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.

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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 13 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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0nn3nmyyI24 Mar 1 2007, 1:46am says:

Does anyone know where I can find some walkthru/FAQ to Katana because I'm stuck and I don't know what to do... :|

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-=[sb]=-SKATER Feb 6 2007, 4:42pm says:

Hey! I saw gun kata at Katana trailer, how can i use it there?

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Feb 4 2007, 6:28am says:

Hey everyone, thanks for your support! The honourable mention came as a complete surprise -- after we went out in the first round, I figured that was it.

Karuto, head over to: Moddb.com - that's what I'm currently working on.

Thanks again!

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Karuto Jan 30 2007, 10:40pm says:

I just want you to know that I was pushing for you the hardest for Editor's Choice "Single Player Mod of the Year". I'm glad you at least got the Honorable Mention. I can't wait to see what you create next. ;)

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element339 Jan 9 2007, 12:26am says:

Oh yeah i forgot and when you have another gun out for it to put katana away

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element339 Jan 9 2007, 12:25am says:

Dude i voted for this mod and i have to say its sweet i can only hope for three things dual wield, level up system and a SEQUEL!!!

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gamshobny Dec 7 2006, 11:57am says:

also would like to say that you have my vote as well!

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Dec 4 2006, 2:55pm says:

Thanks Karuto! ;) Yes, the competition is fierce this year and every vote counts -- especially for Max Payne 1 mods. :D

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Karuto Dec 1 2006, 10:09pm says:

I voted for this mod. I actually was checking this mod out when you first registered, and was always fascinated by the concept art of the main character in his armor. Very cool.

Hope you guys get ranked high, because it's obvious there will be plenty of competition. :)

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Maddieman Creator
Maddieman Nov 30 2006, 12:49pm says:

If the game is complaining about missing files then you might need to reinstall Max Payne from the CD. Also, be sure to install the 1.05 patch, which can be obtained here: 3drealms.com

Katana has been tested to work with the full version of Max Payne 1 patched to version 1.05 ; but not the demo, or any other version.

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