Put hats on your robots with this Fallout 4 mod


This week on the Mod Roundup, we've got craftable hats you can place on your robotic companionsin Fallout 4, a feature that Bethesda somehow overlooked in their new DLC. There's also a mod that brings co-op play to the original Crysis, and a Half-Life 2 mod with an original story that takes place on an alien planet.

Here are the most promising mods we've seen this week.

Craftable hats, for Fallout 4

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The Automatron DLC for Fallout 4 arrived recently (we reviewed it here) and with it came a little problem. It doesn't let you place cool hats on the heads of the robots you build. When will developers learn: we really, really like putting hats on things. Now we can.

Thanks to Patricia at Kotaku!

From Earth, for Half-Life 2

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Freshly arrived on Steam in public beta, From Earth is a Half-Life 2 action adventure mod about two humans who find themselves being hunted on an alien planet in the year 3000. How will you survive? Fight the alien overlords, or look for a peaceful solution?

Crysis Co-op

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It's been seven long years in the making, but some clever and incredibly diligent modders managed to bring a co-op mode to Crysis. It involved importing the single-player AI into multiplayer, along with movement, animation, weapons, and mission scripts. There's currently only one level to play, but it sounds like there's more on the way,

Looking for more mods? Check out our lists of the best mods for Stardew Valley and the best mods for Fallout 4.

Christopher Livingston
Staff Writer

Chris started playing PC games in the 1980s, started writing about them in the early 2000s, and (finally) started getting paid to write about them in the late 2000s. Following a few years as a regular freelancer, PC Gamer hired him in 2014, probably so he'd stop emailing them asking for more work. Chris has a love-hate relationship with survival games and an unhealthy fascination with the inner lives of NPCs. He's also a fan of offbeat simulation games, mods, and ignoring storylines in RPGs so he can make up his own.