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 10 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.

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The playable area has been vastly expanded.

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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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Prototype458
Prototype458 Feb 3 2014, 10:47am says:

if you guys are interested go to this site for some tutorials and downloads and more like admin codes and deusex beta stuff and upcoming mods/unfinished mods
Rdxmp.enjin.com

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Elitesse
Elitesse Jan 28 2014, 4:48pm says:

Did you know that whenever the New York City skyline is visible in the background, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center are absent? This was due to texture memory limitations that arose during the game's development, but the in-universe explanation for the missing towers is that they were destroyed in a terrorist attack. A year after the game's initial release, the real Twin Towers were destroyed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks!

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CyberP
CyberP Jan 29 2014, 6:19pm replied:

Coincidence. There was also an attack on the WTC in 1993: En.wikipedia.org

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SamirLP
SamirLP Jan 17 2014, 9:45am says:

the game is hard cool and pretty cool i have it on cd

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tomas352000
tomas352000 Oct 7 2013, 3:22pm says:

damn, it sucks there is still no mod to stay with unatco :(

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walton
walton Dec 10 2013, 11:24am replied:

It would be interesting to explore in an alternate-universe kind of way. JC Denton serving UNATCO, and in turn, Majestic 12

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tomas352000
tomas352000 Dec 10 2013, 11:37am replied:

yea lol. it sucks both mods for it has been cancelled, oh and also, for these who dont know it, game creators WANTED to add the choice - how i know? i refused to send message and came back to paul - i said i know unatco isnt great, blablabla, im not a terrorrist, blablabla, but game dont continue then

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zenith99
zenith99 Dec 4 2013, 2:21pm replied:

can play the original?) no seriously, even after so many years, the game engine seems beautiful, why all this crap?

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zenith99
zenith99 Dec 4 2013, 2:32pm replied:

we have in Russia, unfortunately, the developers themselves probably know, pathetic)) do something really worthwhile rarely, mistland ..... be that as it may, the developers can rarely offer something interesting ..... as whatever it was, waiting for new versions of your favorite games. return of Denton's really surprise the hell)) unreal engin best thing would be created)

p.s
do not know where the interpreter translated, with your tongue, sorry the problem, I hope everything is correct))

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