Game modding site Nexus Mods is banning US political mods for the rest of 2020 – Adi Robertson

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Popular game modding hub Nexus Mods has banned any mods related to “sociopolitical issues in the United States” until at least next year’s presidential inauguration. Site owner Robin Scott explained that he’d seen “a spate of provocative and troll mods” designed to provoke site users, and as a result, the site will take down any US politics mods that were uploaded on or after September 28th.

Scott said that Nexus Mods administrators “have neither the time, the care or the wish to moderate” trollish political mods. “Considering the low quality of the mods being uploaded, the polarizing views they express, and the fact that a small but vocal contingent of our users are seemingly not intelligent or grown up enough to be able to debate the…

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