You are a security guard who accompanied a group of space colonists on their trip on the huge space ship, the Marathon. Suddenly, aliens who call themselves Pfhor attack the ship and massacre the colonists. What's worse, the aliens damage the omniscient super-computers on Marathon. One of them is heavily damaged, and the other becomes insane! Caught in the midst of the battle between the two AIs, trying to stay alive in the onslaught of the Pfhor, you begin the desperate fight for survival...

In this first-person shooter, you have a variety of weapons that serve you in your battle against your enemies. Different types of enemies (organic or mechanical) take different amounts of damage depending on the weapon. You can also fire from two weapons (such as pistols) simultaneously. Shooting enemies is not the only thing you will do in "Marathon". It is possible to communicate with the damaged AIs of the ship by looking at messages they send you via computers. The story is unraveled primarily through those messages.

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After about 6 combined months of development, Marathon//Max is ready for a first release. 1.0 has been pared down to deathmatch arenas only, but offers 5 arenas, each with 5 difficulties to choose from.

NOTE: Please do read the readme. It goes over common crashes and other issues and how you can fix them.

This is not a traditional Max Payne 2 mod file release, since the Max Payne 2 mod system doesn't allow for all the weapons and other goodies packed into Marathon//Max. As such, the game has its own installer, which checks for retail or Steam installations of Max Payne 2 before releasing its hot sticky goodness into your PC.

Marathon: INFESTED History 101

Marathon: INFESTED History 101

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Some history behind Marathon: INFESTED, and some clarifications.

M.A.D.D.s for Aleph One SDL v3.0

M.A.D.D.s for Aleph One SDL v3.0

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This is an SDL port of Quartz's M.A.D.D. patch for Infinity (by Quartz, port by Thetop). Also adds Hulks from Raul Bonilla's. Adds the Marathon Automated...

Eternal X v1.1.0 beta 4

Eternal X v1.1.0 beta 4

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Spanning 52 levels and all new everything. Eternity Awaits.

Marathon: Rubicon X

Marathon: Rubicon X

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Rubicon X is a free, cross platform, first person shooter that continues the story of Bungie’s Marathon trilogy. First released as Marathon:Rubicon...

Tempus Irae v1.1 + Lost Levels

Tempus Irae v1.1 + Lost Levels

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with over 37 levels and almost as many new textures as Marathon, Durandal, and Infinity combined. Comes with TI2: The Lost Levels; there are several addons...

Marathon Manual

Marathon Manual

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The official manual for the game, now distributed as freeware.

City ES3

City ES3

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City ES3 is a personal experiment in Source SDK mapmaking, inspired by the groundbreaking Marathon games by Bungie Software. One level, seven somethings...

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RangerC
RangerC

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Epic Doom Rip-Off.
Nothing against Bungie, but:
Marathon < Doom

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TheMic609
TheMic609

The 90s was full of doom ripoffs

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gmterminater
gmterminater

Ive realized that all of the doom fans attack marathon and the marathon fans (like me) like doom. does that mean we have more of an opinion than you? yes i think it does

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Lawlsome
Lawlsome

Im not sure how this is a doom rip-off. I meen, theres no key hunting or demons. I love DOOM, and I love Marathon. But theyre completly different.

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JCDenton2000
JCDenton2000

I agree

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freakmean16
freakmean16

Wohoooooo, some great Marathon games, wohooo, I knew Marathon would be almost inmortal....But one question, when are you gonna release it????, and if you need any help with the models just ask, im doin a lot of the chars from Marathon too...

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-=BINGO-BANGO=-
-=BINGO-BANGO=-

before ther was halo, there was marathon...

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RollerBoy
RollerBoy

Tau introduced in Warhammer 40k in 2001.
First Marathon game introduced in 1994.
Tau is awesome.

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RollerBoy
RollerBoy

The symbol for marathon is too similar to that of the Tau race from Warhammer 40k. En.wikipedia.org

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson

there are many fantastic marathon mods/addons found here: Fileball.net

also check out aleph one, allows marathon(1,2, and 3) to run under OS X and the other newer versions of other OS's. also updates the game to look a lot prettier and all that goodness(you can now play online, and yes many still play this classic online): Source.bungie.org

you can also download all three marathons for free(yes legally) at the web site right above and the main total conversions mods for them.

marathon still has a community of people who play =>

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