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Its time to beat the boredom and showcase the best mods and indie games from the first 6 months of 2009!

Posted by INtense! on Jul 15th, 2009

It's during these summer months (in the northern hemisphere, at least) that game publisher turn off the tap and the number of commercial releases slow down to a trickle. ModDB, on the other hand keeps churning out new gameplay experiences all year round. This summer we've decided to give help to those who want it. The result - The Summer of Mods & Indies event!

We'll be looking back over the past six months and featuring content from mods and games that worked with us to bring you quality content. Developers get the exposure they crave, and you discover games and mods that you may have missed out on. Good deal, right?


Here's how it works: starting today (July 15th), we'll be releasing a new feature article everyday focusing on a new mod or game. ModDB members can check out all the coverage on the front page or on the Summer of Mods & Indies profile. Be on the lookout for possible special offers or events happening each day!


Of course all of this hard work wouldn't be possible without our sponsor, the U.S. Air Force. Thanks to them for supporting the mod community and putting the spotlight on developers.

So remember to tune into Summer of Mods & Indies everyday for new content. Media barrage is GO!
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Danboe
Danboe Jul 15 2009, 2:14am says:

Sweet, this'll be interesting!

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INtense! Author
INtense! Jul 15 2009, 2:16am says:

I gotta say that is the coolest moddb video yet ;)

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there_was_a_modder
there_was_a_modder Jul 15 2009, 2:19am says:

Agree

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enablerbr
enablerbr Jul 15 2009, 3:04am says:

my view is if a mod has been forgotten by the time Mod Of The year comes round. then it didn't do much of a job to grab interest or wasn't that good to be remembered.

still nice idea to do a summer event.

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INtense! Author
INtense! Jul 15 2009, 3:40am replied:

We are just using that as an excuse to run the event ;)

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stenchy
stenchy Jul 15 2009, 3:48am replied:

I'd say it is more the short attention spans of gamers + lack of any real PR initiatives from the mods/games themselves.

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moci
moci Jul 15 2009, 11:35am replied:

Maybe you are forgetting about all the spam news we get when moddb is nearing. People don't see the established releases because they are spammed with the PR of the one's trying to get popularity.

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AgeofChivalry
AgeofChivalry Jul 15 2009, 3:22am says:

Stenchy, you have me all hot and bothered with your sexy announcer voice. Looking forward to seeing all the mods to be showcased... Also just wanted to let people known that Age of Chivalry will be featured in this event!

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Ryswick17
Ryswick17 Jul 15 2009, 3:36am says:

Heh, that starting part seemed a bit... forced, but you pulled out of it nicely

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce Jul 15 2009, 5:24am says:

Ah a nice video :D

Good work, looking forward to this!

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Tron619
Tron619 Jul 15 2009, 10:21am says:

finally i dont have to keep searching and seeking for mods

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Jike
Jike Jul 15 2009, 11:51am says:

Nice coincident that this event starts on the same day the holidays begin in Hamburg in Germany, seeing as the rest of the world has had holidays for how long now? :D

Good job moddb! I love you!

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Betelgeuze
Betelgeuze Jul 15 2009, 12:12pm says:

Nice video indeed! :)

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spellman23
spellman23 Jul 15 2009, 1:31pm says:

media media media!

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride Jul 15 2009, 1:54pm says:

Time for NeoTokyo to win. ;P

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MrMattWebb
MrMattWebb Jul 15 2009, 4:45pm says:

I was confused when I saw the word "LIVE" and mods in the same sentence. I almost freaked.

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Apst
Apst Jul 15 2009, 6:56pm says:

I LIKE it!

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SkyJack3R
SkyJack3R Jul 16 2009, 4:43am says:

Nice i like it too.

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ConfusedMaster
ConfusedMaster Jul 16 2009, 1:53pm says:

YAHAHAHAHA good project!

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ExecutorTassadar
ExecutorTassadar Jul 17 2009, 6:09am says:

nice new video player :)
awesome event btw

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LORDDEREX
LORDDEREX Jul 17 2009, 11:24am says:

Nice Idea, and making it come true!
Looks like its going to be a even better summer this year :D

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Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Jul 20 2009, 8:05pm says:

new......feature......article.....everyday.....?

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DeveRRo
DeveRRo Jul 21 2009, 5:05am replied:

yep, where is all of this?

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Cirdain
Cirdain Jul 21 2009, 1:20pm says:

Oh Research and development better be somewhere

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Potteh
Potteh Jul 22 2009, 3:20am says:

"Presented by the U.S Air Force" I lol'd my arse off. Shouldn't be out doing Friendly Fire instead instead of promoting games? :o

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whatisamod
whatisamod Jul 23 2009, 2:47pm says:

My pants just....

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