Register
Topics without answer
Topic Replies Last Post
Who's Online
17 user(s) are online (17 user(s) are browsing Forums)

Members: 0
Guests: 17

more...
[WPC] Wolf Pack Clan Forum Index
   [PUBLIC] Games
     Valve releases Skyrim paid mods...with plans with other games...
Register To Post

Threaded | Newest First Previous Topic | Next Topic | Bottom
Poster Thread
HalfDemon
Posted on: 2015/4/23 23:51

Joined: 2011/5/24
From: Moray, Scotland
Posts: 334
Valve releases Skyrim paid mods...with plans with other games...
So Valve has released Skyrim mods that you HAVE to pay for. Trying not to be 'that' guy who will just proclaims the end of PC modding, but what do you guys think. In particular our resident modders, I would really like to hear your thoughts. I think cosmetic mods are great and fine, but things that edit game-play I really dislike, because I means I have to fish out more cash to get the game-play experience that someone else is getting. Also, scams - there is a 24hr period to get a refund - but Skyrim is a particularly dicey matter with its strange papyrus scripts/engine.

http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/aboutpaidcontent/

Ironically I was just managing to get my head around the KF2 SDK and actually getting somewhere with making a custom ZED. Anyone think the paid mods will become wide-spread?
Tic
Posted on: 2015/4/24 11:21

Joined: 2010/2/6
From: Yorkshire born, Yorkshire bred
Posts: 1499
Re: Valve releases Skyrim paid mods...with plans with other games...
I think my only concern is scams and stuff like this - http://www.pcgamer.com/paid-for-skyri ... ved-in-a-matter-of-hours/

If there had been something like this around back in the day, Trauma studios might not have been screwed over by DICE and EA, they might have kept on going with DC for a while after.

Hopefully itl be a good thing

*EDIT*

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/04 ... es-25-percent-of-revenue/


----------------
Click to see original Image in a new window

SendoKasai
Posted on: 2015/4/28 3:17

Joined: 2012/8/9
From: Nova Scotia, Canada
Posts: 147
Re: Valve releases Skyrim paid mods...with plans with other games...
RIP paid mod service

http://steamcommunity.com/games/Steam ... detail/208632365253244218

took 3 days, hl3 confirmed, also dam that was fast.

I like one comment that pointed out how they said that their goal was to support modders and let them work full-time modding, but they only gave 25% of revue. I don't know the opinion of the modders on here but I agree that 25% isn't enough to live off of. Imagine if minimum wage was 10(insert currency here) an hour. So from that 25% that modders would earn would be 2.5currency per hour. Not much, yeah it can be said there are allot of hours in a day (or lots of people buying the particular mod) but even after 10 hours all you've got is a sore back and 25$ to show for, not much to live on.

But like I said, i'm not a modder so I can't really have an opinion. I do have allot of respect however for the modders that decided to keep things free because of their beliefs, anyway post done xD
Tic
Posted on: 2015/4/28 9:16

Joined: 2010/2/6
From: Yorkshire born, Yorkshire bred
Posts: 1499
Re: Valve releases Skyrim paid mods...with plans with other games...
Wow that was quick, guess they realised it was too much and too complicated to manage.
I think they had the best intention behind it, but i don't understand the money split.
Heres a pretty good video from Jim Sterling explaining stuff:-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMZaYuXGYSI you`l want to skip to 1:59.


----------------
Click to see original Image in a new window

Threaded | Newest First Previous Topic | Next Topic |

Register To Post
 
[WPC] Discussions
Forum Topic Replies Views Last Post
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Hello from Solo 2 550 2017/11/19 20:35 B-2
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat WHAT UP YALL    [1][2] 12 13733 2017/7/24 14:57 Zeeky
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat lets see your gaming setup!    [1][2][3]..................[50] 498 308016 2017/5/7 22:52 Helldome
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Post you Art....    [1][2][3]...............[9] 84 69308 2017/5/7 22:51 Helldome
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Tribute to all WPC Members old and new!    [1][2][3][4] 32 58740 2017/5/7 22:46 Helldome
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat HAPPY BIRTHDAY WOODY 4 10042 2016/12/25 21:56 RenownedWolfman
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Happy New Year! 5 11900 2016/12/25 21:55 RenownedWolfman
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Admin Applications? 3 10821 2016/12/16 5:26 theblade009
[PUBLIC] Applications & Recruitment CorkyT's Application 1 7582 2016/12/16 5:24 theblade009
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Happy Birthday Buzz!!!! 2 8226 2016/12/16 5:18 theblade009
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Wolf Pack Clan Application 9 15197 2016/12/16 5:17 theblade009
[PUBLIC] Games GTA 5 cars 1 8126 2016/2/20 0:33 Buzz
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat HAPPY BIRTHDAY WEBLEY!! 1 9174 2016/1/17 15:09 Tic
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Merry Christmas !!!!! 1 9117 2015/12/25 22:07 Buzz
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO TIC!!!! 2 10030 2015/11/29 18:40 Oaksy
Killing floor Killing Floor 2 servers    [1][2] 11 26322 2015/11/29 17:17 Buzz
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Twitch.tv 1 11381 2015/11/24 17:00 Tic
[PUBLIC] Games Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide 3 9756 2015/11/5 19:57 Tic
[PUBLIC] General Chit Chat Today is my bday! 3 12083 2015/11/2 14:24 websunil007
[PUBLIC] Games H1Z1 8 17212 2015/10/19 4:47 websunil007