying a game.
To mod a game is to create custom levels, objects, characters, or even unique or stand-alone game from an existing game engine.
A person who mods a game is called a modder.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/M/mod.html   (144 words)

  
 WarCraft Maps Go Mod Computer Gaming World - Find Articles
WarCraft III is evolving from the game you bought a couple years ago—it isn’t just an RTS about snarling green orcs and scantily clad night elves anymore.
Thanks to user-made maps, whole new game types are being introduced.
Just log on to Battle.net, join the game of someone who’s playing a custom-map mod, and enjoy the whole new game that’s automatically downloaded.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdcgw/is_200409/ai_n7182666   (519 words)

  
 $1,000,000 Mod Contest Computer Gaming World - Find Articles
“This means our game customers get more value for their purchase, because all of the mods entered in the contest can be downloaded and played for free if you already own UT 2003/4.
The contest is divided into several phases; the first two phases have been completed, with two additional phases and a round of grand finals to follow.
Epic Games lead designer Cliff Bleszinski (better known to Unreal fans as CliffyB) had this to say about the response thus far: “The quality of the mods we’ve received has been no less than stellar.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdcgw/is_200404/ai_n9515293   (387 words)

  
 Half-Life Gaming.com - One Series, Years of Entertainment - #1 Resource for Half-Life
Introversion, the award-winning, maverick developer of the hit PC game, Darwinia, will be releasing its eagerly-awaited third title, DEFCON, in September 2006 via Steam and at retail outlets around the globe for $14.95.
Whether you're an absolute beginner to modding or you're simply a newcomer to the Source engine in particular, we always recommend that your first port of call should be the Valve Developer Wiki, which houses an indispensable compendium of knowledge from both Valve and experienced modders in the Half-Life 2 community.
Portal is a new type of single player game that changes how players approach, manipulate, and surmise the possibilities in a given environment in a manner similar to how the Gravity Gun changed our approach to how an object may be leveraged in any given situation.
www.hlgaming.com   (2605 words)

  
 Controller Mod - Puget Computer Forum: Gaming, Video Editing, Laptops, Servers
Well this isn't technically a Case Mod, but I figured that I would post it and show you guys anyway.
In its primed state, one piece of your game controller sort of looks like a visor for a Star Wars storm trooper.
Well it will probably match my shuttle, but it is a Nintendo Gamecube controller so it won't really be "in action" with my computer.
forums.pugetsystems.com /showthread.php?t=2108   (511 words)

  
 Disclaimer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In no way are the concepts or ideas of Strong Bad Mod intended to refute the legal privacy policies and/or terms of use of the Homestar Runner website.
The making of Strong Bad Mod is purely an act of fan media and will, as stated before, not be making a profit from it's creation.
It is merely a way to try and bring Homestar Runner and any related topics to the computer game format for other fans of both Homestar Runner and computer gaming to enjoy.
www.sbm.flagrun.net   (153 words)

  
 [Mod] [RJH] - Gaming Universe Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
I tried to do that, but the computer I was on couldn't open.
BTW its not a good idea to add your text files as people can take them, use them somewhere else or make the mod Invincible and high damage on everything...
I started school so I won't really be able to work on the mod that much b/c the library's computers suck.
forums.thegaminguniverse.com /showthread.php?t=17118   (616 words)

  
 IBM Gaming Mod - Dev Hardware
Discuss IBM Gaming Mod in the Computer Cases forum on Dev Hardware.
IBM Gaming Mod Computer Cases forum discussing cases from Antec, MGE, Silverstone, Lian Li, Xion, Thermaltake, Aspire, and Raidmax.
See gaming cases and workstations, and talk about modding projects and the best cases to mod.
www.devhardware.com /forums/computer-cases-33/ibm-gaming-mod-53527.html   (981 words)

  
 UNN - Usayd Network News » Computer Gaming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
There appears to’ve been a Christian Game Developers Conference recently on which they’ve showcased some new games like this one: Timothy and Titus.
To be honest I was quite dissapointed with the game on a whole and i’d […]
The demo has been a hit with the release of it one map “gulf of omen” with its assume graphics bf2 is surely going to be one of the most successful games this year.
www.usayd.com /category/usayd-gaming-news/computer-gaming   (354 words)

  
 Computer & Gaming Expo - Video Gaming Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
I wanted to let everyone know about the BYOC/Expo event we have coming up in October in Tulsa Oklahoma called C.A.G.E. (computer and gaming expo) www.cagexpo.com Please visit the website to get more info.
Check it out and we appreciate the support from the gaming community.
I'm sure a great percentage of us video gaming players are nerds.
www.videogamingforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=2228   (259 words)

  
 :: Coolinfo | Daily Computer News |
Bit-Tech.net's own mod god Macroman has just finsihed writing up an article on his own project, Project Culance.
I only mention this as a point of interest to those of you who have only ever modded your own cherished gear.
Once you move into the realms of professional modding you may well end up undertaking projects you have no personal interest in but you still have to produce the "goods"."
www.coolinfo.com   (125 words)

  
 Hammy-Bob Mod in Computer Gaming Magazine! - Mod DB Forums
The mod still uses the original Half-Life engine, but it remains wacky enough to hold your intrest for a couple of rounds.
HBM is my favorite mod I would like to meet the sexy beast who made it
Nice work on a nice mod in a nice magazine.
forum.moddb.com /thread/15161   (347 words)

  
 The Revolution in Handheld Gaming!'s Club Page on 1UP.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
GAMES: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Whether you have OTA (over the air), Cable, or Satellite High Definition programming, this is the place to chat about it.
This is a general club for fans of Tetsuya Mizuguchi, one of the most creative and unique minds in video games today.
www.computergaming.com /do/club?clubid=73760   (880 words)

  
 Garry's mod - Computer Forum
I cant help you there, all i use garry's mod for is to play hl2 with all the weapons.
I just went on some random server at a map called gm_construct or somethin and I just shot everything I saw and this was my score, Im not sure if I was playing right or whatever it is they do, but I went 56 and 1...
What I do on Garry's mod is make my own maps.
www.computerforum.com /31732-garrys-mod.html   (366 words)

  
 Computer/gaming problems - Computer Forum
I have the latest drivers for my Radeon, but I still believe it might have something to do with all of this.
The whole screen just goes blank but the computer is still running.
I'm guessing most of the people here don't have that game or don't play video games.
www.computerforum.com /6817-computer-gaming-problems.html   (236 words)

  
 Computer Gaming World - Mod DB Forums
But then, most gaming magazines are a waste of time.
Once and a while they'd have a decent review; I lol'ed at their B&W2 review because of how snide (and true) it was.
For computer magazines, I go for PC Gamer magazine (They also feature a lot of mods in their magazine).
forum.moddb.com /thread/18559   (439 words)

  
 Mods - DmWiki
Mods (computer gaming) (short for modifications) are changes and additions created with editing tools for computer games, particularly for first-person shooters.
Examples would be WAD files for Doom, the popular multiplayer expansion Counter-Strike for Half-Life, or the maps of the Neverwinter Nights game.
This page was last modified 05:34, 29 Oct 2005.
www.devmaster.net /wiki/Mod   (69 words)

  
 Playstation Controller MOD?? - Tech Jamaica - Jamaica's Technology Portal Forums
How would I mod a PS1 or 2 controller to be used with my computer???
Actually there are cables on the market that may can link the Play Station Controllers to the USB port.
Sometimes it's better to do stuff yourself so here is a site that should help anyone who wants to MOD their own PSX controller.
www.techjamaica.com /forums/showthread.php?t=1176   (223 words)

  
 Gamecube screen to Computer Mod - Video Gaming Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
I bought a Video In cord to connect from my GC to my computer to set up a dual monitor.
I have done this on monitors and tvs with this computer recently, but i need help with this project.
When I plug it in i get a annoying tone (kinda like a continuous note of static) with no image.
www.videogamingforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=9945   (178 words)

  
 Salon.com Technology | Triumph of the mod
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That announcement was made, if you listened closely enough, at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Jose, when Valve Software founder Gabe Newell unveiled Steam, a broadband distribution network that would offer instant updates to recent Valve games and new titles from Valve and other companies.
(All but Valve's "Counter-Strike," that is, which also began as an amateur mod.) That would make "Day of Defeat" more popular online than premium releases like "Medal of Honor" from Electronic Arts, and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" from Activision -- two recent shooters also set during World War II.
archive.salon.com /tech/feature/2002/04/16/modding/index.html   (968 words)

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