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Mod of the Year 2010 Editors Choice - Best Singleplayer Mod

Posted by Henley on Dec 21st, 2010

2010 the was a great year for singleplayer mod releases, its difficult to list only five. To be nominated for an award in Best Singleplayer Mod projects need to have been updated significantly during 2010 and have a Singleplayer portion . Here are the Editors of ModDB's and our judges top selection of 2010.

Nehrim: At Fates EdgeNehrim: At Fate's Edge
is a Total Conversion for the RPG The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. It is a self-contained game that bases upon the Oblivion game engine, but has no relation to Oblivion's lore. It is a world in which neither Tamriel nor any other TES based name exists. The continent itself on which the game is situated is called Nehrim, it is completely independent from the base game.

Human ErrorHuman Error
Step into the jack boots of Anders, and follow his story through a moral quagmire of thinly disguised genocide and raging psychotics. Vortigaunts, Alien Grunts and Controllers stand in your way from dashing the hopes of an entire civilisation, but worry not: you have at your disposal all the perks of the Combine empire.

C&C 3: The ForgottenC&C 3: The Forgotten
aims to bring back and tell the story of a fascinating faction. The Forgotten, featured in Tiberian Sun and Firestorm, are an ever-growing group of individuals afflicted with Tiberium-based illnesses. Detested, marginalized, and oppressed by the three superpowers, The Forgotten have begun to rally against GDI, Nod, and the Scrin.

Nightmare House 2Nightmare House 2
is a total conversion for Half-Life 2. You wake up inside an abandoned hospital with no understanding of how you came to be there, only a vague memory of the girl from Nightmare House haunts you. Soon it will be difficult to determine between a dream and reality. How long will it take you to realize that escape is not an option?

Fairy TaleFairy Tale
places a number of Civilizations in a fairy tale world; a world with evil sorcerors, mighty trolls, noble and manly knights, nimble woodelves and hot babes in distress. Original? Bah! This ain't original in any way. No-no. Instead Fairy Tale shamelessly makes use of all common and well-known fantasy and fairy tale clichés to create a pot of humour, excitement and of course pure good old Civilization nationbuilding.

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eXeC64 Dec 21 2010 says:

Oooh, I hope Nightmare House 2 wins. :D

Good luck to all the mods.

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LPFreak Dec 21 2010 buried:


You're talking 'bout that F.E.A.R.-copy where they took every epic scene of it?

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ThatBritishBloke Dec 21 2010 replied:

I've gotta say I've never seem a hater burn so quickly.. Anyone got a lighter, I fancy making a bonfire ;)

+38 votes     reply to comment
medve Dec 21 2010 replied:

yeah, and some marshmellows

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Dotdroid Dec 22 2010 replied:

I love Marshmallows lets make smores!

+8 votes     reply to comment
P4TRICK Dec 22 2010 replied:

The power of the people

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ThatBritishBloke Dec 22 2010 replied:

Quick.. someone past me a fire extinguisher.. "this fire is out of control, we're gonna burn this city, burn this city"

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Madman4700 Dec 22 2010 replied:

Oh my god, -50 karma

You sir
Have just lost the game.

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LPFreak Dec 22 2010 buried:


So, without criticising this time. Am I the only one shocked by the number of elements stolen from F.E.A.R.1?

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stealthpredator Dec 22 2010 replied:

Okay first of all: Fear is not going on in a haunted house/hospital Second Who says they got the idea of a ghost girl from fear? and third Fear dont got a epic boss battle.

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Res1 Dec 22 2010 replied:

ive played all the fear games and i havent seen ANYTHING stolen from fear 1

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macacos2 Dec 24 2010 replied:

Actually a quite a few scenes from FEAR 1 and FEAR Extraction Point is located in a hospital and about 90% of which is about a little/teenage zombie girl showing up (Just like in NH2), but still..

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Centaur1um Dec 22 2010 replied:

@LPFreak This is ModDB, if you express your opinion at all, these people will think you're a troll, like those dumb ******* anime lovers on this site who SPAM EVERYTHING and say even the shittiest of work is the best thing ever. No minds of their own...

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Maxen1416 Jan 6 2011 replied:

got problems with the anime group?!
how about giving your opinions about it here:
i will be happy to give you a negative karma ^_^

+2 votes     reply to comment
XeonBoxStudios Mar 31 2011 replied:

@CooL., I just hope you realize now the Anime group is going to point down your karma. I think I'll help them.

+2 votes     reply to comment
[Q]uik Aug 6 2011 replied:

since it is a mod: who cares? really?

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Radu_IceMan Dec 21 2010 says:

Nehrim: At Fate's Edge will win.

+12 votes     reply to comment
EricFong Dec 21 2010 says:

Half-life 2 short stories!!!

+4 votes     reply to comment
horny97 Dec 21 2010 says:

The forgotten had such a epic campaign.

+9 votes     reply to comment
Colossal Dec 21 2010 says:

Nightmare House 2 all the way.

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BabyMoseN Dec 21 2010 replied:

Double rainbo.. I mean Nightmare House 2 all the way!!

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plitum Dec 21 2010 says:

Nehrim: At Fate's Edge.Hopefully

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█Black/Brunez█ Dec 21 2010 says:


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JonnyBoy0719 Dec 21 2010 says:

i hope NH2 wins!! :D it was a fun mod! ^^

+7 votes     reply to comment
Hen7 Dec 21 2010 says:

If NH2 wins I'm releasing the source files.

+4 votes     reply to comment
Centaur1um Dec 21 2010 replied:

Better follow through :D

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Au-heppa Dec 21 2010 says:

Le gasp!

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ReLiFeD Dec 21 2010 says:

the forgotten!

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oOHitsugayaOo Dec 21 2010 says:

best singleplayer mod = Nightmare House 2 off course

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MrTimm Dec 21 2010 says:

The Forgotten for sure

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Zealot671 Dec 21 2010 says:


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Dr.Worm Dec 21 2010 says:

Nehrim: At Fate's Edge that game was ******* epic!

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Uridon Dec 21 2010 says:

nh2 wooo

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staticblast Dec 21 2010 says:

The Forgotten, by dint of the sheer effort put into making it. FMVs, people!

+1 vote     reply to comment
Dr.Goupyl Dec 21 2010 says:

NH2 is already my MOTY ! so that's will just add an award :)

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Held Dec 21 2010 says:

i think it will be Nehrim or NH2

+2 votes     reply to comment
Impe Dec 21 2010 says:

I hope Nehrim will win :)

+2 votes     reply to comment
Acilius Dec 21 2010 says:


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formerlyknownasMrCP Dec 21 2010 says:

Sadly I doubt anyone plays civ but Fairy Tale is a great mod.

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Prez Dec 21 2010 says:

Wow - tough one. I love single player mods, and have tried all of these. I'll say Fairy Tale, because I'm a strategy junkie, but really I'd be happy with any one of the above.

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Acilius Dec 21 2010 buried:


Nehrim: At Fate's Edge is the winner. First comment for this!

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Velox Dec 21 2010 says:

Nehrim 4 ever!

i agree the best mod this year!

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plitum Dec 21 2010 says:

I knew it.Best mod of the year.

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mmmrrrr Dec 21 2010 says:

Mmmm can't help but feel that Master of Mana should have been a nominee, but perhaps it was released too late to be eligible.

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Eglaerinion Dec 21 2010 says:

Congrats Surreai team. There could be only one. Played it with a dictionary at hand, hadn't spoken/read proper German since high school. Luckily there is a english subbed version now.

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OnlySolus Dec 21 2010 says:

Congratz :)

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█Black/Brunez█ Dec 21 2010 says:

Congratz for the winner

(but the Forgotten had the best video =P )

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Mr.John Dec 21 2010 says:

meh, I woulds say Gratz to winner, but I dont know it (and to me doesnt look too good (because of my guidelines), so Im quite sad no HL2 mods made winner.

But, whatever the case. Grats to that dev team, blowing the others.


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Tokoya Dec 21 2010 says:

Nightmare House 2 was one of my all time favorite HL2 mods, but the level of effort and quality, not to mention the sheer amount of content created is only rivaled by The Nameless Mod in my opinion

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xXMaNiAcXx Dec 21 2010 says:

Nightmare House 2 :D

Also, i'm kinda disappointed. 1187 deserved to get there too.

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Re|3uilt Dec 22 2010 replied:

Agreed on both counts, NH2 epic on all levels!
1187 will most likely get nomination for next year and loose to Dear Esther. BTW, John(sidekick) should have been Joanie w/pigtails, guy gets the Vagina Award.

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