The Steam Workshop

Modding on Steam Workshop

by Paul Gestl

Variety is the spice of life.

A powerful saying in both life and video games. No game is perfect and able to keep a person entertained all by itself. Even my favorite game only has around 100 hours clocked in on it, only counting the Steam version.

Luckily, Steam has an easy fix for making sure that their games don’t become stale as quickly with its own section dedicated to content mods called the steam workshop.

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Games Released from Greenlight-Part 2

Accepted Greenlight Games-Now Available on Steam!

Now featuring older Greenlit games from 2016 to 2017:

11. Tesla vs. Lovecraft

Bright purple lights begin to intensify as you blast your Tesla-Mech at the hideous Lovecraftian monsters in this top-down arena shooter. You’ll be playing as Nikola Tesla, facing endless hordes of minions to reach Cthulhu and Shoggoth for a showdown using your trusty static energy ray gun that shoots exploding electricity.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review

Written by Paul, edited by Wenxi
Fus Ro Dah!

Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Release Date: Oct 27, 2016
Genre: RPG

Why Skyrim is Acclaimed by Gamers

Despite its release years ago in 2011, Skyrim is still been synonymous with gamers as a household name among popular RPGs. The game boasts having over 30 million copies sold as of November 2016, according to the game’s creator Todd Howard. No doubt, it attracted players through an endless, open-world, system. 

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What exactly is Steam Early Access?

Steam Early Access
Games that Evolve as You Play Them!

What does it really mean when people put their games on early access? If you haven’t heard of Early Access, it’s when Steam made it possible for gamers to give feedback on the quality of games while the developers were still in the middle of adding assets, fixing bugs, and making updates to their game.

Steam’s lax policy on releasing Indie Games has always attracted an influx of gamers worldwide, especially people who are passionate about game creation. At some point, Steam decided to expand on the game development process by involving their community aka you guys since you are their customer base.

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Greenlit Games from 2016-2017

A Continuation of Steam Greenlight

Welcome back to Steam Greenlight showings from 2016 to 2017! The previous trailers I found were part of the Greenlit section, meaning that they have gained a tremendous amount of support from the Steam community. As you can see, people have invented many creative approaches to gameplay.

             Title Card by Robert Holtby

Once enough people “thumbs up” a game, it becomes Greenlit allowing people to leave their comments or ask the author questions about gameplay. So the next step is for Valve to contact the dev about getting it published, all that technical stuff. I do have to warn you, a lot of these titles require either a controller or a VR set.

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