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The long awaited mod, Nihilum, for Deus Ex 1 has finally been finished and released! I personally have been waiting anxiously for this one for a while, as Deus Ex is my favorite game of all time and I've enjoyed other mods such as The Nameless Mod.





Make sure you install New Vision 1.5 before installing Nihilum! It's not necessary, but will greatly enhance the visuals and allow the game to support modern resolutions.


Nihilum ModDB link


New Vision 1.5 link


Have fun! biggrin.gif
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Wow, is it really ready???

I've been following this mod for a while now, but it has been pushed forward so many times now I just stopped checking progress altogether; The first Deus Ex is a great great game, it's old-schoolness makes me feel all nostalgic and awesome on the inside. tongue.gif

I'll make sure to give it a try soon...
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Originally Posted by Brainsick View Post

Wow, is it really ready???

I've been following this mod for a while now, but it has been pushed forward so many times now I just stopped checking progress altogether; The first Deus Ex is a great great game, it's old-schoolness makes me feel all nostalgic and awesome on the inside. tongue.gif

I'll make sure to give it a try soon...

I'm playing it right now, and it's pretty cool so far.
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Just gave this a try and its amazing. big thanks to Fastgamerr
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Having speed issues redface.gif

It would be cool if it was just me moving quickly, but the whole game is going faster than I can keep up with wheee.gif

I believe this is an error addressed in the installation
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Hmmm. Interesting. I've never heard of this mod or that anyone is still playing the first Deus Ex but I'm glad someone is! biggrin.gif

Deus Ex is one of my favorite games ever.
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Does this mod make the game more "playable"? By that I mean is it easier to actually do stuff? See for me this game was like Morrowind, the combat was god awful. With Morrowind though I played it on release so even today if I go back to it I can understand and deal with the fact that my character won't hit who I am aiming at all the time.

Dues Ex though I did not play on release and everytime I give it a try I just get frustrated. I can have my crosshairs directly on an enemy yet when I pull the trigger he'll miss just about everytime. That's not even remotely fun in a game with guns. At least not to me.

Also the game gives you absolutely no direction at all. I have never even passed the very first level where you are near the Statue of Liberty or whatever. Fact is I am an old gamer but years and years of games being dumbed down have honestly made me "dumb" when it comes to playing video games. Seriously unless it's an older game I have first hand experience with I have a hard time lol.

If this mod addresses any of those issues I will download and install as soon as I get home from work smile.gif If not I'll guess I'll just continue to wish I played this back in the day and miss all the fun frown.gif
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Does this mod make the game more "playable"? By that I mean is it easier to actually do stuff? See for me this game was like Morrowind, the combat was god awful. With Morrowind though I played it on release so even today if I go back to it I can understand and deal with the fact that my character won't hit who I am aiming at all the time.

Dues Ex though I did not play on release and everytime I give it a try I just get frustrated. I can have my crosshairs directly on an enemy yet when I pull the trigger he'll miss just about everytime. That's not even remotely fun in a game with guns. At least not to me.

Also the game gives you absolutely no direction at all. I have never even passed the very first level where you are near the Statue of Liberty or whatever. Fact is I am an old gamer but years and years of games being dumbed down have honestly made me "dumb" when it comes to playing video games. Seriously unless it's an older game I have first hand experience with I have a hard time lol.

If this mod addresses any of those issues I will download and install as soon as I get home from work smile.gif If not I'll guess I'll just continue to wish I played this back in the day and miss all the fun frown.gif


You aren't hitting anything because the crosshairs hit randomly inside the box they make. If you move while shooting the box gets huge and you probably won't hit much.
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You aren't hitting anything because the crosshairs hit randomly inside the box they make. If you move while shooting the box gets huge and you probably won't hit much.

Missing a lot while moving I can understand but if I am standing still it's absolutely horrible to miss from point blank range, yet it happens. I am still inteterested in finding out if thos mod (or any other mods) address the combat issue?
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Can someone walk me through the setup process to get all this working on windows 7 64 bit. I would be buying the game off Steam....can't seem to find my old disc copy.
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