The Marathon: Resurrection project is breathing new, fully 3D life into an old 2.5D action game. With the advanced 3D capabilities of today's graphics cards, Marathon can become an even more visually-stunning and addictive game. The vessel for this rebirth: Unreal Tournament. Team Unpfhorgiven is taking all those tired, old sprites and turning them into true 3D models. The enemies will be greasier, scarier and, with the help of Unreal Tournament AI programming, far more challenging opponents. We're converting both single-player and multiplayer modes of Marathon, so that PC users can experience what a FPS plot should be like, and Mac users can indulge themselves in nostalgia, and everyone can enjoy the unique, addictive sensation derived from multiplayer Marathon over TCP/IP. We're taking it all, messing with it, and spitting it back out. If you're looking for a carbon copy, try the excellent Aleph One. If you're here, you're getting Marathon, Team Unpfhorgiven-style....

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2 comments by TychoAI on Jul 7th, 2007

7 July 2007

After nearly seven full years in development, Team Unpfhorgiven is finally releasing what it set out to do long ago: a complete single and multi-player recreation of the original, legendary game, Marathon by Bungie Studios, as a free total conversion modification (Mod) for Unreal Tournament. Our goal was to bring a classic game into a modern engine, on a more universal platform that allows the re-telling of this fascinating story in a way that does justice to the original, but also allows us to give it an updated and unique flavour. We hope that it will appeal to the old Marathon fans looking to re-live some nostalgia and witness things they only dreamed of in the original engine, as well as new fans, looking to enjoy a classic in a new way. Thank you for playing Marathon:Resurrection and thank you for standing by our efforts.

This release is not a simple patch or a beta, it is a complete install and as such can be installed by itself over a fresh Unreal Tournament 436 install or over a previous version of Marathon:Resurrection.

Once installed, the single player experience is meant to be a loosely based replica of the original Marathon by Bungie. Many things that we included were not part of the original, and a few small things may have been omitted, but otherwise this release stays true to the original.


- A working copy of the original Unreal Tournament (patched to version 436, or version 436 from the Unreal Anthology)*
- Any computer system that can run aforementioned copy of Unreal Tournament including, but not limited to computers that run Windows XP, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X with Classic (OS 9 environment), Mac OS X with Unreal Tournament with the Unreal Tournament OS X Preview 3 Release.

* Unreal Tournament is available for purchase as part of the Unreal Anthology package, published by Midway Games. This is an incredible collection featuring Unreal, Unreal II, Unreal Tournament (Game of the Year Edition) and Unreal Tournament 2004, as well as a collection of top-notch Mods and add-ons

Download Marathon:Resurrection at:


- Complete Single Player Experience
27 Solo Maps, new Chapter Screens etc

- 16 new Multi-Player Maps

- More than 10 new monsters, including:
Pfhor Fighters, Pfhor Troopers, Pfhor Enforcers, Pfhor Hunters, Pfhor Juggernauts, Sp'ht Compilers, Drinniol Hulks, Wasps, BOBs, and Lookers

- More than 10 new weapons, including:
The .44 Magnum Pistols, MA-75 Automatic Rifle, Fusion Pistol, WST-M Shotguns, KKV Flechette, SPNKR Rocket Launcher, TOZT Flame Unit and two alien weapons, plus your own battle-hardended fists

- More than 150 recreated high resolution textures

- 15 new and re-mastered music tracks

- Several Player Models and skins including:
The Mjolnr Mark V, BOB and BAB.

...and many more!

Changes from previous versions:

- Too many to enumerate them all.

New in this version:

- New multi-player maps.
- Complete single player campaign, 27 levels in all.
- New Chapter Screens.
- New monsters.
- New GUI.

...and more!

Release Comments:

- Please be aware that the html manual has not been updated for this release. It will be made available as soon as it is ready.

Team Unpfhorgiven

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Marathon Resurection 2 zip

Marathon Resurection 2 zip

Apr 3, 2011 Full Version 0 comments

A .zip file that expands into the files and folders that you will then need to copy into the appropriate locations in your Unreal Tournament 436 Installation...

Marathon Resurection 2 umod

Marathon Resurection 2 umod

Apr 3, 2011 Full Version 0 comments

Requirements - A working copy of the original Unreal Tournament (patched to version 436, or version 436 from the Unreal Anthology)* - Any computer system...

Marathon:Resurrection 2.0 Multiplayer Fix

Marathon:Resurrection 2.0 Multiplayer Fix

Dec 4, 2007 Patch 0 comments

The fix for the v2.0 Multiplayer bug, where gametypes aren't available to start new MP games, and the M:R tab is not available in netgame browser, download...

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ANTALIFE Jun 3 2014, 5:04am says:

Looking forward to trying this ;^)

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kitethefallenangel May 26 2009, 4:34pm says:

Also how where do I unzip the contents exactly?

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kitethefallenangel May 26 2009, 4:19pm says:

Does this cover the entire trilogy?

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TychoAI Creator
TychoAI Dec 14 2009, 1:53pm replied:

Hmm a bit it just covers the original Marathon, single player and multiplayer, and some of the Marathon 2 and Infinity weapons in multiplayer. I hope by now you tried and had some fun!

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UT99_Shadow Dec 22 2007, 6:15am says:

will there be any future releases with improvements and fixes?
if so I would like to offer you my help and my SDK to improve your mod's quality, just go to and inform yourself, cheers!

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TychoAI Creator
TychoAI Dec 22 2007, 4:21pm replied:

We're hoping to release some patches/fixes/maps. If you want to help..get the IRC info from the M:R site and hop onto IRC. We can ask and find out what you can help us out with then. Thanks :)

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BrentV Nov 30 2008, 12:09am replied:

I played it and I noticed on G4 Sunbathing other weapons than the Fusion Pistol and The Pistol work when they shouldn't. Also some of the health charge stations or whatever don't work. It's still good though. Sorry I am a new generation Marathoner so yeah if I don't know everything's names and stuff.

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MrElusive603 Feb 10 2010, 5:12pm replied:

I'm a "new generation" Marathoner, as you so put it, but I can't help but wonder if the assault rifle is supposed to be that inaccurate? It seems more like an SMG, even then, it's not that good.

Apart from that, and maybe the death sounds, this is a very good mod.

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UT99_Shadow Dec 26 2007, 2:46pm replied:

great, not been looking onto this site for days, I was writing a mail because I thought I would forget looking on this site xD
well yes I'll definitly go to your irc channel^^

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Sangelothi Dec 10 2007, 8:10pm says:

this is a great mod, too bad it screws around with my other single player mods, so i wont use, great job=)

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