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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 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 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 Oct 8 2006 says:

Fantastic job Staff of Moddb!

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BillyChaka Oct 8 2006 says:

Man, this is so cool.

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Dragonlord Oct 8 2006 says:

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

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Darkcraft Oct 8 2006 says:

rofl. :D

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ArChNeMiSiS Oct 8 2006 says:



Should be good...checking it out now.

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Darkcraft Oct 8 2006 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 Oct 8 2006 says:

Sweet :D

I added some shiz already :)

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randomperson Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 says:

Sounds great.. have to check it out ^^

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Jorg40 Oct 5 2006 says:

awesome idea

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Karuto Oct 5 2006 says: 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. Oct 5 2006 says:


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iBukisuika Oct 5 2006 says:

I shall return to addon hence the full rlease.

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ambershee Oct 5 2006 says:

Great stuff ^^

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decilling Oct 5 2006 says:

yay i can get skins for css now

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wickedtoaster Oct 5 2006 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 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 Oct 5 2006 says:

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

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Stuffie Oct 5 2006 says:

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

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NightSage Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 says:

Awesome idea guys! This will rock :D

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killamike718 Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 says:

Good going, Scott and the AddonDB team!

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dbecker Oct 5 2006 says:

Cool, good move.

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Mr.Grim Oct 5 2006 says:

It looks

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Sticky Oct 5 2006 says:

I've known about this for a year.

Being an ex-staffie rules.

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GMan003 Oct 5 2006 says:

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

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evil_squirrel Oct 5 2006 says:

i really like this idea!

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Baza Oct 5 2006 says:


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Jyffeh Oct 5 2006 says:

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

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Ancientpanda Oct 5 2006 says:

awesome. I <3 it

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vcatkiller Oct 5 2006 says:

This is a great idea. Hope it takes off!

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Sallycin Oct 5 2006 says:

Looks great!

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Totally_tonedef Oct 5 2006 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 Oct 5 2006 says:

love the blue :Q

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Doommarine23 Oct 6 2006 says:

:o epic

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vcatkiller Oct 6 2006 says:

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

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Grogdon Oct 6 2006 says:




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stenchy Oct 6 2006 says:

Wow, keep on keepin' on guys!

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_glicerart_ Oct 6 2006 says:

I can't login :( .

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Wraiyth Oct 6 2006 says:

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

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SinKing Oct 6 2006 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,


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TacticalTrance Oct 6 2006 says:

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

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feanix Oct 6 2006 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 Oct 6 2006 says:

nice, ill add some stuff soon

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8472 Oct 6 2006 says:

AddonDB is far better than fps banana already.

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tcmodsnow Oct 6 2006 says:

interesting concept, sounds like a good idea!

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mikejkelley Oct 6 2006 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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