The Arena mod was originally released in 2002. This mod adds bots to the multiplayer. Bots acts like players and they also can use several augmentations. The mod also includes some singleplayer content. It replaces several weapons, modifies augmentations, adds equipment shops and makes similar small but useful changes and ships with 5 multiplayer maps. After the first release the mod was abandoned and the best features migrated to Hardcore DX. So basically Arena is just a kind of alpha preview of the first versions or the Hardcore DX mod, but it’s quite stable, playable and funny and includes several features that were not included to Hardcore DX. Since the development of Arena mod was abandoned years ago we can't provide any updates, bug fixes or support for this mod. This version is identical with the version released in 2002, but features an easier way of installation and a slightly updated documentation.

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About recent updates. Preview Alpha version is available to download.

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The project is not dead, and we're working :)

Here is what was done (something completely, something partially):

  • Some fixes for Conversations System and flags system.
  • Added/recreated many game options, including graphics/performance, check the latest video for details.
  • Implemented some states for AI (standing, patrolling, conversation, first-person conversation), so now some NPC's already patrolling their territories :) Still lots of work to do in this direction, in the near future some some C++ coding will be required for AI (without C++ coding we're will never get AI like in Deus Ex, since not everything can be done in UnrealScript).
  • Added dynamic music like in the original game, so music will be switched for various situations.
  • Added some enhancements for mod authors.

Also, now you can download preview Alpha version. Join my Discord server to get download link, also if you have problem with running DXR, you will get support there.


Really this is great news :)

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