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.

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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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AshtarSheran
AshtarSheran Dec 11 2012, 4:52am says:

So sad it was never released on Linux

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zpendam
zpendam Dec 6 2012, 8:17pm says:

NEW WORLD VISION Yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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TheJCLetsplay
TheJCLetsplay Dec 6 2012, 1:50pm says:

I looooooooove this game so much *__*

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orcus_35
orcus_35 Dec 3 2012, 7:34pm says:

I'd rather have a game with horrible graphics and the best gameplay ever, rather than the contrary !

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J.
J. Sep 20 2013, 4:06pm replied:

You've deleted the majority of modern games from your wishlist...

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DEAD_FiSH
DEAD_FiSH Nov 9 2012, 3:14pm says:

"You are now beneath the nanotech lab."
I have to say that Deus Ex community is one of the best and funniest communities ever!
"Get PILLS against my orders!"
"A BOMB!"
"What a shame!"
"Augmented."
Hehehe. :D

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Cossack-HD
Cossack-HD Oct 3 2012, 11:23am says:

I'm playing old games such as Half-Life 1, Need For Speed 5 Porsche Unleashed (2000), DOOM 1-2... And this seems one more game I HAVE to play :D

Nowadays developers work too much for graphics, and they say "it's realistic", but gameplay is worse than in oldies D:

Cuz graphics make you buy new expensive PC - games become big business and 90% of games now are good looking ****. Old or indie games and mods are only things I'd like to play. In old times bad graphics were compensated by Rich Gameplay.

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Kyle_K_ski
Kyle_K_ski Dec 1 2012, 10:43pm replied:

"Nowadays developers work too much for graphics, and they say "it's realistic", but gameplay is worse than in oldies D: "

I absolutely agree with you!

"In old times bad graphics were compensated by Rich Gameplay."

I wouldn't use the term "bad graphics." For the most part, they were doing the best they could with what they had. That said, there is NO question that the developers back then were much more tightly focused on Rich Gameplay. I can barely stand looking at the modern titles that are coming out - more often than not, the website I find myself going to for future purchases is GOG.com, a website that's devoted to selling older titles (and some NEWER ones too!) completely free of DRM.

A great game, regardless of its graphics, will CAPTURE the player, and far too few titles do that today.

I STRONGLY applaud all of the current mods that are going back and overhauling the older titles. Every one of them has gotten my vote for 2012's Mod of the Year.

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BeardedBrotha86
BeardedBrotha86 Sep 16 2012, 8:59am replied:

At the top of the page, underneath the Game's title graphic you'll see a row of links, just after the middle of that row, if you're taking your eyes from left to right, will be 3 links: "addons," "downloads," and "mods."

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Prototype458
Prototype458 Sep 21 2012, 12:18pm replied:

i know that but the list of mods are gone for some reason

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