The year is 2052 and the world is a dangerous and chaotic place. Terrorists operate openly, killing thousands; drugs, disease and pollution kill even more. The world's economies are close to collapse and the gap between the insanely wealthy and the desperately poor grows ever wider. Worst of all, an ages old conspiracy bent on world domination has decided that the time is right to emerge from the shadows and take control. No one believes they exist. No one but you.

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About Deus Ex: Revision with 9 comments by bjorn98009_91 on Sep 16th, 2014

Hello all!

Welcome to our September update.

Since our previous update in July, we've finished production on our soundtrack. Both the in-game files and album versions are completed and implemented, so unless we find further issues with it, that part of the project is pretty much done. The album, which consists of a series of suite arrangements, is going to be available on Bandcamp and some other venues (such as YouTube and SoundCloud) when we are ready to release the mod.

In mapping news, we are still working on the exterior Area 51 location. Progress there has been slow, as it's a large map and our environment designer has been busy with his personal obligations. It is close to being done, and compared to the original map, has nearly tripled in playable area. We have also tackled the bug list quite a bit, and coding-wise some bits and pieces have been optimized and trimmed. Various other improvements have been made to a wide variety of the other maps such as implementing our own wish-list items, adding decoration and improving on the assortment of ambient sounds in the game.

Area 51 Overview comparison

The playable area has been vastly expanded.

Area 51 Surface
Area 51 Surface
Area 51 Surface

We are also proud to present that in collaboration with unifiedDX we have implemented switchable 1x/2x UI sizes. For those with a resolution of 1280x960 or above (note that both the height and width have to be larger) can use the new 2x graphics mode so that texts, menus and other screens will be readable.  Our graphics artist has also been busy recently with creating new 2x Davavault images in addition to the 1x that will be used by default. These new datavaults will contain more details then their 1x counterparts due to being 800x800 compared to 400x400.

2x Datavault images

As an example of lingering technical difficulties I've personally struggled with, I’ll talk about a BSP issue in the Paris Cathedral map. A BSP issue is where the world geometry is not assembled correctly by the Unreal editor. This particular error occurred after I went in to fix a texture misalignment on a “mover” object, which requires having the editor reassemble or “rebuild” the map. After the rebuild I discovered the BSP error tearing up a piece of a house near the canal in the map. A lot of time and effort went into trying to solve it by changing surface solidity and the positioning of brushes (geometry details) on the house, with several attempts at rebuilding it (each rebuild takes around 15 minutes). When that didn’t solve the issue, I finally gave up and removed some brushes on the house, namely a set of windows. That solved the problem, but then another issue came up with house nearby. As much if not more time went into fixing that second house, creating zone portals for all the windows, changing solidity and so on. When that was finally settled I found out when testing that the entire map was accidentally flooded due to a leaking water zone- although the method of fixing the issue is quite different, it is a remarkably similar problem to the real-world circumstance. And that's what I am working to solve right now.

Flooded Cathedral

I’m looking forward to sharing more with you all as we begin to finish finishing Revision.

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N00bHeAd
N00bHeAd Oct 29 2006, 8:01am says:

were the fuuck can i get hard core **** like weapon mods and maps

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N00bHeAd
N00bHeAd Oct 28 2006, 5:00pm says:

i have my server up almoast all day plees come jimbo's place

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silverbot01
silverbot01 Feb 3 2006, 12:41pm says:

simply any rpg game gives you choices, but normally none that matter, like final fantasy, the game always seems to end up the same no matter how differnetly you do things

the only game ive ever played that gives you a true experience of good and evil is Star Wars Knights of the old Republic 1 and 2

and if you want the best example of this, there is also Bethesda's Elder Scrolls series of games, ive been watching the 4th one like a hawk and its looking good!

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ElCid
ElCid Dec 26 2005, 5:53am says:

Yeah, DX is the best game ever... except for AOE2.

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alex64
alex64 Dec 6 2005, 5:07pm says:

This Game Rocks So Damn Hard,
It used to anihilate my evenings ,i loved the story the way you affected the characters ,shame about invisible war.....

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J.
J. Sep 6 2008, 5:29pm replied:

Deus Ex was so deep and full of twists, one could get lost just going straight through. Invisble war, was so shallow on could not even dig into the topsoil...

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greatguy46
greatguy46 Aug 27 2005, 11:47pm says:

amazing game, i love playing it, but i havnt beat it yet, got side tracked when i got new games, but still amazing

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Holobalobalo
Holobalobalo Feb 11 2006, 11:20pm says:

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"how do i get on the boat to leave the first place. i cleaned out the statue and talked to every one. i.e med people boss guy . amory. i go down to the boat . how do i get in?? some one help plz"
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1. Deal with NSF guy up in the statue.
2. Return to ground level safely.
3. Find UNATCO headquarters.
4. Go to Jaime Reyes' office and Alex Jacobson's office.
5. Then get briefed by Manderley.
6. Return outside, and right click on the boat.
7. You should be at liberty park!
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Fixed quote
1. Deal with NSF guy up in the statue.
2. Return to ground level safely.
3. Find UNATCO headquarters.
4. Go to Jaime Reyes' office, Alex Jacobson's office and Sam Carters armory.
5. Then get briefed by Manderley.
6. Return outside, and right click on the boat.
7. You should be at liberty park Big Grin!

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Holobalobalo
Holobalobalo Feb 11 2006, 11:15pm says:

But wait! thats not all! once your FINALLY done taking every path and choosing every option and have seen all four endings to the extensive single-player campaign, there is still multiplayer, which is better still!
(Especially with those rifles in GODZSERVER that everyone keeps calling n00b rifles) You just wont understand the glory of multiplayer untill you kill an aimbotter with a 20mm HE shell and hear him spam that your a "n00b" all the rest of the game. Not the brightest community playing online in Deus Ex right now but its still fun :D. Thus ends my rant...

~~~Holobalobalo, The Request~~~

(Read The Request now... go on... read it... whatcha waiting for?...cmon...)


(No really, read it)
(PS: The Request is a mini story i made at my school in free time, it can NOT be found in your local library)

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Holobalobalo
Holobalobalo Feb 11 2006, 11:09pm says:

This is my 4th fav game so far next to:

1: Half-Life 2
2: Half-Life
3: Mount & Blade

The single-player game is HUGE, i mean play through it in god mode, noclip to the end of the levels right away and it would still take you over a day to beat huge... Yea, that huge. And all the choices in gameplay are great. The editor is the 2nd easiest editor to learn and use (Next to Hammer-Source, btw Hammer-Source is curiously similar to the Doom 3 editor... hmm) in my opinion.

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