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.

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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rgt32
rgt32 May 12 2013, 8:40pm says:

Can some one please make a third person view mod some thing like in Deus Ex Human Revolution thank you

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Guest
Guest May 19 2013, 8:35am replied:

behindview 1

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Prototype458
Prototype458 Apr 22 2013, 8:36am says:

Who ever is interested in making new maps with s3tc textures(high resolution) visit this link

Gravity-world.com

hope some of you wil actualy start using this for new maps and other so we can make deusex even more lovely!

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JewelOfRio
JewelOfRio Mar 15 2013, 1:54am says:

Someone needs to remake this awesome game in source or unreal engine 3.

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J.
J. Sep 20 2013, 4:10pm replied:

If the gameplay is to remain as it is, but the graphics improved, will be amazingly great. But i believe what made this game a legend is, in part, that its engine runs on systems which are unable to run UE3 or Source, which would mean a smaller player base.

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guest09238
guest09238 Aug 17 2013, 5:39pm replied:

Why remake it? It's perfect the way it is

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VictorsMod
VictorsMod Aug 19 2013, 3:37pm replied:

It has it's own share of flaws, but I agree it's darn near perfect. That game definitely is an amazing gem for it's age.
Even to this date I can pick it up and play through it... I am doing that exact thing at the moment, to be perfectly frank.

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Blue_Dust
Blue_Dust Feb 5 2013, 5:08am says:

Whatever the claim may be from people, my only interest is having fun within a game. Deus ex is a kind of game that I enjoy a lot due to the ability to explore (unlike a certain game of duty modern warfare whatever). It's not an easy game but it is fun for me. I just hope that one game developer looks at this and tries to base a game around this type of gameplay rather than going for the yet again bland first person shooter adventure in some kind of war.

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Opinionator
Opinionator Dec 22 2012, 4:39pm says:

Remake or remaster this game I want this back after the dismal 2 & 3 poor offerings.

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TheManHimself
TheManHimself Mar 14 2013, 9:04am replied:

Its funny, I kinda liked the second one more than the third one because my expectations were low for IW, but high for HR. But both are nothing like the first one, so I too want a remake of DX 1.

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