In this mod of Duke Nukem 3D, all 12 of Duke’s weapons gain experience points and upgrade as he uses them. Duke’s max health, armor, and some of his inventory items can also be upgraded. As you progress through the game, you will encounter more powerful monsters to match your increased firepower. Based on the popular Duke Plus mod, Attrition incorporates many of the same features (including advanced monster AI, bot allies, mirrored levels, damage effects, and more). Attrition comes with a large number of high quality fan made levels. In some episodes, missions are selected at random, and you must reach a certain score to unlock the boss level and finish the game. In War of Attrition mode, you face a series of challenges with "Invasion" style gameplay. Addictive with lots of replay value, Attrition showcases some of the best levels ever made for Duke 3D, adding new gameplay but keeping the essence of the original game intact

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Attrition 1.5

Attrition 1.5

Sep 13, 2013 Full Version 6 comments

Note: This version was released a while back but I forgot to upload it to Mod DB. oops! War of Attrition 1.5 Release notes: <> Added a new enemy, the...

War of Attrition 1.40

War of Attrition 1.40

Nov 6, 2011 Full Version 1 comment

This release features some awesome new explosion animations, new one-liners for Duke, new alt-fire modes, new maps, bug fixes, rebalancing, and more.

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Baneblade117 Mar 16 2015 says:

Just recently re-downloaded this mod again and coming across a bad startup glitch where it'll show only the Attrition title on bottom right hand area with no sound and a black start menu screen.

Press enter a couple of times and it crashes.

Is there a fix?

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TheUnbeholden Dec 31 2014 says:
pa1nki113r posted this a few months ago:

I wish I could make it like this mod for duke nukem:

Based off your performance stats after beating a level and your use with particular weapons, you could unlock upgrades. It would give it that "arcade-shooter" vibe, as well as give players an incentive to kill most of the monsters, find all the items, and explore for secrets more. I would love to have some help with that though, it'd take some time. But that's just future plans for my little roadmap in my head. Your thoughts?

Contact him if interested.

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xodbox702 Jul 12 2014 says:

BY FAR the best mod i have ever played you really put a lot of time and effort into this mod, i have hours enjoying this mod, Thank you for putting up such an awesome mod up for us to enjoy, and i hope you continue to grow the game maybe even some dlc later on.

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Strogglet15 Jun 7 2014 says:

DeeperThought, in the readme it says that it is recommended to use Polymost, but last I know EDuke only uses Polymer now. How can I use Polymost?

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Quaker540 Jan 15 2015 replied:

Polymer is the successor of Polymost.

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croserII Oct 13 2013 says:

best mod for duke3d ever played since dnf,huge varieties of enemy and well designed map,keep it up 10\10

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thatheavymetalgoat Jul 7 2013 says:

Even better than DukePlus, imo. Pat yourself on the back!

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Valherran Mar 11 2013 says:

For those who need a DL link, the official site is here:

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

I can't believe this mod has a rating under 10, its incredible and really adds a simple effective system to Duke Nukem. I played through the arena-type missions and had a friggin' blast. Never has Duke Nukem or any game recently been that enjoyable. The installation is hassle free (unlike the other Duke Nukem mods) and runs efficiently well and smooth. I'll be playing this mod for months maybe even years to come.

10/10 easy...

Dec 15 2010 by BenjaminShanklin

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