• Modder to Developer - Hothtrooper44

    We’re excited to reignite a series we last featured a few years ago, celebrating the journey from modder to developer. Our community has always been a hub of creativity, and we’re thrilled to highlight those who have turned their passion for modding into professional game development.

    Today we’re joined by Hothtrooper44, who made popular mods such as Immersive Weapons and Immersive Armors for Skyrim and Skyrim Special Edition, as well as Wasteland Sniper and Armored General fo...

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  • Taking a Short Rest - Aether

    Baldur’s Gate 3 needs no introduction. As it was probably everyone's Game of the Year of 2023 (including ours). The game went from being the 51st-ranked game on our site while it was in early access to 9th by January 2024. The modding scene has exploded, so we thought it was about time we interviewed a BG3 mod author.

    On that note, it is with great pleasure that Aether has agreed to be our first mod author interviewee, and we couldn’t be more thankful for her taking the time to...

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  • Tending the crops - JennaJuffuffles

    In this community feature, we're joined by JennaJuffuffles - the curator of the Stardew Valley VERY Expanded and Aesthetic Valley collections for Stardew Valley. These mod lists have risen to the top of the most downloaded and highest-rated Collections available today. With the release of Stardew Valley 1.6 edging closer by the day, Jenna shares her top tips for making a successful collection. 
     

    Thanks for joining us today, Jenna. To get started, could you tell us a little a...

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  • Enhancing Night City - deceptious

    We have the privilege of speaking with deceptious, a Cyberpunk mod author who pushes the boundaries of the types of mods that can be made. They are the author of the Romance Enhanced Series, New Quests and many other immersive improvements to Night City.

    Thanks for chatting to us. Would you mind telling us what got you into modding?

    I have a background/job in game dev, and have used mods before for games like Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, and Skyrim, but hadn’t act...

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  • Ultimate Skyrim Collection: Gate to Sovngarde

    It’s rare for a mod collection to come along that's been constructed with utmost care and attention to detail, where each mod serves a very specific purpose and contributes to a magnificent game experience. Gate to SovnGarde, the Skyrim SE total overhaul by JaySerpa, is just that.

    Carefully crafted by modder and content creator JaySerpa, this collection brings together 980 mods to expand and deepen your Skyrim experience. Anyone that follows Jay on Twitch has seen this collection c...

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  • Immersive and Interviewed - Canliberk

    We have the privilege of speaking with Canliberk, the curator of our most successful and popular collection. Many of you who mod Skyrim may have already come across his collections which overhaul the world of Skyrim with a comprehensive list of some of the best mods out there. If you love Subnautica, you may like his recently created "Immersive and Immersed" collection.

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    Tell us a bit about yourself.

    My name is Canberk Kaygan, a passionate gamer who ...

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  • Project Spotlight: Skyrim: Extended Cut

    We have had the extreme pleasure recently of talking to the team behind Skyrim: Extended Cut about the first release of their project. Skyrim: Extended Cut - Saints & Seducers is an overhaul and expansion of the Saints & Seducers official Creation and is intended to be a preview for the main Skyrim: Extended Cut project, which will do the same for the main storyline of Skyrim, a game which turned 11 today!

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    Before we get into the mod, why don’t you...

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  • Project Spotlight: Fallout London

    Fallout: London is a highly ambitious project aimed at creating the city of London (post-apocalypse of course) in Fallout 4. They have been showcasing their development since their announcement and have recently released a gameplay trailer. We have the privilege and pleasure to be talking to the project lead of Fallout: London today about their development and what to expect from this game sized mod.

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    Prilladog, thanks for chatting with us during this busy t...

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  • Banner(Land)lord - OneDrop

    In the feature, we are looking at a very special project for the game Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. The mod in question is called "Life in Calradia" by the author OneDrop. If you haven't played Bannerlord, it is a medieval-style action strategy game involving the huge world map of Calradia, several factions inspired by human history, hundreds of Nobles, and an assortment of beautifully created towns, castles, and villages.

    However, those of you who have played will know that one...

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  • Hello there - CND Modworks

    Today we are talking to the modding team CND Modworks, aka DAZAssassin100 and Claymaver2000. CND Modworks are the authors of many of the most popular Star Wars Battlefront II mods including live-action Ahsoka, Medieval Darth Vader, and more.



    Thanks for taking the time to speak with us guys. Could you start us off by telling us a bit about yourselves?

    Claymaver2000: My name is Clay and I make mods for EA's Battlefront II and help WoofWoofWolffe and Cinematic C...

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  • Epic Loot and epic UI - randyknapp

    Today we are talking to randyknapp, the author of many UI and quality of life mods for both Valheim and Subnautica, as well as the popular, ARPG inspired Valheim mod: Epic Loot.

    
    BigBizkit: Thank you for joining us today. First of all could you tell us a little bit about yourself?

    randyknapp: Thanks for having me! I'm Randy, I'm 33, I live in Seattle with my wife and kids. I'm a professional video game developer with 10 years of industry experience.

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  • Buttering Up Calradia - Aragas

    In this feature, we're chatting with Aragas (aka Aragasas), one of our top Bannerlord mod authors. While you might not have heard of him, if you've played Mount & Blade II with mods there's a good chance you've used at least one of the mods he and the other members of the Bannerlord Unofficial Tools & Resources (BUTR) team have worked on.


    Thank you for taking the time to talk with us Aragas. To start off, can you tell us a bit about yourself? 

    I'm a Senior...

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  • Saving your (Follower) Relationship - CloudedTruth

    Today we are talking to CloudedTruth - author of the very popular Relationship Dialogue Overhaul for both Skyrim and Skyrim Special Edition as well as various amazing follower mods.


    Thank you for joining us today, it’s truly appreciated. We like to start these interviews off with a bit of a personal introduction, so could you please tell us a bit about yourself?
     
    I'm 28 years old from the United States and currently work in manufacturing dealing with parts and...

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  • Gunning for it - Deadpool2099

    It's a new year and once again we're back with another mod author interview. Today we are talking to DeadPool2099 3D artist and author of many amazing weapon mods for Fallout 4, such as the Service Rifle or the Wattz Laser Gun!


    BigBizkit: Thank you for joining us today. First of all, could you please tell us a bit about yourself?

    Deadpool2099: You’re welcome :) Well, I don’t know what would be interesting that I can tell about myself. I was born in a family fu...

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  • Weathering the Storm - Mangaclub

    Today we are talking to Mangaclub, a long-time member of our modding community and author of some of your favourite weather mods such as Vivid Weathers for Skyrim, Skyrim Special Edition, and Fallout 4.

     
    BigBizkit: Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions. Before we start the interview: what’s the weather like where you’re at right now?

    Mangaclub: Thank you! It's good to have the opportunity to answer your questions. The weather is actually the...

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  • Project Spotlight: Skyblivion

    Skyblivion is a name that most modders of Skyrim or Oblivion may have heard at one time or another over the last 9 years. It's an incredibly ambitious project which aims to recreate the entirety of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion in the newer game engine used by Skyrim. The team have recently released their first "Development Diary" which gives us a taste of what's to come. In this feature, we're chatting with Rebelzize and the team about this exciting venture. 

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  • New Quests for The Witcher 3? - wiggolp and Damastor

    Today we are talking to two authors from the Witcher 3 community: wiggolp and Damastor - both of whom have managed to create new quest mods for the game, adding new areas, dialogue, and more!


    BigBizkit: To start this off, let me ask you, wiggolp, about your mod adding a completely new quest to the game - Ciri’s Sole Memento. How would you describe the mod and quest for those curious to play it?
     
    wiggolp: The majority of players who finished the game probably gue...

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  • Cool, Fiery, Moving - iRetrospect

    Today we are talking to iRetrospect - seasoned modder and author of the special effects overhauls Arctic and Inferno, as well as the Movement Behavior Overhaul for Skyrim Special Edition.

    BigBizkit: Thank you for joining us today. First of all, could you please tell us a bit about yourself?

    iRetrospect: Gladly, I am an educator in real life and most people who know me would never think I would be someone who is interested in gaming, let alone game modding. In my spar...

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  • One with the Force - Kingo64

    In this feature, we're chatting with Kingo64, the creator of the most popular mod for Blade & Sorcery - The Outer Rim. Being a bit of a Star Wars geek myself, this is a mod I've been following for a long time. 


    Thank you for joining me Alex (Kingo64), we'll start as we always do, can you tell our readers a bit about yourself? 

    Hey! My name is Alex, I’m a full-time software developer and a fairly recognisable member of the Blade & Sorcery Discord server....

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  • Modder to Developer - KospY

    In this feature, we're chatting with KospY. The brains behind the massively popular VR game, Blade & Sorcery, who began his journey into game development as a modder tinkering with his favourite games. 

    Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk to us, KospY. To start out can you tell our readers a little about yourself?

    I am the developer of Blade & Sorcery, a physics-based medieval fantasy VR combat game which was released in Early Access end...

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