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'''Mike The Cowboy''' is a special "friend" of [[Vladimir Lem]] and secretly part of his [[Squeaky Cleaning Company|Cleaning Asscoiation]]. He plays as a minor role, helping Max early on in the game, then later becoming a minor boss fight in the level [[On A Crash Course]], depending on the events in [[A Criminal Mastermind]].
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'''Mike The Cowboy''' is a special "friend" of [[Vladimir Lem]] and secretly part of his [[Squeaky Cleaning Company|Cleaning Asscoiation]]. He plays as a minor role, helping Max early on in Max Payne 2:The Fall of Max Payne during A Criminal Mastermind, then possibly later fighting as a minor boss in the level [[On A Crash Course]], depending on the events in [[A Criminal Mastermind]].
 
==Background==
 
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Mike's background is relatively unknown, as he only is a minor character in the Max Payne Universe. He is known to be a friend of Vladimir Lem, but this fact is only mentioned at the beginning of [[Max Payne 2]]. Despite the fact that Mike is a "cowboy", he still carries a very heavy Russian accent.
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Mike's background is relatively unknown, as he only is a minor character in the Max Payne Universe. He is known to be a friend of Vladimir Lem, but this fact is only mentioned at the beginning of [[Max Payne 2]]. Despite the fact that Mike is a "cowboy", he still carries a very heavy Russian accent. Mike's nickname only comes from his affection for stereotypical midwestern traditions. Mike is assumed to be a fairly recent addition to Vlad's crew as he was completely absent in the first Max Payne.
 
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In [[A Criminal Mastermind]], Mike helps Max save Vladimir Lem from the clutches of the Italian mobster [[Vinnie Gognitti]], and depending on the player's skill, may die in the process. If Mike dies, he will no longer be involved nor mentioned in the game, and will affect the events in the level [[On A Crash Course]].
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In [[A Criminal Mastermind]], Mike helps Max save Vladimir Lem from the clutches of the Italian mobster [[Vinnie Gognitti]], and depending on the Max's actions, may die in the process. If he survives, Mike plays the role of a minor boss in the level On A Crash Course. During the said level, he will continually taunt Max through the PA system until he finally is killed in the boss fight that ensues. Unlike his would-be replacement, he knows that it is in fact Max attacking Vlad's restuarant, and not [[Mona Sax]]. If Mike dies, he will no longer be involved nor mentioned in the game, and will be replaced by an unnamed Russian who mistakes Max for Mona and is slightly weaker than Mike.
 
If he survived, Mike plays the role of a minor boss in the level mentioned above. In On A Crash Course, he will continually taunt Max through the PA system until he finally is killed in the boss fight that ensues, and will also know that it is, in fact, Max attacking, and not [[Mona Sax]].
 
   
 
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==Strategy==
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Mike is slightly tougher than the average enemy, but weaker than the other bosses Vlad and Kaufman. When Max encounters him for the boss fight, Mike's back is turned. As such it is relatively easy for Max to kill him. Two shots to the head with a high caliber weapon or a direct hit with a Molotov cocktail should be enough to incapacitate Mike.
 
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Revision as of 02:53, March 2, 2010

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Mike The Cowboy is a special "friend" of Vladimir Lem and secretly part of his Cleaning Asscoiation. He plays as a minor role, helping Max early on in Max Payne 2:The Fall of Max Payne during A Criminal Mastermind, then possibly later fighting as a minor boss in the level On A Crash Course, depending on the events in A Criminal Mastermind.

Background

Mike's background is relatively unknown, as he only is a minor character in the Max Payne Universe. He is known to be a friend of Vladimir Lem, but this fact is only mentioned at the beginning of Max Payne 2. Despite the fact that Mike is a "cowboy", he still carries a very heavy Russian accent. Mike's nickname only comes from his affection for stereotypical midwestern traditions. Mike is assumed to be a fairly recent addition to Vlad's crew as he was completely absent in the first Max Payne.

Involvement

In A Criminal Mastermind, Mike helps Max save Vladimir Lem from the clutches of the Italian mobster Vinnie Gognitti, and depending on the Max's actions, may die in the process. If he survives, Mike plays the role of a minor boss in the level On A Crash Course. During the said level, he will continually taunt Max through the PA system until he finally is killed in the boss fight that ensues. Unlike his would-be replacement, he knows that it is in fact Max attacking Vlad's restuarant, and not Mona Sax. If Mike dies, he will no longer be involved nor mentioned in the game, and will be replaced by an unnamed Russian who mistakes Max for Mona and is slightly weaker than Mike.

Strategy

Mike is slightly tougher than the average enemy, but weaker than the other bosses Vlad and Kaufman. When Max encounters him for the boss fight, Mike's back is turned. As such it is relatively easy for Max to kill him. Two shots to the head with a high caliber weapon or a direct hit with a Molotov cocktail should be enough to incapacitate Mike.

Quotes

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Trivia

  • Mike is voiced by Gary Yudman.

See also

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