Deus Ex Unreal Revolution is a mod for the original Deus Ex that acts as a parody of Deus Ex: Human Revolution while providing commentary on the video game industry and modern gameplay mechanics. Assume the role of a wrist blade equipped JC Denton and perform cinematic takedowns on your mission to rescue Tracer Tong.


  • The augmented reality goggles can be toggled on/off by selecting them and pressing "Fire"
  • You can perform a lethal takedown on unalerted enemies by pressing "Use" when close to them
  • Iron sights on the assault rifle can be activated by pressing the "Toggle Scope" key
  • Health will automatically regenerate after a brief delay


For Kentie's Direct3D 10 renderer, make sure to set ClassicLighting=True under [D3D10Drv.D3D10RenderDevice] in your DeusEx.ini to avoid lighting issues.

This mod is not compatible with other mods such as Shifter or BioMod. If you have those installed, you may want to temporarily disable them while playing this (thanks for the heads up Tecman).


  1. Extract the Zip file to your Deus Ex directory. For example: "C:\DeusEx" or "C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\deus ex" for the Steam version.
  2. Start the game and press T. Use backspace to clear the "Say" text.
  3. Type "open RescueTong" without quotes and press enter.

Note: Saving has been disabled for now, but the level is fairly short and not overly challenging.

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56 comments by ceski on Sep 8th, 2011

Experience the thrills of takedowns, iron sights, puzzles, DLC, art directors and the overwhelming use of a black and gold color scheme. By request, Deus Ex Unreal Revolution is now available for download.

Iron Sights, Waypoints, Outlines, and Metaphors Cinematic Takedown

>>> Download it now! <<<

Don't forget to install a custom renderer!
Kentie's Direct3D 10 renderer
Chris Dohnal's OpenGL renderer

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Refer to the included instructions for installation.

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can2x Jan 6 2014, 4:19am says:

But why JC can't perform a Takedown in the Original Deus Ex Missions?

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BooCheese Apr 8 2012, 8:27pm buried:


Wow, this mod just shows how awful Human Revolution is.

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UthersonL Feb 12 2012, 3:32am says:

I wish there were more parody mods like this one...

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Onemaster Nov 7 2011, 9:35am says:

I damn hope someone made HR's augmentations for Deus Ex...
They would be awesome, for example the typhoon. It could happen in third person, 4-10 rockets getting launched from JC up to a few metres or something.
And the icarus landing system! It could look just like JC is falling down and some emp is coming out of him. And the stunning in it could look like a normal emp attack too or something.
And the takedown in this mod is awesome already! But I wish there was a nonlethal takedown too.
I would love to see the mechanical augs in DX...

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DoctorAmazing Oct 10 2011, 5:47pm says:


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Dao Oct 5 2011, 12:03pm says:

can you make a mod that will change in this style the entire original game? some yellow filters, silent kills, more stealth and maybe new augments?

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jetv435 May 16 2012, 7:08pm replied:

Seconded. I've personally been playing Human Revolution with the hilights and stuff off, but doing the complete opposite in the original Deus Ex is a funny idea as well, and we already have a demonstration as it is.

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ildamos Oct 2 2011, 4:40pm says: Online

"Requires a DLC..." "I never asked for this."

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