Star Trek: Enterprise - M.A.C.O. is the re-launch of the cancelled Star Trek: Enterprise – Temporal Cold War (E:TCW) single-player Half-Life 2 modification, now based on CryTek’s CryEngine 3 technology. By learning from the mistakes we made during the development of E:TCW and utilizing the majority of the modeling and texturing assets created for its predecessor, we are confident that production will move forward at a far greater speed than the last attempt.
Storywise, STE:M aspires to showcase the character-based storytelling format of E:TCW in small, one-hour episodes; gameplay-wise however, it embraces the formula used in the Elite Force series of video games offering both linear combat levels and free roam sections to let players explore the NX-01 Enterprise within reasonable bounds.
The end of the year is closing in slowly but surely, so it is time to thank our supporters and visitors the many feedbacks and encouraging posts they have given us so far - not to mention their votes that kept our mod constantly within the Top 20 Half-Life 2 Modifications here, at ModDB.
To be able to decently show you our gratitude, we have decided to organize a GiveAway, in cooperation with Hailing Frequency, a podcast dedicated to Star Trek gaming. During this event, the following prizes will be drawn:
A boxed copy of Half-Life 2: Episode One
Two Half-Life 2: Episode One copies, downloadable via Steam
A signed Star Trek: Legacy poster
For more information, please visit the giveaway-topic at our forum at
Since 2002 we have explored, played and enjoyed mods of all shapes and sizes just like Star Trek: Enterprise - M.A.C.O. We love games like Crysis 3 that have opened themselves up to modding. Because of communities like Workshop, Nexus, Curse, RTSL, GameBanana and Mod DB, more games support modding today than ever before.
Let's celebrate modding
As mods play a bigger role in the future of gaming, we believe it is important to recognize the effort the teams behind the work put in, giving us countless hours of enjoyment while asking nothing in return. We have the power to change our games and that needs to be celebrated to ensure it remains a big part of PC gaming's future.
It all started
In 2015, when the paid modding dispute left many gamers and modders worried about the direction the industry is headed. Things have since settled down, but we believe it is important to continue this small tradition to show we are not alone in our love for mods, and the open platforms that embrace them.
Mod Appreciation Week
Nothing is more motivating than knowing something you've built is being enjoyed by others. So this week if there is a mod you love on Mod DB (or anywhere else), make the effort to shout out to them, mention and link their mod in a tweet, blog, forum or facebook post with the hashtag #modlove2016 (or click the icons above for a pre-built post).
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