Max Payne Cheats article by Al Giovetti


By Al Giovetti
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Max Payne Cheats

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  1. Bugs and Exploits
  2. Cheat Codes
  3. Command Line Codes
  5. Hex Cheats
  6. Easter Eggs
  7. Text Editor
  8. References
  9. Letters
  10. Read the Review ofMax Payne by Al Giovetti

    Bugs and Exploits

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    Hex Cheats:

    Cheat Codes:


    Activate Cheats
    To get access to the game console, you need to start maxpayne.exe with the command line parameter "-developer". Once you have the game running in developer mode, you get access to the game console with [F12]. Example: C:\maxpayne\maxpayne.exe -developer

    Cheat Codes
    Press [F12] to bring up the console, then type:
    Code Result

  1. coder God Mode, All Weapons, Unlimited Ammo, etc.
  2. god God Mode
  3. mortal God Mode Off
  4. getallweapons All Weapons
  5. getinfiniteammo Unlimited Ammo
  6. noclip No Clipping Mode
  7. noclip_off No Clipping Mode Off
  8. getbullettime Fill Up When Bullet-Time Runs Out
  9. showfps Show Frame Rate
  10. getpainkillers Get 8 PainKillers
  11. c_addhealth ( 100 ) Add 100 to Health
  12. jump10 Jump Higher (set to 20 or 30 for even higher)
  13. SetWoundedState Walk as if Wounded
  14. SetNormalState Walk Normally

    Get Item Cheats
    You can use the "get" command to add individual weapons and items to your arsenal:

  15. GetBaseballbat
  16. GetBeretta
  17. GetBerettaDual
  18. GetDualBeretta
  19. GetDesertEagle
  20. GetSawedShotgun
  21. GetPumpShotgun
  22. GetJackhammer
  23. GetIngram
  24. GetIngramDual
  25. GetDualIngram
  26. GetMP5
  27. GetColtCommando
  28. GetMolotov
  29. GetGrenade
  30. GetM79
  31. GetSniper
  32. GetHealth
  33. GetPainkillers
  34. GetBulletTime

    Jump to Level
    To jump to any level, type the following in the developer console while playing any level: maxpayne_gamemode->gm_init(levelname); where levelname is one of the below:

  35. startup_level
  36. tutorial
  37. end_combat (Secret Finale, use this method instead of "maxpayne_gamemode->gm_sendendofgamemessages( );")
  38. part0_level1
  39. part1_level1
  40. part1_level1b
  41. part1_level2
  42. part1_level2b
  43. part1_level3
  44. part1_level3b
  45. part1_level4
  46. part1_level5
  47. part1_level6
  48. part2_level0
  49. part2_level1
  50. part2_level2
  51. part2_level2b
  52. part2_level3
  53. part2_level4
  54. part3_level1
  55. part3_level2
  56. part3_level2b
  57. part3_level3
  58. part3_level4
  59. part3_level5
  60. part3_level5b
  61. part3_level6
  62. part3_level7

    Command Line Codes:
  1. Activate Cheats To get access to the game console, you need to start maxpayne.exe with the command line parameter "-developer". Once you have the game running in developer mode, you get access to the game console with [F12]. Example: C:\maxpayne\maxpayne.exe -developer

    Text Editor Cheats:
    Note: Back up the original files before proceeding with the following set of codes. Easter Eggs

    Part I: The American Dream

  1. Chapter Two: Live from the Crime Scene Right at the beginning, there is a hole in the bricks in the wall. Cheat yourself a grenade and throw it in. Your mission objectives now say "I had declared a war against rats". A bit later, after walking through some water and taking out a few enemies on a train platform, walk up the wide stairs. In the room at the top are a bunch of rats... with Desert Eagles! Now shoot at one of the ceiling lamps that's off. Hit the base of the lamp and it will fall. The rats will now battle each other. If "your" side wins, the remaining rats will take up defensive positions around you. If your side loses, the remaining rats will come after you.
  2. Chapter Two: Live from the Crime Scene You can shoot the wailing siren in the central vault area and Max will thank you.
  3. Chapter Three: Playing it Bogart If you walk past Rico Muerte's room to the end of the hall, you can shoot away a boarded-up door. From this room you can walk across the ledge and shoot away a boarded up window to find a dead body with a stake in it lying next to the word "Buff" in blood (as in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), as well as some other goodies.
  4. Chapter Six: Fear That Gives Men Wings As you ride the elevator up from Luigi's Laundry, shooting the speaker playing sappy elevator music will bring another "Thank you" from Max. Shortly thereafter, as you leave out the window from the room sporting the thug in the bathroom and the TV news report, walk to the left and there will be a window you can jump through to a room with two Soldier of Fortune 2 posters and a stash of shotguns. If you didn't destroy the elevator speaker earlier, you should be able to hear the music from within this room.
  5. Chapter Seven: Police Brutality When Gognitti reaches the locked door, there is a satellite dish behind you on the ledge. If you jump from this corner to the ledge across the alley, you can drop down into the fenced area and open a door to a room with a nice assortment of ammo and a poster proclaiming "Dopefish Lives!" Dopefish is quite possibly the most prolific character in Easter Egg history.
  6. Chapter Seven: Police Brutality At the basketball court, there is a Beretta stuck in the net. Also, if you wait by the fence, an SUV wil drive by. If you shoot it, it will crash and the driver will get out to shoot at you.
  7. Chapter Eight: Ragna Rock When you reach the inner stage area, you can "use" the drum kit and microphone and step on the guitar for some interesting effects and dialogue.

    Part II: A Cold Day In Hell

  8. Chapter Five: Angel of Death,br> When you reach the grand piano, you can "use" it and Max will play the title theme. You can get a different effect by shooting out the lid support and trying again.

    Part IV: A Bit Closer To Heaven

  9. Chapter Four: Backstabbing Bastard At the entrance ramp to the car park (from where you start), there is a stack of barrels and an air conditioning unit that you can jump on to reach the roof of the garage. Shoot the off-color panel of the shed there and it will fall away. Inside, you can jump on a grate to fall into a room with the grafitti "R Thanks", a radio you can "use" to hear audio from the production team, and a sniper rifle with ammo.
  10. Chapter Five: In the Land of the Blind In the small room after Woten's office (where you find the Aesir building plans), there is a small picture that you can shoot off the wall, revealing a button. Pressing it will raise the couch on the other side of the room, revealing a staircase down to a "private area". In it there is a big screen TV you can use to play a 3DRealms-themed parody of Star Trek. In the adjoining room there is a bed with chains next to a closet full of bondage gear.
  11. Secret Finale Ending To access it, enter the following in the developer console: maxpayne_gamemode->gm_sendendofgamemessages( );


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