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Mod of the Year 2010 Players Choice - Mod of the Year

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The time has finally arrived, the moment everyone on ModDB has been waiting for. After countless days spent voting, promoting and deciding it all comes down to this. 10 final placements for the very best mods that 2010 has seen. The victor will be able to stand tall against great mods like Project Reality, Natural Selection and MechWarrior! A big thanks to all those people who voted, its been a hell of a year and what better way to end it then announcing the Mod of the Year 2010.


To qualify for the top 10, the mod must place higher than it has in previous years and must have had a significant update in 2010. Otherwise an honorable mention is given, which these teams have received:

It is hard to knock a good mod down, that mod without a doubt this year is Project Reality. However being previous winner means Project Reality has reached the highest point, so they cannot place again. Thats just how good PR really is!
While Renegade X might be moving away from the modding scene with their UDK version players still decided that Renegade X would place high, just not high enough.
While MechWarrior: Living Legends may have already placed the highest it possibly can, it never stopped people from voting. To bad you can't beat being one of the top mods.
It has been a while since GoldenEye: Source has managed to place in the top 10 since the release of 1.0 popularity seemed to skyrocket! Lets hope they keep it up for next years event!
Always the brides maid never the bride Sven Co-op has been in every single MOTY event coming really close but never placing high enough to win.
Placing very high again this year Zombie Panic: Source just missed out placing once again this year.
Another mod just missing out on the top spot is Star Wars Mod: Galactic Warfare still well within the top 10 for Honorable Mentions!
The only mod to miss out on getting a spot in the top 10 only because they did not have any updates this year is STALKER Complete quite an accomplishment!


10Eleven Eighty Seven
Almost a decade after the black mesa incident which opened up the portal storms you find yourself trying to cope with its aftermath. They came without warning and swept the world. For no apparent reason you've been approached as in a dream by a man in a suit. Having no idea of what's going on all you can do is try to stay alive.

9Half-Life 2: Wars
brings the struggle between the human resistance and their Combine overlords to a real-time strategy setting. It features 3 game modes: Antlion Skirmish, Antlion Capture the Point, and Overrun, showcasing the Antlion and Combine playable factions. Future releases will include skirmish matches between Resistance and Combine.

8Blitzkrieg
touts a impressive list of new features such as a much more realistic Weapon damage system, many new skins for infantry and tanks (and wrecks) also including many own made tank skins, many new units for all factions, modified and enlarged Commander Trees (now 16 Upgrades!), new abilities, new sounds and recommended new maps included.

7C&C: Shockwave
aims to make Zero Hour a more interesting game with more diversity between the generals, making you think twice before you select a certain general, and overall provide more choices, diversity, and strategic freedom than in Zero Hour - while keeping the spirit and design direction of the original Generals game and storyline.

6Nehrim: 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.

5Eastern Front
is a mod for Company of Heroes. Following the ethos of mimicking a Relic Entertainment expansion pack, Eastern Front has succeeded in adding a full Soviet faction packed with unique and exciting units to the existing armies - a feat never before achieved in the Company of Heroes world.

4Multi Theft Auto
is a multiplayer mod ("modification") for the Microsoft Windows version of Rockstar North's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that adds an otherwise absent online multiplayer component.

3Third Age - Total War
is a total conversion modification for 'Medieval II: Total War - Kingdoms Expansion' that brings you into the world of Middle-Earth. The Production has been going since March 2008 and the mod is still well under development and boasts a variety of new features.

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?

1Forgotten Hope 2
is a mod for Battlefield 2. It aims to portrait World War II in a way no other multi-player first person shooter have done before, with a focus on historical accuracy and tactical gameplay. You can play as represent many different countries as a soldier and utilize an extensive arsenal of weapons and vehicles that accurately portrait the assets available in the real battles.

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Rawket
Rawket

Congrats to all who made it, especially the nominees.

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FW:ToW_Sushi
FW:ToW_Sushi

Congrats to all the mods!

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ComradeWinston
ComradeWinston

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Congrats to all, except Eastern Front...

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Revo1uzzer
Revo1uzzer

lol, whats wrong with it?
They are some pioneers in CoH modding

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Cpt.Dann
Cpt.Dann

Who's Eastern front?

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Heaney

Eastern Front is a BRILLIANT mod for Company of Heroes, adding the Soviets

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Szeder
Szeder

EF isnt a mod... thats an addon... Blitzkrieg is a mod

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FuryGirl
FuryGirl

For a guy with Captain Ramius as his avatar...

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ComradeWinston
ComradeWinston

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The Soviet faction is crap compared to the others or the AI is cheating its *** off. If you think it deserved it for some reason even though Blitz is far better thats your opinion, not mine.

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Romagnolo
Romagnolo

OMG, LIES !

PR won again :D

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medve
medve

for exaple: resistance and liberation had really good video updates and pr, and didnt win...but im still ****** surprised that u guys didnt voted on ruiner.

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Analdin
Analdin

He isn't talking about Public Relations, but about Project Reality... My thought exactly; there are some mods in that Top 10 that are sucking the balls of all of the Honorable Mentions.

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Mr.Nuke
Mr.Nuke

i think a moment of silence would be fitting to all the mods that died this past year.....................

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.sverek
.sverek

Congratz!! Now go get laid for Christmas night!

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eXeC64
eXeC64

A WW2 mod that was released 3 years ago?

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Ts4EVER
Ts4EVER

Impressive, huh?

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The_Integral
The_Integral

In my opinion it could have won then, and it's only been getting better since then.

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horny97
horny97

didnt see FH2 being top, still gratz to all mods who made it!

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Anddos
Anddos

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multitheftauto has been out more than a year, so it cant a mod of the year *******

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OnlySolus
OnlySolus

Reading some comments making me go *ULTIMATE FACEPALM* what kind of a bs list is this 'Mod of the Year' should be about mods that where/are being made (and possibly but not necesarily released) this year!
How can a mod from 3 years ago win! I have no problem with mod awards but come on don't call this 'Mod of the Year' call it 'Mods of the Past' or 'Best Mod Awards' just giving some suggestions... just damn -.-'

Edit* Comment censored.

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Wulfburk12
Wulfburk12

The Normandy update was this year, before it was afrika and greece, it deserved it completely

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eXeC64
eXeC64

Singleplayer and Multiplayer mods should be kept seperate in players choice to avoid this sort of thing. A top 5 of singleplayer and top 5 of multiplayer would be better.

Multiplayer mods can easily become eligible to win MOTY on mutliple years. Singleplayer mods get one shot and then it's game over. If multiplayer and singleplayer were kept seperate like editors choice I think it'd be fairer.

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ammd
ammd

I know you are mainly saying this because u are NMH2's coder but you are right! Nightmare House 2 derves place 1

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Josh094
Josh094

A Mod which is still in development and is releasing new content every year, getting better every year and isn't even recognisable as BF2 anymore! Its not like it was released 3 years ago and left to die!

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THeTA
THeTA

Those who followed FH2 for the past 3 years, knows why it deserves to be MOTY 2010. FH2 contains more content of WW2 then ANY other WW2 game out there. The multiplayer is addictive, and theres always updates and new releases

PR and FH2 might be BF2 mods. But they are dam well made.

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SunnyBittern
SunnyBittern

Well, i think forgotten hope for bf42 has a little bit more content than for bf2 xD, but they will get there eventually. Forgotten hope has one bad-*** moding team as the rest of the winners. Congratulations to all and also everyone who made in top 100

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Tokoya
Tokoya

Nobody is arguing that it isn't a good WW2 mod but his point is valid, multiplayer and singleplayer are two entirely different bests and comparing the two is like comparing an rpg to an fps and should be treated as such in the MOTY awards

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Relto
Relto

Shockwave made it into the Top 10? That is damn impressive, I think that's the first time a ZH mod has ever made it that far.

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Ojewejoriei
Ojewejoriei

Me likey ^ยท^

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

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Forgotten Hope 2?

Really?

Wow, what a ****** list. This was so disappointing. 2008 MoTY Awards were insanely epic, as was 2009...2010...not so much ~

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ytres
ytres

Yea, on PR's page he said PR is the only BF2 mod with any effort put into it. Srsly, come on.

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sexbad
sexbad

FEAR: Source gets second place. Good god, it's not even that scary.

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bXmMusic
bXmMusic

lol'd so hard. that's exactly what it is too

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LPFreak
LPFreak

Indeed, it's ashaming.

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Guessmyname
Guessmyname

Yeah, and the opinions of all the people who voted for it totally don't matter.

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Wulfburk12
Wulfburk12

Congratz everyone!! but specially BK and FH2!

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dunehunter
dunehunter

Can't win 'em all...oh wait, no. Can't win 'em twice :p

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Dr.Doozer
Dr.Doozer

1187 should have won. :P

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pfoot
pfoot

1887 is such a piece of **** it's not even funny It shouldn't have even been mentioned.

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RKotern
RKotern

Yeah FH2 GO!

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0

It was your year FH2! Congrats. I was surprised by the variety this year and would like to congratulate everyone on the list including Dec and the rest behind 1187 for their hard work. Happy Holidays!

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Discrate
Discrate

Congrats to all the winners!

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Hellothere
Hellothere

Congrats Fh2!
You guys definitely deserved it :>
Congrats to the rest of the mods too, all of them are good!

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:Jack
:Jack

I can't believe that two Battlefield 2 mods had won.

I mean, like 80% of modDB are HL2 / HL developers, so why two BF2 mods won ? u_u

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Wulfburk12
Wulfburk12

because they are better

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eXeC64
eXeC64

It's because BF2 mods are exclusively multiplayer and there's not many of them. The ones that survive get a fairly large playerbase and thus a lot of votes.

Source has a lot of mods spread out over sp and mp, all the mods get a few votes but the few active mods from BF2 get a lot of votes.

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master_oli-p
master_oli-p

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I think it's worth pointing out that judging by watchers, 1187 and HL2 wars both have larger playerbases than either the two BF2 mods

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Wulfburk12
Wulfburk12

you mean PR has less player base than those mods? yeah right

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Midnight.22
Midnight.22

watchers mean nothing, most of players dont "watch" the updates from moddb but on PR forums. I think PR have a very large player base, way much larger than most (any?) HL2 mods. I mean, PR have always at least 3 full servers on the worst times, and more than 10 on good hours. The forum have like 40 000 + members...

Congrats FH2, very good mod, I hope to see more players online to play with now!

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Avrojet
Avrojet

Congratulations FH2.
Now download it and try it out if you haven't yet ;)

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