GMDX is an award-winning large-scale modification for the 2000 PC classic Deus Ex. GMDX addresses the many flaws of the game, polishes it to a very high standard, and adds new layers of depth that one would have hoped to see in a sequel. GMDX is executed with the strict parameter of staying true to the original design principles that define Deus Ex, and seeks to improve all aspects of design excluding the plot and soundtrack. The cumulative result thus far is said to be, and aims to be the "definitive Deus Ex experience".

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Dubbed the "Definitive Deus Ex Experience" web-wide, GMDX is a one-of-a-kind all-encompassing modification of the classic video game Deus Ex, currently half a decade into rigorous development. Intended to be the best looking and playing version of Deus Ex available all the while remaining true to the original identity of the game, GMDX is the greatest thinking man's Shooter/Sneaker/RPG hybrid on another level. Prepare to be blown away by Deus Ex once more.

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Less than a month until GMDX v9.0 release!

This article shall be covering a sneak preview of the latest work done on the Enhanced Artistic Direction, which pertains to the faithful updating of Deus Ex's visual look.
Note: it's all a work in progress and subject to change (and improve), but still feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

NEW WEAPONS

Various new faithful weapon updates are underway by the talented artist 'Clyzm'.

Check out his Stealth Pistol update (WIP - unskinned):


I don't know about you but I for one am infatuated by this inanimate object.

NEW EFFECTS

First we have a new Effect when using the Radar Transparency aug:


Note: I will be looking into making the effect appear more subtle and believable, even though in reality there would likely be no visual effect whatsoever...yet it would not be good game design logic that cloak gets a visual effect but its rival does not, as this alone can influence player choices for a number of reasons.

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Sometimes it's the little things that can have the biggest impact: Jock's helicopter now has a hover movement effect rather than sitting there static. Keep your eyes peeled or you may miss it!

NEW TEXTURE UPDATES

Updated stained variation of the canal wall to signify a difference in water levels over time, and generally add a bit of detail:

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Fixes to various New Vision typos and oversights are underway:

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New Vision above
GMDX edit below

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Note: no work is perfect. New Vision is a very nice mod regardless.

New Decals that represent environmental damage:

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A number of these will be drawn when bashing walls and doors with melee weapons or shooting them, based on what surface it is you are hitting.

GMDX could use a programmer experienced with NSIS/Installers to build upon the current one and create a highly user-friendly installer. Send an email to GMDXv8.0@Gmail.com if you'd like to help.

Keep an eye out for the latest news here on moddb, the official GMDX website, or over at reddit on r/GMDX.

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bluewario
bluewario

Wow dude, can't wait for the next update

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Lord_Kane
Lord_Kane

that stealth pistol has given me a diamond hard erection.

do what you will with that knowledge.

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Genion23
Genion23

Your ***** is augmented. It acted accordingly the given situation.

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Jashin
Jashin

Holy, are you fixing all the gibberish Chinese signs in New Vision?

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Bogie12
Bogie12

Yep, we'll begin doing translations of the signs soon.

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Bogie12
Bogie12

Here's a couple examples of the work done so far.
Puu.sh
Puu.sh

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Guest
Guest

Wow, Clyzm is doing the models? I remember him, very talented!

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Very talented indeed!

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Jose21crisis
Jose21crisis

I LOVE THAT Stealth pistol.

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brunocar
brunocar

the stealth pistol looks cool, but i personally think it looks a bit too much like a USP match, while the stealth pistol should look blockier, more like a glock

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100% faithfulness is not a priority with the weapon updates, because the vanilla weapons are some of the ugliest known to man (although the stealth pistol was kind of an exception). It's more like 80% faithfulness. The weapon has the same basic design, components etc, but some of the minor details will be slightly different. If HDTP can get away with it I'm sure GMDX can.

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brunocar
brunocar

i agree with everything you said, thats why i only mentioned the part that resembles a real life weapon, since all the other stuff is spot on, but since the stealth pistol is so iconic i thought that it would be a little better if it was all boxy looking like the original, that and the fact that this design makes me think of HL2 :P

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Yeah it is iconic. Usually I'm very, very conservative with iconic things, but I think we can make an exception for the SP. It's so. damn. good.
Also there will likely be an option to revert to HDTP weapons at some point post-release, not that may be desired in the stealth pistol's case as the HDTP version was not liked by many.

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brunocar
brunocar

the HDTP weapons where aweful for the most part, these look great

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DoomVideoVault
DoomVideoVault

Looks great!

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Blade_Sword
Blade_Sword

I'm impressed, I made a few "HD" deus ex models myself with little twists for some, however I do like how the new stealth pistol looks like, I didn't liked the one from HDTP, and I hope that the assault gun gets a proper update this time, because the original is poorly modeled and the HDTP update isn't very pretty either.
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I wonder if he wants some help not that I will make new things, but more the fact I have stuff already made and if you still wants those animated hdtp legs, maybe clyzm can adapt that to the game ?

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