Seventeen years have passed since the events of the first game. Durandal, one of the three AIs from the Marathon, sends the player and an army of ex-colonists to search the ruins of Lh'owon, the S'pht home-world. He does not mention what exactly he is looking for, although he does let it slip that the Pfhor are planning to attack Earth, and that being on Lh'owon may stall their advance. Marathon 2 brings many elements to the game that can be considered staples of the series such as: a Lh'owon-native species known as F'lickta, the mention of an ancient and mysterious race of advanced aliens called the Jjaro, and a clan of S'pht that avoided enslavement by the Pfhor - the S'pht'Kr. At the climax of the game, the Security Officer activates Thoth, an ancient Jjaro AI. Thoth then contacts the S'Pht'Kr, who in turn destroy the Pfhor armada.

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Please let us know what you think!

Also, let us know if the installer is incorrectly detecting your Max Payne 2 installation. Keep in mind you will need a copy of Max Payne 2 installed (retail or Steam) in order to install the game.

As before, texture resolution must be set to HIGH or the game will crash. For other issues, consult the README in the game folder or ask your question here on the Marathon//Max forums.

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AwesomeMan12 Jan 1 2010, 12:20pm says:

It was Bungie's first series before Halo It was Mac exclusive

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xilefian Feb 24 2010, 9:40am replied:

Actually Durandal was ported to Windows 95.
And Bungie also made the "Myth" series before Halo.
Other games they made before Halo:
"Pathways into Darkness" <- This is linked to Halo and Marathon
A minotaur maze thingy
Some army shooter thing

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RAITHE Jun 23 2011, 4:32pm replied:

Pathways into Darkness wasn't a series.

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arnay767 Jul 21 2009, 11:47am buried:


Is this DEAD!!

pls dont be dead i like this mod alot :D

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Cowsmoo4 Jul 21 2009, 7:15pm replied:

This isn't a mod. And it came out ten years ago.

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Marathon 2: Durandal
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Released Nov 23, 1995
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Marathon Infinity, Released Oct 14, 1996
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