For this recurring segment, we will be highlighting the five biggest stories on ModDB for the prior week. Whether it's new mod announcements, major mod releases, or important stories that affect the mod scene as a whole, you'll find them rounded up here each week.
The Week of March 30 2018
For: System Shock
Citadel is a faithful remake of the original game System Shock created in 1994 by Looking Glass Studios. The purpose of this recreation is to present the story of the original to a wider audience, provide an enjoyable experience to a new generation of hackers, and keep true to the original style.
Hard-Life is a mod that aims to change how you play Half-Life. The game was difficult back in 1998 but we've all nearly memorized enemy patterns and locations. Rather than raising enemy health and damage in an artificial manner, we decided to overhaul how the the AI works. Enemies are more evasive, they move quicker, react faster, and are more deadly with their aim.
Take over The Galactic Civil War and witness the major conflict fought between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic all across the galaxy. The Mod allows you to play as the evil Empire or the Rebel Alliance, in the civil war that occurs two decades after the Clone wars and the Great Jedi purge and is depicted in the original Star Wars trilogy. It is one of the most ambitious total conversion for multi award-winning rts Company Of Heroes, with unique, quality custom content and original gameplay.
"Total War: Rise of Mordor" is an epic overhaul project based on "The Lord of the Rings". With an enthralling Middle-Earth campaign and hundreds of unique, completely reworked units this mod aims to unleash an immersive experience you have never felt before. The visuals of the mod are based on films however the background story is accurate to the books.
Rebellion, developer of the recently-released Battlezone: Combat Commander – a remake of the classic first-person strategy game Battlezone II – has released 1.6GB of 3D assets for use by modders, for free.