Mod Of The Year 2013 Editors Choice - Best Singleplayer Mod



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Please install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 runtimes before installing the mod itself!



Initial Story
In 2049, unsavory conditions are rampant throughout the world. As soon as it becomes clear that a terrorist attack in Shenzhen, China, was carried out by perpetrators with ties to international groups and that Hong Kong may be their next target - the United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO) dispatches their first nano-augmented agent, Mad Ingram, into the city to prevent the situation from escalating any further.


Deus Ex: Nihilum (DXN, DEN or Nihilum for short) is a First Person Shooter mod taking place in an alternate Deus Ex continuity. It features new made-from-scratch original content, while also extensively featuring material from the UNATCO Born mod (used with permission from fender2k1, UB's project leader) and Deus Ex: Revision (2011 build - used in accordance with the mod's license).


* Over 15,000 downloads!
* Completely new score with 80+ tracks (over 2 hours of music
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* 2,200+ lines (more than 3.5 hours of audio)
* 7-13 hours of gameplay (estimate based on testers' playthrough times)
* Three new weapons: the Walther P99 pistol, Light Machine Gun 2049, Gauss Gun (EMP)
- Exploration is everything! Treat the levels as mazes and prepare for back-tracking! While it can be baffling that people are leaving valuable items and other belongings out in the open, agent Ingram doesn't seem to mind!
- Save often and use several savegame slots! This will hopefully save you a lot of time when it comes to handling certain odd issues.
- Encrypted datacubes: Remember, once you've hacked an encrypted datacube, you have to click on it again to make the datacube information window disappear.
- General rule on hacking: Keep in mind that you do not need this skill to advance the main plot itself. However, its general usefulness cannot be underestimated!


DISCLAIMER
Because of the millions of different hardware and software combinations possible with today's personal computers, under no circumstances including negligence shall FastGamerr or anyone else be held liable for any incidental, special, consequential or any other damages that may result from the use or inability to use this mod/add-on content.

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Deus Ex: Nihilum - Wallpaper 02 - Emblem

"Aside from the weak voice acting, Nihilum would even qualify as a commercial add-on for the original Deus Ex." - Lassi Lapintie, Pelit 8/2013

(Original quote in Finnish, freely translated by FastGamerr)


Mod Of The Year 2013 Editors Choice - Best Singleplayer Mod


DXN Beta 01 - Station

Deus Ex: Nihilum was also featured by:

Eidos Montréal
Harvey Smith
(retweeted by Mike Laidlaw)
Alexander Brandon
GOG.com
Kotaku
PC Gamer
RockPaperShotgun
The Escapist Magazine
International Business Times

Big thanks to everyone who featured the mod!

Additional thanks to everyone who voted DXN into MOTY 2013 Top 100!

Deus Ex: Nihilum was also reviewed by the most prominent Finnish gaming magazine, Pelit, in their August 2013 issue (thus also fulfilling one of my earliest goals when it came to editing games). Suuret kiitokset!

DXN WIP November 2011 - Hong Kong



Naturally, it's obvious that you can't please everyone and DXN certainly did receive plenty of feedback from all parts of the spectrum. However, after going through all the trouble to finish the mod, I was very glad to find out that my efforts were appreciated by fellow DX editors like Trasher64 and {zXc}Henry from Deus Ex: Revision and SilverSpook from Terminus Machina. All in all, I'm very satisfied with the reception the mod got.

DXN WIP October 2011 - Forichi Night Club


Don't forget that if you run into weird issues in DXN, PLEASE CHECK THE FAQ FIRST FOR POSSIBLE HELP! If that doesn't cut it, please check if the OTP Forums have had any experience over similar issues.

In addition to having its own TVTropes entry, I'm glad that there are multiple playthrough videos of the mod on YouTube - some bringing up valid points! If you want to see a 100% complete playthrough of DXN, here are at least three playthroughs worth checking out!


Deus Ex: Nihilum - Queens, New York City


To sum things up/TL;DR:
With critical acclaim from most of the players, fellow notable DX editors, ModDB and the gaming press, Deus Ex: Nihilum was a definite success! I really can't thank you enough! :]

Make sure to check Terminus Machina out!

Cheers, and good luck!
- FastGamerr

DISCLAIMER
Because of the millions of different hardware and software combinations possible with today's personal computers, under no circumstances including negligence shall FastGamerr or anyone else be held liable for any incidental, special, consequential or any other damages that may result from the use or inability to use this mod/add-on content.

Mod Of The Year 2013 Editor Choice

Mod Of The Year 2013 Editor Choice

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Welcome to the Editors Choice award for Mod of the Year 2013. Here the editors of ModDB have their say on the most prolific mods both released and unreleased...

Deus Ex: Nihilum - RELEASED

Deus Ex: Nihilum - RELEASED

News 31 comments

No more tech support, sorry. The time has finally come. After several years of development, Deus Ex: Nihilum is finally finished. It is a First Person...

Quarter 02 Year in Review 2013

Quarter 02 Year in Review 2013

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ModDB's Year in Review Quarter 02 April through till June 2013.

Deus Ex: Nihilum FAQ

Deus Ex: Nihilum FAQ

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No more tech support, sorry. Frequently asked questions for Deus Ex: Nihilum. More entries will be added if necessary.

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No more tech support, sorry. Deus Ex: Nihilum (DXN, DEN or Nihilum for short) is a First Person Shooter mod taking place in an alternate Deus Ex continuity...

DXN-AE (August 2015)

DXN-AE (August 2015)

Full Version 12 comments

No more tech support, sorry. DXN-AE (aka Deus Ex: Minimum or Deus Ex: Nihilum - Abridged Edition) is the extensively truncated and improved realization...

Deus Ex: Nihilum - Soundtrack

Deus Ex: Nihilum - Soundtrack

Music 13 comments

No more tech support, sorry. A collection of selected music from Deus Ex: Nihilum in MP3 format, 320kbps CBR. Includes 55 tracks from the mod + 1 Bonus...

Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK

Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK

SDK 2 comments

No more tech support, sorry. Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK (DXN SDK) contains most of the source material needed to recompile the Unreal Package files (AKA .U...

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bhovey90
bhovey90

Incredible mod, FastGamerr. I enjoyed playing through it again. Here's my review on brandonchovey.net.

Brandonchovey.net

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FastGamerr Creator
FastGamerr

Thanks for the review! Just one correction, 100% credit for the compositions of the soundtrack goes to RetroXor.

Hope you'll stick around for NEO-TODOA (won't be as grand as TODOA or DXN - maybe one day available somewhere for $3.33 bux a piece). ;]

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bhovey90
bhovey90

I corrected the review. I appreciate that. NEO-TODOA sounds interesting. When do you think it will be finished?

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FastGamerr Creator
FastGamerr

Thanks once again!

w.r.t. NEO-TODOA, it's safe to not make any estimations yet. I'll make some fuss when the time comes.

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Armatrix
Armatrix

I just have no words to describe how amazing is this mod T_T

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FastGamerr Creator
FastGamerr

Thanks for the feedback! :]

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[R]Mesky
[R]Mesky

Truly a masterpiece.

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FastGamerr Creator
FastGamerr

A masterpiece of a ham sandwich.

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Geekysam
Geekysam

Nihilum mod is the first Deus Ex mod I have played and I really like it, I am playing it again RightNow again this time for MPS (First time I played for Illuminati) and enjoying it a lot what I like about this mod it feels like Deus Ex. The soundtrack,the cyberpunk setting, all set in an alternate Deus Ex universe which is great because I am a big fan of Deus Ex. I hope in the future we will see more Total Conversion Deus Ex mods like this (set in a dark cyberpunk setting with great soundtrack) :)

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FastGamerr Creator
FastGamerr

Awesome! Thank you for playing my mod! :]

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Long awaited, high-quality, excellent.

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