Katana description


  • Deep Katana combat system: designed for brutally fast and exhilarating melee combat.

  • Decimate opponents: with the mod's stylised gibbing system and watch your destruction in glorious Bullet-Time

  • Cinematic, story-driven gameplay: set in an exciting futuristic world with compelling heroes and sinister bad guys.

  • 4 LARGE levels: plus another 4 bonus levels; packed with hidden secrets and easter eggs to find.

Other mods by Maddieman:

The Real World - Max Payne's most faithful 'Matrix' Total Conversion

Polar Paradise - A Psychotic Action Parody

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17 comments by INtense! on Jun 3rd, 2012

Max Payne 3 has just blown into town like an old lover so why not reminisce about the old days by replaying the original two games.... Modified!

Max Payne

The Real World
It wouldn't be a Max Payne 1 mod if we didn't have some high flying kungfu and bullet dodging now would it? The most recent of all the MP mods to be released, however it is only a demo. Lets see where they go with this!

Neo Trinity

It seems you got anime in my angsty. Katana draws you into the violent and chaotic world of an Assassin on the run: - from his Order; from the shattered remains of his past; and from the haunting screams of the countless people he's murdered.

Godlike Ass kicking

Max Payne@University
This mod was acutally modeled after a real university and a story played around it! It makes use of a few other mods like Kung Fu 3 Deluxe Engine (by Kenneth Yeung, MrUniq) and the Enemy Kung Fu (by Ghasp) engine to round (house kick) out the mod.

No safe place Stewie died for a reason

The Family
The Family is a truly unique modding experience, as it follows the story of the young gangster Tony in an entire black and white film noir-ish world of the 1930's mafia era.

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Max Payne 2

Payne Effects 3
It wouldn't be a modding guide without one overhaul mod, and this one is really good. With new spectacular unique effects and with lot of key features that will drammatically change the original gameplay. Everything is created to improve the original feel of the game without loosing the Max Payne signature.

Payne Effects 3 Features Payne Effects 3 Features

7th Serpent: Crossfire and 7th Serpent: Genesis
Thrusting players into a world of corruption, secrecy and vengeance. Two different chapters within the same universe. Made by ModDB's ye'old editor Stenchy and his team, so you know it is good!

Train Wreck Gameplay

Mona: The Assassin
Mona Sax is a contract-killer, a job at which she excels. When a Mafia boss sends his army of mobsters after her, assaulting her hideout and forcing her to flee through the city streets, it gets personal and real nasty. Play through a fan story of Mona Sax!

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You can find many more gems right here on ModDB! Max Payne's new story can wait a little longer can't it?

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Nov 13, 2006 Full Version 14 comments

If we were to choose one mod to convince you to reinstall Max it would be this one. - PC GAMER UK Developed by modding veterans Maddieman and StratonAce...

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Fidchell May 5 2013 says:

I have two issues with the mod. I hope you're still kicking around, because I love what I played so far.

1st: The mod seems to have a sound issue, not necessarily the one that has a fix, but the sounds are usually overlapped or stop mid-way, and it's very annoying. Sorry if this wasn't clear, but it's hard to explain.

2nd: In the Max Payne campaign, when I die, it doesn't load the last save and I have to manually go into the save file list and load again. Pretty inconvenient.

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Bacon28 May 23 2013 replied:

Running Vista/7? Its the OS
Forums.3drealms.com that fixes it

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AndersenTheMuss May 18 2013 replied:

It loads the last Quick save as far as i know.

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Keystrokes Jan 13 2013 says:

Hey, Maddieman, my mod has no voice or music. Any idea what the issue is?

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Feb 1 2013 replied:

Yep, Windows 7/Vista breaks the audio for Max Payne. You can fix this with an audio patch here: Forums.3drealms.com

I'm also working on an updated version which fixes the sound, and comes with a few slight gameplay improvements.

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Phantron Jan 3 2014 replied:

11 months later...

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Feb 1 2013 replied:

Thanks for your kind comments. I'll investigate that bug you mentioned - a minor oversight on my part.

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Feb 1 2013 replied:

This is what it's supposed to look like when it's running Youtube.com

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