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Max Payne
  • Developer: Remedy Entertainment
  • Publisher: Gathering
  • Genre: Action Shooter Third-Person
  • Release: Jul 23, 2001
  • ESRB: Mature


Start the game with the -developer command line parameter. To do this go under the properties of your Max Payne desktop icon (right click icon, then select "Properties") then change the entry for the program to "Target: "C:\Program Files\Max Payne\maxpayne.exe" -developer" or something similar. Press [F12] during game ..

From: cloud31687

Start the game with the -developerkeys command line parameter. Press [F12] during game play to display the console window..

From: nickofthejones

Start the game with the -window command line parameter. Note: This cannot be used with a 3D accelerators...

From: einstein

Start the game with the -disable3dpreloads command line parameter. This may prevent crashes due to the system running out of texture memory while loading a level...

From: prjon1231

Start the game with the -screenshot command line parameter. Press [F10] during game play to save a screen shot in the "screenshots" folder in the main game folder...

From: SAFCDavid

Start the game with the -skipstartup command line parameter...

From: rafaela

Start the game with the -nodialog command line parameter...

From: Wana12

Start the game with the -developerkeys command line parameter. Press [F11] during game play to display the statistics screen, then Press [Page Up] or [Page Down] to cycle through the character models, including Max's wife...

From: shadow8000

In the developer mode, while playing open the console page (by hitting F12 twice)then type the folowing cheats:..

From: bhushanavyaya


While in the underground portion of the Cold Steel plant (Project Valhalla labs), you can turn off the annoying klaxons -- the Max Payne way! Any time you hear a siren blaring, look around the ceiling for the loud speakers. They are usually located by a doorway, except in the main control room where they are near the middle of the room's ceiling. P..

From: ady2peu

During the chase across the rooftop, inspect the dark window at the back to find a room with ammo and Soldier of Fortune 2: Double Helix posters...

From: Uehasijc

Make sure you modified your short-cut first on your desktop, or this won't work. Press F12 inside the game to bring up the console. Type in ''coder'' without the quotes. It will give you God Mode, Unlimited Ammo, and All Guns without having to actually type in each of the other codes...

From: Jafar00

Start the game with the -developerkeys command line parameter. There is a part where you see two hobos trying to warm themselves up with burning garbage. Burn yourself to death. Enable the god code and shoot one of the hobos. Do not kill him. They will shoot back at you and scream in terror while Max Payne laughs...

From: XxbeckyxX93

Start the game with the -developerkeys command line parameter. Play as Michelle and kill everyone in the house. When you go up to your dead body, you will see Michelle crying for herself...

From: blazer x 109

Shoot two junkies (that sit down with their legs crossed in the white T-shirts) at the same time with dual Ingrams or dual Berettas. You will hear Max shout "Shut up!"...

From: shaancheatOK

There are explosive gas tanks on some levels. If you find one lying down (normally used to open locked doors), enable the god code and stand directly on top of the tank. Shoot the tip of the tank, causing it to launch across the room, taking you along with it...

From: Kevro123

When you enter a room with a tripwire trap, toss a grenade then exit the room. If you see a tripwire trap and do not have a door behind you, take out your sniper rifle and shoot it. Note: You can use any gun, but the sniper rifle/berreta is recommended as you do not normally use them very much...

From: therealcoro

To get to the end of the second bloody maze easily, follow the trail until you see the first trail off the to the right far below. Jump down there and follow it right and you will see the candle platform in the distance to the right. When you get into the maze that is made of a trail of blood, walk until the path turns to the right, then stop. Turn..

From: mikee

Enable the god code and start Chapter 3, Playing It Bogart. After you get out of the starting building, jump down off the ledge. You will not die because of the code, and you will be in what looks like the tutorial. There is a car there, but it drives through you...

From: aamanakhan

Enter the bar, and after the graphical comic, the coward will run to the back room and leave the fighting for the woman and the other goons. Forget about the woman for now, as her aim is terrible. You should have a Molotov cocktail. There will be about three henchman on the left side of the room. Throw the cocktail at them for three quick kills. Th..

From: 08jdebray

In the second part of the Asgard Building, after picking up the video tape and watching the TV news report about Aesir Corp being a huge monopoly, there is a small, dark room with a table, couch etc. Shoot the small painting to make it fall off and a small white button is revealed. Press this button to make the couch behind you rise. Go down undern..

From: jeniferela

Near the end of the chase in part 1 chapter 7, when it shows Gognitti trying to get into a door (yelling punching and kicking). Go behind the satelite dish and jump down onto the ledge of the opposite building. From there you can jump down under the emergency stairway beside the basketball court. Funny poster inside ''Dopefish lives!'', molotov coc..

From: spiros1996

In the tutorial stage, jump on the van where you got the sniper rifle. Then jump to the square thingy on the wall. From there, jump to the fire escape balcony. Go up 3 floors and destroy the glass window. Wala. A secret room with a new gun. I got the hint at the end of the tutorial where it says: ''Or you can continue exploring the rest of the envi..

From: Ashpelt

If you manage to beat Max Payne on the hardest difficulty setting, after the game ends you will appear in a secret area in which Max is in permanent bullet time. Theres a bunch of jackhammer ammo lying around, some painkillers and a few other things. There are around 20 guards waiting for you. After defeating all of the guards the game says Well Do..

From: holysh!tboy

To view the secret ending of ''Max Payne'', enter this into the devloper console, without quotes: ''maxpayne_gamemode->gm_sendendofgamemessages( );''..

From: smokey95

Easter Eggs

There are (at least?) two parts in the game where Max will thank you for shooting something -- the first is in the bank's vault where the nosy alarms are going off. Shoot the red alarm hanging above the security area. The second is in Lupino's hotel when you enter the elevator and it's playing ''muzak''. Shoot out the speaker in the ceiling to the ..

From: Kitsune

On the level where you are confronting B.B. on the parking garage, there is a hidden area where you can get a sniper rifle & ammo. Before going down the first ramp that leads deeper in to the garage, jump on the various objects by the entrance to the lower levels to get on a roof with a small metal-walled building on top. Bash on all the walls ..

From: OHdear123456

On Part I: Chapter 2, you can cause the rats to war amongst themselves. Use the developer command line cheat and give yourself a grenade (<F12> then ''getgrenade'' in the console) at the start of the level. Toss it in the gap of broken titles after the initial level_start camera panning. This will cause the mission objectives to change to ''I..

From: wilderness69

On Part I-Chapter 3, there is a door that you can break down (just before the toppling boiler). Go through the door and out a window. After following the bloodstains on the ledge, you'll come to another window to go through after bashing in. Lots of goodies here, and also a body with a stake in its back on the floor with the letters ''BUFF'' drawn ..

From: Nicksg1

Roscoe Street Station, after using the detonator you meet Alex. After the cutscene, you meet a different Alex (sort of) ... Alexey Pajitnov, or at least his creations. After the cutscene, shoot at the henchmen that appear and then walk back to the door that you blew up with the detonator. On the ground you will see 5 different Tetris shapes made of..

From: Alex Kidd


In Playing It Bogart, after going out the window, walk near the next door. The people will say that they will go to check on the Finito Brothers. Before this happens, go back inside and hide where the radio is located. Wait until they all enter Finito's room. They will stay in the room, not knowing where you are. You can either go inside and kill t..

From: AAinsollece

When you get the guard in Roscoe Station, quickly get up to the keypad upstairs and stand in front of it. If done correctly, you will see an intermission sequence, but the enemy misses the guard. After that, he dies anyway...

From: JaBaL

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