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Vanilla Matters is an unofficial gameplay mod for Deus Ex, primarily focusing on mechanic overhauls and gameplay improvements.

Core Features[]

  • Overhaul and modernize combat mechanics.
  • Improve AI and stealth mechanics.
  • Overhaul skills and augmentations to allow more build diversities.
  • Fix bugs and improve overall game performance and stability.
  • Add quality of life features to all aspects of the gameplay experience.
  • Add modern functionalities such as borderless windowed, FPS cap, UI scaling, etc.


Vanilla Matters is still an on-going project and is under constant development. To learn more details and take part in its development, you can join the official Discord.

You can check out the entire source code of the mod or download a release of it on GitHub.