Welcome to the 8th Annual Mod of the Year Awards - the premiere event that celebrates the best creations within the modding and indie gaming scene. Developers have delivered plenty of great gameplay experiences this year, and now it is our turn as gamers to nominate and recognize the best of 2009.

From now until Feb 20th, we shall be sharing a year in review and showcasing the editors' picks of 2009, culminating in the announcement of this year's best mod and game as voted by you. The top mods and games will win the honors of being placed alongside other projects that have gone on to become commercial successes and cement their place in ModDB's hall of fame. And to the winner goes the spoils; ModDB has teamed up with a whole lineup of sponsors that have provided prizes ranging from software to servers to beanbags. Everything to help budding developers excel at their craft.

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2009 has been a fantastic year for modding and indie gaming. With the highest amount of recorded featured releases ever on ModDB it can still go over the heads of most of our visitors.

Posted by Henley on Jan 2nd, 2010

2009 has been a fantastic year for modding and indie gaming. With the highest amount of recorded featured releases ever on ModDB it can still go over the heads of most of our visitors. Even with the help of the monthly ModDB Spotlight and the brand new Why Should I Play feature it still can be tough to soak in all the goodness that our dedicated community of Modders seems to be able to come up with. So as a last ditch effort to help bring out all the mods you SHOULD have played here is a year in review.

December 2009

Ah the end of a decade and the end of the biggest year ModDB has had. Many records where broken by our community this year, daily visitors, member signups, featured mods etc, and we only plan on getting bigger and better in the new year.

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5T.M1C4A3L Jan 2 2010 says:

where's tiberium essence?

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NotMe! Jan 3 2010 replied:

I'm wondering, what kind of conspiracy is that :oDDDD . Video clip about Mare Nostrum just shows player camping on corner in night map, where you cant see visual quality of mod.

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Adude Jan 2 2010 says:

Here's hoping for more great mods in 2010! =)

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BigCheese256 Jan 2 2010 says:

Wat? I didn't see Tiberian Dawn Redux in the vid... D:

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sgtmyers88 Jan 2 2010 replied:

Yeah, I have been watching previous spotlights from this year and I have not seen many (or any) Generals Mods in the featured videos.

"We are not alone brothers." -Nod Officer

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Classic319 Jan 2 2010 says:

SHIFT, Resistance & Liberation, The Rising, and The Zeitgeist will be released in 2010. It will be more than enough!

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Jonko Jan 2 2010 replied:

I'm glad you believe in us! :)

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Gosthy Jan 3 2010 replied:

Lol don't forget black mesa, and hopefully the mortewood plaza.

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cheesemoo0 Jan 3 2010 replied:

I like how you think.

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RocKRebel Jan 3 2010 says:

Yay for fixed version !

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Eagle19 Jan 3 2010 says:

nice year 2009

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Metalspy Jan 3 2010 says:

Zombie Driver! Mechwarrior: Living Legends! Yaaay.
2009 was a great mods-year (:

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Kys Jan 3 2010 says:

Good end of year i think...

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NoFinka Jan 3 2010 says:

Kind of surprised not to see The Nameless Mod.

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JamesMorgan Jan 3 2010 says:

Where's Movie Duels 2?????

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kertins Jan 3 2010 says:

where is neotokyo :P

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BcForCe Jan 3 2010 says:

the staff have good taste, im buying crisis right now to play that mod.

actually... im gna have to save up for it =(

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Kamikazi[Uk] Jan 4 2010 says:

Thanks for featuring bounce! :D

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Xyrom Jan 5 2010 says:

Where's RA: A Path Beyond on the list? they released version 1.3...

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wafflewarrior7 Jan 6 2010 says:

Zombie panic source should win.

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Only-Dave Jan 6 2010 says:

omg my name appear lol omg kool

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BrotherLaz Jan 6 2010 says:

Median is in the list but it's not in the video?

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anLENIN Jan 6 2010 says:

But my favourite release of the december - Grand Theft Auto: Anderius
Far more fun than in original gta: sa
And the quality is like in original, sometimes even better
One problem - no english subtitles, only russian

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