This was amazing! The first level starts off a bit slow, and besides the new art and a few references played like an ordinary Duke 3D level (although the view from the top of the lady killer is stunning) and there's good atmosphere.
After you get the bike, there's a bit of a turning point and gameplay starts becoming more ambitious and interesting, plus all the references, both in-your-face and the smaller ones, and the obvious/exact replicas as well as ideas/locations etc which are only loosely based on the old trailers.
Is it DNF? No, but (besides the start maybe) there is not a single boring moment in the entire thing, and you'll have a huge grin every time you come across something from the trailers (especially when it's gameplay related and not just a visual thing). It definitely has a DNF feel, but some parts have it more than others.
Soon after you start, it grabs you like a vice and it won't let go until you finish. 100% Recommended! Go download now.
This mod would be fine, but there are three things that break the game for me.
Firstly the texture pack, it is repulsive, dismal and very demanding on my computer. The Native Graphics would have been a far better for this particular mod, they are much nicer to look at, and don't make my FPS take a nose dive.
Secondly it gets painfuly boring within a few minutes, the map should have been smaller so finding action isn't so rare, and some more gameplay options would have been nice.
Thirdly the rather poor and cowardly actions of the mod's creator have forced me to give this mod the lowest rating, I implore anyone with a handful of braincells to rub together to boycott the development team behind this modification to make a statement that they can't release sub-par and broken content and silence people with negative opinions.
I've waiting for this since 2001! (Well you know what I mean).The trailer showed us a lot of cool effects and awesome sprites so I was naturally really excited for this, was it worth it? Read on and discover it.
When I first fired the mod it was awesome, a cool (if cheesy) looking title screen received me, followed by an animated intro and some really fancy effects (voxels look awesome!)
Unfortunately once you look past the fancy effects you'll start noticing that maps are generally under-detailed and bland in some areas, specially outdoor areas.
Layouts are also kind of simple and linear, but they play well so no more complains there.
One of the highlights of the mod its the lighting; it's really well done and helps setting the mood. Good work there.
Overall this is a good mod, could use some detailing on base and outdoor areas, but that may be just me :P
It plays good and it's 1000000000 times more Duke Nukem Forever than Duke Nukem Forever was!
very good textures and meshes. otherwise, unstable, all attention put into looks.
Hardly any party's can be found without walking around for 15 minutes
Bigger fights end up in massive lag and fps drops, making aiming very hard. -2
after you've beaten a village that attacks you for no clear reason (no
faction affiliation) you fight against a group of 0 enemy's. -2
A rather big list of bugs that wont get posted here cuz the main leader only gets ****** off if you do that.
very small party's for an era that contains HUGE army's.
for a historical mod Movie characters that don't really existed in this era.
after a review
This is an incredible mod. I thought I was playing an "older" version of Portal, with a combination of Lost (TV series) and Cube (1997 movie). I loved every single minute of playing this mod. Very well made. The end was a little bit too simple but it's still ok.
Would play it again, seriously, good job.
Really good scares (no cheap ones), the coal collection part was awesome, challenging... and this strange music it really gave me shivers.
Great interiors. I really liked the Main Hall sequence when you finally acquire lantern.
The ending... when you looked at it... AAAAAH. I became emotionally attached to this game. It never happened before!
Too bad there won't be part II. :(
Please, change your mind. ]:->
This game is one of the best I have ever played, and not just in the horror genre. The story was gripping and had me holding my breath waiting for what was happening next. Alexander is so well characterized that I even began to sympathize with him and begin to question Danials choice to kill him. (ultimatly he deserved for all the pain and suffering he caused, but it made me think) You really started to question Danial as the story progressed which is what makes the story so good, I love games that are all about immersion and not just gameplay. (I.E. JUMPSCARE!#$"
That, however, is not to say the gameplay was not exeptionally well done! I constantly felt tense to open every door, no matter what. I felt as if something was following me throughout the game and was scared half the death even when /nothing/ was happening. /That/ is how horror should work; scare the player without even doing anything to make it scary!
I tried, and tried to come up with something to make this not deserve the 10 of 10...I just couldn't do it. This game plays with your mind in ways I've never experienced before, and does it flawlessly.