* What is this?
As noted in the description, this is a base First Person Shooter mod you can edit to get your own going more easily.

* What will it offer?
The default base has remade character, weapon and some camera animations, along with a folder with files from which you'll be able to edit game and character properties and values quickly and without much hassle. I will also include some how-to files/tutorials if you're looking to get started on editing the original files directly and adding your own stuff (like weapons) from scratch.

Additionally, once this mod is released, I'll upload all of my source files for animations, models, particles and anything else relevant. This means you'll get the files necessary to edit everything I made without needing to start over.

I'm also open to suggestions! Should you come up with a cool idea, let me know and I'll surely consider it.

I'll be posting screenshots and videos so you can get a closer look at the ongoing progress.

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Okay, so...

Sorry for not having posted anything new as of lately. I underestimated how busy I'd be this year.
But not having put up any new animations or screenshots doesn't mean that the project is dead or that I have stopped working on it.

Since that 'got my laptop back' comment, there's been a bit of a struggle with it, really. The guy I sent it to only did a low-level format at first.
One or two weeks later I was getting crashes again.
Finally, he replaced the hard drive. But the laptop insisted on crashing- this time a compatibility issue with Windows 7. I personally took care of updating this baby to 10 and resolving remaining driver problems and I can now gladly say that everything's been stable for the last month or two.

To the mod.
As I said, I'm still on it. Been experimenting a bit with Max Payne 2 which gave me a few ideas on how to go forward with this project. I've been working to solve something that's been bugging me about this mod for a while: hand models. If I want this to look good, using the default hands just won't cut it. And for this purpose, I've been poking around with the default skeleton. Having successfully introduced a modified skeleton to Max 2, I've learned how to take an existing skeleton and add bones to it.

In fewer words, this means that if everything goes well I should be able to slap the Max Payne 2 hands into a new player model+skeleton for better looking animations.

However, as my Schedule is currently looking pretty grim, I can't promise any dates; just assure that I'm not planning on dropping this any time soon.

I'll take this chance to say thank you to everyone watching this.
Thank you.

- ALT out.

PS: If enough people ask for it, I could tidy up a bit and post a link here to an unrelated personal minimod. It's not anywhere near finished, but should be fun to play around in the meanwhile.

IT'S ALIVE!

IT'S ALIVE!

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With 3ds Max 5 working again, the mod is back on the road.

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Max_Payne_3
Max_Payne_3

Just two questions... will you be changing the weapon models? Also... are you going to make higher definition hands?

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ALT_OhDude Creator
ALT_OhDude

I' don't think I'll be changing the weapon models- I'm not good at that kind of thing. I'll leave that to people who want to use this base.

About the hands, I'm considering using the Max Payne 2 hands with a few edits for the First Person animations.

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Max_Payne_3
Max_Payne_3

Awesome. I like your idea about the hands. :) The original jacket is distracting. Doing great by the way!!! Keep it up. :D

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Max_Payne_3
Max_Payne_3

I'm excited!!! :D

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ALT_OhDude Creator
ALT_OhDude

SMALL UPDATE 2: I've got my laptop back. I'll see when I can get started again.

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ALT_OhDude Creator
ALT_OhDude

SMALL UPDATE: I've finally gotten around to taking my laptop to have its HDD replaced- I don't trust myself not mess it up. Anyway, I should have it back in one/two weeks max, and then I can peacefully resume development if and when I have time. This year is going to be the busiest ever for me, so I'll probably update this project sparsely throughout it. Thought I should post this.

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Psycho74
Psycho74

Nice work

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Guest
Guest

¨just do it :)

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ALT_OhDude Creator
ALT_OhDude

I will.
Even with a dying HDD and no internet connection from my laptop (current situation, heh), I promise to keep working. I'm just having very little time to do so.

Though I should be able to replace my stuff soon-ish.

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DoktorRafael
DoktorRafael

Looks promising...can't wait,do you have a release date?

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ALT_OhDude Creator
ALT_OhDude

Unfortunately, I still don't (TBD) because the mod is still very incomplete, missing a lot of animations. I can't say for sure when I'll be able to release it.

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DoktorRafael
DoktorRafael

Well...that's sad,looking forward for it still

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