Are questions about mods to game on topic?

For example "How can I play as infernal in Fall From Heaven II" for Civ IV.


Related: What's the stance on mods to PC games?

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I'd say mod-playing yes, but mod-making should be handled at gamedev, see Do mod- and map-making questions belong here? –  Zommuter Sep 27 '10 at 8:19
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I don't see why not? A Mod like "Fall From Heaven" is essentially another game that happens to be built on an existing one. And we don't exclude games based on platform or genre in general, I see nothing about this specific case that would be problematic.

As for other mods, we've had plenty of questions like this one about mods to improve the baseline experience of a game - and I certainly don't see why they wouldn't be germane to our mission.

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Fully agreed. We even have a separate tag for Defense of the Ancients, which isn't a game at all but simply a Warcraft 3 map. So a mod to a game that is an actively played game is, for all intents and purposes that we need to care about, on-topic. –  Grace Note Sep 26 '10 at 21:49
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Questions about mods should definitely be on-topic, whether they are prominent or not.

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Questions for all mods are on topic. However, if the mod or the game is too obscure, we may not able to answer you. Give a download link if possible to help us help you.

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