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    Mod DB Alternatives

    Mod DB is described as 'is the largest website dedicated to supporting independent development of games including user generated game content, mods, addons and DLC. The aim of Mod DB is to unite developers, players and their ideas, empowering them to shape the games we play' and is a popular website in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mod DB, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Grand Theft Auto (Series). The best alternative is itch.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Mod DB are Nexus Mods (Free), Steam Workshop (Free), Indie DB (Free) and Schaken-Mods (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 18, 2021

    1. itch.io gives you the ability to design a page where people can download games you have uploaded. You can optionally put a minimum price on your game (which can be 0), giving people the opportunity to pay you what they think you deserve. All files and images are hosted on itch.
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      The Nexus Sites are a large network of community driven websites that support the free and open sharing of video game mods and downloadable content in a welcoming environment.
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      The Steam Workshop is a central hub of player-created content and tools to publish, organize, and download that content into your games. Different games will utilize the Workshop in different ways.
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    2. Indie DB the independent games site. News, insight and media direct from the developers. Powered by ramen noodles.
    3. A place focused on the whole community. Post your work, you have COMPLETE control over it (Delete it, hide it, ect.) and has more integration with more social media outlets than any other Gaming Mods site. The community is tied to discord also!.
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    4. A site dedicated to games created using the popular RPGMaker software.
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      Indie Royale is an indie game bundle website that offers up four top-quality indie titles every two weeks for you to purchase at seriously silly prices. All you need to do is pay the price stated - or pay more - and the four games currently featured will be yours to keep forever.

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      Site was a joint venture with Desura (also discontinued) and no longer seems to exist.

    5. The latest independent games news, interviews, and features, from the makers of Gamasutra.
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    6. Access to a large, and growing, library of purchasable games as well as hundreds of free-to-play games for GameFly subscribers under "Unlimited PC Play"
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      Indie games bundles at low price to support charity.
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