- Written by biXen
If you need help installing and using mods in Max Payne or Max Payne 2, this is the place for you. As it happens this is also the place for you if you want to modify Max Payne or Max Payne 2, so read on.
If you have downloaded a mod for Max Payne, place it into the game's installation folder (typically C:\Program Files\Remedy\Max Payne), and select the mod from the Max Payne start-up dialog.
Max Payne 2
To use modifications in Max Payne 2, follow this official instruction.
After downloading a mod, just place the file (modname.mp2m) in the Max Payne 2 game folder. Start the game, and you can select the mod from the "Choose Customized Game" pop-up list in the startup screen. To enable original Max Payne 2 again, just select "none" from the pop-up list. Please note: mods for the original Max Payne are not compatible with Max Payne 2.
We are doing our best to collect good prefabs for aspiring mappers to use for Max Payne 2 levels, you can find everything in our Prefab section, it's updated as often as we can get new stuff.
MP2 Prefab Section (inactive)
Links to tutorials at other sites
Sadly most of the links here have died, I'll be happy to add more as I find them.
MaxEd 1 & 2
Official Max Payne tutorials
Official MaxEd2 Tutorials by Remedy - An excellent start to your adventure as a modder
Aavenr's Digital Playground - this site has some very insightful and excellent tutorials, check them out
Max Payne Editing Tutorials - Some pretty good ones here too, pretty basic style and might be tough for total newcomers
Hell's Kitchen - Maddieman's site has a few nice links in the (you guessed it) Links section, worth checking out