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Mod Corner

This Fallout 4 Overhaul Mod Transforms The Common Wealth Into A Full-Fledged Horror Game

by Liana Ruppert on Oct 09, 2020 at 03:35 PM

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It's Halloween! Well, almost! And while there are a ton of amazing horror games out there, there is one Fallout 4 mod I can't help but to recommend for those wanting a new horror experience in a familiar place. For this week's Mod Corner, we're getting 'spoopy'. 

The Fallout 4 Pilgrim: Dread of the Common Wealth mod is a complete overhaul experience that came out in 2017. It's a mod I've personally used and can't recommend enough. For those that like Fallout 4, this is a great way to jump back in while still being able to experience something new. 

The mod itself is inspired by the horror film The Witch and it captures that subtle horror and evil immersion perfectly. How overhaul mods work is that it's not a simple retexture, it's a complete shakeup to the game as a whole. This experience changes the weather, it completely revamps the in-game audio, and the lighting? The lighting is more than a little spooky.

Even the way players see the world in terms of angles is different, meant to emulate digital cameras when they record footage on the set of a film. With its filmy grain and daunting shadows, the environment is set up for the new elements, and even the satanically inspired goat reskin for Dogmeat. 

Interested in checking out this mod for yourself? You can learn how to properly install it right here through Nexus Mods. Because of the total transformative nature of this project, it is for PC only. 

Thoughts on the latest Mod Corner? A vast difference from our previous entry! Feel free to shout out those comments in the section below, or hit me up if you have a specific game in mind for mod recommendations! 

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Release Date:
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