What Does MOD Mean In Gaming? (Explained With Examples)

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Maybe you’ve come across the term “mod” while playing an online game or you have seen this in the comments section in online communities like Discord and Twitch, but you don’t know what it means. Don’t worry! We’ll help you understand what mod is.

What does MOD Mean in Gaming?

In the gaming world, the term “mod” is short for “modification” or when a person modifies his or her character in a game. This is usually done to give a little personality and uniqueness to a character, especially in online games where there are only a few characters to choose from but there are thousands of players.

Alternative Meanings

Sometimes, the term mod is also a shortened word for:

  • Modernist

Examples of MOD in Gaming Slang

Example 1

  • Millie – Hey, what mod have you done?
  • Vera – Not much. Just a new shield and some skills.

Example 2

  • Player A – You have cool mods, man.
  • Player B – Thanks, bro.

Example 3

  • Ginny – I’m not sure what mod to do on my character.
  • Leonard – Here, check out mine and see if you like it.

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