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Essays 06 May 2020, 18:35

author: Radek Wacha

Wake Up Grandpa! The Best Mods for Classic Games

Older games are a lot of fun, but returning to them can be as rewarding as it can be disappointing. Fortunately, fans of these games, who have the know-how often bring them up to modern standards. Here's a list of the best mods to all-time classics.

Half-Life 2: Update

Half-Life 2: Update
  1. Game: Half-Life 2
  2. Creator: Philip Victor
  3. Size: 3.5 GB

This mod is actually so good it gained recognition of the developers of the game. Half-Life 2: Update is an overhaul of Valve's classic. They say Gaben can't count to three, so we have to settle for mods. That's not too bad, though, as the creators of this one have really done an incredible job.

Half-Life 2: Update is not a graphics revolution, but rather tweaking of the game without interfering with the original atmosphere. The lighting system has been completely rebuilt and is closer to modern solutions. In addition, particle effects were improved and fog looks a lot better, and there are some fun easter eggs.

The alternative is the Cinematic Mod, which improves the game's graphics to a greater extent, but at the same time changes the original character, which many fans find unacceptable.

Installation

  1. The mod on Steam

After you download it, just hit "Install Now."

Minecraft

Minecraft

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

The Witcher

The Witcher

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition

Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven

Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Mass Effect

Mass Effect

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2

Call of Duty 2

Call of Duty 2

Deus Ex

Deus Ex

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