Mod of the Year

Welcome to the 14th Annual Mod of the Year Awards, a celebration of the years finest mods chosen by you and us. For the next 4 weeks it is up to you to vote for your favorite mods so that they may make the top 100 which will be announced on the 11th of December.

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Multiplayer took the crown last year as voted by you, the players and modders of this great community. There was also a plethora of great challengers, including Star Trek: Armada 3 finishing runner up and S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Lost Alpha coming in 3rd. If you need a refresh of how last year's awards went down head on over to the top 10 countdown's for both players and editors to see who stood out among the pack.

There's been some great releases this year and we look forward to seeing who is next in line to receive the highly sought after Mod DB spanner!

Report RSS 2015 Modding Year in Review

As another year draws to a close, we recap every mod featured in our monthly newsletter. It's a long post, see what made the headlines.

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Thanks to all modders for pushing games to their limits for another fantastic year. In just a few hours the 2015 Mod of the Year will begin, so lets lookback at some of the highlights from the past 12 months. Tell us who you will be voting for in the comments.

31,000,000

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30,000,000

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280,000

new members

2,340

mods added

1,180

released


Q1 2015

HaZardModding Coop ModStar Wars Battlefront Republic CommandoBFME: Tactics Beta releasedSystem Shock Infinite 2.0L'Aigle Open AlphaCommand & Conquer: UntitledWar of 1812 Version 0.5Army Of ZarachThe Barn's Secrets - ReleasedSilent Hill: Alchemilla


Q2 2015

Test Chamber 17The Sith Lords Restored Content ModTour of Duty : ReduxThe Final Nights Version 1.3Dutch Armed ForcesMaster Sword: Continued 1.2Thrawn's Revenge II: AscendancyGMDX v7 ReleasedThe Dark Mod 2.03Overlordess Perpetual Early AccessTactical Fleet SimulatorVae Victis v.61Blitzkrieg V4.8.6.0Bloodlines Antitribu Version 1.0Star Trek: ContinuumBatman vs. BaneFortress Forever on SteamIsle of the DerangedTuning Mod by Junior_DjjrGenerals2 MOD beta v1.5Food FightBrutal Half-LifeHyperthread()Project Reality: BF2 StandaloneBeyond the ThroneBrutal Doom Version 20 Released!Ultimate Apocalypse - The Hunt BeginsEdain 4.0 Demo


Q3 2015

Killzone: SourceElite Mod

Military DutyRenegade X: Beta 5 Released!

Swarm Director 2North and South Released

Portal Stories: Mel Released!

BattleGroup 42 - FinalArmy Men III

WW2 ChroniclesPVKII 3.2 Update Released

Dune Wars: RevivalUnreal Annihilation 2004

Half-Life 2 Substance v2.0

NordInvasion
NordInvasion Age of Bronze Qadesh

Galactic Annihilation Operation: TREBUCHET

Operator Early Alpha Battle Grounds II
Battle Grounds II

Lost Heaven Multiplayer Tiberian Sun Client Released Game of Thrones - Roleplay Module Arsenal Overhaul v3

Lambda Wars Update Homeworld:@


Q4 2015

Mars City Security

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Re-Animation Project 2Star Wars - Bear Force II

Nova AetasIs Alive

Sins of a Galactic EmpireFive Nights at Vault 5

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Chernobyl

History RewrittenDawn of Darkness

Divide and ConquerSupreme Mech Commander

F.E.A.R. : MMod Version 2Eternal Confrontation

The Forgotten City Released

Total Annihilation: Escalation 8.1[WC3] Castle Fight

Back To The Future: Hill ValleyOne Vision 0.8 - Released!

GTA 5 Map EditorA World of Ice and Fire

Deus Ex: Revision

Edain Patch 4.2 BattleGroup42

Half-Rats: A Fever DreamMechcommander Omnitech

Sins of the Prophets Alpha v0.75


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Lоner
Lоner

All those new members and I'm #5.

Now where is my cookie!?

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Xorras
Xorras

One mod listed twice in two versions? (Arsenal Overhaul for Stalker)

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

I don't follow what you mean?

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Lоner
Lоner

In Q2, above "Startrek Continuum" there's the "Arsenal Overhaul Beta 2.5" download, where as in Q3 the 3rd last row there is Arsenal Overhaul 3.0.

Also that 2.5 beta link is down

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

Sorted

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AdreNa1ine
AdreNa1ine

Edain mod 4.0 and edain mod 4.2

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LordofGilneas
LordofGilneas

GMDX V7 baby! GIVE ME DEUS EX!!!!!

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Mesky
Mesky

Yes!

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VGames
VGames

Ah man I was hoping to see my Blood 2 mod Extra Crispy in the pics above. I guess Blood 2 was just too epic for this list. LOL

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

Sadly there's only so much space, i encourage everyone to check out the link to this years headline collection were your mod was featured :D
Moddb.com

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VGames
VGames

Oh that's cool. Thanks for the tip.

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medve
medve

how much time was to embend every picture? :DDDDD
ps: what kind of herecy is this logo? no wrench?

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

There is sorta a wrench in it

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FareDykeical
FareDykeical

Revision? More like How Not to Mod Deus Ex, 2015 edition.

Besides that, quite a cool line up of mods there. Can't wait to see the winners!Hopefully Alchemilla or The Forgotten City win big.

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stenchy
stenchy

So many mods, not enough time. Cool logo this year.

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

Hey Ryan, cheers we worked with our community on it, turned out really nice

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lettmon
lettmon

Revision belongs in worst mod of the year :P

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xenotekno
xenotekno

Ahhh Call Of Chernobyl for Stalker CoP of course. So much work done in 4 years and so much good add-ons to come ::)

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Staminist
Staminist

This will be pretty exciting! :)

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Templarfreak
Templarfreak

Beyond the Throne: Tides of Darkness (The WarCraft III mod) leads to Rendrocs Warzone instead of the WC3 mod.

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Dominatian
Dominatian

Star Wars republic commando all the way!

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fedelive
fedelive

Edain Mod FTW!

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bluewario
bluewario

Tales of the Lost Age of the UnderDark!

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld

We've seen a lot of good releases and new additions on ModDB this year. I wish the very best of luck to everyone and let the best mod win!

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_UNWRITTEN
_UNWRITTEN

The Medal of Honor Blurred Remembrance Mod wasn`t good enough for this review? ;-)

Moddb.com

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bluewario
bluewario

Maybe I'll try it again. I had it installed at release, but never even played it.

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DarkShift
DarkShift

Stop the jokes like Multi San Andreas or Euro Truck Simulator 2 please.
Enough is enough.

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Greedman6
Greedman6

Portal Stories : Mel was incredibly good, I played through it and I loved it! Hope it gets at least some good place

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mresc
mresc

So many mods to choose! But I had to go with Army Men III for bringing back my childhood, and doing so from the ground-up. =)

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adleen
adleen

Great year in the modding scene!

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Radspakr
Radspakr

Not feeling the love Moddb, maybe it would have been different if my mod was for ROTWK instead of regular *** BFME...

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Dexind
Dexind

Deus Ex: Revision naturally. Simply one of the most amazing mods I've ever seen.

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FareDykeical
FareDykeical

@Dexind: I can understand different tastes, but you've got to be kidding. Out of all the awesome mods of this year, a mediocre redesign mod that forces a several dozen other graphical mods(probably because they didn't want to put in any effort into creating major graphical assets themselves) stands out for you?

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kingofthealpacas
kingofthealpacas

The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod just blew me away when I played through it. It took a game I liked and took it 5 steps further.

It has to get my vote.

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