"Naferia's Reign: Invasion of the Dark Mistress" is a 12-1/2 year long project for the BUILD-engine title "Duke Nukem 3D", though not all of those year had progress due to HDD failures destroying older versions.

It is hard to put this mod into anything like a one-line summary, as it can't do the feature list here justice. :P

One of the chief features of NR is the RPG-style mechanics mixed with traditional style FPS gaming, such as having improvable stats for Health/Armor/Attack/Defense/Speed, and being able to level up. Other elements include an extended inventory system to carry lots of items. Status buffs/ailments are present as well. But the most important feature of the RPG-style system is by far the multiple-character system. Unlike Hexen and it's ilk where you choose one character to use for the entire game, in NR you find new characters and increase the size of your group and can switch between them at will.

Features:

- Play as Duke Nukem and up to 14 additional characters, each with their own special abilities and such. All of these characters are also in one large party, RPG-style, not like Hexen's method of selecting 'classes'.
- Monster interactivity is improved. Monsters can now drown, take damage from slime, pick up health and armor, and even pick up powerups laying around.
- Players and Monsters alike may level up and increase their stats as they fight.
- TEN difficulty levels from "Eat it Boy, Eat it!" to "The End of Your Destiny"
- Customized menu system from choosing your characters, looking through your items and other methods.
- Several classic-Duke3D bug fixes, including "teleporting Trooper damage", "Shrunken monster damage" and more.
- Status Ailments and Buffs for players [monsters might come later]
- More you will need to check out the site and play to game to discover!
- Numeric Keypads can be used for accessing doors and security. [NEW in 4.82]
- Hand Scanner switches allow to limit switch access to only one or a couple of specific characters per scanner. [NEW in 4.82]
- Four new keycard colors(Blood, Brown, Green, Silver), and two new keypad readers to support these new colors. [NEW in 4.82]
- Airbubbles will restore your air supply underwater as well as your scuba gear. [NEW in 4.85]
- Shops are now available in the game [via the DEALER actor for now] [NEW in 4.85]
- Fall-damage system revamped to be more like classic Duke again. [NEW in 4.85]
- New Radar System that displays actors on the overhead view as arrows. An item must be found to use it though[MERCURYCOMPUTER]. [NEW in 4.88]
- The displays for the basic stats and the menus and shops are changed and optimized for better clarity and less obstructions and more user-friendliness in general. [NEW in 4.88]
Recreated versions of the original damagefloor textures that can be quickly utilized by placing an INITIALIZER[#17] sprite in a map. [NEW in 4.88]
- Most Pickups in the Game can now be stored to your inventory for later use if needed. [NEW IN 5.11]
- Drivable Vehicles: Empty Pigcop Riot Tanks can be found and driven in three different colors: Green, Blue and Red. Each has their own pair of attacks and other functionalities. [NEW IN 5.12]

Requires EDuke32 [included in downloads] to play.
The HRP is not required to play this at the time, although there is since January of 2010 an HRP download for NR itself.
This mod is not made for Multi-Player. The game will go out of sync if so.
It is highly recommended to play at at least a resolution of 1024x768 or greater so the displays don't look too large.

Note: Go to the homepage for the most recent downloads first. >.>

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I wanted to get this cleared up since I was convinced to by friends to use github for updating NR-IotDM for now. The version is still techincally 5.22 right now, but there's new stuff to look into, including stuff like widescreen support, a new character skill, an equipment-slot limit extension item, and more.


Github.com

- go here for the main game and download the master zip file linked to the right side.


Github.com

- go here for the HRP's github. Do be warned the HRP doesn't have a full out readme set up for it yet, so you'll have to make due in figuring how to make the game detect it until I can get better instructions set up. The HRP is a distant sideproject, so support for it is minimal at the moment. It will work if you can set up your duke3d.def and/or duke32_hrp.def right and add the correct paths to the four .def files in the main HRP folder for the mod.

5.22.12242012 released [finally ._.]

5.22.12242012 released [finally ._.]

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Again, real life is just a pain in the buttocks man. x.x That and expanding my gaming horizions and the occasional streaming as well, and other stuff...

5.21.09262011 is out! o.o

5.21.09262011 is out! o.o

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Ohai guys. I figure I'd let you that after 15 months of a combination of life problems and getting a new laptop and getting more games than I've had in...

Naferia's Reign: 5.20.06112010

Naferia's Reign: 5.20.06112010

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5.20 of Naferia's Reign is released after a month of extra delay. Real-life is hectic and my internet speed was downgraded, adding to complications in...

Naferia's Reign: 5.19.03012010

Naferia's Reign: 5.19.03012010

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New update to Naferia's Reign. Some changes include near items and a new 'freezing' weather system, among many other changes.

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Naferia's Reign: 5.22.12242012

Naferia's Reign: 5.22.12242012

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After about another 15 months, a new update to NR is here. Life is still busy, but among changes are a fix for "jamming" shotguns, 64 new worldtiles...

Naferia's Reign: 5.21.09262011

Naferia's Reign: 5.21.09262011

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After 15 months, a new update to NR is finally here. Due to many things in my life, this took forever to get out, but there are some level of changes...

Naferia's Reign Hi-Res Pack 1.00.01012010

Naferia's Reign Hi-Res Pack 1.00.01012010

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The Hi-Res pack of NR. Does not including the normal Duke Nukem 3D HRP, so you must get it seperately. :P

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justjamie
justjamie

How do you turn off naferia's reign world tiles?

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Baneblade117
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The Digital Axes Setup in Advanced Mouse setup is interfering with Mouselook and keeps defaulting all my mouse keys/movements to "Move Forward".

Anyway of getting rid of this problem?

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TheUnbeholden
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Well this is good news. I do remember this mod... but I only remember the lame meme jokes & voice acting, terrible storyline and rather unbalanced gameplay with to much superfluous gameplay features thrown in. Lets hope this time It'll be the kind of duke RPG I'm waiting for.

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Gleb_AA-Gun
Gleb_AA-Gun

I'm having a problem.. I usualy use Left, Right Arrow keys for strafing, and the bloody Tips keep appering when I press right or left arrow... Any way to remove it? I only want my Stats to be showed...

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mallo
mallo

It all makes no sense, it's like i would mash random stuff i think about into one game.

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Downpour
Downpour

Good stuff, probably one of the best mods I've played; Hopefully more updates will happen in the future.

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joshr17
joshr17

hey i love this mod its epic! but there's a few problems for me i cant seem to find my HUD or use my [ key its really weird anyways helpful comments would be nice

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Mikalet
Mikalet

Great work!

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