This mod will evolve your Max Payne 2 experience to a whole new level, one step closer to its successor Max Payne 3. With new models, weapons, animations, graphic effects, sounds, particles, and so on this mod will improve your good old Max Payne 2 to make it shine again in the next generation gaming.

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2 comments by The_Silver on Jan 6th, 2014

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Payne Evolution Full 1.03 TORRENT

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This is the torrent of the Full version 1.03 of the Payne Evolution Mod, so you can download it with your torrent client, without having to rely on your...

Payne Evolution Patch 1.03

Payne Evolution Patch 1.03

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Payne Evolution mod patch 1.03 made to fix the most common crashes.

Payne Evolution Full 1.03

Payne Evolution Full 1.03

Jan 1, 2014 Full Version 35 comments

This mod will evolve your Max Payne 2 experience to a whole new level, one step closer to its successor Max Payne 3. The aim of this mod is to combine...

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lol3r1986 Jan 3 2014, 10:41am says:

Got it to run had to force single core affinity. Used CPU-Control v 2.2 automaticly set CPU affinity to 1 for MaxPayne2.exe. Runs smoothly. Will upload this tool to my profile.

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The_Silver Jan 3 2014, 10:51am replied:

Great, so these are the common solutions:
- Set compatibility to Win XP or Win 98
- Set cpu affinity to 1
- Place this file in main game folder if you have ATI and none of the above worls:

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lol3r1986 Jan 3 2014, 11:32am replied:

Im not using compatibility fix or placing files imn main directory, also did not revert to earlier drivers.

Only set affinity to 1 with tool i mentioned.

Cahnging it through task manager won't do it has to be set while launching the game.

And cahnging affinity through task man can be done only while the game is already running.

Meaning that when you start MP2 it already goes hiwire as it cannot choose specific core and task man is not able to change MP2 processes afinity on the fly.

Affinity resets after manually killing the task.

Whit tool mentioned (CPU-Control) set on automatic it will detect launching processes and change affinity on the launch not after. Basicly MP2 will se your CPU as single core at the start.

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b009yman Jan 3 2014, 10:10am says:

Big work you have done.But weapon pickup is omg,i wanted to pickup a mp5 holding another mp5 in hands with 25/75 ammo and ended with just 25/0 8(

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SteveXGamer Jan 3 2014, 10:40am replied:

Here some trick i just found when play this, i don't know it gonna work on your system but it work for me. When you want some other weapon ammo, simply switch back to your base gun(here is 38 Revolver) Then press F to pickup the ammo (or gun). Always work. Try the same when you want pickup 38 Revolver ammo.
*Remember: When a gun drop under a ragdoll (dead body), you couldn't take them. :)

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The_Silver Creator
The_Silver Jan 3 2014, 10:54am replied:

Thanks for sharing. Another good behaviour is to stay as close as possible to the gun you want to pickup while at the same time stay as far as possible from any other pickup.
Anyway can I pick up weapons from under dead bodies all the time, so if you have this result then it's another unwanted behaviour, sadly...

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aNewHope Jan 3 2014, 10:08am says:

Some of the Dead man walking levels are unplayable like Club modereno, Helicopter landing pad, Bare island and New York Hotel I always get a start point error

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sy[R]inge Jan 3 2014, 9:42am says:

cant open it . when i do it say:

Exception in engineInit:X_SharedDB: Levelfile "\data\database\Levels\aesir/level_01.ldb" defined in block
[aesir_1]/[Levels.txt] in LEVELS
Not found

what should i do?

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The_Silver Creator
The_Silver Jan 3 2014, 10:09am replied:

It sounds like the mod can't find the levels, the levels are in the file called "MPE_levels.ras" that you have unpacked in the game folder with the "Payne Evolution.mp2m", is this true? If not please re-download the whole mod and repead the Installation Guide.

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lol3r1986 Jan 3 2014, 7:46am says:

How the hell are you guys able to even run MP2. I recently reinstalled my OS. Downloaded newest drivers CAT13.12 for graphics, HDAC 2.73 for my ALC885 onboard sound, and made a complete Windows Update Sweep (downkloaded all updates, both important and critical + some optional). And now MP2 won't even start.

Also attempted to disable DEP by editing boot.ini without success (no boot settings edit option in System>Advanced>Performance...) and tried the cmd command and also failed even if command prompt gave me a success message. DEP is still active.

And yes i have UAC disabled. And tried all possible compatibility options.

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AndersenTheMuss Jan 3 2014, 8:00am replied:

What OS?

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lol3r1986 Jan 3 2014, 8:07am replied:

Win7 Ultimate x64

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I'm surprised at the things you were able to do with the Original Engine, and how you were able to get a functioning bullet time system and gun handling system like that of Max Payne 3. I like the little things in the mod, like how you can drink bottles of Kong Scotch and have that 'drunk' effect. Also how Max has periodical flashbacks in certain situations. The "Dead man Walking" feels just like Arcade mode in MP3, and that you took bits from other mods you made like Payne Effects 3 and Max Payne…

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