Realistic Battlefield 2 mod wins Mod of the Year award

March 2, 2009

Modding community site ModDB has named its top ten mods of 2008 with a Battlefield 2 mod that creates ultra-realistic gameplay taking top honors.

Based on votes by more than 115,000 gamers, Project Reality took the grand prize, while six Half-Life 2 mods dominated the top ten. Multiplayer undead Half-Life 2 mod Zombie Panic: Source placed second and an unofficial prequel to Portal earned third place. Other winners included a Half-Life 2 mod pitting pirates, Vikings and knights against each other, another zombie mod for Half-Life 2 and a Stargate conversion for Star Wars: Empire at War.

Winners received prizes from the awards’ sponsors, which included Garage Games, Good Old Games, and server provider Nuclear Fallout.

ModDB also gave out editors’ choice awards. Unreal Tournament 3 mod The Ball won for best single-player mod while Project Reality earned the best multiplayer mod prize.