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For the first time ever, ModDB has a dedicated download mirror for members and guests.

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Our primary aim at Mod DB is to make it as easy as possible to find great mods and indie games, without having to scour the net and jump through hoops to get them. We absolutely hate it when we see great game content hosted by sites like Rapidshare. Sites which make you wait and push ads which tarnish the hard work you put into presenting your mod (or game) as professionally as possible.


Following Filefronts shock announcement 3 weeks ago (yes yes we know they are back), we decided to take immediate steps to make sharing and getting great content from Mod DB as easily as possible. We have taken the first step toward achieving that aim today by providing a dedicated download mirror to all guests and visitors, by serving your file straight away and doesn't ask you to sacrifice a kitten in the process. So to all our members and anonymous guests enjoy, we hope we have made your day and have enabled you to play and share even more great game content that we have come to expect from all the developers on ModDB.

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Mularac
Mularac

that's good to hear, really. I absolutely hate the houston one, and withouth filefront the future was looking rather grim... nice to know that we have more options

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Robots!
Robots!

filefront is okay.

and I'm pretty sure that downloads travel at the speed of light so....

(please note: I am not sure of this, its just a guess)

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Henley
Henley

They dont, the world is not connected by fiber optic. But this does mean great things for ModDB. It means your files will always be safe now.

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Herr_Alien
Herr_Alien

Actually, deathbal101 is fairly close on this one: even in copper wiring, the electric signal propagates at about 60% - 70% of the speed of light in that medium. :)

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TIWizard
TIWizard

I wish I had fiber optic :(


Anyways, it will be great to have a new mirror to choose from. That was the main reason I liked Sourceforge-- they have a billion mirrors all over the world. Now ModDB is one mirror closer :D

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selman_akinci
selman_akinci

I am glad filefront is back.

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Rigelblast
Rigelblast

That's good news! The new mirror will surely be useful to both Mod DB itself and the members and guests.

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

Great news! Should help shield against any further troubles with third party mirrors.

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Wills
Wills

"doesn't ask you to sacrifice a kitten in the process"

What on earth will I do with all these kittens now then? Can I get compensation? Well, Henley, well?!

Great stuff though guys, good job!

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DOLBYdigital
DOLBYdigital

I welcome our new Amsterdam server!
If you guys ever need someone to visit the server and keep it company just let me know. I will gladly sacrifice some time to visit it and have it show me around town ;)

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blackmodeler
blackmodeler

this is wonderful!
i am really happy to see this news.
great work.

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myles
myles

Ahh fantastic news,
Didnt ModDB have mirrors quite a long time ago? Or wasnt the EU allowed to access them?

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INtense! Author
INtense!

we did, but they were always capped and monitored as bandwidth isn't cheap. our new EU server is uncapped and available for use. We are still looking for US partners and may have a US option soon, thou this should be fast for anyone, worldwide.

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symbolzzzz
symbolzzzz

if people dont know they shud read this: https://farewell.gamefront.com/

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DazJW
DazJW

Good job securing this guys, I'd hate to have to job of setting it up :P

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INtense! Author
INtense!

Took 3 hours to copy 600gig, site was a little sluggish during this period but it is setup and running now, so we are very happy :D

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BigBird
BigBird

That means speedy downloads for all again :D

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

Finally!!! a new ModDB server...

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Zaratul
Zaratul

Nicely done ModDB team. :)

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Pyrefly
Pyrefly

very well done

A toast to the future of moddb!

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Bady90
Bady90

Let's Test it >:) ....Great Job ...were is the server in what country...??

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan

That's fantastic news!

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naah
naah

Yay! Thanks so much ModDB!!!

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Rakym
Rakym

thank you very much Mod DB, from now on i will have to upload my files only once. very comfortable! good job.

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Nokiaman
Nokiaman

Good Job Moddb. FF is ******* slow to me

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kakarot_9
kakarot_9

Woohoo finally. :D

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Eglaerinion
Eglaerinion

Just downloaded the Project 25 mod at full speed. Excellent mirror.

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Sparky245
Sparky245

Dwonloading Zombie Master now, only 69mb. Using the EU server, and for some reason, it barely breaks 100kbs. I am closer to the EU server than the Heuston one, so I am confuzzled.

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Greg
Greg

Can you send me a PM so i can investigate?

Thanks

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PWnR_87
PWnR_87

Thanks, moddb guys!

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DonBot
DonBot

thx moddb, u rock.

greetz.

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SpaceCowboy730
SpaceCowboy730

awesome.

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OkeiDo
OkeiDo

As a European, I'm very glad to see this. :)

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Lucífer
Lucífer

Woohoo!

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MechanicalPaladin
MechanicalPaladin

AWESOME!1one

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Dvorak
Dvorak

Love the new server, getting some blazing speeds now. Keep up the good work moddb crew!

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Boroko
Boroko

Greate that there is a server in EU now :D

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qpac
qpac

The only problem with FileFront is that it dosen't support download managers, so downloading takes SO MUCH time...
Anyway, I'll give it a try.

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GLaDOS95
GLaDOS95

now we need a AUSSIE (melboure) sever then i'll be happy plz get one

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Greg
Greg

We will have an AU mirror very soon :-)

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AlexCrafter
AlexCrafter

Yes! thanks guys!

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rekondoergo
rekondoergo

hurrah!

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smoochy666
smoochy666

*Looks outside of the window*
Ah, there it is! *waves to the Mod DB server*
I think it's faster to hop over to the server and use an USB-stick than to download it directly, but I'm very happy with this new server ^^

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Ni-Q
Ni-Q

Interesting that you used our concept art for the news icon ;)

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