Formerly the "QUAKE 2 Engine", with pioneering innovation in 3D environments, a few of id Tech 2's most notable features were out-of-the-box support for OpenGL hardware-accelerated graphics (in addition to the traditional software renderer), and colored lighting effects. Games created on this engine technology include QUAKE II, Hexen II, Heretic II, Sin, Soldier Of Fortune, Half-Life, Kingpin and Anachronox.

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About Quake 2 with 4 comments by Saliva on Jul 30th, 2014

After my previous released Hexen II map, I decided to start working on a map for Quake II. I chose to use a custom texture set which I believe really matches the Quake II enviroment. So far I've been able to make the first area of the map along with a nice base entrance.

Here are some early development screenshots:

The main entrance to the base. The player will can figure out a way to turn off the lasers and have early access to some goodies...

...or enter through the sewer system with a few nasty surprises along the way.

This is the area where the player starts. Unfortunalely, the crash of your pod made sure that the enemy is alerted to your presence.


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viper276 May 6 2008, 12:44pm says:

it was a pretty good engine

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Necrod Nov 5 2009, 1:51pm replied:

it still is ;)

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Malvado_Zombie[X] Feb 18 2008, 11:07pm says:

Was an awesome engine in his time

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Great Engine with Great games built from them. Set the par for along time along with spawning of fantastic games. This engine has held its self against many other engines at the time of the release and even now. 7/10

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