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Modboy

A Modding Tool for Modboy

Updates

v3.7 - Download Error Message 4mo
  • Addition Added an error dialog that shows up when Modboy fails to download the mod. Apparently it didn't have one before for some reason.
v3.6b - Let's try that again 1y BugFix v3.6b - Enabling Spray Installation 1y Adjustment HL, HL:OF, HL:BS, HL:E Basic Support 2y Addition4 v3.6 - History Page Revisions and List Persistence 2y Addition3 Improvement

What is Modboy?

It's a tool to help download, install and manage mods available through Gamebanana for a variety of different games (listed here).

Differences from Modboy 2.x:

  • Login is no longer required.
  • Installed mods are no longer recorded on Gamebanana.
  • Modboy will now fail the install if it is unable to extract an archive, and notify the user as such.
  • Old Modboy endpoints on Gamebanana are no longer used. Core GB-API enpoints have been updated to support information needed.
  • Expected format of Modboy URLs has changed to modboy://,,
  • Description of a mod is now constructed from the game name, category name and submission type.
  • Better error handling and verbiage regarding failure to uncompress archive.
  • Filing a bug (for the time being) consists of Modboy copying relevant data to the clipboard and opening Gamebanana to PM me.

Help out by making Modboy configs for games you love! The config guide is here.

Got a question? Ask it here.

Please consider rating Modboy and voting me for Tooler of the Month.

Files

  • modboy_install_47e7b.exe 4mo insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.7 - Download failure message added
  • modboy_install-v3_6b-fix.exe 1y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.6b - Enabling Spray Installation & Error Handling for Unknown Mod Types
  • modboy_install_8dca9.exe 2y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.6 - Updates to History Page and List Persistence
  • modboy_install_ae523.exe 2y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.5 - RAR5 Support
  • modboy_install_2d98d.exe 2y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.4b - Russian language fix and list view (with hotfix)
  • modboy_install_0113f.exe 3y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.3 - Language loading reworked and Portuguese (PT-BR) Translations added
  • modboy_install_9588c.exe 3y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.2 - Spanish added
  • modboy_install_b293f.exe 3y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.1 - Better handling of errors
  • modboy_install_86ec1.exe 3y insert_drive_file Modboy Installer v3.0

Todos

Investigate verify window not disappearing. Filtering mods by type (skins, maps, etc) Temporarily disabling mods Low Priority Dark Mode Low Priority Request: Pending downloads/updates/uninstalls should display in separate group above others
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    access_time 1y
    I have a bug.

    When i open this file from user, file closes immediately... but when i open this file from admin, all ok...

    Can you solve the error?
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    When I try to use modboy to download an animation, it say
    task install for mod[387155/] failed, can anyone help me? Here is the link:https://gamebanana.com/skins/134400
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    can you make it to where i can install sound effects?
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    literally everytime i download this one mod it always say "fail to execute crucial installation command. the task cannot continue" when i did the task completely right, i found me team fortress 2 folder on the common but it still didn't work.
    i use ms paint to create mods
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    Every time I try installing a mod it always says it failed to download it. Please help.
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    Hello AoM, I need a little help. So I just installed Modboy to my computer successfully. So know I tried to click on (Modboy 1-click install) and the next thing that shows up is a blank website that says (Untitled) and the URL says [modboy://Skin, 158136,192670] I'm just trying to use Modboy on your Warpaint Promo Carepack. Thank AoM for reading this, and I hope you have a great rest of your New Years Day. 
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    please help its not working. i only have one mod that worked but the others did not worked the skins are not working
    please help
    game: team fortress 2
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    The Custom Folder method folder method is broken and DLC 3 does not work and this just does the Custom Folder method so sadly for me it is useless. (but most things related to mods like beemod 2 have not been working lately so...)
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    it donst workk pleses help

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    i did not find Modboy useful and would like to delete the program but am having difficulties, may i have some assistance?
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