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We've got a lot of stuff to show off with this months August Update!

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Hello, friends!

The feedback from the July update has been very motivating. We have been hard at work on the project and are ready to show off what we have made in the month of August.

This First Slice Teaser Trailer that includes music from the legendary Duke3D composer Lee Jackson, who gave us some music tracks to use that we put into our Teaser! These tracks were concepts by Mr. Jackson, originally meant for Duke Nukem Forever's E3 2001 trailer, before David Arkenstone was brought on to do the music for said trailer. More to come in an alternative teaser later this month!

You can follow and support Lee Jackson at the links below where you will find awesome music including tracks from the leaked DNF2001 build:
* YouTube - Youtube.com
* Bandcamp - Leejackson1.bandcamp.com
* Streaming links - Leejackson.hearnow.com
* Home page - Dleejackson.lbjackson.com

The bulk of work that has been done this month has been level fixes to make levels match closer to development trailers/screenshots.

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We have also been fixing the enemy AI. Shown above there is footage of the fixed Sniper enemies which will show up placed in various levels within Chapter 2.

A big focus this month has been opening the driving levels so the player can explore the levels more thoroughly. We feel this will give players more opportunity to find secrets in levels as well as easter eggs. We have also found evidence in the levels they were intended to be much larger and more sprawling, so we are progressing further in that direction. Many of the levels have blank geometry that hints something was there, so we are filling it in with detail and allowing Duke to go there.

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We have also added in a self-shadowing system and restored the built-in functionality for hit feedback.

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We have also fixed the objectives screen. It now shows the player’s objectives properly.

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We have also fixed the difficulty system. In the leak DNF01 does not let you select from difficulties in the UI. But the engine fully supported the system. We have restored this functionality for the project.

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We also have some great new concept art to show off with Captain Cole from AnAdorableSergal

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And Dr Proton from Canguelu

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And even some updated Duke Model shots shown off in the banner and below!

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Honestly there is so much more we can’t really fit it all in this month's Update. Look forward to more videos and content to be released on our Youtube channel that dropped this month! Youtube.com


You can find out more and follow the project through the links below!

Discord

Linktree

On behalf of the DNF2001 Restoration Project, we hope you have a great day. If you are interested in joining the team, please either PM me here on ModDB or join our official server.

We will have more news to share very soon.

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Guest
Guest - - 687,512 comments

How cow, this looks amazing! Keep up the great work!

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MaxDickings
MaxDickings - - 192 comments

Groovy

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Muleke_Trairao
Muleke_Trairao - - 248 comments

Looking good!

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Echelon5
Echelon5 - - 25 comments

Hope you guys add ejecting brass from the weapons.

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meowsandstuff
meowsandstuff - - 13 comments

Already done, actually

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Ltbalcor
Ltbalcor - - 9 comments

as far as I'm concerned this is the true Duke Nukem Forever keep it up! if you can, throw in cigars to smoke as Duke likes those some tongue in cheek jabs at gordon freeman or caleb(protagonist of blood) wouldn't be a bad fit here.

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ataandrada
ataandrada - - 10 comments

This is so awesome! Now I can't wait for the next update lol

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PowerMind
PowerMind - - 675 comments

So amazing

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aliceinchainz
aliceinchainz - - 3 comments

I feel sad when I see this, but its resurection is alleviates it.
Fantastic work!

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Mortality_Sorrow
Mortality_Sorrow - - 2 comments

Nice.

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Yanka
Yanka - - 256 comments

Great work remaking & adding details in the levels!
Can't wait to try all that! 🤩

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Thatstinkyguy
Thatstinkyguy - - 18 comments

Like everyone else has said: amazing work!

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MrFroz
MrFroz - - 11 comments

I love how the third video at one point reads "Drive. Fight. Explore."

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neophus
neophus - - 570 comments

Very good work here ! awesome !

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CAPPUUU
CAPPUUU - - 1 comments

Wow, this is awesome, keep it up guys, you're doing an incredible job!
Always Bet on Duke!

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