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Gaiiden

Moddable games list

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Hey everyone. I want to start compiling a list of all the computer games that can be modded in some way. By this I mean hacking into the game files to change stuff, and using a level editor or map editor to create new levels, maps or campaigns. I''ll start it off: Half-Life StarCraft Deus Ex Unreal Tournament Homeworld Star Wars: Battlegrounds Age of Empires Rainbow Six series Flight Simulator Combat Flight Simulator Add on and I''ll post the completed list (well completed at that time) in the FAQ and update that for future reference. ============================== "Need more eeenput..." - #5, "Short Circuit" ==============================
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...and things going on:
Red Alert2/C&C2
Diablo1/2(though may be difficult,but possible)
Quake1/2/3
Delta Force 1/2/3
War Craft 2/3

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Need For speed 2/3/4/5
Max Payne
Duke 3D
Driver
Soldier of Fortune
Doom

Thats about all the moddable games that I have
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Dude, there are TONS of games.. the list would be WAY to long. Just think of how many games have .cfg/.ini files.. :o). That is a "way" of hacking into game files and changing stuff... also, anything that uses images.... you can change... etc. It''s bit to broad.

Billy
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Starseige: Tribes and I assume Tribes 2.


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all games are moddable (I think) through subclassing.
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Even though the original poster said "hacked", I don''t think he really meant that word. Otherwise, everything could be modded (once it''s hacked). What I think he meant was "What games do you know that were built specifically with the capability of player-made mods?" As in they also ship with the game a level editor, or they use an open scripting language that allows mod developers to make their own scripts and stuff. In that way, not every game can be modded (without decompiling/hacking remember).

Or atleast that''s what I gathered.

Has anyone said Warcraft 1 & 2? It''s old, but it was fun.
Also, on Tony Hawk 3, I believe you can make your own levels.
Just about every FPS nowadays includes directions to use your own model packs and levels.
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Total Annihilation
FreeSpace 1,2
Close Combat 3,4 maybe more
Total Air War
Operation Flashpoint
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The Sims. Return to Castle Wolfenstein???
I wasn''t aware the Rainbow Six series was moddable.

Also, if you meant literally hacked, then basically any game can be modified.
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Not at all, I was just being a j4ck 4ss. On the other hand, since you can actually make your own ''levels'' in that game, I think that technically constitutes modding. Besides, everybody else has already named all the good ones. Only other game I can think of is that old DOS game ''Breach.''
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not all games are moddable, FULLSTOP. the only way to mod is if the company that developed the game releases an SDK 4 it... Most of the ones listed are moddable, 4 example Quake, Hal-Life, Unreal Tournament, Max Payne, Homeworld.......

Why would u wanna hack into the game files when u can just mod the game...
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Soldier of fortune 2

I just got an E-mail from some mod team telling me about their SOF2 mod, so it must be moddable ^_^
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Are these games moddable?

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 - Epic
Hunter Hunted - Sierra

They have a level editor, but can they be modded in other ways? I want to know what would be required to add a new character to these games, whether it''s by the means of replacing an existing character temporarily (and saving the backup files obviouslly) or adding an extra character to play as. These games don''t give you the software to add characters or mod easily, so that means you''d have to hack into it? Someone at the JazzCommunity forums said to make a new character for Jazz2, you''d need the sourcecode, which Epic has the rights to and is not giving anyone. There must be a way to hack the program and read the info on the CD and edit the game.

But in any case, that stuff is WAY out of my area of knowledge. I''m not very technical. I just want to get a program that will allow me to view the existing game character''s animations, and edit them to fit into another game. Yes, to start off I''m not being original and creating my own characters, but once I get the hang of it, I will make my own. I want to play as Sonic in Jazz Jackrabbit 2 and Jazz in Hunter Hunted. Also to play as Jazz in Duke Nukem 3D, and I think you can do that, but I need to get the animations of Jazz from the 3D bonus stages of Jazz Jackrabbit 1.

Any help you guys can give me for this?
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