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For three years now, mod teams have had a place to show off and share their work with the world at ModDB.com. But where did the individual map makers, modellers, sound artists and animaters go? They went to specific game sites and never found a real place to pimp their wares. Now... this is all about

Posted by INtense! on Oct 5th, 2006

For three years now, mod teams have had a place to show off and share their work with the world at ModDB.com. But where did the individual map makers, modellers, sound artists and animaters go? They went to specific game sites and never found a real place to pimp their wares. Now... this is all about to change!

Giving gamers the power to customize their games and share their customizations is the idea behind Addon DB. Variety is the 'spice of life' and with games titles losing their creative edge due to the sheer number of sequels and movie adaptations flooding the market, game addons have emerged to fill the void, allowing players the power to customize their game, their way.

Addons can be weird, they can be whacky, they can be anything their creator wants them to be and Addon DB is here to showcase them all.

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iBukisuika
iBukisuika Oct 8 2006, 6:31am says:

Fantastic job Staff of Moddb!

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BillyChaka
BillyChaka Oct 8 2006, 9:18am says:

Man, this is so cool.

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord Oct 8 2006, 9:25am says:

Great stuff... can't say something else than great :D . Keep up the good work.

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Darkcraft
Darkcraft Oct 8 2006, 9:06am says:

rofl. :D

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ArChNeMiSiS
ArChNeMiSiS Oct 8 2006, 7:39am says:

omgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomg...

:D

Should be good...checking it out now.

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Darkcraft
Darkcraft Oct 8 2006, 7:31am says:

Hmm I don't get that the picture in the newspost says that it is still in a 'members only beta'.

But nice work anyway.

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JoeCatshoe
JoeCatshoe Oct 8 2006, 7:01am says:

Sweet :D

I added some shiz already :)

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randomperson
randomperson Oct 5 2006, 12:17pm says:

you should import the games list diractly over to addon db because at the moment there is only pax pain and it would save the communerty from asking for every game again

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amckern
amckern Oct 5 2006, 10:38am says:

Thanks scott, it will be alot harder to allow good news to come across on this site, but good luck

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Mischa_Silden
Mischa_Silden Oct 5 2006, 10:48am says:

Sounds great.. have to check it out ^^

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Jorg40
Jorg40 Oct 5 2006, 10:51am says:

awesome idea

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Karuto
Karuto Oct 5 2006, 11:04am says:

AddonDB.com is such a great idea. Now the small modders in this world won't be overshadowed by the ModDB community's only interest in the full package, and not the small pieces.

Good going, INtense. :)

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grudgE.
grudgE. Oct 5 2006, 11:06am says:

Nice!

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iBukisuika
iBukisuika Oct 5 2006, 11:11am says:

I shall return to addon hence the full rlease.

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ambershee
ambershee Oct 5 2006, 11:22am says:

Great stuff ^^

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decilling
decilling Oct 5 2006, 11:30am says:

yay i can get skins for css now

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wickedtoaster
wickedtoaster Oct 5 2006, 11:55am says:

NOTE U NEED TO ADD COUNTER-STRIKE SOURCE TO UR GAMES LIST. i had to put my css maps i already uploaded into the half life 2 catagory because there isnt a css one, and i thought that would be the closest. This is a great idea. For years i have been going to fpsbanana.com for maps, skins, and models for games, but now i can get all of that, plus a bigger community, and in the much better organized moddb format. Great idea and i hope it takes off.

ps, if u make a css section, can u try and move my maps into it (awp_knivez and ad_glass_final) thanks.

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JoeX111
JoeX111 Oct 5 2006, 12:20pm says:

It's a beta, guys. Give it some time.

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Stuffie
Stuffie Oct 5 2006, 12:35pm says:

as far as I know random person, AddonDB uses the same games database as ModDB : Moddb.com

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NightSage
NightSage Oct 5 2006, 1:37pm says:

great idea! this can cover addons fro ut2kx (known as mutators) addons for halife2 DM, CSS ..ect warcraft3,..ect ..ect

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Kiith-Somtaaw
Kiith-Somtaaw Oct 5 2006, 3:34pm says:

Cool stuff,
I love the blue layout :D
Why couldn't you use that in ModDB v.3? :P

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Dopefish
Dopefish Oct 5 2006, 3:48pm says:

Awesome idea guys! This will rock :D

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killamike718
killamike718 Oct 5 2006, 4:29pm says:

It is a really good idea for Armor for a certain game like Morrowind or Oblivion, and good for other games like Counterstrike and Halflife two for player models!!!!

It will also help with guns for FPS!

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methy
methy Oct 5 2006, 4:57pm says:

:D
Good going, Scott and the AddonDB team!

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dbecker
dbecker Oct 5 2006, 5:05pm says:

Cool, good move.

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Mr.Grim
Mr.Grim Oct 5 2006, 5:45pm says:

It looks familiar...lol.

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Sticky
Sticky Oct 5 2006, 6:01pm says:

I've known about this for a year.

Being an ex-staffie rules.

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GMan003
GMan003 Oct 5 2006, 6:07pm says:

Intresting. I might have a few things to add...

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evil_squirrel
evil_squirrel Oct 5 2006, 6:42pm says:

i really like this idea!

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Baza
Baza Oct 5 2006, 7:17pm says:

WOOTNESS :D

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Jyffeh
Jyffeh Oct 5 2006, 8:41pm says:

Can't you just meld them into one ubersite? ?UberDB.com? :)

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Ancientpanda
Ancientpanda Oct 5 2006, 9:08pm says:

awesome. I <3 it

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vcatkiller
vcatkiller Oct 5 2006, 9:11pm says:

This is a great idea. Hope it takes off!

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Sallycin
Sallycin Oct 5 2006, 9:32pm says:

Looks great!

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Totally_tonedef
Totally_tonedef Oct 5 2006, 9:45pm says:

2 suggestions on my end:

1- The scheme is hell on my eyes! Blue and black, icky.

2- Maybe having profiles for contributors like that of a mods that can hold all of their work instead of a profile for each piece. That way people can see all their work at once when things start getting full. (help keep things easier and organized).

Overall a good start though! But the colors are just horrible (no offence)!

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nameme99
nameme99 Oct 5 2006, 10:16pm says:

love the blue :Q

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Doommarine23
Doommarine23 Oct 6 2006, 2:26am says:

:o epic

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vcatkiller
vcatkiller Oct 6 2006, 2:30am says:

Yeah the blue's cool. I don't see what people could see wrong with it.

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Grogdon
Grogdon Oct 6 2006, 2:31am says:

woooo!

....

WOOOOO!

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stenchy
stenchy Oct 6 2006, 5:29am says:

Wow, keep on keepin' on guys!

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_glicerart_
_glicerart_ Oct 6 2006, 9:10am says:

I can't login :( .

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Wraiyth
Wraiyth Oct 6 2006, 9:43am says:

Woo! Another place that I'll be useless to!

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SinKing
SinKing Oct 6 2006, 10:36am says:

This is a perfect idea for the future of modding. It is going to be a lively site, I expect, because that's the place to see smaller chunks of the big cake and know exactly who made them and for what purpose. I expect more contact between modders adn lors of interaction. This is like the coolest game I have ever played, only its reallife.

Stands up, raises arm, salutes,

SinKing

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TacticalTrance
TacticalTrance Oct 6 2006, 10:42am says:

I think this is where my so called Tiberian Sun graphics mod should be.

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feanix
feanix Oct 6 2006, 11:07am says:

this is an awesome idea. i like the colour scheme and the implementation so far. suggestions:

- when you select the game your addon is for it would be awesome to then be able to pick a mod from a second dropdown list of all the mods for that game (drawn from moddb)

- creator profiles are a must. that way ppl can link others to their profiles and have all their addons listed there. it'd also be nice to have a link to the author's profile on every addon, so you can have a look at their other work easily.

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myles
myles Oct 6 2006, 11:08am says:

nice, ill add some stuff soon

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babyeater
babyeater Oct 6 2006, 12:07pm says: +1 vote     reply to comment
8472
8472 Oct 6 2006, 12:40pm says:

AddonDB is far better than fps banana already.

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tcmodsnow
tcmodsnow Oct 6 2006, 4:00pm says:

interesting concept, sounds like a good idea!

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mikejkelley
mikejkelley Oct 6 2006, 4:52pm says:

Good idea. I think you're logo should be either a bolt or more recognizable as a nut (with enough depth to see the threading). The twin blue cheerios didn't register for quite awhile.

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