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What's your favorite mod of all time?

What's your favorite mod of all time?

What's the one mod that stands out in your head as your favorite of all time?

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I've recently started digging back into Fallout 4, one of my favorite games to return to for a playthrough once a year. Of course, it's much better with some mods to fix and enhance the experience. Besides some of the obviously Fallout 4 mods, my favorite is one called Scrapping Machine. This mod allows you to scrap the junk you pick up in the game, breaking it down into the raw components you need for crafting. It's such a simple mod, but it alleviates the need for dropping all your crap on the ground and manually breaking it down. It's not the only must-have mod for me in Fallout 4, but it swooped in and solved a problem for me that I truthfully didn't think there was a solution for.

My pick might be odd to some, but it's just something that makes my time in Fallout 4 much more enjoyable. What's your pick for your favorite mod that you've ever used?

From The Chatty
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    June 3, 2022 11:51 AM

    If you had to pick one mod as your favorite of all time, what would you choose?

    Read more: What's your favorite mod of all time?

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      June 3, 2022 11:53 AM

      Rocket Arena 2 for Quake 2 will forever be my one true love. I put more time into that game than any other game, ever.

      Generations Arena for Quake 3 is a very close second. I worked on that team as community manager for years. Total blast to play.

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      June 3, 2022 11:55 AM

      Making cliff racers non-aggressive in Morrowind

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      June 3, 2022 11:56 AM

      Any of the old half life ones, CS, day of defeat, firearms, they hunger, u.s.s darkstar, Wanted!

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      June 3, 2022 11:57 AM

      SkyUI

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      June 3, 2022 12:00 PM

      Rune Quake

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        June 3, 2022 1:03 PM

        ^^ absolutely 100% this.

        of course I was the primary dev on that for a couple years, so I might be biased :) but man my roomates and I spent hours and hours fragging the hell out of each other and it never got old.

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          June 3, 2022 1:06 PM

          Quake4life

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          June 3, 2022 1:24 PM

          Oh shit, nice work! Yup, hours staying up all night. Why do we have to get old?

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            June 3, 2022 1:27 PM

            soooo you can still play it! I got my entire family playing it last year and got to show off my l33t DM skills.

            but yeah it was a ton of fun adding new runes and playing with the larger community, almost of whom were awesome people. Slot Zero (the guy who now maintains the mod) was a guy who wandered onto my RQ test server one day and never left :)

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              June 3, 2022 1:32 PM

              I searched a few minutes ago and noticed it’s still active! That’s awesome. I haven’t played Quake in a decade maybe. I was accused of being a bot a couple times but now I’d be called a grandpa.

              http://runequake.com/

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                June 3, 2022 1:41 PM

                yeah every once in a while I'll log back in and yeah, same. Those original Quake FPS skills are quite lasting apparently.

                Everyone once in a while I get an itch to port RQ to a more modern FPS engine but those scenes (for FPSs at least) are SO much more fragmented now :(

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                  June 3, 2022 2:21 PM

                  It’s a shame modern online games are about unlocks and scoreboards now. The last one I really got into was BF1942.

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        June 3, 2022 9:38 PM

        That mod will always have a special place in my mind. I look back with fond memories and the players I met back on the days. I still have a log in to rune central at least once a year and recognize some of the old names still talking about quake.

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      June 3, 2022 12:01 PM

      Headhunters for Q3.

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      June 3, 2022 12:01 PM

      The Dark Mod: http://www.thedarkmod.com/main/

      A complete recreation of Thief's gameplay and a familiar setting within the Doom 3 engine.

      First it was a mod, but with Doom 3 being GPL'd it's now a completely standalone game with dozens of good fan missions available.

      It comes with one solid mission by default and you can download more through the client itself.

      I can recommend a number of missions if anyone is interested, but The Painter's Wife came out alongside the most recent major version and is a very solid first choice, once you've gone through the tutorial and included story mission.

      The NewDark fan engine that enhances Thief Gold, Thief II and System Shock 2 would be another very notable choice, though whether that's a "mod" depends on your definition.

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      June 3, 2022 12:02 PM

      UtilityMaximizer

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        June 3, 2022 1:06 PM

        oh you mean the mod for BF1942 called... the entire game? yeah true :D

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          June 3, 2022 1:37 PM

          I remember the Stunts mod in the early days of BF1942. Good times. I think a late version of the BF1942 game gimped the physics of the game so that the stunts mod wouldn't work as expected.

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        June 3, 2022 1:42 PM

        He was certainly one of the most charismatic mods (outside of dognose of course) that Shacknews ever had.

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      June 3, 2022 12:03 PM

      tomservo for sure

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      June 3, 2022 12:08 PM

      Team Fortress Classic.

      Freeze the thread now.

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        June 3, 2022 12:12 PM

        I preferred QWTF, but that was back when I was at an age where getting all my mates together for LAN party for a weekend was more feasible.

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      June 3, 2022 12:11 PM

      I'm also a big fan of the Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch, which fixes a stupid amount of things Bethesda missed.

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      June 3, 2022 12:12 PM

      dognose / cyber mike

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      June 3, 2022 12:18 PM

      Quake 2 Gloom or UT Thievery

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        June 3, 2022 1:43 PM

        Oh, god I forgot about Thievery! Great mod

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      June 3, 2022 12:19 PM

      Quake Team Fortress is the first that came to mind. It wins by virtue of it coming out when I was younger, but it introduced classes to the capture the flag formula. Later with the canalzon map, capture areas/points were I troyce in an asymmetric map style which was really cool.

      Shout out to the canalzon 24/7 server

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        June 3, 2022 12:32 PM

        Yeah. This is the only answer for me. My life basically revolved around QWTF for like 3 - 4 years at least.

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      June 3, 2022 12:32 PM

      Edgewise

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      June 3, 2022 12:33 PM

      Counter-Strike

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      June 3, 2022 12:35 PM

      I've always loved Headhunters Quake.

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      June 3, 2022 12:39 PM

      Lithium DM for Quake 1, Quake 2 LFire CTF, OSP and RA3 for Quake 3, prophunt for TF2, basically everything for Skyrim...

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      June 3, 2022 12:40 PM

      sCary

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      June 3, 2022 12:46 PM

      Anyone else play Deathball for UT2004? I remember getting really good at it, and they had a wide variety of play fields.

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      June 3, 2022 12:48 PM

      the original Jailbreak mod - played hundreds of hours of that

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      June 3, 2022 12:50 PM

      eve of destruction for bf 1942 might be the most fun i ever had playing a game

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      June 3, 2022 1:06 PM

      Urban Terror mod for Q3A

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      June 3, 2022 1:08 PM

      TacOps for UT because I was a mac kid and couldn't play CS

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      June 3, 2022 1:32 PM

      zerstorer

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      June 3, 2022 1:32 PM

      Andromeda

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      June 3, 2022 1:32 PM

      QWTF

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      June 3, 2022 1:36 PM

      For nostalgia, I liked ThreeWave CTF. Good shit. I think it was originally on some game like Quake or Quake II and eventually ported to other games like Unreal Tournament. Maybe it was the other way around and I'm just misremembering this?

      I also have memories of something called ThunderWalker for Quake but I barely remember details about it.

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      June 3, 2022 1:41 PM

      I loved Action Half-Life, and The Opera.

      The Half-Life modding days were the golden age for me - so much experimentation going on.

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        June 3, 2022 1:59 PM

        Me too, loved AHL. I’d crank Rammstein and hand cannon some fools. At my best I was a monster with throwing knives, which were instant kills if you got someone in the head, but you only had ten, they arced and took time to travel. Crazy satisfying to nail though.

        Half-Life truly was a golden age of modding, so very many and varied mods.

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          June 3, 2022 5:33 PM

          For me, it was trying to solve the easter eggs on all Hondo maps.

          The silent slippers and hand cannon were the combo that got under other people's skin lmao

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            June 3, 2022 7:08 PM

            HC + slippers here too. Also 50 cal with holster and desert eagle. I'm sure many people raged at me.

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      June 3, 2022 2:01 PM

      Zombie Panic Source for HL2, Gloom for Quake 2, and Clan Arena/Rocket Arena for Quake 1.

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      June 3, 2022 2:14 PM

      Star Trek Armada 3 for Sins of a Solar Empire

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      June 3, 2022 2:18 PM

      I’d be lying if I didn’t say Counter-strike. I loved the whole HL1 mod scene and was like an addict visiting PlanetHalfLife all day hoping for news of some new mod to check out when I got home that night. So much fun stuff got made for HL1, and I fell into a deep deep hole playing CS for years. I’d come home from work, have dinner with Mary, and disappear for hours every night. I’ll probably never spend as much time playing another game in my life.

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      June 3, 2022 2:19 PM

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      June 3, 2022 2:22 PM

      Killer Commandos for Battlefield 1942. It was based on an idea for a mod that was so bad it was good.

      Dragons that shoot fire and drop explosive turds
      Additional players can ride in the Dragon's claws and shoot Machine Guns

      Zepplins that throw rocks

      Monster trucks with nitro thrusters to launch them in the air to counter the dragons (for balance of course)
      Monster truck can self destruct
      Second player position in truck has additional nitro thrusters

      Vin Disel health guage (ala Doom baby!)



      They left off the "jet packs" which were a rocket that you held in your hands and it had a limited amount of thrust that recharged. So if you used it all to go straight up, well you fucked up. Also if you used the jet pack while standing on the ground, there was about an 80% chance you would skate along the ground really fast instead of taking off, and the next tiny angle change in the ground mesh would kill you from fall damage.






      https://www.bf-games.net/downloads/151/killercommando.html

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      June 3, 2022 2:31 PM

      Threewave CTF for the Original Quake.

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      June 3, 2022 2:47 PM

      Desert Combat for BF1942.

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        June 3, 2022 3:43 PM

        Oh yeah another great one! Filled that modern large-scale battlefield hole until BF2 came out.

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        June 3, 2022 5:35 PM

        This is mine as well. Maybe it’s because of our age. I’m pretty sure you’re late 30s as well and this came out at the end of high school / beginning of college.

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          June 4, 2022 3:34 AM

          Yep, same age bracket, so I have a lot of fond memories of playing it in my late teens and early 20s.

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        June 3, 2022 5:41 PM

        Yes!!!!

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        June 3, 2022 5:51 PM

        This is the correct answer

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      June 3, 2022 3:42 PM

      Dwango 5, Map 1

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        June 3, 2022 5:40 PM

        0h, feek yeah!!! That was my fav as well.

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      June 3, 2022 4:06 PM

      CounterStrike

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      June 3, 2022 4:11 PM

      maybe Urban Terror? probably Counter-Strike

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        June 3, 2022 5:40 PM

        Just to be clear. My unf is for Urban Terror!

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      June 3, 2022 4:14 PM

      helvetica and GoldenEye: Source

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      June 3, 2022 5:41 PM

      BF1942 Desert Combat

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      June 3, 2022 6:21 PM

      Loved Insurgency and Day of Defeat

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      June 3, 2022 6:51 PM

      In recent times Krastorio 2 for Factorio it adds a ton of cool stuff to the game that makes for some interesting builds and feels well balanced.

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      June 3, 2022 7:00 PM

      Day of Defeat

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        June 3, 2022 8:40 PM

        also my answer

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        June 3, 2022 11:52 PM

        Yeah this is it. HL1 version, pre-commercialization. So many amazing maps, I loved the way map makers captured scenes from all kinds of WW2 movies.

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      June 3, 2022 7:06 PM

      Toss up between Action Quake 2, Action Half-Life, Q2 Jailbreak, TFC, and CS. I guess TFC for me, followed by AHL and AQ2.

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      June 3, 2022 7:11 PM

      The Skyrim flying mod, saved so much BS time just walking around the same mountains over and over. ;p

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      June 3, 2022 7:13 PM

      Action Quake 2
      https://quake.fandom.com/wiki/Action_Quake_2

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      June 3, 2022 7:26 PM

      Counter-Balance Stock

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      June 3, 2022 7:30 PM

      Natural Selection

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      June 3, 2022 7:38 PM

      Brutal Doom.

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      June 3, 2022 7:42 PM

      Action quake 2! Maybe just starcraft custom maps in general

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      June 3, 2022 8:30 PM

      Sven co-op

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      June 3, 2022 9:01 PM

      =MOD(number, divisor)

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      June 3, 2022 9:28 PM

      Probably QW TF or CS 5.2 before they removed the scope from the M4.

      There was also a mod for WE that I had a lot of fun in but can't remember the name, but you could find Mecha with dual chain guns to wreck people with.

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      June 3, 2022 9:32 PM

      Centerline Racing Wheels.
      I also liked cutting the front vertical out of my 15" Sub box, making it a forward leaning triangle instead of pointing almost straight up.

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      June 3, 2022 10:15 PM

      LMCTF

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      June 3, 2022 10:22 PM

      Day of Defeat <3

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      June 3, 2022 11:53 PM

      [deleted]

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      June 3, 2022 11:58 PM

      [deleted]

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      June 4, 2022 5:31 AM

      3 wave ctf
      The grapple hook!
      What an amazing experience

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