I'm Nick, aka jacksonj04, and I used to be a volunteer staff member here at ModDB. I was active on ModDB way back at the beginning, and did (at one point) actually mod. Outside gaming I have a degree in Computing and Cybernetics from the University of Lincoln, which is just as cool as it sounds.

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0 comments by jacksonj04 on Mar 9th, 2009

Quite often we get mods showing off every single model they've built to try and bolster some awareness amongst the players who love the eye-candy. Of course there is nothing wrong with this, but recently a few mods and games have started posting some more technical information in their news posts.

Since Mod DB has a healthy community of developers as well as players, it might be worth considering posting up something about any clever technical stuff you've done. Smarter AI, faster visual processing, new and improved workflows and so on all can help make other developers go "ooooh".

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Thelightphuka
Thelightphuka May 13 2014, 1:52am says:

They Hunger: half-Life Best mod ever :)

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amy777
amy777 Nov 12 2010, 11:37am says:

my server ping on New Universe 2.0 was bad number of strength signal ( zero ping), i have created my own server but none of one can join 'coused the ping was bad (zero). my Questions were :
1. how to create Server online (multiplayers)?
2. How to make ping most better for the server?

many thanks....

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amy777
amy777 Nov 12 2010, 11:33am says:

Nice to see u...
i am an beginner to play in Freelancer Server New Universe 2.0, then my trouble was i dont have any ping in my own server, how to solved it?
Thanks

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DIGI_Byte
DIGI_Byte Oct 14 2009, 5:32pm says:

Hey nick, Long time no see eh?

I haven't been to Mod DB for a long time, I stepped down from modding HL2 games since getting a coder is really hard. I'm working on another mod now, something simpler, a RTS-TC mod for BFME2.

So What have you been up to?

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MikeTheBuilder
MikeTheBuilder Oct 2 2009, 3:47pm says:

Can you give me back my group. It was called The Mafia. Idk why it is gone. Please give it back. All we talked about was innocent things like the new Mafia games comming out. Why is it gone. I spent a long time making it.

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mikejkelley
mikejkelley Mar 27 2009, 3:03pm says:

My latest video upload doesn't have any sound. I'd appreciate it if this could be remedied. Thnx.

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MrMattWebb
MrMattWebb Mar 9 2009, 6:15pm says:

Are you the forum admin?

I cannot believe you deleted the thread I was in! lol That guy soiled himself in humility brought upon by himself. I have never seen such epic self ownage in my life!

I wish I got a picture of it before it got deleted. That one belonged in my personal history book.

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tskross
tskross Jan 24 2009, 8:05pm says:

I just want to say as a modder that I really appreciate what moddb has done. Its great to have a really nicely presented site to serve as a hub for our mod. I love the interface, simple to use, flexible and it looks good too. And Jackson, I really appreciate your blog and how it helps me learn new things (like how to get the image go all the way across the bottom of a post) Thanks to you and all the moddb staff!

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Exar.Maulus
Exar.Maulus May 8 2008, 3:40pm says:

Yo,
I'm pretty new to ModDB, and I have a question for a wiser member.
I read you're Knights of the Farce article, and I was wondering if there is a replacement mod, or a mod like it that has been successfully released (a mod that chronicles the Star Wars Saga or is extremely customizable).

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jacksonj04
jacksonj04 Jan 19 2008, 9:18am replied:

Yeah, it should all be back to normal now.

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