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The uncertain future of paid mods

The uncertain future of paid mods

Apr 28, 2015 162 comments

It has been a huge week for the mod community, following Valve launching paid modding then later retracting it. Many have asked our stance, so it is important...

Valve grabs another Modder!
Warcraft III: Frozen Throne

Valve grabs another Modder!

Oct 6, 2009 DotA Allstars 37 comments

IceFrog the current modder who is maintaining DotA (Defence of the Ancients) a popular mod for WarCraft 3 has been whisked away on the Valve success train...

Sandpit 3.9 Lite

Sandpit 3.9 Lite

Jul 24, 2015 3 comments

Sandpit 3.9 Lite version will be launched in 31.06.2016 and version full will be high definition but if you want to launch full version bring bug and...

3D embeds with Sketchfab on IndieDB!

3D embeds with Sketchfab on IndieDB!

Jul 29, 2014 2 comments

We are very excited to be supported here on IndieDB. Sketchfab lets you add a real-time interactive 3D viewer on any of your posts, just by copying and...

Toribash on Steam
Toribash

Toribash on Steam

May 21, 2014 Toribash 0 comments

Toribash finally is released on Steam after successfully passing the Greenlight voting in August 2013. Still free to play, still bloody.

Group and thanks.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Group and thanks.

Jul 10, 2013 Andrew's story 0 comments

I'm just thanking for you all who have posted nice comments and played this cs. + One thing :

New concept map for Portal 2 in the works

New concept map for Portal 2 in the works

Dec 11, 2012 0 comments

I am currently working on a concept map for Portal 2 which involves some of my old concepts.

Forum and Knowledge Base for Battlepaths
Battlepaths

Forum and Knowledge Base for Battlepaths

Oct 29, 2012 Battlepaths 0 comments

The Battlepaths page now features a forum and a knowledge base, where we will publish new articles on a regular basis.

beta updates

beta updates

Apr 27, 2012 7 comments

Beta updates i will be posting here in the articles section

Gabe Newell Wins Industry Honor

Gabe Newell Wins Industry Honor

Jan 15, 2010 0 comments

Congratulations are in order for Gabe Newell, who has won the 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards ‘Pioneer’ award.

Pirates are customers too.

Pirates are customers too.

Jan 19, 2009 18 comments

Valve's Jason Holtman talks about Steam's business model at the Game Business Law Summit.

Valve Unveils Steamworks

Valve Unveils Steamworks

Jan 30, 2008 21 comments

Complete Suite of Publishing Tools Available Free of Charge

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Jackhammer 1.1.700: Public Beta is Out

Jackhammer 1.1.700: Public Beta is Out

Jul 21, 2015 Jackhammer: My Favorite Level Editor 25 comments

Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Quake II, Quake III, Gunman Chronicles). The aim...

Test Chamber 17 Meets Green
Portal 2

Test Chamber 17 Meets Green

Feb 1, 2015 Portal 2 3 comments

After Chell finished her turn going through 19 challenging tests surrounded by lethal testing elements and crackpot AI GLaDOS, it is time for that again...

Jackhammer 1.1: new cross-platform level editor continues to evolve!

Jackhammer 1.1: new cross-platform level editor continues to evolve!

Jan 1, 2015 Jackhammer: My Favorite Level Editor 19 comments

Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Quake II, Quake III). The aim is to develop a...

Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha Released
Dota 2

Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha Released

Aug 7, 2014 Dota 2 13 comments

This is the first release of a new set of tools (hammer 2) to create, play, and share custom maps and game modes for Dota 2.

Jackhammer: new cross-platform level editor (public alpha)

Jackhammer: new cross-platform level editor (public alpha)

Jan 23, 2014 78 comments

Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Quake II). The aim is to develop a convenient...

Prepare yourselves for a long journey!
Half-Life 2

Prepare yourselves for a long journey!

Aug 31, 2013 The Forgotten Ones 6 comments

The Forgotten Ones has been delayed but for the better, its atmosphere and intensity will increase even more! And don't worry, the release is not too...

The Corrupted, Portal 2 custom chamber !
Portal 2

The Corrupted, Portal 2 custom chamber !

Aug 7, 2012 Portal 2 1 comment

The Corrupted is for TWP's hosted contest and it's now released in Steam Workshop!

CS:GO custom demolition map Continuum announced
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

CS:GO custom demolition map Continuum announced

Aug 3, 2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 comments

A new demolition map for CS:GO. featuring mostly a symmetrical layout, Continuum is a fast paced and tricky demolition map in the center of an industrial...

Introducing the Source Filmmaker!

Introducing the Source Filmmaker!

Jun 27, 2012 22 comments

The Source Filmmaker (SFM) is the movie-making tool built and used by Valve to make movies inside the Source game engine.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta Key Contest
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta Key Contest

Feb 23, 2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 634 comments

Update: Winners have been announced! Congrats to all the winners!

CS:GO Beta key give-away.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

CS:GO Beta key give-away.

Feb 19, 2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 84 comments

ModDB will be participating in a Counter Strike Global Offensive beta key give-away.

LAST ZOMBIE - Released
Half-Life 2

LAST ZOMBIE - Released

Feb 15, 2012 LAST ZOMBIE 15 comments

Today we are releasing a small mod called LAST ZOMBIE. It was originally supposed to take a week to make, but as I was having a small writer's block...

ModDB VS MMGN in a L4D2-off
Left 4 Dead 2

ModDB VS MMGN in a L4D2-off

Aug 31, 2011 Left 4 Dead 2 47 comments

MMGN is an Austalian news and gaming website, they are also sneaky buggers who think they can school ModDB and its community at L4D2.

Source Shader Editor plugin released

Source Shader Editor plugin released

Jul 18, 2011 Source Developers Club 27 comments

Create new shaders from scratch in source without the need of compiling them by hand and building an implementation for them!

Meet the Robin! Child's Play Charity donation
Team Fortress 2

Meet the Robin! Child's Play Charity donation

Jul 8, 2011 Team Fortress 2 22 comments

Play Team Fortress 2 with Robin Walker, main developer of TF2, and donate to ill children in hospitals!

Source SDK is free

Source SDK is free

Jul 4, 2011 Source 153 comments

Following the free to play release of TF2, Source SDK has been accidentally released free, and will remain that way.

Podcast 17 - Gabe Newell Interview

Podcast 17 - Gabe Newell Interview

Jun 8, 2011 Podcast17 49 comments

William and Glenn are pleased to interview Gabe Newell and Kutta from Valve Software.

Podcast 17 - Developing Mods as F/OSS

Podcast 17 - Developing Mods as F/OSS

Mar 27, 2011 Podcast17 2 comments

A great discussion with William, Andy (from Overwatch), John (from Overwatch), Andrew (from RNL), and Tony (from FIX Korea Co., Ltd.) about developing...