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[–] brandon816 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Yeah, people not getting paid for modding is a problem. But, then when Steam and Bethesda talk about taking 70-75% of the cut from the people who actually did all the work and effort creating mods, that too is a "bug in the system". If you want to skim a little off the top, fine. This is not skimming, it is highway robbery.

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[–] WeekendBaker 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Former modder here. Money is nice, but I got a bigger kick out of seeing people actually using my mod than receiving $10 a month.

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[–] ChillyHellion [S] 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I agree, and from that perspective it just makes Valve look like they're just using content creators to make people feel guilty enough to adopt the paid mod system.

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[–] ChillyHellion [S] 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Seems fair to me.

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[–] derram 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

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People not being paid for mods is a “bug in the system”, says Valve boss Gabe Newell | PCGamesN

'Remember when Valve introduced paid mods to Skyrim via Steam?'

'We’ve got a list of the best Skyrim mods if you wanna get ‘em while they’re free. '

'The comparison was made to a hot stove, which they’re not keen to burn their hands on again just yet. '

'More success stories leads to more modders, which leads to more mods. '

'Remember how everyone went mental and Valve pulled the idea?'

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