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Mods and Money Part 1: Stefan Gagne

DLC is becoming more and more widespread in the gaming industry these days.  It serves as a way of keeping valuable staff busy and employed by giving them smaller projects to work on between major releases.  It lets development teams add in content they had to cut from the original release.  It gives gamers new ways to enjoy their favorite games.  That would all be moot if they didn’t also generate quite a bit of money.  It seems like only a matter of time before a company takes the next logical step and starts partnering with its modding community to sell User Generated Content for a profit.  If and how they should is a topic that generates a lot of strong opinions from fans of the modding community.