Mod Of The Year 2013 Editors Choice - Best Singleplayer Mod



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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 (used in accordance with the mod's license).


* Over 13,000 downloads in its first year!
* Completely new score with 80+ tracks (over 2 hours of music
)
* 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!
* One of the Top 100 mods in 2013 Mod of the Year Awards!

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8 comments by FastGamerr on Oct 6th, 2013

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"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 DXN WIP February 2012 - Yuanda Zhu, Hong KongDXN WIP November 2011 - Hong Kong

Deus Ex: Nihilum was also featured by:

Eidos Montréal
Harvey Smith
(retweeted by Mike Laidlaw)
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!


Naturally, it's obvious that you can't please everyone and DXN certainly did receive plenty of feedback from all parts of the spectrum (you can read some of my follow-up thoughts from the anniversary retrospective). 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

 
And remember, if you have any questions related to DXN's performance (or something else), CHECK THE FAQ FIRST! And if that doesn't help, the quickest way to reach me is by e-mail. I'll try to reply back as soon as I can/if I can!

I'm glad that there are multiple DXN playthrough videos on YouTube - some raising valid thoughts! If you want to see a 100% complete playthrough of DXN, here are at least two 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! :]

And last, but definitely not least, I sincerely hope that Deus Ex will receive plenty of great mods in the future. :] In the mean time, check these mods out!

Cheers!
- FastGamerr

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Deus Ex: Nihilum - Soundtrack

Deus Ex: Nihilum - Soundtrack

Jun 23, 2013 Music 13 comments

A collection of selected music from Deus Ex: Nihilum in MP3 format, 320kbps CBR. Includes 55 tracks from the mod + 1 Bonus Track. The tracks on the album...

Deus Ex: Nihilum

Deus Ex: Nihilum

May 28, 2013 Full Version 45 comments

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...

Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK

Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK

May 28, 2013 SDK 2 comments

Deus Ex: Nihilum SDK (DXN SDK) contains most of the source material needed to recompile the Unreal Package files (AKA .U files) of the mod Deus Ex: Nihilum...

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SilverSpook
SilverSpook Jul 24 2012, 6:47pm says:

Looks fantastic! I like the updated hexagonal interface

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FastGamerr
FastGamerr Aug 1 2012, 2:14pm replied:

That HUD would probably have made DX:IW better ;] But shamefully, the entire UI doesn't look like that, not to mention how the HUD still has some issues that would need serious community effort in order to be fixed. We'll just have to see if there's gonna be any time left for that.

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SilverSpook
SilverSpook Aug 19 2012, 4:22pm replied:

What sort of issues?

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YakiKadafi
YakiKadafi Jul 15 2012, 9:17pm says:

If you're still in need of voice actors, HOLLER! I'll try to upload some samples somehow, I can do lots of accents and slightly tone my voice deeper. It may not sound as much but I can almost guarantee you won't be disappointed

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FastGamerr
FastGamerr Jul 16 2012, 6:30am replied:

Stay tuned ;]

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Agent_57
Agent_57 Jul 13 2012, 2:19am says:

I like the HUD.

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TECMEC
TECMEC Jul 9 2012, 9:32am says:

impressive work, fastgamer... excellent

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Onemaster
Onemaster Jun 4 2012, 4:34pm says:

When you're picking voice actors I'd certainly volunteer... If you don't absolutely hate my Finnish accent! I'd have to steel my voice a lot more when recording some serious dialogue...
It'd be nice to even be some small silly citizen :D

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FastGamerr
FastGamerr Jun 8 2012, 4:28am replied:

As far as the voice acting goes, I'm really picky when it comes to the main/second tier characters (about 12 of them) but for all the other roles you just got to have a good enough microphone. I'll post more on the subject when I'll actively start looking for all the voice actors!

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FastGamerr
FastGamerr Jun 8 2012, 4:29am replied:

Thanks! Also, the crossbow's definitely staying :]

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