After a construct of Duke Nukem Without end from 2001 was leaked earlier this 12 months, a modder cohort now calling themselves Mighty Foot Productions rapidly assembled to tackle the duty of reconstructing Duke Nukem Without end because it might need been in a greater timeline. They’re constructing on the framework of the leaked model, which was an unfinished construct made to demo at E3, and the consequence seems to be rather a lot just like the sort of low-budget retro shooter a small studio would possibly make as we speak. In a great way.
In line with the newest update, “Present progress has been centered on ending the polish for the primary chapter of the game, ‘Excessive Stakes, Woman Killer’ and dealing on a plethora of render and engine fixes alike; with many main and small fixes already developed, corresponding to a correct ‘hair repair’ and progress on a completely new renderer for the game in DirectX® 9. A lot of the content material seen within the E3 trailers and promotional materials for the game have been restored, with an all-new story being developed by a narrative crew to bridge the gaps between what we all know concerning the game and what we do not.”
That first chapter is ready in a on line casino whose opening night time, to be attended by the President and likewise one Mr. Dukolas Nukemton [check this – Ed.], has been interrupted in violent vogue. Anticipate a complete lot of neon lights, a showy Las Vegas skyline, and gunfights round a swimming pool and throughout a rooftop. It is a Duke Nukem game in spite of everything, you gotta have a rooftop battle. And a few secrets and techniques.
This primary slice of the Duke Nukem Without end Restoration Mission will embody a map editor and deathmatch mode. There shall be 12 weapons for Duke to play with together with pipe bombs, laser tripbombs, a freeze cannon, a flame thrower, and the venerable mighty foot itself alongside extra typical choices just like the pistol, shotgun, and a plain outdated machine gun. There’s additionally a riot defend, and a visible comparability with the leak confirmed they have been protecting the bike sequence in order that’s one thing to stay up for.
The enemies embody loads of zombified civilians with alien parasites bursting out of them and regular-looking cops, although there is a temporary glimpse of pig cops as properly. This is hoping for extra alien enemies somewhat than simply dudes with weapons.
We’ll have an opportunity to attempt it for ourselves when the primary slice is out there to download on December 21. Try the undertaking’s web page on ModDB for extra.