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Can you legally sell mods?

Mods themselves aren't really legal, it's a grey area that devs ignore since it tends to not cost any sales, and sometimes even generates sales. However, by selling a mod, your using someone elses copywritten work. In this case, it's always the original publishers/developers work as your mod requires the game to run.

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Can you make money modding Skyrim?

Creators on Steam now have the opportunity to sell their products in order to make a bit of money off the mods they make. Price ranges start based on one's choosing. Even though people can still choose to give out their mods for free, users can now sell their creations for whatever amount they want.

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Can you make money selling mods?

The only place you can make money on creating mods is at Steam Workshop, otherwise there's websites like Nexusmods where there's plenty great mods made by talented modders available for free, so focus on making cosmetics for Steam games like Dota or Counter Strike, forget about GTA 5.

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Can you charge for mods?

You can not legally make people pay you to be able to use your mod. This is because the initial copyrights on the game your mod is working in is made by a company and the rights of that game are with them. Your mod is depending on that game, but it is not your game… it is your mod.

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Can you get sued for modding?

In terms of mods, honestly, it's all pretty inconsequential; those mods are all free anyway. It's not like anyone will ever get sued over it, unless the used artwork belongs to a commercial game or the IP of a commercial game (as it was with some shut down Starcraft themed mod IIRC).

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Do mods fall under fair use?

Fair Use is used to argue that certain infringement is OK because it is, say, educational, satirical, or non-commercial. A mod, free or not, would still involve a modder's use of copyrighted material to create a derivative work, and would most likely be outside of Fair Use's scope.

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Do Nexus modders make money?

Points which is roughly 1000 per $1 donated each model will then get an amount of donation. Points equivalent to the proportion of the overall. Number of unique downloads. It's an optional.

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How to become a millionaire in Skyrim?

There are various ways to make money in Skyrim, such as stealing, pickpocketing, using mods, improving Speech skills, crafting potions, transmuting iron to gold, restoring the Crown of Barenziah, crafting jewelry, capturing souls, and enchanting weapons and armor.

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Can you make money as game modder?

Modders do not get paid as per se. Modding is a hobby first and foremost. Modding have always been a hobby, made by enthustiasts for free and is free of charge. Steam did try to impliment a "Buy mod" system so modders could get paid, but scrapped it due to various reasons.

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Do game mods make money?

99.9% of them don't. Its a hobby - they enjoy making things in their spare time and giving back to the game/community. Some of them manage to get advertising revenue but it is pretty rare. An extremely small amount of people either get their mod purchased by the company or get a job offer.

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