Mod of the Year

Welcome to the 14th Annual Mod of the Year Awards, a celebration of the years finest mods chosen by you and us. For the next 4 weeks it is up to you to vote for your favorite mods so that they may make the top 100 which will be announced on the 11th of December.

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Multiplayer took the crown last year as voted by you, the players and modders of this great community. There was also a plethora of great challengers, including Star Trek: Armada 3 finishing runner up and S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Lost Alpha coming in 3rd. If you need a refresh of how last year's awards went down head on over to the top 10 countdown's for both players and editors to see who stood out among the pack.

There's been some great releases this year and we look forward to seeing who is next in line to receive the highly sought after Mod DB spanner!

RSS Players Choice - Best Upcoming Mod 2015

After 20 days of voting, it is time to present the top still-in-development mods as picked by you, the players.

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Welcome all to the Best Upcoming Mods of 2015 as picked by you! It's been a record breaking year with a great variety of mods up for nomination, with a whopping 130,000 votes selecting these top mods. So without further ado, we are delighted to present your Top 5 Upcoming Mods of 2015. We are also announcing the Top Upcoming Indie Games and Mobile Apps.

Honorable Mentions

Firstly some deserving honorable mentions, that either just missed out or have placed previously. These mods continue to impress and we eagerly await their gold release.

The reapers have returned from dark space. With Earth under attack and the mass relays in a state of chaos from refugees and the councils fleet engaging reaper forces the galaxy is a mess. The outcome is unknown, the warfare is devastating. The galaxy will never be the same.

GUNSLINGER mod is S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat weapon-related modification, which is not ordinary armory expanding or balancing mod. This mod overhauls the original first-person point of view to true quality vision with every movement looking natural and every weapon behaving like its real counterpart. Using items like med kits will be visible to you now, weapon jamming will have its own unique animation and upgrading your weapon will be another big point of your survival in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – every weapon has it’s own upgrade tree which consists of suppressors, scopes, laser sights and etc.

The "Ray of Hope" modification is the dream of the most in the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s community, it's like the name says. This mod gives you the possibility of surviving in the zone with your team-mates, with not only NPC, but also other players.

An upcoming mod for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion that builds off of the highly successful Enhanced 4X Mod. Fleeing the unknown terror that is chasing the Vasari, the factions of Sins of a Solar Empire stumble on a temporary wormhole that takes them to a galaxy far, far away. The sudden arrival of armadas with trillions of refugees and thousands of warships between the events of Episodes 5 & 6 forever alters the Star Wars universe and plunges the galaxy into an unprecedented period of chaos and violence. Begun, a new conflict has.

An epic overhaul based on "The Lord of the Rings". An enthralling campaign with place in Middle-Earth and great detailed units, represented by the Total War: Attila graphics engine, will overwhelm every "LotR"-fan. - "One Ring to rule them all."

Gondor Sword Infantry Gondor Infantry combat

Easterling's Armour

Well done to all winners and contestants, that wraps up the Top Upcoming, the big Mod of the Year announcement will be on the 29th of December.

D.M.E - - 4,445 comments

Congratulations and a Happy new year to you all.

2 x Call of Pripyat! Yay,

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EnZuLian - - 233 comments

And Call of Chernobyl got the Editors Choice Worldly Award. Hurray for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.! :-D

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Marek33 - - 3,891 comments

Huge congratulations to Operation Black Mesa and Gunslinger team for my favorite two mods. However, I'm little disappointed because I expect some other mods too. Cough Generals Evolution cough.

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Capt.Host - - 854 comments

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. definitely still going strong. Gotta love it!

Congratulations everyone ;)

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BNSMarko - - 272 comments

Congratulations to the winners, keep it up fellows!

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Nobelissimos - - 94 comments

MFW a mod that has like 4 screenshots and nothing else, is mod of the year.

I stopped taking mod of the year awards on MODDB seriously awhile ago, every year it's just filled with people who use fake accounts to upvote their mods, or some other nonsense.

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TKAzA - - 3,154 comments

This is top upcomming, not mod of the year, that's out 29th.

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Thaiauxn - - 1,673 comments

Enderal really should be higher up on this list. The work that's gone into that is mind numbing. When it launches, it will be legendary.

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Caleb8980 - - 64 comments

Enderal was first place last year - as you need to rank ABOVE your last rank for getting ranked in here it was obvious from the start that it could get a honorable mention at most ;-)

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Thaiauxn - - 1,673 comments

Ah, that makes sense. Thanks! :D

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Unikraken - - 3,221 comments

Congrats to all the winners! A big thanks from everyone at Sins of the Prophets to our fans for getting us into honorable mentions and our previous 2nd place win in 2012!

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foo_jam2002 - - 870 comments

Good job guys, it was a good year for modding.

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23-down - - 3,582 comments

Nice one.. Congrats to each modding team.. Looking forward to the final version of dawn of the reapers.. :)

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Thanoshld - - 1,416 comments

Wow, that's an interesting list this year! Congrats to everyone ;)

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Dr.Goupyl - - 2,269 comments

Stalker will prevail ! Take that so called stalker like games...

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WAA_Team - - 141 comments

Good, good. Cool contest on Moddb!
Congratulations to the winners!

Happy holidays to everybody!

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FELITH - - 16 comments

Congratulation everyone :D

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FRAG121 - - 56 comments

Thanks to everyone for voting for Operation black mesa, we appreciate the spport!

Huge congratulations to the winners this year!

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Vikus_TW - - 69 comments

Thanks guys for voting for Total War: Rise of Mordor! We've never thought that we'll come this far! But this huge support of the community gives use the power to go on and to create something which was never seen before!

Congratulations to the other winners as well!

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Lord_Setesh - - 1,465 comments

Congrats to all who won and thanks to everyone who voted for Dawn of the Reapers, continued support is how we keep this mod going.

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jrjr1 - - 39 comments

Congrats on my picks Dawn of the reapers and sins of the prophets!

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Hakazu - - 188 comments

Congratulations to all of you guys! Your work is really epic!

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Valdir1999 - - 52 comments

I hope all of this gives you the willpower you need to bring us what looks to be a beatifully made mod.

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illicitSoul - - 6,285 comments

Congratz to devs for hard work and even more impressive result !

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MattTheLegoman - - 1,258 comments

Rise of Mordor looks fantastic. I'm so excited to see the quality of work they have created. Everything looks so beautiful. =D

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Zorrentos - - 1,323 comments

So much good stuff! Congratulations to everybody who placed! I hope to see more stuff from all of you in 2016! :)

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Durintrompelamort - - 10 comments

continue like that, i can't wait

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ZakiYoun1990 - - 17 comments


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