Mod of the Year 2007

Welcome to Mod DB and the 6th Annual Mod of the Year Awards - the definative event that showcases the best mods and indie games in the world and recognizes the teams behind them. The MOTY is a tribute to the creativity, dedication & hard work independent developers put into creating unique gaming experiences that enable us to "play something different".

Over the coming months we will showcase to you the best mods and games in the industry. You vote for those you believe are worthy of recognition. At the top of this program sits the ultimate prize, the mod of the year award won previously by Natural Selection, Red Orchestra, PoE2 and Garry's Mod. Thanks to our sponsors, this year we have a few surprizes up our sleaves not to mention a slew of prizes for the participating teams.

From Dec 1st to Jan 1st, industry professionals, developers, gamers and the general public cast their votes to decide which mods define the cutting edge of interactive entertainment and which mod teams attain gaming celebrity.

Follow the links to join us on an unforgettable journey as we present the 2007 Mod of the Year.

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After rounding out the best of 2007, we're ready to present the results.

Posted by stenchy on Jan 28th, 2008

As always, this year's contest started by rounding out the top 100 through community nominations. Public voting was then held to list to the top five games/mods in each of three categories - indie games, unreleased and released mods. After analyzing and gathering data based on the votes, we are finally ready to present the results. ModDB has approached this year's winners, in advance, in hopes of securing exclusive content for you, the viewer. We've come back with a few goodies that I hope you guys will like. It was a very close race to the number one spot this year. Regardless, every one of the winners showcased in this feature deserve the attention. Without the effort, enthusiasm and dedication behind these projects, 2007 would have been a tough year to try and play something different.

When you're done watching the video showcase below, be sure to check out the write-ups of all the winners in the following pages for full access to all the related media. Exclusive content will be marked as such so you guys will know what to check out first. You can also find the top mods and games on AMD's site. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to all those who took part in the 2007 Mod of the Year Awards.

Unreleased Mods

A honorable mention is due to the mod Black Mesa which continues to poll extremely strongly year after year, but misses out on a place in the top 5 because you cannot win a spot in the best unreleased category twice.

5. Operation Black Mesa - Prepare to go back to Black Mesa... again. Operation Black Mesa is an extended re-creation of the popular Half Life add-on, Opposing Force. You'll once again be strapping on the boots of Corporal Adrian Shepard as you make your way through the revamped and albeit highly detailed Black Mesa Research Facility. Additionally, the team plans to add new areas and enemies to the fray so this unofficial redux has more to look forward to than just eye candy. It looks to be a promising effort from team behind Operation Black Mesa, which is why players chose it as there number five spot for unreleased mod of the year.

Friendly fire - Warehouse Friendly fire - Warehouse

Operation Black Mesa Exclusive 1 Operation Black Mesa Exclusive 2

4. Mechwarrior: Living Legends - Looking at this mod makes one wonder, who doesn't like robots? The MechWarrior: Living Legends team hopes to satisfy your thirst for robotic destruction on wide open environments and look good while doing it. So far, the updates have been fast and furious, showing a number of fancy mechs armed to the teeth. Of most interest are the videos like the one below which show some of the environments where battles will take place. If MechWarrior is sure to take full advantage of all the features the CryEngine 2 has to offer, this mod won't be a disappointment. Players voted MechWarrior: Living Legends number four for unreleased mod of the year.

Clan BloodAsp Battlemech Game ready model of the Inner Sphere Catapult

3. Barney's Tales - Did I say we were done with the Black Mesa Research Facility? Well, we aren't. This time you will be dressed in security apparel as you play the role of the infamous Barney from the Half Life series. Barney's Tales (formerly Blue Shift: Source) is an unofficial remake of the the last expansion pack release for the aging Half Life 1. This remake is expected to focus more on realism, using real-world US Army soldiers as a reference. Drivable vehicles are also planned. Together with other projects being developed out there, it looks like we'll be able to play through the original series all over again in the Source engine sometime in the future. To add to the lavishly detailed media they've already released, the folks over at Barney's Tales have put together an exclusive video sneak peak for us which you can look at below. Barney's Tales comes in at number 3 for unreleased mod of the year.

Human Grunt HECU Soldier

2. Jurassic Park - Jurassic Park the movie is one that sticks in the minds of many. It set a new standard and brought terrifying monsters to life on the silver screen; creatures that, long ago, actually existed. The Jurassic Park mod team has set out with the aim to capture the same magic that both the movie and book encapsulated and bring it to the CryEngine 2. In the mod, players will be put into the shoes of Dr. Alan Grant, paleontologist extaordinaire, as you make your journey to get off the island. Few games out there have been able to pull off dinosaurs convincingly so the team has their work cut out for them. However, from the concepts and renders provided so far, they have gained a lot of interest and seem to be off to a good start. As a treat, we have a first look at a fully textured Velociraptor for your perusal further down. Fans obviously can't get enough dinos and that's why Jurassic Park is the number two unreleased mod of the year.

T-rex Break Out Jeep Wrangler YJ - Update

1. Zombie Panic: Source - A zombie outbreak has made your town, with the exception of a select few, void of any life. All that remains are the undead and you, along with a few other survivors, have to fight them off with whatever means possible. What do you do? Do you stick together or fan out and search for ammo? The premise behind Zombie Panic is simple: survival. While the mod is available to download now, (it was unreleased before voting had begun, therefore in the unreleased category) it was quite apparent throughout development that this project would be one out of the many zombie survival mods out there to deliver the goods. Stunning visuals, eerie music and top-notch voice work help make the paranoia seem just a little bit too real. The more weaponry you pick up, the more you slow down- making you an easy target to munch on. The further a round progresses, the deeper the feeling of desperation sets in as you run thin on ammunition and the undead grow in numbers. Whether you're running away from the shambling hordes or hunting for players to tear limb from limb Zombie Panic delivers on all fronts. If you want a quick peek at the gameplay, check out the exclusive trailer below. Players hungered for a taste of Zombie Panic, more than any other mod, which is why it was voted as the number one unreleased mod of the year.

Survivor01 Zombie03 Zombie02

Haunted Haunted Church

Indie Games

A honorable mention is due to the games Infinity and Apocalypse Rising who both polled strongly in this years awards, but miss out on a place in the top 5 due to each game still being in active development and not yet released. Keep up the fine work and all the best for 2008!

5. Tremulous - Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both teams are able to build working structures in-game like an RTS. These structures provide many functions, the most important being spawning. The designated builders must ensure there are spawn structures or other players will not be able to rejoin the game after death. The overall objective behind Tremulous is to eliminate the opposing team. This is achieved by not only killing the opposing players but also removing their ability to respawn by destroying their spawn structures.

Run away! Run away! The pulse rifle

4. World of Padman - From the earliest PadMaps came the mod PadWorld, and now from that distinguished provenance comes the next evolution, the World of Padman Standalone. Developed and headed by the professional cartoonist and illustrator ENTE and his team, PadWorld Entertainment proudly present a free multiplayer standalone game for Windows, MacOS, and Linux that's powered by an extended ioQuake3-engine. It is cartoon based, crazy and fun with some innovative game modes thrown in. It's easy to enjoy yourself in PadWorld, and thats how it climbed it's way into the fourth place for best indie of 2007.

GlowStar's Anteroom - Mainroom PadGallery by ENTE

3. Warsow - For fast, frenzied action out there in the indie gaming scene today, there's not much better than Warsow. Warsow combines the speed and reflexive-based gameplay similar to that of the Quake series with the style and quirky movement of games like Jet Set Radio Future. The visuals are minimalistic yet engaging and every effort has been put into streamlining the gameplay. Billed as a choice platform for e-sports, Warsow still maintains a low barrier of entry in terms of system requirements for newcomers to the FPS genre. Whether you're a pro gamer or a first time player, this game is sure to keep you busy for hours. Warsow wall-jumps its way into the third spot in Mod DB's top indie games of the year.

Botbot + Warshock going for Mega Health Ingame War§ow 0.3 Screenshot

2. Red Alert: A Path Beyond - Red Alert: A Path Beyond takes the original's concept of an alternate future, one without Hitler that leaves Stalin to rule with an iron fist, and bring sit into the Westwood 3D/SAGE engine. While the beta has been released just a few months ago, you can expect to see all your favorite units from the original incorporated into the game in the final version. Gameplay is still rough around the edges but makes for decent entertainment with improvements sure to follow. Players like rolling around in massive mammoth tanks and playing with Tesla coils enough to vote A Path Beyond as the second place indie game of the year. Fresh video follows below:

Ambient Chaos Complex - Tank Battle with Mobile Gap Generator support

1. BSG: Beyond the Red Line - Fans of Battlestar Galactica rejoice! This standalone product puts you in the pilot seat to explore and partake in the dangerous space voyages of the Battlestar Galactica and company. The demo actually puts you on the Battlestar Pegasus as you obtain your flight wings and head out to engage the cylons while looking for resources. Everything is presented professionally, especially the stellar voice-acting which sounds better than a lot of commercial games put out today. Constant chatter while battling keeps you reeled in and immersed in the universe. Recent media shows the BTRL team is doing an excellent job of pushing the Freespace 2 engine to the maximum. But don't take our word on it, check out the exclusive trailer below for results. Fans can't wait to kick even more Cylon tail, that's why Beyond the Red Line ranks number one amongst the best indie games of the year.

More astroid shots Patrol

Blackbird Raptor Geminon Traveler

Released Mods

5. Minerva - The latest chapters in Adam Foster's mod represent his honed craft of level design that rivals commercial products out there today. The mod takes place in the Half Life 2 universe where you find yourself dropped on an island occupied by Combine forces. Your only help along the way is the riddles and sordid comments Minerva herself provides you with, likening her to other popular characters the Half Life series is notable for (G-Man, GlaDos). This latest installment has even had some input from some of the staff at Valve during the development phase. It's no wonder why many consider it to be the best single player mod for Source released so far. Minerva comes in at number five for mod of the year. Don't forget to watch the brand new trailer below:

Depth Charge Carcinogenesis

4. Forgotten Hope 2 - Journey back into the days of World War II and relive the african campaigns and battles that took place there. Forgotten Hope 2 is an amped up sequel that is redone on the Battlefield 2 engine and tops the original in every way. The combat is action packed both on the ground and in the air. The dogfights are always entertaining and while on foot or in a vehicle, you'll flinch everytime you hear the deadly whistle of airdropped bombs. Vehicles are widely available in-game and enable gripping mechanized rushes at the beginning of every round. Desert rats around the world like this mod so much they voted it number four for released mod for the year. The Forgotten Hope 2 team provides yet another exclusive trailer below:

FH2.0 Release Image Long Range Desert Group Chevy

3. Empires - Empires sets itself apart from most mods by occupying a hybrid genre. It mixes the resource management of real-time strategy with the fast paced action of a first person shooter. You play as one of two factions that cooperate with their commander to customize the lay of the land as they construct their base and obstacles for their opponents in wide open maps. A full tech tree is available for research which allows players to customize vehicle weaponry, armor and speed. The depth and variety of options in this mod can result in many scenarios on each map which keeps the multiplayer experience fresh. This new and improved version of Empires commands its way into the top five, coming in as the number three mod of the year.

New NF Walls Cyclopean APC

2. Project Reality - As the name suggests, Project Reality's primary focus is combat realism and, where other mods have failed, Project Reality has succeeded. Teamwork and coordination are paramount for players to succeed in the huge maps with numerous objectives. Planning and communication is key and you will find yourself building a good camaradarie with other players as a result. Virtually everything has been updated and added to, including maps, game modes, weapons, sounds and player classes. With its consistent high quality and regular releases, many consider Project Reality to be a bigger, better incarnation of the original Battlefield 2. For its dedicated pursuit of realism, players have voted it the number two mod of the year.

USMC M16A4 Iron Sights  Insurgent RPG-7

1. Insurgency - Whether guerilla tactics or convential warfare is your style, Insurgency has you covered. This mod has you choose between US Marines or the insurgents as you take part in an all out assault to capture map points in various middle eastern locales. Insurgency brings something new to the frontlines with its unique reinforcement system and economized heads-up display that only displays the most pertinent information. Add detailed environments and wonderfully percussive sound effects to the mix and you have the makings of a winner. It was a close victory this year, but Insurgency battles its way to the top of the pile as the player's choice mod of the year. In celebration of its victory, Insurgency has put together a look back at the life of the mod and all its accomplishments:

November Screenshot #1 November Screenshot #8

Overhead Map (Ins_Haditha) ins_alaskari Official Karkar Screenshot #5
Post comment Comments  (50 - 100 of 182)
AJ_Quick Jan 29 2008 says:

Nice. battlefield 2 and HL2 mods only though? huh

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leilei Jan 29 2008 replied:

kinda sad the last 4 winners are all soldier shootbulletsetc warfare mods. ugh

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Kai-Li Jan 30 2008 replied:


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f0rqu3 Jan 29 2008 says:

it is hard to win with a 2 years old game

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ENTE Jan 29 2008 says:

Congrats to all the winners and nice congrats to moddb for their fantastic job!!!

oh....and a biiiiiig thanks to all who votes for World of Padman...;)

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MCDT Jan 29 2008 says:

Gratulations to all, except for Insurgency.

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Taranov Jan 29 2008 says:

Congratulations to Insurgency team!

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Wester-DE- Jan 29 2008 says:

Great job from moddb, it is the best result of the year 2007...
It´s great.

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Domipheus Jan 29 2008 says:

Congrats to all.

Roll on editors choice!

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fragapple Jan 29 2008 says:

Is that spelled right??


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Tatsur0 Jan 29 2008 replied:

yes :)

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Masterfulplayer Jan 29 2008 replied:

nah its Independent :P

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solvalou Jan 29 2008 says:

Grats to the winners!

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Orion Jan 29 2008 says:

Congratulations to all winners from the Stargate : The Enemy Within Dev Team! Congrats Especially to BTRL who takes the Indie Category.! Well done guys! ;)

Also, Thanks to everyone who voted for SG:TEW and helped us into the Top 100..! Your support shall not go unrewarded! ;)

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Havoc89 Jan 29 2008 says:

Congrats to all the mods who won, and to those who didnt, well there's always next year ;)

Keep up the good work everyone.

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JeanDellac Jan 29 2008 replied:

And there's the editors choice ;)

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JeanDellac Jan 29 2008 says:

Congratulations !

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bf40kadmin Jan 29 2008 says:

How do the other mods listed on the top 100 find out their position/rank from the end results?

Just wanted to know where battlefield 40k came in the top 100 unreleased.

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Orion Jan 29 2008 replied:

I 2nd that! Would be great to know how all Top 100 ranked! Hope the details will be published soon..! :)

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Kai-Li Jan 29 2008 says:

Thx for voting us into the top 5 indie games ;) Gratz to all the winners.

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petemyster Jan 29 2008 says:

insurgency shouldn't have won...

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Tolkienfanatic Jan 29 2008 says:

Man, I really wish MINERVA had placed higher, but still, congrats to all the mods and mod teams that made it on this list!

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Nuka5 Jan 29 2008 says:


glad minirva got in the top 5, it earned it. good to see empires there too.

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Kira{zRo} Jan 29 2008 says:

Why did Insurgency, which is in Beta 1 or 2, win best released game, while Zombie Panic: Source, also in Beta phase, win best game to come out later?

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stenchy Author
stenchy Jan 29 2008 replied:

Zombie Panic was unreleased as of voting.

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Omniscaper Jan 29 2008 says:

On behalf of the BtRL team, thank you fans and supporters and congratulations to all the winners.

The dedication, blood, and sweat put into all these projects are evident. Keep the faith alive in your projects! I look forward to playing these games. Need a breather before I dive right back into the work.

Once again thanks and congrats to all.

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douglatins Jan 29 2008 says:

This makes the gaming industry a thousand times more exciting, awesome work

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douglatins Jan 29 2008 says:

Oh, I forgot where the &$%@!^&$ is NEHRIM: At Fates Edge??????

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InZaneFlea Jan 29 2008 says:

I have a bone to pick.

Zombie Panic Source is released. And I have first hand experience that they were tricking people into voting for them in IRC by saying it was the download link on release day.

That's not right at all.

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leilei Jan 29 2008 replied:

the plot thickens

that's LOW

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INtense! Creator
INtense! Jan 29 2008 replied:

They were unreleased at the beginning of phase 2 hence they remain in the unreleased category. Also a number of members alerted us to them essentially tricking users for votes prior to their release. Provided the votes are obtained from mod fans and are not spam / duplicate they are allowed. Having said this, we agree it was not in the best interest of the contest and investigated how many votes were obtained during this period. Even factoring these votes out they won, its a shame it happened, but they are still a deserving winner.

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

As for the multiple complaints on release day (the day before votes were finished) one mod said something stupid like "HAH not gonna release till you vote for us" which was QUICKLY corrected by every other ZP Developer there present for the release party. I had been up a good two days preparing for release. I made it clear I did not want anyone voting for ZPS that didn't want to vote for ZPS so don't let those who spread rumors take away our hard work :/

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

Excuse me? Lol what a load of crap. First of all there was no direct link to vote you had to scroll down list of games, select game, then select mod and vote. No one force anyone to vote for ZP:S and we couldn't have if we wanted to. Also the staff already explained we released after voting so we were not a RELEASED mod :P. Those of you who are bitter should watch the slander.


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um-tiki Mar 27 2008 replied:

Really I don't recall that but, every mod has it's retards so you can't exactly blame them mod for that

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Gnostic Jan 29 2008 says:

Thats a stock drumlooop from fruityloops lol

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cryora Jan 30 2008 says:

Aww I thought Infinity: Quest For Earth got top 1 in Indie games, but it didn't even make it to the top 5.

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 says:

MOTY 2007, the abridged version

Top 5 unreleased;

5. Licensing rip-off*
4. Licensing rip-off*
3. Licensing rip-off*
2. Licensing rip-off*
1. Zombie mod

Top 5 released;

5. Licensing rip-off*
4. Guns and planes and tanks
3. Guns and planes and tanks with a twist
2. Guns and planes and tanks
1. Guns and planes and tanks

Seriously, add an originality category.

(*violate copyright law and's TOS)

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

Why would anyone give this post negative votes? It's a list of factual statements. Are those mods listed "Licensing rip-off*" not licensing rip-offs? Is the mod listed "Zombie mod" not a zombie mod? Do the glut of war games not feature guns and planes and tanks?

If all top ten MOTY mods can be put into 3 very simple categories, don't we need something to support originality?

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CargoCult Jan 30 2008 replied:

There are definitely some bound-to-be-Foxed-sooner-or-later mods in the unreleased mods category, but MINERVA?


The only game it's using story and content from is Half-Life 2 - which it's a mod of. Thus such behaviour is specifically allowed, and even encouraged.

Plus, if it *was* an illegal mod, I think somebody at Valve would have told me on one of my occasional visits to their offices?

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 buried:


Just because they are choosing not to take legal action doesn't mean that you're not violating the law.

And even if you got in writing it still wouldn't change the fact that you're capitalizing on the hard work of hundreds of highly paid professionals, their advertising campaign, and the inherent popularity of HL2. All reasons why I suggested there be an "originality" category for non-IP infringing mods.

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

What exactly is original?

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

I'll settle for calling anything that doesn't fall into those three categories as original.

And please, if you're about to say, "well your definition of 'original' isn't the same as everyone else's", save it; those three categories account for over 90% of the MOTY nominees, i.e., they are unoriginal.

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

Well to be perfectly honest it doesn't matter what the winners fall under as they were chosen by the majority of players "Players Choice". FYI Zombie Panic was the first MP Zombie mod and the first to include player controlled Zombies and other features that are only now popular with zombie mods. If you're bitter cause your mod or the mod you prefer wasn't placed, I don't see the point in complaining here or see what you're trying to prove.


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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 buried:


Yes, of course anyone who complains is automatically bitter. There couldn't be a single legitimate reason to complain.

...Or no wait, could it be that I'm stating an obvious fact? That these mods are easily categorized and unoriginal? And that half of them are ineligible for voting because they violate copyright law and's TOS?

Anyways, what's your beef? Are you angry because I called your MOD, ZOMBIE Panic Source a ZOMBIE MOD? I don't know what I was thinking. I must've invented the term "zombie mod" off the top of my head, since there certainly aren't enough mods featuring zombies to necessitate such a phrase.

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Nuka5 Jan 30 2008 replied:

mike why are you angry? people vote for what they think is fun. if you make an origional game but it's actually not as fun as the one where you run people down in a tank or get all sorts of realistic guns you've seen in movies, then people are going to vote for the one they enjoy the most.

and some of the games in that list ARE very origional, the gameplay of some of them is nothing like any other game or mod out today.


is still want to know how many votes for each thing actually came in!

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

"mike why are you angry?"

Glad you asked. As a general rule, it's just in my nature, lol. But in particular, as is relevant here, liscensing rip-offs make me very, very angry.

Half of the mods here are being awarded cash and prizes for THEFT. They are relying on hundreds of highly paid professionals who have toiled for years to do their design and narrative work for them. They are relying on multi-million dollar multi-nationals to do their PR work for them.

This has THREE huge consequences that jeopardizes the true "make something different" mod community.

1. It discourages innovation.

2. It jeopardizes the "true-fan" mods by violating the unwritten rule of "you can use our IPs so long as you don't profit from your creation". By violating this unwritten rule, these mods may very well bring about a resurgence of C&D orders.

3. By capitalizing on a world-wide ready-made fan base cultivated by the hard work of others, these mods drain the modding talent pool and cannibalize the mod fan base. As a result, the few original, innovative games out there cannot recruit.

So in short I'm angry because half of the top 10 MOTY mods are unoriginal, and I'm even angrier because the other half violate the law, the "make something different" ethos of modding,'s TOS, and profit from THEFT.

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Nuka5 Jan 30 2008 replied:

mike, I don't know what you're on about...

i mean, please elaborate as to how empires is a licencing rip off? There arn't ANY other games out there in the same universe as the empires universe, and there arn't any commercial or modded games that are rts/fps hybrid and give players vehicles. I'm just picking that one because i know it's especially inventive.

have you even played the mods you're insulting, or just looking at the pictures and claiming that they suck.

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

"mike, I don't know what you're on about..."

Then you'll have to read my original post. I never said that Empires was a licensing rip-off or that any of the mods sucked.

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

You're welcome to assume what you want but I made my observation over the fact that you seem to be upset that people like these games (thus being chosen as top 10 by players) and that they're not completely original (as in they use themes that have been done before). I guess once it's been done there is no room for improvement, or that others can't make a version that fits their vision of it. As for calling my mod a Zombie mod... What else could you call it? City mod? Gun mod? I mean it has those too, where's the insult in that label? We started it so why shouldn't we improve on our own work?

Again i'm all for unique and original ideas (which I believe my mod is guilty of even if others imitate it) but your idea of what the modding community should do doesn't necessarily mean it's the right thing to do. And this Award show is just as legal as donations so take a deep breath and spend all this wasted energy on making your mod worth playing, instead of trying to discredit modders and their work. And seriously? Zombie mod? lol


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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 buried:


"And this Award show is just as legal as donations so take a deep breath and spend all this wasted energy on making your mod worth playing, instead of trying to discredit modders and their work."

Accepting donations for a copyright-infringing mod certainly wouldn't be legal.

Further, if simply stating facts (such as "this mod is a licensing rip-off") discredits a mod, than it certainly isn't any of my doing, but the fault of the modders themselves and their IP thievery. Similarly, if I were to say, "Zombie Panic Source essentially tricked users for votes prior to their release" is it my fault that you're reputation suffers, or your own?

MOTY 2007. Farce.

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Tatsur0 Jan 30 2008 replied:

That's called "slander" making up false accusations either based off rumor or out of spite and only proves that you're quite bitter. Again why waste ours and your time when you could be doing something productive or is it you're incredibly insecure and are lashing out as a means to vent or justify your insecurities?

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CargoCult Jan 30 2008 replied:

He's trolling, just ignore him.

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

So posting facts is trolling now, is it? Lol, I feel like I'm in a Twilight Zone ep where stealing is good and up is down and truth is bad...

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

That's called "fact". I have it on good authority from the owner of the website, whose post at the top of this page I'm paraphrasing. In case your scroll button is broken I'll repost INtense!'s comment for you. You can go and accuse him of "slander" and being "bitter".

"Also a number of members alerted us to them essentially tricking users for votes prior to their release."

(BTW, your crazy, baseless accusation of "slander" will sound more officious if you use the proper term "libel". That's a present from me to you)

Since being angry about people profiting from theft and cheating is certainly justifiable, making inane accusations regarding me being "bitter" or "insecure" is a fairly transparent ploy to try and distract everyone from the fact that you cheated.

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Tatsur0 Jan 31 2008 replied:

I can't prevent people from making false accusations. And I see nothing wrong with INtense or ModDB investigating said false accusations. But it doesn't change the fact that they are false accusations. So get your "facts" straight :) I have no problem saying that Intense used the wrong sentence in replying to those comments. Your trolling isn't gonna make your mod any better :/


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sickre Jan 30 2008 replied:

Insurgency doesn't have tanks or planes.

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mikejkelley Jan 30 2008 replied:

My mistake. Boy is my face red.

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Domipheus Jan 30 2008 replied:

I voted you up, you have over-generalised quite a bit, but what I do agree with is that it is a shame the #2 unreleased mod (and it's high-quality content) will never-ever see the light of day.

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