A MOD FOR EVERYTHING
Mods and map editors have had an incalculable impact on strategy games. Defense ofthe Ancients spawned MOBAs, of course, but so many great ideas and, indeed, developers have sprouted from mods, while the communities that build up around them can sustain a game long after the patches and official content have ceased. Total conversion mods like A Game of Thrones for Crusader Kings II and The Third Age for Medieval II: Total War are considerably better than most official licensed games, especially now that they’ve seen years of updates, while others answer important what-ifs: Like what if Fallout was a grand strategy game? Yeah, there’s a mod for that.