MAX NUKEM by G The Generous


- Play as Duke Nukem with his voice replaced all Max's lines in game

- Most NPC and enemy are replaced by DN: Manhattan Project's characters and enemies

- New music

- Level selector (thanks to The Silver)

- Slower bullet time with music (thanks to The Silver)


Sunstorm Interactive for the assets and 3D Realms for the awesome Duke Nukem games

Remendy for Max Payne game with its modding tool

G The Generous for converting and organizing

The Silver for some of his code from his Max Payne Cinema mod

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What is Max Nukem?


Max Nukem was known as Duke Nukem mod, it was briefly hosted on L4Y's Max Payne forums before L4Y was shut down, back then my alias was badboy_zay. The reason why I didn't make the mod available for the public was because 3D Realms used to have copyright issues when it comes to modding. L4Y's death means Duke Nukem mod was also unavailable to download too, so after long considering, I've decided to publish my work here instead of letting it vanish into oblivion. All the model and texture assets from this mod were taken from Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project, so all credit belong to Sunstorm Interactive which developed DN:MP. This is a free mod, I made it for fun and want to share it with people, I don't plan to monetize it and no one should too.

It's a pretty simple conversion mod, similar to Max Freeman (and inspired by it), most enemy and sound were carefully replaced, some minor gameplay changes were made but nothing too drastically or new. I had to make sure that Duke Nukem's sounds fit with the situation and the enemy's variety too, thanks to the rich assets of DN:MP, I've managed to spice up the enemy's variety a lot, most of them are usually the same model but with different textures and model parts. Sadly, this mod was made long ago, I don't plan to support it further, but it's very playable and I can guarantee it will give you good times. My only disappointment is that I didn't manage to convert the weapons and add some new stuff in, which were not possible for me to do back then because I had issues with the modding tools.

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Max Nukem's latest version. I don't plan to support it further, but it was tested with a completed playthrough and is fully playable.



It's Duke Nukem's body, but the skin is a warped Max Payne face!!! what the **** do I DO!!!!!!!!!!!! HELP ME OH GOD IT'S HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!

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Thank you for doing this. Duke Nukem fits so well in the theme of the levels from Max Payne. I'm feling, like im playing some kind of hybrid, between Manhatan Project and Zero Hour from n64, please dont stop working on this mod, there still are some things, that could be implemented.

-How about getting rid of the comic style cutscenes between levels completely, they kinda ruin the whole feel of the mod.
-Also, how about adding some kind of easter eggs/secrets, from older DN games, or 3d realms games, like Blood or Shadow Warrior instead of clues, troughout the gameplay

Example: Duke Nukem turns on TV and instead of the comic cutscene, which normally plays, theres some kind of add, from Duke Burger, or Naked Female dancing from Duke's 3d cinema (LA Meltdown level)

Example: Duke nukem asnwers phone in the Bank Heist level at the beggining and there's Morphix voice comment, from Manhatan Project saying "Lucky shot Nukem" (From the cutscene, after beating Pigcopter)

Also i have a feeling, that Duke's jumping grunt is too quiet

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It would be also a good idea, to change some enemies sounds, becouse they oftenly scream stuff like "its Payne" or "Its Max payne"

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This is good mod i love it!

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Very very nice mod :)
Bro can you make a max payne remastered mod.
With hd textures and hd models from max payne 3?
There was a remastered max payne 1 in that game :)

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gthegenerous Creator

It's impossible due to engine's limitations. I remember having to reduce the polygon of some MP2's models I ported to MP1 because the engine can't handle too much polygon or something like that (this is also the reason why I use Manhattan Project models instead of DN Forever. It's possible to do so with MP2 as you can see Payne Evolution is pretty much a quality MP2 Remake mod.

I actually made a MP1 mod that has Max Payne with his Timothy Gibbs face from MP2, sadly it was hosted on L4Y so it was lost too, and I don't keep a backup :(

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I see,and maaaybe can you try to port the weapons from MP2 into MP1,and port this Max Payne from this MP2 mod?
This is a Max Payne 1 model but with more detail. :)

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