Mods are extensions or modifications of other games that enhance or change the game play of the original game. This can often be done with SDKs or other tools provided by the developer. Sometimes, mods require hacking of the original binary and content.

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Technic Server Error: “A fatal error has occurred, this connection is terminated.” [on hold]

I am using a server from TCR Classic Reborn and have set it up and played on it, but now when I try to log in it says: "A fatal error has occurred, this connection is terminated." The server log is ...
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Crusader Kings II. How character`s events with is_triggered_only = yes and weight_multiplier block fire, when they doesn`t exist in on_actions events?

Question in subject. For example: I have the following character event: character_event = { id = 110004 desc = EVTDESC110004 picture = GFX_evt_lunatic min_age = 16 capable_only = ...
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saving script state

I'd like to ask you, since most of you have some or a lot of experience in writing games. What is your approach to running scripts and saving game state when script is executing when there is a chance ...
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I want to make a racing game.Can I have licensed cars without paying for licenses? [duplicate]

My idea was something similar to rFactor, but very easy to mod. There will be a step by step tutorial. If I or somebody from the developers make the mods and publish them, do I still need licensing? ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.8 referencing mod problem

I'm trying to make a Minecraft Forge mod. I've done this before, but I've never worked with entities. So I was trying to add an entity to the EntityRegistry, but I can't seem to reference the mod file ...
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How to get an AbstractClientPlayer for all players?

I'm working on an minecraft forge mod (1.8.8). I have en custom (ownable) entity and want to set its texture to the texture of its owner, because it's a mini version of the owner. I found out that i ...
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How to make animals Playable in Skyrim

I have some experience with the Skyrim Creation Kit, and have made some small mods. I am really interested in creating new races, and have already made a mod that allows the player to create an old ...
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Trying to open an .fx file, text editor full of random symbols

Sorry, I'm a complete newbie to this place, and I don't know how appropriate my question is, but I didn't know where else to ask. I'm trying to make a mod for The Sims 2, and this game uses a lot of ...
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How to figure out hidden fields in an .ini file?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I can't think of anywhere else that would fit better. Fallout 4 has just recently released, and I'm wondering what exactly can I edit in the ...
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What is the best abilities modding system that you encounter in games? [closed]

I'm thinking about designing an abilities system (as in a moba game). Most important goal is to be able to easily create new abilities in the editor, with a low learning curve (ultimate goal: simple ...
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How would I edit a sprite on an SNES rom?

I want to take the game Shaq Fu and change one of the sprites for my own. How would I go about doing it?
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Are there games with player programmable vehicle control behaviour? [closed]

My question Are there any (space/flying/driving) games where the player can customize the mapping between player controls and the input to the vehicle actuators/engines programmatically? (Yes or no.) ...
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How to setup for live player / observer pair w/ voice chat in Minecraft

I'm trying to build a setup for educational use of Minecraft: One person plays Minecraft, another person watches live online with the least lag/latency possible, and the pair can talk over ...
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What mistake did I make? Source engine reskin issues

Here is a reskin of the Half Life 2 Wallace Breen model that I made for a mod I am developing, but the checkerboard on the suit is very odd. All my other skins have no issue, but this skin has ...
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When are games legal to mod? [closed]

I'm just curious when and what games are legal to mod and what are the processes I must follow to keep the mod project from becoming illegal. To be specific i'm trying to do a side project while in ...
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Website within Skyrim

I'm new to the Skyrim Creation kit but I've been through a few tutorials and looked through the documentation but I couldn't see a way to do this. Is it possible to display an HTML page within the ...
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Minecraft modding: onLanded and item type/positioning?

My question is about programming Minecraft mods. So i added a block to my Mod. Now I want, that when you drop a sugar on it, that it waits some time and then, if the sugar is still there, it will ...
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How to create a mod with custom mobs, which communicate with an external server?

Imagine I want to create a custom mob in Minecraft, which needs some data from an external server. For example, the mob sends to the server its location and other current properties, and the server ...
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How to calculate height of a thought line over a known spot in 3rd person view?

Assuming a player object with third-person-view is in a 3d room and the center of the screen has a dot - let's call it "cursorTarget". All I have is the position of the player, the position 5 meters ...
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How to increase the number of available chapters for an HL2: EP2 mod?

I created a mod for Half-Life 2: Episode 2 that has 39 chapters (or maps, here it is the same). The problem is that the game seems to see only 32: when clicking "new game", and clicking next, I count ...
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How would I go about creating my own SDK to allow users to develop their own addon mods?

I am looking into developing a game, but I am very interested in the more abstract concepts such as modding. I would like to know, or get linked to information detailing the prerequisites, ...
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Can't Save StarCraft 2 Extension Mod

I started a new Extension Mod, immediately attempted to save, and got this error message: Local file is not available (Core: a required object could not be found): Unable to save file (Core: a ...
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How To Make ModPE Perform Function The First Time Mod Opened

I am making a Minecraft PE mod and I want to set a variable only on the first launch of the mod. So, how do I make it it set the variable and then not set it again until I import the mod again. ...
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How can I check if player is an operator in Forge?

In Minecraft Forge, I would like to know if there is any way to find out if a player currently has vanilla "OP" / "Operator" status. I can't find a method that does this on the EntityPlayer Class. ...
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Minecraft Modding - How do I use OpenGL stencil functions alongside the game's GlStateManager?

Note: I am using Minecraft Coder Pack 9.10 for game version 1.8.0 (official release). I am trying to make a multiline text field similar to the game's original net.minecraft.client.gui.GuiTextField. ...
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Minecraft Forge setTextureName method not working

I am attempting to make an item using the latest version of Forge. For some reason, the setTextureName method gives me an error that says: The method setTextureName(String) is undefined for the ...
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How can I make a chronometer for an HL2: EP2 Mod?

I'm trying to make a chronometer for a mod I created. I looked on the web, but there are only countdown timers for TF2, nothing for HL2: EP2. In my case, it is an absolute necessity to use HL2: EP2. ...
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CS:GO workshop awp skin scrambles

I was starting make my awp skin, but I was wondering that my skin at CS:GO looks bit different than on photoshop. So I came here for help. I will show just a test skin (fully red). First I was save ...
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How can I carry around an inventory in my inventory?

I'm working on a mod for soul gems in Skyrim and want to add something like a Bag of Holding from souls. The most simplyfied strategy I can come up with is Create an invisible Black Soul Gem to ...
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Grab depth buffer with unlockable D3DFORMAT

I'm currently piggy backing on a mod framework (Multitheft Auto) and trying to read the depth buffer in D3DFMT_D24S8 (DirectX9). I can read it if I change the format to D3DFMT_D32F_LOCKABLE and then ...
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Would flipping a sprite depending on direction be too inhibitive for modders? [closed]

For a game I'm making (similar to games like Terraria, Starbound etc.) I want to ensure that the framework is as modder friendly as possible. This leads me to wonder if it would be too inhibitive to ...
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How do I create a server for an existing game I don't have the source for?

I was wondering if it is possible to create a dedicated game server for a game that already exists and you don't have access to. For example, a game on Steam that only allows multiplayer through ...
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How can I change the radar shape in a GTA 4 mod?

I am new to the GTA modding world. The first thing I would like to do is to change the shape of the radar from round to square. How can I accomplish this? I've tried editing the radar texture in ...
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How to have a game on steam only for testing purposes?

My goal is to create a mod framework for Unity that will easily integrate with the Steam Workshop similar to how it's done for the Cities Skylines. I've created a lot already but I've reached a point ...
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Skyrim Creation Kit - Call External DLL Method [closed]

I've been developing for a few years now but I'm fairly new to creating Skyrim mods. I'm wanting to build a custom DLL and call the methods from scripts in Skyrim. Can I do this and if so, how do I ...
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What are names like “net.minecraft.blocks” called? [closed]

I'm trying to find these types of names for certain Minecraft blocks to add them to a block whitelist for one of my mods. Is there an actual name for these? If not, how would I go about finding a list ...
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Is there a way to drain durability from an item instead of a sword, for instance?

I am modding Minecraft 1.8 using Eclipse with Forge, and I just wondered, is there a way to drain durability from a battery, for instance, instead of a piece of armor when hit. I have tried things ...
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minecraft source code for use in mods

So I am teaching a class where we will be using java to make minecraft mods. To keep things simple, we are using a third party program to set up the under-the-hood stuff for us (that way we don't have ...
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Lost connection to forge in eclipse

So I am using eclipse to make mods for Minecraft. I recently took a break and was doing other things. My problem is when I came back to it, all my work was gone. There is nothing in the file explorer. ...
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Minecraft - how do I add a PNG for a new Mob to either assets or resourcepacks

I've installed MCP and set up eclipse and successfully added my new monster to the game. It spawns properly and does everything I meant it to do. The only problem I still have is that the texture that ...
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Broken World Generation [closed]

I am learning to write java/mod Minecraft. The mod I am working on is just a "Can I do it?" Kind of thing and I have no intention to distribute it. The problem I ran into is when I try to generate a ...
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minecraft mapping from tibia OTBM file

I am new to minecraft modding but i program for a living and it looks quite simple to get around. I have this fantasy and a quick internet search shows im not the only one. For those of you who do not ...
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What 2D coding engine should I use? [closed]

I'm not sure if this is considered a gaming question, but I want to start programming 2D games and I don't know what engine I should use (I work on my own and I am a beginner; plus I'm very young)... ...
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Warcraft III, SharpCraft C# plugin: Usage of native “TimerStart”?

about: Blizzard Warcraft III [furthermore abbreviated as WC3] related version: WC3: The Frozen Throne 1.26.0.6401 (german Patch 1.26a) MindWorX Sharpcraft [furthermore abbreviated as SC] related ...
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Unpacking UE4 .pak's?

Is there any way to properly unpack/repack resources of UDK-based games (.pak files)? . From what I've tried already, gildor.org's viewer seems to skip/ignore these .pak's (also, UDK, which is UE3 ...
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MCP 1.7.10 Java class navigation [closed]

So, I'm new to the Minecraft modding community and trying to understand where to start. I've attempted to do it before, but dropped it to the complexity of starting and the lack of a site like this to ...
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How do I decompile Minecraft?

I'm trying to get started modding Minecraft. I opened up the minecraft.jar file in Eclipse, but it doesn't contain what I expected. In this tutorial the presenter decompiles minecraft.jar and finds ...
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Do total conversion mods require absolutely no programming or scripting skills? [closed]

I tried to look up total conversion and other mods as examples (Counter-Strike, Defense of the Ancients, Gunman Chronicles, Dear Esther, Natural Selection) but it is a bit difficult to find out if ...
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What do I need to Mod a Unreal Engine 3 game? [closed]

what I am looking for is some advise making a mod for a certain game and how I would go about making it. The game I am talking about is Blacklight: Retribution and what I wan't to know is; Is it ...
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What can I do about a “missing mcp.cfg” error?

I am trying to use MCP. After trying to run decompile.sh, I manually ran decompile.py, getting the error "ERROR:root:!! Missing mcp.cfg !!" I tried to copy the variables from mcp.cfg into the files ...