They thought they had escaped the terrors of Banoi and survived the apocalypse on a corrupted paradise. Their fate took a turn for the worse.

The Dead Island heroes escaped in a helicopter to the safety of a military ship, but when a furious storm hits and the virus suddenly spreads throughout the crew, the nightmare starts all over again, leaving hope drowning in the rising tides.

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About Dead Island Riptide with 5 comments by Henley on Jun 20th, 2013

After fighting our way through hordes of the undead in the pursuit of modding perfection we arrived at our top three entries in the ModDB Dead Island Riptide scripting competition!

First of all we need to thank our sponsors NvidiaDeep Silver and iBuypower for providing the fantastic prizes for this event. The top three winners will each walk away with a significant boost of gaming power and epeen with the first place winner getting a totally new custom gaming rig from iBuypower.

The winner takes home a custom PC from iBuyPower
Second place gets dual NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660

Third place gets a NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660

Without further ado here are your winners and soon to be grinners!

Third Place - Day & Night Cycle Henderson Town Mod

This mod came out of nowhere. One of the most unique entries in this competition the Day & Night Cycle mod does just as described, adds a Day and Night Cycle to the Henderson Town location within Dead Island Riptide. 


The author of the mod has stated that creating the mod he came across several difficulties the main one being that the area of the Henderson Town has a imposed "glow effect" on the water itself making the night effect almost impossible to create. However after several hours of work and a special thanks to some of the new engine code within Riptide he was able to get the desired effect. The area was quite imposing before the mod, so it is suggested if you're brave enough to face Henderson Town at night to bring a lot of health items, flares and brass balls.

Second Place - Kesslers Experiment

Kesslers Experiment came very very very close to actually winning this competition for one main reason, the mod itself could easily be considered a DLC for the main game and it fits perfectly within the game's world. Check out the video for all the details on how the mod actually works but needless to say Kesslers Experiment is a fantastic entry.


I mean who wouldn't want to mix a bunch of old chemicals and inject them into your arms? Seems like a good idea to me.

First Place - George Romero Survival Horror Edition

So here we are at first place and sitting at the top of the pack is none other than the George Romero Survival Horror Edition, for good reason as well! The mod while being a significant change to Zombie, weapon, survivor and item behaviors it comes packed with additional content sure to push your gameplay experience to even greater lengths.


There is an absolute plethora of different game mods and variations to the game added into the modification. Here are the examples of the extended gameplay modes on offer.

  • "Exorcist" mode. The women have been possessed by demons! They will set you on fire! Beware, they are very creepy!
  • "Gunner's Island" mode. The island has been taken over by gun crazy women! Experience Dead Island Riptide as a true first person shooter!
  • "Lilliput" mode. The little people of Lilliput have been zombified! Beware these tiny flesh eaters!
  • "Slashers" mode. The women have disappeared and the men have gone crazy due to loneliness. They will use their swords to slash you to pieces!

We just could not overlook the work put into George Romero Survival Horror Edition, the extensive editing and customization alone is worthy of a place in the top three mods in this competition but the overall package sealed the deal on first place.

Congratulations to all of the winners in the competition, proving once and for all the lack of any real tools or SDK's can never stop a motivated modder! Thanks again to NvidiaDeep Silver and iBuypower and enjoy the mods, as there are plenty more for Dead Island Riptide to be found.

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Item, weapon, and shop changes
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Item, weapon, and shop changes

Jun 10, 2014 Yuki's Micro-Mods: Dead Island: Riptide Full Version 0 comments

Fixes errors in several weapon mods, makes valid weapons for weapon mods more consistent, restores missing weapon mods and makes them available for purchase...

Fixed strafing
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Fixed strafing

Jun 10, 2014 Yuki's Micro-Mods: Dead Island: Riptide Full Version 0 comments

Fixes the strafe/sidestep movement speed so that you can strafe just as fast as you move forward.

Walker No-throw
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Walker No-throw

May 13, 2014 Yuki's Micro-Mods: Dead Island: Riptide Full Version 1 comment

Stops Walkers from throwing melee weapons at the player. Currently this is the only way to stop the one-hit kill bug with Walker-thrown weapons.

Legendaries Return
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Legendaries Return

May 13, 2014 Yuki's Micro-Mods: Dead Island: Riptide Full Version 0 comments

Adds the various Legendary weapons from Dead Island to the loot pool, allowing them to be found on defeated enemies and inside containers.

Better Locked Loot
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Better Locked Loot

May 13, 2014 Yuki's Micro-Mods: Dead Island: Riptide Full Version 1 comment

Improves the rarity distribution of items found in locked chests (those requiring the Lockpick skill)

QMJS-Mod Version 1.8 Readme
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QMJS-Mod Version 1.8 Readme

Jan 12, 2014 QMJS-Mod Other 0 comments

Contains details of the mod, current issues, and future plans.

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tucsonfeuer
tucsonfeuer Apr 11 2014, 7:41pm says:

Is there way to key-bind alcohol use, the effect, or add alcohol to the quick-wheel?

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SohighCraziesMod
SohighCraziesMod Sep 2 2013, 10:51am says:

Dead island riptide mod Crazies Final Version

Modification :

- Zombies are crazies!! very fast and dangerous like world war Z or 28 days later

- Compatible network!!

- More Zombies on Maps (2X)

- More zombies during attacks (X5)

- One shop only with aleatory spawn of all unique weapons orange(Amanda shop).

- Zombies come after you to the end !

- They can spot you if he see or hear you !

- Loots on victims and boxes still drop blue or better !

- Ugraded bullet carrying (1,5X)

- Reloading more realist

- Jump higher ! (1,5X)

- Only Headshot kills for basics zombies and infecteds

- Limb are still able to be cutted and zombies not die

- HUD minimap only for better immersion *thanks to ADENO for this file*

*not denature the game, just make it more difficult and easier to obtain rare items*

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Adeno
Adeno May 29 2013, 4:12pm says:

George Romero Survival Horror Edition V9 Add-On 3 is now available with these features and fixes at -> http://www.moddb.com/games/dead-island-riptide/downloads/george-romero-survival-horror-edition-v9-add-on-3

Blades and Roses - the zombie threat has turned the locals into paranoid killers! Although their primary mission is to kill all of the leftover zombies, they won't hesitate to kill you because they think you are the cause of the outbreak! The men carry blades as the women prepare their rifles, they are the Blades and Roses!

Exorcist - as if being invaded by zombies wasn't enough, the women of the island are being possessed by some demonic force! Beware, these women will set you on fire and attack violently despite their slow and creepy movements! You have been warned!

GunnersIsland.rar - a bunch of gun crazy women have taken over the island! Liberate the people from these trigger happy females! Don't worry, you begin with some guns!

Lilliput - while journeying around the world, you stumble upon the mysterious island of Lilliput, just like in Gulliver's Travels. Unfortunately for you, instead of curious and friendly tiny people, you are greeted by flesh eating tiny zombies! They are small but terrible!

Slashers - for some reason the women of the island have disappeared. Out of loneliness, the men were driven insane and took up their blades. Anyone they see shall be cut to pieces, living or undead!

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AudioGhostX
AudioGhostX May 30 2013, 2:05am replied:

omg.. NOBODY CARES. If we want to know about you're mod, we'll go on the mods page.

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Adeno
Adeno May 29 2013, 8:04am says:

George Romero Survival Horror Edition V9 Add-On 3 will be available later with these features and fixes at -> http://www.moddb.com/games/dead-island-riptide/downloads/george-romero-survival-horror-edition-v9-add-on-3

Blades and Roses - the zombie threat has turned the locals into paranoid killers! Although their primary mission is to kill all of the leftover zombies, they won't hesitate to kill you because they think you are the cause of the outbreak! The men carry blades as the women prepare their rifles, they are the Blades and Roses!

Exorcist - as if being invaded by zombies wasn't enough, the women of the island are being possessed by some demonic force! Beware, these women will set you on fire and attack violently despite their slow and creepy movements! You have been warned!

GunnersIsland.rar - a bunch of gun crazy women have taken over the island! Liberate the people from these trigger happy females! Don't worry, you begin with some guns!

Lilliput - while journeying around the world, you stumble upon the mysterious island of Lilliput, just like in Gulliver's Travels. Unfortunately for you, instead of curious and friendly tiny people, you are greeted by flesh eating tiny zombies! They are small but terrible!

Slashers - for some reason the women of the island have disappeared. Out of loneliness, the men were driven insane and took up their blades. Anyone they see shall be cut to pieces, living or undead!

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Adeno
Adeno May 27 2013, 11:50pm says:

Add-on 2 is now available -> http://www.moddb.com/games/dead-island-riptide/downloads/george-romero-survival-horror-edition-v9-add-on-2

New Optional Feature:

Ammo Loot - ammo can be found on zombies, bags, and other places.

Enjoy!

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Adeno
Adeno May 27 2013, 5:12am says:

The latest George Romero Survival Horror Edition mod with the new Gunner's Island optional feature is now available! -> http://www.moddb.com/games/dead-island-riptide/downloads/george-romero-survival-horror-edition-v9-add-on-1

I hope you enjoy the new feature!

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Adeno
Adeno May 27 2013, 4:40am says:

Preview of Gunner's Island feature for George Romero Survival Horror Edition that will be available in a few hours :)

New Optional Feature:

"Gunner's Island" - experience Riptide as a true first person shooter game! A bunch of gun crazy women have taken over the island! Liberate the people from these trigger happy females! Don't worry, you begin with some guns!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzh7RHeVlY4

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Adeno
Adeno May 27 2013, 1:42am says:

Ever wondered what Dead Island Riptide would be like as a real SHOOTER? Find out later when the add-on to George Romero Survival Horror Edition called "Gunner's Island" is authorized for download :)

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Its Dead Island with small improvements to combat, coop and lootings but its even buggier and glitchy than the previous game. Although it is alot harder... which I would have liked if it wasn't so unfairly hard. It uses the whole waves of enemies while you defend a area (and in some instances infinite respawning enemies, these areas that you have to run passed which you might realize and fight till you die). The original game had maybe 1 instance of them both, here we get 3-4 in a shorter game…

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