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Eidos's 2000 action RPG with FPS elements. You are JC Denton, a UN agent fighting terrorism in a dystopian 2052. It is known for its nanotech augmentation plot, multiple narrative paths, and breadth of player choice. It has a sequel (Invisible War) and a prequel (Human Revolution).

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Why can I no longer break into doors in Deus Ex?

This time, the game does work, but I can't break into doors. I could only do it twice, once with a 10mm gun and the other with the crowbar. Now when I have the option to break into a door, the health ...
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Deus Ex:GOTY crashes on the "BatteryPark" level

My problem is a rather simple one: When running Deus Ex: GOTY on Steam, the game crashes when in the Battery Park level, near the vent section, leaving a critical error message: I'm running the game ...
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Does Anna Navarre and Gunther Hermann's killswitch codes have any meaning?

JC Denton can figure out the killswitches for each as the storyline progresses, he decrypts Anna Navarre's killswitch "Flatlander woman" on his escape from UNATCO headquarters, and Gunther Hermann's ...
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Can Gunther be defeated at the first confrontation?

After getting out of train station, I happen to confront Gunther (surrounded by UNATCO) with the decisions of surrender or fight. I didn't have enough of my arsenal, one missile and one LAM grenade. ...
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Can the mini-crossbow oneshot with tranquilizer darts?

I know that with a baton or a charge prod I can knock out a fellow from behind, but I never did good use of a crossbow without revealing myself post-shot. Do I have to master the pistol skill? is ...
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Can player receive Gray Death treatment?

In Deus Ex you can choose care plan for Gray Death virus for a hefty price (you are be charged in advance). You can advance to the surgery bay, an area with some medical bots and empty tables, but ...
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What's the difference between difficulty settings?

Deus Ex's difficulty settings: Considering the game's pedigree, I assume that higher settings do something in addition to boosting damage levels.
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How do I copy old save data to my new Deus Ex installation?

You know how Steam lets you transfer game saves to a USB stick? About 5 months ago my PC hard drive got messed up so it had to be replaced, and before that happened, I had saved data from Deus Ex onto ...
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Can I buy equipment from Shannon if I "visited" her in the toilet before?

In Deus Ex, there's a woman at the UNATCO HQ called Shannon who complains to Manderley if player visits the women toilet when she's there. Also, at the last visit at UNATCO HQ, player can buy ...
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Where's the "Paris Streets" soundtrack in Deus Ex's folder?

I copied every music of Deus Ex from its "Music" folder. However, I couldn't find the music can be heard on the streets of Paris, even though I can hear that ingame. Which UMX file contains that? I ...
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The last readable newspaper, book and PDA in Deus Ex

Deus Ex contains books, newspapers and PDA datacubes that you can read to know more about the world. After a point, they are becoming less common. The last newspaper that I could ever find in the ...
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Finding the hidden Red Arrow thug in Deus Ex

Deus Ex Wiki says about the Wan Chai Market level: If the player noclips into the scenery above the police station, they may find a Red Arrow thug stuck in a T-Pose. If removed from the T-Pose, he ...
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Where are Deus Ex saves stored?

I'm trying to play Deus Ex (NOT Human Revolution), but it recently developed a major bug that refuses to let me see anything on the screen. I'm thinking about just uninstalling the game but I want to ...
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How can I get into the subway without killing NSF?

I am trying to go through Deus Ex without killing anybody, so far I've managed to get through the Liberty Island mission and most of Battery Park. However, now that UNATCO have cleared out the ...
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How do I permanently enable cheating with Deus Ex GOTYE (GOG.com Version) [duplicate]

I've tried a few of the methods laid out in the Deus Ex Wiki, as well as others mentioned in another Arqade question. However, neither seems to be working for me. The Deus Ex version I'm playing is ...
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What are the different routes to infiltrate Liberty Island?

I am playing through Deus Ex's first mission, where the NSF have taken control of Liberty Island. My mission is to infiltrate my way in and make my way through the statue to find the NSF individual ...
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Are any of the skills actually useless?

I know that many of the skills available in game are down to playstyle but I've heard that training certain abilities, for example Swimming don't really provide much of a bonus and can prevent you ...
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Do I have to spend all of my skill points before starting the game?

At the start of Deus Ex, when you begin a new game, it asks you to select some base character abilities and gives you 5000 skill points to spend; Do I have to spend all of my skill points before ...
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Is the GEP gun still useful late-game?

When you reach Hong-Kong, the 20mm HE ammo for assault rifle and dragon tooths start to appear. Is it still reasonable to keep on carrying around the GEP gun? Have I forgotten any specific uses that ...
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Should I persist to try to get in the subway after I broadcast the message In New York?

I'm back to New York, I just broadcast the message and UNATCO troops started to fire at me. I made my way to the apartment and my brother told me to run. I know I'm supposed to go to the subway, but ...
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Does Deus Ex make a distinction between dead and unconscious?

I've been going about trying not to kill the 'civilians', e.g. the troopers and such. I like using the riot prod as one shock will knock 'em unconscious. I figured great, I'm not killing anyone, and ...
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Can I break a box in Deus Ex without a melee weapon?

I only have weapons that cost ammo. I would like to break a box open. I would not like to use any ammo. Is there any way to break a box open without a melee weapon?
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"Failed to find Steam" when starting

I have bought Deus Ex: Game of the Year edition on Steam and I am experiencing an issue that prevents me from playing. When I start the game I immediately get the following error; The game then ...
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How to move the body of someone I killed myself?

How can I move the body of someone I killed or rendered unconscious? If I activate a body, it only acts like a container. I was able to move the bodies of those that I didn't kill on my own after the ...
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What damages doors?

So far, firing a rocket to a door has always made 100% damage to them. This means that if the door doesn't have INF strength, it will always bust open. I also happen to have 17 rockets right now, so I ...
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Is the 'Ton an impossible shape?

In Deus Ex's Hell's Kitchen, it seems to me that there is an inconsistency in the 'Ton. If you check your compass as you enter or exit the 'Ton through Paul's apartment window, I think you get ...
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How do I fix the bug whereby I don't get my bonus in Deus Ex 1

In Deus Ex, everytime I go in to see manderly, he says something like "here is your 1000 op bonus" but then afterwards, under skills I have the exact same number of skill points. Is this a common bug? ...
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Do you need to play the entire Deus Ex saga to understand Deus Ex H.R.? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I have played the first game and/or Invisible War to fully appreciate Human Revolution? I love Deus Ex 1, it is one of my favourite games. But now a friend wants to ...
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How does Deus Ex: Human Revolution tie in to Deus Ex?

At the end of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and after the credits there is a goodie with some dialog that ties Human Revolution to the original Deus Ex, which is then followed by the Human Revolution ...
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How can I permanently enable cheating?

I'm giving Deus Ex a quick playthrough as a refresher before jumping into Human Revolution. In the interest of expediency, I've decided to cheat. ^.^ Normally, cheats must be re-enabled for each ...
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What are the consequences of your decision on the plane in Deus Ex?

I was assigned to kill an NSF leader on a plane in LaGuardia National Airport, but Paul has been urging me to side with the NSF. My murderous nano-aug superior is insisting that if I don't kill the ...
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Is it really possible to finish Deus Ex without actively killing a single enemy?

Recently I read an old article about violence in video games. This article was astonishingly informed, since it mentioned that Deus Ex can be played without actively killing a single enemy. I played ...
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In Deus Ex, I'm stuck with binoculars zoom on

Somehow I managed to get stuck with a binocular's point of view. (Compare what I see with binoculars and without binoculars.) Saving and loading didn't help. Restarting the game didn't help. How can ...
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High-resolution texture mods for the Steam version

I'm looking to begin playing through Deus-Ex which I purchased on Steam. I've heard about high-resolution texture packs for the original game. I've come across forum post which explains how to use ...
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What am I going to do with all this junk inside my trunk?

During my travels, I have picked up many weapons such as LAMs, 12 Gauge Shotguns and Crowbars. These items have clear uses and need no introduction. Then there are some other items, such as...Soda, ...
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Can I kill everybody?

In Deus-Ex, I'm trying to play a run wherein the main character is a cruel, merciless cyborg who cannot distinguish between friend and foe. Basically, everybody dies. Things seemed to be going well ...
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How do I get past the stealth part in the tutorial?

I have attempted to this many times, but I can barely make it halfway in the stealth course in the Deus-Ex: Game of the Year tutorial. I have even tried throwing stuff around to distract the guards, ...
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Adapting game resolution to screen

I have a 1280x1024 screen and some games do not support this resolution. For example, DeusEx support only 1280×960. When it stretches to my screen, fonts gets very hard to read and I don't get the ...
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Deus Ex: How to do a non-lethal takedown of an MJ12 Commando or MIB --- without the riot prod?

Nonlethal = the target is unconcious. I've ran out of Riot Prod ammo and there's only A51 underground left. Any takes? Bonus points: 1-shot non-lethal takedown of an MIB while he is sitting?
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